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36. 

Which of the following agencies is going to organize Women Spacewalk on October 21?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

NASA is going to organize women spacewalk on October 2019 which was postponed earlier.

37. 

Stubble burning results in emission of harmful gases such

A. Carbon Monoxide
B. Nitrogen dioxide
C. Ozone
D. Nitrous Monoxide

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Stubble burning results in emission of harmful gases such carbon dioxide, Sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide along with particulate matter.

38. 

Which of the following fats is not favourable for our body?

A. Unsaturated fat
B. Saturated fat
C. Trans fat
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Trans fats are the most harmful type of fats which can have much more adverse effects on our body than any other dietary constituents.

39. 

What is the name of Chandrayaan-2's payload that found charged particles on the Moon?

A. URJA
B. CLASS
C. RUSTOM
D. CLOUD

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Chandrayaan-2's Orbiter Payload CLASS has claimed to found 'charged particles' on the Moon. According to the information released by ISRO, the solar air flow from the Sun to the Moon's orbit was recorded.

40. 

Recently, Scientists discover 8th continent under Europe. It's named as;

A. Greater Adria
B. Mathilde
C. Cruithne
D. Davida

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Geologists under the principal researcher Douwe van Hinsbergen, Professor at Utrecht University, Netherlands, have discovered a new continent named "Greater Adria" in the mediterranean region under Europe, after successful analysation of mountain ranges from Spain to Iran in detail for 10 years. The discovery of this continent is published in the journal 'Gondwana Research'. his Greater Adria island is a piece of continental crust in the size of Greenland. It once separated from North Africa and plunged into the Earth's mantle under Southern Europe. It took Greater Adria 120 million years to be found by mankind.