Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – January 8, 2020

Here are 10 GK questions for today, January 8, 2020 for various competitive exams in India.

1. In the Maurya empire, who looked after Markets and check wrong practices?
[A] Samsthadhyaksha
[B] Sitadhyaksha
[C] Akaradhyaksha
[D] Manadhyaksha

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2. The place Dharanikota in South India is related to which ancient dynasty?
[A] Chola
[B] Satavahana
[C] Pandya
[D] Chera

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3. Who was elected the President of Indian National Congress in the famous Tripuri Session of 1939 ?
[A] Acharya Narendra Deo
[B] Sarat Chandra Bose
[C] Subhash Chandra Bose
[D] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

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4. Who among the following got the Mahabharata translated into Persian and named it as ‘Razmnameh’ ?
[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Aurangzeb
[D] None of the above

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5. Which among the following is not correct?
[A] Maize is the native of America
[B] Brazil, Vietnam, Columbia and Indonesia are chief producers of coffee
[C] India & Bangladesh are chief producers of Jute
[D] Mulberry is a variety of Cotton produced in India

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6. Consider the following states:

  1. Tripura
  2.  Mizoram
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Manipur

The correct order of increasing area of the above states is shown by which among the following?

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

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7. Which orbital will have lower energy if two orbitals have the same value of (n+l)?
[A] orbital with lower value of n
[B] orbital with lower value of l
[C] orbital with lower value of (n-l)
[D] None of the above

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8. Which of the following is not a weak electrolyte?
[A] Acetic acid
[B] Carbonic acid
[C] Potassium Hydroxide
[D] All of the above

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9. Which of these polymers is formed by the polymerization of the dimer of lactic acid?
[A] PLA
[B] PCL
[C] PGA
[D] None of the above

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10. World Tourism Day is celebrated on which of the following days?
[A] September 12
[B] September 25
[C] September 29
[D] September 27

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