LIC AAO EXAM 2009
Reasoning Section:
1. Tanya moves 100m towards east, she turns to her right and moves 100m. Then she moves 50m turning to her left and again turns to her left and moves 50m. Finally she turns to her left and moves 150m. How far is she from the starting point?
(1)140 m
(2) 50 m
(3) 100 m
2. In a certain code language TEACHER is written as VGCEJGT. How will CHILDREN be written in that coded language?
(1) EJKNFTGP
(2) EJKNFGTO
(3) EJKNEGTP
(4) None of these
3. In a certain code language CALANDER is written as CLANAEDR. How Will CIRCULAR be written in that code language?
(1) CRIUCALR
(2) ICRCLUAR
(3) CRIUCLRA
(4) ICCRLURA
4. Which one set of letters when placed sequentially at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?
ab_c_a_aa_ac_ac_
(1) abcbca
(2 ) acbcba
(3) ab~bba
(4) bcabab
5. Select that combination which would form a meaningful word. (A)M (B)E (C)I (D)N (E)R (F)A
(1) B, E, F, A, C, D
(2) C, B, E. D, A, F
(3) A, F, E, C, D, B
(4) E, B, A, F, C, D
6. In a certain code language the number ‘13479’ is written as ‘AQFJL’ and ‘2568’ is written as ‘DMPN’. How will’396824′ be WRITTEN in that code language?
(1) QLPNDF .
(2) QLPNMJ
(3) QLP MF.
(4) QLPMNF
7. Pointing towards a man Rohit said, “His son is uncle of my son·. How is that man related to Rohit?
(1) Father
(2) Grandfather
(3) Uncle
(4) Brother
8. A and B are married couple. X and Y are brothers to each other. X is D brother of A. How is Y related to B
(1) Brother
(2) Cousin
(3) Soninlaw
(4) Brotherinlaw
9. Country: President: State: ?
(1) Member of Parliament
(2) Member of Legislative Assembly
(3) Minister
(4) Governor
10. (A) TRAVERSE (B) TREASURE (C) TRAPEZE (D) TREADLE (E) TRAVAIL
The correct sequence of the words is:
(1) E. A. B C. D
(2) C, E. A. D. B
(3) A.B. E. D, C
(4) A,E,B,D,C
11. Odd one out
(1) Feather
(2) Hair
(3) Grass
(4) Wool
12. Odd one out
(1) Telescope
(2) Telephone
(3) Tape Recorder
(4) Transistor
13. Find out the missing number: 6, 13, 25, 51, 101, ?
(1) 204
(2) 278
(3) 203
(4) 254
Q. 14 – 23 : From question 14 to 23 there were nonverbal (image based) questions.
24. Identify the wrong number which does not fit into the series
4, 8, 27, 80, 244, 728
(1) 8
(2) 27
(3) 80
(4) 244
25. Find out the missing letters in the following letter series:
F E D A B L K J G H R Q ? ?
(1) MN
(2). NP
(3) QP
(4) PM
Quantitative aptitude section:
26. The denominators of two fractions are respectively 5 and 7. The sum of these two fraction is 41/35. If the numerators of these fraction are interchanged. then the sum becomes 43/45 . Find the fractions:
(1) 2/5 4/7
(2) 3/ 5 4/7
(3) 4/5 2/7
(4) 3/5 5/7
27. Three numbers are in the ratio of 1 : 2 : 3 respectively and their HCF is 12. Find the numbers.
(1)4, 18, 12
(2) 5, 12. 15
(3) 12, 24. 30
(4) 12. 24, 36
28. Two trains are about to collide. They are 65 miles apart. The train coming from north is running at 55 miles per hour and the train coming from south is running at 80 miles per hour. How far they would be two minutes before the collision?
(1) 4 miles
(2) 4.5 miles
(3) 5 miles
(4) Cannot be determined
29. What is the number. the two times of which is 99 more than the onehalf of that number? .
(1) 74
(2) 64
(3) 66
(4) 88
30. If 25% of a number is subtracted from another number the second number becomes 5/6th of it. What is the ratio between the first number and the second number?
(1) 1 : 3
(2) 2: 3
(3) 3: 2
(4) Data inadequate
31. A man gains the selling price of 13 dozen of mangoes by selling 39 dozen of mangoes. Find the gain percent.
(1) 26%
(2) 33%
(3) 40%
(4) 50%
32. The place value of 5 in 0.078543 is_
(1) 5/100
(2) 5/1000
(3) 5/10000
(4) 5/10
33. (l6) square x 12 square/ 192 is equal to
(1) 384
(2) 96
(3) 192
(4) 209
34. 0.8 x 0.8 + 0.8 ¸ 8 is equal to_
(1) 0.74
(2) 1.44
(3) 0.65
(4) 0.6
35. √64/√225 + √81/√49x 3/7 is equal to_
(1) 7/45
(2) 8/45
(3) 11/45
4. 6/45
36. Find the HCF of 105, 70,. 210
(1) 70
(2) 5
(3) 10
(4) 35
37. Find the LCM of 3/8, 9/16, 27/40 40
(1) 8/27
(2) 9/40
(3) 27/8
(4) 27/80
38. Find the smallest number which is completely divisible by 8. 9. 12. 15 and 18 and is a perfect square.
(1) 900
(2) 14400
(3) 6400
(4) 3600
39. If 120 is added to 60% of a number. then the number itself is obtained. Find tha number_
(1) 360
(2) 300
(3) 320
(4) 240
40. A contractor envisages to construct a bridge in 40 days. He employed 100 men on work initially and 100 more men were engaged after 35 days and the work was completed on time. If he had not engaged more men then in how many days the work was to be completed ?
