UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2016

  • question_answer
    'Project Loon', sometimes seen in the news, is related to

    A)  waste management technology

    B)  wireless communication technology

    C)  solar power production technology

    D)  water conservation technology

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Exp. [b] Project Loon is a research and development project being developed by X (formerly Google X) with the mission of providing Internet access to rural and remote areas. The project uses high-altitude balloons placed in the stratosphere at an altitude of about 18 km (11 mi) to create an aerial wireless network. It was named Project Loon, since even Google itself found the idea of providing Internet access to the remaining 5 billion population unprecedented and crazy.

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