General Knowledge PMS Model Paper (Model Paper – I)

PMS Model Paper General Knowledge
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

1. The University of Al-Karaouine is the oldest university of the world located in
(a) Iran
(b) Morocco
(c) Egypt
(d) France

2. Which is the current capital city of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar?
(a) Colombo
(b) Naypyitaw
(c) Thampo
(d) Rangoon

3. Which is the biggest district of Pakistan?
(a) Bahawalpur
(b) Chaghi
(c) Karachi
(d) Khuzdar

4. Name the first elected President of Pakistan
(a) General Ayub khan
(b) Iskandar Mirza
(c) Muhammad Ali Bogra
(d) Quaid-e-Azam

5. The headquarters of International Olympic Committee is located at:
(a) Lausanne (Switzerland)
(b) Moscow (Russia)
(c) Los Angeles (US)
(d) New York (US)

6. Name the only secretary general of UN who resigned from his post:
(a) Mrs Vijay Lakshmi Pandit
(b) Trygve Lie
(c) Kofi Annan
(d) U. Thant

7. Which Pakistani prime minister visited China first?
(a) Liaqat Ali Khan
(b) Hussain Shaheed Suharwardi
(c) Khawaja Nazimuddin
(d) Muhammad Ali Bogra

8. Which gas is used in decoration lighting?
(a) Oxigen
(b) Hydrogen
(c) Nitrogen
(d) Neon

9. ‘Ottawa convention 1997’ is related to
(a) Environment protection
(b) Preserving wild life
(c) Banning landmines
(d) Banning chemical weapons

10. The Leaning Tower (Pisa Tower) is located in
(a) Germany
(b) Rome (Italy)
(c) London (UK)
(d) Paris (France)

11. Where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896?
(a) Athens
(b) Rome
(c) Paris
(d) Italy

12. Who is the founder of Wikileaks?
(a) Jimmy Wales
(b) Rown Descartes
(c) Charles Bobbage
(d) Julian Assange (Australian)

13. Art and science of growing flowers, fruit and vegetables is called:
(a) Green Culture (American)
(b) Agriculture
(c) Horticulture (British)
(d) Landscaping

14. Richard Nixon was only president of US who resigned from his post. When did he resign?
(a) 9 August, 1972
(b) 9 August, 1973
(c) 9 August, 1975
(d) 9 August, 1974

15. Name the palace that is the official residence of the president of France?
(a) Elysee Palace
(b) White House
(c) French Palace
(d) Paris Hall

16. Who built the “Rohtas Fort” near the Jhelum?
(a) Akbar
(b) Sher Shah Suri
(c) Humayun
(d) Shah Jehan

17. “Temple Trees” is the official residence of
(a) President of Sri Lanka
(b) Sri Lankan Prime Minister’s House
(c) President of Belgium
(d) British Prime Minister

18. Napoleon is known as “Man of Destiny” and “Little Corporal”. Who is called the Man of “Iron and Blood”?
(a) Prince Bismarck
(b) US President Ford
(c) Lemin
(d) Karl Mark

19. Next Football World Cup will be played in 2014 in:
(a) Korea
(b) Japan
(c) Brazil
(d) South Africa

20. Next Cricket World Cup will be played in:
(a) Australia
(b) New Zealand
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Both (a) & (b)

21. Whose creation is the famous painting “Mona Lisa”?
(a) Romalo
(b) Picasso
(c) Leonardo da Vinici
(d) Richard Leonardo

22. In which year the Nobel Prize was first awarded?
(a) 1905
(b) 1903
(c) 1901
(d) 1902

23. What did Sir Isaac Pitman invent?
(a) The typewriter
(b) The propelling pencil
(c) A form of shorthand
(d) Motorcycle

24. ‘Tsunami’ means ‘Harbour Waves’, the word is derived from:-
(a) French
(b) German
(c) Japanese
(d) Spanish

25. Who wrote the poem “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”?
(a) Ann and Jane Taylor
(b) Emily Dickinson
(c) Janne Joylor
(d) Ann Taylor

