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UPSC IAS Prelims : Science and Technology : MCQ Set 7 (Indian Defence and Satellite System)

Jun 29, 2015 16:21 IST

    Q.1. Which of the following is NOT among the India’s earlier Satellites?
    1. Aryabhatta
    2. Bhaskara
    3. APPLE
    4. Rohini

    Select among option/options given below:
    a)    2 only                    b) 3 only
    c)    4 only                    d) None of the above

    Answer:  (d)

     

     

    Q.2. Which of the following is/are application of Remote Sensing?
    1. Potential Fishery Zone (PFZ) Forecasting
    2. Groundwater Prospects Mapping
    3. Biodiversity Characterization
    4. National Geographic Information System

    Select the correct option/options given below:
    a) Only (1), (2), (3)                b) Only (1), (3) and (4)
    c) Only (1), (2) and (4)           d) All of the above.

    Answer: (d)

    Q.3. Which of the following is correct about Global Positioning System?
    1. It is a position indicating satellite system of Russia.
    2. It has total 24 satellites revolving in 6 orbits.
    3. Précised system of GPS is known as DGPS.

    Select the correct option/options given below:
    a)    2 only                    b) 3 only
    c)     2 and 3 only          d)  1 and 3 only

    Answer: (c)

    Q.4. Which of the following is correct about Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)?
    1. IRNSS system consists of 7 satellites.
    2. Its coverage area is extended upto 1000 km from India.
    3. Its position accuracies would be 10 mtrs above India.

    Select the correct option/options given below:
    a)    1 and 2 only                b) 1 and 3 only
    c)     2 and 3 only                d) All of the above

    Answer: (b)

    Q.5. Which of the following is correct about International Space Station?
    1. ISS is a synthesis of several space station projects that includes the American Freedom, Russian Mir-2, European Columbus and Japanese Kibo.
    2. Station in maintained at an orbit between 278km and 460km.
    3. ISS serves as a research laboratory with microgravity environment.

    Select the correct option/options given below:
    a)    1 and 2 only                b) 1 and 3 only
    c)     2 and 3 only                d) All of the above

    Answer: (d)

    Q.6. Which of the following is a centre for launching satellites?
    a) Wheeler Island
    b) Baikonur Cosmodrome
    c) John F. Kennedy Space Centre
    d) Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre

    Answer: (a)

    Q.7. Which of the following is correct about India’s Missile Technology?
    1. Astra is an Anti-Tank Missile.
    2. Nag is an Air-to-Air Missile.
    Select the correct option/options given below:
    a)    1 only                    b) 2 only
    c)     Both                      d) None

    Answer: (d)

    Q.8. Which of the following is correct about Indian Defence’s Aircrafts and Helicopter?
    1. Tejas is a multi-role combat aircraft.
    2. SARAS is India’s first indigenous civilian aircraft.
    3. Lakshya is a pilotless target Aircraft.

    Select the correct option/options given below:
    a)    1 and 2 only                b) 1 and 3 only
    c)     2 and 3 only                d) All of the above

    Answer: (d)

    Q.9. Which of the following is correct about Indian Navy?
    1. INS Vikramaditya, India’s only Aircraft carrier was taken from United States.
    2. INS Vikrant is a indigenous Aircraft Carrier of India.
    3. INS Visakhapatnam is a destroyer ship of Indian Navy.

    Select the correct option/options given below:
    a)    1 and 2 only                b) 1 and 3 only
    c)     2 and 3 only                d) All of the above

    Answer: (c)

    Q.10. Which of the following is correct about INS Arihant?
    1. INS Arihant is a nuclear powered submarine of India.
    2. INS Arihant is fitted with India’s own K-15 ballistic missiles that can be launched from under water.
    3. INS Arihant has bought India into league of top 3 countries that possess nuclear powered submarine.

    Select the correct option/options given below:
    a)    1 and 2 only                b) 1 and 3 only
    c)     2 and 3 only                d) All of the above

    Answer: (a)

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