What Do You Know About Spacex?

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What Do You Know About Spacex? - Quiz

Established in the early 200s, SpaceX has since revolutionize space technology by designing, manufacturing, and launching advanced spacecraft and rockets. Take this quiz to find out more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was it founded?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    C. 2002
    Explanation
    The organization was founded in 2002.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the tech startup billionaire that founded SpaceX?

    • A.

      Tom Mueller

    • B.

      Paul Allen

    • C.

      Elon Musk

    • D.

      Gwynne Shotwell

    Correct Answer
    C. Elon Musk
    Explanation
    Elon Musk is the correct answer because he is the tech startup billionaire who founded SpaceX. He is a well-known entrepreneur and visionary who has been involved in various successful ventures, including Tesla and PayPal. Musk's vision for SpaceX was to revolutionize space technology and make space travel more accessible and affordable. Through his leadership and innovative ideas, SpaceX has achieved significant milestones in the aerospace industry, such as launching reusable rockets and sending astronauts to the International Space Station.

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  • 3. 

    What was the name of the first SpaceX rocket?

    • A.

      Falcon 0

    • B.

      Falcon 1

    • C.

      Falcon 2

    • D.

      Falcon 3

    Correct Answer
    B. Falcon 1
    Explanation
    The first SpaceX rocket was named Falcon 1.

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  • 4. 

    When was the first successful SpaceX Falcon 1 rocket launched?

    • A.

      2007

    • B.

      2008

    • C.

      2009

    • D.

      2010

    Correct Answer
    B. 2008
    Explanation
    The first successful SpaceX Falcon 1 rocket was launched in 2008.

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  • 5. 

    How many Merlin rocket engines are used in the Falcon 9 rocket first stage?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    The Falcon 9 rocket first stage uses 9 Merlin rocket engines.

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  • 6. 

    How many crew members can the Dragon Capsule carry?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    The Dragon Capsule can carry a maximum of 7 crew members.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the largest SpaceX rocket?

    • A.

      Falcon Heavy

    • B.

      Falcon Xerxes

    • C.

      Falcon

    • D.

      Falcon 3

    Correct Answer
    A. Falcon Heavy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Falcon Heavy. Falcon Heavy is the largest rocket developed by SpaceX. It is designed to carry heavy payloads and has the ability to deliver large satellites into orbit or transport spacecraft to destinations such as the Moon or Mars. It consists of three Falcon 9 rocket cores strapped together, providing a combined thrust greater than any other operational rocket.

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  • 8. 

    How many SpaceX Merlin rocket engines does the Falcon Heavy use?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      23

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      27

    Correct Answer
    D. 27
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 27. The Falcon Heavy, a reusable super heavy-lift launch vehicle developed by SpaceX, uses a total of 27 SpaceX Merlin rocket engines. These engines are clustered in three cores, with each core consisting of nine Merlin engines. This configuration allows the Falcon Heavy to generate the necessary thrust for launching heavy payloads into space.

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  • 9. 

    When did SpaceX successfully launch and land the first stage rocket?

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      2013

    • C.

      2014

    • D.

      2015

    Correct Answer
    D. 2015
    Explanation
    In 2015, SpaceX successfully launched and landed the first stage rocket. This marked a significant milestone in the company's efforts to develop reusable rockets and reduce the cost of space travel. Prior to this achievement, rockets were typically discarded after a single use, making space exploration an expensive endeavor. By successfully landing the first stage, SpaceX demonstrated the potential for reusability, which has since become a key focus for the company in its mission to make space more accessible and affordable.

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  • 10. 

    Where is the headquarters of the SpaceX company located?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      Alaska

    • D.

      Washington

    Correct Answer
    A. California
    Explanation
    The headquarters of SpaceX is located in California.

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