Actual GK Questions of XAT Exam 2024

Here are the GK questions asked in XAT Exam 2024 which was held on January, 2024.
GK Sections can be termed as easy to moderate. And almost all the questions were from our XAT GK Content.

Total Questions: 25
Current affairs based questions: 15
Static GK based questions: 10

  1. Which of the following years is NOT a leap year?
    Answer: 1900

  2. Which two teams competed in the final match of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023, held on March 26, 2023 in Mumbai?
    Answer: Delhi Capitals & Mumbai Indians

  3. Which city hosted the recently concluded Asian Games 2022 (which happened in 2023)?
    Answer: Hangzhou

  4. Which of the following countries has NOT been invited to join the BRICS in the BRICS’ expansion plan for 2024?
    Answer: Pakistan

  5. Why has Dr. Akshata Krishnamurthy been in the news recently?
    Answer: She is the first Indian citizen to command a rover mission on Mars.

  6. Who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2023?
    Answer: Narges Mohammadi

  7. The movie Oppenheimer was directed :
    Answer: Christopher Nolan

  8. Matthew Perry, who died in 2023, was famously known for playing which character in the sitcom called Friends?
    Answer: Chandler Bing

  9. Claudia Dale Goldin was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2023 in recognition of her groundbreaking research in the field of:
    Answer: Women in the Work Force
  10. Which country has formally pulled out of “Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe?”
    Answer: Russia

  11. What is the name of Air India’s Artificial Intelligence- chat assistant that introduced a generative AI virtual agent?
    Answer: Maharaja

  12. In November 2023, which state government declared a fish named “Ghol” as the state fish?
    Answer: Gujarat

  13. Which Indian city set a world record illuminating 22.23 lakh earthen lamps on the eve of Diwali 2023?
    Answer: Ayodhya

  14. Which rocket was used to launch Aditya-L1?
    Answer: PSLV C57

  15. Which company has launched a dedicated air cargo service in India to speed up deliveries?
    Answer: Amazon

  16. What is X-37B?
    Answer: The U.S. military plane that has gone to the space

  17. Which of the following prefectures of Japan was MAJORLY affected an earthquake on January 1, 2024?
    Answer: Ishikawa

  18. Which of the following Indian states does the River Ganges not flow through?
    Answer: Haryana

  19. Arrange the following historic capital cities of Indian kingdoms in the order of their geographic locations, from north to south.
    (a) Kannauj (b) Karur (c) Pataliputra (d) Rajahmundry
    Answer: (a)-(c)-(d)-(b)

  20. Match the following books with their authors.
    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer  Mark Twain,
    Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne,
    Gulliver’s Travels Jonathan Swift,
    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle,
    David Copperfield Charles Dickens

  21. What is the common terminology used to describe the following applications: ChatGPT, Google Bard, Chatsonic?
    Answer: Generative AI Tools

  22. Which of the following governors-general of India introduced the policy of “doctrine of lapse?”
    Answer: Lord Dalhousie

  23. What is Nabanno?
    Answer: It is the harvest festival of Bengal and Bangladesh.

  24. Arrange the following famous battles in the order of their occurrence:
    (a) Battle of the Hydaspes
    (b) First Battle of Tarain
    (c) Battle of Khanwa
    (d) Battle of Talikota
    (e) Battle of Buxar
    Answer: (a)-(b)-(c)-(d)-(e)

  25. Match the following national capitals with their respective countries/territories.
    Kenya: Nairobi
    Paraguay: Asunción
    Liechtenstein: Vaduz

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