January 2019

Planning Officer - Deputy District Officer (Planning)  BS-17
P & D Department PPSC Past Solved Papers


1. The 'Statute of Liberty' was gifted lo United States by:
(A) Britain
(B) France ✓
(C) Germany
(D) Greece

2. Who said ‘Man is a Social Animal"?
(A) Plato
(B) Aristotle ✓
(C) Hobbes
(D) Kart Marx

3. Who is called the 'Father of English Poetry'?
(A) Chaucer ✓
(B) John Milton
(C) Wordsworth
(D) Keats

4. The voter age in Pakistan is:
(A) 16 years
(B) 18 years
(C) 20 years
(D) 21 years ✓

5. The Indus Valley Civilization was discovered in:
(A) 1900
(B) 1911
(C) 1916
(D) 1922  ✓

6. Taxila was a famous site of.
(A) Gandara Art ✓
(B) Gupta Art
(C) Mayan Art
(D) None of the above

7. Which University first established after the creation of Pakistan?
(A) Karachi University ✓
(B) Sindh University
(C) Peshawar University
(D) Quaid-i-Azam University

8. The first Chief Justice of Pakistan was:
(A) Justice Ourab Patel
(B) Justice A.R. Kiayani
(C) Justice Abdur Rashid ✓
(D) Justice M. Afzai

9. The book Wealth of Nations' waa written by;
(A) Adam Smith ✓
(B) Karl Marx
(C) Max Muller
(D) John Marshal

10. 'Sales Tax' is ultimately paid by:
(A) Shopkeepers
(B) Producers
(C) Customers ✓

11. Pakistan Environmental Protection Act was passed in:
(A) 1995
(B) 1997 ✓
(C) 1999
(D) 2000

12. The highest literacy rate in South Asia is in:
(A) Pakistan
(B) India
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Sri Lanka ✓

13. The minimum wage at workers in Punjab is:
(A) Rs. 8000
(B) Rs. 9000
(C) Rs. 10000 ✓
(D) Rs. 12000

14. Human Rights Organization ‘Amnesty International1 is based in:-
(A) London
(B) Paris ✓
(C) New York
(D) Rome

15. The world largest producer of Natural gas:
(A) Iran
(B) Russia ✓
(C) Canada
(D) Qatar

16. Who presented the Idea of a Wood bank?
(A) Charles Drew ✓ 
(B) Jonas Salk
(C) Edward James
(D) James Monroe

17. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity was the slogan during: -
(A) The French Revolution ✓
(B) The Russian Revolution
(C) The American War of Independence
(D) None of these

18. In the modem world, an Institution of Ombudsman was first established in 1809 in:
(A) England
(B) France
(C) Norway
(D) Sweden ✓

19. Sacha! Sarmast was Sufi Poet of:
(A) Punjab
(B) Sindh ✓
(C) Balochlstan
(D) Azad Kashmir

20. The Upper house of the parliament in Pakistan ‘Senate1 consists of.
(A) 100 members
(B) 104 members ✓ 
(C) 110 members
(D) 112 members

21. Inflation is:
(A) a decrease r the overall price level.
(B) an increase in the overall price level ✓
(C) an increase in Die overall level of economic activity.
(D) a decrease In the overall level of economic activity.

22. Hie free market involve:
(A) The free provision of products
(B) The subsidizing of products by the government
(C) Market force of supply and demand ✓
(D) All trade via barter

23. A mixed economy:
(A) Has supply but not demand
(B) Has demand but not supply
(C) Has supply and demand
(D) Has market forces and government intervention ✓

24. Indicate below what is NOT a factor of production.
(A) Labour
(B) Capital
(C) A bank loan ✓
(D) Land

25. Two of the major factors contributing to growth are:
(A) resources and efficiency ✓
(B) money and efficiency
(C) money and luck
(D) resources and a good climate

26. Privatization is the transfer of:
(A) corporately owned businesses to individuals
(B) publicity held stock to private individuals
(C) government businesses to the private sector ✓
(D) privately owned businesses to the government sector.

27. What is called the reduction m the rale of a currency?
(A) Devolution
(B) Devaluation ✓
(C) Price Cap
(D) Cul-rale

28. What is "Dumping"?
(A) Sale of goods in large quantities with high quality
(B) Sale of goods in large quantities with low quality
(C) Sale of goods in targe quantities and at low price ✓
(D) Sale of goods in large quantities with high price

29. Gross Domestic Product (GOP) is:
(A) Value of all economic activity within a nation's border ✓
(B) Economic output of a country
(C) Economic activities of federal government
(D) None of these

30. Vital is called a country's total financial obligations to the rest of the world?
(A) Total debt
(B) Debt burden
(C) Nations liabilities
(D) External debt ✓

31. The average income of the people of a country during a year termed at:
(A) National Income
(B) Domestic Income
(C) Protection Income
(D) Per-capita Income ✓

32. What Is 'Debt retirement'?
(A) To write-off debt
(B) To reschedule debt
(C) To repay debt in easy installments
(D) The compile repayment of debt ✓

33. Hassan Rouhani new elected president of
(A) Iran ✓
(B) Iraq
(C) Lebanon
(D) Egypt

34. Which country gels contract to operate Gwadar Port?
(A) China ✓
(B) Japan
(D) Germany

35. The country which has largest army in the world.
(B) China ✓
(C) Russia
(D) India

36. The English poet who died in his young aye
(A) Shelley
(B) John Marshal
(C) John Keats ✓
(D) William Back

37. Which disease is more common in males than females?
(A) Heart Disease
(B) Dementia
(C) Colour blindness ✓
(D) Herpes

38. Who discovered the Law of Gravitation?
(A) Sir Isaac Newton ✓
(B) Louis Pasture
(C) Galileo
(D) William Henry

39. Nightingale Florence was
(A) Nubia ✓
(B) Soldier
(C) Religious reformer
(D) None of these

40. The President of USA who was lulled during his office ?
(A) J.F. Kennedy
(B) Abraham Uncofr
(C) Both ✓
(D) None of these

41. According to new research which is the oldest disease
(A) Influenza ✓
(B) Malaria
(C) Plague
(D) Leprosy

42. In which continent there is no glacier?
(A) Africa ✓
(B) Austral
(C) Asia
(D) North Amenca

43. Which is the oldest organization of the world?
(A) UN
(B) African Unity
(C) League of Nations ✓
(D) Common Wealth

44. Who it carted “father of computer"?
(A) Charles Babbage ✓
(B) Korurd Zutc
(C) Merry John
(D) None of these

45 Where days and night are equal an the year?
(A) Nairobi ✓
(B) New York
(C) London
(D) Oslo

46. Lion’s share of UN’s budget is being spent on
(A) Diseases
(B) Natural disasters
(C) Peace ✓
(D) Poverty

47. Which Muslim country has lowest per capita income?
(A) Somalia ✓
(B) Kenya
(C) Uganda
(D) Afghanistan

48. First country who issued currency notes in the world
(A) Greece
(B) China ✓
(C) Italy
(D) Russia

49. Which country’s Constitution is not in a written form?
(B) Denmark
(C) New Zealand
(D) United Kingdom ✓
50. What Is Holocaust?
(A) Killing of Jews during World War I
(B) Killing of Jews during World War II ✓
(C) Killing of Germans
(D) Killing period of American during war

51. "War and Peace' Novel was written by:
(A) Leo Tolstoy ✓
(B) Tito
(C)  Shelly
(D) Shakespeare

52. Gandhara civilization was situated between the rivers
(A) Chenab and Jhelum
(B) Ravi and Chenab
(C) Jhelum and Kabul
(D) Indus and Jhelum ✓

53. Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea are connected by
(A) Basphorse strait
(B) Suez Canal ✓
(C) Malacca strait
(D) Palk strait

54. Silicon valley is famous for
(A) Computers ✓
(B) Film industry
(C) Cars
(D) Sugarcane

55. Which is the largest (biggest) search engine of internet?
(B) Google ✓
(C) Yahoo
(D) None of them

56. Forakha Dam on river Gangn Is disputed between
(A) India and Pakistan
(B) India and Nepal
(C) India and China
(D) India and Bangladesh ✓

57. Which is biggest bird in the world?
(A) Ostrich ✓
(B) Kiwi
(C) Eagle
(D) None of them

58. The writer of book ’Khald Shadows"?
(A) S.M. Bruke
(B) K.M. Arif ✓
(C) As'lamBaig
(D)-Hassan Askorl

59. What Is meant by causeway?
(A) A raised paths ✓
(B) Marsh soil
(C) Salty ocean
(D) Road on Hill

60. Night Watch" Paintings belongs to:
(A) Michelangelo ✓
(B) Picasso
(C) Leonardo
(D) Nawaz Rawn

61. First Muslim who won the Nobel Prize1
(A) Anwar Saddal ✓
(B) YasirArfat'
(C) ShereinEbadi
(D) YousafAn

62. Which day is observed on 15th May every year?
(A) Water day
(B) Environment day
(C) Postal day
(D) Families day ✓

63. Which is the largest contributor of UNO's budget?
(A) USA ✓
(B) Japan
(C) Russian
(D) China

64. Who was the founder of Algebra?
(A) Al-Khwarizmi ✓
(B) Umar-Khayyam
(C) Lao-Tze
(D) Abu Yousaf

65. Where is Golden Gale situated?
(A) San Francisco (USA) ✓
(C) Toronto (Canada)
(B) London (Britain)
(D) Paris (France)

66. When the stock market is down falling it is called:
(A) Bullish
(B) Bearish ✓
(C) Falling
(D) Crashing

67. Which of the following rivers crosses the Equator twice?
(A) Amazon
(B) Congo ✓
(C) Nile
(D) Gangs

68. The Headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Is located al:
(A) Paris
(B) New York
(C) Manila ✓
(D) Tokyo

69. Night blindness is caused by lack of which vitamin?
(A) Vitamin A ✓
(B) Vitamin B
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitamin D

70. Taklamakan desert is located im
(A) Mongolia
(B) Russia
(C) Kazakhstan
(D) China ✓

71. What is the main cause of earthquakes?
(A) Volcanic activities
(B) Tectonic plates' movement
(C) Tectonic dislocation
(D) All of the above ✓

72 Which of the following inventions is the oldest?
(A) Clocks ✓
(B) Microscope
(C) Barometer
(D) Cycle

73. Who is called the Father of Modem Psychology?
(A) Sigmund Freud ✓
(B) Ibn-e-Khaldoon
(C) Adams Smith
(D) Charles Darwin

74. A number is increased by 10% and then decreased by 10%. The net change in the number is
(A) No Increase or decrease
(B) 2% decrease
(C) 1 % Increase
(D) 1 % decrease ✓

75. 5 out of 2250 parts of earth is sulphur what is the percentage of sulphur in earth?
(A) 11/50
(B) 2/9 ✓
(C) 1/45
(D) 2/45
[Required percentage = 5/2250 x 100 ) (52250x100) % =2/9  ]

76. 20 men can construct a building In 40 days.
How long will it taka 10 men to do this work?
(A) 50 days
(B) 60 days
(C) 70 days
(D) 8O days ✓

77. A man takas 50 minutes to cover a certain distance at a speed of 6km / hr. If he walks with a speed of 10km / hr. he covers the same distance In
(A) 60 minutes
(B) 30 minutes ✓
(C) 20 minutes
(D) 10 minutes

78. Aslam bought a Bhlrl 5f Rs. 500/- and sold It in Rs 525/- What profit did Aslam get?
(A) Rs 35
(B) Rs 30
(C) Rs 25 ✓
(D) Rs 20

