AFCAT (2) 2021 Exam Memory Based Questions with Answers: AFCAT 2021 (2) Exam is being conducted by Indian Air Force from 28th to 30th August 2021. In this article, we are going to share the important Memory Based General Awareness & Current Affairs Questions as per the feedback shared by the candidates who have appeared for AFCAT 2021 (2) Exam. Candidates are advised to definitely cover these questions for scoring high marks in the Exam.
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AFCAT (2) 2021 Exam: 29th August General Awareness/ Current Affairs/ English/ Reasoning Questions with answers
1. First woman to win Dhronacharya Award:
Answer: The first woman to win the Dronacharya Award was athletics coach Renu Kohli in 2002.
2. When was first Emergency declared in India?
Answer: The first instance was between 26 October 1962 to 10 January 1968 during the India-China war, when "the security of India" was declared as being "threatened by external aggression". In the history of independent India, a state of emergency has been declared thrice.
3. Who did Bardoli Satyagraha?
Answer: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in 1928
4. What causes rust in wheat?
Answer: The fungus - Puccinia Triticina
5. When was Project Tiger started in India?
Answer: 1st April 1973 - “Project Tiger” was launched in Jim Corbett National Park, Uttrakhand to promote conservation of the tiger.
6. Where was the Battle of Plassey fought in India?
Answer: The Battle of Plassey was fought in Bengal on 23 June 1757.
7. Pattachitra is associated with which state?
Answer: Odisha- Pattachitra is a general term for traditional, cloth-based scroll painting, based in the eastern Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal.
8. Which tennis Grand Slam is played on clay?
Answer: The French Open championships at Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam event to be played on clay.
9. WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization Headquarters is located in:
Answer: Geneva, Switzerland
10. Trophy related to Golf:
Answer: Some of the Golf Trophies are Wanamaker Trophy, Ryder Cup, Claret Jug, Amateur Championship Trophy, Masters Trophy, US Open Trophy, Walker Cup, US Women’s Open Trophy, South African Open Trophy, etc.
11. What is the use of silicon carbide?
Answer: Abrasive and cutting tools
12. Where is Paratroopers Training school?
Answer: PTS (Paratroopers Training School) is a school in Agra, Uttar Pradesh for the training of paratroopers in the Indian Army. PTS was founded in Agra in 1948.
13. Siam was the old name of which country?
14. Which one of the following is a terrestrial planet? a: Jupiter b: Mars c: Neptune d: Saturn.
Answer: Mars - The planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars, are called terrestrial because they have a compact, rocky surface like Earth's terra firma.
15. Which freedom fighter is known as Deshbandhu?
Answer: Chittaranjan Das (5 November 1870 – 16 June 1925), popularly called Deshbandhu (Friend of the Nation), was an Indian freedom fighter, political activist and lawyer during the Indian independence movement and founder-leader of the Swaraj Party (Independence party) in Bengal during the period of British colonial rule.
16. Crawl is associated with which sport?
Answer: Swimming – The words crawl, breaststroke, and butterfly are associated with the game of swimming.
17. Green Revolution is Plant then Silver Revolution is ______?
Answer: Eggs - The man behind this silver revolution was Late Dr. BV Rao who was the founder of Venkys. Therefore, he is known as the father of the poultry industry in India.
18. Who was the founder of the Chola dynasty?
Answer: Vijayalaya was the founder of the Imperial Chola dynasty
19. Who is the First Chief of Defence Staff India?
Answer: General Bipin Rawat
20. Highest wicket-taker in world cup history?
Answer: Glenn McGrath (AUS) 71 Wickets
21. Odd one out Brigadier, Commander, Admiral, Commodore:
Answer: Brigadier, it is an Army rank, others are Navy rank.
22. First winner of David Dixon Award:
Answer: South African swimmer Natalie du Toit
23. Who appoints Election Commissioner of India?
Answer: President of India
24. How many bones are found in the upper limb?
Answer: There are 30 bones in each upper limb
25. Idiom Meaning – Cold feet:
Answer: to be too fearful to undertake or complete an action.
26. Idiom Meaning – Turning Tail
Answer: to turn around and run away, usually because you are frightened
27. Idiom Meaning – Mare’s Nest:
Answer: a false discovery, illusion, or deliberate hoax
28. Kings cup related to which sport?
Answer: Football - The King's Cup is an international football tournament organised in Thailand by the Football Association of Thailand.
29. Lithium triangle is located in?
Answer: Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia make up South America’s “lithium triangle” and together hold more than 75% of the world’s lithium reserves beneath their salt flats.
