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National Technology Day

 National Technology Day

   National Technology Day is celebrated annually in India on May 11th. This day commemorates India's successful nuclear tests carried out at the Indian Army's Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan on May 11th, 1998. The tests were code-named "Operation Shakti" and consisted of five nuclear explosions conducted in the Pokhran desert.

The National Technology Day celebration aims to promote scientific and technological advancements in the country and to honor the scientists and engineers who played a crucial role in India's nuclear tests. The day is celebrated with various events and programs organized by the government, scientific institutions, and educational organizations across the country.

The theme of National Technology Day celebrations changes every year. The theme for 2021 was "Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future." The day is an opportunity for the government and the scientific community to highlight the achievements of Indian science and technology, and to encourage young people to pursue careers in science and technology.

When is National Technology Day celebrated in India?

a) May 11

b) May 12

c) May 13

d) May 14

Answer: a) May 11

National Technology Day commemorates which event?

a) The launch of India's first satellite

b) The successful nuclear tests at Pokhran

c) The development of India's first supercomputer

d) The invention of the first Indian computer

Answer: b) The successful nuclear tests at Pokhran

In which year were the nuclear tests at Pokhran conducted?

a) 1996

b) 1997

c) 1998

d) 1999

Answer: c) 1998

Who was the Prime Minister of India when the nuclear tests were conducted?

a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

b) Manmohan Singh

c) Narendra Modi

d) Indira Gandhi

Answer: a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

What was the codename of the nuclear test operation?

a) Shakti

b) Agni

c) Trishul

d) Prithvi

Answer: a) Shakti

National Technology Day is celebrated to recognize the contributions of which field?

a) Agriculture

b) Medicine

c) Science and Technology

d) Sports

Answer: c) Science and Technology

Which organization is responsible for coordinating National Technology Day celebrations in India?

a) Ministry of Science and Technology

b) National Innovation Foundation

c) Indian Space Research Organisation

d) Indian Council of Medical Research

Answer: a) Ministry of Science and Technology

The theme for National Technology Day 2021 was:

a) Science and Technology for Sustainable Future

b) Science and Technology for National Development

c) Science and Technology for Aatmanirbhar Bharat

d) Science and Technology for Global Progress

Answer: c) Science and Technology for Aatmanirbhar Bharat

In which year was India's first indigenous aircraft, the HAL HF-24 Marut, designed and developed?

a) 1958

b) 1960

c) 1962

d) 1964

Answer: d) 1964

Who was the chief designer of the HAL HF-24 Marut?

a) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

b) R. Venkataraman

c) Dr. Kurt Tank

d) Homi J. Bhabha

Answer: c) Dr. Kurt Tank

Which is India's first indigenous supercomputer?

a) PARAM 8000

b) PARAM 8500

c) PARAM 8600

d) PARAM 9000

Answer: a) PARAM 8000

Who developed India's first supercomputer, PARAM 8000?

a) Indian Space Research Organisation

b) Centre for Development of Advanced Computing

c) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

d) Defence Research and Development Organisation

Answer: b) Centre for Development of Advanced Computing

Which Indian scientist is known as the 'Father of Indian Supercomputing'?

a) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

b) Vijay P. Bhatkar

c) R. Chidambaram

d) Satish Dhawan

Answer: b) Vijay P. Bhatkar

Which Indian satellite was launched by ISRO on National Technology Day in 2016?


b) GSAT-18

c) Cartosat-2D


Answer  IRNSS-1G

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