SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Which one of the following statements is incorrect?

    A)  Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) is the youngest and smallest of defence shipyards

    B)  Mazagaon Dock Limited (MDL) is a leading defence shipyard involved in the construction of frontline warships and submarines for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard.

    C)  Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) has so far built 1000 ships for Indian Navy

    D)  BEML Limited was established in 1984 and it is a Mini- Ratna company

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Hindustan Shipyard Ltd, Visakhapatnam was set up in the year 1941 by the Scindia Steam Navigation Company. The Shipyard was partially taken over by Govt. of India in 1952, and HSL became a fully Govt. of India owned enterprise in Jul 1961. Presently, this is the largest public sector shipyard in the country and the first yard to obtain ISO 9001 -2000 accreditation. Recently, the yard has obtained certificate of approval of ISO 9001-2008 Certification from IRQS on 09 Nov 2012. Since inception, the yard has delivered 173 vessels of various types and repaired over 1920 vessels.

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