Science Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers September 2012, September 10-September 16

Science Current Affairs Quiz tests the aspirant’s knowledge of latest developments in the field of science, technology and environment

Created On: Oct 10, 2012 17:03 IST

Science Current Affairs Quiz tests the aspirant’s knowledge of latest developments in the field of science, technology and environment. Wide range of questions on scientific development and inventions is always asked from this segment in the competitive exams. Science Current Affairs quiz for September 2012 will help you in the preparation for NDA, CDS, Bank PO, MBA, NABARD, RBI, Railway, SSC, Civil Services and other Exams.

1. Name the astronaut of Indian American origin who took over the command of International Space Station on 15 September 2012.
(a) Sunita Williams
(b) Kalpana Chawla
(c) Ravish Malhotra
(d) None of these
Answer: (a) Sunita Williams

2.
Scientists at Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) warned that most of Earth's land areas might face an extreme summer heat wave than they did faced in between 1951 to 1980. Goddard Institute of Space Studies is a division of which space research centre?
(a) ISRO
(b) NASA
(c) Centre of astrophysics
(d) European Space Agency
Answer: (b) NASA

3. On which date from 1995 onwards the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated worldwide?
(a) 15 September
(b) 18 September
(c) 16 September
(d) 12 September
Answer: (c) 16 September

4.
Where the ozone layer is mainly found in the Earth’s atmosphere?
(a) Stratosphere
(b) Hemisphere
(c) Ozonosphere
(d) Troposphere
Answer: (a) Stratosphere

5. The environment ministry on 12 September 2012 suspended the clearance of environmental guidelines issued to 93 Mines across which state?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Goa
(d) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: (c) Goa

 

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