April 2018 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set (Part 2)

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Here is the second 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 45 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

1. Where was the 1st regional conference of eastern states on Water Resources held in a bid to address outstanding water resources issues?





2. With which bank has the Indian Army signed a MoU on Defence Salary Package?





3. Which among the following is not a state for which the E-way Bill system for Intra-State movement of goods was rolled out?





4. Where was the first Health and Wellness Centre inaugurated to mark the launch of Ayushman Bharat Yojana - National Health Protection Mission?





5. On which date is the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayathi celebrated?





6. The Finance Ministry has signed Loan Agreement with World Bank for IBRD loan of US $48 million for ______ Community - Led Landscapes Management Project.





7. What has the World Bank in its South Asia Economic Focus report projected as the growth rate for India in 2019?





8. The India-Wiesbaden Conference 2018 was held in New Delhi in April 2018. The Wiesbaden Process was initiated by which Government in 2012 to strengthen the implementation of UNSC Resolution 1540 through Government-Industry partnerships?





9. When is World Heritage Day observed across the world?





10. Which among the following is not one of the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) bodies to which India won elections?





11. According to the IMF's World Economic Outlook for April 2018, India is now the ______ largest economy in the world.





12. Where was the Malaria Summit held to make game-changing commitments towards beating malaria?





13.  Name the new planet-hunting spacecraft onboard of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket that NASA launched from Cape Carnival in Florida, that is designed to carry out the first spaceborne all-sky transiting exoplanet survey.





14. With which country has India reached an agreement on the tax dispute with Nokia under Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) system?





15. The Union Cabinet has approved promulgation of Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance to provide death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of ___ years.





16. Scientists from CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology have found four bacterial strains that remove which pollutant from fossil fuels such as petroleum and coal?





17. Which reserve forest in India is set to receive the coveted Ramsar Site recognition under the Ramsar Convention?





18. Which court in South India became the first to introduce e-court fee payment facility?





19. When is Earth Day observed across the world?





20. What was the theme for this year's Earth Day?





21. Which city is testing prototype of an intelligent traffic management solution in collaboration with the Electronics City Township Authority to improve traffic management in the city?





22. Which IT outsourcing company became India's first company to reach $100 billion market capitalisation milestone?





23. Who will be awarded UNESCO's World Press Freedom Prize for the year 2018?





24. Which city in India became the first to run on 100% renewable energy during daytime?





25. Ministry of Home Affairs has relaxed six-decade old protected area permit regime to allow foreign tourists to access border areas of three North-East states for five years with effect from April 1st, 2018. Which among the following is not among these three states?





26. Which country has retained its top position as recipient of remittances, according to the Migration and Development Brief released by the World Bank?





27. On what day is the National Panchayati Raj Diwas celebrated every year?





28. Name the committee that has submitted its report on legal issues related to inter country removal & retention of children?





29. The Geographical Indication Registry has awarded the GI Tag to two craft forms namely Adilabad dokra and Warangal Dhurries from which state?





30. When is World Malaria Day observed every year?





31. Where was the world's smallest land fern named Malvi's adder's tongue fern discovered?





32. A giant mosquito with a wingspan of 11.15 centimetres belonging to the world's largest mosquito species Holorusia mikado was discovered in?





33. The Ministry of Earth Sciences is tying up with US and which other country to develop new pollution-forecast system that will help anticipate particulate matter levels at least two days in advance?





34. Two-day coastal security exercise Sagar Kavach to strengthen and assess the loopholes in coastal security mechanism was held along which coast?





35. The Union Cabinet has given approval to include certain areas in which Indian state under the Fifth Schedule to Constitution so that tribals living can benefit from the protective measures that are under its provisions?





36. Name the Landing Craft Utility that was inducted by the Indian Navy at Port Blair.





37. Bilateral joint training exercise HARIMAU SHAKTI 2018 between India and ______ was conducted from 30th April to 13th May.





38. Who became the first woman judge to be elevated directly from the Bar to the Supreme Court?





39. Scientists have identified a new species of ____ called Fejervarya goemchi in the highland plateaus of the Western Ghats parts of Goa.





40. Which FMCG major has joined hands with NITI Aayog to train 2 lakh farmers to increase their income and raise productivity of major crops in 25 aspirational districts across seven states in the country by 2022?





41. What is India's rank in the World Press Freedom Index 2018?





42. The National Disaster Response Authority conducted its first ever mock exercise aimed at enhancing preparedness of Airport Emergency Handlers to respond to CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear material) emergencies at airports. In which airport was the training programme conducted?





43. Who was chosen as the winner of the 2017 Saraswati Samman for his collection of verses titled "Vakhar" published in 2009?





44. Name the air-to-air beyond visual range missile that was fired from indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas.





45. Where was the International Buddhist Conference held to commemorate the 2562nd Buddha Jayanti?









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