PPSC Lecturer Political Science 2015 Solved Past Papers 


General Knowledge MCQs

1. The term 'Polity' is originally applied to:
(A) Roman City States
(B) Greek City State ✓

(C) Feudal States
(D) Oriental Empires

2. ‘Political Science begins and ends with the state" is said by:
(A) Dr. Leacock
(B) Harold Lasswell
(C) G.W. Gamer ✓

(D) Paul Janet

3. Plato believed that an ideal state should have a population of:
(A) 50040
(B) 5400
(C) 50400
(D) 5040 ✓

4. A doctrine under which legislative statute or executive actions are subject to possible invalidation by the Judiciary is called:
(A) Judicial Activism ✓

(B) Judicial Review
(C) Judicial Lawmaking
(D) None of these

5. The consensus among scholars on points of Islamic law is called:
(A) Qiyas
(B) Ijma ✓

(C) Istislah
(D) Istehsan

6. Who said, “Law is the command of sovereign"?
(A) John Austin ✓

(B) Jean Bodin
(C) Rousseau
(D) Laski

7. “Leviathan* is a book written by:
(A) Locke
(B) Rousseau
(C) John Austin
(D) None of these ✓

8. What refers to the flow of information through the society and through various structures that make up the political system?
(A) Conversion Function
(B) Political Communication
(C) Communication Box ✓

(D) None of these

9. Principle of collective responsibility is a feature of:
(A) Unitary System
(B) Federal System
(C) Presidential System
(D) Parliamentary System ✓

10. The concept of popular sovereignty was expounded by:
(A) Jean Bodin
(8) Jean J. Rousseau
(C) Thomas Hobbes ✓

(D) James Mill

11. Who is known as Social Contractualist? >
(A) Lenin
(B) Aristotle
(C) Hobbes ✓

(D) Machiavelli

12. To give the political party in power an t advantage in electing its representatives is known as:
(A) Logrolling
(B) Floor Crossing
(C) Gerrymandering ✓

(D) Nond of these

13. American Political Scientist of 20th century who adopted the method of system analysis in Comparative Politics is:
(A) David Easton
(B) Max Weber
(C) Talcott Parsons ✓

(D) G. A. Almond

14. Who formulated the theory of 'Separation of Powers’?
(A) J. S. Mill
(B) Kant
(C) John Locke
(D) Montesquieu ✓

15. According to Locke, the natural rights of men are right to:
(A) Life, Liberty, Property ✓

(B) Life, Property, Religion
(C) Liberty, Equality, Security
(D) None of these

16. A voluntary union of sovereign and independent states is called:
(A) Confederation
(B) Unitary States
(C) Federation ✓

(D) None of these

17. Single Transferable vote system was suggested for proportional representation by:
(A) Thomas Hare ✓

(B) J. S. Mill
(C) Lord Coumey
(D) Gilchrist

18. Who ensures party members do as per party lines in assembly:
(A) Kingpin
(B) Whip ✓

(C) Parliamentary leader
(D) Junta

19. "Man when separated from Law and Justice is the worst of all animals", is the saying of:
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Machiavelli
(D) Aristotle ✓

20. Who was the author of Communist Manifesto?
(A) Lenin
(B) Stalin
(C) Mao Zedong
(D) Karl Marx ✓

21. Which doctrine held that the function of government should be to secure the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people?
(A) Utilitarian ✓

(B) Communist
(C) Idealist
(D) Capitalist

22. An authoritarian and nationalist political ideology that embraces strong leadership, singular collective identity and the will to commit violence or wage war to further the interests of the state is:
(A) Communism
(B) Socialism
(C) Fascism ✓

(D) None of these

23. An appeal to the prejudice of the masses usually by means of lies and half-truths is termed as:
(A) Glad-handling
(B) Demagogy ✓

(C) Propaganda
(D) None of these

24. According to Aristotle, tyranny is the perverted form of:
(A) Monarchy ✓
(B) Democracy
(C) Aristocracy
(D) Oligarchy

25. A legal action or writ by means of which prisoners can seek relief from illegal imprisonment is called:
(A) Writ of Error
(B) Writ of Certiorari
(C) Habeas Corpus ✓

(D) Writ of Mandamus

26. Which King of France said, "L'etat, c'estmoi" ("l am the state")?
(A) Louis IX
(B) Louis XIV ✓

(C) Louis XX
(D) Louis XVI

27. Beside England, United Kingdom consists of:
(A) Scotland, Sardinia and Wales
(B) Northern Ireland, Wales and Iceland
(C) Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland ✓

(D) Wales, Scotland and Faeroe Island

28. In Britain, the office of the Prime Minister came into existence in the time of:
(A) Hanoverians ✓
(B) Normans
(C) Stuarts
(D) None of these

29. The quorum of British House of Lords is
(A) 2
(B) 3 ✓

(C) 6
(D) 11

30. When was the Magna Carta signed by King John of England?
(A) 1213
(B) 1290
(C) 1215 ✓

(D) 1220

31. In which century “Theory of Divine Right of King” was presented by King James of England?
(A) 17th
(B) 19th
(C) 18th
(D) 16th ✓

32. In UK, “Right Honorable" is the title of:
(A) Cabinet Ministers
(B) Members of the Privy Council ✓

(C) Judges of the Court
(D) Members House of commons

33 The smallest administrative unit in British Local Seif Government is:
(A) Parish ✓
(B) County
(C) District
(D) Borough

34. The number of amendments made in the American Constitution is:
(A) 25
(B) 26
(C) 27 ✓

(D) 28

35. The author of the American Declaration of Independence was:
(A) Thomas Paine
(B) George Washington
(C) James Madison
(D) Thomas Jefferson ✓

36. Which American state is called “The Mother of Presidents"?
(A) Ohio
(B) Virginia ✓

(C) Florida
(D) New York

37. Minimum age of candidate to contest the elections of American Senate is:
(A) 30 ✓
(B) 25
(C) 35
(D) 40

38. The most Important achievement of Abraham Lincoln was:
(A) Strengthening of democracy
(B) Abolition of slavery ✓

(C) Supremacy of constitution
(D) Women's rights

39. The Electoral College in United States comprises:
(A) 520 Electors
(B) 542 Electors
(C) 538 Electors ✓

(D) 565 Electors

40. System of “Administrative Law” is provided in the Constitution of:
(A) USA ✓
(B) France
(C) UK
(D) India

41. State of France is:
(A) Unitary ✓
(B) Federation
(C) Confederation
(D) None of these

42. The constitutional history of France begins with the French Revolution of:
(A) 1785
(B) 1779
(C) 1789 ✓

(D) 1798

43. The Lengthiest written constitution of the world is of:
(A) China
(B) France
(C) India ✓

(D) Switzerland

44. In Pakistan, Islam was declared as State religion under the Constitution of:
(A) 1956
(B) 1962
(C) 1973 ✓

(D) 1985

45. Constitution of Pakistan -1962 had how many articles?
(A) 245
(B) 250 ✓

(C) 280
(D) 297

46. Pakistan joined United Nations on:
(A) 28 August 1947
(B) 25 November 1947
(C) 30 September 1947 ✓

(D) 27 October 1947

47. Total members of Senate of Pakistan is:
(A) 87
(B) 110
(C) 100
(D) 104 ✓

48. Who wrote "The Myth of Independence"?
(A) I. H. Qureshi
(B) JawharLal Nehru
(C) Zulfiqar AB Bhutto ✓

(D) K. K. Aziz

49. Quaid-Azam joined All India Muslim League in:
(A) 1910
(B) 1913 ✓

(C) 1915
(D) 1923

50. The first movement launched against British in India was:
(A) Quit India Movement
(B) Khilafat Movement
(C) Swadeshi Movement ✓

(D) Non-Cooperation Movement

51. In which year Urdu-Hindi Controversy was started?
(A) 1862
(B) 1864
(C) 1867 ✓

(D) 1868

52. In which year Minto-Morley Reforms were introduced in India?
(A) 1907
(B) 1909 ✓

(C) 1911
(D) 1919

53. Stanley Wolpert is the author of:
(A) India Wins Freedom
(B) Jinnah: Creator of Pakistan
(C) Emergence of Pakistan
(D) Jinnah of Pakistan ✓

54. Al Farabi was author of:
(A) AJ-Madinat Al-Fadilah ✓

(B) SiyasatNameh
(C) Al-Ahkam AJ-Sultaniyyah
(D) Tahafut al-falasifa

55. Allama Iqbal did his M.A. in Philosophy from Government College Lahore in the yean
(A) 1890
(B) 1899 ✓

(C) 1895
(D) 1889

56. Keemyae-Saadat was written by:
(A) Allama Iqbal
(B) Imam Ghazali ✓

(C) AbuNasar Farabi
(D) Nizam-ul-MulkToosi

57. The theory of 'Group Mind’ was enunciated by:
(A) Ibn-e-Khuldun ✓
(B) Al-Ghazali
(C) Al-Farabi
(D) Al-Mauwardi

58. "Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam* was written by:
(A) Al-Mauwardi
(B) Al-Farabi
(C) Ibn-e-Khaldun
(D) None of these ✓

59. Who brought constitutional theory of Islam In the line with political reality of his time?
(A) Al-Ghazali
(B) Abu NasarFarabl
(C) Ibn-e-Khaldun
(D) Al-Mauwardi ✓

60. The Greek Philosopher Plato died in:
(A) 347 B.C ✓
(B) 325 B.C
(C) 383 B.C
(D) 358 B.C

61. In which year ‘Treaty of Westphalia' ending the Thirty Years War was signed?
(A) 1684
(B) 1648 ✓

(C) 1888
(D) 1848

62. Glasnost means:
(A) Re-construction ✓

(B) . Greater accountability and openness
(C) Workers
(D) Equality of people and place

63. In which year World War II ended? «
(A) 1949
(B) 1948
(C) 1947
(D) 1945 ✓

64. In which year General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
(A) 1947
(B) 1948 ✓

(C) 1949
(D) 1946

65. Who is known as the “Iron Lady"?
(A) Benazir Bhutto
(B) Condoleezza Rice
(C) Margaret Thatcher ✓

(D) Hillary Clinton

66. German attack on Poland was the immediate cause of:
(A) World War I
(B) World War II ✓

(C) 30 Years War
(D) Eastern European Crisis

67. The strategic rivalry between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia is termed:
(A) The Great Game ✓

(B) Grand Design
(C) Clash of Giants
(D) Hone of these

68. The Soviet Union was dissolved in:
(A) 1990
(B) 1991 ✓

(C) 1992
(D) 1993

69. The slogan "No taxation without representation" was first raised during American Revolution in:
(A) Boston Tea Party ✓
(B) Philadelphia Congress
(C) Massachusetts Assembly
(D) None of these

70. Which is not an official language of United Nations?
(A) Arabic
(B) French
(C) Chinese
(D) German ✓

71. In UN, which country does not possess veto power:
(A) France
(B) Germany ✓

(C) Britain
(D) China

72. How many judges are members of the International Court of Justice?
(A) 9
(B) 12
(C) 15 ✓

(D) 20

73. How many members SAARC has?
(A) 7
(B) 11
(C) 8 ✓

(D) 12

74. The first summit of SAARC was held in:
(A) Islamabad
(B) Colombo
(C) Delhi
(D) Dhaka ✓

75. The members of NAFTA are:
(A) Mexico, Canada, US ✓

(B) US, Mexico, Brazil
(C) Canada, Mexico, Britain
(D) Mexico, US, Bolivia

76. Under which amendment in 1990, the U.S. suspended all economic aid and military assistance to Pakistan?
(A) Pressler
(B) Brown
(C) Glenn
(D) Symington ✓

