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UPSC CSE: Science & Tech Test 1

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Question 1

With regard to Geo-stationary satellites, choose the incorrect statement:

Question 2

Biopiracy means:

Question 3

Which of the following statements with regards to Disease Control is/are incorrect?

1) Surveillance and investigation of communicable diseases have been an integral part of National Centre for Disease Control (ncdc’s) activities.

2) The Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP) was initiated in assistance with World Health Organisation, in the year 2004

Question 4

Consider the following statements with respect to Quantum computing:

1) Quantum Computers encode information as quantum bits, or qubits.

2) There are no quantum computers in India yet.

3) In quantum computer, all qubits operate independently unlike classical computers.

Select the correct answer using the codes below:

Question 5

Which of the following statements with regards to Genome sequencing is/are correct?

1) Genome sequencing technique is used to sequence or read the bases in their exact order in DNA and RNA based genomes.

2) Genomes are sequenced in a machine (genome analyser) commonly called a ‘Sequencer’.

3) Multiple DNA samples cannot be sequenced at a given time in a sequencer.

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Feb 15IAS