IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2015

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2015

Given below are the questions and answers for IIFT GK from the year 2015. 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 2015

1.  Which multilateral development bank has been set up by BRICS as an alternative to the World
Bank and International Monetary Fund?

  • The New Development Bank
  • The Asian Development Bank
  • The Bank of Emerging Nations
  • The Economic Cooperation Bank
Stock Index Stock Market
(i)    DAX (a) Japan
(ii)   Nikkie (b) Brazil
(iii)  KOSPI (c) Germany
(iv)  Bovespa (d) South Korea

 

2. Given below are some popular stock indices of the world. Match the stock index with the country
and stock market it represents.

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

 

3. The remains of which ancient civilization can be seen at the site of Machu Pichu in Peru?

  •  Incas
  •  Aztecs
  •  Mayans
  • Indians

4. Who is acknowledged as the creator of the Chandigarh’s Rock Gardens

  •  E. Sridharan
  •  Nek Chand Saini
  • Charles Correa
  • Geoffrey Bawa

5. Which is the first Eurozone nation to exit its bailout package?

  • Portugal
  •  Italy
  •  Ireland
  • Spain

6. Match the name of the city with the river on whose banks it is located?

City River
i. Budapest a. Tigris
ii. Baghdad b. Tiber
iii. Rome c. Han
iv. Seoul d. Danube
  • i-d; ii-a, iii-b; iv-c
  •  i-b; ii-c; iii-d; iv-a
  • i-c; ii-d; iii-a; iv-b
  • i-a; ii-b; iii-c, iv-d

7. What is the motto of the 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janerio?

  •  Live your passion
  •  One world, Our Dream
  •  Friends forever
  • Harmony and Progress

8. Which film won the 2015 Oscar Award for the “Best Animated Feature Film”?

  • Song of the Sea
  • How to train your Dragon 2
  • Big Hero 6
  • The Boxtrolls

9. Who among the following has won the maximum all time Grand Slam Women’s singles title?

  •  Serena Williams
  • Margaret Court
  •  Steffi Graf
  • Martina Navratilova

10.  Match the name of the multinational Firm with whom the following Indians are/have been
associated as CEO.

Indian CEO Multinational Firm
i. Anshu Jain a. MasterCard
ii. Shantanu Narayen b. Reckitt & Colman
iii. Ajaypal Singh Banga c. Deutsche Bank
iv. Rakesh Kapoor d. Adobe
  • 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

11.  A person with ‘AB’ blood group is also called a universal recipient because of the

  •  Lack of antigens in the blood
  •  Lack of antibodies in the blood
  •  Lack of both antigens and antibodies in the blood
  • Presence of both antigens and antibodies in the blood

12. Who is the Vice Chairman of NITI aayog?

  •  Arvind Panagariya
  •  Arun Maira
  •  Raghuram Rajan
  • Arvind Subramaniam

13.  The first Export Processing Zone of Asia was set up in

  •  Singapore
  •  Kandla
  •  Shanghai
  • Dubai

14.  Who launched a ‘crowd funding’ campaign to raise funds for bailing out Greece?

  •  Thomas Feeney
  •  Thomas Friedman
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Thomas Edison

15.  Match the name of the book with the author.

Book Author
i. To Kill a Mockingbird a. E.M. Forster
ii. A Passage to India b. Joseph E. Stiglitz
iii. Globalization and its discontents c. Thomas L. Friedman
iv. The World is Flat d. Harper Lee
  • i-a; ii-b; iii-d; iv-c
  •  i-d; ii-a; iii-b; iv-c
  •  i-d; ii-c; iii-a; iv-b
  • i-a; ii-d; iii-c; iv-b

16.  The US recently announced that its redesigned ten-dollar bill, to be issued in 2020, will include the,

  • Face of a Lion
  •  Face of an Elephant
  • Face of a Woman
  • Face of a Dragon

