Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – August 1, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, August 1, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. In which inscription, the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka refers himself as Piyadassi laja Magadhe (Piyadassi, King of Magadha)?
[A] Junagarh Inscription
[B] Kandhar Inscription
[C] Dipavamsa Inscription
[D] Babhru Inscription

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2. Fructose is a form of carbohydrate synthesized in plants. It become table sugar by combining which of the following ?
[A] Glucose
[B] Galactose
[C] Maltose
[D] None of the above

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3. Which of the following are hunting nomads?
[A] Pygmies
[B] Kazaks
[C] Lapps
[D] None of the above

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4. What was the main objective of Vishesh Krishi Upaj Yojna announced in 2004?
[A] To bring the cash crops under insurance
[B] To help the cultivators of flowers , fruits etc financially
[C] To review and monitor the Minimum Support prices for certain crops
[D] To make Indian agricultural products internationally competitive

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5. Who among the following was known as Flying Sikh?
[A] Milkha Singh
[B] Harbhajan Singh
[C] Yuvaraj Singh
[D] Gurbachan Singh

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6. In which of the following modern area “Amri Culture” developed?
[A] North East States of India
[B] Sindh and Balochistan of Pakistan
[C] Eastern Iraq
[D] South India

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7. Who among the following was the chairman of the Special Committee to examine the Draft Constitution of India ?
[A] Dr. B R Ambedkar
[B] Sir Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyer
[C] Sardar Patel
[D] Sardar Balvant Singh

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8. Which among the following Vedic Texts gives a systematic exposition of the ‘theory of rebirth’ for the first time?
[A] Chhandogya Upanishad
[B] Mundaka Upanishad
[C] Satapatha Brahmana
[D] Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

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9. Which of the following is another unit of frequency?
[A] decibel
[B] cycle per second
[C] metre per second
[D] second

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10. Which disease is caused by Nickel?
[A] Dermatitis
[B] Asthma
[C] Itai- Itai
[D] Learning disability

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