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PPSC Manager Auqaf 2014 Solved Past Paper

PPSC Manager Auqaf 2014 Solved Past Paper

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

General Knowledge MCQs

1. After which incident, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan predicted that gulf of differences between Hindus and Muslims of India shall widen with the passage of time:-
(A) Swadeshi Movement of Congress
(B) Urdu Hindi Controversy in U.P. ✓
(C) Arya Samaj's Campaign against Islam
(D) Anti Muslim civil service reforms of 1867

2. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan asked the Muslims not join the Indian National Congress because: -
(A) It was dominated by the Hindu leaders
(B) Congress was against the Muslims demand of separate electorate: -
(C) He urged them to join Indian Patriotic Association rather than Congress. ✓
(D) None of the above reasons.

3. Identify the personality who founded the famous “Sindh Madrassah-tul-lslam” in Karachi:-
(A) Allama Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi
(B) Syed Hasan Ali Afandi ✓
(C) Sahibzada Sir Abdul Qayyum
(D) Maulana Shlbll Naumanl

4. Identify the most important feature of the Govt, of India Act 1935:-
(A) Dyarchy was completely eliminated
(B) Adult franchise was introduced.
(C) It made the provinces separate legal entities ✓
(D) The council of the Secretary of State of India was abolished

5. Which was the main factor responsible for the resignation of the Congress ministers in the provinces during October 1939:
(A) The British Government rejected the Congress demand to stop interference in the financial affairs of the Indian Provinces.
(B) The refusal of the British Government to promise immediately complete independence to India leaving behind the communal problems ✓
(C) British Government turned down Congress demand of not indulging in Second World War which would endanger the security of India.
(D) None of the above

6. Under which scheme did Muslim League surrender the demand of separate electorate for the Muslims: - .
(A) Delhi proposals 1927 ✓
(B) Patna Scheme 1938
(C) Poona Pact
(D) Never surrendered this demand

7. In the Red Cliff Award of 1947, the Muslim majority areas of Gurdaspur and Pathankot were handed over to India just because: -
(A) This area was rich in mineral wealth.
(B) River Ravi originated from here which was the lifeline of West Pakistan.
(C) It provided road link from India to Kashmir valley ✓
(D) It was a huge military cantonment

8. Who first supported the Pakistan Resolution 1940:-
(A) Mauivl Fazalul Haq
(B) Ch. Khaleequzzaman ✓
(C) Maulana Zafar All Khan
(D) Amjadl Begum

9. The Congress formed ministries after 1937 provincial elections In: -
(A) Five provinces
(B) Six provinces
(C) Seven provinces
(D) Eight provinces ✓

10. On which occasion Quaid-i-Azam said “Hindu India & Muslim India parted and parted forever. -
(A) On failure of Ghandi Jinnah talks in 1944.
(B) On the rejection of his proposed modification In Nehru Report, 1928. ✓
(C) On the beginning of Urdu Hindi controversy, 1867
(D) On the rejection of Fourteen Points of Quald, by the Congress in 1929.

11. Who took the oath of Governor General of Pakistan from Quaid-I-Azam:-
(A) Justice A.R. Kiani
(B) Justice Gulzar Ahmad
(C) Justice Abdur Rasheed ✓
(D) Justice Wall Mahmood

12. When Pakistan gave an application to the United Nations to become its member, only one country opposed it. Identify:-
(A) Iran
(B) Afghanistan ✓
(C) Egypt
(D) India

13. After the demise of Quaid-i-Azam, who became the President of Muslim League in 1948:
(A) Liaqat Ali Khan
(B) Ch. Khaleequzzaman ✓
(C) Sarda rAburRab Nishtar
(D) Khawaja Nazimuddin

14. Identify the author of the famous book “The emergence of Pakistan":-
(A) Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi
(B) Jamil-uddin-Ahmad
(C) Ch. Muhammad Ali ✓
(D) S.M. Burke

15. “Malakhara" is a famous game played in the province of. -
(A) Punjab
(B) Sindh ✓
(C) Baluchistan
(D) N.W.F.P.

16. The alphabets of Urdu language are:-
(A) 32
(B) 35
(C) 37 ✓
(D) 39

17. Hafeez Jallundhri is the author of National Anthem of Pakistan, which is contained in his book:
(A) Charagh-e-Saher ✓
(B) Shahnama-e-lslam
(C) Kalam-e-Hafeez
(D) None of the above

18. Identify the city, which received 'Hilai-e-lstiqlar for its heroic resistance during 1965 Indo-Pak war:-
(A) Narowal
(B) Pasrur
(C) Sialkot ✓
(D) Kasur

19. At the time of Independence, there were numerous princely states In India. Which state was the biggest In area:
(A) Hyderabad (Daccan)
(B) Kashmir ✓
(C) Junagarh
(D) Bahawalpur

20. Which of the following provisions is a part of the objective Resolution of 1949:-
(A) Parliamentary system will be introduced
(B) Parliament will be bicameral
(C) President and Prime Minister must be Muslim by faith
(D) Fundamental rights of citizens shall be liberty safeguarded. ✓

