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61. 

Unmanned X-37B space plane which landed recently in Florida has made a record of how many days in orbit?

A. 580
B. 758
C. 780
D. 980

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

An unmanned X-37B space plane landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday, wrapping up a record 780 days in orbit.

62. 

Which organization has conducted genome Sequencing of Indians from different populations?

A. CSIR
B. ASI
C. AIMS
D. WHO

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) has conducted Whole Genome Sequencing of 1,008 Indians from different populations across the country.

63. 

What is the name of the gold cart-size robot to be sent by NASA to moon in 2022?

A. CEASER
B. CARTIS
C. VIPER
D. ALEX

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

NASA will send a golf cart-sized robot to the moon in 2022 to search for deposits of water below the surface. The VIPER robot will drive for miles (km) on the dusty lunar surface to get a closer look.

64. 

Which one advanced digital imaging solution has secured Guinness World Record for developing the smallest commercially available image sensor?

A. Omni Vision
B. Mini Vision
C. Ultra Vision
D. Infra Vision

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

OmniVision, an advanced digital imaging solution, has secured the Guinness World Record for developing the smallest commercially available image sensor.

65. 

What is the name of a robot created by India and UK to encourage children to wash their hands?

A. Chichi
B. Meme
C. Pepe
D. Miko

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India-UK research collaboration creates robot named Pepe which encourages children to wash their hands.