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PPSC Lecturer Political Science 2015 Solved Past Papers 

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PPSC) WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF LECTURER POLITICAL SCIENCE (BS-17) IN THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT - 2015

General Knowledge MCQs

1. The term 'Polity' is originally applied to:
(A) Roman City States
(B) Greek City State ✓

(C) Feudal States
(D) Oriental Empires

2. ‘Political Science begins and ends with the state" is said by:
(A) Dr. Leacock
(B) Harold Lasswell
(C) G.W. Gamer ✓

(D) Paul Janet

3. Plato believed that an ideal state should have a population of:
(A) 50040
(B) 5400
(C) 50400
(D) 5040 ✓


4. A doctrine under which legislative statute or executive actions are subject to possible invalidation by the Judiciary is called:
(A) Judicial Activism ✓

(B) Judicial Review
(C) Judicial Lawmaking
(D) None of these

5. The consensus among scholars on points of Islamic law is called:
(A) Qiyas
(B) Ijma ✓

(C) Istislah
(D) Istehsan

6. Who said, “Law is the command of sovereign"?
(A) John Austin ✓

(B) Jean Bodin
(C) Rousseau
(D) Laski

7. “Leviathan* is a book written by:
(A) Locke
(B) Rousseau
(C) John Austin
(D) None of these ✓


8. What refers to the flow of information through the society and through various structures that make up the political system?
(A) Conversion Function
(B) Political Communication
(C) Communication Box ✓

(D) None of these

9. Principle of collective responsibility is a feature of:
(A) Unitary System
(B) Federal System
(C) Presidential System
(D) Parliamentary System ✓


10. The concept of popular sovereignty was expounded by:
(A) Jean Bodin
(8) Jean J. Rousseau
(C) Thomas Hobbes ✓

(D) James Mill

11. Who is known as Social Contractualist? >
(A) Lenin
(B) Aristotle
(C) Hobbes ✓

(D) Machiavelli

12. To give the political party in power an t advantage in electing its representatives is known as:
(A) Logrolling
(B) Floor Crossing
(C) Gerrymandering ✓

(D) Nond of these

13. American Political Scientist of 20th century who adopted the method of system analysis in Comparative Politics is:
(A) David Easton
(B) Max Weber
(C) Talcott Parsons ✓

(D) G. A. Almond

14. Who formulated the theory of 'Separation of Powers’?
(A) J. S. Mill
(B) Kant
(C) John Locke
(D) Montesquieu ✓


15. According to Locke, the natural rights of men are right to:
(A) Life, Liberty, Property ✓

(B) Life, Property, Religion
(C) Liberty, Equality, Security
(D) None of these

16. A voluntary union of sovereign and independent states is called:
(A) Confederation
(B) Unitary States
(C) Federation ✓

(D) None of these

17. Single Transferable vote system was suggested for proportional representation by:
(A) Thomas Hare ✓

(B) J. S. Mill
(C) Lord Coumey
(D) Gilchrist

18. Who ensures party members do as per party lines in assembly:
(A) Kingpin
(B) Whip ✓

(C) Parliamentary leader
(D) Junta

19. "Man when separated from Law and Justice is the worst of all animals", is the saying of:
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Machiavelli
(D) Aristotle ✓


20. Who was the author of Communist Manifesto?
(A) Lenin
(B) Stalin
(C) Mao Zedong
(D) Karl Marx ✓


21. Which doctrine held that the function of government should be to secure the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people?
(A) Utilitarian ✓

(B) Communist
(C) Idealist
(D) Capitalist

22. An authoritarian and nationalist political ideology that embraces strong leadership, singular collective identity and the will to commit violence or wage war to further the interests of the state is:
(A) Communism
(B) Socialism
(C) Fascism ✓

(D) None of these

23. An appeal to the prejudice of the masses usually by means of lies and half-truths is termed as:
(A) Glad-handling
(B) Demagogy ✓

(C) Propaganda
(D) None of these

24. According to Aristotle, tyranny is the perverted form of:
(A) Monarchy ✓
(B) Democracy
(C) Aristocracy
(D) Oligarchy

25. A legal action or writ by means of which prisoners can seek relief from illegal imprisonment is called:
(A) Writ of Error
(B) Writ of Certiorari
(C) Habeas Corpus ✓

(D) Writ of Mandamus

26. Which King of France said, "L'etat, c'estmoi" ("l am the state")?
(A) Louis IX
(B) Louis XIV ✓

(C) Louis XX
(D) Louis XVI

27. Beside England, United Kingdom consists of:
(A) Scotland, Sardinia and Wales
(B) Northern Ireland, Wales and Iceland
(C) Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland ✓

(D) Wales, Scotland and Faeroe Island

28. In Britain, the office of the Prime Minister came into existence in the time of:
(A) Hanoverians ✓
(B) Normans
(C) Stuarts
(D) None of these

29. The quorum of British House of Lords is
(A) 2
(B) 3 ✓

(C) 6
(D) 11

30. When was the Magna Carta signed by King John of England?
(A) 1213
(B) 1290
(C) 1215 ✓

(D) 1220

31. In which century “Theory of Divine Right of King” was presented by King James of England?
(A) 17th
(B) 19th
(C) 18th
(D) 16th ✓


32. In UK, “Right Honorable" is the title of:
(A) Cabinet Ministers
(B) Members of the Privy Council ✓

(C) Judges of the Court
(D) Members House of commons

33 The smallest administrative unit in British Local Seif Government is:
(A) Parish ✓
(B) County
(C) District
(D) Borough

34. The number of amendments made in the American Constitution is:
(A) 25
(B) 26
(C) 27 ✓

(D) 28

35. The author of the American Declaration of Independence was:
(A) Thomas Paine
(B) George Washington
(C) James Madison
(D) Thomas Jefferson ✓


