Today’s GK Questions (Static GK/GS) – October 15, 2019

Here are 10 GK questions for today, October 15, 2019 for various competitive exams in India.

1. Who started the process of decentralization of finances in India?
[A] Lord Rippon
[B] Lord Mayo
[C] Lord Curzon
[D] Lord Minto

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2. In which year National Commission for Minorities was established?
[A] 1989
[B] 1990
[C] 1991
[D] 1992

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3. In the parliament terminology, what is the meaning of “Closure”?
[A] end of session of parliament
[B] end of proceedings of a day
[C] end of debate on a motion
[D] starting of a session

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4. Who among the following is called “Bard of Avon”?
[A] William Shakespeare
[B] Philip Booth
[C] Keith Douglas
[D] James Wright

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5. The purchase of shares and bonds of Indian companies by Foreign Institutional Investors is called?
[A] FDI
[B] Portfolio Investment
[C] NRI Investment
[D] Foreign Indirect Investment

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6. How many molecules of water Gypsum has, as a water of crystallisation?
[A] 4
[B] 2
[C] 7
[D] 9

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7. Which of the following is not an example of solid waste?
[A] Industrial waste
[B] Mining residues
[C] Municipal garbage
[D] Food waste

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8. Which beautiful and imposing mosque is located in the middle of the sea?
[A] Haji Ali Dargah
[B] Fatehpur Sikri
[C] Char Minar
[D] Lal Quila

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9. Which of the following devices is best suited for measuring the temperature inside metallurgical furnaces?
[A] Pyrometer
[B] Thermistor
[C] Thermocouple
[D] Thermometer

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10. Why ozone present in the ozone layer of the atmosphere is important?
[A] It gives oxygen on dissociation
[B] It shields other gases
[C] It absorbs a large proportion of the sun’s ultraviolet radiations
[D] None of these

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