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SPSC GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAST PAPER

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE Q.(A) DEMOCRACY is the greatest revenge. Who is the proponent of this doctrine? Write a paragraph of at least 75 words and comment on this doctrine. Q.(B) Future wars in the world will be fought on WATER. Discuss this serious issue with reference to Water apportionment between Pakistan and India.

Q. NO: TICK THE APPROPRIATE BOX. 01 Tower of silence is: (A) Cemetery in London built in the memory of dead of IInd World War. (B) Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C. U.S.A. (C) Place where dead remains of followers of Zoroastrian are placed after funeral rituals. (D) Another name of Eiffel Tower. 02 Who was Bismarck. (A) German Navy Destroyer. (B) German Politician and statesman. (C) Orator (D) German Novelist 03 Hieroglyphics is the script of: (A) Indus Civiliztion. (B) Gandhara Civilization. (C) Nile Civilization. (D) Roman Civilization. 04 Davis Cup is associated with: (A) French Open Tennis. (B) U.S. Open Tennis (C) Wimbledon Tennis Championship. (D) UAE Open Tennis. 05 The third battle of Panipat was fought between: (A) Marathas and Britishers. (B) Marathas and Rajputs. (C) Marathas and Afghans. (D) None of these 06 The first AUDIO tape recorder was invented by: (A) Charles P. Ginsburg (B) Peter Schultz (C) Marvin CAMRAS (D) Leo Szilard 07 General Sherman is: (A) A retired French Army General. (B) One who commanded Allies Forces in IInd World War. (C) Is a living old tree in California State of U.S. (D) Inventor of Leaser Gun 08 The Roman abbreviation MMCDLXXII stands for: (A) 5622 (B) 10802 (C) 9092 (D) 2472 09 The smallest sea of the world is:

(A) Red sea (B) Baltic sea (C) North sea (D) Bering sea 10 After persistent decay, radium would be finally changed into: (A) Steel (B) Brass (C) Lead (D) Hydrogen 11 Worlds largest delta is in: (A) India (B) Sri Lanka (C) Japan (D) Bangladesh 12 Panama canal links: (A) Mediterranean Sea with Red Sea (B) Atlantic Ocean with Pacific Ocean (C) Mediterranean Sea with Baltic Sea (D) Mediterranean Sea with Black Sea 13 In violation of Indus Basin Treaty 1960, India has constructed Wullar Barrage on River: (A) Indus (B) Jhelum (C) Chenab (D) Sutlej 14 Grand Canyon National Park in U.S.A, is located in the State of: (A) Texas (B) Colorado (C) Arizona (D) Wyoming 15 Marseilles is the seaport of: (A) Germany (B) France (C) Italy (D) Spain 16 Which process includes all of the other processes listed? (A) Absorption (B) Assimilation (C) Secretion (D) Metabolism 17 Robindranath Tagore was: (A) A Bengali musician (B) A Bengali politician (C) A Bengali novelist (D) A Bengali philosopher 18 Who wrote Muslim Sufferings under Congress Rule: (A) Maulvi Fazlul Haq (B) Sir Agha Khan (C) Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar (D) Khan Liaqat Ali Khan 19 Bibi Khadijat-ul-Kubra is buried at: (A) Jannat-ul-Baqee (B) Madina (C) Mecca (D) Uuhud 20 Sindh Sagar is between the rivers of: (A) Indus and Jhelum (B) Indus and Chenab (C) Sutlej and Ravi (D) Ravi and Chenab 21 Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by: (A) Shrilal Patel (B) Nathuram Godsey (C) Shankar-dev Rathore (D) Sobhraj Ferdinand 22 Nanga Parbat is commonly known as: (A) Killer mountain (B) Diameer (C) Sakardu (D) Koh-Sufaid

