FOODGRAINS INSPECTOR Past Paper

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION

FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF

FOODGRAINS INSPECTOR

TIME ALLOWED: 3HOURS      MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

1.  Durand line was demarcated on :

(a)  1892                               (b)  1890

(c)  1893                               (d)  None of these

2.  On July 9,1948 Government of Pakistan issued for the very first time:

(a)  Coins                             (b)  Currency notes

(c)  Postal Stamp              (d)  All of these

3.  Aeronautical Complex at Kammra was built with the financial and technical assistant of

(a)  USA                                                (b)  Canada

(c)  France                           (d)  None of these

4.  What is the total duration of National Anthem?

(a)  60 Sec.                          (b)  80 Sec.

(c)  100 Sec.                        (d)  120 Sec.

5.  Which of the following is a cash crop?

(a)  Wheat                           (b)  Maize

(c)  Rice                                                (d) Cotton

6.  The largest desert of Pakistan is

(a)  Thar                               (b)  Thal

(c)  Cholistan                      (d)  Rohi

7.  Which of the following minerals deposits are found in Potohar plaeture

(a)  Rock Salt                      (b)  Gypsum

(c)  Oil                                   (d)  None of these

8.  What is the total area covered by forests in Pakistan?

(a)  3.2%                               (b)  5.2%

(c)  7.3%                               (d)  9.7%

9.  The oldest barrage on Indus river is:

(a)  Kotri                               (b)  Sukkur

(c)  Ghulam Muhammad

(d)Taunsa

10.  How many times, Pakistan has won the hockey world cup?

(a)  Five times                    (b)  Three times

(c)  Four times                   (d)  None of these

11. First princely state which was acceded to Pakistan?

(a)  Swat                              (b)  Kalat

(c)  Bahawalpur                 (d)  Hunza

12. Quid-e-Azam remained president of Muslim League for:

(a)  22 years                        (b)  28 years

(c)  15 years                        (d)  31 years

13.  National animal of Pakistan is:

(a)  Horse                            (b)  Pigeon

(c)  Deer                               (d)  Markhor

14.  Total agencies of FATA(Federally Administrated Tribal Areas) are:

(a)  Five                                                (b)  Four

(c)  Seven                            (d)  Eight

15.  Which of the following scientist died on _______ 1994?

(a)  Dr. Abdul Salam                        (b)  Dr. Munir Ahmad Khan

(c)  Dr. Saleem Uz Zaman Siddique

(d)  None of these

16. First Chairman of senate of Pakistan is:

(a)  Habib Allah Khan      (b) Waseem Sajjad

(c)  Ghulam Ishaq             (d)  None of these

17.  After creation of Pakistan, first news paper was:

(a)  Mashraq                      (b)  Imroze

(c)  Watan                           (d)  None of these

18.  Karakoram road starts from:

(a)  Islamabad                    (b)  Lahore

(c)  Havelian                       (d)  Peshawar

19.  Which of the following country voted against Pakistan’s membership in United Nations?

(a)  Iran                                                (b)

(c) Egypt                              (d)  Afghanistan

20.  Motorway M-II Section will be lead to:

(a)  Karachi Port                                (b)  Bin Qasim Port

(c)  Gwadar Port               (d)  Pasni Port

21. From which of the following country, Pakistan purchased  Gwadar Port in Sep 09,1958?

(a)  Bahrain                         (b)

