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Q. Zoological Survey of India has it headquarter at 1 Kolkata 2 Chennai 3 Delhi 4 Dehradun Ans: 1 Q.

Carbon dioxide is called greenhouse gas because1 it is used in photosynthesis 2 its absorbs infrared radiation 3 it emits visible radiation 4 its concentration remains always higher than other gases Ans: 2 Q. What is the major role of a greenhouse gas that contributes to temperature rise of the Earth's surface? 1 Stops both incoming sunlight and outgoing infrared radiation 2 Transparent to both incoming sunlight and outgoing infrared radiation 3 Lets incoming sunlight pass through but stops outgoing infrared radiation 4 Lets outgoing infrared radiation pass through but stops incoming sunlight Ans: 3 Q. Name the process of production of energy in the Sun 1 Radioactivity 2 Nuclear fission 3 Ionization 4 Nuclear fusion Ans: 4 Q. Which of the following in automobile exhaust can cause cancer? 1 Carbon monoxide 2 Oxides of nitrogen 3 Polyclinic hydrocarbons 4 Lead Ans: 1 Q. Who invented chloroform as anaesthetic? 1 Edward Jenner 2 James Simpson 3 Alexander Fleming 4 Christian Barnard Ans: 2 Q. Which of the following is biodegradable? 1 D.D.T. 2 Paper 3 Plastic 4 Aluminium Ans: 2

Davy 3 Lavoisier 4 Faraday Ans: 1 Q. Which of the following countries has become first to pass Climate Act? 1 China 2 USA 3 Canada 4 Germany Ans: 3 Q. X-rays were discovered by 1 Roentgen 2 H. A new technology which provides the ability to create an artificial world and have people interact with it is called 1 Virtual reality 2 Televirtuality 3 Alternate reality 4 3-D reality Ans: 2 Q. an. When did India Join the International Tsunami Warning System? 1 2005 2 2007 3 2006 4 2004 Ans: 4 Q.Q. Penicillin. antibiotic. Who invented the ball-point pen: 1 Lazzlo Biro 2 Curie 3 Newton 4 Baird Ans: 1 Q. is obtained from a 1 Fungus 2 Virus 3 Flowering plant 4 Bacterium Ans: 1 . Electrostatic precipitator is used to control-1 Water pollution 2 Solid waste 3 Noise pollution 4 Air pollution Ans: 4 Q.

Bangalore 4 Indian Iron & Steel Co. Who invented penicillin? 1 Louis Pasteur 2 Alexander Fleming 3 Dreser 4 Edward Jenner Ans: 2 Q. Hydrogen bomb is based on the principle of 1 uncontrolled fusion reaction 2 controlled fusion reaction 3 uncontrolled fission reaction 4 controlled fission reaction Ans: 1 Q. The name of the white revolution is associated with 1 Kurien Verghese 2 C.S.Ltd.Narlikar Ans: 1 .V. Calcutta 2 Indian Institute of Technology. Where was India's first computer installed? 1 Indian Statistical Institute..Q.Swaminathan 4 J. Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic? 1 Fibre glass 2 Quartz glass 3 Flint glass 4 Pyrex glass Ans: 1 Q.Rangarajan 3 M. Which among the following elements (metals) pollutes the air of a city having large number of automobiles? 1 Lead 2 Nickel 3 Chromium 4 Cadmium Ans: 4 Q. Supersonic Jet causes pollution by thinning of 1 CO2 layer 2 O2 layer 3 O3 layer 4 SO2 layer Ans: 3 Q. Burnpur Ans: 1 Q. Delhi 3 Indian Institute of Science.

