Exercises May 2014 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Zainab Khan - May 8, 2015 4 179 1. The first time the NOTA button was introduced in the Election process, in India, was during which elections to the Lok Sabha?17th15th16th13th2. Where was the 3rd BIMSTEC Summit held in 2014?MyanmarMaldivesMalaysiaMexico3. Son of a builder, having practised law for several years, moving on to Journalism and finally becoming a great novelist, he died on March 20th, 2014. Also known as King Leer in India, identify:R. K. NarayanRuskin BondMunshi PremchandKhushwant Singh4. Which power had taken control of Crimea, in May 2014? RussiaUkraineBritainUS5. Name/nickname of the new party/cabinet that has taken control of the Romanian Parliament.National Liberal PartyDemocratic Union of the HungariansPonta-3Crin-46. Name the country where people were only given a Yes or No choice, during the 2014 elections, and they responded with a 100% yes North KoreaSouth KoreaMyanmarChina7. What were the missiles that North Korea launched in response to the three-way summit between Seoul, Tokyo and Washington?Lapan MissilesRodong MissilesPyongyang MissilesNone8. Which place did Thailand lift out of emergency in the early part of 2014?Hong KongPattayaBangkokKo Samui9. Who is Egypt’s interim president?Ali MahmoodAdly MansoorEbrahim HamidMohammad Morsi10. Farzana Islam became the first woman vice chancellor of a university of which country?PakistanIndiaAfghanistanBangladesh11. Who is NATO’s new Secretary-General?John KerryAnders Fogh RasmussenJens StoltenbergNone12. Actress best known for her role in 1960s The Honeymooners, dies at 92. Her name?Sheila MacRaeAudrey HepburnCourtney CoxJulie Andrews13. Who tops Forbes’ annual top billionaires list?Lakshmi MittalBill GatesWarren BuffetJ.K. Rowling14. Winner of Pritzker Prize, 2014?Shigeru BanYingluck ShinawatraSudarsan PattnaikFrei Otto15. Which Country gets the first solar powered, waterless toilet?BangladeshSri LankaIndonesiaIndia16. Author of 12 Years a SlaveSolomon Northup PiratesWilkie CollinsArthur Christopher BensonD.H. Lawrence17. 4th WHO region to be declared polio free by WHO?Southeast Asia regionEuropeIndiaNorth America18. Who won the Asia Cup 2014?India Sri LankaMalaysiaIndonesia19. Who was appointed as the interim president of the BCCI in 2014?N. SrinivasanRavi ShastryRahul DravidSunil Gavaskar20. Who won the 2014 Santosh cup?MeghalayaTripuraAssamMizoram21. Who won Australian Grand Prix 2014?Nico RosbergLewis HamiltonFernando AlonsoSebastian Vettel22. Who has been elected as president of CII (confederation of indian industry)Ajay S SriramChandrasekhar VenkatPrasad GuptaVijay Ramnath23. Rajesh Gopa Kumar won the GD Birla Award for scientific research for his work on?Quantum field theory and string theoryStem CellsExpanding PiNuclear fission24. Winner of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014OrissaJharkhandTamil NaduKarnataka25. Winner of Kolkata Open Chess Tittle Oliver BarbosaFerdinand RossVishwanathan AnandMagnus Carlsen26. Winner of Malaysian Grand PrixJuan Manuel FangioSebastian VettelLewis HamiltonPhillipe Adams27. How many new planets did NASA discover, outside the solar system?30471589756228. Richest Indian, according to Forbes list of billionaires?Lakshmi MittalGautam AdaniMukesh AmbaniNarayan Murthy29. Where were the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games held?NanjingBeijingPyongyang Shanghai30. Which Indian University has occupied place among the world‘s top 100 Universities (published by London-based Times Higher Education (THE) Magazine?St. StephensAshoka UniversityNLSIU, BangaloreIIT, Guwahati31. Actor, known for his roles in ‗The Long Good Friday‘ and ‗Who Framed Roger Rabit‘ died at 71 due to pneumonia. He was nominated for Oscars in the year 1987 for hi crime drama in Mona Lisa. He was diagnosed with Parkinson‘s disease in 2012 after which he retired from his acting career.Bob SagetBob HoskinsHarrison FordEdward Herrmann32. Which film won the most popular film, in the 61st National Film Awards, 2014?Ship of ThesusBhaag Milkha BhaagKickFinding Fanny33. What is the real name of the Dadasaheb Phalke awardee of 2014? Sampooran Singh KalraGulzarRamsingh ChauhanBhimsen Varma34. Who is the New Prime Minister of Libya?Mohammed MorsiAdly MansoorAhmed MaiteeqRasool Ahmedinejad35. Who won the 2014 World Snooker Championship?Pankaj AdvaniLin DanJames KMark Selby36. What was the controversial ingredient that Coca-Cola dropped from its sports drinks? Chemical XThe Secret IngredientMonosodium Glutamate (MSG)Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO)37. Which model of land acquisition has been declared the best in the country, by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion?KarnatakaGujaratRajasthanAssam38. Who was sworn in as 47th President of Costa Rica?Luis Guillermo SolisPinochetNico RosbergEduardo Polik39. Who gets another term as South Africa President?Robert MugabeNkrumahJacob ZumaNone of the above40. Which Indian American has been honoured with the ‘Champions of Change” by the White House?Manjusha P KulkarniRanjana PaintalBoth A and BNeither A nor B41. RK Dhowan becomes which chief of the Indian Navy?20th21st22nd23rd42. When is "World Telecommunication and Information Society Day" observed?May 17thMay 23rd May 10thMay 4th43. When is International Nurses Day observed?May 17th May 24thMay 10thMay 12th44. When in May does India observe Anti-Terrorism Day? The annual day marks the death anniversary of country‘s former prime Minister Rajeev Gandhi in 1991.18th20th23rd21st45. What has been ranked 3rd among the world‘s 10 weirdest museums by Time magazine?Sulabh International Museum of Toilets (New Delhi)Beijing Tap Water MuseumAvanos Hair Museum, TurkeySiriraj Medical Museum (Museum of Death), Thailand46. What did the RBI instruct all banks to install from July 1st, for the benefit of a section of the population that is comparatively challenged to the rest? Talking ATMsATMs with Braille keypadsCombination of A and BATMs with sensitive touch keypads47. Which company took over Myntra?Amazon IndiaeBaySnapdealFlipkart48. Who is the new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)?Rajiv MathurDeepak SandhuSantosh KumarAjay Chopra49. Who, for the second consecutive term, is the first person to serve as the president of Lithuania?Dalia GrybaukaiteLuis Guillermo SolisAndris BerzinsAntanas Smetona50. Who is the 14th Attorney General of India?G.E. VahanvatiMukul RohatgiHarish SalveRanjit Kumar Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets. 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