KPK PMS 2018 Screening Test Full Paper

PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES OFFICER (BS 17) IN ESTABLISHMENT DEPARTMENT

TIME: 1 Hour 30 Minutes                                                                                                   Total Marks: 100

NOTE: Negative marking is applicable (4 marks for correct answer and -1 for wrong answer).

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CHOOSE THE SENTENCE CLOSEST IN MEANING TO THE ORIGINAL SENTENCE OR UNDERLINED WORD OR PHRASE.

1 It is difficult to discern the sample that is one the slide unless the microscope is adjusted.

  1. Discard     2. Arrange        3. Determine      4. Debate

2 Even as a child Thomas Edison had a very inquisitive mind; at the age of three he performed his first experiment.

  1. Complex    2. Brilliant         3. Mature          4. Curious

3 Drink only tepid liquids.

  1. Slightly warm   2. Very hot     3. Slightly cool    4. Very cold

4 Sometimes while living in a foreign country, one craves a special dish from home.

  1. Eats    2. Desires           3. Prepares         4. Looks for

5 It is not good business policy to buy sleazy materials.

  1. Used    2. Old                  3. Few                4. Cheap

6 He is scrupulous in matters of passing judgment.

  1. Hesitant   2. Clever             3. Careful           4. Rash

7 The velour of the rescue team was praise-worthy.

  1. Determination   2. Courage     3. Speed            4. Strength

8 He is pre-eminent scholar of Urdu.

  1. Promising    2. Familiar           3. Profound        4. Outstanding

9 He was provoked into taking a wrong step.

  1. Encouraged     2. Aroused        3. Persuaded        4. Compelled

10 The proposal was turned down by the committee.

  1. Refused    2. Accepted        3. Rejected        4. Condemned

CHOOSE THE SET OF WORDS WHICH, WHEN INSERTED IN THE SENTENCE, FITS THE BEST MEANING OF THE SENTENCE:

11 The salesman in that clothing store is so ________ that it is impossible to even look at a garment without being ______ by their effort to convince you to purchase.

  1. Offensive, Considerate   2. Persistent, Irritate    3. Extensive, Induced   4. Immune, Aided

12 As a scientist, Issac Newton was capable of __________, but his mistakes are remarkably few in light of his ________.

  1. Error, Accomplishment     2. Artistry, Failures   3. Genius, Works   4. Innovation, Lapses

13 By comparing the actual architectural _________ of the Aztec pyramids with those reported in ancient Aztec documents, it is possible to __________ the general descriptive accuracy of these records.

  1. Design, Falsify     2. Details, Assess   3. Blueprints, Delay   4. Device, Initiate

14When one advances hundreds __________; and the balance is always in favor of nearly universal _________.

  1. Retreat, Peace       2. Battle, Weakness   3. Retrogress, Deterioration   4. Subside, Conflict

15 To understand the people of other culture, one must not form a _________ impression, one must play the role of the ___________ and evaluate all of the evidence.

  1. Distrustful, Skeptic     2. Sympathetic, Radical   3. Hasty, Ancient   4. Graphic, Artist

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES WITH APPROPRIATE FILLER:

16 Unless you work very hard __________.

  1. You are not being successful     2. You will not be successful   3. You ought to be successful   4. You be not successful

17 The doctor warns him that unless he gives up smoking ___________.

  1. His health will soon be recovered   2. He will not recover   3. Will he be able to recover   4. He will not suffer

18 How much a man earns is as important as ______________.

  1. Where does he earn   2. Why does he earn of all   3. When does he do so   4. How does he do it

19 Shan, where are you? ___________ up this tree.

  1. There I am     2. There am I   3. Here I am   4. Here am I

20 He tames animals because he ____________.

  1. Is fond of them      2. Hates them   3. Seldom loves them   4. Is afraid of them

CHOOSE THE CORRECT OPTIONS

21 The word “Contemporary” stands for

  1. A person engaged on temporary basis    2. A person who shows contempt  3. Those existing or living at the same time    4. One who speaks rapidly

22 Which of the following item is  most different from “fear”?

  1. Fright      2. Scare       3. Fury       4. Terror

23 Which of the following items, being unrelated, differ from the rest?

  1. Antagonism    2. Animosity   3. Hostility   4. Apathy

24 Identify the unrelated word in the group.

  1. Poor      2. Diligent     3. Indigent     4. Destitute

25 “Amoral” is the same as

  1. Strictly moral       2. Wise   3. Lacking moral sensibility   4. Ethical

CHOOSE THE OPTION NEARLY OPPOSITE IN MEANING TO THE CAPITALIZED WORD.

