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LGO EXAM (Questions & Answers ) Exam date : 15.09.2013

1. The amount to open a Domestic Philatelic Deposit Account may be paid b a customer by?
                a)            Cash only
                b)            Money Order only          
                c)            Cheque/Bank Draft encashable in India only
                d)            Cash or Money Order or Cheque/Bank Draft encashable    in India (ANS)
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 257-ii)

2. Maximum limit of Sum Assured in PLI is Rs.Ten lac in respect of :
                a)            Whole Life Assurance and Yugal Suraksha
                b)            Endowment Assurance & Yugal Suraksha
c)            Endowment Assurance & Anticipated Endowment     Assurance
                d)            Whole Life Assurance & Endowment Assurance (ANS)
                                [Post Office Guide – I  clause 263 (latest limit of PLI)]
3. A Whole Life insurance policy of an endowment assurance policy may be surrendered for an immediate payment in cash provided the policy has been paid for:
                a)            Three years (ANS)
                b)            Four years
                c)            Eighteen months
                d)            Six months
                                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 271)
4. Postal Articles exchanged in the foreign post are broadly divided into:
                a)            Letter Post
                b)            Parcel Post
                c)            Logistics Post
                d)            Both (a) and (b) only  (ANS)
                                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 2)
5. Postage stamp or postal franking impressions should be applied to the top right hand corner of the address side. Post cards having stamps affixed on the back (other than address side) are liable to be treated as:
                a)            Unpaid (ANS)
                b)            Paid
                c)            Both (a) & (b)
                d)            None of these
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 12 (c))
6. What is maximum weight limit in case of foreign letter mail:
                a)            1 Kg
                b)            2 Kg (ANS)
                c)            5 Kgs
                d)            10 Kgs
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 26)
7. For insurance following articles can be accepted:
                a)            Unpaid
                b)            Underpaid
                c)            Fully pre-paid (ANS)
                d)            All of these
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 79-c)
8. With which country exchange of parcel is regulated by means of special bilateral arrangement:
                a)            Bangladesh
                b)            Nepal
                c)            Pakistan (ANS)
                d)            all of these
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 94)
9. Under What circumstances airmail money order may be issued from any post office in India for payment in country and places:
                a)            For which a direct money order service is available
                b)            Airmail service is available
                c)            Both (a) and (b) (ANS)
                d)            None of these
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 144)
10. All foreign V.P. letter post items and V.P. and C.O.D. parcels should not contain:
                a)            Coupons
                b)            Tickets
                c)            certificates
                d)            All of these (ANS)
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 175)
11. Customs clearance fee will be charged at the time of:
                a)            Booking
                b)            Examination at foreign post office
                c)            Delivery (ANS)
                d)            One of these
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 186)
12. Enquiries regarding  (1) ……………. And export restrictions prevalent in India may be addressed to the  (2) …………. New Delhi. The export or import of many goods is required to be covered by a (3) ……… and permits issued by a (4) ………..
a)            (1) Competent authority (2) import  (3) Chief Controller of imports and Exports  (4) valid license
b)            (1) Import  (2) Chief Controller of import and Exports (3) valid license  (4) competent authority (ANS)
c)            (1) Import (2) Competent authority  (3) valid license (4) Chief controller of imports and exports
d)            (1) valid license  (2)  Chief controller of import and Exports  (3) import  (4)competent authority
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 196)
13. Complaints and (1) ……………. Regarding articles of (2) ………. and parcel mail in the foreign post must be submitted before a lapse of (3) …………. counting from the day following the day on which the (4) …………… was posted:
                a)            (1) Enquiries (2) letter mail (3) one year (4) article (ANS)
                b)            (1) one year  (2) letter mail  (3) enquiries  (4) article
                c)            (1) letter mail  (2) enquiries (3) one year   (4) article
                d)            (1) Article   (2) letter mail  (3)  one year  (4) enquires
                (Post Office Guide – II  clause 200)
14. If the SB passbook is lost, stolen, destroyed or spoilt while in custody of the depositor, a duplicate passbook may be issued of payment of a fee of:
                a)            Ten rupees  (ANS)
                b)            Two rupees
                c)            five rupees
                d)            Twenty rupees
                (Post Office Guide – IV clause 8 (3))
15. Under the Post Office Savings Bank general Rules, 1981, nomination or the cancellation or variation of nomination shall be registered in the relevant:
                a)            Head Savings Bank (ANS)
                b)            Sub Savings Bank
                c)            Branch Savings Bank
