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11. 

From which place ISRO's PSLV-C50 has been launched CMS-01 satellite?

A. NARL, Andhra Pradesh
B. SAC, Ahmedabad
C. ISRO SC, Andhra Pradesh
D. SDSC, Sriharikota

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV-C50 lifted off from the Sriharikota spaceport near Chennai.

12. 

Which Control Centre has been set by ISRO for Space Situational Awareness?

A. DRDO
B. RAW
C. CAIR
D. NETRA

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

NEtwork for space object TRacking and Analysis (NETRA) project is initiated as a first step towards meeting this goal, its main elements being radar, an optical telescope facility, and a control centre set by ISRO Space Situational Awareness Control Centre.

13. 

Which space agency will launch communication satellite CMS-01?

A. JAXA
B. NASA
C. ISRO
D. CSA

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a communication satellite CMS-01, formerly named GSAT-12R.

14. 

What is the name of NASA's 2024 moon mission?

A. Apollo-Soyuz Test
B. Commercial Crew
C. Artemis
D. Skylab

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Artemis program aims to send astronauts back on the moon by 2024 with the ultimate goal of establishing a permanent lunar base and then aiming for trips to Mars.

15. 

Through which Satellite Launch Vehicle ISRO will launch CMS-01 satellite?

A. RISAT-2BR1
B. PSLV-C50
C. CartoSat-2B
D. GSAT-31

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India will launch a communication satellite CMS-01 using its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket's XL variant numbered as PSLV-C50.