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101.
Which country has successfully launched its first operational satellite?
Singapore
Switzerland
Kenya
Denmark
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kenya has achieved a significant milestone by launching its first operational satellite, named Taifa-1, into space. The satellite was launched using SpaceX Falcon 9 Rockets.

102.
Which space agency's researchers conducted the 'Fried space food experiment'?
ISRO
ESA
DRDO
NASA
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Researchers from the European Space Agency (ESA) conducted a unique study known as the 'Fried space food experiment.' This experiment aimed to explore the impact of microgravity on cooking techniques, particularly frying.

103.
From which country did three astronauts launch into space from the 'Shenzhou 16' vehicle?
Haiti
Kenya
Germany
China
Answer: Option
Explanation:
China launched a spacecraft carrying three astronauts, including its first civilian, to its Tiangong space station on Tuesday (May 30). This is the country's fifth manned mission to a fully functional space station since 2021.

104.
During which month of 2023 did the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), S. Somanath, announce the launch of Chandrayaan-3?
July
August
June
September
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), S. Somanath, has announced that Chandrayaan-3 will be launched in July 2023.

105.
The Indian Space Research Organisation is collaborating with which institute to build the X-Ray Polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat)?
DRDO
IIT Madras
Raman Research Institute
IIM Ahmedabad
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Space Research Organisation is collaborating with the Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bengaluru, an autonomous research institute, to build the X-Ray Polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat), which is scheduled to be launched later this year.