UPSC General Science MCQ | 2020 | Official

UPSC General Science MCQ

for the aspirants . These MCQ are very important for upcoming UPSC exam . Previous year UPSC General Science MCQ is also incorporated in this MCQ.

General Science questions (with answers) or GK quiz for competitive exams like UPSC IAS, State PCS, SSC, CTET, other government recruitment exams are available here. In this article, you will get updated MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with answers, touching almost every aspect of General Awareness.

Consider the following statements about RLV-TD:

1. It will fly with supersonic speed.
2. It will become functional in 2025.
3. It is equipped with reusable launch system.

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

Correct

Correct Answer : D

RLV-TD is hypersonic speed vehicle equipped with self-navigation and reusable system. It will become functional in 2030 only. Statement 3 is correct.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : D

RLV-TD is hypersonic speed vehicle equipped with self-navigation and reusable system. It will become functional in 2030 only. Statement 3 is correct.


Consider the following statements about scramjet engine:

1. It can work efficiently only in hypersonic speed.
2. India become second country to test it successfully.

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

Correct

Correct Answer : A

Scramjet engines work efficiently only in hypersonic speed. India become the fourth country to test it successfully after, USA, Russia and European Union.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : A

Scramjet engines work efficiently only in hypersonic speed. India become the fourth country to test it successfully after, USA, Russia and European Union.


What is NISAR?

Correct

Correct Answer : B

NISAR-NASA-ISRO synthetic Aperture Radar mission will be the biggest collaboration between ISRO and NASA for detail study of earth.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : B

NISAR-NASA-ISRO synthetic Aperture Radar mission will be the biggest collaboration between ISRO and NASA for detail study of earth.


Recently CASPOL has been developed by Vikram Sarabhai space center. Consider the following statements regarding CASPOL:

1. It is equipped with the capacity to protect from fire, water and heat.
2. Specially this product is formed to protect rocket from excessive heat and to avoid the fire during launch.
3. It can also be used to make fire resistant sheets of other vehicles and railway.

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

Correct

Correct Answer : C

CASPOL-(Ceramic-polymer hybrid) is developed by Vikram Sarabhai space centre. It can tolerate the 8000C temperature. Originally it is developed to protect rocket from fire during launch but it can also be used in transportation vehicles.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : C

CASPOL-(Ceramic-polymer hybrid) is developed by Vikram Sarabhai space centre. It can tolerate the 8000C temperature. Originally it is developed to protect rocket from fire during launch but it can also be used in transportation vehicles.


Carbon Nanotubes can be used in:

1. Automobile Industry
2. Aerospace Industry
3. To make badminton and tennis rackets

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Correct

Correct Answer : B

Carbon nanotubes are cylindrical hollow fibre allotropes of carbon. It can be used in automobiles, aerospace, sports industry, space applications, battery and energy storage and electronic packaging industry.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : B

Carbon nanotubes are cylindrical hollow fibre allotropes of carbon. It can be used in automobiles, aerospace, sports industry, space applications, battery and energy storage and electronic packaging industry.


If the gravitational force of earth disappears suddenly then what will happen among the followings?

Correct

Correct Answer : A

If the gravitational force on objects near earth surface disappears suddenly than weight of object becomes zero but mass remain constant.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : A

If the gravitational force on objects near earth surface disappears suddenly than weight of object becomes zero but mass remain constant.


If the two soap bubbles of different diameters connected by tubes then what will happen?

Correct

Correct Answer : C

Air pressure in small bubble is more than the bigger one, thus when they are connected, small becomes more smaller and big becomes more bigger.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : C

Air pressure in small bubble is more than the bigger one, thus when they are connected, small becomes more smaller and big becomes more bigger.


Recently in news “Big data” can be used among the following areas:

1. For cancer treatment.
2. To prevent cyber attack.
3. To control traffic system.
4. To keep houses warm and provide better lighting.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Correct

Correct Answer : A

All of the above statements are correct.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : A

All of the above statements are correct.


What is Aquila?

Correct

Correct Answer : C

Power driven internet drone of facebook is Aquila.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : C

Power driven internet drone of facebook is Aquila.


Consider the following statements about Human Genome Project-Write (HGPWrite):

1. It is second Human Genome Project.
2. First Human Genome Project is called HGP-Read.
3. India is not a part of this project. Which of the statements given above are correct?

Correct

Correct Answer : D

First Human Genome Project was started in 1990 and is called as HGPRead. While in 2 June 2016 second Human Genome Project was started and known as HGP-Write. India is a part of this project.

Incorrect

Correct Answer : D

First Human Genome Project was started in 1990 and is called as HGPRead. While in 2 June 2016 second Human Genome Project was started and known as HGP-Write. India is a part of this project.

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