IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2014

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2014

Given below are the questions and answers for IIFT GK from the year 2014. 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 2014

  1. Match the Indian Gold Medal Winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games held at Glasgow with the sports type in which the medal was awarded:
Name of the Player   Sports Type
a Joshana Chinnppa 1 Weightlifting
b Vinesh Phogat 2 Squash
c Vikas Gowda 3 Discuss Throw
d Satish Sivalingam 4 Wrestling


  • a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
  • a-2, b-3, c-1, d-4
  • a-2, b-4, c-3, d-1
  • a-4, b-2, c-1, d-3
  1. According to the Economic Survey for 2013-14, India had the second fastest growing services sector over the 11-year period from 2001 to 2012. Which country had the fastest growing service sector, in the corresponding period?
  • China
  • Russia
  • Thailand
  • Philippines
  1. Which of the following countries did not qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final?
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Argentina
  1. Lifebuoy is a brand of soap marketed by which of the following companies?
  • ITC
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Godrej
  • Unilever
  1. According to the Human Development report published by UNDP in July 2014, which among the following South Asian countries have the highest and the least rank in Human Development Index (2013)? In each option first name is indicated for highest rank and second name for the least rank.
  • India, Afghanistan
  • Maldives, Nepal
  • Srilanka, Afghanistan
  • India, Bangladesh

6. Which of the following India –origin academician became the Dean of the Harvard College with effect from July 2014?

  • Nitin Nohria
  • Rakesh Khurana
  • G Anandalingam
  • Ajit Rangnekar
  1. The Ebola virus disease is named after the Ebola River. The river is located at:
  • The Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • The Republic of Senegal
  • The Commonwealth of Virginia, US
  1. In the Pro-Kabaddi leagues played in India in 2014, the Future Group is the owner of which team?
  • Bengaluru Bulls
  • Bengal Warriors
  • Dabang Delhi
  • Jaipur Pink Panthers
  1. Which of the following is headquartered in USA?
  • Goldman Sachs Group
  • Barclays
  • HSBC Holdings
  • Standard Chartered PLC
  1. Match the following:
Financial Institution   Tagline
a ICICI Bank 1 India’s International Bank
b Bank of Baroda 2 Jiyo sar utha ke
c HDFC Std Life 3 Zindagi ke sath bhi Zindagi ke baad bhi
d LIC 4 Khayal Aap Ka


  • a-3, b-2, c-4, d-1
  • a-4, b-3, c-1, d-2
  • a-4, b-1, c-2, d-3
  • a-4, b-2, c-1, d-3
  1. In the Union Budget for 2014-15, the government proposed to keep aside Rs. 500 crores fir “Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana” for:
  • augmenting power supply to rural areas
  • encouraging rural youth to take up local entrepreneurship program
  • providing impetus to watershed development in the country
  • the welfare of the tribal
  1. Who among the following legends has been the latest recipient of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
  • Shyam Benegal
  • Manna Dey
  • Gulzar
  • Addor Gopalakrishnan
  1. Who is the Brand Ambassador of Telangana State?
  • Sania Mirza
  • Saina Nehawal
  • V. S. Laxman
  • V. Sindh
  1. Which Country has become the member of the World Trade Organisation?
  • Yemen
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Vietnam
  • None of the above
  1. Shri Pranab Mukherjee is the _______ President of the Republic of India.
  • 11th
  • 12th
  • 13th
  • 14th
  1. Which among the following options is the oldest surviving brand of Tata Group?
  • Tata Steel
  • Tata Motors
  • Tata Tetley
  • Taj Hotels
  1. Who among the following is the first woman to become MD/Chairman of a Bank in India?
  • Ranjana Kumar
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya
  • Chanda Kochhar
  • Shubhalakshmi Panse
  1. Who amongst the following has not won the Man Booker Prize?
  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Arundhati Roy
  • Kiran Desai
  • Arvind Adiga
  1. Match the Country with the Leader:
Country   Leader
a Japan i Kim Jong-un
b China ii Benigno Aquino
c North Korea iii Shinzo Abe
d Philippines iv Xi Jinping


  • a-i, b-ii, c-iii, d-iv
  • a-iii, bi-, c-ii, d-iv
  • a-iv, b-iii, c-i, d-ii
  • a-iii, b-iv, c-i, d-ii

20. Which of the following is not headquartered in China?

  • Weibo
  • WeChat
  • Alibaba
  • Jabong
  1. Who is the first CEO of AirAsia India?
  • Mukund Rajan
  • Srinivas Kini
  • Y P Teik
  • Mittu Chandilya
  1. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chief Justice of India in September 2014?
  • Justice Markandey Katju
  • Justice R M Lodha
  • Justice H L Dattu
  • None of the Above
  1. The winner of the Wimbledon Men’s singles Final 2014 has been:
  • Roger Federer
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Andy Murray
  • Novak Djokovic
  1. According to the Primary Census Abstract 2011, which of the following states in India has the highest population density?
  • Gujarat
  • Bihar
  • Kerala
  • Goa
  1. The Prime Minister of India has laid the foundation of which of the following port-based Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in August 2014?
  • JNPT
  • Chennai port
  • Cochin Port
  • Mundra Port
  1. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana has been launched in which year?
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014

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    IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Answers from Previous Year Paper of 2014

    1. a-2, b-4, c-3, d-1
    2. China
    3. Belgium
    4. Unilever
    5. Srilanka, Afghanistan
    6. Rakesh Khurana
    7. The Democratic Republic of the Congo
    8. Bengal Warriors
    9. Goldman Sachs Group
    10. a-4, b-1, c-2, d-3augmenting power supply to rural areas
    11. Gulzar
    12. Sania Mirza
    13. Yemen
    14. 13th
    15. Tata Tetley
    16. Ranjana Kumar
    17. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
    18. a-iii, b-iv, c-i, d-ii
    19. Jabong
    20. Mittu Chandilya
    21. Justice H L Dattu
    22. Novak Djokovic
    23. Bihar
    24. JNPT
    25. 2014


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