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IIFT General Knowledge & Awareness Sample Question Paper

IIFT General Knowledge & Awareness Sample Question Paper

IIFT Aspirants will be appearing in IIFT Exam in January and will find that there will be separate questions on General awareness comprising of 25 Questions. This General awareness section can prove to be a differentiator and since this section is very scoring section it is important that aspirants should abreast themselves with the latest happenings in India and Globally also.

MBA Rendezvous presents General Awareness Sample Question Paper for your practice.

  1. Match the following foreign banks operating in India with their country of origin :
    1. Bank

      Country

      A

      Westpac Banking Corporation

      I

      Hong Kong

      B

      HSBC Ltd

      II

      Australia

      C

      DBS Bank Ltd

      III

      Singapore

      D

      Woori bank

      IV

      South Korea

             

      Codes

       

      A

      B

      C

      D

      A

      III

      I

      IV

      II

      B

      I

      III

      II

      IV

      C

      II

      I

      III

      IV

      D

      II

      III

      I

      IV

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  1. Which of the following companies/organizations have formed an alliance named ‘Better Life Farming’ to provide innovating solutions for small-holder farmers in developing countries:
    1. Wells Fargo, International Development Agency, Food and Agriculture Organization and Monsanto
    2. Bayer, International Finance Corporation, Netafim and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
    3. Credit Swiss, Asian Development Bank, ITC Limited, Cargill
    4. E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Company (DuPont), World Bank, Google and Land O’ Lakes Incorporation
  2. Which of the following price is announced by the government for sugar-cane farmers in India:
    1. Statutory Minimum Price (SMP)
    2. Minimum Support Price (MSP)
    3. Procurement Price
    4. Issue Price
  3. Which of the following countries conceded maximum 11 goals in the FIFA world cup 2018:
    1. Peru
    2. Senegal
    3. Argentina
    4. Panama
  4. The Relative Strength Index is a momentum oscillator used in financial markets to measure the speed and change in price movements. It was developed by :
    1. Richard H. Thaler
    2. Bengt Holmstrom
    3. Jean Tirole
    4. J. Welles Wilder
  5. The two Indian companies which acquired 37% stake in Jordan’s largest mining and chemical form Jordan Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC) are :
    1. IFFCO and Indian Potash Limited
    2. Vedanta Limited and IFFCO
    3. Essel Mining and Industries Limited and Indian Potash Limited
    4. Vedanta Limited and Essel Mining and Industries Limited
  6. Which of the following international unions are not an example of customs union:
    1. Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR)
    2. Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
    3. Association Of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    4. Gulf Cooperation Council  (GCC)
  7. Who among the following German Grand Prix Formula 1 Race:
    1. Sebastian Vettel
    2. Lewis Hamilton
    3. Valtteri Bottas
    4. Kimi Raikonnan
  8. After tweaking the GST rate, now how many goods are taxed at the highest 28% rate:
    1. 191
    2. 143
    3. 76
    4. 35
  9. Which of the following city is the proposed capital of Andhra Pradesh
    1. Amravati
    2. Guntur
    3. Vijayawada
    4. Vishakhapatnam
  10. On July 15, 2018, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully tested the high thrust version of Vikas engine for a duration of 195 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri, Tamilnadu. Vikas engine is the liquid rocket engine used in all but one of the following stages:
    1. Third Stage of PSLV
    2. Second Stage of GSLV
    3. Twin Engine Core Stage Of GSLV MkIII
    4. Second Stage of PSLV
  11. Which of the following is a host city for Asian Games 2018
    1. Shenzhen, China
    2. Manila, Philippines
    3. Jakarta, Indonesia
    4. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  12. Match the following Companies with their CEOs:
    1.               CEO

      Company

      A

      Anil Mani Bhai Naik

      I

      Titan Industries

      B

      Bhaskar Bhat

      II

      Larsen And Toubro

      C

      GV Prasad

      III

      Brittania

      D

      Varun Berry

      IV

      Dr Reddy Laboratories

             

       

      Codes

       

