PPSC Deputy Superintendent Jail 2014 Solved Past Papers

PPSC Deputy Superintendent Jail 2014 Solved Past Papers

1. Who shall subject to the order of the Superintendent be competent to perform any of the duties and be subject to all the responsibilities of a deputy Superintendent under the prison Act or any rule thereafter?
(A) Deputy superintend Jails
(B) Assistant Superintendent Jails ✓
(C) Warder
(D) All of these

2. Central Jail Staff Training Institute, Lahore was established in:
(A) October 1977
(B) October 1978
(C) October 1979
(D) October 1974 ✓

3. United Nations Geneva Convention known as Standard Minimum Rules for Treatment of Prisoners was held in:
(A) 1952
(B) 1954
(C) 1955 ✓
(D) 1958

4. Prisons for juveniles (people under 18) are also known as
(A) Young institutes
(B) Young offender’s Institutes ✓
(C) Offender’s institutes
(D) None

5. How many Jails are there in Sindh?
(A) 16 ✓
(B) 32
(C) 20
(D) 39

6. Currently there are jails in Pakistan
(A) 45
(B) 87
(C) 85
(D) 90 ✓

7. The facility of separate prisons for women is available at in Province of KPK
(A) Peshawar ✓
(B) Mansehra
(C) Abbotabad
(D) None of these

8. Open Jail was established in Sindh at
(A) Badin ✓
(B) Sukkur
(C) Karachi
(D) Hyderabad

9. Open Jails was established in Punjab at
(A) Bureawala ✓
(B) Vehari
(C) Nankana Sahib
(D) Multan

10. Open Jail Bureawala was subsequently closed in:
(A) 1963
(B) 1965
(C) 1966
(D) 1962 ✓

11.  is authorized to award punishment both for minor and some major offences. Such punishment includes the award of whipping and putting bar fetters to the prisoners.
(A) Assistant Superintendent
(B) Deputy Superintendent
(C) Superintendent ✓
(D) None of these

12. A, B and C are sentenced respectively to. one month’s imprisonment on the 29 , 3Cr and 31st January 2010. All the three sentences will expire on the
(A) 28th February ✓
(B) 27th February
(C) 1st March
(D) Nbne of these

13. A prisoner is sentenced on 15th July to six months' imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.300 or in default six months further imprisonment. He pays Rs.63. the calculation shall be made as follows.
(A) 34 days
(B) 36 days
(C) 29 days ✓
(D) 38 days

14. What is the maximum period of solitary confinement when the term of imprisonment does not exceed six months?
(A) One month ✓
(B) Two months
(C) Three months
(D) All of above

15. What is the maximum period of solitary confinement when the term of imprisonment does exceed six months but does not exceed one year?
(A) One month
(B) Two months ✓
(C) Three months
(D) All of above

16. Lunatic may also temporarily detain in prison under the order of the:
(A) Judge
(B) Magistrate ✓
(C) Superintendent
(D) Government

17. Who will inform convicted prisoner to about appeal:
(A) Magistrate
(B) Superintendent Jail ✓
(C) Warden
(D) Deputy Superintendent

18. Period of appeal to the High Court against sentence of death:
(A) 3 days
(B) 7 days ✓
(C) 15 days
(D) 30 days

19. Name the class which comprises of prisoner who commits crimes not for personal gain but for political gain motives and is no criminal and does not require reformative or correctional treatment:
(A) Political ✓
(B) Civil
(C) State Prisoner
(D) None of these

20. The security of the prisoner released on parole under sub-section (i) of Rule 223-A shall be the responsibility of the:
(A) Police ✓
(B) Jailer
(C) Military
(D) None of these

21. Convicted prisoners are further classified according to age are:
(A) 4th class
(B) 2nd class
(C) 3rd class ✓
(D) None of these

22. What are the classes of convicted prisoners according to age?
(A) Juvenile under the age of 18.
(B) Adolescent over 18 and under 21 years of age.
(C) Adult over age of 21
(D) All of the above ✓

23. What is the maximum period of solitary confinement when the term of imprisonment does exceed one year?
(A) One month
(B) Two months
(C) Three months ✓
(D) All of above

24. Prison solitary confinement awarded by courts is according to sections
(A) 73 & 74 of P.P.C ✓
(B) 76&77ofP.P.C
(C) 76 & 78 of P.P.C
(D) None of these

25. After execution, Body remains suspended for
(A) One hour
(B) Half an hour ✓
(C) twenty minutes
(D) None of these

26. Execution shall not take place on:
(A) Sunday
(B) Gazette holidays
(C) The day following Sunday and holiday
(D) All of above. ✓

