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PPSC District Zakat Officer DZO 2014 Solved Past Paper

PPSC District Zakat Officer 2014 Solved Past Paper
PPSC DZO 2014 Solved Past Paper
Punjab Public Service Commission
Written Test for Recruitment to the Posts of
Zakat and Ushr Department – 2014

1. Zakat and Ushr Ordinance was issued in
(A) 15 June 1981
(B) 20 June 1980 ✓
(C) 1st July 1980
(D) 1st July 1979

2. Prime Objective of Zakat and Ushr is
(A) to help the state
(B) to make the state stable
(C) enable to make the welfare
(D) to assist the needy ✓

3. Zakat and Ushr Ordinance
(A) Can be challenged in the Supreme Court
(B) can be challenged in any Civil Court
(C) is immune from challenge
(D) can be challenged by the President

4. No zakat shall be charged and collected from a person who is
(A) dead
(B) not a Muslim
(C) not a citizen of Pakistan
(D) All of these ✓

5. The amount of Zakat deducted is credited in Account
(A) 08-Central Zakat Fund ✓
(B) 80-Central Zakat Fund
(C) 05-Central Zakat Fund
(D) 50-Central Zakat Fund

6. The actual disbursement of Zakat is made through
(A) Minister, Religious Affairs
(B) Secretary, Zakat and Ushr
(C) Local Zakat Committees (LZCs) ✓
(D) District Coordination Officer

7. The Ministry of Religious Affairs, Zakat & Ushr (MORA) allocates funds to the provinces on the basis of:
(A) their areas
(B) percentage of population ✓
(C) their sources
(D) their income and expenditure

8. Zakat is distributed among
(A) Mustehaeen-e-7akaf
(B) Guzara allowances
(C) educational stipends & Deeni Madaris
(D) All of these ✓

9. In Punjab, there are District Zakat Committees (DSCs)
(A) 35 ✓
(B) 32
(C) 30
(D) 28

10. What is Ushr for the Muslim farmers ushr is for the non-Muslims.
(A) Fay
(B) Jizya
(C) Kharaj ✓
(D) Toll Tax

11. Ushr is not charged if the land’ is of an acre.
(A) 1/4 ✓
(B) 1/3
(C) 1/2
(D) 25 acre

12. Ushr is collected in
(A) kind
(B) cash ✓
(C) barter system
(D) none of these

13. appoints the auditors, to carry out audit of the Central Zakat Fund.
(A) Auditor General
(B) President
(C) Prime Minister
(D) The Central Council ✓

14. appoints the auditors to carry out audit of the Provincial Zakat Fund.
(A) Advocate General
(B) Governor
(C) The Provincial Council ✓
(D) Chief Minister

15. Central Zakat Council consists of Ulema.
(A) 5
(B) 3 ✓
(C) 2
(D) 4

16. Who is the Secretary General of Central Zakat Council?
(A) Administrator General ✓
(B) Prime Minister
(C) President
(D) Judge of the Supreme Court

17. The age of women members of the Central Zakat Council shall not be less than years.
(A) 30
(B) 40
(C) 45 ✓
(D) 50

18. Local Zakat and Ushr Committee consists of  members.
(A) 7
(B) 9 ✓
(C) 11
(D) 12

19. All members of the Zakat & Ushr Councils & Committees are
(A) Muslims ✓
(B) Not necessary
(C) at least one Christian
(D) one from any minority

20. Representative of women in Local Committee
(A) 1
(B) 2 ✓
(C) 3
(D) Nil

21. Wealth invested in trade of the amount of 200 dirhems, was subject to a Zakat of dirhems, during the early period of Islam.
(A) 2
(B) 4
(C) 5 ✓
(D) 10

22. Which animal, of the following, is not taxable for Zakat?
(A) Oxen
(B) Sheep
(C) Horse
(D) Elephant ✓

23. Camels less than are Zakat free as established by the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
(A) 3
(B) 5 ✓
(C) 6
(D) 7

