Statistics for Project Apollo Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 136 times
  • The average score is 14 of 26

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Which United States President committed the nation to ‘landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth’?John F. Kennedy
100%
How many stages were part of the Saturn V rocket?three
87%
What was the name of Apollo 11’s Lunar Module?Eagle
82%
What manned NASA project preceded the Apollo missions, paving the way for contemporary understandings of long-duration spaceflight?Project Gemini
81%
From the bottom of the engine bells to the top of its escape tower, the Saturn V rocket stood nearly 20 meters taller than what famous New York City landmark?Statue of Liberty
81%
Apollo 11’s landing site was located within what lunar ‘sea’?Sea of Tranquility
79%
How many manned Apollo missions landed on the moon?six
78%
Who was the chief architect of the Saturn V rocket?Wernher von Braun
71%
From what book of the Christian Bible did the Apollo 8 astronauts read during a live television broadcast on Christmas Eve, 1968?Genesis
66%
Name all three astronauts who perished in Apollo 1:Gus Grissom
63%
Ed White
56%
Jim Lovell
54%
Roger Chaffee
49%
Alan Shepard
47%
At one point, the Lunar Module (LM) was called the ‘LEM’. What do these initials stand for?Lunar Excursion Module
45%
The Greek god Apollo, from which the program derived its name, is the god of what?Light, music and the Sun
43%
What is the name of the massive building where the final assembly of the Saturn V and Apollo spacecraft took place?Vehicle Assembly Building
40%
After splashdown, what portion of the Apollo spacecraft would be retrieved?Command Module
39%
What is the technical name of the ‘moon buggy’ used during the final three Apollo moon missions?Lunar Roving Vehicle
39%
Much of the hardware used in the Apollo missions was employed during which space station program?Skylab
36%
Name the four astronauts who were prime crew members of multiple Apollo missions:Gene Cernan
33%
John Young
33%
Who was the only scientist to have walked on the moon?Harrison Schmitt
30%
Which portion of the Lunar Module remained on the moon?Descent Stage
29%
Name the two Mercury astronauts who travelled into space as part of the Apollo missions:Wally Schirra
29%
Dave Scott
21%

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