Friday, 15 February 2013

General Knowledge GK Question and Answers for Interview Preparation 2014

Important GK Questions with Answers for Entrance Examination 2014
Ar you looking for some important GK questions for your upcoming entrance exam? D you want to know which were the questions that came in the previous year MBA and other entrance exams?
Candidates please note that these questions that follow are the few actual questions that have appeared in the last year's papers. Some modifications have been done to make them meaningful.

Source - Career Launcher
SNAP 2005
  1. Westside is the name of the retail store of
    Ans: Tatas
  2. The map that appears on the Mobile phones now a days is a very good example of
    Ans: GIS
  3. Bangalore airport is an example of
    Ans: Joint venture of the government and the foreign investment
  4. What exactly are yellow pages?
    Ans: They are all product. Brand, papers an d all
  5. Spectramind is the BPO of
    Ans: Wipro
  6. What is LIBOR
    Ans: Interest rate
  7. What is the primary function of SEBI?
    Ans: To regulate the stock market
  8. Which of the following is a tata group companies' correct combination
    Ans: Tata Elexi, CMC, Nelco and Voltas was the correct option
  9. Ficci chairman for 2005 -06
    Ans: O.S. Kanwar
  10. Parachute is the name of the brand of
    Ans: Marico Industries
  11. Which of the following statement is correct regarding the VAT that was implemented in April 2005 India?
    Ans: It replaced the sales tax
  12. According to FORTUNE which of the following was ranked as number 1 company in 2005 in the world?
    Ans: Wal Mart
  13. Who is the governor of RBI?
    Ans: Y.V. Reddy
  14. Whistle blowers award was constituted after the murder of
    Ans: Satyadev Dubey
  15. What is the reason that determines the international rate of the currency?
    Ans: The stability of the Economy
  16. The sponsorer of the England cricket team
    Ans: Vodafone
  17. Kyoto Protocol relates to
    Ans: Cutting the emission of the green house gases was asked
  18. 17th parallel separates which countries
    Ans: S& North Korea
  19. The topmost competitive economy of the world according to the WEF 's Competitiveness Index for 2005-2006
    Ans: Finland
  20. The CDMA Service of BSNL was asked
    Ans: Tarang
  21. The place nearest to the epicenter of the recent Pakistan earthquake was asked
    Ans: Mujaffarabad (the capital of POK)
  22. The name of the medium range surface to surface missile that was test fired successfully in Oct. 2005 was asked
    Ans: Akash
  23. Which is the biggest source of revenue to the Govt. of India?
    Ans: Central Excise duty
  24. Which of the following is incorrect about Tsunami was asked?
    Ans: The height of the waves near to the offshore was the incorrect statement
  25. Internet is controlled by
    Ans: None
  26. Who authored Straight from the Gut
    Ans: Jach F. Welch
  27. Magsaysay award is given after the President of
    Ans: Philippines
  28. In Nov 2005 the corruption scam worth $64billions and its relation was asked
    Ans: Food for oil
  29. What is Tamiflu was asked
    Ans: A drug to prevent bird flu
  30. "One by sixth of Income Tax" which of the following's possession makes you liable for being taxed
    Ans: Credit Card

NMAT 2005
  1. The Ken-Betwa Project links the rivers of which states?
    Ans: UP and MP
  2. Dada Saheb Phalke Award in 2004 was given to:
    Ans: A door Gopalakrishnan (Malayalam)
  3. On 24 January, Burmah Sheel Company was taken over by the Government and as a result was formed
    Ans: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.
  4. Who is the Chairman of the Planning Commission of India?
    Ans: The correct answer was the PM of India, which was not given
  5. "Total Control" is the tagline of which company?
    Ans: JK Tyre
  6. Which state is not a neighbour of Chhattisgarh? Bihar
    Ans: From the given options
  7. Co-founder and CEO of Apple
    Ans: Steve Jobs
  8. Who has acquired VSNL?
    Ans: Tata
  9. Which Bank doesn't sponsor Unit Trust of India?
    Ans: SBI, PNB, and BOB sponsor It. - the 4th one was to be the answer
  10. Who had lost the final of US Tennis Open in 2005?
    Ans: Mary Pierce
  11. Who is Kiren Kher?
    Ans: An Actress
  12. Hargobind Khorana won Nobel Prize in the field of:
    Ans: Medicine and Physiology in 1968
  13. Which instrument does Amjad Ali Khan play?
    Ans: Sarod
  14. The capital of Senegal?
    Ans: Dakar
  15. Where is National Chemical Laboratory situated?
    Ans: Pune
  16. Victor is a brand of
    Ans: TVS
  17. Jeev Milkha Singh is associated with.
    Ans: Golf
  18. "Empowering people" is the punch line of-
    Ans: Acer
  19. Javed Ali is a.
    Ans: Singer
  20. Which of these is not an international neighbor of Sikkim
    Ans: All of above (the options given were Nepal, China and Bhutan)
  21. First Indian private company listed amongst the Fortune 500 companies is-
    Ans: Reliance (First and the only private sector company of India)
  22. Youngest MP in 14th Lok Sabha election is-
    Ans: Sachin Pilot (27 years; Congress)
  23. Smallest state in terms of area (India) is-
    Ans: Goa; (Sikkim is the smallest in terms of population)
  24. Which year did India become the member of UN?
    Ans: 1945 (India was one of the original members)
  25. Which country has won the World Cup (Football) the maximum number of time?
    Ans: Brazil (5 titles)
  26. First Indian playing 100 Test matches-
    Ans: Sunil Gavaskar
  27. Madhubani painting is original of which state?
    Ans: Bihar
  28. First person of Indian origin to win the Booker's Prize
    Ans: V.S.Naipaul got in 1971
  29. UN day is observed on
    Ans: 24th October
  30. When was Mahatma Gandhi awarded Bharat Ratna?
    Ans: "All answers are incorrect" is correct; Gandhi never received it.
  31. Which country is not a member of G-8? [Acc to options it was China
    Ans: Canada, Russia and Japan are member)
  32. Where is the National Institute of Oceanography?
    Ans: Goa
  33. Which of the Dabur products does Amitabh Bachchan not advertise?
    Ans: From options Dabur Amla hair oil
  34. Highest Peacetime Gallantry Award in India.
    Ans: Ashok Chakra

IRMA 2005
  1. Kharif is sown in which season:
    Ans: June-July
  2. Which country was the first producer of the GM food-variety?
    Ans: USA
  3. Who is the Chairman of National Farmer Commission ?
    Ans: M.S. Swaminathan
  4. Which of these is a communicable disease: (a) asthma, (b) cancer, (c) TB (d) diabetes (e) none of these
    Ans: T.B.
  5. 2004 was acclaimed internationally as the Year of …
    Ans: Rice
  6. The World Consumers' Day falls on-
    Ans: March 15
  7. Pascal Lamy has recently joined as-
    Ans: Director General of World Trade Organization
  8. "The Argumentative Indian" is authored by-
    Ans: Amartya Sen

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