August 2017 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set (Part 1)

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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 August (this is the first set, the second set will be available soon) and will be doing so for each month till April 2018.

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This quiz has 100 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

  1. Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2‖ has been launched by which of the following person recently?





2. Newly opened Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge is located in which of the following country?





3. Donald Trump recently Awarded First Medal of Honor to Vietnam Army Medic. Which of the following is the person who gets the award from trump?





4. Which of the following person won the Hungarian Grand Prix 2017 Formula 1 title?





5. Which of the following person won the men‘s single badminton title at Lagos International challenge in Nigeria 2017?





6. World breastfeeding week 2017 is celebrated from 1st to 7th August 2017. What is the theme of World breastfeeding week 2017?





7. Measles, mumps and rubella vaccination campaign launched in which of the following state?





8. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) meetings and other related meetings were held recently in which of the following city?





9. Arvind Panagariya recently resigned from which position?





10. Which of the following person has become the richest person in Asia, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2017?





11. The Supreme Court of India imposed a ban on the use of five harmful metals recently. Which of the following one is not in the ban list?





12. Airtel Payment Bank joined hand with which of the following organization for ATM services recently?





13. Which of the following person recently appointed as Cisco President for India, SAARC Region?





14. Lt General Abhay Krishna has appointed as the Chief of which of the following region?





15. China opened its first overseas military base with a flag raising ceremony in which of the following country?





16. Which of the following organization recently allowed India to construct hydroelectric power facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers?





17. Union Government has launched a portal e-RaKAM. What is K stands for in e-RaKAM?





18. The 7th Meeting of BRICS Trade Ministers was held recently in which of the following city?





19. US Senate has confirmed recently which of the following person is the new chief of FBI?





20. Which of the following Tech giant has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) startup Ozlo recently?





21. India and which of the following country has signed a bilateral agreement for the transfer of sentenced persons?





22. Dhirendra Swarup has been appointed as the chairman of the board of directors of which of the following organization recently?





23. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has appointed which of the following person to head committee to study issues related to data protection?





24. SEBI has set up a committee on 'fair market conduct' headed by which of the following person?





25. Sanjaya Baru has appointed as the Secretary General of FICCI recently. What is F stands in





26. Peter O‘Neill has been reappointed as Prime Minister of which of the following country?





27. The Indian Army has developed a mobile application through which serving soldiers can track details like postings and promotions . Which of the following is the name of the application?





28. Aadi Perukkufestival is celebrated in which of the following state?





29. Which of the following organization has recently approved the proposed merger between Bharti Airtel and Telenor India?





30. IRCTC has launched Scheme for Tatkal Tickets recently. What is the name of the scheme?





31. Patanjali to teams up with which of the following tech giants for online advertisement push?





32. Which of the following person was appointed as Chairman and Manging Director (CMD) in Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)?





33. Which of the following state government appointed Indian women team cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur as a DSP in the state police?





34. Hassan Rouhani was officially sworn in as the President of which of the following country for a second term?





35. InCred, the Mumbai-based new age financial services group, has signed up which of the following person, as its Brand Ambassador?





36. Government proposes to establish an additional ___ new AIIMS under various phases of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana.





37. Mughalsarai railway station in which of the following state to be renamed as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (DDU) station?





38. Delhi Police's women safety mobile application 'Himmat' can be access via which of the following cab aggregator application?





39. India‘s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility, a joint venture between Israel‘s Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd., and which of the following group was inaugurated near Hyderabad?





40. Which of the following person has been named the world's most highly-paid author by Forbes recently?





41. India signed a loan agreement with which of the following organisation for Gujarat Rural Roads Project?





42. Prabhat Kumar has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to which country?





43. Which of the following person has appointed as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration of IAF recently?





44. Which of the following state Government recently announced Compulsory retirement for non-performing teachers and education officials above 50?





45. India‘s First Heli-taxi service launched by MoS for Civil Aviation JayanthSinha in which of the following city?





46. The first meeting of the Japan-India Coordination Forum (JICF) for Development of North-Eastern Region was held recently in which of the following city?





47. Which of the following country becomes first Arab country to offer permanent residency to non-citizens?





48. Arun Jaitley launched a new ETF under the name of Bharat __, comprising shares of ___ companies from 6 sectors of the economy.





49. Which of the following person has been appointed as the new Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog?





50. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is the brand ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Mission in which of the following state?





