Could You Fake Your Way Into NASA?

Think you have what it takes to work for NASA? With these out of this world quiz questions, you can find out if you're actually capable of faking your way into NASA. Ready? Start the quiz!
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Question 1/10

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When talking about spaceflight, what is propulsion?
How the spacecraft is thrust forward
How the spacecraft keeps data
How the spacecraft explores
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Is it true or false that "pitch" is a word used in relation to a rocket's orientation?
True
False
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What is an orbital period?
A place in space
The time to get directly from Earth to the Sun
The time it takes an object in space to complete one orbit
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What is the field that scientists call astrodynamics?
How the sun powers a spacecraft
How an object moves in space
How an object acts when on a planet
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Who was the first director at what would later become Kennedy Space Center?
Chuck Yeager
John Glenn
Kurt H. Debus
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Before it became an independent NASA installation, the center was a directorate under what other NASA center?
Johnson
Marshall
Ames
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What was the first U.S. satellite launched?
Explorer 1
Surveyor 1
Pioneer 1
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Which scientist laid down the foundation of astronautics, years before we ever explored space?
Isaac Newton
Elon Musk
Einstein
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What word is used to describe the speed of an object in an orbit?
Trajectory
Running speed
Orbital speed
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Question 10/10

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Is it true or false that there is an actual job title called "rocket scientist"?
True
False
Result
Unfortunately, you're not going to be faking your way into NASA anytime soon! You might enjoy learning about space and watching the great strides we've made in our time, but you're not rocket scientist material just yet.

C+, Nasa Novice

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a NASA newbie! You could possibly hack it in NASA, but you're not quite ready to fake your way into this esteemed program just yet. Worry not, you've got a good foundation to build upon. You'll be reaching for the stars in no time!

B+, Nasa Newbie

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You're NASA material! Go ahead and lay out your space suit, because you're ready to reach for the stars. With a little time and some more research, we think you could totally fake your way into NASA. That dream might not be as far out as you think!

A+, Nasa Material

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1
When talking about spaceflight, what is propulsion?
How the spacecraft is thrust forward
How the spacecraft keeps data
How the spacecraft explores
2
Is it true or false that "pitch" is a word used in relation to a rocket's orientation?
True
False
3
What is an orbital period?
A place in space
The time to get directly from Earth to the Sun
The time it takes an object in space to complete one orbit
4
What is the field that scientists call astrodynamics?
How the sun powers a spacecraft
How an object moves in space
How an object acts when on a planet
5
Who was the first director at what would later become Kennedy Space Center?
Chuck Yeager
John Glenn
Kurt H. Debus
6
Before it became an independent NASA installation, the center was a directorate under what other NASA center?
Johnson
Marshall
Ames
7
What was the first U.S. satellite launched?
Explorer 1
Surveyor 1
Pioneer 1
8
Which scientist laid down the foundation of astronautics, years before we ever explored space?
Isaac Newton
Elon Musk
Einstein
9
What word is used to describe the speed of an object in an orbit?
Trajectory
Running speed
Orbital speed
10
Is it true or false that there is an actual job title called "rocket scientist"?
True
False