Exercises July 2012 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - May 7, 2013 6 559 1. The Summer Olympic games of 2012 were held at Olympic Stadium in which city?LondonAmsterdamNew YorkBeijing2. Who has been appointed as the New CEO of Deutsche Bank India?Alan Cloete Gunit ChadhaRavneet GillRavindra Kumar3. Who won the Bronze at the men’s 10 meter air rifle event at London Olympics?Abhinav BindraGagang NarangR. Singh RandhawaAnjali Bhagwat4. India signed Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with which country?MalyasiaSingaporeMaldivesIndonesia5. An Indian social activist won Magsaysay Awards 2012. Name him/her.Kulandei FrancisMs Syeda Rizwana HasanMr Romulo DavideJayaprakash Narayan6. Who was appointed as Egypt's New Prime Minister?Mohamed Morsi Hisham KandilMohammed GoriHamshid Gyani47. The first US woman to travel into space died in La Jolla, California on 23 July 2012. Name her.Valentina ShermanSally RideElizabeth TonkinCarlill Calbert8. After winning the coveted Tour de France Cycling race, who became the first cyclist to have won both the Tour and an Olympic track cycling gold?Mauris Garin Lance ArmstrongCritérium du Dauphiné Bradley Wiggins 9. Who became the first Anglo Indian to vote in Presidential Elections in India?Rhona MitraTara SharmaSalima SaxtonDerek o’ Brian10. Who has been appointed as new Chairman of Financing Infrastructure?Deepak ParekhSunil MishraAnis AhmedR. Gopalan11. Where did the seventh G20 summit take place?CairoLos AnglesNew Delhi Los Cabos12. To who did Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) awarded the title of Marshal?Kim Jong IlKim Il SungKim Jong UnRi Yong Ho13. Yahoo, world’s second largest search engine by query volume, appointed whom as its new President and CEO?Marissa Mayer Scott ThompsonCarol BartzRoss Levinsohn 14, Which cricketer announced Retirement from All Forms of International Cricket?Ricky PointingBrett LeeAlistair McCookGlenn McGrath15. Who assumed the Charge as the First US Ambassador to Myanmar since 1990?Shawn VivanHarry DrewmoreJack RussellDerek Mitchell16. Who has been appointed by the Government as the new Joint Managing Director of Air India?Rohit Nandan Nasir Ali Jaiprakash NarayanShivjeet Kumar16. Who won the Wimbledon Women’s Singles 2012 after beating Agnieszka Radwanska?Serena WilliamsVenus WilliamsMaria SharapovaPetra Kvitova18. Who won the Wimbledon Open Championship Gentlemen’s Singles Final 2012 in London and also reclaimed the world No. 1 ranking?Roger FederorRafal NadalMikhail YouzhnyAndy Murray19. Which athlete withdrew his name from the Samsung Diamond League meet in Monaco?Yohan Blake KingstonUsain BoltJenkin Bran20. Who assumed the Charge as the Controller General of Accounts?C.R. SundaramurtiJawahar SircarRajat Gulati Jawahar Thakur21. Which organisation bought the polio vaccine maker Bilthoven Biologicals for 550 crore rupees?Biological Institute of IndiaSerum Institute of IndiaPathology Institute of IndiaChemical Institute of India22. Where did European Aerospace Airbus build its 1st US assembly plant?ArizonaCaliforniaAlabamaDetroit23. Recently Cadbury launched famous Triangular Swiss Chocolate Brand in India. Name it.Fererro RocherHersheysLindtToblerone 24. Renowned Assamese poet passed away on 4 July 2012. He was well known as Prem aru Rodalir Kobi (Poet of Love and Sunshine) in the Assamese literature. Name him.Bishnu Rava BotaDesh Neheru BotaHiren Bhattacharya Bidya Bhawan25. Who was elected as the new President of Mexico?Felipe CalderónAndres Manuel Lopez ObradorEnrique Peña NietoCzecho Gondendo26. Which bank launched gold loan (Swarn Shakti) for farmers against the security of gold ornaments to provide free loans to the farmers without taking loan on land?State Bank Of PatialaState Bank Of RajasthanBank of BarodaCentral Bank of India27. Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) bank on 1 July 2012 launched two credits cards Superia and Platinum for which professionals?EngineerLawyersDoctorsChartered Accountants 28. