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96.
What is the name of the lunar mission mentioned launched recently by ISRO?
Chandrayaan-1
Chandrayaan-2
Chandrayaan-3
Chandrayaan-4
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) continues its impressive progress in the Chandrayaan-3 mission, as it successfully executed another vital orbit reduction manoeuvre on August 14. This manoeuvre brings the spacecraft a step closer to achieving a precise landing on the lunar surface.

97.
What is the purpose of antibiotic resistance gene activation in the engineered bacteria?
To make the bacteria glow in the dark
To trigger cancer cell growth
To enable the bacteria to survive exposure to antibiotics
To cause the bacteria to self-destruct
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Antibiotic resistance gene activation allows the bacteria to survive when exposed to antibiotics, indicating the detection of cancer cells.

98.
In which country are scientists working on tooth regeneration to enable natural tooth regrowth, with clinical trials set to begin in 2024?
China
United States
Germany
Japan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Scientists in Japan are working on tooth regeneration, allowing natural tooth regrowth. Clinical trials for tooth re-growth treatment are set to commence in 2024. The trials will target children with anodontia, a genetic condition causing a lack of tooth growth.

99.
Who was the renowned nuclear physicist who recently passed away at the age of 78?
Homi Bhabha
Bikash Sinha
Anil Kakodkar
Raja Ramanna
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bikash Sinha, a distinguished nuclear physicist, passed away at the age of 78. He was known for his work in nuclear physics, and high energy physics, and for leading India's participation in experiments at the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

100.
Where has the Indian government approved the establishment of a new spaceport for carrying out launches of Small Satellite Launch Vehicles (SSLV) developed by ISRO?
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The government has approved the establishment of a new spaceport in Kulasekarapattinam, Tamil Nadu for carrying out launches of the Small Satellite Launch Vehicles (SSLV) developed by ISRO.