1000+ CMAT GK Questions, Topic-wise Questions with PDF

by Pankaj Singh Mon 13 May 2024 06:11 PM 150

CMAT GK Questions: The CMAT GK section is very important in the CMAT exam. Aspiring CMAT candidates should concentrate on various GK topics such as Current Affairs, Geography, History, Economy, Sports, Business, and more. They can check study materials by Cracku which are designed by experts for you to excel in the CMAT 2024 GK section, which will contain 20 questions encompassing both Static GK and Current Affairs. In the CMAT 2023 exam, this section had a Moderate difficulty level due to questions from Static GK and Current Affairs, with Static GK being prominent in the General Awareness section In this article, we will try to provide you with CMAT Content for GK questions & tips GK Preparation.

CMAT General Awareness Section Syllabus

So there isn't an official CMAT Syllabus that's why we have compiled CMAT Previous Year Question Papers and outlined the topics below. CMAT GK Questions typically fall into two categories: Static GK and Current Affairs. Refer to the table below to identify the topics that should be included in your CMAT GK preparation.

Static GKHistory, Geography, Indian Polity, Economy, Science & Technology, Awards, Books & Authors, Sports etc
Current AffairsNational & International News, Business & Economy, Environment, Sports, Science, Innovation, Technology, Miscellaneous

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Preparation Tips For GK Section in CMAT

We understand that the GK section can be a strength if prepared well and strategically to score high in the CMAT. Use the following tips to ace this section.

  1. Read News Daily: Stay updated with current affairs by reading newspapers like The Hindu or Times of India. Take notes on important information using sticky notes.
  2. Focus on Last 90 Days' News: Since CMAT GK questions are usually based on current affairs, dedicate at least 1 hour daily to stay informed and prepare the latest news
  3. Take Notes: Maintain notes of major GK topics and revise them regularly to improve memory retention.
  4. Analyze Previous Papers: Study previous CMAT papers to understand question patterns and focus areas such as international news.
  5. Develop Reading Habit: Regularly read newspapers like The Hindu and The Economist to broaden your knowledge and improve your vocabulary.
  6. Use Mock Tests: Practice CMAT GK quizzes using resources like Lucent’s GK, Cracku's GK PDFs or Manorama Year Book for comprehensive preparation.
  7. Solve Previous Year Papers: Analyze previous year’s papers to understand question types and work on accuracy.
  8. Work on Accuracy: Since CMAT GK has negative marking, focus on accuracy by making notes and revising important topics regularly.
  9. Read Newspapers for Current Affairs: Form a habit of reading newspapers for current affairs updates and widen your knowledge base.
  10. Download Useful Apps: Use mobile apps for quick updates on current affairs and practice daily GK quizzes online or offline for fun learning.

Topic-wise CMAT GK Questions

Our experts have compiled important questions & notes which you can use to prepare. Check out the topic wise preparation PDFs.

1. Geography

For geography, focus on important geography subtopics like world geography (continents, oceans), Indian geography (rivers, mountains), countries, capitals, economic geography (industries, trade routes), environmental geography (climate change, conservation) etc.

2. Historical Monuments

Important subtopics from historical monuments for the CMAT GK section include understanding iconic monuments like the Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, and India Gate. Focus on their historical significance, architectural styles, and the cultural heritage they represent.

3. Summits and Conferences

Revise all the important international conferences like G7, G20, BRICS, and ASEAN summits. Understand their objectives, member countries, and outcomes as they relate to global politics, economics, and cooperation.

4. Current Affairs

You should be aware of what's happening in the world like national and international events, government schemes, economic policies, environmental initiatives, sports events, awards and honours, recent appointments, and technological advancements.

5. History Static GK

Static history GK is too vast therefore cover only important aspects like ancient civilizations, the Indian independence movement, world wars, important historical figures, major revolutions, art and culture, and significant events like the partition of India and the formation of modern nations.

6. Culture Static GK

Cultural Static GK usually includes classical dance forms, folk dances, traditional music and instruments, art and architecture styles, religious festivals, languages, cuisine, costumes, and cultural heritage sites.

7. Government Schemes

The government has multiple flagship schemes like Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan, Make in India, and Digital India. Understand their objectives, beneficiaries, implementation, and impact on society and the economy.

