Quiz 004: Space and Astronomy Quiz 01


1.) Who was the American engineer, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world’s first liquid-fueled rocket?

2.) In 1961, Who became the first American to travel into space by Freedom 7 space craft?

3.)Who was the Russian and Soviet rocket scientist and pioneer of the astronautic theory who was considered to be one of the founding fathers of modern rocketry and astronautics?

4.) Who was the Soviet Air Forces pilot and cosmonaut who became the first human to journey into outer space, achieving a major milestone in the Space Race by capsule, Vostok 1.

5.)He was a Soviet test pilot, aerospace engineer, and cosmonaut. He became the first Soviet cosmonaut to fly in space twice when he was selected as the solo pilot of Soyuz 1, its first crewed test flight. A parachute failure caused his Soyuz capsule to crash into the ground after re-entry on 24 April 1967, making him the first human to die in a space flight who was he ?

6.)She was the first and youngest woman to have flown in space with a solo mission on the Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. She orbited the Earth 48 times, spent almost three days in space, and remains the only woman to have been on a solo space mission. Who was she ?

7.)He was an American astronaut, Who traveled into space three times and to the Moon twice. As of today he was the last person to walk on the Moon. Who was he?

8.)He was a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11 on 3 April 1984 with the Interkosmos programme. He is the only Indian citizen to travel in space.Name Him?

9.) She was the  first American woman in space in 1983 and also she served on the committees that investigated the Challenger and Columbia Space Shuttle disasters, the only person to participate in both. Who is she?

10.) She was the first Jewish woman of any nationality in space,who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed during the launch of mission Name her?


(Watch the videos for more details)

  1. Robert Hutchings Goddard (https://youtu.be/2-ZcG3CxTZg)
  2. Alan B. Shepard
  3. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
  4. Yuri  Gagarin  (https://youtu.be/ZAhGRW1ngZM)
  5. Vladimir Komarov
  6. Valentina Tereshkova (https://youtu.be/DNVKKXyrsT4)
  7. Eugene Cernan
  8. Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma
  9. Sally Kristen Ride
  10. Judith Resnik

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