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Last Updated: 06 Mar 2022


  • Total human population of the world as of 2020 is about:

A. 4.1 billion
B. 5.6 billion
C. 7.8 billion
D. 6.9 billion

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  • In terms of population, Pakistan’s position in the world is*

A. 7th
B. 5th
C. 34th
D. 11th

AD Land Records PBR-13/AD Pop Welfare-14

  • Pakistan’s population is what percent of the world’s population?*

A. 2.4%
B. 2.65%
C. 2.8%
D. 2.7%

PMS (P) GK-19

  • Which is the most populous city in the world?*

A. Tokyo, Japan
B. Delhi
C. Shanghai
D. Sao Paulo

AD Land Records PBR-13/Asst PPSC-18/PMS (P) Ministerial Quota GK-19/Asst Agriculture Dept (WMW)-20

  • Karachi is among the top _____ populous cities of the world.*

A. 7
B. 20
C. 10
D. 40

Tax Inspector-14

  • Which is the most populous city of Pakistan?*

A. Karachi
B. Lahore
C. Faisalabad
D. Gujranwala


  • Which district of Pakistan is the second biggest in terms of population?

A. Lahore
B. Faisalabad
C. Rawalpindi
D. Gujranwala

Asst CM’s Office POPC-16

  • After Karachi and Lahore, which is the biggest city of Pakistan, in terms of population?*

A. Faisalabad
B. Rawalpindi
C. Gujranwala
D. Peshawar

AD Land Records PBR-13

  • 1st census in Pakistan was held in?

A. 1951
B. 1961
C. 1972
D. 1981

Asst S&GAD-15/Land Record Officer PBR-16/Labour Officer-17/Junior Clerk PPD-18/Inspector YASATD-18 (CB)/AD Labour Welfare-19/Asst Punjab Employees Social Security LHRD-19 (2)/Zilladar-20 (Research)/Tehsildar Paper II-20 (E)

  • When did the last census take place in Pakistan?*

A. 1972
B. 1981
C. 1998
D. 2017 (6th)

AD Pop Welfare-14/PMS (P) GK-16/Patrol Officer-18/Asst Punjab Planning Dept-19

1st Census: 1951
2nd Census: 1961
3rd Census: 1972
4th Census: 1981
5th Census: 1998
6th Census: 2017

  • According to the constitution of Pakistan, census should be held after every:

A. 5 years
B. 8 years
C. 10 years
D. 12 years

Patrol Officer-18/Naib Tehsildar Paper II-20 (Guj)

  • The sixth population census was conducted in 2017 in Pakistan after:

A. 10 years
B. 15 years
C. 19 years
D. 25 years

Social Security Officer LHRD-18/Tax Inspector-18 (Guj)

  • The population of Pakistan as per census 2017 is?

A. 180.11 million
B. 190.01 million
C. 207.77 million
D. 208.10 million

AD (I) FIA-19

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