Science & Technology Pdf

January 2019

  1. Which company has launched India’s first PolicyHack for Teachers?

Ans: Dell

  1. Which country has launched satellite to create world’s first artificial meteor shower?

Ans: Japan

  1. Which technical giant has launched a new e-commerce platform re-weave.in for handloom weavers?

Ans: Microsoft

  1. ISRO has successfully launched military satellite ‘Microsat-R’ from which launch vehicle?

Ans: PSLV – C44

  1. The researchers of which country have developed a system that can produce electricity and hydrogen fuel from carbon dioxide?

Ans: South Korea

February 2019

  1. The Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development has recently launched in which of the following countries?

Ans: Italy

  1. Which space telescope has discovered a new dwarf galaxy ‘Bedin 1’ in the cosmic neighbourhood?

Ans: Hubble

  1. GSAT-31, which is in news recently, is launched from which of the following places?

Ans: French Guiana

  1. The researchers of which country has developed the first ant-like walking robot without GPS?

Ans: France

  1. Which IT giant has launched learning app ‘InfyTQ’ for engineering students?

Ans: Infosys

  1. India’s first-ever diesel to electric converted locomotive twin engine has been flagged off at which

city?

Ans: Varanasi

  1. India’s first district cooling system will come up in which of the following cities?

Ans: Amaravati

  1. India’s first fulldome 3D Digital theatre inaugurated in which of the following cities?

Ans: Kolkata

  1. Wallace Smith Broecker, the renowned Climate scientist has passed away. He was from which country?

Ans: United States

  1. Namvar Singh, who passed away recently, was the renowned writer of which language?

Ans: Hindi

  1. Who has become the first woman President of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI)?

Ans: G C Anupama

  1. Which state Police has inducted India’s first humanoid robot officer?

Ans: Kerala

  1. Which of the following telescopes has recently helped to discover 300000 new galaxies?

Ans: LOFAR

  1. Space Policy Directive-4 (SPD-4), sometimes seen in news, is associated with which country?

Ans: United States

  1. Param Shivay, sometimes seen in news, is associated with which field?

Ans: Super computer

  1. The Integrated Large Scale Eri Farming has been launched in which north-eastern state of India under NERTPS?

Ans: Arunachal Pradesh

  1. Which IIT has tied up with Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) to address public health issues?

Ans: IIT Madras

  1. Which news agency has launched the world’s first female AI news anchor ‘Xin Xiaomeng’?

Ans: Xinhua

  1. Which of the following Indian railway lines will be the world’s highest railway line?

Ans: The New Bilaspur-Manali-Leh railway

  1. Which semiconductor company has launched India’s first indigenous semiconductor chips for 4G/LTE and 5G NR modems?

Ans: Signal Chip

March 2019

  1. Which state has become the first state in India to introduce Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in the government sector?

Ans: Tamil Nadu

  1. Lignocellulosic biomass, sometimes seen in news, is composed of __?

Ans: Cellulose, Hemicellulose, Lignin

  1. Beresheet spacecraft, which is in news recently, is from which country?

Ans: Israel

  1. The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has launched how many GPS stations across country?

Ans: 22

  1. How many science and technology missions have been identified under PM-STIAC?

Ans: 9

  1. Which space agency has decided to carry out first all-female spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS)?

Ans: NASA

  1. Kiru Hydro Electric Project, which is in news recently, is located on which of the following rivers?

Ans: Chenab

  1. Who led the Indian delegation at the first-ever India-Japan Space Dialogue in New Delhi?

Ans: Indra Mani Pandey

  1. Which Indian personality has been named Chief Scientist at WHO?

Ans: Soumya Swaminathan

  1. Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which sometimes seen in news, is associated to which of the following organizations?

Ans: CERN

  1. Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), sometimes seen in news, is a robotic spacecraft of which of the following space agencies?

