6th Grade Space Quiz

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  • 1. 
    He proved Coperincus heliocentric theory by using a telescop
    • A. 

      Galileo

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Ptolemy

    • D. 

      Copernicus


  • 2. 
    Believed in earh centered model (geocentric) and that planets follow elliptical orbits
    • A. 

      Galileo

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Ptolemy

    • D. 

      Copernicus


  • 3. 
    Believed in the earth centered model of the universe and that planets had elliptical orbits
    • A. 

      Galileo

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Ptolemy

    • D. 

      Copernicus


  • 4. 
    First to believe in a sun-centered universe (heliocentric), also believed that planets followed circular orbits
    • A. 

      Galileo

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Ptolemy

    • D. 

      Copernicus


  • 5. 
    Things fall because of __________

  • 6. 
    The _________ carried 2 astronauts per mission

  • 7. 
    The first __________ were produced in China in 1232

  • 8. 
    What was the first U.S. space station?
    • A. 

      Skylab

    • B. 

      Sputnik

    • C. 

      International Space Station (ISS)


  • 9. 
    Who was the first man in space?
    • A. 

      Alan Shephard

    • B. 

      John Glenn

    • C. 

      Yuri Gagarin

    • D. 

      Valentina Tershkova


  • 10. 
    He was the first US man to orbit the earth
    • A. 

      Alan Shephard

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • D. 

      John Glenn


  • 11. 
    The first US manned Space program
    • A. 

      Mercury

    • B. 

      Gemini

    • C. 

      Apollo

    • D. 

      Mir


  • 12. 
    The name of the Russian Space Station that was in operation for 15 years was named _______

  • 13. 
    The _________________is designed to transport astronauts to and from a space station. 

  • 14. 
    Robert Goddard first built and launched a _________________ filled rocket

  • 15. 
    The first rocket (satellite) launched into space (sent by the Soviet Union)
    • A. 

      Mir

    • B. 

      Copernicus

    • C. 

      Sputnik

    • D. 

      Gagarin


  • 16. 
    The first woman in space was
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Svetlana Ushachek

    • C. 

      Valentina Tershkova

    • D. 

      Neil Armstrong


  • 17. 
    Apollo _____________ took the first men to the moon

  • 18. 
    The first animals in space were ______________________

  • 19. 
    Unmanned space missions are called
    • A. 

      Robots

    • B. 

      Space probes

    • C. 

      Rockets

    • D. 

      Veggie Tales


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