XLRI Question Paper-2 (Page 2)
XLRI Question Paper-2 (Page 2)
Directions for questions 1 to 60: Select the correct alternative from the given choices.
31. Which of the following is the largest employer in India?
(A) BSNL (B) IOC
(C) Reliance Industries (D) Indian Railways
32. One megabyte is equal to
(A) 1,048,576 bytes.
(B) 1,024 bytes.
(C) 1,073,741,824 bytes.
(D) 1,099,511,627,776 bytes.
33. In which year was the Capital of India ‘officially shifted’ from Calcutta to Delhi?
(A) 1910 (B) 1912 (C) 1914 (D) 1916
34. Which of the following provinces in Canada has an area (3,293,020 sq km) larger than the area of India?
(C) Northwest Territories
(D) British Columbia
35. Which bird’s scientific name is ‘Pavo Cristatus’?
(A) Peacock (C) Kiwi
(C) Ostrich (D) Emu
36. Which among the following is the largest Union Territory by area?
(B) Daman & Diu
(C) Dadra & Nagar Haveli
(D) Andaman & Nicobar Islands
37. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) which among the following is the ‘most competitive country’ in the world for 2003?
(A) Germany (B) Finland
(C) USA (D) Denmark
38. Which among the following is the ‘most competitive Asian economy’ for 2003 according to the WEF?
(A) Taiwan (B) China
(C) South Korea (D) Hong Kong
39. Who among the following has been awarded the ‘E & Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2003’ Award?
(A) Azim Premji
(B) N R Narayana Murthy
(C) K M Birla
(D) Ratan Tata
40. Ahmed Quriea is the new Prime Minister of
(A) Iran. (B) Iraq.
(C) Palestine. (D) Maldives.
41. When a body is immersed in liquid, its weight loss equals
(A) the weight of the liquid displaced.
(B) the volume of the liquid displaced.
(C) the sum of external pressures acting on it.
(D) the force per unit area.
42. When a bullet is fired upwards vertically, it gains in
(A) potential energy. (B) kinetic energy.
(C) speed. (D) inertia.
43. Beighton Cup and Durand Cup are associated with ____ and ____ respectively.
(A) Football, Hockey
(B) Hockey, Table Tennis
(C) Table Tennis, Hockey
(D) Hockey, Football
44. Gibraltar is a dependency of
(A) Portugal. (B) France.
(C) Britain. (D) Spain.
45. North-South dialogue refers to talks between
(A) countries of North and South America.
(B) developed countries and developing countries.
(C) permanent and non-permanent members of the UN.
(D) countries of the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
46. What is the Japanese art of flower arrangement called?
(A) Bonsai (B) Ikebana (C) Origami (D) Haiku
47. Which two countries lie on either side of the Durand Line?
(A) India and Afghanistan
(B) India and Nepal
(C) Pakistan and Afghanistan
(D) Pakistan and Iran
48. Among the following industries, which one is the least tied down to sources of raw material?
(A) Sugar (B) Cement
(C) Textile (D) Electronics
49. Shifting of tax burden is possible in the case of
(A) income tax. (B) sales tax.
(C) property tax. (D) capital gains tax.
50. Who coined the slogan “Back to the Vedas”?
(A) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(B) Swami Vivekananda
(C) Ramakrishna Paramahansa
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
51. Net factor income from abroad added to GDP gives
(A) NDP. (B) GNP.
(C) NNP. (D) per capita income
52. Which of the following authority gives the final approval to the Five Year Plans?
(A) Planning Commission
(B) Ministry of Finance
(C) National Development Council
(D) Prime Minister’s Office
53. Which of the following sectors does not come under tertiary sector?
(A) Trade (B) Transport
(C) Electricity (D) Business services
54. The terms ‘porcupine’, ‘black knight’, ‘shark’ are associated with
(A) mutual funds.
(B) takeover bids.
(C) voluntary retirement schemes.
(D) trade concessions and subsidies.
55. Which of the following places has a Special
Economic Zone (SEZ)?
(A) Pondicherry (B) Jabalpur
(C) Kandla (D) Palampur
56. Ahmed Badawi is the Prime Minister of
(A) Malaysia. (B) Ethiopia.
(C) Mauritius. (D) Sudan.
57. Which country was the single largest destination of Indian exports in 2002 – 03?
(A) Germany (B) China
(C) Japan (D) USA
58. Putrajaya is the administrative capital of
(A) Vietnam. (B) Malaysia.
(C) Cambodia. (D) Thailand.
59. Ginger is a
(A) tuber. (B) modified root.
(C) bulb. (D) rhizome.
60. Where is the headquarters of the International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) located?
(A) Geneva, Switzerland
(B) Montreal, Canada
(C) Lyon, France
(D) Naples, Italy
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