June 2016 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set

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We have the exercise for June prepared by Lovish Garg (Class of 2019). Please thank him in the comments below at the end of the exercise.

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Who became the 23rd Chief of the Indian Navy succeeding Robin Dhowan?





Where was Asia’s largest technology trade- COMPUTEX recently organized?





When is the national milk day celebrated in India?





Where was the world’s longest and deepest railway tunnel inaugurated in 2016?





Which state become the first to give transgender people social welfare benefits such as housing, pension and food grains?





When is the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression celebrated to acknowledge the pain suffered by children who are victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse?





Who became the first Indian women to be nominated to the Indian Olympic Committee?





What is the campaign to make gram panchayats along with the Ganga River open defecation free called?





Name India’s first Mr. Universe who passed recently away at the age of 104?





Which Indian city became the first in the country to have its own city animal? The animal is Gangetic River Dolphin.





Which country hosted the World Environment Day this year?





Scientists from which university have created a unique bionic leaf that uses solar energy to split water molecules into oxygen and hydrogen and hydrogen-eating bacteria to produce liquid fuels from CO2?





What was the theme of the World Oceans Day this year observed on 8th June every year?





Who was the first Indian Prime Minsiter to address a joint session of the US Congress?





Which tennis superstar was banned by the International Tennis Federation for two years over doping charges?





Which country was elected to chair the Legal Committee of the UN General Assembly?





Who became the President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)?





Who has taken charge as the Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex in India recently?





Which software giant acquired LinkedIn Corporation for 196 dollar per share in an all-cash transaction valued at 26.2 billion dollars?





When is the World Day against Child Labour observed to bring awareness against child labour?





Who topped the Forbes 2016 World’s 100 Highest-Paid Athletes list?





Which bank launched the first internationally-listed certified green bond to finance climate change solutions around the world at the London Stock Exchange (LSE)?





Which country became the third largest consumer of oil after the US and China?





Who topped the Forbes list of World’s 100 most powerful women of 2016?





Which Asian country became the first to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission according to the World Health Organisation?





Which Indian business tycoon was elected as the Chairman of International Chambers of Commerce (ICC)?





Who won the 2016 Hockey Champions Trophy title after defeating India?





To what extend has the Union government eased the FDI norms in the defense sector?





Which state launched the Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra programme, an initiative that links primary schools to high schools to colleges?





When is the word refugee day celebrated?





Which Indian state became the first to provide free treatment to confirmed cases of Hepatitis C?





What was the theme of the International Yoga Day for 2016?





Which was the first Indian state to accord the minority status to the Jew community?





When is the World Hydrography Day observed in order to publicise the work of hydrographers and the importance of hydrography?





Who became the first female mayor of Rome, Italy?





Which country established the first dark sky reserve for astronomical observation?





Which city was declared as the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) cultural capital for the year 2016-17?





Who was appointed as the head coach of the Indina Cricket team?





When is the Day of the Seafarer is observed as an expression of thanks to seafarers around the world for their contribution to the economy and civil society of the world?





When is the International Day observed in Support of Victims of Torture to speak out against the crime of torture?





Who has been appointed as the chairman of the three member UN Commission to monitor the human rights situation in South Sudan?





When is the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to raise awareness of the major problem of illicit drugs?





Which country won the 2016 Copa American Football tournament?





What is the name of national programme launched by the Union Government for the development of sports in India?





Where was the first electronic road inaugurated?





What is the theme for the Statistics day for 2016?





Which island became the island district of India?





Which country hostel the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit in 2016?





What is the name of India’s first indigenously developed heavyweight torpedo?





Where was Shangri-La Dialogue, Asia’s largest annual security forum was inaugurated to talk about security issues in the Asia-Pacific region?









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