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71. 

MSRAM is capable of operating at the extreme condition of __________.

A. -30° C
B. -10° C
C. -20° C
D. -5° C

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a major deal worth USD50 million with Indian Navy. The agreement aims to supply complementary Naval Medium Range Surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) systems to the Indian Navy and the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders. MRSAM system is equipped with a modern ground-based multi-function 3D rotating active phased array radar. The radar provides high-quality Air Situation Picture (ASP) and weapon support under adverse operational and environmental conditions. It has an intercept range between 70-100 km. MSRAM is capable of operating at the extreme condition of -30deg C and an altitude of 3.5 km.

72. 

NASA is commemorating the 50th launch anniversary of which history mission in July?

A. Apollo 1
B. Apollo 13
C. Apollo 11
D. Apollo 5

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

NASA and ISS are commemorating the 50th launch anniversary of Apollo 11, the first manned lunar mission that landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

73. 

What is name of the first Indian moon landing mission?

A. Chandrayan 1
B. Chandrayan 2
C. Aryabhat 1
D. Aryabhat 2

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Chandrayaan-2, the first Indian moon landing mission, is all set to head on its 3.84 lakh km voyage to the moon on July 22, 2019. Chandrayaan-2 entails the first attempt by any nation to make a landing on the moon's mineral-rich south pole.

74. 

What is the name of the India's Robot rover that will be release by the moon lander on the moon as a part of the chandrayan-2 mission?

A. Aryabhatt
B. Shaurya
C. Pragyan
D. Vikram

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Pragyan is the India's Robot rover that will be release by the moon lander on the moon as a part of the chandrayan-2 mission.

75. 

To which asteroid, Japan's unmanned $270-million spacecraft Hayabusa2 landed for the second time.

A. Asteroid Apophis
B. Asteroid Pallas
C. Asteroid Bennu
D. Asteroid Ryugu

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced that its asteroid-exploring unmanned $270-million spacecraft Hayabusa2, a second touchdown operation, landed on Asteroid Ryugu, 300 mn km (185m miles) from Earth, for the second time for its final sample collection which will could shed light on the evolution of the solar system. For the first time, it was landed in February 2019.

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