(c)  Oman                            (d)  None of these

22.  There are how many alphabets of Urdu:

(a)  27                                    (b) 37

(c)                                           (d)  39

23. First SOS village in Pakistan was established in:

(a)                                          (b)  Lahore

(c)  Islamabad                    (d)  Rawalpindi

24.  The headquarter of Pakistan Navy is situated in:

(a) Karachi                           (b)  Rawalpindi

(c)  Islamabad                    (d)  Peshawar

25.  After 1947, first Radio station was established in:

(a)  Lahore                          (b)  Karachi

(c)  Hyderabad                  (d)  Peshawar

26.  The founder of Deoband institute is:

(a)  Maulanad Shabbir Ahmad Usmani

(b)  Mehmood-ul-Hassan

(c)  Maulanad Qasim nanutvi

(d)  None of these

27. Who convined Quid-e-Azam to join Muslim League?

(a)  Nawab Waqar ul Malk

(b)  Maulana Shaukat Ali

(c)  Maulana M.A. Johar

(d)  hakeem Ajmal

28. From which of  the following cities, Maulana M,A Johar startedhis English news paper Commrade in 1911:

(a)  Delhi                              (b)  Bombay

(c)  Calcutta                        (d)  None of these

29.  Who assisted Quid-e-Azam to make 14 points?

(a)  Sir Agha Khan             (b)  Liaqat Ali Khan

(c)  Maulana M.A Johar (d)  Maulana Hasrat Mohani

30.  The headquarter of FAO is:

(a)  Rome                            (b)  Paris

(c)                                           (d)  None of these

31. PASSCO is the abbreviation of :

(a)  Pakistan Agri. Seed & Storage Council

(b)

(c)  Pakistan Agri. Services & Storage Corporation

(d)  None of these

32.  Karakoram range includes which of the following glaciers:

(a)  Siachen                         (b)  Hispa

(c)  Biafo                              (d)  All of these

33. The largest Copper deposits in Balochistan are found in district:

(a)                                          (b)  Khuzdar

(c)                                           (d)  Chaghi

34. Babusar pass connects:

(a)  Abbatabad to Gilgat

(b)  Chitral to Gilgit

(c)

(d)  None of these

35.  Khanpur mosque tragedy took place in:

(a)  1911                               (b)

(c)  1913                               (d)  None of these

36.  The  longest glacier of Pakistan is:

(a)                                          (b)  Balhuro

(c)  Siachen                         (d)  None of these

37.  In which pleatue/range Soan & Haro rivers are located?

(a)  Balochistan Pleatue (b)

(c)  Potohar Pleatue        (d)  None of these

38.  Warsak dam is built on river:

(a)  Korang                          (b) Kabul

(c)                                           (d)  Chenab

39.  Sir Sayyed Ahmad Khan developed an institute in which English books ware translated into Urdu. It was:

(a)  Ali Garh Institute      (b)  Scientific Society

(c)                                           (d)  Ghazipur Institute

40.

41. Shandar pass connects:

(a)  Gilgit to Chitral           (b)  Banu to Chitral

(c)                                           (d)  None of these

42.  The area between Ravi and Beas river is known as:

(a)  Racchna Doab            (b)  Bari Doab

(c)                                           (d)  Shangriwal Doab

43.  Which of the following continent has lowest   population rate?

(a)  Europe                          (b)  North America

(c)  Africa                             (d)  Asia

44.  “Dasht-e-Lut” is situated in:

(a)  China                             (b)  Libya

(c)  Iraq                                 (d)  Iran

45.  The mountain range which separates Asia from Europe:

(a) Ural Mountains          (b)  Hindukash

(c)  Alps Mountains         (d)  Atlas Mountains

Days and nights are formed due to:

47.  Energy generation in stars is due to:

(a)  Fission of heavy nuclei

(b)  Fusion of light nuclei

(c)  Fusion of heavy nuclei

(d)  None of these

48.   Formosa is the old name of:

(a)  Cambodia                    (b)  Rhodesia

(c)  Taiwan                          (d)  Bankok

49. London is situated on river:

(a)                                          (b)

(c)  Thames River             (d)  None of these

50. Largest ocean of the world is:

(a)  Atlantic                         (b)  Arctic

(c)  Pacific                            (d)  None of these

51. Sea that separates Asia from Africa is:

(a)  Arabian Sea                                (b)  Yellow

(c)  Red Sea                        (d)  None of these

52. Who founded Central Muhammadan Association in 1877?

(a)  Chaudhary Rehmat Ali                           (b)  Sir Sayyad Ahmad Khan

(c)                           (d)  Syed Amir Ali

53. Baghliar Dam is situated on river:

(a)  Indus                             (b)  Jehlum

(c)  Chennab                      (d)  None of these

54.  Smallest country in central Asia is:

(a)  Tajikistan                     (b)  Kazikistan

(c)  Uzbekistan                  (d)  None of these

55. Largest number of air ports are situated in:

(a)  India                              (b)  China

(c)  UK                   (d)  None of these

56.  The term “UNO” was coined by:

(a)  Stalim                                            (b)  F.D Roosevelt

(c)  WinstonChurchil                       (d)  Austin

57.  Who is the current Secretary General OIC?

(a)  Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu                     (b)  Tunku Abdul Rehman

