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ENGLISH
Complete the sentences by choosing the most appropriate
option, from the given lettered choices (A to D) below each.
1. A range manager helps ranchers improve and increase livestock
production _____ of animals to raise.
A.
B.
C.
D.

determined the kind


for determine the kind
when is the kind determined
by determining the kind

Each question below consists of a related pair of words,


followed by five lettered pairs of words. Select the lettered pair
that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in
the original pair.
2. NEURITIS: NERVES::
A.
B.
C.
D.

dermatitis: tendons
bronchitis: heart
nephritis: kidneys
disease: cause

Choose the lettered word or phrase that is most nearly opposite


in meaning to the word in capital letters.
3. MERCURIAL
A.
B.
C.
D.

steady
reliable
constant
regular

Choose the word most similar in meaning to the capitalized


ones.
4. SOPORIFIC:
A.
B.
C.
D.

memorial
sleep producer
awakening
perspire

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Read the passage to answer question 5-6


About 300 genera and 3,000 species of the Apiaceae family exist in the
Northern Hemisphere. Nearly a quarter of these genera are native to the
United States, with several large genera in the West.
Members of this family are usually aromatic herbs with hollow stems, fernlike leaves, and small flowers in umbels that are further grouped into a
compound cluster. The family is important for such foods as carrots,
parsnips, and celery and such spices and seasonings as coriander, caraway,
anise, parsley, and dill. However, some species are very poisonous.
5. Approximately how many genera of the Apiaceae family are native to the
United States?
A.
B.
C.
D.

25
75
300
3,000

6. Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a member of the Apiaceae


family?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Parsnips
Potatoes
Carrots
Parsley

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IQ / GK
7. A banana is to the peeling and an ear of corn is to the husk as an egg is
to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Omelet
Shell
Cob
Hen
Food

8. National Peoples Congress is the parliament of:


A.
B.
C.
D.

Russia
UK
France
China

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POLITICAL SCIENCE
9. In 1960, ________ was established.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

OPEC
NATO
SEATO
ASEAN
NAM

10.Lord Minto introduced the___________ system in subcontinent.


A.
B.
C.
D.

Provincial Govt
National Govt
Federal Govt
Local Govt

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ADVANCE ENGLISH
In the following passage, some of the words have been left out.
Read the passage and fill in the blanks from the choices given
below: (11-12)
Pakistan keeps on

11

that Kashmir is the core issue

12

to

adversarial relations. To India too Kashmir is the core issue affecting not
only its security and stability but also geo-political equations between all
countries within South Asias land mass.
11.
A.
B.
C.
D.

saying
harping
arguing
justifying

A.
B.
C.
D.

making
bringing
leading
tending

12.

In each of the following questions, a phrase or idiom is given


followed by four alternatives. Select from the alternatives the
meaning of the phrase/idiom.
13.By hook or by crook
A.
B.
C.
D.

by one way or the other


make a false claim
leave unfinished
catch the fish

Identify the word or phrase that needs to be changed for the


sentence to be correct:
14.Yesterday one of the teacher was called by the principal. No error.
A
B
C
D
E

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Each of the following questions consists of a sentence with all


or part of the sentence underlined. Following the requirements
of standard written English, select (A) if the original is best;
otherwise choose the best phrase from the options
15.When automatic teller machines were first installed in the 1980s, bank
officials promised they would be faster, more reliable, and less prone to
make errors than their human counterparts.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

they would be faster, more reliable, and less prone to make


errors
they would be faster, more reliable, and that they would be
less prone for making errors
the machines would be faster, more reliable, and less prone to
make errors
the machines were faster, more reliable, and errors would
occur much less
faster, more reliable machines, and that errors would be less
prone

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EDUCATION
16.According to Ibn-e-Khaldun, there are ____________main streams of
knowledge.
A.
B.
C.
D.

two
three
four
five

17.Schools, both public and private, are established as definite__________


agencies to meet the educational needs of all age groups.
A.
B.
C.
D.

desired
federal
informal
formal

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SOCIOLOGY
18.What are cultural universals?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Special order of society


General analysis of a society
General behaviour of a society
General social practices found in every society
All of the above

19.Social satisfaction is guided by:


A.
B.
C.
D.

religious feelings
extent of socialization
economic consideration
extent of contacts

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GENERAL HISTROY
20.About 10 Million Europeans were killed during:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Tsunami
World war 1
Earthquake 1772
World war II

21.________ was conquered by Tariq Bin Ziad.


