Weekly Current Affairs (Science & Technology) Practice Test (16-22 April, 2022)
How many Starlink satellites were launched by SpaceX into low-Earth orbit from Florida?
Which institution has released a draft battery swapping policy for Electric Vehicles?
A. NITI Aayog
B. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
C. Bureau of Energy Efficiency
D. Ministry of Power
Under which mission 'Ganga Quest 2022' was held, which was seen in the news?
A. National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem
B. National Mission for Clean Ganga
C. Swachh Bharat Mission
D. Green India Mission
Which is the first vaccine to be granted emergency use authorisation in India, for children in the 5 to 12 years age group?
At which place Union Home Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has launched the International Monsoons Project Office?
A. Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) Pune
B. IISc Bangalore
C. Satish Dhawan Research Centre, Hyderabad
D. IIT Madras
What is the primary objective of the 'Amrit Sarovar initiative', which was recently seen in the news?
A. Elimination of Single-Use Plastic
B. Rain Water Harvesting
C. Desalination of Sea Water
D. Rejuvenation of Water Bodies
Which of the following institute has tied up Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) to encourage research on issues related to the power sector in India?
A. IIT Kanpur
B. IIT Delhi
C. IIT Mumbai
D. IIT Kharagpur
In which country the first known human case of H3N8 bird flu has been reported?
D. South Korea
Which village has become the nation's first carbon-neutral panchayat, fully powered by solar energy?
A. Palli village, Samba district, Jammu
B. Kumbalangi village, Ernakulam district, Kerala
C. Kachai Village, Ukhrul district, Manipur
D. Palli village, Samba district, Jammu
Which country has allegedly deployed an army of dolphins to protect its naval base?
A. South Korea
D. North Korea