PPSC Assistant Director/Deputy District Population Welfare Officer/Tehsil Population Welfare Officer 2017

PPSC Solved Past Paper

1. TDAP is responsible for
(A) Export Promotion ✓
(B) Investment Promotion
(C) Power load Management
(D) Import Promotion

2. Choose the correct option:
“She was at the top of the rollercoaster looking down she was made feel sick”.
(A) She was at the top of the rollercoaster looking down and she was 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

3. Choose the correct words from the options to complete the sentence correctly: All Is:
(A) Not as tall but
(B) As tall, If not
(C) As If not
(D) As tall as Asif ✓

4. Select the most similar word: Dainty
(A) Cute
(B) Delicate ✓
(C) Doll
(D) Dignity

5. What Is the synonym of “Icon’?
(A) Symbol ✓
(B) Relative
(C) Mediocrity
(D) Height

6. Quald-e-Azam Muhammad All Jlnnah started his Law practice In:
(A) Karachi
(B) London
(C) Bombay ✓
(D) Lahore

7. The Pakistan Steel Mills was established In Karachi with the assistance of:
(A) USSR ✓
(C) UK
(D) China

8. Of the following ranks in the Pakistan Army which one is the highest?
(A) Havaldar
(B) Subedar Major ✓
(C) Subedar
(D) Naik

9. Shortcut keys to switch to the next window Is:
(A) ALT + Tab ✓
(B) Shift + Tab
(C) ALT + Ctrl
(D) Ctrl + Tab

10. Hazrat Mahal, who rebelled against the British during the 1857 War of Independence known as:
(A) The Queen of Jhansi
(B) Begum of Awadh ✓
(C) Ruler of Jodhpur
(D) Razla Sultana

11. What does “To lose face* mean?
(A) To look blank
(B) To look angry
(C) To be helpless
(D) To be humiliated ✓

12. Fill In the blank: There Is no reason anyone should behave cruelty.
(A) Which
(B) That
(C) Why ✓
(D) To

13. What Is the sum of all prime numbers from 80 to 80?
(A) 61
(B) 341
(C) 351 ✓
(D) 70

14. Which of the following Administrative Divisions of Afghanistan* do not have border with Pakistan?
(A) Herat ✓
(B) Kandahar
(C) Paktlka
(D) Ghazni

15. Of the following Pakistani political leaders, who has served as the President and PM
(A) Quaid-e-Azam
(B) Iskander Mirza
(C) Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto ✓
(D) Nawaz Sharif

16. Name the person whose house became the centre of preaching of Islam?
(A) Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA)
(B) Hazrat Usman (RA)
(C) Hazrat Arqam (RA) ✓
(D) Hazrat Abbas (RA)

17. Which of the following is the title of Nelson Mandela's autobiography?
(A) I am Prepared to Die
(B) Long Walk to Democracy
(C) Long Walk to Freedom ✓
(D) Long Way to Freedom

18. The newly appointed Secretary, Ms. Tehmina Janjua, was serving as
(A) Ambassador to Italy
(B) Permanent Representative of Pakistan to UN General Assembly  ✓
(C) Ambassador to Austria
(D) Ambassador to US

19. Hydrophobia Is a symptom of which of the following diseases?
(A) Malaria
(B) Cholera
(C) Smallpox
(D) Rabies ✓

20. Khaksar Movement established by Allama Mashriql was based In which dty?
(A) Lahore ✓
(B) Hyderabad (Deccan)
(C) Calcutta
(D) Bombay

21. Who was the first Muslim Commander-In-Chief of Pakistan Air Force?
(A) Air Marshal Asghar Khan ✓
(B) Air Marshal Nur Khan
(C) Air Marshal Abdul Hakeem
(D) Air Marshal Azim Daud Pota

22. In MS Excel, you can activate a cell by:
(A) Pressing the Tab key
(B) Clicking the cell
(C) Pressing an arrow key
(D) All of these ✓

23. The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) was founded In 1952, at:
(A) London ✓
(B) New York
(C) Geneva
(D) Paris

