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  Man in Space Quotes best quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
Answer questions about well-known, and not so well-known quotes, made mostly by astronauts. Only the period from the beginning of manned space flight through the end of the Apollo era is covered. I hope you enjoy. Godspeed, Quiz Takers.
Average, 15 Qns, polaris101, Oct 26 11
Average
polaris101 gold member
2916 plays
2.
  Man in Space, 9 for 10 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Man has set his metaphoric foot in space since the launch of Sputnik in 1957. Here's an easy jumble of trivia on people and technology related to cosmic exploration, with a twist. The initials of the first 9 answers spell out the last answer!
Easier, 10 Qns, gracious1, Sep 27 21
Easier
gracious1 gold member
Sep 27 21
474 plays
3.
  Project Gemini- NASA's Middle Child - 10 questions - 3 mins
The second of three programs with the single aim of getting astronauts to the moon, the Gemini Program is often overlooked. What do you remember about the missions that provided the groundwork for all future space missions?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, leith90, Mar 01 20
Very Easy
leith90 gold member
Mar 01 20
409 plays
4.
  A Blast From the Future! - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some people say that blasting into space and colonising another planet is the future of humankind, but let's look back at our previous attempts. Can you identify these manned space missions from the crew members and year?
Easier, 10 Qns, pagea, Feb 11 18
Easier
pagea
Feb 11 18
438 plays
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This is a general quiz celebrating women in space and their stellar accomplishments. Come fly with me....
Average, 10 Qns, zenitth, Aug 28 15
Average
zenitth
1835 plays
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  The Soviet Challenge for the Moon top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The landing of Apollo 11 marked the conclusion of what became known as the 'Space Race'. Despite subsequent denials, the Soviets actually did make a serious attempt to be the first to land a man on the moon. See what you know about this programme.
Tough, 10 Qns, mstanaway, Nov 15 07
Tough
mstanaway
955 plays
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  Men on a Mission - 15 questions - 4 mins
In this quiz, you will match the Mercury or Gemini mission number with the astronauts who flew them. The Mercury capsule (Q1-6) could only accommodate one astronaut, while the Gemini capsule (Q7-15) could accommodate two.
Average, 15 Qns, RedHook13, Nov 11 19
Average
RedHook13 gold member
Nov 11 19
208 plays
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  The Mercury Seven great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz about the seven men chosen in NASA's "Astronaut Group 1", better known as the "Mercury Seven".
Average, 10 Qns, Maiguy, Apr 03 11
Average
Maiguy
1557 plays
9.
  Saturn V top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
It was the most powerful rocket ridden by man to date and the Saturn V's legacy involved propelling men to the moon and putting America's first space station in orbit. See how much you know about this wonderous machine.
Tough, 10 Qns, cag1970, May 09 09
Tough
cag1970
678 plays
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  India in Space - 10 questions - 4 mins
Try out this unique quiz on the Indian Space Industry.
Tough, 10 Qns, gharik, Feb 23 12
Tough
gharik
1816 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Name the first woman in space?

From Quiz "History of Space Flights"




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  The Voskhod Missions - Khrushchev's Folly great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Nikita Khrushchev's interference in the Soviet manned space in an effort to upstage Project Gemini in 1963/64 wasted precious years on a technological dead end.
Average, 10 Qns, mstanaway, Nov 17 08
Average
mstanaway
348 plays
12.
  Soyuz - A Veteran Spacecraft top quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
This trusty spacecraft has been the mainstay of Soviet and later Russian manned access to space for the past forty years. See how much you know about this adaptable spacecraft
Tough, 15 Qns, mstanaway, Mar 28 10
Tough
mstanaway
564 plays
13.
  The Science of Space Travel - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is a result of an author challenge and deals mainly with some notable firsts that helped shape space exploration.
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Aug 23 20
Average
gme24 gold member
Aug 23 20
335 plays
14.
  NASA Turns Fifty great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
U.S. President Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act into law on July 29, 1958, creating NASA. Here are questions on the first fifty years of NASA missions.
