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Science & Technology Test-9

Que.1

Which of the following statements regarding Operating System is/are correct?
1.The Operating System is a component of the system Software and hardware in a computer system. 
2.For hardware functions such as input and output and memory allocation, the Operating system acts as an intermediary between programs and the computer software.
3.Operating System usually require an Application program to function..
Codes:

A.

1 and 3

B.

Only 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

None

Que.2

Consider the following statements related to Cruise Missile:
1.Cruise Missile fly within the earth’s atmosphere and use jet engine technology.
2.Hypersonic cruise missile travels at a speed of more than 5 Mach.
3.Cruise missiles can be launched from land based facilities only.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.3

Consider the following statements about "Augmented Humanity".
1.Augmented Humanity defines the use of technology to both aid, and replace, human capability in a way that joins person and machine as one.
2.Under Augmented humanity wearable devices begin to pre-empt what an individual want through mood, heart rate and body temperature.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.4

Consider the following statements regarding Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STI) 2013:
1.The policy goal is to accelerate the pace of discovery and delivery of science led solutions.
2.The policy seeks the right sizing of the gross expenditure on research and development 
3.The policy seeks to create a public procurement policy that favors indigenous innovations. 
4.The policy seeks to gain global competitiveness in select technological areas through indigenous technology & innovations. 
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1, 3 and 4

B.

1, 2 and 3

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

All

Que.5

Consider the following statements regarding the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM):
1.The Mission envisages manufacturing of supercomputing systems in India.
2.The Mission would be implemented and steered jointly by the ISRO and DRDO.
3.The Mission seeks to develop highly professional High Performance Computing (HPC) aware human resource.
4.The Mission supports the government's vision of "Digital India" and "Make in India" initiatives.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1, 3 and 4

B.

1, 2 and 4

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

All

Que.6

Consider the following statements about Gaofen-4 Satellite:
1.It is China's high-definition optical imaging satellite and world's most sophisticated HD geosynchronous orbit remote sensing satellite. 
2.It is located at the polar orbit and moves synchronously with the earth. 
3.It will be used for surveillance for border areas and security in coastal region.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 1

D.

All

Que.7

Which of the following are the objectives of National Policy on Information Technology 2012?
1.It aims to promote innovation and R&D in cutting edge technologies. 
2.It aims to encourage adoption of ICTs in key economic and strategic sectors to improve their competitiveness and productivity. 
3.It aims to create a pool of 10 million additional skilled manpower in ICT.
4.It aims to deregulate the Regulatory and Security Framework of Cyberspace ecosystem to encourage internet usage.
Codes:

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

1, 3 and 4

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.8

Consider the following statements regarding the Supercomputer:
1.Supercomputers generally aim for  maximising in capability computing rather than capacity computing.
2.The speed of supercomputers is measured and benchmarked in 'FLOPS' (Floating point Operations Per Second) and 'MIPS' (Million instructions per second). 
3.PARAM YUVA II is the first Green supercomputer of India.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 3

D.

All

Que.9

Consider the following statements regarding the Denial-Of-Service (DoS) attack:
1.Denial-Of-Service (DoS) attacks attempt to breach the security perimeter of a website.
2.Denial-Of-Service (DoS) attack has been launched to establish a long-term foothold and hijack sensitive information.
3.In a DoS attack, a perpetrator uses a multiple Internet connection to exploit software vulnerability.
4.DoS attacks target sites or services hosted on high-profile web servers such as banks, credit card payment gateways.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 3

D.

Only 4

Que.10

Consider the following statements regarding the Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) of India:
1.India has become the fourth country to have successfully tested the anti-missile system after the US, Russia and Israel.
2.India's Advanced Air Defence (AAD) missile is only for high altitude interception.
3.India's Prithvi Air Defence (PAD) missile is only for low altitude interception.
4.Ballistic Missile Defence of India can shield an entire country against incoming missiles, such as intercontinental ballistic missiles of over 7,500-kilometer range.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 3

C.

Only 1

D.