77. In which year Cripps Mission came India?
(A) 1927
(B) 1928
(C) 1942 ✓

(D) 1946

78. John Locke wrote the book:
(A) Leviathan
(B) Two Treaties of Government ✓

(C) The Social Contract
(D) Prince

79. Montesquieu wrote the book:
(A) Candied
(B) Persian Letters ✓

(C) Discourse on Equality
(D) Politics

80. Grammar of Politics was written by:
(A) Laski ✓
(B) Laswell
(C) Gilchrist
(D) Gamer

81. The Social Contract' was written by:
(A) Locke
(B) Rousseau ✓

(C) Hobbes
(D) Marx

82. Indian Independence Act was passed on:
(A) 14th August 1947
(B) 18th July 1947 ✓

(C) 24th October 1948
(D) 3rd June 1948

83. What was the total number of Princely states in the sub-continent during British Rule?
(A) 535
(B) 435
(C) 635 ✓

(D) 630

84. Objectives Resolution was passed on:
(A) 23 March 1948
(B) 15 March 1949
(C) 12 March 1949 ✓

(D) 24 March 1949

85 Life of a Presidential Ordinance is:
(A) 3 Months
(B) 2 Months
(C) 4 Months ✓

(D) 6 Months

86. Retirement age of a Supreme Court judge is:
(A) 60 Years
(B) 66Years
(C) 65 Years ✓

(D) 63Years

87. Indus Basin Treaty was signed in:
(A) 1961
(B) 1960 ✓

(C) 1962
(D) 1963

88. When was Baluchistan given the provincial status?
(A) 1967
(B) 1965
(C) 1970 ✓

(D) 1971

89. Pakistan shares her eastern border with which country?
(A) India ✓
(B) China
(C) Iran
(D) Afghanistan

90. Popularity of Ibn-e- Khaldun relates to which subject?
(A) Political Science
(B) Economics
(C) Sociology ✓

(D) Philosophy

91. “Politics" was written by:
(A) Thomas Hobbes
(B) Aristotle ✓

(C) Plato
(D) Karl Marx

92. Who propounded “Patriarchal Theory"?
(A) Aristotle
(B) Louis XIV ✓

(C) Sir Henry Maine
(D) T.H. Green

93. Thomas Hobbes was the exponent of:
(A) Absolute Sovereignty
(B) Universal Sovereignty
(C) Titular Sovereignty ✓

(D) Limited Sovereignty

94. World War I stared in:
(A) 1916 ✓

(B) 1915
(C) 1912
(D) 1914

95. Tashkent Declaration was signed in:
(A) 1965
(B) 1966
(C) 1968
(D) 1967 ✓

96. Who was the second Prime Minister of Pakistan?
(A) Muhammad AN Bogra
(B) Ch. Muhammad All
(C) Khawaja Nazimudin ✓

(D) I.I. Chundrigarh

97. When was ‘One Unif established in Pakistan? 
(A) 1955 ✓
(B) 1954
(C) 1956
(D) 1957

98. Length of Pak-Afghan border is:
(A) 2440 KM
(B) 1280 KM
(C) 4246 KM
(D) 2252 KM ✓

99. Pakistan joined Non Aligned Movement in:
(A) 1980
(B) 1978
(C) 1979 ✓

(D) 1977

100. In which year, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan established the MAO College?
(A) 1860
(B) 1865
(C) 1877 ✓

(D) 1875

 PPSC Lecturer Computer Science Solved Past Papers 2017


1. Which module gives control of the CPU to the process selected by the short-term scheduler?
(A) Dispatcher ✓
(B) Interrupt
(C) Scheduler
(D) None of these

2. The processes that are residing In main memory for execution are kept on a list called:
(A) Job queue
(B) Ready queue  ✓

(C) Execution queue
(D) Process queue

3. The Interval from the time of submission of a process to the time of completion Is termedas:
(A) Waiting time
(B) Turnaround time ✓
(C) Response time
(D) Throughput

4. Which scheduling algorithm allocates the CPU first to the process that requests the CPU first?
(A) First-come first-served scheduling ✓

(B) Shortest job scheduling
(C) Priority scheduling
(D) None of these

5. In priority scheduling algorithm:
(A) CPU is allocated to the process with highest priority ✓

(B) CPU is allocated to the process with lowest priority
(C) Equal priority processes cannot be scheduled
(D) None of these

6. In priority scheduling algorithm, when a process arrives at the ready queue, its priority Is compared with the priority of:
(A) Ail process
(B) Currently running process ✓

(C) Parent process
(D) Init process

7. Time quantum is defined In:
(A) Shortest job scheduling algorithm
(B) Round robin scheduling algorithm ✓

(C) Priority scheduling algorithm
(D) Multilevel queue scheduling algorithm

8. In multilevel feedback scheduling algorithm;
(A) A process can move to a different classified ready queue ✓

(B) Classification of ready queue is permanent
(C) Processes are not classified into groups 
(D) None of the mentioned

9. Which one of the following cannot be scheduled by the kernel?
(A) Kernel level thread
(B) User level thread  ✓

(C) Process 
(D) None of these

10. A process refers to 5 pages, A, B, C, D, E in the order: A, B, C, D, A, B, E, A, B, C, D, E. If the page replacement algorithm is FIFO, the number of page transfers with an empty Internal store of 3 frames Is:
(A) 8
(B) 10
(C) 9 
(D) 7

11. A memory page containing a heavily used variable that was Initialized very early and Is in constant use Is remove and then the page replacement algorithm used is:
(C) FIFO ✓

(D) None of these

12. Users are_________ that their processes are running on a paged system.
(A) Aware
(B) Unaware ✓

(C) Informed 
(D) None of these

13. The aim of creating page replacement algorithms is to:
(A) Replace pages faster
(B) Increase the page fault rate 
(C) Decrease the page fault rate ✓

(D) To allocate multiple pages to processes

14. A FIFO replacement algorithm associates with each page the .
(A) Time it was brought Into memory ✓

(B) Size of the page in memory
(C) Page after and before It
(D) All of these

15. Optimal page - replacement algorithm Is:
(A) Replace the page that has not been used for a long lime
(B) Replace the page that has been used for a long time
(C) Replace the page that will not be used for a long time ✓

(D) None of these

16. Optimal page - replacement algorithm Is difficult to implement, because:
(A) It requires a lot of Information
(B) It requires future knowledge of the reference string ✓

(C) It Is too complex
(D) It Is extremely expensive

17. LRU page - replacement algorithm associates with each page the .
(A) Time it was brought into memory
(B) The time of that page s last use ✓

(C) Page after and before It
(D) All of these

18. For 3 page frames, the following Is the reference string: 701 20 30 4 2 3032120 17 0 1; How many page faults does the LRU page replacement algorithm produce?
(A) 10
(B) 15
(C) 11 
(D) 12

19. CPU fetches the Instruction from memory according to the value of:
(A) Program counter ✓

(B) Status register
(C) Instruction register
(D) Program status word

20. A memory buffer used to accommodate a spood differential is called:
(A) Slack pointer
(B) Cache ✓

(C) Accumulator 
(D) Disk buffer

21. Which one of the following Is the address generated by CPU?
(A) Physical address
(B) Absolute address
(C) Logical address ✓

(D) None of these

22. Run time mapping from virtual to physical address Is done by:
(A) Memory management unit ✓

(D) None of these

23. Memory management technique In which system stores and retrieves data from secondary storage for use In main memory Is called:
(A) Fragmentation
(B) Paging ✓

(C) Mapping 
(D) None of these

24. The Interrupt-request line Is a part of the:
(A) Data line
(B) Control line ✓

(C) Address line 
(D) None of these

25. The return address from the Interrupt-service routine Is stored on the:
(A) System heap
(B) Processor register
(C) Processor slack 
(D) Memory

26. The signal sent to the device from the processor to the device after receiving an Interrupt Is:
(A) Interrupt-acknowledge
(B) Return signal
(C) Service signal ✓

(D) Permission signal

27. A relational database consists of a collection of:
(A) Tables ✓

(B) Fields
(C) Records 
(D) Keys

28. A ______ In a table represents a relationship among a set of values.
(A) Column ✓

(B) Key
(C) Row 
(D) Entry

29. The term_____________Is used to refer to a row.
(A) Attribute
(B) Tuple
(C) Field  ✓

(D) Instance

30. The term attribute refers to a__________of a table.
(A) Record
(B) Column ✓

(C) Tuple 
(D) Key

31. For each attribute of a relation, there Is a set of permitted values, called the______________ofthat attribute.
(A) Domain ✓

(B) Relation
(C) Set 
(D) Schema

32. Which of the following Is a tuple-generating dependency?
(A) Functional dependency
(B) Equality-generating dependencies
(C) Multi-valued dependencies ✓

(D) Non-functlonal dependency

33. The main task carried out in the ________Is to remove repeating attributes to separate tables.
(A) First Normal Form ✓

(B) Second Normal Form
(C) Third Normal Form
(D) Fourth Normal Form

34. Which of the normal form Is based on multivalued dependencies?
(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third 
(D) Fourth ✓

35. Which forms has a relation that possesses data about an Individual entity?
(A) 2NF
(B) 3NF
(C) 4NF  ✓

(D) 5NF

36. Which of the following has each related entity set has Its own schema and there Is an additional schema for the relationship set?
(A) A many-to-many relationship set ✓

(B) A multi-valued attribute of an entity set
(C) A one-to-many relationship set
(D) Both A and B

37 in which of the following, a separate schema Is created consisting of that attribute and the primary key of the entity set?
(A) A many-to-many relationship set
(B) A multi-valued attribute of an entity set ✓

(C) A one-to-many relationship set
(D) Both A and B

38. In 2NF:
(A) No functional dependencies 
(FDs) exist
(B) No mufti-valued dependencies 
(MVDs) exist.
(C) No partial FDs exist. ✓

(D) No partial MVDs exist.

39. ______ can help us detect poor E-R design,
(A) Database Design Process
(B) E-R Design Process
(C) Relational scheme
(D) Functional dependencies ✓

40. Build & Fix Model Is suitable for programming exercises of_____________LOC 
(Line of Code).
(A) 100-200
(B) 200-400
(C) 400-1000 
(D) Above 1000

41. What Is the best way to represent the attributes In a large database?
(A) Relational-and ✓
(B) Concatenation
(C) Dot representation
(D) All of these

42. Designers use which of the following to tune performance of systems to support time-critical operations?
(A) Demoralization ✓

(B) Redundant optimization
(C) Optimization
(D) Realization

43. RAD stands for:
(A) Relative Application Development
(B) Rapid Application Development ✓

(C) Rapid Application Document
(D) Rational Application Document

44. Which one of the following models Is not suitable for accommodating any change?
(A) Build & Fix Model
(B) Prototyping Model
(C) RAD Model
(D) Waterfall Model ✓

45. Which one of the following Is not a phase of Prototyping Model?
(A) Quick Design
(B) Coding ✓

(C) Prototype Refinement
(D) Engineer Product

46. RAD Model has:
(A) 2 Phase
(B) 3 phase
(C) 5 phases  ✓

(D) 6 phases

47. What Is the major drawback of using RAD Model?
(A) Highly specialized & skilled developers / designers are required.
(B) Increases re-usablllty of components
(C) Encourages customer/cllent feedback
(D) Both A & C  ✓

48. SDLC stands for:
(A) Software Development Life Cycle ✓

(B) System Development Life cycle
(C) Software Design Life Cycle
(D) System Design Life Cycle

49. Which model can be selected If user is Involved In all the phases of SDLC?
(A) Waterfall Model
(B) Prototyping Model 
(C) RAD Model ✓

(D) Both 8 & C

50. Two devices are In network If:
(A) A process In one device Is able to exchange Information with a process in another device ✓

(B) A process Is running on both devices
(C) Plus of the processes running of different devices are same
(D) None of these

51. In computer network nodes are:
(A) The computer that originates the data
(B) The computer that routes the data
(C) The computer that terminates the data
(D) All of these ✓

