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100

The group of women who helped put a man on the moon were known as

Human Computers

100

The women did advanced math calculations, using

a. phones

b. clocks

c. their hands

their hands

100

The statement “Here at NASA, we all pee the same color” was made by – 

Director Al Harrison.

100

The work of the Engineers and analysts was a l....e (4 letters word) or d....h (5 letters word) situation for the astronauts
Life or Death

100

What does NASA stand for? 

National Aeronautics & Space Administration

200

The movie “Hidden Figures” is about

It is about black female mathematicians who worked for the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race.

200

In the movie, what did Katherine Goble Johnson's calculations help accomplish? 

She helped verify the numbers for John Glenn's orbit.

200

What or who are the "Hidden Figures" referred to in the title to this movie? 

The title refers to these women of color who participated in major space projects, but their names or activities were hidden.

200

In the movie "Hidden Figures" - What is a “computer”?

How has our use of that word changed? 

It was used to refer to humans who did mathematical calculations and analysis. 

Currently, a computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out arbitrary sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically.

200

The first time Katherine Goble Johnson walked into the Space Task Group room, what happened?

What did one of the men do?

They stared at her, and she was given a waste paper basket. 

300

How did the engineers at the Space Task Group feel when they saw Katherine Goble Johnson walk into the room? 

They were surprised.

300

In the movie, what was the situation about the Ladies Room? 

Katherine had to walk a half-mile (800 meters) to another building to use the colored people's bathroom, every time she needed to. 

300

What did the string of pearls signify (mean)? 

This was the only piece of jewelry allowed for people of color, however, they were paid less and could not afford it.

300

What happened in the library with Dorothy Vaughan? 

She visited a public library, where the librarian scolds her for visiting the whites-only section, to borrow a book about Fortran.

300

The Engineers and analysts at NASA had to make sure that the space capsules were s...e (4 letters word), f....t (4 letters word) and e..........t (9 letters word)

Safe, fast and efficient.

400

What promotion was Dorothy Vaughan hoping for? 

The permanent supervisor for the colored group.

400

What was the marital status of Katherine Goble? 

She was a widow with three kids.

400

What was the dream of Mary Jackson? 

Her dream was to be a NASA Engineer.

400

Katherine Goble said “They let women do some things at NASA. It is not because we wear skirts. It is because we wear glasses”. Who was she talking to? 

National Guard Lt. Col. Jim Johnson

400

In the Langley Research Center of NASA, the colored computers were known as – 

the West Area Computing Group.

500

In the movie "Hidden Figures, the statement “Here at NASA, we all pee the same color”. When was it made? 

After Director Al Harrison, destroyed the rest room sign that shows “Colored Ladies Room”.

500

What was the situation about coffee in the Space Task Group? 

How did the men feel?

When Katherine poured herself some coffee, they felt irritated and the next day, they had an empty coffee jug marked “Colored”.

500

Why was Katherine Goble given altered (redacted) reports about the Atlas rocket for the Redstone Rocket Test? 

It was because they were classified and top secret. 

500

Why did Katherine’s supervisor “Paul Stafford” at the Space Task Group refuse to have her name written on the report? 

He said “Computers do not author reports”.

500

Why was Katherine Goble refused to attend the Pentagon Briefings? 

It was because she was a civilian, and there were no protocols for women to attend the briefing.