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Question 319

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Who developed the world’s first plant-based Zika vaccine? (18th Sept)

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a.India
b.US
c.Japan
d.Australia

Question 320

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Which of the following statement is wrong for TRAPPIST-1 system?

Statement I: Discovered in February 2007

Statement II: Collection of seven Earth-sized planets (named TRAPPIST-1b, c, d, e, f, g and h) orbiting ultracool dwarf star

Statement III: Planetary system is 40 light-years away from Earth. (13th Sept)

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a.Only III
b.Only I
c.Only II
d.All of the above

Question 321

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Breakthrough Listen project detected how many fast radio bursts (FRBs) coming from a dwarf galaxy about 3 million light years away? (13th Sept)

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a.50
b.15
c.20
d.42

Question 322

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Scientists made seminal contributions to this field- leading to LIGO Detector. Which institute executed LIGO-India project? (12th Oct)

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a.Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar
b.Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)
c.Directorate of Construction & Estate Management (DCSEM) of DAE
d.All a. , b. and c. are correct