52. Communication channel Is shared by all the machines on the network In:
(A) Broadcast network ✓

(B) Unl-cast network
(C) Multi-cast network
(D) None of these

53. Bluetooth Is an example of:
(A) Personal area network ✓

(B) Local area network
(C) Virtual private network
(D) None of these

54. A _______ Is a device that forwards packets between networks by processing the routing Information Included In the packet.
(A) Bridge
(B) Firewall
(C) Router  ✓

(D) All of these

55. A list of protocols used by a system, one protocol per layer, Is called;
(A) Protocol architecture
(B) Protocol stack ✓

(C) Protocol suit
(D) None of these

56. Network congestion occurs-.
(A) In case of traffic overloading' ✓

(B) When a system terminates
(C) When connection between two nodes terminates
(D) None of these

57. Which one of the following extends a private network across public networks?
(A) Local area network
(B) Virtual private network ✓
(C) Enterprise private network
(D) Storage area network

58. The network layer concerns with:
(A) Bits
(B) Frames
(C) Packets  ✓

(D) None of these

59. Which one of the following is not a function of network layer?
(A) Routing
(B) Inter-networking
(C) Congestion control
(D) None of these ✓

60. The 4 byte IP address consists of:
(A) Network address
(B) Host address
(C) Both A and B ✓

(D) None of these

61. In virtual circuit, network each packet contains:
(A) Full source and destination address ✓

(B) A short VC number
(C) Both A and B
(D) None of these

62. Which one of the following routing algorithm can be used for network layer design?
(A) Shortest path algorithm
(B) Distance vector routing
(C) Link stale routing
(D) All of these ✓

63. The network layer protocol of Internet is:
(A) Ethernet
(B) Internet protocol ✓

(C) Hypertext transfer protocol
(D) None of these

64. ICMP is primarily used for
(A) Error and diagnostic functions ✓

(B) Addressing
(C) Forwarding
(D) None of these

65. The lexical analyzer takes _______as Input and produces a stream of as output
(A) Source program tokens
(B) Token, source program
(C) Both A & B  ✓
(D) None of these

66. Parsing Is also known as:
(M Lexical Analysis
(B) Syntax Analysis ✓

(C) Semantic Analysis
(D) Code Generation

67. A compiler program written In a high level language is called:
(A) Source Program ✓
(B) Object Program
(C) Machine Language Program
(D) None of these

68. The number of pixels stored In the frame buffer of a graphics system is known as:
(A) Resolution ✓
(B) Depth
(C) Mass 
(D) None of these

69. In graphical system, the array of pixels In the picture Is stored in:
(A) Memory
(B) Frame buffer ✓

(C) Processor 
(D) All of these

70. Which of the following is key characteristic of hackor?
(A) Afraid to say they don't know the answer
(B) Willing to find answers on their own
(C) Not willing to find answers on their own
(D) All of these ✓

71. Which of the following focuses on the discovery of 
(previously) unknown properties on data?
(A) Data mining ✓

(B) Big Data
(C) Data wrangling
(D) Machine Learning

72. Which process model should be used in virtually all situations of web engineering?
(A) Incremental Model ✓
(B) Waterfall Model
(C) Spiral Model
(D) None of these

73. Which analysis is a part of Analysis model of the web engineering process framework?
(A) Content Analysis
(B) Interaction Analysis
(C) Functional Analysis
(D) All of these ✓

74. Which of the following statements are Incorrect with reference to web-based systems? Web-based systems: 
(A) Should be un-scalable
(B) Must be to cope uncertain, random heavy demand on services
(C) Must be secure
(D) Are subsect to assorted legal, social and ethical scrutiny

75. What category of web-based system would you aBsign-to electronic shopping?
(A) Information
(Bi Interactive
(C) Transaction-oriented ✓

(D) Workflow-oriented

76. What category of web-based system would you assign to discussion groups?
(A) Collaborative work .
(B) Online communities ✓

(C) Web portals
(D) Workflow-oriented

77. W3C stands for.
(A) World Wide Web Consortium ✓

(B) World Wide Web Collaboration
(C) World Wide Web Community
(D) None of these

78. Which of the following Is a risk associated with using hypertext in web applications?
(A) Loss of sense of locality and direction
(B) Cognitive overload for users
(C) Both A and B ✓

(D) None of these

79. Which of the following Is not a NosQL data Hara?
(A) SQL Server ✓
(B) MongoDB
(C) Cassandra 
(D) None of these

80. Which of the following is a NoSQL Database type?
(B) Document databases ✓

(D) All of these

81. Which one of the following is an example of Operating System?
(A) Microsoft Word
(B) Microsoft Excel
(C) Microsoft Access
(D) Microsoft Windows ✓

82. By default on which page the Header or the Footer is printed, In MS Word?
(A) On first page
(B) On alternate page
(C) On every page ✓

(D) None of these

83. Complete the number series: 15, 31, 63, 127, 255
(A) '513
(B) 511 ✓

(C) 523 
(D) 517

84. Solve the equation: {1/4 + 5/8} + {1/2 + 3/4} = ?
(A) 35/32
(B) 10/7
(C) 5/12 
(D) 7/10

85. "To fact the music means:
(A) To be greeted rudely
(B) To be offered warm hospitality
(C) To be on the front seat in a concert
(D) To bear the consequences ✓

86. What Is the synonym of Posthumous?
(A) After death ✓

(B) Moisture
(C) Rich 
(D) Rear

87. What Is the antonym of “Meandering"?
(A) Sliding
(B) Straight ✓
(C) Sloping 
(D) Curved

88. Find the correctly spelt word.
(A) Dlcotomy
(B) Dlcotemy
(C) Dichotomy  ✓

(D) Dechotomy

89. To which fruit is Plantain similar to?
(A) Grapefruit
(B) Apples ✓

(C) Jackfruit 
(D) Bananas

90. Exposure to sunlight results in formation of  In the body.
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin C
(C) Vitamin K 
(D) Vitamin D ✓

91. Who was the first American President to resign while in office?
(A) Theodore Roosevelt
(B) Bill Clinton
(C) Richard Nixon ✓

(D) John Qulcy Adams

92. The current capital of Kazakhstan is Astana-Name the former capital:
(A) Almaty ✓
(B) Dushanbe
(C) Bishkek 
(D) None of these

93. In Geography what do you understand by “Pangaea“?
(A) A Super continent ✓
(B) Hills formed by Lava outflow
(C) Concentration of Sulpher in hot springs
(D) None of these

94. After partition of Bengal, the Capital of East Bengal and Assam was.'
(A) Dhaka ✓
(B) Calcutta
(C) Chittagong 
(D) Sylhett

95. Which was the official language during the Muslim Rule in India?
(A) Urdu
(B) Turkish
(C) Persian  ✓

(D) Arabic

96. Which of the following Is not an Olympic Sport?
(A) Squash
(B) Badminton
(C) Wrestling  ✓

(D) Fencing

97. The flag of which country is also known as the Union Jack?
(A) UK ✓
(C) New Zealand 
(D) Barbados

98. Boao Forum for Asia, which holds Its annual conference at Boao Hainan Province, China, was originally proposed by former President Ramos of Philippines, former Prime Minister Monhlro Hosokawa of Japan and:
(A) Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke of Australia ✓

(B) Former Prime Minister Mahathir Muhammad of Malaysia
(C) Former President Hu Jin Tao of China
(D) Former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz of Pakistan

99. ترکی تمام ہونا محاورہ ہے اس کا مفہوم کیا ہے؟
(A) غیر ملکی سفر پر روانہ ہونا
(B) بجٹ ختم کرنا
(C) کوشش ترک کر دینا
(D) بہادری ختم ہونا✓

100. امیر خسرو کس شہر میں مدفون ہیں؟ 
(A) عمرکوٹ
(B) ملتان
(C) دہلی
(D) رائے بریلی✓

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General Knowledge MCQs

1. Find the odd man out.
(A) Coaxial cable
(B) Microwaves ✓
(C) Optical fiber
(D) Twisted pair wire

2. To have your macro available to all new documents you create, store it in:
(A) My Documents
(B) Quick Access
(C) The Normal template ✓
(D) The Macro Gallery.

3. To move to the previous cell in a table inserted in a document, press
(A) The Tab key.
(B) Alt+Tab.
(C) Shift+Tab ✓
(D) Backspace

4. To get step-by-step instructions as you go through the Word mail merge process, use:
(A) A template ✓
(B) The Mail Merge Wizard
(C) The Mailing Table
(D) A macro

5. A _____ is a major database object used to display information in a printable page format.
(A) Form
(B) query
(C) report ✓
(D) table

6. The percentage increase in the area of a rectangle, if each of its sides is increased by 20% is:
(A) 40%
(B) 42%
(C) 44% ✓
(D) 46%

7. When inserting a graphic into a worksheet you could go to ceil A1 by pressing

8. To be compatible with previous versions of Microsoft Word, a Word 2013 document should be saved with this  
(A) .docx
(B) .doc ✓
(C) .txt
(D) .rft

9. Which option displays fill color in alternate rows in an Excel table?
(A) Banded Rows ✓
(B) First Row
(C) Last Row
(D) Filled Rows

10. What function displays row data in a column or column data in a row?
(A) Hyperlink
(B) Index
(C) Transpose ✓
(D) Rows
11. When typing character search criteria, Excel matches fields based on
(A) Alphabetical order ✓
(B) Capitalization
(C) Spelling
(D) Primary records

12. When you insert a picture into a document, the default text wrapping option Is:
(A) Line with Text ✓
(B) None
(C) Tight
(D) Square

13. What is the sum of this series 1,2,3,4, ...99
(A) 1500
(B) 2000
(C) 2500
(D) 3000 ✓

14. The most common types of storage devices are 
(A) Magnetic ✓
(B) optical
(C) flash
(D) persistent

15: What category of functions is used in this formula? = PMT(C10/12, C8, C9,1)
(A) Logical
(B) Financial ✓
(C) Payment
(D) Statistical

16. Which is the largest fraction?
(A) 3/4
(B) 1/5
(C) 7/8 ✓
(D) 7/9

17. Each sector on a hard drive stores bytes of data.
(A) 64
(B) 512 ✓
(C) 1,024
(D) 1 Glga

18. What does an I-beam facilitate?
(A) Locating text ✓
(B) Highlighting text
(D) Dragging and selecting text
(D) Jormatting text

19. An unauthorized user is a network  issue.
(A) Performance ✓
(B) Reliability
(C) Security
(D) All of these

20. A car left Lahore at 7.12 am and arrived at certain place, 180 miles distant at 10.57 am. What was its average speed in miles per hour?
(A) 42
(B) 44
(C) 46
(D) 48 ✓

21. Which of the following, is not a major reason for an email bounce?
(A) Bad user account name
(B) bad domain name
(C) Stale file handle ✓
(D) domain server is down

22. When you insert a comment in a document, the comment appears in a:
(A) New window
(B) Sidebar
(C) balloon ✓
(D) Sticky note icon

23. Which function automatically totals a column pr row of values?
(C) SUM ✓

24. The information inside your table needs to be sorted alphabetically. To do this, you go to:
(A) Table Tools Design
(B) Page Layout
(C) Home tab > Paragraph group
(D) Table Tools Layout ✓

25. What is the missing number?
1 4 9 ? 25
(A) 15
(B) 16 ✓
(C) 17
(D) 18

26. Why might you hide worksheets in a workbook?
(A) The file is smaller
(B) The file is larger '
(C) Some data is private ✓
(D) Some data is formatted

27. User developed instructions for Excel are called:
(A) Programs
(B) Macros ✓
(C) Procedures
(D) All of these

28. What term describes a picture that has been resizfed by a percentage?
(A) Cropped
(B) Flipped
(C) Stretched
(D) Scaled ✓

29. How can words be separated in a range name?
(A) With a space
(B) With a comma
(C) With a period ✓
(D) With a colon

30. A Word template stores common document:
(A) Content
(B) Structure ✓
(C) Style
(D) Theme

31. In which view does a page break appear as a black dashed line on the screen? 
(A) Normal ✓
(B) Page Break Preview 
(C) Page Layout
(D) Custom