79. Find the average of 40,51,20
(A) 90
(B) 60
(C) 41
(D) 43 ✓

80. If Iho cost of 1 dozen mangoes Is Rs 20 what Is the cost of 3 1/2 dozon mnngoos?
(A) Rs 85
(B) Rs 49
(C) Rs 08
(D) Rs 70 ✓

81. A carton contains 10 boxos each box containing one dozon cubes. How many cartons are needed to fill 060 cubes.
(A) 7
(B) 8 ✓
(C) 9
(D) 12

Fill in the blanks

82. Thera Is a limit____everything in life.
(A) to ✓
(B) on
(C) in
(D) with

83. Let us make_______differences.
(A) on
(B) In
(C) after
(D) up ✓

84. He Is always boasting his wealth.
(A) with
(B) for
(C) upon
(D) of ✓

85. Our neighbour died ____ over work.
(A) of ✓
(B) In
(C) for
(D) with

86. I was amazed ____ his misbehaviour.
(A) with
(B) in
(C) for
(D) an ✓

Identify the closest moaning of the following words from Q No. 87 to 91

87. Obnoxious
(A) offensive ✓
(B) gratifying
(C) dear
(D) lucid

88. Dormant
(A) active
(Q) vigilant
(C) slow
(D) Inactive ✓

89. Foible
(A) virtue
(B) sports
(C) trivial
(D) weakness ✓

90. Reconcile
(A) popular
(B) adjust ✓
(C) praise
(D) false

91. Infringe
(A) conserve
(B) violate ✓
(C) Instil!
(D) divert

92. Which country Is the Inmost trading partner of Pakistan?
(A) UK
(B) USA ✓
(C) Canada

93. 'Fleet Street’ London 13 famous for
(A) Banking and financial offices
(B) Offices of the cargo companies
(C) Offices of the newspapers and press agencies ✓
(D) Offices of the Royal Navy establishment

94. India granted Pakistan Most Favored Nation Status (MFN) In Mutual trado In:-
(A) 1992
(B) 1994
(C) 1996 ✓
(D) 2006

95. What do you understand by the disease 'Insomnia'?
(A) Inability to steep ✓
(B) Colour blindness
(C) Depressibn
(D) Hone of these

96. The World's famous Madame Tussaud’s museum is situated in:
(A) Paris
(B) London ✓
(C) Romo
(D) New York

97. ’Dassu Dam' Is being constructed in:-
(A) Punjab
(B) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ✓
(C) Northern Areas
(D) Balochistan

98. Omithology is (ha study of:
(A) Birds ✓
(B) Insects
(C) Sea Animals
(D) Sea Plants

99. 1 metric ton is equal to;
(A) 100 kg
(B) 500 kg
(C) 1000 kg ✓
(D) 1500 kg

100. Which pari of human body is most affected by Hepatitis virus?
(A) Liver ✓
(B) Lungs
(C) Spleen
(D) Pancreas

[It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. (Aristotle)]

PPSC TEHSILDARS Solved Past Paper (BS-16) 2012

1. The British Indian Government announced the partition of Bengal In 1905 because of: 
(A) Muslim's Demand 
(B) Hindu’s Demand 
(C) Administrative Requirements ✓  
(D) Financial Constraints

2. Quaid-e-Azam resigned from the Indian National Congress due to: 
(A) Nehru Report 
(B) Shuddhi Movement 
(C) Non Cooperation Movement ✓ 
(D) Quit India Movement

3. Which of the following leaders had convinced Quaid-e-Azam to join All India Muslim League: 
(A) Sir Agha Khan 
(B) Attama Iqbal 
(C) Maulana Muhammad Al Jauhar ✓  
(D) Maulana Shaukat Ali 

4. Pakistan National Movement' was launched from England in 1933 by: 
(A) Syed Amir All 
(B) Chaudhry Khaliq uz Zeman 
(C) Chaudhry Rehmat Ali 
(D) Syed Wazir Hassan ✓

5. The central part of Government of India Act 1935 was not enforced because of:- 
(A) Required number of Princely States declined to join the Indian Union. ✓  
(B) Diarchy system in the center was unacceptable to Congress and Muslim League 
(C) Starting the Second World War 
(D) British Indian government was not willing to enforce It 

6. The founder of Indian National Congress was: 
(A) William Hunter 
(B) Surendranath Banneriee 
(C) Motl Lai Nehru 
(D) A.O. Hume ✓  

7. The largest Princely State by area at the time of partition was: 
(A) Hyderabad (Deccan) 
(8) Kashmir ✓  
(C) Bahawalpur 
(D) Bhopal 

8. The Central National Muhammadan Association was founded in 1877 by:- 
(A) Chaudhri Rehmat Ali 
(B) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan 
(C) Syed Ameer Ali ✓  
(D) Mohsin-ul-Mulk

9. The Constitution of the All India Muslim League was drafted by a Committee in 1907 headed by:- 
(A) Nawab Viqar-ul-Mulk 
(B) Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk 
(C) Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar ✓  
(D) Justice Shah Din 

10. Which amendments were proposed by Quaid-e-Azam in the Nehru Report 1928, to make it acceptable to the Indian Muslim:- 
(A) The Muslims Should be given 1/3 representation in the central legislature. 
(B) For ten years, the Muslim Should be represented In Punjab and Bengal according to their population. 
(C) Residuary power should be given to the provinces. 
(D) All of the above ✓

11. Maulana Muhammad All Jauhar had started publishing his famous English Newspaper “Comrade" in 1911 from:- 
(A) Delhi
(B) Bombay 
(C) Calcutta ✓
(D) Lahore

12. Liaquat Ali Khan joined All India Muslim League as a member in:- 
(A) 1916
(B) 1919 
(C) 1921
(D) 1923 ✓

13. What was the significance of 21st annual session of All India Muslim League? 
(A) Quaid-e-Azam presented fourteen points. 
(B) Allama Iqbal delivered Allahabad Address ✓  
(C) Lahore Resolution was passed.
(D) Quaid-e-Azam was elected as permanent President of All India Muslim League. 

14. Which of the following leaders helped Quald-e-Azam In the preparation of his Fourteen Points In 1629:- 
(A) Maulana Muhammad All Jauhar ✓  
(B) Maulana Shaukat All 
(C) Llaquat All Khan 
(D) Maulana Hasrat Mohani

15. Under Gandhi Irwin Pact March 1931, It was decided that: 
(A) The System of Diarchy will be abolished. 
(B) The System of Separate Electorates will be retained for the Muslims. 
(C) The Congress will represent the low caste Hindus in the elected bodies 
(D) The Congress will call off its Civil Disobedience Movement ✓ 

16. The Government of India Act 1935, divided the country into: 
(A) Seven Provinces 
(B) Nine Provinces 
(C) Eleven Provinces ✓  
(D) Thirteen Provinces 

17. In the Provincial Election of 1937, All India Muslim League won largest number of seats in the:  
(A) United Provinces (UP) ✓  
(B) Sindh Province 
(C) Punjab Province
(D) Central Provinces (CP) 

18. The Indian Muslims observed “Day of Deliverance" after the resignation of Congress ministries on: 
(A) 12 September 1939 
(B) 22 September 1939 
(C) 12 December 1939 
(D) 22 December 1939 ✓ 

19. Chaudhri Rehmat Ali first used the word 'Pakistan' in his pamphlet “Now or Never” in:
(A) 1933 ✓
(B) 1935 
(C) 1937
(D) 1938 

20. Identify the Secretary of State for India who led the Cabinet Mission in 1946: 
(A) Sir Stafford Cripps 
(B) A.V Alexander 
(C) Lord Pethick-Lawrence ✓  
(D) Sir Anthony McDonald 

21. Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah joined All India Muslim League in:-
(A) 1937 ✓
(B) 1938 
(C) 1939
(D) 1940 

22. Lahore Resolution of 23rd March 1940 was seconded from Sindh Province by: 
(A) G. M. Syed 
(B) Mekhdoom Talibul Mula 
(C) Abdullah Haroon ✓ 
(D) Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto

23. Congress launched "Quit India Movement" against the British Government in: 
(A) 1040
(B) 1941 
(C) 1942 ✓
(D) 1944 

24. Gandhl-Jinnah talks were held in 1944 to discuss the C.R Formula, prepared by: 
(A) Raj Gopal Acharia ✓  
(B) VP Menon 
(C) Abu-al-Kalam Azad 
(D) Lord Waved 

25. Who presided over the Simla Conference in 1945? 
(A) Lord Minto
(B) Lord Waved ✓  
(C) Lord Irwin
(D) Lord Mountbatten 

26. After Sir Agha Khan, the next President of AII India Muslim League was:- 
(A) Viqar-ul-Mulk 
(B) MaulanaZafar All Khan 
(C) Raja Sahib of Mahmoodabad ✓  
(D) Mian Muhammad Shaft 

27. The Hindu had launched “Swadeshi Movement" (to boycott English made goods) in the wake of: 
(A) The Urdu Hindi controversy 1867 
(B) Partition of Bengal 1905 ✓  
(C) Jallianwala Bagh tragedy 1919 
(D) All of these events 

28. The Pirpur Report on the brutalities of the Congress ministries 1937, was compiled by> 
(A) A. K. Fasil-ul-Haq 
(B) Raja Muhammad Mehdi ✓  
(C) Nawab Salim Ullah Khan 
(D) M.Sherif 

29. The British Parliament passed Indian Independence Act on: 
(A) 3 June 1047
(B) 14 June 1947 
(C) 14 July 1947 ✓
(D) 24 July 1947 

30. Who among the following leaders had translated the Lahore Resolution from English to Urdu on 23rd March 1940:- 
(A) MaulanaZafarAli Khan ✓  
(B) Chaudhri Khaleeq-uz-Zaman 
(C) Dr. Muhammad Alam 
(D) Sir Sikander Hayat 

31. Quaid-e-Azam met M. K Gandhi for the first time 1916 at 
(A) Delhi
(B) Bombay 
(C) Calcutta
(D) Lucknow ✓ 

32. Identify the Viceroy who made ‘August Offer in 1940: 
(A) Lord Linlithgow ✓ 
(B) Lord Wavell
(C) Lord Ripon
(D) Lord Mountbatten 

33. Cawnpur Mosque tragedy had taken place in: 
(A) 1909
(B) 1910 
(C) 1913 ✓
(D) 1915

34. Ouald-e-Azarn surrendered the most cherished demand pf the Indian Muslims “Separate Electorate System" under the:- 
(A) Delhi Proposals 1927 ✓  
(B) Modifications Purposed in Nehru report 1928 
(C) Fourteen Points 1929 
(D) None of these 

35. Quaid-e-Azam Joined All India Muslim League as a member in 1913 at: 
(A) Karachi
(B) Calcutta 
(C) Agra
(D) Bombay ✓  

36. “The Politics” is considered as the first book on the art of government, identify the author:-
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato 
(C) Aristotle ✓
(D) Adam Smith 

37. “Thomas Cup" is given for the game of: 
(A) Lawn Tennis
(B) Golf 
(C) Table Tennis
(D) Badminton ✓  

38. The Nobel Prize for Peace is given in the city of: 
(A) Stockholm
(B) Oslo ✓  
(C) Brussels
(D) Copenhagen 

39. Which is largest gland in the human body? 
(A) Pancreas
(B) Liver ✓  
(C) Ovary
(D) Sweat gland 
Liver is the largest gland in human body. It is also the largest (internal) organ in our body and can weigh up to 1.5-1.6 kg for a human adult.

