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PPSC Manager Auqaf 2012 Solved Past Paper

PPSC Manager Auqaf 2012 Solved Past Paper

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PPSC) WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF  MANAGER AUQAF - 2012 

General Knowledge MCQs

1. The title of Governor-General was changed to that of Viceroy in the year?
(A) 1857 ✓
(B) 1858
(C) 1859
(D) 1860

2. The first movement launched against the British In India was:
(A) Khilafat Movement
(B) Swadeshi Movement ✓
(C) Non-Cooperation Movement
(D) Quit India Movement
The Swadeshi movement is the first movement launched against the British in India started in the year 1905.
3. Which university had awarded the honorary decree of LL8 to Sir Syed Ahmad Khan?
(A) Jama-ul-Azhar
(B) Oxford University
(C) Harvard University
(D) University of Edinburgh ✓

4. When the foundations of Dar-ul-Aloom Dev Band were laid down?
(A) 1857
(B) 1880
(C) 1867 ✓
(D) 1877

5. Hazrat Shah Wali Ullah was the son of:
(A) Muhammad Ahmad
(B) Shah Abdul Rahim ✓
(C) Shah Qutab-ud-Din
(D) Sheikh Abdul Wahid

6. What is the name of Hazrat Mujaddid-Alif Sani
(A) Shah Badar-ud-Din
(B) Sheikh Abdul Wahid
(C) Sheikh Ahmad ✓
(D) None of the above

7. When Sheik Mujeeb-ur-Rehman started disobedience movement before Dhaka Fail?
(A) January 1971
(B) February 1971
(C) March 1971 ✓
(D) April 1971

8. The Cripps Mission visited India during the regime on
(A) Lord Linlithgow ✓
(B) Lord Wavell
(C) Lord Wellington
(D) Lord Curzon

9. Incidence of Kanpur Mosque occurred in:
(A) 1910
(B) 1911
(C) 1912
(D) 1913 ✓

10. One of the son of Gandhi embraced Islam, what was his Islamic name?
(A) Muhammad Abdullah ✓
(B) Ubaid-ur-Rehman
(C) Abdullah Ahmad
(D) Abdul Rehman

11. Who was the Speaker of Second Legislative Assembly of Pakistan?
(A) Mr. Abdul Wahab ✓
(B) Mr. Abdul Jabbar
(C) Mr. Fazal-ul-Qadir
(D) Molvi Tamizuddin

12. Who was first woman Major General of Pakistan Army?
(A) Mrs. Abida Malik
(B) Mrs. Shahida Malik ✓
(C) Mrs.Nasim Akhtar
(D) Mrs. Salma Akhtar

13. Who was the first Chief Justice/Chairman of Federal Shariah Court?
(A) Mr. Justice Fakhar Alam
(B) Mr. Justice Akhtar Hussain
(C) Mr. Justice Nasim Sikandar
(D) Mr. Justice Salahud-Din ✓

14. Who was the first Muslim Chief of Staff of Pakistan Army?
(A) Gen. Ayub Khan
(B) Gen. Muhammad Musa
(C) Gen. Tikka Khan ✓
(D) Gen. Gul Hassan

15. What was the term of National Assembly under the constitution of 1962?
(A) 4 years
(B) 5 years ✓
(C) 6 years
(D) 7 years

16. Time has expunged   his memory.
(A) from ✓
(B) in
(C) to
(D) out

17. We have  trust in you.
(A) perfect
(B) complete
(C) absolute ✓
(D) entire

18. Antonym of “Cryptic" is:
(A) superficial
(B) admonish
(C) analyze
(D) Candid ✓

19. Choose the correct spelling:
(A) reiterat
(B) reiterate ✓
(C) reitarate
(D) rieterate

20. Synonym of “Diffidence :
(A) timidity ✓
(B) indolence
(C) indifference
(D) impatient

21. To clip the wings, means
(A) to cut the wings
(B) to get control
(C) to limit on ✓
(D) to catch the bird

22. Keep tabs on, means:
(A) to follow strictly
(B) to do something
(C) to steal something
(D) to keep under observation ✓

