XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2018

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018


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) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2016
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2017
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2018

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XAT General Knowledge (GK) Questions from Previous Year Paper of 2018

  1. Which of the following is not a Cryptocurrency?
  • Bitcoin
  • Laxmicoin
  • Etherium
  • Paypal
  • Litecoin

 

  1. Who won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2017?
  • Richard Thaler
  • Raghuram Rajan
  • Jean Tirole
  • Bengt Holmstrom
  • Oliver Hart

 

  1. What is Showrooming?
  • An individual browses the sites of e-retailers for products and then ends up purchasing the product from some brick and mortar store.
  • An individual visiting a brick and mortar store to have a look and feel of the product and then ordering the same product through some e-retailers.
  • An individual visiting a big box retailer to have a look and feel of the product and then purchasing the same product from nearby kirana (Mom and Pop) store.
  • An e-retailer using the kirana (Mom and Pop) stores to keep its stock of goods and meets the orders in the nearby localities.
  • None of the above

 

  1. Which of these have not been included in Government of India Act, 1935?
  • Separation of Burma from India
  • Detachment of Aden from India to establish it as a crown colony
  • Splitting of Bihar and Orissa as two separate provinces
  • Separation of Khyber Pakhtunwala from India
  • Separation of Sindh from Bombay presidency

 

  1. What is Article 35 (A) of Indian Constitution?
  • An article empowering Jammu and Kashmir state’s legislature to define permanent residents
  • An article empowering Arunachal Pradesh state’s legislature to define permanent residents
  • An article providing autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir
  • An article providing autonomous status to Arunachal Pradesh
  • An article providing autonomous status to Manipur

 

  1. Which of the following is not a landlocked country?
  • Kenya
  • Niger
  • Swaziland
  • Chad
  • Mali

 

  1. Which of the following options is the correct list of core industries as defined by IIP?
  • Shipping, Coal, Natural Gas, Pharmaceuticals
  • Coal, Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Fertilizers
  • Coal, Steel, Cement, Information Technology
  • Refinery, Fertilizers, Crude Oil, Telecommunication
  • Coal, Steel, Crude Oil, Banking

 

  1. Match the surnames of head of states (former or current) to the countries:
Surname of the leader Country of the leader
a. Kirchner i. Brazil
b. Lula ii. Argentina
c. Deng iii. Venezuela
d. Erdogn iv. China
e. Chavez v. Turkey

 

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

 

  1. Match the following Indus valley sites to the states:
Indus Valley Site State
a. harappa i. Haryana
b. Lothal ii. Gujarat
c. Chanhudaro iii. Punjab (Pakistan)
d. Banawali iv. Sindh (Pakistan)

 

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

 

  1. Which of the following Indian business houses (conglomerate) started its operation with companies like Philips Carbon Black, Asian Cables, Agarpara Jute and Murphy(India)?
  • Aditya Birla
  • C.K. Birla
  • RPG Enterprises
  • K.K.Birla
  • Essar

 

  1. Which of the following spacecrafts, in 2017, plunged into the planet it was exploring?
  • Apollo-8
  • Voyager-2
  • Voyager-1
  • Cassini
  • Pioneer-11

 

  1. The Time magazine’s person of the year 2017 is:
  • Donald Trump
  • Emmanuel Macron
  • The Peace Makers
  • Silence Breakers
  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders

 

  1. Which of the following is NOT one of the World Heritage Sites?
  • Mountain Railways of India
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Khangchendzonga National Park
  • Historic City of Ahmedabad
  • Great living Chola temples

 

  1. Match the Music festivals to their states:
Music Festival State
a. Hornbill i. Arunachal Pradesh
b. Ziro ii. nagaland
c. Escape iii. maharashtra
d. Enchanted Valley iv. Rajasthan
e. magnetic Fields v. Uttarakhand

 

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

 

  1. If a company encourages its employees to use its own products to understand customers’ perception, then the company is engaging in:
  • Dogfooding
  • Lionhunting
  • Moonlighting
  • Spacetraveling
  • Bikeriding

