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PPSC Food Inspector Solved Past Paper 2011

PPSC Food Inspector Solved Past Paper 2011
PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PPSC)
WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT
TO THE POST OF FOOD INSPECTOR 2011
in the Punjab Food Department 

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

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

3. Horticulture is the:
(A) Cultivation of flowers and fruits ✓
(B) Growing of small plants
(C) Cultivation of spices
(D) Savannah grassland

4. Which countries are included in "Benelux"?
(A) Belgium, Netherlands, Norway
(B) Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands
(C) Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg ✓
(D) None of these

5. “Durand line" is the frontier between:
(A) Pakistan and India
(B) Pakistan and Afghanistan ✓
(C) Pakistan and China
(D) China and India

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

7. A country which has no coastline is called:
(A) Balkan Country
(B) Landlocked Country ✓
(C) Protectorate Country
(D) Landlord Country

8. Which of following mountains separate Asia from Europe?
(A) Ural Mountains ✓
(D) Atlas Mountains
(C)
(D)

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

10. 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

11. Formosa is the old name of:
(A) Cambodia
(B) Rhodesia
(C) Taiwan ✓
(D) Bangkok

12. Which of the following combinations is wrong?
(A) Aberdeen: Granite City
(B) Egypt: Gift of Nile
(C) Korea: Hermit Kingdom
(D) Venice: City of Merchants ✓

13. Johannesburg is famous for the industry of:
(A) Colombo
(B) Gold Mines ✓
(C) Chief Hill Station
(D) Diamond Mining

14. London is situated on bank of river:
(A) Delaware River
(B) Nile River
(C) Thames River ✓
(D) None of these

15. The largest ocean of the world is:
(A) Indian Ocean
(B) Arctic Ocean
(C) Pacific Ocean ✓
(D) None of these

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

(A) Arabian Sea
(B) Bay of Bengal
(C) Indian Ocean ✓
(D) Gulf of Aden

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

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

20. Who advocated the theory of laissez faire?
(A) Marshall
(B) Malthus
(C) Adam Smith ✓
(D) None of these

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

22. “Easy Jet” is the airline of:
(A) UK ✓
(B) Malaysia
(C) Spain
(D) Turkey

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

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

25. The filament of an electric bulb is made of:
(A) Carbon
(B) Iron
(C) Tungsten ✓
(D) None of these

26. Which lake is located near Thatta (Sindh)?
(A) Sat Para
(B) Phander
(C) Keenjher ✓
(D) Hanna

27. The Karakoram Highway starts from Hasan Abdal and ends at:
(A) Sost
(B) Khunjrab
(C) Kashgar ✓
(D) Sinkiang

28. The first airline of Pakistan is:
(A) Pak Airways
(B) Orient Airline ✓
(C) PIA
(D) None of these

29. Mention the major sugarcane producer province?
(A) KPK
(B) Balochistan
(C) Punjab ✓
(D) Sindh

30. The largest Island in Pakistan is:
(A) Omara
(B) Jiwani
(C) Manora
(D) Astola or Jazira Haft Talar ✓

31. The biggest hydroelectric power source in Pakistan is:
(A) Mangia Dam
(B) Warsak Dam
(C) Tarbela Dam ✓
(D) Khanpur Dam

32. For how long Pakistan would get the US aid under Kerry-Lugar bill?
(A) 2 years
(B) 3 years
(C) 8 years
(D) 5 years ✓

33. The border of Pakistan and India between Pakistan's Punjab and Indian Punjab is known as:
(A) Radcliff line ✓
(B) Durand line
(C) 24th Parallel line
(D) None of these

34. The Khyber Pass connects Pakistan with:
(A) Afghanistan ✓
(B) Iran
(C) India
(D) China

35. After the death of Liaqat Ali Khan who became the prime minister of Pakistan?
(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Muhammad Ali Bogra
(C) Ghulam Muhammad
(D) Khwaja Nazimuddin ✓

36. Women have no representation in National Assembly from:
(A) FATA
(B) Federal Capital
(C) Both of them ✓
(D) None of them

