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1. The headquarters(headoffices) of BRICS is located(situated) at: 

(A) Shanghal

(B) Moscow 

(c) Cape Town

(D) New Delhi

2. Which planet is  nearest(closely) to the earth : 

(A) Mercury

(B) Jupiter

(C) Venus 

(D) Pluto

3. Light year is the

(A) Mean distance between(among) the ground and the sun

(B) Mean distance between the earth and the moon

(C) Mean distance between the sun and the planet

(D) Distance travelled by light in one year

4. Sun rises in the east and sets in the west due to(because of)

(A) Shape of the earth 

(B) Rotation(change) of the earth on its axis 

(C) Movement of the sun

(D) Revolution of the earth around the sun

 5. What are cyclones? 

(A) Sudden, heavy floods

(B) No rain for a long duration

(C) Heavy Showers 

(D) Violent winds and rain

6. The largest river of Asia is 

(A) Yangtze 

(B) Yenisei

(C) Indus 

(D) Mekong

 7. Which  of the following metal is most abundantly found on earth’s surface?

(A) Aluminum

(B) Zinc

(C) Iron 

(D) Copper

8. The world’s highest waterfall, the Angel Falls is located in  

(A) Venezuela

(B) The USA 

(C) Guyana

(D) Australia

9. The earth moves from 

(A) West to East

(B) East to West 

(C) North to South

(D) South to North

10. ‘Middle East’ group of countries includes 

(A) South Asian countries

(B) West Asian countries

(c) South-east Asian countries 

(D) Eastern part of Asia

11. Kangaroo is the national emblem of 

(A) Canada 

(B). Australia

(C) Italy 

(D) Ireland

12. Qantas airlines belongs to 

(A) United Kingdom

(B) Australia

(C) Italy 

(D) Switzerland

13. Who  is the inventor(owner) of a system of writing and printing for the blind: 

(A) Robert Wilhelm Bunsen

(B) Louis Braille

(C) Sir Humphrey Davy 

(D) Christian Huygens

14. Martin Luther King(empirior) was a 

(A) Social reformer

(B) Secretary General of the UN

(C) Black US civil rights leader 

(D) None of these

15. Where were the first modern Olympic Games? 

(A) Olympia 

(B) Athens

(C) Seoul 

(D) Los Angeles

16. The term “Butter fly in sports is associated(connected) with

(A) Basketball

(B) Swimming 

(C) Rowing

(D) Golf

17. Swaythling Cup is associated with 

(A) Lawn Tennis

(B) Table Tennis 

(C) Hockey

(D) Golf 1

18. Football (soccer) is said to have originated(created) in 

(A) Former USSR

(B) England

(C) China 

(D) Australia

19. Which of the following sport returned to Olympics in 1988 after 64 years? 

 (A) Judo 

(B) Tennis

(C) Croquet

(D) Canoeing

20. The Nobel Prize for Economics was introduced in which year?

(A) 1969 

(B) 1986

(C) 1990 

(D) 1987

21. Which country awards the Nobel Prize? 

(A) America

(B) England 

(C) Sweden

(D) Ireland

22. Who person  the first Asian to have received(get) the Nobel Prize?

(A) C.V. Raman

(B) R.N. Tagore 

(C) Mother Teresa

(D) LA. Bunin

23. Who discovered(invent) circulation of blood in the human body?

(A) Edward Jenner

(B) Joseph Lister 

(C) William Harvey

(D) Jonon Esals

24. The credit of developing(progressing) the polio vaccine 

(A) Jonas Salk

(B) Alb E. Sabin 

(C) Selman Waksma

(D) None of these

 25. Logarithm tables were invented by 

(A). John Napier

(B) John Doe 

(C) John Harrison

(D) John Douglas

