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PPSC Field Assistant Solved Paper 2019


1. Freetown is the capital of _____ ?
(A) Senegal
(B) Guinea
(C) Sierra Leone ✓
(D) Liberia


2. Which of the following country has no boundary with Syria?

(A) Jraq
(B) Iran ✓
(C) Turkey
(D) Israel


3. The land of hospitality is____?

(A) KPK ✓
(B) Sindh
(C) Baluchistan
(D) Punjab


4. Which of following is the theme of 2019 World Day of Social Justice observed on February 20, 2019?
(A) If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice ✓
(B) Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work
(C) Promote global justice & poverty eradication
(D) None of these


5. For Economics category a first Nobel prize was given in _______ ?
(A) 1901
(B) 1969 ✓
(C) 1945
(D) 1968


5. 22 April is celebrated as:
(A) World Scout Day
(B) World Water Day
(C) World Earth Day ✓
(D) World Environment Day
(E) None of these


6. The Famous Monroe Doctrine2 was enunciated on:
(A) 2 December, 1823 ✓
(B) 4 April, 1829
(C) 16 December, 1845
(D) 2 June 1869
(E) None of these


7. Which prime Minister of England served on two occasions:
(A) Lord Atteli
(B) Winston Churchill
(C) Benjamin Disraeli ✓
(D) Margreat Theature
(E) None of these


8. Uncle Sam is nick of which country:
(A) England
(B) Australia
(C) Germany
(D) U.S.A ✓
(E) None of these


9. Ashab-e-Kahaf belonged to country:
(A) Iran
(B) Iraq
(C) Egypt
(D) Syria ✓
(E) None of these


10. Which of the following cities is located on the bank of River Euphrates:
(A) Karbalah ✓
(B) Bassra
(C) Mosal
(D) Damascus


11. Pakistan shares 805 Km long border with:
(A) India
(B) China
(C) Iran ✓
(D) Afghanistan


12. Pakistan covers an area of 3,10,400 square miles which is equal to:
(A) 6,96,096 square Kms
(B) 7,96,096 square Kms ✓
(C) 8,96,096 square Kms
(D) 9,96,096 square Kms


13. The province of Punjab covers an area of:
(A) 3,47,190 Sq. Kms
(B) 74,521 Sq. Kms
(C) 1,40,914 Sq. Kms
(D) 2,01,345 Sq. Kms ✓


14. In terms of area the largest province is:
(A) Sindh
(B) Baluchistan ✓
(C) Punjab
(D) NWFP


15. Baluchistan covers an area of 3,47,190 sq. Kms which in ratio to the total area of the country is:
(A) 43.6% ✓
(B) 33.6% $
(C) 30.2 %
(D) 28.2%


16. The lower Indus plain lies between:
(A) Multan and Arabian Sea
(B) D.G. Khan and Arabian sea
(C) Mithankot and Arabian Sea ✓
(D) Bahawalpur and Arabian Sea


17. The number of Pakistan’s total districts in all the provinces (27 divisions) is:
(A) 102
(B) 108 ✓
(C) 112
(D) 116


18. The province of Punjab comprises Of:
(A) 34 districts ✓
(B) 36 districts
(C) 38 districts
(D) 40 districts


19. The districts of Mansehra and Swabi lie jn the province of:
(A) Sindh
(B) Baluchistan
(C) NWFP ✓
(D) Punjab


20. The total number of districts of Baluchistan province is:
(A) 25
(B) 27 ✓
(C) 29
(D) 31


21. If there is no sun, the color of the sky would be:
(A) Orange
(B) Blue
(C) Yellow
(D) None of these ✓


22. Which of the following is not a chemical reaction?
(A) Burning of a paper
(B) Conversion of water into steam ✓
(C) Digestion of food
(D) Burning of coal


23. A chronometer measures:
(A) Sound waves
(B) Time ✓
(C) Color contrast
(D) Water waves


24. The lightest particle of the matter is:
(A) Electron ✓
(B) Neutron
(C) Proton
(D) Deuteron


25. Meteorology is:
(A) Science of atmosphere ✓
(B) Study of weights & measures
(C) Study of growth
(D) Study of stars


26. The credit of developing the polio vaccine goes to:
(A) Jonas Salk ✓
(B) Albert Sabin
(C) Salman Waksman
(D) None of these