37. Senate of Pakistan is consisting of members after the 18th amendment:
(A) 100
(B) 122
(C) 104 ✓
(D) 112

38. Where Quaid-e-Azam stayed during his last illness in 1948?
(A) Hanna Lake
(B) Kohlu
(C) Ziarat ✓
(D) Makran

39. Khewra is famous for
(A) Saltmine ✓
(B) shrines
(C) tombs
(D) rock carvings

40. Dasht River is in:
(A) KPK
(B) Punjab
(C) Sindh
(D) Baluchistan ✓

41. What is Manchhar?
(A) Ariver
(B) A language
(C) Adoaba
(D) A lake ✓

42 " Jinnah: Creator of Pakistanis written by:
(A) Stanley Wolpert
(B) Bolitho Hector ✓
(C) Akbar S. Ahmed
(D) Tavieen Singh

43. The oldest TV station is located in the city of:
(A) Lahore ✓
(B) Karachi
(C) Dhaka
(D) Rawalpindi

44. When did Pakistan become an Islamic Republic?
(A) 1947
(B) 1949
(C) 1956 ✓
(D) 1973

45. Pakistan's major import item is:
(A) Fertilizers
(B) Medicines
(C) Transport goods
(D) Petroleum products ✓

46. When the first constitution of Pakistan was enforced?
(A) 23rd March, 1956 ✓
(B) 24th March, 1956
(C) 25th March. 1956
(D) 26th March, 1956

47. How many amendments have been taken in the Constitution of Pakistan?
(A) 17
(B) 19 ✓
(C) 20
(D) 12

48. In which Agreement the Ceasefire Line was named as Line of Control?
(A) Delhi Agreement
(B) Tashkent Agreement
(C) Simla Agreement ✓
(D) Lahore Agreement

49. In which range Nanga Parbat is situated?
(A) Karakoram
(B) Kirthar
(C) Hindu Kush
(D) Himalayan ✓

50. The Salt Range is situated between Rivers Soan and:
(A) Chenab
(B) Kabul
(C) Indus
(D) Jhelum ✓
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51. Which province of Pakistan is the largest wheat producing province?
(A) Punjab ✓
(B) Sindh
(C) Khyber Pakhtunekhwa
(D) Balochistan

52. Which province of Pakistan is the largest rice producing province?
(A) Punjab ✓
(B) Sindh
(C) Khyber Pakhtunekhwa
(D) Balochistan

53. Which province of Pakistan is the largest cotton producing province?
(A) Punjab ✓
(B) Sindh
(C) Khyber Pakhtunekhwa
(D) Balochistan

54. Badshahi Mosque was built in:
(A) 1690
(B) 1673 ✓
(C) 1650
(D) 1665

55. First Martial Law was imposed in
(A) October 1958 ✓
(B) September 1958
(C) August 1958
(D) November 1958

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

57. When Commonwealth was established?
(A) 1931 ✓
(B) 1932
(C) 1947
(D) 1926

58. Name the Secretary-General of Commonwealth is?
(A) Lord George Byron
(B) Dag Hammar Skjold
(C) Roger Smith
(D) Kammalesh Sharma ✓

59. Which of the President of USA was involved in Watergate Scandal?
(A) Richard Nixon ✓
(B) Ronald Reagan
(C) George Bush
(D) Johnson

60. Kingdom of Khwarzim was destroyed in 1218-20 AD by
(A) Halaku Khan
(B) Changaiz Khan ✓
(C) Temur Lung
(D) Qublai Khan

61. Who was the first woman to climb Everest?
(A) Karolene
(B) Fran Fipps
(C) Junko Taibei ✓
(D) Valentina

62. Mount Everest's height is 29,035 ft what is its height in metres?
(A) 8594 metres
(B) 8291 meters
(C) 8850 meters ✓
(D) 8926 meters

63. Which of the following rivers belongs to Russia?
(A) Ob
(B) Lana
(C) Amur
(D) All of above ✓

64. Din-e-llahi founded by Akbar in
(A) 1567
(B) 1568
(C) 1582 ✓
(D) 1560

65. Which river crosses the Equator twice?
(A) Amazon River
(B) Congo River ✓
(C) Nile River
(D) Indus River

66. The oldest written language is:
(A) Sanskrit
(B) Chinese ✓
(C) Japanese
(D) English

67. The 2012 Olympic Games are scheduled to be held at
(A) London ✓
(B) Seoul
(C) Sydney
(D) Tokyo

68. The Great Bath of the Indus Valley Civilization was discovered in:
(A) Harappa
(B) Lothal
(C) Mohenjodaro ✓
(D) Ropar

69. 'Freedom Air* is the name of airline of____?
(A) Zealand ✓
(B) South Africa
(C) South Korea
(D) Canada

