Astro Trivia Quiz for August

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Greetings excellent TSSers, another trivia quiz for you. Here’s the link:
https://forms.gle/NGWBx6iMuVH45JfJ8

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!
4. Please do not repeat the quiz, at least not until after I announce the Champ sometime next week.

Enjoy!
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Hardest one yet, but fun as always. Scored 17/20 by some good guesses, not knowledge, just like the SATs. Missed an easy one, but understandable from my latitude.

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Ooof, that was tough.
10/20, but I should pick up another 2 as one 'miss' was only a spelling mistake.
Thanks again Ray. These are always a highlight of the month.
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12/20. Must do better. 😁
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9/20.

Tough one!

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10/20. I can see four points that I should have gotten if I had thought a little more. The other six? Ha! Not a chance.
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Geez - I am still really bad at this. Some guesses, but would've had more if I went with my initial response. :\

Very embarrassing 6/20!
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I had no idea on question #9....
At least I think it was question #9.
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Ray, you are killing me! :) 8/20 this time around, bad guessing on my part. I'll have to go back and read the questions in more detail at some point.
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Poorly 7 dam but getting 17 is amazing this was really hard for me as I dont follow history
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11/20. I thought I did better but I guess not! Fun quiz Ray
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11/20 - Egads!
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Post by Arctic »


Only 8!!
What a drop from last month...
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19 responses, average score was 8.84 out of 20. Yeah that was tougher...
Best scores this month were 17 by sdbodin, and 18 by Lady Fractor. Hurrah!
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Well done Gabrielle!

And well done Steve

And big thanks to Ray!

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Next quiz if you make it all about old science fiction books/ movies I will get zero :lol:
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phew 18 amazing I dont think I could do that using Google!, so you are the one
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