XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2020

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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
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 – 2019
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2020


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XAT General Knowledge (GK) Questions from Previous Year Paper of 2020

Q 1.  Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have been recently awarded with:

  1. The Hugo Award
  2. The Man Booker Prize
  3. The Costa Book Awards
  4. The Pulitzer Prize
  5. The Nobel Prize

Q 2. In which Indian state did president Ram Nath Kovind serve as Governor?

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Bihar
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. West Bengal
  5. Chhattisgarh

Q 3. Malfunction of which of the following organs is the MOST common cause of vertigo ?

  1. Stomach
  2. Kidney
  3. Ear
  4. Heart
  5. Lung

Q 4. Which Indian startup was acquired by Walmart

  1. Big Basket
  2. Makemytrip
  3. Ola
  4. Flipkart
  5. Big Bazaar

Q 5. Which Indian bank was the FIRST to issue “Green Bonds” for financing renewable and clean energy projects?

  1. State Bank of India
  2. ICICI Bank
  3. Bandhan Bank
  4. Yes Bank
  5. Axis Bank

Q 6.  Which organization’s mascot was R.K. Lakshman’s “the common man”?

  1. Air Deccan
  2. HMT
  3. Nerolac Paints
  4. Khadi Gramodyog Limited
  5. Asian Paints

Q 7.  Which deer is also known as “the dancing deer” of Manipur?

  1. Sangai
  2. Hog deer
  3. Sambar
  4. Chital
  5. White tailed deer

Q 8.  Which is the largest landlocked salt water lake in India?

  1. Vembanad Lake
  2. Chilika Lake
  3. Sambhar Lake
  4. Chital Lake
  5. Pulicat Lake

Q 9. What did India commit to achieve under the Paris Climate Agreement (2015) as outlined in its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions report submitted to the UNFCCC?

  1. Reduce the energy intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels
  2. Reduce the pesticide intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels
  3. Reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels
  4. Reduce the water intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels
  5. Reduce the material intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels

Q 10.  What does the “Earth Overshoot Day” indicate?

  1. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year
  2. It marks the date when the Earth’s axis changes during its annual orbit around the Sun
  3. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for natural resources and services in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year
  4. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for material resources in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year
  5. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for non-material resources in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year

Q 11. In which state was the first ever environmental referendum held?

  1. Chhattisgarh
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Madhya Pradesh
  5. Odisha

Q 12. Match the following folk theater forms with their associated states:

Theater States
Therukoothu Odisha
Koodiyattam Maharashtra
Bhavai Kerala
Tamasha Tamil Nadu
Jatra Gujarat

 

  1. ABCDE- RSTPQ
  2. ABCDE-PQRST
  3. ABCDE- QSTRP
  4. ABCDE-SRTQP
  5. ABCDE-RSTQP

Q 13. Omuamua is:

  1. An interstellar object
  2. A small primate
  3. A Buddhist chant
  4. NASA’s spaceship to Pluto
  5. A character in the TV series “Star Trek”

Q 14. In which Indian state is Sriharikota located?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Odisha
  3. Telangana
  4. Kerala
  5. Tamil Nadu

Q 15. What does the book “Silent Spring” (1962) by Rachel Carson highlight?

  1. The adverse health effects caused by the ozone layer depletion
  2. The adverse health effects caused by the indiscriminate use of lead in fuels
  3. The adverse environmental effects caused by the indiscriminate use of pesticides
  4. The adverse environmental effects caused by the indiscriminate use of plastics
  5. The adverse environmental effects caused by the indiscriminate destruction of forests

Q 16. “Rakhigarhi” is associated with:

  1. Mayan civilization
  2. Indus valley civilization
  3. Irrawaddy civilization
  4. Raksha Bandhan
  5. Kalasha people

Q 17. When Coca Cola exited India, which cola brand was created and marketed by the Government of India to provide jobs to those who earlier were employed by Coca Cola?

  1. Double Cola
  2. Bovonto
  3. Campa Cola
  4. Double Seven
  5. Thums Up

Q 18. Which of the following rivers does not cross international borders?

  1. Ganga
  2. Brahmaputra
  3. Ravi
  4. Tapi
  5. Teesta

Q 19. The phrase “How dare you?” is BEST associated with:

  1. Malala Yousafzai
  2. Greta Thunberg
  3. Michelle Obama
  4. Boris Johnson
  5. Emmanuel Macron

Q 20. Which Indian state enjoys special provisions under Article 371(D)?

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Tripura
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Meghalaya

Q 21. Who among the following was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay award in 2019?

  1. M. Krishna
  2. Fayed Souza
  3. Shekhar Gupta
  4. Arnab Goswami
  5. Ravish Kumar

Q 22. Which organization funded the Indian Cricket League?

  1. Zee Entertainment Enterprises
  2. Board of Control for Cricket in India
  3. International Cricket Council
  4. Star Sports Enterprises
  5. Star Sports Global LLC

Q 23. Match the following foreign travelers with the rulers of that period

(A) Fa-Hien (P) MohammedBin Tughlag
(B)HuienTsang (Q) Chandragupta II
©Megasthenes ® HarshaVardhana
(D) ThomasRoe (S) jehangir
(E) Ibn Battuta (T) Chandragupta Maurya

 

  1. ABCDE-RQSPT
  2. ABCDE-PRTQS
  3. ABCDE-RPQTS
  4. ABCDE-QRTSP
  5. ABCDE-PQRST

Q 24. Match the following authors with their works:

A. Shashi Tharoor P. The suitable Boy
B. SalmanRushdie Q. Sea of Poppies
C. Vikram Seth R. Inglorious Empire
D. Arundhati Roy S. Shalimar the clown
E. Amitav Ghosh T. The ministry of utmost Happiness

 

  1. ABCDE-SRPTQ
  2. ABCDE-RSPTQ
  3. ABCDE-PQRST
  4. ABCDE-TSPRQ
  5. ABCDE-TRQSP

Q 25. Which Indian state has different capitals in summer and winter?

  1. Sikkim
  2. Mizoram
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Uttarakhand
  5. Gujarat

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XAT General Knowledge (GK) Answers from Previous Year Paper of 2020

Ans 1. The Man Booker Prize

Ans 2. Bihar

Ans 3. Ear

Ans 4. Flipkart

Ans 5. Yes Bank

Ans 6. Air Deccan

Ans 7. Sangai

Ans 8. Sambhar Lake

Ans 9. Reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels

Ans 10. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year

Ans 11. Odisha

Ans 12. ABCDE-SRTQP

Ans 13. An interstellar object

Ans 14. Andhra Pradesh

Ans 15. The adverse environmental effects caused by the indiscriminate use of pesticides

Ans 16. Indus valley civilization

Ans 17. Double Seven

Ans 18. Tapi

Ans 19. Greta Thunberg

Ans 20. Andhra Pradesh

Ans 21. Ravish Kumar

Ans 22. Zee Entertainment Enterprises

Ans 23. ABCDE-QRTSP

Ans 24. ABCDE-RSPTQ

Ans 25. Maharashtra

 

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 – 2019
XAT General Knowledge (GK) Previous Year Papers with Questions and Answers – 2020


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