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പി.എസ്.സി. സിലബസിനെ അടിസ്ഥാനമാക്കി തയ്യാറാക്കിയ വിവരങ്ങൾ. 
PSC Degree Level Questions and Answers

1. Who coined the term biodiversity?
a. Earnst Haeckel
b. Edward Laurent
c. Charles Darwin
d. Walter G Rosen
Answer: (b)

2. The difference between an endangered species and a threatened one is that
a. an endangered species is closer to extinction
b, a threatened species is closer to extinction
c. endangered species are mainly tropical
d. only endangered species are vertebrates.
Answer: (a)

3. What is the term for a top predator that contributes to the maintenance of species diversity among its animal prey?
a. keystone species
b. tertiary consumer
c. landscape species
d. primary consumer
Answer: (a)

4. The greatest cause of biodiversity crisis that includes all of the others is
a. pollution
b. global warming
c. introduction of species 
d. overpopulation of humans
Answer: (d)

5. Who was the Project Director of the Chandrayan-I mission?
a. MAnnadurai
b. R Hutton
c. Unnikrishnan Nair
d. None of the above
Answer: (a)

6. Whois the Chairman of ISRO?
a. Shailesh Nayak
b. Kailasavadivoo Sivan
c. AS Kiran Kumar
d. K Radhakrishnan
Answer: (b)

7. The indigenous mission Chandrayan — 2 comprises?
a. Orbiter
b. Lander
c. Rover
d. All of the above
Answer: (d)

8. What are the Scientific goals of the Chandrayan-2 mission?
a. To improve the understanding of the origin and evolution
of the moon
b. To collect scientific information on lunar topography, mineralogy, elemental abundance etc.
c. It provides information about the surface of the moon
d. All of the above
Answer: (d)

9. ISRO launched India’s first lunar probe Chandrayan -1 in
a. March 2008
b. October 2008
c. August 2009
d. October 2009
Answer: (b)

10. When was ISRO established?
a. 15" August 1959
b. 15 October 1969
c. 15August 1969
d. 15 October 1959
Answer: (c)

11. Name of the place from where Chandrayan-1 was launched?
a. Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota
b. ISRO Satellite Centre, Bengaluru
c. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram
d. Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, Thiruvananthapuram
Answer: (c)

12. How many scientific instruments are on board the Chandrayan-1?
a. 5
c. 9
d. 11
Answer: (d)

13. Where is the headquarters of DRDO?
a. New Delhi
b. Odisha
c. Karnataka
d. Maharashtra
Answer: (a)

14. Where is Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) situated?
a. Andhrapradesh
b. Kerala
c. Odisha
d. Karnataka
Answer: (b)

15. IRNSS-1E is the fifth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) which vehicle launched it?
a. PSLV -C31
b. PSLV-C 30
c, PSLV-C21
d. GSLV3
Answer: (a)

16. According to SRO, the Chandrayan-2 moon mission will explore which area of the moon?
a. Moon's North Pole
b. Moon's South pole
c. Moon's North-west part 
d. Unexplored part of the moon
Answer: (b)

17. Chandranyan-2 spacecraft has how many modules?
a. 2
b. 3
c. 4
d. 5
Answer: (b)

18. Which rocket will carry Chandrayan-2 into space?
c. GSLV MK- lIl
Answer: (c)

19. What is the orbiter mass of Chandrayan-2?
a. 2090 Kg
b, 2209 Kg
c. 2379 Kg
d. 2390 Kg
Answer: (c)

20. Spacecraft Lander is also known as............?
a. Vikram
b. Vijay
c. Vikramaditya
d. None of the above
Answer: (a)

21. Which of the following statements are correct about Rover?
a. Rover is also known as Pragyaan
b. On the lunar surface, it will test the mineral and chemical composition
c. BothA&B
d. OnlyA
Answer: (c)

22. Which of the following statement is/are correct about orbiter?
a. Orbiter of Chandrayan-2 will be installed at 100 km above the moon
b. It consists of eight instruments
c. Itwillbring the command sent from ISRO to the lander and rover
d. All the above
Answer: (d)