24. The first Summit Meeting of the ECO was held In February 1992 in
(A) Turkey
(B) Iran ✓
(C) Pakistan
(D) none of these

25. How many Emirates are in UAE Federation?
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7 ✓

26. Which of the following parts of the human body is affected by the diseases of 'Malaria'?
(A) Liver
(B) Lungs
(C) Intestine
(D) Spleen ✓

27. The famous novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist", was written by:
(A) Hanif Kareishy
(B) Mohsin Hamid ✓
(C) Christina Lamb
(D) Ishfoq Ahmad

28. The gas most present in the Sun is:
(A) Oxygen
(B) Hydrogen ✓
(C) Nitrogen
(D) fluorine

29. Who was the founder of Krishak Sramlk Party?
(A) Mian Fazl-e-Hussaln
(B) Sikandar Hayat
(C) A.K. Fazlul Haq ✓
(D) Molana Bhashani

30. Who among the following heavy weight boxing champions remained undefeated in his career?
(A) Muhammad Ali
(B) Rocky Marciano ✓
(C) Joe Louis
(D) Jersey Joe walcott

31. Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Is the successor organization of Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD) which was founded in
(A) 1963
(B) 1964 ✓
(C) 1965
(D) 1962

32. The filament of an electric bulb Is made of:
(A) Carbon
(B) Iron
(C) Tungsten ✓
(D) Silver

33. The Khudal Khdlmatgar Movement was nfarfaH hv*
(A) Abdul Ghani Khan
(B) Sardar Aslam Khan
(C) Abdul Ghaffar Khan ✓
(D) Abdul Wall Khan

34. Who Is the Supreme Commander of the Pakistan Armed Forces by statute?
(A) Chief of Army Staff
(B) Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee
(C) Prime Minister
(D) President ✓

35. How many Pakistanis have served as the Secretary General of the ECO?
(A) 1
(B) 2 ✓
(C) 3
(D) 4

36. Which was the first UN Peace Keeping Operation that the Pakistan Army participant?
(A) UN Security Force In New Guinea
(B) UN Operations In Congo ✓
(C) UN Operation in Ghana
(D) None of these

37. Who was the commander of Infidels in the battle of Ditch (Khandaq)?
(A) Abu Sufyan ✓
(B) Abu Jahl
(C) AbuLahb
(D) AbuZarar

38. “Salat-e-Khusoof is performed at the occasion of:
(A) Drought
(B) Flood
(C) Lunar eclipse ✓
(D) Solar eclipse

39. “Interfax" is a news agency of:
(A) Russia ✓
(B) Turkey
(C) France
(D) Ukraine

40. Which of the following actors became world famous for his role as James Bond?
(A) Gregory Peck
(B) Richard Burton
(C) Anthony Quinn
(D) Sean Connery ✓

41. In MS Word 2007, which shortcut key is used to increase left Indent?
(A) Ctrl +1
(B) Ctrl + M ✓
(C) Alt + I
(D) Ctrl + T

42. In which year, Khasksar Movement was established?
(A) 1911
(B) 1921
(C) 1931 ✓
(D) 1929

43. Complete the series: 11, 33, , 143, 231,341
(A) 59 ✓
(B) 77
(C) 85
(D) 88

44. The world's longest land frontier is between.
(A) American and Canada ✓
(B) Russia and China
(C) Argentina and Brazil
(D) India and Pakistan

45. Fill in the Blank: I am so with my class that I want to quit:
(A) Bored ✓
(B) Bore
(C) Bores
(D) Boure

46. At least how many persons should be in Ba-jamat-Namaz? -
(A) Two
(B) Three ✓
(C) Four
(D) Six

47. Which of the following country has no armed forces?
(A) Niger
(B) Nigeria
(C) Latlvla ✓
(D) Ireland

48. The Euro Currency Is used by countries
(A) 14
(B) 12
(C) 18 ✓
(D) 28

49. In September 1908 are Deputy Speaker Shahed all Patwary, died as a result of National Assembly of:
(A) East Pakistan ✓
(B) Sindh
(C) Balochistan
(D) Lakhnow