It is one of the pioneering efforts in any developing country for mainstreaming the renewable energy generation through market mechanism. Consider the following statements with regard to the renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Mechanism launched in November 2010 by the Government of India: 1.Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 1 1 only 2 2 only 3 Both 1 and 2 4 Neither 1 nor 2 Ans: 3 Q. 2. Atomic Power Station is located in which of the following places in India? 1 Kalpakkam 2 Allahabad 3 Pune 4 Shimla Ans: 1 Q. Venkataraman Ramakrishnan was jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry in the year 2009 for the: 1 theory of electron transfer 2 studies of the structure and function of the ribosome 3 palladium catalysed cross couplings in organic synthesis 4 work in the area of olefin metathesis Ans: 2 Q. Solar energy is due to 1 fission reactions 2 combustion reactions 3 chemical reactions 4 fusion reactions Ans: 4 Q. Which of the following branches deals with the interactions of same species of living organisms with their non-living environment? 1 Synecology 2 Ecology 3 Palaeontology 4 Autecology Ans: 2 Q. It enables the obligated entities to meet their renewable purchase obligation. Scientists at the Tomato Genome Consortium (TGC) successfully sequenced the genomes of which of the following vegetables? 1 Brinjal 2 Onion 3 Potato 4 Tomato Ans: 4 Q. A non-conventional source of power is— 1 Solar Power .

Watson and Crick are famous for their discovery of 1 Antibodies 2 Structure of DNA 3 Vaccinia 4 Life history of Plasmodium Vivax Ans: 2 Q. The nuclear reaction involved in a nuclear reactor is-1 Fusion 2 Fission 3 Spallation 4 Neutron absorption Ans: 1 Q. Dimension of gravitational constant is 1 gm cm-3 sec-2 2 cm sec-3 gm-2 3 cm4 sec-1 gm-2 4 cm3 sec-2 gm-1 Ans: 4 Q. India's permanent Research Station 'Dakshin Gongotri' is located at 1 Indian Ocean 2 Himalayas 3 Arabian Sea 4 Antarctica Ans: 4 Q. Rao . The scientist associated with the success of Green Revolution is 1 Norman Borlaug 2 V.R. Vulcanisation is the process of heating rubber with 3-5% of 1 Lime 2 Sulphur 3 Naphthalene 4 Potassium permanganate Ans: 2 Q. Chittaranjan in West Bengal is well known for its 1 Iron and Steel Industries 2 Locomotive Works 3 Cement Factory 4 Fertilizer Plant Ans: 2 .2 Coal 3 Uranium 4 Petroleum Ans: 1 Q.

3 J. Bose 4 S. Venkataraman Ramakrishnan was jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry in the year 2009 for the: 1 studies of the structure and function of the ribosome 2 theory of election transfer. Norman Ernest Borlaug. The first-ever robot spacecraft to probe planet Venus was named 1 Magellan 2 Galileo 3 challenger 4 Newton Ans: 1 Q. 3 palladium catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis. World Environment Day is Celebrated Every Year on 1 January 15 2 August 26 3 June 5 4 July 10 Ans: 3 Q.S. who is regarded as the father of the Green revolution in India. Bhatnagar Ans: 1 Q. 4 work in the area of ole fin metathesis. is from which country? 1 New Zealand 2 USA 3 Mexico 4 Australia Ans: 2 Q. RDX is a 1 An instrument to measure blood pressure 2 A gene . Which one of the following is a spacecraft? 1 Spitzer 2 Cassini 3 Apophis 4 TecSar Ans: 2 Q. Ans: 1 Q.C. Heavy Water is normally used by which of the following industries? 1 Pharma Industry 2 Paper Industry 3 Nuclear Power generation plants 4 Sugar plants Ans: 3 Q.

