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1. Bhutto’s predecessor as Foreign Minister of Pakistan was:

(a) Muhammad Ali Bogra

(b) Sir Zafarullah Khan

(c) Aziz Ahmad

(d) Agha Shahi

2. The Austrian Statesman, Metternich was in favour of:

(a) Absolute Government

(b) Liberal Democracy

(c) Nationalism

(d) Socialism

3. In European history “Sick Man of Europe” was:

(a) Bulgaria

(b) Serbia

(c) Romania

(d) Turkey

4. Rousseau believed that the sovereignty of a State depends on the:

(a) Divine Right of Kings

(b) Will of People

(c) Strong Monarchy

(d) Agricultural Growth

5. Who said, “Man was born free, but everywhere I find him in chains”:

(a) Louis XIV

(b) Pope

(c) Rousseau

(d) Ibn-e-Khaldun

6. Seeking truth and truth about God, is:

(a) Metaphysics

(b) Prescription

(c) Description

(d) Interaction

7. In the early settlements in America, Germans settled mostly in:

(a) Pennsylvania

(b) Georgia

(c) South Carolina

(d) North Carolina

8. During the American war of independence, Britain hired Hessian soldiers from:

(a) Spain

(b) Holland

(c) Germany

(d) France

9. Amount of dirhams fixed as Haq Mehr when Holy Prophet (PBUH) married Hazrat Khadija (R.A.), was:

(a) 200

(b) 300

(c) 400

(d) 500

10. Which one of the pious Caliphs joined the first migration to Habsha:

(a) Hazrat Abu Bakar (R.A.)

(b) Hazrat Umer (R.A.)

(c) Hazrat Usman (R.A.)

(d) Hazrat AN (R.A.)

11. Rani Padmavati, according to legendes, mas party romantic Story linked to:

(a) Alauddin Khilji

(b) Jalaluddin Khilji

(c) Qutbuddin Khill

(d) Malik Kafoor

12. Most of the Abbasid Caliphs were from the family line of:

(a) Abu Abbas

(b) Abu Jafar Mansoor

(c) Abu Muslim Khurasani

(d) Isa bin Musa

13. Today’s Iraqi capital city Baghdad was built by:

(a) Al-Mansoor

(b) Haroon-ur-Rashid

(c) Mamoon-ur-Rashid

(d) Mo’tsam Billa

14. Imam Ali Raza (son-in-law) of Mamoon-ur-Rashid was buried in Toos now called:

(a) Merv

(b) Anbar

(c) Kufa

(d) Mashhad

15. The last Abbasid Caliph was:

(a) Nasiruddin Ullah

(b) Zahir-bin-Amrillah

(c) Mustensar Billah

(d) Mustasim Billah

16. The last ruler of Umayyad Dynasty in Spain was:

(a) Abdur-Rehman al-Mustazher

(b) Al-Mustakti

(c) Hasham-al-Mo’tamed Billah

(d) Mehdi

17. “A Short History of Saracens’ was written by:

(a) M. M. Shareef

(b) Abdul Kalam Azad

(c) H. P. Blavatsky

(d) Syed Ameer Ali

18. Punjab Public Service Commission was formed under the Indian Act of:

(a) 1909

(b) 1919

(c) 1932

(d) 1935

19. In 1929 Unionist Party was founded in Punjab by:

(a) Inayatullah Mashraqi

(b) Mian Fazal-e-Hussain

(c) Sardar Shaukat Hayat

(d) Suleman Nadvi

20. Which of the Constitutional Amendment in the 1973 constitution, abolished Presidential powers to dissolve Parliament:

(a) 16th

(b) 17th


(d) 19th

21. Hammurabi was the great lawgiver of:

(a) Egypt

(b) Greece

(c) Spain

(d) Mesopotamia

22. Which was the religion in Arabia before Islam:

(a) Christianity

(b) Zoroastrianism

(c) Idolatry

(d) Judaism

23. Which territory was ruled by Najjashi:

(a) Yemen

(b) Habsha

(c) Iraq

(d) Syria

24. Who was called the Brain of Arabia:

(a) Hazrat Khalid bin Walid (R.A.)

