PPSC Past Paper Assistant (BS-16) 2017

PPSC Past Paper Assistant BS-16 2017

A past paper is an examination paper from a previous year or previous years, usually used either for exam practice or for tests. Exam candidates find past papers valuable in test preparation.

PPSC Past Paper conducted for the post of Assistant (BS-16) in Punjab Police Department held in 2017 by Punjab Public Service commission one paper mcqs exams past paper.

Test was made from computer and MS Office, Synonyms & Antonyms, Direct Indirect, Pair of Words, Idioms, Active Passive Voice from English, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Pak Affairs, Mathematics, Computer Sciences mcqs etc.

 PPSC Past Paper Assistant (BS-16) 2017

Punjab Police Department


1) Which is the longest shipping canal of the world?

(A) Beloye-More Canal

(B) Suez Canal

(C) Panama Canal

(D) None of these


2) Rogun Dam is located in .

(A) Turkey

(B) Thailand

(C) Tajikistan



3) Higher summer temperature, stiff soil capable of supporting heavy weight of plant is essential for :

(A) Rubber

(B) Jute

(C) Rice

(D) None of these


4) Which is the largest cotton producing country in the world?

(A) India

(B) Egypt

(C) China



5) Which is the most important crop of the Nile Delta?

(A) Sugarcane

(B) Maize

(C) Cotton

(D) None of these


6) Which of the following is an agricultural produce of Taiwan?

(A) Coffee

(B) Maize

(C) Rice 

(D) None of these

7) Of all the animal pests that attack crop plants, the most common and which cause the maximum damage are.

(A) Birds

(B) insects

(C) Mice

(D) None of these


8) Highest mountain peak of Karakoram mountain range is?

(A) Mount Everest

(B) K2 (Goodwin Austin)

(C) Naga Parbat

(D) None of above


9) Which is the second longest mountain range in the world?

(A) Indies

(8) Karakoram

(C) Himalayas

(D) Hindu Kush


10) Dhaulagiri Mountains are present in .

(A) South Africa

(B) Nepal

(C) Niger

(D) Congo



11) which of the following countries is the world’s largest producer of coal?

(A) Russia

(B) China

(C) Pakistan



12) Which of the following countries leads in the production of Nickel?  

(A) Canada


(C) China

(D) Russia


13) The leading producer of sulphur is 

(A) Canada


(C) Spain

(D) Itally


14) Which of the following is a non metallic mineral?

(A) Cobalt

(B) Gypsum

(C) Thorium

(D) Uranium

15) Which of the following crops is/ are ‘Cash Crop’?

(A) Cotton

(B) Jute

(C) Tea

(D) All


16) Which one of the following is not a ‘Cash Crop’?

(A) Cotton

(B) Wheat

(C) Sugarcane

(D) None of these


17) For which agricultural produce, Sudan is famous and which comes under Tropical Grassland Region?

(A) Coffee

(B) Millets

(C) Barley

(D) Cotton


18) “Deep Blue Black Box” term is connected with

(A) Computer Science

(B) Motor Vehicle

(C) Space Science

(D) Aircraft Industry


19) Largest Motor Vehicle producing country in the world is

(A) Japan

(B) UK


(D) Russia


20) Industry of Motor Vehicle Honda Motors Company belongs to 

(A) Japan

(B) UK


(D) Russia


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21) What is the meaning of the Idiom/ proverb “To be at loggerheads” 

(A) To cooperate with enemies

(B) To be in strong disagreement or dispute

(C) To face stiff opposition

(D) To tax one’s mind and body


22) Which power point feature allows the user to create a simple presentation quickly? 

(A) Auto Content Wizard

(B) Transition Wizard

(C) Chart Wizard

(D) Animations


23) Who is called the “Father if computers”?

(A) Charles Babbage

(B) Thomas Kurtz

(C) Konrad Zuse

(D) Bill Gates


24) Which body of people republic sometimes referred to as “The Fourth State”?

(A) Judiciary

(8) Executive

(C) The Press

(D) Senate


25) Name of the Prophet who is known by the title of Israel?

(A) Hazrat Yaqoob (AS)

(B) Hazrat Yousaf (AS)

(C) Hazrat Ishaaq (AS)

(D) Hazrat Moosa (AS)


26) The Headquarter of EU is at

(A) Vienna

(B) Brussels

(C) Paris

(D) Amsterdam


27) Headquarter of Economics and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific is located in 

(A) Manila

(B) Singapore

(C) Bangkok

(D) Yangon


28) Which UN agency deals with matters relating to children?






