February 2019

PPSC AD, Anti Corruption Solved Past Paper 2015
PPSC AD, Anti Corruption Paper 2015



1) Light year unit of distance
2) Cyclones are wind and rain storms
3) Who prepared Logarithmic Tables? Napier
4) How many bones are there in a newly born baby? 300
5) Which is the most abundant metal on Earth's surface? aluminum
6) Speed of light first measured by Roemer
7) Zero was invented by...Indians
8) Who invented polio vaccine? Jonas Salk
9) Who discovered blood circulation in human body? William Harvey
10) What's the best conductor of electricity? Silver
11) Speed of sound is greatest in---solids
12) Nearest planet to earth is Venus
13) Earth rotates from West to East
14) Which vitamin can be stored in liver Vitamin A
15) Food digestion takes place in Small Intestine

General Knowledge

16) "Middle East" term is used for countries situated in ---West Asia
17) Qantas airlines of Australia
18) Football(Soccer) was originated from---China
19) Martin Luther King was a --- Black US Civil Rights Activist
20) What incident formed the basis of the formation of OIC? – Burning of Al-Aqsa mosque
21) Noble Prize is awarded by country...Sweden
22) First south Asian to receive Nobel prize...Tagore
23) Which is the longest river of Asia? Yangtze
24) Nobel Prize in Economics started in which year? 1969
25) Highest water fall? Venezuela
26) Back stroke is used in --- Swimming
27) Which sport was included in 1988 Olympics after a gap of 64 years--Tennis
28) First modern Olympics were held in --- Athens
29) BRICS HQs- Shanghai
30) IDB HQs -Jeddah

Pakistan Study

31) What's the oldest regional language in Pakistan? Sindhi
32) Judicial activism in Pakistan means
33) First UN agency Pakistan joined.
34) Areas those are is rich in gypsum...
35) Oil was first discovered in Karsal after independence
36) Pakistan is a member of ---D-8
37) Capital of Gandhara civilization--Taxila
38) Pakistan institute of nuclear science and technology is located at ----Nilore
39) Ghazi Barotha dam lies in which province? Punjab
40) Doab between River Ravi and Beas? Bari Doab
41) Warsak dam is built on river ---Kabul River
42) Tenure of forces chiefs
43) Mast tawakli was the poet of ...Balochi language
44) India occupied a few parts of Siachen in year...1984
45) Who had command over seven languages..Sachal Sarmast
46) Balochistan is separated from Punjab by a mountain range named...Koh e Sulaiman
47) Sui lies in which division...Sibi division
48) Ziarat has trees---Juniper
49) Pir Panjal and Siwalik hills are part of which mountain range? Himalayas
50) Chaghi is in Rass koh range
51) River chenab and Jhelum meet at--- Trimun
52) K-2 is located in --- Karakorum Range
53) Which area is famous for SHESHAM forests in Punjab? Changa manga
54) Which is the longest river of Baluchistan? Hingol
55) Soon after independence, Pakistan joined which UN Organization?FAO
56) Who was the 1st permanent representative of Pakistan in UN? Patras
57) Who is the chief of All Parties Hurriat Conference in occupied Kashmir? Mir Vaiz Umar Farooq
58) Which was the first state which joined Pakistan? Bahawal Pur
59) Shandur pass connects..Gilgit and Chitral
60) Pakistan joined NAM in 1979 at--Havana
61) Pakistan's foreign policy during 1971-1976 has been...Bilateral
62) Sindh basin treaty ---1960
63) Salt range at west bank of Jehlum
64) Harrow and Soan are the rivers of Pothwar plateau


65) The income of a company doubles after one year. If the initial income is 4 lacs, what will be total income after 5 years? 1.28 cror
66) What fraction is second of an hour? 1/3600
67) 4 men and 2 women earn 46000 per month. If a woman earns 500 more than the earning of a man, what is the earning of a woman? 8000


68) To have an axe to grind? Personal interests
69) To cool one's heels? Keep waiting
70) In a jiffy..Without delay
71) Confident of winning
72) I will---if he comes
73) 41-Craving? Desire
74) 42-Filmsy? Fragile
75) 43-Hetarogenous? Diverse
76) 44- In Camera? Not Open
77) Per se means by itself


78) Zakat was made obligatory in--2 AH
79) Most number of Ahadith narrated by --Hazrat Abu Hurairah
80) Meaning of word Hajj--to intent
81) Quran Pak ki pehli manzil kis Surah par end hoti hai? Nisa
82) Ummul Momineen—Hifsa (RA)
83) First revelation—5 Ayat
84) Treaty of Hudaybiyyah ---6 AH
85) Conqueror of Egypt. Amar bi Al Aas


86) Allama Iqbal ki nazam 'Hazrat Insan' kis kitab mai hai? Armaghan I Hijaz
87) Tipu Sultan ki wasiat kis book men hay—Zarb I Kaleem
88) Bang e Dra mai bchon k lie kitni nzmain hain? 6
89) Urdu nazam ka pehla poet kon hai? Nazir Akbarabadi
90) Bulbul Hind kis poet ko kehte hain? Wali Dakkni
91) Kis poet ka zikar Allama iqbal ki har kitab mai hai? Rumi
92) Teen Panch krna k kia meaning hai. Takrar karna
93) Harf geeri karna—Itraz karna
94) Urdu ki pehli grammer—Insha Allah Khan
95) Awara gard ki diary kis ki book hay-- Ibn I Insha



1. First Census in Pakistan was held:
(A) 1948
(B) 1947
(C) 1950
(D) 1951 ✓

2. Soil erosion can be prevented by:
(A) Overgrazing
(C) Afforestation ✓
(D) Deforestation

3. Synonym of OPPORTUNE is-
(A) fortune
(B) appropriate ✓ 
(C) luck
(D) well-informed

4. In 1867 the USA purchased Alaska from:
(A) Canada
(B) Russia ✓ 
(C) France
(D) Mexico

5. Zakat and Ushr Ordinance was promulgated in:
(A) 1979
(B) 1980 ✓ 
(C) 1982
(D) 1983
In Pakistan, the system of compulsory collection and distribution of Zakat and Ushr began in 1980 with an ordinance decreed by General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq calling for a 2.5% annual deduction from personal bank accounts on the first day of Ramadan, with the revenue to be used for poverty relief.

6. The President issues an Ordinance, when the Parliament is not in session, on the:
(A) Advice of the Cabinet
(B) Recommendation of the Speaker ✓ 
(C) Advice of the Prime Minister
(D) Advice of the Parliament

7. “Hollywood", the center of American film industry is located in the state of:
(A) New York
(B) California ✓ 
(C) Maryland
(D) Texas

8. The Indian National Congress was founded on the initiative of:
(A) Gandhi
(B) Jinnah
(C) A.O Hume ✓
(D) Lod Linligthow

9. South Africa, also called the Rainbow Nation, has official languages.
(A) 5
(B) 7
(C) 9
(D) 11 ✓

10. Ijma means:
(A) Consensus ✓
(B) Reasoning by analogy
(C) Illustrious writers
(D) Collection of Ahadis
11. Who held the portfolio of Finance in the first cabinet of Pakistan?
(A) 1.1. Chundrigarh
(B) Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar
(C) Zafarullah Khan
(D) Malik Ghulam Muhammad ✓
12. The famous French football player Zinedine Zidane originally belonged to:
(A) Tunisia
(B) Algeria ✓
(C) Egypt
(D) Morocco
13. Physiotherapy is a curative method for:
(A) Heart disease
(B) Immobility of joints ✓ 
(C) Cirrhosis of the liver
(D) Drug addiction
14. The third battle of Panipat was fought between:
(A) Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marhatas ✓ 
(B) Jala) ud Din Akbar and Hemu
(C) Zahir ud Din Baber and Ibrahim Lodhi
(D) Aurangzaib Alamgir and Guru Gobin Singh
15. What was the evil practiced by the people Sodom and Gomorrah?
(A) Indulged in corruption
(B) Indulged in bribery
(C) Indulged in homosexuality ✓ 
(D) Indulged in opium eating
16. Alia parted her parents in tears
(A) from ✓
(B) of
(C) with
(D) by
17. A man walks 3 km to his East then turns and walks 3 km towards North then turn and walks 3km towards west. Indicate correct direction in which he is in relation his starting point:
(A) East
(B) West ✓ 
(C) South
(D) North
18. What was the name given to India's Part Plan*?
(A) June 3rd Plan ✓ 
(B) Cabinet Mission Plan
(C) Independence Act
(D) Radcliffe Award
* The actual division of British India between new dominions was accomplished according to has come to be known as the 3 June P Mountbatten Plan. It was announced at a conference by Mountbatten on 3 June 1947, w date of independence was also announced -15 1947.

19. The name of laughing gas is:
(A) Nitric oxide
(B) Nitrogen dioxide
(C) Nitrogen pent oxide
(D) Nitrous oxide ✓
20. Programs written to make computers function in a desired way are called:
(B) instructions
(C) Software ✓
(D) facts
21. Where was the first FIFA Football Wort played?
(A) Brazil
(B) UK
(C) Argentina
(D) Uruguay ✓
22. To cut a word in Microsoft Word Document which combination of keys is used?
(A) Shift + X
(B) Ctrl + X ✓
(C) Ctrl + V
(D) Shift + V
23. In which country is Koh-e-Adam (A Peak) located?
(A) Sri Lanka ✓
(B) India
(C) Palestine
(D) Israel
24. The United States of America at present Federation consisting of:
(A) 45 states
(B) 50 states ✓
(C) 52 states
(D) 55 states
25. The terrorist attack on Army Public S Peshawar, took place on:
(A) 11 Dec 2014
(B) 16 Dec 2014 ✓
(C) 20 Dec 2014
(D) 8 Dec 2014
26. Dr. Christian Barnard performed the first ever heart transplant on humane Which country was he from?
(B) Switzerland
(C) South Africa ✓
(D) New Zealand
27. The solidified form of which gas is known as “Dry Ice"?
(A) Hydrogen chloride
(B) Carbon dioxide ✓
(C) Nitrogen Oxide
(D) Ammonia
28. Second Battle of Panipat was fought in 1556 A.D. between*:
(A) Sher Shah Suri and Humanyun
(B) Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas
(C) Zaheeer ud Din Baber and Ibrahim Lodhi
(D) None of these ✓

The Second Battle of Panipat was fought on November 5, 1556, between the forces of Hemu, the Hindu general and Chief Minister of Adil Shah Suri, and the army of the Mughal emperor, Akbar.