A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Syria
Spain
Egypt
Iraq
Iran

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ISLAMIC HISTROY
22.In fourth century, there was a great deal of torture against the
Christians in____________ but it became the centre of Christianity.
A.
B.
C.
D.

Italy
Rome
Arabia
Israel

23.Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA) migrated to Madina in:


A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

620
622
624
626
571

AD
AD
AD
AD
AD

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PHILOSOPHY
24.Philosophy comes from the Greek words _______ meaning to love and
______, meaning wisdom.
A.
B.
C.
D.

Philo Sophia
Philein Sophia
Psylo Sophia
Pylo Sophia

25.Substance is something which subsist by:


A.
B.
C.
D.

Man
Spirit
Itself
Other than itself

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MATH
? ?
x
=1
18 162

26.

A.
B.
C.
D.

64
34
54
94

27.The sum of two numbers is 40 and their difference is 4. The smaller of


the numbers is
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

21
19
22
9
18

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ISLAMIC CULTURE / LEARNING


28.The sayings of the Holy Quran are called by the name of:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Sunat-e-Qauli
Sunat-e- faeli
Sunat-e-taqriri
None of the above

29.What is the rate of Ushr payable from a canal irrigated land?


A.
B.
C.
D.

Fifth
Tenth
Twenty fifth
Twentieth

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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
30.The peaceful settlements of international disputes were highlighted in:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Paris Declaration
Washington Declaration
Manila Declaration
Tokyo Declaration
Shanghai Declaration

31.Central Asia is rich in:


A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Gold
Iron ore
Hydrocarbon
Tin
Copper

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LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES


32.Casual relationship between variables is identified in which type of
research?
A.
B.
C.
D.

History
Experimental
Case study
Survey

33.In author catalogue, books are entered under:


A.
B.
C.
D.

Corporate names
Personal names
Surnames
None of the above

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MASS COMMUNICATION
34.What was the name of first Urdu newspaper in India?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Jam-e-Jehan Numa
Hicky Gazette
Hamdard
Comrade
None of the above

35.Freshness of an event is:


A.
B.
C.
D.

News
News
News
News

value
element
policy
frame

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STATISTICS
36. In regression analysis, Dummy variable may assume only the value
_________.
A.
B.
C.
D.

0 or 1
0 and 1
1 or -1
-1

37._________ probability distribution has two positive shape parameters.


A.
B.
C.
D.

Gamma
Second kind Beta
First kind Beta
Beta

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ECONOMICS
38.When the rate of tax increases as the tax base increases it is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.

Proportional tax
Progressive tax
Regressive tax
Diversity of tax

39.The goods, the benefits of which are available in a non-rival fashion are
termed as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Private goods
Public goods
Commercial goods
Usual goods
Government goods

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GEOGRAPHY
40.One of the chief products of vulcanian and pelean type of eruption is
volcanic:
A.
B.
C.
D.

ash
lahar
plug dome
activity

41.The Thal Desert lies in a fertile patch of ______ Doab.


A.
B.
C.
D.

Sandal
Recna
Jech
Sindsagar

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PSHCHOLOGY
42.The humanistic approach to psychology is focused on:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Behaviour
The experience of early childhood
Genetic influences on personality
Descriptions of experience
Conditioning

43.The suggested cause of abnormal behavior, from the cognitive is:


A.
B.
C.
D.

Early childhood experiences


Faulty thinking
Faulty learning
Unconscious, unresolved conflicts

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