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

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

1. Who was the first Indian to win an Oscar award ?

[A] Bhanu Athaiya
[B] Shabana Azmi
[C] Satyajit Ray
[D] Naseeruddin Shah

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2. Which of the following was the first planet in the solar system to be visited by a Spacecraft?

[A] Mercury
[B] Venus
[C] Mars
[D] Jupiter

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3. The Governor General of India at the time of formation of the Indian National Congress was __?

[A] Lord Chelmsford
[B] Lord Dalhousie
[C] Lord Dufferin
[D] None of these

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4. Waterspout is a ___________?

[A] Depression
[B] Hurricane
[C] Tornado
[D] Cyclone

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5. Flowering in long day plants is related to which of the following?

[A] Auxin
[B] Gibberlin
[C] Cytokinin
[D] Ethylene

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6. Which of the following are the conditions for acquiring Indian Citizenship?

[A] Domicile and Descent
[B] Domicile, Descent & Registration
[C] Domicile, Decent , Registration and Holding property
[D] None of the above

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7. The government has responsibility to ensure availability of which among the following to all consumers regardless of their ability to pay price?

[A] Giffen Goods
[B] Supplementary Goods
[C] Merit Goods
[D] Complementary Goods

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8. Which among the following is the junior most among all 4 ranks of Indian Air Force?

[A] Wing Commander
[B] Squadron Leader
[C] Flight Lieutenant
[D] Group Captain

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9. Which among the following correctly defines Pinaka?

[A] A Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher Developed by DRDO
[B] A Missile Developed by DRDO
[C] A Missile imported from Russia
[D] A rocket launcher developed by France

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10. Consider the following statements:

  1. Hike in global oil prices can widen the Current Account Deficit (CAD) of India
  2. Higher CAD can lead to depreciation of the currency

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

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

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