Sunday, 9 December 2012

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OBJECTIVE BITS PART-2

Q.What is the source of electric energy in an artificial satellite?
1A mini nuclear reactor
2A dynamo
3A thermopile
4Solar cells
Ans: 4
Q.In which district of Uttar Pradesh has solar energy plant been started?
1Agra
2Aligarh
3Mathura
4Etah
Ans: 2
Q.In which city is the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) located ?
1Mumbai
2Bengaluru
3Chennai
4Hyderabad
Ans: 4
Q.Which one of the following scientists was not associated with the wheat hybridization programme in India?
1M. S. Swaminathan
2Panchanan Maheshwari
3Choudhary Ram Dhan Singh
4Norman E. Borlaug
Ans: 4
Q.Who of the following won the Nobel Prize for his work on Photoelectric effect
1Albert Einstein
2Werner Heisenberg
3Steven Weinberg
4Max Planck
Ans: 1
Q.'Rosatom' is the atomic energy agency of -
1Canada
2France
3Britain
4Germany
Ans: 4
Q.Solar-B satellite to study the sun has been launched by
1Japan
2China
3Russia
4America
Ans: 1
Q.The Multi-Lingual Natural Disaster Information System (NDIS) has been developed by
1Geneva Software Technologies Ltd. (GSTL)
2Infosys
3Wipro
4Microsoft
Ans: 1
Q.The branch of physiology and medicine concerned with heart is known as
1Cytogenetics
2Geriatrics
3Haematology
4Cardiology
Ans: 4
Q.When a green leaf is seen in red light, its colour will be
1Green
2Red
3Black
4Brown
Ans: 3
Q.Recently British scientists have identified the enzyme that plays crucial role in clogging cup of arteries. It is called -
1Peroxidase
2Matrix metalloproteinase - 8
3Succinic dehydragenase
4Elastase - 1
Ans: 2
Q.What is clickjacking?
1A malicious techique of tricking web users into revealing confidential information
2A device that sends and receivers data in a bit second
3A form of computer engineering
4A digital process that in used to display an image on the monitor
Ans: 1
Q.Which of the following diseases is caused by the consumption of nitrate contaminated food and water?
1Minamata disease
2Osteoporosis
3Asbestosis
4Blue baby syndrome
Ans: 4
Q.Grantham Prize is constituted to felicitate the journalists working in the area of
1Physics
2Information Technology
3Environment
4Medicine
Ans: 3
Q.Which of the following falls in the category of endangered species under the Red Data list of IUCN?
1Albatross
2Crowned solitary eagle
3Snow Leopard
4All of the above
Ans: 4
Q.PSLV-C14 in its latest space quest had carried Oceasat-2 with how many foreign nano satellites
19
27
36
45
Ans: 3
Q.Which of the following subtype of Ultraviolet (UV) rays is 100% penetrable through the Ozone Layer?
1UV-A
2UV-B
3UV-C
4None of the above
Ans: 1
Q.Which of the following indigenously built payload carried on board with Chandrayaan - I helped NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) to detect water on moon surface is
1Hyper Spectral Imager (HySI)
2X-Ray spectrometer
3Sus-KeV atom reflecting analyser
4Radiation Dose Monitor
Ans: 1
Q.The most commonly used chemicals for the "artificial rainmaking' or clod seeding are
1Silver Iodine (AgI)
2Sodium Cloride (NaCl)
3Dry Ice (Frozen CO2)
4All of the above
Ans: 4
Q.International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is presently headed by
1Helene Pelosse
2G. Vishwanathan
3Lars Rasmussen
4Peter Roebuck
Ans: 1
Q.An oil tanker is partially filled with oil and moves forward on a level road with uniform acceleration. The free surface of oil then
1Remains horizontal
2Is inclined to the horizontal with smaller depth at the rear end
3is inclined to the horizontal with larger depth at the rear end
4Assumes parabolic curve
Ans: 3
