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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Space Exploration Questions

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Grade 8 Space Exploration
A building containing one or more telescopes is often referred to as a/an...
  1. Astrobuilding
  2. Observatory
  3. Observation House
  4. Star Deck
Grade 8 Space Exploration
Grade 8 Space Exploration
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
Which two early astronomers were supporters of the geocentric, or Earth-centered model of the solar system?
  1. Aristotle and Galileo
  2. Galileo and Copernicus
  3. Aristotle and Ptolemy
  4. Copernicus and Ptolemy
Grade 8 Space Exploration
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
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
Grade 8 Space Exploration
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
The first person to view tho moon using a telescope was
  1. Galileo
  2. Copernicus
  3. Newton
  4. Armstrong
Grade 8 Space Exploration
Grade 8 Space Exploration
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
Telescope in space used to observe universe using X-Rays
  1. Erwin Telescope
  2. Darwin Telescope
  3. Moon Telescope
  4. Chandra Telescope
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