Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – August 23, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, August 23, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. The” Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs” is headed by whom among the following?
[A] Finance Minister
[B] Commerce Minister
[C] Prime Minister
[D] Cabinet Secretary

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2. The Man Booker Prize or commonly called Booker Prize is given in which field?
[A] Sports
[B] Medicine
[C] Fiction writing
[D] Journalism

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3. Which river was called Vipasa in Vedic India?
[A] Ganga
[B] Jhelum
[C] Beas
[D] Indus

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4. In which year , after defeating Jaypala, Mahmud of Ghazni proceeded to Gujarat where he destroyed the temple of Somnath?
[A] 900 A.D
[B] 935 A.D
[C] 1025 A.D
[D] 810 A.D

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5. If there is a dispute in the presidential election it will be referred whom among the following?
[A] Chief Election Commissioner
[B] Supreme Court
[C] Parliament
[D] Vice President

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6. Which among the following body gives “Avicenna Prize” for ethics in science?
[A] NASA
[B] UNICEF
[C] UNESCO
[D] World Science Forum

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7. Which of the following rulers introduced “Rupee” in India?
[A] Akbar
[B] Alauddin Khilji
[C] Shershah Suri
[D] Shah Jahan

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8. The Indian National Army was formed under whose leadership?
[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Subhash Chandra Bose
[C] Jawaharlal Nehru
[D] Gopal Krishna Gokhale

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9. Why is it advisable not to draw current for many appliances from a single point?
[A] Current will decrease
[B] Current will increase
[C] Current and voltage both will increase
[D] Voltage will decrease whereas current will increase

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10. Which among the following is true regarding the Humidity of the air?
[A] It increases with the increase in atmospheric temperature
[B] It decreases with the increase in atmospheric temperature
[C] It is not affected by the change in atmospheric temperature
[D] It does not show any consistent behaviour with the change in atmospheric temperature

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