26. Tokyo had another old name. What was it?
(a) Sumo
(b) Kyodo
(c) Yoko
(d) Edo

27. Which country’s flag is known as Union Jack?
(a) France
(b) Romania
(c) UK
(d) Poland

28. Which wood is used for making cricket bats?
(a) Willow
(b) Oak
(c) Peak trees
(d) date palm

29. The world’s famous bridge “Golden Gate” is located in:-
(a) New York
(b) Mexico
(c) San Francisco
(d) London

30. “Diego Garcia” is a
(a) Airlines of Singapore
(b) French surface to surface missile
(c) United States military base in the Indian Ocean
(d) Disputed island between Japan and Russia in the Pacific Ocean

31. The term ‘16 yards hit’ is associated with—
(a) Badminton
(b) Baseball
(c) Polo
(d) Hockey

32. Which of the following animals can hear ultrasonic sound?
(a) Cat
(b) Rat
(c) Bat
(d) Squirrel

33. Who is the founder of Wikipedia?
(a) Jimmy Wales
(b) Rowne Descartes
(c) Bill Gates
(d) None of the above

34. A mobile phone sends and receives messages through
(a) Sound waves
(b) Micro waves
(c) Ultraviolet waves
(d) Radio waves

35. Muslim Students Federation (MSF) was established in 1937 by
(a) Abdur Rab Nishtar
(b) Raja Sahib of Mehmudabad Abad
(c) Raja Gazanfir Ali
(d) Sir Agha Khan

36. Name the person who presented ‘Chenab Formula’ to resolve the Kashmir dispute
(a) Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan
(b) Ali Shah Gilani
(c) Barrister Sultan Mahmood
(d) None of the above

37. Who introduced the principle of the Doctrine of Lapse?
(a) Clive
(b) Cornwallis
(c) Hastings
(d) Dalhousie

38. Dome of Rock is located in
(a) Jerusalem
(b) Lebanon
(c) Jordan
(d) Iraq

39. SIM stands for:
(a) Single In-line Module
(b) Single In-line Memory
(c) Subscriber Identity Module
(d) Subscriber Identity Memory

40. Which gas is used in electric bulb?
(a) Nitrogen
(b) Hydrogen
(c) Carbon dioxide
(d) Cholorine

41. The wonder of the world ‘Taj Mahal’ (Agra) is situated in the Indian state:
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) None of them

42. Greenwich Mean Time was established in
(a) 1864
(b) 1880
(c) 1884
(d) 1892

43. The number of amendments in Pakistan’s constitution are:
(a) 13
(b) 14
(c) 17
(d) 19

44. The Magna Carta was signed by King John on
(a) 15th June 1215
(b) 15th August 1225
(c) 15th June 1235
(d) None of above

45. The Bolshevik Revolution is associated with
(a) France
(b) Germany
(c) Russia
(d) England

46. Name the country through which equator passes:
(a) Indonesia
(b) China
(c) Malta
(d) Pakistan

47. Who first pioneered the idea of a blood bank?
(a) Booker T, Washington
(b) George Washington Carver
(c) Jonas Salk
(d) Charles Drew

48. Which of the following countries became the last member of UN?
(a) Kosovo
(b) East Timor
(c) Montenegro
(d) South Sudan

49. “Decision Points” book is written by
(a) Barak Obama
(b) George W. Bush
(c) Asif Ali Zardari
(d) Al Gore

50. Which of the following is the oldest Parliament of world?
(a) National Congress
(b) National Assembly
(c) Bondesrat
(d) Althing

51. Which of the following vitamin is produced in human body with the help of sunlight?
(a) D
(b) E
(c) K
(d) C

52. After independence of Pakistan the first radio station was established at
(a) Lahore
(b) Rawalpindi
(c) Karachi
(d) Islamabad

53. Abdus Salam was a Pakistani Physicist and Nobel Prize Winner in 1979 in physics. What is his contribution to Physics?
(a) Discovery of atomic particles
(b) Interaction of Elementary Particles and weak forces
(c) Discovery of Submaline process
(d) None of these

