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GK Questions: Science & Technology – Set 3

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Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online General Knowledge section in Affairs cloud, which is important for Banking exams and other competitive exams. We have included Some questions related to Science & Technology !!!

  1. India’s first successful nuclear bomb test on 18 May 1974 in ……………………..
    1.Uttar Pradesh
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Rajasthan
    Explanation :
    Smiling Buddha (Pokhran-I) was the assigned code name of India’s first successful nuclear bomb test on 18 May 1974.The bomb was detonated on the army base, Pokhran Test Range (PTR), in Rajasthan by the Indian Army

  2. Who is known as “father of the Indian nuclear programme” ?
    1.Homi Jehangir Bhabha
    2.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
    3.Rakesh Sharma
    4.Vikram Sarabhai
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Homi Jehangir Bhabha 
    Explanation :
    Homi Jehangir Bhabha is mostly known as the chief architect of India’s nuclear programme. However, his contribution to India’s development goes far beyond the sphere of atomic energy. He also known as “father of the Indian nuclear programme”

  3. ……………………….is the first operational remote sensing satellite of India
    1.IRS 1A
    2.IRS P1
    3.IRS 1B
    4.IRS 1C
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.IRS 1A
    Explanation :
    India began to develop the indigenous Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellite program to support the national economy in the areas of agriculture, water resources, forestry and ecology, geology, water sheds, marine fisheries and coastal management.IRS 1A is the first operational remote sensing satellite

  4. Which is the world’s first dedicated educational satellite ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.EDUSAT
    Explanation :
    EDUSAT is the world’s first dedicated educational satellite, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). India launched the $20 million, 2-tonne EDUSAT from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, a tiny island in the Bay of Bengal on Sep 20, 2004

  5. The Green house gases Observing Satellite “IBUKI” (GOSAT) launched by …………………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Japan
    Explanation :
    The Greenhouse gases Observing Satellite “IBUKI” (GOSAT), developed jointly by the Ministry of the Environment Japan, the National Institute for Environmental Studies, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (hereinafter the Three Parties), is the world’s first satellite designed specifically for monitoring

  6. India’s first microwave remote sensing satellite ……………….was injected into orbit by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.RISAT-1
    Explanation :
    India’s first indigenous all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1), whose images will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, was launched successfully on board the PSLV-C19The RISAT series are the first all-weather earth observation satellites from ISRO.

  7. Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite launched in …….
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.1957
    Explanation :
    Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957

  8. IRNSS mean
    1.Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System
    2.Indian Research Navigation Satellite System
    3.Industrial Research Navigation Satellite System
    4.Indian Regional Narrow Satellite System
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System
    Explanation :
    The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System or IRNSS is an indigenously developed Navigation Satellite System that is used to provide accurate real-time positioning and timing services over India and region extending to 1500 km around India.

  9. INSAT-4E is also known as……………………………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.GSAT-6
    Explanation :
    INSAT-4E, also known as GSAT-6, is a member of the INSAT family and is a multimedia communication satellite that will offer a Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (S-DMB) service across several digital multimedia terminals or consoles which can be used to provide information services to vehicles on the fly and to the mobile phones.

  10. AGILE is an X-ray and Gamma ray astronomical satellite of the ……………….Space Agency
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Italian
    Explanation :
    AGILE is an X-ray and Gamma ray astronomical satellite of the Italian Space Agency.
    AGILE was successfully launched on 23 April 2007, from the Indian base of Sriharikota and was inserted in an equatorial orbit