23. Which of the following NGOs releases the State of Environment Report in India?
a. Sevabharati
b. Tarumitra
c. DevelopmentAlternatives
d. Integrated Rural Development Organisation
Answer: (c)

24. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
a. CRISPR -Cas 9-Gene Editing
b. Belle Il - Particle Physics
c. BlockChain Technology — Digital/Cryptocurrency
d. All the above
Answer: (d)

25. What is the name of the missile used in Mission Shakti?
a. G-SAT
b. A-SAT
c. Edusat
d. Carto - SAT
Answer: (b)

26. Which Institution has developed a solar-powered unmanned autonomous survey craft for Indian ports?
a. IIT Madras
b. IIT Kharagpur
c. IISc Bengaluru
d. IIT Guwahati
Answer: (a)

27. What is the name of the new health research application launched by Google?
a. Google Research
b. Google Discover
c. Google Medico
d. Google Health Studies
Answer: (d)

28. What is the accuracy of the ‘National Atomic Timescale’ which was recently launched?
a. 2.8 nanoseconds
b. 20.8 nanoseconds
c. 2.8milliseconds
d. 20.8 milliseconds
Answer: (a)

29. Which company has been awarded the contract by NASA for deploying 4G Network on the moon?
a. Nokia
b. Airtel
c. Intel
d. Jio
Answer: (a)

30. What is ‘NEOWISE that was seen in the news recently?
a. comet
b. Asteroid
c. Star
d. Exoplanet
Answer: (a)

31. Bepi Colombo, which was in news recently is. a spacecraft launched to explore which planet/celestial body?
a. Saturn
b. Mars
c. Venus
d. Mercury
Answer: (d)

32. Which is the first country, where whats App is launching its ‘WhatsApp pay’?
a. India
b, Brazil
c. Japan
d. South Korea
Answer: (b)

33. International Advanced Research Centre for powder metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) that has developed the ‘Kriti Scan’ System is located in which city?
a. Hyderabad
b. Chennai
c. Noida
c. Bengaluru
Answer: (a)

34. The first e-waste clinic of India was opened in which city?
a. Lucknow
b. Mumbai
c. Bhopal
d. Cuttack
Answer: (c)

35. What is the name of the Information and communication technology-based multi-modal platform for governance, chaired by the Prime Minister?
Answer: (b)

36. Which is the first Indian airport to get Disabled Aircraft Recovery Equipment (DARE)?
a. Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
b. Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
c. Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru
d. Cochin International Airport
Answer: (c)

37. The name of India’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile is
a. Tandav
b. Trinetra
c. Saksham
d. Rudram
Answer: (d)

38. The concept of ‘Ecological Transition’ was first used by
a. Elton
b. Bennett
c. Berkeley
d. Raizel
Answer: (b)

39. Which of the following network protocol is described by GSM?
a. 2G
b. 3G
c. 4G
d. 5G
Answer: (a)

40. Which was the first internet service in India?
c. Education and Research Network
d. Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
Answer: (c)

41. Prahar is -------------------?
a. a battle tank
b. a surface to surface missile
c. an aircraft carrier
d. a submarine
Answer: (b)

42. Whatis Aditya-LI is often mentioned in news?
a. Rover sent to Mars by ISRO
b. Half—humanoid developed by ISRO for Mission Gaganyan
c. ISRO’s first scientific expedition to study the sun
d. ISRO's first telescope to study the outer atmosphere of the sun.
Answer: (c)

43. Which one of the following is known as Earth Summit?
a. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
b. United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
c. Convention on Biological Diversity
d. None of the above.
Answer: (b)

44. First World Climate Conference was organised in
a. 1978 in Geneva
b. 1979 in Geneva
c. 1980 in Geneva
d. 1977 in Geneva
Answer: (b)

45. Which of the following gas has the highest contribution to global warming?
a. Carbon-di-oxide
b. Chlorofluro carbon
c. Nitrous Oxide
d. Methane
Answer: (a)

46. Which of the following is Academic Institute Satellite?
c. INSAT —2E
Answer: (d)

47. At which of the following places is the Secretariat of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) located at present?
a. Paris
b. New Delhi
c. Gurugram
d. New York
Answer: (c)