27. Who invented the ballpoint pen?
(A) Waterman
(B) Oscar
(C) Wilson
(D) Laszlo Biro ✓


28. Blaise Pascal is associated with:
(A) Calculation Machine ✓
(B) Computer
(C) Cinema
(D) Laszlo Biro
29. A metal which is liquid at room temperature is:

(A) Gold
(B) Aluminium
(C) Mercury ✓
(D) Platinum


30. Study of earthquakes is known as:
(A) Ecology
(B) Seismology ✓
(C) Numismatics
(D) None of these


31. When soil surface is protected with residue of a crop, the practice is called:
(a) Nitrogen fixation
(b) Sheet erosion
(c) Tillage
(d) Mulching3 ✓


32. Bhagnari is a breed of:
(a) Buffalo
(b) Cow ✓
(c) Sheep
(d) Poultry
(E) None of these


33. A forestation means:
(a) Forest Research Station
(b) To convert land into forest ✓
(c) Utilization of forest products
(d) None of these


34. Population genetics is based on:
(a) Principles of population control
(b) Mendel’s Law
(c) Hardy Weinberg’s law ✓
(d) Genotype-environment inter action
(e) None of these


35. Inqalab - 91 is a variety of:
(a) Rice
(b) Cotton
(c) Sugarcane
(d) Wheat ✓
(e) None of there


36. The filament of an electric bulb is made of:
(a) Tungsten ✓
(b) Carbon
(c) Nitrogen
(d) Iodine


37. Crossing over occurs between:
(a) Sister Chromatids
(b) Homologous Chromosomes ✓
(c) Non-Homologous Chromosomes
(d) None of these


38. Gypsum is rich source of:
(a) Calcium + Zinc
(b) Potassium + Nitrogen
(c) Calcium + Sulphur ✓
(d) None of these


39. F.A.O. has its headquarters in:
(a) London
(b) New York
(C) Geneva
(d) None of these ✓


40. Organic matter in soil helps in:
(a) Improving soil structure ✓
(b) Improving soil texture
(c) Weed control
(d) Building up of organic compounds in crops
(e) None of these


41. Pakistan will conduct its Population census in 2017s?
(A) 4th population census
(B) 5th population census
(C) 6th population census ✓
(D) 7th population census


42. Pakistan's sixth population census will be carried out in   ?
(A) February 2017
(B) March 2017 ✓
(C) April 2017
(D) May 2017


43. Who is newly Appointed DG ISPR of Pakistan Army? (15 December 2016 to date)
(A) Lt General Asim Saleem Bajwa
(B) Major General Asif Ghafoor ✓
(C) Major General Athar Abbas
(D) Major General Waheed Arshad
44. USA have signed an agreement to provide Rs 8.5 billion to the WAPDA for the construction of?

(A) Dia Mir Bahasha Dam Project
(B) Kala Bagh Dam Project
(C) Kurram Tangi Dam Project ✓
(D) Mirani Dam Project


45. Name the first Governor of NWFP from August 1947 to April 1948.
(A) Sir George Cunningham ✓
(B) Sir Francis Moody
(C) Allan Perry Keane
(D) Sir Francis Messervy


46. Name the special task force, which is established in December 2016 by Pakistan Navy to safeguard ' and protect the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as well as Gawadar port?
(A) Task Force 21
(B) Task Force 44
(C) Task Force 88 ✓
(D) Task Force 2


47. Who was the first President of Palestinian Authority?
(A) Mahmood Abbas
(B) Yasir Arafat ✓
(C) Sheikh Ahmed Yasin
(D) Abdul Aziz Al-Rantisi


48. Where the headquarters of APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) is located?
(A) Singapore ✓
(B) South Korea
(C) Japan
(D) Taiwan


49. The Arab League was formed in:
(a) Rabat
(B) Damascus
(C) Baghdad
(D) Cairo ✓


50. "Kilik Pass" is situated in which range?
(A) Hindukush
(B) Sulaiman
(C) Karakoram  ✓
(D) Himalaya


