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Science Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers May 2013, May 6-May 12

May 13, 2013 11:05 IST

Science Current Affairs Quiz in this section will help you in exploring the subject of Science and Technology as well as Environment and Ecology in a better way. In this section, there are a few questions and you can judge your performance related to these subjects by answering these questions. Science current affair quiz here can help you in preparing well for the competitive exams. So take the quiz and know how well prepared you are.

1. The Environment Ministry of India decided to put a ban on the trade of feathers of which bird as a measure to conserve the species?
a) Dove
b) Peacock
c) Hen
d) Eagle
Answer: (b) Peacock

2.
According to the scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, an increase in mercury level is leading to decline of which species?
a) Russian foxes
b) Polar Bear
c) Seal Carcasses
d) Arctic Foxes
Answer: (d) Arctic Foxes

3. At which World Heritage Site in Central Africa did an unidentified number of elephants killing took place?
a) Dzanga-Ndoki national park
b) Aapravasi Ghat
c) Aksum
d) Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Answer: (a) Dzanga-Ndoki national park

4. Which organisation become the only organization in the world to design and successfully test a new concept of needleless vaccine delivery system?
a) Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)
b) World Health Organisation Collaboration
c) Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
d) WHO, India
Answer: (c) Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

5. Name the Sun-powered plane that completed its first leg of journey with an aim to cross US on 4 May 2013.
a) Solar Impulse
b) Zero-Fuel Aircraft
c) Clean Generation Plane
d) HB-SIA
Answer: (a) Solar Impulse

 

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