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PPSC PMS General Knowledge Past Paper 2019

PMS General Knowledge Paper 2019

(PMS) BPS-17 (2019)


Test Date:

The answers of questions marked with * are subject to change with time


NOTE: Each question carry 1 mark, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer

TIME ALLOWED: 90 MINS                                                MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

01. Who among the following is the current (15th) Secretary-General of SAARC?*

A. Arjun Bahadur Thapa
B. Amjad Hussain B. Sial
C. Esala Ruwan Weerakoon
D. Golam Sarwar (from Bangladesh since 4 Mar 2023)

02. Who was the 1st Governor of State Bank of Pakistan?

A. Zahid Hussain
B. Abdul Qadir
C. Shujaat Ali Hasnie
D. Mahbubur Rashid

03. Kurt Waldheim was an Austrian diplomat and statesman who served two terms as the _____ Secretary-General of the United Nations.

A. Third
B. Fourth
C. Fifth
D. Sixth

04. The General Assembly and the Security Council elect the judges of the International Court of Justice for the period of 9 years. The ICJ is comprised of _____ judges.

A. 30
B. 15
C. 10
D. 35

05. Kirthar Range is a mountain range in Pakistan extending about 190 miles. In which province of Pakistan does the range’s largest portion reside?

A. Sindh
B. Balochistan*
C. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
D. Punjab

06. When Balochistan was given the status of province?

A. 1969
B. 1970* (as per some internet sources it is 1971)
C. 1971
D. 1972

07. What is the length of Karakoram Highway N-35?

A. 910 miles
B. 810 miles (~1300 km)
C. 710 miles
D. 610 miles

08. Who among the following was the penultimate viceroy of British India?

A. Lord Irwin
B. Lord Willingdon
C. Lord Linlithgow
D. Lord Wavell

09. ‘Jinnah, Pakistan and Islamic Identity: The Search for Saladin’ is a book based on conversations and interviews of those who were close to Jinnah. Who wrote this book?

A. Ayesha Jalal
B. Akbar S. Ahmed
C. Stanley Wolpert
D. Hector Bolitho

10. Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan to immortalize his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Its construction spanned 22 years. When was the project commenced?

A. 1622
B. 1632
C. 1642
D. 1652

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