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(Paper) CLAT UG Question Paper 2010 : General Knowledge and Current Affairs

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(Paper) Previous Year Question Paper (BA LLB) - 2010

Section - II : General Knowledge and Current Affairs

1. In Malaysia, the word ‘bhumiputra’ refers to

(a) Malays
(b) Chinese
(c) Indians
(d) Buddhists

2. What was the real uame of blunshi Premchand?

(a) Nabab Rai
(b) Dhanpat Rai
(c) Ram Chandra Srivastava
(d) Hari Shankar

3. Who is the author of’Old Man and the Sea’?

(a) John Ruskin
(b) Raja Rao
(c) Gunter Grass
(d) Emest Hemingway

4. Prophet Mohammed was born in

(a) 570 A.D.
(b) 720 A.D.
(c) 620 A.D.
(d) 510 A.D.

5. When was the First World War declared?

(a) 1914
(b) 1915
(c) 1918
(d) 1913

6. Deodhar trophy is given for the game of

(a) Cricket
(b) Football
(c) Hockey
(d) Golf

7. Pariyar Wild-Life sanctuary is situated in the state of

(a) Tamilnadu
(b) Kamataka
(c) Kerala
(d) Andhra-Pradesh

8. Napanagar in Madhya pradesh is known for

(a) steel mill
(b) sugar mills
(c) potteries
(d) news print factory

9. Who destroyed the Somnalh temple in Gujrat?

(a) Mohammed Ghouri
(b) Mahmud Ghaznavi
(c) Changhez Khan
(d) Taimur Lang

10. In Cape Trafalgar, the famous battle of Trafalgar was fought in 1805. Where is Cape Trafalgar situated?

(a) Italy
(b) Greece
(c) Spain
(d) Portugal

11. Lumbini is the place where the Buddha

(a) attained nirvana
(b) attained enlightenment
(c) was bone
(d) was married

12. Galvanometer is an instrument to measure

(a) relative density of liquids
(b) electric currents
(c) pressure of gases
(d) distances

13. Who wrote ‘Mudra Rakshasa’?

(a) Vishakhadatta
(b) Bana Bhatta
(c) Kalidasa
(d) Jaya Dev

14. The venue of Asian Games in 1970 was

(a) Beijing
(b) Jakarta
(c) Bangkok
(d) New Delhi

15. 1929 is known for

(a) visit of Simon Commission to India
(b) congress resolution for complete independence of India
(c) coming of Indian National Congress under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi
(d) bumta was made a part of India

16. LN.S. Airavat is India’s

(a) amphibious ship
(b) submarine
(c) destroyer
(d) frigate

17. Aslra-Missile is

(a) surface to surface missile
(b) surface to air missile
(c) air to surface missile
(d) air to air missile

18. Nehm Institute of Mountaineering is situated at

(a) Nainital
(b) Darjeeling
(c) Shimla
(d) Uttarkashi

19. The chief gucst on the 60′” Republic day of India was the President of

(a) Uzbekistan
(b) Tajikislan
(c) Kajakistan
(d) South-Africa

20. Which of the following was not the base of L.T.T.E. before being captured by Srilankan Forces’?

(a) Elephant Pass
(b) Kilinochchi
(c) Mullailhivu
(d) Murid ke

21. Who was given Col. C. K. Nayudu Life Time Achievement Award for 2007-2008 for exemplary contribution to cricket

(a) Kapil Dev
(b) Gundappa Vishwanath
(c) Sunil Gavaskar
(d) Vijay Hazare

22. Who is the foreign minister of European Union?

(a) Baroness Ashlon
(b) Massimo D’ Alema
(c) David Miliband
(d) Carl Hildt

23. Who is the author of `Godan’?

(a) Bhishma Sahani
(b) Premchand
(c) Manohar Shyam Joshi
(d) Sharad Chandra Chattopadhyay

