• 1. 
    Where was Sally Ride born?

  • California
  • North Carolina
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • 2. 
    What is Sally Ride famous for?

  • First woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Establishing the American Red Cross
  • First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
  • The first American woman in space
  • 3. 
    What sport did Sally Ride excel at in high school?

  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • 4. 
    In what subject did Sally Ride earn her Ph.D. at Stanford?

  • Economics
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • 5. 
    How did Sally Ride get a job as an astronaut?

  • Her father was a high ranking general
  • She applied to a job posting in a newspaper
  • She became an ace fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force
  • She was recruited by NASA
  • 6. 
    On what spacecraft did Sally Ride take her historic flight?

  • Apollo 11
  • Space Shuttle Challenger
  • Spirit of St. Louis
  • Apollo 13
  • 7. 
    What was Sally Ride's job on her first flight into space?

  • Mission specialist
  • Co-pilot
  • Pilot
  • Navigator
  • 8. 
    What prevented Sally Ride from making a third flight into space?

  • She became very sick
  • She could not pass the pilot's exam
  • The Iraq War began
  • The Space Shuttle Challenger crashed
  • 9. 
    True or False: Sally Ride helped to investigate the Space Shuttle accidents of both the Columbia and the Challenger.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    What did Sally Ride do after her career as an astronaut was over?

  • All of the above
  • Wrote children's books
  • Started the company Sally Ride Science
  • Was the Director of the Office of Exploration for NASA
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