MCQs on Technology - 1

1. What is white - fi technology?
(a) Beaming internet over an area using helium balloon
(b) Beaming internet over an area using solar drones
(c) Beaming internet over an area using underground cable
(d) Beaming internet over an area using unused television spectrum


2. Who among the following will benefit from a digital locker?
(a) Persons wanting to hide his IP address while downloading torrents
(b) Persons wanting to store his pirated movies, softwares and games
(c) Persons wanting to run applications made by strangers, without the risk of malware
(d) Person wanting to store government certificates on a cloud


3. Project Varsha, India’s new naval base under construction near which of the following cities?
(a) Kochi
(b) Karwar
(c) Visakhapatnam
(d) Chennai


4. Which of the following institute is present in Hyderabad?
(a) Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
(b) National Institute of Nutrition
(c) Centre for DNA Fingerprinting
(d) All of the above


5. Recently, the government of India has launched a new initiative called Meghraj. What is this Meghraj?
(a) It’s a new monsoon prediction system
(b) It’s a new project related to cloud computing
(c) It’s a new service under department of posts
(d) It’s a new scheme for India’s rainfed areas


6. Who among the following Indians have been awarded the 2014 Marconi Prize, a Nobel equivalent for technology engineers?
(a) Joseph Paulraj
(b) Naveen Natarajan
(c) Sumitraraj Gupta
(d) Jagadish Singh


7. Which one of the following statements is true about “roboearth”?
(a) It is a worldwide web for robots
(b) A robotic satellite launched to study earth
(c) Military robot mission developed by USA
(d) India’s first robotic mission to study earth


8. The international designator, also known as COSPAR designation, is an international naming convention for
(a) Rockets
(b) Satellites
(c) Typhoons
(d) Galaxies


9. The protein CA-125 (cancer antigen-125) is used as biomarker for detection of which type of cancer?
(a) Ovarian cancer
(b) Bone cancer
(c) Lung cancer
(d) Oral cancer



10. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has provided evidence on presence of hydrothermal activity on which Saturn’s moon?
(a) Titan
(b) Enceladus
(c) Rhea
(d Mimas



11. Which one of the following has been used as antimicrobial compound in personal care products like soaps, lotions, deodorants and toothpastes?
(a) Triclocarban
(b) Chlorine
(c) Benzoyl Peroxide
(d) Hydrogen Peroxide


12. The theme of National Science Day 2015 is ____?
(a) Science for daily life
(b) Science for nation building
(c) Science for sustainable development
(d) Science for better future


13. Which space agency has successfully launched the world’s first all electric satellites in March, 2015?
(a) Russia Federal Space Agency
(b) China National Space Administration
(c) Spacex
(d) European Space Agency


14. The Reebov antigen rapid test kit has been recently approved by who for quick testing of which disease?
(a) Malaria
(b) Ebola
(c) Swine flu
(d) HIV/AIDS


15. Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to mobile touch screen technologies?
1. When a user touches a capacitive touch screen some charge is transferred to the user from the screen.
2. Capacitive touch screen technology has more life than resistive touch screen technology.
3. Capacitive screens provide clearer image than resistive screens.
a) 1, 2 & 3.
(b) 1 only.
(c) 1 & 3 only.
(d) 2 & 3 only.


16. Which of the following are true about Kepler telescope?
1. Discovered 8 planets
2. kepler-438b and kepler-442b orbit stars smaller and cooler than sun
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 1, 2
(d) Neither of them


17. World Congress on Information Technology-2018, a biennial event will be held in:
(a) Bangalore
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Mumbai
(d) Chennai


18. What do you mean by a hybrot?
(a) It is a computer formed by fusion of traditional analog with digital computers
(b) It is a robotic computer consisting both electronic and biological elements.
(c) It is a computer which can use both battery and solar power
(d) Both a & c


19. Which is true regarding mantra Rajbhasa?
(a) A voice translator which translates any language into Hindi
(b) A voice translator which translates Hindi into any language
(c) Translates documents in English to Hindi
(d) Translates documents in any language to Hindi.


20. Which of following utilises sunlight in a direct fashion?
(a) Photo voltaic cells
(b) Solar thermal cells
(c) Bio gas production
(d) Both a and b

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