November 2014 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set

1. Who won the Macau Open Grand Prix Title 2014?

2. UK on 28 November 2014 honoured a World War- II Indian pilot by unveiling his eight-foot bronze statue at St Andrew's Garden in Gravesend, Kent, Great Britain. He flew Hawker Hurricanes during World War II. Who was he?

3. This country has banned commercial surrogacy because of increased number of instances of scandals erupting from the unregulated industry. Particularly striking was the case of a couple abandoning a child with Down's Syndrome.

4. The 18th SAARC Summit was held in Kathmandu on November 26-27 2014. What was the theme of the summit?

5. Where will the 19th SAARC Summit be held?

6. 26th November was celebrated as National Milk Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of which of the following persons, also known as the Father of the White Revolution?

7. Who among the following has not been shortlisted for the DSC Prize for the year 2015?

8. Who is the newly appointed Secretary General of the Lok Sabha?

9. The National Green Tribunal headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar has come up with a rule for Delhi vehicles. Vehicles older than ___ years shall not be permitted on the roads.

10. Who was the Arjuna Award 2014 presented to?

11. Who was named the Male Athlete of the Year 2014 at the USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards?

12. ____ died after he went into induced coma on 25 November 2014. He was hit on the back of his head by a bouncer ball of Sean Abbott during a Sheffield Game at Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia.

13. Who has the UN appointed as Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia?

14. An Indian cyclist from Andamn and Nicobar islands has won four gold medals at Track Asia Cup held at Delhi.

15. When is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women observed?

16. Who is the newly appointed president of the Press Council of India?

17. Magnus Carlsen won the FIDE World Chess Championship. What is his nationality?

18. Which method of diplomacy was adopted by Australia to help bridge differences among world leaders during the G20 summit held in Brisbane?

19. Which team did Switzerland defeat to win the first Davis Cup of tennis?

20. Who is the newly appointed chairman of the UPSC?

21. Who won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and become the F1 World Champion for the second time?

22. Who was the Time’s Person of the Year 2014?

23. Col CK Naydu Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to cricket was won by?

24. A mathematic genius who specialised in algebraic geometry recently passed away.

25. Indian Film Personality of the Year award was bagged by ___ at the 45th International Film Festival of India

26. Who won the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2014?

27. Where was the 12th ASEAN-India Summit held?

28. ____ was named Word of the Year 2014 by the Oxford Dictionary.

29. An Indian-American won the International Children’s Peace Prize for 2014

30. The Global Terrorism Index recently released analyses the impact of terrorism on 162 countries, and has placed Iraq on the top. Which organisation releases the index?

31. Who won the China Open Single’s Titles in the men’s and women’s category respectively?

32. Which language replaced German as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country?

33. Who was the first male to be appointed the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia?

34. Boko Haram promotes a version of Islam which makes it "haram", or forbidden, for Muslims to take part in any political or social activity associated with Western society. It is a jihadist group which is fighting against the government in order to establish an Islamic state. They have carried out kidnappings in schools and other insurgent activities. Where are they based?

35. The Prithvi-II missile was recently test fired at Chandipur, Orissa. What capabilities does the missile possess?

36. The Supreme Court disclosed the names of those who were involved with the IPL spot fixing scam. Which committee was set up to investigate the matter?

37. The Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma on 13 November 2014 scored the highest ODI score ever. The score is also the second-highest List A score. With this he became the only cricketer to score two Double ODI centuries and also broke the record of highest ODI score of 219 runs made by Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag. What was the score?

38. The Summit on the Global Agenda for the year 2014 was organized by the World Economic Forum. The Summit was held under the theme "Shaping the Transformations of the World" and in partnership with the Government of ______.

39. The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka gave a nod to the re-election of the country’s president, Mahinda Rajapaksa to be elected for the ___ time because there is not constitutional provision barring him from doing so.

40. The 22nd Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) was held in ____. The theme of the summit was “Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnership”.

41. The 29th Indian Economic Summit (IES) was held in partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) at ___. The theme was “Redefining Public-Private Cooperation for a New Beginning”.

42. India won the four match Men’s Hockey Series against ___ by 3-1.

43. Who was sworn-in as the 18th Chief Minister of Goa?

44. Which Indian cricketer became the fastest in history to reach the 6000 one-day international run mark?

45. Who received the 49th Jnanpith Award conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee?

46. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Myanmar to attend the India-ASEAN Summit and the 18-nation East Asia Summit ushered in a significant alternate policy of the Indian government towards foreign policy as was envisioned by PV Narsimha Rao. What has this been called?

47. United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon appointed a five-member panel to investigate Israeli attacks on UN shelters during the Gaza war and the discovery of Hamas weapons at UN sites. Who is the Indian member on this panel?

48. ____ became the first state in the country to have bank accounts for all families under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna (PMJDY).

49. Indian-American _____ was appointed as liaison with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community as well as the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the White House administration.

50. Which footballer was presented the European Golden Boot award?

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