40. Who is the founder of “Scout Movement”? 
(A) Robert Baden-Powell ✓ 
(B) D.H Lawrence 
(C) Maccollins 
(D) David Hudson 
In 1906 and 1907 Robert Baden-Powell, a lieutenant general in the British Army, wrote a book for boys about reconnaissance and scouting.

41. The first Pakistani who became the judge of “International Court of Justice" was:- 
(A) Ahmad Shah Patras 
(B) M.RKani 
(C) Sir Zafarullah Khan ✓  
(D) Dr. Naseem Hasan Shah 
[Sir Chaudhry Muhammad Zafarullah Khan KCSI was a Pakistani jurist and diplomat who served as the first Foreign Minister of Pakistan. After serving as foreign minister he continued his international career and was the first Asian, Muslim, and the only Pakistani to preside over the International Court of Justice. Wikipedia
Born: February 6, 1893, Sialkot
Died: September 1, 1985, Lahore]

42. The UN Security Council consists of: 
(A) 5 members
(B) 11 members 
(C) 15 members ✓
(D) 20 members 
[At the UN's founding in 1945, the five permanent members of the Security Council were the Republic of China, the French Republic, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States.]

43. The Suez Canal connects: 
(A) Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. 
(B) Atlantic Ocean and South China Sea 
(C) Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea 
(D) Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea ✓  

44. Pakistan has recently been elected nonpermanent member of United Nations Security Council for the:- 
(A) First Time
(B) Third Time
(C) Fifth Time
(D) Seventh Time ✓  

45. What do you understand by the term "Kerb” in foreign currency dealings? 
(A) The exchange rate of currencies in the open market ✓  
(B) The exchange rate of currencies determined by the State Bank of Pakistan
(C) All sort of monitory dealings in foreign currencies within the stock exchange. 
(D) None of the above. 

46. “ITAR-TASS” is a news agency of: 
(A) Israel
(B) Palestine 
(C) Iran
(D) Russia ✓  

47. “Ariana" is an airline of: 
(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Iran 
(C) Afghanistan ✓
(D) Turkey 

48. Pakistan's highest mountain peak K-2 is located in the: 
(A) Himalayan Range 
(B) Hindu Kush Range 
(C) Karakoram Range ✓  
(D) Suleiman Range 

49. Identify the highest “None-Operational Award" of Pakistan Armed Forces:- 
(A) Sltara-I-Jurat 
(B) Tamgha-i-Basalat 
(C) Sitara-i-Basalat ✓  
(D) Tamgha-i-Khidmat 

50. The study or science of populations is called: 
(A) Geography
(B) Demography ✓  
(C) Plutocracy
(D) Sociology 

51. According to the recent report of World Health Organization, which infectious disease is causing maximum number of casualties in the world? 
(A) Malaria
(B) Influenza 
(C) AIDS ✓
(D) Tuberculosis 

52. The world’s oldest surviving monarchy is in: 
(A) England
(B) Japan ✓  
(C) Saudi Arabia
(D) Nepai 

53. OPEC's largest oil producing country is: 
(A) Kuwait
(B) Iran 
(C) Saudi Arabia ✓
(D) U.A.E 

54. “Pedagogy” is a science of: 
(A) Bodily diseases
(B) Stamp collecting
(C) Languages
(D) Teaching ✓  

55. The main cause of earthquakes is: 
(A) Sudden cooling and contraction of the earth's surface 
(B) Coming into activity of some dormant volcanoes 
(C) Due to internal heat, sometimes water changes into steam and expands. 
(D) All of the above ✓ 

56. After U.S.A which country is the second biggest arms seller in the world? 
(A) Britain
(B) Russia ✓  
(C) France
(D) Germany 

57. “Digital Computer” was invented by: 
(A) Vannnevor Bush
(B) John Harrison 
(C) M.R Bissel
(D) Howard Aiken ✓

58. Pinpoint the world’s oldest democratic country 
(A) United States
(B) Great Britain ✓  
(C) Greece
(D) France 

59. The highest literacy rate among the SAARC countries Is In: 
(A) India
(B) Maldives 
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Pakistan ✓
* Among the SAARC countries, Highest Per Capita GDP (PPP) is of Maldives as per World Economic Outlook Database, April 2015. It stands at 14,383 International Dollars)

60. Identify the function of IMF: 
(A) To provide loans to the members of United Nations for development of industrial infrastructure 
(B) To make foreign exchange resources available for those countries who want to Import essential items of food. 
(C) To make foreign exchange resources available for those countries facing balance of payments difficulties  ✓
(D) None of above. 

61. The world's largest island is: 
(A) Madagascar
(B) Sumatra
(C) New Guinea
(D) Greenland ✓ 

62. Among the SAARC countries, the highest per capita income' is of: 
(A) India
(B) Pakistan 
(C) Sri Lanka ✓
(D) Bangladesh 

63. Which international agency supervised Indus Basin Treaty, 1960 between Pakistan and India? 
(A) IMF 
(B) World Bank ✓  
(C) World Health Organization 
(D) International Red Cross 

64. Identify the longest glacier of Pakistan? 
(A) Hlspar
(B) Bakoro 
(C) Batura
(D) Siachen ✓  

65. “Warsak Dam" has been built on the river: 
(A) Indus
(B) Korung 
(C) Kabul ✓
(D) Sutlej 

66. The “Shandur Pass" at the height of 12,205 feet connects: 
(A) Chitral and Gilgit ✓  
(B) Chitral and Bannu 
(C) Mardan and Malakand 
(D) Gilgit and Kashgar (China) 

67. According to a recent survey, the world's largest importer of weapons is:- 
(A) China
(B) India ✓  
(C) Saudi Arabia
(D) Iran

68. Of the various agencies of the United Nations, the oldest one is: 
(A) International Labor Organization ILO 
(B) Universal Postal Union UPU ✓  
(C) World Health Organization WHO 
(D) World Meteorological Organization WMO 

69. ‘On China” recently published book is written by: 
(A)  Henry Kissinger ✓ 
(B) Noam Chomsky
(C) Z. Brzezinski
(D) Stanley Woipert 

70. The foundation stone of the Sikhism's holiest place ‘Golden Temple' at Amritsar was laid by: 
(A) Baba Guru Nanak 
(B) Mahraja Renjeet Singh 
(C) Hairat Molnuddin Chishti 
(D) Hazrat Mian Mir ✓

1. What is the old name of Sahiwal?
(A) Lyallpur
(B) Montgomery ✓
(C) Pakpattan
(D) None
2. Indonesia is the new name of?
(A) Batavia ✓
(B) Istanbul
(C) Bechaunaland
(D) Burma
3. Magyar is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Zaire
(C) Taiwan
(D) Hungary ✓
4. Cambal Pure is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Attock ✓
(C) Pakpattan
(D) Lahore
5. AJodhanpur is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Attock
(C) Pakpattan ✓
(D) Lahore
6. What is the old name of Ankara?
(A) Angora ✓
(B) Tripoli
(C) Kolin
(D) East Pakistan
7. What is the old name of Faisalabad?
(A) Lyallpur ✓
(B) Montgomery
(C) Pakpattan
(D) None
8. What is the old name of Libya?
(A) Angora
(B) Tripoli ✓
(C) Kolin
(D) East Pakistan
9. What is the old name of Bangladesh?
(A) Angora
(B) Tripoli
(C) Kolin
(D) East Pakistan ✓
10. British Guiana is the new name of?
(A) Batavia
(B) Istanbul
(C) Guyana ✓
(D) Burma
11. Sri Lanka is the new name of?
(A) Batavia
(B) Istanbul
(C) ceylon ✓
(D) Burma
12. Ghana is the new name of?
(A) Batavia
(B) Istanbul
(C) Gold Coast ✓
(D) Burma
13. Netherland is the new name of?
(A) Holland ✓
(B) Jappan
(C) Leopoldville
(D) Madagascar
14. Nippon is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Japan ✓
(C) Leopoldville
(D) Madagascar
15. Surinam is the new name of?
(A) Batavia
(B) Istanbul
(C) Dutch Gayana ✓
(D) Burma
16. Kalaolit Nunaat is the new name of?
(A) Batavia
(B) Greenland ✓
(C) ceylon
(D) Burma
17. Botswana is the new name of?
(A) Batavia
(B) Istanbul
(C) Bechaunaland ✓
(D) Burma
18. Myanmar is the new name of?
(A) Batavia
(B) Istanbul
(C) Bechaunaland
(D) Burma ✓
19. Loro Sae is the new name of?
(A) Batavia
(B) Istanbul
(C) East Timor ✓
(D) Burma
20. Kinshasa is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Jappan
(C) Leopoldville ✓
(D) Madagascar
21. Malagasy is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Jappan
(C) Leopoldville
(D) Madagascar ✓
22. Malaysia is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Malaya ✓
(C) Leopoldville
(D) Madagascar
24. Iraq is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Japan
(C) Mesopotamia ✓
(D) Madagascar
25. Zambia is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Northern Rhodesia ✓
(C) Mesopotamia
(D) Madagascar
26. Leningrad is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Petrograd ✓
(C) Mesopotamia
(D) Madagascar
27. Beijing is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Japan
(C) Peking ✓
(D) Madagascar
28. Ho Chi Minh City is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Japan
(C) Saigon ✓
(D) Madagascar
29. Hawailan is the new name of?
(A) Holland
(B) Sandwich Islands ✓
(C) Mesopotamia
(D) Madagascar
30. Thailand is the new name of?
(A) Siam ✓
(B) Japan
(C) Mesopotamia
(D) Madagascar
31. Namibia is the new name of?
(A) Siam
(B) South west Africa ✓
(C) Mesopotamia
(D) Madagascar
32. Volgograd is the new name of?
(A) Stalingrad ✓
(B) Siam
(C) Japan
(D) Madagascar
33. Tanzania is the new name of?
(A) Siam
(B) Zanzibar ✓
(C) Mesopotamia
(D) Madagascar
34. Burkina Faso is the new name of?
(A) Upper Volta ✓
(B) Siam
(C) Japan
(D) Madagascar
35. Athens is the new name of?
(A) Siam
(B) Japan
(C) Athinai
(D) Greece ✓
36. What is the new name of Bombay?
(A) Mumbai ✓
(B) Dehli
(C) Athinai
(D) Greece
37. What is the new name of Persia?
(A) Iran ✓
(B) Iraq
(C) Turkey
(D) Baghadad
38. Constantinople is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul ✓
(B) Zaire
(C) Taiwan
(D) Manchuria
39. Congo is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Zaire ✓
(C) Taiwan
(D) Manchuria
40. Formosa is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Zaire
(C) Taiwan ✓
(D) Manchuria
41. Manchukno is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Zaire
(C) Taiwan
(D) Manchuria ✓
42. Nyasaland is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Zaire
(C) Taiwan
(D) Malawi ✓
43. Salisbury is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Zaire
(C) Taiwan
(D) Harare ✓

45. Wien is the old name of?
(A) Vienna ✓
(B) Zaire
(C) Taiwan
(D) Manchuria
46. Helvetia is the old name of?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Switzerland ✓
(C) Taiwan
(D) Manchuria

PPSC ZILLADARS Solved Past Paper (BS-17)

1.Who wrote Path to Pakistan?
(A)Allama Iqbal
(B)Ch Rehmat Ali
(C)Ch Khalique Zaman ✓

2.When Fatima Jinnah Joined AIML?
(A) 1930
(B) 1937 ✓
(C) 1932
(D) 1950

3.Who prepared Pirpur report?
(A) Quaid Azam
(B) Raja Syed Mehdi ✓
(C) Allama Iqbal
(D) MA Johar

