Astro Trivia Quiz for June!

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Okay, ready for another one?
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VPY5ZCC

Last week, I sent this to my astro club and local mailing list, got 109 responses. I must love getting attention :lol:

Again remember, NO ONLINE RESEARCH ALLOWED. Your own pure brain only!

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OK, that was hard!
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Yeah that was hard! 25%, the only ones I knew for sure were 1,4 and part of 8. The rest were wrong guesses! :lol:

Thank again; it was still fun,
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Apparently, I suck!
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40%! Yeesh!
Is is Dark YET!
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50%! I'm getting better!

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Me too.

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I`m not sure it gave me a score first time around, but i tried again and got 55% but the guesses may have been different second time around.
Thanks though.
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Gfamily wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:44 am
I`m not sure it gave me a score first time around, but i tried again and got 55% but the guesses may have been different second time around.
Thanks though.
Yes, I don't recall seeing a score. Maybe it can't count that low! :lol:
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Wow, thought I was bad at 65%. Luck is a four letter word too.

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KathyNS wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:37 am
Gfamily wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:44 am
I`m not sure it gave me a score first time around, but i tried again and got 55% but the guesses may have been different second time around.
Thanks though.
Yes, I don't recall seeing a score. Maybe it can't count that low! :lol:
To get a score and be counted, have to click "Done" at the bottom.
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sdbodin wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:28 pm
Wow, thought I was bad at 65%. Luck is a four letter word too.
Steve
Looks like you're the current leader, Steve. Didn't know who you were though, appears you didn't enter your name.

So far 15 contestants. I will let it run another day or so. Thanks all for playing along!
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I didn't record my score, so thought I'd do it again, but the system told me I had already taken the test!!

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That was fun. Only got 40%. Hoping for grading on the curve.
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Tough but fun!
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Last call for trivia quiz responses! So far, 18 TSSers have taken the shot. Can we get to 20?
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VPY5ZCC

Tomorrow I will go over answers and announce the Champion!
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Raymondhow wrote:
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:25 am

Tomorrow I will go over answers and announce the Champion!
Did know there would be prizes! Next time I'll put my name by my embarrassing score.

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9/20 and pretty much guessed everything lol
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OK, 30% for me. Not sure it is fair to put a 4 pointer in the southern hemisphere. I barely know the constellations at my latitude of 41 North. Not withstanding I never saw a certain movie. Still a lot to learn, I guess (literally).
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Got 30%.
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