Astronomy current events question: crowdsourced lunar crater mapping

Astronomy 210L, spring semester 2014
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

Students are assigned to read online articles on current astronomy events, and take a short current events quiz during the first 10 minutes of lab. (This motivates students to show up promptly to lab, as the time cut-off for the quiz is strictly enforced!)
Stuart Robbins, Pamela Gay, and Jim Scott, "CU-Boulder-Led Study on Lunar Crater Counting Shows Crowdsourcing Effective, Accurate Tool," March 13, 2014
Scientists using CosmoQuest data have determined that non-science "crowdsource" volunteers can __________ on the moon as well as experienced professionals.
(A) lift heavy objects.
(B) follow lunar rover tracks.
(C) find possible landing sites.
(D) live in low-gravity.
(E) map craters.

Correct answer: (E)

Student responses
Sections 30678, 30679, 30680
(A) : 0 students
(B) : 3 students
(C) : 2 students
(D) : 0 students
(E) : 37 students

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