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PPSC Sub Inspector Solved Past Papers (BS-14)

PPSC Sub Inspector Solved Past Papers
General Knowledge MCQs

1. Who was known as the “Tiger of Mysore”?
(A) Sultan Haider Ali
(B) Shivaji
(C) Ibrahim Lodhi
(D) Tipu Sultan ✓

2. The congress and The Muslim League boycotted the Simon Commission. The Indian Statutory Commission, commonly referred to as the Simon Commission, was a group of seven British Members of Parliament under the chairmanship of Sir John Simon.[/tooltip] Who led the breakaway section of the Muslim League, which supported the Simon Commission?
(A) Mian Ejaz Shafi
(B) Mian Muhammad Shafi ✓
(C) Mian Ahmed Ali
(D) Mian Barkat Ali

3. In 1932, the British Prime Minister announced the Communal Award The Communal Award was made by the British prime minister Ramsay MacDonald on 16 August 1932  granting separate electorates to the depressed classes. Name the British Prime Minister
(A) Harold McMillan
(B) Winston Churchill
(C) Ramsay Macdonald ✓
(D) Attlee

4. When Chaudhry Rehmat Ali Choudhry Rahmat Ali was a Pakistani nationalist who was one of the earliest proponents of the creation of the state of Pakistan. issued the pamphlet “Now or Never” in 1933, where was he studying?
(A) Cambridge ✓
(B) Oxford
(C) Aligarh
(D) Harvard

5. In 1911, on the occasion of this coronation at the Delhi Darbar (The Delhi Durbar (meaning "Court of Delhi") was an Indian imperial style mass assembly organised), King George V announced the
(A) Partition of Bengal
(B) Separate electorates
(C) Annulment of partition of Bengal ✓
(D) Annulment of partition of Bengal

6. Pakistan withdrew from SEATO (The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) was an international organization)... in
(A) 1973 ✓
(B) 1977
(C) 1979
(D) 1981

7. The Jallianwala massacre (The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919.)  took place in
(A) April 1919 ✓
(B) December 1919
(C) April 1921
(D) April 1920

8. An [tooltip url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interim_Government_of_India" title="Interim Government"]The Interim Government of India, also known as the Provisional Government, formed in 2 September 1946.[/tooltip] was formed in India in 1946, who was the prime minister of the interim government?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru ✓
(B) Lord Wavell
(C) Liaqat Ali Khan
(D) None of them

9. When was the Kashmir issue taken to the United Nation by India?
(A) 1 January 1948 ✓ (The United Nations has played an important role in maintaining peace and order in Jammu and Kashmir soon after the independence of India and Pakistan in 1947.)
(B) 11 November 1947
(C) 16 December 1947
(D) None of these

10. Non-aligned Movement (NAM) was formed in 1961, when did Pakistan join NAM?
(A) 1967
(B) 1968
(C) 1978
(D) 1972 ✓

11. To which province did Hussain Shaheed Suhrwardy belong to?
(A) Sind
(B) Punjab
(C) East Pakistan ✓
(D) Baluchistan

12. When did Pakistan dissociate itself from the commonwealth?
(A) 1989
(B) 1992
(C) 1978
(D) 1972 ✓

13. What is the retirement age of a Judge of the Supreme Court?
(A) 60
(B) 63
(C) 65 ✓
(D) 67

14. Qissa “Sohni Mahiwal” was written by
(A) Hafiz Barkhurdar
(B) Hashim Shah
(C) Waris Shah
(D) Fazal Shah ✓

15. Who introduced the system of “Basic Democracy” in Pakistan?
(A) Liaqat Ali Khan
(B) Ayub Khan ✓
(C) Pervez Mushafaraf
(D) Feroze Khan Noon

16. When for the first time in the world, was human heart transplant conducted?
(A) 1967 ✓
(B) 1969
(C) 1975
(D) 1970

17. Who was the Secretary General of the United Nations?
(A) Trygve Lie ✓
(B) U Thant
(C) Kurt Waldhiem
(D) Dag Hammarskjold