1 and 3

Que.11

Consider the following statements regarding the National Knowledge Network (NKN):
1.NKN is intended to connect all the knowledge and research institutions in the country using high latency network.
2.NKN is a state-of-the-art Pan-India network.
3.NKN is intended to connect all the knowledge and research institutions in the country using high bandwidth. 
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.12

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
1.SAGA – India
2.NUDT Tianhe – Japan
3.Cray Titan – US
4.Shaheen II – Pakistan
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

1 and 3

C.

3 and 4

D.

1, 3 and 4

Que.13

Consider the following statements about the Near field communication (NFC):
1. NFC is a long-range high frequency wireless communication technology.
2. NFC tags are passive data stores which can be read, and under some circumstances written to, by an NFC device.
3. IT major Tech Mahindra has launched India's first commercial NFC ecosystem, 'Tap N Pay' contactless digital payment wallet MoboMoney. 
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.14

Which of the following are the goals of NASA's Near-Earth Object?
1.To study about the current and future position of near earth objects relative to Earth.
2.To provide warnings on potential collision impact hazards of near earth objects.
3.To develop NEO deflection methods.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.15

Consider the following statements regarding the IP Telephony:
1.IP telephony is a technology for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
2.IP telephony is a technology that refers to providing communications services via the public switched telephone network (PSTN).
3.IP telephony allows both voice and data communications to be run over a single network
4.In IP telephony, no direct link between location and communications end point exists. 
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

1, 2 and 4

C.

1, 3 and 4

D.

All

Que.16

Which of the following schemes has been launched by the government to meet the solar energy targets?
1.To set up 40 GW solar rooftop programme where grid connectivity is already exist.
2.The Government  has approved Scheme for setting up of 25 Solar Parks, each with the capacity of 500 MW and above.
3.Surya Mitra Scheme launched for creating 50,000 trained personnel- within a period of 5 years.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 1

D.

All

Que.17

Consider the following statements related to Light Emitting Diodes:
1.LEDs can emit light of an intended colour without the use of colour filters that traditional lighting methods require.
2.When dimming is required, LEDs changes their colour tint as the current passing through them is lowered to increase the life-cycle.
3.LEDs do not contain mercury, unlike compact fluorescent lamps.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.18

Consider the following statements regarding the Cryogenic Technology:
1.Cryogenic technology involves the use of rocket propellants at extremely low temperatures. 
2.The combination of liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen offers the highest energy efficiency for rocket engines.
3.In cryogenic technology Liquid oxygen (LOX) is more widely used as fuel for rockets.
4.In cryogenic technology liquid hydrogen is more widely used as an oxidizer to produce large amounts of thrust.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

All

B.

2, 3 and 4

C.

1 and 2

D.

1, 2 and 4

Que.19

Harvest failures and rising food prices pose a particular threat to the food security of people across the developing world.
In this regard consider the following statements regarding the applications of Agricultural Nuclear Technology:
1.The technology is used for sterilization, mostly of herbs, but also for fruits and vegetables. 
2.The technology is used for genetic modification of plants to increase yields.
3.In nuclear technology the exposure to direct and High-dose radiation kills bacteria and other pathogens.
4.The technology deactivates seeds creating more disease-resistant crops, and thus dismisses the need for fertilizers or pesticides.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

3 and 4

D.

All

Que.20

Consider the following statements regarding the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM):
1.An Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) is a guided ballistic missile primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery.
2.Modern design of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) allows single missile to carry several warheads, each of which can strike a different target.
3.BRAHMOS-II, a supersonic cruise missile is an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile of India.
4.A ballistic missile travels well within the atmosphere.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

2 and 3

B.

2, 3 and 4

C.

3 and 4

D.

1 and 2

Que.21

Which of the following are the applications of Biotechnology in environmental conservation?
1.To reverse desertification.
2.For Bio-remediation of polluted environment.
3.To reverse Green house effect.
4.For Air purification.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.22

Which of the following is/are not the UAV(Unmanned Areal Vehicle) of India?
1.AURA
2.Rustom
3.Panchi
4.Slybird
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 3

C.

Only 4

D.

None

Que.23

Recently ExoMars Mission was in news, which of the following statements is/are correct related to it?
1.The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA has established this to investigate the Martian environment.
2.It was launched into space on a Proton rocket from Baikonour cosmodrome in Russia.
3.The second phase of the Mission consist of a Mars rover will launch in 2018.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3

D.

