Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Apollo 11 was the first manned moon mission.
2.Change’s 3 was world’s first spacecraft to soft land on moon.
3.South Korea has also made attempts for soft landing on moon.
Which of the statements given above are correct

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. Apollo 11 was the first manned moon mission. South Korea, Japan, EU, UAE, Israel and Luxembourg have made attempts for landing on moon.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Luna 2 was first space craft that hard landed on moon whereas Lune 9 was the first spacecraft that soft-landed on moon. These both belonged to Soviet Union.

Source: The Times of India