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the science and cultural body of UN, inscribed India's which place in list of its world heritage sites?Western GhatsEastern GhatsHimalayasCovalem Beach19. What was the US Supreme Court’s ruling on social legislation, the Health Care Law (The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) which makes it mandatory for all American citizens to have health insurance or pay a penalty?Constitutional UnconstitutionalPendingNone of the above30. Which organization in partnership with Government of India and Afghanistan along with Afghan investment and business organizations organized a Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan?Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry FICCIConfederation of Indian industriesAfghanistan Investment Institute31. Who became the most successful athlete in the history of Olympic games after he won the gold medal in 4x200 metre freestyle relay in final race at the Aquatic Centre on 31 July 2012?Larisa Latynina Michael PhelpsMark Spitz'sJohn Trevelt32. On 31 July 2012, the United Progressive Alliance government allocated to whom the portfolio of Union Finance Ministry?Sushilkumar Shinde Virappa MoilyShivraj Patil P Chaidambaram 33. Hockey India signed a multi-year broadcast agreement with which channel?ESPN StarSony MaxStar SportsNone of the above34. India banned US-sanctioned ships of which country from entering its water?IraqSaudi ArabiaIranAfghanistan 35, Traian Basescu, president of which country survived the impeachment?Czech RepublicSlovakiaPoland Romania36. Defence Minsiter, Dawoud Rajiha was killed in a suicide bomb attack. In which country did this happen?LibyaEgyptSyriaTunisia37. To facilitate the speedy justice and efficient administration, the Delhi government decided to increase the Number of Districts in Delhi. What will be the new number of districts?910111238. Which Hindi news channel acquired the English news channel NewsX?UTVNTVITVVTV39. Who won the 6th Leiden International Chess tournament?Parimarjan NegiBenjamin BokRuslan SherbakovDavid Howell 40. How many athletes did India to participate in 13 sports events for London Olympics 2012?8179828041. Which High Court scrapped the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) guideline to cap daily SMS limit at 200?Andhra Pradesh High CourtDelhi High CourtMumbai High CourtKolkata High Court42. Who became the first female Chairperson of African Union Commission?Yolandi van der WesthuizenAyabonga KhakaNkosazana Dlamini-ZumaMasabata Klaas 43. India successfully test-fired domestically built surface-to-surface single stage ballistic missile. The missile was launched from a test range at Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. The nuclear capable missile has a strike range of 700 km. Name the missile.Agni-IAgni – IIPrithvi- IVaayu- I44. Which country beat Australia 4-0 to claim NatWest Cricket Series?IndiaSouth AfricaEnglandNew Zealand45. International donors meeting were held to discuss the peace building process in Afghanistan. Where was it organized?BeijingNew DelhiTokyoIslamabad46. Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) which stock exchange to operate as a full-fledged stock exchange thereby ending nearly four-year-long wait of the bourse?ACX Stock ExchangeNCX Stock ExchangeDCX Stock ExchangeMCX Stock Exchange47. Hague based International Criminal Court (ICC) awarded a Congolese warlord, 14-year imprisonment. He was guilty of recruiting and using children in his Union of Congolese Patriots militia. Name him.Edward LubangaThomas LubangaTeddy BubangaDwinnel Tanga48. Myanmar’s first Vice President resigned on 4 July 2012 due to health reasons. name him.Aang Sang Su KyiThien SienAang Lingyau Lang Tin Aung Myint Oo49. How much did Apple had pay to Chinese computer maker Shenzhen Proview Technology to settle legal dispute over iPad trademaker? The dispute was that Proview claimed the ownership of iPad trademark whereas Apple contradicted that it had bought the trademaker earlier.1 billion60 million82 million90 million50. According to the latest crime statistics, released by National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) - the statistical arm of Indian Police under ministry of home affairs (MHA) on 3 July 2012, what emerged as the biggest crime in India?MurderTheftRapeCulpable Homicide Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.