Showing posts with label GK Defence and Technology. Show all posts
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Saturday, May 19, 2012

GK Defence and Technology Part-2


GK Deffence and Technology(Part-II)

51.

?Kabru? a do-it-yourself cluster Linux super computer was assembled at











 : Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai



52.

ASTROSAT, India?s first dedicated astronomy satellite is scheduled to be launched in the year











 : 2008



53.

Name the National Grid Computing Network developed by C-DAC











 : Garuda



54.

Which of the following is the missile made in India



a. Nat


b. Agni




d. Arjun


 : B



55.

The height of Geo-synchronous satellite orbit from earth surface is about



a. 25000 km


b. 39000 km




d. 38000 km


 : C



56.

The Chinese attacked India the year











 : 1962



57.

Which operation was undertaken by the paramilitary forces against the terrorists in Punjab in 1988











 : Operation Black Thunder



58.

Which Indian headed the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission, setup after the Korean war











 : General Thimayya



59.

India?s first nuclear reactor was established at











 : Trombay



60.

Who was the first Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission setup in 1948











 : Homi J. Bhabha



61.

What is ?Operation Denim?



a. Joint military exercise conducted by India and Israel


b. Operation against intruders in Rajasthan




d. Flood relief operation of the Indian armed forces in Sri Lanka


 : D



62.

India?s multi-barrel rocket system is











 : Pinaka



63.

National Security Guards specialize in handling











 : Terrorists, Anti-Hijacking operation



64.

India renamed the satellite METSAT as KALPANA. It is dedicated for the study of











 : Weather



65.

What is the name given to India?s indigenous state of art integrated electronic warfare system











 : Samyukta



66.

Who is the Supreme Commandant of the Defence forces in India











 : The President



67.

The name of the dog traveled in Sputnik-2 (space vehicle)











 : Laika



68.

The first space vehicle launched by USSR was











 : Sputnik



69.

The first Indian minister to visit the Indian Research station at Antarctica was











 : Kapil Sibal



70.

Which of the following is the heaviest satellite launched so far by Indian Space Research Organization



a. INSAT-3A


b. EDUSAT




d. INSAT-4A


 : D



71.

Indian Military Academy is located in











 : Dehradun



72.

India?s first wireless cyber cafe ? CIRCA 1996? was opened at











 : Bangalore



73.

India bought Phalcon Radars from which country











 : Israel



74.

All Bodo Students Union is a militant organization active in which state











 : Assam



75.

National Civil Defence College is situated in











 : Nagpur



76.

Which among the following was formed to counter, communal riots in India



a. CRPF


b. Rapid Action Force




d. Home Guards


 : B



77.

Name the sail ship of the Indian Navy which went around the World from January 2003 to April 2004











 : INS Tarangini



78.

India?s first three-axis stabilized geostationary communication satellite is











 : Apple



79.

?Edusat? is launched with a view to











 : Making access to qualify education to all with low expenditure



80.

BARC is connected with



a. Atomic research


b. Agriculture research




d. Rural development


 : A



81.

National Remote Sensing Agency is located at











 : Hyderabad



82.

Indian military operation in Kargil in 1999 was named











 : Operation Vijay



83.

The first atomic reactor in India was











 : Apsara



84.

India?s first tactical surface to surface missile is



a. Agni


b. Prithvi




d. Brahmos


 : B



85.

The communication satellite launched by India on 28th September 2003 is











 : Insat-3E



86.

The Naval Air station in Andaman Island is called











 : INS Utkursh



87.

The title Marshal of the Air force has so far been given to one person. Who got it



a. Nagendra Singh


b. Manek Sha




d. Kariappa


 : C



88.

Inter continental Ballistic Missile of India having a range between 5000 to 10000 Kms is



a. Nag


b. Pinaka




d. Surya


 : D



89.

The Black box is found in











 : Aero plane



90.

India?s first underground nuclear explosion experiment was done at











 : Pokhran in Rajasthan



91.

First communication satellite in the world was











 : Echo-1



92.

Name of the Indian satellite exclusively for education











 : Edusat



93.

A modern submarine uses ...... as fuel











 : Nuclear



94.

Which chemical weapon was used by German troops during World War I











 : Mustard gas



95.

India?s most sophisticated medium range surface to surface missile











 : Prithvi



96.

Against whom was the American war of independence fought











 : The British



97.

Red Army is the military of











 : North Korea



98.

The satellite launched by NASA to check the health of Earth?s atmosphere











 : Aura



99.

The first Indian naval ship to complete a voyage around the globe is











 : INS Tarangini



100.

Name the India?s first geostationary communication satellite











 : APPLE

GK Defence and Technology Part-1


GK Deffence and Technology Part(I)


2.

Pakistan attacked India on:
 (a) 1st December , 1971 (b) 2nd December, 1971
 (c) 3rd December, 1971 (d) 4th December, 1971











 : C



3.

When did China attack India?
 (a) 1942 (b) 1952  (c) 1962 (d) 1972











 : C



4.

The system in which a mobile phone subscriber can switch operators without changing has number is called
 (a) Mobility of Numbers  (b) Mobile Number Mobility
 (c) Mobile Number Portability (d) Mobile Roaming freedom
 (e) None of these











 : C



5.

India's first Ballistic Missile is
 (a) Prithvi (b) Surya (c) Agni (d) Lakshia











 : C



6.

On whom is the Supreme command of the Indian Army vested.
 (a) The Chief Army staff (b) The President of India
(c) The Prime Minister (d) The Defence Minister











 : B



7.

