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. The Space Commission and Department of Space were set up in 1972.

2. The Space program is executed through the Indian Space Research Organization and four other associated institutions.

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 in Bengaluru, ISRO Satellite Center is accountable for the design, development, testing, and management of satellite system.

2. Located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, is the principal center for launching the vehicle development.

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. 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 - 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 - Consider the following statements:

1. Superconductivity is the ability of a material to conduct electricity without any losses.

2. Dutch scientist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes had first noticed the property of superconductivity.

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A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

In 1913, Heike had been awarded Nobel Prize in Physics for this discovery.

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. CNG is a mixture of hydrocarbons; largely constituting of methane.

2. CNG is obtained from the natural gas wells.

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

CNG is also obtained with the crude oil production.

Q 10 - Consider the following statements:

1. In 1990, the Dakshin Gangotri research station located in Antarctica was superseded by ‘Maitri.’

2. Maitri is located in the rocky mountainous region namely ‘Schirmacher Oasis.’

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

Maitri is more advanced research center equipped with modern facilities.

Q 11 - Which among the following is not a center of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)?

A - Nagpur

B - Guwahati

C - Chennai

D - Vishakhapatnam

Answer : D

Explanation

IMD has 6 regional centers namely, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Nagapur, and Guwahati.

Q 12 - Consider the following statements:

1. Ice-crystal is process of rain formation.

2. In the ice-crystal process, silver iodide is injected into the cloud, which contains both ice-crystal and water droplets.

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 - India’s first successful nuclear bomb test was named as …

A - Smiling Buddha

B - Smiling Krishna

C - Smiling Gandhi

D - Nuclear Drona

Answer : A

Explanation

Smiling Buddha was the code of Pokhran I test.

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

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. Under the technology of recombinant DNA, two pieces of DNA taken from different species are recombined.

2. Paul Berg at al created the first recombinant DNA molecules in 1972.

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

Recombinant DNA technology is a typical example of genetic engineering.

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.

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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 for gamma sterilization and industrial radiography?

A - Cobalt-60

B - Strontium-90

C - Caesium-137

D - Gold-198

Answer : A

Explanation

Cobalt-60 is an artificially produced radioisotope.

Q 20 - Consider the following statements:

1. When an organism dies, it no longer able to exchange carbon with the environment.

2. The accurate measurement of the amount of 14C depends, either by observing the beta decay of 14C or by accelerator mass spectroscopy that allows one to date the death of the once-living organism.

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

Mass spectroscopy is a technique of using a particle accelerator to separate 12C from 14C and then count the amount of each separately.

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