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

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Here is the second 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 70 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

1. India emerges as the _____ largest solar market in the world in 2017, according to a report released by Mercom Communications, India.





2. NTPC Ltd. has signed a MoU with which state government to improve performance of power sector in the state?





3. Which IIM has launched $25 million Bharat Inclusion Initiative to fund start-ups?





4. The REPLACE campaign launched by WHO seeks to eliminate industrially-produced artificial trans-fat from global food supply by which year?





5. Where was the first-ever International Rail Coach Expo held to focus on Rail Coaches and train sets?





6. The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation in which city?





7. The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of a new AIIMS in Deoghar under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana. Where is Deoghar located?





8. Which stock exchange in India became the first to get US Securities and Exchange Commission's Designated Offshore Securities Market recognition?





9. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi?





10. When is the International Museum Day observed to raise awareness on the importance of museums?





11. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Coal India Limited?





12.  Where was the Emergency Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation held to discuss the recent Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip?





13. The Supreme Court has approved of Centre's draft Cauvery Management Scheme for smooth distribution of water among four southern riparian states/UT. Which among the following is not among these states/UTs?





14. Which country did India drag to the World Trade Organisation's Dispute Settlement Mechanism over imposition of import duties on steel and aluminium?





15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 300 MW Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project of which state?





16. Name the Asia's longest and strategic bi-directional road tunnel that will provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh.





17. Which IIT has set up India's first Centre for Energy Regulation with the help of UK Government?





18. Which country unveiled world's first floating nuclear power station Akademik Lomonosov?





19. Which country launched relay satellite named Queqiao (Magpie Bridge) to establish communication link between Earth and its planned Chang'e-4 lunar probe rover that will explore the dark side of the moon?





20. CRPF raises Bastariya Battalion to combat activities of Naxals in the Bastar region of which state?





21. Where was the 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Minister held?





23. According to AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review, India is the _____ wealthiest country in the world.





23. Which Indian state will get specialised anti-Naxal combat force called Black Panter on the lines of the Greyhounds unit in other states?





24. BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur to validate some new features to increase its life from 10 to __ years.





25. The Chetak Corps of South Western Command of the Indian Army conducted a military exercise named Gandiv Vijay in the field firing ranges of Mahajan of which Indian state?





26. How many members were in the all-women Navy crew of the Indian Navy onboard of INSV Tarini vessel that reach Panaji after circumnavigation around the globe in 254 days under the Navika Sagar Parikrama expedition?





27. India's largest commodities exchange platform Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. launched the country's first ____ options contracts.





28. The first commercial flight of which Indian state under UDAN scheme landed at Pasighat airport in the East Siang district of the state?





29. From which Middle East country did India receive its first consignment of 2 million barrels of crude oil for its strategic petroleum reserve at Mangaluru, Karnataka?





30. Which state government has launched new software called Nidaan for disease monitoring and strengthening tele-medicine services in government hospitals?





31. When is the International Bio-diversity Day observed every year to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues?





32. Scientists have discovered an asteroid named Oumuamua nestling in the orbit of which planet?





33. With which two countries will India launch a collaborative research programme on HIV/AIDS?





34. What is India's rank in terms of Healthcare access and quality index in the year 2016?





35. Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Press Council of India for second term?





36. Which country hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organization - Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure legal experts meeting?





37. Which country became the first in South-East Asia region to defeat trachoma, the world's leading cause of preventable blindness?





38. An ordinance to set up the country's first national sports university in ______ was approved by the Union Cabinet.





39. The 13th edition of India-Nepal joint military exercise will be conducted in which Indian state?





41. The Singchung Bugun Community Reserve is a 17 square km biodiversity hotspot in which Indian state that won the India Biodiversity Award 2018 in the "Conservation of wildlife species" category?





41. The National Informatics Centre has set up cloud-enabled National Data Centre in which city?





42. To which country did the US withdraw its invitation to participate in the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise?





43. With which country has India collaborated to launch the Clean Air India Initiative in New Delhi with an aim to curb air pollution in Indian cities?





42. Which company became the first Indian company to reach Rs. 7 lakh crore market capitalisation milestone?





45. Where was the Bangladesh Bhawan inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina?





46. Who has been appointed as the Governor of Odisha?





47. Who has been appointed as the Governor of Mizoram?





48. Where is the NTPC's coal based Patratu Super Thermal Power Project located?





49. With which actor has the NITI Aayog signed a Statement of Intent to collaborate and support its flagship Women Entrepreneurship Platform initiative?





50. By what year will the indigenously developed Rustom-II Unmanned Aerial Vehicle be delivered to the armed forces?





51. Who won the Man Booker International prize 2018?





52. The India Meteorological Department has teamed up with ____ to send extreme weather warnings to people.





53. With which country has India concluded its price negotiations for a deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for Indian Air Force?





54.    India's first smart and green highway Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal Expressway was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. How long is it?





55. Which country is set to host the first edition of the Global Wind Summit?





56. Which Indian airport was recognised by the United Nations Environment Programme as the world's first fully solar energy-powered airport?





57. Which Latin American country became the first to formally join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as a global partner?





58. The second Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza (SIDCOP) platform was established by NASSCOM in ________ in China.





57. Who was appointed as the first Chief Financial Officer of the Reserve Bank of India?





60. Patanjali has tied up with which network service provider to launch Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards?





61. Who was appointed as the President of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission?





62. Where was the Gaj Yatra awareness campaign to protect elephants from Tura launched?





63. Name the element that was discovered by Scientists from University of Minnesota, US to have unique magnetic properties at room temperature.





64. India signed an agreement for IBRD Credit of US $21.7 million from World Bank for Strengthening of Public Financial Management in which State's project?





65. The Union Ministry of Women and Child and Development has signed a MoU with which state government for management of Home of Widows in Vrindavan?





66. Who has been appointed as the Deputy National Security Advisor in May 2018?





67. Which state has implored the Centre for granting Special Category Status for the state to enhance availability of resources by lowering state's contribution in centrally sponsored schemes, improve access to external resources?





68. Name the one-day workshop that was conducted by the Ministry of Railways aimed at raising average speed of freight trains and coaching trains.





69. Scientists from which university have created world's first 3D printed human corneas that could solve the problem of shortage of available eye donors?





70. With which social network giant has the National Commission for Women partnered with to launch the Digital Literacy Programme to train women on the safe use of internet and social media?









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