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

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

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.

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XAT General Knowledge (GK) Questions from Previous Year Paper of 2015

  1. Which of the following statements is closely associated with Boko Haram?
  • It is an organization opposed to Western education in Nigeria.
  • It is fighting for freedom against the oppressive Nigerian regime.
  • It wants to defend the pristine culture of Nigeria.
  • It is an arm of the Nigerian government to promote Islam.
  • It is an organization set up for abducting women.

 

  1. Where is Taxila located?
  • Bihar
  • Gujarat
  • North West Frontier Province, Pakistan
  • Punjab, Pakistan
  • Baluchistan, Pakistan

 

  1. Form which of the following space stations was Mangalyaan launched?
  • Sriharikota
  • Balasore
  • Thumba
  • Wheeler Island
  • Mahendragiri

 

  1. Which of the following statements is right?
  • Number of organised labour is more than number of unorganized labour in India.
  • Number of unorganised labour is more than number of organized labour in India.
  • Organised labour in India is difficult to count.
  • Organized and Unorganised labour in India is approximately equal.
  • There is no unorganized labour in India.

 

  1. ‘Hudhud’, the name of recent cyclone, is associated with:
  • National Bird of Israel
  • Malaysian pet dog
  • Bangladeshi fowl
  • Telugu language
  • Mandarin

 

  1. Which of the following is the correct list of sportspersons awarded gold medal at Incheon Asian games?
  • Jitu Rai, Yogeshwar Dutt, Tintu Luka, Mary Kom
  • Saurav Ghoshal, Mary Kom, Sania Mirza, Krishna Punia
  • Krishna Punia, Rajat Chauhan, Saurav Ghoshal, Mary Kom
  • Seema Punia, Vikas Gowda, Sania Mirza, Jitu Rai
  • Sania Mirza, Vikas Gowda, Yogeshwar Dutt, Rajat Chauhan

 

  1. As per 2011 census, which is the second most urbanized State in India (in percentage terms)?
  • Kerala
  • Mizoram
  • Gujarat
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Punjab

 

  1. Christine Lagarde is:
  • A famous tennis player of yesteryears
  • An American stage and screen actress
  • The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
  • The Chief Executive Officer of Nestle
  • A British political activist

 

  1. Consider the following cricketers:

i. A Kumble

ii.CA Walsh

iii. GD McGrath

iv. SM Pollock

v. Wasim Akram

Arrange the above cricketers in descending order of test wickets taken:

  • ii, iii, iv, v, i
  • ii, iv, v, i, iii
  • i, iii, ii, iv, v
  • iv, iii, ii, v, i
  • v, iii, ii, iv, i

 

  1. Consider the following nations:

i. Bangladesh

ii. Brazil

iii. India

iv. Indonesia

v. Philippines

Arrange the above cricketers in descending order of rice production:

  • ii, iv, v, i, iii
  • ii, iii, iv, v, i
  • iv, iii, ii, v, i
  • v, iii, ii, iv, i
  • iii, iv, i, v, ii

 

  1. Consider the following Tennis Grand Slam:

i. Australian Open

ii. French Open

iii. US Open

iv. Wimbledon

Arrange the above Grand Slam in the order of the occurrence in a calendar year:

  • iv, iii, ii, i
  • iii, ii, iv, i
  • i, ii, iv, iii
  • ii, iv, i, iii
  • ii, iii, iv, i

 

  1. Consider the following dynasties:

i. Chola Dynasty

ii. Chalukya Dynasty

iii. Hoysala Dynasty

iv. Pala Dynasty

v. Pallava Dynasty

vi. Kushana Dynasty

Arrange the above dynasties in chronological order:

  • i, vi, v, ii, iv, iii
  • i, ii, iii, vi, v, iv
  • i, ii, iv, iii, vi, v
  • ii, iv, i, iii, v, vi
  • ii, iii, iv, i, vi, v

 

  1. Which of the following parties had contested the maximum number of seats in the 2014 Indian General Election?
  • Aam Aadmi Party
  • All India Trinamool Congress
  • Bahujan Samaj Party
  • Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Indian National Congress

 

  1. Which is following set of cities/regions is associated with Indian Super League (ISL) teams?
  • Sikkim, Kochi, Bengaluru, Delhi
  • North East, Kerala, Goa, Delhi
  • Goa, Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru
  • Chennai, Goa, Chandigarh, Jaipur
  • West Bengal, Bengaluru, Kerala, Hyderabad

 

  1. Consider the following list of some Countries and Capitals:
Countries   Capitals
a Guyana i Dili
b Uzbekistan ii Tashkent
c Estonia iii Tallinn
d Guinea iv Georgetown
e Timor-Leste v Conarky
f India

 

Match the countries with their capitals:

  • a-i, b-ii, c-iii, d-iv, e-v
  • a-iv, b-ii, c-iii, d-v, e-i
  • a-iii, b-iv, c-iii, d-v, f-i
  • a-iv, b-v, c-i, d-v, e-iii
  • a-iv, b-ii, c-iii, d-v, f-i

 

  1. Which of the following statements is correct about Union Budget 2014?
  • Current Account Deficit was around 5% of GDP.
  • Current Account Deficit was around 6.2% of GDP.
  • Current Account Deficit was around 3.5% of GDP.
  • Current Account Deficit was around 1.7% of GDP.
  • Current Account Deficit was around 0.5% of GDP.

