Political Science MCQs

Political Science MCQs (Foreign Policy of Pakistan)

Political Science MCQs (Foreign Policy of Pakistan)
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Proposal for Joint Defense between Pakistan and India was made by:
(a) Nehru
(b) Chou-En-Lie
(c) Ayub Khan
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

Explanation: In 1962, a territorial differences increased between India and People’s Republic of China, the Beijing was planning to stage an invasion in northern territories of India. Zhou Enlai, Chinese Premier and Mao Zedong invited Pakistan to join the raid and extricate the rest of Indian-held Kashmir from Indian control Bhutto advocated for the plan , but President Ayub Khan oppose to plan he was feared of retreat by Indian troops Instead Ayub Khan proposed a “joint defense union” with India, Bhutto was shocked by such statement and felt Ayub Khan was unlettered in international affairs

Pakistan is the sixth-largest nation in the world by way of
(a) Area
(b) Population
(c) Military Strength
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Pakistan’s foreign policy ought to be determined primarily by
(a) Regional interests
(b) National interests
(c) Economic interests
(d) Both b & c
Answer: (d)

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the most ambitious and potentially game changing example of
(a) Pak-China friendship
(b) Regional economic cooperation
(c) Regional cooperation
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

In 1955, Pakistan joined the CENTO and the SEATO alliances in
(a) 1956
(b) 1958
(c) 1962
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

When was Pakistan became a Major non-NATO ally of the United States
(a) 2001
(b) 2010
(c) 2004
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

Explanation: “Consistent with the authority vested in me by section 517 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 … I hereby designate the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as a Major Non-NATO Ally of the United States,” Bush said on June 16, 2004
Major non-NATO ally (MNNA) is a designation given by the United States government to close allies who have strategic working relationships with U.S. Armed Forces but are not members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). While the MNNA status does not automatically include a mutual defense pact with the United States, it does confer a variety of military and financial advantages that otherwise are not obtainable by non-NATO countries.

RCD became defunct after the Iranian Revolution, and a Pakistani-Turkish initiative led to the founding of the
(a) Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)
(b) Shanghai Cooperation Organization
(c) Middle East economic integration
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

Pakistan is the leading member of the
(a) Coffeehouse
(b) Coffee Club
(c) Clubhouse
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Explanation: Uniting for Consensus (UfC) is a movement, nicknamed the Coffee Club that developed in the 1990s in opposition to the possible expansion of permanent seats in the United Nations Security Council. Under the leadership of Italy, it aims to counter the bids for permanent seats proposed by G4 nations (Brazil, Germany, India, and Japan) and is calling for a consensus before any decision is reached on the form and size of the Security Council.

30% of Omani’s are of
(a) Kashmiri origin
(b) Punjabi origin
(c) Baluchi origin
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

Pakistan was one of the first countries to open its Embassy in
(a) Baku
(b) Tirana
(c) Bamako
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

Pakistani pilots assisted the Syrian air force during the
(a) Six-Day War 1967
(b) Yom Kippur War of 1973
(c) Lebanese Civil War 1976–1990
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Pakistan was the first country to accord formal recognition to
(a) Bosnia and Herzegovina
(b) East Timor (Timor-Leste)
(c) United Arab Emirates
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

Pakistan established full diplomatic relations with Bangladesh on
(a) January 18, 1972
(b) January 18, 1973
(c) January 18, 1976
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

Diplomatic relations between Pakistan and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) were established on
(a) 21 May 1951
(b) 12 April 1949
(c) 23 March 1950
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

Pakistan supported Tunisia on the issue of its complete control on
(a) Ras ben Sakka
(b) Bizerte
(c) Menzel Jemil
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

Explanation: The Bizerte Crisis occurred in July 1961 when Tunisia imposed a blockade on the French naval base at Bizerte, Tunisia, hoping to force its evacuation. The crisis culminated in a three-day battle between French and Tunisian forces that left some 630 Tunisians and 24 French dead and eventually led to France ceding the city and naval base to Tunisia in 1963. The French military finally abandoned Bizerte on 15 October 1963, after the conclusion of the Algerian War.

Aman Ullah Khan is the leader of:
(a) National Conference
(b) Hizb-ul-Mujahideen
(c) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

Pre-partition India consisted of:
(a) 579 Princely states
(b) 584 Princely states
(c) 590 Princely states
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Durand Line came into existence in:
(a) 1893
(b) 1947
(c) 1979
(d) 1900
(e) None of these
Answer: (a)

Who wrote “The Military and Politics in Pakistan”?
(a) S. M. Haider
(b) Burke
(c) Hassan Askari
(d) Waheed-uz-Zaman
(e) None of these
Answer: (c)

Diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan were established in:
(a) Sep. 1947
(b) Feb. 1948
(c) Jan. 1949
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Shive Sena is the name of:
(a) An Irish Leader
(b) A politico-fundamentalist party
(c) A famous tourist resort
(d) A religious sect
Answer: (b)

