Fundamentals of Science & Technology Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Consider the following statements:

1. Hybrid rocket engines use only liquid fuel.

2. Hybrid systems combine advantages of both solid and liquid-fueled system.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : B

Explanation

Hybrid rocket engines use both solid and liquid fuels.

Q 2 - Consider the following statements:

1. A scatterometer is a high frequency microwave radar designed specifically to measure backscattered radiation.

2. Scatterometer is more suitable over the ocean surface to measure wind speed and direction.

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 3 - The INSAT system was set up in …

A - 1983

B - 1973

C - 1993

D - 1997

Answer : A

Explanation

The first INSAT commissioned was INSAT-1B.

Q 4 - Consider the following statements:

1. HAMSAT is a micro-satellite, developed to provide satellite based Radio Amateur Services to Indian as well as to international communities.

2. ANUSAT is a micro satellite developed at Anna University, Chennai.

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

ANUSAT is a digital store that forward payload for amateur communication.

Q 5 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Indian Remote Sensing Satellite data is very effective to analyze the pre-harvest crop acreage and production estimation of major crops.

2. The Indian Remote Sensing Satellite data is very effective for the environmental impact assessment.

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 6 - The National Brain Research Center is located in …

A - New Delhi

B - Pune

C - Hyderabad

D - Manesar

Answer : D

Explanation

The center is located in Gurugram, Haryana.

Q 7 - Which among the following is used for the identification of sources of soil erosion and deposition?

A - Cobalt-60

B - Strontium-90

C - Caesium-137

D - Gold-198

Answer : C

Explanation

Caesium-137 is an artificially produced radioisotope.

Q 8 - Consider the following statements:

1. Carbon footprint is the total amount of Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases released over the full life cycle of a process of a product.

2. Carbon footprint is expressed in grams.

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 9 - Consider the following statements:

1. Methanol is the most practical carrier of hydrogen to run fuel cells.

2. Methanol has high octane quality.

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

Methanol is easy refueling.

Q 10 - Which among the following is not a coral reef protected region in India?

A - Gulf of Mannar

B - Andaman & Nicobar Islands

C - Gulf of Kutch

D - Godavari river delta

Answer : D

Explanation

In India, there are four coral reef protected regions, the fourth one is Lakshadweep Islands.

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 - The Biological Diversity Act was enacted in …

A - 1991

B - 1997

C - 2000

D - 2002

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 13 - In reference to Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Institute of Systems Studies and Analyses is located in …

A - Bengaluru

B - Kanpur

C - Hyderabad

D - Delhi

Answer : D

Explanation

It is a missile development laboratory.

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 15 - Which among the following missiles is popular as “Fire-and-Forget?”

A - Agni

B - Nag

C - Prithvi

D - Trishul

Answer : B

Explanation

Nag is an anti-tank missile with a range of 3 to 7 km.

Q 16 - Consider the following statements:

1. Brahmos is the first supersonic operational cruise missile in the world.

2. Brahmos cab be launched from multiple platforms such as submarines, ships, aircraft, road mobile and silo, etc.

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 supersonic speed of Brahmos is achieved by a liquid ramjet engine.

Q 17 - The National Center for Cell Science is located in …

A - New Delhi

B - Pune

C - Hyderabad

D - Manesar

Answer : B

Explanation

It is a Biotechnology, Tissue Engineering, and Tissue Banking research center.

Q 18 - Consider the following statements:

1. The National Biotechnology Board was constituted by the Government of India in 1982.

2. Department of Biotechnology was set up in 1996.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : A

Explanation

Department of Biotechnology was set up in 1986.

Q 19 - Consider the following statements:

1. The first nuclear reactor accident was occurred at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

2. The worst nuclear accident in history occurred at Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Kiev in Ukraine.

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

Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident occurred in 1979 and Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident occurred in 1986.

Q 20 - Which among the following is used for the coastal erosion?

A - Cobalt-60

B - Iridium-90

C - Caesium-137

D - Zinc-65

Answer : B

Explanation

Chromium-57 is also used for the coastal erosion.

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