Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – January 4, 2020

Here are 10 GK questions for today, January 4, 2020 for various competitive exams in India.

1. In which year, first nationwide elections were held in Afghanistan? 
[A] 1952
[B] 1958
[C] 1965
[D] 1968

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2. Which among the following scientists was known as ‘Wizard of Menlo Park’ ?
[A] Thomas Alva Edison
[B] F. A. Davis
[C] Michael Faraday
[D] Joseph Henry

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3. India’s only active volcano is located at which among the following places?
[A] Car Nicobar
[B] Barren island
[C] Maya Bunder
[D] Lakshdweep

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4. Which among the following is world’s largest circulated magazine?
[A] Forbes
[B] India Today
[C] Readers Digest
[D] China now

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5. In context with the estimates of crops in India, consider the following:

  1. First Advance Estimates of the Kharif Crops
  2. First Advance Estimates of the Rabi Crops

Which among the following is a correct set of months, in which the above estimates are made in India?

[A] September, January
[B] June, October
[C] November, March
[D] December, April

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6. Christine Lagarde,  MD of IMF belongs to which among the following countries?
[A] France
[B] Italy
[C] Poland
[D] Germany

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7. The exhaustive codification of Islamic laws in the name of ‘Fatwa-i-Alamgiri’ was done at the behest of which among the following rulers of Medieval India?
[A] Alauddin Khalji
[B] Sher Shah Suri
[C] Akbar
[D] Aurangzeb

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8. Which of the following books has been written by Kishwar Desai?
[A] The Red Devil
[B] Witness the night
[C] Tonight this Savage Rite
[D] Earth and Ashes

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9. Megasthenes was an ambassador for which of the following empires?
[A] Greek
[B] Egyptian
[C] Roman
[D] Ottoman

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10. Which Indian state has the longest Coastline?
[A] Kerala
[B] Gujarat
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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