Fundamentals of Science & Technology Online Quiz


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Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

Q 2 - Consider the following statements:

1. GPS signal contains three different bits of information namely pseudorandom code, ephemeris data, and almanac data.

2. The pseudorandom code is an I.D. code that identifies information coming from a specific satellite.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

The pseudorandom code tells the name of satellite that sending the data/information.

Q 3 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Indian National Satellite (INSAT) system provides services for the telecommunications, TV broadcasting, and meteorology.

2. The Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) system provides services for natural resource monitoring and management.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 4 - Consider the following statements:

1. INSAT-4A was the first satellite to meet the requirements of Direct-To-Home television service.

2. INSAT-4A has high power Ku-band transponders.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

INSAT-4A has also 12 C-band transponders that augment the INSAT capacity for the communication.

Q 5 - The life of Nitrous oxide in the atmosphere is …

A - 210 years

B - 120 years

C - 290 years

D - 410 years

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

Answer : C

Explanation

It is Digital Elevation Model.

Q 7 - In reference to computer circuit, consider the following statements:

1. Quiteron is the possible replacement of the transistor.

2. Quiteron is made up of superconducting materials, which is separated by insulators.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 8 - The National Committee on Environmental Planning and Coordination (NCEPC) is constituted in …

A - 1992

B - 1982

C - 1972

D - 2000

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 9 - The Motor Vehicles Act was enacted in …

A - 1991

B - 1997

C - 2000

D - 1988

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 10 - Ministry of Earth Science is set up in …

A - 1992

B - 1999

C - 2002

D - 2006

Answer : D

Explanation

The ministry is responsible for the development of atmospheric science, ocean science, and related technology.

Q 11 - The Indian Meteorological Department has set up an Earthquake Risk Evaluation Center at …

A - Delhi

B - Kolkata

C - Shimla

D - Srinagar

Answer : A

Explanation

The major responsibility of this center is seismic micro-zonation.

Q 12 - Consider the following statements:

1. The first nuclear weapons were created in the United States during the World War II.

2. The first nuclear weapons were created under the project ‘Top-secret Manhattan Project.”

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 13 - In reference to nuclear programs in India, consider the following statements:

1. India’s first successful nuclear bomb was tested on May 18, 1974.

2. The nuclear bomb was detonated on the army base namely Pokhran Test Range (PTR), located in Rajasthan.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

It was teste by Indian army.

Q 14 - The range of short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) is …

A - 500 km

B - 1000 km

C - 1200 km

D - 1500 km

Answer : B

Explanation

The range of short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) is less than 1000 km.

Q 15 - Consider the following statements:

1. Surya missile is an intercontinental ballistic missile.

2. The Surya missile is still under development process.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 17 - In reference to Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment is located in …

A - Ahmednagar

B - Pune

C - Chennai

D - Delhi

Answer : C

Explanation

It is a combat vehicles and engineering development laboratory.

Q 18 - Consider the following statements:

1. Environmental biotechnology is a very helpful technique, in which living organisms are used for a wide variety of applications including pollution control and hazardous waste treatment.

2. Fungus is used to clean up a noxious substance.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 19 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Indian Science Writers’ Association was set up in 1985.

2. The major objective of Indian Science Writers’ Association is to develop and nurture the science writing profession.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

The Indian Science Writers’ Association also works with government agencies and NGOs.

Q 20 - Consider the following statements:

1. The (radioactive) isotope 14C is produced in the upper atmosphere by neutrons striking 14N nuclei.

2. The isotope 14C usually transported as 14CO2, which is absorbed by plants and consumed by animals.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

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