Space Exploration
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun & Earth and casts a shadow over part of the Earth.

    answer choices

    Lunar eclipse

    Solar eclipse

    Sunspots

    Lunar landing

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Phases following a new moon, more of the Moon's lighted side becomes visible.

    answer choices

    Waxing

    Waning

    Full Moon

    Blue Moon

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    When the Sun is directly over the equator, number of daylight and nighttime hours are equal.

    answer choices

    Solstice

    Equilateral

    Equinox

    Daylight savings time

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Occurs when Earth's shadow falls on the Moon.

    answer choices

    Solstice

    Solar eclipse

    Lunar eclipse

    Equinox

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Any object that revolves around another object
    answer choices
    orbiter
    satellite
    moon
    stalker
  • Question 6
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    Q. First artificial satellite launched into space
    answer choices
    Laika
    Sergei
    Sigmund
    Sputnik
  • Question 7
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    Q. Instrument that travels into the solar system, gathers information and sends it back to Earth
    answer choices
    Space shuttle
    Rocket
    Space ship
    Space probe
  • Question 8
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    Q. First space probe launched into space by the US and survived a trip through the asteroid belt
    answer choices
    Sputnik
    Pioneer 10
    Voyager 1
    Apollo
  • Question 9
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    Q. Type of optical telescope that uses a curved or concave mirror to reflect light
    answer choices
    Refracting
    Reflecting
    Radio
    Visual
  • Question 10
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    Q. Space probes launched in 1977 on Interstellar Mission to explore the outer planets and beyond
    answer choices
    Voyager 1 & 2
    Spirit & Opportunity
    Sputnik & Pioneer 10
    Viking & Magellan
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Country that sent the first man into space
    answer choices
    China
    Soviet Union (Russia)
    USA
    Antarctica
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Phases that occur after a full moon, visible lighted side of the Moon grows smaller.

    answer choices

    Waxing

    Lunar eclipse

    Solar eclipse

    Waning

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Country that landed the first man on the Moon
    answer choices
    Soviet Union (Russia)
    Iceland
    China
    USA
  • Question 14
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    Q. Phase 1 of USA’s goal to get to the Moon. Sent the first piloted spacecraft around Earth
    answer choices
    Project Gemini
    Project Apollo
    Project X
    Project Mercury
  • Question 15
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    Q. Phase 2 of getting to the Moon. Orbited teams of 2 astronauts
    answer choices
    Project Gemini
    Project Moon
    Project Apollo
    Project Mercury
  • Question 16
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    Q. Final stage of USA’s goal to get to the Moon. This program landed a spacecraft on the Moon.
    answer choices
    Project Moon
    Project Apollo
    Project Mercury
    Project Gemini
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator.

    answer choices

    Equinox

    Solstice

    Eclipse

    Maria

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Long term research laboratory in space, constructed with resources from 15 different nations.
    answer choices
    Space Shuttle
    Space Probe
    Satellite
    International Space Station
  • Question 19
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    Q. First man to land on the Moon
    answer choices
    Neil Armstrong
    Buzz Aldrin
    Yuri Gagarin
    John Glenn
  • Question 20
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    Q. Reusable spacecraft that transports astronauts, satellites, and other materials to and from space.
    answer choices
    Space ship
    Space shuttle
    Voyager 1
    Space station
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