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What does the acronym NASA stand for
a) Normal Aliens Stand Alone
b) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
c) Nutty Aerobic Spinners Association
d) National Armanent Society of Apes

What was Sputnik?
a) A band form of chinese torture
b) A brand of Russian chewing gum
c) A punk rock band from Russia
d) a Russian Satellite

What year was Sputnik launched?
a) 1957
b) 1901
c) 1929
d) 1968

Name in Order the names of the NASA programs
a) Geminii, Apollo, Skylab, Space Shuttle, Mercury
b) Space Shuttle, Mercury, Geminii, Apollo, Skylab,
c) Mercury, Geminii, Apollo, Skylab, Space Shuttle
d) Apollo, Skylab, Space Shuttle, Mercury, Geminii,

Who is Laika?
a) The dog on Sputnik I
b) The astronaut on Sputnik II
c) The dog on Sputnik II
d) The astronaut on Sputnik I

How tall was the V2 rocket
a) 265 ft
b) 365 feet
c) 565 ft
d) 1000 ft

How many stages was the V2 rocket?
a) two
b) three
c) four
d) five

Who developed the V2?
a) Goddard
b) Chinese
c) Oberth
d) Von Braun

On whose work was the V2 based
a) Goddard
b) Chinese
c) Oberth
d) Von Braun

In what country was the V2 rocket developed
a) Poland
b) Germany
c) United States
d) Russia

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