Fundamentals of Science & Technology Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Consider the following statements:

1. Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites are normally powered by solar energy.

2. GPS satellites transmit two high power radio signals.

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

GPS satellites transmit two low power radio signals.

Q 2 - Consider the following statements:

1. GPS receivers are extremely accurate and precise.

2. GPS works in specific weather conditions.

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

GPS works in any weather conditions.

Q 3 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Indian National Satellite System (INSAT) is a multi-purpose satellite system.

2. INSAT encompasses telecommunications, meteorological, observations and data relay.

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 is joint venture of Department of Space, India Meteorological Department, Department of Telecommunications, All India Radio, and Doordarshan.

Q 4 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Indian Remote Sensing satellite provides space-based remote sensing data in a variety of spectral, spatial, and temporal resolutions required for different applications.

2. The Indian Remote Sensing satellite system has the world’s largest constellation of remote sensing satellites.

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 5 - In reference to Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Defence Avionics Research Establishment is located in …

A - Bengaluru

B - Agra

C - Mumbai

D - Jodhpur

Answer : A

Explanation

It is an aeronautics development laboratory.

Answer : A

Explanation

Nano is a Greek word meaning dwarf or very small.

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

1. The Quiteron functions of quantum phenomenon.

2. The quantum phenomenon of quiteron is known as tunnel effect.

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 - Consider the following statements:

1. Bio-ethanol is largely extracted from molasses, which are produced during the sugar-making process.

2. The bio-ethanol, produced from lignocellulosic biomass, is economically most feasible materials.

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

A - Bengaluru

B - Agra

C - Mumbai

D - Jodhpur

Answer : A

Explanation

It is an aeronautics development laboratory.

Q 12 - The Pokhran-II was tested in …

A - 1988

B - 1998

C - 2004

D - 1994

Answer : B

Explanation

It was tested on May 13, 1998.

Q 13 - The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act was enacted in …

A - 1981

B - 1977

C - 1994

D - 1972

Answer : A

Explanation

It was amended in 1987.

Q 14 - Consider the following statements:

1. Prithivi is India’s first indigenously developed ballistic missile.

2. Prithivi missile was first time tested in 1988.

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

Range of this missile was about 150 km.

Answer : A

Explanation

K-15 Sagarika is a nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile.

Q 16 - Consider the following statements:

1. Surya is a codename given to the first Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.

2. Surya I is an intercontinental-range, surface-based, solid and liquid propellant ballistic missile.

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

Surya works on propulsion technique.

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 - In reference to biotechnology, consider the following statements:

1. Biotechnology can improve the animal’s health.

2. Biotechnology can engender environmental and conservation benefits.

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

Animal biotechnology includes all sorts of animals including fish, poultry, livestock, etc.

Q 19 - Which among the following is used to measure the age of water (up to 2 million years)?

A - Chlorine-36

B - Carbon-14

C - Lead-210

D - Americium-241

Answer : A

Explanation

Chlorine-36 is a naturally occurring radioisotope.

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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