29. Find the correctly punctuated sentence from following sentences
(A) Alas, his father has died
(B) Alas! His father has died. ✓
(C) Alas his father has died.
(D) Alas; His father has died.
30. Who postulated the theory of natural selection in evolution?
(A) Talbot
(B) John Laszlo
(C) Joseph Lister
(D) Darwin ✓
31. Mahmud Ghazni was son of:
(A) Qutubuddin Aibak
(B) Subuktagin ✓
(C) Muhammad Ghauri
(D) Muhammad Tughlaq
32. Justice delayed is justice
(A) Denied ✓
(B) Delayed
(C) Deprived
(D) Deferred
33. Choose the Synonym of INVEIGH:
(A) To carry
(B) Remonstrate ✓
(C) Entice
(D) Encroach
34. ‘Kigali’ is the capital of:
(A) Niger
(B) Mauritania
(C) Liberia
(D) Rwanda ✓
35. Which of the following numbers is divisible by 12?
(A) 4653
(B) 4818
(C) 4501
(D) 4404 ✓
36. If the day before yesterday was Saturday then day after tomorrow will be:
(A) Tuesday
(B) Wednesday ✓
(C) Thursday
(D) Friday
37. Fill in the blanks: The Romans triumphed ____ the Greeks.
(A) on
(B) at
(C) over ✓
(D) upon
38. What type of a device is a computer mouse?
(A) output
(B) input ✓
(C) Data
(D) Storage
39. The appointment of the Chief Justice of Pakistan is made by:
(A) The Prime Minister
(B) The President ✓
(C) Supreme Judicial Council
(D) Parliament
40. Which Sura (chapter) of Quran-e-Karm enlists the categories of people eligible to receive zakat?
(A) Al-lmran
(B) Bani-lsrael
(C) Yasin
(D) Tauba ✓
41. In which battle British forces led by Duke of Wellington defeated French forces led by Napoleon Bonaparte?
(A) Battle of Waterloo ✓
(B) Battle of Leipzig
(C) Battle of Borodino
(D) War of Roses
42. Which word does NOT belong with the others?
(A) Inch
(B) Ounce ✓
(C) Centimeter
(D) Yard
43. Shortcut for printing a document in MS-Word is:
(A) Ctrl + Z
(B) Shift + P
(C) Ctrl + P ✓
(D) Ctrl + X
44. Where is Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia buried?
(A) Ajmer Sharif
(B) Delhi ✓
(C) Sirhind
(D) Multan
45. When a gas turns into a liquid the process is called:
(A) Condensation ✓
(B) Evaporation
(C) Deposition
(D) Sublimation
46. What number should come next? 3, 4, 7. 8, 11,12,...
(A) 7
(B) 10
(C) 14
(D) 15 ✓
47. Choose the synonym of NONCHALANT
(A) Excited
(B) Natural
(C) Dispassionate ✓
(D) Nervous
48. ‘Cryptology’ is the study of:
(A) Crimes
(B) Codes ✓
(C) Fingerprints
(D) None of these
49. Shab-e-Mairaj falls on:
(A) 18 Rajab
(B) 20 Ramadan
(C) 27 Rajab ✓
(D) 20 Shawal
50. Who is the current Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan’s Defence Forces?
(A) Gen Raheel Sharif
(B) Gen Khalid Shamim Wyne
(C) Gen. Tariq Majid
(D) Gen. Rashad Mahmood ✓
51. ‘Quttro is the capital of:
(A) Fiji
(B) Namibia
(C) Rwanda
(D) None of these ✓
52. A Senator is elected in Pakistan for:
(A) 4 years
(B) 5 years
(C) 6 years ✓
(D) 7 years
53. When was Hajj declared as obligatory (Farz)?
(A) 7 Hijri
(B) 8 Hijri
(C) 9 Hijri ✓
(D) 10 Hijri
54. Which is odd man out for 14, 28, 49, 65, 35, 21*.
(A) 28
(B) 35
(C) 14
(D) 65 ✓
* 65 Is the only one not evenly divisible by 7.

55. Mohammad Bin Qasim attacked Sindh in:
(A) 617A.D.
(B) 702A.D.
(C) 809A.D.
(D) 712 A.D. ✓
56. When a plot is sold for Rs. 18,700, the owner loses 15%. At what price must that plot be sold in order to gain 15%?
(A) Rs. 21,000
(B) Rs. 22,500
(C) Rs. 25,300 ✓
(D) Rs. 25,800
57. Fill in the blank:
“After the concert, everyone and clapped.”
(A) Raised
(B) Rose ✓
(C) Had Risen
(D) Rising
58. Mr. Antdnio Guterres has been selected as the next Secretary General of the United Nations. To which country does he belong?
(A) Italy
(B) Spain
(C) Poland
(D) Portugal ✓
59. Which word conveys the meaning of “Once in a blue moon"?
(A) Rarely ✓
(B) Beautiful
(C) Extremely
(D) Unlikely
60. Kanpur Mosque tragedy took place in:
(A) 1909
(B) 1910
(C) 1913 ✓
(D) 1915
61. Chanakya is the writer of the famed treatise Arthashastra*, which is a book on
(A) Religion
(B) Statecraft ✓
(C) Business
(D) Warfare
62. The book “Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence" was written by:
(A) K.K. Aziz
(B) Sharif-ul-Mujahid
(C) Jaswant Singh ✓
(D) Dr. Dipankar Banaerjee
63. World Olympics-2016 was held at:
(A) Athens
(B) Tokyo
(C) Rio de Janerio ✓
(D) Paris
64. Orangutans belong to the ape family. From which language is the name Orangutan taken?
(A) Bahasa Malay ✓
(B) Chinese
(C) Swahili
(D) Zulu
65. How many marlas are there in one Acre?
(A) 160 ✓
(B) 180
(C) 145
(D) 120
66. Fill in the blank: They have put speed bumps on the road to accidents.
(A) promote
(B) prohibit
(C) prevent ✓
(D) forbid
67. The first issue of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's newspaper 'Al-Hilal' came out on 13th July.
(A) 1912 ✓
(B) 1922
(C) 1932
(D) None of these
68. Synonym of DEFIANT is:
(A) Disobedient ✓
(B) Complaint
(C) Meek
(D) Oppressive
69. Choose the synonyms PARTISAN:
(A) Opponent
(B) Supporter ✓
(C) Mite
(D) Component
70. Who was the Chairman of Boundary Commission at the time of partition?
(A) Sir Cyril Radcliffe ✓
(B) Sir Simon Radcliffe
(C) Sir Cripps Radcliffe
(D) Sir Abbot Radcliffe
71. “Ashes” Series of Cricket is played between:
(A) Australia & England ✓
(B) Australia & New Zealand
(C) Australia & West Indies
(D) Australia & Sri Lanka
72. Ethiopia was formerly known as:
(A) Abyssinia ✓
(B) Batavia
(C) Congo
(D) Fiji
73. If the wages of 6 men for 15 days be Rs: 2100, then find the wages of 9 men for 12 days*.
(A) Rs. 2400
(B) Rs. 2520 ✓
(C) Rs. 2600
(D) Rs. 2750

74. The only mosque in the world with six minarets is the Blue Mosque or the "Mosque of Sultan Ahmad”. It is located in:
(A) Tehran
(B) Istanbul ✓
(C) Jeddah
(D) Cairo
75. Umm-ul-Masakeen was the title given to one of the wives of the Prophet (SAW):
(A) Hazrat Sauda (R.A.)
(B) Hazrat Zainab binte Jahsh (R.A.)
(C) Hazrat Zainab binte Khuzaimah (R.A.) ✓  
(D) Hazrat Safia (R.A.)
76. Who is the President of Cuba?
(A) Fidel Castro
(B) Hugo Chavez
(C) Raul Castro ✓
(D) none of these
77. Antonym of VALIDATE is:
(A) Disprove ✓
(B) Legalize
(C) Authenticate
(D) none of these
78. National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) was promulgated in the year:
(A) 2008
(B) 2005
(C) 2007 ✓
(D) 2009
79. According to the 1973 Constitution the President is the titular Head of the State. Who elects the President?
(A) The Senate, National and Provincial Assemblies ✓
(B) The National Assembly
(C) The Senate
(D) The Senate and the National Assembly
80. What does being “Under a cloud" mean?
(A) winter season
(B) On a high position
(C) out of favour ✓
(D) under economic constraints
81. Who wrote “India Wins Freedom"?
(A) Allama Iqbal
(B) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(C) Abul Kalam Azad ✓
(D) Muhammad Ali
82. At the time of Lucknow Pact, Quaid-e-Azam was:
(A) Only Member of All India Muslim League
(B) Member of both Muslim League and Congress ✓
(C) Only member of Indian National Congress
(D) Not a member of any Political Party
83. Which river is called the “Nile of Pakistan”?
(A) Chenab
(B) Indus ✓
(C) Ravi
(D) None'of these
84. One of the longest tunnels in South Asia is the Khojak Tunnel. Where is it located?
(A) Balochistan ✓
(B) Gilgit Baltistan
(C) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
85. One Mile is equal to how many feet?
(A) 4600
(B) 5250
(C) 5280 ✓
(D) 5725
86. Which country has recently left the Commonwealth Organization?
(A) Maldives ✓
(B) Zimbabwe
(C) Gambia
(D) Pakistan
87. Which component of diet prevents constipation?
(A) Minerals
(B) Fiber ✓
(C) Protein
(D) Vitamins
88. Satpara Lake is located closed to:
(A) Skardu ✓
(B) Hunza
(C) Gilgit
(D) Swat
89. The murder of Archduke Ferdinand, the heir to Austrian throne, became the immediate cause of which war;
(A) World War I ✓
(B) Battle of Borodino
(C) Battle of Jutland
(D) World War II
90. What does LRM1S stand for?
(A) Local Regulations and Measurement Information System
(B) Land Record Management Information System ✓
(C) Land Record Measurement and Information System
(D) Land Revenue Management Information System


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Pakistan History Important Political Events from 1940 to 1947


The era from 1940 to 1947 is the era of rapid changes. Many important events in the history of the Sub Continent took place. The demand of Pakistan is the most prominent among them. In the past, the demand of Pakistan was not raised clearly. It was due to Muslim achievements in this period that now we are living in a sovereign and independent state. The political events from Pakistan Resolution to the establishment of Pakistan are summarized under

1. Pakistan Resolution (March 1940)

The attitude of the Hindus made it clear that the Hindus and the Muslims were two separate nations. On March 23rd, at the annual session of Muslim League at Lahore, the famous resolution, commonly known as the Pakistan Resolution was passed. It was presented by Maulvi Fazlul Haq. Quaid-e-Azam said in the ever eloquent words We are a nation with our own distinctive culture and civilization, language and literature, art and architecture, names and nomenclature, sense of values and proportion, legal laws and moral code, customs and calender, history and tradition, aptitudes and ambitions; in short, we have our own distinctive outlook on life and of life. By all canons of international law, we are a nation.