30. Who is Player of the Century at Globe Soccer Awards?
Answer: Cristiano Ronaldo
31. What is the chemical formula of pop (plaster of Paris)?
Answer: (CaSO4) H2O
32. What is the Capital of Cyprus?
33. Opposite of Nimble:
Answer: Clumsy, slow, awkward
34. Iodine : goiter , NaCl:?
Answer: Hyponatremia - Hyponatremia occurs when the concentration of sodium in your blood is abnormally low.
35. Synonyms of Preamble:
Answer: preface · preliminary · prelude · prelusion
36. Synonyms of Advocate:
Answer: backer · defender · lawyer · promoter · proponent · supporter
37. Synonyms of Exonerate:
Answer: absolve · acquit · discharge · dismiss · exempt
38. Which of the following regions did not form the part of Ashoka’s empire?
39. What is Summer Solstice?
Answer: The day when the Northern hemisphere faces the longest day as the Sun is on the tropic of cancer. The summer solstice, also known as an estival solstice or midsummer, occurs when one of Earth's poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere.
40. The term 'Fault' is associated with which sport?
41. Thomas Cup is related to which sport?
42. Who is known as the Iron man of India?
Answer: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
43. Who is the longest-serving Prime Minister of India?
Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru
44. Which river originates from Gangotri Glacier?
Answer: The river is called Bhagirathi at the source and acquires the name Ganga (the Ganges) from Devprayag onwards where it meets the Alaknanda.
AFCAT 2021 (2) Exam: 28th August General Awareness/ Current Affairs/ Reasoning Questions with answers
1. Floating National Park is located in which state?
Answer: Manipur - floating Loktak Lake of Manipur, Keibul Lamjao National Park is the world's only floating national park.
2. Greenland is in which ocean?
Answer: Located in the North Atlantic Ocean off the northeastern coast of Canada, Greenland is the world's largest island.
3. Scalp missile is used in which fighter jet?
Answer: Rafale Jets
4. Lion: Prowl, bear-?
Answer: Lumber - Second is the manner of walking of the first.
5. Aseel : poultry, Salmon : ?
Answer: Aseel is a breed of poultry and Salmon is a breed of fish.
6. Who was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards Title?
Answer: Wilson Jones
7. Which of the following were present in the Akbar’s Navratnas?
Answer: The navratnas of Akbar were as follows: Raja Birbal, Miyan Tansen, Abul Fazal, Faizi, Raja Man Singh, Raja Todar Mal, Mullah Do Piazza, Fakir Aziao-Din, Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana.
8. Venn : root vegetables, Parsnip: carrot
9. Venn: truck, ship: goods
10. When was the first FIFA World Cup inaugurated?
Answer: July 13, 1930
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11. Castle term is related to which sport?
12. Synonyms: Garner
Answer: reap · cull · extract · gather
13. Antonym of- wrath
Answer: Happiness, delight, pleasure
14. Antonym of - erratic
Answer: Predictable, Consistent
15. Antonym of - felicitous
16. Archery is the national sport of which country?
17. When was the Planning Commission of India formed?
Answer: 15 March 1950
18. Hematology is the study of:
Answer: the study of blood and blood disorders
19. Land of Morning Calm:
Answer: South Korea
20. Which of the following is known as the Blacklead?
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21. Who among the following built the Red Fort in Delhi?
Answer: Shah Jahan
22. Idiom Meaning: Walking on thin ice
Answer: in a risky or uncertain situation
23. Idiom Meaning: a square peg in a round hole
Answer: a person whose character makes them unsuitable for the job or other position they are in.
24. What is the capital of Laos?
25. Largest freshwater lake in Asia:
Answer: Caspian Sea
26. What is the largest riverine island in India?
Answer: Majuli, the largest river island in the world is situated right at the heart of Assam on the turbulent waters of the Brahmaputra River.
27. The Kalahari desert is located in which among the following continents?
28. The first man-made polymer is?
29. Thumri is a style of Indian music that originated in which state?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh
30. Which among the following is not on the list of Maharatna?
Answer: Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
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31. What is a Graticule?
Answer: Graticules are lines showing parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude for the earth. Graticules can be used to show location in geographic coordinates (degrees of latitude and longitude).
32. When was the first five–year plan of India started?
33. Who is known as “the las vegas kid”?
Answer: Andre Agassi, American tennis player
34. Where is the Headquarters of IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) located?
Answer: Abu Dhabi
35. What are the 14 moon of Neptune?
Answer: Moving from closest to Neptune to furthest out, their names are Naiad, Thalassa, Despina, Galatea, Larissa, S/2004 N1 (which has yet to receive an official name), Proteus, Triton, Nereid, Halimede, Sao, Laomedeia, Psamathe, and Neso. The first moon to be discovered was Triton, which is also the largest one.