India's first tactical surface to surface missile is
 (a) Agni (b) Prithvi (c) Thrissul (d) Surya











 : B



8.

Which country sent a man made satellite to the space for the first time
 (a) Soviet Union (b) America (c) China (d) France











 : A



9.

Which was the first Indian satellite to be put into geostationary orbit?
 (a) Aryabhatta (b) INSAT�1A (c) Apple (d) INSAT�2A











 : C



10.

The period of revolution of a geostationary satellite is
 (a) 365 days (b) 27 days (c) 24 hours (d) 48 hours











 : C



11.

The equivalent of a general in the army is
 (a) Commodore in the Navy  (b) General in the Navy
 (c) Air marshal in the Air force (d) Admiral in the Navy











 : D



12.

Where was India's first nuclear energy plant located?
 (a) Kota (b) Narora (c) Kalpakkam  (d) Tarapur











 : D



13.

Which state started 'operation Kranti' to fight against the terrorists?
 (a) Assam  (b) Panjab (c) Jammu & Kashmir (d) Manipur











 : A



14.

Which city got the frequency Modulation (FM) service first?
 (a) Delhi (b) Chennai (c) Mumbai (d) Kolkata











 : B



15.

Akash is a ....
 (a) Surface of air missile (b) Surface to Surface missile
 (c) Air-to-Air missile (d) Air to Surface missile
 (e) None of these











 : A



16.

Where is Satish Dhawan Space Centre located?
 (a) Ahmedabad (b) Balasore (c) Sriharikota (d) Trivandrum











 : C



17.

'Colonel' in Army corresponds to ______ in Navy.
 (a) Captain (b) Commander
 (c) Commodore (d) None of these











 : A



18.

In Oct 2004, where did the Prime Minister of India inaugurate the prototype fast Breeder Reactor?
 (a) Ahmedabad (b) Kalpakkam (c) Trivandrum  (d) Trombay











 : B



19.

The first Indian-American woman to go into space was
 (a) Harbans Kaur (b) Kalpana Chawla
(c) Jyotirmoyee Sikder (d) Bachhendri Pal











 : B



20.

'APSARA' is the name of India's first
(a) Nuclear Reactor (b) Helicopter
 (c) Ground Battle Tank (d) Railway Locomotive











 : A



21.

Which of the following is the latest Tank?
 (a) Akah (b) Prithvi (c) Arjun (d) Bhim











 : C



22.

India's first satellite exclusively for education
 (a) Agrosat (b) Edusat (c) Edusac (d) Acrosat (e) None of these











 : B



23.

India's PSLV-C2 places Kisat-3 satellite of which one of the following countries in the orbit?
 (a) North Korea (b) Germany (c) Spain (d) South Korea











 : D



24.

INSAT-3E, India's communication satellite, was launched in 2003 from
 (a) French Guiana (b) Seychelles (c) Mauritius (d) Mauritania











 : A



25.

INS Trishul, acquired by the Indian Navy in 2003, has been built by
 (a) Israel (b) USA (c) Russia (d) France











 : D



26.

Which one of the following statements is not correct?
 (a) Astra is a recently testfired surface-to-air Indian missile.
 (b) Astra is powered by a solid propellant
(c) Tejas is a single-seat, single-engine Indian Light Combat Aircraft
 (d) India's first stealth warship, INS shivalik was launched in the year 2003.











 : A



27.

India signed the Phalcon deal with which of the following nations?
 (a) Russia  (b) Israel  (c) Brazil  (d) China.











 : B



28.

Which communication Satellite of ISRO was launched in September 2003?
 (a) INSAT-2B (b) INSAT-2A (c) INSAT-3D (d) INSAT-3E











 : D



29.

From where was GSAT-1 launched?
 (a) Kourou (b) Baikanour (c) Sriharikota (d) Cape Canaverel











 : C



30.

National Cadet corps was formed in the year











 : 1948



31.

Home Guards was formed in the year











 : 1962



32.

Coast Guards was formed in the year











 : 1978



33.

Territorial Army was formed in the year











 : 1949



34.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police was formed in the year











 : 1962



35.

Border Security Force (B.S.F) was formed in the year











 : 1965



36.

CISF was formed in the year











 : 1969



37.

The paramilitary force of India setup to provide security to Industrial undertakings owned by the Government is











 : Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)



38.

The largest paramilitary force, CRPF was formed in the year











 : 1939



39.

The largest paramilitary force in India











 : Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)



40.

The only paramilitary force which has an exclusive 'Mahila Battalion' is











 : CRPF batch � 88



41.

The youngest Paramilitary force in India











 : Rashtriya Riffles formed in 1994



42.

Which is the oldest Paramilitary force in India











 : Assam Riffles formed in 1835



43.

Who is legally competent to declare war or conclude peace treaty











 : The President



44.

Thumba rocket launching station is in which state











 : Kerala



45.

The first human-made objects to reach altitudes above 80 km is











 : V-2s, a rocket



46.

Father of civil Aviation in India











 : J.R.D. Tata



47.

What is RDX











 : An explosive known as Research Development Explosive also called Cyclonite



48.

What are Coast Guards











 : an emergency service that rescues people in difficulties at sea and acts against smuggling



49.

India�s first electric car











 : Rava



50.

The Rohini satellite was launched from
 (a) Thumba (b) Sriharikotta (c) Bangalore (d) Pokhran











 : B

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