August 2014 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set

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1. What did P.V. Sindhu settle for at the World Badminton Championship after succumbing to Carolina Marin of Spain?





2. Bipin Chandra was a prominent?





3. Which company announced to invest 5219 crore rupees for the production of Daman gas fields in the Arabian Sea?





4. With which international money lending body did India sign a loan agreement for Mizoram State Roads Project?





5. When was the National Sports Day celebrated throughout the country?





6. Who has been appointed as Naga interlocutor in an issue pertaining to establishment of Nagalim?





7. Which state was the first to announce the formation of the Transgender Welfare Board?





8. Who has been elected the Prime Minister of France?





9. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as the 12th President of which country?





10. Who became the Ambassador of Turn Back Crime campaign of Interpol?





11. Who won India its first Olympic archery medal a bronze at the Youth Olympic Games at Nanjing?





12. Who has been appointed as the governor of Maharashtra?





13. What is the name of the book authored by former Comptroller and Auditor General of India?





14. What was the name of the Jewish Centre in Mumbai which was reopened nearly 6 years after the 26/11 attacks in 2008? (It is known as Nariman House but what is the other name?)





15. Indian Air Force (IAF) and Russian Federation Air Force started the Indo-Russian Air Force Exercise at Astrakhan region near the Caspian Sea in Russia. It is the first Indo-Russia aerial exercise that involves the air forces of the two countries. What is the name of the exercise?





16. Who was appointed as a shadow minister in UK?





17. Union Textiles Ministry signed a MoU with which online retailer to provide online marketing platform to handloom weavers?





18. The 20th edition of annual Delhi Book Fair began on 23rd August, 2014 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. What was the theme of this year's fair?





19. What is the name of India's first indigenously-built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare which has been commissioned in the Indian Navy at naval dockyard in Visakhapatnam?





20. Who bagged the silver medal at the 2nd Youth Olympic Games in weightlifting?





21. Name the eminent Kannada writer who died due to kidney failure and was nominated in the year 2013 for the Man Booker International Prize





22. Hockey India added _______ as its 23rd associate member.





23. The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the government of which state to give report on the state of sex ratio in the State as it has gone down to 500 female infants born against 1000 males in the past two years?





24. Who was officially recognised as the oldest man in the world by the Guiness World Records award committee?





25. Who became the youngest F1 driver in F1 history?





26. Who took over as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee of Parliament?





27. Who was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna Award?





28. When was World Humanitarian Day observed around the world?





29. Which country would be the first launch pad for Amazon's plan to deliver packages using drones or unmanned aerial vehicles?





30. Who won the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award which is Denmark's most important literature accolade?





31. Which company had launched the first ever smartphone that turned 20 this August?





32. Who has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Iraq?





33. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission?





34. Who has won the Fields Medal for contributing to the field of geometry particularly in studying the symmetry of curved surfaces? She is the first woman to be awarded this coveted award.





35. Which Indian origin mathematician was awarded the prestigious Fields Medal?





36. The World Health Organisation (WHO) sanctioned the use of a experimental drug to fight against Ebola as death toll increased. Name the drug.





37. Who was heading the selection committee for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2014?





38. Who was conferred the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for the year 2012?





39. Who is heading the three member commission to probe possible war crimes during a month long conflict in Gaza?





40. For which country did Didier Drogba play football for?





41. A Delhi court convicted whom for the murder of Phoolan Devi in 2001?





42. Name the artist who has been invited by the Rashtrapati Bhavan to be its first artist in residence.





43. Google celebrated the birthday of an Indian cinema legend with a colourful dodle. He is a versatile star claiming eight Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer, the most won by anybody in the category. Name him.





44. Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won India its maiden Commonwealth Games gold medal in which sport?





45. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?





46. Who took over as Chief of Army Staff?





47. Who holds at present the post of National Security Adviser?





48. Who was named for the honorary Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award?





49. Name the committee that has been constituted by the Union Government to suggest the place to build the capital city of Andhra Pradesh?





50. Which state ratified a new liquor policy which contemplates to shut down bars attached to hotels below the five-star category?









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  1. Aw, this one had my marks drop 😐 , down to 30, and 45 is Anita Kapoor, (current).

    Once again, thanks to whoever made this (y)

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