From the Earth to the Moon - Part 10 of 12 by 3yLAz82


									                        From the Earth to the Moon - Part 10 of 12
                             Apollo 15 “Galileo was right.”

1. How many more missions after Apollo 15 would NASA fly to the moon?
     (a) 4 (b) 3 (c) 2 (d) 1 (e) Apollo 15 was the last.

2. What word emphasizes the importance of where a rock on the moon was actually found?
     (a) country (b) compound (c) composition (d) chemical (e) context

3. Where does granite come from?
     (a) near surface (b) river beds (c) down deep (d) mountains (e) oceans

4. Which is not a proposed answer to the ‘Big Question”?
     (a) The moon is a blob of the Earth’s molten core. (b) The moon is a sister born
     alongside the Earth out of the solar dust. (c) The moon is 240,000 miles away
     (d) The moon is a stray asteroid gravitationally captured by the Earth.

5. Farouk El-Baz trained which astronaut?
      (a) the driver of the rover (b) the astronaut who dropped the hammer and the feather
       (c) the astronaut who first stuck his head out of the lunar lander (d) the astronaut who
      orbited the moon and never landed

6. What exercise did the astronauts do in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado when they
tried to pick up a dozen rocks to tell the story of the area and show its diversity?
       (a) The Pick (b) The Bag (c) The Sweep (d) The Dig (e) The Rock

7. Why were astronauts told to go to the highest point in the area at Buell Park, Arizona?
     (a) to get the ‘big picture’ (b) downhill work is easier (c) gravity (d) erosion

8. Which area had 18,000 ft mountains, a new landing spot, impact craters and volcanic
craters, and ‘grandeur’?
       (a) Sea of Tycho (b) Marius Hills (c) Meteor Crater (d) Hadley-Appenines

9. What kind of rocks were not expected on the moon?
     (a) basalt (b) anorthosite (c) limestone (d) breccia

10. What was Galileo right about?
     (a) the moon (b) objects fall at the same rate (c) hammers are heavier than feathers
     (d) ejecta blankets are a feature of impact craters

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