(1) 3
(2) 5 .
(3)6
(4) 9
41. A moneylender lends Rs. 4000′ for 3. years to a rural man. The rate of simple interest on some part of money is 10% and on the remaining amount it is 12%. He gets Rs. 5350 after three years. Find the amount lent on 12%.
(1) Rs. 2000
(2) Rs. 2250
(3) Rs. 2500
(4) Rs. 2750
42. A 2 metre path surrounds a square field. if the area of path is 72 sq.m. then find the area of the field _
(1) 70 m^{2}
(2) 68 m^{2}
(3) 49 m^{2}
(4) 80 m^{2}
43. A right angled triangle is inscribed in a circle of radius 10cm and the side of triangle is diameter of the circle. If the perimeter of the triangle is 48cm. find the other two sides of the triangle.
(1) 13 cm and 15 cm
(2) 14 cm and 14 cm
(3) 12 cm and 16 cm
(4) 10 cm and 18 cm
44. m and n are two integers. If m power n = 25 then what is the value of n power m ?
(1) 4
(2) 10
(3) 25
(4) 32
45. The decimal equivalent 10000 is:
(l) 0.0360
(2) 0.0036
(3) 0.00036
(4) 0.3606
46. 0.006 x 0.0009 =? .
(1) 0.0000054
(2) 0.000054
(3) 0.0054000
(4) 0.0005400
47. Santosh invested a sum of Rs. 10,000 at 10% compound interest for 3 years. How much amount will he get after 3 years?
(1) Rs. 12,310
(2) Rs. 13,310
(3) Rs. 13,210
(4) Rs. 13.320
48. If Raman sells an article for Rs. 1600 he ineures a loss equal to the profit if he sells that article for Rs. 2000. Find the CP of that article.
(1) Rs. 1800
(2) Rs. 1700
(3) Rs. 1900
(4) Rs. 1550
49. What is the value of P in equation P x 13 = 525720 ?
(1) 44040
(2) 40404
(3) 40044
(4) 40440
50. A boat covers 40 km downstream . in 4 hours and returns in 5 hours· upstream. Find the speed of boat in still water.
(1) 1 kmph
(2) 4 kmph
(3) 9 kmph
(4) 6 kmph
GA Section:
51. Which of the following is referred , to as ‘Information Highway’ ?
(1) Radar
(2) Sonar
(3) Internet
(4) None of these
52. Which of the following devices ‘ connects computer with telephone?
(1) Internet
(2) Modem
(3) Intranet
(4) All of the above
53. The planets revolve round the sun due to
(1) Frictional Force
(2) Centrifugal Force
(3) Inertial Force
(4) Centripetal Force
54.Father of Indian Ballistie Missile Programme ?
(1) APJ Abdul Kalam
(2) Dr. HJ Bhabha
(3) Vikram Sarabhai
(4) Dr, Kasturirangan
55. What is the source of electrical energy in artificial satellites ‘?
(1) Solar heat
(2) Solar radiation
(3) Solar cell
(4) None of these
56 . The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has its offices in which of the following countries ?
