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Science and Technology Quiz 17. 03. 2018

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Question 1

Which of the following is true with regard to regulation of GM crops in India:
1) At present GM crops are regulated under the purview of the Union Ministry of Agriculture.
2) Genetically modified crops (GM crops) are plants used in agriculture, the DNA of which has been modified using genetic engineering techniques
3) The top biotech regulator in India is Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC).
Choose the correct option –

Question 2

Consider the following about Graphene –
1) It is a molecule of carbon in the form of thin sheet
2) A Nobel prize in Physics was awarded to two scientists in 2010 for ground breaking experiments regarding the material graphene
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Question 3

Correct statement about Train Collision Avoidance systems (TCAS) is –
1) It is combination of GPS and Radio Frequency.
2) It applies brakes without pilots
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

Question 4

Rawatbhatta Atomic Power Station uses-

Question 5

Which of the following statement about tephigram is correct?
a) They are an indicator of parasite density in disease prone regions.
b) They can be derived From INSAT satellite systems.
c) They can be used to understand atmospheric profiles.
Which of the following is correct?

Question 6

Consider the following statements –
1) Union Government has launched Bhuvan Ganga Mobile Application and Web Portal to aid flagship mission to Clean Ganga.
2) It is developed by Bhabha Atomic Research Center.
3) The app and web portal was launched by Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Correct options are
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