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  1. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

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

  2. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

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

  3. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    Match the following authors with their works:

    A. Sashi Tharoor P. The Suitable Boy
    B. Salman Rushdie Q. Sea of Poppies
    C. Vikram Seth R. Inglorious Empire
    D. Arundathi Roy S. Shalimar of the Clown
    E. Amitav Gosh T. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
    1. ABCDE-RSPTQ
    2. ABCDE-PQRST
    3. ABCDE-TSPRQ
    4. ABCDE-SRPTQ
    5. ABCDE-TRQSP
    Choice A
    ABCDE-RSPTQ

  4. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    In which Indian state did President Ram Nath Kovind serve as Governor?

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

  5. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

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

  6. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

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

  7. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

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

  8. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    What does the “Earth Overshoot Day” indicate?

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

  9. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    Which organization funded the Indian Cricket League?

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

  10. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    What does the book "Silent Spring" (1962) by Rachel Carson highlight?

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

  11. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    In which Indian state is SriHarikota located?

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

  12. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    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 Nobel Prize
    5. The Pulitzer Prize
    Choice B
    The Man Booker Prize

  13. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    "Rakhigarhi" is associated with:

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

  14. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    Which is the largest landlocked salt water lake in India?

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

  15. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    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 material intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels
    2. Reduce the water 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 pesticide intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels
    5. Reduce the pesticide intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels
    Choice C
    Reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels

  16. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

    A. Fa-Hien P. Mohammed Bin Tughlaq
    B. Huien Tsang Q. Chandragupta II
    C. Megasthenes R. HarshaVardhana
    D. Thomas Roe S. Jehangir
    E. Ibn Battuta T. Chandragupta Maurya
    1. ABCDE-QRTSP
    2. ABCDE-PQRST
    3. ABCDE-RQSPT
    4. ABCDE-RPQTS
    5. ABCDE-PRTQS
    Choice A
    ABCDE-QRTSP

  17. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    Match the following folk theater forms with their associated states:

    A. Therukoothu P. Odisha
    B. Koodiyattam Q. Maharashtra
    C. Bhavai R. Kerala
    D. Tamasha S. Tamil Nadu
    E. Jatra T. Gujarat
    1. ABCDE-RSTPQ
    2. ABCDE-SRTQP
    3. ABCDE-PQRST
    4. ABCDE-RSTQP
    5. ABCDE- QSTRP
    Choice B
    ABCDE-SRTQP

  18. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

  19. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    Which of the following rivers does not cross international borders?

    1. Tapti
    2. Ravi
    3. Brahmaputra
    4. Ganga
    5. Teesta
    Choice A
    Tapti

  20. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    Omuamua is:

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

  21. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    Which Indian startup was acquired by Walmart?

    1. Make my trip
    2. Big Basket
    3. Big Bazaar
    4. Ola
    5. Flipkart
    Choice E
    Flipkart

  22. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

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

  23. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    Which Indian state has different capitals in summer and winter?

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

  24. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

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

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

  25. XAT 2020 Question Paper - GK

    In which state was the first ever environmental referendum held?

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

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