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Current Affairs for February 2016 (1 to 29th February)
Current Affairs Questions on 8th February 2016:
Prime Minister on 7th February dedicated Paradip Refinery to Nation. It is situated in which state ?
A. Gujarat
B. Assam
C. Odisha
D. Andhra Pradesh
Answer: C
Explanation: Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today dedicated the state of the art Paradip Refinery in Odisha, to the nation.  He said youth would benefit from employment opportunities, and poor women across the country who depended on firewood for fuel, would get access to LPG.

India's first fully solar-powered educational institute is in
A. Rajasthan
B. Puducherry
C. MP
D. Gujarat
Answer: B
Explanation: Sri Aurobindo International Centre for Education, 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.

Tata Motors declared a lockout at Dharwad bus manufacturing plants on 6 February 2016. It is situated in which state ?
A. Uttara khand
B. Gujarat
C. Maharashtra
D. Karnataka
Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Motors on 6 February declared a lockout at its bus manufacturing plant in Karnataka’s Dharwad, following a continued strike by workers. The plant makes buses under the Tata Marcopolo brand. Dharwad is one of the youngest plants of the Mumbai-based company which began operations in 2009. The plant makes fully-built buses for intra-city and inter-city transportation that include 16 to 54-seater standard and 18 to 45-seater luxury and low-floor city buses.

World Health Organization (WHO) has advised India and other South Asian countries to increase surveillance against which Virus in February 2016 ?
A. AIDS
B. H1N1
C. Zika virus
D. H1N4
Answer: C
Explanation: World Health Organization (WHO) has advised India and other South Asian countries to increase surveillance against Zika virus and take necessary precautionary steps. It has also urged countries to upgrade the lab facilities for proper detection of the virus. Indian govt has clearly stated that the virus has not entered India as yet. A number of the preventive steps have been taken.