Exercises March 2014 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - May 4, 2014 2 17162 1. Who is the Chairman of the Tax Administration Reform Commission setup by the government of India?H L DattuParthasarathi ShomeNandan NilekaniR K Tewari2. Which state is the recently commissioned Kalisindh Power Plant located in?MaharashtraRajasthanGujaratPunjab3. Which nation was recently annexed by Russia?CrimeaGeorgiaBosnia and HerzegovinaUkraine4. Which country was rated as the World’s Top executioner by Amnesty International?North KoreaChinaIndiaSaudi Arabia5. Which Indian software company was rated as the World’s most ethical by the Ethisphere institute?HCLInfosysTCSWipro6. What was the name of the recently discovered computer bug that exposed many major sites, like Yahoo and Google?SnowdenHeartbleedTrojan HorseCLAT-Freak7. Where was the third Nuclear Security Summit held?GenevaWashington DcThe HagueVienna8. Which state recently declared all election booths in the state as no smoking zones?Jammu and KashmirKeralaGoaSikkim9. Who was awarded the G D Birla award for scientific research this year?Dr. Pradyuman KayasthaRajesh GopakumarProf. Puran PradhanNishritha Bopana10. Where was the 25th Arab summit held?Kuwait CityDubaiAbu DhabiJeddah11. The World’s Largest TV was unveiled on 21 March 2014 in Texas, USA. What is its name?Deep BlueBig BlueBig HossTitan Plasma12. Who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, sponsored by the Hyatt foundation, in 2014?Vishnu SShigeru BanJoseph NunezRichard Baines13. Who was appointed as interim president of the BCCI by the Supreme Court?Sachin TendulkarRavi ShastriKris SrikkanthSunil Gavaskar14. Who was the Chief of Naval Staff who resigned recently and hence becoming the first one to do so?D K JoshiA K PansariN S BatraA M Gade15. Who won the TATA T1 Truck racing Championship recently held in Noida?Stuart OliverKanso TenkichiJaspal TrivediMatthew Summerfield16. What is the name of the grandson of Lal Bahadur Shastri who joined the Aam Aadmi Party?Adarsh ShastriAnil ShastriAnubhav ShastriMahesh Shastri17. Which of these was not awarded the Kirti Chakra this year?Abhilash TomyDarryl CastelinoJaswinder Chauhan Mahesh Kumar18. The RBI has recently instructed banks to discontinue using which OS owing to discontinuation of support?Windows EnterpriseWindows XPWindows MEUbuntu19. Which Indian was behind the CGNet Swara project and received the Google Digital activism award for it?Subhranshu ChoudharyDiptanshu ChoudharyRakesh SainiMukesh Saini20. Which Bollywood actor was appointed by the Election Commission of India as its national icon?Priyanka ChopraAamir KhanAmitabh BachchanAlok Nath21. Which of the following nations has been temporarily suspended from the G-8?RussiaUSAFranceUkraine22. Who won the 2013-14 Vijay Hazare trophy?RailwaysServicesKarnatakaBengal23. Who is the first woman director of NALCO?Chanda KoccharSoma MandalDebasmita GhoshLatika Bhardwaj24. Which team emerged victorious in the Asia Cup?PakistanIndiaSri LankaBangladesh25. Who was appointed as the 22nd Governor of Kerala?Devang NanavatiShiela DikshitN D TiwariDr. Girish Karuvelil26. Who was awarded the Best Actor award at the 86th Academy Awards?Matthew McConaugheyLeonardo De CaprioBruce DernBrad Pitt27. Which country won the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2014?IndiaPakistanSouth AfricaAustralia28. Which driver won the Malaysian Grand Prix?Fernando AlonsoLewis HamiltonSebastian VettelMichael Schumacher29. Which country is the new chief of NATO from?USAUnited KingdomSwedenNorway30. Who was awarded the 2014 edition of the Templeton Prize?Dalai LamaMalala YousafzaiTomas HalikMagnus Carlsen31. Who is the new President of Chile?Amelio SanchezCarlos Slim HeluMichelle BacheletAlvaro Uribe32. Who was appointed as the chairman of the Financial Planning Standards Board of India?Justice BN SrikrishnaJustice N RadhakrishnanMontek Singh AlhuwaliaN Balakrishnan33. Who won the 2014 Santosh Trophy?MizoramMeghalayaKarnatakaGoa34. Which Indian author won the Windham Campbell Prize 2014?Salman RushdiePankaj MishraArvind AdigaKiran Desai35. Where was the third BIMTEC summit held?MyanmarBhutanBangladeshNepal36. Which Indian Badminton player was the winner of the German Open Grand Prix 2014?Parupalli KashyapPuella GopichandArvind BhattP V Sindhu37. Who authored the book, “India At Risk”?Digvijay SinghJaswant SinghKhushwant SinghManmohan Singh38. The people of which of these communities were declared as OBCs by the Union Cabinet?BuddhistsJatsTea TribesAnglo Indians39. Who wrote the book called “Akbar: The Aesthete”?William DarlympleDr. Indu AnandRajmohan GandhiDr Agni Kumar Hota40. Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize 2014?Chandi Prasad BhattDesmond TutuJohn HumeNelson Mandela41. Who is the new chief of ONGC?Sudhanshu ShankerP R KumarN RamachandranDinesh Sharraf42. Which city recently got India’s first electric bus?DelhiMumbaiBangaloreLavasa43. What is the name of the new Nokia phone which has Android operating system?Nokia OneNokia XNokia MillenniumNokia Power44. Which country was named the World’s largest arms importer by SIPRI?ChinaIsraelIranIndia45. Which Indian language film was awarded the Audience Choice Award 2014 at the North Carolina Film Festival?AssameseTeluguBengaliMarathi46. Kotak Mahindra Bank recently began to link bank accounts to what?FacebookTwitterWhatsappGoogle Plus47. Who won the National Billiards Championship 2014?Pankaj AdvaniGeet SethiSourav KothariManmeet Singh48. Where was India’s first Post Office ATM inaugurated?BangaloreKolkataDelhiChennai49. What is the new name of Chennai’s Ennore Port?ErodeMadrasKamarajarThatchur50. 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