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


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Here is the first set from the month of March 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 53 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

1. Which country in March 2018 has confirmed that it will be added on 'grey list' of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in June 2018?

2. Name the indigenously developed Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) that was successfully test-fired in desert conditions against two tank targets at different ranges and timings.

3. Where was Maharashtra's first Mega Food Park inaugurated?

4. The first phase Shakti Sthala solar park (having total capacity of 2000 MW) was inaugurated in which Indian state? This solar park is touted to be the world's largest solar park.

Name the tri-service maritime exercise that is conducted by the Indian Navy, to build inter-operability between Indian Navy, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Coast Guard.

6. Which country has announced that it will build its first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Liaoning by the middle of the next decade?

7. Name the ace wrestler who won the gold medal in the 65kg freestyle wrestling category of Senior Asian Championships held in Bishkek, Krygyzstan and became the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in Senior Asian Championships.

8. Name the Indian Navy's sailboat that was led by all-women crew and reached Cape Town, South Africa as part of Navika Sagar Parikrama expedition.

9. Which among the following cities is not a part of the project for creating safe cities under the Nirbhaya Fund?

10. When is World Wildlife Day observed every year?

11. Which of the following country-pairs have signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding with India for cooperation in construction of Rooppur nuclear power plant?

12. Which State government has launched 'Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas' programme to reach out to people in rural areas and involve themselves in developmental activities?

13. Name the first ever Dalit Hindi woman to get elected as Senator, member of upper house (Senate) of Pakistan.

14. Which country has indefinitely deferred signing agreement with India to streamline free movement of people within 16 km along open border between two countries?

15. Which country in the world is set to become the first to recognize cryptocurrency as its legal tender and adopt transpaent crypto monetary system?

16. Who became the first person of Asian heritage to be appointed as Counterterrorism Chief?

17. Who will be heading the 8-member committee set up by the Union Government to look into the development and regulation of the financial technology (fintech) sector in India?

18. Which country has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become India's top crude oil supplier by supplying 38.9 million tones crude oil in the current financial year?

19. India's first helicopter shuttle service was launched in ___________ in a bid to provide last mile connectivity.

20. The headquarters of Animal Welfare Board of India was recently shifted to Ballabhgarh in Faridabad. Before this shift, where was it situated?

21. India primarily imports LNG from Qatar and Australia. From which other country did it for the first time started the process of importing this March?

22. The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has installed ____ LED street lights in 28 states/UTs under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP).

23. What is the toll-free emergency number for highway users that was launched by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways?

24. Which country became the 69th member of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in March 2018?

25. Name the Pritzker Prize winner, who is also the first from India to receive it.

26. Which among the following option is not an airline on which the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a fine of more than Rs. 54 crore for unfair business practices with respect to fixing fuel surcharge on cargo transport?

27. Which state organized Swachh Shakti 2018, a women's convention on occasion of International Women's Day?

28. Name the 100% Oxo-biodegradable sanitary napkin that was launched by the Union Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana.

29. Which State government has decided to accept state flag proposed and designed by a committee that was constituted by its Language and Culture department?

30. Which state in India was the first to pass a law approving death sentence for those convicted of raping girls of 12 years and below?

31. The first 'crime-free' zone was established along a 8.3 km stretch of the border that India shares with which country?

32. Which Union Territory has become the first in the country to be fully run on solar energy?

33. Who won the 45th edition of the Deodhar Trophy 2018?

34. Which country successfully launched high-precision aeroballistic Kinzhal hypersonic missile from a MiG-31 supersonic interceptor jet?

35. Who was crowned as the winner of the 27th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 for a record 10th time?

36. Where was the 1st Indo-French Knowledge Summit for university, scientific and technology cooperation held?

37. Where was India's first national coastal policing academy to train police forces in effectively safeguarding country's shoreline established?

38. Name the first multilateral Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise of Indian Air Force in association with South Asian Region nations.

39. MILES-18 was the first-ever multi-nation naval exercise at sea that was held at the Andaman Sea. It was conducted as part of this year's edition of MILAN 2018. Which among the following countries was not a part of this exercise?

40. Which among the following state-pairs want the death penalty practice to be done away with?

41. How much Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) did India attract during April 2014 to December 2017?

42. The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has constituted ________ Water Dispute Tribunal for adjudication of longstanding disputes between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over sharing of _______ river water.

43. Bidya Devi Bhandari was reelected for second term in office in which country? She happens to be the first woman President of this country as well.

44. The IAF for the first time flawlessly landed its largest transport US-manufactured aircraft C-17 Globemaster at strategic Tuting Advanced Landing Ground located in which state?

45. Which High Court in 2012 had ordered to permit foreign lawyers and law firms to come to India on FIFO basis for rendering legal services here on offshore laws and diverse international legal issues?

46. In March 2018, President Ram Nath Kovind had inaugurated World Hindi Secretariat building in which country?

47. The joint team of India and _____ won the Newton-Bhabha Fund for project on Groundwater Arsenic Research in Ganga River Basin.

48. The Indian Council of Medical Research won the 2017 Konchon Prize for research on which disease?

49. Tuberculosis Free India Campaign was launched by the Prime Minister and the deadline to eradicate tuberculosis from the country is to be achieved by which year?

50. The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has undertaken development of coded drug AYUSH QOL-2C for improving quality of life in patients suffering from which terminal disease?

51. On which day is the World Consumer Rights Day celebrated every year to pay solidarity to the international consumer movement?

52. The Ministry of Environment and Forests has given environmental clearance to India-based Neutrino Observatory project to be set up in which State?

53. As per the World Happiness Index 2018 released by UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, what was India's rank among 156 countries of the World?

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