(c)                                                                           (d)  None of these

58.  Nicolas Sarkozi is:

(a)  German Chancellor                 (b)

(c)  French President                      (d)  None of these

59.  Who is HO Gun Tao

(a)  Secretary of Communist Party            (b)  President of China

(c)  Both a & b                                    (d)  Prime Minister of China

60. Headquarter of Amnesty International is in:

(a)  Geneva                        (b)  London

(c)  Paris                               (d)  New York (NY)

61.  Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established in:

(a)  1964                               (b)  1966

(c)  1968                               (d)  None of these

62.  Famous archaeological site Bhambhore is in the following district of Sindh:

(a)  Khairpur                       (b)  Dadu

(c)  Larkana                         (d)  Thatha

63.  The permanent Sectariat of SAARC is in:

(a)  Khatmando                 (b)  Dhaka

(c)  Delhi                              (d)  None of these

64.  Vasco De Gamma was a famous:

(a)  Portuguese Explorer                               (b)  French mathematician

(c)  English Novelist                         (d)  Italian Tourist

65. Which of the following continent has no desert?

(a)  Australia                       (b)  North America

(c)  South America           (d)  Europe

66.  Which International Organization firstly came into being?

(a)  UNO                              (b)  Common wealth Organization

(c)  League of Nation      (d)  None of these

67.  The game of Hockey was originated from:

(a)  Pakistan                       (b)  England

(c)  Australia                       (d)  Greece

68.  Interfax is the news agency of:

(a)  Russia                            (b)  Turkey

(c)  France                           (d)  USA

69.  Disease Insomnia means:

(a)  Inability to sleep      (b)  Colourblindess

(c)  Depression                  (d)  None of these

70.  The world’s famous Madame Tussaud’s museum is in:

(a)  Paris                               (b)  London

(c)  Rome                             (d)  New York (NY)

71.  Pakistan’s first permanent representative in UNO was:

(a)  Sir Zafar Allah Khan                  (b)  Pitrus Bukhari

(c)  M.A. H. Isphani                          (d)  Begum Feroz Khan Noon

72.  The first country which recognized Pakistan after its creation, is:

(a)  Iran                                                (b)  Afghanistan

(c)  Saudi Arabia                (d)  Egypt

Select the most suitable meanings from the following:

73. Acrimony:

(a)  Friendship                   (b)  enmity

(c)  bitterness                    (d)  None of these

74. Sacrosanct:

(a)  Sacred                           (b)  weak

(c)  Clever                            (d)  None of these

75. Frail:

(a) weak                              (b)  strong

(c) lengthy                          (d)  None of these

76.  Perish:

(a)  Open                             (b)  Simple

(c)  die                                  (d)  unique

77.  Preserve:

(a)  attack                            (b) protect

(c)  blast                               (d)  None of these

Select the most suitable Preposition:

