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Space Missions

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Below are 13 questions pertaining to space missions to the moon.
Properly select the correct answer to each question.



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1. What was the first life form to be launched into space?
Mice
Monkeys
Fruit Flies

2. The LM was once called the LEM. What did the acronym LEM stand for?
Lunar Extension Module
Landing Excursion Module
Lunar Excursion Module

3. Which was the first manned mission to land on the moon?
Apollo 1
Apollo 11
Apollo 13

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4. How many humans have set foot on the surface of the moon?
6
12
18

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5. This man was the first human to enter space.
Yuri Gagarin
Neil Armstrong
Alan Shepard

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6. This man was the first human to set foot on the surface of the moon.
Yuri Gagarin
Neil Armstrong
Alan Shepard

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7. Which Apollo mission scheduled to land on the moon was aborted do to a space craft malfunction eventually returning all three crew members safely to earth?
7
13
17

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8. This man was the first American to enter space.
John Glenn
Alan Shepard
Michael Collins

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9. How many manned missions landed on the moon?
6
12
17

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10. David Scott was the first man to do this on the moon?
Play golf
Drive a vehicle
Photograph the Earth

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11. This space craft is called a CSM. What does the acronym CSM stand for?
Control and Service Module
Central Space Module
Command and Service Module

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12. The Moon is approximately how many miles from Earth?
38,900 miles
238,900 miles
1,238,900 miles

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13. What does the acronym NASA stand for?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Aeronautics and Space Agency
National Administration of Space and Aeronautics