Exercises June 2012 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - May 6, 2013 0 199 1. Ministry of Statistics of India declared which state to be highest in economic growth for second consecutive year with 13.1% growth rate ?PunjabBiharGujaratMaharashtra2. 47- Nation body approved with 41 nations in favour and 3 against on United Nations Human Rights Council resolution to initiate an investigation in the mass killing of civilians in Houla on 25th May, 2012. Where is Houla located?MoroccoLibyaEgyptSyria3. On 2nd june 2012, President Hosni Mubarak was awarded with life term imprisonment along with his former Interior Minister. Who was the former Interior Minister?Habib al-Adly Mohamed IbrahimHesham QandilAbdel Khalifa4, Which Ace England Batsman got retired from limited-overs edition of International Cricket?Andrew StraussPaul CollingwoodKevin PietersenKeith Fletcher5. Recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that drastic changes in climate lead to the end of a very famous civilization. Which civilization is being discussed in the above statement?Sumerian CivilizationEgypt Civilization Roman CivilizationHarappan Civilization6. Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader and a Nobel Laureate Aung Saan Suu Kyi carried out her first foreign trip to Thailand. This was her first foreign visit outside the country since 1988. In which year was she awarded with Nobel Peace Prize?19912005199420117. After a long controversy which legendary Indian cricketer was nominated for Rajya Sabha under article 80 of Indian Constitution which gives power to president to nominate 12 members belonging from the various fields like art, literature, business, sports ?Sachin Ramesh TendulkarMohd. AzharuddinNavjot Singh SidhuKapil Dev8. Which Indian got the Best Player of the Tournament in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament which held at Ipoh, Malaysia on 3rd June 2012?Sardar SinghShivendra SinghSandeep SinghTushar Khandekar9. Who did New Zealand beat in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament at Ipoh, Malaysia on 3rd june 2012?Great BritainItalyIndiaArgentina 10. Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur, who had voided the Union government’s decision to provide 4.5 percent reservation in educational institutions and government jobs for Muslims within the existing reservation quota, took the oath as the Supreme Court judge on 4 June 2012 was the Chief Justice of which High Court?Himanchal PradeshWest BengalAndhra PradeshKarnataka11, What was the theme for the World Environment Day 2012 which was hosted by Federative Republic of Brazil?Many species. One Planet. One FutureGreen Economy: Does it include you?Forests-Nature At Your ServiceYour Planet Needs You: Unite to Combat Climate Change12. What is the other name for the indigenously developed Cruise missile Hatf- VII, capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads, launched by Pakistan on 5th June, 2012?NasrRa’adBaburGhauri13, Who is the Gambian lawyer, who was awarded with ICJ International Jurist Award in 2009 and became the chief Prosecutor of International Criminal Court on 15th June 2012?Fatou BensoudaMariama Sarr-CeesayFatim Badjie Dr. Mariatou Jallow Shenzhou-9 space mission launched by China in order to conduct the first manned docking mission and set the foundation for Chinese plans to build a space station by 2020 included a woman in the three- member crew. Who is she?Xi MingLiu Yang Lin Xai None of the above15. Daniel Hillel, an Israeli scientist won the World Food Prize for the year 2012. He invented the application of :Methods of distribution of water to maximize output and agricultural efficiencyMethods of micro irrigation to maximize output and agriculture efficiencyUse of special pesticides to make food free from chemicalsAll of the above 16. Indian Coast Guard Hovercraft H-187 was commissioned by Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, the Director General Indian Coast Guard, at Okha in Gujarat. What is Hovercraft H-187?Special Facilitated VehicleFast Equipped VehicleAir Cushion VehicleNuclear Equipped Vehicle 17. Who is the President of International Tennis Federation?Francessco RicciSepp BlaterJacques RoggeMichel Platini18. Who was awarded with the Wisden India Outstanding Achievement Award ?Sachin TendulkarVirat KohliM S DhoniYuvraj Singh19. From which South Asian Country, India has allowed the Foreign Direct Investment in order to strengthen the bilateral economic relations?BangladeshSri LankaPakistanBhutan20. From which South Asian Country, India has allowed the Foreign Direct Investment in order to strengthen the bilateral economic relations?BangladeshSri LankaPakistanBhutan21. Who has offered 10 billion US dollars loan