PMS Past Paper 2012 Punjab Public Service Commission

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1. Which of the following is the landlocked?
(A) Nigeria (B) Kenya
(C) Sri Lanka (D) Uganda
2. Tehrir square is situated in:
(A) Rabat (B) Tehran
(C) Cairo (D) Istanbul
3. Benghazi is a city in:
(A) Iraq (B) Syria
(C) Morocco (D) Libya
4. River Nile originates from:
(A) Lake Nyasa
(B) Cherangany Mountains
(C) Lake Victoria
(D) Springs in Kenya
5. Greenwich is located in:
(A) Green Land (B) England
(C) Holland (D) France
6. Canton is a city in:
(A) Thailand (B) Germany
(C) China (D) South Korea
7. Indonesia and Malaysia are separated:
(A) Inaccessible mountain (B) Gulf of Malaya
(C) Malacca Strait (D) None of these
8. Capital of Zimbabwe is:
(A) Harare (B) Seoul
(C) Pretoria (D) None of these
9. Myanmar is the new name of:
(A) Cambodia (B) Burma
(C) Ceylon (D) None of these
10. Morocco and Spain are separated by:
(A) Pyrenees Hills (B) Alps
(C) Strait of Gibraltar (D) River Rhine
11. The apex elected body in Israel is called:
(A) Parliament (B) Congress
(C) Knesset (D) Shura
12. Communist Revolution took place in Russia in the month of:
(A) March (B) June
(C) October (D) November
13. Pulitzer is an American Award in the field of:
(A) Sports (B) Scuba
(C) Letters and journalism (D) Music
14. The name of US Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan is:
(A) Richard Hallbrooke
(B) Marc Grossman
(C) Leon Paneta
(D) Robber gate
15. De facto means:
(A) Defective (B) Deficient
(C) actual, as a fact (D) Legal
16. Carte Blanche means:
(A) Full discretionary powers
(B) A blank thing
(C) Going by the rules
(D) Wheel in the motion
17. Corrigendum mean:
(A) Agenda of the meaning
(B) Things to be corrected
(C) Study of some gender
(D) Correspondence
18. Faux pas means:
(A) A fine person
(B) Luck
(C) Wisdom
(D) False and incorrect step
19. Fifth Column refers to:
(A) Huge pillar (B) long writing
(C) Loyalty (D) Treachery
20. Paediatrics refers to
(A) Care of pregnant women
(B) Care of old people
(C) Care of children
(D) Care of bones and joints
21. Pythagoras, geometrician belonged to
(A) Syria (B) Mesopotamia
(C) Greece (D) Italy
22. Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations was written by:
(A) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B) Gunnar Myrdal
(C) Thomas Pain
(D) Joseph Conrad
23. Tolstoy was the author of famous novel:
(A) Idiot
(B) For whom the bell tolls
(C) Dark Continent
(D) War and Peace
24. Which of the following ranks in the air force is higher?
(A) Air Commodore
(B) Squadron Leader
(C) Wing Commander
(D) Group Captain
25. The headquarters of WTO is at:
(A) New York (B) Rome
(C) Geneva (D) London
26. International Court of Justice sits at:
(A) Brussels (B) Paris
(C) Hague (D) New York
27. Heat received by the Earth from the Sun is known as:
(A) Insulation (B) Solar radiation
(C) Solar heat (D) Thermal radiation
28. The cheapest source of electricity radiation is:
(A) Hydel (B) Nuclear
(C) Solar (D) Thermal
29. Largest Political Agency in Pakistan tribal area in terms of area is:
(A) North Waziristan
(B) Kurram
(C) Moahamand
(D) South Waziristan
30. Lowari Pass connects:
(A) Kaghan Valley with Chilas
(B) Kalam with Gilgit
(C) Goram Chashma with Nooristan
(D) Dir with Chitral
31. From Karachi farthest point on the coastal highway is:
(A) Pasni (B) Jiwani
(C) Gwadar (D) Ormara
32. Circumference of the Earth is around:
(A) 20000 km (B) 30000 km
(C) 40000 km (D) 50000 km
33. The deepest point in the Pacific Ocean is:
(A) Tonga Trench
(B) Mariana trench
(C) Porto Rico Trench
(D) Java Trench
34. Mount Kilimanjaro is located in:
(A) Kenya (B) Tanzania
(C) Uganda (D) South Africa
35. Suez Canal links the following seas:
(A) Black Sea and Aegean Sea
(B) Persian Gulf with Arabian
(C) Red Sea with the Mediterranean
(D) Mediterranean Sea with Adriatic Sea
36. Khojak Pass is located between:
(A) Jamrud and LandiKotal
(B) Sibi and Machh
(C) Quetta and D.I. Khan
(D) Quetta and Chaman
37. Nearest part of atmosphere to earth is called:
(A) Stratosphere (B) Troposphere
(C) Ionosphere (D) Mesosphere
38. Colosseum, an amphitheatre was built in:
(A) Athens (B) Naples
(C) Rome (D) Milan
39. Special theory of relativity was proposed by:
(A) Isaac Newton (B) Albert Einstein
(C) Galileo (D) Robert Hook
40. Isaac Newton gave:
(A) Law of planetary Motion
(B) Laws of Motion and Laws of Gravitation
(C) Law of Geometry
(D) None of these
41. “Composition of Alchemy” is written by:
(A) Ibn Al Haithem (B) Jabir bin Hayan
(C) Ibn Rushd (D) Nasir Al Din
42. The book ‘Al Qanun fi al Tib’ is written by:
(A) Al Biruni (B) Abu Ali Sina
(C) Al Baltani (D) Ibn Rushd
43. Chile has the longest shore along:
(A) Atlantic Sea
(B) Black Sea
(C) Mediterranean Sea
(D) Pacific Ocean
44. Growth domestic product in Pakistan is growing at the rate of:
(A) 2% (B) 3.7 %
(C) 5.6% (D) 7%
45. Agriculture, the key sector in the Pakistan economy accounts for
(A) 21% of G.D.P. (B) 28%% of G.D.P.
