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Neil Armstrong Quiz

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Neil Armstrong was the first man to ever set foot on the moon. What was the name of the N.A.S.A. mission that put Armstrong and his compatriots on the moon?
Apollo 8
Apollo 10
Apollo 11
Apollo 13

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Before joining N.A.S.A., Neil Armstrong actually worked for the U.S. Navy. During what war did Armstrong serve in the armed forces?
World War Two
The Korean War
The Vietnam War
World War One

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Before joining the Apollo 11 crew, Armstrong served as the backup commander of what Apollo mission?
Apollo 7
Apollo 8
Apollo 9
Apollo 10

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In what year did Armstrong join N.A.S.A.?
1950
1953
1956
1962

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What was the name of the lunar module that took Armstrong and his compatriots to the surface of the moon?
Eagle
Hermes
Dawn Star
Horizon

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Before Apollo 11, Armstrong worked as a pilot for the High Speed Flight Station of what organization?
The Military and Strategic Flight Program
The American Air and Space Initiative
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
The U.S. Army

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Armstrong's first space flight was on what mission?
Gemini 6
Gemini 7
Gemini 8
Gemini 9

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In what year did the Apollo 11 mission reach the moon?
1966
1979
1974
1969

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Which of the following astronauts did NOT fly aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft?
Michael Collins
Neil Armstrong
John Glenn
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin

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Armstrong was awarded the great honor known as the Presidential Medal of Freedom by what American President?
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter

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Another great honor that Armstrong bears is the fact that he was the first recipient of what award?
Time Magazine's Man of the Year
The Congressional Space Medal of Honor
The American People's Medal of Valor
The American Scientific Institute's Man of the Century

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In what year did Neil Armstrong pass away?
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2008
2010
2012
2014

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What was the famous quote that Neil Armstrong uttered on the moon to be televised to the entire world?
"That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind"
"As we bound into the future, let this be the jumping point"
"A day for history; an eternity for ambition"
"Wow look everybody! I'm on the moon!"

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