Exercises January 2014 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - May 3, 2014 7 8127 1. Which among the following US states has become the first to legalise selling of Marijuana? ColoradoCaliforniaIllinoisWashington2. Corey Anderson, who hit the fastest century in one-day international history recently, belongs to which country? AustraliaNew ZealandEnglandSouth Africa3. With which one of the following, the Election Commission of India tie up for online voters registration? FacebookYahooGoogleTwitter4. Who among the following is the new Air Force Chief of India? Anup RahaVivek TyagiArun SinghKishore Chandra5. Which of the following countries has recently assumed the coveted chair of the ASEAN?MyanmarIndonesiaCambodiaPhilippines6. Recently, which among the following has announced to launch of an All Woman’s Insurance branch? Bajaj AllianzTata AIG GeneralICICI LombardReliance General7. According to latest Green 500 supercomputers list, PARAM Yuva II has been raked no.1 power efficient supercomputer in India. PARAM computer was developed by__? CSIRC-DACIITMISRO8. Which among the following has created the India’s first most comprehensive “Financial Inclusion Index”, recently? RBICRISILICRACIBIL9. World Braille Day is observed on which of the following days? Dec 30Dec 31Jan 4Jan 610. Football legend “Eusebio Silva Ferreira” who passed away recently, belongs to which country?FrancePortugalEgyptSpain11. In international banking system, what does the TIBOR stands for ___? Tokyo Interbank Offered RateTaiwan Interbank Offered RateThailand Interbank Offered RateTongling Interbank Offered Rate12. Which of the following is the theme of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014? Engaging Diaspora: Connecting Across Generation Sharing a Common Heritage: The Emotional Connect Engaging Diaspora: Connecting All Indians One India: One World13. Recently, India and Nepal decided to work together for joint conservation efforts for Bengal Tiger Asian Elephant South Asian River Dolphin Rhinoceros14. Who among the following is the new chairman of NASSCOM? R ChandrashekarNaveen PatnaikKushal MittalAditya Birla15. What is the name of India’s satellite-based flight navigation system which has been certified by aviation regulator DGCA, recently? GAGANBHUVANBHOOMIPRITHVI16. The Prime Minister of which country was the chief guest at this year’s India’s Republic Day parade? China JapanSingaporeAustralia17. Who among the following has become the first woman to chair United Sates Central Bank (Federal Reserve)? Amelia Grace Aimee Jayne Janet Yellen Margaret Chloe18. Y B Datuk Seri Palanivel, who was the chief guest of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas-2014, belongs to which country? CanadaAustraliaMalaysia Indonesia19. Which of the following statements is true about “Nirbheek”? It is India’s first gun for woman A mobile app for woman safety Transport facility exclusively for women Scheme for Women Lawyers20. World’s first Bitcoin storage service that insures deposits of the digital currency against loss and theft has launched in ___? LondonNew YorkSydneyBeijing21. Name the first woman lawyer to file public interest litigation (PIL) to earn the title “Mother of PIL” who passed away in January?Kapila Hingorani Shwetha Mahadevi Anupama Rao Srilatha Patkar22. Name the Indian who has become the first male junior badminton player from India to be ranked top in the world? Naveen Singh Aditya Joshi Jaswanth Singh Mahendra Singh23. As per the Index of Economic Freedom 2014, which among the following is the country / territory with highest economic freedom? Hong Kong Switzerland Singapore Australia24. Recently, which among the following has announced the launch of “Academia Accelerator” programme which is aimed at building a deep and long-term association between industry and academia? IBMInfosys Microsoft TCS25. Name the India-American, who has been elected a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, recently? Subra Suresh Mahesh Nair Aravind Singh Amith Mishra26. Which of the following states is hosting the 2014 Lusophony games? KarnatakaGoa Gujarat Madhya Pradesh27. The Spice Route Project which is aimed at sharing the heritage among the foreign countries along the ancient route is a tourism promoting initiative taken by which state? KeralaGoaManipurMaharashtra28. The General assembly of the United Nations has declared the year 2016 as _____? International Year of Pulses International Year of Cereals International Year of Fruits International Year of Vegetables29. Who among the following has become the first woman director of “National Police Academy”? Aruna Bahuguna Shwetha Bhandari Chandrika Kumari Niveditha Singh30. Recently, “Laimdota Straujuma” has become the first female Prime Minister of which country? TurkeyLatviaNigeriaRwanda31. MINT is a newly developed acronym for group of countries which are promising investment destination. Which of the following correctly represents MINT countries? Myanmar, India, Nepal and Thailand Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey Malaysia, Indonesia, Nigeria and Thailand Mexico, India, Nepal and Turkey32. Which among the following has been named “destination flyways” by United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)? Sunder bans Delta Chilika Lagoon Western Ghats Astamudi Lake33. What is India’s ranking in the 2014 Environmental Performance Index released, recently? 140155 165 16834. Pete Seeger, who passed away recently, was a famous _________ ? Folk Singer Pop Singer ActorAuthor35. Who among the following Indians have been awarded the 2014 Marconi Prize, a Nobel equivalent for technology engineers? A Joseph Paulraj Naveen Natarajan Sumitraraj Gupta Jagadish Singh 36. Prof C N R Rao, who was recently awarded Bharat Ratna holds which among the following offices currently? Chairman DRDO Head of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister Chairman of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board None of them37. Who among the following is the chairman of the recently constituted 7th Pay Commission? Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur Dr Rathin Roy Justice B.N.Srikrishna C. Rangarajan38. Recently, a new term “Fragile Five” is being used to describe countries that have witnessed economic turmoil in recent years. Which of the following correctly represent “Fragile Five” countries? Turkey, Brazil, India, South Africa and Indonesia Turkey, Britain, India, China and Japan India, China, Japan, South Africa and Indonesia India, China, Turkey, Japan and Britain 39. In which of the following cities India’s first monorail service has been launched, recently? Mumbai Bangalore KolkataChennai40. National Voters’ Day was celebrated by the Election Commission on ?23rd January24th January25th January26th January41. National Girl Child Day is celebrated on?(A) 22th January(B) 23rd January(C) 24th January(D) 25th January42. The Matrix award honours women who have changed the world through their work in the communications industry, who won it in the year 2014?Queen LatifahOprah WinfreyEllen DegeneresAmy Lawrence43. Who became the youngest person to trek to the South Pole?Felix BaumgartnerLewis Clarke Liam StewartPaul James44. According to the WHO report which country has the maximum number of Polio cases?IndiaRussiaPakistanChina45. "KATANA” is a combat marine system unveiled recently by which among the following countries? IranIraq Egypt Israel46. The FARC is one of the world’s richest guerrilla armies active in which country? EgyptColumbiaChinaSpain47. In which among the following cities, India’s first Climate Change Theatre opened, recently? Kapurthala Bangalore Chennai Kolkata48. The National Museum of India Cinema (NMIC) is to come up in_____? BangaloreNew Delhi Mumbai Kolkata49. Which one of the following statements is true about “RoboEarth”? It is a worldwide web for Robots A robotic satellite launched to study earth Military robot mission developed by USA India’s first robotic mission to study earth50. The Loser festival is the most important festival celebrated in___? Ladakh LehShimla Srinagar Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.