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  1. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following is not a Cryptocurrency?

    1. Bitcoin
    2. Laxmicoin
    3. Etherium
    4. Paypal
    5. Litecoin
    Choice D
    Paypal

  2. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Who won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2017?

    1. Richard Thaler
    2. Raghuram Rajan
    3. Jean Tirole
    4. Bengt Holmstrom
    5. Oliver Hart
    Choice A
    Richard Thaler

  3. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    What is Showrooming?

    1. An individual browses the sites of e-retailers for products and then ends up purchasing the product from some brick and mortar store
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. An e-retailer using the kirana (Mom and Pop) stores to keep its stock of goods and meets the orders in the nearby localities.
    5. None of the above
    Choice B
    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. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of these have not been included in Government of India Act, 1935?

    1. Separation of Burma from India
    2. Detachment of Aden from India to establish it as a crown colony
    3. Splitting of Bihar and Orissa as two separate provinces
    4. Separation of Khyber Pakhtunwala from India
    5. Separation of Sindh from Bombay presidency
    Choice D
    Separation of Khyber Pakhtunwala from India

  5. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    What is Article 35 (A) of Indian Constitution?

    1. An article empowering Jammu and Kashmir state’s legislature to define permanent residents
    2. An article empowering Arunachal Pradesh state’s legislature to define permanent residents
    3. An article providing autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir
    4. An article providing autonomous status to Arunachal Pradesh
    5. An article providing autonomous status to Manipur
    Choice A
    An article empowering Jammu and Kashmir state’s legislature to define permanent residents

  6. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following is not a landlocked country?

    1. Kenya
    2. Niger
    3. Swaziland
    4. Chad
    5. Mali
    Choice A
    Kenya

  7. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following options is the correct list of core industries as defined by IIP?

    1. Shipping, Coal, Natural Gas, Pharmaceuticals
    2. Coal, Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Fertilizers
    3. Coal, Steel, Cement, Information Technology
    4. Refinery, Fertilizers, Crude Oil, Telecommunication
    5. Coal, Steel, Crude Oil, Banking
    Choice B
    Coal, Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Fertilizers

  8. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Match the surnames of head of states (former or current) to the countries:

    Surname of Leader Country of Leader
    a. Kirchner i. Brazil
    b. Lula ii. Argentina
    c. Deng iii. Venezuela
    d. Erdogan iv. China
    e. Chavez v. Turkey
    1. a - i, b – ii, c – iii, d – iv, e – v
    2. a - ii, b – i, c – iv, d – v, e – iii
    3. a - ii, b – iii, c – i, d – v, e – iv
    4. a - iv, b – i, c – ii, d – v, e – iii
    5. a – iv, b – ii, c – iii, d – i, e – v
    Choice B
    a - ii, b – i, c – iv, d – v, e – iii

  9. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Match the following Indus Valley sites to the states

    Indus Valley Site State
    a. Harappa i. Haryana
    b. Lothal ii. Gujrat
    c. Chanhudaro iii. Punjab(Pakistan)
    d. Banawali iv. Sindh(Pakistan)
    1. a – iii, b – ii, c –iv, d – i
    2. a – ii, b – i, c – iv, d – iii
    3. a – iii, b – ii, c –i, d - iv
    4. a – iv, b – i, c –ii, d - ii
    5. a – iv, b – ii, c –iii, d - i
    Choice A
    a – iii, b – ii, c –iv, d – i

  10. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following Indian business houses (conglomerate) started its operation with companies like Philips Carbon Black, Asian Cables, Agarpara Jute and Murphy(India)?

    1. Aditya Birla
    2. C.K. Birla
    3. RPG Enterprises
    4. K.K.Birla
    5. Essar
    Choice C
    RPG Enterprises

  11. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following spacecrafts, in 2017, plunged into the planet it was exploring?

    1. Apollo-8
    2. Voyager-2
    3. Voyager-1
    4. Cassini
    5. Pioneer-11
    Choice D
    Cassini

  12. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    The Time magazine’s person of the year 2017 is:

    1. Donald Trump
    2. Emmanuel Macron
    3. The Peace Makers
    4. Silence Breakers
    5. Sarah Huckabee Sanders
    Choice D
    Silence Breakers

  13. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following is NOT one of the World Heritage Sites?