Ans: NASA

  1. The researchers of which institute have developed optical imaging system ‘DOLPHIN’ for finding tiny tumours?

Ans: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  1. Pinaka guided weapon rocket system, which is in news recently, is developed by which of the following organizations?

Ans: DRDO

  1. Which space observatory has been used by Indian astronomers to identify a new group of stars in the globular cluster NGC 2808?

Ans: Astro Sat

  1. India’s first LGBTQ clinic and HIV treatment centre has inaugurated in which of the following cities?

Ans: Mumbai

  1. Through which telescope, astronomers have discovered 83 supermassive black holes 13 billion light-years away from Earth?

Ans: Subaru

  1. Which IIT has signed a pact with C-DAC to build India’s first state-of-the-art 1.3 PetaFlop High-Performance Computing facility?

Ans: IIT Kharagpur

  1. Soyuz spacecraft, sometimes seen in news, is associated with which country?

Ans: Russia

  1. Which of the following international organizations has recently adopted resolutions on single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management?

Ans: UNEA

  1. Which IIT has tied up with ISRO for Space Technology Cell?

Ans: IIT Roorkee

  1. Which of the following companies has launched Smart steel Garbage Bins?

Ans: SAIL

  1. The researchers of which country have find cost-effective method for hydrogen fuel production?

Ans: United States

  1. The researchers at which university in US have developed a new method to purify water used in oil refinement?

Ans: Purdue University

  1. Which Indian company would provide digital solution for French Open?

Ans: Infosys

  1. Which of the following airlines has become the first Indian low-cost airline to join IATA?

Ans: SpiceJet

  1. The researchers of which country have developed a new automated non-invasive technique for diagnosing eye surface cancer?

Ans: Australia

  1. PRISMA Satellite, which is in news recently, is associated to which of the following European countries?

Ans: ITALY

  1. Emisat satellite, which is in news recently, is associated to which country?

Ans: India

  1. India has successfully tested its first-ever Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) Missile capability under which of the following missions?

Ans: Mission Shakti

  1. The researchers of which IIT have developed AI based disease detector?

Ans: IIT-Delhi

  1. The GRAPES-3 experiment, which is in news recently, is located in which of the following sites of India?

Ans: Ooty

  1. The world’s largest e-waste recycling hub has opened in which of the following cities?

Ans: Dubai

  1. The researchers of which IIT has analysed that urban areas are cooler than non-urban areas during heat waves?

Ans: IIT-Gandhinagar

  1. The scientists from which country have discovered a network of lakes beneath Totten glacier in East Antarctica?

Ans: Australia

  1. Which IIT has tied up with Wipro for advanced research in 5G and AI?

Ans: IIT Kharagpur

  1. Which international organisation has launched ‘The State of the Global Climate’ report?

Ans: WMO’

  1. ISRO has successfully launched EMISAT and 28 customer satellites by which launch vehicle?

Ans: PSLV-C45

  1. Which IIT has successfully converted petroleum waste toluene into useful product?

Ans: IIT Madras

  1. Which of the following districts has become the world’s first district with 5G coverage?

Ans: Hongkou

April 2019

  1. Which country has successfully launched second generation data relay Tianlian II-01 satellite?

Ans: China

  1. The researchers of which country has showed that dark matter is not made up of tiny black holes?

Ans: Japan

  1. Which country has decided to launch world’s first national 5G networks?

Ans: South Korea

  1. The UK researchers have used which telescope to determine that Sun’s magnetic field is 10 times stronger than thought?

Ans: 1m Solar Telescope

  1. Which South American nation has recently joined International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

Ans: Bolivi

  1. The scientists of which country have discovered a possible “death switch” mechanism in plant’s immune system?

Ans: China.

  1. The world’s first 5G phone has recently released in which of the following countries?

Ans: South Korea

  1. Indian scientists at which organisation have discovered a new enzyme “Murein Endopeptidase” to

break the bacterial cell wall?