 

  1. How many smart cities have been announced in India?
  • 50
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • None of the above

 

  1. What is “Qualified Institutional Placement”?
  • An agency that helps in providing jobs to students
  • It is business school method of providing jobs
  • It is a way of starting business in the U.S
  • It is a way of raising money in India
  • None of the above

 

  1. What is “Quantitative Easing”?
  • Reducing excise duty so as to promote higher demand.
  • Restricting the number of units produced by a factory.
  • Allowing companies to sell as much as possible.
  • A way of influencing money supply by the central bank.
  • None of the above

 

  1. What is a “Bachpan Bachao Andholan”?
  • It is a movement to provide primary education to all children.
  • Supreme Court’s directive to schools to reduce the weight of school bags.
  • A movement in India protecting the rights of children.
  • A movement in Pakistan to protect a girl child.
  • None of the above

 

  1. Which of the following authors has not been awarded Pulitzer prize?
  • Paul Harding
  • Donna Tartt
  • Adam Johnson
  • Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Arundhuti Roy

 

  1. Consider the following names:

i. Cadbury

ii. GarlicBread

iii. Honeycomb

iv. KitKat

v. Lollipop

Which of the following options lists all the correct names of Android operating system?

  • i, ii & iv
  • i, iv & v
  • i, iii & iv
  • ii, iv & v
  • iii, iv & v

 

  1. Which of the following Indian movies did not get nominated for ‘Academy Awards’ in the ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ Category?
  • Lagan
  • Mother India
  • Salam Bombay
  • Swadesh
  • Water

 

  1. Which of the following cities is least likely to experience a cyclonic disturbance?
  • Mumbai
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Porbandar
  • Chennai
  • Paradip

 

  1. Which of the following towns is not associated with coal/lignite mining?
  • Neyveli
  • Ramgarh
  • Jharia
  • Raniganj
  • Brahmapur

 

  1. Four possible industrial belts are given below:

i. Bengaluru-Coimbatore-Madurai

ii. Mumbai-Pune

iii. Ahmedabad-Vadodara

iv. Hugli-Region

Which of the above are well know industrial belts (regions) in India?

  • i, ii, iii
  • i, ii, iv
  • ii, iii, iv
  • i, ii, iii, iv
  • None of the above

 

  1. Consider the following statements related to Ukraine

i. It supplies gas to Russia.

ii. Russia sells gas to Ukraine.

iii. Sochi is not located in Ukraine.

iv. In a referendum, people of Crimea decided to be a part of Ukraine.

v. Simferopol is the Capital of Crimea.

Which of the following options contains wrong statement(s) related to Ukraine?

  • i, ii
  • i, iv
  • ii, iii
  • ii, v
  • iii, iv, v

 

  1. Consider the following statements about the Syrian crisis:

i. It was initially related to Arab Spring.

ii. Many Syrian refugees flee to Jordan and Lebanon.

iii. Bashar Al Assad is involved in Syria crisis.

iv. There has been a single party political government in Syria for over a decade.

v. Syrian crisis is not related to Tunisia.

Which of the following options does not contain false statement pertaining to Syrian crisis?

  • i, ii, iii, iv
  • i, ii, iv, v
  • i, iii, iv, v
  • ii, iii, iv, v
  • i, ii, iii, v

 

  1. Consider the following statements related to Brazil:

i. Brazil’s GDP is higher than Italy’s GDP.

ii. Dilma Rouseff was elected as President of Brazil.

iii. Maracana stadium hosted world cup football final.

iv. Of all of Brazil’s neighbours, Argentina has the longest border.

v. Real is the currency of Brazil.

Which of the following options does not contain false statement(s) related to Brazil?

  • i, ii, iii, iv
  • i, ii, iv, v
  • i, iii, iv, v
  • i, ii, iii, v
  • ii, iii, iv, v

 

  1. Which of the following options correctly lists all the dignitaries, who visited India in 2014?
  • Ji Xinping, Tony Abbott, Joachim Gauck, David Johnston, Shinzo Abe
  • David Cameron, Tony Abbott, Ji Xinping, David Johnston, Joachim Gauck
  • Kim Jong Un, Tony Abbott, Joachim Gauck, David Johnston, Shinzo Abe
  • Kim Jong Un, Tony Abbott, Joachim Gauck, David Johnston, Francois Hollande
  • Kim Jong Un, David Cameron, Joachim Gauck, David Johnston, Francois Hollande

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

  1. It is an organization opposed to Western education in Nigeria.
  2. Punjab, Pakistan
  3. Sriharikota
  4. Number of unorganised labour is more than number of organized labour in India.
  5. National Bird of Israel
  6. Jitu Rai, Yogeshwar Dutt, Tintu Luka, Mary Kom
  7. Kerala
  8. The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
  9. i, iii, ii, iv, v
  10. iii, iv, i, v, ii
  11. i, ii, iv, iii
  12. i, vi, v, ii, iv, iii
  13. Bahujan Samaj Party
  14. North East, Kerala, Goa, Delhi
  15. a-iv, b-ii, c-iii, d-v, e-i
  16. Current Account Deficit was around 1.7% of GDP.
  17. None of the above
  18. None of the above
  19. A way of influencing money supply by the central bank.
  20. A movement in India protecting the rights of children.
  21. Arundhuti Roy
  22. iii, iv & v
  23. Swadesh
  24. Mumbai
  25. Brahmapur
  26. i, ii, iii, iv
  27. i, iv
  28. i, ii, iii, iv
  29. i, ii, iii, v
  30. Ji Xinping, Tony Abbott, Joachim Gauck, David Johnston, Shinzo Abe

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