17. The Centre-State tax sharing model promised a 10% increase in the State’s share. This 10% increase
will result from increasing the share from

  •  32% to 42%
  • 22% to 32%
  •  42% to 52%
  • None of the above

18.  Which of the following countries is not a member of European Union?

  •  Sweden
  • Finland
  •  Norway
  • Denmark

19.  As per the monetary policy agreement between RBI and the Finance Ministry, the RBI is required to
maintain inflation in the range of:

  •  2% to 6%
  •  4% to 10%
  •  3% to 9%
  • 5% to 8%

20. Who discovered the ‘Pluto’ in the year 1930?

  •  Clyde Tombaugh
  • Albert Einstein
  •  Carl Sagan
  • Jacques Cousteau

21.  According to the World Investment Report 2015 published by UNCTAD, which of the following
countries was the largest recipient of FDI in 2014?

  •  China
  •  India
  • USA
  • Singapore

22.  Euro dollars are

  •  A currency issued by European Union
  •  Special currency issued by the Federal Government of USA for Europe
  •  US dollars held in Europe
  • European currencies exchanged for the US dollar in US

23. Match the Prime Minister and Presidents of India who have been contemporaries in Office.

Prime Minister President
i. Indira Gandhi a. Shankar Dayal Sharma
ii. Rajiv Gandhi b. V.V. Giri
iii. I.K. Gujral c. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
iv. Manmohan Singh d. Giani Zail Singh
  • i-a; ii-b; iii-c; iv-d
  •  i-b; ii-a; iii-d; iv-c
  • i-a; ii-c; iii-b; iv-d
  • i-b; ii-d; iii-a; iv-c

24.  Mark the wrong combination

  •  James Watt : Steam Engine
  •  A.G. bell : Telephone
  • J.L. Baird : Television
  • J. Perkins : Penicillin

25.  Mother Teresa was born in

  • Switzerland
  •  India
  •  Germany
  • Macedonia

26.  In 1985-86, an official policy introduced by Gorbachev in Soviet Union that stressed on honest
discussion about the country’s social issues and concerns was called.

  •  Glasnost
  •  GospIans
  • Irredentism
  • Oligarchs

27.  The British Cosmologist Stephen Hawking and the Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner have launched a
Project to search for the extra-terrestrial life. This project is called:

  • The Breakthrough Listen Project
  • The Cosmic Breakthrough Project”
  •  The Extra Terrestrial Project
  •  The Edge of the Universe Project

28.  Match the name of the organization with the name of the city in which it is headquartered

Organization Headquarter
(i)     International Monetary Fund a. Lausanne
(ii)    International Olympic Committee b. Geneva
(iii)   International Labor Organization c). Wahin
(iv)   International Chamber of Commerce d). Paris
  • i-d; ii-c; iii-a; iv-b
  • i-a; ii-b; iii-d; iv-c
  •  i-c; ii-a; iii-b; iv-d
  •  i-b; ii-d; iii-c; iv-a

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Answers from Previous Year Paper of 2015

  1. The New Development Bank
  2. i-c; ii-a, iii-d; iv-b
  3. Incas
  4. Nek Chand Saini
  5. Ireland
  6. i-d; ii-a, iii-b; iv-c
  7. Live your passion
  8. Big Hero 6
  9. Margaret Court
  10. i-c; ii-d; iii-a; iv-b
  11. Lack of antibodies in the blood
  12. Arvind Panagariya
  13. Kandla
  14. Thomas Feeney
  15. i-d; ii-a; iii-b; iv-c
  16. Face of a Woman
  17. 32% to 42%
  18. Norway
  19. 2% to 6%
  20. Clyde Tombaugh
  21. China
  22. US dollars held in Europe
  23. i-b; ii-d; iii-a; iv-c
  24. J. Perkins : Penicillin
  25. Macedonia
  26. Glasnost
  27. The Breakthrough Listen Project
  28. i-c; ii-a; iii-b; iv-d

 



 

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