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1010. 

Which institute has discovered that a low cost and efficient way to generate hydrogen from water using Molybdenum dioxide as a catalyst?

[A]. The Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research
[B]. Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences
[C]. M.B.M. Engineering College
[D]. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences scientist has discovered that a low cost and efficient way to generate hydrogen from water using Molybdenum dioxide as a catalyst. They have found that Molybdenum dioxide nanomaterials annealed in hydrogen atmosphere can act as efficient catalysts. Using this, Hydrogen can be generated from water and produces water on energy generation without any carbon footprint.

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