Question of the Day

Uploaded on 20/10/2016
Question : Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) is
a global industry watchdog for clean trade in diamonds
global standard for clean coal
global diamond trade exchange
global benchmark for solar energy equipment

Uploaded on 19/10/2016
Question : 10 countries in the world collectively shelter 56 per cent of the world’s 21 million refugees and account for less than 2.5 per cent of the global economy according to Amnesty International (AI). The top refugee-hosting country is:

Uploaded on 18/10/2016
Question : Erik Ekelöf is
the father of Antarctic microbiology was the first to demonstrate the presence of bacteria, yeasts and fungi in the soil and air at Snow Hill Island, Antarctic Peninsula
the technologist who introduced bitcoins
is the pioneer in gene editing technology
is the architect of the Happiness Index

Uploaded on 17/10/2016
Question : Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group’s defence equipment announced a joint venture, Dassault Reliance Aerospace Pvt. Ltd, with French-aircraft maker Dassault Aviation SA to benefit from a Rs24,500 crore seven-year offset deal regarding
Rafael aircrafts
Harpoon missiles
Dauphin helicopters
Mirage fighters

Uploaded on 16/10/2016
Question : First World Tsunami Awareness Day will be celebrated on the following day with the following significance
November 5, 2016
the significance of this day to tsunami awareness can be traced back to the year 1854 when Wakayama Prefecture, Japan was impacted by an impending tsunami after a high-intensity earthquake on this day
Either (a) or (b)
Both (a) and (b)

Uploaded on 15/10/2016
Question : A 12th century sculpture stolen from from the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Rani-ki-Vav in Patan, Gujarat in November 2001 has been recovered. The sculpture is of:
Brahma and his consort Brahmani
Shiva and his consort
Mahesh and his consort
Vishnu and his consort

Uploaded on 14/10/2016
Question : A baby boy was born to parents of Jordanian origin who had been conceived using the father’s sperm, the mother’s egg, and a donor egg. This process is called
Three Parent Technique
in vitro fertilization (IVF)
DNA replication
(a) & (b)

Uploaded on 13/10/2016
Question : Recently India and China held their first high-level dialogue on

Uploaded on 13/10/2016
Question :
India’s polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV C-35) recently placed eight satellites in orbit of which two satellites had been made by Indian students. One was Pratham and the other was

Uploaded on 12/10/2016
Question : ‘Friendship 2016’, is the first-ever joint military exercise between the two following countries-
India and China
Russia and Nepal
Japan and Nepal
Pakistan and Russia

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