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Science and Technology Quiz 17. 02. 2018

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Question 1

Other than resistance to pests, what are the prospects for which genetically engineered plants have been created?
1) To enable them to withstand drought
2) To increase the nutritive value of the produce
3) To enable them to grow and do photosynthesis in spaceships and space stations
4) To increase their shelf life
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Question 2

With reference to stem cells frequently in the news, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1) Stem cells can be derived from mammals only.
2) Stem cells can be used for screening new drugs.
3) Stem cells can be used for medical therapies
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Question 3

Recombinant DNA technology (Genetic Engineering) allows genes to be transferred

1). across different species of plants
2). from animals to plants
3). from microorganisms to higher organisms

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Question 4

What are ABHAY, HUMSA UG, NACS and AIDSS?

Question 5

With reference to geostationary orbit, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1) It is a circular orbit 35,786 kilometers above the Earth's equator.
2) Communications satellites and weather satellites are often placed in geostationary orbits.
3) A geostationary orbit is a particular type of geosynchronous orbit.
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Question 6

GSLV MK-III has -

Question 7

With reference to Project Loon, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1) Project Loon is a part of Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
2) Project Loon can predict weather systems.
3) Project Loon aims to provide internet services to the remote parts of the world.
4) It is based on Nano satellites placed in geostationary orbit.
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Question 8

What is the difference between a CFL and an LED lamp?
1) To produce light, a CFL uses mercury vapour and phosphor while an LED lamp uses semi-conductor material.
2) The average life span of a CFL is much longer than that of an LED lamp.
3) A CFL is less energy-efficient as compared to an LED lamp.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 9

D.P.T. vaccine is given to protect from

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