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


Here is the first set from the month of May 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 50 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

1. The Chief Minister of which state created history by becoming the longest-serving Chief Minister in India?

2. How many years has Pawan Chamling been the Chief Minister of a particular Indian state?

3. The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was held in which city in January 2019?

4. Which bank has launched Interactive Robotic Assistant 2.0, an interactive humanoid at its Koramangala Branch in Bengaluru?

5. NASA will launch its first ever mission InSight to study the deep interior of which planet?

6. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)?

7. Which among the following cities does not feature in the list of world's 20 most polluted cities, as released by World Health Organization's Global Urban Air Pollution database?

8. The South Western Command of Indian Army conducted Vijay Prahar exercise in which Indian state?

9. Who is heading the Task Force constituted on "Establishing a Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure"?

11.  The Indian Navy along with the navy of which country conducted the final and third phrase of Varuna naval exercise 2018 near Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean region to enhance their operational coordination?

11. India and US held the 3rd round of the India-US Maritime Security Dialogue in which Indian state, focusing on cooperation and developments in the Indo-Pacific region?

12. On what day is the World Press Freedom Day celebrated?

13. What was India's position in the FDI Conference Index 2018 released by AT Kearney?

14. According to a report released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, India has emerged as the ___ largest military spender in 2017.

15. Which country has successfully launched APSTAR-6C, a new communication satellite onboard of Long March-3B carrier rocket?

15. Which country has successfully launched APSTAR-6C, a new communication satellite onboard of Long March-3B carrier rocket?

17. Where did the first organized census of Indus Dolphins begin?

18. Researchers have found that dense vegetation in the Western Ghats determines the amount of rainfall that _______ gets during the summer monsoon.

19. Which country is set to host the 15th Asia Media Summit>

20. Where was the First Apex Conference for CEOs of Smart Cities held?

21. The NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent with which search engine giant to foster growth for India's nascent AI and machine learning ecosystem?

22. Where was the 3rd edition of UN Peacekeeping Course for African Partners held?

23. Where is the Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute located? The institute recently came up with a new laparascope-assisted insemination technique for sheep breeding?

24. What is the codename of Android Things, a variant of Android operating system for Internet of Things devices such as smart home appliances and other smart machines?

25. What is India's rank on Global Optimism Index released as part of Grant Thornton's International Business Report in the first quarter of 2018?

26. Which government granted power generation license to Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. from a 900-megawatt Arun-3 Hydropower Project?

27. What was India's rank among the 25 nations in the Asia-Pacific region in the inaugural Asia Power Index released by Lowy Institute?

27. With which country did India sign a pact for strengthening diplomatic cooperation through Respective Foreign Service Institutes in educational field?

29. Which State launched India's first Integrated Control and Command Centre for its smart cities?

30. According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, India's installed clean energy capacity has touched how many Gigawatts?

32. Who headed the 15th Finance Commission?

32. Which country withdrew itself unilaterally from the historic Iran nuclear deal of 2015 that was signed between Iran and P5+1 countries?

33. With which country has India signed two agreements on exemption of Visas for holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports and in the field of Agriculture?

34. India has sent Bangladesh its second relief consignment under which operation to help the displaced Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar into Bangladesh?

35. Where was the 6th US-India Aviation Summit held?

36. Which university has agreed to assist Uttar Pradesh Government to combat chronic diseases like Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome?

37. When is the National Technology Day observed across India to mark India's technological advancements?

38. Which State Government launched Rythu Bandhu, an investment support scheme to support the livelihood of farmers?

39. In which Indian state has the world's second oldest grain of magmatic zircon been discovered?

40. A direct bus service was flagged off recently between Ayodhya in India and Janakpur in _____ as part of India's Ramayan Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme to promote religious tourism.

41. Which bank has the Reserve Bank of India put under prompt corrective action framework?

42. Which country's first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier known as "Type 001A" started sea trials from Dalian port?

43.  Where is the United Nations Development Programme going to set up a skill development centre for clients of Bharosa, an integrated support centre for distressed women and children?

44. Which country is set to host the 2018 Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit?

45. Who was honoured with the Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan for his contribution to Asia's development?

46. In which State was the first all-woman Post Office Passport Seva Kendra set up?

47. Indian Army flagged off a Women Officers' Mountaineering Expedition to ______ to explore the maximum potential of women officers in the field of adventure sports.

48. The 4th meeting of South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network, an inter-governmental wildlife law enforcement agency, was held in?

49. Which among the following states/UTs has not signed the first MoU with National Health Mission for implementing Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Mission?

50. When is the International Day of Families observed every year to promote awareness of issues relating to families?

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