Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – January 19, 2020

Here are 10 GK questions for today, January 19, 2020 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Which of the following statements is incorrect about the Poona Pact?

[A] It was the agreement between Jawaharlal Nehru and Dr. B R. Ambedkar
[B] The depressed classes agreed to adhere to the principle of Joint Electorate
[C] Seats were to be allotted to the depressed classes in the provincial legislatures
[D] It provided for adequate representation of the depressed classes in the civil services

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2. Mission Dakshin Dhruv 2006 was a successful operation of which among the following?

[A] Indian Navy
[B] Indian Army
[C] Indian Airforce
[D] Indian Armed forces

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3. Which among the following is also known as Dog Star?

[A] Alpha Centauri
[B] Proxima centauri
[C] Sirius
[D] Aludra

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4. In which of the following states the influence of the ” Ahrar movement (1931)” was mostly confined to ?

[A] Punjab
[B] Sindh
[C] Bengal
[D] Madras

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5. Which among the following is the most important source region of NRI remittances to India ?

[A] North America
[B] Europe
[C] Middle East
[D] South America

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6. In which of the following North Eastern states of India inhabit the Nishi tribe ?

[A] Meghalaya
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Nagaland
[D] Manipur

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7. What do we call the phenomenon of light being deflected when travelling obliquely from one medium to another?

[A] Refraction
[B] Reflection
[C] Dispersion
[D] Convergence

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8. Who was the first royal convert to Buddhism? No, it is not Ashoka. Legend has it

[A] Chandragupta Maurya
[C] Ajatashatru
[D] Akbar

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9. B.Sai Praneeth is associated with which of the following sport?

[A] Boxing
[B] Hockey
[C] Badminton
[D] Chess

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10. Who among the following has written the book named “India Wins Freedom”?

[A] Rajendra Prasad
[B] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
[C] R.N. Tagore
[D] J.L. Nehru

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