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Neil Armstrong Quiz Questions

1)  What is the complete name of Neil Armstrong?
A) Neil Alden Armstrong
B) Neil Arden Armstrong
C) Neil Smith Armstrong
D) Neil Alden
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2)  What is the nationality of Armstrong?
A) Russian
B) Australian
C) American
D) Canadian
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3)  How old was Armstrong when he died?
A) 80
B) 82
C) 78
D) 70
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4)  What year did Armstrong join the NASA Astronaut Corps?
A) 1962
B) 1955
C) 1972
D) 1980
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5)  What was the first space flight commanded by Armstrong that tagged him as NASA's first civilian astronaut to fly in space?
A) Gemini 11
B) Apollo 11
C) Apollo 8
D) Gemini 8
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6)  When did Neil Armstrong die?
A) August 25, 2012
B) August 25, 2011
C) August 25, 2010
D) August 15, 2012
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7)  Where did Armstrong finish his graduate studies?
A) University of Southern California
B) Purdue University
C) National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)
D) NAS San Diego
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8)  What was the second and last space flight of Armstrong where he became the first person to walk on the Moon?
A) Apollo 8
B) Gemini 8
C) Apollo 11
D) Apollo 9
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9)  Where is the birthplace or Armstrong located?
A) Cambridge, Massachusetts
B) Wapakoneta, Ohio
C) Cincinnati, Ohio
D) Wilmette, Illinois
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10)  How old was Armstrong when he experienced his first airplane flight?
A) three
B) one
C) four
D) five
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11)  Who was the US President that presented Armstrong the Congressional Space Medal of Honor in 1978?
A) Jimmy Carter
B) Richard Nixon
C) Bill Clinton
D) Theodore Roosevelt
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12)  How old was Armstrong when he reported for a flight training in Naval Air Station Pensacola?
A) 17
B) 15
C) 23
D) 18
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13)  Where did Armstrong began studying aeronautical engineering?
A) Purdue University
B) National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)
C) University of Southern California
D) NAS San Diego
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14)  What was Armstrong's first assignment after he was fully qualified for the Naval Aviator?
A) Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron 7
B) USS Essex
C) Holloway Plan
D) Fighter Squadron 51
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15)  What year did Armstrong graduate Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering?
A) 1965
B) 1960
C) 1955
D) 1953
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16)  What war did Armstrong serve as an officer in the US Navy?
A) Gulf War
B) Korean War
C) World War 2
D) World War 1
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17)  Who was the US President that awarded Armstrong the Presidential Medal of Freedom?
A) Jimmy Carter
B) Bill Clinton
C) George Bush
D) Richard Nixon
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18)  How old was Armstrong when he became a Lieutenant, Junior Grade, in the U.S. Naval Reserve?
A) 20
B) 19
C) 22
D) 25
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19)  What was the foundation that named Neil Armstrong as a recipient of its 2013 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award?
A) Space Foundation
B) Naval Air Station Pensacola
C) NAS San Diego
D) USS Essex
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20)  What was the magazine that ranked Armstrong as #1 in its list of the "51 Heroes of Aviation" in 2013?
A) Fleet Magazine
B) Time Magazine
C) Yes! Magazine
D) Flying magazine
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