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PPSC Deputy Treasury Officer / Deputy Account Officer Solved Past Papers 2012

PPSC Deputy Treasury Officer / Deputy Account Officer Solved Past Papers
PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PPSC)
WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT
TO THE POST OF DEPUTY TREASURY OFFICER / DEPUTY ACCOUNT OFFICER IN THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT - 2012

Select the most SIMILAR word for the following:
1. Theist
(A) thief
(B) believer ✓
(C) atheist
(D) ascetic

2. Pseudonym
(A) artificial name
(B) fake name
(C) assumed name ✓
(D) mentality

3. Profane
(A) unholy ✓
(B) pretend
(C) abuse
(D) alarming

4. Dainty
(A) cute
(B) delicate ✓
(C) doll
(D) perfect

5. Gorgeous
(A) magnificent ✓
(B) waterfall
(C) artificial
(D) perfect

Select the most OPPOSITE word for the following:
6. Miscellaneous ✓
(A) similar
(B) vague
(C) different
(D) mingle

7. Tranquil
(A) Noisy ✓
(B) Nosy
(C) Soft
(D) Hard

8. Auspicious
(A) successful
(B) confinement
(C) luckless ✓
(D) despair

9. Pertinent
(A) irrelevant ✓
(B) quick
(C) proper
(D) refer

10. Incline
(A) refuse ✓
(B) rise
(C) feel
(D) natural

Choose the correct option:
11. She was at the top of the rollercoaster looking down and she was made to feel sick.
(A) She was at the top of the rollercoaster looking down and she was made to feel sick
(B) The rollercoaster, looking down from the top, made her feel sick
(C) Looking down from the top of the rollercoaster made her feel sick ✓
(D) Watching down made her feel sick at the top of the rollercoaster

12. He is the author that at the bookstore spoke.
(A) that spoke at the bookstore
(B) who at the bookstore spoke
(C) which spoke at the bookstore
(D) who spoke at the bookstore ✓

13. Chocolate, which Is devoured bv some people with a sweet tooth.
(A) Chocolate, which is devoured by some people with a sweet tooth
(B) Some people with a sweet tooth devour chocolate ✓
(C) Chocolate that is devoured by some people with a sweet tooth
(D) Some people devour, with a sweet tooth, chocolate

14. The _____ party was boring, but impulsive Sarah did her best to liven it up with her trademark ______
(A) mundane... spontaneity ✓
(B) fascinating... recklessness
(C) monotonous... solitude
(D) intriguing... tact

15. Although he was a(n) and new at the game, Asad knew the others were playing incorrectly.
(A) expert
(B) enthusiast
(C) authority
(D) novice ✓

18. Nlda is a(n) student. She reads every page of her textbooks and studies for hours before every test.
(A) meticulous ✓
(B) lethargic
(C) apathetic
(D) relaxed

17. The students who had the flu had a(n) reason for missing school. They normally have perfect attendance, and their absence that day was a(n)
(A) unwarranted... anomaly
(B) legitimate…. aberration ✓
(C) unjustifiable... travesty
(D) inconsolable... fluke

18. The fever will soon
(A) abet
(B) decline ✓
(C) abate
(D) debate

19. I have engaged him to act as my
(A) council
(B) councel
(C) counsel ✓
(D) cancel

20. The ship was in high seas.
(A) mugged
(B) plundered ✓
(C) robbed
(D) stolen

21. The capital of Croatia is:
(A) Nicosia
(B) Zaghreb ✓
(C) Bpgota
(D) Beijing

22. The currency of Norway is:
(A) Dollar
(B) Pound
(C) Krone ✓
(D) Peso

23. How many countries are presently members of the Non-Aligned Movement:
(A) 120 ✓
(B) 110
(C) 125
(D) 150

24. Which of the following agencies related to UNO was in existence before the World War II?
(A) WHO
(B) FAO
(C) ILO ✓
(D) IMF

