PPSC 2021 Past Papers Paper 24 | EXCISE & TAXATION INSPECTOR (BS-16) | PPSC MCQs 2021

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1. Shandur Pass connects Chitral with: 

(А) Bannu 

(B) Hunza

(c) Gilgit 

(D) Skardu

2. What is the harm(destruction) from the depletion of Earth’s Ozone Layer?

(A) The oxygen content of the atmosphere(air) will decrease

(B) Increased amount of UV rays will reach Earth’s surface

(C) Sea levels will rise as the glaciers’ caps will gradually melt

(D) The average operation of the Earth’s surface will increase gradually

3. That national airlines of Indonesia is Garuda. What does Garuda stand for?

(A) Name of Indonesian Rhino

(B) National flower of Indonesia

(c) A large bird in Hindu mythology

(D) None of these

4. Which member of Ashra Mubashra was the son of Hzrat Safia Bint-e-Abdul Mutb (R.A.)?

(A) Hazrat Zubair (RA)

(B) Hazrat Abu Bakar (R.A)

(C) Hazrat Usman (RA) 

(D) Hazrat Zaid (RA)

5. Answering a received E-mail is called … an E-mail.

(A) Read 

(B) Reply

(C) Write 

(D) Compose

6. PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is an example(illustration) of:

(A) Vector graphics

(B) Raster graphics or bitmaps

(C) Color graphics 

(D) Negative films

7. Vienna is a city located(situated) on the bank of river: 

(A) Danube 

(B) Seine

(C) Rhino 

(D) Elbe

8. Rene Francois Armand received 18 Nobel Prize in:

(A) Peace 

(B) Literature

(C) Chemistry

(D) Physics

9. Pakistan exploded atom bomb on: 

(A) May 28, 1998

(B) May 28, 1999 

(C) May 28, 2000

(D) None of these

10. Which part of the computer is called “brain of the computer”:

(A) Compiler

(B) Central Processing Unit

(C) Visual display unit 

(D) None of these

11. Egypt is situated (located) in the continent of: 

(A) Asia 

(B) Africa

(C) Europe 

(D) None of these

12. Which one of the following rivers is not a tributary(branch) of Indus River?

(A) Ravi 

(B) Jhelum

(c) Beas 

(D) Jumna

13. Subadar Abdul Khaliq was famous(famed) for his achievements in

(A) Swimming

(B) Athletics 

(C) Snooker

(D) Boxing

14. Dynamite was invented by 

(A) Alfred Nobel

(B) Thomas Edison 

(C) William Davis

(D) None of these

15. Complete the Idiom/Proverb: East or West, __is the best

(A) Rest 

(B) Playground

(C) Village 

(D) Home

16. 30% of 100 is equal to 3% of:answer is  

(A) 300 

(B) 500

(C) 750

 (D) 1000 

17. Those who are liable to pay Zakat are known(called) as:

(A) Wealthy members of society

(B) Influential persons

(C) Affluent persons 

(D) Sahib-e-Nisab

18. In computer science, half – byte is also known (called)

(A) Word 

(B) Four bits

(C) Nibble 

(D) All of these

19. Name the capital of Cuba. 

(A) La paz 

(B) Santiago

(C) Caracas 

(D) Havana

20. Which country is famous for sprinters?

(A) United States

(B) England

(c) Spain 

(D) None of these

21. Human Rights Day is observed on: 

(A) 10th September each year

(B) 10th October each year

(C) 10th November each year 

(D) 10th December each year

22. (-3)3 =? 