36. Which American state is called “The Mother of Presidents"?
(A) Ohio
(B) Virginia ✓

(C) Florida
(D) New York

37. Minimum age of candidate to contest the elections of American Senate is:
(A) 30 ✓
(B) 25
(C) 35
(D) 40

38. The most Important achievement of Abraham Lincoln was:
(A) Strengthening of democracy
(B) Abolition of slavery ✓

(C) Supremacy of constitution
(D) Women's rights

39. The Electoral College in United States comprises:
(A) 520 Electors
(B) 542 Electors
(C) 538 Electors ✓

(D) 565 Electors

40. System of “Administrative Law” is provided in the Constitution of:
(A) USA ✓
(B) France
(C) UK
(D) India

41. State of France is:
(A) Unitary ✓
(B) Federation
(C) Confederation
(D) None of these

42. The constitutional history of France begins with the French Revolution of:
(A) 1785
(B) 1779
(C) 1789 ✓

(D) 1798

43. The Lengthiest written constitution of the world is of:
(A) China
(B) France
(C) India ✓

(D) Switzerland

44. In Pakistan, Islam was declared as State religion under the Constitution of:
(A) 1956
(B) 1962
(C) 1973 ✓

(D) 1985

45. Constitution of Pakistan -1962 had how many articles?
(A) 245
(B) 250 ✓

(C) 280
(D) 297

46. Pakistan joined United Nations on:
(A) 28 August 1947
(B) 25 November 1947
(C) 30 September 1947 ✓

(D) 27 October 1947

47. Total members of Senate of Pakistan is:
(A) 87
(B) 110
(C) 100
(D) 104 ✓


48. Who wrote "The Myth of Independence"?
(A) I. H. Qureshi
(B) JawharLal Nehru
(C) Zulfiqar AB Bhutto ✓

(D) K. K. Aziz

49. Quaid-Azam joined All India Muslim League in:
(A) 1910
(B) 1913 ✓

(C) 1915
(D) 1923

50. The first movement launched against British in India was:
(A) Quit India Movement
(B) Khilafat Movement
(C) Swadeshi Movement ✓

(D) Non-Cooperation Movement

51. In which year Urdu-Hindi Controversy was started?
(A) 1862
(B) 1864
(C) 1867 ✓

(D) 1868

52. In which year Minto-Morley Reforms were introduced in India?
(A) 1907
(B) 1909 ✓

(C) 1911
(D) 1919

53. Stanley Wolpert is the author of:
(A) India Wins Freedom
(B) Jinnah: Creator of Pakistan
(C) Emergence of Pakistan
(D) Jinnah of Pakistan ✓


54. Al Farabi was author of:
(A) AJ-Madinat Al-Fadilah ✓

(B) SiyasatNameh
(C) Al-Ahkam AJ-Sultaniyyah
(D) Tahafut al-falasifa

55. Allama Iqbal did his M.A. in Philosophy from Government College Lahore in the yean
(A) 1890
(B) 1899 ✓

(C) 1895
(D) 1889

56. Keemyae-Saadat was written by:
(A) Allama Iqbal
(B) Imam Ghazali ✓

(C) AbuNasar Farabi
(D) Nizam-ul-MulkToosi

57. The theory of 'Group Mind’ was enunciated by:
(A) Ibn-e-Khuldun ✓
(B) Al-Ghazali
(C) Al-Farabi
(D) Al-Mauwardi

58. "Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam* was written by:
(A) Al-Mauwardi
(B) Al-Farabi
(C) Ibn-e-Khaldun
(D) None of these ✓


59. Who brought constitutional theory of Islam In the line with political reality of his time?
(A) Al-Ghazali
(B) Abu NasarFarabl
(C) Ibn-e-Khaldun
(D) Al-Mauwardi ✓


60. The Greek Philosopher Plato died in:
(A) 347 B.C ✓
(B) 325 B.C
(C) 383 B.C
(D) 358 B.C

61. In which year ‘Treaty of Westphalia' ending the Thirty Years War was signed?
(A) 1684
(B) 1648 ✓

(C) 1888
(D) 1848

62. Glasnost means:
(A) Re-construction ✓

(B) . Greater accountability and openness
(C) Workers
(D) Equality of people and place

63. In which year World War II ended? «
(A) 1949
(B) 1948
(C) 1947
(D) 1945 ✓


64. In which year General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
(A) 1947
(B) 1948 ✓

(C) 1949
(D) 1946

65. Who is known as the “Iron Lady"?
(A) Benazir Bhutto
(B) Condoleezza Rice
(C) Margaret Thatcher ✓

(D) Hillary Clinton

66. German attack on Poland was the immediate cause of:
(A) World War I
(B) World War II ✓

(C) 30 Years War
(D) Eastern European Crisis

67. The strategic rivalry between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia is termed:
(A) The Great Game ✓

(B) Grand Design
(C) Clash of Giants
(D) Hone of these

68. The Soviet Union was dissolved in:
(A) 1990
(B) 1991 ✓

(C) 1992
(D) 1993

69. The slogan "No taxation without representation" was first raised during American Revolution in:
(A) Boston Tea Party ✓
(B) Philadelphia Congress
(C) Massachusetts Assembly
(D) None of these

70. Which is not an official language of United Nations?
(A) Arabic
(B) French
(C) Chinese
(D) German ✓


71. In UN, which country does not possess veto power:
(A) France
(B) Germany ✓

(C) Britain
(D) China

72. How many judges are members of the International Court of Justice?
(A) 9
(B) 12
(C) 15 ✓

(D) 20

73. How many members SAARC has?
(A) 7
(B) 11
(C) 8 ✓

(D) 12

74. The first summit of SAARC was held in:
(A) Islamabad
(B) Colombo
(C) Delhi
(D) Dhaka ✓

75. The members of NAFTA are:
(A) Mexico, Canada, US ✓

(B) US, Mexico, Brazil
(C) Canada, Mexico, Britain
(D) Mexico, US, Bolivia

76. Under which amendment in 1990, the U.S. suspended all economic aid and military assistance to Pakistan?
(A) Pressler
(B) Brown
(C) Glenn
(D) Symington ✓