2. August 1940’s Offer

It was proposed to enlarged governor general councils to include members from political parties. War Advisory Committee was also launched. Both League and Congress rejected the offer.
3. Civil Disobedience Movement (April 1942)
28th session of League was held at Madras in which a resolution was adopted on Civil Disobedience
Movement launched by Congress.

4. Cripps Mission (March 1942)

Sir Muneer Hayatord Cripps was sent by the British Government to India in March 1942, to discuss with Indian leaders, the future Indian Constitutions. His proposal was rejected by both the Congress and the League. The Congress characterized them as a post-dated cheque on a failing bank. Jinnah, in his presidential address to the Allahabad session of the League, analyzed the Cripps proposals and expressed the disappointment that if these were accepted. Muslims would become a minority in their majority provinces as well.

5. Quit India (August 1942)

The failure of the Cripps Mission, though unfortunate in many ways, resulted in strengthening of the Muslim League case for Pakistan. The Congress decided to launch its final assault on British imperialism in the movement that came to be known as the “Quit India” movement. It was “open rebellion” due to which many people were killed League raised a slogon of Divide and Quit India.

6. Action Committee (December 1943)

It was formed to prepare and organize Muslims of India for coming struggle for achievements of Pakistan.

7. Gandhi Jinnah Talks (September 1944)

Gandhi held talks with Jinnah to discuss about the future of India, but no fruitful results came out of it because Gandhi did not accept Muslims as a separate nation. Though the Gandhi-Jinnah negotiations failed to achieve the avowed goal of the Hindu-Muslim unity, they brought to Jinnah and the Muslim League two important political gains. Firstly, the leadership of the Congress had now offered to discuss the question of Pakistan seriously before that, the Congress and Mahatama had kept the door to that subject uncompromisingly shut. Secondly, the Congress could no longer justifiably claim that it stood for all the communities in India including the Muslims. Louis Feisher wrote The wall between Jinnah and Gandhi was the Two Nation Theory.

8. Wavell’s Plan (June 1945)

Lord Wavell, the Viceroy of India, announced his plan on 14th June 1945 to end the political ruin. As per the provisions of the Wavell Plan, the Executive Council would be reorganized and Hindus and Muslims would equally represent in the Viceroy’s Executive Council and the Council would work as Interim Government till the end of war.

9. Simla Conference (June 1945)

Lord Wavell called a conference at Simla in June 1945 to give a practical shape to this plan. The Quaid-e- Azam insisted that the right to appoint five Muslim Members in the Executive Council should entirely rest with the Muslim League. This was not acceptable to the Congress as the Congress claimed to represent both the Hindus and Muslims. The conference failed to achieve any purpose due to one-sided attitude of Lord Wavell. In this conference, Quaid-e-Azam made it cystal clear that only the Muslim League can represent Muslims of India.

10. General Elections (December 1945)

Elections for the central and provincial assemblies were held in 1945-1946. Muslim League managed to win all the 30 seats reserved for the Muslims in central legislative and 427 seats out of 495 Muslim seats in the provincial legislative. Elections results were enough to prove that Muslim League, under the leadership of Quaid-e-Azam, was the sole representative of the Muslims of the region. Quaid-e-Azam said on this occasion I have no doubt now in the acheivement of Pakistan. The Muslims of India told the world what they want. No power of world can topple the opinion of 10 crore Muslims of India.

11. Delhi Convention (1946)

On 19th April 1946, soon after the elections, Jinnah called a convention at Delhi of all the newly elected League members in the central and provincial legistatures. In this convention the word “States” of 1940’s Lahore Resolution is transformed into the word “State” and the legislators signed pledges solemnly declaring their firm conviction that the safety, security, salvation and destiny of the Muslims lay only in the achievement of Pakistan.

12. Cabinet Mission Plan (1946)

The most delicate as well as the most tortuous negotiations began with the arrival, in March 1946, of a three member British Cabinet Mission. The crucial task with which the Cabinet Mission was entrusted was that of devising in consultation with the various political parties, constitution making machinery, and of setting up a popular interim government. But, because the Congress-League gulf could not be bridged, despite the Mission’s prolonged efforts, the Mission had to make its own proposals in May 1946. The Muslim League accepted the plan on June 6, 1946. The Congress accepted the plan on June 25, 1946, though it rejected the interim setup. The Viceroy should now have invited the Muslim League to form Government as it had accepted the interim setup; but he did not do so because he did not want to make Congress angry. So in this situation Cabinet Mission went back to England on June 29 without deciding anything.

13. Direct Action Day (16th August, 1946)

The Council of the All India Muslim League met in Bombay and on July 27, 1946 it finally sealed its rejection of the Cabinet Mission Plan, and decided to launch its famous “Direct Action” for the achievement of Pakistan, which it could not achieve by peaceful means due to the intransigence of Congress on the one hand and the breach of faith with the Muslim by the British Government on the other. Direct Action Day was observed peacefully throughout India, except in Calcutta, where riots broke out.

14. Interim Government (1946)

On 2nd September 1946 a Congress-dominated Interim Government headed by Nehru was established. The Muslim League refused to accept the proposal in the beginning and did not nominate its members on 5 reserved seats. Muslim League, afterwards, thought that Congress, being in power could harm the Muslim interests so it joined the Cabinet after two months on 26th October 1946. However, the basic attention of both the parties was to save their interests in the interim government.

15. London Conference (December 1946)

The British Government convened a conference of Hindu leader in December 1946 in London to resolve the constitutional problems. Prime Minister Attlee, Lord Wavell, Nehru, Quaid-e-Azam, Liaquat Ali Khan and Sardar Baldev Singh participated in this conference. This Conference also could not end political deadlock.

16. Poor man’s Budget (February 1947)

Congress Allocated the Finance Ministry to the League. This is effect placed the whole governmental setup under the Muslim League. On 28th February Liaquat Ali Khan as a minister of Finance presented a budget for 1947-48 which was called a poor man’s budget as it adversely affected the Hindu capitalists. The deadlock between the Congress and the League further worsened in this setup.

17. Attlee’s Statement (1947)

On 5th February 1947, harried by Muslim League’s tactics, nine members of the Interim Government wrote to the Viceroy demanding that League members resign. The League’s demand for the dissolution of the constituent assembly had proved to be the last straw. The developing crisis was temporarily defused by the statement made by Attlee in Parliament on 20th February, 1947. The date for British withdrawal from India was fixed as 30th June 1948 and the appointment of a new Viceroy, Lord Mountbatten (1900-1979), was announced.

18. 3rd June 1947 Plan

By the close of 1946, the communal riots had flared up to muderous heights, engulfing almost the entire subcontinent. The two people it seemed, were engaged in a fight to the finish. The time for a peaceful transfer of power was fast running out. Realizing the gravity of the situation, His Majesty’s Government sent down to India a new Viceroy – Lord Mountbatten. His protracted negotiations with the various political leaders resulted in 3 June (1947) Plan by which the British decided to partition the subcontinent, and hand over power to two successor States on 15 August, 1947. The plan was duly accepted by the three Indian parties to the dispute the Congress, the League and the Alkali Dal (representing the Sikhs).

19. Indian Independence Act (July 1947)

In July, the British parliament passed the Indian Independence act which was enforced promptly. The Muslims of the Sub Continent finally succeeded in carrying out an independent Islamic State for Muslims.

20. Transfer of Power (14th August 1947)

The transfer of power ceremony was held in Karachi and finally Pakistan came into being on 14th August 1947. Consequently, Quaid-e-Azam was sworn in as Governor General of Pakistan and Liaquat Ali Khan was appointed as Prime Minister of Pakistan on 15th August. That was the culmination of a long struggle which the Muslims of the South Asian Sub Continent has wedged for a separate homeland in the name of Islam.

PPSC Inspector Legal In Punjab Police Department Solved Papers 2015 



1. What is the term used to denote the unauthorized and illegal accessing of computer programs, often with criminal intent?
(B) Plagiarism
(C)Hacking ✓
(D) Breach

2.Which public holiday is celebrated in the USA on 4 July every year?
(A) Constitution Day
(B) Independence Day ✓
(C) Blacks Day
(D) New Deal

3.Which country in the Middle East is the Hashemite Kingdom?
(A) Jordan ✓
(B) Egypt
(C) Syria
(D) Kuwait

4.Which body of people is sometimes referred to as “the Fourth Estate”?
(A) Judiciary
(B) Executive
(C) The Press ✓
(D) Senate

5.What is the Richter Scale used to measure?
(A) Food
(B) Volcano
(C) Earthquake ✓
(D) Tsunami

6."Kindergarten" refers to?
(A) a Nursery School ✓
(B) a small garden
(C) a children playground
(D) a children's ward in Hospital

7.What did Burma change its name to in 1989?
(A) Myanmar ✓
(B) Rangoon
(C) Brazil
(D) Naypyidaw

8.Which body organ produces Urine?
(A) Pancreas
(B) Uterus
(C) Kidney ✓
(D) Large Intestine

9.What is meant by ‘Cock and Bull Story'?
(A) true story
(B) a lengthy tale
(C) story told by an idiot
(D) an unbelievable tale ✓

10. Rule of Thumb:
(A) mark of thum on a legal paper
(B) an easily applied procedure for making a determination ✓
(C) an easy choice
(D) an unknown rule

