PPSC Tehsildar & Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies

PPSC Competitive  Examination 2003 Paper General Knowledge for Tehsildar and Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies.

1). Which term denotes “Palestine uprising”?


(B). PLO

(C). Intkada

(D) Hawaii

2). What is called the member of the largest ethnic group in Cambodia?

(A). Combodian

(B). Khmer

(C). Bantu

(D). Rouge

3). Name the first tourist in space?

(A). Dennis Hill

(B). Dennis John

(C). Dennis Polk

(D). Dennis Tito

4). Which tree is known as Crying Tree?

(A). Rubber

(B). Pine

(C). Mango Tree

(D). Coconut

5). Baghalchur area of Dera Ghazi Khan is famous for:

(A). Salt

(B). Uranium

(C). Heavy Water

(D). Sodium

6). Term the upsurge in racial and political intolerance in Western Europe of the early 1990s?

(A). European Nazis

(B). Neo-Nazism

(C). Fascism

(D). Modern Nazis

7). Alfred Bernhard Nobel started Nobel Prize. To which country did he belong?

(A). Germany

(B). Sweden

(C). Netherland

(D). USA

8). When did first women compete in Olympic Games?

 (A) 1920

(B) 1912

(C) 1922

 (D) 1935

9). What was Pan-Islam, originated in 1880 in Ottoman Empire?

(A) Movement for uniting the Islamic Nations

(B) Movement for uniting the Arabic Nations

(C) Movement for uniting the Islamic Asian nations

(D) Movement for re-establishing Caliphate

10) . Paper was invented in about 3500 BC. Who invented the paper first?

(A) Egyptian

(B) Chinese

(C) Romans

 (D) Greeks

11). What those laws are called that God gave to Moses (Musa)?

(A) Ten Commandments

(B) Commandments

(C), Sacred Commandment

(D) Ten Sacred Commandment

12). Titanic struck an iceberg and sank during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City, USSA in the North Atlantic. Mention the date?

(A) 14 April 1910

(B) 14 April 1912

(C) 14 April 1911

 (D) 14 April 1913

13). What is Tour de France?

(A) French road race for professional cars

(B). French road race for professional motorcyclists

(C) French road race for professional cyclists

(D) French road race for professional bus drivers

14). Series of scandals in America 1972 involving President Administration is called:

(A) Watergate Scandal

(B)Nixon Scandal

(C) Serial Scandal

(D) None of these

15). Where the “Golden River” flows?

(A) Cairo, Egypt

(B). Calcutta, India

(C) Alaska, Canada

(D) None of these

16). Name the eminent leader of Pakistan movement who in. 1949 took over as the first governor of Punjab and later on became the president of Pakistan Muslim League:

(A) Abdur Rab Nishtar

(B). Khawaja Nazim-ud-Din

(C) I.I: Chundrigar

(D) Iftikhar Husain

17). Famous bridge Golden Gate is located in:

(A) San Francisco

(B). England

(C) Hawaii

(D). Russia

18). The earth’s rotation on its axis is from West to East. Mention the shortest day in the Northern Hemisphere?

(A) 22 December

(B). 22 January

(C) 22 February

(D). 22 March

19). Where the Red Square is located?

(A) Washington DC

(B) Beijing

(C) New York

(D). Moscow

20). Christopher Columbus discovered Americas. To which country did belong?

(A) Italy

(B) Spain

(C) Britain

(D) Portugal

21). Which countries share the water of Caspian Sea?

(A) Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan

(B) Iran, India, Pakistan

(C) Russia, USA, India

(D) Pakistan. Afghanistan, Azerbaijan

  1. Which of the following is known as “The Bible of English Constitution”?

(А) Magna Carta

(B) British Constitution

(C) US Constitution

(D) None of them

23). When was the second Islamic Summit conference held in Lahore, while the first was held in 1969 at Rabaat?

(A) 1972

(B). 1971

(C) 1974

(D) 1973

24). What the female astronomer Caroline Lucretia Herschel discovered?

