Daily GK Quiz - Feb 11 2016 - Daily Quiz Questions 11th Feb 2016 SBI Clerks 2016

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1 . Where is India's first fully solar powered educational Institute situated at?

a) Hyderabad

b) Ahmedabad

c) Puducherry

d) Haryana


Ans : (C)


Description : The Sri Aurobindo International Centre for Education(SAICE), Puducherry has become India's first fully solar powered educational Institute.The institute generates thrice the electricity it consumes through solar power plants installed on the roofs of the dining room, primary school, library and high school in the campus.The institute has been self-reliant in energy since September 2014.

2 . Which Broadcaster for the first time broadcasted a live stream of a 'Six Nations Championship' rugby match to the International Space Station (ISS)?

a) Viacom

b) BBC

c) CBS

d) SKY broadcasting


Ans : (B)


Description : British broadcaster BBC for the first time broadcasted a live stream of a 'Six Nations Championship' rugby match between Scotland and England, to the International Space Station (ISS).The live-feed was first sent to the European Space Agency, which then relayed it to NASA, who redirected it to British astronaut Tim Peake and his colleagues at the ISS.

3 . Who has become the President of the newly formed International Grown Diamond Association (IGDA)?

a) Vishal Mehta

b) Shankar.V

c) Rahul Agarwal

d) Nikhil Gupta


Ans : (A)


Description : Vishal Mehta, based in Singapore was appointed President of the newly formed International Grown Diamond Association (IGDA).He is the CEO of a company that produces lab diamonds Mehta is the chief executive officer of Singapore-based IIa Technologies which grows diamond from its state-of-the-art facility in the city-state.

4 . Who has won gold in women Wushu Taolu competition of the 12th South Asian Games?

a) Sapna Devi

b) Rohini Kundu

c) Nazia Parvaiz

d) Susmita Tamang


Ans : (A)


Description : Sapna Devi clinched gold for India in the women Wushu Taolu (Changquan) Competition of the 12th South Asian Games held at the Rising Sun Sports Complex, Assam Rifles, Laitkor in Shillong.Sapna bagged gold after scoring 9.45 points. The silver went to Susmita Tamang of Nepal with a score of 8.72. Pakistan's Nazia Parvaiz had to settle for the bronze with a score of 6:30 points.

5 . In how many languages Union Government has launched 24x7 toll-free Tourist Infoline?

a) 10

b) 14

c) 12

d) 16


Ans : (C)


Description : Union government on 8 February 2016 launched the 24x7 Toll Free Tourist Infoline in 12 International Languages including Hindi and English in New Delhi.

The languages handled by the contact centers include ten International languages besides English and Hindi, namely, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

This project is being implemented by the Union Ministry of Tourism through M/s TATA BSS who have been associated with the work after open bidding process.

6 . Where did the First machine harvestable chickpea variety NbeG-47 release?

a) Haryana

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Punjab

d) Bihar


Ans : (B)


Description : The first machine harvestable chickpea variety, NBeG 47 was released in Andhra Pradesh on 4 February 2016. It was released by International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT).

The normal process of harvesting 2.25 tons of chickpea takes three days while the new variety will be harvested in just 75 minutes by the standard machinery.This is made possible due to the breeding of a taller chickpea variety that is suitable for machine harvest which would be cost effective and quicker.
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