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PMS GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAPER 2012

1. Canton is a city in:

US Ambassador Richard Olson
Friday, February 01, 2013

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(a)
China    (b) South Korea    
(c) Thailand    (d) Germany

2.    Indonesia and Malaysia are separated by:
(a) Inaccessible mountain
(b) Malacca Strait
(c) Gulf of Malaysia    (d) None of these

3.    Capital of Zimbabwe is
(a) Lagos    (b) Pretoria
(c) Seoul    (d) None of these

4.    Myanmar is the new name of:
(a) Burma    (b) Ceylon
(c) Cambodia    (d) None of these

5.    Morocco and Spain are separated by:
(a) Pyrenees Hills    (b) Strait of Gibraltar
(c) Alps    (d) River Rhine

6.    The Apex elected body in Israel is called:
(a) Congress    (d) Knesset
(c) Parliament    (d) Shura

7.    Communist Revolution in Russia took place in the month of:
(a) June    (b) March
(c) October    (d) November

8.    Pulitzer is an American Award in the field of:
(a) Letters and Journalism    
(b) Scuba
(c) Sports    (d) Music

9.    The name of U.S Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan is
(a) Richard Holbrooke    (b) Leon Panetta
(c) Marc Grossman    (d) Robert Gates

10.    De facto means: (a) Actual as a fact    (b) Legal   
(c) Defective    (d) Deficient

11.    Carte Blanche means:
(a) Wheel in the motion
(b) A blank thing    (c) Going by the rules
(d) Full discretionary powers

12.    Corrigendum means:
(a) Things to be corrected
(b) Agenda of the meeting
(c) Study of some gender
(d) Correspondence

13.    Faux Pas means
(a) A line person    (b) Luck
(c) False and incorrect step
(d) Wisdom

14.    Fifth column refers to
(a) Long writing    (b) Loyalty
(c) Treachery    (d) Hogo pillar

15.    Pediatrics refers to:
(a) Care of pregnant women
(b) Care of old people
(c) Care of bones and pink
(d) Care of children

16.    Pythagoras, geometrician belonged to:
(a) Mesopetrrie    (b) Greece
(c) Syria    (d) Italy

17.    Asian Drama was written by:
(a) Joseph Conrad    (b) Gunner Myrdal
(c) Thomas Pain    (d) Jawahar Lal Nehru

18.    Tolstoy was the author of famous novel
(a) Idiot    (b) Dark Continent
(c) For whom the Bell Tolls
(d) War and Peace

19.    Which of the following ranks in the air force is higher'
(a) Squadron Leader    (b) Air Commdore
(c) Wing Commander    (d) Group Captain

20.    The Headquarter of WTO is at:
(a) Rome    (b) Geneva
(c) London    (d) New York

21.    International Court of Justice sits at:
(a) Brussels    (b) Geneva
(c) London    (d) Paris

22.    Heat received by earth from the sun is known as
(a) Insulation    (b) Solar heat
(c) Solar radiation    (d) Thermal radiation

23.    The cheapest source of electricity generation is:
(a) Nuclear    (b) Hydel
(c) Solar    (d) Thermal

24.    Largest political agency in Pakistan tribal area in terms of area is:
(a) Mohamand     (b) South Waziristan
(c) North Waziristan     (d) Kurram

25.    Lowari Pass connects:
(a) Dir with Chitral   
(b) Kalam with Gilgit
(c) Goram Chashma with Nooristan
(d) Kaghan Valley with Chilas

26.    From Karachi farthest point on the coastal highway is:
(a) Pasni    (b) Gwadar
© Ormara    (d) Jiwani

27.    Circumference of earth is around:
(a) 217000 km    (b) 70000 km
(c) 40000 km    (d) 50000 km

28.    The deepest point in Pacific Ocean is:
(a) Mariana Trench    (b) Tonga Trench
(c) Porto Rico Trench    (d) Jave Trench

29.    Mount Kilimanjaro is situated in:
(a) Kenya    (b) Uganda
(c) Tanzania    (d) South Africa

30.    Suez Canal links the following seas
(a) Red Sea with Mediterranean Sea
(b) Mediterranean Sea with Adriatic Sea
(c) Black Sea and Aegean Sea
(d) Persian Gulf with Arabian Sea

