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General Knowledge Previous PPSC Paper for Post of Provincial Management Service, etc. (BS-17) Held in 2015

Finally here is the 4th and last port of this General Knowledge Previous PPSC Paper for Post of Provincial Management Service (BS-17). This is General knowledge Paper was based on multiple questions (MCQs). In this post you will get 25 MCQs for other 75 MCQs you need to check other 3 parts of this quiz.

Solved MCQs from this PPSC Previous Paper

76. Grassland plains located in Argentina are called:

(A) Prairies
(B) Downs
(C) Steppes
(D) Pampas

(D) Pampas

77. Strait of Gibraltar connects the Atlantic Ocean with the:

(A) Pacific Ocean
(B) Indian Ocean
(C) Mediterranean Sea
(D) None of these

(C) Mediterranean Sea

78. Taj Mahal is located on the bank of the river :

(A) Jamna (Yamuna)
(B) Ganges (Ganga)
(C) Nerbada
(D) Brahmaputra

(A) Jamna (Yamuna)

79. The capital of Kosovo is:

(A) Zagreb
(B) Pristina
(C) Sarajevo
(D) Bratislava

(B) Pristina

80. Usain Bolt holds the world record for 100 meters race. To which country does he belong to?

(A) Barbados
(B) Jamaica
(C) USA
(D) Kenya

(B) Jamaica

81. Detroit, USA is associated with _______________ Industry.

(A) Automobile
(B) Computer
(C) Toys
(D) Electronics

(A) Automobile

82. Faiz Ahmad Faiz was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1962. In which year did Abdul Sattar Edhi receive the Lenin Peace Prize?

(A) 1988
(B) 1990
(C) 1992
(D) 1995

(A) 1988

83. The world famous paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City were painted by:

(A) Sandro Botticelli
(B) Leonardo da Vinci
(C) Michelangelo
(D) Pietro Perugino

(C) Michelangelo

84. During the visit to Islamabad of Indian Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj, it was agreed to resume Composite Dialogue between India and Pakistan. In which year the two countries first agreed to have regular structured dialogue in the form of composite dialogue?

(A) 1996
(B) 1997
(C) 1998
(D) 2004

(B) 1997

85. Who said “Right is a reasonable claim recognized by the society and enforced by the state”

(A) Laski
(B) Bosanquet
(C) Green
(D) Marx

(B) Bosanquet

86. Who among the following argues that the fault lines of civilization are the breeding grounds of conflicts in the century?

(A) Francis Fukuyama
(B) Samuel Huntington
(C) Henry Kissinger
(D) Nelson Mandela

(B) Samuel Huntington

87. The “Zero Sum Game” as employed by the supporters of “game theory” assumes that:

(A) The loss of one party is the gain of the other party
(B) The loss of one party is the loss of the other party as well
(C) The gain of one party is the gain of the other party
(D) The gain or loss of one party has nothing to do with the gain or loss of the other party

(A) The loss of one party is the gain of the other party

88. Herbert Simon identified four basic motivations of subordinates to accept the will of superior. Which one of the following is not one of them?

(A) Rewards and Sanctions
(B) Social disapproval
(C) Legitimacy
(D) Subordinates confidence in superior’s ability

(B) Social disapproval

89. Maslow’s “Needs Hierarchy” theory relates to:

(A) Motivation
(B) Leadership
(C) Communication
(D) Upward mobility

(A) Motivation

90. Who said, “Man is by nature a political animal”?

(A) Winston Churchill
(B) Kari Marx
(C) Aristotle
(D) Francis Bacon

(C) Aristotle

91. During the British rule the only British King to visit India and hold his Darbar was:

(A) Edward VII
(B) George V
(C) James II
(D) Edward VI

(B) George V

92. Ramsar Convention provides a framework for national action and international cooperation for conservation a wise use of wetlands. The Convention was adopted in 1971 in Ramsar which is a city located in:

(A) Iran
(B) Egypt
(C) Morocco
(D) Tunisia

(A) Iran

93. “Facebook” is one of the most popular social networking services. When was it launched

(A) 1998
(B) 2000
(C) 2003
(D) 2004

(D) 2004

94. Famous Urdu poet Mustafa Zaidi was by profession a:

(A) University Professor
(B) Businessman
(C) Lawyer
(D) Civil Servant

(D) Civil Servant

95. Article 257 of the Constitution relates specifically to Jammu and Kashmir. According to the Article when the people of Jammu and Kashmir accede to Pakistan then:

(A) They shall become citizens of independent Kashmir
(B) Kashmir shall become a province of Pakistan
(C) People of Kashmir shall determine the relationship between the state and Pakistan
(D) Kashmir shall become an autonomous region

(C) People of Kashmir shall determine the relationship between the state and Pakistan

96. The first battle of Panipat was fought between:

(A) Alexander and Porus
(B) Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi
(C) Babar and Rana Sanga
(D) Humayun and Sher Shah Suri

(B) Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi

97. India tested its first Nuclear device on:

(A) 15 May 1972
(B) 18 May 1974
(C) 11 May 1998
(D) 20 May 1999

(B) 18 May 1974

98. HDI (Human Development Index) as an indicator of the well-being of a country, was the brain child of:

(A) Amartya Sen
(B) Javier Pere do Guellar
(C) Adam Smith
(D) Mahbub-ul-Haq

(D) Mahbub-ul-Haq

99. Zimbabwe was earlier known as:

(A) Southern Rhodesia
(B) Gold Coast
(C) Burkina Faso
(D) Belgian Cango

(A) Southern Rhodesia

100. What is the function of the heart Pacemaker?

(A) It decreases the heartbeat
(B) It regulates the heartbeat
(C) It increases the heartbeat
(D) It accelerates blood supply to the heart

(B) It regulates the heartbeat

Other 3 Sets of this PPSC Past Paper are as under:-

Set 01

Set 02

Set 03

Set 04

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