51. Which is the first pillar of Islam?
(A) Kalimah  ✓
(B) Hajj
(C) Zakat
(D) Saum


52. What is the total number of words included in the first Kalimah?
(A) Five
(B) Six
(C) Seven  ✓
(D) Eight

53. Which of the following Surahs throws light on the character conduct and the high position of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?
(A) Surah Kausar
(B) Surah Akhlas
(C) Surah Falaq
(D) Surah Al-Ahzab  ✓


54. Which of the following Surahs throws light on the Day of Judgement?
(A) Surah Al-Kahaf  ✓
(B) Surah Yousaf
(C) Surah Younas
(D) Surah Hood


55. Give the name of the Sahabi who is among the Ashra Mubashara and served as the third Pious Caliph of Islam.
(A) Hazrat Umar (RA)
(B) Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA)
(C) Hazrat Usman (RA)  ✓
(D) Hazrat Ali (RA)


56. Pick out the greatest miracle of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
(A) The state of Madinah
(B) Conquest of Makkah
(C) The Holy Quran  ✓
(D) Conquest of Khyber


57. Give the name of the Prophet whose name has been mentioned most in the Holy Quran.
(A) Hazrat Musa (AS) ✓
(B) Hazrat Adam (AS)
(C) Hazrat Isa (AS)
(D) Hazrat Younas (AS)


58. Which Prophet has been called by the title of “Sahib-al-Hoot” in the Holy Quran?
(A) Hazrat Yahya (AS)
(B) Hazrat Daood (AS)
(C) Hazrat Younas (AS) ✓
(D) Hazrat Isa (AS)


59. What is the meaning of “Taufiqee Tarteeb”?
(A) The order in respect of revelation
(B) The order of the Holy Quran in respect of the Makki and Madni Surahs
(C) The order of Holy Quran given by the Holy Prophet (PBUH)  ✓
(D) The order of Holy Quran according to the reception by Zaid Bin Haritn (RA)


60. There are many names of the Holy Quran. What is the meaning of “Al-Zikr”?
(A) The book which remands
(B) Source of a lesson
(C) The best book  ✓
(D) The book which explains instruction


63. If the ratios of the angles of a triangle are 2:3:7 then the triangle is:
(A) right
(B) acute
(C) obtuse ✓
(D) equilateral


64. Every subset of a finite set is:
(A) Infinite
(B) Finite ✓ 
(C) Real
(D) None of  these


65. Every super-set of an infinite set is:
(A) super-set
(B) infinite set ✓
(C) finite set
(D) None of these


66. 0.2% is equal to:
(A) 0.002 ✓
(B) 0.02
(C) 0.0002
(D) 0.0000x



67. One metre is equal to:
(A) 100 cm ✓
(B) 200 cm
(C) 500 cm
(D) 1000 cm


68. A shop appreciates in value from Rs.414000 to Rs. 438000 over three years. What was the average percentage increase per year in that time?
(A) 2% ✓
(B) 4%
(C) 7%
(D) 21%


69. A man is 5 years older than his wife who is ten times as old as her daughter. If the daughter attains the age of 8 in three years what is age of man.
(A) 45 years
(B) 55 years ✓
(C) 60 years
(D) 65 years
(E) None of these


70. If 40% of women are voters and 52% of the population are women, what per cent of the population are women voters:
(A) 8.1%
(B) 20.8% ✓
(C) 26.8%
(D) 38.2%


69. A man is 5 years older than his wife who is ten times as old as her daughter. If the daughter attains the age of 8 in three years what is age of man.
(A) 45 years
(B) 55 years ✓
(C) 60 years
(D) 65 years


70. If 40% of women are voters and 52% of the population are women, what per cent of the population are women voters:
(A) 8.1%
(B) 20.8% ✓
(C) 26.8%
(D) 38.2%

71. SULTRY:
(a) Solvable
(B) Sticky
(C) Salty
(D) Hot and humid ✓


72. CLOG:
(a) To block ✓
(b) A cover
(c) A bump
(D) To push forward


73. VAPID:
(a) Virtuous
(B) Lustre
(C) Dull ✓ 
(D) Vital


74. DISQUISITION:
(a) Explosion
(B) Progress
(C) Motion
(D) Report ✓


75. The travel agent will confirm my reservations for next week’s flight to London.
(a) Ratify
(B) Verify ✓
(c) Obtain
(D) Approve
phrases, pick the one most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized word.

