August 2017 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set (Part 2)

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Here is the second set from the month of August 2017. The questions with the correct answer appear at the end of the quiz and more importantly, check the questions that went wrong for you.

Please thank Tilak Dangi (Class of 2022) for making this mock set available for you! 🙂

This quiz has 90 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

1. Which of the following company topped the Forbes' list of the world's 100 most innovative companies, announced by Forbes?





2. World Health Organisation (WHO) recently declared which of the following country as free of polio?





3. Which of the following Indian Coast Guard Ship was commissioned in Goa by Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan recently?





4. The India-ASEAN Youth Summit being held at which of the following state recently?





5. Which of the following state recently launched Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra‖ an initiative providing job opportunities to unemployed youth?





6. Which of the following program has been launched by Odisha Government and Facebook for women entrepreneurs in Odisha recently?





7. Which of the following person has recently launched the live twitter wall for promoting Bharat Ke Veer portal?





8. Indian government has directed internet majors to immediately remove the links of dangerous online game recently. What is the name of the game?





9. Which of the following person became the youngest person to reach the 6,153 metres-high Mt Stok Kangri in Kashmir recently?





10. All state-run universities in which of the following state will not observe a holiday on October 2 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti this year?





12. Earthport has appointed which of the following person as its head of India recently?





12. Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five-match by the Spanish football federation recently. He belongs to which of the following country?





13. 6th Golden Glove Women's Boxing Tournament held at which of the following country?





14. Which of the following state Government will soon launch ―Durgama Anchalare Malaria Nirakaran‖ (DAMON)?





15. India's first museum on Partition of the Indian subcontinent has opened in which of the following state?





16. India to Host Next Steering Committee Meeting of TAPI Gas Pipeline. What is A stands for in ―TAPI‖?





17. Which of the following country recently has approved the world's biggest single tower solar thermal power plant?





18. Which of the following country has the fastest mobile Internet in the world, report by broadband testing Ookla recently?





19. Which of the following country recently halted iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea?





20. Which of the following city has been named world‘s most liveable city for a record seventh year in a row, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit‘s Global Liveability Report 2017?





21. Which of the following person has been appointed as CMD of Hindustan Copper Limited in august 2017?





22. Which of the following person has won ‗Kalpana Chawla Award for Courage and Daring Enterprise‘ award recently. The award was presented by Tamil Nadu Government?





23. Which of the following person won Rogers Cup 2017?





24. Which of the following state recently launched Indira Canteen‘, aimed at serving food to poor at subsidized rates?





25. Which of the following minister launches the ―Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali‖ campaign recently?





Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi Approves Completion of North Koel Reservoir Project in which of the following states recently?






27. Which of the following organisation has become the first power utility to introduce a QR code based bill payments system in India?





28. Vishal Sikka has resigned as Managing Director and Chief Executive of which of the following company?





28. Which of the following person has been named Hollywood‘s highest-paid female actor in Forbes annual list?





30. Uber has launched a business to business model called ______?





31. Government has banned exports of gold jewellery, medallions and other articles above _______?





32. Which of the following Shuttler Wins Bulgaria Open International Series recently?





33. Which of the following airlines recently launched direct Delhi-Stockholm flights with an all-women crew operating the Dreamliner Boeing 787?





34. Which of the following person took over as Pakistan‘s new High Commissioner to India recently?





35. Indian athletes bag record 37 medals at World Dwarf Games held recently in which of the following country?





36. World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on which of the following date?





37. Which of the following country recently launched its first cyber court specializing in handling Internet related cases?





38. Which of the following country has launched a new direct route between its Hamad Port and Pakistan‘s port of Karachi recently?





39. Which of the following country recently appointed Nikolay Kudashev as it‘s country‘s new ambassador to India?





40. Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah was appointed as the chief of which of the following country's naval forces recently?





41. Which of the following person took charge as Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?





42. Which of the following football player became the Goodwill Ambassador for Handicap International?





43. The Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi in which of the following date?





44. The government has decided to offer how many per cent reservation for girls at 100 Navodaya-type schools?





45. Which of the following country to host fall G-7 interior Ministers summit on security?





46. Who is the present Chairman of NITI Aayog?





47. A 12-year-old Indian-origin boy named ________ has been crowned as the UK‘s “Child Genius” recently.





48. First regional centre of the New Development Bank opens in which of the following country recently?





49. Nestle India has tied up with which of the following e-commerce company for the launch of its new Nutrilicious range of Maggi Noodles?





