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

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

1. At the time of commencement of Indian constitution, the all states of Union of India were put in four parts A, B, C, D, later reorganized and reduced to 2 categories ‘states and union territories’ in 1956. Which of the following was only one member of D?
[A] Vindhya Pradesh
[B] Bombay
[C] Madras
[D] Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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2. Sakambhari near Ajmer is a place related to emergence of which of the following dynasties?
[A] Gahadwals
[B] Parmaras
[C] Pratiharas
[D] Chauhanas

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3. Which of the following country has the official name of “Dhivehi Jumhuriya” in its local language?
[A] Maldives
[B] Mauritius
[C] Thailand
[D] Cambodia

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4. Consider the following: 

  1. Sodium 
  2. Potassium 

Which among the above plays vital role in restoring the body fluid?

[A] 1 only
[B] 2 only
[C] Both 1& 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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5. Who among the following is the author of the book Equilibrium Unemployment Theory?
[A] Christopher A. Pissarides
[B] Dale T. Mortensen
[C] Peter A. Diamond
[D] Oliver Williamson

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6. Which among the following is the most common cause of Sunburn?
[A] Ultraviolet Radiation
[B] Visible Radiation
[C] Infrared Radiation
[D] Microwave Radiation

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7. Consider the following statements: 

  1. Companies use the Sweat Equity for retaining best employees
  2. The sweat equity issued during a year should not exceed 15% of the total paid-up capital of the company or a value of Rs 5 crore, whichever is higher. 
  3. To issue sweat equity above this level, the approval from the Central Government is required 

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

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

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8. Consider the following categories of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: 
1. VU
2. EN
3. CR
4. EW
Which among the following is the correct order of the categories showing increasing threat to the species in these categories ?
[A] 1, 2, 3, 4
[B] 2, 1, 3, 4
[C] 1, 3, 2, 4
[D] 4, 1, 2, 3

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9. On which date, Flag Day of India is celebrated?
[A] December 3
[B] December 7
[C] December 11
[D] December 17

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10. What is the upper limit of RTGS transaction in India?
[A] Rs. 5 Lakh
[B] Rs. 10 Lakhs
[C] Rs. 15 Lakhs
[D] No limit

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