31.    Khojak Pass is located between
(a) Quetta and D.I. Khan
(b) Quetta and Chaman
(c) Jamrud Landikotal    (d) Sibbi and Machh

32.    Nearest part of atmosphere to earth is called
(a) Troposphere    (b) Ionosphere
(c) Mesosphere    (d) Stratosphere

33.    Colosseum, an amphitheatre, was built:
(a) Nepalese    (b) Rome
(c) Milan    (d) Athens

34.    Special theory of relativity was proposed by:
(a) Galilee    (b) Robert Hook
(c) Isaac Newton    (d) Albert Einstein

35.    Isaac Newton gave:
(a) Law of Geometry    (b) None of these
(c) Law of Planetary Motion
(d) Laws of Motion and Laws of Gravitation

36.    “Composition of Alchemy" is written by:
(a) Jabir Ibn Hayyan    (b) Ibn Al-Haitham
(c) Ibn Rushd    (d) Nasir Al-Din

37.    The book 'Al Qanun Fi Tib' is written by:
(a) Al Baltani    (b) Ibn Rushd
(c) Al Biruni    (d) Abu Ali Sina

38.    Chile has a longest shore along:
(a) Atlantic Sea    (b) Black Sea
(c) Pacific Sea    (d) Mediterranean Sea

39.    Growth Domestic Product in Pakistan is growing at the rate of:
(a) 2.4%    (b) 3.7%    (c) 5.5%    (d) 7%

40.    Agriculture, the key sector in the Pakistan economy accounts for
(a) 45% of G.D.P.    (b) 51% of G.D.P.
(c) 21% of G.D.P.    (d) 28% of G.D.P.

41.    The earth is more closer to Sun in:
(a) January    (b) June
(c) July    (d) September

42.    Time required for a computer to locate and transfer data is called:
(a) Basic Time    (b) Starting time
(c) Access Time     (d) Analogue Time

43.    A device which encodes character by mere depression of keys is known as
(a) Keyboard    (b) Mouse
(c) Hard Drive    (d) Printer

44.    Mixture of two metals is called:
(a) Mouse    (b) Dispersion
(c) Alloy    (d) Hard Drive

45.    The area inside a computer frame and auxiliary storage where data and instructions are stored is called:
(a) Memory    (b) Recorder
(c) Hopper Interpreter    (d) Hard Drive

46.    An extremely small piece of silicon on which integrated circuits are implicated is called:
(a) Feed    (b) Hollerith Code
(c) Chip    (d) Card Reader

47.    The time, taken by light to reach earth from the Sun is:
(a) 10 minutes 20 seconds
(b) 12 minutes 30 seconds
(c) 4 minutes 30 seconds
(d) 8 minutes 15 seconds

48.    The shape of our milky way galaxy is:   
(a) Elliptic    (b) Rectangular
(c) Irregular    (d) Spiral

49.    The coldest planet of Solar System is
(a)    Pluto    (b)    Saturn
(c)    Mars    (d)    Jupiter

50.    BIMAN is the airline of
(a) Cambodia    (b) Afghanistan
(c) Bangladesh    (d) Sri Lanka

51.    38th Parallel line is a boundary that lies between
(a) Myanmar and Thailand
(b) Thailand and Malaysia
(c) South and North Korea
(d) India  and China

52.    Oxygen by volume has presence in the atmosphere of about
(a) 16%    (b) 21%    (c) 31%    (d) 46%

53.    The brightest planet in the solar system is
(a) Venus    (b) Saturn
(c) Neptune    (d) Mars

54.    The planet with shortest day time is
(a) Earth    (b) Jupiter
(c) Venus    (d) Pluto

55.    Insulin in human body is produced in
(a) Pancreas    (b) None of these
(c) Liver    (d) Kidney

56.    Dynamite was discovered by:
(a) Daimler    (b) Alfred Nobel
(c) Freud    (d) Mosley

57.    How far is Dead Sea below Mediterranean
(a) 200 meters    (b) 300 meters
(c) 400 meters    (d) 500 meters

58.    Laws of Heredity were discovered by:
(a) Darwin    (b) Benjamin Franklin
(c) Mendel    (d) None of these

59.    Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Professor Abdus Salam in the year:
(a) 1968    (b) 1976    (c) 1979    (d) 1982

