Fundamentals of Science & Technology Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Consider the following statements:

1. A geostationary satellite maintains an altitude of about 35,800 km over the equator.

2. A geostationary satellite rotates exactly with the same speed as the Earth rotates on its axis.

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 2 - Consider the following statements:

1. Radar is a device used to determine the distant objects.

2. Radar uses a transmitter operating at either radio or microwave frequencies to emit electromagnetic radiation.

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 - Consider the following statements:

1. Located at multiple centers namely Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Mahendragiri (Tamil Nadu), and Bengaluru, Liquid Propulsion Systems Center, is the major center for the development of liquid propulsion system.

2. Located at Hyderabad, National Remote Sensing Agency, is responsible for the surveying, identifying, classifying, and monitoring earth resource.

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 - The Indian Remote Sensing satellite, IRS-1A was launched in …

A - 1984

B - 1988

C - 1980

D - 1992

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

Q 5 - In reference to Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Scientific Analysis Group is located in …

A - Bengaluru

B - Pune

C - Hyderabad

D - Delhi

Answer : D

Explanation

It is an electronics and computer science development laboratory.

Answer : A

Explanation

It is State Natural Resource Management System.

Q 7 - In reference to Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment center is located in …

A - Bengaluru

B - Agra

C - Mumbai

D - Jodhpur

Answer : B

Explanation

It is an aeronautics development laboratory.

Q 8 - The life of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is …

A - 50 to 200 years

B - 100 to 250 years

C - 25 to 130 years

D - 15 to 75 years

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 9 - Consider the following statements:

1. Vermicomposting is the process under which organic waste is converted into rich humus.

2. Normally, red earthworms are used in vermicomposting.

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 10 - Which among the following is used to measure the age of sand and soil (up to 80 years)?

A - Chlorine-36

B - Carbon-14

C - Lead-210

D - Americium-241

Answer : C

Explanation

Lead-210 is a naturally occurring radioisotope.

Q 11 - Consider the following statements:

1. In 1987, International Seabed Authority had allocated 150,000 square kilometers area in the Central Indian Basin to India.

2. With the allotment of 150,000 square kilometers area, India became the pioneer investor for the exploration of nodules in the seabed.

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 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 - In reference to Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Center for Air Borne Systems is located in …

A - Bengaluru

B - Agra

C - Mumbai

D - Jodhpur

Answer : A

Explanation

It is an aeronautics development laboratory.

Q 15 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Astra is an air-to-air missile.

2. The Astra is a beyond visual range (BVR) missile developed under Integrated Guided Missile Development Program.

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 range of Astra is 80 km in head-on chase and 15 km in tail chase.

Q 16 - Consider the following statements:

1. The stealth technology for airplanes means hiding the plane to get detected by a radar.

2. The US F-117 is the most capable stealth aircraft in the world.

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 European Eurofighter/Typhoon and the French Rafale have also the stealth features.

Q 17 - Consider the following statements:

1. Like fingerprints, DNA of every human being is unique.

2. Unlike fingerprints (which can be altered through surgery), DNA cannot be changed.

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

Fingerprint evidence sometimes vague to identify the originality, but DNA patterns are always clear.

Q 18 - Which among the following is used for the industrial gauging?

A - Cobalt-60

B - Strontium-90

C - Caesium-137

D - Gold-198

Answer : B

Explanation

Krypton-85 is also used for the industrial gauging.

Q 19 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Indian Research Fund Association was set up by the Government of India in 1911.

2. In 1949 (after the independence), the Indian Research Fund Association was redesignated as the Indian Council of Medical Research.

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 Council of Medical Research is an autonomous organization.

Q 20 - The Institute of Life Science is located in …

A - New Delhi

B - Pune

C - Hyderabad

D - Bhubaneswar

Answer : D

Explanation

The institute of was set up in 1989.

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