April 2017 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set


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To aid you in your preparation, we shall be making monthly current affairs mock sets available to you. Here is the set from the month of April of 2017!

In case your preparation for current affairs has been extremely sloppy and you can’t figure out a way to revise, these monthly sets will help you for sure. We have tried to cover almost all the important news from the month of April and will be doing so for each month till April 2018. The questions with the correct answer appear at the end of the quiz and more importantly, check the questions that went wrong for you.

This quiz has 95 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

  1. On what date will the Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas be observed?

2. Where is India's first book village going to come up?

3. India's first ever transgender one-day athletic meet was conducted in?

4. Where was the country's first electric taxi trial launched in the country?

5. Where is the All-woman India Reserve Battalion being raised?

6. Name the first Indian city to win Pierre L'enfant International Planning excellence award - 2017.

7. Name the Indian short film that UNESCO will screen as part of the World Press Freedom Day celebrations.

8. Who has been appointed as the CRPF chief?

9. Which Indian has been made the member of two important commissions of the International Olympic Committee's governing body - Olympic Channel and Olympic Education Commission?

10. Which country has become the first to open an honorary consulate office in Gujarat Finance Tec-City (GIFT City), Gandhinagar, Gujarat?

11. Where is the 18th World Road Meeting going to be held in November 2017?

12. Name the shot putter who won the gold medal at the Asian Grand Prix, breaking her own record of 2015 to set a new record.

13. Taj Mahal in Agra was one of the ten iconic places that are under implementation in Phase 1 of the Swachh Iconic PLaces initiative. True or False?

14. Which of the following countries is not a part of the pilot project to test the first malaria vaccine in 2018?

15. Who set a new space record for the most days in space by a US astronaut?

16. India's first and longest ropeway is planned to be constructed by the Mumbai Port Trust to link Mumbai with which island in the Arabian Sea?

17. Who won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016?

18. The Forest Department of which state has used drones to monitor forest fires, which is a first in India?

19. India is the world's _____ largest military spender.

20. Rafael Nadal won the Monte Carlo Masters for a record ___ time.

21. Name the India who has been announced as one among the six winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize for his "historic 12-year legal battle that affirmed the indigenous Dongria Kondh's land rights".

22. When is National Panchayati Raj Diwas celebrated every year?

23. India is the world's ________ largest LPG importer.

24. Which country successfully docked its first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 with the Tiangong-2 space lab?

25. The World Bank has approved a loan of $375 million for capacity augmentation of National Waterway-1 between Haldia and Varanasi. In which state is Haldia located?

26. When is Earth Day celebrated every year?

27. Pakistan has leased the operation of its strategic Gwadar port to a state-run firm of which country?

28. In its latest ruling, the Supreme Court has set what percentage of the net salary as the maintenance to be paid by a husband to his estranged wife?

29. Name the winner of UNESCO's Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize 2017.

30. Video gaming will feature as a full sport at which popular Games?

31. What is a habitable zone where the temperature is neither too high nor too low known as?

32. Which of the following states has not been chosen for Krishi Karman Award, 2015-16?

33. Name India's first conceptualized, designed and manufactured articulated industrial robot.

34. Which country abolished the 457 Visa Programme used by thousands of temporary foreign workers in its country?

35. In which year did the Paika Rebellion take place?

36. According to the World Bank report titled Globalization Backlash, what is the expected GDP of India?

37. Which IIT plans on introducing Vastu Shashtra to its architecture students?

38. Who won the Singapore Open Super Series Title?

39. Who was Emma Morano?

40. What was the deep depression in Bay of Bengal that intensified into a tropical cyclone in April called?

41. Enceladus is a moon of one of the planets that was recently announced by NASA as probably being habitable. Which planet's moon is Enceladus?

42. Sagarmatha Friendship - 2017 is the first ever joint military exercise between which two countries?

43. Where was GBU-43, nicknamed a Mother of All Bombs dropped by the United States?

44. Which state has launched Operation Durga to ensure women safety in the state?

45. The police of which state has initiated Taare Zameen Par programme to enlighten children in the Naxal-affected areas of the state?

46. When was Operation Meghdoot launched?

47. Justice Gita Mittal has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of which High Court?

48. The SAMPADA scheme was launched for which sector?

49. Where was the G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy held?

Which is the first country in South Asia to have a national HIV law?

51. The Survey of India has launched a new web portal called ______ to make open series maps available to Indians for free.

52. Malala Yousafzai has been made the youngest UN Messenger of Peace. True or False?

53. Colson Whitehead's celebrated novel __________________ has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

54. Name the world's highest glacier.

55. Which Constitutional Amendment gives constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes?

56. The 12th edition of the joint military exercise Nomadic Elephant 2017 between India and ______ had begun in Mizoram.

57. Astronomers using NASA's Kepler space telescope have discovered a Venus-like planet orbiting a dim star called?

58. For the first time in the history, the sex ratio of which state touched the 950 mark?

59. Where has NBA launched its first Basketball School?

60. What is India's rank in the 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitveness Index?

61. What is India's rank among the 41 surveyed countries in bribery and corrupt practices in business, according to the EY Europe, Middle East, India and Africa Fraud Survey 2017?

62. Name the Indian boxer who won the gold medal at the Thailand International Tournament in the 49 kilogram category.

63. Which country is set to become the first country in the world to neutralise gender pay gap?

64. Where is North India going to get its first DNA bank for wildlife?

65. The Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat was conferred with the honorary rank of general of the army of which country?

66. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)?

67. When is National Maritime Day observed every year?

68. Which film won the best feature film award at the 64th National Film Awards?

69. With which country has India inked deals worth over $2 billion for advanced medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) systems?

70. Which state government conducted a four-day long Gunotsav programme to improve the quality of school education in the state?

71. The theme for this World Health Day, observed on 7th April dealt with?

72. Who has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

73. Which cricketer was honoured as the Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World for the year 2016?

74. Where was the 2017 National Conference on Communicating India held?

75. The Government of which state has decided to provide one-time grant of Rs. 21,000 to all those families whose third girl child was born on or after August 24th, 2015?

76. Name India's new Ambassador and permanent representative of India to the United Nations (UN) offices in Geneva.

77. Name India's first ever transgender person to become a police official.

78. Which country becomes the first NATO member to launch a cyber command unit?

79. With which country has India decided to set up a 240 million pound Green Growth Equity Fund to finance clean energy projects in India?

80. Prof. David R. Syiemlieh has taken over as the Chairman of which body?

81. Who has taken over as the Deputy Governor of RBI?

82. Where was the 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference held?

83. Where was the Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana launched by the Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment?

84. Which city in India became the first 'Giga-enabled' city in India?

85. Who has become the new Chairman of the Central Board of Excise and Customs?

86. Who was appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the Nalanda University?

87. Name the person who created the rainbow flag which is a symbol for the LGBT community.

88. When is World Autism Day observed every year?

89. In which state is India's longest road tunnel situated?

90. Which country recently became the 7th member of the South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

91. Where is the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) going to be established?

92. Who has been awarded the 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize?

93. Where has India's first international research centre for Foot and Mouth disease of cattle and buffalos been inaugurated?

94. Which state won the Deodhar Trophy?

95. The Barmer-Munawab and Pipad Road-Bilara rail routes were recently declared as Green Corridors. In which state are they located?

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