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PPSC Land Record Officer Solved Past Papers 2016 (BS-16)



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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