24. Sheep and goats less than are Zakat free.
(A) 15
(B) 20
(C) 30
(D) 40 ✓

25. Pasturing Oxen, less than are Zakat free.
(A) 10
(B) 15
(C) 30 ✓
(D) 35

26. Zakat on horses was levied during the period of
(A) Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA)
(B) Hazrat Umar (RA) ✓
(C) Hazrat Ali (RA)
(D) Umar bin Abdul Aziz

27. Honey, if an article of trade, is taxable of
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 10 ✓
(D) 15

28. Zakat of Id-ul-Fitr (Fatmaa) is applicable on new bom infants w.e.f.
(A) bom on ‘Chand raat' ✓
(B) bom during Ramzan
(C) bom on Id day
(D) bom after 'Id' prayers

29. 'Fatrana’ on Muslims, newly converted to the Faith is
(A) optional
(B) compulsory ✓
(C) not necessary
(D) nill

30. Who is supposed to pay 'Fatrana’ of minor children?
(A) themselves
(B) mother
(C) father ✓
(D) none of these

31. For the orphaned child, without wealth, responsibility of payment of 'Fatrana' lies on
(A) himself
(B) man or women on whom he depends ✓
(C) mother
(D) neighbour

32. Zakat of ‘Id ul Fitr1 of insane person is
(A) compulsory
(B) not compulsory ✓
(C) optional
(D) none of these

33. Which kind of food is acceptable for payment of ‘Fatrana1?
(A) potatos
(B) grain
(C) coconuts
(D) all of these ✓

34. Whether food-stuffs of bad quality can be offered as “Fatrana"?
(A) possible
(B) optional
(C) certainly not
(D) none of these ✓

35. When Zakat of Id-ul-Fitr must be satisfied at the latest?
(A) sunrise of the Id day
(B) after Id prayers
(C) during the Id prayers ✓
(D) before Ramzan

36. Which category of the following can be given Zakat?
(A) poor and needy
(B) deeni madris
(C) debtors ✓
(D) all of these

37. Ushr on land produce, during the period of Holy Prophet (Peace by Upon Him) was collected at   it watered by a stream or rain.
(A) 2^%
(B) 5%
(C) 10% ✓
(D) nil

38. Lands watered by buckets, during the period of Holy Prophet (Peace by Upon Him) were taxed
(A) 2^%
(B) 5% ✓
(C) 10%
(D) nil

39. Which category of the following is/are entitled for Zakat?
(A) alms collections
(B) Travellers
(C) emancipation of slaves
(D) all of these ✓

40. Who has the authority to exempt any person from Zakat, In an Islamic State?
(A) Caliph
(B) Wall/Govemor
(C) Imam
(D) none of these ✓

41. What is the maximum water storage level of Manala dam?
(A) 800 feet above sea level
(B) 1056 feet
(C) 1242 feet ✓
(D) 1424 feet

42. To what extent water storage level of Mangla dam was raised recently?
(A) 30 feet ✓
(B) 35 feet
(C) 40 feet
(D) 60 feet

43. What percentage of the U.K citizens voted for independence of Scotland*?
(A) 25%
(B) 55% ✓
(C) 70%
(D) 80%
The referendum on Scottish independence held on 18 September 2014 saw Scotland vote to remain part of the United Kingdom (UK), with 55% voting against the proposal for Scotland to become an independent country and 45% voting in favour.

44.  was appointed as the first C-In-C of Pakistan Army after the Independece.
(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Gen. Gracey
(C) Lockhart
(D) Masservy ✓

45. was appointed as the first Governor of Punjab after the independence.
(A) Cunningham
(B) Francis Mudie ✓
(C) A.R. Nashtar
(D) Bourne

46. Islamabad became capital of Pakistan in
(A) 1947
(B) 1956
(C) 1960 ✓
(D) 1973

47. Baluchistan acquired the status of a province in
(A) 1935
(B) 1947
(C) 1956
(D) 1970 ✓

48. First session of the 1st Constituent Assembly of Pakistan was held on
(A) 11 August 1947 ✓
(B) 14 August 1947
(C) 19 August 1947
(D) 3 September 1947

