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Science Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers April 2013, April 22-April 28

Apr 29, 2013 10:45 IST

Science Current Affairs Quiz provides you a peep into the world of science and environment. The questions asked here will assist you in your environment and science subjects while preparing for the competitive exams. These quizzes will be of a great help to you in your exam preparation. By learning about these subjects, you can work towards better preparation of your competitive examinations.

1. Which space agency on 25 April 2013 during the 6th European Conference on Space Debris in Darmstadt, Germany announced that the Space Junk should be removed from the orbit of the Earth?
a) European Space Agency (ESA)
b) Mexican Space Agency
c) Austrian Solar and Space Agency
d) UK Space Agency
Answer: (a) European Space Agency (ESA)

2. Researchers at St Andrews, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Germany and Montana Tech in the US created a keyboard layout, said to be great for the touchscreen devices. What is the name of this new keyboard?
a) QWERTY
b) KALQ
c) TouchMe
d) Touch Special Keyboard Device
Answer: (b) KALQ

3. A report submitted by the Environment Ministry to the United Nations Convention described that one fourth of India’s geographical area is undergoing the problem of _________. Fill in the blank with an appropriate option.
a) Land Degradation
b) Drought
c) Deforestation
d) Desertification
Answer: (d) Desertification

4. The High Seas, Our Future Conference concluded in Paris, France with the launch of ___________. Fill in the blank with an appropriate option.
a) Paris Appeal for world’s oceans
b) Paris Appeal for climate change
c) Paris Appeal for High Seas
d) Paris Appeal for sustainable use of resources
Answer: (c) Paris Appeal for High Seas

5. Space Debris such as the debris of rockets should be removed from the orbit of the Earth to avoid collision with what?
a) Meteorites
b) Other Planets
c) Black Holes
d) Operational Spacecrafts and Satellites
Answer: (d) Operational Spacecrafts and Satellites

 

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