48. SRSS-1 Satellite (for Sudan) was launched by which country?
a. India
b. China
c. Nepal
d. Bangladesh
Answer: (b)

49. Which of the following is NOT correctly matched?
a. Desalination - seawater
b. Reverse Osmosis — Potable water
c. Denaturation —- proteins
d. Pasteurisation-Tea
Answer: (d)

50. With reference to astronomy, what is ‘Osiris’ that was seen in the news?
a. Asteroid
b. Black Hole
c. Meteor
d. Exo-planet
Answer: (d)

51. Mission Shakti was carried out in
a. Pokhran
b. Andaman Islands
c. Kargil
d. Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Island
Answer: (d)

52. What does the term ‘Eutrophication’ refer to?
a. Overfertilization leading to bloom of some water species.
b. Overfertilization that leads to death of the terrestrial plants
c. Water bodies with very low nutrient levels
d. Water bodies with moderate nutrient level
Answer: (a)

53. Earth Hour is organized by
a. United Nations Environment Programme
b. Earth Hour Foundation
d. World Wildlife Fund
Answer: (d)

54. What is the application of somatic cell Nuclear TransferTechnology?
a. Reproductive cloning of animals
b. Production of organisms free of diseases
c. Production of Bio Larvicides
d. Manufacture of biodegradable plastics
Answer: (a)

55. ISRO has launched the Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC), the agency responsible for the implementation oftheGaganyaan Project in which of the following cities?
a. Chennai
b. Pune
c. Delhi
d. Bengaluru
Answer: (d)

56. The ‘Montreaux Record is a register of
a. Endangered species of tropical regions
b. Wetland sites under the threat of anthropogenic activities
c. Coastal cities under direct threat of global warning
d. Endangered animals in the Himalayan region
Answer: (b)

57. India’s firstArtticial Intelligence Research Institute is located at
a. Kochi
b. Mumbai
c. Indore
d. Thiruvananthapuram
Answer: (b)

58. Sindhu Netra Satellite developed by DRDO, which is capable of automatic
identification of warships and merchant ships in the Indian Ocean Region has been launched using which PSLV?
a. PSLVC-51
b. PSLV C-52
c. PSLV C-53
d. PSLV C-54
Answer: (a)

59. In reference to DRDO, the centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics is located in
a. Pune
b. Chennai
c. Delhi
d. Bengaluru
Answer: (d)

60. In reference to DRDO, the Research and Development  Establishment (R&DE) is located in
a. Chennai
b. Delhi
c. Pune
d. Ahmednagar
Answer: (c)

61. The phenomenon of accumulation of non-biodegradable pesticides in human beings
a. Biomagnification
b. Bioaccumulation
c. Biodegradation
d. Bioremediation
Answer: (a)

62. Snow leopard is found in which national park?
a. Kaziranga
b. The Great Himalayan
c. Bharatpur
d. Nagarhole
Answer: (b)

63. The movement ‘Beej Bachao Andolan’ was aimed for the conservation of 
a. Trees
b. Shrubs
c. Crops
d. Coconut
Answer: (c)

64. The first topic level refers to
a. all herbivores
b. all green plants
c. sunlight
d. all animals
Answer: (b)

65. Abyssal zone in the ocean has
a. no sunlight but contains decomposers and consumers
b. no sunlight but contains producers
c. sunlight and decomposers
d. sunlight and producers
Answer: (a)

66. The main component of photochemical smog is
a. Water Vapour
b. Nitrogen oxides
c. Sulphur Oxides
d. All of the above
Answer: (d)

67. Group of interbreeding organisms found in a particular area is
a. population
b. community
c. tribe
d. Density
Answer: (a)

68. Chlorofluorocarbon releases a chemical harmful to ozone is
a. chlorine
b. fluorine
c. Carbons
d. Nitrogen Peroxide
Answer: (a)

