Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – January 16, 2020

Here are 10 GK questions for today, January 16, 2020 for various competitive exams in India.

1. The Indian Railways has launched which virtual server to optimise server usage and faster connectivity?
[A] RailSagar
[B] RailCloud
[C] RailSilver
[D] RailBharat

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2. Which among the following confers the “Equator Prize” to recognize outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity?
[A] United Nations Environment Programme
[B] United Nations Development Programme
[C] World Food Organization
[D] World Bank

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3. The North Atlantic Treaty is the treaty that brought NATO into existence, signed in Washington, DC on April 4, 1949 by how many countries?
[A] 10
[B] 12
[C] 15
[D] 20

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4. Who among the following held the office of Vice President of India for two consecutive terms?
[A] Dr. R Venkatramanan
[B] Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
[C] Dr. VV Giri
[D] Dr. S Radhakrishnan

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5. 1. Assertion: Mining Activities are considered to be a part of Primary Industry in India
2. Reason: In Mining Industry, there is a direct usage of the natural resources.
Which among the following option is correct?
[A] Both Assertion and Reason are correct
[B] Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect
[C] Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
[D] Assertion is incorrect but reason is correct

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6. Which of the following techniques can be used to separate cream from milk?
[A] Filtration
[B] Distillation
[C] Centrifugation
[D] Chromatography

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7. What do we call the region of space around the nucleus where the probability of finding an electron is maximum?
[A] Shell
[B] sub-shell
[C] Orbital
[D] electron cloud

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8. Constituent Assembly of India was formulated on the recommendation of which of the following?
[A] Wavel Plan
[B] Cripps Mission
[C] August Offer
[D] Cabinet Mission

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9. Which of the following is the famous battle that Rana Pratap fought against Akbar’s forces?
[A] Panipat
[B] Plassey
[C] Haldighati
[D] Kalinga

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10. Why mothers feed the child with Vitamin A?
[A] To prevent rickets
[B] To prevent beriberi
[C] To prevent night blindness
[D] To prevent polio

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