March 2013 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set

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1. Name the person sworn in as the Prime Minister of Nepal. He will be the head of the interim government.






2.

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.






3.

In the recently concluded 50th edition of Pond’s Femina Miss India 2013 who was crowned as Miss India 2013?






4.

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.






5.

A scientist of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology won the National Bioscience Award for 2012 in Hyderabad. Name the scientist.






6.

Who won the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize for his novel The Garden of Evening Mists?






7.

Who won the Miami Masters open Tennis Tournament 2013 and became the only woman to win this tournament 6 times?






8.

Who was was nominated by the Government of India for the post of Chairman of India-Japan Business Leader’s Forum (IJBLF)?






9.

Who became the first non-American World Editor in the history of the Times?






10.

The Supreme Court of India rejected the plea of which drug maker, to patent the updated version of cancer drug called Glivec?






11.

In the recently concluded 67th Santosh Trophy who won the soccer contest?






12.

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.






13.

A former CBI Director has been appointed as Governor of Nagaland. Name him.






14.

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.






15.

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.






16.

On what day was World Water Day 2013 celebrated across the World?






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?






18.

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.






18.

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.






20.

Who has been sworn in as the Interim President of Venezuela?






21.

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?






22.

On what day was World Consumer Rights Day observed for creating awareness in terms of consumer protection measures as well as consumer rights?






23.

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). 






24.

Who won Women's Singles Title in the All England Open Badminton Championships 2013?






25.

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.






26.

Which countrywon Border Gavaskar Trophy 2013?






27.

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.






28.

The Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved a very crucial bill. Name the bill.






27.

Where did the fifth BRIC summit take place?






30.

Recently President Asif Ali Zardari administered oath to the 6th caretaker Prime Mister of Pakistan. Name the person.






31.

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.






Who was conferred with the Healthcare Businessman of the Year Award 2013 at the Asian Business Awards ceremony in Central London?






33.

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?






34.

Who was selected by The Parliamentary Award Committee for Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2012?






35.

India Tourism Film claimed First Prize at 11th Golden City Gate Awards. Name the film.






In 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.






37.

Who won the ATP Miami Masters 2013?






38.

Who is the newly appointed Chairman of International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) India?






39.

Who was selected for the Bihari Puraskar for 2012 for Hindi novel Dhooni Tape Teer?






40.

5th CIDC Vishwakarma Award 2013 who won Achievement Award for Public Officer?






41.

Who is the new High Commissioner of India to Maldives?






42.

Who won the won Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open 2013, making this his first hard court victory?






43.

The first test-firing of an underwater supersonic cruise missile anywhere in the world was done by which country?






44.

Who won the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament title for the seventh time?






45.

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?






46.

Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, was the chief guest at the Independence Day of which country?






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.






48.

Name the two time Pulitzer Prize-winner who passed away recently.






49.

Who won BT Pro Am of Champions Golf Tournament 2013?






50.

Which state won Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Championship Title?






Wait. 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/





52.

First indigenously-developed chopper was given to the Indian Army. Name the chopper.










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