Apollo II: First Moon Landing

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Moon Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome to “Apollo II: First Moon Landing”, where we will be taking a look at one of the greatest moments in human achievement; the successful outing that placed two men on the moon for the first time in human history. What can you tell us about this triumph? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Neil Armstrong was the mission commander.

    • B. 

      The moon landing was the most important exploration in history

    • C. 

      When the astronauts returned to earth, they were greeted as heroes.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      7,500,000

    • B. 

      92,000

    • C. 

      3,000

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The astronauts lost oxygen in their capsule and had to stop their orbit around the Moon.

    • B. 

      It lost radio contact with Mission Control and began its orbit around the Moon.

    • C. 

      Nothing significantly happened when it passed behind the dark side of the Moon.

  • 4. 
    Why did Armstrong say, "The Eagle has wings?"
    • A. 

      Armstrong said that because the Eagle had been released from the Columbia.

    • B. 

      Armstrong said that because the Eagle had landed on the Moon.

    • C. 

      Armstrong said that because the Eagle had returned to Earth.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The Sea of Tranquality was chosen because it was the closest area to the capsule.

    • B. 

      The Sea of Tranquality was chosen because it was where previous astronauts had landed.

    • C. 

      The Sea of Tranquality was chosen because it was an area on the Moon that was wide open and very flat.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      As they were descending, he heard the engines power stop.

    • B. 

      As they were descending, he saw a huge crater that could swallow up the Eagle.

    • C. 

      As they were descending, he saw that the landing site was covered with automobile-sized boulders.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Mission Control told them that because the people at Mission Control had been holding their breath nervously.

    • B. 

      Mission Control told them that because the people at Mission Control were envious of the astronauts. They wanted to be on the moon with them.

    • C. 

      Mission Control told them that because they were worried that the astronauts would lose oxygen and turn blue.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      It was important because this was the first time human beings had landed on the Moon.

    • B. 

      It was important because they wanted to gather moon rocks for science experiements.

    • C. 

      It was important to prove that the

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Mission Control kept in constant contact with Apollo II

    • B. 

      The first moon landing was an important and dangerous trip.

    • C. 

      It took several hours for the men to put their space suits on.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      In the Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      In the Sea of Tranquility

    • C. 

      In the Atlantic Ocean

  • 11. 
    Michael Collins had flown in the Gemini 10 mission. In this sentence, a mission is
    • A. 

      A special suit

    • B. 

      A job or a task

    • C. 

      A small plane

  • 12. 
    If they were able to get into lunar orbit, their next step would be to prepare Eagle for its descent to the Moon. A descent is the act of
    • A. 

      Going from a higher place to a lower one

    • B. 

      Leaving a place you have been for too long

    • C. 

      Learning the proper way of doing something

  • 13. 
    The Eagle's success gave many people a sense of awe and a feeling of pride that we had accomplished such a feat. To accomplish something means to do it
    • A. 

      Frequently

    • B. 

      Accidently

    • C. 

      Successfully

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A dangerous place where people want to go

    • B. 

      An act that shows great courage, strength, or skill

    • C. 

      A test that is easier than you thought it would be

  • 15. 
    It is difficult to know the true meaning or importance of humanity's first voyage to another world. the word humanity refers to
    • A. 

      All people on earth

    • B. 

      All United States citizens

    • C. 

      All living creatures