General Knowledge questions and answers from General science

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General Knowledge questions and answers from General science

  1. The satellite of Ecuador which was damaged on collision with Russian debris in   space?
      Ans: Pegasus. This is the first and only satellite

 

  1. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Navigation centre was set up at _______________
      Ans: Byalalu, about 40 km from Banglore

 

  1. The acronym ________  means billion of operations per second
       Ans: GB
  2. A technology to provide high speed internet access over telephone wiring:

       Ans: ADSL

5.Which device is used to study the way and object behaves when the air flows over it?
      Ans: Wind Tunnel

 

  1. The part of a computer that shows visual information on a screen.
    Ans: Visual Display Unit (VDU)

 

  1. What are the machines used to check the progress of unborn babies still in the mother’s womb?
    Ans: Ultra Sound Machines

 

  1. A type glass that is highly resistant to heat.
    Ans: Borosilicate Glass

 

  1. The process of killing diseases producing micro organism in food items by heat.
    Ans: Pasteurization

 

  1. Tuberculosis is caused by it.
    Ans: Bacteria

 

  1. Which country in the world has maximum number of robots working?

      Ans : Japan

 

  1. What is the name of the instrument that measures wind speed?
    Ans : Anemometer

 

  1. A device used to measure the strength of magnetic field.
    Ans: Magnetometer

 

  1. A strip of flexible plastic with magnetic coating that is used to record sound and pictures.
    Ans: Magnetic Tape

 

  1. A method of growing plants without soil.
    Ans: Hydroponics

 

  1. Electricity produced from falling water.

      Ans: hydroelectricity

 

  1. The fear of being out of mobile phone contact is known as?

      Ans: Nomophobia

 

  1. In which year did IT Act came into force in India?

      Ans: 2000

 

  1. A new technology which provides the ability to create an artificial world and have people interact with it is called ?

     Ans: Televirtuality

 

20.The device used for locating submerged object sunder sea is-

   Ans : Sonar

 

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