Exercises June 2013 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Aymen Mohammed - March 31, 2014 9 18457 A young Bollywood actress, died on the 3rd of June 2013. She shot to fame for her role in Ram Gopal Verma’s controversial movie, Nishabd, for which she was also nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Name the actress. Nargis FakriAsin TTaruni SachdevJiah Khan2. Name the person who stepped down as President of the BCCI in light of his role in aiding betting and trading insider information on cricket matches.N. SrinivasanLalit ModiJagmohan DalmiyaSharad Pawar3. The CM of which state gave away 8000 laptops to students who had passed their Class XII examinations?KeralaKarnatakaUttar PradeshMadhya Pradesh4. A Scottish author, who had been famous for his works which included The Wasp Factory and The Crow Road and who had won the prestigious BSFA Award for Science Fiction, recently passed away on the 9th of June. Name the authorAlastair ReynoldsAlistar MacleanIsaac AsimovIain Banks5. The members of the Upper House of which country’s Parliament of which country recently voted in favour of the Bill for the Marriage of Same Sex Couples?IndiaUnited KingdomGermanyCanada6. Which online retailer giant began its operations in India form the 5th of June?Flipkart.comEbay.comAmazon.comQuickr.com7. Who was re-elected as Pakistan’s Prime Minister for the 3rd non-consecutive time?Asif Ali ZardariNawaz SharifZulfikar Ali BhuttoFatima Bhutto8. On which days was the 2013 US- China Summit held?June 8-9July 8-9June 17-18May 17-189. Who won the French Open Women’s Singles 2013Maria SharapovaJelena JankovikVenus WilliamsSerena Williams10. Who won the French Open Men’s Singles 2013?Roger FedererRafael NadalAndy MurrayNovak Djokovik11. Who won the Iranian Presidential Election 2013?Hasan RouhaniHasrat MohaniMahmoud AhmadinejadAyotollah Khameinei12. The 39th G-8 Summit was held from 17th-18th June 2013. Where was it held?Camp David, Maryland, USACommune de Deauville, Normandy, FranceLough Erne, County Fermanagh, Northern IrelandKaleici, Antalya, Turkey13. What is the world’s fastest supercomputer named?Eniat-3Jinshen-2SequoiaTianhe-214. Where was the 1st human case of H6N1 virus reported?TaiwanChinaRussiaUkraine15. Who was the first person to complete a high wire walk across Little Colorado river gorge?Felix BaumgartnerNik WallendaPhilippe PetitBello Nock16. Who won the US Women’s Open (golf)?Inbee ParkSuzann PetersonRyu So-YeonStacy Lewis17. Who has been recently appointed to the post of the 40th Chief Justice of India?Altamas KabirG E VahanvatiP. SathasivamMarkandey Katju18. Who has been appointed the new Director of DRDO?Avinash ChanderV K SaraswatTessy ThomasA K Antony19. Who is the first woman to be elected to FIFA Executive Committee?Sonia Bien AimeLydia NsekaraJuliette PaxtonAnadi Barua20. Who is the youngest Indian to climb Mount Everest? Arjun VajpaiNameirakpam ChNameirakpam ChingkheinganbaRaghav Joneja21. Where in India is the first all-woman police station situated?BangaloreHyderabadGandhinagarItanagar22. What was the theme for World Environment Day 2013Reduce, Reuse ReworkThink, Eat, SaveGreen Economy: Does it Include you?Many Species. One Planet. One Future23. Who was the winner of the Canadian Grand Prix 2013Sebastian VettelFenando AlonsoLewis HamiltonMark Webber24. What is the World’s Tallest Twisted Tower called, and where is it located?Evolution Tower, RussiaTorre Espacio, MadridCayan Tower, DubaiKessler Campanile, Atlanta25. Which Indian won the Thailand Open Badminton Championships- 2013? Srikanth KChetan AnandAjay JayaramPranav Copra26. The newly discovered cornea layer of the cornea has been named after which Indian doctor and researcher? Devi ShettyHarminder DuaDeepak ChopraNaresh Trehan27. In order to boost the coffee café culture in the country, the Coffee Board of India has