29) The elements which is most abundant in the Earth’s crust is:

(A) Silicon

(B) Iron

(C) Aluminium

(D) Oxygen


30) Rana of Kutch is situated

(A) North of Gilgit

(B) South of Tharparker

(C) East of Turbat

(D) South of Wana



31) 3.29×1000 equals to

(A) 0.329

(B) 32.9

(C) 329

(D) 3290


32) The synonym of “Conjecture” is:

(A) Serious

(B) Outward

(C) To guess

(D) To claim


33) The caste system in the subcontinent was first established by the 

(A) Aryans

(B) Dravidians

(C) Iranians

(D) Moghuls


34) Ayat Ul Kursi is part of which Surah _________?

(A) Al-e-Imran

(B) Al-Baqarah

(C) Al-Anfal

(D) Al-Nissa


35) Fill in the blanks: Salma was ill ________ fever 

(A) of

(8) to

(C) with

(D) on


36) (22)3 = ? .

(A) 64

(B) 32

(C) 16

(D) 12


37) Which one of the following countries is not a member of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries)?

(A) Algeria

(B) Nigeria

(C) Venezuela

(D) UK


38) Find the odd one out 31, 41, 43, 47, 53, 61, 71, 73, 81

(A) 61

(B) 71

(C) 73

(D) 81


39) Who had coined the phrase “Survival of the fittest”?

(A) Charles Darwin

(B) Herbert Spencer

(C) Alfred Wallace

(D) Erasmus Darwin


40) What is the meaning of Al Hadi mentioned in the Holy Quran?

(A) The Light

(B) The Eternal

(C) The Rich

(D) The Guide


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41) I was angry __________ the way they reacted.

(A) about

(B) of

(C) in

(D) on


42) One metric ton contains _________ kilograms.

(A) 10000

(B) 100

(C) 10

(D) 1000


43) Where do the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean meet?

         (A) Cape of Good Hope

(B) Aden

(C) Singapore

(D) No Where


44) There has been a complete break ______ of law and order in the country.

(A) up

(B) off

(C) down

(D) of


45) A senator is elected in Pakistan for 

(A) 4 years

(B) 5 years

(C) 6 years

(D) 7 years


46) the British Government announced the annulment of Partition of Bengal in 

(A)  1910

(B) 1911

(C) 1912

(D) 1926


47) Pick out the name of prayer which is preceded by Azaan?

(A) Namaz-e-Janaza

(B) Eid-ul-Fitr

(C) Eid-ul-Azha

(D) Zuhar Prayer


48) Choose the synonym of “Nonchalant”

(A) Excited

(B) Natural

(C) Dispassionate

(D) Nervous


49) “A” sold a pen for Rs. 180. This was Rs. 60 less than what “A” paid for it. What was A’s loss as a percentage of his cost price?

(A) 25%

(B) 33.1/3%

(C) 50%

(D) 75%


50) Which is the largest gulf of the world?

(A) Gulf of Mexico

(B) Gulf of Aden

(C) Gulf of Riga

(D) Gulf of Thailand



51) What is the significance of 17 August 1988 in Pakistan’s history?

(A) Prime Minister Junejo’s Government was dismissed

(B) Gen Zia Ul Haq died in a plan crash

(c) No confidence motion against Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was moved

(D) Parliment was dissolved by General Zia Ul Haq


52) The world’s biggest bird is:

(A) Eagle

(B) Owl

(C) Kiwi

(D) Ostrich


53) Which of the following is not a main organ of the United Nations?


(B) Security Council

(C) General Assembly

(D) International Court of Justice


54) Who among the following died a natural death?

(A) Mahatma Gandhi

(B) Indira Ghandi

(C) Sanjay Ghandi

(D) None of these


55) Liaqat Ali Khan was assassinated in 

(A) 1940

(B) 1950

(C) 1951

(D) 1952


56) Holy Prophet (PBUH) named as “Ahmed”, in which Surah of Holy Quran?

(A) Surah Al-Saff

(B) Surah Al-Mohammad

(C) Surah Al-Anbia

(D) Surah Al-Baqarah


57) Which of the following was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan?

(A) Shalimar Garden

(B) Badshahi Mosque

(C) Moth A and B

(D) None of above


58) Complete the saying “Truth is stranger than __________________.

