General Knowledge for CLAT 2018

General Knowledge for CLAT 2018

  • What post did Antonio Guterres hold before being appointed the Secretary General of the United Nations? United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • What is the first robot lawyer called? ROSS
  • Who was recently elected the new President of France? Emmanuel Macron
  • ‘Scorpion kick’ is a term used in what sport? Kabaddi
  • Where was India’s first commercial court set up? Raipur, Chattisgarh
  • What is the length of the world’s longest tunnel? 57.09 kms
  • What country does the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize hail from? Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia
  • Two states to introduce happiness index? Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh
  • Who was crowned as Miss Supranational 2016? Srinidhi Shetty
  • What is the purpose of the COIN programme introduced by JP Morgan? Interprets commercial loan agreements 
  • What is the capacity of the world’s largest Volvo bus? 300 passengers
  • State with highest number of open jails? Rajasthan
  • What is Solar Impulse 2? First plane powered by a renewable energy source to tour the globe
  • What is Juno? A NASA spacecraft orbiting Jupiter
  • The first country to allow child euthanasia? Belgium
  • How many billionaires did India lose post-demonetization? 11
  • India is the world’s ___ largest steel producer? 3rd
  • Donald Trump is the ___ President of the United States of America? 45th
  • The recipient of 2017’s BC Roy Award? P. Raghu Ram (there are others who got the award as well, the answer would depend on what the options were)
  • Why did Japan impose restrictions on India? Because India placed a minimum import price and other assorted duties to protect its domestic steel industry
  • Which eminent personality made a statement about Europe’s refugee policy being the Trojan horse of terrorism? Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary
  • NASA’s Hubble telescope is located where? Lower Earth orbit
  • Which Japanese PM apologised for Pearl Harbour? Shinzo Abe
  • To which airline did the flight that flew 14,500 kms from Delhi to San Francisco belong to? It was also the “world’s longest all-women flight”. Air India
  • Which lost Indian satellite did NASA find? Chandrayaan-1
  • Which court stayed the hanging of Kulbhushan Jadhav? International Court of Justice
  • India’s voting share in the IMF has increased from 2.3% to ___? 2.6%
  • Which country became to first to switch off FM radio? Norway
  • Who is India’s third largest trading partner? UAE (Since Hong Kong was not an option)
  • As of 2016, which state has the highest number of law colleges? Maharashtra
  • What was the World Bank’s estimated GDP for India in 2016-17? 7%
  • Which country recently enacted an RTI legislation? Sri Lanka
  • Who has been declared the most corrupt? (From amongst the options, the Police)
  • Who has received knighthood for his DNA work? Shankar Balasubramanian
  • Who is the first democratically elected President of Myanmar? Htin Kyaw
  • Most number of badminton titles? PV Sindhu
  • Tetra is how many times faster than 5G? 10 times faster
  • Quote said by the Chinese Ministry about Dalai Lama(?)
  • Which woman’s statue was recently installed in UK parliament? Millicent Fawcett
  • Which state is the most preferred tourist destinations for the past 3 years? Tamil Nadu
  • Which country offered asylum seekers up to €1,200 each to voluntarily return to their home countries? Germany
  • Which country recently passed a Hindu Marriage bill? Pakistan
  • First country to conduct the first adult kidney transplant using 3D printing? United Kingdom
  • India is the __ largest holder of US securities? 12th
  • Who was appointed the Chief of Islamic military coalition led by Saudi Arabia? Gen. Raheel Shareef (Pakistan)
  • Name the Cricketer who became the fastest to take 250 wickets. R. Ashwin
  • Name the MLA who was disqualified by the governor for taking up private contract work? Uma Shankar Singh (BSP)

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