                d)            All the above
                (Post Office Guide – IV Clause 12(4))
16. A minor can operate a Savings Account in her/his name, if he has attained the age of:
                a)            10 years (ANS)
                b)            14 years
                c)            18 years
                d)            7 years
                (Post Office Guide – IV Sec II table – 1.(b))
17. Under the Post Office Recurring deposit rules, 1981, Joint account means:
                a)            An account opened by two adults (ANS)
                b)            an account opened by three adults
                c)            an account opened two adults and one minor
                d)            an account opened by one adult and one minor
18. The Post Office Time deposit rules, 1981, come in to force on the :
                a)            1st day of April, 1982 (ANS)
                b)            1st day of April, 1981
                c)            1st day of October, 1981
                d)            1st  day of October, 1982
19. The current rate of interest for deposit made under Monthly Income Accounts is:
                a)            8 per cent (Ans 8.4)
                b)            7 per cent
                c)            9 per cent
                d)            10 per cent
20. The Senior Citizens Savings Scheme Rules, 2004, come in to force on the :
                a)            15th day of August, 2004
                b)            1st day of April, 2004
                c)            2nd day of August, 2004
                d)            1st day of October, 2004
21. The subscription in Public Provident Fund, which shall be in multiples of Rs.5, may, for any year, be paid into the account in one lump sum or installments not exceeding:
                a)            Ten in a year
                b)            Six in a year
                c)            Five in a year
                d)            Twelve in a Year (ANS)
22. Where payment for the purchase of kisan vikas patra is made by cheque, the date of purchase of such certificate shall be the date of:
                a)            Encashment/realization of the cheque, (ANS)
                b)            Presentation of the cheque in post office by investor
                c)            Issue of the cheque
                d)            Presentation of the cheque in Bank by Post office
23. The maturity period of a National Savings Certificates (VIII Issue) purchased on or after the 1st day of March, 2003 shall be:
                a)            Six years and six months from the date of issue
                b)            Six years from the date of issue (ANS)
                c)            Seven years and three months from the date of issue
                d)            Eight years and three months from the date of issue
24. Postal Department of Uttrakhand State is under administrative jurisdiction of :
                a)            Haryana Circle
                b)            Uttar Pradesh Circle
                c)            Himachal Pradesh Circle
                d)            None of these (ANS)
(See the Organization chart in India post website)
25. How many members are there in postal services Board?
                a)            Three
                b)            Five
                c)            Six (ANS)
                d)            Eight
(See the Organization chart in India post website)
26. The Head of Postal Circle is:
                a)            Asst. Postmaster General
                b)            Director Postal Secvices
                c)            Postmaster General
                d)            Chief Postmaster General (ANS)
27. Postal Department of Uttar Pradesh state is under administrative jurisdiction of:
                a)            Madhya Pradesh Circle
                b)            Uttrakhand Circle
                c)            Chhattisgarh Circle
                d)            None of these (ANS)
(See the Organization chart in India post website)
28. The working of all post offices under postal Divisions is directly controlled by:
                a)            The Postmaster
                b)            The Inspector of Posts
                c)            The Postmaster General
                d)            The Senior Superintendent of Post Offices (ANS)
29. A Post Office which is also opened on Sundays and Holidays is called:
                a)            Mobile Post Office
                b)            Head Post Office
                c)            Night Post Office (ANS)
                d)            Branch Post Office
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 3-iii)
30. The special registration envelopes provided by the post office can be used for transmission of:
                a)            Unregistered articles
                b)            Registered articles (ANS)
                c)            Both (a) and (b)
                d)            none of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 13)
31. Letter boxed marked “for letters only” should be used for the posting only of:
                a)            Letters
                b)            Postcards
                c)            Both (a) and (b) (ANS)
                d)            for all articles
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 19)
32. While prepaying postage charges, the public are advised to use:
                a)            A large number of low value stamps
                b)            low and high value stamps
                c)            minimum number of stamps by using stamps of appropriate higher denominations    (ANS)
                d)            none of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 25)
33. In case of articles addressed to foreign countries the address should be written in:
                a)            Roman letters and in Arabic figures  (ANS)
                b)            Roman letters
                c)            Arabic figures
                d)            none of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 26-e)
34. what is the fee for recall of an inland article?