32. The Synonym of “Commence" is:
(A) To End
(B) To Begin ✓
(C) Nearing Finish
(D) To Run

33. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of his son is:
(A) 14 years
(B) 18 years
(C) 20 years
(D) 22 years ✓

34. Find the odd man out
(A) Carret
(B) Cucumber ✓
(C) Onion
(D) Ginger

35. If the code for JAVA is LCXC what is the code for BASIC?

36. For what can you use Outlook Tasks?
(A) Manage client data
(B) Send and receive e-mail
(C) Schedule appointments and meetings
(D) Manage to-do items ✓

37. What Do-while is an loop.
(A) Entry control
(B) Exit control ✓
(C) Entry enrolled
(D) None of these

38. What should follow the sheet name in a 3-D formula?
(A) Colon
(B) Parentheses
(C) Period
(D) Exclamation point ✓

39. Excel would evaluate the formula, =2010/58, and return this answer.
(A) 5
(B) 6.25
(C) 320 ✓
(D) 232

40. What do you see if you hover the mouse over a chart object?
(A) Key Tip
(B) Screen Tip ✓
(C) Chart Tip
(D) Chart Key

41. Afzal mixed 40 % kerosene solution to 25 % kerosene solution hence obtaining 30 % kerosene solution. In what ratio were the both solutions mixed.
(A) 3.1
(B) 2:3
(C) 2:1 ✓
(D) 3:2

42. Protecting a worksheet means:
(A) No cell in a worksheet can be changed.
(B) Saving the workbook in a hidden folder
(C) No additional change:- can be made to a worksheet
(D) To lock cells in the worksheet so that a user cannot inadvertently change them. ✓

43. A driver drives 8 km South then 6 km W. and 2 km S. again. She then drives 3 km E to avoid a traffic jam before driving 6 km N. How many kilometers is she from her starting point?
(A) 4
(B) 5 ✓
(C) 6
(D) 7

44. Which of the following is reliable communication?
(A) TCP ✓
(B) IP
(D) None of these

45. What term describes shaped text?
(A) Text Art
(B) Text Word
(C) Word Art ✓
(D) Word Text

46. If ADD = 9, BAD = 7, and CAD = 8 what is the value of ADA?
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 6 ✓

47. Which of the following will determine your choice of systems software for your computer?
(A) Is the applications software you want to use compatible with it ? ✓
(B) Is It expensive?
(C) Is it compatible with your hardware?
(D) Both A and C

48. A drive that can or removes or insenea wnne me computer is running is said to be
(A) Robust
(B) dynamic
(C) hot swappable ✓

49. Before you create labels such as name tags, specify the size by selecting:
(A) Label Options ✓
(B) Layout
(C) Format
(D) Templates

50. A man buys an item for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the item?
(A) Rs. 1090
(B) Rs. 1160
(C) Rs. 1190 ✓
(D) Rs. 1202

51. In a Rich Text content control field, the text:
(A) Can be formatted ✓
(B) Cannot be formatted.
(C) Is limited to lower case
(D) Cannot contain space

52. In the formula, = 10 + 5 + 15 + 25/5, Excel computes this first.
(A) 10+5
(B) 5+15
(C) 2.5/5 ✓
(D) 15+25

53. Where Is the address of the active cell displayed?
(A) Row heading
(B) Status bar
(C) Name Box ✓
(D) Formula bar

54. Find odd man out
(A) Japan
(B) China
(C) London ✓
(D) Canada

55. You can evenly adjust spacing in columns and rows by using the Table Tool called:
(A) Equalize
(B) Distribute ✓
(C) Mirror
(D) Snap to Grid

56. This describes the size, weight, and spacing of a character in a Word document.
(A) Font ✓
(B) Typeface
(C) Points
(D) Typography

57. When you want to combine cells in any given table row, you:
(A) Merge ✓
(B) Simplify
(C) Join
(D) Link

58. There are two different waysio insert content V from one application into another-embedding and:
(A) Importing
(B) Integrating
(C) Linking ✓
(D) Bookmarking

59. What term describes a feature that gives Excel enhanced capability?
(A) Trend lining
(B) Enhancement bit
(C) Thumbnail
(D) Add-in ✓

60. A cube has a volume of 8 cubic meters. If each side is doubled in length what will its new volume be in cubic meters?
(A) 16
(B) 32
(C) 48
(D) 64 ✓

61. The best tool to use to create a hierarchical flow chart in Word is:
(A) Word Art
(B) Shapes
(C) Smart Art ✓
(D) Tables

62. Insert the missing number.
3. 7.6,5,9,3,12,1,15, (....)
(A) 18
(B) 13
(C) -1  ✓
(D) 3

63. What, is the least number by which 294 should be multiplied to make it perfect .square
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 6 ✓
(D) 12

64. The average weight of A, B and C is 45 Kg. if the average weight of A and B be 40 Kg and that of S and G be 43 Kg, then weight cf B is:
(A) 17 Kg
(B) 20 Kg
(C) 26 Kg
(D) 31 Kg ✓

65. A vessel is filled to its capacity with pure milk. Ten liters milk is withdrawn from it and replaced by water. The procedure is repeated again. The vessels now have 32 liters of milk. Find the capacity of three vessels (in liters
(A) 40
(B) 45
(C) 50 ✓
(D) 55

66. A combination of instructions and keystrokes that are stored and used in documents is called:
(A) A shortcut ✓
(B) A macro
(C) A keystroke
(D) A function

67. What is the name for a webpage address?
(A) Directory
(B) Domain
(C) URL ✓
(D) Protocol

68. To what does the term "page orientation" refer?
(A) An application that displays Web pages.
(B) Combining two versions of the same document.
(C) Code in a mail merge main document that shows where data will be inserted.
(D) Whether a page is laid out vertically or horizontally. ✓

69. A is a data communication system within a building, plant, or campus, or between nearby buildings.
(B) LAN ✓
(D) None of the above

70. Which is NOT a method of creating a table in MS Access?
(A) Datasheet View
(B) Design View
(C) Layout View ✓
(D) Template

71. When you are working on a document, Word automatically saves your document:
(A) Every 10 minutes ✓
(B) Every 10 seconds
(C) When you close the document
(D) When you close the application.

72. The price of certain item increased by X% per week over two successive weeks. If at the beginning, 2 kg was available for Rs. 80 and after two weeks they were available for Ra. 105.80, what is value of X.
(A) 1.5
(B) 15 ✓
(C) 115
(D) 11.5

73. Which alignment choice spreads the data across the width of the cell? i
(A) Center
(B) Distributed
(C) Justify
(D) Indent ✓

74. Where does Word insert a table of contents?
(A) On the first page of the report
(B) After the cover page
(C) At the insertion point
(D) Before the document title ✓

75. When the Reviewing pane is open, the title of that pane is:
(A) Comments
(B) Revisions ✓
(C) Edits
(D) Changes

76. If a - b = 3 and a2 + b2 = 29 find the value of ab
(A) 10 ✓
(B) 12
(C) 15
(D) 18

77. Connections to the Internet using a phone line and a modem are called connections.
(A) Broadband
(B) dish
(C) digital
(D) dial-up ✓

78. Your files store various versions of running programs.
(A) Cache
(B) memory
(C) temp ✓
(D) static

79. The rules that dictate how the various parts of a formula are written in a table and elsewhere are called:
(A) Structure
(B) Functions
(C) Exponents
(D) Syntax ✓

80. A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is?
(A) Rs. 650
(B) Rs. 690
(C) Rs. 698 ✓
(D) Rs. 700

81. Which one of the following is not a prime number?
(A) 11
(B) 61
(C) 91 ✓
(D) 31

82. Which number will come next?
5. 7,10,12,14,24, 26 (A) 52
(B) 30
(C) 28 ✓
(D) 48

83.  is a technique that is used to send more than one call over a single line?
(A) Digitizing
(B) Duplexing
(C) Multiplexing ✓
(D) Streaming

84. What is the background for a chart called?
(A) Chart area ✓
(B) Chart grid
(C) Legend area
(D) Plot grid

85. What dialog box allows you to change a field name in a PivotTable?
(A) Field Options
(B) Field Pane
(C) Field Settings ✓
(D) Field Structure

86. What is synonym for Contradict?
(A) Predict
(B) To Support
(C) External
(D) to oppose by words ✓

87. If the hour hand of a clock is turned anticlockwise from 2 pm to 9 am, through how many degrees will it have turned?
(A) 120 degree
(B) 150 degree ✓
(C) 165 degree
(D) 180 degree

88. A man has some hens and cows, if the number of heads be 48 and the number of feet equals 140, then the number of hens will be:
(A) 22 ✓
(B) 23
(C) 24
(D) 26

89. The Sort command of the Data menu provides this capability.
(A) Multiple-row
(B) Multiple-column ✓
(C) Multiple-field
(D) Multiple-table

90. You want to create a built-in cover page for your report. You go to the:
(A) Page Layout tab
(B) Insert tab ✓
(C) References tab
(D) Themes menu

91. Which view shows margins and the rulers?
(A) Normal
(B) Page Layout ✓
(C) Page Setup
(D) Review

92. Data that is copied from an application is stored in the 
(A) Driver
(B) Clipboard ✓
(C) terminal
(D) prompt

93. Akram thought of a number, add 7, multiplied by 3, took away 5 and divided by 4 to give an answer of 7. What was the starting number?
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4 ✓
(D) 5

94. Data communication requires
(A) Sender
(B) receiver
(C) transmission medium
(D) All of these ✓

95. From what location are the 1st computer instructions available on boot up?
(C) boot.ini

96. If Excel disables and notifies you about a macro, how can you enable the macro?
(A) Click the option on the View tab
(B) Click the Macros button on the Developer tab
(C) Click the option in the security message panel ✓
(D) Close and reopen the workbook exclusively.

97. What is the binary value of 200?
(A) 10010110
(B) 11010110
(C) 10110110
(D) 11001000 ✓

98. To open a template in Word, first goto File and:
(A) Click New  ✓
(B) Click Display
(C) Click Open
(D) Click Search

99. A social security number or a telephone number is considered to be this type of entry in a worksheet.
(A) Numeric.
(B) Text ✓
(C) Value
(D) Formula

100. Which of the following functions is a database function?

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1. Which one among the following rivers is the longest?
(A) Amazon ✓
(B) Amur
(C) Congo
(D) Lena

2. In human body, which one of the following hormones regulates blood calcium and phosphate?
(A) Glucagon
(B) Growth hormone
(C) Parathyroid hormone ✓
(D) Thyroxin

3. How do most insects respire?
(A) Through skin
(B) Through gills
(C) By lungs
(D) By tracheal system ✓

4. Production of which one of the following is a function of the liver?
(A) Lipase
(B) Urea ✓
(C) Mucus
(D) Hydrochloric acid

5. Which one of the following is not a digestive enzyme in the human system?
(A) Gastrin ✓
(B) Trypsin
(C) Ptyalin
(D) Pepsin

6. A second class magistrate can give the sentence of imprisonment for a term not exceeding:-
(A) One month
(B) Three months
(C) One year ✓
(D) Three years

7. In which of the following constitutional cases, Kelson's theory of 'Doctrine of Necessity' was first applied in Pakistan:-
(A) The State Vs. Dosso
(B) Asma Jilani Vs. Government of Pakistan
(C) Maulvi Tamizuddin Khan Vs. Federation of Pakistan
(D) Begum Nusrat Bhutto Vs Federation of Pakistan ✓

8. Pedagogy is a science of:-
(A) Bodily diseases
(B) Stamp collecting
(C) Languages
(D) Teaching ✓

9. A man is five years older than his wife who is ten times as old as her daughter. If the daughter attains the age of eight in three years’ time, what is the age of the man?
(A) 45 years
(B) 55 years ✓
(C) 60 years
(D) 65 years