76. RECEDE:
(a) Proceed ✓
(b) Reject
(c) Follow (D) Welcome


77. CLEAN

(a) Pure

(B) Dirty ✓


(c) Lure

(D) None of these


78. POSTPONE:

(a) Schedule

(B) Defer

(C)  Accelerate ✓ 

(d) None of these


79. DEPART:

(a) Depend

(B) Come back ✓ (c) Unknown

(D) Leave

80. He directed a couple of mediocre films.

(a) Successful
(B) Famous
(c) Outstanding ✓

(D) Noble ANALOGIES: 



81. CORRUGATED: STRIPED

(A) Box: Zebra
(B) Paint: Crayon
(C) Roughness: Smoothness
(D) Pit: Dot ✓


82. MARS: MERCURY
(A) Language: Dictionary
(B) Comets: Shooting Stars
(C) Lux: Pears ✓
(D) Sand: Stone

83. PINK: RED

(A) Smile: Laughter ✓

(B) Lake: Sea
(C) Sky: Blue
(D) Flower: Fragrance
84. DETERIORATION: RUST
(A) Iron: Water
(B) Emaciation: Debilitation
(C) Depression: Unemployment ✓
(D) Promulgation: Legislation

85. TEDIOUS: BORING
(A) Boor: Oafish
(B) Pressing: Crushing
(C) Poor: Poverty
(D) Indefatigable: Untiring ✓

(B) I and UK
(C) Only I
(D) None of these


87. The author feels that:
(A) Technical perfection is not required in playing an enjoyable cricket
(B) He who pays cricket with adventure and enthusiasm makes it enjoyable ✓
(C) He who scores a century must be a good cricketer
(D) Cricket is a monotonous game


88. Jam Sahib:
(A) Was a splendid cricket player
(B) Lived in Nawanagar
(C) Neither (A) nor (B) is true
(D) Both (A) and (B) are true ✓


89. “In literature as in finance... much paper and much poverty may coexist.” What does it mean?
(A) Jam Sahib was rich man as he was the king of Nawanagar
(B) Shrewsbury was a poor man
(C) The cricketer who gets lot of runs may not play an enjoyable cricket ✓
(D) None of these


90. What gives cricket its character?
(A) The spirit of sacrifice
(B) The spirit of joyous adventure
(C) The gaiety daring attitude of the player
(D) All of these ✓


91. In computer system, word “BOOT” is used for:
(A) To exit opened software
(B) To start up a software
(C) To shutdown system
(D) To start a computer ✓


92. A normal CD-ROM can usually store upto data.
(A) 680 GB
(B) 680 KB
(C) 680 Bytes
(D) 680 MB ✓


93. Who is the owner of the Microsoft computer company?
(A) Bill Clinton
(B) Dick Cheney
(C) Bill Gates ✓
(D) None of above


94. Isotims and isodapanes in human geography are related to:
(A)   ✓
(B) Retailing
(C) Barter Trade
(D) None of these


95. Lines of equal distribution of pressure are called:
(a) Isopleths
(b) Isotherms
(c) Isobars  ✓
(d) None of these



96.  علامہ اقبال کی مشہور نظم ’’شکرہ‘‘ ان کے کس مجموعہ کلام میں ہے۔



(a) ارمغان حجاز


(b) بال جبریل

(c) ضرب کلیم

(d) بانگ درا  ✓

97.  ڈوبتے کو تنکے کا سہارا قواعد کی رو سے کیا ہے ؟

(a) قول



(b) کہاوت



(c) ضرب المثل


(d) محاورہ  ✓

98. پطرس بخاری کی وجہ شہرت کیا ہے؟

(a) مزاح نگاری  ✓
(b) ناول نگاری

(c) افسانہ نگاری
(d) شاعری


99. مسابقت کا مطلب ہے؟

(a) برابری  ✓

(b) سختی 

(c) کمی بیشی
(d) مقابلہ

100. مندرجہ ذیل سے ضرب المثل کون سی ہے؟

(a) بوڑھی گھوڑی لال لگام  ✓<
(b) عید کا چاند ہونا
(c) پانی میں آگ لگانا
(d) اپنے منہ میاں مٹھو بننا

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