Exercises March 2013 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - May 10, 2013 4 259 1. Name the person sworn in as the Prime Minister of Nepal. He will be the head of the interim government.Baburam BhattaraiKhil Raj RegmiRam Baran YadavMadhav Ghimire2. Recently an Indian was conferred with the Liberation War Honour Award by the President of Bangladesh, Zillur Rahman. The award was conferred upon him for his contribution to 1971 war. Name him.Pranab MukherjeeIndira GandhiTajuddin AhmedLt. Gen A. A. K. Niazi3. In the recently concluded 50th edition of Pond’s Femina Miss India 2013 who was crowned as Miss India 2013?Sobhita DhulipalaZoya AfrozNavneet Kaur DhillonSobhita Dhulipala4. Three new High Courts opened in India, increasing the total number of High Courts from 21 to 24. Name the states in which they were opened.Assam, Meghalaya, TripuraMeghalaya, Tripura, ManipurTripura, Mizoram, Arunachal PradeshMizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland5. A scientist of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology won the National Bioscience Award for 2012 in Hyderabad. Name the scientist.Anurag ChaurasiaS. Venkata MohanAPJ Abdul Kalam Arun Netravali 6. Who won the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize for his novel The Garden of Evening Mists?Tan Twan Eng Musharraf Ali Farooqi Orhan PamukJeet Thayil7. Who won the Miami Masters open Tennis Tournament 2013 and became the only woman to win this tournament 6 times? Maria Sharapova Venus WilliamsCaroline WozniackiSerena Williams 8. Who was was nominated by the Government of India for the post of Chairman of India-Japan Business Leader’s Forum (IJBLF)?Mukesh AmbaniDeepak ParekhBabasaheb Neelkanth KalyaniAdi Godrej9. Who became the first non-American World Editor in the history of the Times?Martha Nelson Rick StengelBobby GhoshJatin Seth10. The Supreme Court of India rejected the plea of which drug maker, to patent the updated version of cancer drug called Glivec?NovartisRanbaxyGlaxo Smith KlinePfizer11. In the recently concluded 67th Santosh Trophy who won the soccer contest?KeralaServicesPunjabWest Bengal12. The winner of 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize was declared. The Pritzker Architecture Prize is said to be the most prestigious and richest award of architecture and is also referred as the Nobel Prize of Architecture. Name the architect who won the award.Toyo ItoKazuyo Sejima Ryue Nishizawa Louis Sullivan13. A former CBI Director has been appointed as Governor of Nagaland. Name him.Nikhil KumarAshwani KumarD Y Patil Devanand Konwar14. Recently an international political leader died due to cancer. He was the founder of the Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement-200 (MBR-200). He followed his own ideology of Socialism of the 21st Century. Name the leader.Nicolás Maduro Hugo Rafael Chavez FriasRafael Caldera RodríguezChe Guevara15. Recently an international political leader died due to cancer. He was the founder of the Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement-200 (MBR-200). He followed his own ideology of Socialism of the 21st Century. Name the leader.Nicolás Maduro Hugo Rafael Chavez FriasRafael Caldera RodríguezChe Guevara16. On what day was World Water Day 2013 celebrated across the World?23rd March24th March21st march22nd March 17. The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church chose Argentine Jorge Bergoglio as the 266th Pope. He is the first non-European pope in almost 1300 years and first pontiff from the Americas. A Pope sits in the Vatican City. What is his Papal name?Alexander Gregory BenedictFrancis18. A Malayalam poetess was chosen for the Saraswati Samman 2012 for the poetry collection Manalezhuthu, which means The Writing on the Sand in English. The Saraswati Samman is constituted by K. K. Birla Foundation. Name the poetess.Kunjunni V. M. Girija SatchidanandanSugathakumari18. A Malayalam poetess was chosen for the Saraswati Samman 2012 for the poetry collection Manalezhuthu, which means The Writing on the Sand in English. The Saraswati Samman is constituted by K. K. Birla Foundation. Name the poetess.Kunjunni V. M. Girija SatchidanandanSugathakumari20. Who has been sworn in as the Interim President of Venezuela?Hugo Chavez Angel MedinaRamón José VelásquezNicolas Maduro21. Who took over the office of President of China after taking over the office from Hu JinTao. He is now the leader of Communist Party of China?Li KeqiangWen JiabaoXi JinpingLi Yuanchao22. On what day was World Consumer Rights Day observed for creating awareness in terms of consumer protection measures as well as consumer rights?15th March16th March17th March21st march23. Who won the inaugural Physics Journalism Prize for the article Hip Hip Array? The Physics Journalism Prize is co-sponsored by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Institute of Physics (IOP). Anil AnanthaswamySir Peter KnightMark HendersonKirsten