10. If 40 per cent of women are voters and 52 per cent of the population are women, what per cent of the population are women voters?
(A) 18.1%
(B) 20.8% ✓
(C) 26.6%
(D) 38.2%

11. The main cause of earthquakes is:-
(A) Sudden cooling and contraction of the earth’s surface.
(B) Coming into activity of some dormant volcanoes.
(C) Due to internal heat, sometimes water changes into steam and expands.
(D) All of these

12. Which of the following statement is NOT true?
(A) Chechens are fighting against Russian subjugation.
(B) Daghistanis are Christians living near Chechnya's neighbourhood.
(C) Grozny is the capital of Chechnya.
(D) Daghistan is a Muslim dominated area in Russian federation. ✓

13. After USA which country is the second biggest arms seller in the world?
(A) Britain
(B) Russia ✓
(C) France
(D) Germany

14. During the period of martial law (1977-85) the Constitution of 1973 was:-
(A) Abrogated
(B) Held in abeyance
(C) Partially abrogated ✓
(D) None of the above

15. Digital Computer was invented by:-
(A) Vannevor Bush
(B) John Harrison
(C) M. R. Bissel
(D) Howard Aiken ✓

16. Which of the following is not an asset?
(A) Buildings
(B) Debtors
(C) Loan from a bank ✓
(D) Cash balance

17. What is the traditional name for a 30th anniversary?
(A) Ruby
(B) Pearl ✓
(C) Sapphire
(D) Diamond

18. Which newspaper used to have the nickname of The Thundered?
(A) The Daily Telegraph
(B) New York Times
(C) The Washington Post
(D) The Times ✓

19. If a pole in the ground is leaning over at an angle, it could be said to be:
(A) Oblique ✓
(B) Horizontal
(C) Vertical
(D) None of these

20. Who said: “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point, however, is to change it”?
(A) Margaret Thatcher
(B) Karl Marx ✓
(C) Martin Luther King
(D) Abraham Lincoln

21. “Ramallah” is the headquarters of Palestinian Authority located in:
(A) West Bank ✓
(B) Gaza strip
(C) Egypt
(D) Jordan

22. The French Revolution began in the year:
(A) 1770
(B) 1788
(C) 1789 ✓
(D) None of these

23. The Declaration of Independence of USA which renounced on
(A) July 25, 1796
(B) August 14,1766
(C) July 4,1776 ✓
(D) August 4, 1786

24. What description is NOT correct about the European Council?
(A) Its primary role is to propose and implement legislation
(B) It is a meeting of the heads of state ✓
(C) It is also known as the European summit
(D) There approx. 4 meeting every year

25. What was martial artist Bruce Lee's birth name?
(A) Lee Chin Go
(B) Lee Yao Sun
(C) Lee Yuen Kam ✓
(D) Lee Ming Na

26. Who was the first scientist to observe bacteria through a lens?
(A) Carolus Linnaeus
(B) Anton van Leeuwenhoek ✓
(C) Gregor Mendel
(D) Galileo Galilei

27. What is a shawm?
(A) a bird
(B) a type of horse
(C) a flower
(D) a musical instrument ✓

28. Who wrote “the proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains?”
(A) Vladimir lllyich Lenin
(B) Leon Trotsky
(C) Karl Marx ✓
(D) Josef Stalin

29. Which Hindu Leader supported ‘Pakistan Resolution’?
(A) Raj Gopalacharia ✓
(B) Abul Kalam Azad
(C) M.K. Gandhi
(D) Lala Lajpat Rai

30. SIM stands for:
(A) Single in-line module
(B) Single in-line memory
(C) Subscriber identity module ✓
(D) None of these

31. Who participated in all the three sessions of the Round Table Conference (1930 -1932)?
(A) Fatima Jinnah
(B) Annie Besant
(C) Jahan Ara Gul
(D) Begum Jahan Ara Shah Nawaz ✓

32. George Washington was succeeded by:
(A) Thomas Jefferson
(B) John Hamilton
(C) John Adams ✓
(D) None of the above

33. In an Island near Alexandria an ancient wonder “The pharaohs of Alexandria” is situated. What is it?
(A) A light House ✓
(B) Hanging Garden
(C) Great Wall
(D) A Wall

34. In Italy, which famous wonder is located?
(A) Hanging Garden
(B) Leaning Tower ✓
(C) Great Wall
(D) Budha Statue

35. Algeria got Independence in 1962 from
(A) France ✓
(B) Portugal
(C) Britain
(D) America

36. Where Ikhwan As-safa (Brethern of purity) was founded?
(A) Baghdad Iraq
(B) Basra, Iraq ✓
(C) Tehran, Iran
(D) Ankara, Turkey

37. What do King Tonkin, Duchess of Oldenburg and Rambo have in common?
(A) They all died at sea
(B) Films nominated for an Oscar
(C) They all are revolutionaries
(D) They are varieties of apples ✓

38. Name the most widely spoken family of languages in the world. About 1.7 billion people speak these languages?
(A) Indo-European Languages ✓
(B) Indo-Aryan Languages
(C) Indo-Asian Languages
(D) None of these

39. Transformation of Britain from a mainly agricultural society to a mainly industrial society took place in the period from 1760 to 1840. What is called this transformation?
(A) Enlightenment
(B) Industrial Revolution ✓
(C) Renaissance
(D) Imperialism

40. Indus valley civilization was one of the four earliest ancient civilizations of the old world. Where was it developed about 2500 BC?
(A) NW of the Indian subcontinent ✓
(B) West of the Indian subcontinent
(C) South of the Indian subcontinent
(D) Central Asia

41. What is the most popular pedigree cat breed in both the US and Britain?
(A) Siamese
(B) Persian ✓
(C) Burmese
(D) Domestic

42. The job of the sophisticated unmanned US spacecraft Voyager was:
(A) To examine Jupiter
(B) To examine Saturn
(C) To examine the Uranus ✓
(D) All of these

43. In 1977, USA launched two Voyagers. When they passed Jupiter and sent back colour pictures and other information about the planet and its moons?
(A) 1978
(B) 1980
(C) 1979 ✓
(D) 1977

44. What is commonly known the series of scandals in America involving President Richard Nixon and his administration?
(A) Watergate scandal ✓
(B) Nixon Scandal
(C) Serial Scandal
(D) None of these

45. Name of boundary line between India and China is:
(A) Radcliffe Line
(B) Green Line
(C) Control Line
(D) McMahan Line ✓

46. Napoleon is known as “Man of Destiny” and “Little Corporal”. Who is called the Man of “Iron and Blood”
(A) Prince Bismarck ✓
(B) US President Ford
(C) Lenin
(D) Karl Mark

47. Dragon is the symbol of china and the “Bear" is the symbol of:
(A) Poland
(C) Russia ✓
(D) Romania

48. Herodotus is called the father of history. To which country did he belong?
(A) Rome
(B) Britain
(C) Spain
(D) Greek ✓

49. Who is called the father of comedy?
(A) Aristotle
(B) Aristophanes ✓
(C) Potomy
(D) None of these

50. To which country Christopher Columbus did belong?
(A) Italy ✓
(B) Spain
(C) Britain
(D) Portugal
51. Whose creation is the famous painting “Mona Liza”?
(A) Romalo
(B) Picasso
(C) Leonardo da vinic ✓
(D) Richard Leonardo

52. What Louis Phillip of France was called?
(A) Great King
(B) Citizen King ✓
(C) Slave King
(D) Student King

53. Which of the following is known as “The Bible of English Constitution"?
(A) Magna Carta ✓
(B) British Constitution
(C) US Constitution
(D) None of them

54. In which year the Noble Prize was first awarded?
(A) 1905
(B) 1903
(C) 1901 ✓
(D) 1902

55. How many days were there in February 1992?
(A) 30
(B) 28
(C) 27
(D) 29 ✓

56. Everest is the world's highest mountain – what is the name of the second highest?
(A) K2 ✓
(B) Annapurna
(C) Nanga Parbat
(D) Chimborazo

57. Which is Britain’s oldest university?
(A) St Andrews
(B) Oxford ✓
(C) Cambridge
(D) StHelina

58. Which is the largest fresh-water lake in the world?
(A) Lake Tanganyika
(B) Lake Superior ✓
(C) Lake Michigan
(D) Lake Super

59. Where are the engines mounted on Concorde?
(A) On one side of the wing
(B) On either side of the fuselage
(C) Under the wings ✓
(D) On top of the wings

60. About how far is it between London and New York?
(A) 4,500 miles
(B) 2,500 miles
(C) 1000 miles
(D) 3,500 miles ✓

61. Adelaide city of Australia is famous for
(A) Textile Industry ✓
(B) Oil refineries
(C) Cricket grounds
(D) None of them

Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word
(A) Diseased ✓
(B) Dying
(C) Irritated
(D) Angry

(A) Heal
(B) Hurt
(C) Signify ✓
(D) Reform

(A) Warn
(B) Capture
(C) Concentrate
(D) Wander ✓

65. JINK
(A) Dodge ✓
(B) Refrain
(C) Inherit
(D) Travel

(A) Ready
(B) Willing
(C) Hesitating ✓
(D) Inclined

(A) Poor
(B) Bankrupt ✓
(C) Broke
(D) Penniless

(A) Theme
(B) Example ✓
(C) Proof
(D) Paragone

(A) Adjourn
(B) Confess ✓
(C) Relate
(D) Commit

(A) Rakish
(B) Elegant
(C) Unstylish ✓
(D) Corpulent

(A) Rub
(B) Prohibit
(C) Ease ✓
(D) Enlarge

Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the italicised bold part of the sentence

72. He was ingenious enough to know how to get out of the clutches of law.
(A) clever ✓
(B) intelligent
(C) alert
(D) cunning

73. Everyone in the bazaar turned to stare at the visitor and his preposterous dress.
(A) pompous
(B) vague
(C) absurd ✓
(D) strange

74. Sohaib had got an indication from his friend about the changes in the export market.
(A) a feeling
(B) a hint ✓
(C) a guess
(D) a signal
(e) an ultimatum

75. Those who acquire quick money are impatient to flaunt their wealth and material possessions.
(A) waste
(B) show off ✓
(C) hide
(D) squander

76. India's attitude towards China has all along been pusillanimous.
(A) generous
(B) cowardly ✓
(C) subversive
(D) restrained

77. Parents should cultivate in their children the habit of helping others.
(A) propagate
(B) sprout
(C) create
(D) foster ✓

78. The recent acts of vandalism in the country cannot be ignored.
(A) disturbance
(B) ravage
(C) provocation
(D) violence ✓

79. Bearing to the complaints of the villagers, the father would come and box his ears, and cuff him.
(A) lock
(B) abuse
(C) scold
(D) slap ✓

80. A person unrestrained by the rules, of morality or tradition is called a licentious person.
(A) libertine ✓
(B) criminal
(C) loafer-type
(D) freelance

81. The Principal's advice will prove salutary for the students.
(A) encouraging
(B) remarkable
(C) beneficial ✓
(D) harmful

Directions: In each of the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word
(A) Divergent ✓
(B) Curved
(C) Random
(D) Wavy

(A) Willing
(B) Consenting
(C) Pliable ✓
(D) Easy

(A) Formal
(B) Ancient
(C) Customary
(D) Traditional ✓

(A) Real ✓
(B) Deceptive
(C) Imaginary
(D) Certain

86. ARID
(A) Plentiful
(B) Productive
(C) Humid ✓
(D) Agreeable

(A) Collect
(B) Assemble ✓
(C) Hoard
(D) Save

(A) Cautious ✓
(B) Considerate
(C) Clever
(D) Cunning

(A) Treasure
(B) Debt
(C) Assets ✓
(D) Property

(A) Bungle ✓
(B) Avail
(C) Direct
(D) Wild

(A) Spicy
(B) Unfavourable ✓
(C) Conspicuous
(D) Condemnatory

Directions: Each of the following questions consists of a word or phrase which is italicised bold in the sentence given. It is followed by certain words or phrases. Select the word or phrase which is closest to the opposite in meaning of the italicised bold word or phrase.
92. This is only the tenuous evidence for it.
(A) abundant ✓
(B) enough
(C) reasonable
(D) less