4.When Qaid e Azam Met M.K Gandhi 1st time?
(A) 1910
(B) 1912
(C) 1913
(D) 1916 ✓

5.When were non-party elections held?
(A) 1970
(B) 1985 ✓
(C) 1975
(D) 1976

6.When National Anthem Approved in:
(A) June 1951
(B) July 1952
(C) October 1953
(D) August 1954 ✓

7.Who was secretary of state for India in cabinet mission?
(A)Lord Rippon
(B)Lord Curzon
(C)Lord Pathetic Lawrence ✓
(D)Lord Mew

8.When water accord between provinces?
(B) 1991 ✓
(D) 1998

9.Where Rawal dam constructed on river?
(A)Kurrang ✓
(B) Kabul
(D) Ravi

10.Where is Green peace head quarter?
(B) New York
(D) Amsterdam ✓

11.Doab between River Ravi and Chenab called?
(A) Bari doab
(B) Sagar doab
(C) Rachna ✓
(D) Neeli bar

12.Bala Hisar fort built by:
(B) Babar ✓
(D) Jahangir

13.Who administrated the oath of prime minister to Liaqat Ali Khan?
(A)Muhamad Ali Jinnah ✓
(B)Khawaja Nazimuddin
(C)Ch Muhammad Ali
(D)Sikandar Mirza

14.Where copper deposits in?
(B) Khuzdar
(D) Chaghi ✓

15.Who supported Pakistan resolution from Sindh province?
(A) Liaqat Ali Khan
(B) Qaim Ali Shah
(C) Abdullah Haroon ✓
(D) Sir Hayadat ullah

16.Where is Banbhore site?
(A) Thatta ✓
(B) Karachi
(C) Delhi
(D) Hyderabad

17.Where is chandka medical college?
(A) Peshawar
(B) Lahore
(C) Larkana ✓
(D) Karachi

18.Where are artificial forest being maintained in?
(A) Multan
(B) DG Khan
(C) Lahore
(D) Changa Manga ✓

19.Which is Pakistan's 2nd largest foreign exchange earner crop?
(A) Wheat
(B) Cotton
(C) Rice ✓
(D) Tobacco

20.Ch Rehmat Ali coined word Pakistan in NOW OR NEVER pamphlet in?
(B) 1933 ✓
(D) 1936

21.CR formula was prepared by?
(A)Rajagopalacharla ✓
(C)VP Menon
(D) Gokhley

22.Who discovered Malaria paraBlte?
(A) Dr Smith
(B) Dr Johnson
(C) Dr Kalita
(D) Ronald Ross ✓

23.Largest organ of the body is:
(B) Kidney
(C)Liver ✓
(D) Spinal Cord

24.Kidney disease Is due to overdose of:
(A) Vitamin B
(B) Vitamin C ✓
(C) Vitamin B Complex
(D) Vitamin K

25.Largest Muslim country in Africa by population Is:
(A)Nigeria ✓
(B) Pakistan
(D) Indonesia

26.Noble prize for peace is awarded in:
(A)New York
(B) London
(C)Oslo ✓
(D) Paris

27.Highest literacy rate among SAARC:
(B) Sri Lanka ✓
(D) Pakistan

28.Highest per capita income among SAARC:
(B) Nepal
(C)Sri Lanka ✓
(D) Bhutan

29.Largest producer of oil in OPEC countries:
(B) Egypt
(D) Saudi Arabia ✓

30.Bakhtar news agency of:
(B) Pakistan
(C)Afghanistan ✓
(D) Nepal

31.Ariana is Airline of:
(B) Afghanistan ✓
(D) Pakistan

32.Cathy Pacific is a/an:
(A)Airline ✓
(B) Glacier
(C)News Agency

33.ITAR-TASS Is news agency of.
(B) UK
(C) France
(D) Russia ✓

34.PPI stands for:
(A)Pakistan Peace Initiatives
(B)Pakistan Petroleum Industry
(C)Pakistan Press International ✓
(D)Pak peace international

35. Share of Punjab in Pakistan:
(A) 12.7%
(B) 25.8% ✓
(C) 34.3%
(D) 45.6%

36. Headquarters of Asian development bank is in:
(A) Manila ✓
(B) Delhi
(C) Karachi
(D) Colombo

37. Security Council members are:
(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 22
(D) 15 ✓

38. ibne Batuta came in India from:
(A) Paris
(B) Samarqand
(C) Morocco ✓
(D) Tashkant

39. SCOUT established by
(A) Peter Rose
(B) RobertPowall ✓
(C) Nicholson
(D) RobertGate

40. Who presided over the Wavell plan?
(A1 Lord Wavell ✓
(B) Lord Rlppon
(C) Lord Curzon
(D) Lord Mew

41. Ch Rehmat All coin word Pakistan In:
(A) 1925
(B) 1928
(C) 1930
(D) 1933 ✓

42. Llaqar Nehru Pact was signed bn
(A) 5 April 1949
(B) 8 April 1950 ✓
(C) 10 April 1951
(D) 22 April 1952

43. Pedagogy is a term about:
(A) Cycling
(B) Teaching ✓
(C) Business
(D) Cricket

44. Fasting became firz in:
(A) 2 Hijri ✓
(B) 4 hijri
(C) 5 hijri
(D) 6 hijri

45. Gazwa Tabook was fought in:
(A) 5 hijri
(B) 6 hijri
(C) 7 hijri
(D) 9 Hijri ✓

46. Who wrote Hudaibiya?
(A) Hazrat Umar
(B) Hazart Ali (R.A) ✓
(C) Hazrat Abu Bakr
(D) Hazrat Usman

47. Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh) initially preached Islam secretly for:.
(A) 7 years
(B) eight years
(C) 3 Years ✓
(D) ten years

48. Hijri calender kis khalifa ne start kiya:
(A) Hazrat Ali
(B) Hazrat Umar e Farooq (R.A) ✓
(C) Hazrat Abu Bakr
(D) Hazrat Usman

49. Allah tala ne sab se ziada apni naimato (blessings) ka izhar kis surah me farmaya hai:
(A) Surah Yasin
(B) Surah Rehman ✓
(C) Surah Naas
(D) Surah Baqra

50. The oldest Anthem of the world:
(A) Japan ✓
(B) China
(C) Russia
(D) Greece

51. What is Big Ben?
(A) Clock ✓
(B) Tower
(C) Cinema
(D) Road

52. Who was the first viceroy of India?
(A) Lord Ripon
(B) Lord Canning ✓
(C) Lord Curzon
(D) Lord Mayo

53. Napoleon Bona parte was the king of:
(A) France ✓
(B) Italy
(C) Russia
(D) Spain

54. Helvetia is the old name of:
(A) Netherlands
(B) Hungary
(C) Japan
(D) Switzerland ✓

55. How many zeros are there in one trillion?
(A) Twelve ✓
(B) Thirteen
(C) Fourteen
(D) Ten

56. Gestapo was the secret police organization of:
(A) Italy
(B) Russia
(C) Germany ✓

57. The train wentthe tunnel.
(A) Into ✓
(B) by
(C) from
(D) of

58. She jumped ___ the bus
(A) from ✓
(B) off
(C) through
(D) into

59. Write the meaning of strenuous:
(A) shy
(B) calm
(C) coward
(D) energetic ✓

60. Write the meaning of zest?
(A) keenness ✓
(B) big
(C) small
(D) upper

61. Synonym of Collision?
(A) crescent
(B) small
(C) limit
(D) crash ✓

62. Synonym of Accumulate?
(A) distribute
(B) jumping
(C) collect ✓
(D) agreement

63. Synonym of Detrimental.
(A) harmful ✓
(B) terminated
(C) friendly
(D) swallow

64. Synonym of Rancour
(A) company
(B) afraid
(C) sublime
(D) enmity ✓

65. Which sahabi narrated the maximum ahadis?
(A) Hazrat Jaffar
(B)Hazrat AbuHuraira ✓
(C) Hazrat Ali
(D) Hazrat Waqas

66. Which sura's ayats were revealed first?
(A) Naas
(B) Alaq ✓
(C) Baqra
(D) Fateh

67. The first Gazwa was:
(A) Abwa ✓
(B) Badr
(C) Khandaq
(D) none of these

68. Largest island:
(A) Iceland
(B) Diego Garcia
(C) Greenland ✓
(D) Java

69. Largest peninsula:
(A) Malaysia
(B) Arabia ✓
(C) Bengal
(D) Smatra

70. Ibne Insha is famous for:
(A) Humour ✓
(B) Poetry
(C) Novels
(D) Short essay

71. Mast Tawakli was the poet of:
(A) Punjabi
(B) Pushtoo
(C) Balochi ✓
(D) Brohi

72. After USA, greatest arms exporter is:
(A) Russia ✓
(B) UK
(C) India
(D) France

73. Oldest Anthem:
(A) Malaysia
(B) France
(C) Russia
(D) Japan ✓

74. Kahuta Labortries were established in:
(A) 1960
(B) 1965
(C) 1976 ✓
(D) 1982

75. Arbitrator In Indus Basin Treaty:
(B) World Bank ✓

76. Pakistan joined ILO*:
(A) 1949
(B) 1950
(C) 1951
(D) 1956
[The ILO Office was established in Pakistan in 1970 which was first located in Karachi and later shifted to Islamabad when it became capital of the country.]

77. Rapid means:
(A) Severe
(B) Slow
(C) Clever
(D) Quick ✓

78. Largest democracy in the world is:
(B) India ✓
(C) UK
(D) Pakistan

79. Thomas Cup is associated with:
(A) Cricket
(B) Badminton ✓
(C) Hockey
(D) Football

80. First nuclear power plant in Pakistan was set up with help of:
(A) Canada ✓
(C) China
(D) Israel

81. Capital of Somalia is:
(A) Mogadishu ✓
(B) Adabo
(C) Afmadow
(D) Beyra

82. First Punjabi poet was:
(A) Waris Shah
(B) Bulleh Shah
(C) Muhammad Shah
(D) Baba Farid ✓

83. Length of Great Wall of China is:
(A) 1800km
(B) 3400km ✓
(C) 2000km
(D) 2100km

84. Durand line was demarcated in:
(A) 1890
(B) 1888
(C) 1886
(D) 1893 ✓

85. Oldest monarchy is:
(A) Saudi Arab
(C) Japan ✓
(D) Kuwait

86. First missile of Pakistan is:
(A) Hatf ✓
(B) Hunza
(C) Badar
(D) Badarll

87. Ringitt is the currency of:
(A) Nepal
(B) Malaysia ✓
(C) Bhutan
(D) Sri Lanka

88. Digital computer was invented by:
(A) Nicholson
(B) Dr Smith
(C) Bill Gate
(D) John Atanasoff ✓

89. Decimal system introduced in Pakistan on 1st January:
(A) 1961 ✓
(B) 1963
(C) 1964
(D) 1965

90. BabaTs tomb is situated in:
(A) Agra
(B) Dehli
(C) Kabul ✓
(D) Lahore

91. Which is the longest river of Baluchistan Province?
(A) Bolan
(B) Hingol ✓
(C) Dasht
(D) Rukshan

92. Largest Muslim country producing natural gas:
(A) Iraq
(B) Iran ✓
(C) Tajikistan

93. Google Is a:
(A) Computer
(B) search engine ✓
(C) City of USA
(D) software engineer

94. When did Pakistan become member of CENTO?
(A) 1955 ✓
(B) 1957
(C) 1958
(D) 1960

95. The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, in:
(A) Washington
(B) New York
(C) California
(D) Pentagon ✓