69. Formation of a hole in the ozone is maximum over
a. India
b. Europe
c. Antarctica
d. Africa
Answer: (c)

70. Which country has organized its cabinet meeting under the sea to drag the attention of the World towards Global Warming and its threats?
a. the Maldives
b. Sri Lanka
c. Fiji
d. Indonesia
Answer: (a)

71. Which of the followings is the best indicator of SO pollution? 
a. Bryophytes
b. Pteridophytes
c. Lichens
d. Algae
Answer: (c)

72. Yellowing of Taj Mahal is an effect of
a. Acid Rain
b. Global Warming
c. Ozone depletion
d. All of the above
Answer: (a)

73. Conservation within the natural habitat is
a. Ex-situconservation
b. In-situ conservation
c. Ex-vivoconservalion 
d. In-vivo conservation
Answer: (b)

74. IUCN headquarters is at
a. Gland, Switzerland
b. Paris, France
c. Vienna, Austria
d. New York, USA
Answer: (a)

75. The Gangotri National Park (GNP) is located in which state?
a. Chhattisgarh
b. Bihar
c. Uttarakhand
d. West Bengal
Answer: (c)

76. What is the direction of the flow of energy in an ecosystem?
a. Unidirectional
b. Bidirectional
c. Multi-directional
d. Cyclic
Answer: (a)

77. Headquarters of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is located at
a. New York
b. Geneva
c. Washington
d. London
Answer: (d)

78. What is the name of the world's first greenhouse—gas—monitoring satellite?
a. ICESat
b. Jason-I
c. Ibuki
Answer: (c)

79. Which of the following comes under primary pollutant?
a. plastic
b. Sulphur dioxide
c. Nitrogen Oxide
d. All the above
Answer: (d)

80. Consider the following observances and the dates on which  they are observed
1. World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) - 17 June
2. World Tsunami Awareness Day —5 November
3. World Wildlife Day —3 March
Which of the above is/are correct?
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 3only
c. 2and3 only
Answer: (d)

81. Consider the following pairs
1. Asiatic Lion - Gir National Park
2. Rhinoceros - Kaziranga National Park
3. Hangul - Dachigam National Park
4. Lion Tailed Macaque - Western Ghats
Which among the above is/are correct matches?
a. only 1 and 2,
b. only 1,2&3
c. only 1,2 and 4
d. 1,2, 3 and 4
Answer: (d)

82. The Earth Summit of June 1992, lead to which of the following documents?
1. Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
2. Agenda 21
3. Forest Principles
Select the correct answer from the codes given below
a. 1,2 and 3
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 2 and 3 only
Answer: (a)

83. Consider the following matches
1. ISO 4217 — Currency codes
2. ISO 14000-Environmental Management
3. 1S09000- Quality Management
Which among the above are correct matches?
a. 1 and 2
b. 1 and3
c. 1,2 and 3
d. 2 and 3
Answer: (c)

84. The Mahesh Rangarajan Committee has recommended the amendment of the Wild Life ProtectionActforwhichamong the following purposes?
a. To give legislative Protection to Elephant Reserves
b. To set up National Elephants Conservation Authority (NECA)
c. To establish e elephant corridors under the provisions of the amendment act
d. None of the above
Answer: (b)

85. ‘SAMPRITI’ is a Joint Military Training exercise between India and which country?
a. Japan
b. SriLanka
c. China
d. Bangladesh
Answer: (d)

86. Which organisation has manufactured the 51st K-9 VajraT- Gun
b. HindustanAeronautics
c. Larsen and Toubro
c . Mahindra Defence Systems 
Answer: (c)

87. What is the name of India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, which is being built at Cochin?
a. Virat
b. Veera
c. Vikrant
d. Vikramaditya
Answer: (c)

88. The first female head of NASA’s Human Space Flight Program?
a. Kathy Lueders
b. Carolyn Huntoon
c. Ellen Baker
d. Mary Cleave
Answer: (a)

89. Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART), a missile assisted system for the antisubmarine warfare operations, developed by DRDO was launched from
a. Wheeler island off the coast of Odisha
b. KK Ranges, Ahamed Nagar
c. Navel Materials Research Laboratory, Ambernath
d. Aeronautical Development Establishment, Bengaluru
Answer: (a)

