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Quizz "Technology" - 20 questions
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Question 1 / 20
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What was the event that opened the Space Age?

  Soviet Union’s Sputnik I Satellite
  US Project Mercury
  US Project Gemini
  US Project Apollo






























































Question 2 / 20
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What was the year period for the Mercury Project?

  1950-1955
  1961-1963
  1985-1988
  1999-2001






























































Question 3 / 20
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Which ones of the following facts about the Mercury Project is wrong?

  One of the mission plans included the first study of liquids in weightlessness, Earth photography, and an attempt (ultimately unsuccessful) to observe a flare fired from the ground.
  In one of the Mercury missions, Sigma, the astronauts Schirra tried “steering” by the stars, took photographs, exercised with a bungee cord device, and saw lightning in the atmosphere.
  The long duration missions required fuel cells instead of batteries for generating electrical power.
  Schirra broadcasted the first live message from an American spacecraft to radio and TV listeners below, and made the first splashdown in the Pacific Ocean.






























































Question 4 / 20
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Which of the following facts about the Gemini Project is wrong?

  Gemini would have to move forward, backward, and sideways in its orbital path, and even change orbits.
  The program included the first orbital flight.
  Gemini astronauts made their first foray outside the spacecraft, which required a new spacesuit design.
  By Gemini’s end, an important new capability – orbital rendezvous and docking – became routine.






























































Question 5 / 20
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The Apollo astronauts conducted performance tests with the lunar rover. What was their maximum speed?

  11 mph
  23 mph
  35 mph
  45 mph






























































Question 6 / 20
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Which Human Space Flight program ended with the quote below? “Here Man completed his first exploration of the Moon, December 1972 A.D. May the spirit of peace in which we came be reflected in the lives of all mankind.”

  Mercury
  Space Shuttle
  Gemini
  Apollo






























































Question 7 / 20
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Which of the following is not one of the revolutions that a space shuttle could provide?

  With a space shuttle, satellites could be sent into orbit and then return.
  Launching cargo into space revolutionized the way people worked in space.
  The Space Transportation System introduced several new tools to the business of space flight.
  Space shuttle was the first step before humans stepped on the moon.






























































Question 8 / 20
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Which one of the following is a highlight of the Space Shuttle?

  First reusable spacecraft, first in-space satellite repairs and retrievals.
  It was the first international space station.
  The first photo of Earthrise as seen from the Moon was taken.
  One of the mission plans included the first study of liquids in weightlessness, Earth photography, and an attempt (ultimately unsuccessful) to observe a flare fired from the ground.






























































Question 9 / 20
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The Space Transportation System was retired by:

  1969
  2010
  1986
  1975






























































Question 10 / 20
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Which of the following did not occur after the Challenger explosion?

  The Shuttle program was delayed for nearly three years.
  b) The boosters were re-designed and other safety measures were added.
  The Shuttle would no longer carry commercial satellites into orbit.
  Orbital rendezvous and docking capabilities were added to the Shuttle.






























































Question 11 / 20
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How often to sunsets occur for astronauts on the International Space Station?

  Once a day
  Three times a day
  Once every two hours
  Once every 45 minutes






























































Question 12 / 20
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Each crewmate is tested before launch for possible infections. What occurs between their screening and take-off to prevent last minute contraction of harmful germs?

  Quarantine
  A shower
  Vaccinations
  A cleanse diet






























































Question 13 / 20
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Because of the international nature of the International Space Station, American astronauts must understand what language?

  Russian
  Spanish
  French
  Japanese






























































Question 14 / 20
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What improvements to food were made during the Apollo mission?

  Bite-size cubes were coated with gelatin to prevent crumbling
  Hot water and utensils were available for this first time
  Footholds were added so astronauts could “sit” to eat
  All of the above






























































Question 15 / 20
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Rehydratable foods have water removed and added back before consumption. Which of the foods below is available to astronauts in rehydratable form?

  Beef tips with mushrooms
  Fruit cocktail
  Shrimp cocktail
  Macadamia nuts






























































Question 16 / 20
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What type of water is NOT available to crew members on the International Space Station?

  Cold
  Ambient
  Warm
  Hot






























































Question 17 / 20
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Because of the limited space in the Mercury capsule, astronaut height was restricted to:

  5’8”
  5’11”
  6’0”
  6’2”






























































Question 18 / 20
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Because of zero gravity, any items not securely fastened will float away. Where do most of these lost items end up?

  Screen of the air circulation system
  On the ceiling
  Among fellow crewmember’s belongings
  In the galley






























































Question 19 / 20
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Because of the lack of drinking water, astronauts aren’t able to wash their clothes as much as they do on Earth. Socks and underwear are changed every other day, but their work shirts are changed once every ___ days on average.

  3
  5
  7
  10






























































Question 20 / 20
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What types of food were available on the space shuttle during the Mercury missions?

  Bite-size cubes
  Freeze-dried powders
  Semi-liquids in aluminum tubes
  All of the above































































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