23. The meaning of “Eschew" is:
(A) to free
(B) to avoid ✓
(C) to escape
(D) to rescue

24. Rudimentary, means:
(A) developed ✓
(B) polite
(C) dislike
(D) original

25. Embellish, means:
(A) equalize
(B) obsolete
(C) adorn ✓
(D) desolate

26. A woman’s voice is shriller than a man's due to:
(A) Higher amplitude
(B) Higher frequency ✓
(C) Lower frequency
(D) Lower amplitude

27. All forms of energy that we use are ultimately transformed into:
(A) Electrical energy
(B) Chemical energy
(C) Light energy
(D) Heat energy ✓

28. Fuse wire is made of:
(A) 63% lead, 37% tin
(B) 63% tin, 37% aluminium
(C) 63% tin, 37% lead ✓
(D) 63% lead, 37% aluminium

29. Which of the following types of radiations is absorbed by the upper layer of the atmosphere?
(A) Infrared
(B) Ultraviolet ✓
(C) Radio-waves
(D) Visible

30. The 'stones' formed in human kidney consist mostly of:
(A) sodium acetate
(B) Calcium oxalate ✓
(C) Potassium Sulphate
(D) Magnesium Sulphate

31. Fluorescent tubes are fitted with a choke. The choke coil:
(A) Steps up the line voltage
(B) steps down the line voltage
(C) Increases current in the circuit
(D) Reduces current in the circuit ✓

32. Soft drinks such as colas contain significant quantities of:
(A) Tannin
(B) Caffeine ✓
(C) Nicotine
(D) Renin

33. Amino adds are a product of the digestion of:
(A) Carbohydrates
(B) Fats
(C) Proteins ✓
(D) Vitamins

General Knowledge MCQs


34. Dead red blood corpuscles are stored in:
(A) Spleen ✓
(B) Liver
(C) Kidney
(D) Pancreas

35. Nitrogen occurs in plants and animals in the form of:
(A) Minerals
(B) Carbohydrates
(C) Proteins ✓
(D) Fats

36. The gases which are used by divers as an artifidal atmosphere are Oxygen and:
(A) Nitrogen
(B) Helium ✓
(C) Neon
(D) Carbon monoxide

37. Which of the following is involved in blood clotting:
(A) Caldum
(B) Sodium
(C) Magnesium
(D) Potassium ✓

38. Plutonium is used as:
(A) Fuel for nuclear fusion
(B) Source of chemical energy
(C) Source of light energy
(D) Fuel for nuclear fission ✓

39. After drinking of contaminated water, you would be most apt to develop symptoms of:
(A) Malaria
(B) Schistosomiasis
(C) Typhoid fever ✓
(D) Yellow fever

40. The gland which helps to maintain body temperature is:
(A) Hypothalamu ✓
(B) Thyroid gland
(C) Pituitary gland
(D) Adrenal gland

41. The colour . has the longest wavelength*?
(A) Blue
(B) Red ✓
(C) Green
(D) Yellow

42. The silvered surface of thermos flask prevents transfer of heat by:
(A) Radiation ✓
(B) Reflection
(C) Conduction
(D) Convection

43. The flow of heat from a hot to a cold body is an example of:
(A) Irreversible process
(B) Adiabatic process
(C) Isothermal process ✓
(D) Reversible process

44. Meningitis is a disease of human beings that affects:
(A) Liver
(B) Heart
(C) Kidney
(D) Central Nervous System ✓

45. Diabetes is caused by malfunctioning of:
(A) Pancreas ✓
(B) Liver
(C) Spleen
(D) Kidney

46. Sea water can be converted into fresh water by using the phenomenon of:
(A) Reverse osmosis ✓
(B) Diffusion
(C) Plasmolysis
(D) Sedimentation

47. The blood glucose level is commonly expressed as:
(A) Gram per liter
(B) Milligram per deciliter ✓
(C) Parts per million
(D) Millimeter of Hg

48. What is the instrument that determines specific gravity of liquids?
(A) Hypsometer
(B) Hydrometer
(C) Gravimeter ✓
(D) Hygrometer

49. Echo is the effect produced due to:
(A) Refraction of sound
(B) Reflection of sound ✓
(C) Absorption of sound
(D) Dispersion of sound

