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


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Here is the second 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 52 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

1. Which state in March 2018 passed a bill to have a two-tier Panchayati Raj system?

2. What was India's rank among the 114 countries on the Energy Transition Index released by World Economic Forum?

3. Which of the following states does not have provision of capital punishment for child rapists?

4. Scientists from which country have developed a artificial heart using rocket technology?

5. India's first cloned Assamese _______ named Sach-Gaurav was born in Hisar, Haryana.

6. LaQshya program was launched to aim at improving the quality of _________

7. Which State Government banned use of plastics in March 2018?

8. Which city was ranked first among 23 cities across India in terms of quality of urban governance in the 5th edition of Annual Survey of India's City Systems 2017 report?

8. Where was the 105th session of the Indian Science Congress inaugurated?

10. Which city co-hosted the 8th Theatre Olympics?

11. Which State government has collaborated with Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for strengthening its early warning services?

12. Which country withdrew from the International Criminal Court (ICC) in March 2018 citing international bias and that the ICC was being utilised as a political tool against it?

13. Where was the Krishi Unnati Mela held with focus on doubling farmers' income?

14. The Revenue Department in the Finance Ministry has imposed anti-dumping duty on the import of 'Ofloxacin', a pharma product used in treatment of certain infections from which country?

15. The Gulf Shield - 1 military exercise of 23 countries including Gulf Cooperation Council member states was held in?

16. The Indian Navy hostel bilateral naval exercise Varuna 2018 with the navy of which country?

17. Hospitality service provider Airbnb has signed four MoUs in March 2018 to boost tourism in which part of India?

17. India's Department of Space has signed a cooperation agreement with ________, related to sharing of earth observation satellite data.

19. The Indian Railways formally handed over 18 1350 HP AC/DC diesel electric locomotives to the Railways of which country?

20. The Central Board of Excise and Customs under Ministry of Finance has scrapped export duty of 20% on which product to boost shipments?

21. The Union Cabinet has approved the opening of __ new Indian Missions in Africa over four year period from 2018-21.

22. The Union Cabinet has given its in principle approval for the inclusion of Parivara and Talawara communities in the list of Scheduled Tribes of which State?

24. When is World Water Day observed every year to spread the message of preservation and rational consumption of water?

24. The Department of Atomic Energy has developed an instrument called Fluorimeter to measure traces of _______ in water.

25. The painting of Tilottama by which renowned Indian painter was sold for $795,000 at an auction in New York?

26. In March 2018, India's largest commodities exchange platform Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. launched world's first ____ future contracts.

27. Which indigenously built warship of the Indian Navy was decommissioned in Mumbai in March 2018?

28. Which State Government launched multi-utility vehicle Naipunya Ratham/World on Wheels to bring technology to remote corners?

29. Name the Canadian mathematician who won the prestigious Abel Prize 2018 for his visionary programme connecting representation theory to number theory.

29. When was the 12th edition of Earth Hour observed across the world to take a global call on climate change?

31. Where was the world's longest sandstone cave named Krem Puri discovered?

32. Who was nominated as India's representative to the Executive Board of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)?

33. Which State was awarded National Digest Award for Water Conservation-Diversion and increasing the irrigation capacity in the state?

34. Where did the Union Ministry of Culture organize the Madhavpur Mela?

35. Which district in India became the first to have 100% solar powered Primary Health Centres (PHCs)?

36. NASA has partnered with private space launching company SpaceX to launch _______ to search for exoplanets using the transit method.

37. In which state was India's first insect museum inaugurated?

38. The Department of Posts under the Ministry of Communications launched Cool EMS Service between India and which country?

39. Which of the following states is not a part of the Saubhagya Scheme aka Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna?

40. Name the hot, metallic, Earth-sized planet that scientists have discovered using Kepler 2 telescope, orbiting dwarf star located 260 million light years away.

41. The Union Cabinet approved the MoU between India and which two countries regarding cooperation in the field of organized crime?

42. India's longest elevated road - Hindon Elevated Road - was inaugurated in which state?

43. Which country successfully launched pair of twin Beidou-3MEO satellites into space as part of its third and final launching stage of the Beidou satellite navigation system?

44. Where was Rajasthan's first mega food park inaugurated?

44. The Geographical Indication Registry and Intellectual Property India has awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag to Kadaknath chicken belonging to which state?

46. ISRO successfully launched _______ communication satellite on board of GSLV-F08 rocket from Sriharikota.

47. NASA will send first-ever mission named as InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) dedicated to exploring the deep interior of which planet?

47. Which country successfully test fired its latest nuclear Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) RS-28 Sarmat?

49. The navy of which country successfully test fired indigenously developed submarine launched version of Cruise Missile BABUR?

50. Interstitium is the newest organ that scientists have discovered in the human body. It will be the __ organ in the human and is touted to be the biggest.

51. Who has been appointed as the first Director General of the National Testing Agency?

52. In March 2018, ___________ was appointed as Deputy Election Commissioner.

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