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Assistant (BS-16) S&GAD past paper 2020

Past Paper 2020 PPSC Assistant (BS-16) S&GAD




  1. Butterfly stroke term is associated with?


  2. A) Wrestling

    B) Swimming

    C) Golf

    D) None of these

  3. Name the tribe of Hazrat Haleema Saadia, the foster mother of Holy Prophet PBUH?


  4. A) Banu Tamim

    B) Banu Adi

    C) Banu Saad



    D) None of these

  5. In Table tennis, the length of the table is?


  6. A) 3.74m

    B) 2.74m

    C) 6.62m

    D) None of these

  7. The length of Basketball court according to International Basketball Association is?


  8. A) 49.2 ft

    B) 91.9 ft

    C) 95.7 ft

    D) None of these

  9. Who was the last king of Afghanistan?


  10. A) Muhammad Tarkai

    B) Muhammad Zahir shah

    C) Ahmed shah Abdali

    D) None of these

  11. In the first session of the constituent assembly of Pakistan the first bill in the assembly was related to?


  12. A) To establish State Bank

    B) To build Army

    C) To officially call Muhammad Ali Jinnah “Quaid e Azam”

    D) None of these

  13. Golden Temple of Amritsar is the most sacred temple of?


  14. A) Hindus

    B) Sikhs

    C) Jains

    D) None of these

  15. Al-Bidaya wa-n-Nihaya is a book written by?


  16. A) Ibn Tabari

    B) Ibn Kathir

    C) Ibn Sina

    D) None of these

  17. A Tale of Two Cities is a famous novel. It was written by?


  18. A) Charles Darwin

    B) Charles Dickens

    C) George Elliot

    D) None of these

  19. What is synonym of Serene ?


  20. A) Turmoil

    B) Calm and Peaceful

    C) Rough

    D) None of these

  21. Ambiguous means?


  22. A) Crystal

    B) Obstacle

    C) Hazy

    D) Obnoxious

  23. Opposite of Restive is?


  24. A) Uneasy

    B) Calm

    C) Thread

    D) None of these

  25. Fallacious means?


  26. A) Correct

    B) Misleading

    C) Ruin

    D) None of these

  27. First man in cricket history to hit six sixes in an over in One Day Internationals?


  28. A) Herschel Gibbs

    B) Shahid Afridi

    C) Garfield Sobers

    D) None of these

  29. Which UN agency works for population?


  30. A) UNDP

    B) UNFPA

    C) UNESCO

    D) None of these

  31. Which UN organ gives representation to each nation?


  32. A) UN General Assembly

    B) UN Social and Economic Council

    C) UN Security Council

    D) None of these

  33. Which civilization belongs to river Tigris and Euphrates?


  34. A) Indus

    B) Egyptian

    C) Maya

    D) Mesopotamia

  35. The Philosopher and poet Khalil Gibran belongs to?


  36. A) Israel

    B) Lebanon

    C) Jordon

    D) Egypt

  37. “Neither a Hawk Nor a Dove” is written by?


  38. A) Shah Mehmood Qureshi

    B) Agha Shahi

    C) Mehmood Kasuri

    D) None of these

  39. Which among the following is the third source of Islamic Law?


  40. A) Hadith

    B) ljma

    C) Qiyas

    D) Istehsan

  41. Niagara Falls fall is situated in the continent?


  42. A) North America

    B) South America

    C) Africa

    D) Asia

  43. Asian Development Bank established in 1996 for Economic development of?


  44. A) Europe

    B) Asia

    C) America

    D) All of these

  45. Which among the following is the capital of Australia?


  46. A) Sidney

    B) Melbourne

    C) Perth

    D) Canberra

  47. 16 November on each year is celebrated as?