25. The first SAARC summit was held at?
(A) New Delhi
(B) Dhaka ✓
(C) Islamabad
(D) Nepal

26. Istanbul's old name is:
(A) Ankara
(B) Constantinople ✓
(C) Asia Minor
(D) Istangole

27. Which of the following organizations look after the children in the world?
(A) UNIDO
(B) UNICEF ✓
(C) UNESCO
(D) UPU

28. The Parliament of Bangladeshis called:
(A) Jatiyo Sangsad ✓
(B) Khural
(C) Crates
(D) Congress

29. Rusting of iron involves
(A) Reduction
(B) Oxidation ✓
(C) Decomposition
(D) Displacement

30. Which among the following Is a positively charged particle emitted by a radioactive element?
(A) Beta rays
(B) Alpha rays ✓
(C) Gamma rays
(D) Cathode rays

31. If there is no sun, the color of the sky would be:
(A) Orange
(B) Blue
(C) Yellow
(D) None of these ✓

32. In what year did Kargil conflict occur between India and Pakistan?
(A) 1998
(B) 1999 ✓
(C) 2000
(D) 2001

33. On what data did the Karachi Stock Exchange establish?
(A) 18th September 1947 ✓
(B) 18th September 1948
(C) 18th September 1949
(D) None of these

34. Which of the following is not a chemical reaction?
(A) Burning of a paper
(B) Conversion of water into steam ✓
(C) Digestion of food
(D) Burning of coal

35. Which of the following is chemical reaction?
(A) Rusting'of iron ✓
(B) Tempering of iron
(C) Bending pf iron
(D) Melting of iron

36. A chronometer measures:
(A) Soundwaves
(B) Time ✓
(C) Color contrast
(D) Water waves

37. Decibel is a unit used for:
(A) Speed of light
(B) Intensity of sound ✓
(C) Intensity of heat
(D) None of these

38. if you swim 1 kilometer, how many miles have you covered to swim?
(A) 0.5
(B) 0.62 ✓
(C) 0.84
(D) 2.6

39. The element required for solar energy conversion is:
(A) Silicon ✓
(B) Germanium
(C) Uranium
(D) Selenium

40. Ceylon was re-named as Sri Lanka on:
(A) May, 221971
(B) May 22, 1974
(C) May 22,1972 ✓
(D) May 22,1973

41. Which Is the second pillar of Islam?
(A) Zakat
(B) Salat ✓
(C) Hal)
(D) Jihad

42. To which language does the word Salat belong?
(A) Urdu
(B) Arabic ✓
(C) Persian
(D) Punjabi

43. Which Sahabl was the first Hafiz of the Holy Quran?
(A) Hazrat Abu Bakr (R.A)
(B) Hazrat Umar (R.A)
(C) Hazrat Usman (R.A) ✓
(D) Hazrat Ali (R.A)

44. Which was the first revealed Divine book?
(A) Torait ✓
(B) Zabur
(C) Anjeel
(D) Holy Quran

45. Which Prophet is titled as ‘Abul Bashar"??
(A) Hazrat Yaqub (A.S)
(B) Hazrat Adam (A.S) ✓
(C) Hazrat Yousaf (A.S)
(D) Hazrat Daood (A.S)

46. Which Prophet was eaten by a fish?
(A) Hazrat Isa (A.S)
(B) Hazrat Musa (A.S)
(C) Hazrat Yousaf (A.S)
(D) Hazrat Younas (A.S) ✓

47. What is the greatest miracle of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?
(A) Salat
(B) Holy Quran ✓
(C) Meraaj Sharif
(D) None of these