24. Which political party does Raj Babbar belong to?

(a) Samajwadi
(b) Bharatiya Janala Party
(c) Congress
(d) Bahujan Samaj Party

25. In which year Bastille fell on 14′ of July?

(a) 1879
(b) 1789
(c) 1787
(d) none of them

26. Alberto Fujimari is the farmer president of

(a) Japan
(b) Peru
(c) South Korea
(d) Vietnam

27. Which of the following is the national river of India?

(a) Brahmaputra
(b) Narmada
(c) Ganga
(d) Kaveri

28.The highest number of telephone users are in

(a) China
(b) U.S.A.
(c) Canada
(d) India

29. The president of Maldives is

(a) Maumoom Abdel Gajnee
(b) Mohammad Ashraf
(c) Mahmood Alam
(d) Mohammed Nasheed

30. Arabinda Rajkhowa is a member of

(a) B.J.P.
(b) Assam Gana Parishad
(c) Maoist Centre
(d) Ulfa

31. The breakthrough in the ideas of Darwin on the evolution of species came after his visit to a cluster of islands and where he saw that each island supported its own form of finch. Name the islands’?

(a) Ice land
(b) Greenland
(c) Galapagos
(d) Christian Islands

32. Mahatma Gandhi never became a Nobel Laureate, but he was nominated five times. In which of the following years he was not nominated?

(a) 1937
(b) 1939
(c) 1948
(d) 1940

33. Which of the following countries has not, till the end of 2009, decoded the entire genome of a human being?

(a) India
(b) Russia
(c) China
(d) Canada

34. When was the University of Bombay established?

(a) 1861
(b) 1857
(c) 1909
(d) 1890

35. Harare is the capital of

(a) Zambia
(b) Zaire Republic
(c) Zimbabwe
(d) Yemen

36. Before the Indian team left for Conference on Climate Change at Copenhagen, Jairam Ramesh announced that India would work for voluntary reduction of in energy intensity in 2020 compared to 2005.

(a) 40 to 45 percent
(b) 20 to 25 percent
(c) 30 to 35 percent
(d) 10 to 15 percent

37. Which is the largest island in the world (ifAustralia is not considered an island)?

(a) Iceland
(b) Borneo
(c) Sumatra
(d) Greenland

38. Indo-Pak summit between Parvez Musharraf and Atal Bihari Bajpayee was held in 2001 at

(a) Delhi
(b) Shimla
(c) Agra
(d) Mumbai

39. In May 2009, in the final of Sultan A21an Shah Championship Indian men’s Hockey team was defeated by

(a) Pakistan
(b) Argentina
(c) New Zealand
(d) Canada

40. Which of the following is not a union territory?

(a) Tripura
(b) Daman and Diu
(c) Lakshadweep
(d) Puducherry

41. Who was the founder editor of “Kesari”?

(a) lala Lajpat Rai
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Gopal Krishna Gokhle
(d) Dadabhai Naoroji

42. With whose permission did the English set up their first factory at Surat?

(a) Akbar
(b) Shahjahan
(c) Jahangir
(d) Aurangzeb

43. The group of nations known as G-8 started as G-7. Which among the following was not one of them?

(a) Canada
(b) Italy
(c) Russia
(d) Japan

44. Emperor Akbar the Great, died in the year

(a) 1505
(b) 1605
(c) 1606
(d) 1590

45. What was the name of Emperor Shahjahan before he became Emperor?

(a) Kusrau
(b) Khurram
(c) Parvez
(d) Shaheryar

46. Which of the following trees has medicinal value?

(a) pine
(b) teak
(c) oak
(d) neem

47. Identify the main principle on which the Parliamentary system operates?

(a) Responsibility of executive to legislature
(b) Supremacy of democracy
(c) Rule of law
(d) Supremacy of the constitution

48. Great tennis player Bjom Borg belongs to which country?

(a) Italy
(b) Latvia
(c) U.S.A.
(d) Sweden

49. Which of the following is the national song of India?

(a) Vande Mataram
(b) Jana gana mana adhinayak…
(c) Ye mera chaman, ye mera chaman
(d) Sare jahan se achchha

50. Which country was known as sick man of Europe?

(a) Greece
(b) Latvia
(c) Turkey
(d) Austria

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