18. For galvanizing of iron which of the following metal is used?
(A) Aluminium
(B) Copper
(C) Lead
(D) Zinc ✓

19. ESCAP stands for
(A) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific ✓
(B) European Social Council for Africa and Pacific
(C) Economic and Social Council for Africa and Pacific
(D) None of these

20. Ferdowsi was
(A) A mughal princes
(B) A Persian poet ✓
(C) An Iranian novelist
(D) None of these

21. East Timor, which became the 191th member of the United Nations, is in the continent of
(A) Asia ✓
(B) South Africa
(C) Africa
(D) Europe

22. Which of the following continents is the smallest in terms of land mass?
(A) Asia
(B) Europe
(C) Australia
(D) Africa

23. Sri Lanka was formally known as
(A) Seychelles
(B) Serendip
(C) Taipel
(D) Ceylon ✓

24. Khojak Pass is located between
(A) Jamrud and Landikotal
(B) Sibi and Machh
(C) Quetta and DI Khan
(D) Quetta and Chaman ✓

25. Name of the Capital of Kazakhstan
(A) Tashkent
(B) Almaty
(C) Astana ✓
(D) Bishkek

26. In which country recently the National League for Democracy led by Aung San Suu Kyl won a landslide victory in elections?
(A) Cambodia
(B) Laos
(C) Vietnam
(D) Myanmar ✓

27. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited Uzbekistan recently. Who is the President of Uzbekistan?
(A) Rahmanov Imomali
(B) Islam Karimov ✓
(C) Nursltan Nazarbeav
(D) Asker Abayev

28. Who has been appointed as the US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan?
(A) David Hale
(B) Robert Milam
(C) Richard Olsen ✓
(D) None of them

29. Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park is one of the biggest projects for solar power generation in Pakistan. Where I it being constructed?
(A) Multan
(B) Sukker
(C) Rahim Yar Khan
(D) Bahawalpur ✓

30. Who currently the High Commissioner of Pakistan in India?
(A) Abdul Basit ✓
(B) Jalil Abbas Jilani
(C) Shahid Malik
(D) Riaz Khokher

31. If A runs less fast than B and B runs fast but not faster than C then, as compared to A, C runs
(A) Same speed as A
(B) Faster than A ✓
(C) Slower than A
(D) Cannot be determined

32. A father is 9 times as old as his son and the mother is 8 times as old as the son. Sum of father’s and mother’s age is 51. What is the age of the son?
(A) 7
(B) 5
(C) 4
(D) 3

33. A student gets 60, 50 and 90 marks out of 100 in English, Physics and Economics respectively. HE needs 72% to get a scholarship. How many marks does he need to get in his final paper Maths to obtain overall 72% marks?
(A) 82
(B) 84
(C) 86
(D) 88 ✓

34. How many pieces of 85 cm length can be cut from a rod 42.5 meters long?
(A) 30
(B) 40
(C) 50 ✓
(D) 60

35. The price of a car including 6 percent sales tax is Rs. 154,431.40. What is the market price of the car without tax?
(A) 145,690 ✓
(B) 150,000
(C) 145,500
(D) 145,000

36. In an election a candidate who received 30 percent of the total vote cast was defeated by 15000 votes. Find the number of votes obtained by the winning candidate?
(A) 11,250
(B) 15,000
(C) 26,250
(D) 37,500

37. A shopkeeper buys an article for Rs. 27 and sells it at a profit of 10 percent of the selling price. What is the selling price of the article?
(A) 30
(B) 35
(C) 29.50
(D) 29

38. A certain sum of money is distributed among two friends in the ratio of 5:11. If one of them got Rs. 1200 more than the other, the total amount distributed is
(A) 2000
(B) 2200
(C) 3200
(D) 3600

39. If day before yesterday was Saturday then day after tomorrow will be
(A) Tuesday
(B) Wednesday ✓
(C) Thursday
(D) Friday

40. A Police Officer walks from his house at 4 km per hour and reaches his office 5 minutes late. If his speed is 5 km per hour, he will reach his office 10 minutes early. How far is his office from the house?
(A) 5 km
(B) 5/12 km
(C) 5 km
(D) 10 km

