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PPSC Solved Past Papers of Planning Officer - Deputy District Officer (Planning) BS-17

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)]

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