(A) New World

(B) six comets

(C) Мoons

(D) none of these

25). The lens at the end of the compound microscope is called objective. What was first seen by compound microscope?

(A) Protozoa

(В) Proton

(C) Bacteria

 (D) Neutron

26). Name the king whose revenue minister was Todar Mal?

(A) Akbar

(B) Babur

(C) Shah Jehan

(D) Bahadur Shah Zafar

27). The study, theory, and practice of prison management and criminal rehabilitation is called:

(A) Criminology

(B) Crime management

(C) Criminal sciences

(D). Penology

28). What is the length of India China border?

(A) 3,380 km

(B) 4,380 km

(C) 2,380 km

(D) 5,380 km


29). Cyprus gained independence from Britain in 1960. When was it divided into two parts Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Greek Cyprus?

(A) 1970

(C) 1960

(B) 1965

(D) 1974

30). Taxidermy is the art of stuffing of birds and animals and Philately is:

(A) Hobby of stamp collecting

(B) Form of Abstract art

(c) Zeal of travelling

(D) None of these

31). Who became the first black president of South Africa, his party was banned in 1961 and he was given life imprisonment?

(A) Nelson Mandela

(B) Robert Mogabe

(C) Eddi Amin

(D) Martin Luther King

32). ‘Amal’ is radical Lebanese Shi’ite military force. Who established it in 1970s?

(A) Abu Musa

(B) Hassan Bana

(C) Abu Sadr

(D) Musa Sadr

33). Term the belief that women subordination to men should be end?

(A) Apartheid

(B) Feminism

(C) Segregation

 (D) None of these

34). Mention the nickname of atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945?

(A) Little Boy

(B) Daisy cutter

(C) Big Giant

(D) Sharp boy

35). “Balfour Declaration” helped to form the basis for the foundation of Israel in 1948. This letter was prepared in March 1917. When was it issued?

(A) 2 November 1917

(B) 2 November 1918

(C) 2 December 1917

(D) 2 November 1919

36). Who founded Buddhism in India?

(A) Cyrus

(B) Gautama Buddha

(C) Ashoka

(D) Alexander the Great

37). What is bootlegging?

(A) form of smuggling

(B) form of drug

(C) form of Indian religion

(D). none of these

38). What is cartography?

(A) Art of drawing sketches

(B) Art of making maps and charts

(C) Art of making pots

(D) Art of making charts

39). When did Challenger’s, one of 4 space shuttle programme of NASA, two astronauts become the first human beings to fly freely in space?

(A) June 3, 1985

(B) January 28 1986

(C) January 28, 1985

(D) January 20,1987

40). Which religion Chinese people practice?

(A) Confucianism

(B) Hinduism

(C) Socialism

(D) Narvon

41). Term the use of military expeditions Western Europe from 11th to 14″ against Muslim?

(A) Holy War

(B) Crusades

(C) Holy Attacks

 (D) Holy expeditions

42). The word dinosaur means ‘terrible’ Lizard. The heaviest dinosaur was of 51 tons and 24 m from head to tail. Name it?

(A) Brachiosaurus

(B) Dionoline

(C) Dra Vosuraus

 (D) None of these

43). Greenwich Mean Time was established in:

(A) 1864

(B) 1880

(С) 1884

(D) 1892

44). What is called agricultural trend that has greatly increased crop production in Pakistan, India, and Turkey?

(A) Agra Revolution

(B) Green Revolution

(C) Agro Revolution

(D) Asian Revolution

45). What is called the killing of nearly six million Jews by Nazis in Second World War?

