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Thursday, April 30, 2009

LIC AAO old paper for current affairs and GK section

Here are some questions from 2008 exam of LIC AAO. There would be 50 GK questions. The same level of questions is expected for this year as well.

1. In which of the following years the Government of India nationalised the general insurance business under the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act?
(1) 1970 (2) 1972 (3) 1976 (4) 1973 (5) 1981

2. When was the Kalka-Shimla Railway Line added to the UNESCO World Heritage List? (1) April 18.2008 (2) July 8. 2008 (3) August 15, 2007 (4) January 26,2008 (5) March 23, 2008

3. The famous Kailasanath Temple at Kanchiwasbuiltby was built by:
(1) Mahendravarman I (2) Narasimhavarman II (3) Nandivarman II (4) Dantivarman
(5) None of these

4. Shivaji ceded the forts to the Mughals by which treaty?
(1) Chittor (2) Pune (31 Purandar (4) Toma (5) None of these

5. The Life Insurance Corporation of India was established in September 1956 under an Act of the Indian Parliament. The Government of India invested a capital of ------ in this corporation.
(1) Rs.5 crore
(2) Rs. 4 crore
(3) Rs. 7 crore
(4) Rs. (3 crore.
(5) None otthese

6. Bindusara sent Asoka to quell the rebellion in..
(1) Swamagiri (2) Taxila (3) Uijain (4) Tosali (5) None of these

7. 'Royal Asiatic Society' was founded by
(1) Sir William Jones (2) Sir John Marshall (3) R. D. Banerjee (4 Sir William Bentick (5) None of these

8. The first Sultan of Delhi. who attempted the conquest of South India was
(1) gutb-ud-din Mubarak
(2) Nasir-ud-din Khusrav Shah I (3) Ala-ud-din Khilji
(4) Jala-ud-din Firoz
(5) None of these

9. Which of the following countries in February 2008 lifted a ban on Islamic headscarves at varsities?
(1) Turkey (2) Germany (3) Kuwait (4) Afghanistan (5) Indonesia

10. Mahaballpuramis an important city that reveals the interest in arts of...
(1) Pallavas (2) Cheras (3) Pandyas (4) Chalukyas (5) None of these

11. The renowned musician duo: Tansen and Baiju Bawra, flourished during the reign of

(1) Jehangir (2) Bahadur Shah zafar (3) Akbar (4) ShahJahan (5) None of these

12. Lord Mahavira died at
(1) Saravana Belagola (2) Lumbini Garden (3) KaIugumaIai (4) Pavapuri (5) None of these

13. The Indus people knew the use of Weights and Measures, which is proved by the discovery of the seal at
(1) KaIibangan (2) Harappa (3) Chanhudaro(4) Lothal (5) None of these

14. Which language was mostly used for• the propagation of Buddhism?
(I) Sanskrit (2) Prakrit (3) Pall (4) Sauraseni (5) None of these

15. The 11 th National Conference on e-Governance was held in February 2008 at 1) Chennai (2) Guwahati (3) Jaipur (4) Chandigarh (5) None of these


16. Which of the following statements about Kharif and Rabi is not-correct?
(1) Kharif season begins with the onset of monsoon season and harvested in late Spring
(2) Kharif season begins with the onset of monsoon season and harvested in Autumn
(3) Rabi season begins in Autumn after the rains and harvested in late Spring.
(4) Important Kharif crops are rice, Millet's. jute, maize and cotton; important Rabi crops are wheat, gram. barley and linseed
(5) None of these

17. Raniganj Coal Mine is situated in
(1) Bihar
(2) Madhya Pradesh
(3) West Bengal
(4) Maharashtra
(5) None of these

18. Bosnia-Herzegovina formed the parts of
(1) Czechoslovakia (2) Yugoslavia (3) Bulgaria (4) Azerbaijan (5) None of these

19. Major producer of sugar is
(1) Australia (2) Cuba (3) India (4) Mauritius (5) None of these

20. In the north-east of the Deccan plateau is?
(1) Chhola Nagpur plateau (2) Malawa plateau (3) Deccan plateau (4) Vindhyan Range (5) None of these


Answers:
1. 1
2. 2
3.2
4.3
5.1
6.3
7.1
8. 3
9. 1
10. 1
11. 3
12. 4
13. 2
14. 3
15. 4
16. 1
17. 3
18. 2
19. 2
20.1

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