27. The prisons shall have accommodation ordinarily for more than 1000 prisoners irrespective of length of sentence and shall be in each division of a province:
(A) Special Prisons
(B) District Prisons
(C) Central Prisons ✓
(D) None of these

28. There shall be  classes of district prisons:
(A) 3 ✓
(B) 4
(C) 2
(D) 1

29. Having accommodation ordinarily 500 prisoners or more with sentence upto 5 years:
(A) Second class
(B) First class ✓
(C) Third class
(D) Fourth class

30. Class having accommodation ordinarily for 300 prisoners or more but less than 500 with sentence up to 3 years and:
(A) Second class ✓
(B) Third class
(C) Forth class
(D) First class

31. Class having accommodation ordinarily for less than 300 prisoners with sentence up to one year:
(A) Second class
(B) First class
(C) Third class ✓
(D) Fourth class

32. The government may declare any central prison to be for all or any purposes, also a district prisons:
(A) Federal
(B) Provincial ✓
(C) Both
(D) None of these

33 Who is selected for promotion as Inspector General Prisons?
(A) Assistant Inspector General prisons
(B) Deputy Inspector General persons ✓
(C) DIG police
(D) Superintendent Jails

34 if there will be no deputy Inspector General prisons available for promotion as Inspector General Prisons then who can be promoted as Inspector General Prisons?
(A) Deputy Inspector General Police
(B) Assistant Inspector General Prisons
(C) Assistant Inspector General Police
(D) Superintendent Jails ✓

35 What is must for the promotion of a Superintendent of a prison?
(A) He must be in grade 18
(B) He must have at least 5 years' experience as a Superintendent
(C) He must be man of senior-most
(D) All of the above ✓

36. Whose duty is to maintain discipline both amongst subordinate offer’s and prisoners and the strict enforcement of all rules, regulations and order relating to the management of the prison, prisoners and staff?
(A) Assistant Superintendent
(B) Assistant Inspector General
(C) Superintendent
(D) Deputy Superintendent ✓

37. Which of the following statement is true regarding Deputy Superintendent Jails?
(A) He shall at least once daily see every prisoners confined in the prison and visit every cell, barrack Ward, workshop cook house latrine and every part of the prison and its premises including the hospital
(B) He shall except as provided under the rules always remain present within the prison or its premises
(C) Both a & b ✓
(D) None of these

38. For every prison there must be appointed some Assistant Superintendent according to the nature class and population of the prison. What should be the minimum number of Assistant Superintendent in a jail?
(A) 3 ✓
(B) 2
(C) 4
(D) 5

39. Which of the following is the direct selection authority for Assistant Superintendent Jails in Punjab?
(A) Chief Minister
(B) Governor
(C) Home Department
(D) Punjab Public Service Commission ✓

40. Who can take the place of the deputy Superintendent Jails when this office is temporarily absent or incapacitated for duty
(A) Superintendent Jails
(B) Assistant Superintendent Jails ✓
(C) Warder
(D) All of these

41. Which place in Argentina, founded originally as a port, has a name meaning ‘favourable winds’?
(A) Buenos Aires ✓
(B) Mendoza
(C) Resistencia
(D) Cordoba

42. What is foe highest peak in New Zealand?
(A) Mount Columbus
(B) Mount Cook ✓
(C) Mount Nelson
(D) Mount Magellan

43. Which country had the world’s first woman prime minister?
(A) New Zealand
(B) India
(C) Sri Lanka ✓
(D) Pakistan

44. Which American poet was indicted for treason by the US government in 1945 for making pro-fascist and anti-Semitic broadcasts to the USA during World War 2 when he moved to Italy?
(A) Ezra Pound ✓
(B) Ezra Cent
(C) Ezra Schilling
(D) Ezra Guinea

45. Whose autobiography is entitled 'Learning to Fly’?
(A) Melanie Chisholm
(B) Emma Bunton
(C) Victoria Beckham ✓
(D) Geri Haliiweli

46. Which rock group formed in Buckinghamshire, England, took their name from work by JRR Tolkien published posthumously in 1977?
(A) Madness
(B) Marmalade
(C) Marillion ✓
(D) Manfred Mann

47. How did Eva (Evita) Peron die aged just 33?
(A) Cancer ✓
(B) Heart attack
(C) Assassination
(D) Aeroplane crash

48. What comes next in the following sequence? Algeria, Beelzebub, civic, dread, excite, fluff?
(A) Garden
(B) Greed
(C) Gong ✓
(D) Greenland

49. Debbie McGee married which famous magician on 2nd April 1988?
(A) Paul Daniels ✓
(B) David Copperfield
(C) Aii Bongo
(D) Tommy Cooper