      A

      B

      C

      D

      A

      IV

      III

      II

      I

      B

      III

      IV

      I

      II

      C

      II

      I

      IV

      III

      D

      I

      II

      III

      IV

  13.  After another five year extension, the following CEO is poised to become the longest serving CEO in India:
    1. Mukesh Ambani
    2. YC Deveshwar
    3. Pawan Munjal
    4. Azim Premji
  14. Which of the following films won the 90th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film Category:
    1. On Body and Soul
    2. A Fantastic Woman
    3. The Insult
    4. Loveless
  15. Which of the following statement is incorrect about blockchain technology
    1. Blockchain is a growing list of records, also known as blocks, which are linked using cartography
    2. Blockchains which are readable by public are widely used by cryptocurrencies
    3. By design, blockchain is resistant to the modification of data
    4. Blockchain was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 to serve as the public transaction ledger of the cryptocurrency bitcoin
  16. Total GST collection in the fiscal; year 2017-18 stood at –
    1. INR 9.37 lakh crores
    2. INR 8.87 lakh crores
    3. INR 7.41 lakh crores
    4. INR 6.90 lakh crores
  17. Match the terminology listed in List A with the sport it is related to in list B
    1.  

                  Terminology

      Sport

      A

      Albatross

      I

      Swimming

      B

      Lob

      II

      Basket Ball

      C

      Alley-Oop

      III

      Table tennis

      D

      Anaerobic

      IV

      Golf

             

      Codes

       

      A

      B

      C

      D

      A

      II

      I

      IV

      III

      B

      I

      II

      III

      IV

      C

      IV

      III

      II

      I

      D

      III

      IV

      I

      II

  18. During the visit of South Korean President Moon Jae-in to India from July 8-11, 2018, following agreements were signed:
    1. Upgradation of the monument of Queen Suriratna (Hur Hwang-ok) in Ayodhya as a joint project.
    2. Early conclusion of ongoing negotiations to upgrade the ROK-India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
    3. South Korean Support to India’s membership in Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG)
    4. Launch of South Korean communication satellites in the next GSLV launch of ISRO

Which of the above statements are true:

  1. All are true
  2. II and III
  3. I and IV
  4. I, II and III
  1. The cumulative growth of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in the fiscal year 2017-18 was :
    1. 7.2%
    2. 6.1%
    3. 4.3%
    4. 3.9%
  2. According to the Census on Foreign Liabilities and Assets of Indian Direct Investment Companies 2016-17, released by RBI in January 2018, the correct sequence of source countries for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India is
    1. Mauritius > US > UK > Singapore > Japan
    2. China > US > Mauritius > UK
    3. Chin > Mauritius > US > Japan
    4. Mauritius > China > Japan > US
  3. Match the books with their authors
    1. Books

      Authors

      A

      How India Sees The World

      I

      Narendra Modi

      B

      A Century is Not Enough

      II

      Twinkle Khanna

      C

      Exam Warriors

      III

      Sourav Ganguly

      D

      Pajamas Are Forgiving

      IV

      Shyam Saran

             
    2. Codes

       

      A

      B

      C

      D

      A

      I

      III

      II

      IV

      B

      IV

      III

      I

      II

      C

      I

      II

      III

      IV

      D

      IV

      II

      IV

      III

  4. Which of the following company has launched contact less fuel payment system using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology –
    1. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
    2. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
    3. Essar Oil Limited
    4. Reliance Oil Limited
  5. The public sector banks with maximum and minimum gross NPA respectively are –
    1. IDBI Bank and Vijaya Bank
    2. Punjab National Bank and Indian Bank
    3. IDBI Bank and Indian Bank
    4. Punjab National Bank and Vijaya Bank
  6. Which of the following tops the list of wilful defaulters of bank loan:
    1. Kingfisher Airlines owned by Vijaya Mallya
    2. REI Agro owned by Sandeep Jhunjhunwala
    3. Mahua Media and other firms owned by PK Tiwari
    4. Winsome Diamonds & Jewellery Ltd and Forever Precious Jewellery and Diamond Limited owned by Jatin Mehta 

Answer Key 

1 (c)

 2 (b)

3 (a)

4 (d)

5(d)

6 (a)

 7 (c)

8(b)

9 (d)

10(a)

11(a)

12(c)

13(c)

14(b)

15(b)

16(a)

17(c)

18 (c)

19 (d)

20 (c)

21(a)

22 (b)

23(b)

24(a)

25(d)

 

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