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Science & Technology Test-11

Que.1

Which of the following are the applications of the Herbicide Ballistic Technology (HBT)?
1.Herbicide Ballistic Technology (HBT) is employed for improving the yield of foodgrains in drought prone areas.
2.Herbicide Ballistic Technology (HBT) is employed to prevent the coral leaching.
3.Herbicide Ballistic Technology (HBT) is employed for control of incipient weed or invasive plant species in natural areas.
4.Herbicide Ballistic Technology (HBT) is employed to improve the genetic diversity in crops.
Codes:

A.

2 and 3

B.

2, 3 and 4

C.

3 and 4

D.

Only 3

Que.2

Consider the following statements regarding the 'Quantum Dots' which was in news recently:
1. Quantum Dots are nanoparticles that have been developed to wipe out antibiotic-resistant germs.
2. A Quantum Dot is a nanoparticle made of metals like iron, nickel and copper.
3. Quantum Dots remain extremely active in the dark thus curb bacteria.
4. Quantum Dots are highly promising in killing bacteria as they disrupt cell growth of bacteria.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 4

B.

2 and 4

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

3 and 4

Que.3

Consider the following statements regarding the Geo-engineering:
1. Geo-engineering is the deliberate large-scale intervention in the Earth's natural systems to counteract climate change.
2. Geo-engineering is the deliberate large-scale intervention to regenerate soil fertility and to moderate the adverse impacts of pesticides.
3. Geo-engineering include solar radiation management in order to moderate global warming.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

Only 3

Que.4

Consider the following statements about Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV):
1. IPV injections contain an attenuated vaccine virus which is also used in oral polio vaccine (OPV).
2. It will enable children to get double protection from polio i.e. orally and in the form of injection.
3. By April 2016, Union Government would switch to IPV alongside the oral polio vaccine (OPV) to eradicate polio virus completely from the country.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.5

Which of the following methods are used in nuclear waste management for high level waste?
1. Vitrification
2. Incineration
3. Joule meter technology
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

1 and 3

Que.6

Telemedicine includes which of the below applications?
1. Diagnostic tests such as ECG.
2. Real time interactive medical consultation.
3. Remote monitoring of the patient.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

A.

2 and 3

B.

1 and 2

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.7

Consider the following statements about IPv6 in comparison to IPv4:
1. IPv6 has larger address space than IPv4.
2. Multicasting is better in IPv6 as compared to IPv4.
3. IPv4 addresses are 32 bits long and IPv6 addresses are 64 bits long.
4. IPv4 is more secure than the IPv6.
Which of the above statements are incorrect?

A.

1, 2 and 4

B.

1 and 2

C.

3 and 4

D.

All

Que.8

Which of the following applications of nano-technology in field of medicines is/are correct?
1. Nanotechnology may be used as part of tissue engineering to help reproduce or repair damaged tissue.
2. Nanotechnology has provided the possibility of delivering drugs to specific cells.
3. Nanoparticles can bind to certain tumor cells, thus helping in treatment of cancer.
Codes:

A.

1 and 3

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 2

D.

All

Que.9

Consider the following statements about the Stealth Aircraft:
1. Stealth aircraft can fly as fast and maneuverable like conventional aircraft.
2. Stealth aircraft have outer body made with Radar-repellent materials like carbon black consist of tiny iron particle.
3. They can carry much more payload than conventional aircraft.
4. Stealth technologies increases reflection or emission of infrared, visible light, radio-frequency (RF) spectrum and audio waves.
Which of the above statements are incorrect?

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

Only 4

C.

1 and 2

D.