                a)            Rs.2/-
                b)            Rs.5/-
                c)            Rs.6/-  (ANS)
                d)            Rs.10/-
35. A customer posted four articles at the same time, at the same office, to the same addressee for delivery in India. What fee will be paid by the customer for recall of these four articles?
                a)            Rs. 6/-  (ANS)
                b)            Rs.12/-
                c)            Rs.24/-
                d)            Rs.25/-
(Post Office Guide – I  clause 34 - 4)
36. A parcel which does not exceed 10 Kg in weight (except VP parcel and those addressed to poste restante) will be issued for delivery:
                a)            Twice
                b)            Once   (ANS)
                c)            Regularly for five days
                d)            All of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 41)
37. Letters, letter cards and post cards are treated as articles of:
                a)            ordinary mails
                b)            First class mails
                c)            second class mails
                d)            none of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 98)
38. How many classes of Inland Postal articles are there?
                a)            12
                b)            10  (ANS)
                c)            8
                d)            7
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 97)
39. Out of ten postal articles, how man postal articles come under First class mails?
                a)            Two
                b)            Three (ANS)
                c)            Five
                d)            Seven
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 98)
40. What is the maximum weight limit of a letter?
                a)            500 Gms
                b)            One Kg
                c)            Two Kg  (ANS)
                d)            Five Kg
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 100)
41. The use of inland letter cards for addressing communications to foreign countries including those countries for which inland surface rate of postage apply, is not permissible except for:
                a)            Pakistan and Nepal (ANS)
                b)            Srilanka and Japan
                c)            Indonesia and Iran
                d)            Tehran and Malaysia
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 108 -3)
42. Inland letter cards used for addressing communication to foreign countries except Pakistan and Nepal are treated as:
                a)            Fully prepaid letter cards
                b)            Unpaid letter cards
                c)            Insufficiently paid letter (ANS)
                d)            Insufficiently paid letter cards
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 108 -3)
43. Persons desirous of availing the facility of Business Reply Service, should take out a permit from the :
                a)            Head of the Division (ANS)
                b)            Head of the Circle
                c)            1st Class Gazetted Postmaster
                d)            All of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 117)
44. For taking benefit of concessional rate of ‘Book packet containing periodicals’ the registration number:
                a)            Should be printed either on the first or last page (ANS)
                b)            Should not be printed
                c)            Printed on any page in between first or last page
                d)            None of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 129 -1-b)
45. Who is authorized to alter the amount of postage due as entered in the figure on official postal article?
                a)            Delivery postal assistant
b)            Postmaster or other authorized officer of office of delivery (ANS)
c)            Postman of the beat
d)            Superintendent of post offices
(Post Office Guide – I  clause 204)
46. Which one is prohibited article for the purpose of transmission by inland post?
                a)            Any indecent photograph  (ANS)
                b)            Any decent photograph
                c)            Railway ticket
                d)            None of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 209 - 2)
47. The person who sends money by means of a money order is called:
                a)            Payee
                b)            Addressee
                c)            Remitter  (ANS)
                d)            None of these
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 215)
48. The maximum amount for which a single money order ma be issued under eMO:
                a)            Rs.2000
                b)            Rs.5000 (ANS)
                c)            Rs.20000
                d)            Rs.50000
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 217)
 49. The remitter may write any communication, it he desires to make to payee on the:
                a)            Coupon portion of the money order form (ANS)
                b)            advice portion of money order form
                c)            Payee’s portion of the money order form
                d)            Acknowledgement portion of the money order form
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 218)
50. In which year the first postage stamp was issued in England?
                a)            In the year of 1774
                b)            In the year of 1840 (ANS)
                c)            In the year of 1852
                d)            In the year of 1966
                (Post Office Guide – I  clause 255 -ii)
 (Answers by T Dhamodaran, Pondicherry Division, Tamil Nadu Circle  mail id tdhamu18@gmail.com)

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