Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – August 15, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, August 15, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. What fraction of Rajasthan’s total area is covered by Thar Desert?
[A] Around 30%
[B] Around 40%
[C] Around 60%
[D] Around 70%

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2. Who among the following is related to ” Servants of India Society”?
[A] Gopal Krishna Gokhle
[B] Dadabhai Nauroji
[C] Raja Ram Mohan roy
[D] Mahatma Gandhi

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3. Which among the following organizations occupies the Centre William Rappard building in Geneva, Switzerland?
[A] International Labour Organization
[B] World Trade Organization
[C] UNESCO
[D] World Health Organization

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4. Which among the following is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government?
[A] Medal of Honor
[B] Silver Star
[C] Legion of Merit
[D] Gold Star

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5. Bring out the only incorrect statement:
[A] Liquidity Adjustment Facility operates through daily repo and reverse repo auctions
[B] National Housing Bank can lend money to small scale industries towards their working capital
[C] Board for financial supervision is empowered to supervise primary dealers in India
[D] Norms for classifying assets of banks into standard and sub-standard categories are prescribed by RBI

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6. Which among the following is the main problem faced by the farmers of Phoenix dactylifera commonly known as Date Palm?
[A] Unavailability of seeds
[B] The saplings are very much susceptible to the pests
[C] The sex of the saplings is not so easy to identify
[D] All of the above

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7. A Public Debt Office works as investment banker to the _____?
[A] Public
[B] Commercial Banks
[C] RBI
[D] Government

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8. Which among the following will emit maximum mass of carbon dioxide , when the same quantity is burnt of all of them?
[A] Kerosene
[B] Natural Gas
[C] Gasoline
[D] Propane

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9. The force that binds the neutrons and protons in a nucleus is called as:
[A] Weak Nuclear Force
[B] Strong Nuclear Force
[C] Electromagnetic Force
[D] Gravitational Force

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10. Which one is the correct chronological order of the following events? I.Quit India Movement II.Simla Conference III.Poona Pact IV.Cabinet Mission
[A] III,IV,II,I
[B] II,IV,I,III
[C] IV,II,III,I
[D] III,I,II,IV

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