Know IT All About Rocket Quiz

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A rocket is a projectile that spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle use to obtain thrust from a rocket engine. Rocket engine exhaust is formed entirely from propellant carried within the rocket. Use the instruction booklet to complete the quiz. Passing this quiz (score of 90% or better) is required in order to build a rocket.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rockets were first used as
    • A. 

      Ceremonial fireworks

    • B. 

      A form of transportation

    • C. 

      Instruments of war

    • D. 

      Hunting tools

  • 2. 
    When constructing the air frame, the paper should be glued to the plastic tube.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When attaching the launch lug, it must be parallel to the airframe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When cutting out the rocket fins, it is not important to cut out the notch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The purpose of the shock cord is to
    • A. 

      Launch the rocket

    • B. 

      Recover the nose cone

    • C. 

      Hold the fins in place

    • D. 

      Attach the parachute to the nose cone

  • 6. 
    The shock cord will be attached to the nose cone using the
    • A. 

      Air frame

    • B. 

      Launch lug

    • C. 

      Parachute

    • D. 

      Screw eye

  • 7. 
    The shroud line needs to be cut into
    • A. 

      Fourteen 6" pieces

    • B. 

      Four 6" pieces

    • C. 

      Six 14" pieces

    • D. 

      Six 4" pieces

  • 8. 
    The engine lock should extend about 3/8" from the top of the engine mount when finished.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The chute wadding protects the parachute from burning when the engine ignites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Where should the anchor be attached to the rocket?
    • A. 

      2" from the top on the inside of the airframe

    • B. 

      2" from the top on the outside of the airframe

    • C. 

      2" from the bottom on the inside of the airframe

    • D. 

      2" from the bottom on the outside of the airframe

  • 11. 
    In order for the igniter to work properly, the 2 wires should touch each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Read through the safety code and check each box indicating that you agree with the statement.
    • A. 

      I will use a countdown before launch and make sure everyone is at least 15 feet behind the rocket before launching.

    • B. 

      I will launch my rocket at a slight angle from the vertical, pointed away from all observers.

    • C. 

      I will wait until the ejection charge has ignited before attempting to retrieve my rocket.

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