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Science Current Affairs MCQs : This section focuses on the "Science Current Affairs". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Science Current Affairs skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

Which moon mission has detected water molecules on Lunar Surface?

A. Chandrayaan-2
B. MoM
C. Apollo
D. Artemis III

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Question 2

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch which Bhutanese satellite in 2021?

C. INS 3
D. Apollo

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Question 3

Which company has recently launched the world's first all-civilian crew into the Earth orbit under the mission named Inspiration-4?

A. SpaceX
B. Tesla

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Question 4

The United Launch Alliance launched which rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida?

A. Sputnik V
B. Neo V
C. SBRIS VDavid Motunga
D. Atlas V

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Question 5

Deep Space Atomic Clock, which was seen in the news is associated with which space agency?

A. Virgin Galactic
D. SpaceX

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Question 6

How much capacity of renewable energy did India commit to set up by 2022?

A. 170 GW
B. 175 GW
C. 157 GW
D. 75 GW

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Question 7

Singapore has launched one of the world's largest floating solar panel farms, to fight climate change. What is the capacity of this solar farm?

A. 70 MW
B. 60 MW
C. 80 MW
D. 90 MW

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Question 8

Which space agency is planning to launch the first disabled astronaut in space?


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Question 9

Google Doodle honoured Otto Wichterle on his 108th birthday He is known for which among the following inventions?

A. Radio
B. Internet
C. Contact lens
D. Light bulb

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Question 10

When is Summer Solstice observed in the Northern Hemisphere?

A. June 20th
B. June 21st
C. June 22nd
D. June 23rd

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Question 11

Which satellite of ISRO recently failed to reach orbit?


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Question 12

Which aircraft has recently created history by becoming the first powered controlled aircraft to take flight on Mars?

A. Insight
B. Opportunity
C. Curiosity
D. Ingenuity

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Question 13

The DRDO has set the target of installing how many Medical Oxygen Plants within 3 months?

A. 400
B. 500
C. 100
D. 1000

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Question 14

Which dwarf planet's atmosphere is starting to disappear, as per scientists?

A. Mercury
B. Pluto
C. Eris
D. Ceres

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Question 15

China has launched its first solar exploration satellite into space. What is the name of the satellite?

A. Mazu
B. Xihe
C. Tian
D. Jade

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Question 16

Who has developed the life-saving 'Canopy Severance System'?

B. IIT-Delhi

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Question 17

Name the NASA spacecraft which has become the first spacecraft to pass through the Sun's outer atmosphere?

A. RedPlanet Solar Probe
B. Parker Solar Probe
C. Space Solar Probe
D. American Solar Probe

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Question 18

The Indian team returned from its scientific endeavor in Antarctica. The journey was which edition of the Scientific Expedition to Antarctica (ISEA) hosted by the Ministry of Earth Sciences?

A. 40th
B. 50th
C. 20th
D. 30th

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Question 19

Wipro has also announced its commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by which year?

A. 2025
B. 2050
C. 2026
D. 2040

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Question 20

India successfully conducted the maiden flight test of which indigenously-developed, surface-to-surface missile off the Odisha coast?

A. Pralay
B. Parvati
C. Prabal
D. Prakash

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Question 21

When will Chandrayaan 3 will be launched?

A. First quarter of 2023
B. Second quarter of 2022
C. Third quarter of 2022
D. First quarter of 2022

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Question 22

What is the name of the cyclone that is likely to hit Konkan coast and Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, and Palghar on 16th and 17th May?

A. Tauktae
B. Murasu
C. Ambud
D. Amphan

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Question 23

Who among the following billionaires is planning to travel to space in July 2021?

A. Jeff Bezos
B. Mark Zuckerberg
C. Bill Gates
D. Elon Musk

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Question 24

Microsoft has developed its latest version of the Windows Operating System, with a new user interface and improvements to performance. Which is the latest version?

A. Windows 10A
B. Windows 12
C. Windows XPro
D. Windows 11

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Question 25

India's 1st high-speed commercial delivery electric scooter Hermes 75 has launched by?

A. TVS Motor
B. Bajaj
C. Kabira Mobility
D. Hero MotoCrop

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Question 26

Which space agency will launch its SpaceX Crew-2 Mission with Astronauts?


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Question 27

The radar called NISAR is being provided by which country for the development of the new Earth System Observatory?

A. India
B. China
C. Israel
D. Japan

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Question 28

During a Solar Eclipse, what comes in front of the Sun and blocks its light?

A. Mars
B. Earth
C. Moon
D. Venus

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Question 29

China launched which earth science satellite?

A. Guanhmu
B. Guangmu
C. Guangmu -I
D. Guangmu - II

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Question 30

The floral festival Bathukamma is celebrated in which state of India?

A. Tamil Nadu
B. Odisha
C. Telangana
D. Kerala

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Question 31

The Indian Council of Medical Research has approved which kit for home Covide-19 Testing?

A. CoviTest
B. CoviSelf
C. CovidRapid
D. CovidSelf

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Question 32

Which Indian spacecraft has completed 9000 orbits around the Moon?

A. Chandrayaan-1
B. Chandrayaan-2
C. Mangalyaan
D. None of the Above

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Question 33

NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar) satellite is a joint mission of which Indian Organisation?


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Question 34

What is the name given to the new satellite launched by China to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies?

A. Tianzun-21
B. Yanwang-21
C. Haotian-21
D. Shijian-21

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Question 35

For the 1st time, which Rover has generated oxygen on Mars?

A. Opportunity
B. Perseverance
C. Curiosity
D. Spirit

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Question 36

Researchers have discovered antibodies of which virus in bats from Mahabaleshwar cave?

