April 2018 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set (Part 1)

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Here is the first set from the month of April 2018. The questions with the correct answer appear at the end of the quiz and more importantly, check the questions that went wrong for you.

This quiz has 60 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

1. From 1st April, 2018, the businesses and transporters moving goods worth over _______ from one state to another will have to carry an electronic or e-way bill, based on the decision by the GST Council.





2. Pakistan has successfully test-fired its indigenously designed and built nuclear-capable, submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM) named _______.





3. The Government of which state has launched Rupashree scheme to ensure sage future for young women, providing one-time financial support for marriage of poor girls?





4. Which country launched its first accessible trekking trail for differently abled and elders?





5. The 114th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission between India and Pakistan was held in?





6. According to the data provided by the Indian Cellular Association, which country has India replaced to become the second largest producer of mobile phones in 2017?





7. Which city in India became the first to supply ultra-clean Bharat Stage VI grade fuel (both petrol and diesel) with an aim to combat the rising levels of pollution?





8. The space lab Tiangong-1 of which country re-entered Earth's atmosphere, landing in middle of the South Pacific Ocean?





9. The Central Bureau of Excise and Customs under Finance Ministry has imposed a __ duty on imports of key smartphone components.





10. Researchers have discovered new grass-like plant species named Fimbristylis agasthyamalaensis in _________.





12. According to the report released by Startupblink, what is India's rank out of the 125 countries in global startup ecosystem?





12. The Indian Army has signed a MoU in April 2018 with which bank on Defence Salary Package?





13. The Central Government has notified inclusion of how many castes/communities in the Central List of OBCs for different States/UTs in the last three years?





14. NASA has successfully conducted Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE) to test supersonic parachute that will help its space exploration mission to land on which planet?





15. Which institute/university was adjudged as overall best Indian university in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), 2018?





16. According to Steel Users Federation of India, India has become the world's _____ largest producer of crude steel.





17. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has apporved Revised Cost Estimates of scheme of Updation of Nation Register of Citizens, 1951 in which Indian state?





18. According to Internet Security Threat Report, which country emerged as the most vulnerable country in terms of risk of cyber threats?





19. On which day is the National Maritime Day observed?





20. Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will provide loans worth US $ 4.5 billion to which country for financing of various social and infrastructure projects?





21. UTTAM was an application launched for the monitoring of the quality of what?





22. With which State government did the Indian Navy conduct a multi-agency humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise named 'Chakravat'?





23. When is World Health Day observed? It marks the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization in 1948.





24. Which State government has signed a US $420 million loan agreement with World Bank and Central Government for Climate Resillient Agriculture to help small and marginal farmers of its state?





25. Name the biggest air combat exercise that Indian Air Force is going to conduct along the borders of China and Pakistan between April 10th to 23rd 2018.





26. Which bank became India's first bank to go live on SWIFT's Global Payment Innovation (GPI) service?





27. Sahyog-Hyeoblyeog 2018 is a joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise that India and ____ are conducting in the Bay of Bengal.





29. Which hormone's import was banned by the Union Government to stop its misuse in the livestock industry?





29. Which government launched the Uzhavan mobile application in a bid to use technology for benefit of farmers?





30. Which countries conducted joint military exercise 'Desert Tiger 5' aimed at sharing expertise and enhancing joint military actions?





31. Which railway station in Bihar got a makeover with Mithila paintings?





31. Walmiki and Malhar, two endangered languages predominantly spoken in the remote regions of which state were discovered by liguists from University of Hyderabad?





33. Which State Government launched Ganga Hariteema Yojana?





33. India has agreed to build strategic railway link between Raxaul in which Indian state and Kathmandu in Nepal to facilitate people-to-people contact and bulk movement of goods?





35. India and ______ have agreed to boost cooperation in connectivity sector as they decided to develop inland waterways for cargo movement within the Protocol to Treaty of Transit?





36. Where was the 8th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and Pacific held?





37. With which country has China inked a MoU to promote greater collaboration between companies from both countries in third-party markets along China's ambitious Belt and Road routes?





38. Name the IIT-trained Australian scientist of Indian origin who launched the world's first microfactory that can transform components from electronic waste items into valuable materials for re-use.





39. Who was elected as the Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia?





40. Who was appointed as the Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)?





41. Who was appointed as the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)?





42. According to a recent published study, over quarter of what on Earth comes from weathering of planet's bedrock?





43. When is National Safe Motherhood Day celebrated?





44. The FSSAI has launched Project Dhoop to address the rising incidence of ______ deficiencies.





45. India donated US $1 million to support the National Disaster Management Agency of which African country?





46. Who will head the 12-member committee to review enforcement of Corporate Social Responsibility provisions under Companies Act, 2013?





47. Where was the 11th World Hindi Conference held?





48. India's first high-speed electric locomotive with ______ horsepower engine has been flagged off from the Madhepura Electric Locomotive Factory in Bihar.





49. With which countries has India signed a MoU on the return of Illegal Migrants?





49. Which IIT has installed Massive Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output lab on campus for standardisation, R & D and manufacturing of 5G equipment?





51. What was India's rank in the Index of Economic Freedom 2018?





52. Which country hosted the 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial Meeting?





53. ISRO successfully launched ______ navigation satellite on board of PSLV-C41.





54. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has approved loan for a project aimed at improving rural connectivity in which Indian state?





55. The National Highways Authority of India has signed an agreement for upgradation of Yagyi-Kalewa section of highway in ______ to two lane with earthern shoulder.





56. Who was appointed as the Chairman of the reconstituted Banks Board Bureau?





57. Who will head the 13-member task force to prepare road map and fast-track implementation of unmanned aerial vehicle technology or drones in the country?





58. Who was awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2018?





59. Village Rockstars won the Best Feature Film at the National Film Awards 2018. Which language is the film featured in?





60. Which among the following countries is not one of the countries that the US is reviewing the eligibility of in the Generalised System of Preferences based on concerns about countries' compliance with the program?









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