93. Vigour and excitement are the prime
characteristic of youth.
(A) adolescence
(B) teenage
(C) childhood
(D) senility ✓

94. I worship him as my ideal.
(A) deify
(B) despise ✓
(C) abuse
(D) neglect

95. The influence of political broadcasts on elections is considerable.
(A) inadequate ✓
(B) uninfluential
(C) negligible
(D) insignificant

96. There was not a single bibulous adventurer in our expedition.
(A) fearful
(B) cowardly
(C) sober ✓
(D) unenergetie

97. The dinner set the presented to me was durable enough.
(A) worn out
(B) fragile ✓
(C) light
(D) delicate

98. His meanness is proverbial
(A) generosity ✓
(B) pragmatism
(C) timidity
(D) kindness

99. Rafique drove to the place by a circuitous route.
(A) short
(B) roundabout
(C) direct ✓
(D) obvious

100. The minister gave a public speech on the controversial subject to, precipitate the matter,
(A) defer ✓
(B) push
(C) pull
(D) create

FPSC Civilian Labour Officer in Ministery of Defence Solved Past Paper 2007



Fill In the blanks:
1. Famous Novel “Pride and Prejudice" is written by _______
(A) Jane Eyre
(B) Jane Austen ✓
(C) Emily Brounte
(D) Byron

2. They the office at 5 o'clock last evening.
(A) had left
(B) had beet leaving
(C) left ✓
(D) leave

3. He _____movies regularly but now he prefers dramas.
(A) was used to watch
(B) used to watch ✓
(C) uses to watch
(D) watches

4. His father for ten years now.
(A) is dead
(B) has been died ✓
(C) was dead
(D) has died

5. I wish I how to play violin.
(A) know
(B) knew ✓
(C) would know
(D) will know

6. It has been raining for the past five days. I wish it
(A) stopped to rain.
(B) stopped raining. ✓
(C) would stop raining.
(D) were to stop raining.

7. I cannot remember where  my coat.
(A) I would have left
(B) did I leave
(C) Heft ✓
(D) Was I made to leave

8. I trouble with my bicycle these days
(A) have bebn experiencing ✓
(B) experience
(C) had been experienced
(D) experienced

9. When the clock struck six, I ,for ver an hour.
(A) have waited
(B) had to wait
(C) shall have waited
(D) had been waiting ✓

10. He will win the race if he running regularly.
(A) practices ✓
(B) would practise
(C) will practice
(D) will be practiced

11. Rising prices  immediate measures.
(A) call for ✓
(B) all over
(C) call in
(D) call forth

12. I will you on next Sunday.
(A) call on
(B) call in
(C) call at ✓
(D) call for

13. Rana said, “I am well".
(A) Rana said, that I am well.
(B) Rana said that he is well. ✓
(C) Rana said that he was well.

14. I said, “I will read".
(A) I said that I shall read.
(B) I said that I will read.
(C) I said that I would read. ✓

15. He said to me, “You are dishonest".
(A) He said to me that I am dishonest.
(B) He told to me that I am dishonest.
(C) He told me that I was dishonest. ✓

16. She said, “The earth goes round the Sun”
(A) She said that the earth went round the Sun.
(B) She said the earth goes round the Sun.
(C) She said that the earth goes round the Sun. ✓

17. He said, “True friends are but few”.
(A) He said"that true friends were but few.
(B) He said that true fiends are but few. ✓
(C) He said true friends are but few.

18. “Have patience", I said to her.
(A) 1 said that she should have patience. ✓
(B) I told her to have patience.
(C) It said that she had patience.

19. He replied, “I have promised to help them".
(A) He replied that he has promised to help them.
(B) He replied that he had promised to help them. ✓
(C) He replied that he promised to help them.

20. She said to me, “Will you accompany me"?.
(A) She said whether I can accompany her.
(B) She asked me if l-would accompany her. ✓
(C) She said that I would accompany her.


21. 65% of a number is 21 less than four fifth of what number. What is the number?
(A) 100
(B) 120
(C) 140 ✓
(D) 160

22. A man has Rs. 480 in the denominations of one-rupee notes, five-rupee notes and ten-rupee notes. The number of notes of each denomination is equal. What is the total number of notes that he has ?
(A) 45
(B) 60
(C) 75
(D) 90 ✓

23. An article is sold for Rs.45 for a loss of 10 % It is sold at Rs.65, the gain percent is
(A) 10
(B) 15
(C) 20
(D) 30 ✓

24. A batsman scored 120 runs which included 9 boundaries and 4 sixes. What percent of his total socore did he makes.
(A) 45%
(B) 50% ✓
(C) 60%
(D) 70%

25. Iqbal sells a shirt at a profit of 25 %. Had he bought it at 25 % less and sold it for Rs.25 less, he would have gained 25 %, The cost price of the shirt is
(A) Rs.60 ✓
(B) Rs.25
(C) Rs.80
(D) Rs. 100

26. What 40 % of a number is added to 42, the result is the number itself. The number is
(A) 70 ✓
(B) 80
(C) 90
(D) 75

27. 24 % of 44 + 12 % of 22 =?
(A) 18.6
(B) 13.2 ✓
(C) 13.1
(D) 11.88

28. If 3712 of a number is 45, then 8712 % of the number will be
(A) 105 ✓
(B) 102
(C) 96
(D) 92

29. A dealer purchases 22 pencils for Rs.20 and sells them at the rate of 10 pencils for Rs.11. His profit percent is
(A) 10%
(B) 20%
(C) 21 % ✓
(D) 22 %

30. A toy is sold for Rs.220. What was the cost of the rate of profit was 10% of the cost?
(A) Rs.196
(B) Rs.198 ✓
(C) Rs.200
(D) Rs.210

31. A fruit seller buys oranges at the rate of 12 for Rs.20, for how much should he sell one orange to gain 20 %
(A) Rs. 1.50
(B) Rs.2 ✓
(C) Rs.2.50
(D) Rs.2.75

32. In a group of buffaloes and ducks, the number of legs are 24 more than twice the number of heads. What is the number of buffaloes in the group?
(A) 10
(B) 12 ✓
(C) 6
(D) 8

33. 0.26 + 100 = ?
(A) 0.0026 ✓
(B) 0.026
(C) 26
(D) .00026

34. A fires 5 shots to B's 3 but A kills only once in 3 shots while B kills once in 2 shots. When B has missed 27 times, A has killed:
(A) 60 birds
(B) 30 birds ✓
(C) 90 birds
(D) 72 birds

35. If 10 men can do a piece of work in twenty days, how long will it take 9 men to do the job if they work at the same rate?
(A) 21 days
(B) 22 days
(C) 25 days ✓
(D) 26 days

36. If 311 of a number is 22. What is 611 of that* number?
(A) 6
(B) 12
(C) 33
(D) 44 ✓

37. Which number is divisible by both 4 and 9?
(A) 2,178 ✓
(B) 1 311
(C) 5,526
(D) 8,513

38. 148 is divisible “by:
(A) 21
(B) 37 ✓
(C) 17
(D) 43

39. A bag contains 9 KG of sugar which his separated into packages containing 450 game each. How many such packages can be made?
(A) 16
(B) 18
(C) 20 ✓
(D) 24

40 Find unit digit in (515)31 + (515)90:
(A) 0 ✓
(B) 5
(C) 1
(D) 4

41. The planet between Earth and Mercury is
(A) Venus ✓
(B) Mars
(C) Jupiter
(D) Neptune

42. Can you name the three planets of the Solar system which have no satellites?
(A) Mercury
(B) Venus
(C) Pluto
(D) All of A,B,C ✓

43. The velocity of sound is largest in
(A) Air
(B) Water
(C) Steel rod ✓
(D) Kerosene

44. A device which converts chemical energy into electrical energy:
(A) motor
(B) moving-coil meter
(C) generator
(D) battery ✓

45. Liquids are
(A) poor conductors of heat ✓
(B) good conductors of heat
(C) worst conductors of heat
(D) perfect insulators

46. If an iron piece remains exposed to air and dampness, it gets rust on it. Scientifically speaking, rust is
(A) iron oxide ✓
(B) a kind of moss
(C) corrosive quality of damp air
(D) the natural wearing of iron

47. Which of the following air carries no moisture?
(A) dry air ✓
(B) warm air
(C) cool air
(D) icy wind
(E) None

48. Frost is not formed generally on cloudy nights. Reasons?
(A) Absence of water vapour in the air;
(B) Clouds generate air currents and disturbances which do not promote frosty conditions
(C) Clouds prevent radiation and therefore help the ground temperature remain higher ✓
(D) moisture of air has been sucked away by the clouds

49. Lightning is caused when
(A) similar charges of electricity rush towards each other
(B) opposite charges in different clouds break down the resistance offered by the intervening air ✓
(C) clouds strike against impurities in air and result in a gigantic frictional flare-up
(D) earth exerts a pull on the floating clouds

50. Sun is a :
(A) star ✓
(B) planet
(C) asteroid
(D) Meteor
51. Coronary heart disease is most often found in persons suffering from:
(A) anaemia
(B) hemophilia
(C) high blood pressure ✓
(D) low blood pressure

52. As a person becomes older, his blood pressure generally?
(A) increases ✓
(B) decreases
(C) remains the same
(D) None

53. Roentgen rays are
(A) alpha rays
(B) sun rays
(C) electromagnetic rays
(D) X-rays ✓

54. Sound travels in Water than in air
(A) much faster ✓
(B) much slower
(C) at no difference
(D) None

55 What is an echo?
(A) a natural phenomenon that defies an explanation
(B) a repetition of one’s own voice
(C) a sound repeated by reflection ✓
(D) the proof that dead matter can speak

56. Kinetic energy is the energy that is produced by the fact of
(A) nuclear explosion
(B) human effort
(C) any movement of an object ✓
(D) water power

57. Can you name the scientist who first of all did some, experiments with gravity? Laws of Gravhtation came much later.
(A) Newton
(B) Cavendish
(C) Galileo ✓
(D) Marconi

58. Mercury is an unusual substance because it is
(A) a metal but in liquid form
(B) liquid at room temperature
(C) extremely sensitive to temperature variations
(D) All of A,B,C  ✓

59. A clear sky is blue because?
(A) red light is scattered more than blue
(B) ultra violet light has been absorbed
(C) blue light is scattered more than red ✓
(D) blue light has been absorbed

60. Whale, the largest sea-animal, breathes through its
(A) gills
(B) lungs ✓
(C) fins
(D) skin


61. Kitab-ul-Khraj was authored by?
(A) Abu Yousaf, ✓
(B) Imam Shafi
(C) Imam Hanifa
(D) Imam Ahmad Bin Hanbal
Kitāb al-Kharāj (Book of taxation) is a classic text on fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), written by Abū Yusūf Yaʿqūb Ibrāhīm al-Anṣārī al-Kūfī (died 798; 182 A.H.) at the request of the Abbasid caliph Hārūn al-Rashīd (763 or 766-809).