Baird 4 Berliner Ans: 3 Q. The device used for locating submerged object sunder sea is1 Sonar 2 Radar 3 Laser 4 Maser Ans: 1 Q. A.R. Edison 3 J. The Idea of motion pictures was propounded by1 N. The branch of study dealing with old age and aging is called1 Oncology 2 Gerentology 3 Teratology 4 Ornithology Ans: 2 Q. NASA's new space telescope is1 Wise 2 Rise 3 Barack 4 Telle Ans: 1 Q. "Green House Effect" means 1 Pollution in houses in tropical regions 2 Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric oxygen 3 Trapping of Solar energy due to atmospheric carbon dioxide . Finsen 2 T.L. Centre for DNA Fingerprinting is located at 1 Bengaluru 2 New Delhi 3 Pune 4 Hyderabad Ans: 4 Q.3 A chemical used in the manufacture of fertilizers 4 An explosive Ans: 4 Q. In July 2010' ISRO used the vehicle for Launching 5 Satellites1 GSLV 2 PSLV 3 ESLV 4 SLV Ans: 2 Q.

Uranium Corporation of India is located in 1 Mumbai 2 Delhi 3 Thiruvananthapuram 4 Jadugoda Ans: 1 Q. Nobel Alfred Bernhard after whom Nobe prizes are given was 1 Engineer 2 Chemist 3 Both (A) & (B) 4 Doctor Ans: 3 Q. India's first remote sensing satellite (IRS 1A) was launched from 1 Baikonour 2 Cape Kennedy 3 French Guiana 4 Sri Harikota Ans: 1 Q. Theorphrastus is called the father of 1 Botany 2 Zoology 3 Anatomy 4 Astrology Ans: 1 Q. 4-d is1 an insecticide 2 an explosive 3 a fungicide 4 a herbicide Ans: 4 Q. V. Bhabha Ans: 1 Q. The resources which can be used continuously. year-after-year are called 1 Biotic 2 Abiotic 3 Non-renewable . 2. Which one of the following scientists has carried out researches both in the field of biology and physics? 1 Jagdish Chandra Bose 2 Har Govind Khorana 3 C. Raman 4 Homi J.4 Cultivation in green houses so as to check pollution Ans: 3 Q.

Non-conventional source of energy best suited for India is 1 Solar energy 2 Wind energy 3 Tidal wave energy . Television broadcast for rural development programmes in India started in1 1947 2 1957 3 1967 4 1977 Ans: 4 Q. Acupuncture is widely practised in 1 India 2 America 3 China 4 Germany Ans: 3 Q.4 Renewable Ans: 4 Q. "Astra" which was in news in recent past is the name of a newly developed1 Air-to-air Missile 2 Battle Tank 3 Spy Rocket 4 Submarine Ans: 1 Q. Radioactive element which has been found to have large reserves in India is 1 Uranium 2 Thorium 3 Radium 4 Plutonium Ans: 2 Q. Which of the following is the short from of the name of the Indian Space Shuttle which puts various satellites into orbit? 1 RISAT 2 PSLV 3 ANUSAT 4 ISRO Ans: 2 Q. The study which deals with secret writing is known as 1 Cryptography 2 Secretology 3 Cytography 4 Cryptology Ans: 4 Q.

The magnetic effect of electric current was first observed by 1 Henry 2 Oersted 3 Faraday 4 Volta Ans: 2 Q. Which of the following is not a missile tested in Indian Missile Programme? 1 Agni 2 Trishul 3 Prithvi 4 Arjun Ans: 4 Q. the germs are killed 3 At its low temperature. China became the third country in the world to possess an anti satellite weapon system. Humidity is measured by which of the following instrument? 1 Barometer 2 Thermometer 3 Hygrometer 4 Hydrometer Ans: 3 Q. The acronym STD written on Telephone booth stands for 1 Straight Telephone Dial 2 Switch Telephone Dial 3 Subscriber Telephone Dialing 4 Save Telephone Dialing Ans: 3 Q.4 Nuclear energy Ans: 1 Q. Refrigerators keep food unspoiled because 1 At its low temperature. The other two countries are 1 Germany and Russia 2 France and the USA 3 The USA and Germany 4 The USA and Russia Ans: 4 Q. the germs are frozen 4 It sterilises the food Ans: 1 Q. Water boils at a lower temperature on the hills because 1 It is cold on the hills 2 There is less carbon dioxide on the hills 3 There is a decrease in air pressure on the hills . bacteria and moulds are inactive 2 At its low temperature. In 2010.

