FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2008

 

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U Select the best option and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet:

  1. Transparency International is based in:

(a) New York                    (b) London                         (c) Berlin                           (d) None of these

  1. The largest source of electricity generation in Pakistan comes through:

(a) Thermal                       (b) Hyde!                            (c) Coal                               (d) None of these

  1. Pakistan’s largest export partner is:

(a) Saudi Arabia               (b) America                       (c) Japan                             (d) None of these

  1. India is constructing Kishanganga Dam in:

(a) Jammu                         (b) Srinagar                         (c) Baramula                      (d) None of these

  1. WAFA is the news agency of:

(a) Syria                              (b) Jordan                           (c) Egypt                             (d) None of these

Note: It is of Palestine.

  1. Former US Vice-President Al Gore has won Nobel Peace Prize 2007 for his campaign against:

(a) Child Labour                                                            (b) Human Rights Violations

(c) Global Warming                                                     (d) None of these

  1. May 3, each year is Internationally observed as:

(a) World Environment Day                                       (b) Human Rights Day

(c) Press Freedom Day                                                 (d) None of these

  1. The world’s largest producer of Uranium is:

(a) Australia                      (b) Canada                          (c) South Africa                (d) None of these

Note: It is Kazakhstan.

  1. The district of the country having lowest population density is:

(a) Khuzdar                        (b) Kalat                             (c) Kharan                          (d) None of these

  1. Qantas is an airline of: (a) USA (b) Australia                            (c) Singapore           (d) None of these
  2. The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was:

(a) Anwar Sadaat of Egypt                                         (b) Yasser Arafat of Palestine

(c) Abdus Salam of Pakistan                                        (d) None of these

  1. Darfur conflict is in: (a) Somalia (b) Sudan                                        (c) Liberia           (d) None of these

 

  1. Parachinar is the main town of:

(a) Kurram Agency (b) North Waziristan (c) South Waziristan (d) None of these

  1. One US barrel oil is equal to:

(a) 20 litres                        (b) 30 litres                        (c) 50 litres                        (d) None of these

Note: The correct answer is 119 litres.

  1. Ringgit is the currency unit of:

(a) Singapore                     (b) Philippines                  (c) Malaysia                     (d) None of these

  1. Chenkyab Dorji was the Secretary General of:

(a) Non-Aligned Movement                                        (b) SAARC

(c) Group of 77                                                                (d) None of these

  1. The first President of America who made an official visit to Pakistan was:

(a) Richard Nixon                                                            (b) Dwight D. Eisenhower

(c) Lyndon B Johnson                                                   (d) None of these

  1. The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium’ meets every year in:

(a) London                         (b) New York                    (c) Paris                             (d) None of these

  1. General Michael Hayden is the:

(a) President of Chile

(1)) Defence Secretary of United States

  • Commander NATO’s force in Afghanistan
  • US Air Force General
  1. Which of the following International Organizations has no formal structure and secretariat?

(a) Greenpeace                  (b) D-8                                 (c) Q.                                                                      (d) None of these