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Question number: 550

» 2019 » December

» International News » Scientific and Technological Developments

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Recently NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered traces of water

forming ingredients i. e. hydrogen and oxygen molecules in which of the following asteroid?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ceres

b.

Pallas

c.

Hygiea

d.

Bennu

Question number: 551

» 2019 » May

» National News » Scientific and Technological Developments

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With reference to the ‘Block chain technology’ recently in the news, which of the following are its benefits?

1. There is no need for a third party/central authority while making transactions.

2. Since transactions are made by authorized miners, there are no hacking threats.

3. It records and validates each and every transaction.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2

b.

1 and 3

c.

1,2, and 3

d.

2 and 3

Question number: 552

» 2019 » September

» National News » Education

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Consider the following statements about the Institutions of Eminence:

i) The primary objective is to set up institutes of eminence in India.

ii) To promote higher excellence and innovations through post-graduate, graduate and research degree levels is also one of the aims.

iii) AICTE is the governing body for setting up Institutions of Eminence.

Choose the incorrect statement/statements

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

iii

b.

ii

c.

i

d.

i, ii, iii

Question number: 553

» 2019 » December

» International News » Scientific and Technological Developments

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Consider the following statements regarding Telescope X-Calibur:

1. This satellite was launched from Antarctica

2. It is developed to look/examine the activities and movement of Mars

3. It is developed by NASA in US

4. This telescope will go above 99 % of Earth’s atmosphere

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1,2 and 4

b.

1,2 and 3

c.

2,3 and 4

d.

None of the above

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