11. Renaissance movement started first in:
(A) France
(B) Italy ✓
(C) United Kingdom
(D) Sweden

12. What are Newton's used to measure?
(A) Gravity ✓
(B) Volcano
(C) Earthquake
(D) Tsunami

13. What is the most abundant element in the universe?
(A) Hydrogen ✓
(B) Oxygen
(C) Sodium
(D) Copper

14. How many chambers are there in the human heart?
(A) 2
(B) 4 ✓
(C) 6
(D) 8

15. GDP stands for:
(A) Gross Daily Product
(B) Gross Domestic Product ✓
(C) Gross Domestic Purchase
(D) Gross Daily Purchase

16. Hard disk in a computer is a/an?
(A) Output Device
(B) Processor
(C) Software
(D) Storage Device ✓

17. A set of instructions that operates various parts of the Computer Hardware is called?
(A) Hardware Manager
(B) Device
(C) Software ✓

18. The Capital of Tajikistan is:
(A) Dodoma
(B) Dushanbe ✓
(C) Astana
(D) Tashkent

19. World Water Day is celebrated on:
(A) 22nd March ✓
(B) 22nd June
(C) 22nd July
(D) None of these

20. One who is capable of dealing with many subjects is called:
(A) Genius
(B) Intellectual
(C) Versatile ✓
(D) Vulnerable

21. What is the one word substitution for a person who is unable to pay his debt:
(A) Poor
(B) Vagabond
(C) Solvent
(D) Insolvent ✓

22. The Great Persian Empire was founded by:
(A) Darius-I
(B) Raza Shah Pehlvi
(C) Cyrus the Great ✓
(D) Shah Abbas

23. The place of Persepolis in Iran was destroyed in 331 B.C. by:
(A) a flood
(B) Alexander the Great ✓
(C) Genghis Khan
(D) Ottoman Turks

24. The Palace of King Nebuchadnezzar was situated in the city of:
(A) Nineveh
(B) Babylon ✓
(C) Korasabad
(D) Dizful

25. Which vitamin is provided by sunlight to the body?
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin B
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitamin D ✓

26. The enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) uses:
(A) Antibodies ✓
(B) Pathogens
(C) Tissues
(D) Chemicals

27. What is chlamydomonas?
(A) An algae ✓
(B) A fungus
(C) An animal
(D) A fossil

28. In which year, was the 1st widely-available Web browser, Mosaic, released?
(A) 1993 ✓
(B) 1995
(C) 1996
(D) 1998

29. The World famous “Golden Gate Bridge" is situated in:
(A) London
(B) Paris
(C) San Francisco ✓

30. The smallest unit of data in a computer is:
(A) Bit ✓
(B) Kilobit
(C) Terabyte
(D) Byte

31. What is most common salt in sea water:
(A) Calcium Carbonate
(B) Potassium Chloride
(C) Sodium Chloride ✓
(D) Magnesium Sulphate

32. “The Last Supper”, a famous Renaissance painting was masterpiece of:
(A) Titan
(B) Michael Angelo
(C) Leonardo de Vinci ✓
(D) Raphel

33. The international secretariat of Amnesty International is situated in:
(A) New York
(B) London ✓
(C) Geneva
(D) Paris

34. The organ in the body which accumulates Iodine is:
(A) Pituitary gland
(B) Thyroid gland ✓
(C) Thymus
(D) Parathyroid

35. Who invented chronometer?
(A) John Harrison ✓
(B) Marconi
(C) Dalton
(D) Noneofthese

36. Which is called the “Land of the Midnight Sun”?
(A) Denmark
(B) Belgium
(C) Norway ✓
(D) Canada

37. Wimbledon, known for Lawn tennis courts, is in:
(A) New York
(B) London ✓
(C) Washington
(D) Geneva

38. Britain’s highest military award is:
(A) Victoria Cross ✓
(B) Iron Cross
(C) Military Cross
(D) Medal of Honour

39. The book “A Farewell to Arms” was written by:
(A) Ernest Hemingway ✓
(B) Charles Dickens
(C) Huxley
(D) Thomas Hardy

40. The oldest monarchy in the World is that of:
(A) Japan ✓
(B) Nepal
(C) UK
(D) Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

41. The dress made out of which of the following materials is safest to wear while cooking?
(A) Silk
(B) Nylon
(C) Cotton ✓
(D) Terylene

42. Which of the following gases is used for refrigeration?
(A) Chlorine
(B) Ammonia ✓
(C) Phosphine
(D) Carbon dioxide

43. Philology is:
(A) Study of bones
(B) Study of muscles
(C) Study of architecture
(D) Scientific study of literary texts ✓

44. The 1st satellite was launched by:
(A) 'France
(B) USSR ✓
(C) Japan
(D) UK

45. As of 2012, how many countries were members of the Non-Aligned Movement:
(A) 100
(B) 110
(C) 120 ✓
(D) 150

46. Which of the following agencies related to UNO was in existence before the World War II?
(C) ILO ✓

47. The first SAARC summit was held at?
(A) New Delhi
(B) Dhaka ✓
(C) Islamabad
(D) Nepal

48. Which among the following is a positively charged particle emitted by a radioactive element?
(A) Beta rays
(B) Alpha rays ✓
(C) Gamma rays
(D) Cathode rays

49. If there is no sun, the color of the sky would be:
(A) Orange
(B) Blue
(C) Yellow
(D) None of these ✓

50. Which of the following is not a chemical reaction?
(A) Burning of a paper
(B) Conversion of water into stream ✓
(C) Digestion of food
(D) Burning of coal

51. A chronometer meter measures:
(A) Soundwaves
(B) Time ✓
(C) Color contrast
(D) Water waves

52. The lightest particle of thematter is:
(A) Electron
(B) Neutron ✓
(C) Proton
(D) Deutron

53. Meteorology is:
(A) Science of atmosphere ✓
(B) Study of weights & measures
(C) Study of growth
(D) Study of Stars

54. Which is called “Key to the Mediterranean"?
(A) Gilbraltar ✓
(B) Egypt
(C) Indonesia
(D) Iraq

55. Which of the following is known as ‘Land of White Elephants'?
(A) Netherlands
(B) Indonesia
(C) Thailand ✓
(D) Belgium

56. “Hansard” is the official verbatim report of the:
(A) British Parliament ✓
(B) US Parliament
(C) Swiss Parliament
(D) Indian Parliament

57. Who said, “Better to reign in Hell than Serve in Heaven"
(A) Milton ✓
(B) William Shakespeare
(C) Tennyson
(D) William Wordsworth

58. Vasco de Gama was the native of:
(A) United Kingdom
(B) Portugal ✓
(C) Spain
(D) Greece

59. Which country is separated from Ethiopia by the Red Sea?
(A) Jordan
(B) Iraq
(C) Kuwait
(D) Yemen ✓

60. The term Paper Gold is associated with:
(A) Deficit Budgeting
(B) Special drawing rights in international monetary system ✓
(C) Special facility for World Bank
(D) Gold Standard

61. Income that is saved and not invested is known as:
(A) Capital
(B) Deposit ✓
(C) Hoarding
(D) None of these

62. European Union consists of:
(A) 20 members
(B) 28 members ✓
(C) 30 members
(D) 25 members

63. KGB was the national security agency of-
(A) Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
(B) UK
(C) Syria
(D) Soviet Union ✓

64. Who was the surgeon who pioneered antiseptic surgery in 1865?
(A) Edward Jenner
(B) Joseph Lister ✓
(C) Henry William
(D) John Sleeman

65. The credit of developing the polio vaccine goes to:
(A) Jonas Salk ✓
(B) Alb E, Sabin
(C) Selman Waksman
(D) None of these

66. Who invented the ball point pen?
(A) Waterman
(B) Oscar
(C) Wilson
(D) Lazio Biro ✓

67. Blaise Pascal is associated with:
(A) Calculation Machine ✓
(B) Computer
(C) Cinema
(D) None of these

68. A metal which is liquid at room temperature is:
(A) Gold
(B) Aluminium
(C) Mercury ✓
(D) Platinum

69. Study of earthquakes is known as:
(A) Ecology
(B) Seismology ✓
(C) Numismatics
(D) None of these

70. Ecology deals with:
(A) Birds
(B) Cell formation
(C) Relations between Organisms and their Environment ✓
(D) Tissues

71. Oncology is the study of:
(A) Plants
(B) Cancer ✓
(C) Mammals
(D) Soil

72. Optic fibres are mainly used for which of the following?
(A) Weaving
(B) Eye Surgery
(C) Communication ✓
(D) Food Industry

73. Mount Logan is the highest peak in which country?
(A) Canada ✓
(B) Portugal
(C) Russia
(D) Cuba

74. In which State of U S.A is the Harvard University?
(A) California
(B) Massachusetts ✓
(C) New York
(D) Florida

75. The first test tube baby of the World was born in:
(A) France
(B) Philippines
(C) Britain ✓

76. What makes a lemon sour?
(A) Tartaric acid
(B) Citric acid ✓
(C) Acetic acid
(D) Hydrochloric acid

77. “Stare decisis” is essentially the doctrine of:
(A) national security
(B) precedent
(C) strategic depth
(D) rule of law ✓

78. Which country is the largest producer of ptatinum?
(A) South Africa ✓
(C) Russia
(D) Canada

79. The country traditionally known for its neutrality?
(A) Sweden
(B) Switzerland ✓
(C) France
(D) China

80. Who discovered the Solar system?
(A) Copernicus ✓
(B) Newton
(C) Galileo
(D) Kepler

81. Fathom is the unit of measurement for:
(A) Sound
(B) Depth ✓
(C) Energy
(D) Time

82. Which is the hardest among following?
(A) Radium
(B) Diamond ✓
(C) Graphite
(D) Gold

83. Which is the sport most commonly associated with Spain?
(A) Football
(B) Bull Fighting ✓
(C) Archery
(D) Basebail

84. Which of the following is associated with Einstein?
(A) Radioactivity
(B) Theory of Relativity ✓
(C) Rocket propulsion
(D) Quantum Theory

85. Who among the following received Nobel Prize twice:
(A) Frederic Joliot
(B) Marie Curie ✓
(C) Irene Curie
(D) John Wheeler

