Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – March 9, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, March 9, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Taxila was the capital of which ancient Mahajanpada ?
[A] Gandhar
[B] Anga
[C] Magadha
[D] Kasi

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2. India is “Union of States” this expression was borrowed from the following constitution?
[A] Canada
[B] France
[C] Australia
[D] USA

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3. India has also been conducting joint naval exercises named SIMBEX since 1993 with which of the following countries?
[A] Singapore
[B] Australia
[C] Srilanka
[D] Bhutan

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4. Who among the following coined the term “cosmic rays” ?
[A] Henri Becquerel
[B] Theodor Wulf
[C] Robert Millikan
[D] Bruno Rossi

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5. A company wishes to establish a Multi Product Special Economic Zone in Manipur. What is the minimum area requirement for this company to fulfill for getting approval for that SEZ ?
[A] 5000 Hectare
[B] 1000 Hectare
[C] 500 Hectare
[D] 200 Hectare

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6. The name of which city comes from two words meaning ‘market for areca nut’ in the local language?
[A] Itanagar
[B] Guwahati
[C] Kohima
[D] Dispur

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7. Match the following. Column-I column-II 1.Brihadeswara a.Odisha Temple 2.Dilwara Temple b.Tamil Nadu 3.Lingraja Temple c.Karnataka 4.Hampi Group d.Rajasthan Monuments
[A] 1-a, 2-c, 3-d, 4-b
[B]
[C] 1-b, 2-a, 3-d, 4-c
[D] 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b

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8. “ISRO” (Indian Space Research Organisation) was formed in which of the following years?
[A] 1969
[B] 1975
[C] 1972
[D] 1962

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9. What is the maximum period during which Parliament may not meet?
[A] Six months
[B] One year
[C] Two years
[D] Three years

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10. How does forests help soil?
[A] Soil erosion
[B] Soil protection
[C] Depleting the soil of its moisture
[D] All of the above

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