PPSC Excise & Taxation Inspector (BS-14) – 2016 Solved Past Paper

PPSC Excise & Taxation Inspector (BS-14) – 2016 Solved Past Paper - PPSC Written Test for Recruitment to the Posts of EXCISE & TAXATION INSPECTOR (BS-14) – 2016


1. The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) conference was held on 23-24 May, 2016 in
(A) Cairo Egypt
(B) New York, USA
(C) Istanbul, Turkey ✓
(D) Paris, France

2. Which punishment was introduced by Hazrat Umar (R.A)?
(A) Exile
(B) Death
(C) Imprisonment ✓
(D) Cutting of hands

3. Bhagat Singh was hanged by the British in
(A) Gujranwala
(B) Faisalabad (Lyallpur)
(C) Lahore ✓
(D) Delhi

4. Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, belongs to which country*?
(A) Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
(B) Republic of Korea ✓
(C) Vietnam
(D) Singapore

5. What is the national game of Pakistan?
(A) Hockey ✓
(B) Cricket
(C) Kabaddi
(D) Squash

6. What is the name of the current Federal Tax Ombudsman of Pakistan?
(A) Salman Faraqui
(B) Tariq Bajwa
(C) ShoaibSuddle
(D) Abdur Rauf Chaudhry ✓

7. A Barometer is a device used to measure
(A) Humidity
(B) Atmospheric Pressure ✓
(C) Room Temperature
(D) Salt in sea water

8. Name the Prime Minister of Turkey who resigned early in May 2016.
(A) Binali Yildrim
(B) Ahmet Davutoglu
(C) Racep Tayyip Erdogan
(D) Abdullah Gul ✓

9. If 30 per cent of a number is 12.6, find the number?
(A) 45
(B) 38 ✓
(C) 40
(D) 42

10. If 10 cats catch 10 rats in 10 second. How many cats are required to catch 100 rats in 100 second?
(A) 100
(B) 10 ✓
(C) 20
(D) 50

11. Which night's “Ibadat’, during the month of Ramadan, is considered better than “Ibadat'' of thousand months
(A) Lailat-ul-Qadar ✓
(B) Shab-e-Baraat
(D) None of these

12. The disease Diptheria affects which part of human body?
(A) Lungs
(B) Intestines
(C) Throat ✓
(D) Joints

13. Which Pakistani personality has served as the President of the UN General Assembly?
(A) A.S (Patras) Bokhari
(B) Sir Zafarullah Khan ✓
(C) Agha Shahi
(D) Dr. Maleeha Lodhi

14. Who is the author of the Book “Kashmir-A Disputed Legacy*?
(A) Alistair Lamb ✓
(B) Josef Korbel
(C) Lawrence Ziring
(D) Dr. Akbar S. Ahmad

15. Prince Dara Shikoh was son of which Mughal Emperor?
(A) Akbar
(B) Jahangir
(C) Aurangzeb
(D) Shahjahan ✓

16. Which of the following is used for disinfection of water?
(A) Oxygen
(B) Hydrogen
(C) Fluorine
(D) Chlorine ✓

17. What is the Antonym of Paucity?
(A) Presence
(B) Poverty
(C) Abundance ✓
(D) Scarcity

18. There are 8 mango trees in a straight line. Distance between each tree is 3 meters. What is the distance between the first tree and the eighth tree?
(A) 24
(B) 27
(C) 30
(D) 21 ✓

19. Before giving up singing Junaid Jamshed was part of which music group?
(A) Strings
(B) Vital Signs ✓
(C) Janon
(D) Fuzon

20. What is the Antonym of Opaque?
(A) Misty
(B) Shiny
(C) Covered
(D) Transparent ✓

21. When a gas is turned into a liquid the process is known as:
(A) Sublimation
(B) Condensation ✓
(C) Evaporation
(D) Deposition