26. Who defined the law of gravitation? 

(A) Newton 

(B) Archimedes

(C) Galileo 

(D) Faraday

27. Zero was invented by? 

(A) Indians 

(B) Egyptians

(c) Greeks 

(D) None of these

28. The Velocity of light was first measured(calculate) by 

(A) Einstein 

(B) Newton

(C) Roomer 

(D) Galileo

 29. Which of the following Velocity of sound is maximum in: 

(A) Air 

(B) Water

(c) Steel 

(D) Vacuum

30. The best conductor of electricity is 

(A) Iron 

(B) Aluminum

(c) Copper

(D) Silver

 31. Food is normally(common) digested in the 

(A) Liver 

(B) Stomach

(C) Small intestine

(D) Large Intestine

32. Which of the following vitamins can be stored(collect) in the liver?

(A) Vitamin A

(B) Vitamin C 

(C) Vitamin D

(D) Vitamin K

33. How many bones are there in a newly born infant?

(A) 206 

(B) 230

(C) 280 

(D) 300

34. The salt range lies on the west bank of river(canal): 

(A) Chenab 

(B) Ravi

(c) Indus 

(D) Jhelum

35. “Chagai” a place where Pakistan conducted its nuclear explosions, is build  in the mountainous range of: 

(A) Koh-I-Sufaid

(B) Rass-Koh 

(C) Bolan hills

(D) Koh-i-Suleman

36. The Soan and the Haro are two rivers(waterways) of: 

(A) Baluchistan Plateau

(B) Potohar Plateau

(C) Northern Areas 

(D) Azad Kashmir

37. What do you understand by the term(condition) “Judicial Activism(involvement)” in Pakistan?

(A) Judicial interference in executive  affairs

(B) Independent decisions of the courts 

(C) Fast disposal of cases by the judges

(D) None of these

38. “Sui” a place known for the largest(biggest) reserves of natural gas is in:

(A) Quetta Division

(B) Kalat Division 

(C) Sibi Division

(D) Makran Division

 39. “Warsak Dam” has been built(formed) on the river: 

(A) Indus 

(B) Korung

(c) Kabul 

(D) Satluj

40. The ‘Shandur Pass” at the height(size) of 12,205 feet links(connects) :

(A) Chitral and Gilgit

(B) Chitral and Bannu

(c) Mardan and Malakand 

(D) Gilgit and Kashgar (China)

 41. Pakistan’s highest mountain(hill) peak “K-2° is situated(located)  in the

(A) Himalayas

(B) Hindukush 

(C) Karakorum

(D) Koh-i-Sulemar

42. “Shiwalik” and “Pir Punjal” hills(mountains) are  : 

(A) Himalayas range

(B) Hindukush range 

(C) Kirthar range

(D) None of the above

43. Whichof the following  mountain range divides Punjab from Baluchistan in southern extremity?

(A) Kirthar 

(B) Pamir

(c) Hindukush

(D) Koh-i-Suleman

44. The area lying among  river Beas and the Ravi is called:

(A) Chaj Doab

(B) Rachna Doab 

(C) Bari Doab

(D) Saharwal Doab

45. Which part of Punjab is most famous(well known)  for Shisham Timber forests?

(A) Changa Managa

(B) Kala Chitta range

(C) Murree Kahula range 

(D) Mianwali and Kalabagh range

46. “Gypsum”  resources of Punjab is found in:

(A) Khewra

(B) Kalabagh

(C) Warcha 

(D) All the above places

 47. The river Chenab meets river Jhelum at: 

(A) Sidhnai 

(B) Trimmu

(c) Mithan Kot

(D) Uch Sharif 

48. The largest river of Baluchistan is: 

(A) Dasht 

(B) Zhob

(c) Rakahshan

(D) Hingol

49. “Ziarart” in Baluchistan is a popular(famous) hill resort surrounded(bounded)by the oldest and tallest:

(A) Juniper Forests

(B) Pine Forests 

(C) Shisham Forests

(D) Pistachio Forests

 50. Which oil fields was first discovered in Pakistan?

(A) Karsa! 