86. The smallest gland in the body is:
(A) adrenal
(B) pancreas
(C) pineal body ✓
(D) pituitary

87. London is situated on the bank of river?
(A) Tyne
(B) Seine
(C) Thames ✓
(D) Came

88. Plants during night exhale:
(A) Oxygen
(B) Carbon dioxide ✓
(C) Nitrogen
(D) Hydrogen

89. The headquarters of OPEC countries is at:
(A) Vienna ✓
(B) Jakarta
(C) Hague
(D) Berlin

90. The only Hindu State* in the World is:
(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Nepal ✓
(C) Bhutan
(D) India

91. In which year UNO was established?
(A) 1944
(B) 1945 ✓ [October 24, 1945, San Francisco, California, United States]
(C) 1946
(D) 1935

92. The first astronaut who landed on the Moon?
(A) Yuri Gagarin
(B) Neil Armstrong ✓
(C) Neil Bohr
(D) None of these

93. Which Continent has no desert?
(A) Australia
(B) Europe ✓
(C) Asia
(D) Africa

94. Which Pakistani poet got ‘Lenin Prize'
(A) Habib Jalib
(B) Ahmad Faraz
(C) Faiz Ahmad Faiz ✓
(D) None of these

95. When RCD (Regional Cooperation for Development) was replaced by ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization)?
(A) 1982
(B) 1985 ✓
(C) 1986
(D) 1990

96. Inflation means that:
(A) Money falls in value ✓
(B) Rises in value
(C) Money becomes scarce
(D) None of these

97. Who among the following is associated with the Theory of Laissez Faire?
(A) Adam Smith ✓
(B) Marshal
(C) Keynes
(D) Max Muller

98. America's Cup is associated with which of the following sports?
(A) Sailing✓
(B) Hockey
(C) Canoeing
(D) Tennis

99. Silk is produced by:
(A) Larva of Silkworm ✓
(B) Eggs of silkworm
(C) Pupa of silkworm
(D) None of these

100. Scurvy is a disease of:
(A) eyes
(B) skin ✓
(C) hair
(D) liver

CSS 2017 Solved Papers, English Précis & Composition

CSS 2017 Solved Papers IDIOMS

Spirit away (to sneak away to another place): The police spirited the prisoner away before the crowd assembled.
Plough back (to put profits made by a business back into it): All the money we raise is ploughed back into our work.
Eager beaver (An alert and energetic person): New volunteers are always eager beavers.
Ring a bell (Sound vaguely familiar): I’ve never met Asad, but his name rings a bell.
Be left holding the baby (Be left with an unwelcome responsibility): Yes, we are interested in helping, but we don’t want to be left holding the baby.
Cap in hand (Humbly asking for a favour): We have to go cap in hand begging for funds.
Hold out a carrot (Entice by offering an advantage): The parents held out the carrot of a new bicycle to make their son study harder.
Over the moon (Extremely happy; delighted): They’re going on holiday; so they’re all over the moon.

CSS 2017 Solved Papers SYNONYMS

Fudge: (v); adjust or manipulate, tamper
SYN: misreport, tinker with, doctor, juggle
Clever accountants fudge the numbers to evade taxes.
Levitate: (v); rise or cause to rise and hover in the air
SYN: float, hover, glide, waft, fly, soar up
The magician levitated the woman.
Nicety: (n); a fine or subtle detail or distinction
SYN: subtlety, nuance, refinement
Legal niceties are wasted on him.
Occult: (adj); hidden and difficult to see
SYN: veiled, recondite, cryptic, arcane, abstruse,
The book examines the occult elements of the propaganda.
Peroration: (n); The concluding part of a speech
SYN: conclusion, summation, recapitulation, epilogue
The peroration of the speech is particularly impressive.
Trice: (n); an instant (usually used as in a trice)
SYN: instant, jiff, jiffy
Ask for a service, and somebody will be there in a trice.
Wanton: (adj); sexually immodest or promiscuous
SYN: immoral, unchaste, lecherous, lascivious, salacious
She lives her life as a wanton woman.
Wilted: (adj): not firm
SYN: diminished, dwindled, waned, weakened
The Valentine flowers are wilted and the candy is all gone.
Venial: (adj); (of a fault or offence) slight and pardonable
SYN: condonable, tolerable, all right
Of course, we’re all guilty of venial syntactical sins.
Nummary: (adj); of or relating to coins or money
SYN: nummular, coinage
The varieties of nummary denominations of different countries are reconciled by the par of exchange.

CSS 2017 Solved Papers ANTONYMS

Awry: (adj); in the wrong position; askew.
ANT: straight, symmetrical
But, King George’s smile was a bit awry tonight.
Crass: (adj); showing no intelligence or sensitivity
ANT: canny, astute, intuitive, discerning
Movies must have a message, not be crass entertainers.
Condign: (adj); (of Punishment, etc,.) appropriate to the crime or wrongdoing, fitting
ANT: cruel, harsh, heavy, severe
In Pakistan, condign punishment is rare when the criminal is a man of high social standing.
Dastard: (n); a dishonourable or despicable man
ANT: cad, craven, poltroon, recreant
Her mind was filled with an intense hate for the dastards that abducted her crewmates.
Occlude: (v); close up, shut in
ANT: open (up); unblock, unclog,
The waterfront was occluded with a wall of buildings.
Buxom: (adj); (of a woman’s body); having a large bosom and pleasing curves
ANT: skinny, boney, scrawny
Men of a certain age woo blonde, buxom women.
Revile: (v); criticize abusively or angrily
ANT: praise, extol, eulogize, applaud
He was now reviled by the party that he had helped to lead.
Seedy: (adj); shabby and squalid
ANT: classy, superior, elegant
She felt weak and seedy.
Tortuous: (adj); Full of twists and turns
ANT: straight, direct, uncurving, unbending
The route is remote and tortuous
Vociferous: (adj); loud and forceful
ANT: silent, quiet, soft,
He was a vociferous opponent of the takeover.

CSS 2017 Solved Papers PRÉCIS

Most of the evil in the world is because of the energetic and busy people. The confusion and chaos that we see in world is not due to the lazy people but because of the active people. The world is full of energetic people but their energy is mostly misdirected. Such people only create confusion and mischief in the world. If the important people like emperors, politicians, statesmen and generals in the past had been less active; our world have been a far better place. Laziness is not a crime but a blessing in disguise in many ways. The active and energetic people in the past did a great damage to the world. Even at present it would be a great service to humanity, if half of the politicians and religious leaders abandon their activities and take a long lazy break. In this way, the world will be saved from their activities; and they will get an opportunity to restore their mental health.

Title: Laziness – A blessing in disguise

CSS 2017 Solved Papers COMPREHENSION (Answers)

1. The author laments that element of beauty has been limited only to the works of artists and scientists, who are supposed to possess a rare sense for appreciation of beauty. Art has disappeared from the lives of ordinary people and workmen. It is unfortunate that common people and workmen are oblivious to the fact that aesthetics is an essential part of life of every man, not just the prerogative of a few chosen people. The fact is that aesthetic activity is activity of the spirit, and sense to appreciate beauty is common to all human beings.

2. Artists are great lovers of life and they value beauty as a principle of life. It is not that they are endowed with some exceptional quality. All human beings possess this capacity, but the difference is that the artists use this ability with greater concentration and consistency. For the common man, beauty is only a supplementary factor, but an artist values beauty for the sake of beauty.

3. We can make our lives beautiful and charming by realizing the importance of aesthetic aspects of every activity of life. We must discover the principle of beauty in everything we do. It would add charm to life.

4. By this expression the writer wants to stress that beauty is not just a superficial decoration – a discretionary choice. The writer believes that beauty is an integral part of life. He thinks that the relationship between life and beauty is not optional but compulsory. It is not a mere decoration but the very essence of life.

5. Art and aesthetics deeply influence our lives. These are not just a source of sensuous pleasure but give us spiritual satisfaction. Discovery of relationship in all things, made by man or nature, is a spiritual activity. Life without beauty will be spiritually barren. Such work will be dangerous and immoral. It is interesting to note that in ancient Greek language, there was the same word for beauty and goodness. I tend to agree with John Keats who rightly said that beauty is truth and truth beauty.

CSS 2017 Solved Papers Correction

(i) In the accident one of my arms was broken and legs bruised.
(ii) The people who had been raising slogans against the government for many hours wanted increase in their salaries.
(iii) You have been working very hard for the last two years. Haven’t you?
(iv) John could hardly do better than having taught a bass of such dimensions.
(v) I, having no chance to meet him, would rather go with you instead of sitting at home.
(vi) He comes there not only for swimming but also for coaching new swimmers.
(vii) When he visited the fair last time, he bought no fewer than twenty school bags.
(viii) Ten cattle were grazing in the field


(i) I cannot buy this car for this price.
(ii) Send these books to my home address.
(iii) Monkeys live in trees.
(iv) I said it to his face.
(v) The manager acknowledged the receipt of my letter promptly.
(vi) Most foreign students don’t like American coffee, and neither do I.
(vii) We ought to take care of our parents when they are old.
(viii) Yousaf dug in the garden the whole of yesterday.

CSS 2017 Solved Papers ANALOGIES

(i) LION : ROAR         (b) Goat : Bleat
(ii) SHADOW : LIGHT    (b) Image : Object
(iii) CLOT : BLOOD    (b) Curdle : Milk
(iv) FEARFUL: COWER     (c) Arrogant : Strut     
(v) EXPEDITE : HASTEN    (c) Facilitate : Make easiest    
(vi) WOOD : FURNITURE      (d) Stone : Sculpture
(vii) SURGEON : DEXTEROUS (d)  Acrobat : Agile
 (viii) LECHER : LUST     (b) Glutton : Greed

CSS 2017 Solved Papers Punctuation

A quaker was one day walking on country road. He was suddenly met by a highwayman. Pointing a pistol, the man exclaimed, “Your money or your life, my friend!” Said the quaker: “I cannot deliver my money for I should be helping thee in evildoing; however; exchange is lawful, and I will give thee my purse for the pistol.” The robber agreed on receiving the purse. The quaker at once held the pistol at the robber’s head and said, “Now, friend, my purse back or the weapon may go off fire.” Said the robber, “There is no powder in the pistol.”