(A) Mass killing

(B). Ethnic cleansing

(C) Jews cleansing

 (D) Holocaust

46). Name the youngest elected president of USA:

(A) Henry Truman

(B) John F. Kennedy

(C) Andrew Jackson

(D) None of these

47). Homer was the greatest poet of the language namely:

(A) Greek

(B) Latin

(C) English

(D) Spanish

48). Research and study that are closely related to history are called:

(A) Histology

(B) Sociology

(C) Archaeology

(D) None of these

49). The first long distance telephone line was installed in 1884:

(A) California and Maryland

(B) Boston and New York

(C) Texas and Virginia

(D) None of the above

50). The wireless telegraphy was pioneered in 1894 by:

(A) William Thomas

(B) Rose Whittle

(C) Guglielmo Marconi

(D) Charles Thomas

51). In which language the Holy Qur’an was first translated?

(A) Arabic

(В) Persian

(C) Latin

 (D) None of them

52). “Shadow Cabinet” is:

(A). A specialized group of critics formed by the opposition party in the parliament

(B) Some ministers very close to the Prime Minister

(C) Cabinet announced by the majority party in government in the parliament before forming government

(D) None of the above

53). USA consists on how many states?

(А) 52

(В) 55

(C) 50

(D) 49

54). Which is the largest state (Population Wise) of India?

(A) Keralla

(B) Uttar Perdesh

 (C) Madhia Pardesh

 (D) None of these

55). Name the economist whose theory of population describes that population increases faster than the means of support?

(A) Thomas Robert Malthus

(B) Adam Smith

(C) Keynes

(D) None of them

56). which country suffered the maximum in World War II?

(A) UK

(B) Germany

(C) Japan

(D) Russia

57). ‘Naxalites’ movement is in:

(A) India

(B) Nepal

(C) Sri Lanka

(D) Bangladesh

58). Which of the following states share the water of “Aral Sea”?

(A) Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

(B) Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

(C) Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan

(D) Iran and Turkmenistan

59). “Fire Temple” is the place of worship for:

(A) Jew

(B) Buddhist

(C) Parsi

(D) Shinto

60). Which of the following American Presidents has remained in office for more than 12 years?

(A) Lincoln

(B) Franklin D. Roosevelt

(C) Theodore Roosevelt

(D) Eisenhower

61). Which of the following terms may be used for a court case that is under consideration?

(A) Res Judicata

(B) Franklin D. Roosevelt

(C) Sine die

(D) Eisenhower

62). The first Nobel prizes were awarded on:

(A) 10 December. 1904

(B) 10 December 1903

(C) 10 December 1901

(D) 10 December 1902

63). Where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896?

(A) Athens

(B) Rome

(C) Paris

(D). Italy

64). Who was the President of USA during World War 1?

(A) Woodrow Wilson

(B) George Truman

(C) Abraham Lincoln

(D) None of these

65). New Zealand was the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote, in 1893, but women did not get the right to run for the New Zealand legislature until:

(A) 1930

(В) 1920

(C) 1947

 (D) 1919

66). East Timor was the colony of Portugal before Indonesia’s occupation. When Indonesia captured it?

(A) 1920

(B) 1975

(C) 1940

(D) 1890

67). When Taiwan separated from China?

(A) 1949

(В) 1951

(C) 1961

(D) 1970

68). On Minicoy Island which pair of countries have dispute?

(A) India and Maldives

(B) India and Nepal

(C) Nepal and Sri Lanka

(D) Sri Lanka & Bangladesh

69). In which battle English won and later captured Lahore?

(A) Battle of Sobraon

(B) War of Intendancy

(C) Battle of Punjab

(D) Battle of Lahore

70). Chachnama was originally written in:

(A) Persian

(B) Arabic

(C) Turkish

 (D) Sindhi

71). The Muslim leader who advised the Muslims not to participate in the meetings of all India National Congress was:

(A) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad

(B) Maulana Muhammad Ali

(C) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

(D) Allama Muhammad Iqbal

72). Canada’s Mr. Arnold Smith was the first secretary general of:

(A) Commonwealth

 (B) UNO


(D) Asia Watch

73). What are “Negroid”, “Mongoloid”, “Aryan”, and the “Caucasian”?