    1. Mountain Railways of India
    2. Jim Corbett National Park
    3. Khangchendzonga National Park
    4. Historic City of Ahmedabad
    5. Great living Chola temples
    Choice B
    Jim Corbett National Park

  14. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    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
    1. a-iii, b-ii, c-iv, d-i, e-v
    2. a-ii, b-i, c-iv, d-iii, e-v
    3. a-ii, b-i, c-v, d-iii, e-iv
    4. a-v, b-i, c-iii, d-ii, e-iv
    5. a-iv, b-ii, c-iii, d-i, e-v
    Choice C
    a-ii, b-i, c-v, d-iii, e-iv

  15. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    If a company encourages its employees to use its own products to understand customers’ perception, then the company is engaging in:

    1. Dogfooding
    2. Lionhunting
    3. Moonlighting
    4. Spacetravelling
    5. Bikeriding
    Choice A
    Dogfooding

  16. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following is not a video streaming service?

    1. Netflix
    2. Primevideo
    3. Youtube
    4. Roku
    5. Itunes
    Choice D
    Roku

  17. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following is not a French overseas territory?

    1. New Caledonia
    2. Guadeloupe
    3. Guam
    4. Reunion
    5. Mayotte
    Choice C
    Guam

  18. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    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. Mangalyan v. CNSA
    1. a-i, b-ii, c-iii, d-iv, e-v
    2. a-iv, b-iii, c-v, d-ii, e-i
    3. a-iv, b-iii, c-ii, d-v, e-i
    4. a-v, b-iv, c-iii, d-ii, e-i
    5. a-iii, b-iv, c-ii, d-v, e-i
    Choice C
    a-iv, b-iii, c-ii, d-v, e-i

  19. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Who is the independent athlete to win a gold medal at 2016 Summer Olympics?

    1. Abdullah Al-Rashidi
    2. Fehaid Al-Deehani
    3. Jasna Sekaric
    4. Yulia Stepanova
    5. Darya Klishna
    Choice B
    Fehaid Al-Deehani

  20. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following mobile manufacturing companies DOES NOT have its headquarters in China?

    1. Xolo
    2. Xiaomi
    3. Vivo
    4. Oppo
    5. Lenovo
    Choice A
    Xolo

  21. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Name the only Indian (or from Indian origin) to win Abel Prize?

    1. Manjul Bhargava
    2. Srinivasa Ramanujam
    3. S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
    4. Mahan Maharaj (Swami Vidyanathananda)
    5. Harishchandra Mehta
    Choice C
    S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan

  22. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    What is a Hundi?

    1. It is a financial instrument
    2. It is a utensil used for marriage functions
    3. It is a marriage ritual in Tibetan society
    4. It is Hyundai’s earlier name
    5. It is the name of the last Hun that ruled China
    Choice A
    It is a financial instrument

  23. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Windhoek, Suva and Ulaanbaatar are the capital cities of:

    1. Mongolia, Hungary, Romania
    2. Namibia, Fiji and Mongolia
    3. Ghana, Fiji, Uruguay
    4. Guyana, Fiji, Mongolia
    5. Namibia, Guyana, Ghana
    Choice B
    Namibia, Fiji and Mongolia

  24. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following is the most recent club to join ISL?

    1. FC Goa
    2. Chennaiyin FC
    3. North East United FC
    4. Jamshedpur FC
    5. Delhi Dynamos FC
    Choice D
    Jamshedpur FC

  25. XAT 2018 Question Paper - GK

    Match the brands with the companies:

    Brand Company
    a. Gillette i. Godrej
    b. Surf Excel ii. ITC
    c. Saffola iii. Hindustan Uniliver
    d. Ashirvad Atta iv. P & G
    e. Good Knight v. Marico
    1. a-i, b-ii, c-iii, d-iv, e-v
    2. a-iv, b-iii, c-v, d-ii, e-i
    3. a-iv, b-iii, c-ii, d-v, e-i
    4. a-v, b-iv, c-iii, d-v, e-ii
    5. a-iv, b-i, c-ii, d-v, e-iii
    Choice B
    a-iv, b-iii, c-v, d-ii, e-i

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