(1) Fiji
(2) Mauritius
(3) United Kingdom
(4) All of the above
57. Who among the follOwing has written the book titled “Dreams From ‘ My Father”?
(1) Steve Harvey
(2) YV Reddy
(3) Barack Obama
(4) None of these
58. Which of the following is not a plan of the LIC ?
(1) Jeevan Shree
(2) Jeevan Bodh
(3) Jeevan Saral
(4) Jeevan Anurag
59. Which of the following is an Ideal LIC Policy for the persons having irregular but good periodical income?
(1) Bima Nivesh 2005
(2) Wealth Plus
(3) Jeevan Tarng
(4) Jeevan Surabhi
60. Who among the following was the first President of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research?
(1) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(2) Maulana azad
(3) Dr Radha krishnan
(4) Jawahar Lal Nehru
61. Gyatri mantra is dedicated to
(1) Indra
(2) Mitra
(3) Savitri
(4) Varun I
62. The capital of Maitrak rulers was:
(1) Vallabhi
(2) Besnagar
(3) Ujjain
(4) Gandhar
63. What is the full from ofMICR the technique used for clearance of cheques by banks?
(1) Magnetic Intelligence Character Recognition
(2) Magnetic Information Cable Recognition
(3) Magnetic Insurance Cases Recognition
(4) Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
64. If the Panchayat is dissolved, the election must be held within
(1) one month
(2) 4 months
(3) 6 months
(4) one year
65. Who among the following is the founder member of World Economic Forum?
(1) Klass Shwab
(2) Robert Joelick
(3) Paul Krugan
(4) Kenneth Gaibraith
66. The Chief justice of the Supreme Court who gave the ‘concept of ‘Public Interst Litigation’
(1) PN Bhagwat
(2) KS Hegde
(3) Prasad RaJendran
(4) AN Ray
67. The President of India who was associated witb the Trade Uni0n Movement”
(1) N Sanjeeva Reddy
(2) Zakir Hussain
(3) KR Narayan
(4) VV Giri
68. The Central Government received maximum revenue during 200809 from which of the following taxes?
(1) Income Tax
(2) Corporation tax
(3) Custom Duty
(4) Excise Tax
69. Who among the following won the men’s singles title at the French Open tennis 2009 ?
(1) Robin Soderling
(2) Andy Murray
(3) Roger Federer
(4) Andy Roddick
70. The concept of ‘carbon credit’ was evolved from .
(1) Earth Summit, Rio de Janeiro
(2) Montreal Protocol
(3) Kyoto Protocol
(4) Shanghai Protocol
71. Who among the following won the Pantaloon’s Femina Miss India World 2009 title?
(l) Pooja Chopra
2) Ekta Chaudhary
(3) Shriya Kishore
(4) Nupur Sinha
72. Which of the following has maximum energy’?
(1) Blue light
(2) Yellow light
(3) Red Ught
(4) Green light
73. In which of the following Vedic hymns there is reference” of the origin of four Varnas ?
(1) Nasadiya
(2) Purush
(3) Almyani
(4) Ushash
74. Shahjahan annexed __ to the Mughal Empire,
(1) Ahmadnagar
(2) Golcunda
(3) Bijapur
(4) Khanciesh
75. Who among the following first deciphered the Brhami script?
(1) William Jones
(2) James Princep
(3) John Marshal
(4) Macaulay
English Section:
Directions (7680) : In each of the following questions, find out which of the sentence has an error, If there is no mistake the answer is No Error
76. My father is (1)/ in bad mood (2/today. (3)/ No error (4).
77. The accelerating pace of life in our metropolitan city (1) / has had the tremendous effect (2)/ on culture and life style of the people (3) /No error (4)
78. The school is (1)/ with in hundred yards/ (2) from my house/ (3) No error (4).
79. Both the civilians (1) /and army men (2) /joined the first world war (3)/ No error (4).
80 The famous Dr. Chandra (1)/ is only dentist (2) / in our village. (3) / No error (4).
Directions (8185) : In each of the following questions, out of the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
81. GRUESOME
(1) Hateful
2. Painful
(3) Tragic
4. frightful
82. SECURE
(1) Secret
2. comfortable
(3) Safe
(4) Independent
83. TYRANNY
(1) Misrule
2. power
(3) Madness
4. cruelty
84. OBLIGATORY
(1) Useful
2. required
(3) Stubborn
4. agreeable
85. CONNOISSEUR
(1) Ignorant
(2) interpreter
(3) Delinquent
(4) Lover of art.
Directions (8690) : In’ each of the following questions, choose the’ word opposite in meaning to the given word ‘.,
86. START
(1) Close
2. shut
(3) End
4. finish
87. UNIVERSAL
(1) Narrow
2. regional
(3) Miniature
4. subsidiary
88. ALIVE
(1) Passive
2. dead
(3) Asleep
4. drowsy
89.ANCESTORS
(1) Supporters
(2) disciples
(3) Followers
(4) Descendants
90. SYNTHETIC
(1) Cosmetic
(2) Plastic
(3) Affable
(4) Natural
Directions (9195) : In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a biank” to be filled in with an approp1iate word. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative.
91. If universal language really existed people like tourists and businessmen find it easier to______with foreigners.
(1) transact
(2) communicate
(3) deal
(4) exchange
92. On account of his humiliating defeat in the recent elections. he appeared unusually __ when I called on him the other day.
(1) oppressed
(2) repressed
(3) depressed
(4) suppressed.
93. You need __ shoes for walking in the hills.
(1) good
(2) comfortable
(3) satisfactory
(4) sturdy
94. Amongst the two brothers; Saineer being worthier often __ the younger Deepak.
(1) dominates
(2) eclipses
(3) subdues
(4) overshadows
95. It was difficult to see through the __ ofthe head lights of the cars.
(1) shine
(2) glare
(3) daztle
(4) brilliance
Directions (96100): One word substitution
96. To cause troops etc. to spread out in readiness for battle
(1) Align
(2) Collocate
(3) Deploy
(4) Disperse
97. One who forcibly seizes control of a bus or an’ aircraft
(1) Pirate
(2) Swindler
(3) Hijacker
(4) Pilferer
98. The act of killing’ one’s wife
(1) Genocide
(2) Uxoricide
(3) Canicide
(4) Avicide
99. Music sung or played at night below Ii person’s window
(1) Serenade
(2) Sonnet
(3) Lyric
(4) Primo
100. A government by the nobles
(1) Democracy
(2) Bureaucracy
(3) Autocracy
(4) Aristocracy
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