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

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XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2013
XAT General Knowledge past year papers should be a part of each and every student’s library who is serious about XAT 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 XAT 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.

XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2013
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XAT General Knowledge (GK) Questions from Previous Year Paper of 2013

  1. Which of the following Indian companies feature in Fortune Five hundred list for 2012?
  • Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, IOC
  • Tata Motors, SBI, CTS, Wipro, IOC
  • Tata Steel, IOC, Reliance Industries, Ranbaxy
  • IOC, Reliance Industries, SBI, GAIL
  • IOC, Reliance Industries, ACC, BPCL

 

  1. Which of these bodies decides the monetary policy in India?
  • Reserve Bank of India 
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Ministry of Commerce
  • Ministry of Finance and Commerce
  • Planning Commission

 

  1. CPI and WPI as acronyms, refer to–
  • Political Parties
  • Purchasing capacity indices
  • Price indices
  • Poverty indices
  • Unemployment indices

 

  1. What is Davos famous for?
  • It is best known tourist place of Switzerland
  • G8 members meet here, every year
  • EU financial headquarters
  • World Economic Forum
  • Best ski resorts in the world

 

  1. Which of the following are Millennium Development Goals?
  • Poverty eradication, reducing child mortality, reducing trade barriers, combating AIDS
  • Poverty Reduction, environment sustainability, universal primary education, equal employment
  • Reduce unemployment, promote diversity, combating malaria, improving maternal health
  • Globalisation, reduction in poverty, combating AIDS, universal primary education
  • Poverty eradication, improving maternal health, universal primary education, combating AIDS

 

  1. Which of following countries in Europe were most hit by sovereign debt crisis?
  • Greece, Germany, Spain, Iceland
  • Portugal, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic
  • Greece, Spain, France, Switzerland
  • Spain, Greece, Iceland, Portugal
  • Germany, U.K., France, Greece

 

  1. Which of the following countries would account for maximum petroleum production of the world?
  • Saudi Arabia, Iran, Kazakhstan, US, Nigeria
  • Russia, US, Iran, China, Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia, US, Venezuela, Iran, Iraq
  • Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Libya
  • Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Venezuela

 

  1. Which of the following was not the reason for recent slide of Indian rupee?
  • Huge Trade Deficit
  • Low Growth and High Inflation
  • Low Capital Inflow
  • Burgeoning current account deficit
  • High unemployment rate

 

  1. Which of followings combination belongs to Bretton Woods institute?
  • IMF, World Bank
  • IMP, WTO, Doha Round
  • World Bank, WTO, IBRD
  • IMF, World Bank, UNESCO
  • None of the above

 

  1. Read the statements carefully and answer the questions that follow
  1. Earth Summit is held every year.
  2. Last Earth Summit took place in Rio de Janeiro.
  3. Another name for earth summit is United Nation Conference on Environment and Development.

Which of the above is the right combination?

  • 1 and 2
  • 2 and 3
  • 1 and 3
  • 1, 2 and 3
  • 2 only

 

  1. Which of the following countries meet more than one fourth of their energy requirement from nuclear power?
  • France, US, Russia, Germany
  • France, Ukraine, Sweden, Korea
  • France, India, Ukraine, Germany
  • Germany, Russia, Canada, Japan
  • Japan, Germany, Korea, England

 

  1. Pick the right match from the following combinations
  • Shenzhen-China, NSE-India, SGX-Singapore, DAX-Germany
  • NASDAQ-US, MCX-India, SGX-Korea, FTSE-France
  • NYSE-US, BSE-India, FTSE-England, DAX-Denmark
  • NASDAQ-Canada, BSE-India, FTSE-France, DAX-Germany
  • Shenzhen-Singapore, Shanghai-China, FTSE-France, BSE-India

 

  1. Harish Hande who won the Magsaysay Award in 2011 is famous for –
  • RTE
  • RTI
  • Lokpal Bill
  • MRTPC
  • SELCO

 

  1. Indian government is planning to introduce GAAR. What is the purpose of GAAR?
  • Increase rural income
  • Increase agriculture income
  • Regulatory authority for managing agriculture resources
  • Regulate foreign investment in agriculture
  • Curtail tax avoidance

 

  1. Who is the Chairman of Indian Planning Commission ?
  • M. S. Ahluwalia
  • C. Rangarajan
  • Manmohan Singh
  • Raminder Singh Gujral
  • Subba Rao

 