77. In which year Cripps Mission came India?
(A) 1927
(B) 1928
(C) 1942 ✓

(D) 1946

78. John Locke wrote the book:
(A) Leviathan
(B) Two Treaties of Government ✓

(C) The Social Contract
(D) Prince

79. Montesquieu wrote the book:
(A) Candied
(B) Persian Letters ✓

(C) Discourse on Equality
(D) Politics

80. Grammar of Politics was written by:
(A) Laski ✓
(B) Laswell
(C) Gilchrist
(D) Gamer

81. The Social Contract' was written by:
(A) Locke
(B) Rousseau ✓

(C) Hobbes
(D) Marx

82. Indian Independence Act was passed on:
(A) 14th August 1947
(B) 18th July 1947 ✓

(C) 24th October 1948
(D) 3rd June 1948

83. What was the total number of Princely states in the sub-continent during British Rule?
(A) 535
(B) 435
(C) 635 ✓

(D) 630

84. Objectives Resolution was passed on:
(A) 23 March 1948
(B) 15 March 1949
(C) 12 March 1949 ✓

(D) 24 March 1949

85 Life of a Presidential Ordinance is:
(A) 3 Months
(B) 2 Months
(C) 4 Months ✓

(D) 6 Months

86. Retirement age of a Supreme Court judge is:
(A) 60 Years
(B) 66Years
(C) 65 Years ✓

(D) 63Years

87. Indus Basin Treaty was signed in:
(A) 1961
(B) 1960 ✓

(C) 1962
(D) 1963

88. When was Baluchistan given the provincial status?
(A) 1967
(B) 1965
(C) 1970 ✓

(D) 1971

89. Pakistan shares her eastern border with which country?
(A) India ✓
(B) China
(C) Iran
(D) Afghanistan

90. Popularity of Ibn-e- Khaldun relates to which subject?
(A) Political Science
(B) Economics
(C) Sociology ✓

(D) Philosophy

91. “Politics" was written by:
(A) Thomas Hobbes
(B) Aristotle ✓

(C) Plato
(D) Karl Marx

92. Who propounded “Patriarchal Theory"?
(A) Aristotle
(B) Louis XIV ✓

(C) Sir Henry Maine
(D) T.H. Green

93. Thomas Hobbes was the exponent of:
(A) Absolute Sovereignty
(B) Universal Sovereignty
(C) Titular Sovereignty ✓

(D) Limited Sovereignty

94. World War I stared in:
(A) 1916 ✓

(B) 1915
(C) 1912
(D) 1914

95. Tashkent Declaration was signed in:
(A) 1965
(B) 1966
(C) 1968
(D) 1967 ✓


96. Who was the second Prime Minister of Pakistan?
(A) Muhammad AN Bogra
(B) Ch. Muhammad All
(C) Khawaja Nazimudin ✓

(D) I.I. Chundrigarh

97. When was ‘One Unif established in Pakistan? 
(A) 1955 ✓
(B) 1954
(C) 1956
(D) 1957

98. Length of Pak-Afghan border is:
(A) 2440 KM
(B) 1280 KM
(C) 4246 KM
(D) 2252 KM ✓


99. Pakistan joined Non Aligned Movement in:
(A) 1980
(B) 1978
(C) 1979 ✓

(D) 1977

100. In which year, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan established the MAO College?
(A) 1860
(B) 1865
(C) 1877 ✓

(D) 1875

 PPSC Lecturer Computer Science Solved Past Papers 2017

LECTURER COMPUTER SCIENCE (BS-17) (MALE & FEMALE)-2017

1. Which module gives control of the CPU to the process selected by the short-term scheduler?
(A) Dispatcher ✓
 
(B) Interrupt
(C) Scheduler
(D) None of these

2. The processes that are residing In main memory for execution are kept on a list called:
(A) Job queue
(B) Ready queue  ✓

(C) Execution queue
(D) Process queue

3. The Interval from the time of submission of a process to the time of completion Is termedas:
(A) Waiting time
(B) Turnaround time ✓
(C) Response time
(D) Throughput

4. Which scheduling algorithm allocates the CPU first to the process that requests the CPU first?
(A) First-come first-served scheduling ✓

(B) Shortest job scheduling
(C) Priority scheduling
(D) None of these

5. In priority scheduling algorithm:
(A) CPU is allocated to the process with highest priority ✓

(B) CPU is allocated to the process with lowest priority
(C) Equal priority processes cannot be scheduled
(D) None of these

6. In priority scheduling algorithm, when a process arrives at the ready queue, its priority Is compared with the priority of:
(A) Ail process
(B) Currently running process ✓

(C) Parent process
(D) Init process

7. Time quantum is defined In:
(A) Shortest job scheduling algorithm
(B) Round robin scheduling algorithm ✓

(C) Priority scheduling algorithm
(D) Multilevel queue scheduling algorithm

8. In multilevel feedback scheduling algorithm;
(A) A process can move to a different classified ready queue ✓

(B) Classification of ready queue is permanent
(C) Processes are not classified into groups 
(D) None of the mentioned

9. Which one of the following cannot be scheduled by the kernel?
(A) Kernel level thread
(B) User level thread  ✓

(C) Process 
(D) None of these

10. A process refers to 5 pages, A, B, C, D, E in the order: A, B, C, D, A, B, E, A, B, C, D, E. If the page replacement algorithm is FIFO, the number of page transfers with an empty Internal store of 3 frames Is:
(A) 8
(B) 10
(C) 9 
(D) 7

11. A memory page containing a heavily used variable that was Initialized very early and Is in constant use Is remove and then the page replacement algorithm used is:
(A) LRU
(B) LFU
(C) FIFO ✓

(D) None of these

12. Users are_________ that their processes are running on a paged system.
(A) Aware
(B) Unaware ✓

(C) Informed 
(D) None of these

13. The aim of creating page replacement algorithms is to:
(A) Replace pages faster
(B) Increase the page fault rate 
(C) Decrease the page fault rate ✓