(B) Balkassar

(C) Meyal 

(D) Toot

51. Which agency of the United Nations, Pakistan combine  just after its creation:


(B) World Health Organization (WHO),

(C) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 

(D) High Commission for Refugees

52.  Pakistan’s Indigenous “Surface(exterior) to Air Missile” is: 

(A) Hatf 

(B) Ghauri

(C) Shaheen

(D) Anza

53. The total length of Line of Control in Kashmir is about nearly:

(A) 600 km

(B) 740 km 

(C) 880 Km

(D) 900 km

54. From 1971 to 1976 period time , Pakistan’s foreign policy was based on:

(A) Pro Americanism

(B) Pro Communism 

(C) Bilateralism

(D) Isolation

55. Pakistan country  joined(entered) “Non-Aligned Movement” in 1979 at:

(A) Bangalore

(B) Havana 

(C) Colombo

(D) Bandung

56. Which Princely state(country) joined Pakistan soonest(quickly) after independence?

(A) Bahawalpur

(B) Khairpur

(C) Hunza 

(D) Kalat

57. The tenure of office for the services Chiefs of the Armed Forces of Pakistan is how many years: 

(A) 2 years 

(B) 3 years

(C) 4 years 

(D) 5 years

 58. India occupied certain parts(pieces) of Siachin Glacier in which year: 

(A) 1980 

(B) 1982

(c) 1984 

(D) 1986

59. Pakistan Institute(organization)of Nuclear Science and Technology is located(situated) at:

(A) Karachi

(B) Kahuta

(C) Nilore 

(D) Nawab Shah

 60. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) came in to being in 1969s a result(outcome) of the incident:

(A) Israel’s occupation of Arab territories

(B) Burning of Al-Aqsa Mosque by the Jews

(C) Oil crises in the world 

(D) Assassination of King Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudia

61. Which city name  is the Headquarter of Islamic Development Bank?

(A) Abu Dhabi

(B) Damascus

(c) Jeddah 

(D) Islamabad 

62. Identify the Pakistani personality who played vital(important) role in the formation of UN Agency UNICEF?

(A) MAH Isphani

(B) Patras Bukhari

(C) Sir Zafarullah Khan 

(D) None of these

63. Identify(classify) the site of Ghazi Brotha Dam: 

(A) KPK 

(B) Punjab

(c) Sindh 

(D) Azad Kashmir

 64. Who is the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference in occupied(inhabited) Kashmir:

(A) Mir Wayz Umar Farooq

(B) Khawaja Abdul Ghani Loan

(C) Amanullah Khan 

(D) Syed Ali Shah Gillani

65, Pakistan is the member of  International Organization Identify:

(A) G-7 

(B) D-8



66. The culture centre of Ghandhara civilization was located at:

(A) Harrapa

(B) Kot Diji 

(C) Mohinjodaro

(D) Taxila

67. “Mast Tawakali” is prominent poet of 

(A) Baluchi 

(B) Sindhi

(C) Barohi 

(D) Pushto 

68. The Oldest(first born) regional language of Pakistan is: 

(A) Punjabi 

(B) Sindhi

(C) Pushto

(D) Baluchi

69. Identify Sindhi poet who wrote(penned) verses in seven Languages: 

(A) Latif Bhitai

(B) Shahbaz Kalandar

(C) Sachal Sarmast

(D) Miran Shah

70. Income of a company(group) doubles after every(each) one year. If the initial(start) income was Rs. 4 Lakhs, how many income after 5 years? 

(A) Rs. 1.28 Crores

(B) Rs. 2.25 Crores 

(C) Rs. 3.25 Crores

 (D) Rs. 3.75 Crores

71. Total monthly salary(payment) of 4 men and 2 women is  46000 ruoees . If a women earns (makes) 500  rupees more than a man what is the monthly salary of a women?

(A) Rs. 5000

(B) Rs.6000

(C) Rs. 8000 

(D) Rs. 9000

72. Which of the following  fraction of an hour is a second? 

(A) 1/24 

(B) 1/60

(C) 1/120 

(D) 1/3600

Identify the correct(true) meaning of the idioms

73. To have an axe to grind 

(A) To be fully acquainted with something

(B) To have a personal interest in a matter(issue)

(C) To take guid on a complicated matter

(D) To take an agreeable position

74. ‘To cool one’s heels” 

(A) To be kept waiting

(B) To be good and delicate

(C) To have a deal  trouble  person 

(D) To praise someone

75. “In a Jiffy” 

(A) In a trouble

(B) Without any delay 

(C) Unable to decide

(D) Friendly way

Identify the correct choice

76. ‘I am confident___

(A) To win 

(B) Of winning

(C) On winning

(D) For winning

77. ‘I will meet him when he ___

(A) Will come

(B) Would have come 

(C) Had come

(D) Comes

What is the correct meaning?

