Science Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers June 2011, May 30-June 5
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Himachal Pradesh
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 __.
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?
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