26 ABROGATE:

  1. Transgress     2. Signify     3. Ratify     4. Question

27 LUMINARY:

  1. Imposter     2. Nonentity     3. Pilgrim     4. Braggart

28 OPACITY:

  1. Transparence      2. Iridescence     3. Firmness     4. Slum

29 OPPRESS:

  1. Misapply       2. Mercy     3 . Miserable     4. Distressed

30 UNSTRUNG:

  1. Practice        2. Unnerved     3. Issue     4. Superior

CHOOSE THE WORD OR PHRASE NEAREST IN MEANING TO THE KEY WORD

31 Hideous

  1. Ugly          2. Beautiful     3. Secret     4. Retard

32 Indolence

  1. Wrath       2. Indulgence     3. Catharsis     4. Sloth

33 Intercede

  1. Arbitrate     2. Abandon     3. Reject     4. Imagine

34 Lethargy

  1. Alertness       2. Broken     3. Drowsiness     4. Conspiracy

35 Massacre

  1. Stab            2. Slaughter     3. Murder     4. Assassinate

FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE APPROPRIATE PREPOSITION

36 The young woman was escorted to _______ the court by her solicitor.

  1. From         2. With     3. Up     4. Off

37 Their life was hedged _________ with pretty restrictions.

  1. Around       2. About     3. Round     4. At

38 She was marked _________ by a fiery tempt and a strain of intolerance.

  1. Of         2. Off      3. In      4. Into

39 Your proposal looks good on the paper but I am not yet convinced it can be put _______ effect.

  1. In           2. Into          3. To          4. On

40 It rest _______ you to settle your differences as best way as you can.

  1. With          2. In          3. On          4. To

ANSWER THE QUESTION

41 the account of Babur’s life (Tuzuki Baburi) was written in

  1. Urdu         2. Persian     3. Turkish     4. Arabic

42 Taj Mahal was constructed by

  1. Jehangir           2. Shah Jehan     3. Akbar     4. Abul Fazal

43 World War I came to an end in

  1. 1916          2. 1918     3. 1920     4. 1945

44 Quaid-e-Azam was appointed the Governor General of Pakistan by the

  1. Election          2. King     3. Referendum     4. Senate

45 Nadir Shah attacked on the Sub-Continent in

  1. 1730            2. 1735        3. 1739          4. 1742

46 In which city Sir Syed Ahmad Khan founded a school in 1859?

  1. Delhi          2. Muradabad     3. Lucknow     4. Lahore

47 How many years the Firs Constituent Assembly last for?

  1. 7            2. 8      3. 9      4. 10

48 The first Chief Justice of Pakistan was

  1. Zafar ul haq              2. Abdur Rashid     3. Mushtaq Hussain     4. Sajjad Ali Shah

49 In __________ Minto-Morley Reforms were introduced in India.

  1. 1907              2. 1909     3. 1911     4. 1915

50 Hijrat Movement was started in

  1. 1918               2. 1920     3. 1922     4. 1925

51 Quaid-e-Azam was elected president of Muslim League in

  1. 1906              2. 1910     3. 1916     4. None of these

52 The 20th Constitution Amendment bill was passed by the National Assembly on ______ February 2012.

  1. 14th               2. 16th            3. 18th            4. 20th

53 Punjab occupies the ___________ part of Pakistan.

  1. North Western             2. North Eastern     3. North Southern     4. None of these

54 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lies to _________ of Punjab.

  1. East            2. West     3. North     4. South

55 On the north-eastern part of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa has a common border with

  1. India                 2. Iran         3. China         4. Afghanistan

56 __________ was the first Viceroy of India.

  1. Lord Canning      2. Lord Dalhousie     3. Lord Hastings     4. None of these

57 Jinnah meet Lord Mountbatten for the first time on

  1. April 5, 1947            2. April 15, 1946       3. April 5, 1945       4. None of these

58 Pakistan became the member of UNO on __________ 1947.

  1. 16th August            2. 30 September     3. 28th November     4. None of these

59 First elected president of the Pakistan’s first constituted assembly was

  1. Quaid-e-Azam             2. Liaquat Ali Khan     3. Molvi Tameez ud din     4. None of these

60 ________ was the first Commander in Chief of Pakistan Navy.