(C) 25% of G.D.P. (D) 51% of G.D.P.
46. The Earth is more close to the Sun in:
(A) January (B) July
(C) September (D) June
47. Time required for a computer to locate and transfer data is called:
(A) Analogue time (B) Basic time
(C) Starting time (D) Access time
48. A device which encodes characters by the depression of keys is known as:
(A) Printer (B) Keyboard
(C) Mouse (D) Hard drive
49. Mixture of two metals is called:
(A) Dispersant (B) Alloy
(C) Amalgam (D) Metaloid
50. The area inside a computer frame and auxiliary where date and instructions are stored is called:
(A) Memory (B) Interpreter
(C) Recorder (D) Hopper
51. An extremely small piece of silicon on which integrated circuits are fabricated are called:
(A) Chip (B) Card reader
(C) Feed (D) Hollerith Code
52. The time taken by light to reach the Earth is:
(A) 4 minutes 30 seconds
(B) 8 minutes 15 seconds
(C) 10 minutes 20 seconds
(D) 12 minutes 30 seconds
53. The shape of our Milky Way galaxy is:
(A) Irregular (B) Spiral
(C) Elliptic (D) Rectangular
54. The coldest planet of solar system is:
(A) Venus (B) Earth
(C) Neptune (D) Pluto
55. BIMAN is an airline of:
(A) Sri Lanka (B) Cambodia
(C) Afghanistan (D) Bangladesh
56. 38th parallel line is a boundary line between.
(A) Myanmar and Thailand
(B) Thailand and Malaysia
(C) India and China
(D) South and North Korea
57. Oxygen by volume has a presence in the atmosphere of about:
(A) 10% (B) 21%
(C) 30% (D) 45%
58. The brightest planet in the solar system is:
(A) Saturn (B) Venus
(C) Neptune (D) Mars
59. The planet with shortest daytime is:
(A) Venus (B) Earth
(C) Jupiter (D) Pluto
60. Insulin in human body is produced in:
(A) Liver (B) Kidney
(C) Pancreas (D) None of these
61. Dynamite was discovered by:
(A) Daimler (B) Mosley
(C) Alfred Nobel (D) Freud
62. How far is the Dead Sea before Mediterranean?
(A) 250 metres (B) 300 metres
(C) 400 metres (D) 1000 metres
63. Laws of Heredity were discovered by:
(A) Benjamin Franklin (B) Darwin
(C) Mendel (D) None
64. Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Dr.Abdus Salam in the year:
(A) 1969 (B) 1975
(C) 1979 (D) 1983
65. The longest river is located in:
(A) Asia (B) Africa
(C) Latin America (D) North America
66. The highest mountain peak Mount Everest has been named after Col. George Everest who was:
(A) Commandant of 1st Mountain Infantry unit (B) A Commander of Golscha brigade
(C) A political agent of N.W.F.P.
