Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – March 17, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, March 17, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Tolkāppiyam belongs to which tamil Sangam?
[A] first
[B] second
[C] third
[D] fourth

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2. The Government of India is planning to allow 200,000 tones of duty-free sugar imports. Which of the following is a correct statement about Sugar production and consumption of sugar in India?
[A] India is world’s largest sugar producer
[B] India is world’s largest sugar consumer
[C] India’s largest sugar producing state is Uttar Pradesh
[D] Sugar farming in India is concentrated in Deccan peninsula only.

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3. The Adichunchanagiri Wildlife Sanctuary (AWS) is located in which state/UT?
[A] Andaman and Nicobar Islands
[B] Lakshadweep
[C] Karnataka
[D] Puducherry

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4. Which festival is celebrated in north India when Pongal is celebrated in Tamil Nadu?
[A] Holi
[B] Makar Sankranti
[C] Diwali
[D] Baishaki

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5. Consider the following statements: 

  1. Most antigens are Proteins or lipids
  2. Lipids work as antigens if they combine with Proteins or polysaccharides
  3. Most vaccines contain antigens. 

Which among the above statements are correct?

[A] 1 only
[B] 1 & 2 only
[C] 2 & 3 only
[D] all 1, 2 and 3

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6. Who among the following has developed India Rupee Symbol? 
[A] Ashvini Rai
[B] Umesh Kumar
[C] D Udaya Kumar
[D] S.K Paul

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7. In which year, Congress recognized the Muslim League as the political party representing the Muslims for the first time?
[A] 1912
[B] 1914
[C] 1916
[D] 1923

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8. Consider the following statements:

  1. At present, there are 18 notified Biosphere Reserves in India
  2. All the Biosphere Reserves of India are included in UNESCO’s MAB World Network
  3. Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve was the First Biosphere Reserve of India to be listed in UNESCO’s MAB (Man & Biosphere) Framework

Which of the above is / are correct statements?

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

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9. Which among the following missiles of India has capability of attacking surface targets by flying as low as 10 metres in altitude?
[A] Agni IV Prime
[B] Akash
[C] Prithvi
[D] Brahmos

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10. Which of the following is the correct composition of the Stainless steel?
[A] Aluminium and Zinc
[B] Chromium and Carbon
[C] Zinc and Mercury
[D] Copper and Cadmium

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