90. Considering India’s defence, what's Rustom-2?
a. Anti-missile tank
b. Air-to-air Missile
c. LightWeightAircraft
 d. Unmanned CombatAir Vehicle
Answer: (d)

91. Which among the following cannot be included in the list of Green Technology?
a. Geothermal Energy
b. Nuclear Energy
c. Ocean Energy
d. Hydrogen Energy
Answer: (a)

92 .................. represents the importance of proper manners and behaviour online
a. Netiquette
b. Ethical Hacking
c. Trademarking
d. Copy right
Answer: (a)

93. Who is the present Science and Technology Minister of India?
a. Ramesh Pokhriyal
b, Ravi Shankar Prasad
c. Dr-Harsh Vardhan
d. Rajnath Singh
Answer: (c)

94. Cyber protests that are socially or politically motivated come under the category?
a. Malaware
b. Hacktivism
c. Phishing
d. Viruses
Answer: (b)

95. Which is the first central government hospital in India to start the latest Robot Surgery facility?
a. Safdarjang Hospital
b. Delhi Government Hospital
c. Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital
d. Bhagwan Mahaveer Hospital
Answer: (a)

96. Which UN Organisation became the first to accept a donation in cryptocurrencies?
c. Botha&b
d. Neither a nor b
Answer: (b)

97. What are the main objectives of Nano Science and Technology?
a. Human Resource Development
b. International Collaboration and orchestrating National Dialogues
c. Both a and b
d. Neither a nor b
Answer: (c)

98. Under the Ministry of Science & Technology., the Survey of India (SOI) was set up in?
b 1757
d. 1787
Answer: (a)

99. National Action plan for Climate Change (NAPCC) launched missions are:
a. National Mission for sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem
b. National Mission for Strategic Knowledge on Climate
Change (NMSKCC)
c. only a
d. Both a and b
Answer: (d)

100. The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) was set up in
a. 1982
b. 1983
c. 1984
d. 1985
Answer: (b)

101. Whatis ‘Covid Kavach Elisa’ that was seen in the news recently?
a) Mask
b) Testing kit
c) Disinfectant
d) Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Answer: (b)

102. What is the name of the mobile application launched by the Indian government to track the risk of coronavirus infection?
a) Corona Suraksha
b) Corona Raksha
c) Corona Kavach 
d) Corona Sevak
Answer: (c)

103. The Transiting exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) which recently discovered a new habitable exoplanet known as ‘TOI 700 d’, belongs to which space Agency?
Answer: (b)

104. The Department of Science and Technology has released Rs. 1 crore to a Pune based company named ‘Scitech Park’ for manufacturing which product?
a) Air purifier
b) Ventilator
c) Hand Sanitiser
d) Masks
Answer: (a)

105. Which Indian company has launched the world’s first CRISPR Cas-9 based diagnostic tool ‘CHECK’?
a) Biocon
b) Wipro
c) Infosys
d) Tata Medical and Diagnostics
Answer: (d)

106. DRDOistoestablish Biodigester MK-II Technology in which state's metro rail network?
a) Kerala
b) Maharashtra
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Karnataka
Answer: (b)

107. First-ever radish crop has been grown in space by which organisation?
c) European Space Agency
d) Russian Space Agency
Answer: (a)

108. Which type of eclipse is also known as the ‘Beaver moon’?
a) Full Lunar Eclipse
b) Solar Eclipse
c) Partial Lunar Eclipse
d) Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Answer: (d)

109. Falcon 9 rocket is used by which space agency?
c) Space X
d) ESA
Answer: (c)

110. What is “B 1.617" which is seen in the news recently?
a) COVID-19 Variant 
b) Air to Air Missile
c) New Planet
d) Hydrogen fuel cell
Answer: (a)

111. ‘Unicorn’ is the name of which space body,  that was recently discovered 1500 light-years away from the Earth?
a) Exo-planet
b) Blackhole
c) Asteroid
d) Satellite
Answer: (b)

112. With reference to astronomy, what is ‘Osiris’ that was seen in the news recently?
a) Meteor
b) Exoplanet
c) Blackhole
d) Asteroid
Answer: (b)