(D) To allocate multiple pages to processes

14. A FIFO replacement algorithm associates with each page the .
(A) Time it was brought Into memory ✓

(B) Size of the page in memory
(C) Page after and before It
(D) All of these

15. Optimal page - replacement algorithm Is:
(A) Replace the page that has not been used for a long lime
(B) Replace the page that has been used for a long time
(C) Replace the page that will not be used for a long time ✓

(D) None of these

16. Optimal page - replacement algorithm Is difficult to implement, because:
(A) It requires a lot of Information
(B) It requires future knowledge of the reference string ✓

(C) It Is too complex
(D) It Is extremely expensive

17. LRU page - replacement algorithm associates with each page the .
(A) Time it was brought into memory
(B) The time of that page s last use ✓

(C) Page after and before It
(D) All of these

18. For 3 page frames, the following Is the reference string: 701 20 30 4 2 3032120 17 0 1; How many page faults does the LRU page replacement algorithm produce?
(A) 10
(B) 15
(C) 11 
(D) 12

19. CPU fetches the Instruction from memory according to the value of:
(A) Program counter ✓

(B) Status register
(C) Instruction register
(D) Program status word

20. A memory buffer used to accommodate a spood differential is called:
(A) Slack pointer
(B) Cache ✓

(C) Accumulator 
(D) Disk buffer

21. Which one of the following Is the address generated by CPU?
(A) Physical address
(B) Absolute address
(C) Logical address ✓

(D) None of these

22. Run time mapping from virtual to physical address Is done by:
(A) Memory management unit ✓

(B) CPU
(C) PCI
(D) None of these

23. Memory management technique In which system stores and retrieves data from secondary storage for use In main memory Is called:
(A) Fragmentation
(B) Paging ✓

(C) Mapping 
(D) None of these

24. The Interrupt-request line Is a part of the:
(A) Data line
(B) Control line ✓

(C) Address line 
(D) None of these

25. The return address from the Interrupt-service routine Is stored on the:
(A) System heap
(B) Processor register
(C) Processor slack 
(D) Memory

26. The signal sent to the device from the processor to the device after receiving an Interrupt Is:
(A) Interrupt-acknowledge
(B) Return signal
(C) Service signal ✓

(D) Permission signal

27. A relational database consists of a collection of:
(A) Tables ✓

(B) Fields
(C) Records 
(D) Keys

28. A ______ In a table represents a relationship among a set of values.
(A) Column ✓

(B) Key
(C) Row 
(D) Entry

29. The term_____________Is used to refer to a row.
(A) Attribute
(B) Tuple
(C) Field  ✓

(D) Instance

30. The term attribute refers to a__________of a table.
(A) Record
(B) Column ✓

(C) Tuple 
(D) Key

31. For each attribute of a relation, there Is a set of permitted values, called the______________ofthat attribute.
(A) Domain ✓

(B) Relation
(C) Set 
(D) Schema

32. Which of the following Is a tuple-generating dependency?
(A) Functional dependency
(B) Equality-generating dependencies
(C) Multi-valued dependencies ✓

(D) Non-functlonal dependency

33. The main task carried out in the ________Is to remove repeating attributes to separate tables.
(A) First Normal Form ✓

(B) Second Normal Form
(C) Third Normal Form
(D) Fourth Normal Form

34. Which of the normal form Is based on multivalued dependencies?
(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third 
(D) Fourth ✓


35. Which forms has a relation that possesses data about an Individual entity?
(A) 2NF
(B) 3NF
(C) 4NF  ✓

(D) 5NF

36. Which of the following has each related entity set has Its own schema and there Is an additional schema for the relationship set?
(A) A many-to-many relationship set ✓

(B) A multi-valued attribute of an entity set
(C) A one-to-many relationship set
(D) Both A and B

37 in which of the following, a separate schema Is created consisting of that attribute and the primary key of the entity set?
(A) A many-to-many relationship set
(B) A multi-valued attribute of an entity set ✓

(C) A one-to-many relationship set
(D) Both A and B

38. In 2NF:
(A) No functional dependencies 
(FDs) exist
(B) No mufti-valued dependencies 
(MVDs) exist.
(C) No partial FDs exist. ✓

(D) No partial MVDs exist.

39. ______ can help us detect poor E-R design,
(A) Database Design Process
(B) E-R Design Process
(C) Relational scheme
(D) Functional dependencies ✓


40. Build & Fix Model Is suitable for programming exercises of_____________LOC 
(Line of Code).
(A) 100-200
(B) 200-400
(C) 400-1000 
(D) Above 1000

41. What Is the best way to represent the attributes In a large database?
(A) Relational-and ✓
(B) Concatenation
(C) Dot representation
(D) All of these

42. Designers use which of the following to tune performance of systems to support time-critical operations?
(A) Demoralization ✓

(B) Redundant optimization
(C) Optimization
(D) Realization

43. RAD stands for:
(A) Relative Application Development
(B) Rapid Application Development ✓

(C) Rapid Application Document
(D) Rational Application Document

44. Which one of the following models Is not suitable for accommodating any change?
(A) Build & Fix Model
(B) Prototyping Model
(C) RAD Model
(D) Waterfall Model ✓


45. Which one of the following Is not a phase of Prototyping Model?
(A) Quick Design
(B) Coding ✓

(C) Prototype Refinement
(D) Engineer Product

46. RAD Model has:
(A) 2 Phase
(B) 3 phase
(C) 5 phases  ✓

(D) 6 phases

47. What Is the major drawback of using RAD Model?
(A) Highly specialized & skilled developers / designers are required.
(B) Increases re-usablllty of components
(C) Encourages customer/cllent feedback
(D) Both A & C  ✓

48. SDLC stands for:
(A) Software Development Life Cycle ✓

(B) System Development Life cycle
(C) Software Design Life Cycle
(D) System Design Life Cycle