CSS 2017 Solved Papers Pairs of Words

WRATH (intense anger): He hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father’s wrath
WROTH (angry): It was plain to see that Ali was now extremely wroth.
VERACITY: (accuracy, truthfulness): Officials expressed doubts concerning the veracity of the story.
VORACITY (avarice, rapacity): There is a higher thirst and voracity for a variety of pertinent content.
SUBTLER (elusive, knotty): Graham Taylor’s approach at Watford was far subtler than the critics portrayed.
SUTLER (victualer, a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army): Essentially a sutler was a camp follower who sold provisions to the soldiers, part of early logistics.
RETENUE (Restraint, Self-control): She smiled and some of her natural retenue melted.
RETINUE (Suite, Entourage): And then his retinue of friends arrived, and he floated away.
MINUTE (Extremely small): He will have no more than a minute chance of exercising influence.
MINUET (A slow, stately ballroom dance): Louie, who dances a shaky minuet if properly guided, was a shoo-in.
FUROR (fury; rage; madness): The killing was captured on cameras and caused an Internet furor.
FURORE (frenzy, uproar, commotion, turmoil): He always follows the latest furores.
DINGHY (A small inflatable rubber boat): Take a bulk spool of line and a dinghy with you on the beach.
DINGY (Gloomy and drab): A dark, dingy little shop that always smelt faintly of cigarettes.
BONY (Of or like bone): The head contains bony plates with short spines at the tip of the snout
BONNY (Attractive or beautiful): Aleeha is my niece and a bonny little thing she is.

CSS 2017 Solved Papers TRANSLATION

In order to be aware of our hidden flaws, it is imperative that we know what our enemies say about us. It is because our friends often praise us as we want them to and they either don’t find a fault with our flaws or they do us a heart good and cover up or ignore them to make us not feel hurt. On the contrary, our enemy keeps fishing for finding our weaknesses and foibles. Although he tries to make a mountain out of a molehill, yet there is always some reality in that. A friend always promotes his friend’s goods but an enemy highlights the flaws. So, we should be more indebted to our enemy because he makes us aware of our shortcomings. If seen in this context, an enemy is better than a friend.

AD Department PPSC Past Solved Papers 


1. The length of Pak-Afghan border (Durand Line) is:
(A) 2252 Km ✓
(B) 909 Km
(C) 11300 Km
(D) 592 Km

2. Population wise; Pakistan’s position in the world is:
(A) 21th
(B) 06th ✓ 
(C) 34th
(D) 4thst

3. The number of districts in the Punjab province is:
(A) 24
(B) 31
(C) 36 ✓
(D) 51

4. Who was the first non-British Governor of the Punjab?
(A) Sardar Abdur Rab Nishter ✓
(B) Ibrahim Ismail Chundigar
(C) Nawab Mushtaq Ahmad Guffnani
(D) Mien Amin-ud-Din

5. Baluchistan was given the status of province in:
(A) 1947
(B) 1958
(C) 1970 ✓
(D) 1985

6. Apart from Senate and National Assembly, which one out of the following, is another component of Pakistan's parliament?
(A) Cabinet
(B) Prime Minister
(D) President ✓

7. The number of High Courts in Pakistan is:
(A) 1
(B) 4 ✓
(C) 5
(D) 10

8. The Command and Staff College of Pakistan army Is situated at:
(A) Karachi
(B) Lahore
(C) Quetta ✓
(D) Abbottabad

9. How Many amendments have been made in the Constitution of 1973 up till now?
(A) 6.
(B) 11
(C) 18
(D) 20 ✓

10. Hanna Lake is located in:
(B) Interior Sind
(C) Indian held Kashmir
(D) Baluchistan ✓

11. The Urban-Rural population ratio in Pakistan Is:
(A) 40:60 ✓
(B) 30:70
(C) 20:80
(D) 10:90
12. Which Is the most important mineral of Pakistan; in terms of its reserves?
(A) Natural Gas
(B) Copper
(C) Petroleum
(D) Coal ✓
13. Which one out of the following is not a folk dance?
(A) Bhangra
(B) Jhoomer
(C) Luddi
(D) All of them are folk dances ✓
14. The most widely spoken language in Pakistan is:
(A) Urdu
(B) Punjabi ✓
(C) Sindhl
(D) Pushto
15. Masjid Mahabat Khan is located at:
(A) Multan
(B) Peshawar ✓
(C) Quetta
(D) Hyderabad
16. Which one out of the following is not a ‘daily’?
(A) The News
(B) The Nation
(C) Herald ✓
(D) Dawn
17. Who Introduced 'Doctrine of Lapse' in India (1848).
(A) Lord Dalhousie ✓
(B) Lord Canning
(C) Lord Ripon
(D) Lord Minto
18. Florence Nightingale is renowned for?
(A) acting
(B) nursing ✓
(C) painting
(D) poetry
19. World War-I was fought during:
(A) 1914-18 ✓
(B) 1939-45
(C) 1920-24
(D) None of thorn
20. Which country became independent on July 4, 1776?
(A) Canada
(B) Australia
(C) America ✓
(D) Holland
21. Which Mughal king was buried in Kabul?
(A) Akbar
(B) Jahangir
(C) Humayun
(D) Babur ✓
22. Westminster Abbey; where English Kings and Queens are coroneted, is basically a/an:
(A) church ✓
(B) palace
(C) office
(D) auditorium
23. What is the estimated age of the Universe?
(A) 1 billion years
(B) 10 billion years
(C) 13 billion years ✓
(D) 20 billion years
24. Which is the second largest Ocean after Pacific?
(A) Atlantic ✓
(B) Indian
(C) Arctic
(D) None of them
25. In which range, Mount Everest is located?
(A) Karakoram
(B) Himalayas ✓
(C) Hindu Kush
(D) Pamirs
26. 38 Parallel divides:
(A) North Korea and South Korea ✓
(B) USA and Canada
(C) Germany and Poland
(D) India and China
27. Tripoli Is the capital of:
(A) Gambia
(B) Mali
(C) Libya ✓
(D) Mauritius
28. ‘Taka’ is the currency of:
(A) Bangladesh ✓
(B) Bhutan
(C) Nepal
(D) Sir Lanka
29. Canada is located in:
(A) North America ✓
(B) South America
(C) Western Europe
(D) Eastern Europe
30. Egyptian city Aswan is famous for:
(A) World's largest dam ✓
(B) a huge film industry
(C) being birth place of James Abdul Nasir
(D) a historic university
31. The headquarters of the League of Nations (LoN) was at
(A) New York
(B) London
(C) Paris
(D) Geneva ✓
32. Which one out of the following is not a principal organ of the U.N.O.?
(A) General Assembly
(B) Secretariat
(C) International Labour Organisation ✓
(D) Economic and Social Council
33. The headquarters of European Union is at
(A) Vienna
(B) Brussels ✓
(C) Paris
(D) Amsterdam
34. Dr. Henry Kissinger served as America's Secretary of State during the presidency of:
(A) Richard Nixon
(B) Gerald Ford
(C) Both of them ✓
(D) none of them
35. 'Crust' is earth's
(A) outer layer ✓
(B) inner layer
(C) central layer
(D) none of them
36. The coldest place in the world is:
(A) Tibet
(B) Oslo
(C) Siberia
(D) Greenland ✓
37. Who invented "revolver"?
(A) Samuel Colt ✓
(B) John M. Browning
(C) John Ericsson
(D) James Watt
38. How many bones are there in the body of a new bom baby?
(A) 210
(B) 300 ✓
(C) 351
(D) 403
39. Which out of the following Is a main organ of sense?
(A) Nose ✓ 
(B) Nall
(C) Hair
(D) All of them
40. Drugs that calm nervous system and prevent worry, tension etc. are called:
(A) Analgesics
(B) Hormones
(C) Antibiotics
(D) Tranquillizers ✓
41. Tooth decay Indicates deficiency of
(A) Chromium
(B) Copper
(C) Fluorine ✓
(D) Iron
42. Anything that occupies space and possesses weight Is called:
(A) Molecule
(B) Matter ✓
(C) Element
(D) Atom
43. To every action there is always an equal and opposite reaction' is Newton's:
(A) 1 st Law of Motion
(B) 2nd Law of Motion
(C) 3rd Law of Motion ✓
(D) None of them
44. ‘Study of Insects' is termed as:
(A) Entomology ✓
(B) Cosmography
(C) Mycology
(D) Astrology
45. Which of the following was principally responsible for the Communist Revolution of Russia in 1917?
(A) Karl Marx
(B) Lenin ✓
(C) Stalin
(D) Trotsky
40. Sigmund Freud Is known for his work in the field of:
(A) anthropology
(B) historiography
(C) psychology ✓
(D) physics
47. The Muslims conquered Palestine during the caliphate of:
(A) Hazrat Abu Bakr
(B) Hazrat Umar
(C) Hazrat Usman ✓
(D) Hazrat Ali
48. Who replaced Lord Mountbatten as Governor General of India?
(A) Abu-al-Kalam Azad
(B) Radha Krishnan
(C) Chakravarti Rajagopalachari ✓
(D) Kishna Menon
49. During interim government of India, prior to partition, which Muslim League leader served as Finance Minister?
(A) Abdur Rab Nishter
(B) Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani
(C) Liaqat Ali Khan ✓
(D) Ch. Muhammad Ali
50. After Karachi and Lahore, which is the biggest city of Pakistan, in term of population?
(A) Rawalpindi
(B) Multan
(C) Faisalabad ✓
(D) Peshawar
51. Which out of the following is not a Kharif Crop?
(A) Rice
(B) SugarCane
(C) Maize
(D) Wheat ✓
52. Pakistan’s share in global export is:
(A) 2%
(B) 18% ✓
(C) 11%
(D) 1%
53. 'Lisbon' Is the capital of:
(A) Romania
(B) Panama
(C) Taiwan
(D) Portugal ✓
54. Which Is the largest river In the world?
(A) Amazon ✓
(B) Ganger
(C) Nile
(D) none of them
55. Who Is the foreign minister of Pakistan?
(A) Mr. SartaJAzIz
(B) Khawala Muhammad Aslf
(C) Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif ✓
(D) Mr. Tariq Fatimi
56. Theory of Evolution' was presented by:
(A) Euclid
(B) Charles Darwin ✓
(C) Werner Heisenberg
(D) Simon Bolivar
57. Which philosopher formally put together the basic ideas of constitutional democracy for the 1 st time?
(A) John Lock ✓
(B) Francis Beacon
(C) Voltaire
(D) Adam Smith
58. The only twentieth century American President who was assassinated is:
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) Jphn F. Kennedy ✓
(C) Richard Nixon
(D) Ronald Reagan
59. Martin Luther is famous for:
(A) his fiction writing skills
(B) being a politician
(C) his defiance of Roman Catholic Church ✓
(D) his useful inventions
60. Pablo Picasso is considered to be a great
(A) musician
(B) writer
(C) actor
(D) painter ✓
61. Which prize is awarded annually on December 10 each year for outstanding works in various fields?
(A) Lenin Prize
(B) Pulitzer Prize
(C) Nobel Prize ✓
(D) Bolivar Prize
62. The most populous city of the world is:
(A) New York
(B) Tokyo
(C) Shanghai ✓
(D) Moscow
63. The 'sun' is mainly composed of:
(A) Oxygen
(B) Hydrogen ✓
(C) Carbon Die Oxide
(D) Potassium
64. Post mortem examination of organs or tissues of a dead body is called:
(A) Philology
(B) Autopsy ✓
(C) Genealogy
(D) Topography
65. ‘Laissez-Faire’ means:
(A) Non-interference of state in economy ✓
(B) Extra-ordinary political activity
(C) Military operation In troubled areas
(D) Rapid Industrialization of a country.
66. Charles Dickens' was:
(A) an English novelist ✓
(B) an American scientist
(C) a German politician
(D) a leading musician of 18th century
67. 'Sir Creek' is an Issue between:
(A) Pakistan & India ✓
(B) India & China
(C) India & Nepal
(D) Burma & Thailand
68. Before its independence, Singapore was part of:
(A) Indonesia
(B) China
(C) Malaysia ✓
(D) Japan
69. Who was the first Muslim King of India?
(A) Qubib-ud-dln Aibak ✓
(B) Muhammad bin Qasim
(C) Zaheer-ud-din Babur
(D) Mehmud Ghazanvi
70. Which was the capital of Umayyad Empire?
(A) Baghdad
(B) Medina
(C) Damascus ✓
(D) Kofa
71. The Muslims conquered ‘Jerusholum’ during the Khilafat of:
(A) Hazrat Bau Bakr Siddique
(B) Hazrat Umer bin Khattab ✓
(C) Hazrat Usman Ghani
(D) HazletAlibin Abu Tab
72. Who led Muslim forces during conquest of Egypt?
(A) Hazrat Seed bln Abl Wages
(B) Hazrat Umar bln Aas ✓
(C) Hazrat Khaild bln Walld
(D) Hazrat All bln Abu Tailb
73. 'Mossad' Is the Intelligence agency of:
(A) Brazil
(B) Israel ✓
(C) Lebanon
(D) Syria
74. Australia was discovered by:
(A) Christopher Columbus
(B) Vasco de Game
(C) Captain James Cook ✓
(D) Yuri Gagarin
75. The UNO was set up ln:-
(A) 1939
(B) 1941
(C) 1949
(D) 1945 ✓
76. A share or portion of an estate held by one land-owner or jointly by two or more land owners is:
(A) property
(B) possession
(C) holding ✓
(D) inheritance
77. Which of the following is not defined in the Land Revenue Act of 1967?
(A) Assessment
(B) Kanungo ✓
(C) Boundary mark
(D) Land
78. There are how many classes of Revenue Officers as per section-7 of Land Revenue Act?
(B) ✓

