SPSC General Knowledge Past Paper

SPSC PCS Past Papers

Q.(A) “DEMOCRACY” is the greatest revenge. Who is the proponent of this doctrine? Write a paragraph of at least 75 words and comment on this doctrine.

Q.(B) Future wars in the world will be fought on ‘WATER’. Discuss this serious issue with reference to Water apportionment between Pakistan and India.

01 Tower of silence is:
(A) Cemetery in London built in the memory of dead of IInd World War.
(B) Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C. U.S.A.
(C) Place where dead remains of followers of Zoroastrian are placed after funeral rituals.
(D) Another name of Eiffel Tower.

02 Who was Bismarck.
(A) German Navy Destroyer. (B) German Politician and statesman.
(C) Orator (D) German Novelist

03 Hieroglyphics is the script of:
(A) Indus Civiliztion. (B) Gandhara Civilization. (C) Nile Civilization. (D) Roman Civilization.

04 Davis Cup is associated with:
(A) French Open Tennis. (B) U.S. Open Tennis
(C) Wimbledon Tennis Championship. (D) UAE Open Tennis.

05 The third battle of Panipat was fought between:
(A) Marathas and Britishers. (B) Marathas and Rajputs.
(C) Marathas and Afghans. (D) None of these

06 The first AUDIO tape recorder was invented by:
(A) Charles P. Ginsburg (B) Peter Schultz (C) Marvin CAMRAS (D) Leo Szilard

07 General Sherman is:
(A) A retired French Army General.
(B) One who commanded Allies Forces in IInd World War.
(C) Is a living old tree in California State of U.S. (D) Inventor of Leaser Gun

08 The Roman abbreviation MMCDLXXII stands for:
(A) 5622 (B) 10802 (C) 9092 (D) 2472

09 The smallest sea of the world is:
(A) Red sea (B) Baltic sea (C) North sea (D) Bering sea

10 After persistent decay, radium would be finally changed into:
(A) Steel (B) Brass (C) Lead (D) Hydrogen

11 World’s largest delta is in:
(A) India (B) Sri Lanka (C) Japan (D) Bangladesh

12 Panama canal links:
(A) Mediterranean Sea with Red Sea (B) Atlantic Ocean with Pacific Ocean
(C) Mediterranean Sea with Baltic Sea (D) Mediterranean Sea with Black Sea

13 In violation of Indus Basin Treaty 1960, India has constructed Wullar Barrage on River:
(A) Indus (B) Jhelum (C) Chenab (D) Sutlej

14 Grand Canyon National Park in U.S.A, is located in the State of:
(A) Texas (B) Colorado (C) Arizona (D) Wyoming

15 Marseilles is the seaport of:
(A) Germany (B) France (C) Italy (D) Spain

16 Which process includes all of the other processes listed?
(A) Absorption (B) Assimilation (C) Secretion (D) Metabolism

17 Robindranath Tagore was:
(A) A Bengali musician (B) A Bengali politician
(C) A Bengali novelist (D) A Bengali philosopher

18 Who wrote ‘Muslim Sufferings under Congress Rule’:
(A) Maulvi Fazlul Haq (B) Sir Agha Khan
(C) Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar (D) Khan Liaqat Ali Khan

19 Bibi Khadijat-ul-Kubra is buried at:
(A) Jannat-ul-Baqee (B) Madina (C) Mecca (D) Uu’hud

20 Sindh Sagar is between the rivers of:
(A) Indus and Jhelum (B) Indus and Chenab
(C) Sutlej and Ravi (D) Ravi and Chenab

21 Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by:
(A) Shrilal Patel (B) Nathuram Godsey
(C) Shankar-dev Rathore (D) Sobhraj Ferdinand

22 Nanga Parbat is commonly known as:
(A) Killer mountain (B) Diameer (C) Sakardu (D) Koh-Sufaid

23 Ayat-ul-kursi is included in:
(A) Surah Al-Baqrah (B) Surah Younas (C) Surah Namal (D) Surah Maeda

24 Who invented C.D. (Compact Disc).
(A) David Nobel with IBM (B) Bob Meltcofe
(C) James T. Russell (D) Renold Johnson with IBM

25 The full name of Mahatma Gandhi was:
(A) Kundan Lal Gandhi (B) Thakkurdas Gandhi
(C) Moti Lal Gandhi (D) Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi

26 Eugencis refers to:
(A) Crop improvement (B) Biological control of diseases in human
(C) Improvement of human race (D) Heredity

27 Highest peak in Sindh Province is roughly:
(A) 3900 feet (B) 7010 feet (C) 5500 feet (D) 7900 feet

28 The present President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai belong to:
(A) Uzbek tribe (B) Pashtun tribe (C) Hazara tribe (D) Tajik tribe

