Science & Technology Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 263 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Science & Technology Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till October 20, 2020.

1. On 9th January 2020, birth anniversary of Har Gobind Khorana was observed. He won Nobel Prize in Physiology in which year?

[A] 1965
[B] 1968
[C] 1972
[D] 1979

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2. The communication satellite of ISRO, GSAT-30 is scheduled to launch aboard which vehicle?

[A] PSLV C 44
[B] PSLV C 46
[C] PSLV C 47
[D] Ariane 5

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3. The ‘Integrated Road Accident Database (IRAD)’ recently launched at the road safety stakeholders’ meet, was developed by which institution?

[A] Indian Institute of Technology -Madras
[B] Indian Institute of Science
[C] Indian Institute of Technology- Kanpur
[D] Indian Institute of Technology- Kharagpur

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4. Which organisation recently commissioned the first phase of the Real-time Train Information System for Indian Railways?

[A] Bharat Electronics Ltd
[B] Electronics Corporation of India Ltd
[C] Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd
[D] BEML Ltd

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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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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8. Which international smartphone firm recently signed an MoU with IIT- Hyderabad for Research and Development projects?

[A] Xiaomi
[B] OPPO
[C] Huawei
[D] Vivo

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9. The Department of Telecom, India has recently taken over process to issue and manage the allocation of IMEI. What does IMEI stand for?

[A] Indian Mobile Equipment Identity
[B] International Mobile Equipment Identity
[C] Indian Multimedia Equipment Identifier
[D] International Multimedia Equipment Identifier

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10. Which Indian fin-tech company has recently launched a point-of-sale (POS) device for smaller merchants?

[A] PhonePe
[B] Paytm
[C] Mobikwik
[D] BharatPe

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