(A) Ancient nations

(B) Leading human races

(c) Wars of 18th century

(D) Seaports

74). Which of the following animals can hear ultrasonic sound?

(A) Lion

(B) Monkey

(C) Bat

 (D) Leopard

75). The acid rain destroys vegetation because it contains:

(A) Sulphuric acid

(B) Ozone

(C) Carbon monoxide

(D) Nitric acid

76). The Bolshevik Revolution is associated with:

(A) France

(B) Germany

(C) Russia

(D) England

77). Who is the founder of Wikipedia?

(A) Jimmy Wales

(B) Rowne Descartes

(C) Bill Gates

(D) None of the above

 (B) Germany

(D) England

78). A mobile phone sends and receives messages through:-

(A) Sound waves

(B) Micro waves

(C) UV waves

 (D) Radio waves

79). Which gas is used in decoration lighting?

(А) Oxygen

(B) Hydrogen

(C) Nitrogen

(D) Neon

80). The first wide area network fibre optic cable was installed in 1978 in:

(A) East Sussex (UK)

(B) California (USA)

(C) Maryland (USA)

(D) Paris (France)

81). With which the filament of an electric bulb is made?

(A) Tungsten

(B). Titanium

(C) Iron

(D) None of these

82). The Statue of Liberty was a gift to the American people from which country?

(A) France

(B) Greece

(C) Great Britain

(D) Switzerland

83). The faction Ulster Unionists wants to retain British rule in:

(A) Eastern Ireland

(B). Western Ireland

(C) Northern Ireland

(D) Falkland

84). The Monroe Doctrine was intended to:

(A) Safeguard peace in Europe

(B) Enforce freedom of navigation on the High Seas

(C) Safeguard American interests

(D) None of these

85). In which year Suez Canal was nationalized?

(A) 1956

(B). 1958

(C) 1869

(D) 1954

86). One Horse Power is equal to:

(A) 846 W

(B) 746 W

(C) 766 W

(D) 756 W

87). Who gave existence”?

(A) Nikita Khrushchev

(B) Leonid Brezhnev

(C) Molotov

(D) None of these

88). Who introduced the principle of the Doctrine of Lapse?

(A) Clive

(B) Cornwallis

(C) Hastings

(D) Dalhousie

89). Who is called the “Man of Iron and Blood”?

A) Prince Bismarck

(B) US President Ford

(C) Lenin

(D) Karl Mark

90). The only US President who elected president of US for four times?

(A) George Washington

(B) James Monroe

(C) Andrew Johnson

(D) Franklin D. Roosevelt

91). With which war is the name of Florence Nightingale associated?

(A) World War I

(B) World War II

(C) Crimean War

(D) Battle of Leipzig

92). UAN stands for:

(A) Urgent Access Number

(B) Universal Access Number

(C) Universal Actual Number

(D) None of these

93). Which is the most populous state in the USA?

(A) Washington

(B) Alaska

(C) California

(D) Florida

94). Which is the largest area wise state in’ the USA?

 (A) Washington

(B) Alaska

(C) California

 (D) Florida

95). Democracy Wall is located in:


(B) UK

 (C) Јаpan

(D) China

96). Archaeologists in Israel have discovered 20000 years old village under the mud of:-

(A) Dead Sea

(B) Red Sea

(C) Bering Sea

(D) Galilee Sea

97). Blind Dolphins are found in which river of Pakistan?

(A) Sutlej

(B) Chenab

(C) Hub

(D) Sindh

98). President of USA during the Gulf War?

(A) George H. W. Bush

(B) Jimmy Carter

(C) Grover Clever

(D) Bill Clinton

99). During the Second World War, which of these islands was awarded George Cross?

(А) Суprus

(В) Mata

 (C) Jersey

(D) Hawaii

100).Which of these imaginary lines is mainly vertical?

(A) Equator

(B) International Date Line

(C) Tropic of Capricorn

(D) Tropic of Cancer

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