79. Who can summon persons to give evidence and produce documents?
(A) Commissioner
(B) District Collector
(C) Tehsilder
(D) All of them
80. Which out of the following is not a 'village officer1?
(A) Patwari
(B) Kanungo
(C) Lambardar
(D) Tehsildar ✓
81. Which register/ document is mandatory for a patrol to maintain?
(A) Jamabandi
(B) Khasra Girdwari
(C) Lai Kitab
(D) All of them ✓
82. Who can direct to specially revise the record of rights of an estate?
(A) District Collector
(B) Commissioner ✓
(C) Board of Revenue
(D) Government
83. The periodical record is prepared:
(A) Every year
(B) After 4years ✓
(C) After 5 years
(D) After 10 years
84. An enquiry or an order regarding mutation shall be made in the:
(A) office of District Collector
(B) Common assembly (Ijlas-i-Aam) in the estate ✓
(C) building of the tehsil
(D) resilience of lambardar
85. It is mandatory for the Revenue Officer to attest the mutation:
(A) in the Tehsil premises ✓
(B) in the Patwar Khana
(C) on the sport
(D) in the revenue branch of DCO office
86. Who is empowered to make rules making records and other matters connected therewith?
(A) Board of Revenue
(B) Government
(C) Board of Revenue with prior approval of government ✓
(D) Provincial assembly
87. A mutation fee in respect of any entry shall be payable by the person:
(A) who is transferring the right
(B) in whose favor the entry is made ✓
(C) who is certifying the genuity of transaction
(D) none of them
88. The actual defaulter of land revenue or the headman who represents him may be arrested and detained at tehsil office for
(A) 24 hours
(B) 3 days
(C) 10 days ✓
(D) one month
89. Under which section of Land Revenue Act, the Collector may order attachment of defaulter's holding?
(A) 85 ✓
(B) 87
(C) 32
(D) 101
90. Who is authorized to define the limits of any estate, holding or field for framing any record or making assessment of revenue?
(A) Revenue officer
(B) Sub-divisional Collector
(C) District Collector ✓
(D) Commissioner
91. A tenant having a right of occupancy in land may sublet the land fully or any part thereof for a period not more than:
(A) two years
(B) three years
(C) one year
(D) seven years ✓
92. The Land Revenue Rules were framed in:
(A) 1967
(B) 1988 ✓
(C) 1911
(D) 1973
93. 'A person liable for an arrear of land revenue has been homed by ‘Land Revenue Act' as:
(A) Accused
(B) Absconder
(C) Culprit
(D) Defaulter ✓
94. The ‘Land Revenue Act' is comprised of how many sections?
(A) 179
(B) 184 ✓
(C) 107
(D) 100
95. A charge upon or claim against land arisingout of a private grant or contract is termed as:
(A) Encumbrance  ✓
(B) Limitation
(C) Check
(D) None of them
96. Which chapter of ‘Land Revenue Act' deals with the assessment of land revenue?
(A) VI
(B) VII ✓
(D) X
97. Within how many days, a land-owner may present a petition to the Revenue Officer for a reconsideration of the amount, form or conditions of the assessment of revenue?
(A) 7 days
(B) 15 days
(C) 30 days ✓
(D) 60 days
98. On which of the following reasons; a Lambardar cannot be dismissed?
(A) Seriously embarrassed by debt
(B) Involved in criminal activities
(C) property dispute with family members ✓
(D) incapacitated due to old age
99. Which section of 'Land Revenue Act’ deals with preparation of computerized records?
(A) 41 ✓
(B) 70
(C) 130
(D) 19

100. Which document out of the following is not part of Periodical Record’?
(A) Shajra Kishhvar of field map
(B) Shajra Nasab or genealogical table ✓
(C) list of habitual defaulters
(D) Jamabandi



1. Prophet PBUH was died in
(A) 630
(B) 628
(C) 626
(D) 632 ✓

3. Duration of Quran's revelation
(A) 20 years
(B) 18 years
(C) 23 years ✓
(D) 25 years

4. The length of Pak-Afghan border (Durand Line) is:
(A) 2252 Km
(B) 909 Km
(C) 11300 Km
(D) 2,430 Km ✓
[1,510 mi]

5. Nijashi belongs to
(A) Iran
(B) Ethiopia ✓
(C) Iraq
(D) Syria

6. Comrade newspaper was published in 1913 by the:
(A) Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar ✓
(B) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(C) Maulana Zafar Ali Khan
(D) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

7. Sword of Allah was
(A) Hazrat Blla
(B) Hazrat All
(C) Hazratumar
(D) Khalid bin Walid ✓

8. First president of Pakistan was
(A) Ayube Khan
(B) Quaid Azam
(C) Iskandar Mirza ✓
(D) Liaqat Ali Khan

9. Congress was formed by
(A) VPMenon
(B) A.0 Hume ✓
(C) Gandhi
(D) SardarPatail

10. Friends Not Masters book written by
(A) AyubKhan ✓
(B) Slkandar Mirza
(C) Pervez Musharraf
(D) Ch Muhammad Ali

11. Objective resolution was passed In
(A) 1947
(B) 1948
(C) 1950
(D) 1949 ✓

12. First constitution of Pakistan issued in:
(A) 1952
(B) 1953
(C) 1956 ✓
(D) 1973

13. First election in Pakistan held in
(A) 1953
(B) 1970 ✓
(C) 1962
(D) 1973

14. Zia imposed martial law in Pakistan
(A) 5 July 1977 ✓
(B) 15 June 1975
(C) 5 July 1976
(D) 5 July 1978

15. Current GST rate is
(A) 12%
(B) 13%
(C) 14%
(D) 17% ✓

16. Obama belongs to
(A) Democratic Party ✓
(B) Conservative Party
(C) Republic Party
(D) none of these

17. The Indus Water Treaty was mediated by:
(C) World Bank ✓ 
(D) Britain

18. Civil war in USA started in the era
(A) Bush era
(B) Abraham Lincoln reign ✓
(C) Bill Clinton era
(D) Nixon reign

19. Prague is capital of
(A) Czech Republic  ✓
(B) Germany
(C) Malaysia
(D) Indonesia

20. Yen is currency of
(A) Malaysia
(B) Indonesia
(C) Nepal
(D) Japan ✓

21. Netherland is new name of
(A) France
(B) Spain
(C) Holland ✓
(D) England

22. Ottoman capital was
(A) Damascus
(B) Constantinople ✓
(C) Rome
(D) Madrid

23. The Leader book is written by Gary Glitter and Mike Leander and produced by
(A) Mike Leander ✓
(B) Lenin
(C) Hegel
(D) Marx