36. What is the Capital of Slovakia?
37. Jab is associated with which sport?
38. Participation of women in olympics started in which year?
39. The total number of languages in the 8th schedule of the Indian Constitution?
Answer: 22 Languages
40. Maximum gold in Olympics is won by which female athlete?
Answer: Larisa Latynina, gymnastics (URS, 1956-1964) 18 medals in gymnastics, nine of which were gold.
41. Who is the author of ‘Animal Farm‘?
Answer: George Orwell
42. Who is the First Chairman of the Finance Committee?
Answer: Kshitish Chandra Neogy
43. Which of the following is a fat-soluble vitamin?
Answer: Vit B and Vit C
44. Capital of Shivaji Maharaj in Mediaeval?
Answer: Raigad Fort
45. Which one is different 1. Brass 2. Aluminum 3. Copper 4. Silver
46. First Indian woman sportsperson to win gold at Table tennis in commonwealth games?
Answer: Manika Batra
47. Sardar Sarovar dam is on which river?
48. Dhuandhar waterfall is located at which river?
49. What is the correct order of arrivals of Europeans to India?
Answer: Portuguese, Dutch, British, Danes and finally French.
50. When Jan Gan Man adopted by the constituent assembly?
Answer: January 24, 1950
51. Founder of Haryanka dynasty?
52. America’s Cup associated with which sports?
53. Nick Names of Australia, Rome and Jerusalem are given, Find the wrong one.
54. Who is sitar maestro of India?
Answer: Pandit Ravi Shankar KBE LH
55. Who was the first female judge to appoint the Supreme Court?
Answer: M Fathima Beevi in 1989
56. Which planet is known as Green Planet?
57. Which one is Light Combat/Utility Helicopter (LCH)?
Answer: HAL Dhruv
58. Akbarnama was written originally in which among the following languages?
59. Who was the first indian woman to win an olympic medal in a sport?
Answer: Karnam Malleswari Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
60. Children are delight ______ the house. a) with b) of c) for d) by
61. Argentina : Brazil :: ______ : Iran
62. The first Prime Minister of Kenya?
Answer: Jomo Kenyatta
AFCAT 2021 (1) Exam: 20th Feb to 22nd Feb 2021 General Awareness/ Current Affairs Questions with answers
Sphygmomanometer is used to measure:
The Equator does not pass through which continent?
Answer: It does not pass through the continents named as Antarctica, Europe, North America and Australia.
Father of German Unity:
Answer: Helmut Kohl
Answer: Hydrogen and helium are the two lightest gasses
First SAARC Summit happened on:
Answer: First SAARC Summit held on 7-8 December 1985 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Napoleon of India:
Answer: Samudragupta (335-375 AD) of the Gupta dynasty is known as the Napoleon of India.
United Nations Headquarter:
Answer: New York (USA)
Das capital book was written by whom?
Answer: Karl Marx
Who wrote Kitab ul hind?
Answer: Al Biruni
Who is known as Punjab Kesari?
Answer: Lala Lajpat Rai
Gondwana hill located in which state?
Answer: Madhya Pradesh
Bully is related to which sport?
Answer: Field Hockey
According to which judiciary acts execution is divided?
Chris Evert is related to which sport?
Answer: Tennis Player
Aurora Borealis occur in which sphere?
Answer: The Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis occur in the ionosphere.
Capital of Vietnam:
Who was the first person to hit 6 sixes in an over?
Answer: Herschelle Gibbs became the first person to hit six sixes off an over in a One Day International match.
When were the first Asian African games held?
Answer: 2003 - Hyderabad, India
First place from where Oil was found in India?
Answer: Digboi, Assam
The hydrometer is used for:
Answer: A hydrometer is an instrument used to determine specific gravity.
AFCAT 2021 (1) Exam: 20th Feb to 22nd Feb 2021 English Questions with answers
Synonym of Exonerate:
Answer: absolve, acquit, forgive, pardon, vindicate, clear, justify, excuse, exculpable
Synonym of Affluent:
Answer: opulent, rich, and wealthy
Synonym of Luscious:
Answer: Delicious, mouth-watering, appetizing
Synonym of Vanquish:
Answer: conquer, defeat, overcome, overthrow, reduce, and subdue.
Synonym of Pilfer:
Answer: steal, rob, embezzle
Synonym of Artifact:
Answer: Relic, Handicraft
Synonym of Vent:
Answer: outlet, opening, hole, split, aperture
Synonym of Flimsy:
Answer: fragile, weak, slight, delicate, shallow
Synonym of Alluded:
Answer: adverted, mentioned, pointed, referred, signaled
Antonym of Luscious
Answer: unpleasant or repulsive
Antonym of Mitigate:
Answer: Increase, Aggravate
Meaning of IDIOM - Not to Mince matters:
Answer: To say what you mean clearly and directly, even if you upset people by doing,
Meaning of ‘Fly off the Handle’:
Answer: lose one’s temper suddenly, to lose control of one's emotions