Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – October 21, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, October 21, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. The full members of which among the following organizations are mostly described as high-income economies?


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2. Consider the following statements: 

  1. Breeder Seeds are offspring’s of Foundation Seeds 
  2. Foundation Seeds are Offsprings of the Certified Seeds 

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 and 2 are correct
[D] Both 1 and 2 are incorrect

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3. Consider the following: 
1. Population 
2. Population Density 
3. Male working Population
Which among the above parameters are used in India to define a Census Town?

[A] 1 only
[B] 2 only
[C] 1 & 2 only
[D] all of them

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4. Consider the following statements:

  1. In India, monazite and thorium are the principal source of rare earths elements
  2. India is self sufficient in Rare Earth elements

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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5. Who among the following gave the safety valve theory for Indian National Congress ?

[A] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[B] Lala Lajpat Rai
[C] Bipinchandra Pal
[D] MN Roy

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6. Consider the following:

  1. Waste products
  2. Hormones
  3. Ions

Circulation of blood is responsible for transport of which among the above in our bodies?

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

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7. Which of the following is correct about magnetic field lines?

[A] Magnetic field lines are closed curves
[B] Degree of closeness of the field lines shows the strength of the magnetic field
[C] Both a and b
[D] None of the above

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Which of the following is / are correct statements about unsaturated carbon compounds?

  1. They have either double or triple bonds between the carbon atoms
  2. They are more reactive than the saturated carbon compounds

Select the correct option from the codes given below:  

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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9. Which article of Indian Constitution has the provision for National Emergency?

[A] Article 280
[B] Article 312
[C] Article 350
[D] Article 352

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10. Which of the following is a characteristic of an exothermic reaction?

[A] Release of heat
[B] Absorption of heat
[C] Doesn’t involve any change in temperature
[D] None of the above

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