50. Traudl Junge was whose private secretary?
(A) Richard Nixon
(B) Joseph Stalin
(C) Margaret Thatcher
(D) Adolf Hitler ✓

51.  What is the only number in English that has its letters in alphabetical order when spelt out?
(A) 40 ✓
(B) 35
(C) 38
(D) 37

52. Bob Geldof was so horrified by which BBC South Africa correspondent's 1984 report on Ethiopia that he launched Live Aid on 13th July 1985?
(A) Michael Buerk ✓
(B) Michael Aspei
(C) Michael Fish
(D) Michael Parkinson

53. What famous phrase was coined by the American fruit specialist J.T. Stinson?
(A) Every good boy deserves favours
(B) A stitch in time saves nine
(C) Standing on the shoulders of giants
(D) An apple a day keeps the doctor away ✓

54. Which author and golf fanatic painted his golf balls red so he could still play when it snowed?
(A) Peter Altiss
(B) Mark Twain
(C) Bing Crosby
(D) Rudyard Kipling ✓

55. Which country sold land to America which is known today as the US Virgin Islands?
(A) Denmark ✓
(B) Cuba
(C) Philippines
(D) Japan

56. Table forks were first introduced to which European country’s households for eating fruit so fingers were not stained?
(A) Italy ✓
(B) Sweden
(C) England
(D) Hungary

57. According to some scientific theories, what would wooden planks called stompers be used for?
(A) A dowsing rod
(B) Act as a horizontal beam as over a door or window
(C) Used to flatten crops to form com circles ✓
(D) A primitive spirit level

58. Name the next number- in the following sequence: 5,9,25,89 ?
(A) 345 ✓
(B) 666
(C) 116
(D) 123

59. In Southern Punjab there is only one hill station. What is its name?
(A) Fort Munro ✓
(B) Rohtas Fort
(C) AttockFort
(D) Fort Abbas

60. Which English monarch ruled for only nine days in 1553?
(A) Queen Elizabeth I
(B) Lady Jane Grey ✓
(C) King James II
(D) King Henry V

61. Who, in Germanic mythology, lures little children to the land of death?
(A) Fenrir
(B) trolls
(C) theeri-king ✓
(D) Mymir

62. Which of the following Sea is located in Central Asia?
(A) Red Sea
(B) China Sea
(C) Japan Sea
(D) Aral Sea ✓

63. Pakistan mainly import edible oil from
(A) Brazil
(B) Malaysia ✓
(C) Indonesia
(D) India

64. Which of the following creatures has a carapace and have been known to live to a hundred years old?
(A) African spurred tortoise ✓
(B) Arabian Oryx
(C) Shoebiil
(D) Bushmaster

65. Mick Jagger is the lead singer of fine group The Rolling Stones but what is his middle name?
(A) Xavier
(B) Sidney
(C) Tyrone
(D) Philip ✓

66. Sweeney Todd was a fictional ‘Demon Barber* of Fleet Street who provided fillings for whose meat pies?
(A) Mrs Newbould
(B) Mrs Kipling
(C) Mrs Lovett ✓
(D) Mrs Fillet

67. What connects novelist Evelyn Waugh and Elvis Presley as regard to the place they both died?
(A) Both died at a railway station
(B) Both died in the toilet ✓
(C) Both died in a chapel
(D) Both died in bed

68. Who was the author of ‘Lassie Come Home’?
(A) Eric Bishop
(B) Eric Knight ✓
(C) Eric King
(D) Eric Rook

69. What is the Birkenhead Drill?
(A) The Hippocratic oath
(B) Women and children go first ✓
(C) A form of writing hieroglyphics
(D) None of these ’

70. In what country is the world's tallest active volcano?
(A) United States
(B) Chile ✓
(C) Japan
(D) Russia

71. Who was the 9th president of the United States?
(A) Martin Van Buren
(B) James K. Polk
(C) John Tyler
(D) William Harrison ✓

72. Which country’s highest point is Champagne Castle and includes places called Bethlehem and Newcastle?
(A) Australia
(B) Fiji
(C) New Zealand
(D) South Africa ✓

73. Which of the following metals has the highest melting point of all known elements?
(A) Iridium
(B) Osmium
(C) Tungsten ✓
(D) Platinum

74. How many stones are in a standard backgammon set?
(A) 24
(B) 30 ✓
(C) 36
(D) 18

75. In a suit of armor, what part of the body does the sabaton protect?
(A) Foot ✓
(B) Wrist
(C) Neck
(D) Knee

76. In Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Nighfs Dream', what is the 25th word in the first poem for the first fairy?
(C) Moon's
(C) The
(C) Wander ✓
(C) Sphere

