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IIFT Question Paper-1 (Page 1)

IIFT Question Paper-1 (Page 1)

IIFT Question Paper-1 (Page 1)

Directions for questions 1 to 50: Select the correct alternative from the given choices.

 

1. Which of the following is a protein deficiency disease?

(a) Scurvy (b) Xerophtthalmia

(c) Kwashiorkar (d) Pernicious Anaemia

 

2. Which dynasty founded the Vikramshila University?

(a) Mauryas (b) Palas

(c) Guptas (d) Rashtrakutas

 

3. Which of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites was a flourishing port?

(a) Lothal (b) Harappa

(c) Kalibangan (d) Mohenjodaro

 

4. The Battle of Wandiwash was fought in AD 1760, between

(a) the English and Tipu Sultan.

(b) the English and Hyder Ali.

(c) the French and Tipu Sultan.

(d) The French and the English.

 

5. Match the following countries with their parliaments. Country Parliament

A. Denmark i. Althing

B. Sweden ii. Storting

C. Norway iii. Folketing

D. Iceland iv. Riksdag

(a) A – i B – ii C – iii D – iv

(b) A – ii B – i C – ii D – iii

(c) A – iii B – iv C – ii D – i

(d) A – iii B – ii C – iv D – i

 

6. Match the following books with their authors. Book Author

A. Shame i. Mulk Raj Anand

B. Kanthapura ii. Raja Rao

C. Coolie iii. Sir V. S. Naipaul

D. A House for

Mr. Biswas iv. Salman Rushdie

(a) A – iii B – i C – iv D – ii

(b) A – iv B – iii C – i D – ii

(c) A – iv B – ii C – i D – iii

(d) A – ii B – i C – iv D – iii

 

7. Which among the following was India’s first satellite, launched in 1975?

(a) Bhaskara – I (b) INSAT – 1A

(c) Rohini (d) Aryabhatta

 

8. Match the following.

A. Study of fingerprints i. Pomology

B. Study of animal behaviour ii. Ethology

C. Study of Moon iii. Selenology

D. Study of fruits iv. Dactylography

(a) A – i B – ii C – iii D – iv

(b) A – ii B – iii C – iv D – i

(c) A – i B – iii C – ii D – iv

(d) A – iv B – ii C – iii D – i

 

9. Match the following.

A. Vilayat Khan i. Violin

B. Doraiswamy Iyengar ii. Sitar

C. L. Subramanyam iii. Veena

D. Ali Akbar Khan iv. Sarod

(a) A – iv B – iii C – i D – ii

(b) A – iii B – iv C – i D – ii

(c) A – ii B – iii C – i D – iv

(d) A – iii B – iv C – i D – ii

 

10. Who among the following is the Chairman of Zee Group?

(a) Naresh Goyal (b) Subhash Chandra

(c) Kunal Dasgupta (d) Aroon Purie

 

11. Which one of the following types of coal contains a higher percentage of carbon than the rest?

(a) Anthracite (b) Bituminous

(c) Lignite (d) Peat

 

12. The paintings of Abanindranath Tagore are classified as

(a) revivalistic. (b) impressionistic.

(c) realistic. (d) socialistic.

 

13. Endoscopy, a technique used to explore the stomach or other inner parts of the body is based on the phenomenon of

(a) diffraction. (b) interference.

(c) total internal reflection. (d) refraction.

 

14. Economic Survey of India is published officially every year by the

(a) Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

(b) Ministry of Finance.

(c) Reserve Bank of India.

(d) Planning Commission.

 

15. Which east flowing Indian river has a rift valley due to down warping?

(a) Krishna (b) Damodar

(c) Cauvery (d) Mahanadi

 

16. The number of chromosomes in a normal human body cell is

(a) 43. (b) 44. (c) 45. (d) 46.

 

17. Pollination by insects is called

(a) ornithophily. (b) entomophily.

(c) anemophily. (d) hydrophily.

 

18. From which part of the plant is turmeric, a commonly-used colourant and anti-septic obtained?

(a) Stem (b) Flower (c) Root (d) Fruit

 

19. Which of the following is not an alloy?

(a) Brass (b) Steel (c) Copper (d) Bronze

 

20. The boundary between USA and Canada is called

(a) 49th Parallel. (b) 38th Parallel.

(c) 24th Parallel. (d) 17th Parallel.

 

21. Who among the following presides over a joint session of the Parliament?

(a) President

(b) Speaker

(c) Prime Minister

(d) Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

 

22. Find the incorrect match.

(a) Prithipal Singh - CMD, BSNL

(b) Sunil Mittal - CMD, Bharti

(c) Anil Ambani - CMD, Reliance Infocomm

(d) Asim Ghosh - CEO, Hutchrison India

 

23. Recently Arnold Schwarzenegger became the Governor of which American state?

(a) Arizona (b) Iowa

(c) California (d) New Mexico

 

24. Which city played host to the inaugural Afro- Asian Games 2003?

(a) Cairo (b) Hyderabad

(c) New Delhi (d) Durban

 

25. Match the following. Quantity Unit

A. High Speed i. Mach

B. Wavelength ii. Angstrom

C. Pressure iii. Pascal

D. Energy iv. Joule

(a) A – iv B – iii C – ii D - i

(b) A – iii B – iv C – ii D - i

(c) A – ii B – iii C – i D - iv

(d) A – i B – ii C – iii D – iv

 

Answer Key for IIFT Paper-1

1

c

6

c

11

a

16

d

21

b

2    

b    

7     

d    

12    

a    

17    

b    

22    

c      

3

a

8

d

13

c

18

a

23

c

4

d

9

c

14

b

19

c

24

b

5

c

10

b

15

d

20

a

25

d





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