29 Rani Kot in Jamshoro district is most easily approachable from:
(A) Sehwan (B) Thano Bula Khan (C) Sann (D) Jhangara

30 The famous fort of Hyderabad was constructed by:
(A) Mir Ali Murad Khan (B) Sarfraz Kalhoro
(C) Ghulam Shah Kalhoro (D) Mir Karam Ali Khan

31 Which is the Rukn-e-Azam of Hajj:
(A) Waqoof-e-Arfah (B) Ihram (C) Twaf (D) Sayee

32 Bio-diesel is prepared:
(A) From oul refinery (B) From oilcake
(C) From rapeseed (D) From Jet-rofa plant

33 Which of the following is not the source of Alternate Energy.
(A) Solar Energy (B) Thermal Energy (C) Bio-Gas Energy (D) Nuclear Energy

34 Digital Camera was invented by:
(A) Nikon Camera Inc (B) Steven Sasson
(C) Eastman Kodak (D) Yahica Camera Inc

35 Jet fuel used in a jet engine is:
(A) Diesel oil (B) Benzene (C) Liquid paraffin (D) Kerosene

36 Magnot line:
(A) Border between Germany and Switzerland during Nazi Germany
(B) Defense barrier between France and Germany during IInd World War.
(C) Line dividing Austria and Germany.. (D) Straight line which divides tangent

37 Videotape used in camcorders to record audio and video signal employee:
(A) Fine grains of copper (B) Fine grains of Aluminum
(C) Fine grains of Silver (D) Fine grains of Iron oxide.

38 Mai Bhagi, a famous Sindhi folk singer, was resident of village:
(A) Islamkot (B) Bhalwa (C) Mithi (D) Vijoto

39 Muhammad Ali Jinnah was the architect of:
(A) Lucknow Pact (B) Simla Deputation
(C) Nagpur Session (D) Simon Commission.

40 Which creek is located in Thatta district:
(A) Gizri creek (B) Gharo creek (C) Sir creek (D) Sonmiani creek

41 The real brother of Hazrat Yousuf A.S. was:
(A) Younis (B) Bin-Yamin (C) Ebeel (D) Shees

42 The pilgrims throw pebbles at Satans. What is the name of this act:
(A) Rami (B) Sayee (C) Ziarat (D) Tawaf

43 Under 1973 constitution, if no political party commands majority in the Provincial Assembly, then the Governor:
(A) Orders re-election (B) Dissolves Provincial Assembly
(C) Imposes Governor Rule (D) Refers to the President

44 The founder of Fatmid dynasty was:
(A) Al-Mansur (B) Al-Zahir (C) Ubaidullah (D) Al-Mahdi

45 After Hijrat from Mecca to Madina, the Holy Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) camel kneeled at the door of:
(A) Hazrat Amaar Yasir (B) Hazrat Aybu Ansari
(C) Hazrat Jabbar Ansari (D) Hazrat Jaffar

46 Small liquid drops assume spherical shape because:
(A) Of adhesion (B) Of the gravitational force (C) Of the pressure from all sides (D) The liquid tends to have minimum surface area dure to surface tension

47 Which date of Zil-Hajj is called Yaum-e-Arfat:
(A) 9 Zil-Hajj (B) 7 Zil Hajj (C) 10 Zil Hajj (D) 11 Zil Hajj

48 The first Atomic bomb (fission bomb) was detonated at:
(A) Hiroshima city (B) Nagasaki city (C) Alamogordo city (D) Bikini Islands

49 the natural water recharge of Manchur lake is:
(A) From Danister canal (B) From Aral Canal
(C) From Khirthar mountains (D) Indus River

50 In Holy Quran Surah ‘Anqaboot’ refers to:
(A) Honey Bee (B) Spider (D) Hud_Hud bird (D) Fisth

51 Insulin drug was discovered by:
(A) Harold Edgerton (B) Louis Pasteur
(C) Evangelista Torricelli (D) Paul Langerhans

52 Taliban movement in Afghanistan emerged from:
(A) Kabul (B) Jalalabad (C) Kandhar (D) Mazar Sharif

53 Largest coal deposits have been discovered in which Taluka of Sindh Province:
(A) Nangarparkar (B) Diplo (C) Chachro (D) Mithi

54 The largest lake of Sindh Province is:
(A) Hamal lake (B) Keenjhar lake (C) Haleji lake (D) Manchur lake

55 The last Kalhoro ruler of Sindh was:
(A) Janni Baig (B) Ghulam Shah Kalhoro
(C) Mian Sarfaraz Khan (D) Mian Ali Wardi Khan

