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31. 

India's First No-Permission No-Takeoff compliant drone flight on the A200 Remotely Piloted Aircraft System has been completed successfully in which state?

A. Punjab
B. Karnataka
C. Bihar
D. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India's First No-Permission No-Takeoff (NPNT) compliant drone flight on the A200 Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) has been completed successfully by Quidich Innovation Labs and Asteria Aerospace in the green zone identified by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), near Tumkur in Karnataka. This NPNT drone flight is under the MoCA & DGCA comprehensive policy on use of UAVs, which came into effect on 1st Dec 2018.

32. 

Which Institute have developed the disinfection box - "Unisaviour" box, which can be used to sterilise various personal belongings to minimise the COVID-19 transmission?

A. Indian Institute of Technology Indore
B. Indian Institute of Technology Patna
C. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
D. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee(IIT-R) announced that the IIT-R researchers team led by Prof. Soumitra Satapathi, Laboratory of Integrated Nanophotonics and Biomaterials, have developed the disinfection box - "Unisaviour" box, which can be used to sterilise various personal belongings to minimise the COVID-19 transmission.

33. 

What is the name of India's first social media app named launched by Vice President Venkiah Naidu?

A. Milap
B. Chatmat
C. Connect
D. Elyments

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Vice President Venkiah Naidu has launched India's first social media app named Elyments. The app allows users to make free video or audio calls and chat privately or in groups. More than 1000 IT professionals came together to develop this app under Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The app helps boost the ambitious Make in India initiative.

34. 

ISRO released the picture of the closest and biggest moon of Mars named "Phobos". Who was the founder of ISRO?

A. Har Gobind Khorana
B. Vikram Sarabhai
C. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
D. Homi J. Bhabha

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) released the picture of the closest and biggest moon of Mars named "Phobos" which was captured by Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). The image was taken on July 1, 2020 when MOM was about 7200 km from Mars and at 4200 km from Phobos.

35. 

Which coompany has launched its first brand campaign 'It's Between You' in India that narrates real stories about how Indians communicate daily' in their closest relationships?

A. Instagram
B. Facebook
C. WhatsApp
D. Snapchat

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Messaging giant WhatsApp said on Saturday it has launched its first brand campaign 'It's Between You' in India that narrates real stories about how Indians communicate daily on WhatsApp 'in their closest relationships.'