The Farthest - Voyager in Space Trivia Quiz

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Welcome to "The Farthest - Voyager in Space Quiz"! This quiz is designed to test your knowledge about the Irish documentary film "The Farthest." The film chronicles the history of the Voyager program and its two space probes, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, launched in 1977. In 2013, Voyager 1 became the first human-made object to leave the Solar System, reaching the interstellar space. This makes the program one of humankind's greatest achievements. The story is presented through the testimonies of the NASA team involved. Ready to test your knowledge? Let's get started!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which planet did the Voyager 1 spacecraft conduct a close flyby of, providing detailed images and data?

    • A.

      Saturn

    • B.

      Mars

    • C.

      Jupiter

    • D.

      Nepture

    Correct Answer
    A. Saturn
    Explanation
    The Voyager 1 spacecraft conducted a close flyby of Saturn, providing detailed images and data.

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  • 2. 

    When were the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched?

    • A.

      1977

    • B.

      1975

    • C.

      1978

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    A. 1977
    Explanation
    The Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 spacecraft were both launched in 1977.

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  • 3. 

    In what year did Voyager 1 become the first human-made object to leave the Solar System?

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      2011

    • C.

      2013

    • D.

      2014

    Correct Answer
    A. 2012
    Explanation
    In 2012, Voyager 1 became the first human-made object to leave the Solar System. This was a significant milestone in space exploration as it marked the first time that a spacecraft had ventured beyond the boundaries of our solar system and entered interstellar space. Voyager 1's journey has provided valuable data and insights about the outer regions of our solar system and continues to transmit information back to Earth, even after more than four decades since its launch in 1977.

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  • 4. 

    Who directed "The Farthest"?

    • A.

      Emer Reynolds

    • B.

      John Murray

    • C.

      Clare Stronge

    • D.

      Kate McCullough

    Correct Answer
    A. Emer Reynolds
    Explanation
    Emer Reynolds is the correct answer because she is the director of the documentary film "The Farthest." This film explores the Voyager space mission, which was launched by NASA in 1977. Emer Reynolds skillfully directed and crafted the film, showcasing the incredible journey of the Voyager spacecraft and the groundbreaking discoveries it made about our solar system.

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  • 5. 

    Where did "The Farthest" premiere?

    • A.

      Dublin Film Festival

    • B.

      Cannes Film Festival

    • C.

      Sundance Film Festival

    • D.

      Toronto International Film Festival

    Correct Answer
    A. Dublin Film Festival
    Explanation
    "The Farthest" premiered at the Dublin Film Festival.

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  • 6. 

    Who are some of the original and current mission scientists, engineers, team members, and NASA employees featured in the film?

    • A.

      Frank Drake, Carolyn Porco, Lawrence Krauss

    • B.

      John Murray, Clare Stronge, Kate McCullough

    • C.

      Tony Cranstoun, Ray Harman, Emer Reynolds

    • D.

      John Smith, Jane Doe, Richard Roe

    Correct Answer
    A. Frank Drake, Carolyn Porco, Lawrence Krauss
    Explanation
    The film features Frank Drake, Carolyn Porco, and Lawrence Krauss as some of the original and current mission scientists, engineers, team members, and NASA employees.

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  • 7. 

    What is the running time of "The Farthest"?

    • A.

      121 minutes

    • B.

      90 minutes

    • C.

      105 minutes

    • D.

      135 minutes

    Correct Answer
    A. 121 minutes
    Explanation
    The running time of "The Farthest" is 121 minutes.

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  • 8. 

    What is the country of origin of "The Farthest"?

    • A.

      Ireland

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      United Kingdom

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    A. Ireland
    Explanation
    "The Farthest" is a documentary film that explores the Voyager space mission. It was produced by Crossing the Line Films, an Irish production company, and funded by the Irish Film Board. Therefore, the country of origin of "The Farthest" is Ireland.

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  • 9. 

    On which platform did "The Farthest" premiere in the United States?

    • A.

      PBS

    • B.

      Netflix

    • C.

      Amazon Prime

    • D.

      HBO

    Correct Answer
    A. PBS
    Explanation
    "The Farthest" premiered in the United States on PBS.

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  • 10. 

    Who were the production companies behind "The Farthest"?

    • A.

      Crossing the Line Productions and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

    • B.

      Pixar and DreamWorks Animation

    • C.

      Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures

    • D.

      Universal Pictures and 20th Century Studios

    Correct Answer
    A. Crossing the Line Productions and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios
    Explanation
    "The Farthest" was produced by Crossing the Line Productions and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios.

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