Science Question List – MCQ Question List

The genome sequencing of which virus has been recently done by Indian scientists?

  • Hepatitis C
  • hepatitis B
  • HIV
  • flu virus

Net growth rate of population is determined by

  • Gross reproduction
  • the birth rate and the death rate
  • the pressure of population
  • the birth rate in a country

APSARA is the name of India’s first

  • Nuclear reactor
  • helicopter
  • ground battle tank
  • railway locomotive

Which of the following parts of the sunlight makes the solar cooker hot?

  • Ultraviolet
  • red light rays
  • infrared
  • cosmic rays

Human genome project endeavors to

  • Decode DNA
  • invent AIDS treatment
  • study evolution of human
  • study finger prints

The green revolution in crops, yellow revolution in oil seeds and golden revolution in ___ has been an ample testimony to the contributions of agricultural research and development efforts undertaken in the country.

  • Horticulture
  • wheat
  • petrol
  • none of these

Which of the following does not come as a product of vehicular pollution?

  • Sulphur dioxide
  • nitrogen oxide
  • carbon monoxide
  • hydrogen peroxide

Which one of the following does not come as a TV remote control unit use to operate a TV set?

  • Light waves
  • Sound waves
  • Micro waves
  • Radio waves

Under Indian space programme, the abbreviation GSLV stands for

  • Geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle
  • global satellite link vehicle
  • geostationary solar light vehicle
  • none of these

Center for DNA fingerprinting and diagnostics (CDF is located at

  • Delhi
  • Kolkata
  • Hyderabad
  • Chennai

The Russian nuclear submarine, which sunk killing all on board, was called

  • Slovik
  • lenin
  • brodigaye
  • kursk

Richter scale is a/an ____ scale to measure earth tremors.

  • Exponential
  • logarithmic
  • geometric
  • physical

Which of the following compounds is commonly used as an antiseptic in mouth washes and tooth pastes?

  • Borax
  • salt petre
  • hydrogen peroxide
  • sodium chloride

Anthrax is one of the most potent biological weapons in the world. It is spread by single bacterium called

  • bacillus thuricide
  • bacillus anthratum
  • thiobacillus
  • bacillus anthracite

“threat of global warming ” is increasing due to increasing concentration of

  • Nitrous oxide
  • Ozone
  • Sulphur dioxide
  • carbon dioxide

Which is the supersonic antiship cruise missile that has been successfully test-fired by India from a warship in the bay of Bengal?

  • Nag
  • Brahmos
  • Prithvi
  • Agni

In radio transmission, what does FM stand for?

  • Frequent modulation
  • Frequency moderation
  • Frequency monitoring
  • Frequency modulation

Satellite INSAT-1d has taken over the functions of INSAT

  • 1A
  • 1B
  • 1C
  • Both (A) and (B)

Which of the following is an anti-tank missile developed in India?

  • Nag
  • Trishul
  • Akash
  • Prithvi

An instrument for determining the amount of water vapours present in the atmosphere is known as

  • Hygrometer
  • Hydrometer
  • Chronometer
  • none of these

Pedagogy is a science which deals with

  • Teaching
  • study of human mind
  • weather and climate
  • production of desired offspring

RDX is a

  • Type of lime
  • explosive chemical
  • medicine
  • fertilizer

Which communication satellite of ISRO was launched in September 2003?

  • INSAT-2B
  • INSAT-2A
  • INSAT-3D
  • INSAT-3E

Cryogenic engines are used in

  • Atomic reactors
  • rockets
  • defrost refrigerators
  • doing research connected with superconductivity

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