Tough, 10 Qns, sidnobls, Jun 30 08
Tough
sidnobls
991 plays
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  The Final Countdown - 10 questions - 4 mins
Europe's song is about leaving Earth for Venus. Going into space is risky, the engineering is complicated and things go wrong in a surprising number of ways. This quiz looks at some of the non-fatal incidents.
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Jun 20 16
Average
suomy
Jun 20 16
682 plays
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  Project Mercury popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
NASA's Project Mercury was the beginning of America's "Man in Space" program. Let's see how much you know about America's first strides in the Space Race.
Average, 10 Qns, CarolinaBill, Sep 15 12
Average
CarolinaBill
1579 plays
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  The Human Body in the Vacuum of Space great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Ever wonder what would happen if you were in a spacecraft just minding your own business and all of a sudden the hatch blew open and you weren't wearing a spacesuit? It's not a subject most people worry about on a daily basis.
Tough, 10 Qns, mcdubb, Dec 06 10
Tough
mcdubb gold member
1537 plays
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  Carrying the Fire great trivia quiz - 25 questions - 6 mins
Questions regarding the Gemini and Apollo space programs from Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins' autobiographical book "Carrying the Fire".
Tough, 25 Qns, tinybubs, Jan 22 15
Tough
tinybubs
855 plays
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  I Think He's Attempting Re-entry - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will focus on various incidents and accidents that have occurred throughout the history of space travel.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Jan 22 18
Average
RedHook13 gold member
Jan 22 18
237 plays
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  The Mercury 7 Astronauts popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
America's first manned space program was Project Mercury. Seven pilots were selected to participate in what was, at the time, the most dangerous enterprise ever known to man. Let's see what you know about these seven men and the Mercury Program.
Average, 15 Qns, Misregistered, May 06 13
Average
Misregistered
3095 plays
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  Space Exploration In Fact And Fiction popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 5 mins
This quiz will test your knowledge of space exploration, manned and unmanned, in fact and fiction.
Tough, 20 Qns, cag1970, Jul 20 19
Tough
cag1970
Jul 20 19
2425 plays
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  Vision for Space Exploration popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
In January 2004 President Bush announced the Vision for Space Exploration for a return to the moon and onward to Mars. How much do you know about the "Vision"?
Tough, 15 Qns, mstanaway, Aug 25 22
Tough
mstanaway
Aug 25 22
858 plays
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  Thinking of Becoming an Astronaut? - 10 questions - 5 mins
Have you been dreaming of flying in space your whole life? Forget about paying 20 million US dollars to be a Space Tourist. Here are a few ways you can get started on becoming an astronaut.
Average, 10 Qns, mcdubb, May 26 08
Average
mcdubb gold member
688 plays
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  Semyorka - Old Number Seven - 10 questions - 4 mins
Affectionately referred to by space engineers as 'Semyorka' or 'Old Number Seven' the family of rockets based on the R-7 design have become the most versatile space launchers in history. Check out this remarkable launcher.
Average, 10 Qns, mstanaway, May 20 09
Average
mstanaway
249 plays
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  Space Flight Trivia popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 7 mins
A few trivia questions for space buffs. Hope you enjoy the quiz!
Difficult, 20 Qns, Polaris101, Oct 19 04
Difficult
Polaris101 gold member
1659 plays
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  Project Gemini popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Sandwiched between the headiness of Project Mercury and the triumphs of Project Apollo, Project Gemini proved to be an important second step for America in its quest for the Moon. This quiz focuses on the ten manned missions of the series.
Tough, 10 Qns, cag1970, Mar 16 11
Tough
cag1970
564 plays
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  Welcome to Mission Control! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Every manned American space flight has relied on a dedicated team of engineers, technicians and astronauts to ensure success. Mission Control is the subject of this quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, cag1970, Dec 13 09
Tough
cag1970
362 plays
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  Lunokhod Moon Rover - 10 questions - 3 mins
Thirty five years before the Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, wowed us with spectacular vistas from another world, a remarkable robot called Lunokhod endeared itself to the public with its antics on a world very much closer to home.
Tough, 10 Qns, mstanaway, Oct 04 07
Tough
mstanaway
288 plays
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  They Came From Above popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz highlights some of the most remarkable achievements of women in the fields of aviation and space exploration.