77. Which dinosaur's name means ‘tyrant lizard’?
(A) Velodraptor
(B) Stegosaurus
(C) Triceratops
(D) Tyrannosaurus rex ✓

78. To solve water crises Indus Water Treaty was signed in 1960 under which who was to act as guarantor of this Treaty?
(A) World Bank ✓
(C) Security Council
(D) None of these

79. Which wars completed the expulsion of Ottoman Empire from Europe during 1912-13?
(A) World War
(B) Agnicourt War
(C) Balkan War ✓
(D) None of these

80. What would you use if you wanted to purl a stitch?
(A) crochet hook
(B) hypodermic needle
(C) tapestry needle
(D) knitting needles ✓

81. What is the capital of Bangladesh?
(A) Chittagong
(B) Dhaka ✓
(C) Rangpur
(D) Chandpur

82. What are the largest monkeys in the world? (A) savannah baboons
(B) white-handed gibbons ✓
(C) mountain gorillas
(D) Japanese macaques

83. What does the Latin term “pro bono" mean in English?
(A) free service
(B) for the poor
(C) without pay
(D) for good ✓

84. Who is the central character in “The Iliad?"
(A) Aeneas
(B) Paris
(C) Helen of Troy
(D) Achilles ✓

85. State of Kashmir was the biggest state in the sub-continent situated in the northern part of Indo Pak continent having boundaries with:
(A) China
(B) Pakistan
(C) India
(D) All of these ✓

86. Name the capital city located on the equator.
(A) Nairobi ✓
(B) Kinshasa
(C) Addis Ababa
(D) Cairo

87. What is the most populous/largest capital city in Africa?
(A) Lagos
(B) Kinshasa
(C) Addis Ababa
(D) Cairo ✓

83. Shalimar Garden is located in the city of
(A) Lahore
(B) Karachi
(C) Multan ✓
(D) Taxila

84. From which country Pakistan purchased Gawader?
(A) Kuwait
(B) Iran
(C) Muscat ✓
(D) None of these

85. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (New name of OIC) has its headquarters at
(A) Cairo
(B) Jeddah ✓
(C) Tehran
(D) Islamabad

86. Which provincial Chief Minister was dismissed on the issue of One Unit?
(A) Chief Minister NWFP
(B) Chief Minister Sindh ✓
(C) Chief Minister Punjab
(D) Chief Minister Baluchistan

87. Which Radio Station already existed at the time of creation of Pakistan?
(A) Multan
(B) Lahore ✓
(C) Quetta
(D) None of these

88. Vitamin can lead to illness.
(A) Want
(B) Shortage
(C) Deficiency ✓
(D) Poverty

89. 15 men can do a piece of work in 20 days, in how many days 25 men finish the same work?
(A) 14
(B) 20
(C) 12 ✓
(D) 15

90. One who cannot die is called as:
(A) Stable
(B) Immortal ✓
(C) Perpetual
(D) Perennial

91. Who did accompany the Holy Prophet (SAW) in the Migration to Medina?
(A) Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) ✓
(B) Hazrat Omar (RA)
(C) Hazrat Ali (RA)
(D) HazratUsman (RA)

92. What is the oldest Mosque on the Earth?
(A) Ka’aba Bait Ullah ✓
(B) Masjid-i-Zarrar
(C) Masjid-i-Nabvi
(D) Masjitl-i-Aqsa

93. What is the rate of Zakat on silver, gold and currency?
(A) 2%
(B) 2 1/2 % ✓
(C) 1 1/2 %
(D) 2.25

94. In which night the Quran was revealed?
(A) Shab-e-Miraj
(B) Lailat-ul-Qadr ✓
(C) Lail-tul-Aroos
(D) Shab-e-Barat

95. The First Constitution of Pakistan was enforced on:
(A) 21" March, 1956
(B) 25th March, 1956
(C) 23rd March 1956 ✓
(D) 20th March, 1958

96. National language of Pakistan under the 1962 Constitution was Who did accompany the Holy Prophet (SAW) in the migration to Medina?
(A) Bengali & Urdu  ✓
(B) Urdu
(C) Punjabi
(D) Punjabi and Urdu

97. Who among the following pioneered the Khilafat Movement?
(A) M.A. Jinnah
(B) Ali Brothers ✓
(C) Gandhi
(D) Sir Sayyed Ahmed

98. Which of the following countries have the power of veto in the General Assembly of UNO?
(B) Russia
(C) China
(D) All of these ✓

99. The term of office of a judge 'of the International Court of Justice is?
(A) 5 years
(B) 7 years
(C) 9 years ✓
(D) None of these

100. The first parliamentary elections in Afghanistan were held in:
(A) 2004
(B) 2005 ✓
(C) 2006
(D) None of these

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