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PPSC District Officer Civil Defence 2013 Solved Past Papers

PPSC District Officer Civil Defence 2013  Solved Past Papers

Written Test for Recruitment to the Posts of DISTRICT OFFICER CIVIL DEFENCE / DEPUTY DISTRICT OFFICER CIVIL DEFENCE / CHIEF STAFF OFFICER / PROVINCIAL RESCUE OFFICER (BS- 16) in the Punjab Home Department (2013)



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1. The distance between Mecca and Medina is about:
(A) 100 miles
(B) 200 miles
(C) 300 miles ✓
(D) 400 miles

2. The Holy Prophet Muhammad (May Peace be Upon Him) started preaching Islam in public in the year.
(A) 613 A.D ✓
(B) 610 A.D
(C) 606 A.D
(D) 609 A.D

3. The Muslims conquered Mecca in:
(A) 620 A.D
(B) 625 A.D
(C) 630 A.D ✓
(D) 635 A.D

4. "A Short History of the Saracens' was written
(A) Allama Shibli Naumani
(B) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(C) Syed Ameer Ali ✓
(D) Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar

5. Which Abbasid Caliph laid the foundation of “Baghdad"*
(A) Haron-ur-Rashid
(B) Abbas-al-Safah
(C) Mamun-ur-Rashid
(D) None of them ✓

6. In 712 A.D. Sind was invaded by:
(A) Afghanistan
(B) Persians
(C) Arabs ✓
(D) Turks

7. The second pious caliph Hazrat Umar-bin-Khattab belonged to which tribe?
(A) Banu Hashim
(B) Banu Ummiya
(C) Banu Addi ✓
(D) Banu Tayam

8. After Damascus which city became the capital of Muslim caliphate?
(A) Istanbul
(B) Baghdad ✓
(C) Cairo
(D) Mecca

9. Iran was conquered by which Muslim general?
(A) Hazrat Umar bin Aas
(B) Hazrat Saad bin Abbi Waqas ✓
(C) Hazrat Abdullah bln Zubair
(D) Hazrat Zaid bin Haris

10. Suleman the Magnificent was a King of which dynasty?
(A) Abbasld
(B) Umayyad
(C) Mughal
(D) Ottoman ✓

11. The second Ummayiad Calliph was:
(A) Marwan bin Hakam
(B) Walid bin Abdul Malik
(C) Yazid bin Muawiya ✓
(D) None of them

12. The second battle fought between Muslims of Medina and Quraish of Mecca was:
(A) Badr
(B) Uhad ✓
(C) Khandak
(D) Khyber

13. The Muslims invaded Spain in:
(A) 711 A.D ✓
(B) 722 A.D
(C) 730 A.D
(D) 706 A.D

14. The Ummayyad Caliphate was overthrown in 751 A.D. by Abbasids after the:
(A) Battle of Tribes
(B) Battle of Arabs
(C) Battle of Islam
(D) Battle of Zab ✓

15. Who was the 1st Muslim Caliph of Spain?
(A) Abd Ar Rehman Ad-Dakhil ✓
(B) Abd Al-Jabar
(C) Abd Al-Malik
(D) Hashim II bin Al-Hakam

16. During the Ummayyad period which department administered the revenue affairs of the Empire?
(A) Diwan-ul-Rasail
(B) Diwan-ul-Kharaj ✓
(C) Diwan-ul-Barid
(D) Diwan-ul-Khatam

17. “Al-Khawarazmi" was an outstanding Muslim:
(A) Chemist
(B) Poet
(C) Calligrapher
(D) Mathematician ✓

18. Which one, out of the following, is a renowned biographer of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)?
(A) Michael H Hart ✓
(B) Martin Lings
(C) Maurice Bucaille
(D) Vincent Cronin

19. The Mughal empire in India was formally abolished in:
(A) 1707 A.D
(B) 1758 A.D
(C) 1801 A.D
(D) 1857 A.D ✓

20. Who was the most significant Muslim saint of 17th Century India?
(A) Shah Wali Ullah
(B) Hazrat Mujadid Alif Sani ✓
(C) Hazrat Nizam-ud-Din Aulia
(D) Shah Rukan-i-Alam

21. “Two Nation Theory" in India?
(A) Share in Federal Government
(B) Attack on each other’s religious beliefs
(C) Urdu-Hindi Controversy ✓
(D) Financial disparity

22. In 1886, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan founded:
(A) MAO College, Aligarh
(B) Muhammadan Educational Conference
(C) MAO Aligarh School
(D) “Tehzib-ul-lkhalq” ✓

23. At the time of Bangal's partition (18U5) who was the Governor Genera of India?
(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Curzon ✓
(C) Lord Clive
(D) Lord Waved

24. Who lead the Simla Deputation during meeting with Governor Geneal Lord Minto in 1906?
(At Sir Agha Khan
(B) Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk ✓
(C) Nawab Saiim-ullah-Khan
(D) Muhammad Ali Jinnah

25. The year 1916 A.D. is significant due to:
(A) Hindu-Muslim riots
(B) Lucknow Pact ✓
(C) Annulment of Bengal's partition
(D) Dismissal of Indian Governor General