48. Which one of these is a Madani Surah?
(A) Al-Namal
(B) Al-Qasas
(C) Al-Baqarah ✓
(D) Al-Luqman

49. In which 'Para of the Holy Quran, Surah Momin is located?
(A) 24 ✓
(B) 26
(C) 28
(D) 16

50. Which is the third source of Islamic jurisprudence?
(A) Ijtihad
(B) Ijma ✓
(C) Qias
(D) Hadith
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51. What is the literal meaning of Ijtihad?
(A) To decide a case
(B) To give punishment to a criminal
(C) To consult the member of the jury
(D) "Exertion* of the jurist's faculty in finding a solution ✓

52. For how many years did the Caliphate of Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) last?
(A) Two years ✓
(B) Three years
(C) Four years
(D) Five years

53. What caused Hazrat Usman’s (RA) death?
(A) Ha died In battlefield
(B) He was martyred by rebels ✓
(C) He dies a natural death
(D) None of the above

54. What is the title of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS)?
(A) Khalil Uliah ✓
(B) KailmUllah
(C) Safi Uliah
(D) Jad-ul-Ambia

55. At what age was Hazrat Ali (RA) martyred?
(A) 55
(B) 58
(C) 60 ✓
(D) 67

56. What is the duty of the angel Mekail?
(A) In-charge of the protection and also to bring rains ✓
(B) To blow the tmmpet on the Day of Judgement
(C) Incharge of taking the life of living creatures
(D) None of these

57. In which year did the tragedy of Karbala take place?
(A) 55 Hijrah
(B) 61 Hijrah ✓
(C) 63 Hijrah
(D) 65 Hijrah

58. Which tribe of Quraish, Hazrat Umar, belonged to?
(A) Banu Hasham
(B) Banu Umayyah
(C) Banu Addi ✓
(D) None of these

59. The age of Hazrat Usman (RA) at the time of his martyrdom was:
(A) 80 ✓
(B) 78
(C) 76
(D) 74

60. Who was the mother of Hazrat Usman (RA)?
(A) Arwa ✓
(B) Salma Binte Sukhar
(C) Hantima Binte Hasham
(D) Fatima Binte Asad

61. What is the set of all prime numbers from 60 to 80?
(A) 361
(B) 341
(C) 351 ✓
(D) 349

62. How many numbers up to 100 are divisible by 7?
(A) 14 ✓
(B) 107
(C) 93
(D) 100

63. How many multiples of 9 can be found which are less than 9999 and are perfect cubes?
(A) 5
(B) 6
(C) 7
(D) 8 ✓

64. The daily wage Is increased by 25% and AdH now gets Rs. 25 per day. What was his daily wage before the increase?
(A) Rs. 25
(B) Rs. 20 ✓
(C) Rs. 30
(D) None of these

85. The solution of the equation x + a NOT IS EQUAL TO b Is possible In a set of natural numbers If:
(A) a<b ✓
(B) a>b
(C) a = b
(D) None of these

66. Which of the missing number is correct for :26, 29, 39., 52, 55
(A) 49
(B) 45
(C) 42 ✓
(D) 47

67. If y = (x + 3)2, then (~2x - 6)2 must equal which of the following?
(A) -4Y2
(B) 2y
(C) -4y ✓
(D) 4y

68. If xy = 2 and xy2 = 8, what is the value of x?
(A) 0.5
(B) 2.5
(C) 4.0 ✓
(D) 8.0

69. Which of the following ratios is the largest?
(A) 21:29 ✓
(B) 7:15
(C) 15:23
(D) 17:25

70. A number is Increased by 20% and then decreased by 20%, the final value of the number
(A) Does not change
(B) Decreases by 2% -I
(C) Increases by 4%
(D) Decreases by 4% ✓

71. What comes next for 11, 21, 32, 43, 54,65
(A) 76 ✓
(B) 86
(C) 73
(D) 83

72. Which is odd man out for 14, 28, 49, 65, 35, 21.
(A) 28
(B) 35
(C) 14
(D) 65 ✓

73. Which of the missing number Is correct for: 1, 2,4,, 18, 32, 64
(A) 12
(B) 14
(C) 5
(D) 8 ✓

74. What is the next in series for 2,3,6,18,108?
(A) 208
(B) 1944 ✓
(C) 2008
(D) 1054

75. Five years ago, the average of P and Q was 15 years. Average age of P, Q and R today is 20 years. How old will R be after 10 years?
(A) 35 years
(B) 40 years ✓
(C) 30 years
(D) 50 years

