Thursday, May 2, 2013

LIC AAO Online exam Syllabus, Sample questions on Reasoning, Numerical Ability, GK & Current Affairs, Computer Knowledge, English Lang., Grammer, Vocab, Comprehension



LIC AAO Exam syllabus, Pattern Sample qustions
Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC) examination will be conducted on 11th and/or 12th may 2013. Candidates who will be appearing  in the examination & want to get prepare or they don't know what to study & which part to improve can go through the below sections.

The exam paper will be in both English & hindi language & the paper will be of 2 hrs containing a total of 160 question of 400 marks. their will be a negative marking for each wrong answer.

Paper format
SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
1. Reasoning Ability 3090
2 Numerical Ability  3090
3. General Knowledge &
Current Affairs
3060
4. Computer Knowledge3060
5. English Language with
   Special emphasis on    
  Grammar, Vocabulary and
  Comprehension
40100
Total160400

Important Instructions

-Candidates can attempt any question at any point of Time from all the 160 questions. Each question will be having 5 choices from which only 1 answer will be correct.
-Their will be a timer on the side of your screen which will tell you the time left in the examination.
-For each wrong answer one-forth of the marks will be deducted their for answer question only if you are 100% sure otherwise you might end up lossing marks.
-Candidates need to pass in all the sections, the cutoff for each section will be decided by the LIC of India

Syllabus
However no specific syllabus has been provided officially by LIC of India but you can still go for sample questions given below which will give you a rough idea about the pattern of the paper


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Part I : Reasoning Ability
This will test your mental ability its quite easy just you need to understand what is being asked
for eg
Ques: If TAP is coded as SZO, then how is FREEZE coded?
a) EQDFYG, B) ESDFYF, C)GQFDYF, D) EQDDYN
Ans: here you need to find relation between SZO & TAP
Like here T is followed by S T->S, P->O
then in FREEZE, F->E, R->Q, E->D, Z->Y
so answer is EQDDYN

Appart from this their might be questions on
1) Decision Making
2) Data Structure
Like you will be given an
I/P: 18, 12, 27, 11, 14, 25
Step-I: 27, 18, 12, 11, 14, 25
Step-II: 27, 25, 18, 12, 11, 14
Step III: 27, 25, 18, 14, 12, 11
Step IV: ?
You have to analyse the pattern & have to tell the step 4

3) Series
like 5, 7, 10, 15, 22, __
(1) 30(2) 38 (3) 33 (4) 42 (5) 50
Ans is 33
33 as you can see the diff. b/w 2 successive no. is  2, 3, 5, 7 & so on...

4) Puzzles
Ques:Find the number of triangles in the given figure.

(1) 18(2) 20 (3) 24 (4) 27 (5) 30


Ans: is 24
The triangles are:  IJO, BCJ, CDK, KQL, MLQ, GFM, GHN, NIO, ABO, AHO, NIJ, IGP, ICP, DEQ, FEQ, KLM, LCP, LGP, HAB, DEF, LGI, GIC, ICL and GLC



5) Arrangement

Ques: A, P, R, X, S and Z are sitting in a row. S and Z are in the centre. A and P are at the ends. R is sitting to the left of A. Who is to the right of P ?
(1) A(2) S (3) X  (4) Z (5) P
Ans is: right of P is X
 


Part-II: Numerical Ability
Here it will be pure mathematics, candidates having strong basic maths can make it easily
It will contain
Easy Calculation like 12 + 25+ 55+ 78 + 55 + 65+ 98+ 55 = Ans.?
Profit loss: CP, SP, Loss%, Profit %
surds & indices
no.s divisible by 3, 4, 5, 7, 8...
AP, GP

Sample Questions

Ques: Successive discounts of 10%, 20% and 20% are equal to a single discount of __
(a). 57.6% (b). 42.4% (c) 50% (d) 43.4 (e) none
Ans is 42.4%


Ques: The average of 13 papers is 40. The average of the first 7 papers is 42 and of the last seven papers is 35. Find the marks obtained in the 7th paper?
(a) 23 (b) 38 (c)19 (d) 33 (e) None of these
Ans is 19



Part-III: General Knowledge & Current Affairs
For this you have to go for current affairs & happening in past 1 or 2 years including  Bank details, owner, full form of Banks like ICICI, LIC history & other details.

Few sample Questions are:-
Ques: World cancer day was observed on
Ans: 4 February 2013

Ques: The sitar legend was honored with the posthumous Lifetime Achievement Grammy award ON 9
Ans: Pandit Ravi Shankar

Ques: The short range surface-to-surface missile launched by Pakistan on 11 February 2013 -
Ans: Hatf IX (NASR)

Ques: Development expenditure of the Central government does not include
A.defence expenditure
B.expenditure on economic services
C.expenditure on social and community services
D.grant to states
Ans: defense expenditure

Ques: In the second nationalization of commercial banks, ___ banks were nationalized
A.4, B.5, C.6, D.8
Ans: C

Ques: The Life Insurance Corporation of India came into being in the year ______
(1) 1973 (2) 1969 (3) 1966 (4) 1956 (5) None of these
Ans: The right answer to the above question is 1956 i.e. ‘4’

Ques: Which of the following authorities issues licences to LIC agents in India ?
(1) IRDA (2) RBI (3) LIC (4) SEBI (5) None of these

Part-IV: Computer Knowledge
Here your basic Computer knowledge will be tested like what is Software, hardware, use of Ram, Graphic card, Modem, Hard disk, Functions of CPU, Motherboard, SMP & similar questions
1 kb = 1024 bytes not 1000 bytes & similar questions
Names of Operating Systems, Linx, XP, Windows 7 their functions, Just all basic concepts wil work in this section


Every component of your computer is either ____
(1) software or CPU / RAM (2) hardware or software
(3) application software or system software (4) an input device or output device
(5) None of these
Ans is 2

Q.14. The function of CPU is –––
(1) to provide external storage of text
(2) to create a hard copy
(3) to create a new software
(4) to read, interpret and process the information and instruction
(5) none of these
Ans is 4

Q.15. Pick the odd man out.
(1) Monitor (2) Keyboard (3) Floppy drive (4) Windows (5) Hard-disk drive

Q.16. The full form of LAN is –––
(1) Local Access Network (2) Local Area Network (3) Long Area Node
(4) Local Area Node (5) None of these
Ans is 2

Part-IV: English Lang., Grammer, Vocab, Comprehension
Here your basic English grammer skills will be tested, candidates having reading skills or who have read/found of reading novels will have a plus point in this section
Knowledge of: Verbs: past, present, future tense, nouns, participals, adjectives & all other basics

Ques: He quickly glanced .............................. the book to find what it said about the Indian economy.
(1) at (2) through (3) in (4) to (5) over
The correct answer is “through” which is answer No. 2.

Ques:  The counsel urged the court to ........................... down the obnoxious law.
(1) enact (2) enforce (3) cancel (4) strike (5) declare

Ques: The local official ........................... the Minister of the situation.
(1) explained (2) warned (3) apprised (4) told (5) intimated
Ans is 5

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