49. Which model can be selected If user is Involved In all the phases of SDLC?
(A) Waterfall Model
(B) Prototyping Model 
(C) RAD Model ✓

(D) Both 8 & C

50. Two devices are In network If:
(A) A process In one device Is able to exchange Information with a process in another device ✓

(B) A process Is running on both devices
(C) Plus of the processes running of different devices are same
(D) None of these

51. In computer network nodes are:
(A) The computer that originates the data
(B) The computer that routes the data
(C) The computer that terminates the data
(D) All of these ✓


52. Communication channel Is shared by all the machines on the network In:
(A) Broadcast network ✓

(B) Unl-cast network
(C) Multi-cast network
(D) None of these

53. Bluetooth Is an example of:
(A) Personal area network ✓

(B) Local area network
(C) Virtual private network
(D) None of these

54. A _______ Is a device that forwards packets between networks by processing the routing Information Included In the packet.
(A) Bridge
(B) Firewall
(C) Router  ✓

(D) All of these

55. A list of protocols used by a system, one protocol per layer, Is called;
(A) Protocol architecture
(B) Protocol stack ✓

(C) Protocol suit
(D) None of these

56. Network congestion occurs-.
(A) In case of traffic overloading' ✓

(B) When a system terminates
(C) When connection between two nodes terminates
(D) None of these

57. Which one of the following extends a private network across public networks?
(A) Local area network
(B) Virtual private network ✓
(C) Enterprise private network
(D) Storage area network

58. The network layer concerns with:
(A) Bits
(B) Frames
(C) Packets  ✓

(D) None of these

59. Which one of the following is not a function of network layer?
(A) Routing
(B) Inter-networking
(C) Congestion control
(D) None of these ✓


60. The 4 byte IP address consists of:
(A) Network address
(B) Host address
(C) Both A and B ✓

(D) None of these

61. In virtual circuit, network each packet contains:
(A) Full source and destination address ✓

(B) A short VC number
(C) Both A and B
(D) None of these

62. Which one of the following routing algorithm can be used for network layer design?
(A) Shortest path algorithm
(B) Distance vector routing
(C) Link stale routing
(D) All of these ✓


63. The network layer protocol of Internet is:
(A) Ethernet
(B) Internet protocol ✓

(C) Hypertext transfer protocol
(D) None of these

64. ICMP is primarily used for
(A) Error and diagnostic functions ✓

(B) Addressing
(C) Forwarding
(D) None of these

65. The lexical analyzer takes _______as Input and produces a stream of as output
(A) Source program tokens
(B) Token, source program
(C) Both A & B  ✓
(D) None of these

66. Parsing Is also known as:
(M Lexical Analysis
(B) Syntax Analysis ✓

(C) Semantic Analysis
(D) Code Generation

67. A compiler program written In a high level language is called:
(A) Source Program ✓
(B) Object Program
(C) Machine Language Program
(D) None of these

68. The number of pixels stored In the frame buffer of a graphics system is known as:
(A) Resolution ✓
(B) Depth
(C) Mass 
(D) None of these

69. In graphical system, the array of pixels In the picture Is stored in:
(A) Memory
(B) Frame buffer ✓

(C) Processor 
(D) All of these

70. Which of the following is key characteristic of hackor?
(A) Afraid to say they don't know the answer
(B) Willing to find answers on their own
(C) Not willing to find answers on their own
(D) All of these ✓


71. Which of the following focuses on the discovery of 
(previously) unknown properties on data?
(A) Data mining ✓

(B) Big Data
(C) Data wrangling
(D) Machine Learning

72. Which process model should be used in virtually all situations of web engineering?
(A) Incremental Model ✓
(B) Waterfall Model
(C) Spiral Model
(D) None of these

73. Which analysis is a part of Analysis model of the web engineering process framework?
(A) Content Analysis
(B) Interaction Analysis
(C) Functional Analysis
(D) All of these ✓


74. Which of the following statements are Incorrect with reference to web-based systems? Web-based systems: 
(A) Should be un-scalable
(B) Must be to cope uncertain, random heavy demand on services
(C) Must be secure
(D) Are subsect to assorted legal, social and ethical scrutiny

75. What category of web-based system would you aBsign-to electronic shopping?
(A) Information
(Bi Interactive
(C) Transaction-oriented ✓

(D) Workflow-oriented

76. What category of web-based system would you assign to discussion groups?
(A) Collaborative work .
(B) Online communities ✓

(C) Web portals
(D) Workflow-oriented

77. W3C stands for.
(A) World Wide Web Consortium ✓

(B) World Wide Web Collaboration
(C) World Wide Web Community
(D) None of these

78. Which of the following Is a risk associated with using hypertext in web applications?
(A) Loss of sense of locality and direction
(B) Cognitive overload for users
(C) Both A and B ✓

(D) None of these

79. Which of the following Is not a NosQL data Hara?
(A) SQL Server ✓
(B) MongoDB
(C) Cassandra 
(D) None of these

80. Which of the following is a NoSQL Database type?
(A) SQL
(B) Document databases ✓

(C) JSON
(D) All of these

81. Which one of the following is an example of Operating System?
(A) Microsoft Word
(B) Microsoft Excel
(C) Microsoft Access
(D) Microsoft Windows ✓


82. By default on which page the Header or the Footer is printed, In MS Word?
(A) On first page
(B) On alternate page
(C) On every page ✓

(D) None of these

83. Complete the number series: 15, 31, 63, 127, 255
(A) '513
(B) 511 ✓

(C) 523 
(D) 517

84. Solve the equation: {1/4 + 5/8} + {1/2 + 3/4} = ?
(A) 35/32
(B) 10/7
(C) 5/12 
(D) 7/10

85. "To fact the music means:
(A) To be greeted rudely
(B) To be offered warm hospitality
(C) To be on the front seat in a concert
(D) To bear the consequences ✓


