Science Quiz

1. The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) was set up in the year………….
a. 1980
b. 1985
c. 1984
d. 1987

2. ……………………. was invented by Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar?

a. Bhatnagar Magnetic Interference Balance
b. Mathur Magnetic Interference Balance
c. Bhatnagar-Mathur Magnetic Interference Balance
d. Bhatnagar-Mathur Magnetic Field Balance

3. India’s first tactical surface to surface missile was _______.
a. Prithvi
b. Agni
c. Agni-IV
d. Prithvi-II

4. In which year Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was established?
a. 1940
b. 1942
c. 1954
d. 1945

5. A device used for measuring the growth in plants called crescograph was invented by which Indian scientist?
a. Prafulla Chandra Ray
b. Satyendra Nath Bose
c. Jagdish Chandra Bose
d. M.S. Swaminathan

6. Name the scientist who is known as the Father of the Green Revolution in India.
a. M.S. Swaminathan
b. Verghese Kurien
c. C.V. Raman
d. Har Gobind Khorana

7. National Science Day is celebrated on…………….
a. February 8
b. March 8
c. February 28
d. March 28

8. When is National Technology Day celebrated?
a. May 7
b. May 11
c. May 14
d. May 22

9. Which organisation in India developed an anti-drone technology to detect and neutralise unmanned aerial vehicles by using a radar system that offers 360-degree coverage. And in which month?
a. DRDO, March 2021
b. DST, June 2021
c. DRDO, June 2021
d. DST, September 2021

10. What is the name of the new space association launched by the Prime Minister that will act as a single-window and independent agency on matters related to space technology?
a. New Space India Limited (NSIL)
b. Indian Space Association (ISpA)
c. Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe)
d. Space Association for India

11. Which Indian scientist became the first Chairperson of the Atomic Energy Commission of India?
a. Anil Kakodkar
b. Vikram Sarabhai
c. Homi Jehangir Bhabha
d. Raja Ramanna

12. Who is the founder of Palaeobotanical research in India?
a. Har Gobind Khorana
b. Satyendra Nath Bose
c. Jagdish Chandra Bose
d. Birbal Sahni

13. Which organisation launched the project for mapping genetic diversity in the Indian ocean?
b. DBT
c. DST

14. Which Ministry has launched India’s first ‘Quantum Computer Simulator (QSim) Toolkit’.
a. Ministry of Science and Technology
b. Ministry of Defence
c. Ministry of Earth Sciences
d. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)

15. What is the name of ISRO’s Space Situational Awareness (SSA) centre?
a. Space Watch
b. Netra
c. Vision
d. Gaganyaan

16. In which year did Dr Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman receive the award for “Raman Effect”?
a. 1930
c. 1925
d. 1980

17. This year, what is the theme for National Science Day 2022?
a. Future of STI (Science, Technology and Innovations) — Impacts on Education, Skills and Work
b. Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future
c. Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons
d. Science and Technology for a sustainable future

18. In which year the first National Science Day was celebrated?
a. 1987
b. 1989
c. 1986
d. 1989



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