(A) The news

(B) Falsehood

(C) Lies

(D) Fiction


59) Which of the following helps to reduce spelling errors in a document being typed?

(A) Auto Format

(B) Auto Correct

(C) Smart Tags

(D) Auto Text


60) A man bought 27 apples, 2/9 of them are bad. How many are good?

(A) 6

(B) 21

(C) 27

(D) 18


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61) Presidency of UN Security Council rotates among the Member States of the Council

(A) Every 6 months

(B) Every 3 months

(C) Every year

(D) Every month


62) Who resigned from the Imperial Legislative Council in protest against the Rowlett Act?

(A) Gandhi

(B) Nehru

(C) Quaid-e-Azam

(D) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan


63) Short-sightedness can be corrected by

(A) Convex Lens

(B) Concave Lens

(C) Convex-concave Lens

(D) Concave-convex Lens


64) Who is the current President of France?

(A) Nicolas Sarkozy

(B) Emmanuel Macron

(C) Jacques Chirac

(D) Georges Pompidou


65) The cultural centre of Gandhara Civilization is:

(A) Harrapa

(B) Taxila 

(C) Thatta

(D) Mohenjo Daro


66) Which of hte following is not related to disarmament





67) Name the first Pakistani female Cricketer to take 100 ODI wickets?

(A) Sana Mir

(B) Javeria Khan

(C) Marina Iqbal

(D) Sadia Yousaf


68) After the creation of Pakistan, the first Radio Station was established at 

(A) Lahore

(B) Karachi

(C) Peshawar

(D) Islamabad


69) Antonym of “Economy” is?

(A) Gratitude

(B) Thrift

(C) Miserliness

(D) Extravagance


70) The Muslims of Mindanao islands are struggling of their political rights in

(A) Japan

(B) South Africa

(C) Philippines

(D) Myanmar



71) ___________ is the oldest written language of the world.

(A) Chinese

(B) Sindhi

(C) Sanskrit

(D) Arabic


72) Which country’s parliament is called “Mother of all parliaments”.

(A) Britain


(C) China

(D) Russia


73) Highest military award of India is:

(A) Iron Cross

(B) Military Cross

(C) Victoria Cross

(D) Param Vir Chakra


74) Henry Kissinger was the former US

(A) Premier

(B) President

(C) Secretary of State

(D) Defense Minister


75) “Ji Ji” is the news agency of:

(A) China

(B) Pakistan

(C) Libya

(D) Japan


76) MOSAD is a secret agency of:

(A) Palestine

(B) Israel

(C) France

(D) Germany


77) Name the city which is a seat of UNO International Court of Justice?

(A) Hamburg

(B) Greenwhich

(C) Geneva

(D) Hague


78) Which was the Napoleon’s last battle in which he was captured exiled to St Helena? 

(A) Battle of Trafalgar

(B) Battle of Waterloo

(C) Battle of Austerlitz

(D) Battle of Leipzig


79) Where is Green Peace Headquarter

(A) London

(B) New York

(C) Geneva

(D) Amsterdam


80) Largest Muslim Country in Africa by Population is: 

(A) Nigeria  

(B) Pakistan

(C) Turkey

(D) Indonesia

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81) Highest literacy rate among SAARC:

(A) Nepal

(B) Sri Lanka

(C) India

(D) Paksitan


82) Largest producer of oil in OPEC countries:


(B) Egypt

(C) Iraq

(D) Saudi Arabia

83) Highest per capita income among SAARC:

(A) India

(B) Nepal

(C) Sri Lanka

(D) Bhutan

84) Bakhtar news agency of:

(A) India

(B) Pakistan

(C) Afghanistan

(D) Nepal


85) Ariana is Airline of:

(A) India

(B) Afghanistan

(C) Nepal

(D) Pakistan


86) Cathy pacific is a/an:

(A) Airline

(B) Glacier

(C) News Agency

(D) Seaport


87) Fill in the blank. “I paid the fees _________ the end of the course”.

(A) in

(B) at

(C) about

(D) of


88) PPI Stands for:

(A) Pakistan Peace Initiatives

(B) Pakistan Petroleum Industry

(C) Pakistan Press International

(D) Pakistan Peace International


89) Headquarters of Asian Development Bank is in:

(A) Manila

(B) Delhi

(C) Karachi

(D) Colombo


90) Security Council members are:

(A) 6

(B) 7

(C) 22

(D) 15




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