96. Meaning of “Rapid"?
(A) Slow
(B) Weak
(C) Fast ✓
(D) Dirty

97. “Celebrity” means?
(A) Dirty
(B) Beautiful
(C) Famous Man ✓
(D) Filmstar

98. Fill in the blank: Pour tea______the cup?
(A) at
(B) upon
(C) into ✓
(D) over

99. Salisbury Is the old name of:
(A) New England
(B) Petrograd
(C) Harare ✓
(D) Bombay

100. Who founded Attack Fort.?
(A) Hmanyun
(B) Jahangir
(C) Babur
(D) Akbar ✓

PPSC ZILLADARS Solved Past Paper

1. Which planet is called “Evening Star*?
(A) Mars
(B) Mercury
(C) Venus ✓
(D) None of these

2. Parliament of Sweden is known as:
(A) People’s Congress
(B) Parliament
(C) Riksdag ✓
(D) National Congress

3. World's longest street Is:
(A) Yonge Street ✓
(B) Fieet Street
(C) Wail Street
(D) Lombard Street

4. Greenwich, a city of London is famous for
(A) Calculating the time of all the countries ✓
(B) Beautiful gardens
(C) Both of them
(D) None of these

5. George Washington was succeeded by:
(A) Thomas Jefferson
(B) John Hamilton
(C) John Adams ✓
(D) None of these

6. In 1954 USA launched its first Atomic Submarine. What was its name?
(A) Attila
(B) Washington
(C) Sea Lion
(D) Nautilus ✓

7. When did Pakistan's first expedition land on Antarctica?
(A) On January 15,1991 ✓
(B) On March, 1976
(C) On April 16,1991
(D) On August 14,1980

8. “Kyodo" is the news agency of.
(A) China
(B) Japan ✓
(D) Cambodia

9. Cryptography is a branch of science which deals with:
(A) Crimes
(B) Secret writing ✓
(C) Dictionary
(D) Old thing

10. RAMA is a secret agency of:
(A) Israel
(B) Afghanistan ✓
(C) Iran
(D) Iraq

11. The old name of Libya is:
(A) Trablus
(B) Tripoli ✓
(C) United Arab
(D) Undlas

12. New name of Persia is:
(A) Iran ✓
(B) Baghdad
(C) Turkey
(D) Iraq

13. The only person to win two unshared Nobel prizes?
(A) Marie
(B) Linus Pauling ✓
(C) John Jackson
(D) None of these

14. Highest military award of Britain is:
(A) Iron Cross
(B) Victoria Cross ✓
(C) Victoria Medal
(D) Military Cross

15. YOSEMITE waterfall is located in:
(A) USA ✓
(B) Philippines
(C) Venezuela
(D) UK

16. First Provincial elections after establishment of Pakistan were held in
(A) 1950
(B) 1951 ✓
(C) 1952
(D) 1953

17. The origin of the Idea of Pakistan is associated with the name of:
(A) Sir Sayed Ahmad Khan
(B) Allama Iqbal ✓
(C) Quaid-e-Azam
(D) None of these

18. Lady Finger peak is present in:
(A) China
(B) India
(C) Pakistan ✓
(D) Morocco

19. The “Roof of the World” is:
(A) The Alps
(B) Andes
(C) The Apennines
(D) The Pamir Plateau (Tibet) ✓

20. Le Harve is the seaport of:
(A) Portugal
(B) Italy
(C) France ✓
(D) China

21. Where is the shrine of Lai Shahbaz Qalandar is situated?
(A) Shahbaz Nagar
(B) Uch Sharif
(C) Sehwan Sharif ✓
(D) None of these

22. The largest Natural Lake in the subcontinent is:
(A) Keenghar Lake
(B) Manchar Lake
(C) Hali Lake ✓
(D) None of these

23. Name the longest river of Pakistan?
(A) Chenab
(B) Karaola
(C) Indus ✓
(D) Jehlum

24. Allama Inayatullah Mashraqi was the founder of:
(A) Mujahid Tehreek
(B) Tehreek-e-Khatam-e-Nabawat
(C) Khaksar Tehreeq ✓
(D) None of these.

25. What is Malakhra?
(A) A lake
(B) A river
(C) A game ✓
(D) None of these

26. Which religious scholar tried to eradicate different innovations from the religion?
(A) Shah Wall Ullah
(B) Haji Shariat Ullah ✓
(C) Syed Ahmad Shaheed
(D) Shah Ismail

27. First edition of Asar-us-Sanadid appeared in:
(A) 1846 ✓
(B) 1845
(C) 1848
(D) 1849

28. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan became Chief Judge in:
(A) 1846 ✓
(B) 1845
(C) 1848
(D) 1849

29. Headquarters of World Economic Forum is situated In:
(A) Davos
(B) London
(C) Geneva ✓
(D) New York

30. 'Ottawa convention 1997' Is related to:
(A) Environment protection ✓
(B) Preserving wild life
(C) Banning landmines
(D) None of these

31. The War of Roses (1455-1485) In European history is associated with the:
(A) War between England and France
(B) Civil war in England ✓
(C) Anglo-Spanish War
(D) None of these

32. What is the total numbers of Ghazwat?
(A) 17
(B) 25
(C) 27 ✓
(D) 29

33. Which was the first Ghazwa of Islam?
(A) Abwa ✓
(B) Badr
(C) Ohad
(D) Mota

34. Ghazwa Abwa is also known as:
(A) Ghazwa Widdan ✓
(B) Ghazwa
(C) Ghazwa Ohad
(D) Ghazwa Badr

35. What was the religion of the forefathers of the Holy Prophet (SAW)?
(A) Idolatry
(B) Deen-e-lbraheemi ✓
(C) Hinduism
(D) Buddhism

36. The Government of India Act 1935 was fully enforced on:
(A) August, 1935
(B) April, 1937 ✓
(C) September, 1936
(D) October, 1937

37. Which party won the elections of October 1990?
(A) People’s Party
(B) Islami Jamhoori Ittehad ✓
(C) Pakistan National Alliance
(D) Muslim League

38. The elections for Assemblies were held in October 2002 when the elections for Senate were held?
(A) January 2003
(B) February 2003 ✓
(C) March 2003
(D) April 2003

39. The government of Benazir Bhutto was dismissed for the second time on November 5, 1996 by
(A) Ghulam Ishaq Khan
(B) Malik Miraj Khalid
(C) Farooq A. Leghari ✓
(D) Nawaz Sharif

40. The longest Surah in the Holy Quran is:
(A) Surah A! Imran
(B) Surah Al-Baqrah ✓
(C) Surah Al-Falaq
(D) Surah An-Nisa

41. “Glasgow” is the seaport of:
(A) UK ✓
(B) Iraq
(C) Japan
(D) Iran

42. Which of the following words explains a narrow strip of land separating two seas and connecting two landmarks?
(A) isthmus ✓
(B) Strait
(C) Bay
(D) Gulf

43. 19th Amendment to USA's constitution essentially granted the right of voting to
(A) Red Indians
(B) Women ✓
(C) Negroes
(D) None of these

44. GMAT stands for:
(A) Graduate Management Admission Test ✓
(B) General Management Admission Test
(C) Graduate Medical Admission Test
(D) Graduate Medical Admission Treaty

45. 7th April is the day celebrated as
(A) Peace Day
(B) Human Right Day
(C) World Health Day ✓
(D) Water Day

46. Total number of great lakes of USA and Canada are:
(A) Four
(B) Seven
(C) Five ✓
(D) Three

47. Which country's Parliament has the largest membership?
(A) Russia
(B) China ✓
(C) Japan
(D) United States

48. The largest number of women representatives are in the parliament of:
(A) Sweden
(B) Denmark ✓
(C) Rwanda
(D) Pakistan

49. Which country's parliament is called mother of parliaments
(A) Britain ✓
(C) China
(D) Russia

50. What do you understand by Ultra Vires?
(A) An affair of the heart
(B) Beyond limits
(C) Beyond one's authority ✓
(D) None of these

51. ____ is the oldest written language of the world.
(A) Chinese ✓
(B) Sindhi
(C) Sanskrit
(D) Arabic

52. Necrophobia is a fear of
(A) Everything
(B) Death ✓
(C) Wealth
(D) None of these

53. Which country's parliament is called “Mother of All Parliaments"?
(A) Britain ✓
(C) China
(D) Russia

54. Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan did his Ph.D. from Leaven University of:
(A) Germany
(B) Holland
(C) Belgium ✓
(D) Austria

55. Cambodia was earlier known as
(A) Mauritania
(B) Persia
(C) Kampuchea ✓
(D) None of these

56. Highest military award of India is:
(A) Iron Cross
(B) Military Cross
(C) Victoria Cross
(D) Param Vir Chakra ✓

57. Henry Kissinger was the former US:
(A) Premier
(B) President
(C) Secretary of State ✓
(D) Defence Minister

58. “JiJi" is the news agency of:
(A) China
(B) Pakistan
(C) Libya
(D) Japan ✓

59. MOSAD is a secret agency of:
(A) Palestine
(B) Israel ✓
(C) France
(D) Germany

60. Who among the following is regarded as the forerunner of revenue administration in medieval India?
(A) Akbar
(B) SherShah ✓
(C) Balban
(D) None of these

61. Who has taken the highest number of wickets in test cricket?
(A) Malcolm Marshal
(B) M. Maralitharan ✓
(C) Waqar Yunus
(D) WasimAkram

62. What is the duration of one-half of a Hockey match?
(A) 45 min
(B) 40 min
(C) 35 min ✓
(D) 30 min

63. Which country is known as the 'Land of Thunderbolt’?
(A) Belgium
(B) Nepal
(C) Bhutan ✓
(D) Bolivia

64. Name the city which is a seat of UNO International Court of Justice?
(A) Hamburg
(B) Greenwich
(C) Geneva
(D) Hague ✓

65. Sharjah is located in:
(A) Qatar
(B) UAE ✓
(C) Kuwait
(D) Saudi Arabia

66. What is the total height of K-2 peak?
(A) 8610 meter
(B) 8640 meter
(C) 8611 meter ✓
(D) 8691 meter

67. Manchhar Lake is found in:
(A) Thatta district
(B) Khushab District
(C) Dadu District ✓
(D) D. Ismail Khan District

68. Doctrine of Lapse under which adoption of son by rulers in the absence of their natural hairs was banned was introduced in Subcontinent:
(A) 1846
(B) 1845
(C) 1848 ✓
(D) 1849

69. East India Company occupied Punjab in
(A) 1846
(B) 1845
(C) 1848
(D) 1849 ✓

70. Sher Shah is well-known for his administrative skiil, especially his:
(A) Market control steps
(B) Land revenue system ✓
(C) Mansabdari system
(D) Law and order

71. Name the first Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Taijuman-ul-Quran'?
(A) Abul Kalam Azad
(B) Muhammad Hussain Azad
(C) Tufail Muhammad
(D) Syed Abul Ala Maududi ✓

72. Who was the founder of Mughal Empire in India?
(A) Babur ✓
(B) Akbar
(C) ShahJahan
(D) None of these

73. Who is called the “Parrot of India"?
(A) Akbar
(B) Shah Jahan
(C) AmirKhusro ✓
(D) None of these

74. Parliament of Norway is known as:
(A) People’s Congress
(B) Parliament
(C) Storting ✓
(D) National Congress

75. Which are the boundary lines between India & Pakistan?
(A) Working boundary
(B) Line of control
(C) 24 parallel line
(D) All of the above ✓

