Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – December 20, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, December 20, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Which among the following era is identical with Gupta era?

[A] Vikram era
[B] Vallabhi era
[C] Saka era
[D] Harsha era

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2. Which among the following articles gives the power to the central government to take pre-emptive action to protect any state against external aggression & internal disturbances?

[A] Article 355
[B] Article 356
[C] Article 358
[D] Article 360

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3. Who among the following was last satavahana ruler ?

[A] Simukha
[B] Krishna
[C] Yajna Sri Satakarni
[D] Pulamavi IV

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4. Horse latitudes are High Pressure Subtropical Calm belts which make an area that receives little precipitation and has variable winds mixed with calm. These latitudes lie between which of the following?

[A] between 20 and 25 degrees both north and south
[B] between 30 and 35 degrees both north and south
[C] between 25 and 30 degrees both north and south
[D] between 30 and 35 degrees north only

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5. In context with the Indian Agriculture, what is KMS?

[A] Kharif Monsoon Season
[B] Kharif Marketing Season
[C] Kharif Marketing System
[D] Kharif Merchandising Season

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6. In which of the following sports/ games the term Interference is used?

[A] Golf
[B] Chess
[C] Squash
[D] Table Tennis

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7. In which year , Dakshin Gangotri, India’s first settlement in Antarctica got buried in Ice?

[A] 1980
[B] 1985
[C] 1987
[D] 1989

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8. The word “El Niño” comes from which among the following languages?

[A] Arabic
[B] French
[C] Spanish
[D] Portuguese

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9. Consider the following:

  1. High food, commodity and energy prices
  2. Sovereign debt problems
  3. High level of government debt

The Economy of India is facing which among the above problems now a days?

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

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10. What is the electron configuration of Radium?

[A] 6s2
[B] 7s2
[C] 7s2 7p6
[D] 7s2 7p4

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