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1- What is Yuri Gagarin called ?
b) The Columbus of the Cosmos

2-What caused Yuri Gagarin’s death?
c) Plane crash

3-Which spacecraft was used by Yuri Gagarin to orbit the earth?
c) Vostok 1

4-How was Thomas Alva Edison known?
c) The Wizard of Menlo Park

5-Which problem did affect Thomas Alva Edison at an early age?
c) Hearing

6-Which is the most famous invention of Thomas Alva Edison?
d) Electric bulb

7-For what did Robert Barany win Nobel Prize?
d) Work on vestibular apparatus

8-When did Robert Barany get Nobel Prize for Medicine?
d) 1914

9-What did Robert Hooke name the microscopic honeycomb cavities found in cork?
d) Cells

10-With whom Robert Hooke had a dispute about inverse square law?
b) Isaac Newton

11-What did Robert Hooke discover in 1672?
c) Diffraction

12-Which rocket plane did Neil Armstrong fly?
b) X-15

13-When did Neil Armstrong land on the moon?
c) 20 July 1969

14-What did Neil Armstrong say when he landed on the moon?
c) That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

15-For what did Robert Edwards win Nobel Prize?
b) Developing in-vitro fertilisation

16-What was the name of world’s first test tube baby?
d) Louise Brown

17-Who was Robert Edwards’ partner in IVF research?
b) Patrick Steptoe

18-Alexander Graham Bell is known for the invention of the telephone

19-Nicolaus Copernicus was an astronomer, mathematician, translator, artist, and physicist among other things.
 He is best known as the first astronomer to posit the idea of a heliocentric solar system; a system in which the planets and planetary objects orbit the sun.

20-Galileo was a ground breaking astronomer, physicist, mathematician, philosopher and inventor. Among his inventions were telescopes, a compass and a thermometer.

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