  48. A) Tolerance day

    B) Women’s day

    C) Disable day

    D) None of these

  49. Combination of digital and analog computer is?


  50. A) Main frame computer

    B) Mini computer

    C) Hybrid computer

    D) None of these

  51. Which of the following used for Internet?


  52. A) Modem

    B) Network card

    C) Both a and b

    D) None of these

  53. What is distance of Junagadh, the state announced annexation to Pakistan, from Karachi?


  54. A) 310 miles

    B) 350 miles

    C) 290 miles

    D) 366 miles

  55. Italy has become the first developed Economy to sign One Belt One Road on 22 March?


  56. A) 2018

    B) 2019

    C) 2020

    D) None of these

  57. To be senator in Pakistan minimum age is?


  58. A) 30 years

    B) 40 years

    C) 45 years

    D) None of these

  59. Virally infected cells in response to the presence of virus produce protein cells?


  60. A) Interferon

    B) Byferon

    C) Protein

    D) None of these

  61. The play “Arms and the Man” is written by?


  62. A) Shakespeare

    B) Henrik Ibsen

    C) George Bernard Shaw

    D) None of these

  63. Super Conductor was invented by?


  64. A) Heike Kimberling

    B) Walter Meissner

    C) Both a and b

    D) None of these

  65. In MS word short Key for font size?


  66. A) Ctrl + Shift + B

    B) Ctrl +Shift + F

    C) Ctrl + shift + E

    D) None of these

  67. His health has run …..?


  68. A) Out

    B) Off

    C) Down

    D) Riot

  69. Pakistan declared Islam as state religion?


  70. A) 1956

    B) 1962

    C) 1973

    D) None of these

  71. Which one is the most abundant in Atmosphere?


  72. A) Oxygen

    B) Nitrogen

    C) Hydrogen

    D) None of these

  73. Where can you change the vertical alignment in Microsoft Word?


  74. A) Paragraph dialog box

    B) Formatting toolbar

    C) Page Setup dialog box

    D) Standard toolbar

  75. I always have lunch ….. my office?


  76. A) In

    B) At

    C) Of

    D) Near

  77. Where glaciers are not formed?


  78. A) Top of mountains

    B) Arctic region

    C) Rain forest region

    D) None of these

  79. The Parthenon is in?


  80. A) Athens

    B) Rome

    C) Istanbul

    D) Babylon

  81. A man buys an article of $ 27.50 and sells it for $ 28.60. What is his percentage gain?


  82. A) 3 %

    B) 4 %

    C) 6 %

    D) None of these

  83. Deficiency of Iodine causes?


  84. A) Goiter

    B) Myopia

    C) Join pain

    D) None of these

  85. Land of thousand islands is?


  86. A) Finland

    B) Indonesia

    C) Myanmar

    D) Sir Lanka

  87. Akbar the Mughal king was born in which city?


  88. A) Agra

    B) Delhi

    C) Umerkot

    D) Thatta

  89. How many bones are in adult body?


  90. A) 306

    B) 206

    C) 392

    D) 351

  91. Roti Kapra Our Makkan was slogan of?


  92. A) Z A Bhutto

    B) Ayub khan

    C) Nawaz Sharif

    D) None of these

  93. Montgomery became Sahiwal in the year?


  94. A) 1962

    B) 1966

    C) 1967

    D) None of these

  95. 0.001 is equal to?


  96. A) 1/100

    B) 1/1000

    C) 1/10000

    D) None of these

  97. Neil Armstrong was the first to set foot on the Moon in?


  98. A) 1968

    B) 1969

    C) 1971

    D) 1979

  99. Habib Bourguiba helped Tunisia to get independence from France in?


  100. A) 1946

    B) 1956

    C) 1966

    D) None of these

  101. Simon Commission report was published in the year?


  102. A) 1929

    B) 1930

    C) 1931

    D) 1932

  103. Science deals with low temperature is called?


  104. A) Cryogenics

    B) Biogenic

    C) Isotherms

    D) None of these

  105. Alma Meter means?


  106. A) One’s college

    B) One’s Hospital

    C) Army training camp

    D) None of above

  107. In MS Excel you can zoom from?


  108. A) 10 to 300%

    B) 10 to 400%

    C) 20 to 500%

    D) None of these

  109. Pakistan is Separated from Tajikistan by?


  110. A) Wakhan Corridor

    B) Kartarpur Corridor

    C) Durand Line

    D) None of these

  111. The first Revelation to the Holy Prophet PBUH came in?


  112. A) Cave of Thor

    B) Cave of Hira

    C) Kabba

    D) Both A & C

  113. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto became ….. of Pakistan after Yahya Khan?


  114. A) Prime Minster

    B) Martial Law Administrator

    C) President

    D) None of these

  115. Asar-e-Sanadid is written by?


  116. A) Sir Syed Ahmed

    B) Mian Shafi

    C) Syed Amir Ali

    D) None of these

  117. A non-Permanent member of UN Security Council has tenure of?


  118. A) 2 years

    B) 3 years

    C) 4 years

    D) None of these

  119. Aung San Suu Kyi is the political leader of?


  120. A) China

    B) Myanmar

    C) Cambodia

    D) Vietnam

  121. Which river flows in UK?


  122. A) Tiber

    B) Thames

    C) Danube

    D) None of these

  123. The famous Golden Gate Bridge is Situated at?


  124. A) New York

    B) New Jersey

    C) California

    D) San Francisco

  125. Who was the first President of Anjuman Himayat e Islam Lahore?


  126. A) Haji Abid

    B) Qazi Abdul Gaffar

    C) Oazi Khalifa Hameed

    D) None of these

  127. Masjid Wazir Khan is Located in?


  128. A) Multan

    B) Lahore

    C) Peshawar

    D) None of these

  129. K in the word “PAKISTAN” is derived from?


  130. A) Kazakhstan

    B) Karachi

    C) Kashmir

    D) None of these

  131. Moon, Sun and Stars are Known as?


  132. A) Terrestrial bodies

    B) Celestial bodies

    C) Water bodies

    D) None of these

  133. In the Government of India Act 1935 the continent was divided into ?


  134. A) 10 provinces

    B) 11 provinces

    C) 9 provinces

    D) 12 provinces

  135. A train, 800-meter long is running with a speed of 78 km/hr. It crosses a tunnel in 1 minute. What is the length of the tunnel ?


