December 2013 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set

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1.            The Right Livelihood Award, an award which is often understood to be a critique of the Nobel Prize, was presented in the Swedish Parliament building. Which of the following people did not win the Right Livelihood Award in 2013?





2.            What did the Swiss inquiry report on the chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, Yasser Arafat’s death reveal?





3.            Xavier Bettel, the Europe’s third openly gay prime minister, is the prime minister of which country?





4.            What is the name of the newly discovered island on the Laptev sea?





5.            On which date in 2013 did Nobel Prize winner, anti-apartheid activist and former South African president, Nelson Mandela pass away?





6.            Where did the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference take place?





7.            When did the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference take place?





8.            Who recently became the CEO of General Motors, thus becoming the first woman CEO of an automotive company?





9.            Which country became the first to legalize the growth, sale and use of marijuana?





10.          Who became Time Magazine’s Person of the Year?





11.          On the 11th of December, the Supreme Court of India upheld which section of the Indian Penal Code, thus effectively banning homosexual activities?





12.          Which famous actor, famous for his role in Lawrence of Arabia, recently passed away, aged 81?





13.          Who was recently crowned Miss International 2013?





14.          Which country became the 18th state to adopt the Euro as its currency?





15.          Who has been appointed the Special DG for the Border Security Force?





16.          Who was named PETA’s person of the year for taking steps to advance animal protection?





17.          Who won the Male Athlete of the Year award given by AP (Associated Press)?





18.          Which country announced its plan to build a sanctuary to protect the world’s rarest Javan Rhinoceros?





19.          Which state recently launched a free CFL bulb scheme for hut-dwellers?





20.          Who became the youngest person to reach the summit of Aconcagua?





21.          What is the name of Microsoft India’s new safety application?





22.          Who was appointed the new head of the National Security Guard?





23.          Who won the 34th National Archery Championship?





24.          Who is the new secretary for Civil Aviation?





25.          Who has been appointed the new Environment and Forests Minister?





26.          Which country recently brought in the principle of the standing classroom in order to combat obesity?





27.          Who now controls the Legal Wing of the CBI?





28.          What is the name of the famous person, accredited with the creation of the AK 47, who died aged 94 on the 23rd of December, 2013?





29.          When was National Consumer Rights Day celebrated in India?





30.          Which instrument was added as a new category of vehicle by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways?





31.          Who recently took up his post as Director of FICCI?





32.          Which airport recently won the Sword of Honour award for safety management, at the function conducted in London?





33.          Where was the nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni III launched from on 24th December, 2013?





34.          Which team won the FIFA Club World Cup, 2013?





35.          Where did the first human artificial heart implantation take place?





36.          Which place is to have the largest PepsiCo Beverage Plant in India?





37.          Who became the first woman Managing Director of LIC?





38.          Which of the following people did not win the Sahitya Akademi Awards, 2013?





39.          Javed Akhtar won a Sahitya Akademi Award in 2013 for his collection of Urdu Poetry. What was it called?





40.          Which sector of the United Nations has Devyani Khobragade been transferred to?





41.          When was Minorites Rights Day observed in India?





42.          Where does the Rann Utsav traditionally take place?





43.          Who was recently appointed chairman of NABARD?





44.          Who won the Best Actor Award at the Dubai International Film Festival?





45.          Who was elected the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan?





46.          Which country won the Women’s Kabaddi World Cup, 2013?





47.          What is the name of Mary Kom’s autobiography, which was unveiled on the 13th of December, 2013?





48.          The last king of Mysore, Srikantadatta Narasimharaja, who passed away on the 11th December, 2013 belonged to which dynasty?





49.          Who has been appointed the next Chief Information Commissioner of India?





50.          Where did India rank in the Global Corruption Perception Index released by Transparency International out of the 177 countries that were taken into consideration?









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