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404. 

Who was the first person to go into outer space?

[A]. Rakesh Sharma
[B]. Neil Armstrong
[C]. Yuri Gagarin
[D]. Valentina Tereshkova

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Soviet Air Forces pilot and cosmonaut who became the first human to journey into outer space, achieving a major milestone in the Space Race; his capsule Vostok 1 completed one orbit of Earth on 12 April 1961.

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