Exercises November 2013 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - April 21, 2014 5 18371 1. A company, which is one that is owned by companies including Microsoft and Apple started a wide raging legal action against Google, Samsung and other makers of Android Phones. Which company is this?Authen TecSnappyLabsNovauris TechnologiesRockstar Consortium2. Which rocket did ISRO recently launch which carries the Mars Orbiter Mission Probe, which is eventually to be sent to Mars?Ariane-5PSLV-C25Ariane-4PSLV-C183. Which is the recently discovered “largest known structure in the Universe”?CfA2 Great WallHercules Corona Borealis Great WallPisces-Cetus Supercluster ComplexHydra- Centaurus Superstructure4. UNESCO suspended the voting rights of which two countries after they refused to pay their dues as a sign of protest to the membership of the State of Palestine?United States and IsraelIsrael and EgyptSyria and LibyaIndia and China5. Who was recently crowned Miss Universe 2013Olivia CulpoMarie Gabriela IslerXimena NavarreteRiyo Mori6. Who won the AFC Champions League 2013?FC SeoulPohang SteelersGuangzhou EvergradeAl-Ain FC7. Which famous British composer died at the age of 69, who was famous for his Song for Athene?Thomas NewmanJohn TavenerYann TiersonHans Zimmer8. Which popular American actor, of The Fast and Furious franchise died in a car accident in California?Vin DieselPaul WalkerJohn WalkerOwen Wilson9. What is China’s first Lunar Vehicle to be called?YuTuDaZiNankingNiMa10. Which country recently passed a new Constitution that reaffirms the dominant position of the Communist Party?NepalBhutanChinaVietnam11. Which city won the rights to host Expo 2020?DelhiDhakaDubaiDamascus12. Which country signed an interim agreement with the P5 + 1 countries that limits its nuclear program while reducing sanctins?IranNorth Korea South KoreaIraq13. Which country is said to have become the first modern country to outlaw Islam after it began to destroy mosques?ItalyFranceAlgeriaAngola14. Who won the World Boxing Organization International Welterweight Title?Brandon RiosJuan Manuel MarquezAdrien BronerManny Pacquiao 15. Who won the World Chess Championship 2013?Vishwanathan AnandGarry KasparovMagnus CarlsonHikaru Nakamura16. Which Church has become the first to vote in favour of a legislation ordaining women bishops?Church of South IndiaProtestant ChurchChurch of EnglandOrthodox Church17. Who won the US Grand Prix 2013?Sebastian VettelNiko RosbergFernando AlonsoLewis Hamilton18. Who was elected the new President of Maldives?Kailash PurryagRam Baran YadavAbdulla YameenMohammed Waheed Hassan19. Which famous author, who was also the 2007 Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, most famous for her book The Grass is Singing, died on the 17th of November 2013?Doris LessingHerta MullerNadine GordimerGabriel Garcia Marquez20. Which Indian-American was selected for the Outstanding American by Choice Award for his contribution to the health sector?Jerry KurienJacob D’SouzaRahul JindalDiya Mistry21. What is the first all women Indian bank to be called?Nirbhaya Bharatiya BankWomen’s Bank of IndiaBharatiya Mahila BankShreemati Bank22. The World Toilet Organization created World Toilet Day to raise global awareness of the struggle 2.5 billion face every day without access to proper, clean sanitation. When is World Toilet Day celebrated?November 4June 7December 23November 1923. This British biochemist who is the only person to have won the Nobel Prize two times died recently. Name him.Frederick SangerTomas TranstomerKurt ThomsonGiovanni Cupello24. Who won the 2013 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals title?Roger FedererRafael NadalNovak DjokovicAndy Murray25. Who is the only player to have ever won the European Golden Shoe award three times?Christiano RonaldoLionel MessiThierry HenryDiego Forlan26. Who was recently appointed as UNCIEF’s first brand ambassador for South Asia?Aishwarya Rai-BachchanArundathi RoySachin TendulkarShashi Tharoor27. Where was the International Heavy Minerals Conference held?VishakapatnamRanchiKolarJaipur28. Where is India’s 5th Tiger Reserve going to be at?MaharashtraKeralaGujarat West Bengal29. What has been declared the Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the YearAusterityMemeDogeSelfie30. When was the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women celebrated?23rd October25th October23rd November25th November31. Where was COP-19, the UN Climate Change Conference conducted?Hyderabad, IndiaWarsaw, PolandBeijing, ChinaDublin, Ireland32. Who has been appointed as the All India Football Federation Secretary?Rai Bahadur JP SinhaPankaj GuptaKushal DasBadrul Islam33. Where did the 9th North East Business Summit take place?KohimaKolkotaDibrugarhDimapur34. What was the name given to the cyclone that struck the coast of Andhra Pradesh on the 22nd of November 2013?KatrinaAshaNainaHelen35. Who is the new Chairman of the Law Commission of India?DK JainAjit Prakash ShahP Venkataramana ReddyFathima Beevi36. Who won the EU’s Sakharov Human Rights Prize 2013?Arvind KejriwalLionel MessiOprah WinfreyMalala Yousufzai37. Where was the 44th International Film Festival of India held at?Fort KochiDarjeelingPanajiDispur38. Which film won the Golden Elephant Award at the International Children’s Film Festival 2013?Ernest and CelestineA Horse on the BalconyTamatar ChorKauwboy39. Who has been selected for the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace 2013?Angela MerkelBarack ObamaDilma RouseffDavid Cameron40. When was National Integration Day observed?1 November30 November19 November22 November41. When was National Press Day observed?7 December12 June16 November18 October42. Who won the Davis Cup 2013?SpainCzech RepublicSerbiaUSA43. Which state topped the tally at GV Malvankar Shooting Championship?AssamKarnatakaUttar PradeshWest Bengal44. Where was the 22nd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held?Sri LankaIndiaCameroonNew Zealand45. Which country was affected by Typhoon Haiyan?ChinaJapanPhilippinesThailand46. Where was the Nobel Memorial Wall unveiled?Salarjung Museum, HyderabadRajiv Chowk Metro Station, New DelhiLalbagh Gardens, BangaloreCubbon Park, Bangalore47. Where was the Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas officially launched?Islamabad, PakistanKathmandu, NepalSydney, AustraliaThimphu, Bhutan48. Who inaugurated the Kolkota International Film Festival?Rani MukherjiAparna SenAmitabh BachchanRituparno Ghosh49. Who is the new Secretary General for the National Human Rights Commission(NHRC)?Justice Ranganath MisraMN VenkatacheliahMamta SharmaParvinder Sohi Behuria50. Who won the Global UN Award for her commitment and dedication to eradicate the Polio in India?Martha DodraySteven McCarthySamantha PowerRachel Tucket Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.