23 Ayat-ul-kursi is included in: (A) Surah Al-Baqrah (B) Surah Younas (C) Surah Namal (D) Surah Maeda 24 Who invented C.D. (Compact Disc). (A) David Nobel with IBM (B) Bob Meltcofe (C) James T. Russell (D) Renold Johnson with IBM 25 The full name of Mahatma Gandhi was: (A) Kundan Lal Gandhi (B) Thakkurdas Gandhi (C) Moti Lal Gandhi (D) Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi 26 Eugencis refers to: (A) Crop improvement (B) Biological control of diseases in human (C) Improvement of human race (D) Heredity 27 Highest peak in Sindh Province is roughly: (A) 3900 feet (B) 7010 feet (C) 5500 feet (D) 7900 feet 28 The present President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai belong to: (A) Uzbek tribe (B) Pashtun tribe (C) Hazara tribe (D) Tajik tribe 29 Rani Kot in Jamshoro district is most easily approachable from: (A) Sehwan (B) Thano Bula Khan (C) Sann (D) Jhangara 30 The famous fort of Hyderabad was constructed by: (A) Mir Ali Murad Khan (B) Sarfraz Kalhoro (C) Ghulam Shah Kalhoro (D) Mir Karam Ali Khan 31 Which is the Rukn-e-Azam of Hajj: (A) Waqoof-e-Arfah (B) Ihram (C) Twaf (D) Sayee 32 Bio-diesel is prepared: (A) From oul refinery (B) From oilcake (C) From rapeseed (D) From Jet-rofa plant 33 Which of the following is not the source of Alternate Energy. (A) Solar Energy (B) Thermal Energy (C) Bio-Gas Energy (D) Nuclear Energy 34 Digital Camera was invented by: (A) Nikon Camera Inc (B) Steven Sasson (C) Eastman Kodak (D) Yahica Camera Inc 35 Jet fuel used in a jet engine is: (A) Diesel oil (B) Benzene (C) Liquid paraffin (D) Kerosene 36 Magnot line:

(A) Border between Germany and Switzerland during Nazi Germany (B) Defense barrier between France and Germany during IInd World War. (C) Line dividing Austria and Germany.. (D) Straight line which divides tangent 37 Videotape used in camcorders to record audio and video signal employee: (A) Fine grains of copper (B) Fine grains of Aluminum (C) Fine grains of Silver (D) Fine grains of Iron oxide. 38 Mai Bhagi, a famous Sindhi folk singer, was resident of village: (A) Islamkot (B) Bhalwa (C) Mithi (D) Vijoto 39 Muhammad Ali Jinnah was the architect of: (A) Lucknow Pact (B) Simla Deputation (C) Nagpur Session (D) Simon Commission. 40 Which creek is located in Thatta district: (A) Gizri creek (B) Gharo creek (C) Sir creek (D) Sonmiani creek 41 The real brother of Hazrat Yousuf A.S. was: (A) Younis (B) Bin-Yamin (C) Ebeel (D) Shees 42 The pilgrims throw pebbles at Satans. What is the name of this act: (A) Rami (B) Sayee (C) Ziarat (D) Tawaf 43 Under 1973 constitution, if no political party commands majority in the Provincial Assembly, then the Governor: (A) Orders re-election (B) Dissolves Provincial Assembly (C) Imposes Governor Rule (D) Refers to the President 44 The founder of Fatmid dynasty was: (A) Al-Mansur (B) Al-Zahir (C) Ubaidullah (D) Al-Mahdi 45 After Hijrat from Mecca to Madina, the Holy Prophet Muhammads (PBUH) camel kneeled at the door of: (A) Hazrat Amaar Yasir (B) Hazrat Aybu Ansari (C) Hazrat Jabbar Ansari (D) Hazrat Jaffar 46 Small liquid drops assume spherical shape because: (A) Of adhesion (B) Of the gravitational force (C) Of the pressure from all sides (D) The liquid tends to have minimum surface area dure to surface tension 47 Which date of Zil-Hajj is called Yaum-e-Arfat: (A) 9 Zil-Hajj (B) 7 Zil Hajj (C) 10 Zil Hajj (D) 11 Zil Hajj 48 The first Atomic bomb (fission bomb) was detonated at: (A) Hiroshima city (B) Nagasaki city (C) Alamogordo city (D) Bikini Islands

