LIC AAO: General Knowledge Questions

LIC AAO General Knowledge

LIC AAO General Knowledge Questions 2017


LIC AAO General Knowledge Questions

  • Name of post: LIC Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO)
  • Selection Procedure: Selection will be made on the basis of performance in the on-line test followed by a personal interview of short listed candidates and subsequent Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination.
  • Duration of online test: 120 minutes
Section No of questions Max marks
Reasoning 30 90
Quantitative aptitude 30 90
General Knowledge 30 60
Computer 30 60
English language* 40
Total 160 300

*English language section is only for qualifying purpose so candidate has to secure the necessary cut off in that section. But the total score of English section will not be taken for final calculation.


General Knowledge section in LIC AAO comprises 30 questions worth 60 marks. Each wrong answer carries a penalty of 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question, in this case, 0.5 marks. So you must avoid guessing if you have no idea what the question is talking about. Attempt those questions that you know for sure, or can eliminate at least two options for. This article helps you to how to prepare for General knowledge section of LIC AAO to fetch more marks in minimum time duration.

LIC AAO General Knowledge section: syllabus

LIC AAO General Knowledge questions asked in the  Exam will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society.

General knowledge section composed mainly three categories, viz, basic general knowledge, Banking and insurance and current affairs. This section includes questions relating to current events pertaining to India & world, international affairs, Sports, Art & Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity, Science and Technology, books and authors, persons in news, banking and financial awareness, insurance awareness, etc.

LIC AAO General Knowledge section: Books to Refer


Important LIC AAO General Knowledge Questions: Polity

  1. Who has been sworn-in as the new President of Ghana?
  2. Which scheme was launched by PM Modi on 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas for the for the Indian Youths seeking employment Overseas?
  3. “Good Samaritan Policy” has been launched by which state / union territory government?
  4. Which state has launched first of its kind 24 X 7 call-center facility for the forest department of the state?
  5. Who has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of India (CJI)?
  6. Where is the headquarters of the Administrative Staff College of India?
  7. “NTR Arogya Raksha” a new health scheme has been launched by which state government?
  8. Who is the newly appointed Controller General of Accounts?
  9. Who has been appointed as the new Lt Governor of Delhi?
  10. “Atal Amrit Abhiyan” a health insurance scheme has been launched by which state government of India?


  1. Nana Akufo Addo
  2. Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY)
  3. Delhi
  4. Maharashtra
  5. J.S. Kehar
  6. Hyderabad
  7. Andhra Pradesh
  8. Archana Nigam
  9. Anil Baijal
  10. Assam

Important LIC AAO General Knowledge Questions: Banking and Insurance awareness

  1. The General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) has been scheduled to come into effect from ________.
  2. Who has been appointed as the new Executive Director (ED) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
  3. “OnChat” a chatbot service has been launched by which bank to allow users to make payments through Facebook Messenger?
  4. Which corporate company has launched “Digital Unlocked” the training program for Indian small businesses?
  5. Suvidha Prepaid Card service has been launched by which bank?
  6. “BHIM” mobile app has been launched by Union Government to make digital payments easier. What does “BHIM” stands for?
  7. Which committee has submitted report on promoting digital payments to the Union Government?
  8. Who has been appointed as the new deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
  9. Which private insurance firm announced the launch of new policy for corporate, the Trade Credit Insurance Policy?
  10. ‘Insurance awareness day’ in India celebrated on ___________.


  1. April 1, 2017
  2. Surekha Marandi
  3. HDFC Bank
  4. Google
  5. UCO Bank
  6. Bharat Interface for Money
  7. Ratan Watal Committee
  8. Viral Acharya
  9. HDFC Ergo
  10. 19th April (Formation day of IRDA)

Important LIC AAO General Knowledge Questions: Persons in News, Books & Authors

  1. Who has been chosen for 2016 Bihari Puraskar?
  2. Who has been named as the new brand ambassador of Smartphone brand Gionee?
  3. Name the winners of the Men’s Double title at the 2017 Chennai Open.
  4. Who won the winner of 2017 Qatar Open title?
  5. Who has won the FIFA World’s Best Player of the Year 2016 on January 9, 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland?
  6. The book “The Untold Vajpayee: Politician and Paradox” has been authored by whom?
  7. The book “Death Under The Deodars: The Adventures of Miss Ripley-Bean” has been authored by whom?
  8. Who is the newly appointed Controller General of Accounts?
  9. The book “Scattered Souls” has been authored by whom?
  10. Who has been appointed as the new Lt Governor of Delhi?


  1. Satya Narayan
  2. Virat Kohli
  3. Rohan Bopanna & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
  4. Novak Djokovic
  5. Cristiano Ronoldo
  6. Ullekh N.P.
  7. Ruskin Bond
  8. Archana Nigam
  9. Shahnaj Bashir
  10. Anil Baijal

Important LIC AAO General Knowledge Questions: Miscellaneous current affairs

  1. Name the movie that won record breaking each category award it was nominated for at the 74th Golden Globes Award.
  2. Which country has recently hosted the Chitwan Elephant Festival to promote tourism?
  3. India’s first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check post has set up at which state?
  4. China is to set up world’s highest altitude telescopes in which region?
  5. What is the theme of the 44th New Delhi World Book Fair? Manushi:
  6. Name the App launched by IRCTC to book tickets faster.
  7. “Beipanjiang Bridge” the world’s highest bridge is in which country?
  8. India’s largest public wi-fi service has been launched recently in which Indian state?
  9. The Indian space agency ISRO has signed a partnership pact with which country’s space agency for satellite launch technology?
  10. The Biography “Akhada” is based on the life of which Indian Wrestler?


  1. La La Land
  2. Nepal
  3. Gujarat
  4. Tibet
  5. Books written on and by women
  6. IRCTC Rail connect
  7. China
  8. Maharashtra
  9. SNES, France
  10. Mahavir Singh Phogat