General Knowledge Section – AILET (NLU-Delhi) – 2016


The following are the questions which formed the GK section of AILET 2012. We’ve mentioned the answer beside each question, in bold. Do let us know if you find any mistake either in the questions or in the answers.

  1. Where was the 2016 BRICS Summit held? India
  2. Who won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2015? Sania Mirza
  3. Which country allowed it’s women to vote for the first time? Saudi Arabia
  4. Which organisations form the Bretton Woods sisters? World Bank and the International Monetary Fund(IMF)
  5. Who is the CEO of NITI Aayog? Amitabh Kant
  6. World’s first solar airport? Kochi
  7. Which country has signed the Kyoto Protocol but not ratified it? USA
  8. Which car brand changed the name of one of its cars which bears similarity to an epidemic? Tata
  9. Which company was the first to start 4G service throughout India? Bharti Airtel
  10. A question on R2-D2? Probable answer could be Star Wars
  11. Arrange in ascending order of establishment: GATT(1947), UNCTAD(1964), NAFTA(1994) & WTO (1995)
  12. Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet comprises of? The Tunisian Order of Lawyers, The Tunisian General Labour Union, The Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts The Tunisian Human Rights League
  13. Which of the following is not a part of the Impossible Trinity? Fiscal deposit
  14. Anupam Kher appointed UN ambassador for? He for She
  15. Crystal display is used in? All of the above (Wrist watches, display screens and )
  16. Latest member of WTO? Afghanistan
  17. The 100th Constitutional Amendment operationalised the Land Boundary Agreement between? India and Bangladesh
  18. Which folk dance of India entered the Guiness Book of World Records recently? Nati
  19. Which party was the majority winner in the elections of Spain in 2015? People’s Party
  20. Who said that “COP21 is climate-justice”? Narendra Modi
  21. Which state gives the highest wages under the MGNREGA? Haryana
  22. Under which part of the radio spectrum does the FM broadcast band fall within? Very High Frequency (VHF)
  23. Which country declared financial emergency? France
  24. How many additional data of work added to the MGNREGA Scheme? 50
  25. Who is the Chairperson of Film and Television Institute of India? Gajendra Chauhan
  26. Which e-commerce website entered the Reuters’ 100 innovative companies list? Amazon
  27. Which fast food brand has the largest number of stores in the world? Mc Donald’s
  28. Investments in shares limit for Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation(EPFO)? 5% to 15%
  29. Which indicator is used to measure poverty in India? Calorie Consumption
  30. Why is the sidereal day on earth 4 minutes lesser than a solar day? Because of earth’s movement on its own axis
  31. How many applicants did the Reserve Bank of India give approval to for setting up small finance banks? 10
  32. The official entry from India for the Oscars was? Court
  33. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has won the National Award on e-Governance 2015-2016 for launching? Universal Account Number
  34. FDI in White-Label ATM? 100%
  35. FDI in multi-brand retail? 51%
  36. First river-linking project in India? Godavari-Krishna


    • question was 
      which is the only industrialize nation which did not ratify the kyoto protocol

      i am getting 23-25 is it ok

  1. i think in q. 21 it was not the q about higest, it was lowest in noth region, and i marked rajasthan. as i remember

  2. The India and Bangladesh 100th amendment question was the question in legal knowledge whereas another question i.e. which is the 1st river linking project in India, is not included here. The ans is Godavari- Krishna 

  3. All I can say is: AILET 2016 had its highs and lows as usual. Overall difficulty level was perceived to be slightly easier than last year. The section wise cut-offs that can be expected are given in the table below.

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