113. What is the name of the condition in which the human body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply at the tissue level?
a) Hypoxia
b) Typoxia
c) Myoxia
d) Hyperoxia
Answer: (a)

114. ‘We Think Digital’ is a digital literacy program of which global technology company?
a) Google
b) Facebook
c) Apple
d) Amazon
Answer: (b)

115. Which association recently collaborated with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to launch an Artificial Intelligence-based module for Indian Schoo! Students?
b) Cll
d) T-Hub
Answer: (a)

116. What is the original name of Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ which was making news recently?
a) Pine Island Glacier
b) Helheim Glacier
c) Jakobshawn Glacier
d) Thwaites Glacier
Answer: (d)

117. “Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary”, declared as an Eco-sensitive zone by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is located in which state?
a) Odisha
b) Gujarat
c) Maharashtra
d) Karnataka
Answer: (c)

118. Siruvani hills, which has been identified as a butterfly super-hotspot is located in which state?
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Kerala
c) Karnataka
d) Andhrapradesh
Answer: (a)

119. Which species has been recently named after the state of Arunachal Pradesh?
a) Spider
b) Butterfly
c) Turtle
d) Gecko
Answer: (d)

120. ‘Arribada’ is a term used to describe the mass migration of which species?
a) Frog
b) Sea Turtle
c) Snakes
d) Butterfly
Answer: (b)

121. India’s first moss garden has been developed in which state/UT?
a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Sikkim
c) Uttarakhand
d) West Bengal
Answer: (c)

122. What is the IUCN status of black softshell turtles?
a) Vulnerable
b) Least concerned
c) Extinct in the wild
d) Critically Endangered
Answer: (c)

123. Which state has implemented a public-private partnership (PPP) model for the rescue and rehabilitation of leopards?
a) Gujarat
b) Haryana
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Jammu & Kashmir
Answer: (a)

124. Which organisation developed ‘crystal blade technology’ for aero engines?
c) HAL
d) BEL
Answer: (a)

125. The “Yudh Abhyas' is a joint military exercise between India and which country?
a) France
b) USA
c) Japan
d) Sri Lanka
Answer: (b)

126. What is the name of the military exercise that would involve assets of the Indian Army, Navy and AirForce and Coast Guard?
a) Exercise Kavach b) Exercise Kapil
c) Exercise Himvijay
d) Exercise
Answer: (a)

127. With reference to DRDO, what is ‘Rakshita’ which was making news recently?
a) Air Ambulance
b) Water Ambulance
c) Bike-based Ambulance
d) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Answer: (c)

128. Navy Day is celebrated by India every year on 4" December to commemorate which operation?
a) Operation Tornado
b) Operation Blue Star
c) Operation Black Thunder
d) Operation Trident
Answer: (d)

129. SIMTEX is a trilateral naval exercise between India, Singapore and which country?
a) Thailand
b) Switzerland
c) Sweden
d) Saudi Arabia
Answer: (a)

130. Brah Mos Aerospace is a joint venture company set up by Russia’s Mashinostroyenia and which other company of India?
c) HAL
d) BEL
Answer: (a)

131. In context with the Supreme Court Judgement on granting permanent Commission to female Navy officers in the Indian Navy, for how many years they can serve in permanent commission?
a) 8 years
c) 10 years
b) 15 years
d) 14 years
Answer: (d)

132. Which central Armed Police force has launched an e-office application called ‘e-Karyalay’ for the digital movement of files amid the Covid-19 Pandemic?
c) SSB
Answer: (d)

133. Which of the following Statements regarding Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle (HSTDV) is/are correct?
1. DRDO has successfully tested HSTDV from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Launch complex at wheeler Island; off the Odisha coast
2. it was launched using a solid rocket motor,  which took it to an altitude of 30 km from where the cruise vehicle separated and moved on the desired flight path at a velocity of 6 times the speed of sound ie nearly 2 km/ second for more than 20 seconds.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer: (c)

134. What is the theme of the multilateral naval exercise of India- Milan 2020’?
a) Synergy across the seas
b) Maritime Challenges
c) Indian Ocean co-operation
d) Synergy across the seas
Answer: (d)