54. Where Daasan Palace is located?
(a) Saudi Arabia
(b) Indonesia
(c) Kuwait
(d) Sri Kanka

55. Martin Cooper is known for his invention of
(a) Digital Camera
(b) Solar Energy
(c) X-Ray
(d) Mobile Phone

56. Garuda airline is the name of airline of
(a) Malaysia
(b) Indonesia
(c) America
(d) Spain

57. The foundation stone of the Sikhism’s holiest place “Golden Tample” at Amritsar was laid by
(a) Guru Nanak
(b) Khawja Ghareb Nawaz
(c) Acharya Rakeshprasad
(d) Hazrat Mian Mir

58. Which bank provided 80 million loans for making first budget of Pakistan?
(a) UBL
(b) NB
(c) MCB
(d) Habib Bank

59. When Pakistan introduced National Identity cards (NIC)?
(a) 1971
(b) 1972
(c) 1973
(d) 1974

60. Where is the headquarters of the Amnesty International?
(a) New York
(b) London
(c) Paris
(d) Geneva

61. The first-ever national Police Shuhada Day was observed on ____.
(a) January 1
(b) December 28
(c) December 25
(d) January 4

62. Sher Shah’s real name was:
(a) Hemu
(b) Faizi
(c) Bahadur
(d) Farid Khan

63. Nightingale Florence (belongs to France) was a
(a) Soldier
(b) Nurse
(d) Religious reformer
(d) None of these

64. When Pakistan won gold medal for the first time in Olympics?
(a) 1960
(b) 1961
(c) 1962 (c) 1963

65. Which country has received maximum Nobel prizes after its institution?
(a) Germany
(b) France
(c) US
(d) U.K.

66. Which Sea has no coastline?
(a) Japan Sea
(b) Sargasso Sea
(c) Tasmanian Sea
(d) White Sea

67. Agoraphobia is a fear of a
(a) Wealth
(b) Open places
(c) Water
(d) None of these

68. ‘Latakia’ is the seaport of
(a) Syria
(b) Libya
(c) Jordan
(d) Iraq

69. The Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India was:
(a) Iltutmish
(b) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
(c) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(d) None of these

70. The Declaration of Independence of the American Colonies was adopted by the Constitutional Congress on July 4, 1776 at:
(a) Washington
(b) New York
(c) Chicago
(d) Philadelphia

71. Name the first woman speaker of US Congress is
(a) Nancy Palosy
(b) Condaliza Rice
(c) Nancy Pawell
(d) Hillery Clinton

72. Mahan Airline belongs to which country?
(a) Iran
(b) South Africa
(c) India
(d) Nepal

73. Helvetia is the old name of:
(a) Switzerland
(b) Spain
(c) France
(d) Thailand

74. Paris is the capital of France situated on the bank of
(a) Seine
(b) Po
(c) Thane
(d) Spree

75. The historic site “Mehrgarh” was discovered on the right bank of the
(a) Indus river
(b) Kabul river
(c) Bolan river
(d) Hub river

76. Babur came to India originally from?
(a) Ferghana
(b) Khiva
(c) Khorasan
(d) Seistan

77. Which of the following pass connects Abbotabad and Gilgit?
(a) Babusar Pass
(b) Tochi Pass
(c) Bolan Pass
(d) Dargai Pass

78. Which country is called “Thunderbolt of Asia”?
(a) Bhutan
(b) Mongolia
(c) China
(d) None of these

79. When Red Cross was established by Jean Henry Dunant?
(a) 1860
(b) 1861
(c) 1864
(d) 1867

80. The celebrated novel ‘The Godfather’ was authored by
(a) John Milton
(b) Victor Hugo
(c) Mario Puzo
(d) Harold

81. Which of the following straits separate Malaysia from Singapore?
(a) Dover Strait
(b) Johor Strait
(c) Sunda Strait
(d) Palk Strait

