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


Hello folks!

To aid you in your preparation, we shall be making monthly current affairs mock sets available to you. Here is the first set from the month of July of 2017! There are two more such sets that shall come your way shortly. I know that the mock sets from May and June are missing but I promise, they’re on the way and will be uploaded on the website as soon as we’re ready with them!

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 July and will be doing so for each month till April 2018. 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 Jahnavi Singh (Class of 2022) for making this mock set available for you! 🙂

This quiz has 50 questions altogether. Make sure you have set aside considerable amount of time to attempt them. There is no negative marking.

  1. Which country has topped in the Global Innovation Index rankings?

2. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is now renamed to _____?

3. Which of the following country extends ban on Western food imports for another 18 months?

4. India has contributed how much amount to the UN Peace building Fund recently?

5. The government has lowered interest rate on small saving schemes by what per cent for the July- September quarter?

6. Which of the following Two Indian-Americans to be honoured with Great Immigrants award recently?

7. S.N. Subrahmanyan takes charge as the CEO and MD of which of the following organization?

8. US President Donald Trump has nominated Krishna R. Urs to be the ambassador to which of the following country?

9. Rahul Dravid has extended his contract as the coach of the U-19 and ‗A‘ teams for a year term of how many years?

10. BHEL has entered into a technology collaboration agreement with which of the following organization for manufacturing of stainless steel coaches and bogies for metros recently?

11. Which of the following institute has started a special helpline for girl students to increase their enrollment?

12. Which of the following state will have a separate budget for Agriculture from next year?

13. GST Council has reduced the tax rate on fertiliser to 5 percent from previously decided _______per cent?

14. The Reserve Bank stated the ongoing accelerated reform initiatives like Goods and Sevice Tax and continuing political stability will push the economic growth scale to ________ percent in terms of Gross Value Added in fiscal 2017 – 2018?

15. The government has recently imposed how much per cent basic customs duty on mobile phones and certain parts with immediate effect to boost domestic manufacturing?

16. Totally how many MoUs signed on second day of Textile India 2017 recently?

17. Which of the following chief minister recently has said the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will create 10 lakh jobs in the country?

18. Who is the Chairperson of National Green Tribunal?

19. Who is the Union Textiles Minister in the PM Modi Cabinet?

20. Canberra,which was in news recently, is the capital of which of the following country?

21. Which of the following state recently conduct a massive plantation campaign to save the environment and conservation of the Narmada River?

22. In which of the following city recently laid the foundation stone of country‘s biggest Global Skill Park?

23. Which of the following university has announced exemption of fees for its transgender students?

24. FINO Payments Bank has commenced operations as a payments bank with effect from 30th June 2017 according to the Reserve Bank of India. Where is the Head Quarters of FINO Payments Bank?

25. Ana Brnabic has been elected as the new Prime Minister of which of the following country?

26. Which of the following country‘s new heavylift carrier rocket Long March-5 Y2 launch fails recently?

27. The CISF security cover at which of the following airport has been rated as the best service in this domain by World Quality Congress, a global quality rating agency?

28. Which of the following country has won their maiden Confederation Cup Football title recently?

29. Who is the current chief of CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)?

30. Recently the traditional slush-track buffalo race of which of the following state are cleared with the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bill, 2017, successfully got the presidential approval?

31. TERI has been ranked ______, in the global climate think tank category?

32. Recently TERI named as one of the top organizations in the climate think tank category. What is the full form of TERI?

33. Which of the following person has released a photo book titled "President Pranab Mukherjee - A Statesman" recently?

34. Reliance Corporate Advisory Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Capital, has invested how much amount in Billionloans Financial Services recently?

35. Nandan Nilekani and Helion Venture‘s Sanjeev Aggarwal have launched an investment fund called Fundamentum with a corpus of how much amount to back startups looking for growth capital?

37. The Centre and which of the following organization has signed a 220 million dollar loan for improving connectivity as well as transport efficiency and safety on State Highways of Rajasthan?

37. The Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully test fired an indigenously developed QRSAM. What is QRSAM?

38. Which of the following persons has been appointed as the Chairman of Tata Global Beverages Ltd. (TGBL) recently?

39. Who is the current Chairman of SEBI?

40. Which of the following state has become the last state to pass the GST bill in the state?

41. The 10th India-Jordan Trade and Economic Joint Committee (TEJC) Meeting was held in which of the following city?

42. Which of the following person has inaugurated the 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue recently?

43. What is the theme for 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue?

44. 5th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education was held recently in which of the following city?

45. The Employees‘ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) signed an agreement with four private banks recently. Which of the following is not the one in the agreement?

46. China based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced how much loan amount to build access roads across 4,000 villages in Gujarat recently?

47. Pradeep Kumar Rawat appointed as the next Ambassador of India to which of the following country recently?

48. India won the Asian snooker team championship held at which of the following country?

49. The taxation system under GST will soon be part of the commerce and management curriculum in which of the following state‘s higher education institutes?

50. Which of the following state government recently signs Expression of Intent (EOI) with IAAF & AFI to establish High Performance Academy?

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