FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2010

 

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

  1. Which of the following countries is the world’s largest emitter of Carbon dioxide in the
    atmosphere?

(a) China                            (b) America                        (c) Russia                           (d) India

  1. Who is Stanley McChrystal?
  • Commander of US forces in Afghanistan
  • Head of the US Central Command (CENTCOM)
  • NATO Commander in Afghanistan (d) None of these
  1. The headquarters of ‘Green Peace International’ is located at:

(a) Vancouver                   (b) Amsterdam                (c) London                         (d) Paris

  1. The oldest internet search engine among the following is:

(a) Google                          (b) MSN search                 (c) Yahoo                          (d) Ask.com

  1. The power generating capacity of Diamer-Bhasha Dam would be:

(a) 3450 MW                     (b) 3800 MW                    (c) 4500 MW                    (d) None of these

  1. ‘ANTARA’ is the news agency of:

(a) Indonesia                    (b) Malaysia                      (c) Turkey                          (d) None of these

  1. The largest opium producer province of Afghanistan is:

(a) Helmand                      (b) Nangarhar                    (c) Badakhshan                (d) None of these

  1. ‘Silk Air’ is an airline of:

(a) Sri Lanka                      (b) Switzerland                 (c) Singapore                    (d) China

  1. ‘Channel Tunnel’ is an undersea rail tunnel linking:

(a) England and Ireland                                                  (b) England and France

(c) France and Germany                                                 (d) None of these

  1. The ‘Strait of Malacca’ is the main shipping channel between the Indian Ocean and:

(a) North Pacific Ocean                                                  (b) South Pacific Ocean

(c) South Atlantic Ocean                                              (d) None of these

  1. The recently published book “Between Dreams and Realities” is written by:

(a) Shamshad Ahmad Khan                                         (b) Gohar Ayub

(c) Sahibzada Yaqoob All Khan                                  (d) None of these

  1. The largest Agency of FATA by population is:

(a) Bajaur Agency                                                           (b) North Waziristan

(c) South Waziristan                                                     (d) None of these

 

  1. Which of the following categories of Nobel Prize was established in 1968? (a) Medicine (b) Literature                       (c) Economics                     (d) None of these
  2. The total cultivable land of Pakistan is approximately:

(a) 80 million hectares                                                (b) 120 million hectares

(c) 150 million hectares                                                 (d) None of these

  1. Who is ‘Francois Fillon’?

(a) Prime Minister of Italy                                            (b) President of Germany

(c) Foreign Minister of France                                      (d) None of these

  1. The largest island in the Indian Ocean is: (a) Sri Lanka (b) Sumatra            (c) Madagascar                 (d) None of these
  2. 3 May is observed internationally as:

(a) Environment Day                                                    (b) Population Day

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

  1. 2016 summer Olympics will be held in: (a) Sydney (b) Madrid         (c) Chicago   (d) Rio de Janeiro
  2. `Kyat’ is the currency of: (a) Nepal (b) Myanmar                                (c) Bhutan            (d) None of these
  3. Environment Treaty ‘Kyoto Protocol’ will expire in: (a) 2012 (b) 2014            (c) 2015        (d) None of these