86. What Is the synonym of Posthumous?
(A) After death ✓

(B) Moisture
(C) Rich 
(D) Rear

87. What Is the antonym of “Meandering"?
(A) Sliding
(B) Straight ✓
(C) Sloping 
(D) Curved

88. Find the correctly spelt word.
(A) Dlcotomy
(B) Dlcotemy
(C) Dichotomy  ✓

(D) Dechotomy

89. To which fruit is Plantain similar to?
(A) Grapefruit
(B) Apples ✓

(C) Jackfruit 
(D) Bananas

90. Exposure to sunlight results in formation of  In the body.
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin C
(C) Vitamin K 
(D) Vitamin D ✓


91. Who was the first American President to resign while in office?
(A) Theodore Roosevelt
(B) Bill Clinton
(C) Richard Nixon ✓

(D) John Qulcy Adams

92. The current capital of Kazakhstan is Astana-Name the former capital:
(A) Almaty ✓
(B) Dushanbe
(C) Bishkek 
(D) None of these

93. In Geography what do you understand by “Pangaea“?
(A) A Super continent ✓
(B) Hills formed by Lava outflow
(C) Concentration of Sulpher in hot springs
(D) None of these

94. After partition of Bengal, the Capital of East Bengal and Assam was.'
(A) Dhaka ✓
(B) Calcutta
(C) Chittagong 
(D) Sylhett

95. Which was the official language during the Muslim Rule in India?
(A) Urdu
(B) Turkish
(C) Persian  ✓

(D) Arabic

96. Which of the following Is not an Olympic Sport?
(A) Squash
(B) Badminton
(C) Wrestling  ✓

(D) Fencing

97. The flag of which country is also known as the Union Jack?
(A) UK ✓
(B) USA
(C) New Zealand 
(D) Barbados

98. Boao Forum for Asia, which holds Its annual conference at Boao Hainan Province, China, was originally proposed by former President Ramos of Philippines, former Prime Minister Monhlro Hosokawa of Japan and:
(A) Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke of Australia ✓

(B) Former Prime Minister Mahathir Muhammad of Malaysia
(C) Former President Hu Jin Tao of China
(D) Former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz of Pakistan

99. ترکی تمام ہونا محاورہ ہے اس کا مفہوم کیا ہے؟
(A) غیر ملکی سفر پر روانہ ہونا
(B) بجٹ ختم کرنا
(C) کوشش ترک کر دینا
(D) بہادری ختم ہونا✓


100. امیر خسرو کس شہر میں مدفون ہیں؟ 
(A) عمرکوٹ
(B) ملتان
(C) دہلی
(D) رائے بریلی✓


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General Knowledge MCQs

1. Find the odd man out.
(A) Coaxial cable
(B) Microwaves ✓
(C) Optical fiber
(D) Twisted pair wire

2. To have your macro available to all new documents you create, store it in:
(A) My Documents
(B) Quick Access
(C) The Normal template ✓
(D) The Macro Gallery.

3. To move to the previous cell in a table inserted in a document, press
(A) The Tab key.
(B) Alt+Tab.
(C) Shift+Tab ✓
(D) Backspace

4. To get step-by-step instructions as you go through the Word mail merge process, use:
(A) A template ✓
(B) The Mail Merge Wizard
(C) The Mailing Table
(D) A macro

5. A _____ is a major database object used to display information in a printable page format.
(A) Form
(B) query
(C) report ✓
(D) table

6. The percentage increase in the area of a rectangle, if each of its sides is increased by 20% is:
(A) 40%
(B) 42%
(C) 44% ✓
(D) 46%

7. When inserting a graphic into a worksheet you could go to ceil A1 by pressing
(A) SHIFT + HOME
(B) CTRL + HOME ✓
(C) ENTER + HOME
(D) ALT + HOME.

8. To be compatible with previous versions of Microsoft Word, a Word 2013 document should be saved with this  
extension.
(A) .docx
(B) .doc ✓
(C) .txt
(D) .rft

9. Which option displays fill color in alternate rows in an Excel table?
(A) Banded Rows ✓
(B) First Row
(C) Last Row
(D) Filled Rows

10. What function displays row data in a column or column data in a row?
(A) Hyperlink
(B) Index
(C) Transpose ✓
(D) Rows
11. When typing character search criteria, Excel matches fields based on
(A) Alphabetical order ✓
(B) Capitalization
(C) Spelling
(D) Primary records

12. When you insert a picture into a document, the default text wrapping option Is:
(A) Line with Text ✓
(B) None
(C) Tight
(D) Square

13. What is the sum of this series 1,2,3,4, ...99
(A) 1500
(B) 2000
(C) 2500
(D) 3000 ✓

14. The most common types of storage devices are 
(A) Magnetic ✓
(B) optical
(C) flash
(D) persistent

15: What category of functions is used in this formula? = PMT(C10/12, C8, C9,1)
(A) Logical
(B) Financial ✓
(C) Payment
(D) Statistical

16. Which is the largest fraction?
(A) 3/4
(B) 1/5
(C) 7/8 ✓
(D) 7/9

17. Each sector on a hard drive stores bytes of data.
(A) 64
(B) 512 ✓
(C) 1,024
(D) 1 Glga

18. What does an I-beam facilitate?
(A) Locating text ✓
(B) Highlighting text
(D) Dragging and selecting text
(D) Jormatting text

19. An unauthorized user is a network  issue.
(A) Performance ✓
(B) Reliability
(C) Security
(D) All of these

20. A car left Lahore at 7.12 am and arrived at certain place, 180 miles distant at 10.57 am. What was its average speed in miles per hour?
(A) 42
(B) 44
(C) 46
(D) 48 ✓

21. Which of the following, is not a major reason for an email bounce?
(A) Bad user account name
(B) bad domain name
(C) Stale file handle ✓
(D) domain server is down

22. When you insert a comment in a document, the comment appears in a:
(A) New window
(B) Sidebar
(C) balloon ✓
(D) Sticky note icon