Q.Consider the following statement: 1. India launched its first full fledged meteorological satellite (METSAT) in September 2002. 2. For the first time, the space vehicle PSLV-C4 carried a payload of more than 1000kg into a geosynchronous orbit. Which of these statement is/are correct?
1Only 1.
2Only 2.
3Both 1 & 2
4Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: 3
Q.Pokharan II took place on
1May 9, 1998
2May 10, 1998
3May 11, 1998
4May 12, 1998
Ans: 3
Q.The deepest location on the earth's surface on record is about 11.034 km beneath the sea level. It is located in -
1Izu Ogasawara Trench, West Pacific Ocean
2Yap trench, Pacific Ocean
3Mid Oceanic Ridge, Atlantic Ocean
4Marina Trench, west Pacific Ocean
Ans: 4
Q.The smallest functional and structural unit of kidney is called as -
1Neuron
2Nephron
3Granulocyte
4Reticulocyte
Ans: 2
Q.Ozone hole was first been discovered in 1980s, by the British scientist over -
1Artic region
2Polar region
3Antarctica
4Tropical region
Ans: 3
Q.The scientific name of Indian Tiger is -
1Panthera tigris
2Panthera pardus
3Felis tigris
4Felis chaus
Ans: 1
Q.German Silver is an alloy of -
1Silver, Copper and Carbon
2Copper, Zinc and Nickel
3Silver, Zinc and Cobalt
4Aluminium, Zinc and Nickel
Ans: 2
Q.Chinese researches have recently discovered the fossils of a flying dinosaur with four wings, which can be an important missing link in the evolution of dinosaurs. It is named as-
1Tyrannosaurus rex
2Tyrannosaurus knowlesi
3Archeopteryx
4Anchiornis huxleyi
Ans: 4
Q.Which of the following antibiotic drug used extensively to treat cattle in India is found to be the main culprint of vanishing 99% population of India vultures -
1Diclofenac
2Penicillin
3Streptomycin
4Tetracycline
Ans: 1
Q.The magnetic effect of electric current was first observed by
1Henry
2Oersted
3Faraday
4Volta
Ans: 2
Q.In 2010, China became the third country in the world to possess an anti satellite weapon system. The other two countries are
1Germany and Russia
2France and the USA
3The USA and Germany
4The USA and Russia
Ans: 4
Q.The acronym STD written on Telephone booth stands for
1Straight Telephone Dial
2Switch Telephone Dial
3Subscriber Telephone Dialing
4Save Telephone Dialing
Ans: 3
Q.Humidity is measured by which of the following instrument?
1Barometer
2Thermometer
3Hygrometer
4Hydrometer
Ans: 3
Q.Which of the following is not a missile tested in Indian Missile Programme?
1Agni
2Trishul
3Prithvi
4Arjun
Ans: 4
Q.Refrigerators keep food unspoiled because
1At its low temperature, bacteria and moulds are inactive
2At its low temperature, the germs are killed
3At its low temperature, the germs are frozen
4It sterilises the food
Ans: 1
Q.Water boils at a lower temperature on the hills because
1It is cold on the hills
2There is less carbon dioxide on the hills
3There is a decrease in air pressure on the hills
4there is less oxygen
Ans: 3
Q.The resources which can be used continuously, year-after-year are called
1Biotic
2Abiotic
3Non-renewable
4renewable
Ans: 4
Q.Who Gave the First Evidence of the Big-Bang Theory?
1Edwin Hubble
2Albert Einstein
3S. Chandrashekhar
4Stephen Hawking
Ans: 1
Q.With reference to Indian Defence. Which of the statements is NOT correct?
1With the induction of Prithvi-II, the IAF is the only air force in the world with surface-to-surface ballistic missiles under its command
2Sukhoi-30 MKI jet fighters can launch air-to-air and air-to-surface precision missiles
3Trishul is a supersonic surface-to-air missile with a range of 30 km
4The indigenously built INS Prabal can launch surface-to-surface missiles
Ans: 4










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