  136. A) 650 m

    B) 555 m

    C) 500 m

    D) 458 m

  137. Hazrat Amir Khusrau first Urdu poet was birth?


  138. A) Iranian

    B) Afghani

    C) Indian

    D) Tajikistani

  139. The freedom war 1857 was started from?


  140. A) Delhi

    B) Agra

    C) Meerut

    D) Madras

  141. Are they chasing the thieves? Tick correct passive voice?


  142. A) Were the thieves being chased by them?

    B) Are the thieves being chased by them?<

    C) The thieves are being chased by them?

    D) None of these

  143. They argue about everything ….. the bitter end?


  144. A) to

    B) in

    C) till

    D) for

  145. Which is correct style of mail address?


  146. A) Abc@name.com

    B) @Abcname.com

    C) #Abc@name.com

    D) All of above

  147. Three Gorges Dam is located in?


  148. A) Mongolia

    B) Russia

    C) Brazil

    D) China

  149. Round off the following digit 38.23?


  150. A) 38

    B) 39

    C) 37

    D) 40



  151. Find the average of the 277, 278, 279, 280 281, 282, 283?


  152. A) 280

    B) 281

    C) 283

    D) 284

  153. The book in which the biographies of the narrator of hadith are given?


  154. A) Masnad

    B) Asma al-Rijal

    C) Kitab al Tarikh

    D) All of the

  155. المجم المفھرس لا الحدیث نبوی is a book by?


  156. A) Bosworth Smith

    B) A. J. Wensinck

    C) Lesley Hazelton

    D) None of these

  157. The first name of newly born prince of Great Britain, Louis Arthur Charles has its origin from?


  158. A) Scotland

    B) Ireland

    C) France

    D) Wales

  159. I did not realise that I had forgotten the passport until I reached the airport ….. was very annoying?


  160. A) Which

    B) That

    C) It

    D) Thus

  161. In Islam there is close relation between?


  162. A) Politics and Matter

    B) World and Politics

    C) Shariart and Mysticism

    D) Politics and Matters

  163. Latif Khosa used to be the governor of?


  164. A) KPK

    B) Punjab

    C) Sindh

    D) GB

  165. Akbar will look ….. my work in my absence?


  166. A) Into

    B) after

    B) for

    D) down upon

  167. In 1992, Pakistan cricket team won the world cup. The captain was?


  168. A) Zaheer Abbas

    B) Mian Dad

    C) Mohsin Hassan khan

    D) Imran khan

  169. Who was killed by Hazrat Hamza in the battle of Badr?


  170. A) Utbah bin rabiah

    B) Shaiba

    C) Abu jahal

    D) None of these



  171. A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is?


  172. A) 5%

    B) 8%

    C) 10 %

    D) None of these

  173. Which among the following is alternate source of energy?


  174. A) Hydel

    B) Nuclear

    C) Thermal

    D) Biogas

  175. If a person left a $10.47 tip on a breakfast that cost $ 87.25 what percentage was the tip?


  176. A) 10 %

    B) 11 %

    C) 12 %

    D) 13 %

  177. In following alphabet series , one term missing as shown by question mark . Choose missing term from options: A, B, D, G, ?