  1. W Messervy        2. James Willfred     3. Abdul Majeed     4. None of these

61 Quaid-e-Azam’s official cause of death was

  1. Cardiac arrest           2. Tuberculosis     3. Cancer     4. None of these

62 Indian Khilafat Deputation visited England to put their view before Lloyd George in _____

  1. 1940               2.1930     3. 1920     4. None of these

63 The Pakistan Forest Institute, a national organization was established in

  1. 1957                   2. 1947     3. 1967     4. None  of these

64 Relics of stone tolls found in caves and terraces that dates back to Pleistocene period have been discovered in

  1. Sindh             2. Punjab     3. Balochistan     4. None of these

65 The demand of separate electorate for Muslims was first accepted in the Act of

  1. 1909                2. 1919     3. 1935     4. None of these

66 Redcliff submitted its formula for the division of India into two countries to Lord Mountbatten on _______ 1947.

  1. 9 August                2. 19 August     3. 29 August     4. None of these

67 Shahab ud Din Muhammad Ghaouri defeated Pirthviraj in 1192 in the Third Battle of __________

  1. Panipat          2. Nagpur     3. Tarori     4. None of these

68 Who was appointed the first President of Muslim League?

  1. Nawab Mohsin ul Mulk        2. Nawab Viqar ul Mulk     3. Nawab Saleemullah

69 Global hand washing day is celebrated every year on

  1. Sep 15           2. Oct 15     3. Nov 15     4. Dec 15

70 GIS stands for

  1. General Information System        3. Geographical Information System
  2. Geological Information System    4. General Investigation System

71 Which one is the largest ocean on earth?

  1. Atlantic          2. Pacific     3. Arabian     4. None of these

72 Analytical device that couples microorganisms with a transducer to enable rapid detection of ____

  1. Microbial biosensor          2. H2O2 biosensor    3. Both of these     4. None of these

73 The measure of acidity and alkalinity of a liquid

  1. pH             2. TDS     3. TSS     4. EC

74 The living bacteria and yeast are good for health especially for your digestive system is

  1. Bio aerosols              2. Probiotics     3. Both of them     4. None of these

75 Which of the following arsenic species is more toxic?

  1. As(III)                  2. As (V)     3. Arsine gas     4. Organic arsenic

76 Parts per billion is ___________ times smaller than part per million.

  1. 100                2. 1000             3. 10,000              4. 100,000

77 ____________ is biodegradable form of solid waste.

  1. Yard waste                  2. Plastics               3. Glass                4. Rubber

78 Which of the following is the major source of ground water contamination?

  1. Fertilizers                  2. Landfills                   3. Septic tanks               4. All of these

79 Heat transfers by

  1. Conduction            2. Convection     3. Radiation     4. All of these

80 The supersonic jets cause pollution by the thinning of

  1. CO2 layer            2. SO2 layer      3. O3 layer     4. O2 layer

81 Which of the following might result from overgrazing?

  1. Desertification            2. Water retention    3. Introduction exotic species   4. All of these

82 _________ disease is not caused by noise pollution.

  1. Deafness               2. Irritation     3. Hypertension     4. Diarrhea

83 Ground water is a part of

  1. Atmosphere             2. Lithosphere     3. Hydrosphere     4. Stratosphere

84 Soil conservation refers to

  1. Conversion of sterile soil into fertile soil        2. Soil erosion      3. Soil aeration       4. Soil protection

85 All are the deposited air pollutants except

  1. Dust          2. Smoke     3. Tar     4. Ozone

86 The principle source of volatile organics is

  1. Industrial process           2. Transportation     3. Stationary fuel combustion    4. Volcanoes

87 ____________ disease is not water borne.

  1. Typhoid            2. Diarrhea      3. Dysentery      4. Scabies

88 Shandur lake is located at the elevation of _____________ feet.

  1. 10,000            2. 12,000     3. 14,000     4. 16,000

89 In 1973, Pakistan signed the following convention dealing with threatened species of wild flora and fauna.

  1. CMS              2. CITES          3. CCC           4. None of these

90 Organic farming is very important because of

  1. Eco-friendly            2. Toxic free plants     3. Healthy for humans     4. All of these

91 The shortest Surah in the Holy Quran is

  1. Surah Nisa                 2. Surah Ahzab     3. Surah Baqarah     4. Surah Kausar

92 Who introduced Jail System for detention of presoners?

  1. Umar (RA)        2. Abu Baka (RA)     3. Ali (RA)     4. Usman (RA)

93 How many Sajood are there in the Holy Quran?

  1. 10            2. 12        3. 14         4. 18

94 The largest army that ever marched out of Madina was in

  1. Ghazwa Uhad         2. Ghazwa Tabuk     3. Ghazwa Saweeq     4. Ghazwa Ahzab

95 The Holy Prophet (PBUH) was poisoned by a Jewish hostess at the time of

  1. Ghazwa Uhad        2. Conquest Khyber     3. Ghazwa Badar     4. Ghazwa Hunain

96 Complete the series: 3, 8, 15, 24, _________

  1. 32          2. 34      3. 36      4. 35

97 Complete the series: 111, 115, 120, 126, ___________

  1. 130          2. 128       3. 133        4. 136

98 Complete the series: 7, 49, 6, 36, 5, _______

  1. 25              2. 4          3. 23          4. 15

99 Complete the series: 29, 23, 18, 14, 11, ___________

  1. 13           2. 6           3. 19          4. 9

100 Complete the series: 6, 7, 9, 12, 16, 21, 27, 34, _____________

  1. 50       2. 49          3. 42          4. 60

 

 

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