50. Which of the following person has been selected for the prestigious Agriculture Leadership Award-2017 recently?





51. Which of the following country have developed the world‘s smallest surgical robot called versius?





52. Which of the following two countries began a 10- day-long annual military exercise, The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drill recently?





53. Which of the following ministry recently Approves Delegation of Powers to Border Roads Organisation?





54. Which of the following person recently launched the Digital Police Portal under the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS)?





55. Google launches Android 8.0 named as ________?





56. Which of the following space research firm is planning to send microbial life on its Mars 2020 rover mission, which would use Mars‘ atmospheric carbon dioxide to produce oxygen?





57. Which of the following firm has appointed former American Express executive Vishpala Reddy as the Chief People‘s Officer (CPO) for its India and South Asia operations?





58. Which of the following person wins bronze at Junior Shotgun World Cup 2017?





59. Which of the following state government is planning to provide pension to the transgender community in a bid to establish equality and a better standard of living for every citizen in the state?





59. Which of the following state launched a mass casualty rescue wagon that is capable of transporting 20 patients in one go recently?





61. A restaurant chain owner in which of the following city has installed a ‗Food ATM‘ in front of one of his outlet to feed the poor and curb food wastage?





62. To offer voice-based shopping Google partners with which of the following retail firm?





63. Which of the following person lead the Indian delegation to Heads of Governments of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States meeting at Choplon Ata in Kyrgyz Republic?





64. Which of the following country recently launched its climate-smart snow leopard landscape management plan?





65. A book titled 'I Do What I Do: On Reform, Rhetoric & Resolve‘ has been authored by which of the following person?





65. Which of the following person has been appointed as the new Railway Board Chairman?





67. India Post has sent notice to which of the following digital payments startup to stop using the term postcard‘ for its recently launched product?





68. Which of the following state has launched a web portal with online question banks to help students prepare for competitive exams on their own?





70. Which of the following state government formulated an 'Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Policy‘ aimed at reducing pollution and promoting healthy environment?





70. The Agriculture Department of Karnataka has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which of the following software giant to develop a unique ‘farm price forecasting model’?





71. World‘s longest commercial flight from Sydney to London has to be launched by which of the following airways?





72. Wayne Rooney retires from international football, he belongs to which of the following country?





73. Which of the following state government has begun e-waste disposal in its state schools with about 12500 kg being disposed state wide on a single day under a programme aimed at clearing the accumulated junk?





74. Which of the following country recently promotes anti-terrorism‘ tourism in India?





75. Gender-neutral passports allowed by which of the following country to promote equality?





76. Which of the following country recently decided to shut 6,000 non-coal mines in an effort to reduce mining accidents and deaths by 2020?





77. Distance runner Mo Farah won the final track race of his career, clinching a win in 5,000-metre final with a margin of 0.04 seconds at the Diamond League. Mo Farah belongs to which of the following country?





78. Headquarters of New Development Bank located in which of the following country?





79. Where was the country's first Videsh Bhavan inaugurated by Sushma Swaraj?





79. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj participated in the two-day Indian Ocean Conference to be held recently in which of the following city?





81. A 13-year-old Indian-origin boy named ________ in the UK has got the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test.





82. Which of the following person has been appointed as Director General of the Railway Protection Force recently?





83. Which of the following football player Becomes First Ever Player to Score 350 La Liga Goals?





84. Which of the following F1 racer won Belgian Grand Prix 2017 title?





85. India and which of the following country have agreed to withdraw their troops from Doklam?





86. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) have launched a Central Database of all Insurance Sales Persons in the country. The headquarters of IRDAI is located in which of the following city?





88. Who is the Governor of Goa?





88. National Sports day is celebrated on which of the following days?





89. National Sports day is celebrated every year to mark the birthday of which of the following person?





90. Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated 11 completed highway projects to the Nation. Where are these projects located?









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