(A) -27 

(B) +27

(C) +9 

(D) -9

23. Splitting of light into its constituent colors is known as:

(A) Refraction

(B) Reflection 

(C) Prismatic

(D) Dispersion

24. Synonym of “Contraband” is: 

(A) Coincidence

(B) Illicit 

(C) Contradict

(D) Legal

25. Amir Khusro was the disciple of: 

(A) Hazrat Nazamuddin

(B) Moinuddin Chisthi

(C) Ganj Shakkar 

(D) Hazrat Ali Hajveri

26. The second highest mountain peak in the world, “Goodwin Austin’ is located in 

(A) Nepal 

(B) Bhutan

(C) Pakistan

(D) Afghanistan

27. Which Asian country has long been known(famous) as the crossroads of Central Asia?

(A) India 

(B) China

(C) Iran 

(D) Afghanistan

28. Complete the number series: 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41____

(A) 43 

(B) 47

(C) 51 – 

(D) 53

29. “Macular degeneration” is a disease(illness) of the 

(A) Nervous system 

(B) Brain

(C) Inner Ear

(D) Eye

30. The first female(woman) Governor of the Sindh province, was:

(A) Begum Afifia

(B) Begum Hidayatullah

(C) Begum Hameeda Haroon 

(D) Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali

31. When was the Charter of Medina made(formed)? 

(A) 1st year of Hijrah

(B) 2nd year of Hijrah

(C) 3rd year of Hijrah 

(D) None of these

32. Fill in the blank: The warrior was pleased(happy) ___his new sword.

(A) With 

(B) By

(C) At 

(D) From

33. Mao Zedong was a famous(well known) theorist and soldier of:

(A) Japan 

(B) China

(C) S. Korea

(D) Thailand

34. The Boundary Commission to demarcate the borders(limits) of India and Pakistan was headed(leadred) by:

(A) Lord Mountbatten

(B) Sir Cyril Radcliffe

(C) Sir Stafford Cripps 

(D) None of the above

35. Pakistan China Boundary(limits) dispute was settled during the government of:

(A) Liaquat Ali Khan

(B) Feroz Khan Noon

(C) Ayub Khan 

(D) Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto

36. Which of the following Excel feature allows users to evaluate values(power) and return a result?

(A) Formulas

(B) Formatting

(C) Filters 

(D) Insertions

37. The site of World Trade Centre site in New York, which was destroyed(damaged) in 9/11 incident is now called:

(A) Season House

(B) Paradise Point

(c) Ground Zero 

(D) Martyr’s Park Avenue

38. Which of the following is not a BRICS member(associate) country?

(A) Belgium

(B) Russia 

(C) India 

(D) China 

39. The first private(personal) airline in Pakistan was:

(A) Hajvery 

(B) Orient 

(c) Shaheen

(D) Bhoja 

40. The husband of Begum Khalida Zia, former Prime Minister of Bangladesh had remained the President(leader) of Bangladesh. What was his name? 

(A) Gen. Zia-ur Rehman 

(B) Gen. Jamal Zia 

(C) Abdul Satar Zia

(D) Gen Ershad Hussain Zia 

41. The Iberian Peninsula is a part(portion) of:

(A) Africa 

(B) North America 

(C) Europe 

(D) Asia

42. “Qissa Sohni Mahinwal” was written by: 

(A) Hafiz Barkhurdar

(B) Hashim Shah 

(C) Fazal Shah 

(D) Waris Shah 

43. A man bought 27 apples 2/9 of them are bad. How many are good?

(A) 6 

(B) 21 

(C) 27 

(D) 18 

44. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff belongs(links) to the ___Regiment.

(A) Punjab

(B) Baloch 

(c) Azad Kashmir

(D) Frontier Force

45. G-7 includes: 

(A) Pakistan 

(B) Australia

(C) Italy 

(D) South Africa

46. Mr. Akram borrows Rs. 500 from bank for a period(time) of 4 years. If interest rate is 11% per Quisium, what would be the amount(price) of interest he has to pay back in addition to the principal amount?

(A) Rs. 190 

(B) Rs. 220

(c) Rs. 200 

(D) Rs. 210

47. Which Airport was closed for commercial flights from 20th April 2018?

(A) Benazir Bhutto Airport

(B) Sialkot Airport

(C) Allama Iqbal International Airport

(D) Jinnah International Airport

48. Choose the correct Antonym: Filthy

(A) Murky 

(B) Clean

(c) Obscene

(D) Nasty

49. The book “Jinnah of Pakistan” is written(pened) by: 

(A) Sarojini Naidu


(C) Stanely Wolpert

(D) Jawaharlal Nehru

50. To use national economy and national resources in a better way is called(known):

(A) Economic Autonomy

(B) Economic Planning

(c) Industrial Development

(D) Trade

51. If 30 percent of a number is 12.6, find the number: 

 (A) 45 

(B) 36

(C) 40 

(D) 42

52. ‘Bala Hissar’ (The elevated Fort) is situated (located)at: 

