General Studies Objective Questions for CLAT 2017–Part 13

Employees’ provident Fund organization (EPFO) on 9 April 2015 suspended the minimum monthly pension scheme from April 2015. What was the minimum pension that was paid under this scheme?

  1. 500 rupees

  2. 1000 rupees

  3. 1500 rupees

  4. 3000 rupees

Answer: 2

In which of the Following cases the Supreme Court (CS) of India on 10 April 2015 ordered all the private hospitals to provide for free treatment acid attack victims?

  1. Laxmi vs. Union of India

  2. Shreya Singhal vs. Union of India

  3. Parivartan Kendra vs. Union of India

  4. People‘s Union for Civil Liberties v. Union of India

Answer: 1

The National Green Tribunal on 10 April 2015 imposed ban on construction activities causing pollution in which city?

  1. New Delhi

  2. Bengaluru

  3. Mumbai

  4. Hyderabad

Answer: 1

Uttar Pradesh Government on 8 April 2015 conferred the Sahitya Shiromani Samman on

  1. Gopal Das Neeraj

  2. Uday Pratap Singh

  3. Gopal Das Neeraj and Uday Pratap singh

  4. Gopal Das Neeraj and Ashok Chakradhar

Answer: 3

Name the Jnanpith awarded Tamil novelist who died in Chennai on 8 April 2015.

  1. manushyaputhiran

  2. Jayakanthan

  3. S. Ramakrishnan

  4. Sujatha Rangarajan

Answer: 2

15. The University of Cape Town (UCT) of South Africa on 8 April 2015 voted to remove a statue of a British colonialist from the campus. Name the colonialist?

A. Cecil Rhodes

B. Leopold II

C. Paul Kruger

D. Barney Barnato

Answer – A

16. Consider the following relief .measures announced on 8 April 2015 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help farmers whose crops were damaged due to unseasonal weather conditions.

I. Farmers will be eligible for input subsidy even if 20 percent of their crop is damaged

II. Input subsidy given to distressed farmers was enhanced by 50 percent.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

A. Only I

B. only II

C. Both I and II

D. None of them

Answer: B

17. Who was appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India by President Pranab Mukherjee on 9 April 2015?

A. Hari Shankar Brahma

B. VS Sampath

C. SY Qurashi

D. Nasim Zaidi

Answer: D

18. SEBI on 8 April 2015 raised the transaction limit in exchange traded currency derivatives to how many million US dollars for both foreign and domestic investors without having and underlying exposure?

A. 10 million US dollars

B. 15 million US dollars

C. 20 million US dollars

D. 25 million US dollars

Answer: B