An Indian American Woman in Space: Kalpana Chawla
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  • Question 1
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    Kalpana Chawla's hometown was-

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    Chandigarh

    Patiala

    Karnal

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    Chawla got her bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from-

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    IIT Delhi

    Punjab engineering college

    University of Texas

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    In 1994, what significant event occurred in Chawla's career?

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    She joined NASA

    She flew a spacecraft

    She met her husband

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    Chawla made two flights to space. Her first was in-

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    1996

    1997

    2003

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    Which rock band released a tribute album in Chawla's memory?

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    Led Zeppelin

    Eagles

    Deep Purple

  • Question 6
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    Named in Chawla's memory, '51826 Kalpanachawla' is-

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    An asteroid

    A space vehicle

    A star

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    Chawla was the only woman to be posthumously awarded the-

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    Bharat Ratna

    Padma Shri

    Pravasiya Bharat Samaan Puraskar

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    An avid nature lover, Chawla donated $300,000 in her will to-

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    The National Audubon Society

    The National Geographic Society

    The World Wildlife Fund

  • Question 9
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    At the time of her death, Chawla was-

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    41

    35

    45

  • Question 10
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    Chawla's favourite experience in space was-

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    Flying the space shuttle

    Watching the earth

    Taking space walks

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