Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – August 5, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, August 5, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Who among the following built the Alai Darwaza?
[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Allauddin Khilji
[D] Humayun

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2. Kum?rasambhava is an Sanskrit epic poem written by Kalidasa. It literally means birth of Kumara. Who was Kumara in this epic?
[A] Kartikeya
[B] Abhimanyu
[C] Sanatahkumara
[D] Arjuna

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3. What were the names of Asoka’s mother, wife & daughter?
[A] Mahadevi, Subhadrangi, Sanghmitra
[B] Subhadrangi, Mahadevi, Sanghmitra
[C] Mahadevi, Sanghamitra, Subhadrangi
[D] None of the above

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4. By which name the United Principalities of Moldavia and Walachia are known as today?
[A] Bulgaria
[B] Hungary
[C] Serbia
[D] Romania

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5. Which among the following has two regulators in India at present?
[A] Mutual Funds
[B] Capital markets
[C] Term Insurance Plans
[D] Unit Linked Insurance products

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6. Which among the following is one of the 8 missions of India’s National Action Plan of Climate Change which strictly adopts the expansion of Energy Conservation Building Code?
[A] National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency
[B] National Mission on Sustainable Habitat
[C] National Mission for Green India
[D] National Solar Mission

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7. Which among the following international bodies have taken active interest in launching the “Global Tiger Initiative” to save tigers and conserve tiger habitats?
[A] United Nations Environment Programme
[B] World Bank
[C] World Wildlife Institute
[D] World Economic Forum

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8. Who among the following is the first citizen of a city in India?
[A] Mayor
[B] Chairman
[C] Sheriff
[D] Member of Legislative Assembly

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9. On which of the following factors the breaking stress depends?
[A] Area of cross-section
[B] length of the material
[C] Nature of the material
[D] None of the above

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10. Thomson seedless, bangalore blue, anab-e-shahi are the major varieties of which fruit in India?
[A] Grapes
[B] Litchis
[C] Apples
[D] Oranges

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