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Exercise :: Science - Latest Current Affairs

  • Science - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which of the following along with XPoSaT has been categorized by ISRO as Defined Missions?

A. Lunar Polar Exploration and Exoworlds
B. Venus Mission
C. Mangalyaan-2
D. Aditya L-1

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

ISRO has categorized its six Mega Missions (excluding Chandrayaan-B) in two broad categories- Defined Missions: The mission includes XPoSaT and Aditya L-1. Undefined Missions: The missions which are still in the planning stage. These missions are Mangalyaan-2, Venus Mission, Lunar Polar Exploration and Exoworlds.

2. 

Which refurbished imported product is allowed in India after receiving certification from Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS)?

A. Televisions
B. Mobile Phones
C. Laptops
D. Tablets

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India has allowed the import of refurbished mobile phones or second mobile phones only if they are certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS).Earlier, the Government of India didn't give its assent to refurbished mobile imports with the fear of dumping and negative effect to Make In India initiative. Mobile operators like Apple had sought the permission with the Government to give nod to the import of second iphones.

3. 

Name of farthest place in universe where NASA's spacecraft has recently found evidence of water.

A. Wire Gross
B. Giant Gracia
C. Ultima Thule
D. Webar Galaxy

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

NASA has recently discovered evidences of water, ice and organic molecules on Ultima Thule's surface, farthest place in universe. NASA has published the first profile of Ultima Thule revealing details about the complex space object.

4. 

How many missions have been announced by ISRO to be conducted in next 10 years?

A. 6
B. 7
C. 8
D. 9

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently announced 7 upcoming mission over next 10 years. Apart from much awaited and ambitious Chadrayaan-2 some other mega missions will be conducted. Among these seven mega missions ISRO has defined XPoSat and Aditya-L1 missions only.

5. 

Name of the mission to moon, that is set to be achieved by National Aeronautics and Space Organization(NASA) in the year 2024.

A. Artemis
B. Voyager
C. Pioneer
D. Chandra

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The US Space Agency announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Organization (NASA) is set for its Mission to Moon "Artemis" which is to be achieved by 2024. Earlier, its goal to achieve this feat was by 2028. The Mission is named 'Artemis' after the Greek mythological goddess of the Moon and twin sister to Apollo.