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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Space Exploration Questions

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Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by cecola4
When did the first man land on the moon?
  1. June 20, 1969
  2. July 20, 1969
  3. June 20, 1959
  4. July 20, 1979
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by cecola4
Which of the following is not needed to make a world habitable?
  1. correct temperature
  2. water
  3. volcanoes
  4. correct atmosphere
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by cecola4
What did Karl Jansky discover?
  1. the planets move on an elliptical path
  2. the Sun was the center of the Universe
  3. Earth rotated on a tilted axis, which caused the seasons
  4. radio waves coming from space
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by cecola4
An enormous exoplanet, called HD 106906, was just discovered that is 11 times the size of Jupiter. What was not used to discover this new planet?
  1. International Space Station
  2. Hubble Space Telescope
  3. infrared camera
  4. Magellan telescope
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by cecola4
What sport did the astronauts try to play on the moon?
  1. lacrosse
  2. baseball
  3. football
  4. golf
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by DFraser
Which two early astronomers were supporters of the geocentric, or Earth-centered model of the solar system?
  1. Aristotle and Galileo
  2. Galileo and Coprenicus
  3. Aristotle and Ptolemy
  4. Copernicus and Ptolemy
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by cecola4
What is the farthest man-made object in space?
  1. Viking 1
  2. Viking 2
  3. Voyager 1
  4. Voyager 2
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by cecola4
What space mission did not fly by the planet of Saturn?
  1. Galileo
  2. Cassini
  3. Voyager 1
  4. Voyager 2
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by Brendenastrickland
What are telescopes used for?
  • To see large objects far away
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by Teacher_T
Telescope in space used to observe universe using X-Rays
  1. Erwin Telescope
  2. Darwin Telescope
  3. Moon Telescope
  4. Chandra Telescope
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by watsonb4
The first person to view tho moon using a telescope was
  1. Galileo
  2. Copernicus
  3. Newton
  4. Armstrong
Grade 8 :: Space Exploration by Teacher_T
VLA stands for                    
  1. Very Large Array
  2. Very Large Alay
  3. Very Large Antanae
  4. Very Large Telescope
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