Exercises September 2013 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Asad - April 21, 2014 7 20453 1. Which one of the following countries has enacted a law banning online users from discussing current affairs? VietnamSaudi ArabiaUruguayRussia2. Which one of the following companies has unveiled the world’s first clinically proven conjugate Typhoid vaccine “Typbar-TCV”?Dr Reddy'sBharat BiotechLupinCipla3. Who among the followings has been appointed as PM’s Special Envoy on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in September 2013?Brajesh MishraJaswant SinghRakesh SoodAbhishek Nair4. Who has been conferred the Moortidevi Award for 2012? Hariprasad DasPratibha RayJayshree DattaU R Anantmurthy5. In September 2013, which of the followings internet giants has closed its news and community services in China?MSNYahooGoogleAOL6. Diana Nyad has become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage or swim fins, becoming the first person to do so. She is from ___?USACanadBrazilMexico7. In which of the following cities Europe’s largest public library has been inaugurated. It was officially opened by Malala Yousafzai?LondonGenevaBirminghamBerlin8. Which country has restored a seat for the representative of Hindu and Sikh citizens in the lower house of Parliament?PakistanAfghanistanBritainBrazil9. Which of the following Metro cities will have country’s first Monorail route?New DelhiMumbaiKolkataBangalore10. Who has been appointed as Chief Information Commissioner?Deepak SandhuMrs Sushma SinghRaiv MathurVijay Sharma11. What is the name of NASA’s new spacecraft on Moon?LADEEApollo 20EDTLunar 212. Which one of the followings has decided to buy Nokia’s devices and Services business?MSNIBMMicrosoftInfosys13. Which of the followings have become the first private sector lender to launch a “branch-on-wheels” drive? ICICIAxisFederalCiti Bank14. Which one of the following nations has passed law to end the system of secret voting in the national legislature?BrazilBritainFranceGermany15. Who won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for 2012-13?Andres IniestaCristiano RonaldoFranck RiberyLioner Messi16. “Tatapani” power project which is said to be nation’s first geo-thermal power project is coming up in which state?OdishaChhatisgarhMadhya PradeshGujarat17. The largest volcano on Earth and one of the largest in the entire solar system has been discovered under which ocean?Pacific OceanIndian OceanSouthern OceanArctic Ocean18. Which day proclaimed as “International Literacy Day” by UNESCO?Sept. 5Sept. 6Sept. 7Sept. 819. Which state has beaten Kerala to achieve the first position in literacy rate?SikkimMizoramTripuraAssam20. Who won Prime Minister Election in Australia?Kevin RuddJulia GillardTony AbbottStephen Smith21. Which city has won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games?MadridTokyoIstanbulDurban22. Who won women's single title in the US Open Tennis Championship 2013?Victoria AzarenkaAshleigh BartySerena WilliamsAndrea Hlavackova23. International Olympic Committee has voted to reinstate which of the following games in Olympic 2020?PoloWrestlingCricketBaseball24. Who has become the youngest pilot to fly across the World on single engine aircraft?Ryan CampbellJack WiegandSteve ThomsonWilliam Campbell25. Who has been elected as new president of the International Olympic Committee?Philip Craven Wu Ching Kuo Thomas Bach Denis Oswald26. Which state announced to give free dialysis for kidney patient from October 2?RajasthanHaryanaUttarkhandUttar Pradesh27. Ms Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who has received the Indira Gandhi Prize for peace, disarmament and development 2012, is president of which country?SwedenBelgiumLiberiaLebanon28. Which country has launched a deep ultraviolet (DUV) solid state laser device, making the country first ever in the world to possess such technology?JapanChinaRussia USA29. Who became the first Indian-Origin contestant to win the Miss America Pageant? Theresa Vali Nina Davuluri Mallory Hagan Priya Hassan30. With which country has India decided to observe 2014 as the “Year of Friendly Exchanges”?ChinaBhutanRussiaPakistan31. Which country senate has approved the ban on beauty pageants for children below 16 years?FranceRussiaUSACanada32. Who among the followings has been chosen for “Policy Leadership Award-2013” in Agriculture?Oman Chandi Narendra Modi Prakash Singh Badal Siddaramaih33. Which country firm has won a 1,900 crore order from India to supply self-protection system for Dhruv, indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter?FranceSwedishJapanRussia34. Who has been appointed as first Ambassador for Border Security Force (BSF)?Virat Kohli Sachin Tendulkar Ranbeer Kapoor Amir Khan35. Who has been appointed as chairman of “National Commission for Backward Classes”?Justice M N Rao Justice V Eswaraih Justice Narendra Babu Justice Gopala Gowda36. India and Nepal armies have come together for a joint military exercise, which focuses on counter-insurgency operations. The exercise is codenamed as____?Surya Kiran Indra Shakti Eagle Eyes Surya Shakti37. Name the Indian environmentalist, who has been conferred this year’s prestigious “Clinton Global Citizen Awards”?Ullas Karanth Medha Patkar Bunker Roy Ila Bhat38. Who won 2013 Women’s Table Tennis World Cup?Wu Yang Liu Shiwen Feng Tianwei Jiang Huajan39. What is the name of Australia’s most powerful super computer which is unveiled recently?SpiritRaijinAizenShinto40. Who has been appointed as CEO of PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Africa region?Abhinav Gupta Sanjay Singh Sanjeev Chadha Nanda Kishore41. Which country will host “NATO summit-2014” nearly after 20 years of hosting first summit?BritainEgyptAustralia Japan42. In which of the following cities China launched its first “Free Trade Zone”?BeijingShanghaiGuangzhouTianjin43. “Sarah Outen” became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska. She belongs to which country?JapanChinaGermanyBritain44. Who has been appointed as permanent representative of India to UNESCO?Ruchir Kamboj V S Oberoi Vijay Keshav Ghokhale Sudeer Kulkarni45. Who among the following is “Miss World 2013”?Megan Young Marine Lorphelin Naa Okailey Shooter Navneet Kaur46. China has decided to ban the export of several weapon-related technologies to which countryPakistanSouth Korea Sri Lanka North Korea47. “London Whale” scandal, which is in news recently, is related to which foreign bank?Fulton Financial JP Morgan Chase CitigroupU.S. Bancorp48. Which corporation has decided to acquire BlackBerry for $4.7 billion?MicrosoftDellFairfaxSamsung49. Which movie has been nominated to represent India in the best foreign film category at next Oscar awards?The Lunchbox Bhaag Milkha Bhaag English Vinglish The Good Road50. Which of the following is the first Urdu law dictionary released in September 2013?Taziraat-e-Hind Qanoon Shahadat-e-Hindi Kanoon Lugat Taziraat Lugat Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets.