July 2014 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set

1. Leslie Manigat, a former president of a country died. Name the country.

2. A mountain in Antarctica was named after an Indian scientist, by US. Who was the scientist?

3. A major operation was launched by the Pakistan Govt as an initiative against militants. What is its name?

4. The French civilian award, the Knight of the Legion of Honor was conferred on an Indian celebrity. Who was that?

5. According to the latest rankings released by the ISSF, who is the world no.1 pistol shooter?

6. The OCO-2 ( Orbiter Carbon Observatory- 2) was launched by NASA. What is its major function?

7. Who heads the one-man commission set up by Tamil Nadu govenment to probe the collapse of a 11-storey-building in Chennai?

8. Who is the governor of Chattisgarh?

8. What is the handle name of President Pranab Mukherjee’s Twitter account, which he recently joined?

10. Shree Shakti Express connects which places? This 25-km long railway line situated in Jammu and was inaugurated by Pranab Mukherjee.

11. The Hydro-electric power project240 MW Uri-II project was launched in which state?

12. A JV between APSEZ and the French company CMA CGM aims to build a container terminal. Where do they plan to build it?

13. Who created history in US military by becoming the first female 4-star Admiral in the US Navy?

14. The Audio-Visual Co-production treaty binds ____ and ______. The objective of the treaty is creation of jobs and boosting tourism between the two countries.

15. The Football Link and SAI launched a programme to promote football. What is it called? It was launched in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

16. Alfredo di Stefano is linked to which sport?

17. While Novak Djokovic won the men's single, who won the 2014 Wimbledon Women’s single title?

18. Who is the present CEO of Reliance infrastructure?

19. What was the significance of the match played between MCC XI, headed by Tendulkar and Rest of the World- XI led by Shane Warne?

20. A havoc was caused in North Carolina due to a storm, which later turned out to be a hurricane. What was the name given to the hurricane?

21. Who is the governor of Bihar, Meghalaya and West Bengal? ( This person took the additional charge of WB, originally appointed as the governor of Bihar.)

22. Who was known as the “Grand Old lady of Bollywood”, who passed away recently?

23. Giriraj Kishore can be associated with which Right wing Nationalist Organization?

24. Who heads the IMG constituted to examine GAGAN (GPS Aided Augmented Navigation System)?

25. Which edition of Durand Cup was held in Goa, in 2014?

26. Nadine Gordimer, a Nobel Laureate was a national of which country?

27. Who is the first player of Indian origin to join NBA?

28. Famed sand sculptor Sudarshan Pattnaik and his American teammate Mathew Roy Dieberthas have been declared winner in the double category at the just concluded World Cup of Sand Sculpting 2014. What is their winning sand sculpture based on?

29. When is National Doctor's Day observed?

30. Who won the 2014 Liberty Medal from National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US?

31. The Bor Wild Sanctuary will become the 47th Wildlife sanctuary in India. In which state is it located?

32. Which country became the first to ratify the Marrakesh treaty which provides access for the visually impaired to published works in Braille?

33. India's fastest train runs between which two cities? It has a speed of 160 kmph and covers 200 kms in 100 minutes.

34. Name the 1936 Berlin Olympics distance runner who died recently at the age of 97 after a 40day battle with pneumonia.

35. Who has been appointed as the Governor of Gujarat?

36. Which country has adopted a new law that allows dual citizenship for the children of immigrants?

37. Which day is observed as World Population Day?

38. Who was the highest scorer overall of the World Cup? (16 goals)

39. Which country received the FIFA Fair Play Trophy?

40. Who was awarded the Gandhi Peace Prize?

41. Where was the 6th BRICS Summit held whose theme was "Inclusive Growth: Sustainable Solutions"?

42. Which Indian-origin judge has been appointed as Attorney-General of Singapore?

43. Which company has become India's first real estate firm to get ISO 9001:2008 quality certification for development of housing and commercial projects?

44. Who has been named as the winner of Pen Pinter prize for 2014?

45. Who has been chosen for the World Food Prize for the year 2014 for scientific research that led to stupendous increase in world wheat production?

46. What is the name of the new web platform launched by PM Narendra Modi which will now make it much easier for the common man and experts from different fields to reach out to the government with their ideas and suggestions?

47. India‘s Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG) took charge as Member of the United Nations Board of Auditors for a six-year term upto June 2020. Who holds this prestigious post?

48. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has added how many new bird species found in India to the 2014 Red List?

49. India‘s largest software services exporter became the first Indian company to achieve a market capitalization of Rs 5 lakh crore. Name it.

50. The flagship carrier of the East African nation of Ethiopia has named its newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner after which monument of India?

Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets. Please thank Chandini Raj (Class of 2019) for preparing this quiz in the comments section below.


  1. 39 again 😛

    Anyway 27 = Sim not Sam and 35 is incorrect, data shows previous governors, current is om prakash kohli


    Thanks Chandini (y)

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