(D) Surveyor General of India
67. Christopher Columbus who discovered America was:
(A) Spanish (B) Dutch
(C) Italian (D) French
68. The annual average flow of water in Indus River system is:
(A) 130 MAF (B) 110 MAF
(C) 100 MAF (D) 90 MAF
69. The single biggest hydel power generating site is situated in:
(A) Brazil (B) China
(C) United States (D) India
70. The US Congress and Senate raised the debt limit of US government by:
(A) $500 billion (B) $1500 billion
(C) $1500 billion (D) $2000 billion
71. IMF and World Bank are created through:
(A) Yalta Conference
(B) New Deal
(C) Treaty of Versailles
(D) Bretton Woods Agreement
72. Moorish Kingdom of Granada (Spain) surrendered to Christians in the year:
(A) 1453 (B) 1492
(C) 1526 (D) 1556
73. The President of Yugoslavia/ Serbia who was indicated and tried by War Criminal Tribunal was:
(A) Franjo Tudrnan
(B) Slobodan Milosevic
(C) Ralko Mladic
(D) Radoslav Bradjnin
74. Who was not a member of the 1st Cabinet of Pakistan?
(A) Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar
(B) Hussain Shaheed Suharwardy
(C) Jogendra Nath Mandal
(D) Malik Ghulam Muhammad
75. President of Syria Bashar Al Assad is by faith a:
(A) Druze (B) Alavi
(C) Shia (D) Sunni
76. US President Barack Obama’s father was:
(A) Indonesian (B) Nigerian
(C) Egyptian (D) Kenyan
77. Blind Dolphins are found in:
(A) Ganges River (B) Nile River
(C) Yangtze River (D) None
78. The Captain of Pakistan cricket team which defeated England at the Oval in 1954 was:
(A) Fazl Mehmood
(B) Hanif Muhammad
(C) Abdul Hafeez Kardar
(D) Khan Muhammad
79. The 1st Olympic Gold Medal for Pakistan was in the Summer Olympic games of:
(A) 1956 (B) 1960
(C) 1964 (D) 1968
80. When Ayub Khan took overpower in 1958, the Prime Minister of Pakistan was:
(A) Muhammad Ali Bogra
(B) Hussain Shaheed Suharwardy
(C) Malik Feroz Khan Noon
(D) Chaudhary Muhammad Ali
81. The First International Flight taken by PIA was taken on:
(A) 25th May 1951 (B) 7th June 1954
(C) 1st February 1955 (D) 17th June 1961
82. The present Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission is:
(A) Nadeem Ul Haque
(B) Dr. Akram Sheikh
(C) Dr. Ishrat Hussain
(D) Dr.Shahid Amjad
83. The present Secretary General of UN is from:
(A) Australia (B) Korea
(C) Brazil (D) Austria
84. The cash balance of the company is more than the cash balance of US:
(A) Apple (B) Microsoft
(C) Bechtel (D) DuPont
85. After the conquest of Punjab, Punjab Britishers constituted a three member Board of Administration for governing the Punjab. Indicate who was not the member among the followings:
(A) Henry Lawrence
(B) John Lawrence
(C) Charles Mansel
(D) Robert Montgomery
86. The father of modern Science Fiction is:
(A) Bertrand Russell (B) H. G. Wells
(C) Aldous Huxley (D) Maupassant
87. The Office of District Magistrate was abolished through:
(A) Local Government Ordinance 2001
(B) Police Order 2002
(C) Amendments in the Code of Criminal Procedure
(D) 17th Amendment in the Constitution
88. Indian Railway started operation:
(A) 1847 (B) 1849
(C) 1853 (D) 1861
89. First international Olympic Games were held in Greece in 1896 in the month of:
(A) April (B) May
(C) June (D) July
90. The one who won grand slam in tennis twice:
(A) Leo Hoad (B) Roy Emerson
(C) Rod Laver (D) Jimmy Connors
91. Hanging gardens in Babylon were located in modern day:
(A) Syria (B) Lebanon
(C) Iraq (D) Jordon
92. First Satellite Sputnik 1 was launched in October 1957. Indicate the date.
(A) 2 October 1957 (B) 4 October 1957
(C) 6 October 1957 (D) 8 October 1957
93. The celebrated scientist Isaac Newton was:
(A) British (B) Dutch
(C) Italian (D) French
94. Turnip is a root described as:
(A) Napiform (B) Fusiform
(C) Couical (D) Tubrous
95. Penicillin was discovered by:
(A) Victor Fleming (B) Ian Fleming
(C) Alexander Fleming (D) Stephen
96. On 18th May 1974 India exploded first nuclear devise under the code name of:
(A) Operation Blue Star Rakshak
(B) Operation Gibraltar
(C) Operation Smiling Buddah
(D) Operation
97. The poetry first written by Allama Iqbal in Persian and then translated in Urdu on popular demand:
(A) Bal – e – Jibraeel
(B) Bang – e- Dara
(C) Zarb – e- Kaleem
(D) Armaghani – e – Hijaz
98. The book ‘Indian Musalmans’ published in 1871 was written by:
(A) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(B) William Wilson Hunter
(C) Rudyard Kipling
(D) Justice Ameer Ali
99. Indian Rebellion of 1857 (War of independence) began on 10th May from the town of:
(A) Jhansi (B) Gwaliar
(C) Meerut (D) Lucknow
100. How many sahaaba were martyred in Battle of Badar?
(A) 12 (B) 14
(C) 16 (D) 18

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