49. The length of coast* of Pakistan is miles.
(A) 250
(B) 350
(C) 500
(D) 750

50. The Objectives Resolution was passed in
(A) March 1940
(B) August 1947
(C) March 1956
(D) March 1949 ✓

51. Pakistan joined the Defence Pacts with Anglo-American Bloc In
(A) 1947
(B) 1954 ✓
(C) 1956
(D) 1960

52. Quaid-i-Azam resigned from the membership of Indian National Congress In
(A) 1913
(B) 1917
(C) 1920 ✓
(D) 1928

53. About whom Quaid-i-Azam had stated that he was his “Chief Lieutenant” and “Right hand"?
(A) Liaqat All Khan ✓
(B) Ayub Khan
(C) Abdul Rab Nishtar
(D) Ch. Muhammad All

54. Who was the first President of Pakistan?
(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Ghulam Muhammad
(C) Z. A Bhutto
(D) Sikander Mirza ✓

55. Bicameral system of legislature was introduced In Pakistan under the Constitution.
(A) Legal Frame work Order
(B) 1956
(C) 1962
(D) 1973 ✓

56. Islam was declared as a state Religion in the Constitution.
(A) 1956
(B) 1962
(C) 1973 ✓
(D) in all of these

57. Who was the Civilian Chief Martial Administrator In Pakistan?
(A) Z.A Bhutto ✓
(B) Ayub Khan
(C) Yahya Khan
(D) Zia ul Haq

58. Pakistan became a member of NAM in
(A) 1947
(B) 1961
(C) 1973
(D) 1979 ✓

59. The first Constitution of Pakistan was abrogated by
(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Iskander Mirza ✓
(C) Feroz Khan Noor
(D) Maulvi Tameezuddin

60. Who used the word of “Pakistan* when Lahore Resolution was passed*?
(A) Quald-I-Azam
(B) Ch. Khaleeq-uz-Zaman
(C) A.K. Fazlul Haq
(D) Begum Maulana Muahmmad All Johar ✓

61. Plrpur Report was presented by
(A) Raja Syed Ahmed Medhl ✓
(B) Plr Karam Shah
(C) Allama Iqbal
(D) Shah Wall Ullah

62. Pakistan joined the atomic club on
(A) 28 May 1996
(B) 3 June 1997 ✓
(C) 28 May 1998
(D) 8 April 1999

63. Women joined Ail India Muslim League in
(A) 1906
(B) 1940
(C) 1947
(D) 1937 ✓

64. Who was Cyrel Radcliffe?
(A) Engineer
(B) Doctor
(C) a Judge
(D) Lawyer ✓

65. Which country recognized Pakistan first after its Independence?
(A) Saudi Arabia
(B) Turkey
(C) Iran ✓
(D) America

66. Forests in Pakistan are % of its total territorial area.
(A) 3.6 ✓
(B) 10.3
(C) 5.9
(D) 15.2

67. The first recipient of Nishan-e-Haider in Pakistan, was
(A) AzizBhatti
(B) Shabbir
(C) Tufail
(D) Sarwar ✓

68. Integration of West Pakistan (one-unit) was made in
(A) 1947
(B) 1949
(C) 1955 ✓
(D) 1956

69. The author of National anthem of Pakistan is
(A) Ch. Rehmat Ali
(B) Hafiz Jalendhri ✓
(C) Allama Iqbal
(D) Quaid-i-Azam

70. Who was the Prime Minister of Pakistan when our 1956 Constitution was framed?
(A) Ch. Muhammad Ali
(B) Muhammad Ali Bogra ✓
(C) Feroz Khan Noor
(D) Liaqat Ali Khan

71. Which national leader of Pakistan was unanimously selected by the Muslim world to address the United Nations?
(A) Z. A Bhutto
(B) Liaqat All Khan
(C) Zla ul Haq ✓
(D) Pervaiz Musharaf

72. When India referred the dispute of Jammu & Kashmir to the U.N?
(A) August 1947
(B) October 1947
(C) December 1947 ✓
(D) February 1948

