IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2013

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2013

Given below are the questions and answers for IIFT GK from the year 2013. 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.

IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Questions from Previous Year Paper of 2013

  1. In Column 1 are the names of some great Indians, whose birthdays are celebrated as special days, which are given in Column 2. Match the birthday with the day of celebration?

  • i-a; ii-b; iii-c; iv-d
  • i-c; ii-b; iii-d; iv-a
  • i-c; ii-d; iii-a; iv-b 
  • i-d; ii-c; iii-b; iv-a

2. Which of the following fictional characters was created by Agatha Christie?

  • Hercule Poirot
  • Father Brown
  • Perry Mason
  • Sherlock Holmes

3. Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organise the Indian soldiers into Azad Hind Fauj?

  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Italy
  • Russia

4. Bashar al-Assad is/was a leader of which of the following countries?

  • Oman
  • Jordan
  • Tunisia
  • Syria

5. From the year 2014 onwards, the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) will be administered by

  • NYSEEuronext  
  • Thomson Reuters
  • British Bankers’ Association
  • UK’s Financial Services Authority

6. Which of the following countries is not a member of SAARC?

  • Nepal
  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Afghanistan

7. Given in Column 1 are some Latin phrases commonly used in English. Their meanings are given in Column 2. Match the phrase in Column 1 with its correct meaning in Column 2.

  • i-c; ii-d; iii-a; iv-b  
  • i-b; ii-a; iii-c; iv-d
  • i-d; ii-c; iii-b; iv-a
  • i-a; ii-b; iii-d; iv-c

8. What is the name of the novel that was published in April 2013 and authored under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith?

  • Ghana Must Go
  • Savage Continent
  • The Cuckoo’s Calling
  • Who says Elephants Can’t Dance?

9. Which of the following persons purchased the Washington Post in 2013?

  • Warren Buffet
  • Jeff Bezos
  • Carlos Slim
  • Steven-Spielberg

10. For which franchise did Parupalli Kashyap play in IBL 2013?

  • Pune Pistons
  • Banga Beats
  • Mumbai Masters
  • Hyderabad Hotshots

11. Who amongst the following is not associated with Egypt?

  • Mohammed al-Magariaf
  • Adly Mansour
  • Mohammed Morsi
  • Hosni Mubarak

12. Which of the following is Narayan Murthy not associated with?

  • Padma Vibhushan
  • Patni Computers
  • Unique Identification Authority of India
  • Both A and C

13. Pick the odd one out.

  • Ban Ki- Moon
  • Boutros Boutros- Ghali
  • Pascal Lamy
  • Kofi Annan

14. Pick the odd one out

  • Abhinav Bindra
  • Sushil Kumar
  • Gagan Narang
  • Vijay Kumar
  1. Raghuram Rajan has not served in which of the following positions
  • Governor, RBI
  • Economic Counsellor, IMF
  • Chief Economist, World Bank
  • Chief Economic Advisor, GOI
  1. In the Tapi gas pipeline, the word “Tapi” refers to which of the following?
  • Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India
  • Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Iran
  • Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran
  • Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India
  1. Everest is the highest mountain summit of the world. Rank the following summits in descending order of their heights.

i. Makaiu

i i. Kanchenjunga

iii. Godwin Austen

iv. Lhotse

  • iv-i-iii-ii
  • ii-iii-i-iv
  • iii-ii-iv-I
  • i-iv-ii-iii
  1. Which religion was propounded by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1582 A.D., with the intention of merging the best elements of different religions?
  • Akbarnama
  • Ain-i-Akbari
  • Zij-i Ilkhani
  • Din-e-Ilahi
  1. Match the names in Column 1 with their organization in Column 2:

  • i-b; ii-a; iii-c; iv-d
  • i-b; ii-d; iii-a; iv-c
  • i-b; ii-a; iii-d; iv-c
  • i-a; ii-c; iii-b; iv-d
  1. If India exports more than it imports, which of the following is likely to happen?
  • INR is likely to appreciate against other currencies
  • The supply of INR is likely to exceed the demand in the foreign exchange market, ceteris paribus.
  • INR would be under pressure to depreciate against other currencies.
  • Both B and C are correct
  1. Which country has the longest coastline?
  • USA
  • Australia
  • India
  • Canada
  1. Match the countries with Trade Agreements / Regional Blocks

  • i-b; ii-c; iii-a; iv-d
  • i-b; ii-a; iii—c: iv-d
  • i-c; ii-b; iii-a; iv-d
  • i-c; ii-a; iii—b; iv-d

23. The nomenclature of which of the following schemes is incorrect?

  • Rajiv Gram Samridhi Yojana
  • Jawahar Rozgar Yojana
  • Rajiv Awas Yojana
  • Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
  1. Arrange the following Indian port cities beginning from East to West.

i. Jamnagar

ii. Kochi

iii. Chennai

iv. Visakhapatnam

  • i-ii-iii-iv
  • iv-iii-ii-I  
  • ii-iv-i-iii
  • iii-i-iv-ii
  1. Which of the following cities is at the junction of the highways known as North-South and East-West Corridors?
  • Delhi
  • Nagpur
  • Jhansi
  • Hyderabad
  1. According to the “Doing Business Report (2013)” of the World Bank, which BRIC nation holds the best ranking?
  • Russian Federation
  • Brazil
  • India
  • China
  1. Which is the most abundant element in the universe?
  • Hydrogen
  • Helium
  • Oxygen
  • Carbon
  1. Which countries are separated by the McMohan line?
  • India and Pakistan
  • India and Bangladesh
  • China and India
  • China and Tibet


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    IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Answers from Previous Year Paper of 2013

    1. i-c; ii-d; iii-a; iv-b
    2. Hercule Poirot
    3. Japan
    4. Syria
    5. NYSEEuronext
    6. Myanmar
    7. i-c; ii-d; iii-a; iv-b
    8. The Cuckoo’s Calling
    9. Jeff Bezos
    10. Banga Beats
    11. Mohammed al-Magariaf
    12. Unique Identification Authority of India
    13. Pascal Lamy
    14. Sushil Kumar
    15. Chief Economist, World Bank
    16. Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India
    17. iii-ii-iv-I
    18. Din-e-Ilahi
    19. i-b; ii-d; iii-a; iv-c
    20. INR is likely to appreciate against other currencies
    21. Canada
    22. i-c; ii-a; iii—b; iv-d
    23. Rajiv Gram Samridhi Yojana
    24. iv-iii-ii-I
    25. Jhansi
    26. China
    27. Hydrogen
    28. China and India

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