82. World Press Freedom Day is observed on
(a) 3rd May
(b) 13th May
(c) 15th May
(d) 18th May

83. Flag of Red Cross is the reverse of the flag of
(a) Germany (b*) Switzerland
(c) England
(d) Sweden

84. Anjuman-i-Hamayat-i-Islam was established in subcontinent
(a) 1884
(b) 1877
(c) 1878
(d) 1892

85. Which American industrialist was praised by Adlof Hitler in his autobiography ‘Mein Kampf’. In fact, he was the only American to be praised by Hitler
(a) Henry Ford
(b) Gerald Ford
(c) Thomas Alva Edison
(d) Henry Ford II

86. NASA stands for ________.
(a) National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(b) Natural Aeronautics and Space Administration
(c) Natural Administration and Space Administration
(d) Natural Administration and Space Agency

87. When was the Pakistan’s first Constituent Assembly constituted?
(a) July 20, 1947
(b) June 20, 1947
(c) August 20, 1947
(d) August 25, 1947

88. Where was Albert Einstein born?
(a) UK
(b) US
(c) Germany
(d) Albania

89. Saddat Dynasty was founded by Khizar Khan in
(a) 1414
(b) 1412
(c) 1415
(d) 1634

90. What is the height of Mount Everest according to new survey?
(a) 29035 feet (8850 m)
(b) 29050 feet (8855 m)
(c) 29028 feet (8848 m)
(d) 29044 feet (8853 m)

91. Which of the following continents has the lowest population growth rate?
(a) Europe
(b) North America
(c) Africa
(d) Asia

92. Which countries are included in “Benelux”?
(a) Belgium, Netherlands, Norway
(b) Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands
(c) Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg
(d) None of these

93. Which of following mountains separate Asia from Europe?
(a) Ural Mountains
(b) Hindukush Mountains
(c) Alps Mountains
(d) Atlas Mountains

94. The energy generation in stars is due to
(a) Fission of heavy nuclei
(b) Fusion of light nuclei
(c) Fusion of heavy nuclei
(d) None of these

95. Baglihar Dam is located in Doda district on river:
(a) Indus River
(b) Jhelum River
(c) Chenab River
(d) Ravi River

96. Who advocated the theory of laissez-faire?
(a) Marshall
(b) Malthus
(c) Adam Smith
(d) None of these

97. The first airline of Pakistan is:
(a) Pak Airways
(b) Orient Airline
(c) PIA
(d) Blue Airline

98. Senate of Pakistan is consisting of members after the 18th Amendment:
(a) 100
(b) 122
(c) 104
(d) 112

99. What was the portfolio of Syeda Hussain Warsi in UK cabinet in 2012?
(a) Minister of industry
(b) Minister without Portfolio
(c) Minister of Education
(d) Minister of Health

100. ‘My Life’s Journey’ book is written by
(a) Mehmood Qasori
(b) Altaf Hussain
(c) Dr. Muhammad Ahmad
(d) Asif Zardari

ANSWERS – PMS Model Paper General Knowledge

1. b 2. b 3. b 4. b 5. a
6. b 7. b 8. d 9. c 10. b
11. a 12. d 13. c 14. d 15. a
16. b 17. b 18. a 19. c 20. d
21. c 22. c 23. c 24. c 25. a
26. d 27. c 28. a 29. c 30. c
31. d 32. c 33. a 34. d 35. b
36. a 37. d 38. a 39. c 40. a
41. a 42. c 43. d 44. a 45. c
46. a 47. d 48. d 49. b 50. d
51. a 52. c 53. b 54. c 55. d
56. b 57. d 58. d 59. d 60. b
61. a 62. d 63. b 64. a 65. c
66. b 67. b 68. a 69. c 70. d
71. a 72. a 73. a 74. a 75. c
76. a 77. a 78. a 79. c 80. c
81. b 82. a 83. b 84. a 85. a
86. a 87. a 88. c 89. a 90. a
91. a 92. c 93. a 94. b 95. c
96. c 97. b 98. c 99. b 100. b


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