Exercises September 2012 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - May 10, 2013 1 397 1 To review taxation in IT sector, a committee was constituted under the chairmanship ofAnita KapurRamesh RanganathanRashmi Sahani SaxenaN Rangachary 2 which among the following was awarded Finance Asia Award 2012?Indus IndICICIKOTAK MahindraAxis Bank3 New Telecom Policy 2012 which targets to increase teledensity in rural areas from 39 per 100 people to 100 per 100 people by : 20172018201920204. The new German ambassador to India isMicheal SteinerMaria MayerLadislaus CsataryNone of the above5. World Hindi Conference 2012 organised on September 22, was held atNew york JohannesburgJaipurTokyo6. Who is China’s first woman astronaut?Iiu LangYang XeiLi nexiLi NA7. Who was chosen as the brand ambassador for sanitation programme?Kareena KapoorAishwaarya RaiVidya BalanNone of the above8. Kumkum is a monastery found in IndiaChinaJapanIndonesia9. How many members are there in the committee which had been constituted to probe the charges against Justice Sen?(a) Two(a) Three (b) Four(b) Six10. Jehangir Sabavala was a famous: economist scientist artistjournalist11. Which ministry has launched ‘Sukhi Griha Scheme’?Ministry of AgricultureMinistry of HealthMinistry of Home Affair Ministry of Railways12. “Tin Bigha Corridor” is located between:India & PakistanIndia & Nepal India & MynamarIndia & Bangladesh 12. ‘Dreamliner’ is nickname of:Boeing’s 747 AircraftFamous carBoeing’s 787 Aircraft Boeing’s 737 Aircraft14. Brio’ is the latest car launched by:Ford(a) Volkswagen group(a) Toyota (a) Honda15. Who is appointed as the head of Telecom equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) of India business?Sandeep Girotra Sanjeev Joshi Dipanjan Das Samiran Dutta16. ‘Aviator’ scooter is the latest version scooter of:(a) Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd Bajaj auto ltd Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. LtdACE Motorcycle and Scooter Company17. Bharat Bike’ is manufactured by which company?Hero HondaTVS BajajYamaha18. Japanese car-maker Toyota, has a joint venture in India with:Kirloskar Group Tata GroupMahindra & MahindraAshok Leyland19. Recently which of the following terrorist organization has warned that they would target major High Courts and the Supreme Court of India? Harkat-ul-JihadHarkat-ul-AnsarHizbulMuzahideenHarkat-ul-Muzahidin20. Who is the first Indian-American ever to be elected Governor of a U.S. state? VivekKundraPiyushBoby Jindal RajBoby Jindal Nikki Haley 21. India is the second largest telecommunication network in the world in terms of number of wireless connections after: USAJapanChinaUK22. Which of the following state government has formulated an action plan to achieve total literacy by 2013 in addition to the SaksharaBharathi scheme launched by the Centre to improve the literacy rate in the State? UPBiharOdishaAndhra Pradesh 23. Delhi is in high-risk seismic zone among thirty important cities in the country, which among the following cities is in very high risk zone?SrinagarChandigarhAmritsarAmbala24. Leading water innovators, policy makers, academics, researchers, investors, thinkers, catalysts, technocrats and entrepreneurs from across the globe will congregate in: Hyderabad PuneNew Delhi Bengaluru25. Recently which of the following country’s plane (Yak-42) carrying the Lokomotiv ice hockey team has crashed immediately after taking off from an airport? CanadaRussiaswedenFinland26. Which of the following Indian-American is the Governor of South Carolina in the U.S? Aneesh Chopra VivekKundraNikki Haley Boby Jindal 27. The Commonwealth Youth Games are a small-scale version of the Commonwealth Games, designed for the youth of the 71 Commonwealth countries. Fourth Commonwealth Youth Games will be held at: Isle of Man AustraliaScotlandPuna28. Indian boys have been clubbed with Tunisia, Greece, Estonia, Ukraine, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, South Korea and Slovenia in Group ‘A' in the World Youth 3x3 basketball championship to be held in: Bulgaria ItalySpainSouth Korea 29. Which of the following country has recently seeked Indian medical aid to fight dengue?BangladeshPakistanSri LankaMaldives30. Hindi day is celebrated on which of the following day?14 Sep23 April5 Sep21 March31. Global leader and U.S. based service provider CSC has announced the acquisition of which of the following testing solutions company ?Telco Testing SolutionsSoftware Testing Solutions LtdAppLabs TechnologiesMarvin Test Systems32. Which of the following Steel Company has announced a major five-year improvement programme for its Ijmuiden steelworks in the Netherlands that is designed to sustain the plant's