60.    The longest river is located in:
(a) Asia    (b) Latin America
(c) Africa    (d) North America

61.    The highest mountain peak, Mount Everest, has been named after Col George Everest who was
(a) Commandant of 1st Mountain Infantry Unit
(b) Surveyor General of India
(c) A Commander of Goslcha Brigade
(d) A Political Agent in NWFP

62.    Christopher Columbus who discovered America was
(a) Spanish    (b) Italian
(c) French    (d) Dutch

63.    The annual average flow of water in Indus River System is
(a) 140 MAF    (b) 111 MAF
(c) 100 MAF    (d) 99 MAF

64.    The single biggest hydel power generating site is situated in
(a) Brazil    (b) United Slates
(c) Indian    (d) China

65.    The US congress and Senate raised the debt limited of US Government by
(a) $5000 billion    (b) $1000 billion
(c) $1500 billion    (d) $2000 billion

66.    IMF and World Bank were created through
(a) Treaty of Versailles
(b) Bretton Woods Agreement
(c) Yaita Conference    (d) New Deal

67.    Moorish Kingdom of Granada (Spain) surrendered to Christians in the year:
(a) 1455    (b) 1492    (c) 1528    (d) 1557

68.    The President of Yugoslavia/Serbia who was indicated and tried by War Criminal Tribunal was:
(a) Franjo Tudrnan    (b) Radeoslav Bradjnin
(c) Slobodan Miloševic    (d) Ralko Melefic

69.    Who was not the member of the1st Cabinet of Pakistan?
(a) Jogindar Nath Mandal
(b) Malik Ghulam Muhammad
(c) Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar
(d) Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy

70.    President of Syria Bashar Al Asad is by faith a:
(a) Alavi    (b) Shia
(c) Druze    (d) Sunni

71.    US President Barack Hussain Obama's father was
(a) Nigerian    (b) Egyptian
(c) Kenyan    (d) Indonesian

72.    Blind Dolphins are found m
(a) Nile River    (b) Yangtze River
(c) Ganges River    (d) None of these

73.    The Captain of Pakistan Cricket team which defeated England in the Oval in 1954
(a) Abdul Hafeez Kardar
(b)  Khan Muhammad
(c) Fazal Mehmood    (d) Hanif Muhammad

74.    The 1st Olympic Gold Medal for Pakistan was in the Summer Olympic Games of:
(a) 1955    (b) 1960    (c) 1965    (d) 1970

75.    When Ayub Khan took over power in 1958, the Prime Minister of Pakistan was:
(a) Malik Feroz Khan Noon   
(b) Muhammad Ali Bogra
(c) Hussain Shaheed Suharwardy
(d) None of these

76.    The first International flight indentation by PIA was on
(a) 7th June 1954     (b) 1st Feb1955
(c) 17th June 1961    (d) 25th May 1951

77.    The present Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission is
(a) Dr Ishrat Hussain    (b) Dr Shahid Amjad
(c) Nadeem ul Haq    (d) Dr Akram Sheikh

78.    The present Secretary General of UN is from,
(a) Dr Ishrat Hussain    (b) Dr Shahid Amjad
(c) Australia     (d) South Korea

79.    The cash balance of the company is more than the cash balance of  US:
(a) Microsoft    (b) Apple
(c) Bethel    (d) DunPont

80.    After the conquest of Punjab, British constituted a three member Board of Administration for governing the Punjab. Indicate who was not the member among the following:
(a) Charles Mansel    (b) Bobert Montgomery
(c) John Lawrence    (d) Henry Lawrence

81.    The father of Modern Science fiction is:
(a) Aid Hurled    (b) Maupassant
(c) Bernard Russell    (d) H. G. Wells

82.    The office of District Magistrate was abolished through
(a) Police Order 2002
(b) Amendment in Code of Criminal Procedure
(c) Local Government Ordinance 2001
(d) 17th Amendment in the Constitution

83.    Indian Railway started operation
(a) 1813    (b) 1847
(c) 1853    (d) 1863

84.    First International Olympic Games were held in Greece in 1896 in the month of
(a) March    (b) April
(c) May    (d) June

85.    One who won grand Salam in tennis twice is
(a) Roy Emerson    (b) Leo Hod
(c) Rod Laver    (d) Jimmy Conners

86.    Hanging gardens of Babylon were located in the modern day
(a) Lebanon    (b) Iraq
(c) Syria    (d) Jordon
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