22. Hijra (Migration) from Makkah to Madina started in which Nabvi year?
(A) 12th
(B) 13th ✓
(C) 14th
(D) 15th

23. The All India Muslim League Resolution of ‘Divide and Quit" in 1943 was in response to
(A) ‘Quit India movement of the Congress ✓
(B) Nehru Report
(C) Arya Samaj
(D) Moplah Revolt

24. Simplify the equation 5 + 2x6 + 3(2) = ?
(A) 9
(B) 12
(C) 7 ✓
(D) 5

25. Where is the Mughal Emperor Zaheer-ud-Din Babar buried?
(A) Kabul ✓
(B) Delhi
(C) Ajmer Sharif
(D) Ferghana

26. “Qissa Sohni Mahiwar was written by?
(A) Waris Shah
(B) Mian Muhammad Baksh
(C) Hashim Shah ✓
(D) Shah Hussain

27. When was the first Constituent Assembly dissolved by Governor General Ghulam Muhammad?
(A) 1951
(B) 1952
(C) 1953
(D) 1954 ✓

28. Complete the number series 4, 9,13, 22, 35?
(A) 57 ✓
(B) 70
(C) 63
(D) 75

29. Who was the author of the book ‘Daughter of the East"?
(A) Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah
(B) Begum Shaista Ikramullah
(C) AyeshaJalal
(D) Mohtarma Benazir Bhuttu ✓

30. Who was the captain of Pakistan's Cricket team which won the T-20 championship in 2009?
(A) Muhammad Hafeez
(B) Misbah-ul-Haq
(C) Shahid Afridi
(D) Younus Khan ✓

31. Which Commander-in-Chief of the Pakistan Army also concurrently served as Defence Minister in the Cabinet?
(A) Gen. Frank Maservy
(B) Gen. Ayub Khan ✓
(C) Gen Yahya Khan
(D) Gen. Jahangir Karamat

32. Name the largest mammal in the world?
(A) Elephant
(B) Giraffe
(C) Octopus
(D) Blue Whale ✓

33. In which province is the toftn Dalbandin located?
(A) Punjab
(B) Sindh
(C) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ✓
(D) Balochistan

34. Complete the Proverb “A friend in need is a friend
(A) Not enemy
(B) of others
(C) Indeed ✓
(D) of course

35. In which district is the archaeological site Harappa located?
(A) Sukker
(B) Sahiwal ✓
(C) Thatta
(D) Chakwal

36. The 1857 War of Independence started from:
(A) Agra
(B) Lucknow
(C) Meerut ✓
(D) Delhi

37. Sharmeen Obaid Chlnfly’ won an Oscar Award for the second time for her documentary movie titled
(A) Saving Face ✓
(B) Road to Forgiveness
(C) In the Line of Duty
(D) A Girl in the River

38. Complete the Idiom ‘Every cloud has a silver
(A) Halo 
(B) Rain
(C) Lining ✓
(D) Shadow

39. In which year did Pakistan win its first Olympic Hockey Gold Medal?
(A) 1957
(B) 1960 ✓
(C) 1964
(D) 1968

40. Solve the equation 9-3 +1/3+1=?
(A) 1 ✓
(B) 3
(C) 9
(D) 6

41. Complete the Proverb “Birds of feather____together”.
(A) Fly
(B) Sit
(C) Flock ✓
(D) Swim

42. The highest Military Award for bravery is Nrshan-e-Haider, which is the second highest?
(A) Hilal-e-Jurat ✓
(B) Sitara-e-Jurat
(C) Tamgha-e-Jurat
(D) Tamgha-e-Basalat

43. Complete the Proverb “Fortune favours the____
(A) Rich
(B) Poor
(C) Innocent
(D) Bold ✓

44. In which battle a tooth (or part of it according to some sources) of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) was broken?
(A) Uhad ✓
(B) Khandaq
(C) Badr
(D) Hunain

45. Complete the number series 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31,37,41?
(A) 43 ✓
(B) 47
(C) 51
(D) 53

