PPSC Junior Clerk Solved Past Papers 2019

1. Sicily is the largest island in which Sea?

(A) Red Sea

(B) Caspian Sea

(C) Arabian Sea

(D) Mediterranean Sea ✓

2. The Black forest is located in which European country?

(A) Germany ✓

(B) France

(C) Britain

(D) Spain

3. Catalonia is a region of which country?

(A) Spain ✓

(B) Chile

(C) Cuba

(D) Germany

4. Which Surahs are called Muazatain?

(A) Surah Al-Fil & Surah Quraish

(B) Surah Al-Mulk & Surah Furqan
(C) Surah Al-Falak & Surah An-Nas ✓

(D) None of these

5. UNO is considered to be a universal organization. Which organ of the UN has full representation of all member states of UN?


(B) General Assembly ✓

(C) Security Council

(D) Secretariat

6. To investigate certain offences including corruption, Federal Investigation Agency-FIA was established in Pakistan by:

(A) President Ayub Khan

(B) Prime Minister Z.A. Bhutto ✓

(C) General Yahya Khan

(D) President Zia-uUHaq

7. Ricky Ponting was the captain of:

(A) Australian Cricket Team ✓

(B) English Cricket Team

(C) West Indies Cricket Team

(D) New Zealand Cricket Team

8. Who is the author of the book titled “Witness to Surrender”?

(A) Brig Siddiq Salik ✓

(B) Col. Muhammad Aziz

(C) Lt. Gen. Shahid Aziz

(D) Hassan Askari Rizvi

9. Neelum Valley is in:

(A) Swat

(B) Gilgit

(C) Hunza

(D) Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) ✓

10. Acid rain contains high levels of:

(A) Oxalic Acid
(B) Sulphuric Acid
(C) Nitric Acid
(D) Both (B) and (C) ✓

11. Select the most OPPOSITE word: Miscellaneous.

(A) Similar ✓
(B) Vague
(C) Different
(D) Mingle

12. USB Flash Drive is commonly used portable device to store data. What does USB stand for?

(A) Universal Serial Bus ✓
(B) Universal Storage Bank
(C) Unique Storage Bus
(D) Universal Storage for Business

13. Fill in the blank: “You must stick your promise.”

(A) In
(B) On
(C) By
(D) To ✓

14. What number should come next? 3,4, 7,8,11,12 .

(A) 7
(B) 10
(C) 14
(D) 15 ✓

15. Seismograph is a scientific instrument used for:

(A) Recording earthquakes ✓
(B) Recording fluctuations in blood pressure
(C) Detecting underground gas fields
(D) Recording depth of oceans

16. The United States of America at present is a Federation consisting of:

(A) 45 states
(B) 50 states ✓
(C) 52 states
(D) 55 states

17. Find out the correct Passive Voice sentence:
“People say that honesty is the best policy but they seldom set upon it.

(A) It is said that honesty is the best policy but that is seldom acted upon
(B) Honesty is said to be the best policy but it is seldom acted upon ✓
(C) Honesty is that best policy which is seldom acted upon
(D) It is said the honesty was best policy which was seldom acted upon

18. Deficiency of Vitamin “A” causes:

(A) Night blindness ✓
(B) Day blindness
(C) Complete blindness
(D) None of these

19. Which of the following countries was paid an official visit by the first Prime Minister of Pakistan in 1950?

(A) Saudi Arabia
(B) China
(C) USA ✓
(D) Afghanistan

20. A car washer can wash 8 cars in 18 minutes. At this rate, how many cars can be washed in 3 hrs?

(A) 40
(B) 60
(C) 80 ✓
(D) 90

21. The land lying between the River Ravi and River Chenab is called:

(A) Rachna Doab ✓
(B) Bari Doab
(C) Chaj Doab
(D) Sindh Sagar Doab

22. The book “Friends Not Masters’, was written by:

(A) Qudratullah Shahab
(B) Ayub Khan ✓
(C) Dr. Parvez Iqbal Cheema
(D) ManzoorQadir

23. Who was the first Pakistani lady to obtain a commercial pilot’s license. She died in May 2017 at the age of 82

(A) Shukria Khanam ✓
(B) Huma Liaqat
(C) Ayesha Farooq
(D) Maryam MasoOd

24. The idea of establishing SAARC was first mooted by:

(A) Gen. Zia-ul-Haq (Pakistan)
(B) Gen. Zia-ur-Rehman (Bangladesh) ✓
(C) Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (Pakistan)
(D) Indira Gandhi (India)

25. Miss World, the oldest surviving major international beauty contest, was started in:

(B) UK ✓
(C) Italy
(D) Canada

26. The number of Ashab-e-Kahaf was:

(A) 6
(B) 7 ✓
(C) 8
(D) 9

27. The Pakistani film “Zarqa” became very popular in Pakistan and the Middle East. Who played the character of Zarqa in the movie?