B. Ebola
C. Nipah
D. Zika

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Question 37

Which space-tech startup has become the first private company to formally sign an agreement with ISRO for using its expertise and facilities?

A. Agnikul Cosmos
B. Skyroot Aerospace
C. Dhruva Space
D. Bellatrix Aerospace

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Question 38

The Scientists discovered the smallest known black hole in the Milky Way Galaxy. Did they name it as which of the following?

A. Unicorn
B. Myti
C. Squirrel
D. Lassi

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Question 39

Japan has launched which communication satellite from Tanegashima Space Center via Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA 204 rocket?

A. Inmarsat-6 F1
B. Inmarsat-6 F2
C. Inmarsat-6 F3
D. Inmarsat-6 F4

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Question 40

China has successfully landed its first Mars Rover on the Red Planet. What is the name given to this Rover?

A. Tianshan
B. Changchun
C. Weinan
D. Zhurong

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Question 41

How many persons are part of the crew under the Shenzhou-13 mission of China?

A. 5
B. 3
C. 4
D. 8

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Question 42

What is the name given to India's First Manned Ocean Mission?

A. Sagaryan
B. Samudrayan
C. Neernidhi
D. Sindhuyan

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Question 43

The Earth observation satellite Gaofen-5 02, has been launched by which country?

A. China
B. Japan
C. United States
D. France

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Question 44

Bharti Airtel-owned satellite communications company OneWeb confirmed the launch of how many new Low Earth Orbit satellites?

A. 42
B. 36
C. 30
D. 45

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Question 45

The US space agency NASA has announced the launch of "psyche mission" in _____.

A. Jun-22
B. Oct-22
C. Aug-22
D. Mar-22

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Question 46

The Lucy Mission has been launched by NASA to study which of these asteroids?

A. Icarus
B. Hermes
C. Trojan asteroids
D. Earth-crossing asteroids

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Question 47

DRDO recently test-fired a naval variant of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Which destroyer ship was used for testing the missile?

A. INS Rajput
B. INS Kolkata
C. INS Chennai
D. INS Visakhapatnam

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Question 48

Indian Navy inducted three indigenously-built advanced light helicopters ALH MK-III in their fleet. The helicopters are built by which company?

A. Larsen & Toubro
D. Bharat Dynamics Ltd

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Question 49

When will the world's first all-civilian space mission-Inspiration4 be launched?

A. Sep-30
B. Sep-15
C. Oct-15
D. Oct-10

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Question 50

Which space agency has launched the world's largest telescope named James Webb Space?

B. Jaxa
C. Roscosmos

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Question 51

Which surface-to-surface missile has been successfully test-fired by DRDO off the Odisha coast?

A. Pralay
B. Akash
C. Prithvi Air
D. Trishul

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Question 52

The government boys high school will become the first government high school in the country to develop a satellite. How many satellites will it develop?

A. 80
B. 60
C. 50
D. 75

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Question 53

Which organization has launched four amateurs on its first-ever Earth-circling trip?

A. Lockheed Martin
B. SpaceX
C. Virgin Galactic
D. Blue Origin

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Question 54

NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts headed to International Space Station, who will lead the team?

A. Tom Marshburn
B. Raja Chari
C. Kayla Barron
D. Matthias Maurer

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Question 55

Who among the following personality was SpaceX's first flight surgeon?

A. Rakesh Menon
B. Anil Menon
C. Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari
D. Sunita Williams

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Question 56

Which vaccine received emergency use validation from World Health Organization?

A. Pfizer-BioNTech
B. Oxford-AstraZeneca
C. Moderna
D. Sputnik V

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Question 57

NASA selects which space agency for the Europa clipper mission?

B. SpaceX

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Question 58

How many astronauts will be part of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission to be launched?

A. 3
B. 2
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 59

What is the name of the 1000th near-earth asteroid that passed the planet?

A. 2021 AFK
B. 2021 PJ1
C. 2021 TJY
D. 2021 AJ193

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Question 60

Jezero crater, which is in the news is a depression found in which space body?

A. Jupiter
B. Mars
C. Venus
D. Moon

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Question 61

Which among the following companies have launched the Starlink satellite internet service?

A. Amazon
B. Virgin Galactic
C. Bharti Airtel
D. SpaceX

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Question 62

Which space agency has launched an X-Ray observatory to unlock secrets of the black hole and other mysterious objects?


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Question 63

MACS 1407 is a variety of which crop has been developed by the Indian Scientist?

A. Soybean
B. Wheat
C. Rice
D. Maize

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Question 64

NASA has released the sound recorded by the Juno mission near which planet's moon Ganymede?

A. Saturn
B. Tues
C. Mercury
D. Jupiter

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Question 65

Which space agency's Parker Solar Probe has entered the Sun's upper atmosphere for the first time in history?

B. Space X
D. Christ

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Question 66

DRDO undertook the final test firing of Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). Which agency has been designated for the manufacturing of this missile?

A. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers
B. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders
C. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
D. Bharat Dynamics Limited

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Question 67

The mission 'EnVision' to study the planet Venus has been launched by which space agency?

A. European Space Agency
B. Roscosmos

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Question 68

Which space agency is planning to launch the world's 1st all-civilian Earth Orbiter Mission?

A. SpaceX
D. Roscosmos

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Question 69

SpaceX launched which Indian-origin astronaut led Crew 3 mission to International Space Station?

A. Sirisha Bandla
B. Renku Devi
C. Raja Chari
D. Ravish Malhotra

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Question 70

India will have how many nuclear reactors by 2024?

A. 7
B. 8
C. 5
D. 9

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