23. Which function automatically totals a column pr row of values?
(A) TOTAL
(B) ADD
(C) SUM ✓
(D) AVG

24. The information inside your table needs to be sorted alphabetically. To do this, you go to:
(A) Table Tools Design
(B) Page Layout
(C) Home tab > Paragraph group
(D) Table Tools Layout ✓

25. What is the missing number?
1 4 9 ? 25
(A) 15
(B) 16 ✓
(C) 17
(D) 18

26. Why might you hide worksheets in a workbook?
(A) The file is smaller
(B) The file is larger '
(C) Some data is private ✓
(D) Some data is formatted

27. User developed instructions for Excel are called:
(A) Programs
(B) Macros ✓
(C) Procedures
(D) All of these

28. What term describes a picture that has been resizfed by a percentage?
(A) Cropped
(B) Flipped
(C) Stretched
(D) Scaled ✓

29. How can words be separated in a range name?
(A) With a space
(B) With a comma
(C) With a period ✓
(D) With a colon

30. A Word template stores common document:
(A) Content
(B) Structure ✓
(C) Style
(D) Theme

31. In which view does a page break appear as a black dashed line on the screen? 
(A) Normal ✓
(B) Page Break Preview 
(C) Page Layout
(D) Custom

32. The Synonym of “Commence" is:
(A) To End
(B) To Begin ✓
(C) Nearing Finish
(D) To Run

33. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of his son is:
(A) 14 years
(B) 18 years
(C) 20 years
(D) 22 years ✓

34. Find the odd man out
(A) Carret
(B) Cucumber ✓
(C) Onion
(D) Ginger

35. If the code for JAVA is LCXC what is the code for BASIC?
(A) CBJTD
(B) DCUKE ✓
(C) EDVLF
(D) FEWMG

36. For what can you use Outlook Tasks?
(A) Manage client data
(B) Send and receive e-mail
(C) Schedule appointments and meetings
(D) Manage to-do items ✓

37. What Do-while is an loop.
(A) Entry control
(B) Exit control ✓
(C) Entry enrolled
(D) None of these

38. What should follow the sheet name in a 3-D formula?
(A) Colon
(B) Parentheses
(C) Period
(D) Exclamation point ✓

39. Excel would evaluate the formula, =2010/58, and return this answer.
(A) 5
(B) 6.25
(C) 320 ✓
(D) 232

40. What do you see if you hover the mouse over a chart object?
(A) Key Tip
(B) Screen Tip ✓
(C) Chart Tip
(D) Chart Key

41. Afzal mixed 40 % kerosene solution to 25 % kerosene solution hence obtaining 30 % kerosene solution. In what ratio were the both solutions mixed.
(A) 3.1
(B) 2:3
(C) 2:1 ✓
(D) 3:2

42. Protecting a worksheet means:
(A) No cell in a worksheet can be changed.
(B) Saving the workbook in a hidden folder
(C) No additional change:- can be made to a worksheet
(D) To lock cells in the worksheet so that a user cannot inadvertently change them. ✓

43. A driver drives 8 km South then 6 km W. and 2 km S. again. She then drives 3 km E to avoid a traffic jam before driving 6 km N. How many kilometers is she from her starting point?
(A) 4
(B) 5 ✓
(C) 6
(D) 7

44. Which of the following is reliable communication?
(A) TCP ✓
(B) IP
(C) UDP
(D) None of these

45. What term describes shaped text?
(A) Text Art
(B) Text Word
(C) Word Art ✓
(D) Word Text

46. If ADD = 9, BAD = 7, and CAD = 8 what is the value of ADA?
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 6 ✓

47. Which of the following will determine your choice of systems software for your computer?
(A) Is the applications software you want to use compatible with it ? ✓
(B) Is It expensive?
(C) Is it compatible with your hardware?
(D) Both A and C

48. A drive that can or removes or insenea wnne me computer is running is said to be
(A) Robust
(B) dynamic
(C) hot swappable ✓
(D) SCSI

49. Before you create labels such as name tags, specify the size by selecting:
(A) Label Options ✓
(B) Layout
(C) Format
(D) Templates

50. A man buys an item for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the item?
(A) Rs. 1090
(B) Rs. 1160
(C) Rs. 1190 ✓
(D) Rs. 1202

51. In a Rich Text content control field, the text:
(A) Can be formatted ✓
(B) Cannot be formatted.
(C) Is limited to lower case
(D) Cannot contain space

52. In the formula, = 10 + 5 + 15 + 25/5, Excel computes this first.
(A) 10+5
(B) 5+15
(C) 2.5/5 ✓
(D) 15+25

53. Where Is the address of the active cell displayed?
(A) Row heading
(B) Status bar
(C) Name Box ✓
(D) Formula bar

54. Find odd man out
(A) Japan
(B) China
(C) London ✓
(D) Canada

55. You can evenly adjust spacing in columns and rows by using the Table Tool called:
(A) Equalize
(B) Distribute ✓
(C) Mirror
(D) Snap to Grid

56. This describes the size, weight, and spacing of a character in a Word document.
(A) Font ✓
(B) Typeface
(C) Points
(D) Typography

57. When you want to combine cells in any given table row, you:
(A) Merge ✓
(B) Simplify
(C) Join
(D) Link

58. There are two different waysio insert content V from one application into another-embedding and:
(A) Importing
(B) Integrating
(C) Linking ✓
(D) Bookmarking

59. What term describes a feature that gives Excel enhanced capability?
(A) Trend lining
(B) Enhancement bit
(C) Thumbnail
(D) Add-in ✓

60. A cube has a volume of 8 cubic meters. If each side is doubled in length what will its new volume be in cubic meters?
(A) 16
(B) 32
(C) 48
(D) 64 ✓

61. The best tool to use to create a hierarchical flow chart in Word is:
(A) Word Art
(B) Shapes
(C) Smart Art ✓
(D) Tables

62. Insert the missing number.
3. 7.6,5,9,3,12,1,15, (....)
(A) 18
(B) 13
(C) -1  ✓
(D) 3

63. What, is the least number by which 294 should be multiplied to make it perfect .square
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 6 ✓
(D) 12