62. Wasal Bin Ata was the founder of the sect?
(A) Qramta
(B) Muatzilla ✓
(C) Rwandiya

63. Imam Hanifa died in?
(A) 710 ✓
(B) 716
(C) 718
(D) 720

64. “Ahyay-i-Ulum” was authored by?
(A) Razi
(B) Gazali ✓
(C) Bu Ali Sina
(D) Jabir Bin Hayyan

65. Real name of Abu Hanifa was?
(A) Ismail
(B) Abdullah
(C) Numan Bin Sadth ✓
(D) Ahmad
Abū Ḥanīfa al-Nuʿmān b. Thābit b. Zūṭā b. Marzubān (Arabic: أبو حنيفة نعمان بن ثابت بن زوطا بن مرزبان‎; c. 699 – 767 CE), known as Abū Ḥanīfa for short, or reverently as Imam Abū Ḥanīfa by Sunni Muslims, was an 8th-century Sunni Muslim theologian and jurist of Persian origin, who became the eponymous founder of the Hanafi school of Sunni jurisprudence, which has remained the most widely practiced law school in the Sunni tradition. He is often alluded to by the reverential epithets al-Imām al-aʿẓam ("The Great Imam") and Sirāj al-aʾimma ("The Lamp of the Imams") in Sunni Islam.
66. Abu Yousaf received spiritual education from?
(A) Abu Hanifa ✓
(B) Malik
(C) Shafi
(D) Hanbal

67. Musa Al-Khwarzmi was?
(A) Historian
(B) Astrologer
(C) Geographer ✓
(D) Mathematician

68. Real name of Imam Sha'fi was?
(A) Ahmad
(B) Muhammad Bin Idrees ✓
(C) Ahmad Bin Hambli
(D) Khalid

69. Madrisa Nazamia Baghdad was founded in?
(A) 1055
(B) 1060
(C) 1065 ✓
(D) 1070

70. Wazir of Halaku Khan was?
(A) Nasir-uddin Tusi ✓
(B) Khalid Brmki
(C) Abu Salma
(D) Khaljis

71. Hazrat Sheikh Ali Bin Usman Hajweri (Data Ganj Bukhsh) came to India during the time of
(A) Mughals
(B) Khtljis
(C) Tughluq
(D) Ghaznavi ✓

72. Akbar was a  great builder. He constructed and founded.
(A) Agra Fort
(B) Gujrat Fort
(C) Tombof Humayun
(D) All of these ✓

73. Anjuman-e-Himayat-e-lslam was established on 24th December:
(A) 1880
(B) 1382
(C) 1884 ✓
(D) 1886

74. The Mohammad Educational Conference was founded in:
(A) 1884
(B) 1886 ✓
(C) 1890
(D) 1891
The Muslim League was born in the 20th session of All India Muhammadan Educational Conference, which was established by Syed Ahmed Khan in Aligarh in 1886.
75. Maulana Abut Kalam Azad launched:
(A) Comrade
(B) Al-Hilal ✓
(C) Ideology
(D) Muslim Defense
In October 1920, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was elected as a member of foundation committee to establish Jamia Millia Islamia at Aligarh in U. P. ... He served as Congress president from 1940 to 1945, during which the Quit India rebellion was launched.
76. The Jallianwala Bagh incident took place on 13th April:
(A) 1913
(B) 1915
(C) 1917
(D) 1919 ✓

77. The pamphlet “Now or Never” was written by:
(A) Allama Iqbal
(B) Chaudhry Rehmat Ali ✓
(C) Quaid-e-Azam
(D) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
The "Pakistan Declaration" (titled Now or Never; Are We to Live or Perish Forever?) was a pamphlet written and published by Choudhary Rahmat Ali, on 28 January 1933, in which the word Pakstan (without the letter "i") was used for the first time and was circulated to the delegates of the Third Round Table Conference in 1932.
78. Which of the following term was not agreed by the British following the Gandhi-Irwin Pact of 1931-
(A) Lifting of ban over Congress. ✓
(B) Complete abolition of tax on salt production in India
(C) Permitting peaceful picketing of liquor arid foreign doth shops
(D) Restoration of the confiscated properties of the satyagrahis

79. The main purpose of the “Communal Award" announced by the British Prime Minister Ramsey Macdonald
on 4 August 1932 was
(A) To grant separate electorates to minority communities in India, including Muslims, Sikhs, and Dalits in India ✓
(B) To grant separate pay scales to different communities in government service in India.
(C) To grant awards to distinguished members of minority communities in India including Muslims, Sikhs and Dalits.
(D) None of these

80. At the time of independence from the British, Indian sub-continent comprised of Princely or Native States which numbered:
(A) 596
(B) 540
(C) 323
(D) 572 ✓

81. Father of former US Secretary of Stale, Madeline Albright was also a member of the UN Commission on India and Pakistan and author of the book “Danger in Kashmir”. What was his name?
(A) Joseph Albright
(B) Joseph Korbel ✓
(C) Owen Dixon
(D) Alistair Lamp

82. Former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Muhammad, was by education a(n):
(A) Engineer
(B) Economist
(C) Political Scientist
(D) Medical Doctor ✓

83. Epistemology is the study of:
(A) Knowledge ✓
(B) Insects
(C) Parasites
(D) Religions

84. Who was the leader of the 1958 coup in Iraq, which led to proclamation of Iraq as a Republic?
(A) Saddam Hussain
(B) Nuri Al Said
(C) Abdul Karim ✓
(D) Fagnel Jama

85. Major Shabbir Sharif was awarded Nishan-e-Haider posthumously. Which other model for bravery was he awarded during his career in the Army.
(A) Tamgha-e-Basaalat
(B) Nishan-e-Shujaai
(C) Hilal-e-Jurat
(D) Sitar-e-Jurat ✓

86. Which Indian personality served as the President of the UN General Assembly in 1953-54?
(A) S. Radha Krishhan
(B) Gopalswamy Ayyengar
(C) V.K Krishna Menon
(D) Vijayalakshami Pandit ✓

87. In which organ of the United Natrons all member states of the UN are represented?
(A) Economic and Social Council
(B) General Assembly ✓
(C) Security Council
(D) Human Rights Council

88. Ustad Allah Baksh was a famous of Pakistan.
(A) Classical singer
(B) Sitar Player
(C) Tabla Player
(D) Painter ✓

89. Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz holds a Masters degree in Development Economics from
(A) Cambridge University
(B) Harward University ✓
(C) Columbia University
(D) Karachi University

90. Which is Pakistan’s Major Export?
(A) Sugar
(B) Wheat
(C) Rice
(D) Cotton ✓

91. UNFCC (UN Framework Convention on Climate Change) was adopted during the Earth Summit at Rio de Janero (1992). When did it come in force?
(A) March 1994 ✓
(B) August 1295
(C) October 1996
(D) January 1994

92. De Beers is one of the biggest name in diamond industry. Who was the founder of De Beers Consolidated Mining Company?
(A) John Cecil Rhodes ✓
(B) Joseph D Rockefeller
(C) Krugger
(D) Robert

93. When was hover dam constructed?
(A) 1930
(B) 1936 ✓
(C) 1939
(D) None

94. Red sea and Mediterranian Sea are connected by which canal?
(A) Panama
(B) Suez Canal ✓
(C) Kiel canal
(D) None

95. Atlantic ocean and Pacific Ocean are connected by which canal?
(A) Kiel canal
(B) Panama canal ✓
(C) Suez canal
(D) None

96. How many types of canals are there in the world?
(A) 3 ✓
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 9

97. “Wetland canal" is located in which country?
(A) UK
(B) Canada ✓
(C) Australia
(D) None

98. “Hingol dam” is being constructed in which province of Pakistan?
(A) K.P
(B) Punjab
(C) Sindh
(D) Balochistan ✓

99. Volga river flowj in which country?
(A) Russia ✓
(B) Canada
(C) UK

100. “Bosheen dam” is located in which country?
(A) Peru ✓
(B) Russia
(C) France
(D) None

FPSC Civilian Labour Officer in Ministery of Defence Solved Past Paper 2011



1. He is an amateur stenography
(A) for
(B) in ✓
(C) to
(D) of

2. Children are the delight the house.
(A) for
(B) of ✓
(C) to
(D) with

3. No one has control his tongue
(A) for
(B) to
(C) on ✓
(D) with

4. She was conscious her weakness.
(A) in
(B) for
(C) of ✓
(D) by

5. I bade farewell my colleague
(A) for
(B) to ✓
(C) with
(D) of

6. We went the room and sat down soft cushions
(A) to in
(B) from, upon
(C) into, on ✓
(D) in, in

7. Will you play  me  a while?
(A) with, for ✓
(B) for, in
(C) for, within
(D) against, over

8. the last fortnight, I have noticed that you have been keeping away the French class.
(A) During, from ✓
(B) Within, in
(C) In, during
(D) Amid, in

9 the corner of the street stood a dog a shed, shivering in the rain.
(A) On, with
(B) From, under ✓
(C) By, in
(D) At, under

10. She is accustomed  doing work under any type of circumstances.
(A) in
(B) with
(C) of
(D) to ✓

11 my word, I am telling you nothing
 the truth.
(A) By, from
(B) Upon, but ✓
(C) On, outside
(D) By, but

12.  the room it was very hot; but the terrace it was cool.
(A) Within, near
(B) In, outside
(C) Inside, on ✓
(D) Outside, inside

13. You may leave Sunday or before but must return seven days
(A) from, after
(B) after, by
(C) on, within ✓
(D) since, before

14. Send the letter post  my Ludhiana address.
(A) in, at
(B) by, to ✓
(C) through, on
(D) in. for

15.  you and me,  ten o’clock this morning. I have had two good offers for my TV set.
(A) Between, since ✓
(B) Within, before
(C) Amongst, after
(D) Among, within

16. The prisoner is accused theft,
(A) for
(B) of ✓
(C) with
(D) by

17. This is not in accordance  the standing orders applicable to this Factory.
(A) to
(B) with ✓
(C) by
(D) in

18. We must adapt ourselves  our circumstances.
(A) with
(B) in
(C) to ✓
(D) by

19. Nothing can absolve you  the promise you have made.
(A) from ✓
(B) in
(C) for
(D) with

20. He is accustomed  doing work under any type of circumstances.
(A) in
(B) with
(C) of
(D) to ✓

21 Georgia, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan became the members of UNO in
(A) 1991
(B) 1992 ✓
(C) 1993
(D) 1994

22. Guru Gobind Singh was
(A) the 10th Guru of the Sikhs .
(B) founder of Khalsa, the inner council of the Sikhs in 1699
(C) author of Dasam Granth
(D) All the above ✓

23. Hermann Scheer (Germany) received right livelihood Award in 1999 for
(A) his indefatigable work for the promotion of solar energy worldwide ✓
(B) his long standing efforts to end the impunity of dictators
(C) showing that organic agriculture is a key to both environmental sustainability and food security
(D) None

24. Germany signed the Armistice Treaty on and World War I ended
(A) January 19, 1918
(B) May 30, 1918
(C) November 11, 1918 ✓
(D) February 15, 1918

25. During World War II, when did Germany attack France?
(A) 1940 ✓
(B) 1941
(C) 1942
(D) 1943

26. Frederick Sanger is a twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for
(A) Chemistry in 1958 and 1980 ✓
(B) Physics in 1956 and 1972
(C) Chemistry in 1954 and Peace in 1962
(D) Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911

27. The ozone layer restricts
(A) Visible light
(B) Infrared radiation
(C) X-rays and gamma rays
(D) Ultraviolet radiation ✓

28. Eugenics is the study of
(A) altering human beings by changing their genetic components ✓
(B) people of European origin
(C) different races of mankind
(D) genetic of plants

29. Euclid was
(A) Greek mathematician
(B) Contributor to the use of deductive principles of logic as the basis of geometry
(C) Propounded the geometrical theorems
(D) All of the above ✓

30. Ecology deals with
(A) Birds
(B) Cell formation
(C) Relation between organisms and their environment ✓
(D) Tissues

31. What does ISO stand for ?
(A) International Societies Organization
(B) International Organization of Standardization ✓
(C) International Systems Operation
(D) International Scientists Organization

32. The next winter Olympic games are scheduled to take place in 2014 at
(A) Sochi ✓
(B) Vancouver
(C) Torino
(D) Salt Lake city, Utah

33. Google is:
(A) A famous sports brand
(B) A transport agency
(C) An Internet search engine ✓
(D) A European Trade Union

34. BankiMon?
(A) President Security Council
(B) Prime Minister of Japan
(C) Secretary General U.N.O ✓
(D) U.N. Disaster Management Representative.