set up the first Coffee Entrepreneurship Centre. Where?DelhiMumbaiBangaloreChennai28. Who has been appointed the new chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India?S K RoySushoban SarkarUsha SangwanV K Sharma29. Who has been chosen as the Chief Advisor for AirAsia (India Board)Anil AmbaniRatan TataKiran Mazumdar ShawNaresh Goyal30. Which of the following did not win an award during the Cannes Advertising Festival 2013?Taproot IndiaOgilvy and Mather IndiaGrey Worldwide IndiaMcCann-Erickson India31. Where was the 1st ever Chinese Film Festival inaugurated at?BeijingNew DelhiMumbaiTaipei32. Which of these were recently became part of World Heritage Sites in India?Edakkal Caves, KeralaHill Forts, RajasthanGolkonda Fort, Andhra PradeshGolden Temple, Amritsar33. Which stealth frigate was commissioned into the Indian Navy at Kaliningrad, Russia?INS TrikandINS SindurakshakINS VikrantINS Viraat34. Which program has the Government decided to launch in promotion of higher education?Rashtriya Shiksha Sahayog YojnaRashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha AbhiyanRashtriya Swasthya Bhima YojnaRashtriya Unayan Yojna35. The Ancient Asian Giant Lizard has been named after which famous musician?John LennonBob MarleyJim MorrissonElvis Presley36. Which country has been the first in South Asia to ban the testing of cosmetic products on animals?NepalMaldivesBhutanIndia37. Which place is to get a school under the Nepal- India Economic Co-operation Programme?SarnathRaigirKapilavastuPokhara38. Who is the newly appointed Cabinet Minister for Railways?Mallikarjun KhargeCP JoshiP K BansalA K Antony39. Which country organized the first classroom lecture from space for students?USARussiaChinaIndia40. Who became the first non-white editor of The Independent?Fareed ZakariaAmol RajanChimamanda Ngozie AdichieRajeev Mehrotra41. Who has been appointed the NSA Advisor to Obama?Condoleeza RiceTom DonilonStephen HadleySusan Rice42. Who has been declared Forbes’ Most Powerful Celebrity for 2013Oprah WinfreyAngelina JolieLeonardo Di CaprioEmma Watson43. Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India on 17 June 2013 took oath as the member of Rajya Sabha. From which seat was he elected?PunjabRajasthanAssamKarnataka44. Who is the president of the 68th session of UN General Assembly?John William AsheHardeep Singh Ban Ki MoonJoseph Deiss45. The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Vijay Bahuguna announced that the a specific shrine situated in the Himalayan ranges would remain shut down for a minimum period of one year, following devastation because of early Monsoon rains. Which shrine was this?Badrinath TempleKedarnath TempleJageshwar TempleGangotri Temple46. India has collaborated with a country in order to develop the Bangalore-Mumbai Economic Corridor project in close association with private companies from that country. Which country is this?United KingdomUSAChinaFrance47. Where will the highest Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of India (with an altitude of about 14000 feet) be set up at?LehMount AbuKanchenjungaBageshwar48. Three Indian projects will receive U.N. Public Service Awards this year. Which of the given are not one of them?Mass Contact Problem, KeralaSilent Valley Plan, KeralaSwavlamban of District Administration, JharkhandGraamin Haath Programme, Madhya Pradesh49. President Pranab Mukherjee laid the foundation stone of the headquarters of the National Commission for Women on the 11th of June2013.What is the name of the headquarters going to be?Nirbhaya BhawanAbhaya BhawanNCW HeadquartersJyothi Bhavan50. According to theNational Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which “megacity” has the largest incidence of cyber crimes booked under the IT Act?New DelhiKolkata BangaloreHyderabad Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.