(b) Hazrat Mugeera bin Shoba (R.A.)

(c) Hazrat Amr bin Aas (R.A.)

(d) Hazrat Muawiah (R.A.)

25. To which place had Hazrat Ali Murtaza (R.A.) shifted his capital:

(a) Basra

(b) Kufa

(c) Makkah

(d) Fastat

26. Who abolished Jizya on new converts:

(a) Hazrat Abdullah bin Zubair (R.A.)

(b) Hajjaj Bin Yousaf

(c) Hazrat Umar bin Abdul Aziz (R.A.)

(d) Hasham

27. How long did Raja Chach rule Sind:

(a) 39 years

(b) 40 years

(c) 41 years

(d) 42 years

28. Dr. Gibbon was a:

(a) Christian preacher

(b) A famous poet

(c) A renowned historian

(d) Archaeologist

29. Who had authored “Tabqat-e-Nasri”:

(a) Farishta

(b) Hassan Nizami

(c) Badayuni

(d) Minnaj-us-Siraj

30. Identify Banda Bairagl:

(a) A merciless Sikh rebel

(b) A preacher

(c) A hermit

(d) A pandit

31. June 1757 Battle of Plassey was fought between the forces of East India Company and:

(a) Nadar Shah Durrani

(b) Siraj-ul-Daulah  

(c) Ahmad Shah Abdali

(d) Bahadur Shah

32. In October 1905 the British government partitioned the Bengal for the sake of:

(a) Administrative convenience

(b) Hindu Muslim Unity

(c) Muslim Benefit

(d) Electoral Adjustment

33. Montagu-Chelmsford reforms introduced a system called:

(a) Monarchy

(b) Theocracy

(c) Aristocracy

(d) Diarchy

34. Nazimuddin was forced to resign as prime minister by Governor General:

(a) M. A. Jinnah

(b) Ghulam Muhammad

(c) Iskandar Mirza

(d) None of these

35. In East Pakistan, Elections 1970 were swept by:

(a) PPP

(b) NAP (Bhashani)

(c) AL

(d) JI

36. Hazrat Aamina belonged to which famous tribe:

(a) Banu Makhzoom

(b) Banu Asad

(c) Banu Zohra

(d) Banu Ummayah

37. In the 10th Nabvi year which very near uncle of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) died:

(a) Hazrat Hamza

(b) Hazrat Abu Talib

(c) Hazrat Abbas

(d) Hazrat Zubair

38. Caliph Hazrat Usman (R.A.) allowed whose family to come back once it had been exiled by Holy Prophet (PBUH):

(a) Ameer Muawia

(b) Hakam bin Aas

(c) Abdullah bin Amir

(d) Abdullah bin Abbas

39. Second World War began in:

(a) 1939

(b) 1940

(c) 1941

(d) 1942

40. To join hands independent of the two blocs of the Cold War Era meant to join which of the following Groups:

(a) Warsaw Pact

(b) NATO Alliance


(d) Non Aligned Movement

41. United Nations’ Charter was signed in:

(a) 1942

(b) 1943

(c) 1944


42. This is used to indicate that a surface is to be machined:

(a) Finish mark

(b) Machining mark

(c) Roughness indicator

(d) Coordinate mark

43. This is the total amount that the feature on the actual part is allowed to vary from what is specified by the dimension:

(a) Allowanee

(b) Tolerance

(c) Specification

(d) Difference

44. The period of Pre History means:

(a) Unknown to History

(b) Absence of Recorded History

(c) No Human Life

(d) Timelessness

45. In his Indian expeditions Mahmood of Ghazna had with him:

(a) Al-Beruni

(b) Muhammad Qasim Farishta

(c) RC Mojumdar

(d) Gen. V.A. Smith

46. Quresh’s trade route to Syria passed closely by:

(a) Medina

(b) Taif

(c) Habsha

(d) Makkah

47. Battle of Khaiber was fought against:

(a) Quresh

(b) Yemeni tribes

(c) Jewish tribes

(d) Muselma Kazzab

48. On the way back from Battle of Tabook Holy Prophet (PBUH) ordered demolition of which mosque:

(a) Quba

(b) Zarrar

(c) Shohda

(d) Namra

49. Ameer Khusro was a disciple of:

(a) Ali Hajveri

(b) Moinuddin Chishiti

(c) Fariduddin Masud

(d) Nizamuddin Aulia

50. In his Allahabad Address Iqbal suggested to create in India a separate Muslim State in the:

(a) South East

(b) South West

(c) North West

(d) North East

51. Nizam-e-Mustafa Movement was launched in:

(a) 1975

(b) 1976

(c) 1977

(d) 1978

52. Author of Muntakhab-ut-Tawarrikh is:

(a) Abul Fazal

(b) Abdul Qadir Bada’uni

(c) Anayatullah

(d) Aqeel Khan Razi

53. In 1615, Sir Thomas Roe was sent by the English king to the court of:

(a) Aurangzeb

(b) Jahangir

(c) Shah Jahan dilakbed

54. Cripps Mission came to India in March:

(a) 1940

(b) 1941

(c) 1942

(d) 1943

55. Hudaibia was name of a:

(a) River

(b) Well

(c)  Cave

(d) Tree

56. Vasco da Gama is consider to be the first to successfully sail from Europe to India in 1498. He was:

(a) French

(b) German

(c) Portuguese

(d) Spanish

57. Within 6 months after Jinnah’s death Pakistan’s Constituent Assembly adopted:

(a) Islamic Provisions

(b) Objectives Resolution

(c) Bill of Fundamental Rights

(d) Report on Basic Principals

58: Who was Bagha Kabeer:

(a) A Turk General

(b) An Iranian General

(c) An Arabian General

(d) European General

59. These are vertical distances above a common datum, reference plane, or point:

(a) Plats

(b) Elevations

(c) Traverse

(d) Profiles

60: In 1801 Napoleon signed “Concordat” with:

(a) Pope Pius VII

(b) Louis XVIII

(c) Church of England

(d) Pope John II

61: Writing history in a story-based form is:

(a) Philosophical History

(b) Narrative History

(c) Chronological History

(d) Family History

62. Monroe Doctrine announced in 1823, stopped in America further:

(a) Colonization

(b) Industrialization

(c) Privatization

(d) Actualization

63. A rival organization to North Atlantic Treaty Organization was:

(a) Group of 77

(b) Warsaw Pact

(c) Non Aligned Movenant

(d) OECD

64. In Saqifa bani Sa’ada from Ansarite side candidate for the 1st Caliph was:

(a) Sa’ad bin Abada (RA)

(b) Bashir bin Sa’ad (RA)

(c) Abu Bakr (RA)

(d) Umer bin Khitab (RA)

