Exercises May 2013 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - March 31, 2014 2 19488 1. “Fida-e-Lucknow – Tales of the city and its people” authored by Ms. Parveen Talha, former Member UPSC was released by?M. Hamid AnsariPratibha patilPranab MukherjeeRatan Tata2. The department of telecom (DoT) levied a 650 crore rupees penalty on this company after concluding that it created a huge loss to the exchequer after using the call routing system? VodafoneNokiaViacomAirtelA book titled “Understanding Bhagath Singh”, released by Prof. Randhir Singh was written byProf VishwanathProf Chaman LalProf SubramaniahProf RathoreIndia signed an extradition treaty with which country on 30th May 2013?VietnamThailandBhutanMalaysia5. What is the name of the program launched by Women and Child Development Minister to improving child development and nutritional outcomes for children? ICDS Systems Strengthening and Nutrition Improvement Project (ISSNIP)Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL)Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY)Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)6. Which day was celebrated on 11 May 2013?National Technology DayNational women’s dayWorld red cross dayMother’s day7. Who honored with the Whitley award, also known as Green Oscar in London on 2 May 2013 by Princess Anne, daughter of Queen Elizabeth?Deepika KumariAparajita DattaVijaya kumaraDivya dutta8. Who got the National Florence Nightingale Award 2013 from Andhra Pradesh?Jenitha maryV. Leela maryN.Leela SamuelKavitha deuri9. Who is the Indian-American girl won America’s Top Young Scientist Award for inventing a super-capacitor device that could potentially charge a cellphone in less than 20 seconds?Naina hareVishnu priyaLila deerEsha Khare10. Who conferred with the 47th Jnanpith Award for the Year 2011?Revati royMeena dharPratibha RayKista keriyar11. Who won the FWA(Football Writers’ Association) player of the Year Award ?Gareth BaleWayne rooneyScott parkerRobin van persie12. Who won the World Snooker Championship title?Ali cartarRonnie O’SulivanJudd trumpShaun murphy13. Who won the Spanish Grand Prix Title in Barcelona?Jenson buttonMark webberFernando AlonsoSebastian vettel14. Who won the Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles Rome Masters Tennis Tournament title on 19 May 2013?Roger Federer and Venus WilliamsRafael nadal and Wenus WilliamsRoger Federer and Serena WilliamsRafael Nadal and Serena Williams15. Who got the place in Forbes Philanthropy List on 30 May 2013 from India(first place)?Ramesh RamanathanAnu AgaKiran MazumdarNandan Nilekani16. What is the name of the second Inshore Patrol Vessel built by the Hindustan Shipyard Ltd for the Coast Guard?Neetha SarveRani AvantibayiVani vishtraReema Chandopadyaya17. Who is the new president of Asian Football Confederation?Mohamed bin Hammam Tunku Abdul RahmanZhang JilongSalman Ebrahim Al-Khalifa18. Who is the new Director General of WTO?Mike MooreSupachai Panitchpakdi Pascal LamyRoberto Azevdo19. Who is the 4-years old boy elected as a Mayor of the town Dorset of Minnesota town in America?Harry stylesRobert TuftsWinston jrNick day20. Who is the Islamic scholar, author and activit died in Mumbai on 14 May 2013?Wahabib Nassar AliAsghar AliHasan Ali21. Who is the first woman included in a FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List?Jennifer CardozoLianne MitchJoanne Chesimard Benjamin Barker22. Which country was ranked the World's Happiest Developed Nation?USACanadaSingaporeAustralia23. World Asthma Day was observed across the world with the theme ________.Breath inRun your way outCure your asthmaYou Can Control Your Asthma24. World Press Freedom Day is celebrated across the world with the theme ____.Safe to Speak Dare to speakRaise your voiceShout out loud25. Who became the first woman to receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize?Christine VeelMinerva DobbsCarole KingHillary Clinton26. Who won the 2013 Man Booker International Prize?Lydia DavisHillary MantelNatalie RosieJ.K. Rowling27. The 17th Session of the India-Iran Joint Commission was held in PortugalTehranParisIsrael28. Which Became the First US State to Legalise Online Casino?MontanaOregon NevadaTexas29. Which state became the first southern US state to abolish the death penalty?AlabamaKentuckyMarylandAtlanta20. India unveiled its indigenously developed Rotavirus Vaccine named RotavacVacrusRotineRaccine31. The President of India presented the Asom Ratna Award Laxmi FarahNeetu KohliVani SharmaIndira Goswami32. Who was appointed as governor of Arunachal Pradesh?Harindher SinghNirbhay SharmaManik VermaBardesh Singh33. Who won England Player of the Year Award?Max WebberCalvin MorriseyJerry SpringerMatt Prior34. India and which country signed MoUs that concern Urban Planning and Development in 2013?DenmarkNetherlandsFinlandScotland35. India gets an observer status in the Antarctic CouncilGreen CouncilArctic CouncilBlue Council36. Who is the current President of MyanmarSein LwinThein SeinMaung MaungAye Ko37. Which language has been recognized as a Classical language by the Union Cabinet? KonkaniBengaliCantoneseMalayalam38. Hamid Karzai the President of Afghanistan was conferred an Honorary Doctorate by NALSAR University of LawLovely Professional UniversityJawaharlal Nehru UniversityDelhi University39. Which The French film won the prestigious Palme d‟Or at 66th the Cannes film festival.Blue is the Warmest ColourBlack is the darkest colourPink is the prettiest colourRed is the hottest colour40. Who is the chairman of the NCPCR (National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights). Mathew SageBalu SinghKushal KaifKushal Singh41. UNESCO has declared the following island as the World Biosphere Reserve in May, 2013?PhilippinesNicobar IslandsMaldivesGreenland42. Who has become the first woman from Saudi Arabia to climb the world’s highest mountain?Raha MoharrakMeena NairVinnie MathewsLaureen Nissi43. The Committee looking into U.S. giant Walmart’s lobbying activities to enter India is headed by? Justice RanganathanJustice Narsimha RaoJustice VishwanathJustice Mukul Mudgal44. Who is the newly appointed CEO of Uninor?Yogesh MalikHarvesh GeethSuresh NairManish Malik45. A North Korean court sentenced a US citizen named to 15 years of hard labour. His name?Jasan BiggsMichael RayBailey GailKenneth Bae46. Who is The United Nations, Arab League envoy on Syria?Gyan Chandra AcharyaLakhdar BrahimiMaged AbdelazizHaile Menkerios47. Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is in trouble after a court in the northern city of Milan upheld a conviction forAdulteryObscenityTax FraudForgery48. Who is the the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest Tenzing NorgayEdmund HillaryNatalia PonskloyaYuichiro Miura49. World Turtle Day is celebrated on?May 21stMay 22nd May 23rd May 24th50. World Museum Day is celebrated on?May 18thMay 19thMay 20thMay 21st Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.