Wonder #2841: Who Was Katherine Johnson?

Question 1 of 3

Which award did President Barack Obama present to Katherine Johnson in 2015?

  1. Medal of Bravery
  2. Medal of Honor
  3. Medal of Freedom
  4. Medal of Excellence

Question 2 of 3

Katherine Johnson was one of the first three black students to enter graduate school at which institution?

  1. West Virginia University
  2. NASA’s Flight Research Division
  3. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
  4. Computational Research Facility

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT one of Katherine Johnson’s accomplishments at NASA?

  1. She was a key member of the team that determined the trajectory of the Apollo mission that took humans to the Moon
  2. She calculated the path for America’s first human spaceflight
  3. She was the first person of color to use a formerly white-only restroom
  4. She wrote and directed the movie “Hidden Figures”

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