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Trivia Quiz - Moon Walkers and Those That Circled the Moon


Some famous moon walkers - those that REALLY walked on the Earth's satellite. And some that didn't. Trivia quiz about the Apollo astronauts.

Quiz Number: 4229
Date Submitted: December 31, 2011
Quiz Categories: History, Space Exploration
Quiz Type: People Quiz
Author: patrickryan
Average Score: 62.4 percent
Times Taken: 33 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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1. He was the first: He walked onto the lunar surface on July 21, 1969.
  A.   Buzz Aldrin
  B.   Pete Conrad
  C.   Alan Bean
  D.   Neil Armstrong

2. He was the last man to walk on the surface of the moon, during the Apollo missions.
  A.   Charles Duke
  B.   John Young
  C.   Eugene Cernan
  D.   Harrison Schmitt

3. He made two trips to the moon, but never set foot upon her.
  A.   Buzz Aldrin
  B.   James Lovell
  C.   John Young
  D.   Eugene Cernan

4. He was the youngest man to stroll around the moon, at 36 years old.
  A.   Neil Armstrong
  B.   Alan Shepard
  C.   Charles Duke
  D.   John Young

5. He was the oldest man to make a moon walk, at age 47 years old.
  A.   Neil Armstrong
  B.   Alan Shepard
  C.   Charles Duke
  D.   John Young

6. Each Apollo flight had a backup crew trained to carry out the mission if a prime crew member was unable to fly. This only happened once when Ken Mattingly was exposed to German measles and replaced by whom?
  A.   Eugene Cernan
  B.   Jim Lovell
  C.   Fred Haise
  D.   Jack Swigert

7. Three astronauts flew more than one lunar mission (two each). Which below did not fly two lunar missions?
  A.   Jim Lovell
  B.   Fred Haise
  C.   John Young
  D.   Eugene Cernan

8. This astronaut was the first bachelor to fly into space, and was later elected to Congress, only to succumb to cancer before being sworn into office.
  A.   Jim Lovell
  B.   John Young
  C.   Fred Haise
  D.   Jack Swigert

9. He was the command module pilot for Apollo 16, then commanded Space Shuttle missions, and retired from the US Navy as an Admiral - two stars.
  A.   Henry Hartsfield, Jr.
  B.   Ken Mattingly
  C.   Jim Lovell
  D.   Jack Swigert

10. These two Apollo missions were Earth orbit only, and consequently the crews did not moon walk.
  A.   Apollo 7 and 8
  B.   Apollo 7 and 9
  C.   Apollo 8 and 9
  D.   Apollo 9 and 10


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