National Science Day: February 28th

Celebrating Innovation and Discovery

Every year on February 28th, India observes National Science Day.expand_more This day commemorates the remarkable discovery of the “Raman Effect” by Indian physicist Sir C. V.expand_more Raman on the same date in 1928. This groundbreaking discovery earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930, marking a significant milestone in Indian science.

2024 Theme: “Indigenous Technologies for Viksit Bharat”

This year’s National Science Day theme focuses on promoting the development and application of indigenous technologies for a developed and self-reliant India (“Viksit Bharat”).

MCQs on National Science Day

Q: National Science Day in India is celebrated on which date?

  • a) January 26th
  • b) February 28th
  • c) March 12th
  • d) May 11th

Ans : b) February 28th

Q: Which scientist is credited with the discovery of the “Raman Effect”?

  • a) S. N. Bose
  • b) Homi J. Bhabha
  • c) C. V. Raman
  • d) Vikram Sarabhai

Ans : c) C. V. Raman

Q: What year did Sir C. V. Raman win the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the Raman Effect?

  • a) 1928
  • b) 1930
  • c) 1935
  • d) 1940

Ans : a) 1928

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