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136.
In which city was North India's first 'Pizza ATM' introduced?
Mumbai
Delhi
Chandigarh
Jaipur
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Development Corporation (CITCO) has introduced North India's first 'Pizza ATM' near Sukhna Lake, offering rapid pizza preparation within three minutes, a pioneering initiative in the region, demonstrating technological advancement in food service.

137.
At which institution was REC Limited honoured with the 'Innovative Technology Development Award'?
IIM Bangalore
IIT Madras
IIT Delhi
IIT Bombay
Answer: Option
Explanation:
REC Limited received the 'Innovative Technology Development Award' at the 'Building India 2047: Technology for Better Tomorrow' CSR Summit, held at IIT Madras. This recognition acknowledges REC's initiative to install a 2 MW rooftop solar plant at IIT Madras, contributing to sustainable energy generation.

138.
Which country is actively working on developing a nuclear anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon?
United States
China
Russia
India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Russia is focusing on creating a nuclear anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon, representing a significant development in space technology. Such weapons pose a strategic threat to operational satellites, impacting crucial functions like communication, navigation, surveillance, and military operations.

139.
Which entity developed India's first indigenous spy satellite set for SpaceX launch?
Tata Advanced Systems Ltd
Indian Space Research Organisation
Bharat Electronics Limited
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's first indigenous spy satellite, slated for launch via SpaceX, was developed by Tata Advanced Systems Ltd (TASL). This groundbreaking achievement underscores India's capability to produce advanced space technology domestically, reducing dependence on foreign vendors for critical surveillance infrastructure and enhancing national security measures.

140.
Which organizations are collaborating to launch the world's first wooden satellite?
ESA and Roscosmos
NASA and JAXA
ESA and ISRO
SpaceX and Blue Origin
Answer: Option
Explanation:
NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are collaborating to launch the world's first wooden satellite, the LignoSat probe. This innovative initiative aims to revolutionize spaceflight operations by prioritizing sustainability and reducing the environmental impact of space missions.