ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH TO TRY THE ULTIMATE G-MAN SPACE QUIZ?

THE ULTIMATE G-FORCE SPACE QUIZ

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  1. In what year did the first man land on the moon?
  2. a) 1958
  3. b) 1969
  4. c) 1979

 

  1. Name the four planets known as the ‘gas giants’?
  2. a) Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
  3. b) Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars
  4. c) Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune

 

  1. Who was the first British astronaut in space?
  2. a) Helen Sharman
  3. b) Tim Peake
  4. c) Sally Ride

 

  1. How long does it take for light to travel from the Sun to the Earth?
  2. a) just under 8 seconds
  3. b) one day
  4. c) just over 8 minutes

 

  1. Gravity on the moon is how much compared to gravity on Earth?
  2. a) half
  3. b) one sixth
  4. c) same

 

 

  1. What is the name of the nearest galaxy to us?
  2. a) Andromida
  3. b) Milky Way
  4. c) Double Decker

 

  1. What was the name of the mission for the moon landing?
  2. a) Apollo 13
  3. b) Apollo 9
  4. c) Apollo 11

 

  1. What are astronauts called in Russia?
  2. a) moscownauts
  3. b) astronauts
  4. c) cosmonauts

 

  1. What was the name of the first artificial Earth satellite?
  2. a) Explorer 1
  3. b) Sputnik 1
  4. c) Adventurer 1

 

  1. Which of these is another name for the star asterism ‘the Plough’?
  2. a) the Big Dipper
  3. b) the Saucepan
  4. c) the Great Wagon

 

 

 

  1. What was the Russian dog called Laika the first to do?
  2. Twelve men have been here. Gene Cernan was the last one in December 1972. Where have they been?
  3. What is the brightest star in Earth’s night sky (what is it also known as?)
  4. There are 6 planets in our Solar System are named after Roman Gods can you explain why the Romans only named 5 of them?
  5. Can you think of an interesting and easy to remember mnemonic to describe the order of the 8 planets in our Solar system from the sun.

 

Mnemonics are rhymes / phrases that help us spell words

e.g. Big Elephants Can Always Understand Small Elephants

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HELP – Can you suggest any names for these wonderful Class 2 Chicks – boy and girl names most welcome. Class 2 teachers will choose the winning names in a few weeks time

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