Astronomy current events question: NASA Mars Insight launch from California

Astronomy 210L, spring semester 2018
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!)
D. C. Agle and JoAnna Wendel, "Bound for Mars: Countdown to First Interplanetary Launch from California" (April 6, 2018)
This month NASA's Mars Insight rover is planned to be the first interplanetary launch from:
(A) the moon.
(B) California.
(C) the International Space Station.
(D) a floating barge.
(E) a high-altitude jet.

Correct answer: (B)

Student responses
Sections 30679, 30680
(A) : 1 student
(B) : 17 students
(C) : 6 students
(D) : 1 student
(E) : 3 students

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