  178. A) M

    B) L

    C) K

    D) H

  179. Which article of the constitution of Pakistan deals with national language?


  180. A) Article 251

    B) Article 261

    C) Article 271

    D) None of these

  181. بے پرکی اڑانا محاورہ ہے ۔ اس کا مفہوم کیا ہے؟


  182. A) افواہ اڑانا

    B) بے سروپا بات کرنا

    C) شرارت کرنا

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

  183. تجا ہل عارفانہ سے کیا مراد ہے؟


  184. A) نیک لوگوں کی جہالت

    B) جان بوجھ کر انجان بننا

    C) نیک لوگوں کو نظر انداز کرنا

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

  185. بد اچھا بد نام برا


  186. A) Bad name is worse than bad deeds

    B) A bad man quarrels with his tools

    C) He who is bad does bad

    D) None of these

  187. ی میں وہ خصو صیت میں دنیا کے ہر پہلو کو سامنے رکھا جائے۔۔۔۔۔۔ کہلاتی ہے؟


  188. A) لافانیت

    B) آفاقیت

    C) ہمہ گیریت

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

  189. کی کونسی تحریک کے بعد اصلاح اردو کی تحریک چلی؟


  190. A) ایہام گوئی

    B) رومانیت

    C) جدیدیت

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

  191. کس کا ناول ہے؟


  192. A) حاجرہ مسرور

    B) خدیجہ مستور

    C) بانو قدسیہ

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

  193. س کے مصنف کا کیا نام ہے؟


  194. A) ملاوجی

    B) ملا نور دین

    C) فخر الدین عالی

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

  195. راو پدم راو اردو کی قدیم صنف ہے۔ اس کے مصنف کا کیا نام ہے؟


  196. A) فخرالدین نظامی

    B) مولوی نذیر احمد

    C) رام چندر

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

  197. ی کھیر ہونا کا کیامطلب ہے؟


  198. A) الٹا کام

    B) مشکل کام

    C) چالاکی والا کام

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

  199. صاحب دیوان شاعر کون سمجھے جاتے ہیں؟


  200. A) قلی قطب شاہ

    B) سعد سیلمانی

    C) امیر خسرو

    D) ان میں سے کوئی نہیں

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About Islam

  1. Important Questions about Islamic Studies
  2. Hazrat Muhammad PBUH
  3. General Knowledge About Hazrat Muhammad PBUH Life
  4. Wives of Hazrat Muhammad PBUH
  5. Important Islamic History Events
  6. Important points of The Holy Quran
  7. Al-Quran MCQs
  8. About SAHABA KARAM
  9. Namaz
  10. Zakat
  11. Fasting (Roza)
  12. Imortant Article of Faith and Fundamental of ISLAM
  13. Important Islamic terms and Places
  14. Islamic Months of Years
  15. General Knowledge-Heavenly Books
  16. Important Angles
  17. Ashra-e-Mubrashra
  18. Reign Of 4 Caliphates(Khulafa Rashideen)
  19. Famous Islamic Generals
  20. Famous Islamic Battles
  21. Important Personalities and Their Titles in Islam
  22. Famous Muslim Scientists

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    3. Important Facts of Worlds
    4. Important Places Of World
    5. Important Awards Of World
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    7. Highest Military Awards of World
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    About Pakistan
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    2. Districts of Pakistan
    3. RIVERS OF PAKISTAN
    4. The Largest in Pakistan
    5. The Longest and Tallest in Pakistan
    6. Mountain Passes in Pakistan
    7. Chairman Senate and seats Distibutions of Pakistan
    8. Chief Justices of Pakistan
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    16. Army Chiefs of PAKISTAN
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    25. General Knowledge About Hazrat Muhammad PBUH Life
    26. Wifies of Hazrat Muhammad PBUH
    27. Important Islamic History Events
    28. Important points of The Holy Quran
    29. Al-Quran MCQs
    30. About SAHABA KARAM
    31. Namaz
    32. Zakat
    33. Fasting (Roza)
    34. Imortant Article of Faith and Fundamental of ISLAM
    35. Important Islamic terms and Places
    36. Islamic Months of Years
    37. General Knowledge-Heavenly Books
    38. Important Angles
    39. Ashra-e-Mubrashra
    40. Reign Of 4 Caliphates(Khulafa Rashideen)
    41. Famous Islamic Generals
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    43. Important Personalities and Their Titles in Islam
    44. Famous Muslim Scientists
    45. Important Questions about Islamic Studies

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    52. Inventions and Inventors
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    54. Important Places Of World
    55. Important Awards Of World
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    57. Highest Military Awards of World
    58. Important Geographical Lines of World
    59. World Imortant National Days
    60. Importnat Religions of World
    61. Important Political terms and concepts
    62. Important News Agency of the World
    63. About UNO
    64. Organs of UNO
    65. Important Specialized agency of the UNO
    66. World Country with Capitals & Currency
    67. Famous Name of Places(Country)

    68. About Pakistan
    69. Basic Information About Pakistan
    70. Districts of Pakistan
    71. RIVERS OF PAKISTAN
    72. The Largest in Pakistan
    73. The Longest and Tallest in Pakistan
    74. Mountain Passes in Pakistan
    75. Chairman Senate and seats Distibutions of Pakistan
    76. Chief Justices of Pakistan
    77. Pakistan Affairs
    78. Who is First in PAKISTAN
    79. PAKISTAN GOVERNOR GENERALS
    80. PAKISTAN Presidents
    81. PAKISTAN Prime Ministers
    82. Attorney Generals of Pakistan
    83. State Bank Governors of pakista
    84. Army Chiefs of PAKISTAN
    85. Federal Cabinet of PAKISTAN
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    87. Constitutional Amedments Since 1973
    88. Army,PAF and Navy Officer Ranks
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    91. Important Units of Measurments
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