All

Que.10

Consider the following statements about Li-Fi:
1. Li-Fi is a high speed unidirectional wireless visual light communication.
2. Light communication can't be intercepted unlike electromagnetic waves communication.
3. It have small bandwidth in comparison to Wi-Fi, so they cannot carry more information.
Which of the above statements are incorrect?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

Only 1

Que.11

Radiation technologies are used in which of the following applications in agriculture?
1. Development of high yielding crop seeds.
2. Radiation processing of food items.
3. Fertilizer and pesticides related studies.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 1

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.12

Which of the following branches of biotechnology are correctly matched?
1. Red biotechnology-medical processes.
2. White biotechnology-industrial processes.
3. Green biotechnology-agricultural processes.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.13

Which of the followings are advantages of genetically modified crops over traditional selective breeding?
1. It allows a much wider selection of traits for improvement.
2. It reduces risk of random occurrence of undesirable traits.
3. It allows greater precision in selecting characteristics.
Which of the above are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.14

Consider the following statements about the Induced stem cells:
1. They are stem cells artificially derived from somatic, reproductive, pluri-potent or other cell types.
2. According to their developmental potential and degree of dedif-ferentiation they are classified into either totipotent (iTC), or pluripotent (iPSC).
Which of the above is/are correct?
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.15

Bioinformatics is being used in which of the following fields?
1. Evolutionary studies
2. Alternative energy sources
3. Gene therapy
4. Bio-weapon creation
5. Drug development
Which of the above is correct?

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

1, 2, 4 and 5

C.

1, 3 and 5

D.

All

Que.16

Consider the following statements related to the different types of Space orbits:
1. Satellite Phone Communication uses Low Earth Orbit as they need less powerful amplifiers for successful transmission.
2. The round trip time is less with respect to Geo-synchronous Orbit as compared to Low Earth Orbit.
3. Geo-synchrounous satellite orbit does not cover Polar Regions.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 3

C.

1 and 2

D.

All

Que.17

Which of the following statements about GreenPHABLET is/are true?
1. This device aims to empower all farmers who own land.
2. This device acts like a mobile village knowledge centre/common service centre, penetrating Internet connectivity in remote rural regions.
3. It will provide farmers with messages charged at low rate about the weather and pest problems while sharing the most competitive agricultural input and crop prices.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

A.

1 and 2 only

B.

2 only

C.

2 and 3 only

D.

All are correct

Que.18

Consider the following statements in context of IRNSS (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System):
1. The proposed system will comprise of seven satellites and a ground segment. Out of the seven, three satellites will lie in the geostationary orbit.
2. The IRNSS will be restricted for strategic and military uses.
3. The coverage of the IRNSS will be confined only to the geographical boundaries of the Indian landmass.
Which among the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 only

B.

1 and 2

C.

1 and 3

D.

2 and 3

Que.19

Recently House of Commons of British Parliament has passed a law which allows for 'three-parent babies' or "designer babies". Which of the following statements in this context are correct?
1. It is known as "three-parent" in vitro fertilisation (IVF) because the babies, would have DNA from a mother, a father and from a female donor.
2. It is designed to help couples with mitochondrial diseases.
3. Mitochondrial DNA is separate from DNA found in the cell nucleus and it affects human characteristics such as hair or eye colour, etc.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2 only

B.

2 and 3 only

C.

1 and 3 only

D.

All

Que.20

United Kingdom (UK) has successfully tested first hybrid-electric aeroplane driven by parallel hybrid electric engine. Which of the following statements regarding parallel hybrid electric engine is/are true?
1. It consumes up to 30 per cent less fuel compared to the conventional plane with only petrol engine.
2. It consumes maximum power during takeoff. But after plane reaches particular height during flight, the electric motor starts operating to save fuel consumption.
3. The aircraft is able to recharge its batteries in flight.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

A.

1 and 2 only

B.

1 and 3 only

C.

2 and 3 only

D.

All are correct

Que.21

Consider the following statements about indigenously developed, intercontinental missile Agni -V:
1. It is surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile which has a strike range of over 5000 kms.
2. It has a very high accuracy Ring Laser Gyro based Inertial Navigation System (RINS) and the most modern and accurate Micro Navigation System (MINS).
3. It is a single stage, liquid propellant missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of over one tonne.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 2 only

B.

2 and 3 only

C.

1 and 3 only

D.

All

Que.22

Consider the following statements:
1. Solid-State Drive or Solid-State Disk, SSD is a drive that uses non-volatile memory as a means of storing and accessing data.
2. SSD has advantages such as accessing stored information faster, produces no noise, often more reliable, and consume much less power than the traditional hard drive.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 only

B.

