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Science and Technology Quiz 10. 03. 2018

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Question 1

In a neuron, conversion of electrical signal to a chemical signal occurs at/in –

Question 2

Peptic ulcer is caused by –

Question 3

Consider the statements –
1) Asexual reproduction preserves the genetic information, while sexual reproduction permits variation.
2) Use of gene cloning and gene transfer allows us to isolate and introduce only one or a set of desirable genes without introducing undesirable genes into the target organism.
Correct options are –

Question 4

Consider the following statements –
1) Vitamin D is synthesized in skin by ultra violet light.
2) Insulin secretes from Adrenal gland.
3) Iodine is converted inot hormone Thyroxine.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

Question 5

Consider the following kinds of organisms:
1) Bacteria
2) Fungi
3) Flowering Plants
Some species of which of the above kinds of organisms are employed as biopesticides?

Question 6

Admiral Gorchakov, the Soviet aircraft carrier imported by India is now named -

Question 7

Consider following missiles –
1) Agni-4
2) Nirbhay
3) Prithvi-3
4) Akash
Arrange them in ascending order of their range?

Question 8

Consider the following statements –
1) Large deposits of uranium, has been discovered in the Tummalapalle belt and in the Bhīma basin at Gogi in Karnataka by the Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD) of India.
2) The Tummalapalle belt uranium reserves promises to be one of the top 20 uranium reserves discovery of the world.
Correct options are –

Question 9

Consider following statements about ‘Nisargruna’ Technology –
1) It is a solid waste management technology developed by BARC.
2) Can transform plastic waste into biodiesel.
3) More efficient than traditional biogas plants because Nisargruna plant can directly turn waste into butane gas.
The incorrect statements are

Question 10

IRNSS series Satellites were launched using –
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