50. A plant with green leaves placed in red light will appear:
(A) Violet
(B) Yellow
(C) Green
(D) Black ✓
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51. Tsunami is a word of which language?
(A) Japanese ✓
(B) Greek
(C) Latin
(D) German

52. Ngultrum is the currency of:
(A) Bahamas
(B) Tunisia
(C) Bhutan ✓
(D) Zaire

53. Second largest ethnic group in Afghanistan is:
(A) Hazaras
(B) Tazters
(C) Uzbek
(D) Tajik ✓

54. The capital of Zambia is:
(A) Lome
(B) Lusaka ✓
(C) Abuja
(D) Kinshasa

55. Salisbury is the old name of:
(A) Gayana
(B) New Hebridges
(C) Harare ✓
(D) None of them

56. Malagasy is the new name of:
(A) Madagascar ✓
(B) Cune
(C) Abuja
(D) Zaire

57. 'Freedom Air' is an airline of which country?
(A) Japan
(B) Australia
(C) South Africa
(D) New Zealand OK ✓

58. GND is the news agency of:
(A) Belgium
(B) Spain ✓
(C) Italy
(D) Romania

59. CAN is the central news agency located at:
(A) Poland
(B) Bridgetown
(C) Taipei ✓
(D) Georgia

60. OSS (Office of Strategic Services) is the old name of:
(A) KGB
(B) CIA ✓
(C) FBI
(D) CID

61. MOIS is the name of secret agency of:
(A) Syria
(B) Turkey
(C) Iraq
(D) Iran ✓

62. If your aero plane will land on 'Narita Airport' you will be in the city of:
(A) Tokyo ✓
(B) Rome
(C) Nairobi
(D) Italy

63. Third Tuesday of September is popular as
(A) World Food Day
(B) International day of peace ✓
(C) Human Rights Day
(D) Armistice Day

64. The World Consumer Day is being observed on?
(A) 20th January
(B) 15th March ✓
(C) 20th March
(D) 5th April

65. ‘The New Great Game' was written by:
(A) Ken Stars
(B) Robert E. Rubin
(C) Lutz Kleveman ✓
(D) Sidney Sheldon

66. 'Struggle for Pakistan was written by:
(A) S.M. Ikram
(B) K.K. Aziz
(C) Ch. Muhammad Ali
(D) I.H. Qureshi ✓

General Knowledge MCQs


67. Who was the winner of Nobel Prize 2009 for Literature?
(A) Herta Muller ✓
(B) Paul Rabin Krugman
(C) Willard S. Boyle
(D) George Smith

68. Which country has the longest coast line?
(A) Russia
(B) Canada ✓
(C) China
(D) USA

69. When the first high-jacking in the world history was done?
(A) 1954
(B) 1955
(C) 1956 ✓
(D) 1957

70. The first man to receive an artificial heart is:
(A) Andrew Simon
(B) PaultHolt
(C) Dr. Barney Clark ✓
(D) Dr. Captain Nadual

71. Which one of the following Sultans established diplomatic relations with China?
(A) Ibrahim Lodhi
(B) Jalaluddin Khilji
(C) Zaheer-ud-Din Babar
(D) Muhammad Bin Tughlaq ✓

73. 'Latakia' is the seaport of:
(A) Jordan
(B) Libya
(C) Syria ✓
(D) None of the above

74. 'Sharame-el-Sheikh' is the Egyptian seaport on:
(A) Red Sea ✓
(B) Black Sea
(C) Mediterranean Sea
(D) Arabian Sea

75. 'The 'Paris Pact’ is also known as Kellog Brained Pact was held in:
(A) 1928 ✓
(B) 1930
(C) 1932
(D) 1926

76. When Switzerland became a Neutral State?
(A) 1805
(B) 1815 ✓
(C) 1820
(D) 1825

77. 'Dome of Rock' is located in:
(A) Lebanon
(B) Iraq
(C) Jordan
(D) Jerusalem ✓

78. Who was ‘Eros' in Greek mythology?
(A) God of Seas
(B) God of Food
(C) God of Love ✓
(D) God of War

79. Which is the oldest university of USA?
(A) Seattle
(B) Harvard ✓
(C) New York University
(D) University of Chicago

80. The first optical fiber cable was installed in 1977 in:
(A) California ✓
(B) Maryland
(C) Chicago
(D) London

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