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PPSC Foodgrains Inspector 2011 Solved Past Papers

PPSC Foodgrains Inspector 2011 Solved Past Papers

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PPSC) WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF   FOODGRAINS INSPECTOR 2011 in the Punjab Food Department. General Knowledge MCQs

1. Pakistan Afghanistan border ‘Durand Line' was drawn in:
(A) 1892
(B) 1890
(C) 1893 ✓
(D) 1897

2. On July 9,1948. Pakistan issued its first:
(A) Coin
(B) Currency Note
(C) Postal Stamp ✓
(D) All of these

3. Pakistan Aeronautical Complex at Kamra was completed with the financial and technical assistance of:
(A) USA
(B) Canada
(C) France
(D) None of these ✓

4. The duration of National Anthem of Pakistan is:
(A) 60 Secondsb
(B) 80 Seconds ✓
(C) 100 Seconds
(D) 120 Seconds

5. The Pothohar Plateau contains the mineral deposits of:
(A) Rock Salt
(B) Gypsum
(C) Oil
(D) All of them ✓

6. Which of the following is a cash crop:
(A) Wheat
(B) Maize
(C) Rice
(D) Cotton ✓

7. The largest desert of the Paksitan is:
(A) Thar ✓
(B) Thai
(C) Cholistan
(D) Kharan

8. The oldest Barrage on Indus River is:
(A) Gudu Barrage
(B) Sukkur Barrage ✓
(C) Ghulam Muhammad Barrage
(D) Taunsa Barrage

9. Of the total area of Pakistan, forest covers only:
(A) 3.5% ✓
(B) 5.2%
(C) 7.3%
(D) 9.5%

10. How many times, Pakistan became World Olympic Champion in Hockey:
(A) Two
(B) Three ✓
(C) Four
(D) Kalat

11. The first princely State to accede to Pakistan after partition was:
(A) Swat
(B) Hunza
(C) Bahawalpur
(D) Kalat

12. Quaid-i-Azam served All India Muslim League as a President for:
(A) 15 years ✓
(B) 22 years
(C) 28 years
(D) 31 years

13. The National animal of Pakistan is:
(A) Horse
(B) Deer
(C) Dolphin
(D) Markhor ✓

14. The Federally Administration Tribal Areas (FATA) consist of:
(A) Five Agencies
(B) Six Agencies
(C) Seven Agencies ✓
(D) Eight Agencies

15. The famous scientist who died on 14 April, 1994 was:
(A) Dr. Abdus Salam
(B) Dr. Munir Ahmed Khan
(C) Dr. Salim-uz-Zaman Siddiqui ✓
(D) Dr. I.H. Usmani

16. The first Chairman of senate was:
(A) Habib Ullah Khan ✓
(B) Ghulam Ishaq Khan
(C) Syed Fazl Agha
(D) Wasim Sajjad

17. The first Urdu Newspaper (Daily) publihsed after the creation of Pakistan was:
(A) Mashriq
(B) Imroze ✓
(C) Watan
(D) None of these

18. Karakoram Highway starts in Pakistan from:
(A) Islamabad
(B) Taxila
(C) Havelian ✓
(D) Peshawar

19. Which of the following Muslim Countries voted against Pakistan's adminission into the United Nations in 1947:
(A) Iran
(B) Iraq
(C) Egypt
(D) Afghanistan ✓

20. Motorway M-8 Section will lead to:
(A) Karachi port
(B) Bin Qasim port
(C) Gwadar port ✓
(D) Pasni port

21. On September 9, 1958, Pakistan acquired Gwadar from:
(A) Oman ✓
(B) Bahrain
(C) Iran
(D) None of these

22. The number of letters in the Urdu language are:
(A) 27
(B) 37 ✓
(C) 39
(D) 42

23. The first SOS village in Pakistan was setup in 1977 at:
(A) Multan
(B) Rawalpindi
(C) Lahore ✓
(D) Islamabad

24. The headquarters of Pakistan Navy is at:
(A) Karachi
(B) Quetta
(C) Rawalpindi
(D) Islamabad ✓

25. After the creation of Pakistan, the first Radio Station was established at:
(A) Lahore
(B) Karachi ✓
(C) Peshawar
(D) Hyderabad

26. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan established an institution in 1864, with the objective to translate books from English to Urdu and Persian, known as:
(A) Aligarh Institute
(B) The Scientific Society ✓
(C) Muhammaden Educational Conference
(D) Ghazipur Educational Society

27. The real foundr of the Dar-ul-lslam “Deoband" was:
(A) Maulana Shabbir Ahmad Usmani
(B) Maulana Mahmud-ui-Hasan
(C) Maulana Muhammad Qasim Nanautvi ✓
(D) None of these

28. The 'Central Muhammadan Association’ was founded in 1877 by:
(A) Chaudhri Rehmat Ali
(B) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(C) Syed Ameer Ali ✓
(D) Mohsin-ul-Mulk

29. Quaid-i-Azam was convinced to join the All India Muslim League by:
(A) Sir Agha Khan
(B) Nawab Waqar-ul-Mulk
(C) Hakim Ajmal Khan
(D) Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar ✓

30. Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar started publsihing his famous English newspaper ‘‘Comrade” in 1911 from:
(A) Delhi
(B) Bombay
(C) Calcutta ✓
(D) Lahore

31. Which of the following leaders helped Quaid4 Azam in the preparation of his Fourteen Points in 1929:
(A) Maulana Muhamamd Ali Jauhar ✓
(B) Maulana Shaukat Ali
(C) Liaquat Ali Khan
(D) Maulana Hasrat Mohani

32. The headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is located at:
(A) Rome ✓
(B) Paris
(C) New York
(D) Geneva

33. PASSCO stands for:
(A) Pakistan Agricultural Seed Storage Council
(B) Pakistan Agricultural Services Supply Corporation
(C) Pakistan Agricultural Storage & Services Corporation ✓
(D) Pakistan Agricultural Storage Services Council

34. Which of the following glaciers is located in Karakoram Range?
(A) Siachin
(B) Hispar
(C) Biafo
(D) All of these ✓

35. The ‘Babusar Pass’ connects':
(A) Abbottabad and Gilgit ✓
(B) Chitral and Gilgit
(C) Gilgit and Hunza
(D) Swat and Dir

36. Which of the following districts of Balochistan contains huge deposits of copper?
(A) Loralai
(B) Sibbi
(C) Khuzdar
(D) Chaghi ✓

37. Cawnpur Mosque tragedy had taken place in:
(A) 1909
(B) 1910
(C) 1913 ✓
(D) 1915

38. Identify the longest glacier of Pakistan:
(A) Hispar
(B) Baltoro
(C) Batura
(D) Siachen ✓

39. The Soan and the Haro are the two rivers of:
(A) Baluchistan Plateau
(B) Potohar Plateau ✓
(C) Northern Areas
(D) Azad Kashmir

40. “Warsak Dam” has been built on the river:
(A) Indus
(B) Korung
(C) Kabul ✓
(D) Sutlej

41. The “Shandur Pass” at the height of 12,205 connects:
(A) Chitral and Gilgit ✓
(B) Chitral and Bamnu
(C) Mardan and Malakand
(D) Gilgit and Kashgar (China)

42. The area lying between river Beas and the Ravi is called:
(A) Chaj Doab
(B) Rachna Doab
(C) Bari Doab ✓
(D) Saharwal Doab

43. Which of the following countries has the largest area in the world?
(A) Canada
(B) U.S.A
(C) Russia ✓
(D) China

44. Which of the continents has the lowest population growth rate?
(A) Europe ✓
(B) North America
(C) Africa
(D) Asia

45. “Dasht-e-Lut” desert is located in:
(A) China
(B) Libya
(C) Iraq
(D) Iran ✓

46. Which of the following mountains separate Asia from Europe?
(A) Ural Mountains ✓
(B) Hindukush Mountains
(C) Alps Mountains
(D) Atlas Mountains

47. Day and night changes due to:
(A) Earths’ revolution
(B) Earth's rotation accompanied with its revolution
(C) Earth’s rotation round its axis ✓
(D) None of these