76. Kafir Fort is located in the province
(A) Punjab
(B) Sindh
(C) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ✓
(D) Balochistan

77. Who wrote the book “Great Tragedy"?
(A) Z.A.Bhutto ✓
(B) Yousaf
(C) Zial-ul-Haq
(D) None of these

78. Rebindra Nath Tagor the first Asian who received literature Nobel Prize in:
(A) 1810
(B) 1911
(C) 1912
(D) 1913 ✓

79. Following the Third Afghan War, Afghanistan gained its independence in:
(A) 1919
(B) 1911
(C) 1924
(D) 1921 ✓

80. Which was the Napoleon’s last battle in which he was captured and exiled to St Helena?
(A) Battle of Trafalgar
(B) Battle Waterloo ✓
(C) Battle of Austerlitz
(D) Battle of Leipzig

81. After Shariat Ullah who made the Faraizi Movement strong and popular?
(A) Syed Ahmad Shaheed
(B) Shah Ismail
(C) Dadhu Mian ✓
(D) Shah Wall Ullah

82. Nadir Shah invaded India during the reign of.
(A) ShahAlam
(B) Bahadur Shah
(C) Muhammed Shah ✓
(D) Farrukhsiyar

83. The Mughal emperor, who died to sudden fall from the staircase, was:
(A) Babar
(B) Humayun ✓
(C) Jahangir
(D) Aurangzeb

84. Who amongst the following lost his kingdom in Hindustan but retrieved it after about 15 years in exile?
(A) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(B) Ala-ud-Din Khilji
(C) Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughlaq
(D) Humayun ✓

85. The coin rupia was first issued by:
(A) Sher Shah Suri ✓
(B) Alauddin Khilji
(C) Akbar
(D) Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq

86. Afghanistan gained its independence in 1921 under the leadership of:
(A) Jamal-u-din Afghani
(B) Nadir Shah
(C) Amanul Allah ✓
(D) None of these

87. Afghanistan is separated from Central Asia by:
(A) Wakhan
(B) Aral River
(C) Caspian Sea
(D) Oxus River ✓

88. Which Prophet (A.S.) was the carpenter by profession?
(A) Hazrat Musa (AS)
(B) Hazrat Issa (AS)
(C) Hazrat Zakariya (AS) ✓

(D) Hazrat Yousaf (AS)

89. The only Surah of the Holy Quran which is not started with 'Bismillah' is
(A) Surah Al-Ahzab
(B) Surah Al-Taubah ✓
(C) Surah Al-Jinn’
(D) None of these

90. Who founded the school of Dars-e-Nizamia in Indo-Pak?
(A) Mulla Umar
(B) Mulla Nizam-ud-din ✓
(C) Fareed-ud-din Atar
(D) None of these

91. Holy Prophet (PBUH) delivered his farewell sermon at Arafat on
(A) 8th Zulhajj
(B) 10th Zlilhajj
(C) 9th Zulhajj ✓
(D) 11th Zulhajj

92. Why Muslims observed 'Day of Deliverance'?
(A) End of non-cooperation movement
(B) End of Congress ministries ✓
(C) Return of Simmon Commission
(D) None of the above

93. Which gas is used in electric buib?
(A) Nitrogen ✓
(B) Hydrogen
(C) Carbon dioxide
(D) Chlorine

94. Junejo's government dissolved on
(A) 29th May 1988 ✓
(B) 17th August 1989
(C) 17th August 1990
(D) 17th August 1991

95. The Treaty of Hudabia was signed in
(A) 5th Hijrah
(B) 6thHijrah ✓
(C) 7th Hijrah
(D) 8th Hijrah

96. The tragic incident of Karabala took place on Muharram, 10:
(A) 55 AH
(B) 61 AH ✓
(C) 70 AH
(D) 72 AH

97. Which Roman governor ordered the execution of Hazrat Issa (AS)?
(A) Theodore
(B) Politus ✓
(C) Herodus
(D) None of these

98. The difference in the duration of day and night increases as one moves from:
(A) West to east
(B) East and west of the prime meridian
(C) Poles to equator
(D) Equator to poles ✓

99. Ghulam Muhammad Barrage is aiso called:
(A) Indus Barrage
(B) Kanj Barrage
(C) Kotri Barrage ✓
(D) None of these

100. Atmospheric pressure at sea level is
(A) 750 mm
(B) 760 mm
(C) 770 mm
(D) None of these ✓

PPSC ZILLADARS Past Paper (BS-14) - 2004, 

1. News agency of Malaysia is:
(C) Bemama ✓
(D) Interfax

2. The highest peak of Hindu Kush range is:
(A) Tirich Mir ✓
(B) Nanga Parbat
(C) K-2
(D) Rakaposhi

3. Wullar Lake is a source of:
(A) Jhelum ✓
(B) Chenab
(C) Indus
(D) Kabul

4. “Khaki Shadows" book was written by:
(A) S.M. Bruke
(B) Mansoor A Shah
(C) K. M. Arif ✓
(D) Kamal Ahamed

5. Nobel Peace Prize 2004 was awarded to ‘Wangari Maathal' of:
(A) Uganda
(B) Kenya ✓
(C) South Africa
(D) Nigeria

6. What is the old name of Bin Qasim?
(A) Cambalpur
(B) Gaddomi ✓
(C) Mansoora
(D) Pepri

7. Burkina Faso is the new name of.
(A) Lower Volta
(B) Rhodesia
(C) Burma
(D) Upper Volta ✓

8. Which one of the following is not a 'Cash Crop'?
(A) Cotton
(B) Wheat ✓
(C) Sugarcane
(D) None of these

9. Where Quaid-e-Azam stayed during his last illness in 1948?
(A) Hanna Lake
(B) Kohlu
(C) Ziarat ✓
(D) Makran

10. Which is the oldest hydroelectricity project in Pakistan?
(A) Mangla
(B) Tarbela
(C) Warsak
(D) Malakand Dargai ✓

11. Under Indus Water Treaty which rivers were given to India?
(A) Ravi and Beas
(B) Ravi, Beas and Sutlej ✓
(C) Sutlej, Ravi
(D) Indus, Jhelum and Chenab

12. 'Land of Maple Leaf is the nickname of:
(A) New York
(B) Canada ✓
(C) Malta
(D) None of these

13. Which country is 'Sick Man of Europe'?
(A) Turkey ✓
(B) France
(C) Spain
(D) Germany

14. “Doma” is the parliament of the country:
(A) India
(B) Myanmar
(C) Russia ✓
(D) Bhutan

15. Under Indus Water Treaty the rivers given to Pakistan are:
(A) Indus Jhelum and Chenab ✓
(B) Indus and Jhelum
(C) Ravi and Beas
(D) None of these

16. Warsak dam is located on:
(A) River Kabul ✓
(B) River Karam
(C) River Gomal
(D) River Bera

17. International Anti-Corruption day is observed on.
(A) 6th December
(B) 8th December
(C) 5th December
(D) 9th December ✓

18. Hina Lake is situated near:
(A) Peshawar
(B) Quetta ✓
(C) Murree
(D) Kaghan

19. ‘Dalai Street’is situated In:
(B) Mumbai ✓
(C) France
(D) Austria

20. Which is the biggest earth filled dam of Pakistan?
(A) Tarbela ✓
(B) Mangla
(C) Hub
(D) None of these

21. Balloki Headworks was built on the river:
(A) Ravi ✓
(B) Sutlej
(C) Bias
(D) Jhelum

22. Fort William College was established at Calcutta in:
(A) 1799
(B) 1789
(C) 1800 ✓
(D) 1803

23. Shalimar Garden is located in the city of:
(A) Lahore ✓
(B) Karachi
(C) Multan
(D) Taxila

24. Badshahi Mosque was built in:
(A) 1670
(B) 1673 ✓
(C) 1676
(D) 1678

25. First Martial Law was imposed in:
(A) October 1958 ✓
(B) September 1958
(C) August 1958
(D) November 1958

26. Which of the following is the correct group of Kharif Crops?
(A) Rice, Millet, Maize, Cotton
(B) Jowar, Bajra, Rice, Cotton, Jute, Gram
(C) Groundnut, Bajra, Barley, Sorghum, Wheat ✓  
(D) None of these

27. Where is the headquarters of the Amnesty International?
(A) New York
(B) London ✓
(C) Paris
(D) Geneva

28. Headquarter of International Finance Corporation (IFC) is located in:
(A) New York
(B) Washington ✓
(C) Geneva
(D) None of these

29. When Commonwealth was established?
(A) 1931 ✓
(B) 1932
(C) 1947
(D) 1926

30. Name the Secretary-General of Commonwealth:
(A) Lord George Byron
(B) Dag Hammar Skjold
(C) Roger Smith
(D) Kammalesh Sharma ✓

31. Which of the President of USA was involved in Watergate Scandal?
(A) Richard M Nixon ✓
(B) Ronald Reagon
(C) George Bush
(D) Johnson

32. Who is the only person to win the two Nobel Prizes for Peace and Chemistry?
(A) Bertrand Russel
(B) Romain Rolland
(C) Ems Ludwig
(D) Dr. Linus Pauling ✓

33. Michelangelo was famous artist and painter of:
(A) Spain
(B) Italy ✓
(C) Netherlands
(D) France

34. What Is the total length of Makran Coastal Highway which is constructed with the help of China:
(A) 595 km
(B) 625 km
(C) 653 km ✓
(D) 732 km

35. What is the length of Peshawar to Karachi railway route?
(A) 1605 km
(B) 1661km
(C) 1681km ✓
(D) 1725 km

36. The first nuclear power plant was set up in Karachi in:
(A) 1971
(B) 1970
(C) 1972 ✓
(D) 1973

37. Which is the highest mountain peak of the world?
(A) Mount Everest ✓ 
(B) K2
(C) Nanga Parbat
(D) None of these

38. Which is the largest river of Asia?
(A) Yangtze Kiang ✓ 
(B) Indus
(C) Hawang Ho
(D) Ob

39. Which is the largest river of Africa?
(A) Lena
(B) Niger
(C) Congo
(D) Nile river ✓

40. Which is the longest river of North America?
(A) Mississippi ✓ (B) Amazon
(C) Niger
(D) Lena

41. How much electricity is being generated by Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (KANNUP)?
(A) 137 MW ✓
(B) 195 MW
(C) 172 MW
(D) None of these

42. One nautical mile per hour is equal to __ knots.
(A) 1.25 knots
(B) 1.5 knots
(C) 1.75 knots
(D) 1 knot ✓

43. Where is Red Square situated?
(A) Kashmir
(B) Moscow ✓
(C) China
(D) New York

44. The capital of Chechnya is:
(A) Colombo
(B) Islamabad
(C) Washington
(D) Grozny ✓

45. The second atom bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on:
(A) Aug 6,1914
(B) Aug 9,1945 ✓
(C) Aug 6,1943
(D) Aug 9.1943

46. Salat-e-lstasqa is performed at the occasion of:
(A) Shortage of rain ✓
(B) Solar eclipse
(C) Fear
(D) War

47. Name the prayers in which there is no change in Farz Raka'ats in case of Qasr?
(A) Fajr
(B) Maghrib
(C) Witr
(D) All of these ✓

48. Name the first Muslim who recited the Quran loudly
(A) Hazrat Abdullah bin Masood (RA) ✓
(B) Hazrat Abu Bakr(RA)
(C) Hazrat Zaid bin Haris (RA) .
(D) Hazrat Bilal bin Rubbah (RA)