41. 4×3+5×6 / 18x-22 = ?
(A) 96/7
(B) 7/4
(C) 3 ✓
(D) 7/60

42. A collection of computers that are connected together is called
(A) Meeting
(B) Network ✓
(C) Team
(D) Group

43. In a computer the keyboard is used as a(n) _________ Device
(A) Charging
(B) Output
(C) Printing
(D) Input

44. Which device is required for internet connection?
(A) CD Drive
(B) Modem ✓
(C) Mouse
(D) NIC Card

45. A normal CD ROM can usually store upto ________
(A) 680 kb
(B) 680 bytes
(C) 680 MB ✓
(D) 680 GB

46. Which of the following is not an operating system?
(B) Linux
(C) Windows
(D) Oracle ✓

47. To create a table of columns and rows for mathematical calculations or statistical representations, which program is used?
(A) Excel ✓
(B) Word pad
(C) Word Perfect
(D) Auto CAD


(A) Tape: Microphone
(B) Planet: Telescope
(C) Receiver: Telephone
(D) Submarine: Periscope ✓

(A) Eyeglasses: Vision
(B) Telephone: Hearing
(C) Necklace: Neck ✓
(D) Stethoscope: Ear

(A) Acre: Area ✓
(B) Scale: Mass
(C) Inch: Yard
(D) Menu: Choice
51. A is the mother of B and (C) If D is the husband of (C) What relation does A have to D?
(A) Mother
(B) Sister
(C) Aunt
(D) Mother-in-Law ✓

52. If the old Man’s son is my son’s uncle then what relation has the old man to me?
(A) Brother
(B) Father ✓
(C) Grandfather
(D) Sister


53. Adjacent
(A) Contiguous ✓
(B) Cut off
(C) Sharpened
(D) Lazy

54. Engrossed
(A) Distribute
(B) Absorbed ✓
(C) Dilated
(D) Expanded

55. Feasible
(A) Real
(B) Theoretical
(C) Practicable ✓
(D) Factual

56. Ponder
(A) Lake
(B) Think over ✓
(C) Condemn
(D) Flattery


57. Denounce
(A) Defend ✓
(B) Gather
(C) Fight
(D) Organize

58. Deplete
(A) Refund ✓
(B) Replenish
(C) Fulfill
(D) Renounce

59. Impound
(A) Release ✓
(B) Stimulate
(C) Strengthen
(D) Generate

60. Profane
(A) Arrogant
(B) Benign
(C) Respectful
(D) Pious ✓

61. CNG is an abbreviation of
(A) Converted natural gas
(B) Conduced natural gas
(C) Constructed natural gas
(D) Compressed natural gas ✓

62. Sound cannot travel through
(A) Vacuum ✓
(B) Liquids
(C) Solids
(D) Gases

63. X-rays were discovered by
(A) Rontgen ✓
(B) Thomson
(C) Rutherford
(D) Madame Curie

64. Breeding and management of bees is known as
(A) Sericulture
(B) Horticulture
(C) Apiculture
(D) None of these

65. Hepatitis causes inflammation of
(A) Lungs
(B) Liver ✓
(C) Kidneys
(D) Stomach

66. Isotopes are atoms of the same elements with different number of?
(A) Protons
(B) Electrons
(C) Neutrons ✓
(D) Positrons

67. Which one of the following is a vector quantity?
(A) Speed
(B) Temperature
(C) Mass
(D) Velocity ✓

68. Dilly was the name of the
(A) First cloned sheep ✓
(B) First test tube baby
(C) Oldest human fossil
(D) First dog in space

69. Green house effect is mainly caused by excess of ______ in the atmosphere
(A) Carbon dioxide
(B) Carbon monoxide ✓
(C) Nitrogen
(D) Hydrogen sulfide

70. Which hormones responsible for production of milk in human body?
(A) Oxytocin
(B) Prolactin ✓
(C) Thyroxine
(D) Testosterone

