Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – October 2, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, October 2, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. The Kalinga war was fought in which year of Ashoka reign?
[A] 6
[B] 7
[C] 8
[D] 9

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2. Which among the following seas is known for highest salinity?
[A] Red sea
[B] Dead sea
[C] Caspian sea
[D] Sargasso Sea

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3. On a smooth glass surface , the drop of water spreads while the drop of mercury remains almost spherical. This proves that ________?
[A] Cohesive forces of mercury is more than adhesive forces with glass
[B] Cohesive force of water is less than cohesive forces of mercury
[C] mercury is a metal
[D] 1 & 2

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4. Which among the following denotes the main function of Bank of International Settlement?
[A] A Bank for financial arbitration
[B] A bank for central banks
[C] A bank for Cheap loans
[D] A bank for European Investment

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5. Article (1) says that India will be a Union of states Which among the following is NOT a correct statement in this context?
[A] India is a federation and a result of an agreement by the States to join in the federation
[B] No state has a right to secede from it
[C] Neither central government nor state government can override or contravene the provisions of the Constitution
[D] The most important subjects have been included in the Union list which has 97 subjects

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6. Which among the following is NOT an instrument of qualitative control in India ?
[A] Regulation of the Consumer Credit
[B] Rationing of the Credit
[C] Margin Requirements
[D] Variable Costs and Reserves

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7. Consider the following:

  1. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  2. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
  3. Shale Gas

Methane is the main component of which among the above gases?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] All of them

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8. What do we call the energy which should be supplied to the nucleus to break it up into its constituent particles?
[A] Excitation energy
[B] Binding energy
[C] Ionisation energy
[D] None of the above

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9. The northern plain of India has been formed by the interplay of the three major river systems, namely-the Indus, the Ganga and which of the following?
[A] Brahmaputra
[B] Krishna
[C] Mahanadi
[D] Kaveri

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10. When is the International Yoga Day celebrated?
[A] March 21
[B] June 21
[C] April 22
[D] May 31

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