(A) Neelo ✓
(B) Mussarat Nazir
(C) Zeba
(D) None of these

28. Which of the following cities is not on the Pacific Coast?

(A). Taipei
(B) Shanghai
(C) San Francisco
(D) New York ✓

29. Which tribe of Quraish, Hazrat Umar (R.A), belonged to?

(A) Banu Hashim
(B) Banu Umayyah
(C) Banu Addi ✓
(D) None of these

30. Fill in the blank . “Please send this letter______my address.”

(A) In
(B) On
(C) Toward
(D) To ✓

31. Name the parliament of Tajikistan?

(A) Council
(B) People’s Council
(C) Union Council
(D) Majlisi Oli ✓

32. What is the meaning of the idiom ✓proverb “A pipe dream?”

(A) A peasant dream
(B) A bad dream
(C) An impracticable wish ✓
(D) A foolish idea

33. Which Article of the 1973 Constitution deals with impeachment of the President?

(A) Article 45
(B) Article 46
(C) Article 47 ✓
(D) Article 48

34. What is synonym of Lurid?

(A) Gory ✓
(B) Appear
(C) Natural
(D) Discreet

35. Who is the founder of Wiki leeks?

(A) Bill Gates
(B) Julian Assange ✓
(C) Steve Jobs
(D) Mark Zuckerberg

36. Find out the correct Passive Voice sentence. “Circumstances will oblige me to go.”

(A) I shall be obliged to go by circumstances ✓
(B) I shall have to be obliged to go
(C) I shall not go except if circumstances oblige me to go
(D) I shall go if circumstances oblige me to go

37. When Hajj was made compulsory?

(A) 9th Hijri ✓
(B) 10fh Hijri
(C) 11th Hijri
(D) 8th Hijri

38. The Madrassah Deoband started in Deoband, a small town of:

(A) Shikarpur
(B) Nurpur
(C) Ambala
(D) Saharanpur ✓

39. Bengal was partitioned in October 1905 when Lord _____ was Viceroy.

(A) Curzon ✓
(B) Mayo
(C) Ripon
(D) Lytton

40. The longest river of Balochistan is:

(A) Dasht
(B) Zhob
(C) Rakshan
(D) Hingol ✓

41. Choose synonym for the underlined word: One normally expects myopic people not to be able to see over great distances.

(A) Nearsighted ✓
(B) Healthy
(C) Old
(D) Wise

42. Fill in ^the blank: He became addicted drugs at quite an early age.

(A) For
(B) Into
(C) To ✓
(D) In

43. (9 + 43 – 4) + 24 – 2 = ?

(A) 0 ✓
(B) 2.181
(C) 3
(D) 2

44. What is the meaning of idiom ✓proverb “To take that bull by the horns”?

(A) To punish a person severely for his arrogance
(B) To deal with a difficult situation in a direct way ✓
(C) To handle it by fierce attack
(D) To bypass the legal process and take action to one’s own wish

45. The official languages of Shanghai Cooperation Organization are:

(A) English and Chinese
(B) Russian and Chinese ✓
(C) English, Chinese and Russian
(D) French and Chinese

46. The program that contains instructions to operate a device is called:

(A) Device operator
(B) Device driver ✓
(C) Device linking
(D) Device system

47. For galvanizing of iron, which of the following metals is used?

(A) Aluminium
(B) Copper
(C) Lead
(D) Zinc ✓

48. Pope Benedict XV, who died in 2013, was from which country?

(A) Italy
(B) Poland
(C) Argentina
(D) Germany ✓

49. Twitter is a:

(A) Search engine
(B) Social network service ✓
(C) E-mail service
(D) Blog page

50. The Lucknow Pact between Congress and the Muslim League was signed in which year?

(A) 1912
(B) 1916 ✓
(C) 1920
(D) 1919

51. What is the old name of Zhob?

(A) Fort Sandeman ✓
(B) FortMunro
(C) Montgomery
(D) Shalkot

52. UPS Is an abbreviation of:

(A) Universal Pumping Station
(B) Universal Power Supply
(C) Uninterrupted Power supply
(D) Uninterruptible Power Supply ✓

