April 2016 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set



We have the exercise for April prepared by Saumya Jena and Sanket Pargaien (Both, Class of 2020). Please thank him in the comments below at the end of the exercise.

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1. Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson resigned as the Prime Minister of which of the following countries after his name featured in the Panama Paper leak?

2. In which of the following cities was the first Aadhaar enabled ATM launched by DCB bank?

3. Which of the following committees was set up by the Union Government to suggest ways to strengthen border security along the India-Pakistan border?

4. Who won the Men's singles of the 2016 edition of the Miami Open?

5. Which of the following companies has appealed to the International Court of Justice for it’s 20,000 crore tax dispute with India?

6. Over which sea have Saudi Arabia and Egypt decided to build a bridge in order to facilitate easy access and trade?

7. Where was the International Conference on Zero, 2016  held?

8. Who succeeded BVR Mohan Reddy to be  appointed as the chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies for 2016-17?

9. The G-7 ( Group of 7) summit, 2016 will be held in which country?

10. Who has been crowned Miss India World for the year 2016?

11. Which journalist has been conferred with the Guillermo Cano/ World Press Freedom Award for 2016?

12. Which country has taken the initiative of launching the world’s first Dengue Vaccination programme?

13. Who has been appointed as the chairman of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)?

14. Which two districts in Haryana were renamed by the Haryana government recently?

15. Which author has been chosen for the 25th edition of the Saraswati Samman for 2016?

16. Which leader topped the list of 100 most influential leaders by TIME magazine?

17. Which country has become the latest member to join the World Bank organisation and the International Monetary Fund?

18. Where was the fourth edition of the Nuclear Security Summit held?

19. Who was the world renowned architect and also the first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize for Architecture who passed away recently?

20. When is the World Autism Awareness Day observed?

21. Where in India has the World's first White Tiger Safari opened?

22. The Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament which completed 25 years since it’s inception is played annually in which country?

23. Which team topped the ICC men’s T20 cricket rankings for 2016?

24. Which University has been adjudged the best in India according to the rankings released by the National Institutional Ranking Framework?

25. The First Folio contains plays by which famous playwright?

26. Which country topped the FIFA/ Coca Cola World Rankings for Soccer?

27. India’s first Metrino Pod project will developed in which city?

28. Which train in India has been equipped with surveillance cameras  in all it’s coaches?

29. The International Day of Space Flight is observed on the 12th of April to commemorate which cosmonaut's journey into space?

30. Which Tobacco Company in India has become the first to implement the Union Government’s Cigarette Packaging Amendments Rules of 2014?

31. Which country has bagged the top spot as the FDI Destination according to FDI Intelligence Report?

2. Which country’s Olympic contingent will wear mosquito repellent uniform in the Rio Olympics?

33. NK Singh has been selected for which country’s highest civilian award?

34. In which country has the world’s first Graphene electronic paper been developed?

35. Riyadh Mahrez, the 2016 PFA award recipient hails from which country?

36. To which country did India lose to in the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament final?

37. Which bank has become the first Indian private sector bank to open a separate branch for start-ups?

8. Which region according to WHO became the World’s first region to eradicate malaria?

39. Idriss Deby was re-elected as the President of which country?

40. Which date is celebrated as National Panchayati Raj Diwas?

41. Which country’s 5 dollar note has won the Banknote of the Year Award?

42. Which day is celebrated as World Intellectual Property Day?

43. Who has been appointed as an amicus curie to review the recommendations of the RM Lodha committee?

44. In which year will Jaipur host the Commonwealth Judo Championships?

45. Which Indian academician was appointed to the UN University Council?

46. Who holds the record for the fastest century in a T20 match?

47. Which state government has decided to reserve 10% seats for the economically backward classes in general category?

48. Who is the winner of 2016 Mandela Graca Nachel Innovation Award?

49. Which country has India given a Line of Credit in the month of April?

50. The Heart of Asia (HoA) Conference which aims to bring stability to Afghanistan and nearby areas was conducted in which city?

51. Who is the new Prime Minister of Congo?

52. Who has topped the British rich list according to ‘The Sunday Times’?


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