21. Under which constitution, “Bicameralism' was introduced In Pakistan:
(A) 1956
(B) 1962
(C) 1973 ✓
(D) None of the above

22. What do you understand by ‘Sir Creek"? It is:-
(A) Indo-Pak boundary dispute in their maritime frontiers. ✓
(B) Head of the UNO observer group on the line of control in Kashmir
(C) Pro-Pakistan Senator in the American congress
(D) None of the above

23. Pandit Nehru, who had been assuring the Kashmiris to give them their rights of self-determination, went back on his promise when:-
(A) He realised the strategic significance of the valley for Indian defence system.
(B) Realised about massive natural wealth of the area
(C) Pakistan joined SEATO and CENTO pacts. ✓
(D) Pathan tribesmen entered into the valley and attacked the Indian forces.

24. Heavy Electrical Complex and Heavy Forge and Foundry, the two big engineering projects in Pakistan were established with the technical and capital assistance of:
(A) Canada
(B) China ✓
(C) U.K.
(D) U.S.A.

25. Pakistan’s first nuclear Power Station was built at Karachi in 1972 provided by:
(A) USA
(B) France
(C) Canada ✓
(D) China

26. UN was established in 1945 to:
(A) Arrange a forum for world public opinion ✓
(B) Settle political disputes
(C) Provide leadership to the world
(D) Uphold the supremacy of the west

27. Yellow Journalism refers to: -
(A) Portraying public opinion
(B) Objective in reporting
(C) Sensationalism ✓
(D) Propaganda

28. Law Is never law unless:-
(A) It Is violated
(B) it is enforced by a Sovereign authority ✓
(C) It is enforced by moral sanctions
(D) It is supported by the religion.

29. A computer derives Its basic strength from:
(A) Speed
(B) Accuracy
(C) Memory ✓
(D) All of the above

30. Vitamin C Is essential for: -
(A) Appetite
(B) Bones ✓
(C) Muscles
(D) Brain

31. Sound cannot travel through:-
(A) Air
(B) Sand
(C) Vacuum ✓
(D) Water

32. The tax levied on the import and export of commodities is named as:-
(A) Custom duty ✓
(B) Excise duty
(C) Value added tax
(D) Direct Tax

33. Bonded Labour is:-
(A) Forced Labour ✓
(B) Labour without wages
(C) Labour for payment
(D) Labour according to a written promise or contract

General Knowledge MCQs


34. Promptly means: -
(A) Easily
(B) At once ✓
(C) Fully
(D) Efficiently

35. Inflation refers to: -
(A) Higher than the real cost of the commodities.
(B) Free flow of the money in the market.
(C) Devaluation of money
(D) Poor buying power of money ✓

36. Geographically Kashmir is divided into three major parts: -
(A) Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh ✓
(B) Jammu, Azad Kashmir, Held Kashmir
(C) Jammu, Kargil, Kashmir
(D) Azad Kashmir, Held Kashmir, Kargil

37. A computer cannot do anything without: -
(A) Memory ✓
(B) Input device
(C) Programme
(D) Output device-

38. One of the infectious diseases conveyed from one person to another through air is: -
(A) Cholera
(B) Scarlet fever
(C) Tuberculosis ✓
(D) Malaria

39. Lunar Eclipse takes place when:
(A) The moon is In line with the earth
(B) The moon is in line with the sun
(C) The shadow of the earth falls on the moon ✓
(D) The shadow of the sun tails on the moon

40. What is meant by myopia?
(A) Longsightedness
(B) Shortsightedness ✓
(C) Colourblindness
(D) Blindness

41. Which of these is the most predominant in the composition of atmosphere?
(A) Oxygen
(B) Nitrogen ✓
(C) Water vapour
(D) Carbon dioxide

42. Indicate the word which has the correct spellings: -
(A) Existence ✓
(B) Existance
(C) Existtance
(D) Existense

43. Calorie is a 
(A) Unit of diet ✓
(B) Unit of quantity of heat
(C) Unit of food intake
(D) All of the above

44. Optical Fiber System is 
(A) Telecommunication system ✓
(B) Eye operation
(C) Air raid system
(D) Defense system

45. The plural form of loaf is?
(A) Loafs
(B) Loaves ✓
(C) Loves
(D) Loafes

46. Barter system means:
(A) Exchange of goods ✓
(B) Buying goods
(C) Selling goods
(D) Producing goods

47. Physiotherapy is a curative method for -
(A) Heart disease
(B) Immobility of joints ✓
(C) Brain damage
(D) Drug addiction

48. Dialysis is meant for: -
(A) Kidneys ✓
(B) Gallbladder
(C) Lungs
(D) Liver

49. Slump means: -
(A) Fall In the prices of stock ✓
(B) Stability of prices
(C) Uncertainty of prices
(D) Shortage of supply

50. Identify the person whose house became the centre of preaching of Islam at the beginning?
(A) Hazrat Abu Bakar (RA)
(B) Hazrat Usman (RA)
(C) Hazrat Arqam (RA) ✓

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51. A computer consists mainly of electronic: -
(A) Circuits
(B) Devices ✓
(C) Parts
(D) Chips

