SSC Sample Paper NCERT - Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements:                                                                                                         (2016)
    The Mangalyaan launched by ISRO
    1. Is also called the Mars Orbiter Mission.
    2. Made India the second country to have a spacecraft orbit in the Mars after USA.
    3. Made India the only country to be successful in making its spacecraft orbit in the Mars in its very first attempt.
    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    A)  1 only 

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan is a space probe orbiting Mars since 24 Septembe 2014. It was launched on 5 November 2013 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is India's first       interplanetary mission and ISRO has become the fourth space agency to reach Mars, after the Soviet space program, NASA, and the European Space Agency. It is the first Asian nation to reach Mars orbit, and the first nation in the world to do so its first attempt.

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