AWS 2020 Quiz Answers

  1. Which African country launched its first satellite named Uhuru through NASA in 1970?
    Tanzania
    Mozambique
    Kenya (Correct Answer)
    Seychelles
  2. Which East African country is set to commence the construction of satellite manufacturing, assembly, integration and testing (MAIT) facilities?
    Kenya
    Ethiopia (Correct Answer)
    Sudan
    Rwanda
  3. Which Northern African country has commenced the construction of its assembly, integration and testing (AIT) centre in collaboration with China?
    Tunisia
    Egypt (Correct Answer)
    Libya
    Morocco
  4. What are the only two countries in Africa to have satellite assembly, integration and testing (AIT) facilities?
    Kenya and South Africa
    South Africa and Egypt
    South Africa and Algeria (Correct Answer)
    Morocco and Algeria
  5. Whose Ugandan leader space idea was named as one of the worst 100 ideas of the 20th Century in 1999 by Times 100 magazine feature?
    Milton Obote
    Kabaka Mutesa
    Idi Amin (Correct Answer)
    Tito Okello
  6. Which country hosted the International Space Forum (ISF 2017) in early 2018?
    Ethiopia
    Kenya (Correct Answer)
    Tanzania
    Rwanda
  7. One of the following countries did not have its satellite launched in 2019. Which one is it?
    Ethiopia
    Sudan
    Kenya (Correct Answer)
    Rwanda
  8. Which of the following countries has declared its ambition to launch a satellite by 2022?
    Uganda (Correct Answer)
    Ethiopia
    South Sudan
    Tanzania
  9. Where did an asteroid fall and fragment in 2008?
    Sudan (Correct Answer)
    Kenya
    South Sudan
    Burundi
  10. Which among the following countries hosts NASA’s SERVIR Eastern and Southern African hub?
    Tanzania
    Comoros
    Kenya (Correct Answer)
    Uganda
  1. What does AARSE stand for?
    African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (Correct Answer)
    Africa Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment
    Africa Astronauts in Remote Sensing and the Environment
    African Association of Remote Sensors of the Environment
  2. When was AARSE founded?
    1989
    1992 (Correct Answer)
    1994
    1997
  3. When and where was AARSE incorporated?
    2008 Kenya
    2008 in South Africa (Correct Answer)
    1992 in South Africa
    1992 in Rwanda
    AARSE was incorporated in 2008 as an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) under Section 21 of the South African Companies Act 61 of 1973
  4. When and where did the ASW team organise their first Africa Space Workshops?
    Morocco, 2012
    Uganda, 2016
    Egypt, 2018 (Correct Answer)
    South Africa, 2014