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PPSC TEHSILDARS Solved Past Paper (BS-16) 2012

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PPSC)
PPSC IRRIGATION & POWER DEPARTMENT PAPERS
PPSC TEHSILDARS Solved Past Paper (BS-16) 2012
PAPER: PAKISTAN STUDIES, ISLAMIC STUDIES
& GENERAL KNOWLEDGE



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 ✓

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