51. Which country does Zulpikar Maimaitiali belong to?





52. Which of the following state government has decided to distribute 13 lakh Soil Health Cards among farmers?





53. Nitin Gadkari said that Chabahar Port will start operations by 2018. Chabahar port is located in which of the following place?





54. A team from which of the following institute develops a new antibacterial drug-delivery system?





55. Mobile wallet major MobiKwik has entered into a strategic partnership with which of the following organisation to transform itself into a financial services app from a payments app at present?





56. Government revises the base year of All-India Wholesale Price Index (WPI) from 2004-05 to which of the following year?





57. Gautam Kaushik has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of which of the following organization?





58. Paul Kagame has been elected as the president of which of the following country?





59. Center has declared recently which of the following state as a ―disturbed area under the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for one more month?





60. India‘s leading FMCG Britannia to set up largest plant in which of the following state?





61. Which of the following person has been appointed as the Executive Director of World Bank recently?





62. Iran signed a MoU with which of the following automobile company?





63. Which of the following team won the All India MCC-Murugappa Gold cup Hockey Tournament 2017?





64. BCCI recently ordered to lift lifetime ban on which of the following cricketer?





65. Nagasaki day was observed on which of the following date?





66. Which of the following state Legislative Assembly recently passed a bill which reclassifies coconut as a `tree'?





67. 8th meeting of Regional Technical Group on Trade, Commerce and Investment CBM of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process held in which of the following city?





68. Which of the following e-commerce company has launched 'Budding Star Programme', an exclusive programme aimed at their employees?





69. India‘s first micro forest being built in which of the following state?





70. Which of the following Indian automobile firm have announced a global partnership with Triumph Motorcycles UK recently?





71. Which of the following Indian American person who has been appointed as Deputy Comptroller for Minority Affairs in New York's Nassau county?





72. The second round of National Deworming Day (NDD) is observed on which of the following date to tackle worm Infections, targeting more than 11 crore children recently?





73. According to the survey released by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and was carried out by the Quality Council of India (QCI) recently, which of the following two states had topped the Sanitation Survey?






74. Amazon announced the launch of virtual customer service (VCS) model recently in how many Indian cities?





75. The National Green Tribunal, NGT imposed an interim ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags which are less than 50 microns in which of the following city recently?





76. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Attends 15th BIMSTEC Meeting in which of the following country?





77. What is India‘s rank in 2017 Global Retirement Index (GRI) published by French asset management company Natixis Global recently?





78. Citizens of 80 countries including India don‘t require visa to enter which of the following country, the government of this country has been recently announced?





79. Private sector lender IDFC Bank has partnered with which of the following digital payments company, to launch ‘IDFC Bank Benefits’?





80. Which of the following state Government has launched a new awareness drive called Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra?





81. Which of the following state recently launched mobile therapy van for elderly people, widows and other section who requires social security?





82. After the Hindi version, Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched online dictionaries in which of the following Indian languages?






83. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and which of the following tech giant launched Android Skill Development Programme to impart mobile app development training on the Android and Web platform and improve the quality of mobile app development ecosystem in India?





84. India and the United States will co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at which of the following city from November 28, 2017?





85. Which of the following person will lead the American delegation at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017?





86. SEBI Allows MCX to launch Gold Options recently. What is C  stands for in ―MCX‖?





87. The International Youth Day was observed across the world on which of the following date?





88. What is the theme for International Youth Day 2017?





89. The Government of India has decided to launch a new sub-scheme named ―AGEY‖ as part of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). What is ―E stands for in ―AGEY‖?





90. Turkey has started to construct a wall along the 500-km-long border with which of the following country?





91. Which of the following person has been appointed as Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)?





92. Which of the following person has been appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Region recently?





93. Uhuru Kenyatta has been Re-elected as president of which of the following country?





94. Ruth Pfau who passed away recently, He is also known as_______?





95. Which of the following state government recently Launched Smart Streets Lab‘ program?





96. Reenat Sandhu has been accredited as the next Ambassador of India to which of the following country recently?





97. Government Launched National Anthem Video in Sign Language. Which of the following person directed the National Anthem Video in Sign Language?





98. Dilip Asbe has been appointed as the chief executive officer of which of the following organization/department?





99. Vinay Dube has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of which of the following airways?





100. Which of the following football team won the 2017 UEFA super cup football tournament?









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