PPSC District Zakat Officer DZO 2008 Solved Past Paper

PPSC District Zakat Officer 2008 Solved Past Paper
PPSC DZO 2008 Solved Past Paper
Punjab Public Service Commission
Written Test for Recruitment to the Posts of
Zakat and Ushr Department – 2008

1. Which part of human body is more prone to damage from the 'Hepatitis Virus’
(A) Kidneys
(B) Lungs
(C) Spleen
(D) Liver ✓

2. 'Mossad' is the intelligence agency of:
(A) Iraq
(B) Israel ✓
(C) Egypt
(D) Russia

3. In Pakistan Ushr began to be collected from the:
(A) Rabi crop of 1982-3 ✓
(B) Kharifcropof 1981
(C) Rabi crop of 1983-84
(D) None of these

4. What do you understand by the term ‘Brain Drain"?
(A) Mad Person
(B) Migration of skilled labour to other countries ✓
(C) Emigration of intellectuals
(D) Illiteracy and ignorance

5. Second Battle of Panipat was fought in 1556 A.D. between
(A) Sher Shah Suri and Humanyun
(B) Ahmad Shah Abdall and Marathas
(C) Zaheer Ud Din Baber and Ibrahim Lodhl
(D) None of these  ✓
The Second Battle of Panipat was fought between the forces of Samrat Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, popularly called Hemu, the Hindu king who was ruling North India from Delhi and forces of Mughal Emperor Akbar., on November 5, 1556. It was a decisive victory for Akbar's generals Khan Zaman I and Bairam Khan.

6. Peso Is the currency of:
(A) Canada
(B) Argentine  ✓
(C) India
(D) Algeria

7. Canberra Is the capital of:
(A) Norway
(B) Australia  ✓
(C) Denmark
(D) New Zealand

8. World Bank President Is:
(A) Robert Zoellick  ✓
(B) Strauss-Kahn
(C) Shakour Shaalan
(D) none of these

9. The largest artificial lake is:
(A) Lake Baikal (Russia)
(B) Lake Superior (North America)
(C) Lake Great Bear (Canada)
(D) Lake Mead (USA)  ✓

10. “Angkor Vat" is the largest 
(A) Church
(B) Temple  ✓
(C) Graveyard
(D) none of these

11. Aral Sea is located in:
(A) Latin America
(B) Central Asia  ✓
(C) Africa
(D) Central Africa

12. “Dickson" is the seaport of:
(A) Italy
(B) Malaysia  ✓
(C) South Africa
(D) Nonway

13. “Seattle* is the seaport of:
(A) Germany
(B) Canada
(C) China
(D) USA  ✓

14. Which country is known as “Pearl of Antilles"?
(A) Cuba  ✓
(B) South Africa
(C) Taiwan
(D) India

15. Bolan Pass connects the Jacobabad and Sibi with:
(A) Pasheen
(B) Quetta  ✓
(C) Zlarat
(D) Chaman

16. Slachen Glacier is located in:
(A) Eastern Karakoram Range  ✓
(B) Southern Karakoram Range
(C) Southern Karakoram Range
(D) Western Karakoram Range

17. Chronometer is used to measure:
(A) Velocity
(B) Pressure
(C) Time  ✓
(D) none of these

18. Why “Black Sea" is so called?
(A) The dense fog that prevails there in winter  ✓
(B) A large number of rocks in the water
(C) The water of sea is black
(D) None of these

19. The Muslims of Mindanao. Island are struggling
(A) Japan
(B) South Africa
(C) Philippines  ✓
(D) Myanmar

20. Pakistan’s permanent representative in UN is:
(A) Munir Akram  ✓
(B) Zamir Akram
(C) Hussain Haqqanl
(D) Hussain Haroon

21. The Arabic word ‘Zakat’ has been derived from 'Zaks' which means:
(A) Help
(B) Purify  ✓
(C) Sacrify
(D) Charity

22. Zakat was made compulsory In:
(A) the first year of HIJrat
(B) the second year of HiJrat  ✓
(C) the third year of HIJrat
(D) fourth year of HIJrat

23. How many times the world 'Zakat* occurs in the Holy Quran:
(A) 10
(B) 22
(C) 32  ✓
(D) None of these

24. On cash, gold and silver Zakat is paid at a rate of:
(A) One per cent
(B) Two per cent
(C) Two and half per cent  ✓
(D) Three per cent

25. One goat is for Zakat on every:
(A) 38 goats
(B) 40 goats  ✓
(C) 50 goats 
(D) 55 goats

26. Ushr is levied on the agricultural production, artificially irrigated at the rate of:
(A) One tenth
(B) One twentieth  ✓
(C) One fifth
(D) None of these

