Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – April 19, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, April 19, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Since 2013, the Odisha government has banned the mechanized fishing within 20km of the state’s coast predominantly for the protection of which of the following fauna?

[A] Olive Ridley Turtles
[B] Salt-water Crocodiles
[C] Hilsa Fish
[D] Mangrove crab

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2. Out of Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom, Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum , which are located at the same place?

[A] Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum
[B] Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum
[C] Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom, Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal
[D] Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom and Akbar’s Mausoleum

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3. Which among the following agencies in India had started for the first time in India, a broad based equity index?


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4. The main objective of British developing India Railway system was to facilitate the traffic between?

[A] Source of raw material and export centers
[B] Source of raw material and ports
[C] Source of raw material and production centers
[D] Source of raw material and markets

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5. Consider the following: 

  1. Auto Loan 
  2. Home Loan 
  3. Infrastructure Project Financing 
  4. Personal Loans 

Which among the above can lead to a problem called “asset-liability mismatch” or ALM for a medium sized Bank ?

[A] Only 1 , 2 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] None of the above

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6. The letter T in the Government agency C-DOT refers to which among the following?

[A] Technology
[B] Telematics
[C] Telepathy
[D] Telecommunication

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7. “We must not for a moment forget, it is a birth right of every individual to receive at least the basic education without which he cannot fully discharge his duties as a citizen.”
Who among the following personalities of India is known to have made this famous statement regarding “Right to Education”?

[A] Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru
[B] Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[C] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
[D] Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam

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8. When gasoline is blended with Ethanol then —

  1. Octane number is raised
  2. Energy content per volume is increased
  3. The engine is less likely to suffer damage

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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9. What amount of carbon dioxide is present in earth’s atmosphere?

[A] 12%
[B] 1%
[C] 0.04%
[D] 3.8%

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10. Which of the following has the highest share in power generation in India?

[A] Thermal power
[B] Nuclear power
[C] Hydro power
[D] All the above have equal share

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