26. Gandhi emerged as a top-notch leader in India after
(A) Jinnah's joining of Muslim League
(B) Lucknow Pact
(C) Partition of Bengal
(D) Khilafat Movement ✓

27. Montague-Chelmsford Reforms were announced in:
(A) 1919 ✓
(B) 1906
(C) 1921
(D) 1930

28. Who presided over Allahabad Session of Muslim League in 1930?
(A) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(B) Sir Agha Khan
(C) Hakim Ajmal Khan
(D) Allama lqbal ✓

29. Who was the Governor General of India before Lord Mountbatten?
(A) Lord Waved ✓
(B) Lord Irwin
(C) Lord Minto
(D) None of them

30. Which of them arrived in India in 1942?
(A) Simon Commission
(B) Cripps Mission ✓
(C) Cabinet Mission
(D) None of them

31. Who is considered to be the Chief Architect of 1956 Constitution?
(A) Ghulam Muhammad
(B) SkindarMirza
(C) Muhammad Ali Bogra
(D) Ch. Muhammad Ali ✓

32. Before elevation as Governor General in
(A) Finance Minister ✓
(B) Governor of East Pakistan
(C) Secretary General of Pakistan Government
(D) Speaker of National Assembly

33. The hierarchical structure of the Basic Democracies (BD) introduced by President Ayub Khan was:
(A) Two-tier
(B) three-tier
(C) four-tier
(D) five-tier ✓

34. During the 1965-war, the Foreign Minister of Pakistan was:
(A) Muhammad Ali Bogra
(B) MunzurQadir
(C) Z.A. Bhutto ✓
(D) Sir Zafar Ullah

35. "Agartala Conspiracy Case” was launched in:
(A) 1968 ✓
(B) 1969
(C) 1963
(D) 1951

36. Which political parly of Pakistan was established on 30th November 1967?
(A) Jamiat-ul-Ulema-i-lslam
(B) Jamatlslami
(C) National Awami Party
(D) Pakistan Peoples Party ✓

37. On 20th December 1971; who became the President of Pakistan?
(A) Nur-ul-Amin
(B) Fazallllahi Ch.
(C) Gen. Vahya Khan
(D) Z.A. Bhutto ✓

38. According to Land Reforms of 1972, the ownership of irrigated land was restricted to:
(A) 150 acres ✓
(B) 200 acres
(C) 250 acres
(D) 500 acres

39. The title of Stanley Wolpert's famous book on Z.A Bhutto is:
(A) Zulfi Bhutto of Pakistan ✓
(B) A leader called Bhutto
(C) Bhutto-the leader
(D) "A Charismatic leader

40. During the anti-government movement of 1977; who was the President of PNA?
(A) Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan
(B) Maulana Muffti Mehmud
(C) Air Marshall (Retd) Asghar Khan ✓
(D) Khan Abdul Wali Khan

41. Who was the teacher of Alexander the great?
(A) Plato
(B) Aristotle ✓
(C) Confucius
(D) Copernicus

42. The capital of British India was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi in:
(A) 1905
(B) 1911 ✓
(C) 1932
(D) 1947

43. At the time of partition (1947) the Prime Minister of England was:
(A) Clement Attlee ✓
(B) Winston Churchill
(C) Chamberlin
(D) Woodrow Wilson

44. Which out of following took place in 1963?
(A) Indo-Soviet Military Pact
(B) Settlement of Pak-China Border dispute ✓
(C) Uprising in Kashmir
(D) Indo-China War

45. “Malthusian Theory" is regarding:
(A) Production
(B) Prosperity
(C) Population ✓
(D) Profit

46. Cuba is located in:
(A) Central Asia
(B) Eastern Europe
(C) South America ✓
(D) Far Fast

47. “Siddhartha” was the original name of
(A) Confucius
(B) Genghis Khan
(C) Asoka
(D) Buddha ✓

48. Who painted "Mona Lisa”?
(A) Leonardo de Caprio
(B) Pablo Picasso
(C) Michelangeb
(D) Leonardo de Vinci ✓

49. Who was the inventor of printing press?
(A) Johannes Gutenberg ✓
(B) Louis Pasteur
(C) Oliver Cromwell
(D) St. Augustine

50. Vasco da Gama; the Portuguese explorer discovered the direct se^ route from:
(A) Europe to India ✓
(B) Europe to Australia
(C) Asia to America
(D) Europe to America

51. “Zoroaster” was:
(A) an ancient poet
(B) a great Conqueror
(C) founder of a religion ✓
(D) a historian

52. Renowned book “The Prince" was written by:
(A) Thomas Malthus
(B) William Harvey
(C) Thomas Jefferson
(D) Niccole Machiavelli ✓

53. The last Commonwealth Summit was held at:
(A) Delhi
(B) Dacca
(C) Colombo ✓
(D) Bangkok

54. Who lead Pakistan’s delegation during last session of UNO's General Assembly?
(A) Mr.Sartaj Aziz (Advisor for Foreign Affairs)
(B) Gen. Ishfaq Pervbaiz Kiani (COAS)
(C) Ch. Nisar Ali Khan (Minister for interior)
(D) Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif (Prime Minister of Pakistan) ✓

