Astro Trivia Quiz for January

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Greetings again excellent TSSers, another trivia quiz for you. Here’s the link:
https://forms.gle/S1Ep82AKENBh5HwCA

For the short answer questions, spelling does not matter. Misspelled answers will have scores adjusted.

Remember:
1. No online research allowed, your own pure brain only.
2. On multiple choice questions, feel free to guess. You may get lucky!
3. If you have a comment about a question, please do NOT give away the correct answer!

Enjoy!
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A big improvement on my performance in December's quiz; 16/20. Got lucky with one, but not the second, related question.
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Nice! I didn’t have to guess too much. I think I did well, but it wouldn’t give me my score.
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13/20 here.
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I did much better than Dec -- 16
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i did 12 out 20 ,
it was better, but English not being not my language, sometimes I find it hard to write a certain word and I lose points even if it was the right answer.
but I love this game, the goal is to learn and to have fun .
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Also 16/20, missed one that I thought was correct (back to the books) and one guess.

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I had to guess the movie Q's. In the local group Q I knew the main galaxies but forgot the dwarfs. 13/20 :-(
Great quiz. 13/20 :-( Thought I'd done better on this.
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messier 111 wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:37 am i did 12 out 20 ,
it was better, but English not being not my language, sometimes I find it hard to write a certain word and I lose points even if it was the right answer.
but I love this game, the goal is to learn and to have fun .
Ray usually very kindly goes through and manually corrects scores for misspellings.
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Fun quiz. Movie hurt my score. 15/20
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13/20 here. I was 4 in 1959 and don't remember reading about the event :)

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