73. When USSR was dismembered?
(A) 1979
(B) 1990
(C) 1989
(D) 1991 ✓

74. Who laid the foundation of British-lndia Association?
(A) Sir Syed ✓
(B) Ameer All
(C) A.O. Hume
(D) Gandhi

75. First population census in Pakistan was conducted In
(A) 1947
(B) 1949
(C) 1951 ✓
(D) 1953

76. The length of Indus River* is km.
(A) 3105 ✓
(B) 3053
(C) 2803
(D) 2736

77.  is the oldest Barrage of Pakistan.
(A) Taunsa
(B) Sukkur ✓
(C) Chashma
(D) Guddu

78. Which dam was built first by Pakistan?
(A) Mangia
(B) Tarbeiia
(C) Warsak ✓
(D) Khurshdil Khan

79. The Headquarter of U.N. Security Council is located in _
(A) New York ✓
(B) Geneva
(C) Washington
(D) Vienna

80. The strongest muscle* of the Human body is in the
(A) arm
(B) jaws ✓
(C) leg
(D) thigh

81. Total bones in a human being are:
(A) 189
(B) 206 ✓
(C) 309
(D) none of these

82. The carbon dioxide inhaled in air is approximately
(A) 41%
(B) 4%
(C) 0.04% ✓
(D) 1.4%

83. Pakistan won the cricket world cup in
(A) 1992 ✓
(B) 1993
(C) 1991
(D) 1994

84. Division of military assets between Pakistan & Bharat after their independence was fixed at the ratio of :.
(A) 1:3%
(B) 30:70%
(C) 25:75%
(D) 36:64% ✓

85. The length of Siachen Glacier is km.
(A) 45
(B) 51
(C) 72 ✓
(D) 81

86. The currency of Norway Is known as
(A) Shekel
(B) Krone ✓
(C) Lira
(D) Peseta

87. Average male brain weights ounces.
(A) 49 ✓
(B) 4?
(C) 46
(D) 51

88. Average female brain weights ounces.
(A) 51
(B) 49
(C) 48
(D) 44 ✓

89. Sea-horse Is a
(A) horse
(B) fish ✓
(C) crocodile
(D) none of these

90.  is called “Lady of the Lamp’*.
(A) Jane Eyre
(B) Mother Teresa
(C) Florence
(D) Nightingale ✓

91. In a Republic head of the state is known as:
(A) monarch
(B) Prime Minister
(C) Dictator
(D) President ✓

92. Who was the first Chief Justice of Supreme court of Pakistan?
(A) Abdul Rashid ✓
(B) Muhammad Munir
(C) Comliius
(D) Rustam Kiyani

93. Pushtuns form % ratio of population in Afghanistan.
(A) 60%
(B) 54%
(C) 48%
(D) 40% ✓

94. The coastline of Afghanistan is km.
(A) 200
(B) 300
(C) 512
(D) none of these ✓

95. When European single currency “Euro* was launched'?
(A) 1st July 1998
(B) 1st July 1999 ✓
(C) 1st July 2000
(D) 15 July 1997
The name euro was officially adopted on 16 December 1995 in Madrid. The euro was introduced to world financial markets as an accounting currency on 1 January 1999, replacing the former European Currency Unit (ECU) at a ratio of 1:1 (US$1.1743).

96. Jerusalem Is a holy city for the
(A) Muslims
(B) Jews
(C) Christians
(D) All of these ✓

97. Pakistan became the 57th member of UNO on
(A) 30 September 1947 ✓
(B) 30 August 1947
(C) 3 November 1947
(D) 3 December 1947

98. British Commonwealth was established In
(A) 1911
(B) 1921
(C) 1931 ✓
(D) 1947

99.  Is the largest Island* of the world.
(A) U.K. (England)
(B) Australia ✓
(C) Iceland
(D) Indonesia

100. Quaid-i-Azam's favourite game was
(A) Chess
(B) Cricket
(C) Tennis
(D) Billiard ✓

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