35. For how; many years did Nelson Mandela remain in Prison ?
(A) 27 years ✓
(B) 37 years
(C) 17 years
(D) 10 years

36. How many countries are presently members of the Non-Aligned Movement:
(A) 100
(B) 120 ✓
(C) 125
(D) 150

37. Secretary General U N.O Ban- Ki- Mon belongs to
(A) South Korea ✓
(B) Northe Korea
(C) Japan
(D) China

38. Currently there are member states of the United Nations
(A) 190
(B) 193 ✓
(C) 196
(D) 197

39. Currently countries hold the status of Observer States in the United Nations
(A) 2 ✓
(B) 3
(C) 4 .
(D) 5

40. There are members of SAARC
(A) 5
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 8 ✓

41. Secretary General SAARC Ahmed Saleem belongs to 
(A) Pakistan
(B) India
(C) Maldives ✓
(D) Bhutan

42. Which from the following countries does not posses Veto power in the UNO ?
(A) United States
(B) Canada ✓
(C) United Kingdom
(D) France

43. Al- Jazeera Tv Channel Belongs to :
(A) Qatar ✓
(B) Kuwait
(C) Egypt
(D) Bahrain

44. The largest river of Asia is
(A) Yangtze ✓
(B) Yenisei
(C) Indus
(D) Mekong

45. The Iran Pakistan gas pipeline is also called :
(A) Friendship pipeline
(B) Future Pipeline
(C) Peace Pipeline ✓
(D) Unity Pipeline

46. Barack Obama the President of the U.S. belongs to which party:
(A) Republic Party
(B) Democratic Party ✓
(C) Conservative Party
(D) Labour Party

47. Which out of the following has the status of an observer state of the United Nations:
(A) South Sudan
(B) Kosovo
(C) East Timore
(D) Holy See ✓

48 Who won the 100th Davis cup by defeating Spain?
(A) Italy
(B) Germany
(C) Brazil
(D) Czech Republic ✓

49. In which place the 21st ASEAN Summit was held?
(A) Birla Auditorium Jaipur, India
(B) Peace, Palace Phnom penh Combodia ✓
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Cuba Havanah

50. Pakistan and India has become non permanent member of Security Council
(A) 7 times ✓
(B) 4 times
(C) 3 times
(D) 5 times
51 Four metal rods of lengths 78 cm, 104 cm, 117 cm and 169 cm are to be cut into parts of equal length. Each part must be as long as possible. What is the maximum number of pieces that can be cut?
(A) 27
(B) 36 ✓
(C) 43
(D) 480

52. In an examination, there are three subjects A, B and C. A student has to pass in each subject. 20% students failed in A, 22% students failed in B and 16% failed in C. The total number of students passing the whole examination lies between
(A) 42% and 84%
(B) 42% and 78% ✓
(C) 58% and 78%
(D) 58% and 84%

53. How many times are an hour hand and a minute hand of a clock at right angles during their motion from 1.00 p.m. to 10 00 p.m.?
(A) 9
(B) 10
(C) 18 ✓
(D) 20

54. There are 240 balls and n number of boxes B1, B2, B3, ..., Bn. The balls are to be placed in the boxes such that should contain 4 balls more than B2, B2 should contain: 4 balls more than B3, and so on. Which one of the following cannot be the possible value of n?
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7 ✓

55. A man fills a basket with eggs in such a way that the number of eggs added on each successive day is the same as the number already present in the basket. This way the basket gets completely filled in 24 days. After how many days the basket was 1 /4 th full?
(A) 6
(B) 12
(C) 17
(D) 22 ✓

56. The diameters of two circular coins are in the ratio of 1:3. The smaller coin is made to roll around the bigger coin till it returns to the position from where the process of rolling started. How many times the smaller coin rolled around the bigger coin?
(A) 9
(B) 6
(C) 3 ✓
(D) 1.5

57. The difference between the simple interest received from two banks on Rs. 500 for two years is Rs. 2-50. What is the difference between their rates?
(A) 0.25% ✓
(B) 0.5%
(C) 1%
(D) 2.5%

58. A candidate attempted 12 questions and secured full marks in all of them. If he obtained 60% in the test and all questions carried equal marks, then what is the number of questions in the test?
(A) 36
(B) 30
(C) 25
(D) 20 ✓

59. In how many ways can four children be made to stand in a line such that two of them, A and B are always together?
(A) 6
(B) 12 ✓
(C) 18
(D) 24.

60. 16 men build a house in 10 days. How much time will it take 8 men to do this work?
(A) 25 days
(B) 20 days ✓
(C) 30 days
(D) 32 days

61. 20 men can construct a building in 40 days. How long will it take 10 men to do this work?
(A) 50 days
(B) 60 days
(C) 70 days
(D) 80 days ✓

62. What sum of money will amount to Rs. 1800 in 5 years at 12% per annum simple interest?
(A) 1000
(B) 1120
(C) 1125 ✓
(D) 1130

63. 10 men can construct a building in 40 days. How long will it take 20 men to do this work?
(A) 20 days ✓
(B) 30 days
(C) 40 days
(D) 50 days

64. If takes 14 taps to fill a swimming pool in 10 hours. How much time will it take 5 taps to fill the pool?
(A) 25
(B) 26
(C) 27
(D) 28 ✓

65. The number, whose 25% is 75, is
(A) 600
(B) 500
(C) 300 ✓
(D) 400

66. 120 men are used to build huge-building for 30 days. How long will it take 80 men to do the same work?
(A) 35 days ✓
(B) 30 days
(C) 45 days
(D) 40 days

67. Akbar bought a sweater for Rs.200 and sold it Rs.250. How much profit did Akbar get?
(A) Rs.40
(B) Rs.20
(C) Rs.80
(D) Rs.50 ✓

68. The number, whose 20% is 100, is
(A) 400
(B) 500 ✓
(C) 600
(D) 700

69. Salaam bought a pair of shoes for Rs.300 and sold it Rs.370. How much profit did Salaam get?
(A) Rs.80
(B) Rs.70 ✓
(C) Rs.75
(D) Rs.20

70. Anwar bought a shirt for Rs 500 and sold it Rs.525. What, profit did Anwar get?
(A) Rs.35
(B) Rs,30
(C) Rs.25 ✓
(D) Rs.20

71. Tank was invented by
(A) Swinston ✓
(B) Band
(C) Walt
(D) None of above

72. Who invented the X-ray?
(A) Max Plank
(B) J.C. Perier
(C) Wilhelm K, Roentgen ✓
(D) Samuel Colt.

73. By whom the safty pin was invented'?
(A) Sir Ernest
(B) Gail Borden
(C) Frank Whittle
(D) Wialter Hunt ✓

74. Spectacles have become integral part of our life. Can you name the scientist who invented spectacles?
(A) George Eastman
(B) William Friese-Greene
(C) Karl Graebe
(D) Unknown Optician ✓

75. Who invented the Barometer?
(A) Newton
(B) Davy
(C) Torricelli ✓
(D) Becquerel

76. Who invented the Automobile?
(A) Macmillan
(B) Daimler ✓
(C) Henry Ford
(D) Wright Brothers

77. Who is credited with the invention of Lenses?
(A) Henry Greathead
(B) Wright Brothers’
(C) Brequet Brothers
(D) Zeiss ✓

78. German silver is an alloy of
(A) Copper, silver and zinc
(B) Copper, nickel and zinc ✓
(C) Silver, tin and zinc
(D) Silver, nickel and zinc.

79. Which of the following is the hardest metal?
(A) Gold
(B) Iron
(C) Platinum ✓
(D) Tungsten.

80. Of ail the gases present in the air, which one of the following is highest in percentage?
(A) Carbon dioxide
(B) Hydrogen
(C) Nitrogen ✓
(D) Oxygen.

81. Tipu Sultan got martyrdom on:
(A) 8th May 1799 ✓
(B) 5th June 1799
(C) 5th May 1799
(D) 5th August 1799

82. Tipu Sultan was the first Indian ruler who took steps for trade and industrial progress in the Sub-continent. He made a very famous throne named as:
(A) Tukhtay-Shahi
(B) TukhtayNoor
(C) Tukhtay Sulemain
(D) Tarhtai Huma ✓

83. British Governor-General Lord Wellesly accused Tipu Sultan of conspiring with the ruler of Afghanistan and:
(A) Iran
(B) France ✓
(C) Libya
(D) Iraq

84. British attacked Mysore in.
(A) 1798
(B) 1799 ✓
(C) 1800 .
(D) 1801

85. Who was known as Alexander too
(A) Ala-ud-Khilji ✓
(B) Jalal-ud-Din Khilji
(C) Balbon
(D) Mahmud Ghaznavi

86. The Tughjaq Dynasty was from:
(A) 1320 to 1410
(B) 1320 to 1412
(C) 1320to 1414 ✓
(D) 1320to 1420

87. The founder of Tughlaq dynasty was:
(A) Muhammad Bin Tughlaq ✓
(B) Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughlaq
(C) Feroze Sher Tughlaq
(D) None

88. Many historians called Muhammad Bin Tughlaq?
(A) Mad king ✓
(B) Coward king
(C) Peousking
(D) Crueo king

89. Who ordered a five day massacre in Dehli on account of a minor scuffle between his army and masses?
(A) Timur ✓
(B) Akbar
(C) Humayun
(D) Khizar Khan

90. The Muslim fought their first battle on the Indian soil during the Khilafat of:
(A) Hazrat Umar (R.A) ✓
(B) Hazrat Ali (R.A)
(C) Hazrat Usman (R.A)
(D) None

91. Imam-e-Dar-ul-Hijrat was a title of:
(A) Imam Ahmad
(B) Imam Malik ✓
(C) Imam Sha'afi
(D) Imam Muhammad

92. The seal affixed on important letters by the Prophet (PBUH) was in the custody of:
(A) Hazrat Ali (R.A)
(B) Hazrat Qais (R.A)
(C) Hazrat Khuzaifa (R.A) ✓
(D) Hazrat Bilal (R.A)

93. Ameen-ul-Umat is title of Hazrat:
(A) Emar bin Yasir (R.A)
(B) Suleman Farsi (R.A)
(C) Abu-Ubaida bin Al Jaraah (R A) ✓
(D) Abu Saeed Khuzn (R.A)

94. River Neil was declared as Sayed-ul-Anhar by Hazrat:
(A) Hazrat Abu Bakar (R A)
(B) Hazrat Umer (R.A) ✓
(C) Hazrat Usman (R.A)
(D) Hazrat Ali (R.A)

95. Umm-ul-Masakeen was the title given to one of the wives of the Prophet (PBUH)
(A) Hazrat Sauda R.A
(B) Hazrat Zainab benet Jehash R.A
(C) Hazrat Zainab bint Khuzima R.A ✓
(D) Hazrat Safia R.A

96. Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) gave the key of Bait Ullah permanently to Hazrat:
(A) Umara Bin Utba
(B) Hanzia bin Abi Aamir
(C) Usman Bin Talha ✓
(D) Abdullah Bin Aamir

97. Urfat gathering is held is:
(A) 8 Zil Hajj
(B) 9 Zil Hajj ✓
(C) 10 Zil Hajj
(D) 12 Zil Hajj

98 Which one of the following is included amongst the Ushera-e-Mubashera?
(A) Saad bin Ubaid
(B) Saad bin Abada
(C) Saad bin Abi Waqas ✓
(D) Hazrat Hamza

99. Batha Valley is situated in:
(A) Makkah ✓
(B) Madina
(C) Egypt
(D) Jordan

100. The longest Surah of the Quran is:
(A) Surah al-Baqarah ✓
(B) Surah Aal Imran
(C) Surah Al-Taubah
(D) Surah Younus



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