 

  1. Which of the following is not a video streaming service?
  • Netflix
  • Primevideo
  • Youtube
  • Roku
  • Itunes

 

  1. Which of the following is not a French overseas territory?
  • New Caledonia
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Reunion
  • Mayotte

 

  1. Match the rockets/missions to their space agencies:
Rocket/Mission Space Agency
a. Falcon 9 i. ISRO
b. Mars Rover ii. ESA
c. Exo Mars trace gas Orbiter iii. NASA
d. Yinghuo iv. SpaceX
e. Mangalyaan v. CNSA

 

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

 

  1. Who is the independent athlete to win a gold medal at 2016 Summer Olympics?
  • Abdullah Al-Rashidi
  • Fehaid Al-Deehani
  • Jasna Sekaric
  • Yulia Stepanova
  • Darya Klishna

 

  1. Which of the following mobile manufacturing companies DOES NOT have its headquarters in China?
  • Xolo
  • Xiaomi
  • Vivo
  • Oppo
  • Lenovo

 

  1. Name the only Indian (or from Indian origin) to win Abel Prize?
  • Manjul Bhargava
  • Srinivasa Ramanujam
  • S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
  • Mahan Maharaj (Swami Vidyanathananda)
  • Harishchandra Mehta

 

  1. What is a Hundi?
  • It is a financial instrument
  • It is a utensil used for marriage functions
  • It is a marriage ritual in Tibetan society
  • It is Hyundai’s earlier name
  • It is the name of the last Hun that ruled China

 

  1. Windhoek, Suva and Ulaanbaatar are the capital cities of:
  • Mongolia, Hungary, Romania
  • Namibia, Fiji and Mongolia
  • Ghana, Fiji, Uruguay
  • Guyana, Fiji, Mongolia
  • Namibia, Guyana, Ghana

 

  1. Which of the following is the most recent club to join ISL?
  • FC Goa
  • Chennaiyin FC
  • North East United FC
  • Jamshedpur FC
  • Delhi Dynamos FC

 

  1. Match the brands with the companies:
Brand Company
a. Gillette i. Godrej
b. surf Excel ii. ITC
c. Saffola iii. Hindustan Unilever
d. Aashirvaad Atta iv. P&G
e. Good Kningh v. Marico

 

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

 

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General Knowledge Course for IIFT / XAT / SNAP

a) 50+ Videos on Important Topics
b) Detailed Documents for Current Affairs and Static GK
c) Monthly Updates with sets of questions
d) 5 GK mocks for IIFT and 5 GK mocks for XAT

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XAT General Knowledge (GK) Answers from Previous Year Paper of 2018

  1. Paypal
  2. Richard Thaler
  3. An individual visiting a brick and mortar store to have a look and feel of the product and then ordering the same product through some e-retailers.
  4. Separation of Khyber Pakhtunwala from India
  5. An article empowering Jammu and Kashmir state’s legislature to define permanent residents
  6. Kenya
  7. Coal, Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Fertilizers
  8. a-ii, b-i, c-iv, d-v, e-iii
  9. a-iii, b-ii, c-iv, d-i
  10. RPG Enterprises
  11. Cassini
  12. Silence Breakers
  13. Jim Corbett National Park
  14. a-ii, b-i, c-v, d-iii,e-iv
  15. Dogfooding
  16. Roku
  17. Guam
  18. a-iv, b-iii, c-ii, d-v, e-i
  19. Fehaid Al-Deehani
  20. Xolo
  21. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
  22. It is a financial instrument
  23. Namibia, Fiji and Mongolia
  24. Jamshedpur FC
  25. a-iv, b-iii, c-v, d-ii, e-i

General Knowledge Course for IIFT / XAT / SNAP

a) 50+ Videos on Important Topics
b) Detailed Documents for Current Affairs and Static GK
c) Monthly Updates with sets of questions
d) 5 GK mocks for IIFT and 5 GK mocks for XAT

Know More    

XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2013
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2014
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2015
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2016
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2017
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2018

XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2018

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