potential to be a world-class steelmaker?JSL LtdSAILTata SteelBhushan steel33. Which of the following multinational technology corporation announced that it has partnered Google for accelerating its entry into the Smartphone market by the first-half of 2012?Intel microsoftIBMDell34. Jain Irrigation in partenership with which of the following company has launched Project ‘Unnati', a unique partnership with farmers to demonstrate and enable adoption of ultra-high density plantation (UHDP) practice for mango cultivation?PepsiCo IndiaCoca Cola IndiaDabur IndiaParle Agro35. A car will be representing the country as India's most efficient solar car in the “World Solar Challenge 2011” to be held in October in Australia. The car has developed by which of the following college/Universities engineering students?IIT KanpurIIT BengaluruDelhi Technological UniversityIIT Kharagpur36. Which of the following mobile company has over 28 per cent market share (on value terms) in the mobile handset market and is the second largest player?Sony EricssonNokiaMotorolaSamsung37. The world's largest bank by profit, balance sheet as well as market value, the Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has opened its first branch in which of the following cities of India?MumbaiBengaluruNew DelhiAhmedabad38. The plant with a capacity of 300 tones a day, will supply liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon to customers in the Maharashtra and Gujarat. Which of the following company has planed to construct a new air separation plant in the Pune-Mumbai industrial corridor?Cryotech ServicesPraxair IndiaOxyplants IndiaLinde Engineering India39. The Railways has constituted a High-level committee on safety to recommend ways to modernize tracks, signaling, rolling stock and stations. Committee is headed by:Sam PitrodaRakesh MohanSunil KumarK Srinivasan40. Who is the current chairman of Indian Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)?C.N.R RaoSri Kumar BanerjeeK MurlidharR. K. Sinha41. ’’ Pakistan: A Personal History” is the book which wrongly showed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir shaded in the same color as that of Pakistan. This book is written by:Pervez MusharrafLiaquat Ali KhanImran KhanMuhammad MianSoomro42. Which of the following airlines company has announced the extension of its short-term promotion scheme, Silver and Platinum Pass, aimed at providing air travel at competitive and affordable rates?IndiGo Jagson Airlines Kingfisher Air India43. The fourth, 2012 ICC World Twenty20 international cricket tournament will be held in which of the following countries?Sri Lanka South Africa EnglandBangladesh45. Which of the following states has become the first state in the country to launch the ‘My Stamp’ program which allows people to get stamps with their photographs on it?GujaratJammu & KashmirKeralaRajasthan45. Union Minister of State for Communications and IT has released the ‘Text-to-Speech' (TTS) software for six Indian languages that will help convert text into human voice. This is available in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, and:PunjabKannadaTeluguGujarati46. American multinational conglomerate 3M, which was earlier known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, announced the launch of its second research and development facility in:BengaluruPuneHyderabadChennai47. Who has been appointed as the new President of Manufacturer's Association of IT Industry (MAIT)? Ashok KumarAlokBharadwajJV RamamurthyMadhavLal48. Which of the following Life Insurance company has launched a range of term plans under the umbrella of ‘iSecure’?Aviva Life Insurance Company LtdMetLife Life Insurance CompanyReliance Life Insurance Company Ltd.Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance49. Name the lady reckoned to be a heroine of the World War II and was the world’s first lady radio operator, who was infiltrated in the then occupied FranceNoor Inayat KhanMakeda, Queen of ShebaPhyllis DillerCatherine II the Great Empress of All Russia50. India and Canada succeeded in creating a mechanism for shipping Canadian Uranium to India clearing the mistrust generated on the Canadian side after the nuclear explosion from India. When did the explosion done and what was the main issue. In 1976, the Uranium that India was exporting to Canada, which was never sent by the Indian side to CanadaIn 1974 when India used the plutonium that was allegedly abstracted from the Canadian test reactor to carry on a nuclear explosionIn 1990, when Canada tried to exploit the resources from India for explosion purposes instead of using it for generation of powerNone of these Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.