The Right Stuff Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14, "The Club".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is the scheduled backup astronaut for the first manned orbital flight?
(a) Deke Slayton.
(b) Scott Carpenter.
(c) Gordon Cooper.
(d) Alan Shepard.

2. When Pete receives his top-secret orders, what is the project he is being asked to volunteer for?
(a) The X-1 Project.
(b) The Mercury Project.
(c) The Saturn Project.
(d) The Moon Project.

3. The first flight into space will turn one of the seven astronauts into what?
(a) The first pilot named to NASA's Board of Directors.
(b) The first death in the group.
(c) The true brother at the top of the pyramid.
(d) The one most often compared to a monkey.

4. What is the AWC?
(a) Amazing Women Club.
(b) Astronaut Waiting Club.
(c) All Weather Club.
(d) Astronaut Wives Club.

5. How much is NASA's press representative paid per year?
(a) $125,000.
(b) $37,500.
(c) $0.
(d) $50,000.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does the unmanned flight receive very little public attention?

2. When Chuck Yeager is interviewed by reporters in Phoenix, what do the reporters want to know about?

3. Who is Bob White?

4. As a result of these problems, what does Cooper have to do?

5. On what day does Shepard's Mercury capsule launch?

(see the answer key)

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