2 only

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.23

Consider the following statements about Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite (SMAP) recently launched by NASA:
1. SMAP will produce global maps of soil moisture by measuring moisture in the top 2 inches (5 centimeters) of soil.
2. It will help improve our understanding of Earth's water and carbon cycles.
3. It can help scientists create more accurate weather models, learn more about drought conditions and even predict floods.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 2 only

B.

2 and 3 only

C.

1 and 3 only

D.

All

Que.24

Which of the following are free texting apps for Android?
1. Tumblr
2. Viber
3. Telegram
4. Hike
Codes:

A.

1, 2 and 3 only

B.

2, 3 and 4 only

C.

1, 3 and 4 only

D.

All

Que.25

Consider the following statements about Bitcoin.
1. It is a virtual currency, regulated by any central bank or government.
2. It can also be traded on an open market that fluctuates much like a stock market.
3. It is also called a "crypto-currency".
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

Only 1 & 2

B.

Only 2 & 3

C.

Only 1 & 3

D.

All of the above

Rank List

 
Rank
Name
Marks Obtained
mahesh
1
mahesh
47.34
Kunal
2
Kunal
25.38
Priyadarshini
3
Priyadarshini
18.08
Neelam Yadav
4
Neelam Yadav
6.68
venkata reddy
5
venkata reddy
2.76
Lekshmi
6
Lekshmi
1.36
PKM
7
PKM
0.00
siddappa
8
siddappa
0.00
ram pratap kumar
9
ram pratap kumar
0.00
ravindra
10
ravindra
0.00
rajeev
11
rajeev
0.00
Rajarshi Majumder
12
Rajarshi Majumder
0.00
CHANDRA PRAKASH
13
CHANDRA PRAKASH
0.00
Abhishek K
14
Abhishek K
0.00
perinbam A
15
perinbam A
0.00
YASHWANT
16
YASHWANT
0.00
aashishjosephdavis
17
aashishjosephdavis
0.00
Abhinav
18
Abhinav
0.00
Satyam
19
Satyam
0.00
CHANDNI
20
CHANDNI
0.00
Prasada Rao
21
Prasada Rao
0.00
Venkatraman
22
Venkatraman
0.00
Shikha Dwivedi
23
Shikha Dwivedi
0.00
Tejaswi
24
Tejaswi
0.00
John
25
John
0.00
S PANDIYARAJAN
26
S PANDIYARAJAN
0.00
Sumit Machra
27
Sumit Machra
0.00
GOVIND PRAJAPATI
28
GOVIND PRAJAPATI
0.00
Ankush Bansal
29
Ankush Bansal
0.00
gowtham
30
gowtham
0.00
jijo
31
jijo
0.00
ISHA
32
ISHA
0.00
Lovejot
33
Lovejot
0.00
SARAH NASREEN
34
SARAH NASREEN
0.00
AMANULLAH TAK
35
AMANULLAH TAK
0.00
Harsh Kushwaha
36
Harsh Kushwaha
0.00
KIRITI GHOSH
37
KIRITI GHOSH
0.00
Harshita
38
Harshita
0.00
Trishee Goyal
39
Trishee Goyal
0.00
Anjali Pandey
40
Anjali Pandey
0.00
harisha
41
harisha
0.00
sheik
42
sheik
0.00
subhadeep
43
subhadeep
0.00
sathishkumar
44
sathishkumar
0.00
b YADAGIRI
45
b YADAGIRI
0.00
armaan
46
armaan
0.00
G SATHISH
47
G SATHISH
0.00
imran
48
imran
0.00
Hani jassal
49
Hani jassal
0.00
nitin
50
nitin
0.00
shiva
51
shiva
0.00
 V SIVA NAIK
52
V SIVA NAIK
0.00
sridhardinesh
53
sridhardinesh
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
Ravi Kant
58
Ravi Kant
0.00
sai swaroop
59
sai swaroop
0.00
Lyn
60
Lyn
-4.54
sai
61
sai
-11.18
anjibabu
62
anjibabu
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