Scientific Development

  1. Which Bharatiya is regarded as “Father of Surgery”?
    Sushrut
  2. Which system is the earliest school of medicine known to humans?
    Ayurveda
  3. Gitikapada, Ganitapada, Kalakriyapada, Golapada are the chapter from which ancient text?
    Aryabhatiya
  4. Which ancient mathematician developed table of sine?
    Aryabhatiya
  5. Which Bharatiya mathematician worked on the approximation for value of pi (π)?
    Aryabhat
  6. What was Aryabhata’s system of astronomy known as?
    Aud Ayaka system
  7. During which period of ancient Bharatiya history the theory of astronomy was flourished?
    Gupta Period
  8. Who was the author of the earliest Sulba Sutra?
    Baudhayana
  9. Which Bhartiya mathematician described the axiom, present day’s popular Pythgorous theorem?
    Baudhayana
  10. Which Bharatiya mathematician gave solutions to the general quardatic equation?
    Brahmagupta
  11. Which Bharatiya mathematician gave rules of using zero with negative and positive numbers?
    Brahmagupta
  12. Which Bharatiya mathematician is considered to be one of the nine jewels (Navaratnas) in the court of ruler Vikramaditya?
    Vrahamihir
  13. Name the main work of Varahamihira? Pancha-Siddhantika
  14. Who is the author of the 6th century text Vaisesika Sutra? Kannad
  15. Which ancient Bharatiya sage established that matter is made up of particles?
    Kannad
  16. Which Bharatiya sage had mastered the aviation theory?
    Rishi Bhardwaj
  17. Which field of science is covered in the text Charak Samhita?
    Ayurveda
  18. The language theory of which Bharatiya scholar has become the basis for modern computer language?
    Panini (Panini-Backus form)
  19. Bharat’s most precious gift to the world in the field of mathematics was?
    The use of Zero
  20. At which place is the Survey of India located?
    Dehradoon
  21. Who was the First Bharatiya to go in space?
    Rakesh Sharma
  22. The Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI) is located at?
    Jodhpur
  23. What is ‘Sumudra Sarvekshak’?
    Geotechnical Vessel of ONGC
  24. Which organisation in bharat is known to be world’s largest Publicly funded Researh and Development (R&D) organisation?
    Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
  25. On which date is the national Science Day is celebrated ?
    28th feb
  26. Between which two places was the first telegraph line laid in Bharat?
    Kolkata & Diomond harbour
  27. The National Geophysical Research Institute is located at?
    Hyderabad
  28. The ISRO was founded by? Vikram Sarabhai
  29. In which year was Bharat’s first Antarctica expedition carried out?
    1982
  30. Which renowned agricultural scientist is known as father of green revolution in Bharat?
    M.S. Swaminathan
  31. The Bharatiya Renaaissance Institute is located at?
    Dehradun
  32. Bharat’s satellite launch-pad is located at which place?
    SHAR, Sriharkota
  33. Who is the first woman scientist to head a missile project in India?
    Tessy Thomas
  34. What is the range of Agni -V missile?
    5000 Km
  35. Which is the world’s fastest cruise missile in operation?
    Brahmos
  36. How many Bharatiya scientists have been conferred with Nobel Prize?
    Four
  37. Which agency of Bharat is responsible for the development oftechnology, used by the armed forces?
    Defence research and Development organisation (DRDO)
  38. How many nuclear power plants are installed (Operatonal) in Bharat?
    21, as in Jan 2015
  39. Which scientist is known as “father of Indian nuclear program”?
    Homi Jehangir Bhabha
  40. The Higgs-Boson, also known as God particle contains the name of which Bharatiya scientist?
    S.N.Bose
  41. Name the great Bharatiya mathematician of 12th century, who wrote the first work with full and systematic use of the decimal number system?
    Bhaskara ii
  42. ‘Lilavati’ is the part of which book of the Bhaskara II Bhaskaracharya)?
    Siddhanta Shiromani
  43. Name the book written by Parmara king Bhoja of Dhar (11th century)
    Samarangana Sutradara
  44. Which bharatiya ruler developed and used rockets in war against Britishers?
    Tipu Sultan
  45. Which Bharatiya scientist is famous for his work on photosynthesis in plants?
    Govindjee
  46. For which work was C.V. Raman conferred the prestigious Nobel prize?
    Work on scattering of light (Raman Effect)
  47. When was internet started in Bharat?
    15th Aug. 1995
  48. What name is given to the first nuclear-plant in Bharat?
    Apsara
  49. Which is the first ballistic missile submarine have been built by Bharat?
    INS Arihant
  50. How many satellites constitute the constellation of IRNSS?
    7 (Seven)
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