(A) Quetta 

(B) Peshawar

(C) Swat 

(D) Hyderabad

53. Where is Al-Azhar University situated? 

(A) Jeddah 

(B) Tripod

(C) Cairo 

(D) Tehran

54. The former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion(winner), Muhammad Ali was suffering from:

(A) Diabetes 

(B) Parkinson

(C) Hepatitis B –

(D) Hypertension

55. Pakistan is located in: 

(A) East Asia

(B) South Asia

(C) South East Asia 

(D) North East Asia

56. 616 – 216 +216 =? 

(A) 400 

(B) 632

(C) 616 

(D) 1046

57. Which of the following carries information(knowledge) between(among)  processors(workstations) and peripherals?

(A) Contact Bus

(B) Data Bus 

(C) Address Bus

(D) All of these

58. Which of the following is classified as a star? 

(A) Moon 

(B) Jupiter

(C) Saturn 

(D) Sun

59. Choose the word nearest in meaning to Paucity(lack).

(A) Flattery 

(B) Scarcity

(C) Beauty 

(D) Similarity

60. Rickets is caused by deficiency of: 

(A) Vitamin A 

(B) Vitamin B

(C) Vitamin C 

(D) Vitamin D

61. The most abundant element in the Earth’s atmosphere is:

(A) Argon 

(B) Nitrogen

(C) Oxygen 

(D) Krypton

62. Tarbela Dam has been constructed(built) on the river:

(A) Chenab 

(B) Swat

(C) Jhelum 

(D) Indus

63. Which of the following diseases have been eradicated(emolished) in Pakistan?

(A) Diphtheria

(B) Chicken Pox 

(C) Measles

(D) Small Pox

64. The blood vessels which return the blood to the heart are called:

(A) Veins 

(B) Capillaries

(c) Arteries 

(D) Valves

65. Synonym of “Accuse” is: 

(A) Sorry 

(B) To follow

(C) Blame 

(D) Saying

66. Which is the largest(longest) river of the World? 

(A) Amazon 

(B) Indus

(C) Nile 

(D) None of these

67. The price(charges) of a car including(consist) 6 per cent sales tax is Rs. 154431.40. What is the market price(charges) of the car without tax?

(A) 145690 

(B) 150000

(c) 145500 

(D) 145000

68. Ushar and Khums are: 

(A) Two months of Islamic Calendar

(B) Two words of Tax in Islam

(C) Two prominent warriors of Islam

(D) None of these 

69. What is the reported(stated) speech of: She said, “I shall be taking the test”

(A) She said that she should be taking the test

(B) She said that she would be taking the test 

(C) She said, she would be taking the test

(D) She said that she will be taking the test

70. Mahabat Khan Mosque is situated in 

(A) Lahore 

(B) Peshawar

(c) Quetta 

(D) Karachi

71. Lord Minto came to India as a Viceroy in which year:

(A) 1905 

(B) 1907

(C) 1908 

(D) 1910

72. The Church of Sao is situated(located) in:

(A) Sudan 

(B) Portugal

(C) Egypt 

(D) Congo

73. Select the most similar word “Gorgeous”. 

(A) Magnificent

(B) Waterfall 

(C) Artificial

(D) Perfect

74. Which of the following are not members(associate) of the Council of Common Interests according to the 1973 Constitution?