49. Incident of Kanpur occurred 133 Muslims were killed in this incident in:
(A) 1913 ✓
(B) 1914
(C) 1911
(D) 1916

50. Maulana Muhammad AN Johar issued “Hamdard" Urdu newspaper in
(A) 1911
(B) 1914
(C) 1913 ✓
(D) 1916

51. Dyarchy system meaning dual system of Government was introduced fn
(A) 1917
(B) 1918
(C) 1919 ✓
(D) 1920

52. When was the Constitution of 1973 enforced?
(A) 10th April. 1973
(B) 14th August 1973 ✓
(C) 10m March 1973
(D) 10th August 1973

53. Kingdom of Khwarzim was destroyed in 1218-20 AD by
(A) HalakuKhan
(B) Changaiz Khan ✓
(C) Temur Lung
(D) QublaiKhan

54. Every prayer is preceded by an Azaan with the exception of:
(A) Eid-ul-FItr
(B) Eld-ul-Ashaa
(C) Funeral prayer
(D) All of these ✓

55. Which of the following is the icy continent?
(A) Greenland
(B) Antarctica ✓
(C) Australia
(D) None of these

56. Name the Person who discovered Australia?
(A) Henry Hudson
(B) William Janszoon ✓
(C) Sebastain Cabot
(D) None of these

57. The length of the Suez Canal is approximately:
(A) 110 km
(B) 150 km
(C) 170 km ✓
(D) 125 km

58. Which is the largest river of Asia?
(A) Yangtze Kiang ✓ 
(B) Indus
(C) Hewing Ho
(D) Ob

59. Which is the longest river of the world?
(A) Lena
(B) Niger
(C) Congo
(D) Nile river ✓

60. FIR stands for:
(A) First Information Report ✓
(B) Final Information Report
(C) Fundamental Information Report
(D) Final Information Record

61. Which day is observed on 7 December?
(A) Civil Aviation day ✓
(B) Disarmament day
(C) Cultural day
(D) Postal day

62. The Great Bear Lake is situated in:
(A) North America
(B) Canada ✓
(C) Siberia
(D) None of these

63. Which of the following is the first man who successfully climbed Mt. Everest in 1953?
(A) Edmund Hillary ✓
(B) Fran Fipps
(C) James Present
(D) Jacques Charles

64. Who was the first woman to climb Everest?
(A) Karolene Mikkelsen   
(B) Fran Fipps
(C) Junko Taibei ✓
(D) Valentina

65. Who was the first man to sail round the world?
(A) Ferdinand Magellan ✓ 
(B) John Maynard
(C) Ernst Schumaher
(D) Milton Friedman

66. Who is the writer of the book “My Experiments with Truth?"
(A) Mahatma Gandhi ✓
(B) Paul Kennedy
(C) ZuIifqarAli Bhutto
(D) None of these

67. “Origin of Species" was written by:
(A) J.M. Barrie
(B) Charles Darwin ✓
(C) G.B. Shaw
(D) Jane Bunyan

68. Who built Shalimar Garden?
(A) ShahJahan ✓
(B) Babar
(C) KamKhan
(D) Akbar

69. Name the first President of Pakistan
(A) Ghulam Muhammad
(B) Iskandar Mlrza ✓
(C) Muhammad Ali Bogra
(D) Quaid-e-Azam

70. The 2012 Olympic Games are scheduled to be held at
(A) London ✓
(B) Seoul
(C) Sydney
(D) Tokyo

71. Who was the first Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team?
(A) Fazal Mehmood
(B) WazirAli
(C) Hafeez Kardar ✓ 
(D) Hanif Muhammad
72. Kalar Kahar Lake is situated in:
(A) Klrthar Range
(B) Salt Range ✓
(C) Koh-e-Sufaid Range
(D) None of these

73. Hub Lake is situated near
(A) Quetta
(B) Peshawar
(C) Karachi ✓
(D) Gomal

74. Who was the first President of Chinese Republic?
(A) JunkoTabar
(B) Dr. SunYatSan ✓
(C) MaoTse-Tung
(D) None of these.

75. The train went ___ the tunnel.
(A) through ✓
(B) in
(C) at
(D) to

76.  Pour the tea ___the cup.
(A) to
(B) at
(C) into ✓
(D) in

77.  She jumped ____ the bus.
(A) off
(B) on ✓
(C) of
(D) at
Choose the correct meaning of:

(A) resentment ✓
(B) greed
(C) sadness
(D) ugly

79. 'RAPID'
(A) loud
(B) quick ✓
(C) slow
(D) bright

80. 'ZEST
(A) great enjoyment ✓
(B) keenness
(C) extremely large
(D) helpless

81. What is the Parliament of Denmark:
(A) National Assembly
(B) Senate
(C) Folketing ✓
(D) None of these

82. The 1st Asian Secretary General of Unitec Nations was:
(A) Tryve Lie
(B) Vijay Lakshmi Pandit
(C) U-Thant ✓
(D) Kurt Waldheim

83. The headquarters of EFTA is in:
(A) London
(B) Geneva ✓
(C) Rome
(D) Paris

84. "Bread for the World" Institute which focuses on problems of poverty and hunger in the world, is based in:
(A) London
(B) Washington ✓
(C) Geneva
(D) New York

85. Who united all the Sikhs and founded a kingdom in the Punjab?
(A) Guru Nanak
(B) Guru Gobind Singh
(C) Ranjit Singh ✓
(D) Guru Tegh Bahadur

86. “Ajodhanpur* is the old name of:
(A) Jakababad
(B) Attack
(C) Pakpattan ✓
(D) Lahore

87. What is the old name of Sahiwal city?
(A) Montgomery ✓
(B) Lawrencepur
(C) Lyailpur
(D) Lahore

88. Which is the world's oldest religion?
(A) Judaism
(B) Islam
(C) Christianity
(D) Hinduism ✓

89. Kashmir black day is observed on:
(A) February 5
(B) July 13
(C) October 24
(D) October 27 ✓

90. Anatolia is the news agency of:
(A) Romania
(B) England
(C) U.S.A.
(D) Turkey ✓

91. Where the Noor Mahal is located?
(A) Bahawalnagar
(B) Uch Sharif
(C) Bahawalpur ✓
(D) None of these

92. Where Gulzar Mahal, Bahawalgarh and Daulat Khana are situated?
(A) Multan
(B) Bahawalpur ✓
(C) Forth Abbas
(D) Lahore

93. In Southern Punjab there is only one hill station. What is its name?
(A) Fort Munro ✓
(B) Rohtas Fort
(C) Attack Fort
(D) Fort Abbas

94. Sher Shah's real name was:
(A) Hemu
(B) Faizi
(C) Bahadur
(D) Farid Khan ✓

95. The__capital of the Mughal Empire was shifted from Agra to Delhi by:
(A) Jahangir
(B) Aurangzeb
(C) Humayun
(D) Shahjahan ✓

96.  Which country is also called Land of Protease?
(A) Angola
(B) Switzerland
(C) South Africa ✓
(D) None of the above

97.  Which country is called the ‘Cockpit of Europe'?
(A) South-hall
(B) Bangalore
(C) Belgium ✓
(D) Berlin

98. Eduskunta is the parliament of which country?
(A) Sweden
(B) Finland ✓
(C) Netherlands
(D) Hungary

99. Mount Everest's height is 29,035 ft what is its height in metres?
(A) 8594 metres
(B) 8291 meters
(C) 8850 meters ✓
(D) 8926 meters

100. What is the third largest mountain peak in the world?
(A) Kanchenjunga ✓
(B) Makalu
(C) Cho Oyo
(D) Lhotse

PPSC ZILLADARS Past Paper (BS-14) - 2011,
in the Punjab Irrigation & Power Department

1. ‘Pathway to Pakistan' is the autobiography of:
(A) M.A.H. Isphani
(B) Choudhry Khaiiq uz Zaman ✓
(C) A. Fazlul Haq
(D) Sir Fazl-i-Hussain

2. Chaudhri Rehmat Ali first used the word 'Pakistan' in his pamphlet 'Now or Never" in:
(A) 1933 ✓
(B) 1935
(C) 1937
(D) 1938

3. Identify the Secretary of State for India who led the Cabinet Mission in 1946:
(A) Sir Stafford Cripps
(B) A.V. Alexander
(C) Lord Pethick Lawrence ✓
(D) Sir Anthony McDonald

4. Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah joined All India Muslim League in:
(A) 1937 ✓
(B) 1939
(C) 1938
(D) 1940

5. Congress launched “Quit India Movement” against the British Government in:
(A) 1940
(B) 1941
(C) 1942 ✓
(D) 1944

6. Gandhi-Jinnah talks were held in 1944 to discuss the C.R. Formula, prepared by:
(A) Raj Gopa Acharia ✓
(B) V.P. Menon
(C) Abu-al-Kalam Azad
(D) Lord Wavell

7. Who presided over the Simla Conference in 1945?
(A) Lord Mioto
(B) Lord Wavell ✓
(C) Lord Irwin
(D) Lord Mountbatten

8. Quaid-e-Azam met M.K. Gandhi for the first time in 1916 at:
(A) Delhi
(B) Bombay
(C) Calcutta
(D) Lucknow ✓

9. The National Anthem of Pakistan was approved by the Government in:
(A) 1947
(B) 1950
(C) 1952
(D) 1954 ✓
* Pakistan Declaration (titled Now or Never; Are We to Live or Perish Forever?) was a pamphlet written and published by Choudhary Rahmat All, on 28 January 1933, in which the word Pakistan, without the letter i, was used for the first time and was presented in the Round Table conferences in 1933.

10. The land lying between the river Ravi and river Chenab is called’:
(A) Rachna Doab ✓
(B) Bari Doab
(C) Chaj Doab
(D) Sindh Sagar Doab

11. The artificial forests are being maintained at:
(A) Changa Manga
(B) Chichawatni
(C) Kotla Adeeb Shahid
(D) All of these ✓

12. Which of the following forts was built by Mughal Emperor Zahir-ud-Din Babar:
(A) Bala Hissar Fort ✓
(B) Rohtas Fort
(C) Ranikot Fort
(D) Attock Fort

13. Which of the following districts of Balochistan contains huge deposits of Copper:
(A) Loralai
(B) Sibbi
(C) Khuzdar
(D) Chaghi ✓

14. The only National Elections held on non-party basis were in:
(A) 1977
(B) 1985 ✓
(C) 1988
(D) 1990

15. “Chandka Medical College” is located at:
(A) Hyderabad
(B) Nawabshah
(C) Larkana ✓
(D) None of these

16. Nuclear Research Laboratory at Kahuta* was setup in:
(A) 1974  ✓
(B) 1976
(C) 1978
(D) 1980

*Sind Sagar Doab - lies between the Indus and Jhelum River rivers. Jech Doab (also Chaj) Doab - between the Jhelum and the Chenab River. Rachna Doab - between the Chenab and the Ravi River. Bari Doab or Majha - between the Ravi and the Beas River. Bist Doab (also Jullundur Doab or Doaba) - between the Beas and the Sutlej river. ‘Nuclear Research Laboratory at Kahuta, also called The Khan Research Laboratories, previously known at various times as Project-706, and Engineering Research Laboratories, is a Pakistan Government's multiprogram national research institute, managed and

17. “Rawal Dam” was built in 1962 on river:
(A) Soan
(B) Haro
(C) Korang ✓
(D) Jhelum

18. Who is considered to be the first poet of Punjabi language:
(A) Bulleh Shah
(B) Baba Farid Ganj Shakr ✓
(C) Khawaja Ghulam Farid
(D) Sultan Bahu

19. Pakistan became a member of International Labour Organization (ILO) in.
(A) 1947 ✓
(B) 1949
(C) 1951
(D) 1957

20. The first Water Accord was signed among the provinces in:
(A) 1988
(B) 1991 ✓
(C) 1994
(D) 1997

21. Which of the following signed on 8 April 1950:
(C) Liaquat Nehru Pact ✓
(D) Colombo Plan

22. “Mast Tawakli" was prominent poet of:
(A) Balochi ✓
(B) Phusto
(C) Sindhi
(D) Barohi

23. Archaeological site “Bhambore" is located in the district of:
(A) Khairpur
(B) Dadu
(C) Larkana
(D) Thatta ✓

24. Decimal System was introduced in Pakistan on First January:
(A) 1951
(B) 1959
(C) 1961 ✓
(D) 1963

25. Which was the first missile launched by Pakistan:
(A) Hatf ✓
(B) Anza
(C) Ghauri
(D) Shaheen

26. “Thomas Cup**” is given for the game of:
(A) Lawn Tennis
(B) Golf
(C) Table Tennis
(D) Badminton ✓
°The Thomas Cupsometimes called the World Men's Team Championships.

