ExercisesThe Window June 2014 – CLATGyan Mock General Knowledge Set By Zainab Khan - May 8, 2015 3 166 1. PSLV put which navigation satellite into orbit in the early part of 2014?INRSS-1BINRSS-1AGSAT-12Cartosat-2B2. For how many Indian rupees was INS Vikrant sold for?55 crores70 crores60 crores12 crores3. India is the world’s ___ largest online market in terms of internet user base3rd4th5th6th4. India and ____ sign pact on units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam power plant.UkraineChinaUSARussia5. What was the landmark recognition by the SC, relating to the NALSA Judgement?Recognising live-in relationshipsRecognition of Gay marriageRecognising transgender as a third genderRecognising Right to be Forgotten6. How many Indian birds have been discovered as endangered out of 100, by the Zoological Society of London, and Yale University?232615107. Where did UN send troops where violence between Christians and Muslims has triggered fears of genocide? – Resolution submitted by France.Central African RepublicRwandaPalestineSyria8. A recent landmark judgement pertaining to which social issue was given by the Phillipines Top Court?-Legalising Gay MarriagesBirth Control LawDecriminalising live-in relationshipsDecriminalising culpable homicide not amounting to murder9. Where in Venezuela did protests erupt, starting the political turmoil? AnacoAragua de BarcelonaCaracasMaroa10. Who was elected as the Leader of North Korea?Kim II-SungKim Jong UnKim Jong IIKim Tu Bong11. What was the landmark judgement of an Italian court in Tuscany? Recognising Gay MarriageLegalising third-genderCriminalising live-in relationshipsNone of the above12. Which prime minister of South Korea resigned over taking blame for the ferry disaster in April and was re-elected in June?Park Geun-HyeKim Dei JungChung Hong-wonRoh Moo-Hyun13. Libya’s interim PM resigned because of an armed attack on his family. Who? Abdullah al-ThaniAli ZeidanAhmed MaiteeqMahmoud Jibril14. Who won the Hungarian Prime ministerial elections? Gordon BajnaiGyula HornVictor OrbanPeter Boross15. Alternate Executive Director at IMF, appointed by Obama –Christine LagardeSunil SabharwalDavid LyptonDominique Strauss Kahn16. Who is India’s new Navy Chief? RK DhowanDK JoshiSurinder PalSatish Soni17. Who was the Paralympic champion who was in the news for killing his lover?Lance ArmstrongAnne FlorietOscar PistoriusMichael Shelton18. Cinematographer who passed away, Dada Sahib Phalke awardee, renowned for breathtaking images in Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa, Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam, etc – RK NarayanRahul TarangVK MurthyVenkatesh Subbarao19. Nobel Prize winner for One Hundred Years of Solitude, who passed away – Patrick ModianoAlice MunroeMo YanGabriel Garcia Marquez20. Best Feature Film in 61st National Film Awards was awarded to?Bhaag Milkha BhaagShip of ThesusQueenLunchbox21. Which Indian was selected for the Knight Grand Cross of Britain Award? Ratan TataMukesh AmbaniAmitabh BachchanRabindranath Tagore22. Which famous Indian poet was honoured in the UK Parliament, in 2014? Rabindranath TagoreMunshi PremchandKaifi AzmiMaithili Sharan Gupt23. Who has been crowned as Miss India 2014? Chandini SharmaAnjali RajKoyal RanaAditi Khanna24. Who won the Date Alex Lee Award, given by the Asian Squash Federation? Pankaj AdejaSameera GoswamiAbdaal NaqviSaurav Ghosal25. Which was adjudged the best film in the 15th IIFA awards? LunchboxQueenBhaag Milkha BhaagShip of Thesus26. Who won the Asian award for 2014, for outstanding achievement in sports? Suresh RainaMS DhoniAbhinav BindraRahul Dravid27. Who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2014? Vijay SeshadriAlice MunroeJhumpa LahiriRaj Singh28. Who is the champion of the Paris Marathon of 2014?Kenenisa BekeleUsain BoltPetra SamuelNone of the above29. Who won the men-singles in the Asian Badminton Championships?Chen LongMathias BoeLin DanChetan Anand30. Chairman of the Committee to review Motor Vehicles Laws implementation?Justice VermaJustice GopalkrishnanJustice LodhaJustice S Radhakrisnan31. Name the 41st Chief Justice of India.Ajit Prakash ShahRM LodhaGE VahanvatiJS Verma32. Devendra Pathak is the Director General of? Border Security ForceIndian RailwaysInternational Atomic Energy AgencyArmed Forces of India33. How many individuals have been honoured with the 2014 “Goldman Environmental Prize”? 487634. Winner of the Malaysian Open Golf Title?Gary PlayerRory McllroyLee WestwoodArnold Palmer35. Who is sworn in as the President of El Salvador? Salvador Sanchez CerenRobert RubioNicholas MaduroMauricio Funes36. Which village was declared as India’s ‘first tobacco-free’ village?MawlynnongJitvapurGariphemaPunsari37. Who was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Telangana?K. Chandrasekhar RaoESL NarasimhanChandra Babu NaiduKadiyam Srihari38. Which country became the 19th member of the Eurozone?LatviaLithuaniaSwedenFrance39. Who was elected as the Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha?Meira KumariJ. Krishna RaoSumitra MahajanEtela Rajendra40. Who assumed office as the 5th President of Ukraine?Petro PoroshenkoLeonid KravchukOleksandr TurchynovViktor Yanukovych41. Who was appointed as the Solicitor General of India?RM LodhaGE VahanvatiMukul RohatgiRanjit Kumar42. Who recently became a permanent signatory to Washington Accord that seeks to promote mobility and quality assurance of engineers across international boundaries? IndiaBangladeshAustraliaFrance43. Shaktikanta Das was appointed as the new :Director-General of Border Security ForceRevenue SecretaryRailway MinisterCEO of Pepsi-Co.44. Who was chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2013 on 20 June 2014?G. Sankara KurupBishnu DeyKV PuttapaKedarnath Singh45. India is ranked at ___ position out of 162 countries in the Global Peace Index 2014.15612214310046. The 38th session of the World Heritage Committee was held in?La PazKathmanduDohaDelhi47. Union Government granted Navratna status to?Engineers India Ltd. (EIL)National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC)Both A and BNone48. Which college became the first college in India to include the category of third gender in its application forms for academic programs?Fergusson CollegeNALSAR University of LawSymbiosis University of LawAligarh Muslim University49. Indian pistol shooter ___ ranked No. 1 in the worldRana ChaterjeeKumar SinghJitu RaiAbhinav Bindra50. The 11th century stepwell _____, Gujarat, was included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites List.Rani-ki-VavChand BaoriAdalaj StepwellRajao ki Baodi Make sure you’ve solved the previous ones. Click here to know about these sets. Please thank Jyothsna Gurumurthy (Class of 2019) for preparing this quiz in the comments section below.