Exercises April 2014 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - May 4, 2014 17 18067 1. The government named the Economic Affairs Secretary as the finance secretary. His name?Sumit Bose Arvind Mayaram Mehul ravinderSumit pandey2. The Union Government has appointed as India’s new navy chiefRK Dhowan Shekhar SinhaDevendra JoshiRavi prakash3. India recently extended TVOA scheme to residents of south korea . TVOA stands for?Tetanus viral origin anestheticTourist visa on arrivalTransport via official airlinesTravel venture of America4. India won how many medals at the 7th south Asian judo competition?101112135. Which India-born poet won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems "3 Sections" ?Vijay SeshadriRajiv shuklaVarun dhawanVishal rao6. Who received knight grand cross (GBE) award of UK government?Sachin TendulkarRatan TataCyrus mistryShanta varaprasad7. Who became 1st indian cricketer to feature on wisden cricketers almanac cover page?M.S. dhoniVirat kohliYuvraj singhSachin Tendulkar8. Who won the OUE Singapore badminton open 2014?Jwala guptaSania nehwalsimon santoso apoorva vayar9. who was selected for the dadasaheb phalke award 2013GulzarA.R. rehmanMahesh bhattJaved akhtar10. Who is appointed as next chief justice of India?Justice lodhaJustice mukopadyayaJustice alamJustice radhakrishna11. New internet security threat is called?Heart attackHeart bleedBlood diamondBlood red12. Who authored book "Crusader or Conspirator" written on Coalgate?Pc pathakPc parakhSanjay BaruPc pawar13. Which capital city got is first passenger train?AgartalaItanagarImphalKohima14. Who won his fourth Miami masters crownNadalDjokovicFedererMurray15. Which Indian origin American doctor was chosen for simon dack award 2014Andrew garryAshwin kumarsumit chughsimon becker16. who was selected as the National icon for lok sabha election 2014 Amitabh bachchanSharukh khanAmir khanSalman khan17. Who received the most efficient navratna award 2013BHELSELHALTAL18. The most popular Spanish-language writer after Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th Century passed away recently. He was honored with Nobel prize in 1982 for literature. He was?Paulo CoehloFablo CostelloRicardo CoznickGabriel Garcia Marquez19. The Supreme Court lifted ban on iron ore mining in?Andaman & Nicobar IslandsDaman and DiuOrissaGoa20. Which place in India regained the tag of wettest place in the world?SiliguriGaluke GodavariCherrapunji21. According to World Bank Report released on 29th April 2014, India has displaced which country to become the world's third biggest economy in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). RussiaJapanBrazilSouth Korea22. International Dance Day, also known as World Dance Day, is celebrated through promotion by the International Dance Council (CID).World Dance Day was first celebrated in 1982 and was introduced by International Dance Committee of the UNESCO International Theatre Institute. It is celebrated on the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre, who was born in 1727. It is celebrated on?April 29April 28April 27April 2623. IPL Chairman and Senior Congress leader from Odisha took oath as Rajya Sabha member in New Delhi. His name?Rishap bisraRanjib BiswalRitwik behraRanwir besu24. Scientists have discovered a new mineral in Western Australia; It occurs as tiny crystals, no more than 0.5 mm in diameter and is found on a volcanic rock. It was named?PutnisitePatwinnerPutsilePentar25. Who was appointed as the First ambassador to ASEAN and East Asia Summit?Vishal ReddySudhir Krishna ReddySuresh Kumar ReddyVamsi kumar Reddy26. Who won senior snooker title in the World Snooker Championships in the WLBSA event? Charu MisraChitrakshi KapoorCheritha SarithChitra Magimairaj27. Cadbury India has changed its name to? Silk India Foods Ltd.FM India Confectioneries Ltd.Mondelez India Foods LimitedAHF India Chocolates Ltd.28. Who won the male Boston Marathon on 21st April 2014. Meb KeflezighiMevlin kistaMenu kumarMalki kinder29. Who won men's single Monte Carlo Masters Tennis title by defeating former world number one Roger Federer?Leander lucasRafael nadalStanislas WawrinkaMurray30. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 20th April 2014 chose names of the panelists to be a part of a three member panel to probe into allegations of betting and spot fixing during the sixth edition of IPL. Who was not in this list?Jai Narayan Patel R K Raghavan Ravi Shastri Sunil Gavaskar31. Abdelaziz Bouteflika won the Presidency elections for the nth time, consecutively in Algeria on 18th April 2014. He belongs to National Liberation Front party.SeventhSixthFifth Fourth32. The 61st National Film Awards for 2013 was announced in New Delhi on 16 April 2014 by the Directorate of Film Festivals. Which movie directed by Anand Gandhi bagged the name of Best feature film?"Ship of Theseus"“Life of Pi”“Elvis Costello”“Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”33. Best Actress was given for the film liar’s dance to?Gayatri TantriGeetanjali Thapa Gouthami NayarGeetha Ongole34. Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration was given to?ThalaimuraigalThalaivaThirutaLungi dance35. "The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh", a memoir authored by? He was the media advisor of the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh between 2004 and 2008.Sanjaya ThaparSanjaya KumarSanjaya BaruSanju Dayaar36. Who won the 34th London Marathon on 13th April 2014 for the second time?Wilson Kipsang Wayne KhanWiston KapilWinnie Kunwar37. Who’s appointed was approved by President of India on 11th April 2014 as the Next Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. With this approval Justice G Rohini will become the first women Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.Justice SethJustice DayalJustice RohiniJustice Vayar38. What is the Real name of Gulzar who became the 45th winner of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.Sampooran Singh KalraSampoornesh BabuSeth Swami DayalSwami Ganga Dhar39. First aircraft carrier of India INS Vikrant which was earlier decommissioned has been sold to IB Commercial Pvt Ltd for?30 crores60 crores120 crores90 crores40. Who was re-elected as Prime Minister of Hungary for the second consecutive four year term?Victor HugoViktor OrbanJean ValjeanQuasimodo41. Who won Femina Miss India 2014?Koyal RanaNavneet Kaur Dilpreet DhillionMegan Young42. Who won the United Kingdom’s 2014 Asian Award for outstanding achievement in sports?Suresh RainaVirat KohliYuvraj SinghM.S. Dhoni43. Out of 132 countries India ranked what position on the Social Progress Index (SPI). This was published by the US-based non-profit organization Social Progress Imperative .The SPI rates 132 countries on more than 50 indicators, including health, sanitation, shelter, personal safety, access to information, sustainability, tolerance and inclusion and access to education10010110210344. President of Kazakhstan Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev named X as the new Prime Minister on 2nd April 2014. Identify X.Karim MassimovKarim MohammadKarim AhmedKarim Asmal45. Who has been appointed as new Director General of BSF.Mr. Subhash JoshiMr. D K PathakMr. Murli MaralMr. Naveen kohli46. When is The World Autism Awareness Day 2014 celebrated?6th April12th april8th april2nd april47. The Supreme Court of India ordered audit of Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple accounts and properties by:Subash KumarVinod RaiC. RangarajanJay Panda48. The 100 Most Influential People in the World list was released by Time Magazine on 24th April 2014. Who among the following was not on the list? Arvind Kejriwal Vikram SethNarendra ModiArundhati Roy49. Who won Goldman Environmental Prize 2014, which is awarded annually for grass-roots activism? Rahul MisraRahul MehtaRamesh AgarwalRohit Visra50. Who was the Woman winner of the Boston marathon for the second consecutive time?Rita JeptooRita OzaRita BhatRita Skeeter Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.