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

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

1. Which Ashokan pillar edict provides a list of animals and birds killing of which was prohibited?
[A] Pillar edict V
[B] Pillar edict VIII
[C] Pillar edict XII
[D] Pillar edict X

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2. Approximately , what fraction of SAARC annual administrative expenditure is paid by India?
[A] 22%
[B] 32%
[C] 42%
[D] 52%

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3. Forbidden city is located in which of the following countries?
[A] Korea
[B] Japan
[C] Italy
[D] China

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4. India’s largest petrochemical complex is located at:
[A] Gujarat
[B] Maharastra
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Assam

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5. Who among the following was elected the president of the Naval Central Strike committee of the Royal Indian Navy prior to the RIN Mutiny of 1946?
[A] M.S Khan
[B] General Shah Nawaz Khan
[C] Colonel Prem Sehgal
[D] Colonel Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon

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6. Which of the following is known as the vertical movement of air?
[A] Wind
[B] Air current
[C] Air turbulence
[D] Air mobility

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7. Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913?
[A] Debendranath Tagore
[B] Rabindranath Tagore
[C] Mohammad Iqbal
[D] Mirza Galib

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8. Which Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution prohibits trafficking, forced labour, and children working under 14 years of age?
[A] Right to Equality
[B] Right to Freedom
[C] Right against Exploitation
[D] Right to Freedom of Religion

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9. The bending of light when it passes around a corner or a slit is due to which of the following?
[A] reflection
[B] refraction
[C] diffraction
[D] total internal reflection

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10. Which among the following Entrance Tests is essential to get admission in the educational institutions of America?
[A] TOFEL
[B] GMAT
[C] GRE
[D] SAT

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