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Question 1

Consider the following statements regarding neutrinos:

1) Neutrinos are also called ghost particles as they are present everywhere in the universe.

2) All the stars including the Sun produce neutrinos in their core.

3) India’s neutrino observatory is established in Tamil Nadu.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

Question 2

Consider the following statements regarding e-cigarettes.

1) E-Cigarettes are battery operated devices which produce aerosol by heating a solution of nicotine.

2) These include all forms of electronic nicotine delivery systems including e-Hookah.

3) Vaping is the smoking of e-cigarettes.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

Question 3

Consider the following statements:

1) Blockchain is a digital ledger that can be programmed to record virtually everything of value.

2) Blockchain is a centralized system that is regulated by the Central Bank of a Country.

Which of the statements given above regarding Blockchain Technology is/are correct?

Question 4

According to Top 500 Supercomputers List, which among the following is the best supercomputer in India?

Question 5

Which of the following statements are correct regarding Leishmaniasis?

1) It is a neglected tropical disease.

2) Visceral leishmaniasis, which affects multiple organs, is the most serious form of the disease.

3) It is transmitted through parasite.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Question 6

With reference to the recent developments in science, which one of the following statements is not correct?

Question 7

‘RNA interference (RNAi)’ technology has gained popularity in the last few years. Why?

I. It is used in developing gene silencing therapies.

II. It can be used in developing therapies for the treatment of cancer.

III. It can be used to develop hormone replacement therapies.

IV. It can be used to produce crop plants that are resistant to viral pathogens.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Question 8

What is Cas9 protein that is often mentioned in news?

Question 9

Recently which space agency successfully launched the world’s smallest satellite carrying rocket?

Question 10

ANITA, recently seen in news. is related to
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