Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – January 17, 2020

Here are 10 GK questions for today, January 17, 2020 for various competitive exams in India.

1. After returning from South Africa, which among the following was the first successful satyagraha of Mahatma Gandhi? 

[A] Chauri-Chaura
[B] Dandi
[C] Champaran
[D] Bardoli

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2. On which of the following Date a Bank publishes its balance sheet ?

[A] March 31
[B] April 1
[C] December 31
[D] January 1

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3. The battle of Aliwal was fought between which of the following?

[A] English and Marathas
[B] English and Nawab of Awadh
[C] English and Sikhs
[D] English and Tipu Sultan

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4. The Agrarian Reforms Committee under the chairmanship of Shri J C Kumarappa in 1949 was related to which of the following?

[A] Cooperative Farming
[B] Land Reforms
[C] Irrigation and watershed Development
[D] High Yielding Seeds

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5. Under which of the following Ministries of Government of India works the Forward Markets Commission?

[A] Ministry of Corporate Affairs
[B] Ministry of Finance
[C] Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
[D] Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

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6. Consider the following: 

  1. Saturn 
  2. Jupiter
  3. Uranus
  4. Neptune

Which among the above have their own planetary ring systems?

[A] Only 1
[B] only 1 & 2
[C] only 1, 2, & 3
[D] All 1, 2, 3 & 4

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7. Which among the following is the correct location of the Chukchi Sea?

[A] Western Pacific Ocean
[B] North Atlantic Ocean
[C] Southern Pacific Ocean
[D] Arctic Ocean

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8. Which of the following statements explain the fact that not a single drop of honey leaks from the beehive?

  1. The Honey is highly viscous
  2. The surface tension of honey is high
  3. The cells of Bee hive are very small
  4. The cells of Bee hive are closed from both ends

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1, 2, & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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9. The Kutchi New Year is celebrated as which of the following?

[A] Uttrayan
[B] Bestu Varas
[C] Bishuva Sankranti
[D] Aashadhi Beej

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10. Which of the following is the balance equation for Aluminium + Copper chloride → Aluminium chloride + Copper?

[A] 2Al + 2CuCl3 → 2AlCl3 + Cu
[B] Al + 2CuCl2 → AlCl3 + 2Cu
[C] 2Al + 3CuCl2 → 2AlCl3 + 3Cu
[D] None of the above

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