Ans: CCMB

  1. Which country’s space agency has successfully dropped an explosive on asteroid Ryugu to make crater?

Ans: Japan

  1. Global Cooling Coalition, which is in news recently, has recently launched in which of the following countries?

Ans: Denmark

  1. The scientists at which US University have found that cold plasma can kill 99.9% of airborne viruses?

Ans: University of Michigan

  1. Which IIT has tied up with General Electric (GE) to set up India’s first Cold Spray SMART Lab?

Ans: IIT-Madras

  1. T-90 tanks, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which of the following countries?

Ans: Russia

  1. Which country has recently sent a team of experts to re-measure height of Mount Everest?

Ans: Nepal

  1. The scientists at which US university have developed a new pin-sized sensor that can detect dangerous chemicals?

Ans: University of Wisconsin-Madison

  1. The scientists at which university have discovered chain-melted state of matter?

Ans: University of Edinburgh

  1. Which of the following telescopes has captured the first-ever Black hole image?

Ans: EHT

  1. India and which European country have launched joint Industrial R&D programme to address shared challenges?

Ans: Sweden

  1. The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has tied up with which scientific institute to protect coastal wetlands?

Ans: ISRO

  1. Which country has developed the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat?

Ans: China

  1. Which IIT has found a new method to detect breast and ovarian cancer?

Ans: IIT Roorkee

  1. Indo-Pacific Wing, which is in news recently, has set up by which of the following union ministries?

Ans: Ministry of External Affairs

  1. The Human Exploration Rover Challenge 2019 has recently conducted by which of the following space agencies?

Ans: NASA

  1. Which Indian institution has launched a 5G Lab for banking and financial sector?

Ans: RBI

  1. Which country has launched its first satellite ‘Raavana-1’ into space?

Ans: Sri Lanka

  1. Nepal has successfully launched its first satellite NepaliSat-1 into space under BIRDS project of which country?

Ans: Japan

  1. Liquid methane has recently spotted on which satellite in the solar system?

Ans: Titan

  1. The researchers of which country have successfully printed the world’s first 3D heart by using a patient’s biological material?

Ans: Israel

  1. Learning Coin, which is in news recently, is launched by which of the following international organisations?

Ans: IMF

  1. TESS Mission of which space agency has discovered its first Earth-size planet – HD 21749c?

Ans: NASA

  1. Mueller report, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which of the following causes?

Ans: Russian Interference in the 2016 US Presidential Election

  1. ISO 31000:2018 is a standard related to which of the following tasks?

Ans: Risk management

  1. Jerrie Cobb, who passed away recently, was the first female astronaut candidate of which space agency?

Ans: NASA

  1. Christina Koch, who will set a new record for longest spaceflight by a woman, is the astronaut of which space agency?

Ans: NASA

  1. A site containing 220-million-year-old fossilized remains of dinosaurs has recently discovered in which country?

Ans: Argentina

  1. Who has become the India’s first female scientist to be elected Royal Society Fellow?

Ans: Gagandeep Kang

  1. Which country has recently adopted the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031?

Ans: UAE

  1. Which UN agency has listed the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy among world’s major industrial accidents of 20th century?

Ans: ILO

  1. Which space agency has revealed that Mercury has a massive solid inner core?

Ans: NASA

  1. Which African country has launched the pilot tests for the world’s first malaria vaccine “RTS-S”?

Ans: Malawi

  1. Which of the following IT services companies has signed a deal with India Post to transform country’s mail delivery system?

Ans: TCS

  1. Which airborne observatory has detected the Universe’s first molecule in space?

Ans: Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

  1. Which country has successfully tested the world’s first Floating Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP)?

Ans: Russia

  1. The scientists of which country have successfully created the first-ever artificial crater on an asteroid ‘Ryugu’?

Ans: Japan

  1. BepiColombo, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which of the following space agencies?

Ans: JAXA

  1. Where is the headquarters of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB)?

Ans: Hyderabad

  1. MERA India has been launched to eliminate malaria from India by which year?

Ans: 2030

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