 78. “Craving 

(A) Desire 

(B) Creating

(C) Bravery 

(D) Fatal

79. ‘Flimsy” 

(A) Real 

(B) Inadequate

 (C) Positive 

(D) Fragile

80. “Heterogeneous

(A) Similar 

(B) Aggressive

(C) Diverse 

(D) Coherent

Identify the meaning of following words and phrases commonly used in English Language

 81. “In Camera” 

(A) Open 

(B) Not in public

(C) Prolong 

(D) Hippocratic attitude

 82. “Per se” 

(A) By itself

(B) Completely

(C) Among other things

(D) Very short 

83۔علامہ اقبال کی کتاب بانگ درا میں بچوں کے لیے کتنی نظمیں شامل ہیں؟

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

84۔علامہ اقبال کی نظم “حضرت انسان ”  کس مجموعہ کلام میں شامل ہے؟

  • بانگِ درا
  • بال جبریل
  • ضرب کلیم
  • ارمغان حجاز

۔مندرجہ ذیل محاورے کن معنوں میں استعمال ہوتے ہیں ؟

85۔”تین پانچ کرنا”

  • کنجوسی کرنا
  • تکرار کرنا
  • دولت اکٹھی کرنا
  • ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

 86۔”حرف گیری کرنا”

  • اعتراض کرنا
  • بحث کرنا
  • خیریت معلوم کرنا
  • تعریف کرنا

 87۔”اردو نظم کے پہلے شاعر” کسے کہا جاتا ہے؟

  • ملا وجھی
  • میر تقی میر
  • نظیر اکبر آبادی
  • ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

88۔اردو کی پہلی گرامر کس نے لکھی؟

  • عظیم الدین دین
  • کرشن چندر
  • انشاءاللہ خان انشاء
  • ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

89۔ “بلبل ہند” کس مشہور شاعر کو کہا جاتا ہے ؟

  • حسرت موہانی
  • مرزا داغ دہلوی
  • اکبر الہ آبادی
  • ولی دکنی

 90۔”آوارہ گرد کی ڈائری” کس شخصیت کی مشہور کتاب ہے ؟

  • ابراہیم جلیں
  • اختر شیرانی
  • ابن انشاء
  • ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

91۔نظم “ٹیپو سلطان کی وصیت “حضرت علامہ اقبال کے کس مجموعہ کلام میں ہے؟ 

  • بانگ درا
  • ضرب کلیم
  • بال جبریل
  • پیام مشرق

 92۔وہ کون سے شاعر ہیں جن کا تذکرہ علامہ اقبال کے سبھی مجموعہ کلام میں ہے؟

  • مولانا رومی
  • سعدی شیرازی آ
  • عمر خیام
  • ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

93۔قرآن مجید کی پہلی منزل سورۃ الفاتحہ سے شروع ہوکر کر کس سورت پر ختم ہوتی ہے؟

  • سورۃ البقرہ
  • سورۃ النساء ا
  • سورۃالمائدہ
  • سورۃ التوبہ

94۔حضور صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم سب سے پہلے سورۃ العلق کی کی کتنی آیات نازل ہوئیں ؟

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7

95۔کون سی ام المومنین قرات ا اور کتابت پر مکمل عبور رکھتی تھی؟

  • حضرت حفصہ
  • حضرت ام سلمہ
  • حضرت عائشہ
  • حضرت سودہ

 96۔صلح حدیبیہ کس سن ہجری میں ہوئی؟

  • 4 ہجری
  • 5 ہجری
  • 6 ہجری
  • 7 ہجری

 97۔”فاتح مصر” کہا جاتا ہے ؟

  • حضرت خالد بن ولید
  • حضرت طارق بن زیاد
  • حضرت عمرو بن العاص
  • حضرت اسامہ بن زید

98۔زکوۃ کب فرض ہوئی

  • 2 ہجری
  • 7 ہجری
  • 9 ہجری
  • ان میں سے کون نہیں

 99۔حج کے لغوی معنی کیا ہیں؟

  • ارادہ کرنا
  • پاک کرنا
  • مشقت کرنا
  • عبادت کرنا

100۔سب سے زیادہ احادیث کس صحابی رسول سے مروی ہیں؟

  • حضرت خالد بن سعد
  • حضرت عبداللہ بن عمرو 
  • حضرت ابوہریرہ
  • حضرت انس بن مالک