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Science and Technology - General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and Answers

Questions
1 The first Indian Satellite Aryabhatta was launched in
A 1974
B 1975
C 1976
D 1977

Answer: Option [B]
2 MIRV stands for
A Multi-dimensional Independent Reentry Vehicle
B Multi-directional Independently Reoriented Vehicle
C Multiple Independently-targetable Re-entry Vehicle
D Multi-purpose Integrally-targeted Revolutionary Vehicle

Answer: Option [C]
3 Which one of the following is an ‘Air-to-Air’ missile?
A Astra
B Akash
C Becquerel
D Prithivi

Answer: Option [A]
4 Who is popularly known as ‘Missile Man of India’?
A Dr. C. V. Raman
B Dr. S. Chandrasekhar
C Dr. Hargobind Khurana
D Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Answer: Option [D]
5 From where was India’s multipurpose telecommunication satellite INSAT -2E launched?
A Thumba
B Baikanour
C Kourou
D Sriharikota

Answer: Option [C]
6 Geo-stationary satellite revolves at –
A Any height
B Fixed height
C Height above pole
D Height which depends upon its mass

Answer: Option [B]
7 What is the name given to India’s Meteorological Research Satellite (Met Sat) launched in 2003?
A Vikram – 1
B Bhaskara – 1
C Kalpana – 1
D Arya Bhatta – 1

Answer: Option [C]
8 What was the name of the space shuttle that landed man on the moon?
A Apollo
B Challenger
C Columbia
D Eagle

Answer: Option [A]
9 Of the following Indian satellites, which on is intended for long distance telecommunications for transmitting TV programmes?
A Aryabhatta
B INSAT – A
C Rohini
D Bhaskara

Answer: Option [B]
10 Nuclear explosive devices were tested in India at
A Bangalore
B Sriharikota
C Kanchipuram
D Pokharan

Answer: Option [D]

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