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PPSC ZILLADARS Solved Past Paper 2011

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

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’’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.
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