Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – August 26, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, August 26, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. India is the biggest producer, as well as the largest consumer and importer of which of the following crops?
[A] Wheat
[B] Cotton
[C] Sugarcane
[D] Pulses

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2. The Chauri Chaura Incident paved the way for end of which among the following movements?
[A] Civil Disobedience Movement
[B] Non-Cooperation Movement
[C] Quit India Movement
[D] Kheda Satyagraha

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3. Which among the following is NOT a correct statement about ” tropical rainforests”?
[A] They are roughly within 28 north or south of the equator.
[B] They are also known as lowland equatorial evergreen rainforest.
[C] Minimum normal annual rainfall between 175 cm and 200 cm occurs in this climate region
[D] Rainforests are home to 90% of all the living animal and plant species on the planet

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4. At which among the following places is located the head office of International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems(ISME)?
[A] Manila, Philippines
[B] Jakarta, Indonesia
[C] Okinawa, Japan
[D] Chennai, India

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5. Which among the following is a Plurinational State officially ?
[A] Peru
[B] Chile
[C] Bolivia
[D] Brazil

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6. Which of the following quantum number determines the number of sub-shells?
[A] Electron spin quantum number
[B] Principal quantum number
[C] Magnetic quantum number
[D] Azimuthal quantum number

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7. Which of the following material was used to make first parachute?
[A] Rayon
[B] Terylene
[C] Cotton
[D] Silk

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8. What is the full form of DWCRA?
[A] Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas
[B] Direct Welfare of Children in Rural Areas
[C] Development and Welfare of Catchment Rural Areas
[D] None of the above

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9. What is Berar district in Maharashtra famous for which of the following?
[A] Mangoes
[B] Cotton
[C] Paper
[D] Forests

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10. Albert Sabin is known for developing which of the following vaccines?
[A] Polio vaccine
[B] Hepatitis B vaccine
[C] Smallpox vaccine
[D] penicillin

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