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Modern Physics QUESTIONS

Exam NameModern Physics QUESTIONS
DescriptionModern Physics QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: Which of the following uses non-conventional Source of Energy?

Answer:Solar lantern


Question: Light year is unit of :

Answer:distance


Question: Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) is situated at :

Answer:Dehradun


Question: When a metal is heated in a flame, the electrons absorb energy and jump to higher energy state. On coming back to the lower energy state, they emit light, which we can observe in-

Answer:Emission spectra


Question: Which of the following nuclear power plants has the highest total installed capacity?

Answer:Kudankulam


Question: Consider the following statements: The satellite Oceansat - 2 launched by India helps in
1. estimating the water vapour content in the atmosphere.
2. predicting the onset of monsoons.
3. monitoring the pollution of coastal waters.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Answer:1 and 3 only


Question: To meet its rapidly growing energy demand, some opine that India should pursue research and development on thoriumas the future fuel of nuclear energy. In this context, what advantage does thoriumhold over uranium?
1. Thoriumis far more abundant in nature than uranium.
2. On the basis of per unit mass of mined mineral, thoriumcan generate more energy compared to natural uranium.
3. Thoriumproduces less harmful waste compared to uranium.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Answer:1, 2 and 3


Question: According to a recent news (March 2013) the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and United States Space Agency NASA, have agreed to form a working group for cooperation in which of the following endeavours ?

Answer:All the above


Question: What is vermiculture ?

Answer:The science of raising worms


Question: Which of the following places does not have heavy-water plant for atomic energy ?

Answer:Kalpakkam


Question: which fuel is used by nuclear reactors in india

Answer:U-238


Question: The concept of expanding universe is based on :

Answer:Doppler effect


Question: Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?

Answer:Light year------------------Unit of measuring time


Question: Which one of the following sets makes the terminals of the ordinary torch cell ?

Answer:Zinc--------Carbon


Question: Which one of the following explosives does not contain nitroglycerine as an essential constituent ?

Answer:Amatol


Question: Which one of the following substances is used in photography and also as an antichrist ?

Answer:Sodium thiosulphate


Question: Communication satellites are used to :

Answer:receive redirect communication signal


Question: Steel is more elastic than rubber because it:

Answer:required larger deforming force


Question: Identify the odd term amongst the following groups.

Answer:Microwaves


Question: Broad spectrum antibiotics are produced by :

Answer:Streptomyces