year-after-year are called 1 Biotic 2 Abiotic 3 Non-renewable 4 renewable Ans: 4 Q. The free surface of oil then 1 Remains horizontal 2 Is inclined to the horizontal with smaller depth at the rear end 3 is inclined to the horizontal with larger depth at the rear end 4 Assumes parabolic curve Ans: 3 Q. The resources which can be used continuously. India launched its first full fledged meteorological satellite (METSAT) in September 2002. Chandrashekhar 4 Stephen Hawking Ans: 1 Q. 2. Who Gave the First Evidence of the Big-Bang Theory? 1 Edwin Hubble 2 Albert Einstein 3 S. Consider the following statement: 1. It is located in - . 1998 2 May 10. the IAF is the only air force in the world with surface-to-surface ballistic missiles under its command 2 Sukhoi-30 MKI jet fighters can launch air-to-air and air-to-surface precision missiles 3 Trishul is a supersonic surface-to-air missile with a range of 30 km 4 The indigenously built INS Prabal can launch surface-to-surface missiles Ans: 4 Q. 1998 4 May 12. The deepest location on the earth's surface on record is about 11. Which of these statement is/are correct? 1 Only 1. An oil tanker is partially filled with oil and moves forward on a level road with uniform acceleration.4 there is less oxygen Ans: 3 Q. 1998 3 May 11. the space vehicle PSLV-C4 carried a payload of more than 1000kg into a geosynchronous orbit.034 km beneath the sea level. With reference to Indian Defence. 3 Both 1 & 2 4 Neither 1 nor 2 Ans: 3 Q. 2 Only 2. For the first time. 1998 Ans: 3 Q. Which of the statements is NOT correct? 1 With the induction of Prithvi-II. Pokharan II took place on 1 May 9.

Ozone hole was first been discovered in 1980s. Pacific Ocean 3 Mid Oceanic Ridge. Copper and Carbon 2 Copper. The scientific name of Indian Tiger is 1 Panthera tigris 2 Panthera pardus 3 Felis tigris 4 Felis chaus Ans: 1 Q. It is named as1 Tyrannosaurus rex 2 Tyrannosaurus knowlesi 3 Archeopteryx 4 Anchiornis huxleyi Ans: 4 Q. Which of the following antibiotic drug used extensively to treat cattle in India is found to be the main culprint of vanishing 99% population of India vultures 1 Diclofenac 2 Penicillin 3 Streptomycin 4 Tetracycline Ans: 1 . which can be an important missing link in the evolution of dinosaurs. The smallest functional and structural unit of kidney is called as 1 Neuron 2 Nephron 3 Granulocyte 4 Reticulocyte Ans: 2 Q. by the British scientist over 1 Artic region 2 Polar region 3 Antarctica 4 Tropical region Ans: 3 Q. German Silver is an alloy of 1 Silver. Atlantic Ocean 4 Marina Trench. west Pacific Ocean Ans: 4 Q. Zinc and Nickel 3 Silver. West Pacific Ocean 2 Yap trench. Chinese researches have recently discovered the fossils of a flying dinosaur with four wings. Zinc and Nickel Ans: 2 Q.1 Izu Ogasawara Trench. Zinc and Cobalt 4 Aluminium.

