UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-9

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    Consider the following statements.                                                    
    1. In 1961, the Government of India entrusted the responsibility for space research and for the peaceful use of outer space.                                                                         
    2. India is one of the big six advanced space research organisation that dominate space.              
    3. The Government of India constituted the Space Commission in 1972, which come under the Defense Ministry from 1st June, 1973.                                                            
    Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?                                    

    A)  Only 2             

    B)  1 and 3           

    C)  1 and 2

    D)  Only 3          

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] In 1969, Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was reconstituted as an advisory body under the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and the ISRO was established. The GOI constituted the Space Commission and established the Department of space in 1972 and brought ISRO under DoS management on 1st June, 1972.

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