Moon Madness Quiz
Facts and figures about our moon - some of which you will not have learned in school. 10 Questions.
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The first manned lunar orbiting mission of the moon took place in 1968, but which of the Apollo spacecraft series was the first to do so?
This unusual object was photographed flying across the lunar landscape during the Apollo 17 mission. Which two astronauts were examining their surroundings at the time of the incident?
Cernan and Schmitt
Conrad and Bean
Shepard and Mitchell
Scott and Irwin
What is the minimum/maximum surface temperature of the Moon?
This huge structure was photographed by the Soviet Union's spacecraft Zond 3 on a flyby mission of the Moon. What name was given to the structure?
The "Eifel Anomaly"
The "Far Side Pinacle"
The "Tower of Babel"
This image depicts which of the Apollo moon missions?
How large is our moon in comparison to others in the Solar System?
In what national newspaper of the time did this image of the mile high "Shard" - captured by the Lunar Orbiter on the dark side of the Moon - first headline?
News of the World
At what rate is the Moon moving away from the Earth each year?
Which Lunar Orbiter captured this anomalous evidence whilst surveying the Moon for landing sites?
Lunar Orbiter II
Lunar Orbiter IV
Lunar Orbiter III
Lunar Orbiter I
Finally, a "gibbous moon" refers to what?
A fully illuminated moon
A half illluminate moon
A more than half, but less than fully illuminated moon
A less than quarter illuminated moon
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