65. Before becoming Sultan of Delhi Altatmash had been governor of:

(a) Lahore

(b) Multan

(c) Badayun

(d) Bengal

66. In Indian history “Blood and Iron Policy” of Kingship was first introduced by:

(a) Qutbudin Aibak

(b) Mehmood of Ghazna

(c) Altatmash

(d) Balban

67. Abul Abbas appointed A 64 Muslim Khurasani as the governor of:

(a) Syria

(b) Africa

(c) Faras

(d) Khurasan

68. Nizamul-Mulk was the most learned minister in the dynasty of:

(a) Idreesia

(b) Tahiria

(c) Saffaria

(d) Saljookia

69. A retired British bureaucrat Sir A-O-Hume initiated the formation of:

(a) Indian National Congress

(b) All India Muslim League

(c) Khaksar Tehreek

(d) Sunni Tehreek

70. Pakistan’s first Foreign Minister was:

(a) Malik Ghulam Muhamniad

(b) Fazlur Rehman

(c) Sir Zafarullah Khan

(d) Khawaja Shahabuddin

71. Khatm-e-Nabuwat Movement was crushed during the Prime Ministership of:

(a) Liaquat Ali Khan

(b) Khawaja Nazimuddin

(c) Muhammad Ali Bogra

(d) Chaudhary Muhammad Ali

72. One Unit Bill was passed during the government of:

(a) Liaquat Ali Khan

(b) Nazimuddin

(c) Muhamunad Ali Bogra

(d) Chaudhary Muhammad Ali

73. Yahya Khan assumed powers as Chief Martial Law Administrator in:

(a) 1967

(b) 1968

(c) 1969

(d) 1970

74. Ojhri camp incident occurred during the reign of:

(a) Benazir Bhutto

(b) Muhammad Khan Jonejo

(c) Ghulam Mustafa Jotoi

(d) Main Qureshi

75. Who was East India Company last Governor General in India:

(a) Lord Canning

(b) James Wilson

(c) Samuel Laing

(d) John Lawrence

76. Founder of Jainism was:

(a) Shakyamuni

(b) Mahavira

(c) Parsva

(d) Rishabha

77. The first President of the USA was:

(a) John Adanis

(b) Thomas Jefferson

(c) George Washington

(d) Abraham Lincoln

78. “Wales” is derived from an Anglo Saxon world “Wales’ hearing:

(a) Martial Race

(b) Serfs

(c) Foreigners

(d) Locals

79. Ireland joined the United Kingdom on January:

(a) 1801

(b) 1802

(c) 1803

(d) 1804

80. Pakistan’s First Five Year-Plan (1950-1955) was presented in the Parliament by:

(a) Liaquat Ali Khan

(b) Khwaja Nazimuddin

(d) Muhammad Ali Bogra

(d) Ch. Muhammad Ali

81. Who was the first American President to resign while in office:

(a) Theodore Roosevelt

(b) Bill Clinton

(c) Richard Nixon

(d) John Quincy Adams

82. The current capital of Kazakhstan is Astana. Name the former capital:

(a) Almaty

(b) Dushanbe

(c) Bishkek

(d) None of these

83. In Geography what do you understand by “Pangaea”:

(a) A Prehistoric Supercontinent

(b) Hills formed by Lava outflow

(c) Concentration of sulpher in hot springs

(d) None of these

84. After partition of Bengal, the capital of East Bengal and Assam was:

(a) Dhaka

(b) Calcutta

(c) Chittagong

(d) Sylhet

85. Which was the official language during the Muslim Rule in India:

(a) Urdu

(b) Turkish

(c) Persian

(d) Arabic

86. Which of the following is not an Olympic Sport:

(a) Squash

(b) Badminton

(c) Wrestling

(d) Fencing

87. The flag of which country is also known as the Union Jack:

(a) UK

(b) USA

(c) New Zealand

(d) Barbados

88. OIC changed its name from Organisation of the Islamic Conference to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in:

(a) 1991

(b) 1999

(c) 2001

(d) 2011

89. A stone that marks boundary is called:

(a) Linestone

(b) Metestone

(c) Milestone

(d) Merestone

90. What is the other name for maximum external incident angle:

(a) Optical angle

(b) Total internal reflection angle

(c) Wave guide acceptance angle

(d) Refraction angle

91. For slaking of 10 kg of CaO, the theoretical amount of water is:

(a) 1.5 kg

(b) 3.2 kg

(c) 4.9 kg

(d) None of these

92. At a given instant ship A is travelling at 6 km/h due east and ship B is travelling at 8 km/h due north. The velocity of B relative to A is:

(a) 2 km/hrs

(b) 5 km/hrs

(c) 7 km/hrs

(d) 10 km/hrs

93. Joule is the unit of:

(a) Force

(b) Power

(c) Torque

(d) Work

94. 1024 bytes represent a:

(a) Megabyte

(b) Gigabyte

(c) Kilobyte

(d) None of the above

95. The central processor of a modern digital computer consists of:

(a) Control unit

(b) Control unit and primary memory

(c) Primary memory

(d) None of these

96. A temporary storage area, attached to the CPU, for I/O operations is a:

(a) Register

(b) Chip

(c) Buffer

(d) None of these

97. A device that both transmits and receives data, is:

(a) Transducer

(b) Trapdoor

(c) Translator

(d) Transceiver

98. Which kind of system of Government was introduced in 1973 constitution:

(a) Presidential

(b) Basic Democracy

(c) Autonomous

(d) Parliamentary

99. With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court:

(a) President

(b) Governor

(c) Concerned State Legislature

(d) Parliament

100. The name of NWFP was changed to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in:

(a) 2008

(b) 2009

(c) 2010

(d) 2011

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