49 the natural water recharge of Manchur lake is: (A) From Danister canal (B) From Aral Canal (C) From Khirthar mountains (D) Indus River 50 In Holy Quran Surah Anqaboot refers to: (A) Honey Bee (B) Spider (D) Hud_Hud bird (D) Fisth 51 Insulin drug was discovered by: (A) Harold Edgerton (B) Louis Pasteur (C) Evangelista Torricelli (D) Paul Langerhans 52 Taliban movement in Afghanistan emerged from: (A) Kabul (B) Jalalabad (C) Kandhar (D) Mazar Sharif 53 Largest coal deposits have been discovered in which Taluka of Sindh Province: (A) Nangarparkar (B) Diplo (C) Chachro (D) Mithi 54 The largest lake of Sindh Province is: (A) Hamal lake (B) Keenjhar lake (C) Haleji lake (D) Manchur lake 55 The last Kalhoro ruler of Sindh was: (A) Janni Baig (B) Ghulam Shah Kalhoro (C) Mian Sarfaraz Khan (D) Mian Ali Wardi Khan 56 The Governor under the 1973 Constitution of Pakistan takes oath before: (A) Chief Justice of the respective High Court (B) Speaker of the Provincial Assembly (C) President (D) Chief Minister 57 Hazrat Zakarya was contemporary of: (A) Hazrat Haroon A.S (B) Hazrat Issa A.S (C) Hazrat Yaqoob A.S (D) Hazrat Musa A.S 58 Teethes is the name of: (A) Lower denture (B) Sea during continental drift (C) Japanese submarine (D) Constellation 59 Which Congress leader thought after Lahore Resolution that partition was unavoidable: (A) Abdul Kalam Azad (B) Jawaharlal Nehru (C) Raj Gopal Acharia (D) Gandhi 60 The famous book History of Saracens was written by: (A) Gibbon (B) T. Elliot (C) Sayed Mohsin Ali (D) Justice Ameer Ali 61 Fullers Earth deposits in Pakistan are located in the District of: (A) Chaghi (B) Makran (C) Dadu (D) Thatta

62 Before advent of Islam, the calendar year in Arabia was: (A) Hijra (B) Aamul-Fheel (C) Anno Domini (D) Nau-roze 63 Beta rays are: (A) Fast moving electrons (B) Rays that cause bodily diseases in most seasons (C) Rays that cause head ailments (D) Rays that make photography possible 64 Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abitalib A.S. is buried at: (A) Kufa (B) Baghdad (C) Najaf (D) Yazdan 65 The present Monarchy of United Kingdom belongs to the clan: (A) Tudors (B) Hanovers (C) Mountbattens (D) Anglo-Saxons 66 Kalhora rulers of Sindh were originally: (A) Hashmi Sayeds (B) Umayyads (C) Abbasaiyeds (D) Fatimee 67 Nubian Monuments are located in: (A) Saudi Arabia (B) Egypt (C) Syria (D) Iraq 68 The Pamphlet Now or Never was written in 1933 by: (A) Chaudhary Rehmat Ali (B) Sir Agha Khan (C) Muhammad Ali Jinnah (D) Allama Iqball 69 The book entitled Freedom at Midnight is written by: (A) H.T. Lambrick (B) Eastwick (C) Larry Collins (D) Ch. Muhammad Ali 70 Leukemia is a type of cancer in which there is an abnormal increase in number of: (A) Platelets (B) Bone cells (C) Red blood cells (D) White blood cells 71 Pakistans largest oul fields are located in District: (A) Badin (B) Hyderabad (C) Tando Muhammad Khan (D) Attock 72 Sir Creek is important to Pakistan because: (A) It is an access to drain L.B.O.D water to sea (B) It separates Rajasthan from Sindh (C) It is territorial part of Pakistan (D) It is environmentally important to prevent coastal wetlands from degradation 73 The first American Astronaut to go into space was: (A) Allen Shepherd (B) Neil Armstrong (C) Walter Schiera (D) John Glenn 74 The scheme of partition of united India was sanctioned by Secretary of State of India: (A) Lord Curzon (B) Lord Mountbatten (C) John Brodrick (D) Lord Montague Chelmsford 75 Water flows of the river are diverted to Wuller Barrage through the construction of: (A) Himachal Dam (B) Kishanganga Dam (C) Gangadal Dam (D) Bughlihar Dam

