IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2012

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2012

Given below are the questions and answers for IIFT GK from the year 2012. Your goal should be to get approximately 6 to 8 questions correct from the lot given below without any errors. The cutoff for IIFT GK is typically around 3-4 marks where each question is for 0.5 marks.

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Questions from Previous Year Paper of 2012

  1. What was the picture shown on the first stamp of independent India?
  • The new Indian flag
  • Ashoka Lion Capital
  • A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi
  • A Douglas DC-4 aircraft
  1. Which of the following venues has hosted the Summer Olympics Games the maximum number of times?
  • Athens
  • Paris
  • London
  • Los Angeles
  1. What is a good estimate for the length of the coastline of the mainland India?
  • 6000 km
  • 7500 km
  • 9000 km
  • 11000 km
  1. Which treaty led to creation of the single European Currency “Euro”?
  • Maastricht Treaty
  • Vienna Monetary Treaty
  • Plaza Accord
  • Bretton Woods Agreement
  1. In ecology, what name is given to the measure of diversity that is often used to quantify the biodiversity of a habitat by taking into account the number of species present, as well as the abundance of each species?
  • Simpson Index
  • Herfindahl – Hirschman Index
  • Flintstone Index
  • Bio-volatility Index
  1. Match the Memoir/Autobiography given in Column 1 with the person on whom it is based in Column 2:

  • 1 – iv, 2 – i, 3 – iii, 4 – ii
  • 1 – i, 2 – iv, 3 – ii, 4 – iii
  • 1 – iii, 2 – i, 3 – iv, 4 – ii 
  • 1 – iii, 2 – ii, 3 – iv, 4 – i

 

7.  Which of the following is NOT TRUE about the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United Nations (UN)?

  1. There are 8 MDGs that 193 UN Members states have agreed to achieve
  2. The year set for achieving the MDGs is 2020
  3. Ensuring environmental sustainability is not one of the MDGs
  4. Eradication of extreme poverty and hunger is one of the prime MDGs
  • 1 & 2
  • 2 & 3
  • Only 3
  • Only 4

8. Match the Country in Column 1 with its Capital city in Column 2 and its Currency in Column 3

  • 1 – d – iv, 2 – a – i, 3 – b – ii, 4 – c- iii
  • 1 – d- iv, 2 – a- ii, 3 – b – i, 4 – c – iii
  • 1 – b – i, 2 – a- iv, 3 – d –ii, 4 – c – iii
  • 1 – b – i, 2 – a – ii, 3 – d – iii, 4 – c- iv

9. Who is the Indian to be named as one of the six winners of the prestigious Magsaysay Award for 2012?

  • Medha Pathkar
  • Jeet Thayil
  • Kulandei Francis
  • Arvind Kejriwal

10. Match the name of the automobile company in Column 1 with the brand of cars owned by them in Column 2.

  • 1 – iv, 2 – iii, 3 – ii, 4 – I
  • 1 – iii, 2 – iv, 3 – i, 4 – ii
  • 1 – i, 2 – ii, 3 –iii, 4 – iv
  • 1 – ii, 2 – i, 3 – iv, 4 – iii

11. Who, among the following has not been a Vice President of India before becoming the President of India?

  • Radhakrishnan
  • Venkatraman
  • Shankar Dayal Sharma
  • Giani Zail Singh

12. GAAR has been in news recently. What does GAAR stands for

  • Global Accounting Alliance RegimeBoutros Boutros- Ghali
  • General Anti Avoidance Rules
  • Government Affairs Assessment Rule
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Rules

13. Match the description given in Column 1 with the name of film in Column 2

  • 1– d, 2 – c, 3 – a, 4 –b
  • 1– b, 2 – a, 3 – d, 4 – c
  • 1 – b, 2 – d, 3 – a, 4 – c
  • 1 – d, 2 – a, 3 – c, 4- b
  1. Which year is known as the year of the great divide in the demographic history
  • 1857
  • 1947
  • 1921
  • 1951
  1. Match the position in Column 1 with person who holds it (as on 31st August 2012) in Column 2:

