Subject

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Class

CLAT Class 12

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1.

Damon Galgut’s ‘In a Strange Room’ was recently in news for:

  • Man Booker Prize shortlist

  • Winning the Pulitzer Prize

  • Winning the Orange Prize for fiction

  • None of the above


A.

Man Booker Prize shortlist

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2.

Why was Arundhati Roy investigated for sedition?

  • For committing contempt of court

  • For saying that Kashmir is not an integral part of India

  • For sympathizing with the Maoists

  • For condemning nuclear tests conducted by India


B.

For saying that Kashmir is not an integral part of India

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3.

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested in which of the following nations?

  • U.K

  • Sweden

  • Denmark

  • U.S.A


A.

U.K

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4.

Who was recently in the news when the Supreme Court of India rejected her plea for Euthansia, but paved the way for legalization of passive euthanasia?

  • Aruna Shanbaug

  • Aruna Roy

  • Mary Roy

  • Medha Patkar


A.

Aruna Shanbaug

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5.

Which of the following are the five countries that have decided to bid for 2017 World Athletics Championships?

  • Qatar, USA, China, Sri Lanka and Brazil

  • Germany, Britain, Hungary, Qatar and Spain

  • Germany, Qatar, India, Spain and China

  • Germany, Britain, China, Qatar and Spain


B.

Germany, Britain, Hungary, Qatar and Spain

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6.

Nagoya Protocol, signed by India on 30th October, 2010 is:

  • an international treaty of bilateral investment between India and Japan

  • an international treaty to ensure that local produce are exploited only under license and for the common good of the mankind

  • an international treaty to ensure that the benefits of natural resources and their commercial derivatives are shared with local communities

  • None of the above


C.

an international treaty to ensure that the benefits of natural resources and their commercial derivatives are shared with local communities

D.

None of the above

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7.

Which one of the following films was officially selected to compete in the Uncertain Regard (A Certain Glance) category at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival?

  • Udaan

  • My Name is Khan

  • Wednesday

  • Dhobi Ghat


A.

Udaan

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8.

Who replaced Lalit Modi as the IPL Chairman and Commissioner from this year’s edition of the IPL?

  • Chirayu Amin

  • Rajiv Shukla

  • Ratnakar Shetty

  • Shashank Manohar


A.

Chirayu Amin

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9.

“The Naive and the Sentimental Novelist’ is a 2010 publication of Harvard University Press of which of the following authors?

  • Orhan Pamuk

  • J.M Coetzie

  • Partha Chatterjee

  • Ben Okri


A.

Orhan Pamuk

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10.

The recent Tunisian revolution is known as:

  • Orange Revolution

  • Jasmine Revolution

  • Purple Revolution

  • Crescent Revolution


B.

Jasmine Revolution

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