(Paper) CLAT UG Question Paper 2009 : General Knowledge and Current Affairs


(Paper) Previous Year Question Paper (BA LLB) - 2009

Section - II : General Knowledge and Current Affairs


Instructions: Out of the four answers, shade the correct answer in the space provided for it on the OMR Answer Sheet.

1. Capital market means

(a) Mutual Funds
(b) Money Market
(c) Securities Market
(d) Banking Business

2. From which river would the National River Project he started?

(a) Yamun
(b) Gomti
(c) Ganga
(d) Krishna

3. “The Audacity of Hope” is a honk written by

(a) Bill Clinton
(b) Barack Obama
(c) Gorge Bush
(d) Bill Gates

4. ‘ WPI’ is used as an acronym for

(a) World Price Index
(b) World Price Indicators
(c) Wholesale Price Index
(d) Wholesale Price indicators

5. If the tax rate increases with the higher level of income, it shall be called

(a) Progressive Tax
(b) Proportional Tax
(c) Lump sum Tax
(d) Regressive Tax

6. Who is the Director of “Chak De India”?

(a) Shimit Amiro
(b) Yash Chopra
(c) Shahrukh Khan
(d) Ram Gopal verma

7. What is the full form of the scanning technique CAT?

(a) Complete Anatomical Trepanning
(b) Computerized Automatic Therapy
(c) Computerized Axial Tomography
(d) Complete Axial Transmission

8. Who got the World Food Prize?

(a) Kofi Annan
(b) Man Mohan Singh
(c) Hillary Clinton
(d) Bhumibol Adulyadej

9. ISO 9000 is a

(a) Quality Standard Mark
(b) Space Project
(c) Trade Technique
(d) Loan Security

10. What is ‘AGMARK’?

(a) Name of Brand
(b) A Marketing Research Organisation
(c) Eggs supplied by Government-run cooperative
(d) Agriculture marketing for agro products

11. The Headquarters of Indian Space Research Organisation is at

(a) Trivandrum
(b) New Delhi
(c) Bangalore
(d) Ahmedabad

12. “Saras” is the name of

(a) An Aircraft
(b) A Tank
(c) A Missile
(d) A Submarine

13. First woman Prime-Minister in the World was from

(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Bhutan
(c) India
(d) Nepal

14. Who was felicitated with ‘Nishan-e-Paki scan “?

(a) Shawghan Sinha
(b) Maulana Azad
(c) Dilip Kumar
(d) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

15. Which State provided separate reservation for Muslims and Christians in the State Backward Classes List in 2007?

(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Bihar
(d) Kerala

16. Which of the following dances is not a classical dance?

(a) Kathakali
(b) Garba
(c) Odissa
(d) Manipun

17. Sulabh Intemational is an organisation which provides

(a) Health Services in Rural Areas
(b) Good Sanitation at Cheap Rates
(c) Low Cost Accommodation
(d) Low Cost Credit

18. Who among the following was honoured with ‘Officer of the Legion of Honour’ ‘award by French Govemment in July 2008?

(a) Dev Anand
(b) Yash Chopra
(c) H.R. Chopra
(d) Mrinal Sen

19. The largest gland in the human body is

(a) Liver
(b) Pancreas
(c) Thyroid
(d) Endocrine

20. The Railway Budget for 2007-2008 has declared the year 2007 as the year of

(a) Cleanliness
(b) Passenger Comfort
(c) Staff Welfare
(d) Computerization of Reservations

21. In the world of Hindi Cinema, who was affectionately called as ‘Dada Moni’?

(a) Balraj Sahni
(b) Pdthviraj Kapoor
(c) Ashok Kumar
(d) Utpal Dutt

22. Out standing Parliamentarian Award (2006) was presented in 2007 to

(a) P. Chidambram
(b) Sarad Pawar
(c) Mani Shankar Aiyar
(d) Sushma Swaraj

23. World’s longest sea bridge has taken shape in to 2007 in

(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) Singapore
(d) U.S.A.