46. Who has recently been selected as the Coach for Pakistan Cricket Team?
(A) Mickey Arthur ✓
(B) Geoff Lawson
(C) Bob Woolmer
(D) Dave Whatmore

47. The second (OIC) Islamic Summit Conference was held in Lahore in
(A) 1972
(B) 1974 ✓
(C) 1975
(D) 1976

48. Hazrat Imam Hussain's (R.A) title was
(A) Shabbir ✓
(B) Shabbar
(C) Saifullah
(D) None of these

49. What was the name of Hazrat Umar’s (R.A) daughter who became the fourth wife of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?
(A) Hazrat Hafsa (R.A) ✓
(B) Hazrat Zainab (R.A)
(C) Hazrat Safiya (R.A)
(D) Hazrat Maimoona (R.A)

50. After the succession of East Pakistan to Bangladesh, General Yahya Khan, CMLA, resigned on
(A) 17 Dec. 1971
(B) 18 Dec. 1971
(C) 19 Dec. 1971
(D) 20 Dec. 1971 ✓

51. In which year did Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah contest the Presidential election?
(A) 1960
(B) 1962
(C) 1965 ✓
(D) 1967

52. When did India carry out its first Nuclear Test?
(A) 1970
(B) 1974 ✓
(C) 1988
(D) 1998

53. Pakistan protested against construction of Baglihar Dam because?
(A) It was in violation of the UN Charter
(B) It was violation of Simla Agreement
(C) It was violation of LOC
(D) It was violation of Indus Water Treaty ✓

54. What is the Synonym of Grisly?
(A) Earthly
(B) Ornate
(C) Greenery
(D) Horrible ✓

55. Among the following, which is the oldest English language newspaper of Pakistan?
(A) Dawn ✓
(B) The News
(C) The Nation
(D) Daily Times

56. In a row a student is standing 13th from the right and 8th from the left. How many students are there in total?
(A) 18
(B) 19
(C) 20 ✓
(D) 21

57. What was the former name of Sahiwal?
(A) FortMunro
(B) Campbellpur
(C) Montgomery ✓
(D) Lawrencepur

58. What is the Antonym of Hauohtv?
(A) Humble ✓
(B) Heavy
(C) Scared
(D) Cowardly

59. Who designed the National Flag of Pakistan?
(A) Chaudhry Rehmat Ali
(B) Liaqat Ali Khan
(C) ' Hafeez Jallandhri
(D) Ammer-ud-Din Kidwai ✓

60. Which of the following is not a natural fiber?
(A) Silk
(B) Jute
(C) Cotton
(D) Rayon ✓

61. Recently Panama Papers have been in the news. Please name the firm from whose database millions of files were leaked to the media?
(A) Mossack Fonseca ✓
(B) Goldman Sachs
(C) Leblanc and Williams
(D) None of these
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62. What is the Synonym of Pragmatic?
(A) Honest
(B) Practical ✓
(C) Uncertain
(D) Arrogant

63. After the death of Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour- who has been chosen as their Leader by the Taliban?
(A) Mullah Fazluliah
(B) Maulvi Haibatullah Akhunzada ✓
(C) Sirajuddin Haqqani
(D) Zabihullah Mujahid

64. Who is the current Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board?
(A) EjazButt
(B) Shaharyar Khan ✓
(C) Najam Sethi
(D) Ramiz Raja

65. Which of the following Is the second source of Islamic laws?
(A) Qiyas
(B) Hadith ✓
(C) History
(D) Ijma

66. According to the 1973 Constitution Governor of a Province is appointed by:
(A) President ✓
(B) Prime Minister
(C) Provincial Assembly
(D) Chief Minister

67. If two angles of a triangle are 60 degree each the what is the value of the third angle*?
(A) 45 degrees
(B) 50 degrees
(C) 60 degrees ✓
(D) 65 degrees