27. Which of the following can be given Zakat?
(A) travellers
(B) people in debt
(C) slaves
(D) all of these  ✓

28. Which of the following countries has recently been elected a member board of international Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA):
(A) Nepal
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Iran
(D) Afghanistan  ✓

29. Dow Jones is stock exchange market of:
(A) Tokyo
(B) London
(C) New York  ✓
(D) None of these

30. 'Khar* Is the main town of:
(A) Bajaur Agency  ✓
(B) Khaber Agency
(C) Kurram Agency
(D) North Waziristan

31. According to section 16(7) of zakat and ushr ordinance 1980, the chairman and members of the District Zakat and Ushr Committee shall hold office for a term of:
(A) Three years  ✓
(B) Four years
(C) Five years
(D) Six years

32. The Central Zakat Council shall consist of a Chairman and four persons to be nominated by the President, of whom three shall be Ulema nominated in consultation with the:
(A) Ministry of Religious Affairs
(B) Provincial Zakat Council
(C) Council of Islamic Ideology  ✓
(D) Administrator General of Central Zakat Council

33. Article 31 of the Constitution of 1973 lays down that the state shall regard to the Muslims of Pakistan to:
(A) Enforce Ushr and Zakat laws
(B) Secure the proper organization of Zakat and Ushr  ✓
(C) Secure collection of Zakat and Ushr
(D) A Council of Ulema from various schools of Islamic Jurisprudence shall consider the proper organization of the Institution of Zakat and Ushr

34. What assets are exempted from Zakat according to Zakat & Ushr Ordinance:
(A) Sheep grazing fed free In pastures  ✓
(B) Fruits
(C) Vegetables
(D) All of these

35. In clause (xxxiv-a) of Section 2 of Zakat and Ushr Ordinance, 1980 ’Taluqa Committee’ means:
(A) A Committee at Patwar Circle Level constituted under Section 17
(B) A Committee at Thana Level constituted under Section 17  ✓
(C) A Committee at Village Level constituted under Section 17
(D) A Committee at Tehsil Level constituted under Section 17

36. ’Zakat year” ends with the last day of:
(A) Shawwal
(B) Shaban  ✓
(C) Muharram
(D) Rajjab

37. An individual land-owner shall be exempt from the compulsory levy of Ushr according to Section 5 of the Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980 if:
(A) The production form his land is less than 948 kilograms of wheat  ✓
(B) The production form his land is six Wasqs of wheat
(C) He/She is a defaulter of A.D.B.P.
(D) If the production from his land is less than 1000 kilograms of wheat, or its equivalent in value in the case of other crop liable to Ushr.

38. The Chairman and member of a District and Zakat Committee shall cease to hold office, if it is proved in an inquiry held by Provincial Council that the District Committee:
(A) Is being interrogated by the Police and a case of embezzlement has been registered
(B) Has a majority of members who are not pious Muslims or who are engaged in political activity  ✓
(C) Cases of civil nature are pending against them
(D) All of the above

39. ’Cathay Pacific” is airline of:
(A) Hong Kong  ✓
(B) Taiwan
(C) Japan
(D) China

40. The procedure relating to ’Recovery of Ushr in case of Non-payment under Section 17 has
(A) Scheme of Administration for the National Zakat Foundation, 1982
(B) Ushr (Assessment and Collection) Rules, 1983
(C) Zakat and Ushr Rules, 1980  ✓
(D) Zakat and Ushr (Amendment) Ordinance, 1980

41. Which of the following UN agencies has received Noble Peace Prize?
(C) UN High Commissioner for Refugees
(D) All of these  ✓

42. Administrator General of Ushr and Zakat at Federal level is appointed by:
(A) The President of Pakistan
(B) Chairman of Central Zakat Council
(C) Ministry of Finance
(D) Ministry of Religious Affairs  ✓

43. According to Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980, Chief Administrator in a province shall be appointed by the Governor in consultation with the:
(A) Federal Government ✓
(B) Provincial Zakat Council
(C) Chief Secretary of a province
(D) Chairman, Provincial Zakat Council

44. The Zakat and Ushr Ordinance was promulgated on:
(A) 21 st April 1979
(B) 20th June 1980 ✓
(C) 29th June 1981
(D) 30th June 1982

45. “Nippon" is the former name of:
(A) Hong Kong
(B) Japan ✓
(C) Libya
(D) Italy

46. In section 2 of Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980, “Nisab" means:
(A) Sheep grazing fed free in pastures
(B) 613.50 grams of silver
(C) 612.32 grams of silver ✓
(D) 615.45 grams of silver

