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Quiz: How much do you know about space exploration?

Can you blast off?

NASA YESTERDAY SAW its Cassini probe burn up over Saturn.

But what do you know about space?

"Houston, we have a problem" is a widely-known, but wrong quote. What was actually said on board Apollo 13?
"Houston, there's a problem"
"Houston, we've had a problem"

"Houston, we're having problems here"
"Houston...problems"
How many men have walked on the moon?
12
14

16
18
What was the first animal sent into space?
Dog
Monkey

Bee
Fly
The Karman Line, generally considered the start of "outer space" is how high above sea level?
10km
100km

1,000km
10,000km
How many space shuttles did Nasa build?
4
5

6
7
Including seven tourists, how many people have boarded the International Space Station?
158
227

246
350
This man is the first space tourist. What's his name?
Mark Shuttleworth
Richard Garriot

Dennis Tito
Guy Laliberté
Discovered in 1930, Pluto had its planet status revoked in 2006. What is it now?
A large meteor
A dwarf planet

An ice formation
A star
This is the first woman ever in space. What's her name?
Valentina Tereshkova
Svetlana Savitskaya

Sally Ride
Kathryn D Sullivan
Which American state is home to Kennedy Space Centre?
Texas
California

Nevada
Florida
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top Dog!
Pawsitively perfect
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Clever Cat!
Almost purrfect.
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Fintastic!
Flipping good!
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What are ewe doing?
Baaaaaaad.
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Turtle-y awful!
Shell of a bad effort.
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