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This test consists of 5 multiple choice, 5 short answer, and 0 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. Which one of the astronauts is selected for the first Mercury flight?
a) Wally Schirra.
b) Alan Shepard.
c) Gus Grissom.
d) John Glenn.
2. Why does Shepard see the Earth through the periscope in black and white?
a) The window had a built-in screen.
b) There is no color in space.
c) He forgets to remove the gray filter before the launch.
d) It's hard to detect color over vast distances.
3. John Glenn's flight and his taking on "the mighty Soviet Integral" causes comparisons with what Biblical story?
a) Samson and Delilah.
b) Sodom and Gomorrah.
c) David and Goliath.
d) Cain and Abel.
4. Why does Janet Conrad support her husband's decision...
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