47. “Sky News" is news TV channel of:
(A) Canada
(D) UK ✓

48. Which of the following country is called “Land of thousands Islands"?
(A) Netherlands
(B) Finland ✓
(C) Scotland
(D) Ireland

49. Antalya Airport is situated in:
(A) Syria
(B) Turkey ✓
(C) Italy
(D) Egypt

50. The largest Cricket Stadium of the world is:
(A) Melbourne Cricket Club ✓
(B) Sharjah Cricket Ground
(C) The Oval, London
(D) Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

51. Which of the following Internet Search Engine is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008?
(A) Yahoo
(B) Youtube
(D) Google ✓

52. ‘Daughter of the East” 1s written by:
(A) Aitzaz Ahsan
(B) Tariq Rahman
(C) Benazir Bhutto ✓
(D) none of these

53. 'Sarah Palin’ is:
(A) US under secretary of state for Asia
(B) Democratic Vice Presidential candidate in US
(C) Republican vice Presidential candidate in US ✓
(D) None of these

54. If Ushr is not paid within time the Local Committee may adopt the first measure for recovery of Ushr demand is:
(A) Immediately register a criminal case against the defaulter
(B) Issue a formal notice
(C) Recovery as arrears of land revenue
(D) Personal contact with the defaulter ✓

55. The term 'Hung Parliament’ describes a situation in which
(A) Prime Minister deliberately avoids to attend the sessions of the parliament for a long period
(B) Prime Minister has been removed through a vote of no confidence but refuse to step-down
(C) No single party has a majority in the house ✓
(D) The ruling party has lost the majority in the upper house

56. Which of the following categories of Nobel Prizes was not created by Swedish Scientist Alfred Nobel?
(A) Peace
(B) Literature
(C) Economics ✓
(D) Medicine

57. Which of the following provinces of Afghanistan share border with Pakistan?
(A) Ningrahar, Pakita, Helmand ✓
(B) Bamiyan, Farah, Herat
(C) Balkh, Samangan, Kunduz
(D) Takhar, Uruzgan, Ghur

58. On which of the following areas, United Nations spends a lion's share of its budget.
(A) Environmental protection programmers
(B) Rehabilitations of refugees in the world
(C) Education and Health
(D) Peacekeeping activities ✓

59. December 3, (every year) is observed all over the world as:
(A) International Literacy Day
(B) International Civil Aviation Day
(C) International Day of Disabled Persons ✓
(D) International Day of Human Rights

60. The world's largest subway system is in:
(A) Tokyo
(B) Moscow
(C) Shanghai Metro ✓
(D) New York

61. The highest waterfall of the world is:
(A) Virtnria 
(B) Timoin
(C) Angel ✓
(D) Niagara

62. ‘Philately''is a
(A) Science of drugs
(B) Stamp collection ✓
(C) The study of written record
(D) The study of animal behaviour

63. Gomal Zam Dam is located in:
(A) Gilgit
(B) Lasbeila
(C) North Waziristan
(D) South Wazrisitan ✓

64. The world’s largest land frontier is between:
(A) America and Canada ✓
(B) Argentina and Brazil
(C) Russia and China
(D) China and Mongolia ,

65. Which of the following is not rich in protein?
(A) Potatoes ✓
(B) Meat
(C) Fish
(D) Eggs

66. National Income* is essentially composed of:
(A) Ail wealth of a nation ✓
(B) Annual income of the central government
(C) All income of the people in a year
(D) Income derived from taxes by the central government

67. ‘Fleet Street* London is famous for:
(A) Banking and financial offices
(B) Offices of the cargo companies
(C) Offices of the newspapers and press agencies ✓
(D) Offices of the Royal Navy establishment

68. To which of the following dynasties. “Razia Sultan" The ruler of the Indian subcontinent belonged.
(A) The Slave dynasty ✓
(B) The Ghouri dynasty
(C) The Tughlaq dynasty
(D) The Moghul dynasty

69. The headquarters of World Trade Organization is in:
(A) Geneva ✓
(B) New York
(C) London
(D) Paris

70. The only vitamin which the human body can manufacture is:
(A) Vitamin C
(B) Vitamin D ✓
(C) Vitamin K
(D) None of these

71. ‘Vasco da Gama’was a
(A) Portuguese explorer ✓
(B) French mathematician
(C) English novelist
(D) Italian tourist

72. 1 metric ton is equal to:
(A) 100 kilogram
(B) 500 kilogram
(C) 1000 kilogram ✓
(D) 10000 kilogram

