Take the Space Grab Bag Quiz!

Welcome to our Friday quiz!

Today we’re going to be looking at general questions about general space flight history, a “grab bag.” Good Luck!

This quiz will be available, but prize eligibility will end on Sunday at midnight US EDT.

This quiz, one prize: (drawn from the high scores): One copy of our “Freedom 7” DVD set. (If you already have this set I will make a substitution)

Since we’re offering prizes we ask that you take the quiz only once, and that you do NOT use the Google machine to give us your answers. Good Luck!

Grab Bag Quiz: You'll be challenged with 10 general questions Space... a grab bag. Since we consider our quiz candidates to be a competent lot, but this quiz is one of our tougher tests, we've established a passing grade on this quiz of 70%. The quiz features ten questions, each worth ten points.

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1) Who was the first pilot of the X-15 (powered flight)?
2) Who was the oldest man to walk on Moon (oldest during the mission)?
3) What was the last space shuttle mission to have a white external tank?
4) What were the names of the Apollo 9 spacecraft?
5) What was the purpose of the Pegasus Satellite carried aboard the Saturn I?
6) How many mobile launchers were built during the original construction of launch complex 39?
7) And how many crawler-transporters were built to carry the mobile launchers at LC39?
8) Only one Saturn V ever launched from launch complex 39B. What mission?
9) Who was the only original seven astronaut that did not fly a Mercury mission?
10) What was the intended Apollo 13 landing site?



5 Responses

  1. Scot Castle
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    100% Woo Whooo!!!! 🙂

  2. Glenn Johnson
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    100% I am smokin’ like a pad after a launch!

  3. Karl
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    Dang! Missed one!

  4. Dave W
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    Did fine in the beginning and end, but bombed the middle. Great quiz!

  5. Xavier Richomme
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    Apollo10 launched from 39B….Argh

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