53. Who was the Secretary General of the United Nations before Ban Ki-moon?

(A) Kofi An nan ✓
(B) Boutros-Boutros Ghali
(C) Javier Perez de Cuellar
(D) None of these

54. “The Da Vinci Code” is:

(A) A bestselling novel ✓
(B) An ancient legal code
(C) The history of Jews
(D) None of these

55. Who is considered as the Father of Psychoanalysis?

(A) TB Watson
(B) Albert
(C) Adler
(D) Sigmund Freud ✓

56. What does QIC stand for?

(A) Organization of Islamic Conference
(B) Organization of Islamic Cooperation ✓
(C) Organization of Integrated Cooperation
(D) Organization for International Cooperation

57. Which country is called Playground of Europe?

{A} Switzerland ✓
(B) Denmark
(C) Sweden
(D) Holland

58. RAM stands for?

(A) Read After Memory
(B) Random Access Memory ✓
(C) Read Ail Memory
(D) None of these

59. Who postulated the Theory of Natural Selection in Evolution?

(A) Talbot
(B) John Laszlo
(C) Josph Lister
(D) Darwin ✓

60. Valletta is the capital of:

(A) Slovenia
(B) Albania
(C) Malta ✓
(D) Mali

61. When was the state of Israel admitted to the UNO?

(A) 1947
(B) 1948
(C) 1949 ✓
(D) 1950

62. In which district of Pakistan is the famous Katas Raj Temples complex located?

(A) Sargodha
(B) Sahiwal
(C) Chakwal ✓
(D) Peshawar

63. Vitamin C is essential for:

(A) Appetite
(B) Growth & repair of tissues ✓
(C) Muscles
(D) Brain

64. In which district is the archaeological site Harappa located?

(A) Sukkar
(B) Sahiwal ✓
(C) Thatta
(D) Chakwal

65. Which one of the following shapes has four equal sides and right angles?

(A) Rhombus
(B) Square ✓
(C) Rectangle
(D) Parallelogram

66. When did five prayers become an obligation (Farz)?

(A) 10th Nabvi
(B) 11th Nabvi ✓
(C) 12th Nabvi
(D) 13th Nabvi

67. Constantinople fell into the hands of the Muslims in which year?

(A) 1453 A.D ✓
(B) 1543A.D
(C) 1354 A.D
(D) 1398 A.D

68. Which of the following infectious diseases is conveyed from one person to another through air is:

(A) Cholera
(B) Scarlet fever
(C) Tuberculosis ✓
(D) Malaria

69. Fill in the blank. “He was meditating ______ the problem.

(A) Of
(B) To
(C) On ✓
(D) With

70. Complete the sentence: Justice delayed is justice .

(A) Denied ✓
(B) Delayed
(C) Deprived
(D) Deferred

71. Abdus-Sattar Edhi, a Pakistani philanthropist and humanitarian died on:

(A) 8th July 2014
(B) 8th July 2015
(C) 8th July 2016 ✓
(D) 8th July 2013

72. What is the synonym of Notion?

(A) Country
(B) Ignore
(C) Infamous
(D) Odd ✓

73. Which number will complete the number series: 2, 5, 12, 23, 38, 57,

(A) 69
(B) 76
(C) 80 ✓
(D) 84

74. Which of the following animals is depicted in the logo of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?

(A) Snow Leopard
(B) Panda ✓
(C) Rhinoceros
(D) Lion

75. “Malakhara” is a popular game played in the province of:

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

76. ‘A’ is twice as old as ‘B’ Three year ago, ‘A’ was three times as old as ‘B’, how old is ‘A’ new?

(A) 6 years
(B) 12 years ✓
(C) 14 years
(D) 16 years

77. 17th Parallel Line was the provincial demarcation line between

(A) North & South Korea
(B) Canada & USA
(C) North Vietnam & South Vietnam ✓
(D) None of these

78. What is the meaning of the idiom proverb. “To cast pearls before a swine.”

(A) To spend recklessly
(B) To spend a lot of money on the upkeep of domestic animals
(C) To waste money over trifles
(D) To offer to a person a thing which he cannot appreciated ✓

