Quiz

1. Black powder is made from which materials?
Sulphur, Charcoal and Potassium nitrate
Sulphur, Hydrogen and Oxygen hydride
Mercury, Lead and Boron
Uranium, Plutonium and Calcium Sulphate
Lithium, Nitrogen and Calcium Nitrate


2. Rockets were first invented in
Saudi Arabia
America
China
Germany
United Kingdom


3. The scientist often called The Father of Rocketry is
Gunther von Hindenburg
Wernher von Braun
Helmut von Strassenbahn
Dieter Schindler
Herman von Heidrich


4. What does Sputnik mean?
Spacecraft
Sphere
Space Shuttle
Satellite
Rocket


5. The first man in space was called
Valentina Tereshkova
Yuri Gagarin
Neil Armstrong
John Glenn
James T. Kirk


6. The first American in space was
John Glenn
Alan Shepard
Neil Armstrong
Buzz Aldrin
Michael Collins


7. What is a multi-stage rocket?
A rocket where each stage would burn its engines until it ran out of fuel and then separate from the rocket.
A rocket that can take multiple astronauts and equipment
A rocket that is used to make fireworks
A rocket that can be re-used
A rocket that has one single engine


8. The first man on the moon, in July 1969, was
Buzz Aldrin
Alan Shepard
Neil Armstrong
Yuri Gagarin
John Glenn


9. The Apollo space program brought back how many pounds of moon rock?
47
95
189
841
1276


10. The Space Shuttle was a reusable spacecraft that could be used for
Space walking
Satellite launching
Science experiments
Repairing satellites
All of the above