Science and Tech Quizzes - Current Affair MCQs


In which of the following city India has inaugurated Space Design Lab for start-ups?

a) Jaipur

b) Ahmedabad

c) Mumbai

d) Bengaluru

Ans: B – Ahmedabad

  • India has inaugurated a state-of-the-art design laboratory in Ahmedabad.
  • It aims to enable space sector start-ups to rapidly convert their innovative ideas into implementable models.

  • In-Space Chairman Pawan Goenka said the In-Space Design Lab includes high-end analysis and simulation software for mission simulation, modeling, visualizing, payload and optimization of spacecraft, ground station and launch vehicle avionics.

Where among the following will Foxconn set up its largest technology manufacturing complex in India?

a) Manesar

b) Jaipur

c) Bengaluru

d) Pune

Ans: C – Bengaluru

  • Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that assembles the iPhone, has agreed to a 300-acre plot adjacent to Bengaluru's international airport as the location for its biggest technology manufacturing complex in India.

  • The Foxconn company plans to invest less than a billion dollars to help the southern state establish itself as a hub for electronics manufacturing.

In which state the first compressed biogas plant of Northeast has been unveiled?

a) Meghalaya

b) Sikkim

c) Assam

d) Nagaland

Ans: C – Assam

  • Northeast's first compressed biogas plant has been unveiled in Assam.
  • It was unveiled by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Domora plateau in Sonapur.

  • Compressed biogas facilities like the one being developed in Sonapur will not only help with municipal solid waste management issues, but they will also give farmers another source of income as they will be able to sell livestock dung to biogas producers.

With whom has the Uttarakhand government tied up for the construction of a ropeway at Yamunotri Dham?

a) SRM Engineering Solutions Pvt Ltd

b) FIL Industries Private Limited

c) Both of the above

d) None of these

Ans: C – Both of the above

  • The Uttarakhand government has signed a contract for the construction of a 3.38 km long ropeway from Janki Chatti in Kharsali to Yamunotri Dham.

  • The contract was signed by the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board with two private construction companies SRM Engineering Solutions Pvt Ltd and FIL Industries Pvt Ltd in the presence of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.

India's first hybrid rocket was launched from which place?

a) Madurai

b) Chengalpattu

c) Paradip

d) Trivandrum

Ans: B – Chengalpattu

  • India's first hybrid sounding rocket has been successfully launched from Pattipulam village in Chengalpattu district of Tamil Nadu.
  • Martin Foundation in association with Dr APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation and Space Zone India launched the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Satellite Launch Vehicle Mission- 2023.

  • 5,000 students were involved in this project.

Which country has test-fired the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile?

a) China

b) North Korea

c) South Korea

d) Japan

Ans: B – North Korea

  • North Korea has claimed the test of the inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-15.
  • The test was conducted at a short distance off the west coast of Japan.
  • The first test of the Hwasong-15 missile was done in 2017.

  • North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs have been sanctioned by the United Nations Security Council.

In which state the first nuclear power plant of North India will be set up by the central government?

a) Haryana

b) Rajasthan

c) Punjab

d) Himachal Pradesh

Ans: A – Haryana

  • The first nuclear plant of North India will be set up in Haryana by the Central Government.
  • The plant will be set up in Gorakhpur village, which is about 150 km north of the national capital.

  • Such plants were earlier mostly confined to Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.

In which state, a high-quality modern testing laboratory will be set up to promote organic produce?

a) Gujarat

b) Sikkim

c) Maharashtra

d) Haryana

Ans: B – Sikkim

  • With Sikkim being a fully organic state, the Center has decided to set up a high quality state-of-the-art organic testing laboratory in Sikkim to promote the organic produce of the state.

  • This information was given by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Shri Piyush Goyal while addressing an interactive program with the representatives of Sikkim Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized by FICCI in Gangtok.