135. Which edition of the India-Bangladesh “SAMPRITI' military exercise was held from February 3 to 16, 2020 at Umroi, Meghalaya?
a) 7th
b) 9th
c) 10th
d) 8th
Answer: (b)

136. Which of the following statements are correct?
a) DRDO developed India’s first indigenous machine pistol called ‘ASM|’
b) BSF organises the operation ‘Garam  Hawa’ in the summer season and ‘Sard Hawa’ during the winter season every year.
c) Larsen and Toubro has manufactured and delivered the booster segment for
Gaganyaan Launch Vehicle to ISRO
d) All the above
Answer: (d)

137. Which of the following statements are correct?
1. The Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) was indigenously developed by the DRDO 
2. It was tested by the Chandipur Test range, Odisha
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer: (c)

138. Which of the following statements are true?
1. Prithvi-2 is a short-range surface to surface ballistic missile developed by DRDO
2. It has a range of 350 km and a payload of 500 kg.
a) Both 1 and 2
b) 2 only
c) Neither 1 nor 2
d) 1 only
Answer: (a)

139. Which of the following statements are true?
1. India’s first advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel (HWT) test facility was inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to DRDO’s APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex in Hyderabad
2. India is the third country to have such a large HWT Test Facility
a) only 2
b) only 1
c) None of the above
d) Both 1 and2
Answer: (d)

140. Which of the following statements are correct?
1. The Government Hospital of Ernakulam, Kerala has deployed a robot named 
‘KARMI-Bot’ to serve food and medicines to Corona Virus patients in the Covid-19 isolation wards
2. The robot has been introduced to reduce the risk of doctors and health workers being contracted to the Corona Virus.
3. Asimov Robotics, a startup company under the Kerala Start-up mission has developed the robot
4. It is used as a substitute for doctors in treating Covid-19 infection
a) 1,2 and 4
b) 2, 3. and 4
c) 1,2 and 3 
d) 1, 2,3 and 4
Answer: (c)

141. The portal launched by the Prime Minister of India in the Indian Science Congress held at Bengaluru?
a) 1-Space
c) 1-STEM
Answer: (c)

142. The Covid-19 sample collection kiosk (COVSACK) was developed by the laboratory of which institution?
b) HAL
c) BEL
Answer: (a)

143. What is the name of the first social media super-application, to be launched in India?
a) Inspire
b) Ignite
c) Incorporate
d) Elyments
Answer: (d)

144. ‘Jiuzhang’, the world’s first light-based quantum computer was developed by which country?
a) India
b) USA
c) China
d) Japan
Answer: (c)

145. Which of the following statements are correct?
1. World's largest visible-light telescope called ‘Thirty Meter Telescope’ is setup in Mauna kea on the island of Hawaii
2. India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) are involved in the project.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Neither 1 nor 2 
d) Both 1 and 2
Answer: (d)

146. What technology has been developed by a Hong Kong Scientists to detect autism at a very early stage?
a) Brain pulse detection
b) WBC Imaging
c) EEG Analysis
d) Retinal eye scanning
Answer: (d)

147. Covid Vaccine called ‘Covishield’ was developed by which Indian Company in Partnership with Oxford University and the British-Swedish firm AstraZeneca?
a) Sun Pharma
b) Biocon
c) Serum Institute of India
d) Dr Reddys
Answer: (c)

148. Indian Railway has introduced the technology of “Push-Pull Mode’ (attach one engine in the front and one in the rear) in which train recently?
a) Tejas
b) Rajadhani
c) Shatabdi
d) Uday
Answer: (b)

149. Whatis ‘Ingenuity’ which is making in news recently?
a) Meteor
b) Covid Vaccine
c) NASA's Mars Helicopter
d) Google word of the year
Answer: (c)

150. What is ‘Black fungus’, a serious fungal infection has seen in human beings affected with Covid-19 in some states of India is medically called?
a) Onychomycosis
b) Cutaneous candidiasis
c) Mucormycosis 
d) None of the above
Answer: (c)

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