Average, 10 Qns, Reynariki, Sep 05 14
Average
Reynariki
354 plays
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  Rocket Systems of the World - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is not a difficult quiz. Find out how much you know about these fascinating machines.
Average, 10 Qns, gharik, Jul 06 12
Average
gharik
742 plays
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You decide: Did the Mercury astronauts have the right stuff? This quiz is all about the first US astronauts, the selection process, their names and the space flights each made.
Average, 10 Qns, gshorey, Oct 29 14
Average
gshorey
317 plays
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  The Original Seven Mercury Astronauts popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In 1959, seven men were chosen from over 100 applicants to become America's first astronauts in the Mercury Project of the early 1960s. See if you can identify them from the facts provided.
Average, 10 Qns, drushalli, Mar 08 11
Average
drushalli
1018 plays
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  Space Exploration - 5 questions - 3 mins
A short quiz on the history of space exploration.
Average, 5 Qns, ravenskye, Jan 03 08
Average
ravenskye
4543 plays
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  Far Out! Like, Really Far Out... popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Space exploration has been a perilous journey. Both for those going into outer space and those still on the ground. Here are some questions on some of the mishaps and disasters that have occurred when we tried to go far out. Like really far out.
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Aug 21 11
Average
dcpddc478
519 plays
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  Haiku In Space - 10 questions - 3 mins
The premise here is very simple. I provide you with a haiku describing a feat in the early history of human spaceflight, and you choose the name of the mission it describes.
Tough, 10 Qns, asgardshill, Aug 12 10
Tough
asgardshill
1071 plays
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  The Launch of NASA - 10 questions - 5 mins
You may know that Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon in 1969. You may even know that the last man to walk on the Moon was Gene Cernan in 1972. How well do you know the U.S. Space Program before it ever launched?
Tough, 10 Qns, mcdubb, Apr 02 09
Tough
mcdubb gold member
628 plays
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  Trivia on Space - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz on space and the history of the Space Shuttles. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, mundithegreat, Sep 23 11
Average
mundithegreat
2821 plays
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  History of Space Flights - 10 questions - 4 mins
The history of space flights - so much has been achieved. Test your knowledge on some of the major achievements, so far.
Average, 10 Qns, fiachra, Nov 22 12
Average
fiachra
2937 plays
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  Groceries on the Moon popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
We can't get groceries on the moon quite yet, so we should learn a little about astronaut foods throughout history. Bon appetit!
Tough, 10 Qns, lingophilia, May 07 15
Tough
lingophilia
333 plays
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The premise is simple. I provide you with a haiku describing a feat in the later history of human spaceflight, and you choose the name of the mission it describes.
Average, 10 Qns, asgardshill, Feb 14 10
Average
asgardshill
408 plays
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  10 Questions on The Space Race - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here is a quiz on early manned spaceflight. Those of you 'baby boomers' should do well on this one!
Tough, 10 Qns, gabby69, May 13 19
Tough
gabby69
May 13 19
4098 plays
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  Unmanned Space Travel - 15 questions - 5 mins
While the astronauts and cosmonauts of manned spaceflight get all the glory, it is the unmanned flights are where most of the science is achieved. Here are fifteen questions about this little followed exploration.
Tough, 15 Qns, pericles34, May 03 08
Tough
pericles34 gold member
696 plays
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  Out To Launch - 10 questions - 4 mins
A history quiz of the Mercury and Gemini Space Programs - "Man's Toughest Test"
Average, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Nov 28 15
Average
bigjohnsludge gold member
180 plays
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  The Launch of Commercial Space Exploration - 10 questions - 5 mins
The involvement of commercial business with the space industry has existed since the advent of national space programs. However, this quiz focuses upon the unprecedented growth within the U.S. commercial space industry during the 2000's and 2010's.
Tough, 10 Qns, Turgon3, Mar 20 20
Tough
Turgon3
Mar 20 20
141 plays
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  It's not Rocket Science...or is it? - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz will test your knowledge of of modern space travel. I hope you enjoy the quiz and maybe even learn a thing or two.
Tough, 10 Qns, evil44, May 12 10
Tough
evil44
568 plays
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  The Gemini Program - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz contains questions about NASA's Gemini program, which preceded the Apollo program.
