Q. Consider the following statements:
1.National Quantum Mission (NQM) aims to accelerate quantum technology-led economic growth and innovation.
2.High quality polished gold is crucial for quantum research.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Explanation –

Statement 1 is correct. The National Quantum Mission aims to seed, nurture, and scale up scientific and industrial R&D and create a vibrant & innovative ecosystem in Quantum Technology.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Diamonds with specific defects are crucial for quantum research.

Source: The Hindu