Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – August 3, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, August 3, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Guru Shikhar Peak is located in which among the following states ?
[A] Haryana
[B] Kerala
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Bihar

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2. At which among the following places, Gokal Jat revolted against mughals in the 17th century?
[A] Hisar
[B] Mathura
[C] Ujain
[D] Bundelkhand

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3. Which among the following type of soil has the largest area covered in India?
[A] Alluvial
[B] Black
[C] Red
[D] Laterite

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4. Bring out the incorrect match:
[A] Xinhua – China
[B] United Press International – England
[C] Norsk Press Service – Norway
[D] Anadol Ajansi – Ankara

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5. Which among the following is legacy / legacies of British Rule in India?
[A] Creation of Indian Civil Services
[B] Secretarial System
[C] Local Self Government
[D] All are correct

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6. Which among the following is a correct definition of fiscal deficit?
[A] The gap between projected or estimated GDP and actual GDP
[B] The total value of currency notes issued and currency actual in circulation
[C] The gap between actual borrowings of government of India and expected expenditures as per budget provisions
[D] Excess of Govt.’s disbursement comprising current and capital expenditures over its current receipts

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7. Which of the following article deals with annual Financial Statement (Budget)?
[A] Article 108
[B] Article 110
[C] Article 112
[D] Article 115

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8.  India borrows from the World Bank through International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association(IDA). Consider the following statements in this context:

  1. IDA funds are one of the most concessional external loans,
  2. IBRD funds are costlier and at par with the commercial external borrowings in terms of interest rates
  3. IDA loans are used largely Infrastructure projects

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 1 & 2 only
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] 2 & 3 only

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9. Who discovered Sodium?
[A] William Henry Fox
[B] Humphry Davy
[C] J.J. Thomson
[D] Karl Benz

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10. Why Gypsum is added to the soil?
[A] To increase the alkalinity
[B] To decrease the acidity
[C] To decrease the alkalinity
[D] As an insecticide

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