(A) Prime Minister

(B) Governors

(c) Chief Ministers of Provinces 

(D) None of these

75. “Macbeth was written by: 

(A) Charles Dickens

(B) Shakespeare

(C) George Bernard Shaw 

(D) Christopher

76. Hazrat Umar (RA) remained(stayed) the Caliph for almost:

(A) 2 years 

(B) 4 years

(C) 5 years 

(D) 10 years

77. The basic doctrines (beliefs) of Islam are: 

(A) Three 

(B) Four

(C) Five 

(D) Six

78. Day and night change due to: 

(A) Earth’s revolution

(B) Earth’s rotation accompanied with its revolution

(C) Earth’s rotation on its axis 

(D) None of these

79. How many independent states(country) are there in Africa?

(A) 50 

(B) 60

(C) 58 

(D) 54

80. In MS Word 2007, which shortcut key is used to move a selected(pick) paragraph up?





81. Magam-e-Ibrahim is the place which contains the imprints of the feet of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S). Where it is located? 

(A) Madinah 

(B) Makkah

(C) Palestine

(D) Israel

82. “Bravely” is Alan: 

(A) Noun 

(B) Verb

(C) Advert

(D) Adjective

83. The Headquarters of the Asian Development Bank is located(situated) in:

(A) Bangkok

(B) Manila

(C) Tokyo 

(D) Kuala Lumpur

84. What is our national game? 

(A) Cricket 

(B) Squash

(C) Football

(D) Hockey

85. Fill in the blank(s): “I don’t have __ much time for reading ____I would like to

(A) as/as 

(B) More/than

(C) so/that 

(D) too/that

86. The President/Prime Minister in whose era electronic media got(obtain) liberty:

(A) Ch. Shujaat Hussain

(B)  Muhamamd Khan Jonejo

(C) Pervaiz Musharaf 

(D) Mian Nawaz Shareef

87. Choose the correct Antonym: Obnoxious 

(A) Annoying

(B) Repulsive

(C) Nasty 

(D) Pleasant

88. Choose(select) the correct meaning of the idiom: “Gift of the gab”

(A) A gift from a wealthy person

(B) A gift from a poor person

(C) A gift from a relative 

(D) Fluency of speech

89. In PowerPoint, a new presentation can be created(formed) from:

(A) Blank presentation

(B) From existing presentation

(C) From design template 

(D) All of these

90. Sphygmomanometer is an instrument(device) used to measure: 

(A) Humidity in the Air

(B) Blood Pressure

(C) Purity of Milk

(D) Thickness of Water 

91۔منو بھائی ایک مشہور کالم نگار’ مصنف اور شاعر ہیں ان کا اصل نام کیا ہے ؟

  • عبد الرشید قریشی
  • منیر احمد قریشی
  • چوہدری محمد بخش
  • محمد جاوید قریشی

 92۔”آتش کدہ” کس شاعر کا مجموعہ کلام ہے؟

  • علامہ اقبال
  • مرزا غالب
  • الطاف حسین حالی
  • ڈاکٹر محمد دین تاثیر

 Idiom “Through thick and thin”.93کے درست مطلب کا انتخاب کیجیے

  • ہر مشکل میں
  • اچھے برے وقت میں
  • ہر حال میں
  • چھوٹی بڑی باتیں

94۔ابن انشا کا اصل نام کیا تھا؟

  • سنا اللہ
  • اے حمید
  • عبد الحق
  • شیر محمد خان

95۔”بابائے اردو” کسے کہا جاتا ہے ؟

  • مولوی عبدالحق
  • سرسید احمد خان
  • ابن انشاء
  • مولانا ظفر علی خان

 96۔ نظم “ٹوٹ بٹوٹ “کس نے لکھی ہے؟

  • صوفی تبسم
  • مرزا ادیب
  • دلاور فگار
  • حالی

 97۔”طفل مکتب” کی ترکیب کا مفہوم ہے

  • تجربہ کار
  • نا تجربہ کار
  • پڑھا لکھا
  • فارغ التحصیل

98۔” ابر نیساں “کی ترکیب کا مفہوم ہے؟

  • بربہاری
  • طوفا نی بادل
  • آندھی اور بارش

99۔غلط محاورہ کونسا ہے؟

  • پیالوں میں دال ڈالنا
  • بازار گرم ہونا
  • بھیگی بلی بننا
  • جان کے لالے پڑنا

100۔”خجستہ گام” کی ترکیب کا مفہوم ہے؟

  • مبارک قدم
  • منحوس کا دم
  • تیز قدم
  • سست قدم