IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2019

Saturday, April 4th, 2020


IIFT General Knowledge past year papers should be a part of each and every student’s library who is serious about IIFT GK preparation. It would take hardly one hour to go through past year papers and this one hour would teach you about the kind of stuff that gets asked in the exam. I would strongly recommend to all IIFT GK students to please go through this post in details and honestly assess yourself as to how much you would have scored in the actual exam. To clear the cutoff, you would need to get around 6-8 questions correct in each of the past IIFT GK papers from previous years given below.

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Questions from Previous Year Paper of 2019

Q 1.  2014 Hong Kong protest was termed as:

  1. Red Shirt
  2. Umbrella Protest
  3. Million man march
  4. March for our lives

Q 2.  Match the Juice brands with their Company.

Juice Company
(a) Tropicana (i) Coca Cola
(b) Real (ii) Hector Beverages
© Ceres (iii) Pioneer Foods
(d) Paper Boat (iv) Pepsi Co. India
(e)MinuteMaid (v) Dabur


  1. (a) -(iv), (b) -(iii), (c) -(v), (d) -(ii), (e) -(i)
  2. (a) -(iv), (b) -(v), (c) -(ii), (d) -(iii), (e) -(i)
  3. (a) -(iv), (b) -(v), (c) -(iii), (d) -(ii), (e) -(i)
  4. (a) -(iv), (b) -(ii), (c) -(iii), (d) -(v), (e) -(i)

Q 3.  Which company launched India’s first ethanol based bike?

  1. HERO
  2. HONDA
  3. TVS
  4. BAJAJ

Q 4. The Gandhi Solar Park (GSP) wasrecently inaugurated at the headquarters of which international organisation ?

  1. IMF
  2. European Union
  3. United Nations
  4. WHO

Q 5.  Adani Group won the bid to manage and develop which of the following airports in India?

  1. Nagpur
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Lucknow

Q 6.  “83” is a biopic on which famous personality ?

  1. Sunil Gavaskar
  2. Mohinder Amarnath
  3. Kapil Dev
  4. MS Dhoni

Q 7.  The 2018 Winter Olympics games were held in:

  1. South Korea
  2. Canada
  3. Sweden
  4. Romania

Q 8.  Match the Sea Port with the Country where it is located :

Sea Ports Country
(a) Busan (i) TheNetherland
(b) Jebel Ali (ii) Belgium
© Qingdao (iii) U.A.E
(d) Antwerp (iv) South Korea
(e)Rotterdam (v) China


  1. (a) -(iv), (b) -(iii), (c) -(v), (d) -(ii), (e) -(i)
  2. (a) -(iv), (b) -(v), (c) -(ii), (d) -(iii), (e) -(i)
  3. (a) -(iv), (b) -(v), (c) -(iii), (d) -(ii), (e) -(i)
  4. (a) -(iv), (b) -(ii), (c) -(iii), (d) -(v), (e) -(i)

Q 9. He is a French Business magnate, investor and an art collector. He is the Chairman and Chief executive of LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods company. He is the second richest person in the world according to Forbes Magazine as on July 2019. Identify the Personality.

  1. Carrie Perrodo
  2. Francois Pinault
  3. Patrick Drahi
  4. Bernard Arnault

Q 10.  Which ministry launched the UDAAN Scheme?

  1. Ministry of External Affairs
  2. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  3. Ministry of Women and Child Development
  4. Ministry of Defence

Q 11.  According to latest UN International Migrant Stock 2019 report, which country is the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019?

  1. India
  2. Mexico
  3. China
  4. Russia

Q 12.  Scientist’s plan to build an elevator between Earth and the Moonto cut down ontherocket fuel needed for a trip between the Earth and the Moonis known as:

  1. Space Line
  2. Space Lift
  3. Space Elevator
  4. Space Bridge

Q 13.  Who is the co-founder of multi-brand sneaker store “VegNonVeg”?

  1. Karan Johar
  2. Aditya Birla
  3. Anand Ahuja
  4. Sanjay Kapoor

Q 14.  Which of the following is not a recipient of Ramon Magsaysay Award?

  1. Ravish Kumar
  2. Arvind Kejriwal
  3. Kiran Bedi
  4. N.R. Rao

Q 15.  Which of the following country is not a member of BIMSTEC?

  1. Bhutan
  2. China
  3. India
  4. Myanmar

Q 16.  With which of the following countries Afghanistan shares its border?

(a) Turkmenistan

(b) Uzbekistan

(c) Tajikistan

(d) Iran

(e) Kyrgyztan

Select the correct option :

  1. (a), (b) and (d) only
  2. (b), (c), (d) and (e) only
  3. (c), (d) and (e) only
  4. (a), (b), (c) and (d) only

Q 17. Name of which of the following shoe brand is derived from a ‘wild cat’ found in Americas?

  1. Nike
  2. Reebok
  3. Puma
  4. Fila

Q 18.  Match the festivals with the states in which they are celebrated:

Festivals States
(a) Losar (i) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Lokrang (ii) Sikkim
©BahuMela (iii) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Shigmo (iv) Nagaland
(e) Sekrenyi ((v) Goa


  1. (a) -(i), (b) -(ii), (c) -(iii), (d) -(iv), (e) -(v)
  2. (a) -(Ii), (b) -(i), (c) -(iii), (d) -(iv), (e) -(v)
  3. (a) -(v), (b) -(ii), (c) -(iii), (d) -(iv), (e) -(v)
  4. (a) -(i), (b) -(ii), (c) -(iii), (d) -(v), (e) -(iv)

Q 19.  The terms “Technical foul” and “Flagrant Foul” are most commonly associated with which of the following sport?

  1. Table Tennis
  2. Badminton
  3. Basket Ball
  4. Football

Q 20.  Identify the name of ISRO Mission whose objective is to carry a three member crew to low earth orbit and return them safely to a pre-defined destination on earth?

  1. AsroSat
  2. Aditya – L1
  3. Gaganyaan
  4. Akash

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IIFT General Knowledge (GK) Answers from Previous Year Paper of 2019

Ans 1.) Umbrella Protest

Ans 2.) (a) -(iv), (b) -(v), (c) -(iii), (d) -(ii), (e) -(i)

Ans 3.) TVS

Ans 4.) United Nations

Ans 5.) Lucknow

Ans 6.) Kapil Dev

Ans 7.) South Korea

Ans 8.) (a) -(iv), (b) -(iii), (c) -(v), (d) -(ii), (e) -(i)

Ans 9.) Bernard Arnault

Ans 10.) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Ans 11.) India

Ans 12.) Space Line

Ans 13.) Anand Ahuja

Ans 14.) C.N.R. Rao

Ans 15.) China

Ans 16.) (a), (b), (c) and (d) only

Ans 17.) Puma

Ans 18.) (a) -(Ii), (b) -(i), (c) -(iii), (d) -(iv), (e) -(v)

Ans 19.) Basket Ball

Ans 20.) Gaganyaan

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