April 2015 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set


We weren’t able to provide a compendium for the month of April but since the CLAT Committee mentions that current affairs from April are included in the GK section, we worked out on preparing a 50-odd questions exercise. Hope this helps!

1. Which award did Indians Dr. Ananda Kumar and Dr Pramod Patil win for their contribution to wildlife conservation?

2. Which country became the 161st member of the World Trade Organisation?

3. RBI imposed a fine of 1.5 crore rupees each on thee Publi Sector Banks for violating Know Your Customer norms. Name these three.

4. Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Children's Film Society of India?

5. Who won the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia region for his work Umbrella Man?

6. On what day was the World Dance Day observed?

7. Name the ship that was flagged off at Kochi for Lokayan 2015 which has the theme of "Taking for a Broader Reach".

8. Name the volcano in Chile that erupted twice in April after 42 years.

9. On whom did Prime Minister Narendra Modi confer the 50th Jnanpith Award?

10. Who won the presidential elections in Sudan?

11. Who was conferred with the Officer de la Legion d'Honneur in recognition of his valuable contribution to thought on international issues?

12. Who was sworn in as 83rd Attorney General of the United States making her the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official?

13. Which bank won the Asian Banker Achievement Award 2015?

14. Name the tower in Kathmandu that was damaged during the earthquake that struck Nepal in late-April.

15. Name the Indian-origin scientist at the MIT who won the prestigious Heinz Award 2015 in the Technology, the Economy and Employment category for her work in tissue engineering and disease detection.

16. Name the relief and rescue operation started by India to evacuate Indians from earthquake hit Nepal

17. World Malaria Day was observed on ____ with the theme "Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria."

18. Which country topped the World Happiness Report that was published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network?

19. When is the National Panchayati Raj Day observed?

20. Name the Indo-Frech Naval Exercise that commenced off the coast of Goa.

21. UN observed World Book and Copyright Day across the world on 23rd April 2015 UNESCO designated which city as the World Book Capital 2015?

22. Who has been named as the ambassador for the HeForShe campaign by UN Women?

23. Who won the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2015?

24. On whom did Pakistan confer the highest civilian award of the country Nishan-e-Pakistan?

25. Which national park in Uttarakhand has been declared as India's 48th Tiger Reserve?

26. What is the name of the Indian Navy's new missile destroyer ship that is 163 metres long and is capable of achieving a maximum speed of over 30 knots?

27. The Japanese bullet train Maglev created a new world speed record of ___ kmph in a test run breaking its previous record of 580 kmph.

28. Who assumed charge as the Chief Election Commissioner of India?

29. Who won the Monte-Carlo Masters title of Tennis?

30. Who was appointed by the Supreme Court to lead the probe on IPL scandal?

31. Who was honoured with the White House Champions of Change?

32. Which two countries held their first ever joint military exercise?

33. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presented Narendra Modi with which ancient sculpture?

34. Which Indian sporting legend was named as a member of the prestigious Laureus Sports Academy?

35. Who was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to France?

36. Where in Kerala will the fourth Lighthouse Museum of India be opened at?

37. A statue of which eminent personality in Johannesburg has been defaced?

38. After whom has NASA named Asteroid 316201?

39. Who won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup men's hockey tournament?

40. Who won the Chinese Grand Prix of F1?

41. Supreme Court ordered free treatment for victims of?

42. Which city has been named as National Earth Hour Capital 2015 by WWF?

43. Who won the bronze in World Women's chess championship?

44. Who has been appointed as the Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)?

45. Who won the Institute of Physics Prize for his Cosmic ray project?

46. The airport of which city won the Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2015?

47. Who was appointed as the 7th Prime Minister of Peru?

48. Who was Sania Mirza's doubles partner in the 2015 Miami Open which they won?

49. Which Indian legend in sports had the honour of having a minor planet named after him?

50. Name the campaign started by Narendra Modi to extort the better off sections of society to forego their LPG subsidy which can be utilised to provide subsidised LPG connections to the poor.

51. Who was awarded the 2015 International Achievement Award?

52. Who was conferred with Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for 2014-15?

53. The government of which state opened the women milk bank Jeevan Dhara?

54. Who resigned from the post of President of International Cricket Council?

Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know more about these sets. Please thank Zainab Khan (Class of 2019) for preparing this quiz in the comments section below.


  1. this is good thnks
    right now i hav been preparing for clat 2016 which is onl9 i just need to knw how to tackle online bcoz in this u need to be very fast and moreovr plz continue posting  every month clatgyan mock general knowledge set 🙂

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