79. Pakistan has ____ of the fourteen tallest mountain peaks in Asia.

(A) Nine
(B) Seven
(C) Six
(D) Five ✓

80. In which Surah of Quran, name of Zulqarnain is mentioned?

(A) Surah Al-Kahaf ✓
(B) Surah AI Baqarah
(C) Surah Al-Furqan
(D) Surah Al-Naas

81. The world’s famous “Golden Gate Bridge” is located in:

(A) New York
(B) Mexico
(C) London ✓
(D) San Francisco

82. Complete the number series 1, 2, 2, 5, 3, 8, .

(A) 3
(B) 7
(C) 6
(D) 4 ✓

83. Tea can be best cultivated on:

(A) Planes
(B) Hilltops
(C) Hillstopes ✓
(D) All of these

84. The Quaid-i-Azam’s Fourteen Points were issued in response to:

(A) 3rd June Plan
(B) Nehru Reports ✓
(C) Minto Morley Report
(D) None of these

85. Lahore Resolution, adopted on 23rd March, 1940 was presented by:

(A) Liaqat Ali Khan
(B) Quaid-e-Azam
(C) A.K Fazl-ul-Haq ✓
(D) G.M. Syed

86. Qadianis were declared as non-Muslims during the government of:

(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Yahya Khan
(C) Z.A Bhutto ✓
(D) Zia-ul-Haq

87. In the Radcliffe Award of 1947, the Muslim majority areas of Gurdaspur and Pathankot were handed over to India just because:

(A) These areas were rich in mineral wealth
(B) River Ravi originated from there which was the lifeline of West Pakistan
(C) These were huge military cantonments
(D) These provided road link from India to Kashmir Valley ✓

88. “Bashar al Assad” is the President of:

(A) Yemen
(B) Jordan
(C) Syrian ✓
(D) Egypt

89. What was the age of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S) when Hazrat Ismael (A.S) was born?

(A) 86 years ✓
(B) 88 years
(C) ’90 years.
(D) 95 years

90. Which poet wrote the famous line “A thing of beauty is a joy forever?”

(A) Lord Byron
(B) William Wordsworth
(C) P.B. Shelley
(D) John Keats ✓

91. جمہوریت اک طرز حکومت ہے کہ جس بندوں کو گنا کرتے ہیں تولا نہیں کرتے یہ شعر علامہ اقبال کے کس مجموعہ کلام سے ہے؟

(A) بال جبریل
(B) ضرب کلیم ✓
(C) ارمغان ھجاز
(D) بانگ درا

92. A Laughing Stock کے درست مطلب کا انتخاب کیجیے؟

(A) ملامت ✓
(B) لطائف
(C) خوش باش شخصیت
(D) لطائف کی کتاب

93. مشہور ناول ’’راجا گدھ‘‘ کے درست مطلب کا انتخاب کیجئے ؟

(A) بانو قدسیہ ✓
(B) خدیجہ مستور
(C) الطاف فاطمہ
(D) بشریٰ رحمان

94. پھول کی پتی سے کٹ سکتا ہے ہیرے کا جگر مرد نادان پہ کلام نرم و نازک ہے اثر ؤ یہ شعر کس کا ہے؟

(A) غالب
(B) الطاف حسین حالی
(C) علامہ اقبال ✓
(D) ظفر علی خان

95. حروف تہجی کے الفاظ سے کون سا لغت میں پہلے آئے گا؟

(A) ظالم
(B) ضمانت
(C) لاپرواہ
(D) سنگدل ✓

96. ‘‘Go mad’’ کے درست مطلب کا انتخاب کیجئے؟

(A) بے وقوف
(B) دیوانہ کر دینا
(C) دیوانہ ہو جانا ✓
(D) تندرست ہو جانا

97. ماہ تمام کس کا شعری کلیات ہے؟

(A) پروین شاکر ✓
(B) پروین فنا
(C) ادا جعفری
(D) کشور ناہید

98. بابائے اردو بابائے قوم اور بابائے صحافت کے الفاظ کی رو سے ہیں؟

(A) لقب ✓
(B) تخلص
(C) خطاب
(D) عرف

99. رئیس المتغزلین کس شاعر کو کہا جاتا ہے ؟

(A) ناصر کاظمی
(B) علامہ اقبال
(C) جگر مراد آبادی ✓
(D) داغ دہلوی

100. مندرجہ ذیل شعر کس شاعر کی غزل کا ہے؟
ایک تو خواب لئے پھرتے ہو گلیوں گلیوں اس پہ تکرار بھی کرتے ہو خریدار کے ساتھ

(A) فیض احمد فیض
(B) احمد فراز ✓
(C) محسن نقوی
(D) پروین شاکر

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