Science & Technology Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 144 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Science & Technology Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till May 30, 2020.

1. From which Indian organization, the four personnel have been selected for training in Russia for the Gaganyaan Mission, that is going to be launched in 2022?

[A] ISRO
[B] IAF
[C] MARCOS
[D] Indian Navy

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2. Which organization has launched the MANI app, seen in news recently?

[A] RBI
[B] SEBI
[C] SBI
[D] PNB

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3. The Prime Minister of India recently inaugurated five Young Scientists Labs of which organisation?

[A] Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO
[B] Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO
[C] Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, BARC
[D] Department of Atomic Energy, DAE

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4. Pune is set to host the fifth edition of the Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference. What is a Drosophila?

[A] An Insect
[B] A Fish
[C] A plant
[D] Bacteria

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5. What is the name of the new Blockchain-based payment platform of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?

[A] Shakti
[B] Vajra
[C] Veer
[D] Virat

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6. Which technology company has recently launched the new version of its ‘Edge Chromium’ browser for both Mac and Windows platforms?

[A] Google
[B] Microsoft
[C] Mozilla
[D] Apple

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7. Paperless licensing process for petroleum service stations has been launched through Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO). PESO comes under the aegis of which ministry?

[A] Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
[B] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[C] Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
[D] Ministry of Home Affairs

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8. Which Indian state is set to use facial recognition software for its local body elections, for the first time in the country?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Telangana
[C] Kerala
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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9. What is the name of the Information and Communication technology based multi-modal platform for governance, chaired by the Prime Minister?

[A] PRATAP
[B] PRAGATI
[C] PRANAT
[D] PAWAN

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10. Which zone of the Indian Railways has commissioned the government’s first waste-to-energy plant?

[A] Southern Railway
[B] South Central Railway
[C] East coast railway
[D] Northern Railway

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