64. The average weight of A, B and C is 45 Kg. if the average weight of A and B be 40 Kg and that of S and G be 43 Kg, then weight cf B is:
(A) 17 Kg
(B) 20 Kg
(C) 26 Kg
(D) 31 Kg ✓

65. A vessel is filled to its capacity with pure milk. Ten liters milk is withdrawn from it and replaced by water. The procedure is repeated again. The vessels now have 32 liters of milk. Find the capacity of three vessels (in liters
(A) 40
(B) 45
(C) 50 ✓
(D) 55

66. A combination of instructions and keystrokes that are stored and used in documents is called:
(A) A shortcut ✓
(B) A macro
(C) A keystroke
(D) A function

67. What is the name for a webpage address?
(A) Directory
(B) Domain
(C) URL ✓
(D) Protocol

68. To what does the term "page orientation" refer?
(A) An application that displays Web pages.
(B) Combining two versions of the same document.
(C) Code in a mail merge main document that shows where data will be inserted.
(D) Whether a page is laid out vertically or horizontally. ✓

69. A is a data communication system within a building, plant, or campus, or between nearby buildings.
(A) MAN
(B) LAN ✓
(C) WAN
(D) None of the above

70. Which is NOT a method of creating a table in MS Access?
(A) Datasheet View
(B) Design View
(C) Layout View ✓
(D) Template

71. When you are working on a document, Word automatically saves your document:
(A) Every 10 minutes ✓
(B) Every 10 seconds
(C) When you close the document
(D) When you close the application.

72. The price of certain item increased by X% per week over two successive weeks. If at the beginning, 2 kg was available for Rs. 80 and after two weeks they were available for Ra. 105.80, what is value of X.
(A) 1.5
(B) 15 ✓
(C) 115
(D) 11.5

73. Which alignment choice spreads the data across the width of the cell? i
(A) Center
(B) Distributed
(C) Justify
(D) Indent ✓

74. Where does Word insert a table of contents?
(A) On the first page of the report
(B) After the cover page
(C) At the insertion point
(D) Before the document title ✓

75. When the Reviewing pane is open, the title of that pane is:
(A) Comments
(B) Revisions ✓
(C) Edits
(D) Changes

76. If a - b = 3 and a2 + b2 = 29 find the value of ab
(A) 10 ✓
(B) 12
(C) 15
(D) 18

77. Connections to the Internet using a phone line and a modem are called connections.
(A) Broadband
(B) dish
(C) digital
(D) dial-up ✓

78. Your files store various versions of running programs.
(A) Cache
(B) memory
(C) temp ✓
(D) static

79. The rules that dictate how the various parts of a formula are written in a table and elsewhere are called:
(A) Structure
(B) Functions
(C) Exponents
(D) Syntax ✓

80. A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is?
(A) Rs. 650
(B) Rs. 690
(C) Rs. 698 ✓
(D) Rs. 700

81. Which one of the following is not a prime number?
(A) 11
(B) 61
(C) 91 ✓
(D) 31

82. Which number will come next?
5. 7,10,12,14,24, 26 (A) 52
(B) 30
(C) 28 ✓
(D) 48

83.  is a technique that is used to send more than one call over a single line?
(A) Digitizing
(B) Duplexing
(C) Multiplexing ✓
(D) Streaming

84. What is the background for a chart called?
(A) Chart area ✓
(B) Chart grid
(C) Legend area
(D) Plot grid

85. What dialog box allows you to change a field name in a PivotTable?
(A) Field Options
(B) Field Pane
(C) Field Settings ✓
(D) Field Structure

86. What is synonym for Contradict?
(A) Predict
(B) To Support
(C) External
(D) to oppose by words ✓

87. If the hour hand of a clock is turned anticlockwise from 2 pm to 9 am, through how many degrees will it have turned?
(A) 120 degree
(B) 150 degree ✓
(C) 165 degree
(D) 180 degree

88. A man has some hens and cows, if the number of heads be 48 and the number of feet equals 140, then the number of hens will be:
(A) 22 ✓
(B) 23
(C) 24
(D) 26

89. The Sort command of the Data menu provides this capability.
(A) Multiple-row
(B) Multiple-column ✓
(C) Multiple-field
(D) Multiple-table

90. You want to create a built-in cover page for your report. You go to the:
(A) Page Layout tab
(B) Insert tab ✓
(C) References tab
(D) Themes menu

91. Which view shows margins and the rulers?
(A) Normal
(B) Page Layout ✓
(C) Page Setup
(D) Review

92. Data that is copied from an application is stored in the 
(A) Driver
(B) Clipboard ✓
(C) terminal
(D) prompt

93. Akram thought of a number, add 7, multiplied by 3, took away 5 and divided by 4 to give an answer of 7. What was the starting number?
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4 ✓
(D) 5

94. Data communication requires
(A) Sender
(B) receiver
(C) transmission medium
(D) All of these ✓

95. From what location are the 1st computer instructions available on boot up?
(A) ROM BIOS ✓
(B) CPU
(C) boot.ini
(D) CONFIG.SYS

96. If Excel disables and notifies you about a macro, how can you enable the macro?
(A) Click the option on the View tab
(B) Click the Macros button on the Developer tab
(C) Click the option in the security message panel ✓
(D) Close and reopen the workbook exclusively.

97. What is the binary value of 200?
(A) 10010110
(B) 11010110
(C) 10110110
(D) 11001000 ✓

98. To open a template in Word, first goto File and:
(A) Click New  ✓
(B) Click Display
(C) Click Open
(D) Click Search

99. A social security number or a telephone number is considered to be this type of entry in a worksheet.
(A) Numeric.
(B) Text ✓
(C) Value
(D) Formula

100. Which of the following functions is a database function?
(A) DSUM
(B) DGLAZE
(C) DPART ✓
(D) DGROUP

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