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Carl Sagan

How much do you know about Carl Sagan? 10 Questions.

 
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Which of these describes Carl Sagan?

  • Russian Genealogy scientist
  • British Astrobiology scientist
  • American Astronomy and Planetary scientist

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Carl Sagan died on December 20th 1996, but when was he born?

  • November 9, 1924
  • November 9, 1934
  • November 9, 1930

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Sagan's 13-part television series "Cosmos" in 1980 opened with which tagline?

  • Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
  • The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent
  • The Cosmos is all that is or ever was or ever will be

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How old was Carl Sagan when he won a Scholarship to the University of Chicago?

  • He Was 18
  • He was 16
  • He was 21

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In 1978 Sagan won a Pulitzer Prize for which one of his books?

  • The Dragons of Eden
  • Cosmos: A Personal Voyage
  • Contact

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Carl Sagan was on the cover of Time Magazine in October 1980. What did they call him?

  • Father of Exobiology
  • Showman of Science
  • Einstein of Space age

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A "Sagan" is a unit of measurement equal to what?

  • One billion
  • Ten billion
  • Four billion

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What Society was founded by Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray, and Louis Friedman and has members from 125 countries around the world?.

  • Exploration of Mars Society
  • The Planetary Society
  • Search for extraterrestrial intelligence Society

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What heavenly body is named 2709 Sagan?

  • A Sattelite
  • A Planet
  • An Asteroid

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For what offence was Sagan arrested on two separate occasions in 1986 and 1987?

  • Tax evasion
  • Anti-nuclear protest
  • Possession of drugs

 

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