Science Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers June 2011, May 30-June 5

Science Current Affairs Quiz test the participant’s knowledge on latest discoveries, technological advancements made and in the process further enhances an individual’s knowledge base. The quizzes also cover the Environment-Ecology segment. Number of questions is asked from this segment in the competitive exams. Science Current Affairs quiz for June 2011  will help you in the preparation for NDA, CDS, Bank PO, MBA, NABARD, RBI, Railway, SSC, Civil Services and other Exams.
1. The Union ministry of Environment and Forests issued stop work order for Srinagar Hydroelectric Power project. The Project is located in which one of the following states?
a)    Uttarakhand
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Himachal Pradesh
d)    Rajasthan
Answer: (a) Uttarakhand

2. World Bank on 1 June 2011 approved the loan of 1 billion dollars to support India’s efforts to clean up the river __.
a) Ganga
b) Yamuna
c) Narmada
d) Tapti
Answer: (a) Ganga

3. Scientists identified genes responsible for increasing the risk of Paget’s disease. Consider the given statements regarding Pagets’s disease.
i) It’s a chronic and painful bone condition.
ii) It causes deformity and infllmation.
Choose the right option.
a)    Only i is correct.
b)    Only ii is correct.
c)    Both i and ii are correct.
d)    Neither i nor ii is correct.
Answer: (c) Both i and ii are correct.

4. Scientists from which one of the following countries recently discovered a gas that could get rid of mosquitoes by making impossible for mosquitoes to sniff out human blood?
a) USA
b) UK
c) India
d) China
Answer: (a) USA

5. The WHO (World Health Organisation)’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) stated in its study that radiation from cellphone handsets is possibly carcinogenic to humans and can cause glioma. Glioma is a type of brain cancer.
a) Brain Cancer
b) Blood Cancer
c) Lung Cancer
d) Liver Cancer
Answer: (a) Brain Cancer

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