April 2013 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set

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1.

Who among the following  was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards 2013 at Bhaidas Auditorium in suburban Vile Parle in Mumbai?






2.

Who was appointed as the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by the Board of Governors at New Delhi? 






3. Who is the new Prime Minister of Italy?





4.

Who was conferred upon the Kirti Chakra by the President of India and the Supreme Commander of Armed Forces of India Pranab Mukherjee?






5.

Who was awarded with the lifetime achievement award by the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT)?






6.

Name the Indian national who is a death row prisoner in the Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail who went in a deep coma and was put into ventilator support after being assaulted by the group of prisoners.






7.

Name the Jammu and Kashmir cadre IAS officer who has been appointed as Union Home Secretary. 






8.

The world famous textile embroidery handicraft of Lucknow, became a full-fledged brand after being accorded with the Geographical Indication (GI) registration by Chennai-based Geographical Indication Registry. What is the handicraft brand called?






9.

Who did the Federal Investigation Agency in Pakistan in relation to the Benazir Bhutto murder case?






10.

Researchers at St Andrews, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Germany and Montana Tech in the US created a keyboard layout, said to be great for the touchscreen devices like smartphones and tablets. What is it called?






11.

Where was the largest biogas plant of the world inaugurated? 






12.

Who was unanimously elected as the president of Editors Guild of India?






13.

Who hit the hit the fastest ever century in the history of cricket by reaching 100 in merely 30 balls during Royal Challengers Bangalore-Pune Warriors IPL match?






14.

Which museum is the newest entrant in the list of top 10 Weird and Unusual museums of the world?






15.

Who won gold at the ASBC Asian Confederation Junior Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan?






16.

Who took over as the Managing Director of Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL)?






17.

Which day is celebrated by UN as World Book and Copyright Day?






18.

Which city became the first city in South Asia to launch a Heat Action Plan (HAP)?






19.

Who among the following is one of the only two Indian Cricketers to figure out among the top-10 in the latest ICC Test Rankings?






20.

Who has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), which is  one of the world's oldest global business organizations?






21.

Who was re-elected to an unparalleled second term as president of Italy, making him the first Italian president to be re-elected to serve a second term?






22.

When was the International Mother Earth Day observed to raise awareness about the climate change?






23.

Federal Space Agency Roscosmos, Russia launched the world’s only returnable satellite. What is it called?






24.

Who was sworn in as the new President of Venezuela?






25.

Who won the Abel prize 2013 from the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters in Oslo?






26.

Who is the first women Special Director General of CRPF?






27.

When was the World Heritage Day celebrated to create awareness among people to conserve and protect the valuable assets and cultural heritage across the world?






28.

Who has been selected for the Jnanpith Award 2012 by the Jnanpith Award Committee for his contribution to Telgu Literature?






29.

Who emerged as the winner as per Venezuela’s Presidential election result?






30.

Who  took over as the Managing Director of Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS)?






31.

Which novel won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2013?






32.

Who among the following figured among the top three most admired leaders of the world as per the 16th Annual Global CEO survey?






33.

Who won John Bates Clark medal for 2013, also called Baby Nobel?






34. Name the tennis star player who became one of the Vice-Presidents of ITPA.






35.

The International Monetary Fund recognised the new government of which country after a 22-year gap in relations with the country? 






36.

Who was awarded with Bollywood’s highest honour in Indian Cinema, Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2012?






37.

Who was unanimously elected as the Chairman of the prestigious Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) during the during the 73rd Executive Committee Meeting of AFPPD at Bangkok?






38.

Who took over as the Senior Air & Administrative Staff Officer (SAASO), Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force?






39.

Who was ranked number one in top 10 issued by the WTA(Women Tennis Association)?






40.

Which film bagged the best movie award at the 2013 Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA)?






41.

Who has been appointed as the Chairman of NASSCOM for the year 2013-14?






42.

Name the new  and fourth President of Kenya.






43.

Who did Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo sign as its brand ambassador?






44.

Which country won the women’s Twenty20 International series?






45.

Who was elected as the President of the industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2013-14?






46.

Where was the  Tagore Centre for Global Thought inaugurated by Ministry of Culture for enhancing Tagore related work globally?






47.

 

Which day was declared by the United Nations General Assembly as the World Autism Awareness Day to highlight the needs of autistic children as well as adults so that they get a better quality of life?

 





48.

Who was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of  Dr Reddy’s Laboratories?






49.

Who won the won the ATP Miami Masters in Miami, Florida?






50.

Which newspaper won the Pultizer Prize award for investigative reporting for stories that detailed how Wal-Mart used bribery to expand in Mexico along with three other awards?










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