  1. Given below are some well-known awards and their respective fields. Choose the correct combination:
  • Palme d’Or – Television; Pulitzer – Advertising; Grammy – Music; Booker – Literature
  • Pulitzer – Advertising; Grammy – Music; Cannes Lions – Advertising; Booker – Literature
  • Grammy – Music; Booker – Journalism; Emmy – Television; Palme d’Or – Movies
  • Cannes Lions – Movie, Grammy – Music, Pulitzer – Journalism, Emmy – Television
  • Palme d’Or – Movie; Pulitzer – Journalism; Cannes Lions – Advertising, Booker – Literature

 

  1. A few combinations of names of companies and their products are given below. Choose the right option:
  • Amazon – Kindle; Roxio – Angry Birds; Google – Ad Sense; Zynga – Nook
  • Amazon – Kindle; Nintendo – Wii; Rovio – Angry Birds; Zynga – Castle Ville
  • Zynga – Angry Birds; Nintendo – Wii; Google – Ad Sense; Rovio – Castle Ville
  • Amazon–Nook; Sony– Wii; Zynga – Castle Ville; Google – Ad Sense
  • Amazon – Nook; Nintendo – Wii; Rovio–Castle Ville; Roxio–Kindle

 

  1. Read the following statements carefully –

I. Excise duty is a tax on manufacture or production of goods and services.

II. Not all kinds of excise duty is collected by the Central Government in India.

III. Excise duty is an indirect tax.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

  • Statements I and II
  • Statements II and III
  • Statement I and III
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

 

  1. From which of the following items India export the most?
  • Textile goods
  • Jute
  • IT Services
  • Gems and Jewellery
  • Leather

 

  1. Which of the following acids helps in human digestion?
  • Lactic
  • Tartaric
  • Hydrochloric
  • Sulphuric
  • Acetic

 

  1. Which of the following is the right match for Olympics medal winners from India?
  • Sushil Kumar–Haryana, Mary Kom–Assam, Saina Nehwal– Andhra Pradesh, Vijay Kumar– Madhya Pradesh
  • Sushil Kumar–Rajasthan, Mary Kom–Manipur, Vijay Kumar– Himachal Pradesh, Yogeshwar Dutt–Haryana
  • Yogeshwar Dutt–Haryana, Mary Kom–Manipur, Vijay Kumar– Himachal Pradesh, Gagan Narang– Andhra Pradesh
  • Yogeshwar Dutt–Delhi, Saina Nehwal– Uttarakhand, Sushil Kumar–Haryana, Mary Kom– Manipur
  • Saina Nehwal– Uttarakhand, Gaurav Narang–Punjab, Sushil Kumar–Haryana, Mary Kom– Manipur

 

  1. Which of the following African countries underwent political turmoil in the last two years?
  • Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan
  • Tunisia, Yemen, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Kenya
  • Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Mauritania, Nigeria, Malta
  • Mauritania, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Sudan, Maldives
  • Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Algeria, Sudan, Kenya

 

  1. Which of the following education institutions was Mr. Rajat Gupta, the former McKinsey chief associated with?
  • XLRI Jamshedpur
  • Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  • Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

 

  1. Which country was the highest producer of cars in the world in 2011?
  • USA
  • Germany
  • Korea
  • Japan
  • China

 

  1. What is the approximate share of manufacturing sector in Indian GDP in 2011-12?
  • 22%
  • 24%
  • 31%
  • 15%
  • 10%

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

  1. Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, IOC
  2. Reserve Bank of India
  3. Price indices
  4. World Economic Forum
  5. Poverty eradication, improving maternal health, universal primary education, combating AIDS
  6. Spain, Greece, Iceland, Portugal
  7. Russia, US, Iran, China, Saudi Arabia
  8. High unemployment rate
  9. IMF, World Bank
  10. 2 and 3
  11. France, Ukraine, Sweden, Korea
  12. Shenzhen-China, NSE-India, SGX-Singapore, DAX-Germany
  13. SELCO
  14. Curtail tax avoidance
  15. Manmohan Singh
  16. Palme d’Or – Movie; Pulitzer – Journalism; Cannes Lions – Advertising, Booker – Literature
  17. Amazon – Kindle; Nintendo – Wii; Rovio – Angry Birds; Zynga – Castle Ville
  18. All of the above
  19. Gems and Jewellery
  20. Hydrochloric
  21. Yogeshwar Dutt–Haryana, Mary Kom–Manipur, Vijay Kumar– Himachal Pradesh, Gagan Narang– Andhra Pradesh
  22. Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan
  23. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
  24. China
  25. 15%

 

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