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Worlds Largest Radio Telescope Quiz: How Much You Know About Square Kilometre Array?

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Questions & Options


1. It has a supercomputer which will ___________ the huge data produced by SKA telescopes.

145360 Process
145361 Analyse
145362 Multiplication
145363 Sending

2. What will be the total power of the computer for this?

145364 Around 110 PFlops
145365 Around 250 PFlops
145366 Around 250 PFlops
145367 Around 350 PFlops

3. If built as planned, it should be able to survey the sky more than ten___________ times faster than before.

145368 10 times
145369 100 times
145370 1,000 times
145371 1,000,0 times

4. How much present % faster will this supercomputer run than IBM's Supercomputer Summit?

145372 25%
145373 35%
145374 45%
145375 90%

5. Square Kilometre Array will have thousands of antennas and dishes that will be made in:

145376 South Africa
145377 South Australia
145378 Kaoru Nagar
145379 All of the above

6. It _____________ times more sensitive than any other radio instrument.

145380 10 times
145381 20 times
145382 50 times
145383 70 times

7. Telescope style of SKA:

145384 Phased array
145385 Electronically scanned array
145386 Computer-controlled array
145387 All of the above

8. The SKA will be built in the __________ hemisphere, with cores in South Africa and Australia.

145388 Northern hemisphere
145389 Southern hemisphere
145390 Eastern hemisphere
145391 None of these

9. What is the reason behind the SKA will be built in the southern hemisphere?

145392 View of the Milky Way Galaxy is the best
145393 Radio interference at its least
145394 Both of the above
145395 None of these

10. Where is the headquarters of the SKA project is located?

145396 Australia
145397 South Africa
145398 India
145399 United Kingdom

11. When Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) consortium was founded?

145400 On 10 March 2019
145401 On 11 March 2019
145402 On 12 March 2019
145403 On 13 March 2019

12. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) was originally conceived in:

145404 In 1990
145405 In 1991
145406 In 1995
145407 In 1999
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