56 The Governor under the 1973 Constitution of Pakistan takes oath before:
(A) Chief Justice of the respective High Court
(B) Speaker of the Provincial Assembly (C) President (D) Chief Minister

57 Hazrat Zakarya was contemporary of:
(A) Hazrat Haroon A.S (B) Hazrat Issa A.S
(C) Hazrat Yaqoob A.S (D) Hazrat Musa A.S

58 Teethes is the name of:
(A) Lower denture (B) Sea during continental drift
(C) Japanese submarine (D) Constellation

59 Which Congress leader thought after Lahore Resolution that partition was unavoidable:
(A) Abdul Kalam Azad (B) Jawaharlal Nehru (C) Raj Gopal Acharia (D) Gandhi

60 The famous book ‘History of Saracens’ was written by:
(A) Gibbon (B) T. Elliot (C) Sayed Mohsin Ali (D) Justice Ameer Ali

61 Fuller’s Earth deposits in Pakistan are located in the District of:
(A) Chaghi (B) Makran (C) Dadu (D) Thatta

62 Before advent of Islam, the calendar year in Arabia was:
(A) Hijra (B) Aamul-Fheel (C) Anno Domini (D) Nau-roze

63 Beta rays are:
(A) Fast – moving electrons (B) Rays that cause bodily diseases in most seasons (C) Rays that cause head ailments (D) Rays that make photography possible

64 Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abitalib A.S. is buried at:
(A) Kufa (B) Baghdad (C) Najaf (D) Yazdan

65 The present Monarchy of United Kingdom belongs to the clan:
(A) Tudors (B) Hanover’s (C) Mountbatten’s (D) Anglo-Saxons

66 Kalhora rulers of Sindh were originally:
(A) Hashmi Sayeds (B) Umayyads (C) Abbasaiyeds (D) Fatimee

67 Nubian Monuments are located in:
(A) Saudi Arabia (B) Egypt (C) Syria (D) Iraq

68 The Pamphlet ‘Now or Never’ was written in 1933 by:
(A) Chaudhary Rehmat Ali (B) Sir Agha Khan
(C) Muhammad Ali Jinnah (D) Allama Iqball

69 The book entitled ‘Freedom’ at Midnight is written by:
(A) H.T. Lambrick (B) Eastwick (C) Larry Collins (D) Ch. Muhammad Ali

70 Leukemia is a type of cancer in which there is an abnormal increase in number of:
(A) Platelets (B) Bone cells (C) Red blood cells (D) White blood cells

71 Pakistan’s largest oul fields are located in District:
(A) Badin (B) Hyderabad (C) Tando Muhammad Khan (D) Attock

72 Sir Creek is important to Pakistan because:
(A) It is an access to drain L.B.O.D water to sea
(B) It separates Rajasthan from Sindh (C) It is territorial part of Pakistan
(D) It is environmentally important to prevent coastal wetlands from degradation

73 The first American Astronaut to go into space was:
(A) Allen Shepherd (B) Neil Armstrong (C) Walter Schiera (D) John Glenn

74 The scheme of partition of united India was sanctioned by Secretary of State of India:
(A) Lord Curzon (B) Lord Mountbatten
(C) John Brodrick (D) Lord Montague Chelmsford

75 Water flows of the river are diverted to Wuller Barrage through the construction of:
(A) Himachal Dam (B) Kishanganga Dam (C) Gangadal Dam (D) Bughlihar Dam

76 Which bird flew over the Island of Sheba (Saba) and noticed the Queen Balquis:
(A) Pigeon (B) Woodpecker (C) Indian Hopo (D) Dove

77 Old Testament is:
(A) Holy Bible (B) Holy book ‘Injeel’
(C) Holy book ‘Zabur’ (D) Part of Holy Bible relating to early messengers

78 Give the name of the place where the pilgrims go from Arafat:
(A) Mina (B) Safa (C) Muzdalfa (D) Makkah

79 Portland cement is manufactured from:
(A) Mica (B) Sandstone (C) Limestone (D) Silica

80 The name of Indus river-course in olden times was:
(A) Arorh (B) Hakro (C) Seendh (D) Mehran

81 Annual Census in Pakistan is carried out every:
(A) 10th year (B) 5th year (C) Alternate year (D) 6th year

82 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto became first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan on:
(A) December 2, 1988 (B) December 12, 1988
(C) November 8, 1988 (D) January 8, 1989

83 Khewara mines are famous for:
(A) Copper deposits (B) Uranium deposits
(C) Sodium Chloride deposits (D) Coal deposits

84 The D-Day operation during IInd World War was launched on the coast of:
(A) Dunkirk (B) Normandy (C) Gibraltar (D) Hamburg

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