Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – August 18, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, August 18, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Who was the author of the book ‘Manimekalai’?

[A] Ilango Adigal
[B] Seethalai Saathanaar
[C] Perudevanar
[D] Tiruttakrdeva

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2. Lok manya Tilak Award is given in which of the following field?

[A] Fiction writing
[B] Sanskrit Literature
[C] Journalism
[D] Film Critics

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3. Revenue-neutral rate (RNR) is a component of which of the following taxes in India?

[A] Goods and Services Tax (GST)
[B] Income tax
[C] Customs
[D] Excise duty

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4. Which among the following is correct representation of the Money Multiplier?

[A] Ratio of Broad Money (M3) to Reserved Money (M0) i.e. M3/M0
[B] Ratio of Broad Money (M3) to Narrow Money (M1) i.e. M3/M1
[C] Ratio of Narrow Money (M1) to Broad Money (M3) i.e. M1/M3
[D] Ratio of Narrow Money (M1) to Reserved Money (M0) i.e. M1/M0

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5. What is the wavelength range of Radio waves?

[A] between 400 nm and 800 nm
[B] between 1 nm and 10-3 nm
[C] more than 0.1 m
[D] None of the above

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6. In which of the following mediums can sound waves travel?

[A] Solids
[B] Liquids
[C] Gases
[D] All of them

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7. Which of these chemicals is used to dissolve the soap to make a transparent soap?

[A] Ethanoic acid
[B] Ethanol
[C] Benzene
[D] Propylene

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8. The Gandhara School of Art flourished during which of the following periods?

[A] Satavahanas
[B] Guptas
[C] Mauryas
[D] Kushans

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9. Which among the following metals is the hardest metal?

[A] Platinum
[B] Gold
[C] Iron
[D] Tungsten

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10. Who was the political Guru of Gandhiji?

[A] Vinoba Bhave
[B] B. G. Tilak
[C] Gopal Krishna Gokhale
[D] Dadabhai Naoroji

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