Pakistan has up to 3500 troops in
(a) Angol
(b) Sudan
(c) Congo
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

Pakistan Maintains 2 Infantry Battalions and a Squadron of Helicopters under the UN peacekeeping Banner in
(a) Somalia
(b) Central African Republic
(c) Senegal
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Changing global trends in regional trade and the growth of Asian economies is forcing Pakistan to readjust the focus of its foreign relations especially
(a) neighborhood.
(b) India
(c) America
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

Pakistan carried out its nuclear explosion on:
(a) 23rd March
(b) 7th April
(c) 28th May
(d) 16th October
Answer: (c)

Pakistan became full member of the NAM in:
(a) 1979
(b) 1949
(c) 1983
(d) 1986
Answer: (a)

India conducted its 2nd nuclear test after a gap of:
(a) 20 years
(b) 24 years
(c) 34 years
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Rasko mountain is situated in:
(a) Punjab
(b) Azad Kashmir
(c) Baluchistan
(d) Northern Areas
Answer: (c)

One of the following is the world renowned nuclear scientist:
(a) Abdul Qadir
(b) Richard Butler
(c) Abdul Qadeer Khan
(d) Anwar Ibrahim
(e) None of these
Answer: (a)

Islamabad was hosted the:
(a) 3rd OIC Summit
(b) 2nd OIC Summit
(c) 8th OIC Summit
(d) 5th OIC Summit
(e) None of these
Answer: (b)

ECO consists of:
(a) 8 members
(b) 9 members
(c) 10 members
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

The littoral states around the Indian Ocean are:
(a) 25
(b) 33
(c) 35
(d) None of these
Answer: (d)

Afghan Mujahideen took power in Kabul on:
(a) April 20,1991
(b) April 28, 1992
(c) 1st March, 1993
(d) None of these.
Answer: (a)

Sir Zafarullah Khan was:
(a) Prime Minister of Pakistan
(b) Governor Sindh
(c) Judge of I.C.J
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

U2 incident took place in:
(a) 1963
(b) 1960
(c) 1965
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Who was the first Prime Minister of Pakistan:
(a) Liaquat Ali Khan
(b) Nizamuddin
(c) Chundrigar
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

The 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit was by which country?
(a) Tajikistan
(b) Uzbekistan
(c) Kyrgyztan
(d) Kazakhstan
Answer: (b)

Pakistan’s Highest Military award is:
(a) Hila-e-Jurat
(b) Hilal-e-Imtiaz
(c) Nishan-e-Haider
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

Pakistan became a member of CENTO in:
(a) 1954
(b) 1955
(c) 1958
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Pakistan exploded her first nuclear bomb on:
(a) 28th May 1998
(b) 14th August 1998
(c) 4th April 1998
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

A central part of Pakistan’s foreign policy is Maintaining close relations with
(a) USA
(b) China
(c) Saudi Arabia
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Pakistan was one of only two countries, alongside Cuba, to offer crucial support for the PRC in after the
(a) First Taiwan Strait Crisis
(b) Zhenbao Island Incident
(c) Tiananmen protests of 1989
(d) Johnson South Reef Skirmish
Answer: (c)

Pakistan also played an important role in bridging the communication gap between China and the West by
(a) Facilitating the 1972 Nixon visit to China.
(b) Facilitating peace talks Korean War 1950–1953
(c) None of these
Answer: (a)

According to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Pakistan is China’s biggest arms buyer, counting for nearly
(a) 57% of Chinese arms exports
(b) 50% of Chinese arms exports
(c) 47% of Chinese arms exports
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

First road in Islamabad that is named after foreign leaders
(a) Mao Zedong Road
(b) Zhou Enlai Road
(c) Shahrah e Cheen
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

Explanation: In 2004, a road in Islamabad leading to the Diplomatic Enclave was named “Zhou Enlai Road”. It is the first road in Pakistan that is named after foreign leaders.

On 27 May 1976, then Chinese leader Mao Zedong, aged 83, received his last foreign guest
(a) Henry Kissinger
(b) Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
(c) David K. E. Bruce
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

On 8 November 2014, Pakistan and China signed 19 agreements particularly relating to China–Pakistan Economic Corridor, China pledged a total investment worth of
(a) $40 Billion
(b) $45 Billion
(c) $42 Billion
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

The country, which supported the Pakistan Movement before the emergence of Pakistan:
(a) Iran
(b) Indonesia
(c) Saudi Arabia
(d) None of these
Answer: (d)

When was signed a free trade agreement between Pakistan and China?
(a) 2004
(b) 2008
(c) 2012
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

A joint-ventured Chinese-Pakistani tank, the MBT-2000 (Al-Khalid) MBT was completed in
(a) 1999
(b) 2000
(c) 2001
(d) None of these
Answer: (c)

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