24. Who among the following Indians became Citigroup’s Investment Banking head?

(a) L. N. Mittal
(b) A.K. Subramaniyam
(c) Vineet Seth
(d) Vikram Pandit

25. The Green Revolution in India has been identified with

(a) Dr. Man Mohan Singh
(b) Dr. Montck Singh Ahluwalia
(c) Mr. Rajendra Singh ‘walerman’
(d) Dr. M.S. Swaminalhan

26. Indian Judge in the UN Law of the Sea Tribunal is

(a) Dr. P.S.Rao
(b) Dr. P.C.Rao
(c) Mr. Justice Jagannath Rao
(d) Mr. Justice Rajendra Babu

27. The Ozone Layer thins down as a result of a chain chemical reaction that separates from the layer

(a) Oxygen
(b) Chlorine
(c) Nitrogen
(d) Hydrogen

28. Joint SAARC University of eight SAARC Nations has been established in

(a) Colombo
(b) Dhaka
(c) Kathmandu
(d) New Delhi

29. Which country recently produced the world’s first cloned rabbit using a biological process that takes cells from a fems?

(a) U.K.
(b) China
(c) U.S.A.
(d) Germany

30. Which one of the following Vitamins is responsible for blood clotting?

(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin E
(c) Vitamin C
(d) Vitamin K

31. What is the meaning of ‘Gilt Edged Market’?

(a) Market in Government securities
(b) Market of smuggled goods
(c) Market of auctioned goods
(d) Market of Gold products

32. Who is the Central Chief Information Commissioner of India?

(a) Prof. Ansari
(b) Mrs. Padma Subramenian
(c) Mr. Wajahat Habibullah
(d) Dr. O.P. Kejariwal

33. The youngest recipient of Padma Shti so far is

(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Shobana Chandrakumar
(c) Sania Miaa
(d) Billy Man Singh

34. Who is the Director of the film “Elizabeth: The Golden Age Cast”?

(a) Rama Nand Sagar
(b) Ram Gopal Verma
(c) Karan Johar
(d) Shekhar Kapur

35. The territorial waters of India extend up to?

(a) 12 Nautical Miles
(b) 6 Km
(c) 10 Nautical Miles
(d) 15 Nautical Miles

36. ‘Satnjhoma Express’ runs between lie Railway Stations of

(a) New Delhi – Wagah
(b) New Delhi – Lahore
(c) Amritsar – Lahore
(d) New Delhi – Islamabad

37. Blue revolution refers to

(a) Forest Development
(b) fishing
(c) Poultry Farming
(d) Horticulture

38. Dr. A.P.1.Abdul Kalam has been appointed as Chancellor of

(a) IIM Mumbai
(b) IIT Kanpur
(c) IIM Ahmedabad
(d) UST Thiruvananthapuram

39. In which State “Kanya Vidyadhan Yojna” is operational?

(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Haryana

40. Who emerged the fastest woman of the world at Beijing Olympics?

(a) Sheron Sumpson
(b) Keaon Stewart
(c) Ann Fraser
(d) Elina Basiena

41. Savannath grasslands are found in

(a) North America
(b) Africa
(c) Australia
(d) East Asia

42. Which State has launched the “Aarogya Sri” a health Insurance Scheme for families below poverty line?

(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Kerala

43. The first nuclear reactor of India is named

(a) Rohini
(b) Vaishali
(c) Apsara
(d) Kamini

44. In May 2007 Air Sahara acquired by Jet Airways is being operated as a separate airline under the name of

(a) Jet Line
(b) Jet Sahara
(c) Air Jet Line
(d) Jet Sahara Line

45. Suez Canal connects

(a) Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea
(b) Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea
(c) Baltic Sea and Red Sea
(d) Baltic Sea and Black Sea

46. Government has launched E – Passport Scheme and first E – Passport was issued to

(a) Mr. Arjun Singh
(b) Mrs. Sortia Gandhi
(c) Dr. ManMohan Singh
(d) Mrs. Pratibha Patil

47. The Hindu outfit ‘Hindraf’ has been banned in

(a) Pakistan
(b) Thailand
(c) Malaysia
(d) Bangladesh

48. Which organization is headed by Indian Environmenlalisis R.K.Pachauri, a Nobel Laureate!

(a) International Environment Panel
(b) International Panel on Climate Change
(c) International Pollution Control Panel
(d) International Panel on Global Warming

49. Kandhamal, the worst affected town by sectarian violence in September- October 2008 is situated in

(a) Orissa
(b) Gujarat
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Kamataka

50. World “No Tobacco Day” is observed on

(a) January 10
(b) June 1
(c) May 31
(d) March 5

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