24. Naqsh e Faryadi is written by
(A) Allama Iqbal
(B) Hafiz Jalandhry
(C) Qateel Shafai
(D) Faiz ✓

25. Who represented Pakistan in UN?
(A) Faiz Ahmad Faiz
(B) Ahmad Faraz
(C) Patras Bukhari ✓
(D) Qateel Shafai

26. Theory of Evolution is by
(A) Nixon
(B) Darwin ✓
(C) Nicholson
(D) Marx

27. Theory of graviton by
(A) Marx
(B) Hegal
(C) Nixon
(D) Newton ✓

28. Theory of motion by
(A) Darwin
(B) Marx
(C) Newton ✓
(D) Hegal

29. Champion trophy 2013 was held in
(B) England ✓
(C) France
(D) Pakistan

30. Napoleon defeated in which war
(A) Waterloo ✓
(B) Buxer
(C) Delhi
(D) Karnatak

31. Shokes Holls is the character of
(A) John Milton
(B) Chacer
(C) Keats
(D) Shakespare ✓

32. Manmohan Singh is
(A) poet
(B) novelist
(C) economist ✓
(D) cricketer

33. Mother Teresa was
(A) doctor
(B) social worker ✓
(C) teacher
(D) politician

34. Iranian present president
(A) Hassan Rohani ✓
(B) Hashmi Rafeanjani
(C) Ali Khamnai
(D) Muhammad Khatmi

35. Bashar ul Assad is a president of
(A) Egypt
(B) Malaysia
(C) Indonesia
(D) Syria ✓

36. Diamir Bhasha Dam is in:
(A) Peshawar
(B) DG Khan
(C) Gilgat ✓
(D) Rawalpindi

37. Durand Line is between Pakistan and:
(A) India
(B) Afghanistan ✓
(C) Nepal
(D) Bangladesh

38. Formosa is the old name of:
(A) Cambodia
(B) Rhodesia
(C) Taiwan ✓
(D) Bangkok

39. Financial Deficit means:
(A) accessed of issuing paper money ✓
(B) increased price
(C) decreased price
(D) none of these

40. Defence minister of Pakistan
(A) Khawaja Asif ✓
(B) Shahbaz Sharif
(C) Ishaq Dar
(D) Nawaz Sharif

41. Chief Minister of KPK is
(A) Abdul Malik
(B) Sami Durrani
(C) Perveez Khatak ✓
(D) none of these

42. Lowest density of population in which province.
(A) Punjab
(B) Balochistan ✓
(D) Sindh

43. Confucius was ancient philosopher of
(A) China ✓
(B) Egypt
(C) Japan
(D) Indonesia

44. Sacred book of Sikhisim was written by
(A) Bhai Maharaj Singh
(B) Bikramjit Singh Sandhar,
(C) Bhai Sahib Mohinder Singh
(D) Guru Nanak ✓

45. The first international organization was:
(A) United Nations
(B) Commonwealth Organization
(C) League of Nations ✓
(D) None of the above

46. Alexander belongs to
(A) Iran
(B) Iraq
(C) Macedonia  ✓
(D) Syria

47. Sprite of Islam is written by
(A) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(B) Syed Amir Ali ✓
(C) Ch Rehmat Ali
(D) Allama Iqbal

48. Number of total Round Table Conferences are.
(A) 3 ✓
(B) 5
(C) 7
(D) 6

49. Windows application for PC designed
(A) Babbage
(B) Nicholson
(C) Nixon
(D) Bill Gates ✓

50. Capital of India before British took powers
(A) Delhi
(B) Lacknow
(C) Calcutta ✓
(D) Madras

51. First Islamic ruler in subcontinent.
(A) Akbar
(B) Qutabudin Aebak ✓
(C) Jahangir
(D) Hamanyun

52. Mohammad bin Qasim was relative of
(A) Hajaj bin Yousaf ✓
(B) Tariq bin Ziad
(C) Raja Dahir
(D) none of these

53. Harun al-Rashid was the Abbasid Caliph
(A) third
(B) fourth
(C) fifth ✓
(D) seventh

54. Dermatology is study of
(A) skin ✓
(B) blood
(C) bones
(D) heart

55. Number of planets in the solar system are:
(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 13
(D) 8 ✓

56. Neil Armstrong settled first foot on
(A) Venice
(B) Jupiter
(C) Moon ✓
(D) Mars

57. Naseem Hajazi was
(A) poet
(B) novelist ✓
(C) politician
(D) actor

58. Tigris River is situated in
(A) Iraq ✓
(B) Iran
(C) Nepal
(D) India

59. Roman XV is
(A) 14
(B) 13
(C) 18
(D) 15 ✓

60. Kitabul Hind was written by
(A) Al Farabi
(B) Al Mawardi
(C) Alberoni ✓
(D) Shah Walliullah

61. Solar eclipse occurs when Moon come between Earth and
(A) star
(B) Sun ✓
(C) sky
(D) mars

62. Jabir Bin Hayan was
(A) Chemist ✓
(B) physicst
(C) botanist
(D) mathematician

63. Pele was player of
(A) football  ✓
(B) cricket
(C) tennis
(D) Hockey

64. 49th Parallel' is a boundary line between:
(A) North and South Korea
(B) China and Mongolia
(C) Germany and Poland
(D) USA and Canada ✓

65. Which of the following games is also called “Ping Pong"?
(A) Boxing
(B) Table Tennis ✓
(C) Badminton
(D) Water Polo

66. Which is the deepest lake in the world?
(A) Titicaca
(B) Victoria
(C) Baikal ✓
(D) Superior

67. What is the body temperature of a normal man?
(A) 81.1°C
(B) 36.9°C ✓
(C) 98.6°C
(D) 21.rc

68. Which of the following helps in clotting of blood?
(A) Vitamin Bi
(B) Vitamin B2
(C) Vitamin D
(D) Vitamin K ✓

69. Total volume of blood in a normal adult human being is
(A) 5-6 liters ✓
(B) 3-4 liters
(C) 8-10 liters
(D) 10-12 liters

70. Red blood corpuscles are formed in the:
(A) Liver
(B) Bone marrow ✓
(C) Kidneys
(D) Heart

71. Bronchitis is disease of
(A) heart
(B) bones
(C) respiratory Cavity  ✓
(D) blood

72. King Martin Luther Junior was assassinated in the year
(A) 1968 ✓
(B) 1969
(C) 1970
(D) 1971

73. Sindh Tass Agreement took place during the rule of: *
(A) Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
(B) AyubKhan ✓
(C) Benazir Bhutto
(D) Nawaz Sharif

74. Taksim Square is situated in
(A) Egypt
(B) Turkey ✓
(C) India
(D) Brazil

75. Rain is measured by
(A) Barometer
(B) Saphigmometer
(C) Thermometer
(D) Ram Gauge ✓

76. How many islands are located in Indonesia?
(A) more than 2500 ✓
(B) 2000
(C) 1000
(D) less than 800

77. Pan Islamism promoted in subcontinent by
(A) Syed Amir Ali
(B) Allama lqbal
(C) Ch. Rehmat Ali
(D) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan ✓

78. Aswam dam is situated in
(A) Kuwait
(B) Iraq
(C) Egypt ✓
(D) Iran

79. Terbela Dam is constructed on
(A) Chenab River
(B) Indus River ✓
(C) Ravi River
(D) Jehlum River

80. UN headquarters is located in
(A) Washington
(B) London
(C) Geneva
(D) New York ✓

81. Book reveled on Hazrat Musa (A.S) was
(A) Zabure
(B) Tora ✓
(C) Injeel
(D) Quran

82. Who introduced the principles of basic democracy in Pakistan?
(A) Isikandar Mirza
(B) Ayub Khan ✓
(C) Malik Ghulam Muhammad
(D) Pervez Musharraf

83. The distance of the equator from either of the poles is:
(A) 11500 km
(B) 15001 km
(C) 10,002 km ✓
(D) 36,005 km

84. Shimizu (Japan) is the name of:
(A) River
(B) Mountain
(C) Volcano
(D) Tunnel ✓

85. First time in history local body system (local government) was introduced in:
(B) UK
(C) France ✓
(D) Spain

86. Who was the first Asian to have received the Nobel Prize?
(A) C.V. Raman
(B) R.N. Tagore ✓
(C) Mother Teresa
(D) I.A. Bunin

87. Which of the following mountain systems is the oldest?
(A) Himalaya
(B) Aravali ✓
(C) Satpura
(D) Nilgiri

88. Which of the following seaport situated in United Kingdom
(A) Cardiff
(B) Liverpool
(C) Bristol
(D) All of above ✓

89. Kalabagh Dam has not so far been constructed due to:
(A) Short to funds
(B) Site is not suitable
(C) Political pressure ✓
(D) Opposed by World Bank

90. What do you understand by Viva Voce?
(A) By the way of
(B) Final argument
(C) Orally ✓
(D) None of these

91. Eagle is the national emblem of:
(A) Pakistan
(B) India
(C) Spain ✓
(D) Germany

92. Sigmund Freud was one the great:
(A) Politician
(B) Painter
(C) Psychologist ✓
(D) Poet

93. The number, whose 13% is 52, is
(A) 300
(B) 400 ✓
(C) 500
(D) 900

94. The difference between simple and compound interest on Rs. 1625 for 3years at 4% per annum in rupees is:
(A) 7.95
(B) 7.90 ✓
(C) 7.70
(D) 7.75

95. 40 men can do work in 25 days. How long it will take 25 men to do the work?
(A) 50 days
(B) 40 days ✓
(C) 60 days
(D) 70 days

96. Which number will come next?
Series: 1, 3, 7,15. 31, 63__
(A) 123
(B) 125
(C) 127 ✓
(D) 129

97. By selling a fan for Rs. 475, a person loses 5%. To get a gain of 5%, he should sale the fan for:
(A) Rs. 500
(B) Rs. 525 ✓
(C) Rs. 535
(D) Rs. 575

98. The enrolment in a certain secondary school w£s 450 in 1979. By 1980 the enrolment had increased by 16%, what was the enrolment in 1980?
(A) 512
(B) 518
(C) 522 ✓
(D) 526

99. Which number will come next?
(A) 0
(B) 2
(C) 8 ✓
(D) 4

100. Ali gained 510 marks in matriculation examination. What percentage of marks did he gain?
(A) 60% ✓
(B) 57%
(C) 71%
(D) 73%




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