  • 1 –ii, 2 – iii, 3 – i, 4 – iv
  • 1 –iii, 2 – i, 3 – ii, 4 – iv
  • 1 – iii, 2 – iv, 3 – i, 4- ii
  • 1 –i, 2 – iii , 3 – iv, 4 – ii

16. The ‘God Particle’ is the name given to

  • The Meson Particle
  • The Higgs Boson Particle
  • The Proton Particle
  • None of the above
  1. Which among the following cities hosted the 4th BRICS Summit in 2012?
  • Brasilina, Brazil
  • Sanya, China
  • New Delhi, India
  • None of the above
  1. When it is 11:15 as per Greenwich Mean Time, what will be the time in Delhi
  • 04:45 hours
  • 05:45 hours
  • 17:45 hours
  • 16:45 hours
  1. Mullaperiyar Dam is a matter of controversy between which of the following states?
  • Karnataka – Tamil Nadu
  • Kerala – Tamil Nadu
  • Kerala – Karnataka
  • Karnataka – Andhra Pradesh
  1. Match the celebration day in Column 1 with the date in Column 2

  • 1-iv, 2-i, 3-ii, 4-iii
  • 1-iv, 2-ii, 3-i, 4-iii
  • 1-iv, 2-iii, 3-i, 4-ii
  • 1-iv, 2-ii, 3-i, 4-iii
  1. Which country has won the Gold Medal for Men’s Football in 2012 Olympic Games?
  • Brazil
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Mexico
  1. What is the name given to the civil reformist movement for eradication of ragging in India?
  • Aman
  • Mitra
  • Sahyog
  • Aadhar
  1. Which of the following teams have been in at least one of the ten final matches of ICC Cricket World Cup played from 1975 through 2011, but have never been a winner
  • England
  • South Africa
  • New Zealand
  • Zimbabwe
  1. In a painting what is the vanishing point?
  • The point beyond which things are too small to be seen
  • The point where sky meets the ground
  • The point on the horizon where a parallel lines appear to meet
  • The point where an object disappears behind another
  1. Match the Leader’s name in Column 1 to the Party headed by them in Column 2:

  • 1 – iii, 2 – ii, 3 –i
  • 1 – ii, 2 – iii, 3 – i
  • 1 – iii, 2 – i, 3 – ii
  • 1 – ii, 2 – i, 3 – iii

26. According to Greek Mythology, what is the name of the beautiful youth who was loved by Echo; and in punishment for not returning her love, was made to fall in love with his image reflected in a pool; and finally unable to possess the image, is believed to have pined away and turned into a flower?

  • Midas
  • Narcissus
  • Hercules
  • Adonis

27. Of which of the following trade groupings is Myanmar a member

  • SAARC
  • ASEAN
  • NAFTA
  • MERCOSUR

28. Arrange the following Indian rivers from North to South

  1. Narmada
  2. Kaveri
  3. Jhelum
  4. Godavari
  • Jhelum – Narmada – Godavari – Kaveri
  • Narmada – Jhelum – Kaveri – Godavari
  • Narmada – Jhelum – Godavari – Kaveri
  • Jhelum – Narmada – Kaveri – Godavari

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Answers from Previous Year Paper of 2012

1. The new Indian flag
2. London
3. 7500 km
4. Maastricht Treaty
5. Simpson Index
6. 1 – iii, 2 – i, 3 – iv, 4 – ii 
7. 2 & 3
8. 1 – d- iv, 2 – a- ii, 3 – b – i, 4 – c – iii
9. Kulandei Francis
10. 1 – iv, 2 – iii, 3 – ii, 4 – I
11. Giani Zail Singh
12. General Anti Avoidance Rules
13. 1– d, 2 – c, 3 – a, 4 –b
14. 1921
15. 1 – iii, 2 – iv, 3 – i, 4- ii
16. The Higgs Boson Particle
17. New Delhi, India
18. 16:45 hours
19. Kerala – Tamil Nadu
20. 1-iv, 2-ii, 3-i, 4-iii
21. Mexico
22. Aman
23. England
24. The point on the horizon where a parallel lines appear to meet
25. 1 – iii, 2 – i, 3 – ii
26. Narcissus
27. ASEAN
28. Jhelum – Narmada – Godavari – Kaveri
 

 

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