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Exercise :: Technology - Latest Current Affairs

  • Technology - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which of the following app brings fingerprint authentication for the users?

A. Google Drive
B. TikTok
C. Instagram
D. WhatsApp

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

WhatsApp's Messenger most awaited features, fingerprint authentication, is finally rolling out to Android users. The feature is currently available to those who have registered in WhatsApp's beta programme for Android. The Fingerprint authentication has been around on the platform since last year to iOS users. This is the first time the feature has made its way to a stable WhatsApp beta build for Android. The beta tester for WhatsApp, you can activate the functionality by tapping on the hamburger menu (three dots on the top right corner). To select Settings>Account>Privacy>Fingerprint lock. You can then select how frequently you want WhatsApp to prompt you to use your biometrics to unlock the app.WhatsApp users would only be able to unlock WhatsApp and resume the app from where they left it.

2. 

The Indian Railway has Indigenously designed and manufactured a high speed locomotive, with top speed 180 km/hr. In which locomotive workshop is it built?

A. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
B. Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, Chittaranjan.
C. Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi.
D. Diesel-Loco Modernisation Works, Patiala.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

It is built in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, Chittaranjan in West Bengal.

3. 

Where is the world's largest underground pumping house being built?

A. West Bengal
B. Croatia
C. Tamil Nadu
D. Telangana

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has unveiled yet another pivotal moment in the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP). MEIL successfully commenced operations in the world's largest Laximpur underground pumping station.

4. 

Which of the following scheme is to promote the electric and hybrid vehicle technology to ensure the growth?

A. FAME
B. RISE
C. NPRT
D. EAHV

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

FAME of India is to promote the electric and hybrid vehicle technology to ensure the growth. Phase-I is the fast adoption and manufacturing of the electric and hybrid vehicle in India from 2015. Phase-II is to boost the electrical vehicle mobility and to increase it in commercial fleets from this 2019.

5. 

The researchers at which IIT have developed portable device to detect bacteria without cell culture or microbiological assays?

A. IIT Kharagpur
B. IIT Bombay
C. IIT Guwahati
D. IIT Madras

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The researchers at IIT Guwahati have developed a low-cost portable device to detect bacteria without cell culture or microbiological assays. The hand-held device with bio-compatible sensor can also diagnose time-critical illnesses such as meningitis.