78.  He is knocking _____ the door.

(a)  to                    (b)  and

(c)  for                   (d)  that

79. Did you hear  ____ the accident last night?

(a)  of                    (b)  in

(c)  in                     (d)  about

80. Smoking is injurious ____ health.

(a)  in                     (b)  to

(c)  for                   (d)  by

.81 بانگ درا کا اولین دیباچہ کس نے لکھا؟

(a)    مولانا حالی                     (b)    سر راس مسعود

(c)    شیخ عبدالقادر                   (d)    جاوید اقبال

.82 علامہ اقبال کی اولین نظم کا عنوان کیا تھا؟

(a)                    (b)    بچے کی دعا

(c)                    (d)    ہمالہ

.83  احمد ندیم قاسمی عمومی طور پر کس وجہ سے مشہور ہیں؟

(a)    شاعری                       (b)   افسانہ

(c)    ناول             (d)    تنقید

.84  ’’قدم لینا‘‘ اس محاورے کا مطلب کیا ہے؟

(a)    الوداع کہنا                     (b)    آگے بڑھنا

(c)    پائوں چھونا                     (d)    پائوں کا نشان بنانا

.85  پھول کی پتی سے کٹ سکتا ہے ہیرے کا جگر

            مرد نادان پہ کلام نرم و نازک بے اثر

یہ شعر ان  حضرات میں سے کس کا ہے؟

(a)    غالب                        (b)    اقبال

(c)    حالی              (d)   ان میں سے کوئی بھی نہیں

.86  ’’کان بھرنا‘‘ اس محاورے کا کیا مطلب ہے؟

(a)    غیبت کرنا                   (b)    گلہ کرنا

(c)                                (d)    بد گمان کرنا

.87  اپنے بے خواب کواڑوں کو مقفل کر دو

            اب یہاں کوئی  نہیں کوئی نہیں آئے گا‘‘

اس شعر میں کواڑ سے کیا مراد ہے؟

(a)    دروازہ                      (b)    صدر دروازے

(c)    آنکھیں                      (d)    شہر کے دروازے

.88  ’’ ناک کا بال ہونا‘‘ اس محاورے کا کیا مطلب ہے؟

(a)    نازک ہونا                   (b)    خوفناک ہونا

(c)    عزیز ہونا                    (d)

.89   اذان کب فرض ہوئی؟

(a)    ۱ ہجری                      (b)    ۲ ہجری

(c)    ۳ ہجری                     (d)    ۴ ہجری

.90  قرآن پاک میں سب سے زیادہ ذکر کس نبی آیا ہے ؟

(a)    حضرت محمد ﷺ (b)    حضرت یوسفؑ

(c)    حضرت ابراہیم ؑ   (d)    حضرت موسیؑ

.91   حج کب فرض ہوا؟

(a)    ۷ ہجری                     (b)    ۸ ہجری

(c)    ۹ ہجری                      (d)    ۱۰ ہجری

.92  تورات کس پیغمبر پر نازل ہوئی تھی؟

(a)    حضرت دائودؑ                 (b)    حضرت موسٰی ؑ

(c)    حضرت عیسٰیؑ     (d)    حضرت محمد ﷺ

.93   خلیل اللہ کس نبی کا لقب ہے؟

(a)    حضرت ابراہیم   (b)    حضرت اسما عیلؑ

(c)        حضرت موسٰیؑ            (d)    حضرت نوحؑ

.94  ’’دنیا میں کبھی کسی کی شام غریباں یکساں نہیں گزری

اس شعر کے مطابق شام غریباں کا کیا مطلب ہے؟

(a)    غریبوں کی شام               (b)    مجبوروں کی شام

(c)        پردیس مسافروں کی شام    (d)

.95  کس شعر کی آمد ہے کہ رن کانپ رہا ہے  ’’ اِس مصرعے میںن رن سے کیا مراد ہے؟

(a)    طاقتورعورت    (b)    کھیل کا میدان

(c)    میدان جنگ     (d)    نرم عورت

.96  لفظ جہاد کے لغوی معنی کیا ہیں

(a)    کوشش کرنا      (b)    جنگ کرنا

(c)    برداشت کرنا    (d)

.97   رزق تقسیم کرنا اور بارش برسانا کس فرشتے کی ذمہ داری ہے؟

(a)    حضرت جبرائیلؑ  (b)    حضرت عزرائیل ؑ

(c)    حضرت اسرا فیلؑ  (d)    حضرت میکائیل ؑ

.98  ’’اُم المساکین‘‘ کس اُم المومنین کا لقب ہے؟

(a)    حضرت عائشہ ؑ    (b)    حضرت خدیجہ ؓ

(c)    حضرت زینب خزیمہؓ           (d)    حضرت ماریہ قطبیہؓ

.99  فاتح مصر کس صحابی کو کہا جاتا ہے؟

(a)    حضرت خالد بن ولیدؓ                      (b)    حضرت ابو عبیدہ بن جراحؓ

(c)    حضرت طارق بن زیادؓ                     (d)    حضرت عمرو بن العاصؓ

Wish you best of luck for all the future aspirants of PPSC

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