Science & Technology Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 241 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Science & Technology Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till September 25, 2020.

21. The Ministry of Health through a special amendment has categorised hydroxychloroquine (HCQS) under which schedule of Drugs & Cosmetics Rules?

[A] Schedule G1
[B] Schedule H1
[C] Schedule J1
[D] Schedule K1

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22. In the context of measures taken to combat Covid-19, what is ‘CoNTeC’, that was making news recently?

[A] Tele-medicine Hub
[B] Mobile Application
[C] Portal to buy medicines
[D] Database of Hospitals

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23. As per a recently conducted online survey among the IT professionals, which city was the most preferred city to work for?

[A] Hyderabad
[B] Mumbai
[C] Bengaluru
[D] Chennai

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24. Which Public Sector Undertaking of India partnered with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh and developed a remote monitoring system for COVID-19?

[A] Bharat Electronics Limited
[B] Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
[C] Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
[D] Electronics Corporation of India Limited

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25. Apple recently partnered with which company to develop a technology solution for Contact Tracing activity?

[A] Microsoft
[B] IBM
[C] Google
[D] Facebook

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26. ‘Nearby Spot’ is an initiative of which technological firm, to provide information on locating local stores that sells essential things?

[A] Facebook
[B] Google
[C] Amazon
[D] Apple

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27. The term ‘Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction’, which is seen in news often, is a process used for which purpose?

[A] Preserving Agricultural Products
[B] Testing Coronavirus
[C] Checking Temperature
[D] Discovering vaccine

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28. In a recent study by an autonomous institute of DST, the organ of which water species has been used to develop a catalyst in energy conversion devices?

[A] Crab
[B] Fish
[C] Turtle
[D] Prawn

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29. Which is the first academic institute to get ICMR approval for a real-time diagnostic test?

[A] Indian Institute of Science
[B] IIT Delhi
[C] All India Institute of Medical Science
[D] IIT Ropar

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30. Sero-survey, that is proposed to be conducted by ICMR, involves the predominant testing of which sample?

[A] Nasal swab
[B] Throat swab
[C] Blood
[D] Urine

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