48. The energy generation in stars is due to:
(A) Fission of heavy nuclei
(B) Fusion of light nuclei ✓
(C) Fusion of heavy nuclei
(D) None of these

49. Formosa is the old name o£
(A) Cambodia
(B) Rhodesia
(C) Taiwan ✓
(D) Bangkok

50. London is situated on bank of river:
(A) Delaware River
(B) Nile River
(C) Thames River ✓
(D) None of these
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51. The largest ocean of the world is:
(A) Indian Ocean
(B) Arctic Ocean
(C) Pacific Ocean ✓
(D) None of these

52. Which of the following Sea separates Asia from Afnca?
(A) Arabic Sea
(B) Yellow Sea
(C) Red Sea ✓
(D) None of these

53 Baglihar Dam is located in Doda district on river:
(A) Indus River
(B) Jhelum River
(C) Chenab River ✓
(D) Ravi River

54. Smallest country in Central Asia is:
(A) Tajikistan ✓
(B) Kazakhstan
(C) Uzbekistan
(D) None of these

55. Which of the following countries has the largest number of Airports?
(A) India
(B) UK
(C) China
(D) USA ✓

56. The name United Nations was coined by:
(A) Stalin
(B) F.D Roosevelt ✓
(C) Winston Churchill
(D) Austin Mills

57. Who is secretary general of OIC?
(A) Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu ✓
(B) Tinku Abdur Rehman
(C) Mahatir Muhammad
(D) Abdelouahed Belkeziz

58. Who is Nicolas Sarkozy?
(A) German Chancellor
(B) Canadian President
(C) French President ✓
(D) President of Georgia

59.  What position Hu Jintao holds in China?
(A) General Secretary of Communist Party
(B) President of the country
(C) Both A & B ✓
(D) Prime Minister of the country

60. Where is the Headquarter of the Amnesty International located?
(A) Geneva
(B) London ✓
(C) Paris
(D) New York

61. Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established in:
(A) 1964
(B) 1966 ✓
(C) 1968
(D) None of these

62. The permanent Secretariat is SAARC is established at:
(A) Kathmandu ✓
(B) Dhaka
(C) Dehli
(D) Islamabad

63. Archaeological site “Bhambore" is located in the district of:
(A) Khairpur
(B) Dadu
(C) Larkana
(D) Thatta ✓

64. 'Vasco da Gama' was a:
(A) Portuguese explorer ✓
(B) French mathematician
(C) English novelist
(D) Italian tourist

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

66. Which of the following continents has no desert?
(A) Australia
(B) North America
(C) South America
(D) Europe ✓

67. The game of 'Hockey1 originated from:
(A) Pakistan
(B) England ✓
(C) Australia
(D) Greece

68. ‘‘Interfax’ is a news agency of:
(A) Russia ✓
(B) Turkey
(C) France
(D) USA

69. What do you understand by the diease “Insomnia"?
(A) Inability to sleep ✓
(B) Colourblindness
(C) Depression
(D) None of these

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

71. Who was Pakistan's first permanent representative in the United Nations?
(A) Sir Zafarullah Khan
(B) Patras Bokhari ✓
(C) M.A.H. Isphani
(D) Begum Feroz Khan Noon

72. The first country which recognized Pakistan after its creation was:
(A) Afghanistan
(B) Iran ✓
(C) Saudi Arabia
(D) Egypt

Choose the correct meaning of the following words in bold letters:

73. ACRIMONY
(A) friendship
(B) enmity
(C) bitterness ✓
(D) energetic

74. SACROSANCT
(A) sacred ✓
(B) wealthy
(C) cleaver
(D) humble

75. FRAIL
(A) strong
(B) week ✓
(C) secured
(D) lengthy

76. PERISH
(A) open
(B) single
(C) die ✓
(D) unique

77. PRESERVE
(A) painful
(B) anxious
(C) attack
(D) protect ✓

Pick the most suitable / appropriate prepositions.

78. He is knocking the door.
(A) on
(B) of
(C) over
(D) at ✓

79. Did you hear ___ the accident last night?
(A) of
(B) on
(C) in
(D) about ✓

80. Smoking is injurious health.
(A) on
(B) to ✓
(C) of
(D) for

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