Page-2 of GKToday Archives: February, 2015
1. India based Ricky Kej has won the Grammy Award for his album ___? [A]Morning Phase [B]Beyonce [C]The Winds of Samsar [D]In The Lonely Hour Answer: Winds of SamsarNotes: Bengaluru-based musician Ricky Kej has won the best new age album trophy for his album Winds of Samsara at the 57th Grammy Awards.Ricky Kej shares the ..
1. Which one of the following bodies gives the Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards? [A]United Nations [B]African Union [C]World Bank [D]World Trade Organisation Answer: African UnionNotes: The Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards are given by African Union. The awards were launched to give out scientific awards to top African scientists for their scientific achievements and valuable discoveries ..
1. In terms of percentage, which of the following metals has highest composition in Polymetalic nodules? [A]Manganese [B]Iron [C]Nickel [D]Copper Answer: ManganeseNotes: Polymetalic nodules, also called manganese modules, are rock concentrations on the sea bottom formed of concrete layers of iron and manganese hydroxides around a core. Polymetalic nodules are made up of several metals ..
1. Which among the following states is the venue for World Ocean Science Congress-2015? [A]Goa [B]Kerala [C]Maharashtra [D]Tamil Nadu Answer: KeralaNotes: The World Ocean Science Congress (WOSC) was kicked off in Kochi, Kerala. The congress is organized jointly by the Swadeshi Science Movement- Kerala, WOSC consortium and the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies. ..
Current Affairs Questions and Answers for February 5, 6, 2015 with questions on IRENA, States in India with sea coast, Black Pagoda, Highest incidence of cancer, three parent babies, Saloni Dalal, Father of Indian Software Industry, largest deposit of ilmenite mineral in India1. According to latest survey, which of the following countries has largest area ..
1. The Fajr (Dawn) satellite, is an observation satellite launched by which one of the following countries, recently? [A]Iran [B]Mexico [C]North Korea [D]Australia Answer: IranNotes: The Fajr is an Iran’s domestically-made observation satellite. The satellite is capable of staying in the space for 1.5 years and taking and transmitting high-quality and accurate pictures to stations ..