Take the Extra Vehicular Activity Quiz!

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Welcome to our Friday quiz!

Today we’re going to be looking at EVAs. In space, on the Moon, between the Earth and the Moon. Good Luck!

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

This quiz, one prize: (drawn from the high scores): One copy of our Mission to the Moon 2-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!

EVA Quiz: You'll be challenged with 10 questions on EVAs. 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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Who took this photograph of the first U.S. Spacewalker?

1 out of 11

Two of the three Apollo 9 crew performed EVAs. Who were they?

2 out of 11

Only two people have done EVAs during both Project Gemini and Project Apollo. Who are they?

3 out of 11

Only one astronaut performed EVAs on TWO Apollo missions. Who is he?

4 out of 11

Who was the first astronaut to train for his EVA underwater?

5 out of 11

Who is this young man riding this Agena during his EVA?

6 out of 11

Who performed the first EVA in deep space? (Not on the Moon or in Earth orbit)

7 out of 11

What Space Shuttle mission featured the first EVA during the Space Shuttle Program?

8 out of 11

He made the first untethered US Spacewalk (and was CAPCOM during the Apollo 11 Moonwalk)…

9 out of 11

Which of the 9 Skylab crew members did NOT perform an EVA?

10 out of 11

BONUS QUESTION: Who was the only Mercury astronaut to ever make an EVA?

11 out of 11

6 Responses

  1. Dave W
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    Excellent quiz, once again! 80%, and proud of it!

  2. karl
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    That Skylab question got me!

  3. Carl Alessi
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    It doesn’t seem like the answer for question 3 is consistent with the answers for 2 and 4. Am I missing something?

    (Hint: I’m referring to the kind of EVA that matches the name of the second album released by Jethro Tull.)

    • markwgray
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      That kind of EVA is still an EVA. But one Apollo 9 crew member did not leave the spacecraft at all, and is not considered to have gone EVA. Does that help at all?

  4. CHRIS B
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    Dang it, should have looked at the questions more closely.

  5. Kate Doolan
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