8. Books And Authors

It is an important part of general awareness. Check out important classic literature works like "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Pride and Prejudice," contemporary bestsellers, Nobel Prize-winning authors, Booker Prize winners, and famous Indian authors. Understand their literary contributions, themes, and impact on society.

9. Innovation And Entrepreneurship

CMAT surely asks questions about startup ecosystems, unicorn companies, innovative technologies like AI and blockchain, successful entrepreneurs, government initiatives supporting startups, funding mechanisms, and global entrepreneurship trends.

10. Summits And Conference Part-2

Read about all the major international summits like the United Nations General Assembly, NATO Summit, World Economic Forum, G7, G20, BRICS, ASEAN, and SCO summits. We have selected some notes for you about this especially.

11. People And Awards

We know that there are so many award functions everyday. You should be aware of not all but the important ones like Nobel Prize winners, Bharat Ratna awardees, Padma Awards recipients, sports awards like Olympics and FIFA awards, literary awards like Booker Prize etc.

12. Sports

Even if you are not interested in sports, have knowledge about the Olympics, FIFA World Cup, Cricket World Cup, Wimbledon, Grand Slam tournaments, sports personalities like Cristiano Ronaldo, Virat Kohli, and Serena Williams, sports awards like Ballon d'Or, and sports governing bodies like FIFA and IOC.

13. Government Schemes Part 2

Read about all the social welfare schemes like MNREGA, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Skill India, Swachh Bharat Mission, Digital India, health schemes like Ayushman Bharat, education schemes like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, and rural development schemes like PM-Kisan. Understand their objectives, beneficiaries, and impact.

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14. Ranks And Reports

Learn India's ranking in global rankings like the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business, Global Hunger Index, Human Development Index, Corruption Perception Index, Environmental Performance Index, and reports like Economic Survey, World Economic Outlook, and Global Competitiveness Report.

15. People and Awards Part 2

We understand that this topic is vast that's why we have segregated it into two parts. Have knowledge of Nobel Prize winners in literature, peace, and sciences, Padma Awards recipients in various fields, Bharat Ratna awardees, Booker Prize winners, Oscar winners, and influential personalities in politics, arts, sports, and social work.

16. Books And Authors Part-2

It is an important part of general awareness. Check out important classic literature works like "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Pride and Prejudice," contemporary bestsellers, Nobel Prize-winning authors, Booker Prize winners, and famous Indian authors. Understand their literary contributions, themes, and impact on society.

17. Sports Part-2

In sports topics, also check about major sports tournaments like ICC Cricket World Cup, UEFA Champions League, Wimbledon, NBA Finals, Olympics, and Paralympics. Also, focus on sports personalities like Lionel Messi, LeBron James, and Simone Biles, and their achievements, records, and accolades.

18. History Part-2

To cover history further, also read about ancient civilizations like the Indus Valley, Mesopotamia, and Egypt, medieval history, modern history including the Indian freedom struggle, world wars, revolutions like French and Russian, and important historical events and treaties shaping global history.

19. International GK

You should know what is going on in the world like global organizations i.e. UN, NATO, IMF, WTO, major international agreements like the Paris Agreement, and Kyoto Protocol, key international events like Brexit, the US-China trade war, and global issues like climate change, terrorism, and refugee crisis.

20. Important Questions Part-1

21. Important Questions Part - 2 

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CMAT GK Questions FAQs

Q1. What are the important topics in CMAT GK?

Ans. Important topics in CMAT GK include current affairs, historical events, geography, sports, government schemes, awards, international organizations, and notable personalities.

Q2. How can I prepare for the CMAT GK section?

Ans. You can prepare for the CMAT GK section by staying updated with current affairs, reading newspapers, practising previous year's papers, using study materials, and focusing on important subtopics like history, geography, and government schemes.

Q3. Are there any negative marks for wrong answers in the CMAT GK section?

Ans. Yes. There is a negative marking of -1 for each incorrect answer.

Q4. Where can I find the best resources to prepare for the GK section of CMAT?

Ans. In the above article, we have curated all the important resources that are designed by our experts. You can use them and it will cover most of the important topics of the GK section for you.

Q5. What type of GK is covered in CMAT?

Ans. The general Awareness section of CMAT has both Static GK as well as Current Affairs.

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