27. The Noble Prize for Peace is given in the city of:
(A) Stockholm
(B) Oslo ✓
(C) Brussels
(D) Copenhagen

28. Identify the world's largest “Peninsula”:
(A) Alaska
(B) Scandinavia
(C) Arabia ✓
(D) Labrador

29. What is the length of “Great Wall of China‘“?
operated under the scrutiny of Pakistan Armed Forces, located in Kahuta, Punjab
(A) 2400 km
(B) 2600 km
(C) 3200 km
(D) 3400 km ✓

30. Which is largest gland in the human body?
(A) Pancreas
(B) Lachrymal
(C) Liver ✓
(D) Sweat glands

31. Who is the founder of “Scout Movement"?
(A) Robert Baden Powell ✓
(B) E.O. Lawrence
(C) Maccollins
(D) Nicoba Tesla

32. The UN Security Council consists of:
(A) 5 members
(B) 11 members
(C) 15 members ✓
(D) 20 members

33. The headquarters of the “Asian Development Bank" is at:
(A) Jakarta
(B) Tokyo
(C) Kuala Lumpur
(D) Manila ✓

34. 'ITAR-TASS’ is a news agency of:
(A) Israel
(B) Iran
(C) United States
(D) Russia ✓

35. What is “Cathy Pacific”?
(A) Island
(B) Newspaper
(C) News Agency
(D) Airline ✓

36. 'Ariana' is an airline of:
(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Iran
(C) Afghanistan ✓
(D) Turkey

37. After cotton, which is the second highest exchange earner crop of Pakistan?
(A) Rice ✓
(B) Wheat
(C) Sugar Cane
(D) None of these

37. IPP stands for:
(A) Internal Programme of Planning
(B) International Press of Pakistan
(C) Independent Power Producer ✓
(D) Internal Power Plan

38. What is “Pentagon"?
(A) Name of the French Parliament
(B) Offices of American Defence Ministry ✓
(C) Official residence of United Nations Secretary General
(D) A kind of boat used in forming a bridge to let the army cross the river

40. The World’s oldest surviving monarchy is in:
(A) England
(B) Japan ✓
(C) Saudi Arabia
(D) Nepal

*A comprehensive archaeological survey, using advanced technologies, has concluded that the Ming walls measure 8,850 km (5,500 mi). This is made up of 6,259 km (3,889 mi) sections of actual wall, 359 km (223 ml) of trenches and 2,232 km (1,387 mi) of natural defensive barriers such as hills and rivers. Another archaeological survey found that the entire wall with all of its branches measure out to be 21,196 km (13,171 mi).

41. OPEC's largest oil producing country is:
(A) Kuwait
(B) Iran
(C) Saudi Arabia ✓
(D) U.A.E.

42. “Pedagogy" Is a science of:
(A) Bodily diseases
(B) Stamp collecting
(C) Languages
(D) Teaching ✓

43. After U.S.A. which country Is the second biggest arms seller In the world?
(A) Britain
(B) Russia ✓
(C) France
(D) Germany

44. "Digital Computer" was Invented by:
(A) VannevorBush
(B) John Harrison
(C) M.R. Bissel
(D) Howard Aiken ✓

45. Pinpoint the World’s oldest* democratic country:
(A) United States
(B) Great Britain ✓
(C) Greece
(D) France

46. The highest literacy rate among the SAARC countries is in:
(A) India
(B) Maldives ✓
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Pakistan

47. The world's largest island is:
(A) Madagascar
(B) Sumatra
(C) New Guinea
(D) Greenland ✓

48. Among the SAARC countries, the highest per capita income’ is of:
(A) India
(B) Pakistan
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Bangladesh

Among the SAARC countries, Highest Per Capita GDP (PPP) is of Maldives as per World Economic Outlook Database, April 2015. 

49. Which International agency supervised indue Basin Treaty, 1860 between Pakistan and India?
(B) World Bank ✓
(C) World Health Organization
(D) international Red Cross

50. Punjab's size In the total land mass of Pakistan is:
(A) 20.7%
(B) 25.8% ✓
(C) 29.7%
(D) 37.7%

51. Which of the following leaders first raised the demand of separate electorate for the Indian Muslims?
(A) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan ✓
(B) Nawab Mohsin-ui-Mulk
(C) S.M. Shafi
(D) None of these

52. Chaudhri Rehmat Ail first used the word “Pakistan" in his pamphlet 'Now or Never’ in:
(A) 1933 ✓
(B) 1935
(C) 1937
(D) 1938

53. Lahore Resolution of 23rd March 1940, was seconded from Sindh province by:
(A) G. M. Syed
(B) Mekhdoom Talib ul Mula
(C) Abdullah Haroon ✓
(D) Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto

54. Who presided over the Simla Conference in 1945?
(A) Lord Minto
(B) Lord Waved ✓
(C) Lord Inwin
(D) Lord Mountbatten

55. The Pirpur Report on the brutalities of the congress ministries (1937-39), was compiled
(A) A.K. Fazl-ul-Haq
(B) Raja Muhammad Mehdi ✓
(C) Nawab Salim Uilah Khan
(D) M. Sharif

56. Who administered the oath of office to Liaquat All Khan as the first Prime Minister of Pakistan?
(A) Quaid-i-Azam ✓
(B) Justice Mian Abdul Rashid
(C) Lord Mountbatten
(D) Maulvi Tamizuddin

57. Pakistan's first Nuclear power plant was set up in 1974 at Karachi with the assistance of:
(A) China
(B) France
(C) Canada ✓
(D) North Korea

58. Pakistan-Afghanistan border “Durand Line" was drawn in:
(A) 1892
(B) 1890
(C) 1893 ✓
(D) 1897

59. The headquarters of international environmental organization 'Green Peace' Is in:
(A) London
(B) Paris
(C) Vienna
(D) Amsterdam ✓

60. The cause of Malaria was discovered by:
(A) Edward Jenner
(B) Alexander Fleming
(C) Ronald Ross ✓
(D) None of these

61. The largest Producer of Natural Gas in the Muslim world is:
(A) Qatar
(B) Turkmenistan
(C) Iran ✓
(D) Kazakhstan

62. 'Bakhtar1 is the news agency of:
(A) Bangladesh
(B) Iran
(C) Belgium
(D) Afghanistan ✓

63. Which of the following Vitamin's overdose can cause kidney damage?
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin C
(C) Vitamin D ✓
(D) Vitamin E

64. ‘Ibn Battuth' was a famous traveller of:
(A) Iran
(B) Morocco ✓
(C) Syria
(D) Indonesia

65. 'Ringgit' is the currency of:
(A) Sudan
(B) Nigeria
(C) Finland
(D) Malaysia ✓

66. The largest country by population in Africa is:
(A) Algeria
(B) Nigeria ✓
(C) Egypt
(D) Somalia

67. The capital of 'Somalia' is:
(A) Kampala
(B) Maputo
(C) Asmara
(D) Mogadishu ✓

68. "Google*” is a:
(A) Computer software company
(B) Computer hardware company
(C) Internet search engine ✓
(D) Mobile phone brand

69. The world's oldest national anthem is of:
(A) Denmark
(B) Thailand
(C) Norway
(D) Japan ✓
Pinpoint the substitute word of the following words mentioned in bold letters:

70. Accumulate
(A) wealth
(B) complete
(C) collect ✓
(D) gain

(A) famous personality ✓
(B) cleaver
(C) occasion
(D) unknown person

(A) clash ✓
(B) conspiracy
(C) abatement
(D) association

(A) firm ✓
(B) wilful
(C) harmful
(D) determined

(A) tiring
(B) light
(C) strong ✓
(D) strange
Pick the most suitable / appropriate prepositions:

75. The train went the tunnel.
(A) through ✓
(B) in
(C) at
(D) to

76.  Pour the tea ___the cup.
(A) to
(B) at
(C) into ✓
(D) in

77.  She jumped ____ the bus.
(A) off
(B) on ✓
(C) of
(D) at
Choose the correct meaning of:

(A) resentment ✓
(B) greed
(C) sadness
(D) ugly

79. 'RAPID'
(A) loud
(B) quick ✓
(C) slow
(D) bright

80. 'ZEST
(A) great enjoyment ✓
(B) keenness
(C) extremely large
(D) helpless

81. اٹھا کر پھینک دو باہر گلی میں نئی تہذیب کے انڈے ہیں گندے"یہ شعر کسی عنوان کے تحت ہانگ درا میں شامل ہے؟
(A) نظریفانہ
(B) تہذیب مغرب  ✓
(C) وطنيت
(D) شکوہ

82. ’’مست رکھوذ کرو فکر میں اسے پختہ تر کردومزاج خانقاہی میں اسے‘‘ یہ شعر علامہ اقبال کے کسی مجموعہ کلام سے ہے؟
(A) بال جبریل
(B) ارمغان ياز ✓
(C) بانگ درا
(D)  اسرار موز

83. اقبال کی فار سی نظم’’اسرار خودی ‘‘کاانگریزی میں ترجمہ کس نے کیا؟
(A) پروفیسر آرنلڈ
(B) پطرس بخاری
(C) پروفیسر نکلسن  ✓
(D) پروفیسر براؤن

*ln 2013 Russia was the first and the USA was the second largest exporter.
’’John Vincent Atanasoff (October 4, 1903 - June 15, 1995) was an American physicist and inventor, best known for Inventing the first electronic digital computer. Atanasoff Invented the first electronic digital computer In the 1930s at Iowa State College. Challenges to his claim were resolved In 1973 when the Honeywell v. Sperry Rand lawsuit ruled that Atanasoff was the Inventor of the computer.
*The United Kingdom Is the oldest surviving democratic nation. This question's answer partially depends on how democratic you need to be to count as "democratic". Until the 20th century all allegedly democratic countries allowed less than 50% of the population to vote, because women were excluded. The UK started the 19th century only allowing landowners to vote, and gradually Increased the franchise until all males had the vote. Athens Is usually quoted as the first democracy, but most of the Inhabitants were slaves, the 'citizens' who could vote were a small minority. In nutshell the country with the best claim to the longest running democracy Is Iceland. Their parliament, the Althing, Is the oldest one still in use. It was formed in 930 AD by Vikings.
’According to International Monetary Fund in 2013 GDP per capita Income in Afghanistan was $1,924,




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