76. Who presided over the Muslim League Session held in Lahore in 1940?
(A) Ch. Khallq uz Zaman
(B) Quald-e-Azam ✓
(C) Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar
(D) Llaqat All Khan

77. Ch. Rehmat Ali was buried' in:
(A) Lahore
(B) London ✓
(C) Slalkot
(D) Dehli
He was buried on 20 February at Cambridge City Cemetery in Cambridge, England. The funeral expenses and other medical expenses were repaid by the High Commissioner for Pakistan in November 1953, after what was described as a “protracted correspondence” between the London office and the relevant authorities in Pakistan.

78. On what data did the earthquake hit the Northern Areas and Azad Kashmir?
(A) 8th October, 2005 ✓
(B) 8th September, 2005
(C) 8th August 2005
(D) 18th October, 2005

79. Which city of Pakistan is known as ‘City of Saints’?
(A) Bahawalpur
(B) Quetta
(C) Uch
(D) Multan ✓

80. What percentage of Pakistan's population speaks Balochi?
(A) 2%
(B) 3% ✓
(C) 6%
(D) 8%

81. Govt, of Pakistan named Islamabad as its new Capital-on:
(A) February 24,1960 ✓
(B) February 24,1959
(C) February 24,1961
(D) February 24,1958

82. Name the Mountain Pass which connects Abbottabad with Gilgit:
(A) Badwai Pass
(B) Babusar Pass ✓
(C) Baroghil Pass
(D) None of these

83. Who wrote the famous Punjabi Dastan “Saif-ul-Malook"?
(A) Mian Muhammad Bukhsh ✓
(B) Peer Waris Shah
(C) Fazal Shah
(D) Hashim Shah

84. How many times has Pakistan won the World Hockey Cup?
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4 ✓
(D) 5

85. The Devolution of Power Plan 2000 is a three tier setup of?
(A) National Government
(B) Provincial Government
(C) Regional Government
(D) Local Government ✓

86. What is NRB?
(A) National Reconstruction Bureau ✓
(B) National Railway Bureau
(C) National Recollection Bureau
(D) National Radiology Budget

87. Government of Pakistan constituted a Committee under the chairmanship of Sardar Abdur Rab Nishthar for selecting National anthem in December
(A) 1947
(B)  1950
(C) 1949
(D)  1948 ✓

88. On which river will the Kalabagh Dam be constructed?
(A) Ravi
(B) Jhelum
(C) Indus ✓
(D) Chenab

89. Which Viceroy's tenure was shortest in the Indo-Pak Sub-continent?
(A) Lord Mountbatten ✓
(B) Lord Lytton
(C) Lord Waved
(D) Lord Minto

90. Which song was adopted by Indian Congress as their National Anthem?
(A) Tarana e Hindi
(B) Tarana Desh
(C) Tarana e Matram
(D) Bande Matram ✓

91. Hanna Lake is situated near:
(A) Quetta ✓
(B) Karachi
(C) Sialkot
(D) Peshawar

92. The search for suitable words for National Anthem with the music set by A.G. Chagla finally ended with the approval on 13th August..
(A) 1953
(B) 1954 ✓
(C) 1955
(D) 1956

93. Pakistan has of the fourteen tallest mountain peaks in Asia*.
(A) Nine
(B) Seven
(C) Six
(D) Five ✓

94. Which sector is the largest consumer of gas?
(A) Power Sector ✓
(B) Industrial Sector
(C) Fertilizer Sector
(D) Household Sector

95. Which is the biggest market for Pakistan’s exports?
(A) Saudi Arabia
(B) USA ✓
(C) UK
(D) China

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