71. A drop of water is roughly spherical because of
(A) Surface tension ✓
(B) Low air pressure
(C) Air resistance
(D) Viscosity of water

72. Which of the following right are more fundamental in the sense that other rights are dependent on them?
(A) Economics rights
(B) Civil and political rights ✓
(C) Right to development
(D) Right to information

73. Which one of the following is not a political right?
(A) Right to vote
(B) Right to own weapons ✓
(C) Right to hold public office
(D) Right to criticize the government

74. Which one of the following writs is issued in the case of wrongful detention?
(A) Prohibition
(B) Mandamus
(C) Habeas corpus ✓
(D) Quo warranto

75. Which theory of justice is based on the principle “Kill the sin not the sinner”?
(A) Retributive theory
(B) Reformative Theory ✓
(C) Deterrent Theory
(D) None of these

76. In which country was the first truth and reconciliation commission established?
(A) USA ✓
(B) India
(C) Brazil
(D) South Africa

77. On which day is the human rights day observed?
(A) 17 October
(B) 10 December ✓
(C) 10 January
(D) 25 July

78. Which book of Ibn Khuldoon made him famous?
(A) Muqaddamah ✓
(B) Kitab-ul-Futuh
(C) Mujam-al-Baldan
(D) None of these

79. The battle of Jamal was fought between Hazrat Aisha (RA) and
(A) Hazrat Muawiya (RA)
(B) Hazrat Talha (RA)
(C) Hazrat Ali (RA) ✓
(D) None of these

80. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) delivered his farewell sermon at Arafat on
(A) 8 zilhajj
(B) 10 Zillhajj ✓
(C) 9 Zilhajj
(D) 11 Zilhajj

81. When did fasting become a Farz (Obligation) in Islam?
(A) 2nd Hijri ✓
(B) 3rd Hijri
(C) 4th Hijri
(D) 5th Hijri

82. While migrating (Hijrat form Makkah to Madina) the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and Hazrat Abu Bakkar Siddique (RA) found refuge in
(A) Hira Cave ✓
(B) Thawr Cave
(C) Hills of Safa
(D) Shoaib Valley

83. When was the charter of Madina (Meesaq-al-Madina) adopted?
(A) 1 Hijri ✓
(B) 2 Hijri
(C) 3 Hijri
(D) 4 Hijri

84. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif participated in the 21th session of the conference of the parties (to the UN framework convention on climate change) held in _______.
(A) New York
(B) Geneva
(C) Paris ✓
(D) Berlin

85. Which famous police officer has written the book “Police, Crime and Politics Memories of an IGP”?
(A) Hafiz SD Jamy ✓
(B) Sardar Muhammad Chaudry
(C) Ehsan Sadiq
(D) Qurban Ali Khan

86. Recently an important political leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhary was hanged in Bangladesh, to which political party did he belong?
(A) Awami Leage
(B) Bangladesh Nationalist Party
(C) Jamaat-e-Islami ✓
(D) Jatiyo Party

87. A famous poet and scholar, known for his Dohas and national songs like “Jeevy Jeevy Pakistan” and “Ay Watan key Sajeely Jawano” died recently. What was his name?
(A) Jameeluddin Aali ✓
(B) Ibn-e-Insha
(C) Sufi Tabbasum
(D) Faiz Ahmad Faiz

88. “Scotland Yard” is Police Department of
(A) United Kingdom ✓
(C) Scotland
(D) New Zealand

89. Mosaad is the secret intelligence agency of
(A) Russia
(B) Israel ✓
(C) Iran
(D) Canada

90. In 2016 the Olympic games will be held in
(A) London
(B) Doha
(C) Rio de Janeiro ✓
(D) Cape Town

91. European union has _______ members
(A) 25
(B) 27
(C) 15
(D) 28 ✓

92. Which of the following heavyweight boxers who was the first to remain undefeated through his career?
(A) Rocky Marciano
(B) Muhammad Ali ✓
(C) Larry Holmes
(D) Michael Spinks

93. Who won the recently conducted rugby world cup?
(A) Australia
(B) South Africa
(C) New Zealand ✓
(D) Ireland

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