55. Who is the new Chairman of Joint Chief of Staff Committee?
(A) Gen. Raheel Shareef
(B) Gen. Rashid Mehmud ✓
(C) Admiral Asif Sandhila
(D) None of them

56. The first province to hold Local Government Election is:
(A) Punjab
(B) Sind
(C) KPK
(D) Baluchistan ✓

57. The 50th Anniversary of assassination of 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy was observed on:
(A) 22 November ✓
(B) 30 November
(C) 6 October
(D) 9 October

58. The oil prices has shown a downward trend due to:
(A) America-lran deal ✓
(B) Common Wealth Summit
(C) Syrian Civil War
(D) Change in OPEC's policies

59. The World Trade Organization's (WTOs) conference was recently held at:
(A) London
(B) Paris
(C) Geneva ✓
(D) Brussels

60. “Ogra" is the regulating authority of:
(A) Showbiz
(B) Stock exchange
(C) Water and Power
(D) Oil and Gas ✓

61. Joe Biden is:
(A) America's Vice President ✓
(B) Austria's Prime Minister
(C) Germany's Chancellor
(D) France’s President

62. In Pakistan, the last census was conducted in:
(A) 1995
(B) 1998 ✓
(C) 2002
(D) 2008

63. Michael Dell is one of the biggest names of:
(A) Holly wood
(B) Wall Street
(C) Computer World ✓
(D) American Politics

64. The Capital of Chile is:
(A) Santiago ✓
(B) Bogota
(C) Moroni
(D) San Jose

65. “Yuan'' is the currency of.
(A) Japan
(B) Thailand
(C) China ✓
(D) Bulgaria

66. The least populous country of the world is:
(A) Switzerland
(B) Belgium
(C) Jordan
(D) Vatican ✓

67. The International Court of Justice is located at:
(A) London
(B) New York
(C) Paris
(D) Hague ✓

68. Which planet is nearest to earth:
(A) Venus ✓
(B) Neptune
(C) Pluto
(D) Mercury

69. The thoughts of famous pnet Faiz Ahmed Faiz tilted towards:
(A) Right
(B) Left ✓
(C) Middle
(D) None of them

70. The memoirs of late British Prime Minister Margret Thatcher are titled as:
(A) A Life in Politics
(B) The Downing Street Years ✓
(C) The Years in Power
(D) In Service of Country

71. “Theory of Relativity” was presented by:
(A) Isaac Newton
(B) Albert Einstein ✓
(C) Galileo Galilei
(D) Michael Faraday

72. How many bones are there in the Skeletal System of an adult human being?
(A) 115
(B) 501
(C) 79
(D) 206 ✓

73. What is the approximate quantity of blood in a healthy male body?
(A) 3 litres
(B) 5 litres ✓
(C) 7 litres
(D) 10 litres

74. Into how many regions the brain is mainly divided:
(A) 2
(B) 3 ✓
(C) 4
(D) 5

75. Chicken pox is caused by:
(A) Virus ✓
(B) Bacteria
(C) Protozoan
(D) Fungus

76. Cholera Vaccine was developed by:
(A) Edward Jenner
(B) Leon Calmethe
(C) John F. Enders
(D) Louis Pasteur ✓

77. “Anaemia” is caused due to deficiency by:
(A) Iron ✓
(B) Iodine
(C) Vitamin
(D) Pellagra

78. “Antibiotic" (Penicillin) was discovered by:
(A) Joseph Lister
(B) James Blundell
(C) William Harvey
(D) Alexander Fleming ✓

79. The Unit for measuring electric current is:
(A) Kelvin
(B) Candela
(C) Ampere ✓
(D) None of them

80. Citrus fruit is the best natural source of:
(A) Amino add
(B) Citric acid ✓
(C) Ascorbic acid
(D) Malic acid

81. “Alter ego” means a:
(A) Close friend ✓
(B) Worst enemy
(C) Distant relative
(D) Forgotten incident

82. He took time to read the draft for he wanted to go through it
(A) Superficially
(B) Instantly
(C) Hurriedly
(D) Carefully ✓

83. “Pride and Prejudice" was written by:
(A) Jane Austen ✓
(B) Thomas Hardy
(C) Agatha Christi
(D) George Orwell

84. Obstacles are placed in the path of life not to be boggled at but to be
(A) surmounted ✓
(B) tackled
(C) escaped
(D) jumped

85. “Proletarian” means:
(A) A member of labour class ✓
(B) A person living in a posh locality
(C) A super star of showbiz
(D) A popular politician

86. Which of the following was not written by William Shakespeare?
(A) Othello
(B) Macbeth
(C) The Return of the Native ✓
(D) King Lear

87. A person who looks at the brighter side of things is an/a
(A) optimist ✓
(B) philatelist
(C) pessimist
(D) occultist

88. To make a clean breast of something is to
(A) confide
(B) collect
(C) confess
(D) recollect ✓

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