50. Where was All India Muslim League founded in 1906?
(A) Dhaka ✓
(B) Allahabad
(C) Dehli
(D) Calcutta

51. The commander of non-Muslim in the Battle of Badr was?
(A) Abu Sufyan
(B) Abdu Jahal ✓
(C) Khalid Bin Waleed
(D) None of Above

52. The Antonym of FRUGAL is:
(A) Funny
(B) Simple
(C) Spendthrift ✓
(D) Economical

53. Adil’s daily wage Is Rs.250after increment of 25%. What was his daily wage before increment?
(B)  ✓
(C) Rs. 180
(D) none of these

54. select the most opposite words: Pertinent
(A) Irrelevant ✓
(B) Quick
(C) Proper
(D) Urgent

55. The book "the sole Spokesman Jinnah” the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan.
(A) Dr.Akber S Ahmed
(B) M8.Aysha Jalal ✓
(C) K.KAziz

56. Day and night are almost equal at the:
(A) North Pole
(B) South Pole
(C) Prime Merdlan
(D) Equator ✓

57. Fill in the blanks: Mr, Kamran comes from Lahore as his superiors.
(A) Do ✓
(B) Are
(C) Come

58. Alps mountains range is In:
(A) Europe ✓
(B) Latin America
(C) Africa
(D) Australia

59. Complete the number series: 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31,37,41,
(A) 43 ✓
(B) 47
(C) 51
(D) 72

60. In a History Class has 12 boys & 18 girls then boys are what fraction of the class?
(A) 3/5
(B) 2/5 ✓
(C) 3/4
(D) 2/5

61. A group of 10 students working one hour per day complete a job in 12 days. In how many days 12 students group working one hour per day finish the same job?
(A) 9 days
(B) 8 days
(C) 11 days
(D) 10 days ✓

62. Hazrat Ayub (AS) was famous for his quality of:
(A) Sympathy
(B) Patience ✓
(C) Generosity
(D) Humble

63. Complete the proverb: The man's meat Is another man’s .
(A) Vitamin
(B) Poison ✓
(C) Medicine
(D) Virus

64. Which Cricket player has scored the most runs in a single innings in a Test match?
(A) Hanif Muhammad
(B) Sachin Tandulkar
(C) Mathew Hayden
(D) Brain Lara ✓

65. Which of the following can be used to focus sunlight at one point?
(A) Plane Miror
(B) Concave lens
(C) Concave Miror
(D) Convex lens ✓

66. The brightest planet is:
(A) Venus ✓
(B) Mercury
(C) Jupiter
(D) Earth

67. Who was the first Chief Minister of West Pakistan?
(B) Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan
(C) Khan Abdul Qayyum Khan
(D) None of these ✓

68. Who was given the title of “Saifullah* by the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?
(A) Hazrat Ali (RA)
(B) Abu Ubaydah (RA)
(C) Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed (RA) ✓
(D) Hazrat Saad bin Maaz (RA)

69. Nazis Hassan, famous singer of Pakistan, was awarded medal for Pride of Performance
(A) 1998
(B) 2000
(C) 2001
(D) 2002 ✓

70. The capital of 'Somalia' Is:
(A) Kampala
(B) Maputo
(C) Asmara
(D) Mogadishu ✓

71. Hybrid computer:
(A) Resembles digital computer
(B) Resembles analogue computer
(C) Resembles both a digital and analogue computer ✓
(D) None of these

72. The commander of the non-Muslims In the Battle of Uhd was:
(A) Abu Sufyan ✓
(B) AbuJahl
(C) Abu Lahb
(D) Abu Uzair

73. Restive is the opposite of:
(A) Buoyant
(B) Placid ✓
(C) Resistant
(D) Edgy

74. Robin Williams, who committed suicide, was famous as a/an:
(A) Economist
(B) Music Composer
(C) Actor Comedian ✓
(D) Film Producer

75. Daewoo is a famous brand of which country?
(A) China
(B) Japan
(C) Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea
(D) Republic of Korea ✓

