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OICL AO - Specialists General Awareness

Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 30 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. The detailed information about OICL AO Specialists General Awareness section for Main examination is discussed below.

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The Objective Test of 2 hours duration consists of 5 sections (Specialists) for total 200 marks. The Pattern for Specialist exam is as follows:
Sr.No. Name of Tests (NOT BY SEQUENCE) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time Allotted for Each Test (Separately Timed)
1 Reasoning Ability Objective 40 English/Hindi 120 Minutes
2 English Language Objective 40 English
3 General Awareness Objective 40 English/Hindi
4 Quantitative Aptitude Objective 40 English/Hindi
5 Professional Knowledge Objective 40 English/Hindi
Total 100 100

The OICL AO Specialists General Awareness section, in the Main Exam, has a maximum of 40 marks. There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question. The Company reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website.

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S.no Concepts
1 Inventions and Discoveries
2 Rivers, Lakes, and Seas
3 General Science
4 Famous Days and Dates
5 Indian Politics
6 Tourism
7 Artists
8 Sports
9 Famous Places in India
10 Indian Parliament
11 Indian History
12 Countries and Capitals
13 Indian Economy
14 Current Affairs
15 Famous Books and Authors
16 Culture

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1. State-run gas company Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL) has signed a time-swap deal with a trader company Gunvor to sell some of its US Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as the Indian firm tries to ease the burden of its costly foreign LNG supplies. Gunvor is ______________ based company.
    A. Austria B. Switzerland C. Japan D. Australia E. Denmark
Answer: Option B
2. The Indian navy has successfully test-fired an anti-ship missile for the first time from an indigenously built ______________.
    A. Charlie class submarine B. Arihant class submarine C. Sindhughosh class submarine D. Kalvari class submarine E. Chakra class submarine
Answer: Option D
3. Name the district of Himachal Pradesh that has recently got approval to be its second capital.
    A. Shimla B. Solan C. Dharamshala D. Bilaspur E. Kullu
Answer: Option C
4. Angel Gurria is the present Secretary General of which of the following international organizations?
Answer: Option B
5. NPCI is an umbrella organization for all retail payments system in India. It was set up with the guidance and support of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA). What does NPCI stands for-
    A. National Payments Corporation of Industry B. National Payments Council of India C. Nominal Payments Corporation of India D. National Payments Corporation of India E. National Product Corporation of India
Answer: Option D
6. Essar Mahan power plant of 600 MW unit at Mahan project has resumed commercial production after a gap of 17 months. In which state the plant is located?
    A. Uttar Pradesh B. Madhya Pradesh C. Bihar D. Rajasthan E. Maharashtra
Answer: Option B
7. 'Anything But Khamosh'; The Shatrughan Sinha's Biography is authored by?
    A. Bharathi S Pradhan B. Pramod Kapoor C. Amar Chitra Katha D. Govind Pansare E. Shantanu Guha Ray
Answer: Option A
8. The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. The Headquaters of UNWTO is situated at?
    A. London, United Kingdom B. Vienna, Austria C. Rome, Italy D. Geneva, Switzerland E. Madrid, Spain
Answer: Option E
9. India's largest LNG importer Petronet has signed an agreement to set up a $950 million liquefied natural gas import project in which country?
    A. Bangladesh B. China C. Bhutan D. Sri Lanka E. Russia
Answer: Option A
10. Under a scheme for pregnant women, the would-be mothers will get how much amount for their delivery, vaccination, and nutritious meals directly in their accounts?
    A. Rs 2,000 B. Rs 6,000 C. Rs 12,000 D. Rs 8,000 E. Rs 4,000
Answer: Option B
11. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966. Its headquartered is located at?
    A. Kathmandu, Nepal B. Washington D.C, USA C. Jakarta, Indonesia D. Manila, Philippines E. Beijing, China
Answer: Option D
12.Kaziranga National Park is located in which of the following State?
    A. Assam B. Odisha C. Arunachal Pradesh D. Karnataka E. Sikkim
Answer: Option A
13. Bank of Maharashtra (BOM) is a major public sector bank in India. Where is the headquarter of BOM?
    A. Bengaluru B. Kolkata C. Chennai D. Pune E. New Delhi
Answer: Option D
14. Which organisation holding the highest/maximum share in NABARD as on 31st March 2016?
    A. Finance Ministry B. Government of India C. Reserve Bank of India D. Securities and Exchange Board of India E. None of the above
Answer: Option B
15. Who is the present Chairman of SEBI?
    A. Ajay Tyagi B. Kshatrapati Shivaji C. Yaduvendra Mathur D. Shaktikanta Das E. Urjit Patel
Answer: Option A
16. PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd (PNB MetLife) has recently appointed ____________ as a new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the company.
    A. Amrut Sinha B. Ashish Srivastava C. Yash Khera D. Pritam Prabhakar E. Vikram Nerula
Answer: Option B
17. Name the State Government that has recently launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in one of its Dham to provide electricity to far-flung areas in the hill state.
    A. Himachal Pradesh B. Karnataka C. Kerala D. Uttarakhand E. Rajasthan
Answer: Option D
18. Name the State Government that has recently launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in one of its Dham to provide electricity to far-flung areas in the hill state.
    A. Himachal Pradesh B. Karnataka C. Kerala D. Uttarakhand E. Rajasthan
Answer: Option
19. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has recently inaugurated the third International Conference on Yoga in ______________.
    A. Dehradun B. Nainital C. New Delhi D. Bengaluru E. Chennai
Answer: Option C
20. Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd has signed an agreement with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) for loan of amount ___________.
    A. Rs.300 crore B. Rs.350 crore C. Rs.375 crore D. Rs.400 crore E. Rs.450 crore
Answer: Option A
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