76 Which bird flew over the Island of Sheba (Saba) and noticed the Queen Balquis: (A) Pigeon (B) Woodpecker (C) Indian Hopo (D) Dove 77 Old Testament is: (A) Holy Bible (B) Holy book Injeel (C) Holy book Zabur (D) Part of Holy Bible relating to early messengers 78 Give the name of the place where the pilgrims go from Arafat: (A) Mina (B) Safa (C) Muzdalfa (D) Makkah 79 Portland cement is manufactured from: (A) Mica (B) Sandstone (C) Limestone (D) Silica 80 The name of Indus river-course in olden times was: (A) Arorh (B) Hakro (C) Seendh (D) Mehran 81 Annual Census in Pakistan is carried out every: (A) 10th year (B) 5th year (C) Alternate year (D) 6th year 82 Shaheed Benazir Bhutto became first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan on: (A) December 2, 1988 (B) December 12, 1988 (C) November 8, 1988 (D) January 8, 1989 83 Khewara mines are famous for: (A) Copper deposits (B) Uranium deposits (C) Sodium Chloride deposits (D) Coal deposits 84 The D-Day operation during IInd World War was launched on the coast of: (A) Dunkirk (B) Normandy (C) Gibraltar (D) Hamburg

General Knowledge

If flying is safe,why do they call airport terminal? Becoz it's 'terminal' means 'end'.A terminal illness is one that causes your life to end

Q. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.

Q. Cat's urine glows ( )under a black light.

Q. Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with keyboard only the left hand.

If NASA sent birds into space they would soon die; they need gravity to swallow. Pearls melt in vinegar.

Q. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet. Q. Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."

Q#118. The most common name in the world is Mohammed. Q. What organ of human body controls the amount of water and salt in blood? Ans. kidneys

Q. What is the central color of a rainbow? Green.

Q. The Gobi desert extends over which two countries? Ans. China and Mongolia. Q. IDRISI was a famous? Ans. Geographer Q. Literal meaning of Jehad is? Ans. Struggle

Q. The battle of Jamal was fought between? Ans. Hazrat Aisha and Hazrat Ali

Q. The word "Muhammad" means? Ans. The praised one Q. Sir Syed established MAO ( Muhammedan Anglo-Oriental) College in the year? Ans. 1875. Q# 109. Which date of Separation of East Pakistan? Ans. 16 December 1971. Q. The First Constitution of Pakistan was promulgated on? Ans. 23rd March, 1956

Q. The Indian National Congress was founded in the year? Ans. 1885 Q. Who was the Prime Minister of India during the 1971 crisis? Ans. Indhra Gandhi

How many colors in sunlight? 7 colors (Rainbow) these 7 colors mix together produce white color absent of these 7 color produce black color

Q. Why Wall Street is famous? Ans. Stock Market in New York

Following are leap years 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 Q#102. What is leap year? Ans. A leap year come after every four year and the mounth of February has 29 days in leap year.

Q#101. Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle? Ans. It doesn't stick to the inside of the bottle because it hasn't dried yet. Dogs have five toes on their front feet, and four on their back feet.

Q. What is the official religion of Japan? Ans. Shintoism

Q. Which element use for producing nuclear fuel? Ans. Urinium

Q 97. When zakat declared obligatory? Ans. 2 Hijri

Honey is the only food that doesn't spoil.

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself

Every person has a unique tongue print.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

The youngest Pope was 11 years old.

"I am" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable".

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

Snails can sleep for 3 years without eating

Elephants are the only mamals that can't jump. An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain. Starfish don't have brains.

Polar bears are left handed.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Q. Which is the strongest muscle in the body? Ans. Tongue

Q. How many rakkhu in 30 paraa of quran? Ans. 39

Q. Which vitamins not stored in human body? Ans. Vitamin C

Q. Which city of Pakistan where uranium resources found? Ans. Dera Ghazi khan

Q. Which vitamin helps blood clotting? Ans. Vitamin K

Q. Which Muslim country has highest population in the world? Ans. Indonesia

Q. Length of Khyber Pass? Ans. 53km

Q. Founder of Muslim rule in India? Ans. Qutubuddin Abek

Q. Lack of vitamin c creates which disease? Ans. skin disease

Q. What plants exhale at night? Ans. carbon dioxide Q. Which country has most cinema theatre in the world? Ans. America +20000 cinemas

Q. Which country is most movie maker in the world? Ans. India

Q. Partition of Bengal took place in? Ans. 1905

Q. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan died in? Ans. 1898 and he was born in 1817 Q. Razia sultana belongs to which dynasty? Ans. Slave dynasty