76. Fill in the blank: The bridge goes the river
(A) Over ✓
(B) under
(C) Above
(D) In

77. What is of
A + B + C = 3
A + B = 4
B + C?
(A) 41
(B) 31 ✓
(C) 51
(D) 61

78. Wana is the town of
(A) North Waziristan
(B) South Waziristan ✓
(C) Kurram agency
(D) Khyber Agency

79. Who is current head of SAARC?
(A) Arfun Bahadur Thapa
(B) Ahmed Saleem
(C) Fathimath Saeed
(D) Amjad Hussain B Sial ✓ [Updated on 06-09-2019]

80. Who was Law and Education Minister in Quaid-e-Azam Cabinet?
(A) Jogandar Nath Mandat ✓
(B) Ghazanfer Ali Khan
(C) Sir Zafarullah
(D) 1.1 Chandriger

81. A Catalytic converter that reduced emission of harmful compounds found in cars is
(A) Device ✓
(B) Liquid
(C) Gas
(D) None of these

82. Paleontology Is study of
(A) Bones
(B) Blood ✓
(C) Fossils
(D) None of these

83. Which not permanent member of ECO?
(A) Pakistan
(B) Ukraine ✓
(C) Afghanistan
(D) None of these

84. Roger Feder belongs to Switzerland. He is:
(A) Tennis Player ✓
(B) Boxer
(C) Cricketer
(D) None of these

85. FCR stand for
(A) Frontier Crimes Regulation ✓
(B) Frontier Crimes Registration
(C) Frontier Crimes Rules
(D) All of these

86. Nafis Sadiq is Associated with

87. دست کش سے کیا مراد ہے؟
(A) ہاتھ پھیلانا
(B) دست بردار ہونا ✓
(C) ہاتھ جوڑنا
(D) ہاتھ کھینچ لینا

88. آتش کدہ کس کی تصنیف ہے؟
(A) غالب
(B) متین
(C) اقبال
(D) ایم ڈی تاثیر ✓

89. مسابقت سے کیا مراد ہے؟
(A) برابری ✓
(B) مقابلہ
(C) دشمنی
(D) سبقت لے جانا

90. ہارٹ اٹیک کس کی نظم ہے؟
(A) ن م راشد
(B) فیض احمد فیض ✓
(C) غالب
(D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

91. فاطمہ بنت عبداللہ کس کی نظم ہے؟
(A) غالب
(B) میر حسن
(C) میر تقی میر ✓
(D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

92. آدمی کو بھی میسر نہیں انسان ہونا
(A) غالب
(B) میر ✓
(C) اقبال
(D) پطرس بخاری

93. حسن کوزہ گر کس کی نظم ہے؟
(A) ن م راشد ✓
(B) فیض
(C) میرا جی
(D) محسن نقوی

94. خاکم بدہن کس کی تحریر ہے؟
(A) جمیل جالبی
(B) مشتاق یوسفی ✓
(C) الطاف حسین حالی
(D) حبیب جالب

95. موازنہ انیس ودبیر کے مصنف
(A) حسرت موہانی
(B) شبلی نعمانی
(C) ڈپٹی نذیر احمد  ✓
(D) منشی پریم چند

96. آواز دوست کے مصنف کون ہیں؟
(A) سرسید احمد خان 
(B) محمد حسین آزاد
(C) شبلی نعمانی
(D) مختار مسعود ✓

97. جانگلوس کس کی تحریر ہے؟
(A) شوکت صدیقی ✓
(B) بانو قدسیہ
(C) رضیہ بٹ
(D) پروین شاکر

98. اسلام زندہ ہوتا ہے ہر کربلا کے بعد کس کا شعر ہے؟
(A) الطاف حسین 
(B) ظفر علی خان
(C) علامہ اقبال
(D) مولانا محمد علی جوہر ✓

99. چرکا لگانا
(A) زخم لگنا ✓
(B) دانے دنیا
(C) دھوکا دینا
(D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

100. شوکت تھانوی کا اصل نام کیا ہے؟
(A) محمد عمر ✓
(B) محمد علی
(C) زاہد
(D) سعید

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