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Free Mock Test CLAT 2017 General Knowledge

Free Mock Test CLAT 2017: General Knowledge

Free Mock Test CLAT 2017: General Knowledge

1. Who has been appointed new CEO of UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India)?

a. Ajay Bhushan Pandey

b. MP Libra

c. Nandan Nilekani

d. Mahendra Sood

2. Who is the new Chairman of Airport Authority of India (AAI)?

a. Guruprasad Mohanty

b. Arjun Singh

c. Surya Mishra

d. RD Bannerjee

3. Who is the newly appointed Chairman of CBSE?

a. Sagnik Chatterjee

b. Nitin Bhargav

c. Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi

d. Himanshu Gupta

4. ‘Ace Against Odds’ is the autobiography of

a. Leander Paes

b. Mahesh Bhupati

c. Rohan Bopanna

d. Sania Mirza

5. Which country won the Euro Cup 2016?

a. Ireland

b. France

c. Portugal

d. England

6. Winner of Tour de France 2016 is

a. Chris Froome

b. Romain Bardet

c. Andre Greipel

d. Mark Helmsworth

7. Who won Wimbledon Open Men’s Single 2016?

a. Novak Djokovic

b. Rafael Nadal

c. Andy Murray

d. Roger Federer

8. What is the name of India’s first home grown fighter jet which was inducted into the Indian Air Force on July 1, 2016?

a. Jyoti

b. Tejas

c. Shikhar

d. Sukhoi

9. Which state has set up India’s first department of Happiness?

a. Uttar Pradesh

b. Gujarat

c. Madhya Pradesh

d. Goa

10. India’s first e-court was opened at which of the following High Court?

a. Hyderabad

b. Kolkata

c. Delhi

d. Bombay

11. Country’s first commercial court and commercial disputes resolution centre has been inaugurated in which of the following cities?

a. New Delhi

b. Ahmadabad

c. Chennai

d. Raipur

12. Who was recently sworn in as the first woman Chief Justice of Nepal’s Supreme Court?

a. Nirmala Koirala

b. Sushila Karki

c. Sheetal Devi

d. BD Bhandari

13. Netherlands has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a skill development centre to help farmers with which of the following state?

a. Maharashtra

b. Gujarat

c. Uttar Pradesh

d. Rajasthan

14. Who has taken over as Britain’s new Prime Minister, succeeding David Cameron?

a. Margaret Thatcher

b. Theresa May

c. Gordon Brown

d. Paul Stewart

15. Who has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Australia for a second term after a narrow victory in a double dissolution election?

a. Malcolm Turnbull

b. Tony Abbott

c. Michael Slater

d. Malcolm Fraser

16. Who recently sworn in as 9th Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh?

a. Dorjee Khandu

b. Pema Khandu

c. Nabam Tuki

d. Raj Nanda

17. Who was recently elected by lawmakers as Nepal’s Prime Minister for a second time?

a. NS Yadav

b. BD Bhandari

c. Sushma Kalia

d. Pushpa Kamal Dahal

18. Who received the 51st Jnanpith Award?

a. Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari

b. GS Kurup

c. MK Katju

d. None of the above

19. Who became the first Indian and the first Asian to win Mr. World in 2016?

a. Dileep Singh Rana

b. Pankaj Singh

c. Rohit Khandelwal

d. MA Khan

20. Who was recently appointed as the Coach of the Indian Cricket Team?

a. Ravi Shastri

b. Venkatesh Prasad

c. Sandeep Patil

d. Anil Kumble

21. Which of the following is listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list?

a. Capital Complex, Chandigarh

b. Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim

c. Nalanda Mahavihara, Bihar

d. All of the above

22. World’s largest charkha was unveiled in which city of India?

a. New Delhi

b. Ahmedabad

c. Lucknow

d. Mumbai

23. The author of ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ is

a. Zalmay Khalilzad

b. Mayur Deo Barman

c. SM Sinha

d. Paul Kelly

24. World Population Day is celebrated on

a. 7 July

b. 10 July

c. 11 July

d. 13 July

25. International Day of Friendship is celebrated on

a. 1 July

b. 17 July

c. 28 July

d. 30 July

26. The First World Conference on Tourism for Development was held in

a. Beijing, China

b. Tokyo, Japan

c. Jakarta, Indonesia

d. New Delhi, India

27. Who wrote the book ‘The Hottest Season’?

a. Ruskin Bond

b. Kota Neelima

c. Kiran Singh

d. Ashok Pandit

28. International Labour Day is celebrated on

a. 3rd May

b. 10th May

c. 1st May

d. 25th May

29. Who won the 2016 World Championship Snooker?

a. RB Bhagwat

b. Pankaj Adwani

c. Mark Selby

d. Ding Junhui

30. Who was conferred with the ‘Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award’ by the Nepal Prime Minister?

a. Pawan Chamling

b. Pema Khandu

c. CB Naidu

d. Mukul Sangma

31. Who is the author of ‘The World Outside My Window’?

a. James Dalrymple

b. Sumit Nair

c. KP Daira

d. Ruskin Bond

32. The group of small pieces of rock revolving round the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter are called:

a. Comets

b. Meteorites

c. Asteroids

d. None of these

33. Which one of the following stars is nearest to the Earth?

a. Alpha Centauri

b. Sun

c. Sirius

d. None of these

34. The working principle of a washing machine is:

a. Centrifugation

b. Dialysis

c. Reverse osmosis

d. Diffusion

35. Panchayati Raj was first introduced in India in October 1959 in

a. Rajasthan

b. Tamil Nadu

c. Kerala

d. Karnataka

36. The Indian Parliamentary system is different from the British parliamentary system in that India has

a. Both a real and a nominal executive

b. A system of collective responsibility

c. Bicameral legislature

d. The system of judicial review

37. Consider the following statements regarding the National Human Rights Commission of India:

1. Its Chairman must be a retired Chief Justice of India

2. It has formation in each state as State Human Rights Commission

3. Its powers are only recommendatory in nature

4. It is mandatory to appoint a woman as a member of the Commission
Which of the following statements are correct?

a. 1, 2, 3 and 4

b. 2 and 4

c. 2 and 3

d. 1 and 3

38. The Constitution of India recognizes

a. Only religious minorities

b. Only linguistic minorities

c. Religious and linguistic minorities

d. Religious, linguistic and ethnic minorities

39. Who among the following can be removed from the office without impeachment?

a. President of India

b. Chief Justice of India

c. Governor of a State

d. Chief Election Commissioner

40. With reference to Indian freedom struggle, which one of the following statements is not correct?

a. The Rowlatt Act aroused a wave of popular indignation and led to the Jalianwala Bagh massacre

b. Subhas Chandra Bose formed the Forward Bloc

c. Bhagat Singh was one of the founders of Hindustan Republican Socialist Association

d. In 1931, the Congress session at Karachi opposed Gandhi-Irwin Pact.

41. The leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha (1928) was:

a. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

b. Mahatma Gandhi

c. Vithalbhai J. Patel

d. Mahadev Desai

42. The monk who spread Buddhism in Tibet and Far-East –

a. Ananda

b. Nagarjuna

c. Padmasambava

d. Mahendra

43. Carbon dating method is used to determine the age of

a. Rocks

b. Fossils

c. Trees

d. Ancient Monuments

44. 18 carat gold signifies

a. 18 part of gold and 82 parts of other metals

b. 18 parts of gold and 6 parts of other metal

c. 82 parts of gold and 18 parts of other metal

d. None of these above

45. US Open 2016, women’s singles was won by?

a. Serena Williams

b. Maria Sharapova

c. Angelique Kerber

d. K. Pliskova

46. G20 Summit held from 4th – 5th September, 2016 was hosted by which country?

a. South Korea

b. China

c. USA

d. India

47. Newly discovered fish of the genus Tosanoides was named after which of the following?

a. Barack Obama

b. Narendra Modi

c. Kim Jong Un

d. Xi Jinping

48. Who overtook Roger Federer for most number of Grand Slam match wins during US Open 2016?

a. Novak Djokovic

b. Rafael Nadal

c. Serena Williams

d. Angelique Kerber

49. Which cricketer has launched a new party with the name ‘Awaz-e-Punjab’?

a. Harbhajan Singh

b. Sarandeep Singh

c. Yuvraj Singh

d. Navjot Singh Sidhu

50. Mariyappan Thangavelu won Gold Medal in which of the following event at the Rio Paralympics 2016?

a. Shotput

b. High Jump

c. 110 M Hurdle

d. Javelin Throw

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