Q. Attock fort was constructed by? Ans. Akbar the Great

Q. Pakistan number among world population? Ans. 6th

Q. Which is the largest bird in the world? Ans. Ostrich, 9 feet length and 156 Kg weight

Q. Which element is found abundance (most) on the earth? Ans. Silicon

Q 62. Which country has made most bicycles? Ans. China

Q. Lucknow Pact was signed between Congress and Muslim League in? Ans. 1916

Q. Number of Districts in Sindh province are? Ans. 23

Q. Quaid-e-Azam joined All India Muslim League in? Ans. December 1913

Q. The All India Muslim League was founded in Ans. December 1906

Q. The headquarter of NATO is located in? Ans. Brussels, Belgium

Q. Data is fed into the computer by first converting it into? Ans. Binary codes

Q. A device used to increase or decrease electric voltageis is called? Ans. Transformer

Q. A circuit which maintains a constant voltage is called? Ans. Voltage Stabilizer

Q. Global communication became possible by using? Ans. Satellites

Q 52. Which instrument used to measure the intensity of radiations? Ans. Radiometer

Q. Which country is the largest country of the World land Wise? Ans: Russia

Q. What is the Currency of Japan? Ans: Yen

Q. Which country is situated in the east of Pakistan? Ans. India

Q. Which is the highest civil award of Pakistan? Ans. Nishan-e-Pakistan Q. Mohd bin Qasim was the nephew of? Ans. Hajjaj bin Yousaf

Q. Sindh was conquered by Mohd bin Qasim during the period of? Ans. Umayyads Q. If a person pays 500 zakat. What is his yearly income? Ans. 500 multiply by 40 = 20000 His yearly income is 20000

Q. If a person has 20 thousand incomes in a year. How much zakat he will pay? Ans. 20000/40 = 500 He will pay 500 zakat

Q. What is the age of a man in heaven in Islam? Ans. 30 year young man Q. The first Muslim president of India was? Ans. Dr. Zakir Hussain

Q. Hamid Karzai was chosen president of Afghanistan in? Ans. 19 June 2002

Q. Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as? Ans. Nazi Party

Q. What is the average salinity of sea water? Ans. 3.5%

Q. What is the capital of Norway? (This country is also famous for midnight sun) Ans. Oslo

A 75 year old person will have slept about 23 years in his complete life. it means we sleep 1/3 in our life's age. Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue. Q. How many states of USA? Ans. 50

A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off. 1 Galon = 3.79 Liters 4000 Galon = 15160 Liters

A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off. Q. 41.There is only one metal which is liquid when its at room temperature. What element is it? Ans. Mercury. Symbol (Hg) atomic # 80

Q. How much percent expand water when freezes it? Ans. 10%

Q. What is the length of the Suez Canal? (It is artificial join cutting the land between Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea) 162.5 kilometers

Q. Which was the famous British one-eyed Admiral? Ans. Nelson

Q. What was the population of Pakistan first census in 1951? Ans. 36.2 million (1 million = 10 lac) or 3 crore 6 lac and 20 thousand

Q. In which city the All India Muslim League was founded? Ans. Dhaka Bangladesh Q. Which river carries maximum quantity of water into the sea in the world? Ans. Amazon River

Q.25. What is the meaning of word "Amazon"? Ans. A tall strong woman

Q. Which city is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world. Ans. Detroit, USA

Q. Which is the 2nd largest river in the world? (first Nile River, Egypt) Ans. Amazon (South America) Q. Which is the biggest island of the world? (Island means land surrounding water) Ans. Greenland

Q.What is the length of the English channel? (It is underground railway tunnel in the sea which join England and France) Ans.564 kilometres

The country which ranks second in terms of land area is Canada

Q. Which country is largest growing coffee in the world Ans. Brazil

Who was ruler of Sindh at the time of arrival of Muhammad bin qasim? Ans. Raja Daher Q. Which instrument used to measure electrical voltage? Ans. Voltmeter

Q. What is the full form of IMEI (which is written on the mobile packet)? Ans. International Mobile Equipment Identity Q. Processor's speed is measured by? Ans. Megahertz

What is whale female called ? Ans. Cow Question Which planet has the longest day? Ans. Venus Question What was the old name of Sri Lanka? Ans. Ceylon

Question : What is the full form of USSR (Russia)? Ans. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics