Civil Service Preliminary Paper-1 Previous Year Questions on Technology - 2015

1) In which of the following activities are Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites used? 
1. Assessment of crop productivity
2. Locating groundwater resources
3. Mineral exploration
4. Telecommunications
5. Traffic studies

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1, 2 and 3 only
(b) 4 and 5 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5



2) The term 'IndARC', sometimes seen in the news, is the name of
(a) an indigenously developed radar system inducted into Indian Defence
(b) India's satellite to provide services to the countries of Indian Ocean Rim
(c) a scientific establishment set up by India in Antarctic region
(d) India’s underwater observatory to scientifically study the Arctic region


3) In the context of modern scientific research, consider the following statements about 'IceCube', a particle detector located at South Pole, which was recently in the news:
1. It is the world's largest neutrino detector, encompassing a cubic kilometre of ice.
2. It is a powerful telescope to search for dark matter.
3. It is buried deep in the ice.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3



4) With reference to the use of nano-technology in health sector, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Targeted drug delivery is made possible by nanotechnology.
2. Nanotechnology can largely contribute to gene therapy.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 Only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2


5) With reference to 'Near Field Communication (NFC) Technology', which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is a contactless communication technology that uses electromagnetic radio fieJds.
2. NFC is designed for use by devices which can be at a distance of even a metre from each other
3. NFC can use encryption when sending sensitive information.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 Only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3



6) The term 'Goldilocks Zone' is often seen in the news in the context of
(a) the limits of habitable zone above the surface of the Earth
(b) regions inside the Earth where shale gas is available
(c) search for the Earth-like planets in outer space
(d) search for meteorites containing precious metals

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