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NIACL AO 2018-19 - Main Examination for Specialist, conducted in online Mode, has: a duration of 2 hours, a maximum score of 200 marks and consists of 5 sections, namely - Reasoning, English Language, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and Specialist Stream (Professional knowledge). There is a Negative marking in NIACL AO Main exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates must clear the cut-off in all the sections to qualify for the next stage. The below sections gives the detailed information about NIACL AO Specialist General Awareness Main Exam.

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S.No. Name of Test (not in sequence) Type of test Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 Test of Reasoning Objective 40 English/ Hindi 120 min
2 Test of English Language Objective 40 English
3 Test of General Awareness Objective 40 English/ Hindi
4 Test of Quantitative Aptitude Objective 40 English/ Hindi
5 In Specialist stream, an additional test to assess technical & professional knowledge in the relevant discipline Objective 40 English/ Hindi
Total (Aggregate) 200

The NIACL AO Specialist General Awareness Main Exam, has the objective questions with 40 marks. Below mentioned are the different categories of expected questions in the Main Exam of NIACL AO Specialist General Awareness Section.

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1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the Foundation Stone of Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan Metro and the Dahisar-Mira-Bhayander Metro, worth ____ rupees in Kalyan, Maharashtra, on 18th December 2018?
    A. Rs 45,000 crores B. Rs 33,000 crores C. Rs 28,000 crores D. Rs 67,000 crores

Answer: Option (B)
2. The Central Government has set up National Medical Devices Promotion Council (NMDPC) to tackle patient safety and pricing on Medical Devices, under which Union Ministry?
    A. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare B. Ministry of Finance C. Ministry of Commerce and Industry D. Ministry of Human Resource Development

Answer: Option (C)
3. Manoj Sinha, Union Minister of state (Independent charge) for communication and Minister of state for Railways, released a postage stamp on Rajkumar Shukla in ____, on 18th December 2018?
    A. Mumbai B. Patna C. New Delhi D. Rajkot

Answer: Option (C)
4. NeVA Project implemented by Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs aims to introduce Paperless Assembly or e-Assembly. What does “A” represent in NeVA?
    A. Assembly B. Act C. Application D. Association

Answer: Option (C)
5. The _____ round of India – South Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) negotiations, was held from 11th to 13th December 2018, in South Korea?
    A. Fifth B. Second C. Fourth D. Seventh

Answer: Option (D)
6. Name the compact adopted by United Nations General Assembly on 17th December 2018, as it agreed upon a framework affirming international solidarity and cooperation for refugee protection and host community development?
    A. Compact for Refugee Protection B. Compact for Migrant Workers’ Protection C. Global Compact on Refugees D. Global Compact on Migrant population and refugees

Answer: Option (C)
7. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced to raise the quantum of bilateral trade between India and South Korea to ____ by 2030, as decided in the 9th India-Korea Joint Commission Meeting held in New Delhi?
    A. 90 billion dollars B. 50 billion dollars C. 70 billion dollars D. 35 billion dollars

Answer: Option (B)
8. Name Pakistan’s human rights activist who was posthumously awarded the UN (United Nations) Human Rights Prize for 2018, in New York, on 18th December 2018?
    A. Munizae Kalam B. Safia Al Hamid C. Asma Jahangir D. Razia Samir

Answer: Option (C)
9. Who was appointed as the new Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) with effect from January 1, 2019?
    A. Rajiv Mishra B. Anita Nair C. S Paramesh D. Pranab Kumar Das

Answer: Option (D)
10. Name the interim chief of Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) who was promoted to the rank of Additional Director with immediate effect, on 18th December 2018?
    A. Atul Kulkarni B. Aryan Sharma C. Manpreet Singh D. M Nageswara Rao

Answer: Option (D)
11. ___ was appointed the first full-time Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) for an initial period of 3 years, on 17th December 2018?
    A. Arti Chhabra Srivastava B. Veena Naik C. Subash Mukthi Singh D. Lal Chandra Nath

Answer: Option (A)
12. Who was appointed the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Djibouti, on 19th December 2018?
    A. Sheena Prakash B. Ashok Kumar C. Surya Dev Nath D. Rashmi Mondal

Answer: Option (B)
13. Name the Belgium Prime Minister who resigned amid pressure on his government because of his support for the UN global pact on migration, on 18th December 2018?
    A. Rufus Mikovich B. Charles Michel C. Marshal Gallagher D. Daniel Silverado

Answer: Option (B)
14. _____ was appointed the next Ambassador of India to Mongolia, on 19th December 2018?
    A. Asraful Khan B. Mohinder Pratap Singh C. Sreeram Kumar R D. Vijay Mittal

Answer: Option (B)
15. IDFC Bank merged with non-banking financial company Capital First resulting in a merged entity IDFC First Bank to be headquartered in Mumbai. Who will the MD and CEO of IDFC First Bank?
    A. V Vaidyanathan B. Rajiv Lall C. Mahesh Kumar D. R Srinivasan

Answer: Option (A)
16. Name the 2250 kg military communication satellite launched by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on 19th December 2018, which is also the 39th Indian Communication satellite?
    A. GSAT-7A B. GSAT-6A C. GSAT-29C D. GSAT-11C

Answer: Option (A)
17. Which state government launched ‘Shiksha Setu’ mobile App to provide information on attendance, fee, online admission and scholarships of the state’s government colleges to students, on 18th December 2018?
    A. Maharashtra B. Goa C. Tamil Nadu D. Haryana

Answer: Option (D)
18. Researchers at _____ institute have developed a new technique to produce high value graphene with 88 % graphene yield from discarded dry cell batteries?
    A. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi B. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur C. MS Ramiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru D. Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT), New Delhi

Answer: Option (B)
19. Who is the author of the book ‘Changing India’ that was released on December 19, 2018?
    A. Arun Jaitley B. Narendra Modi C. Manmohan Singh D. Sachin Tendulkar

Answer: Option (C)
20. When was 57th Goa Liberation Day celebrated?
    A. December 17 B. December 18 C. December 19 D. December 20

Answer: Option (C)
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