None

Que.24

Which among the followings are associated with Cloud Computing/Cloud Services?
1.Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
2.Platform as a Service (PaaS)
3.Hardware as a Service (HaaS) 
4.Storage as a Service (STaaS)
Codes:

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

1, 2 and 4

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

All

Que.25

The National Optical fibre network which will connect all the 2,50,000 Gram panchayats in the country will use Dark fibre network for it. What does the term dark fibre signifies?

A.

Dark fibre network is the network infrastructure which is used by private telecommunication companies for connecting villages.

B.

Dark fibre network is the unused network infrastructure that is a mixture of cabling, switches and repeaters.

C.

Dark fibre network is the unused network infrastructure that is used for military purposes.

D.

Dark fibre network is the network infrastructure which switches between online and offline mode as per requirement.

Rank List

 
Rank
Name
Marks Obtained
Kunal
1
Kunal
28.04
prosenjit basak
2
prosenjit basak
16.04
Murthy Bathala
3
Murthy Bathala
14.08
HABIL ANSARY
4
HABIL ANSARY
5.38
Neelam Yadav
5
Neelam Yadav
5.34
sumit
6
sumit
4.68
devesh
7
devesh
3.36
Monojit Mondal
8
Monojit Mondal
3.34
Harshita
9
Harshita
2.00
b.viharika
10
b.viharika
1.38
Manish kumar
11
Manish kumar
0.68
PKM
12
PKM
0.00
siddappa
13
siddappa
0.00
ram pratap kumar
14
ram pratap kumar
0.00
Venkatraman
15
Venkatraman
0.00
rajeev
16
rajeev
0.00
Abhishek K
17
Abhishek K
0.00
CHANDRA PRAKASH
18
CHANDRA PRAKASH
0.00
Rajarshi Majumder
19
Rajarshi Majumder
0.00
Piyush
20
Piyush
0.00
Satyam
21
Satyam
0.00
YASHWANT
22
YASHWANT
0.00
Prasada Rao
23
Prasada Rao
0.00
ARUL MOZHI
24
ARUL MOZHI
0.00
Aloke Kumar Saha
25
Aloke Kumar Saha
0.00
Priyadarshini
26
Priyadarshini
0.00
Abhinav
27
Abhinav
0.00
Shikha Dwivedi
28
Shikha Dwivedi
0.00
nitin
29
nitin
0.00
Sumit Machra
30
Sumit Machra
0.00
Tejaswi
31
Tejaswi
0.00
S PANDIYARAJAN
32
S PANDIYARAJAN
0.00
Ankush Bansal
33
Ankush Bansal
0.00
gowtham
34
gowtham
0.00
jijo
35
jijo
0.00
ISHA
36
ISHA
0.00
Lovejot
37
Lovejot
0.00
SARAH NASREEN
38
SARAH NASREEN
0.00
AMANULLAH TAK
39
AMANULLAH TAK
0.00
KIRITI GHOSH
40
KIRITI GHOSH
0.00
Trishee Goyal
41
Trishee Goyal
0.00
Anjali Pandey
42
Anjali Pandey
0.00
harisha
43
harisha
0.00
sheik
44
sheik
0.00
aashishjosephdavis
45
aashishjosephdavis
0.00
subhadeep
46
subhadeep
0.00
sathishkumar
47
sathishkumar
0.00
b YADAGIRI
48
b YADAGIRI
0.00
G SATHISH
49
G SATHISH
0.00
imran
50
imran
0.00
Hani jassal
51
Hani jassal
0.00
shiva
52
shiva
0.00
 V SIVA NAIK
53
V SIVA NAIK
0.00
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
54
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
0.00
vidya
55
vidya
0.00
Burad ANIL
56
Burad ANIL
0.00
Rohit
57
Rohit
0.00
sai swaroop
58
sai swaroop
0.00
pro
59
pro
-0.66
Sathya
60
Sathya
-3.20
MOHAMMED JAFFER
61
MOHAMMED JAFFER
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