52. In a democratic country which of the following is considered the fourth estate: -
(A) Judiciary
(B) Press ✓
(C) Bureaucracy
(D) Trade union

53. A coalition government means: -
(A) Interim government
(B) Temporary government
(C) Government of rival parties
(D) Government formed by two or more political parties ✓

54. Reuters is a world known: -
(A) Sports club
(B) Welfare organization
(C) News agency ✓
(D) Transport system

55. Who did accompany the Holy Prophet (SAW) in the migration to Madina?
(A) Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) ✓
(B) Hazrat Ali (RA)
(C) Hazrat Usman (RA)
(D) Hazrat Umar (RA)

56. Mixed economy refers to: -
(A) The co-existence of public sector as well as private sector ✓
(B) The promotion of agriculture as well as the cottage industries
(C) The co-existence of different economics classes
(D) The co-existence of heavy industry, small scale industry and cottage industry

57. The least populous continent is:
(A) Europe
(B) Australia
(C) Antarctica ✓
(D) None of these

58. The largest sea is:
(A) South China Sea ✓
(B) Red Sea
(C) Baltic
(D) Arabian

59. The largest planet is:
(A) Jupiter ✓
(B) Earth
(C) Mars
(D) Venus

60. Which country produces the largest amount of natural gas?
(A) India
(B) Russia ✓
(C) China
(D) Iran

61. Which is the biggest bird?
(A) Eagle
(B) Owl
(C) Kiwi
(D) Ostrich ✓

62. Althing is the oldest parliament in the world. Of which of the following countries this parliament belongs?
(A) England
(B) Poland
(C) Germany
(D) Iceland ✓

63. The first Asian Nobel laureate:
(A) Dr. Abdul Salam
(B) Rahin Hrsmoth   ✓
(C) 
(D) Anwer Sadaat

64. The oldest Internet search engine among the following Is:
(A) Google
(B) MSN search
(C) Aliweb ✓
(D) Ask.com

65. The country with the largest crude oil reserves is:
(A) USA
(B) Russia
(C) Kuwait
(D) Saudi Arabia ✓

66. Which country has won World Cup Football five times?
(A) Italy
(B) Brazil ✓
(C) Germany
(D) None of these

General Knowledge MCQs


67. World's second largest economy Is:
(A) USA
(B) China ✓
(C) Germany
(D) Australia

68. "The fastest game on earth" is
(A) cricket
(B) tennis
(C) chess
(D) ice hockey ✓

69. The city that hosts the highest number of international organisations in the world:
(A) Geneva ✓
(B) Vienna
(C) Hague
(D) New York

70. SAARC University is situated at:
(A) Kathmandu
(B) Dhaka
(C) New Delhi ✓
(D) Mall

71. The last town inside Pakistan on the Karakoram Highway before the Chinese border:
(A) Havelian
(B) Diamer
(C) Hunza
(D) Sost ✓

72. In which of the following International Organizations, Pakistan has Observer status?
(A) ECO
(B) OIC
(C) G-8
(D) SCO ✓

73. What is the number of beats per minute by human heart?
(A) 72 ✓
(B) 58
(C) 60
(D) 82

74. Which of the following gasses is mainly responsible for 'Global Warming'?
(A) Hydrogen
(B) Nitrogen
(C) Carbon dioxide ✓
(D) None of these

Fill in the preposition

75. Alia parted her parents in tears.
(A) from ✓
(B) of
(C) with
(D) by

76. There is a limit____everything in life.
(A) to ✓
(B) on
(C) in
(D) with

77. I had the privilege____ knowing him intimately.
(A) of ✓
(B) in
(C) for
(D) with

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

Choose the synonyms

79. Cataclysm:
(A) reverse
(B) upheaval ✓
(C) pungent
(D) trash

80. Dormant:
(A) active
(B) vigilant
(C) warbling
(D) inert ✓

81. Exemplify
(A) reprehensible
(B) illustrate ✓
(C) empty
(D) finish

82. Nonchalant:
(A) excited
(B) natural
(C) cool ✓
(D) Indifferent

83. Outcast:
(A) member
(B) vagabond ✓
(C) open
(D) error

84. Partisan:
(A) opponent
(B) disciple ✓
(C) mite
(D) local

85. After America the largest numbers of Nobe' Laureates are from:-
(A) United Kingdom
(B) Germany ✓
(C) France
(D) Switzerland

86. The scout movement" was started by Sir Robert Baden-Powell in: -
(A) 1910 ✓
(B) 1915
(C) 1920
(D) 1925

87. The Headquarters of Green Peace is located at: -
(A) Bonn
(B) London
(C) Amsterdam ✓
(D) New York

88. The Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel invented a:-
(A) Penicillin
(B) Dynamite ✓
(C) Fountain Pen
(D) None of the above

89. Leo Tolstoy was a:-
(A) Russian Writer ✓
(B) French Scientist
(C) German Football Player
(D) British Musician

90. 22 April is observed every year internationally as:-
(A) Environment Day
(B) Food Day
(C) Press Freedom Day
(D) Earth Day ✓

General Knowledge MCQs

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