What is clickjacking? 1 A malicious techique of tricking web users into revealing confidential information 2 A device that sends and receivers data in a bit second 3 A form of computer engineering 4 A digital process that in used to display an image on the monitor Ans: 1 Q. Which of the following diseases is caused by the consumption of nitrate contaminated food and water? 1 Minamata disease 2 Osteoporosis 3 Asbestosis 4 Blue baby syndrome Ans: 4 Q. PSLV-C14 in its latest space quest had carried Oceasat-2 with how many foreign nano satellites 1 9 2 7 3 6 4 5 Ans: 3 Q. It is called 1 Peroxidase 2 Matrix metalloproteinase . Which of the following falls in the category of endangered species under the Red Data list of IUCN? 1 Albatross 2 Crowned solitary eagle 3 Snow Leopard 4 All of the above Ans: 4 Q.1 Ans: 2 Q.8 3 Succinic dehydragenase 4 Elastase . Recently British scientists have identified the enzyme that plays crucial role in clogging cup of arteries. Which of the following subtype of Ultraviolet (UV) rays is 100% penetrable through the Ozone Layer? 1 UV-A 2 UV-B 3 UV-C 4 None of the above . Grantham Prize is constituted to felicitate the journalists working in the area of 1 Physics 2 Information Technology 3 Environment 4 Medicine Ans: 3 Q.Q.

Which one of the following scientists was not associated with the wheat hybridization programme in India? 1 M. S. Swaminathan 2 Panchanan Maheshwari 3 Choudhary Ram Dhan Singh .I helped NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) to detect water on moon surface is 1 Hyper Spectral Imager (HySI) 2 X-Ray spectrometer 3 Sus-KeV atom reflecting analyser 4 Radiation Dose Monitor Ans: 1 Q. In which city is the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) located ? 1 Mumbai 2 Bengaluru 3 Chennai 4 Hyderabad Ans: 4 Q. In which district of Uttar Pradesh has solar energy plant been started? 1 Agra 2 Aligarh 3 Mathura 4 Etah Ans: 2 Q. The most commonly used chemicals for the "artificial rainmaking' or clod seeding are 1 Silver Iodine (AgI) 2 Sodium Cloride (NaCl) 3 Dry Ice (Frozen CO2) 4 All of the above Ans: 4 Q. Which of the following indigenously built payload carried on board with Chandrayaan . Vishwanathan 3 Lars Rasmussen 4 Peter Roebuck Ans: 1 Q. What is the source of electric energy in an artificial satellite? 1 A mini nuclear reactor 2 A dynamo 3 A thermopile 4 Solar cells Ans: 4 Q. International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is presently headed by 1 Helene Pelosse 2 G.Ans: 1 Q.

(GSTL) 2 Infosys 3 Wipro 4 Microsoft Ans: 1 Q. Who of the following won the Nobel Prize for his work on Photoelectric effect 1 Albert Einstein 2 Werner Heisenberg 3 Steven Weinberg 4 Max Planck Ans: 1 Q. The Multi-Lingual Natural Disaster Information System (NDIS) has been developed by 1 Geneva Software Technologies Ltd. Solar-B satellite to study the sun has been launched by 1 Japan 2 China 3 Russia 4 America Ans: 1 Q. The branch of physiology and medicine concerned with heart is known as 1 Cytogenetics 2 Geriatrics 3 Haematology 4 Cardiology Ans: 4 Q. 'Rosatom' is the atomic energy agency of 1 Canada 2 France 3 Britain 4 Germany Ans: 4 Q. When a green leaf is seen in red light.4 Norman E. Borlaug Ans: 4 Q. Study of life in outer space is 1 Endobiology 2 Entrobiology 3 Neobiology 4 Exobiology . its colour will be 1 Green 2 Red 3 Black 4 Brown Ans: 3 Q.

Which one of the following was to be discovered first in the chromosphere of the sun 1 Helium 2 Neon 3 Xenon 4 Krypton Ans: 1 Q. When a magnetic needle is placed at a neutral point. If a cloth is coated with a resin then the angle of contact between the cloth and water 1 Increases 2 Decreases 3 Remains same 4 Becomes zero Ans: 1 .Ans: 4 Q. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched 1 X-Ray : Roentgen 2 Mass energy relation : Faraday 3 Microscope : Galilio 4 Law of electrolysis : Edward Jenner Ans: 1 Q. it turns 1 Vertical 2 Horizontal 3 At an angle greater than 900 4 At an angle smaller than 900 Ans: 1 Q.