Space Accommodations Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    All of the living quarters, equipment, supplies, and vehicles used to protect astronauts and allow them to live and work in space are called  
    • A. 

      Space station

    • B. 

      Space suit

    • C. 

      Accommodations

    • D. 

      Instruments

  • 2. 
    Astronauts wear thick gloves when they perform space walks outside the space station.  The gloves provide protection against -
    • A. 

      Low gravity

    • B. 

      Nearby comets

    • C. 

      Low oxygen

    • D. 

      Low temperatures

  • 3. 
    Spacesuits have layers that have high capacity for thermal insulation to help-
    • A. 

      Regulate body temperature and pressure differences in the extremes of space

    • B. 

      Prevent the spread of bactria that thrive in space

    • C. 

      Allow communication with the space station

    • D. 

      Prevent the astronaut from sweating inside the suit

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Large oxygen tank

    • B. 

      Powerful engines

    • C. 

      Radio communicator

    • D. 

      Tough outer shell

  • 5. 
    In micro-gravity tools and supplies float around in a space craft, what accommodation helps to prevent this?
    • A. 

      Air scrubbers

    • B. 

      Storing enough water

    • C. 

      Velcro tie downs and straps

    • D. 

      Huge rockets

  • 6. 
    Large amounts of water is heavy and takes up a lot of room on a space station, what accommodation is used to maximize room while still having enough water for astronauts to drink
    • A. 

      The crew does not drink water

    • B. 

      Water is recycled from urine and evaporation

    • C. 

      Water can only be consumed at night

    • D. 

      Astronauts get more water from the moon

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would have the greatest gravitational attraction between the two masses?
    • A. 

      Option 2

    • B. 

      Option 1

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 8. 
    The habitable zone is the distance from a star that best allows life to exist on a planet.  In the solar system below, the habitable zone is between 60 and 90 million km from the star.  Which of these planets has the best chance of supporting life? 
    • A. 

      Planet W

    • B. 

      Planet X

    • C. 

      Planet Y

    • D. 

      Planet Z