68. The uncle of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Hazrat Hamza (R.A) embraced Islam in
(A) 4th Nabvi
(B) 5th Nabvi ✓
(C) 6th Nabvi
(D) 7th Nabvi

69. Following devastating floods, Pakistan, on 24 May, 2016, dispatched relief goods and a mobile hospital to which country in South Asia?
(A) Maldives
(B) Sri Lanka ✓
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Nepal

70. Pakistan has recently applied to become a member of the NSG. What does NSG stand for?
(A) Nuclear Suppliers Group ✓
(B) Nuclear Support Group
(C) Nuclear Strategic Group
(D) Non-Nuclear Suppliers Group

71. Who has written the famous national song “Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhe”?
(A) SufiTabbasum
(B) Jamil-ud-Din Aali ✓
(C) Masroor Anwar
(D) Ahmad Faraz

72. What is the common name for Sodium Chloride?
(A) Salt ✓
(B) Baking Soda
(C) Chalk
(D) Vinegar

73. What is the Antonym of Virtue?
(A) Variable
(B) Fraud
(C) Crime
(D) Vice ✓

74. Who was the first person to be awarded the Nishan-e-Haider?
(A) Maj. Raja Aziz Bhatti
(B) Capt. Raja Muhammad Sarwar ✓
(C) Maj. Shabbir Sharif
(D) Pilot Officer Rashed Minhas

75. The Urdu-Hindi controversy is said to be the forerunner of the Two Nation Theory. When did this controversy begin?
(A) 1857
(B) 1860
(C) 1862
(D) 1867 ✓

76. Who is the current Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs?
(A) Qazi Khalilullah
(B) TasneemAslam
(C) Abdul Basit
(D) Nafees Zakariya ✓

77. In terms of area, which is the largest district of Punjab?
(A) Bahawalpur ✓
(B) Dera Ghazi Khan
(C) RahimyarKhan
(D) Lahore

78. When did Quaid-e-Azam resign from the Congress?
(A) 1913
(B) 1916
(C) 1920 ✓
(D) 1922

79. What is the retirement age of a Judge of Supreme Court in Pakistan?
(A) 60 years
(B) 65 years ✓
(C) 67 years
(D) 70 years

80. Complete the Sentence “l was surprised by the large people who came”.
(A) Quantity of
(B) Number of ✓
(C) Amount of
(D) Total of

81. Removal of top soil by wind or water is called?
(A) Erosion ✓
(B) Silting
(C) Waterlogging
(D) Creeping

82. Who was the first Muslim Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Air Force?
(A) Air Marshall Asghar Khan ✓
(B) Air Marshall Noor Khan
(C) Air Marshall Abdul Rahim Khan
(D) Air Marshall Zafar Chaudhry

83. Which Article in the 1973 constitution deals with Jammu and Kashmir?
(A) 230
(B) 240
(C) 245
(D) 257 ✓

84. The concept of Carbon Credits originated from which of the following?
(A) Earth Summit, Rio de Janeiro
(B) Kyoto Protocol ✓
(C) Montreal Protocol
(D) Conference of Parties (COP) 19

85. What is the Synonym of Frugal?
(A) Expensive
(B) Explore
(C) Economical ✓
(D) Frank

86. 'Wana' is the main town of which Agency in FATA?
(A) Malakand
(B) Bajaur
(C) Orakzai
(D) South Waziristan ✓

87. Who succeeded President Zia-ul-Haq as the President of Pakistan?
(A) RafiqTarar
(B) Ghulam Ishaq Khan ✓
(C) Farooq Leghari
(D) Fazai Elahi Chaudhry

88. What is the Synonym of Imminent?
(A) Upcoming ✓
(B) Prominent
(C) Impure
(D) Royal

89. Richter Scale is used to measure the intensity of?
(A) Heat
(B) Cyclone
(C) Tornado
(D) Earthquake ✓

90. Mangla Dam is constructed on river:
(A) Indus
(B) Chenab
(C) Jhelum ✓
(D) Kabul
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