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PPSC Assistant Director Land Records BS-17 Solved Past Paper

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

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