How Well Do You Know About Apollo Program? Trivia Quiz

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How well do you know about Apollo program? The Apollo program was the third space program by NASA and it is credited for having the firm men land on the moon and brought them back safely to earth. The program was however scrapped off due to how expensive it was. Take up this quiz and stand to learn some more about the mission and what made it stand out all over the world.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which NASA program landed an American on the surface of the moon?
    • A. 

      Apollo 10

    • B. 

      Apollo 11

    • C. 

      Apollo 12

    • D. 

      Apollo 13

  • 2. 
    Apollo I can be best described as
    • A. 

      A cabin fire killed the entire crew during a pre-launch test

    • B. 

      An oxygen tank explosion in transit to the Moon, which disabled the command spacecraft's propulsion and life support

    • C. 

      First landing in Taurus-Littrow which landed the first geologist on the Moon.

    • D. 

      Last manned spacecraft on the moon

  • 3. 
    Listen to the speech by JFK. What was the purpose of JFK's speech?
    • A. 

      Approve a national plan to land an American on the moon in the 1960s

    • B. 

      Approve a national plan to build rockets which can be fired at the Soviet Union

    • C. 

      Overturn a US Space Program budget that was leading to a significant budget deficit

    • D. 

      Overturn a previous national plan which would have led to NASA and the Apollo program

  • 4. 
    Describe what happened to the original tapes used to record the Lunar Landing?
    • A. 

      The data tapes had more than likely been accidentally erased

    • B. 

      The tapes were stored by NASA and eventually digitized to celebrate the 25 year anniversary

    • C. 

      The tapes were sold to CBS and NBC to help raise money for the Space program

    • D. 

      The data tapes were kept at the Pentagon under guard as a result of containing sensitive material

  • 5. 
    Listen to the speech by JFK. What does JFK list as items that will prevent a Space Program from working?
    • A. 

      Work stoppages, inflated costs of material or talent and wasteful inter agency rivalries

    • B. 

      A hostile relationship and arms race with the Soviet Union

    • C. 

      An increase in budgetary funding from Congress

    • D. 

      Congressional fighting and bickering which could stop important bills from being passed

  • 6. 
    What is the total number of Astronauts who have landed on the moon?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      2

  • 7. 
    How many Russian Cosmonauts have landed on the moon as a part of the Soviet Union's space program?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      10

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes inventions and developments that came about as a part of the NASA program.  
    • A. 

      Memory Foam, Arterio Vision, Scratch Resistant Eye Glasses and Water Filters

    • B. 

      Computers, Robotics, Protein Shakes and Velcro

    • C. 

      Lasers, Agrofield Farming, Centrifuges and Self Adhesive Tape

    • D. 

      High Compact Body Armor, Dehydrated Food, Staples and DVDs

  • 9. 
    Which of the following names did rock bring to Earth from the Moon?
    • A. 

      Genesis Rock

    • B. 

      Luxuriant Stone

    • C. 

      Contramordial Rock

    • D. 

      Flexlunar Stone

  • 10. 
    All of the following are astronauts from Apollo 11 except
    • A. 

      James Irwin

    • B. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • C. 

      Michael Collins

    • D. 

      Edwin Aldrin

  • 11. 
    What is Space Adaptation Syndrome? 
    • A. 

      2-3 days of horrible sickness that starts the when gravity disappears and is experienced by up to 80 percent of all space-goers.

    • B. 

      Filters, fans and engines constantly whirr and buzz all around astronauts who develop sleep apnea as a result

    • C. 

      Mold, microbes, bacteria, and fungi that can build up inside a space ship

    • D. 

      Astronauts that fail to use the restroom correctly eventually develop an illness as a result

  • 12. 
    To prevent muscular atrophy, how many hour (s) a day should astronauts exercise? 
    • A. 

      2.5 hours

    • B. 

      1 hour

    • C. 

      5.5 hours

    • D. 

      7.5 hours

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following best describes what the Apollo Soyuz project 
    • A. 

      First space mission organized as a joint space mission between the United States and the Soviet Union

    • B. 

      The beginning of the International Space program set up to bring free nations together

    • C. 

      The US space exploration project designed to go beyond the moon and eventually research other planets

    • D. 

      A program to install a research satellite in space

  • 14. 
    Where can a person find the quote, "Here Men From The Planet Earth First Set Foot Upon the Moon, July 1969 A.D. We Came in Peace For All Mankind." 
    • A. 

      The Moon

    • B. 

      Kennedy Space Center

    • C. 

      Washington DC

    • D. 

      Dallas, Texas

  • 15. 
    The Apollo Program space ship was powered by which of the following
    • A. 

      Liquid Hydrogen and Liquid Oxygen

    • B. 

      Gasoline and Petroleum

    • C. 

      Nuclear Power Battery Cells

    • D. 

      Hydro-Electric Power

  • 16. 
    Where did Apollo space craft launch from?
    • A. 

      Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island Florida

    • B. 

      U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama

    • C. 

      Space Center Houston in Texas

    • D. 

      Center for Marshall Space Flight Center in Washington DC

  • 17. 
    When did the Apollo missions take place? 
    • A. 

      1963 - 1972

    • B. 

      1960 - 1969

    • C. 

      1965 - 1975

    • D. 

      1965 - 1992

  • 18. 
    Which American female was the first woman to walk in space? 
    • A. 

      Kathryn D. Sullivan

    • B. 

      Anna Lee Fisher

    • C. 

      Bonnie J. Dunbar

    • D. 

      Linda M. Godwin

  • 19. 
    View NASA's plan to reach Mars.  How long would a Mission to Mars take according to NASA's plan?
    • A. 

      2-3 Years

    • B. 

      20 - 30 Years

    • C. 

      6 - 12 Months

    • D. 

      1 - 12 Months

  • 20. 
    View the NASA video here. What does Yves Lamothe believe that NASA will be able to do?
    • A. 

      Land on an asteroid and prevent it from hitting earth

    • B. 

      Land on Mars and create a new habitat for people

    • C. 

      Establish mining operations on the moons of other planets

    • D. 

      Create new medicines and vaccines from laboratories in space

  • 21. 
    View the NASA video here. Where would Terry Hurford like NASA to visit to look for extraterrestrial life?
    • A. 

      Europa

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Venus

    • D. 

      Enceladus

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