to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) which will be used be used to promote the development of SCO members ?Kazakh President Nursultan NazarbayevChinese President Hu Jin TaoRussian President Vladimir PutinKyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev 22. The Defence Secretary level talks between Pakistan and India and on Siachen were held from 11- 12 June 2012 at the Ministry of Defence. Which place did it take place in?IslamabadNew Delhi KarachiRawalpindi23. Who was the legendary Cuban Boxer, who won the Olympic gold medal in the same division for three times, died on 13th June 2012 due to heart attack at the age of 60?Fred Apostolib.Tomasz AdamekTeofilo StevensonElvis Álvarez24. To which country does the gazhal maestro Hassan Mehendi, who recently died, belongs to?Pakistan IndiaBangladeshAfghanistan25. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 13 May 2012 launched NuSTAR on a Pegasus rocket. The jet was launched from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. What is the fullform of NuSTAR?Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope ArrayNuclear Spectrum Telescopic ArrayNuclear Superwave Telescopic ArrayNuclear Superwave Telescope Array26. Which State topped in Environmental Sustainable Index (ESI) 2011 released on 14 June 2012?AssamSikkimUttarakhandHimachal Pradesh 27.Maruti Suzuki India Ltd decided to get into a merger with which Company?Suzuki Powertrain India LtdSsangyong Motor Company LtdHero Motocorp LtdNone of the above 28. Who were the two Indians, won gold Medals in Asian Junior Wrestling Championship 2012 at Almaty, Kazakhstan on 13 June 2012?Indu Chaudhary and Sakshi MalikPooja Danda and Indu ChaudharySakshi Malik and Pooja DandaNone of the above29. The recent controversial term FLAME is related to Iran is?Nuclear bomb of IranUS missile situated in Ocean targetingComputer virusGas pipeline between Iran and India30. Name the Indian American girl who won the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee crown.Snigdha NandipatiSukanya RoyAnamika VeermaniNone of the above31. Which country celebrated Queen's 60 year reign recently?United Kingdom IrelandSpainNew Zealand32. Who won the Copenhagen International sand sculpture championship 2012 held in Denmark for "Save the Ocean" sand sculpture of 20-feet high?Anish KapoorGautam BhatiaGanapati SthapahiSudarsan Patnaik 33. Who won the 73rd PGA Tour Title 2012?Rory MclloryErnie ElsTiger WoodsPhil Mickelson34. Name the Pakistan Interior Minister who was suspended for dual nationality.Inam- ul- Haq Rehman MalikManzoor Memon Naim Anwar35. Which country has approved world's first 'healthy cola' for being beneficial to health? JapanThailandBrazilUnited States of America36. Who is named as Navy chief as Admiral Nirmal Verma retires on August 31st 2012?Pradeep K ChatterjeeR. D. KatariD.K.JoshiSureesh Mehta37. Name the India's London bound discus thrower who bagged silver medal at the Post Pre Elite Women's event at Portland, USHarwant KaurKrishna PooniaNeelam Jaswant SinghSeema Antil38. Which planet crossed the sun on 5th June 2012 making one complete orbiter rotation?VenusJupiterUranusMars 39. Name the Paris based company which has developed a vaccine for dengue.Abbott Ranbaxy Gladerma Sanofi40. Name the writer who has been felicitated with an Assamese Japi.Kiran DesaiArvind AdigaChetan BhagatShobha De41. Who is named as Event Ambassador for 2012 World Twenty20?MalingaKumar SangakaraM S DhoniChristine Gayle42. What is the full form FLCC?Financial Literacy and Credit CounsellingFarm Loans and Credit CounsellingFund Literacy and Credits Counselling None of the above 43. Where in the world forced marriage is set to become crime?NetherlandsFranceBritainLuxemburg44. Which 2 disease has been identified as top killers around the world by UNICEF?Swine Flu and PolioCholera and PolioPneumonia and DiarrheaHepatitis B and Dengue45. Name the former Indian American McKinsey chief and Goldman Sachs director who is convicted of insider trading.Rajat Mehta Rajat GuptaAnil KumarRaj Rajaratnam46. Name the Ex-industry secretary who is to be appointed as National Highway Authority of India chief.Satish Chandra R.P.SinghR.S. GujralNarendra Kumar47. Name the Indian actor who is set to make hollywood debut with 'The Lord of the Rings' producer Barrie Osborne.Kamal Haasan. Naseeruddin ShahAnil Kapoor Amitabh Bachan 48. Where have scientists discovered the largest ever under-ice bloom of phytoplankton?. AntarcticaCanada GreenlandArctic 49. Which company exported 100 'Falcon' buses to Ghana?Tata MotorsAshok LeylandEicher MotorsMahindra Navistar50. Which global financial services firm has termed Indian economy is facing stagflation? MoodyFitchStandard & PoorNone of above Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.