70. Ariana airline is an airline of
(A) Afghanistan ✓
(B) America
(C) Iran
(D) France

71. The Khilji Dynasty was founded in India in:
(A) 1245
(B) 1278
(C) 1290 ✓
(D) 1298

72. Pablo Picasso was a:
(A) Spanish painter ✓
(B) American scientist
(C) British jurist
(D) German sportsman

73. Which continent has no desert?
(A) Europe ✓
(B) Asia
(C) Australia
(D) North America

74. According to Cabinet Mission plan in which group Punjab and Sindh, were included?
(A) First
(B) Third
(C) Second ✓
(D) Fourth

75. Simla Conference started on
(A) 24th June, 1945 ✓
(B) 24th June, 1946
(C) 22nd September, 1945
(D) 22nd September, 1946

76. Which of the following straits separate Florida from Cuba?
(A) Cuba Strait
(B) Florida Strait ✓
(C) Mexico Strait
(D) Beriand Strait

77. How many members were' there in the Constituent Assembly when it was set up?
(A) 59
(B) 69 ✓
(C) 79
(D) 80

78. How many members were later added to the Constituent Assembly?
(A) 5
(B) 7
(C) 9
(D) 10 ✓

79. On what date did the Quaid-e-Azam Address the Constituent Assembly for the first time?
(A) 10 August 1947
(B) 11 August 1947 ✓
(C) 20 August 1947
(D) 25 August 1947

80. Penicillin was discovered by:
(A) Alfred Nobel
(B) Alexander Fleming ✓
(C) Louis Pasteur
(D) S. A. Waksman

81. The pharaohs of Alexandria is located in
(A) Germany
(B) Italy
(C) France
(D) Egypt ✓

82. The third battle of Panipat was fought between Ahmad Shah Abdali and Mahrattas in:
(A) 1801 AD
(B) 1750 AD
(C) 1761 AD ✓
(D) 1758 AD

83. Which of the following wars is the shortest war ever fought, ended in just six days?
(A) Gulf War
(B) Israel-Arab War ✓
(C) Desert-War
(D) Boer War

84. Name the Mughal king who died in 1707?
(A) Jahangir
(B) Aurangzeb ✓
(C) ShahJahan
(D) Akbar

85. The city constructed on the bank of the river Tigris is:
(A) Basra
(B) Baghdad ✓
(C) Najaf
(D) Tehran

86. The “Berber* tribes were resident of:
(A) South Korea
(B) North Africa ✓
(C) Andulus
(D) China

87. Contour is a measure of:
(A) Topography ✓
(B) Rainfall
(C) Temperature
(D) Pressure

88. The foreign phrase Affair de Coeur means
(A) A love affair
(B) In the meantime
(C) An affair of the heart ✓
(D) None of these

89. Most astronomers believe that origin of the Universe is:
(A) The Red Shift Theory
(B) Relativity Theory
(C) Big Bang Theory ✓
(D) None of these

90. Which of the following is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?
(A) Lion
(B) Camel
(C) Deer
(D) Panda ✓

91. French line of fortification built in 1934, along the German border from Switzerland to Belgium was called
(A) Hot Line
(B) Hindenburg Line
(C) Maginot Line ✓
(D) None of them

92. Dutch East Indies is the old name of
(A) Nyasaland
(B) Netherlands
(C) Indonesia ✓
(D) None of these

93. ‘Lufthansa’ is the name of airline of
(A) Australia
(B) France
(C) China
(D) Germany ✓

94. Name the largest Island found in Pakistan?
(A) Omara
(B) Bhura
(C) Manora
(D) None of these ✓

95. Name the airport located at the highest altitude i.e. 4363 m
(A) Schepol International Airport
(B) Lhasa Airport ✓
(C) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
(D) None of these

96. What is the name of Syria’s news Agency?
(A) Belga
(B) DPA
(C) SANA ✓
(D) AGI

97. What is name of world’s largest dam constructed in China?
(A) Kariba Dam
(B) Three Gorges Dam ✓
(C) Kainji Dam
(D) Cleveland Dam

98. What does the Latin word 'Aqua'mean?
(A) Water ✓
(B) Acid
(C) Blood
(D) Alkali

99 Who in 1837 published a revolutionary scheme for shorthand writing?
(A) Sir Isaac Pitman ✓
(B) Colliery
(C) Miner
(D) Goldsmith

100. What word links ‘stitch’, 'road', ‘country’ and y 'wind'?
(A) Cross ✓
(B) Old
(C) Main
(D) Drop

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