Tough, 10 Qns, BTangredi, Sep 01 11
Tough
BTangredi
654 plays
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  Onward and Outward to Mars great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The little rovers that could do their stuff.
Tough, 10 Qns, s_zumbach, Mar 07 19
Tough
s_zumbach
Mar 07 19
396 plays
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  China in Space! - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here's a quickie quiz on a very significant historic event, China's first manned space launch. These questions will surely appear on Chinese versions of 'Trivial Pursuit' for years to come!
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Oct 15 03
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
927 plays
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  Challenging Space History - 10 questions - 5 mins
Put your knowledge of space exploration to the test.
Tough, 10 Qns, robstheisen, Mar 03 16
Tough
robstheisen
Mar 03 16
168 plays
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  Important Dates in Manned Spaceflight - 10 questions - 4 mins
Quiz that test your knowledge dates in the US manned Space Program. (In the interests of brevity the questions just give the dates of key events without 'What happened on ...?')
Average, 10 Qns, racemany2k, Aug 07 03
Average
racemany2k gold member
987 plays
51.
  Space -- The First Small Steps - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about the early days of space exploration for real Space Cadets! Kinda tough.
Tough, 10 Qns, umtutsut, Jul 10 03
Tough
umtutsut
1218 plays
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  What Goes Up... Doesn't Always Come Down. - 10 questions - 5 mins
In this quiz you'll be asked about things we've sent up into space, and some that haven't come down, at least not intentionally. Some will never return.
Tough, 10 Qns, H53, Jul 13 16
Tough
H53 gold member
Jul 13 16
273 plays
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  My Life as a Mars Rover - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Mars Rovers are some of the most fascinating and ingenious machines used in astronomical exploration. In this you will be introduced to the rovers and their basic functions and operations in their adventures across the red planet.
Average, 10 Qns, cazzwazzy, Nov 03 18
Average
cazzwazzy
Nov 03 18
248 plays
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  Other Worlds Than This - 10 questions - 4 mins
In the past few decades, many types of spacecraft have been sent off to explore the farthest reaches of our Solar System ...
Average, 10 Qns, skyrunner84, Apr 02 13
Average
skyrunner84
459 plays
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  Has The Beagle Landed? - 10 questions - 4 mins
As of January 2004 the question in the title still remains unanswered. Nevertheless the achievement, whether a success or not deserves a quiz. The quiz is simple and not technical so I hope you enjoy playing it.
Tough, 10 Qns, kittyconner, Jan 13 04
Tough
kittyconner
492 plays
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  Mercury and Gemini - the Beginning - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a relatively easy quiz about the first two manned spaceflight programs from NASA. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, cawheel, Jul 23 03
Average
cawheel
813 plays
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  The American Space Program - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz contains a variety of factoids from the history of the United States' space program.
Tough, 10 Qns, tralfaz, May 02 16
Tough
tralfaz
May 02 16
1162 plays
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  The Space Race Quiz for Experts - 10 questions - 5 mins
A simple quiz based on a term paper I did last year about the Space Race. Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, beene_teen, Jul 05 11
Difficult
beene_teen
1243 plays
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  Mercury, Gemini & Apollo Space Programs - 15 questions - 6 mins
Questions about the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs.
Tough, 15 Qns, fertigline, Jul 07 20
Tough
fertigline
Jul 07 20
1060 plays
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  Projects Mercury and Gemini - 10 questions - 4 mins
How well do you know your NASA history?
Average, 10 Qns, racemany2k, Apr 22 10
Average
racemany2k gold member
1011 plays
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  Space Firsts - 5 questions - 4 mins
These were milestones in the Space Race. Can you identify them?
Tough, 5 Qns, awkins, Jan 19 11
Tough
awkins
2299 plays
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  Space Pioneers:Yuri Gagarin - 5 questions - 5 mins
A short quiz about the first man in space.
Difficult, 5 Qns, Gamemaster1967, Apr 19 11
Difficult
Gamemaster1967 gold member
921 plays
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  Space Cadet 20 - 5 questions - 4 mins
Have fun with this quiz that I have whipped up! Let me know what you think!
Difficult, 5 Qns, beebs, Dec 25 10
Difficult
beebs
2019 plays
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