Bodley24. Who won Women's Singles Title in the All England Open Badminton Championships 2013?Tine BaunRatchanok IntanonSaina NehwalLI Xuerui25. Italian musician and composer passed away at the age of 95. He wrote scores for 300 films and his romantic serenade was considered as Rome’s theme tune. Name him.Armando TrovajoliGianni AlemannoLuca BelcastroSøren Nils Eichberg26. Which countrywon Border Gavaskar Trophy 2013? AustraliaIndiaWest IndiesSri Lanka27. As per the annual ranking of Forbes, the richest person in India has a net worth of 21.5 billion. He has held the first position for sixth consecutive year. Name the man.Lakshmi MittalAnil AmbaniRatan TataMukesh Ambani28. The Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved a very crucial bill. Name the bill.National Food Security BillThe Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2013Land Acquisition Bill, 201127. Where did the fifth BRIC summit take place?New Delhi, IndiaDurban, South AfricaBeijing, ChinaBrasillia, Brazil30. Recently President Asif Ali Zardari administered oath to the 6th caretaker Prime Mister of Pakistan. Name the person.Justice Retd. Mir Hazar Khan Khoso Muhammad Mian Soomro Moin QureshiRaja Pervaiz Ashraf31. At the 60th National Film Awards who was awarded the Best Actor? National Film Awards which are said to be the most popular film honours in Indian Cinema.Irrfan KhanShah Rukh KhanAmir KhanRanbir KapoorWho was conferred with the Healthcare Businessman of the Year Award 2013 at the Asian Business Awards ceremony in Central London?Sudhir ChoudhrieKartar LalvaniAmit BhatiaTheresa May33. The Supreme Court of India sentenced which Bollywood star to a sentence of 5 years in jail because of his association with the 1993 bombings in Mumbai?Irfan KhanSunil DuttSanjay DuttSalman Khan34. Who was selected by The Parliamentary Award Committee for Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2012?Sharad YadavArun JaitleyKaran SinghAjay Makhen35. India Tourism Film claimed First Prize at 11th Golden City Gate Awards. Name the film.India Untouched Find What You SeekGo BeyondAs You See ItIn the recently concluded Laureus World Sports Award 2013, Usain Bolt won the World Sportsman of the Year Award. The winner of heptathlon gold in London 2012 Olympics was awarded the Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year award. Name the sportswoman.Jessica EnnisStephanie RiceMichelle JennekeMaria Sharapova37. Who won the ATP Miami Masters 2013?David FerrerRafael Nadal Andy Murray Roger Federer38. Who is the newly appointed Chairman of International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) India?Sunil MittalRajan Bharti MittalV N DhootD Shivakumar39. Who was selected for the Bihari Puraskar for 2012 for Hindi novel Dhooni Tape Teer?Hariram MeenaNand Kishore AcharyaK K BirlaKumar Meena40. 5th CIDC Vishwakarma Award 2013 who won Achievement Award for Public Officer?A S BasuMr. B D ParkTapas Kumar LahiryR. K. Singh41. Who is the new High Commissioner of India to Maldives?Sharat SabharwalD M MulayTCA RaghavanRajeev Shahare 42. Who won the won Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open 2013, making this his first hard court victory?Roger FederorAndy MurrayRafael NadalNovak Djokovic 43. The first test-firing of an underwater supersonic cruise missile anywhere in the world was done by which country? IndiaChinaUSARussia44. Who won the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament title for the seventh time?AustraliaMalaysiaIndiaSouth Korea45. International Women's Day is celebrated across the world. The theme for 2013 International Women's Day is- A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women. When was it celebrated?7th May8th May9th May10th May46. Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, was the chief guest at the Independence Day of which country?IndonesiaMauritiusMyanmarSri Lanka 47. Uhuru Kenyatta, the Deputy Prime Minister who faces trial for alleged crimes against humanity, clinched victory in a tightly fought race for presidency. Name the country in which he won.KenyaSouth AfricaAngolaBotswna48. Name the two time Pulitzer Prize-winner who passed away recently.Douglas Southall FreemanSamuel Eliot MorisonWalt HandelsmanAnthony Lewis49. Who won BT Pro Am of Champions Golf Tournament 2013?Neha TripathiSmriti MehraPennapa PulsawathTiranan Yoopan50. Which state won Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Championship Title?PunjabHaryanaMaharashtra GujaratWait. Not done yet. Two more bonus questions! 51. Malala Yousafzai, the 15 years old Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by Taliban for advocating girls’ education, signed a deal for around 3 million dollars to publish her memoir. What is the title of the book/My storyI am not scaredI am MalalaFight for education52. First indigenously-developed chopper was given to the Indian Army. Name the chopper.RudraAgniCheetahChetak Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.