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

74. Which of the following countries first Introduction paper currency In the world?
(B) Greece
(C) China ✓
(D) France

75. The earth's rotation on its axis Is from
(A) South to North
(B) North to South
(C) East to West
(D) West to East ✓

76. Green vegetables are good source of:
(A) Starch
(B) Fats and Oil
(C) Protein
(D) Minerals and Vitamins ✓

77. The game of 'Hockey' originated from:
(A) Pakistan
(B) England ✓
(C) Australia
(D) Greece

78. 'NEPRA'stands for:
(A) National Economic Planning Research Agency
(B) Nuclear Energy Preserving and Regulating Authority
(C) National Electric Power Regulatory Authority ✓
(D) National Electric Potential Revamping Authority

79. “Dosimeter” is a device used to measure
(A) Nuclear radiation for safety purposes ✓
(B) The speed of wind or any other gas
(C) Heat radiation
(D) High temperature

80. What do you understand by the disease “Insomnia”?
(A) Inability to sleep ✓
(B) Colour blindness
(C) Depression
(D) None of these

81. The Syed Dynasty in indo-Paklstan Sub-Continent was founded by:
(A) Khizer Khan ✓
(B) Mubarak Shah
(C) Nasir-ud-DIn
(D) Islam Shah

82. The World's famous Madame Tussaud's museum is situated in:
(A) Paris
(B) London ✓
(C) Rome
(D) New York

83. The fiamous shrine of Hazrat Bari Imam is located at
(A) Lahore
(B) Karachi
(C) Multan
(D) Islamabad ✓

84. Which of the following in a cash crop?
(A) Wheat
(B) Rice
(C) Cotton ✓
(D) None of these

85. ‘Ornithology* is the study of:
(A) Birds ✓
(B) Insects
(C) Sea Animals
(D) Sea Plants

86. Pakistan's highest railway station (from sea level) is:
(A)  Quetta
(B) Peshawar
(C) Jhal Maqsl
(D) Kan Mehtarzai ✓

87. Identify Pakistan's largest gas fired power plant*.
(A) Faisalabad Gas Turbine Power Plant
(B) Uch Power Plant
(C) Gomel Power Plant
(D) Malkand Dargal Power Plant
Pakistan had a total installed power generation capacity of over 34 GW by December 2018. Guddu Thermal Station, Guddu, Sindh Producing 2,402 MW

88. What Is mean by “Petticoat Government?"
(A) A government is exile
(B) A government run by a woman ✓
(C) A government without actual power
(D) A government run by some feudal lords

89. A small town in Sindh “Keti Bunder” is famous for:
(A) Historical site
(B) Gas and Oil field 
(C) Fish harbour ✓
(D) Military base

90. in the composition of Earth, Oxygen is approximately.
(A) 30% ✓
(B) 38%
(C) 46%
(D) 58%

91. Who was the first Muslim Ruler of Indian subcontinent?
(A) Muhammad Bin Qasim
(B) Mahmood Ghaznavi
(C) Muhammad Ghouri
(D) Qutab-ud-Din Aabik ✓

92. Light travels from Sun to Earth in:
(A) 2 minutes
(B) 4 minutes
(C) 6% minutes
(D) 8% minutes ✓

93. In 1994, Pakistan became world champion of: (A) Cricket
(B) Hockey & Squash
(C) Snooker
(D) All of these ✓

94. identify the musician who composed the National Anthem of Pakistan
(A) NisarBazmi
(B) Khalil Ahmad
(C) SuhailRana
(D) Abdul Karim Chagla ✓

95. ‘Lake Manchar* Is the largest lake in Pakistan and is situated* at:
(A) Kaghan
(B) Swat
(C) Dadu
(D) Jamshoro ✓
Lake Manchar is located at a distance of 18 kilometers from Sehwan Sharif on west side of the River Indus, in district Jamshoro. Source

96. Velocity of sound in air per second is:
(A) 250 meters
(B) 331 meters ✓
(C) 434 meters
(D) 561 meters

97. Deficiency of Vitamin *C’ In human body leads to:
(A) Eye disease
(B) Nerve disease
(C) Teeth disease ✓
(D) Skin disease

98. Identity the largest tribal agency of F.A.T.A (Federally Administrated Tribal Areas) by area:
(A) South Waziristan ✓
(B) North Waziristan
(C) Orakzai
(D) Bajaur

99. Which of the following instruments is used for comparing earthquake magnitudes?
(A) Richter Scale ✓
(B) Anemometer
(C) Seismograph
(D) Pyrometer

100.“Porcelain Tower of Nanjing” is among the ‘seven wonders of the world'. In which of the following countries it is situated
(A) Japan
(B) Italy
(C) Egypt
(D China ✓

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