SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
A)
Rs 10.80 crore
B)
Rs 20.80 crore
C)
Rs 30.80 crore
D)
Rs 40.80 crore

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rs 30.80 crore

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ has fetched over Rs 30.80 crore as revenue since it began in 2014. The ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme is broadcast through various channels of the All India Radio and Doordarshan.

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A)
Delhi
B)
Punjab
C)
Haryana
D)
Jammu Kashmir

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Punjab

Note : To manage hearing loss in newborn and young children, the Punjab government launched an automated auditory brainstem response system (AABR) under the universal newborn hearing screening programme. By doing so, Punjab has become the first state in the country to introduce the system.

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A)
high physiological age
B)
high blood pressure
C)
prevention of weight gain
D)
increase in healthy eating habits

Correct Answer : Option (A) - high physiological age

Note : The benefit of lifelong physical activity is prevention of weight gain. Being physically active for a lifelong period usually also makes it gaining weight much harder which in turn makes people leaner at an old age.

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A)
Grapologist
B)
Wenologist
C)
Wineologist
D)
Oenologist

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Oenologist

Note : Oenology is the science and study of wine and winemaking. It is distinct from viticulture, which is concerned with the cultivation and harvest of grapes. The English word oenology derives from the word oinos, "wine" (οἶνος) and the suffix –logia, "study of" (-λογία) from the Ancient Greek language. An oenologist is an expert in the field of oenology. Oenology and viticulture are commonly taught together, thus covering all outdoor and indoor aspects of wine and winemaking.

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A)
The radius of the earth
B)
The radius of the sun
C)
The depth of the ocean
D)
The distance between the sun and earth

Correct Answer : Option (A) - The radius of the earth

Note : You could simply lie down on a beach, watch the sun set once, and could quickly stand up once the last bit goes down, to see it go down again. In fact, if you carefully calculate the time difference between these 2 sunsets using a stopwatch, and take the length of your body into account, you could actually calculate (estimate) the radius of the earth.

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A)
Genes found on cytoplasm
B)
Genes found on ribosomes
C)
Genes found on chromosomes
D)
All of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Genes found on chromosomes

Note : Genetic alteration probably refers to altering Genes found on chromosomes. Genetic alteration refers to altering DNA sequence. Gene alteration forms genetically modified products that modifies the gene sequence.

Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification or genetic manipulation, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genes using biotechnology.

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A)
Cholesterol
B)
Carbohydrate
C)
Protein
D)
Fat

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Carbohydrate

Note : The iodine test is used to test for the presence of starch i.e, Carbohydrate.

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A)
Mushroom
B)
Algae
C)
Cabbage
D)
Carrot

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mushroom

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A)
oxygen and hydrogen
B)
oxygen, acetylene and argon
C)
oxygen, hydrogen, acetylene and nitrogen
D)
oxygen and acetylene

Correct Answer : Option (D) - oxygen and acetylene

Note : The gases used in different types of welding would include: oxygen and hydrogen oxygen, hydrogen, acetylene and nitrogen oxygen, acetylene and argon oxygen and acetylene.

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A)
Dye laser
B)
Excimer laser
C)
Gas laser
D)
Semiconductor laser

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Semiconductor laser

Note : A semiconductor laser (LD) is a device that causes laser oscillation by flowing an electric current to semiconductor. It is used in Laser Printers.

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