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Current Affairs Mcqs from CSS Past Paper

Current Affairs Mcqs From CSS Past Paper

 

Current Affairs Mcqs  from CSS Past Paper 

CSS-1988

 

 

1.1988 noble peace prize has been awarded to:
a.Diego Cordovez
b.Anwar Sadat
c.United Nations
2.Dan Quayle is:
a.Mexican footballer
b.American Politician
c.Prime Minister of Brazil
3.Gen. Augusto Pinochet is:
a.Leader of Contrast in Nicaragua
b.Military Dictator of el-Salvador
c.President of Chile
4.Robert Mugabe is:
a.President of Zimbabwe
b.President of Kenya
c.Prime Minister of Angola
5.Sakharov is:
a.Anti-Soviet Polish Leader
b.Secretary General of the Hungarian Communist Party
c.Soviet Nuclear Scientist
6.The last day of the Quaid-e-Azam was written by:
a.M. A. H. Isphani
b.Fatima Jinnah
c.Col. Illahi Bukhsh (probably, iam not sure)
7.The new Olympic Champion in Hockey is:
a.Australia
b.West Germany
c.England (during the year 1988)
8.The process of European integration is scheduled to be completed by:
a.1990
b.1992
c.1994
(Do you have any idea about that? Wild guess is option c)
9.The Bofors Scandal occurred in:
a.Italy
b.India
c.Japan
10.The Black Sea and the Mediterranean are connected by:
a.Shattal Arab
b.Dardanelles
c.Strait of Gibraltar

 

 

CSS-1989

 

 

1.Which country makes the Entac Missiles:
a.U.S.A.
b.England
c.France
d.U.S.S.R.
2.How many Radio Stations are in Pakistan:
a.Twelve
b.Sixteen
c.Twenty (probably, I don’t know how many were there in 1989)
d.Twenty five
3.What is Cathay Pacific:
a.Island
b.Revolutionary leader
c.Air line
d.Newspaper
4.President of U.S.A. is:
a.George Hubert Norman Bush
b.George Hurbert Walker Bush
c.George Thomas Ross Bush
d.George Paul James Bush
5.The ‘Great Leap Forward’ was:
a.American Policy towards Latin America
b.Chinese Economic Programme
c.Russian Diplomatic move
d.Cuban Military Strategy
6.What is the actual name of F-16:
a.Fighting Falcon
b.Atomic Bomber
c.Concord
d.Jumbo Jet
7.“Daughter of the East” is an autobiography of:
a.Fatima Jinnah
b.Nusrat Bhutto
c.Rana Liaquat Ali
d.Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto
8.The Headquarters of Asian Development Bank is in:
a.Tokyo
b.Bangkok
c.Manila
d.Jakarta
9.Pakistan left CENTO in:
a.1971
b.1975
c.1979 (when it was dissolved)
d.1981
10.Gorbachev’s Peredyshka is:
a.Free Trade
b.Breathing space (I think, please comment)
c.Terrorist Movement
d.Non-Alignment
11.Premadasa is:
a.President of Chile
b.European Comedian
c.Terrorist Movement
d.President Sri Lanka
12.Sunsuke Uno is:
a.Maker of Micro-Computers
b.Prime Minister of Singapore
c.Chinese Town
d.Prime Minister of Japan
13.India launched its first Missile with the name of:
a.Indira
b.Verma
c.Agni
d.Monica
14.Who has been named as the first recipient of Gaddafi International Prize for Human
Rights:
a.Hosni Mubarak
b.Nelson Mandela
c.Rajiv Gandhi
d.Mrs. Margaret Thatcher
15.Literacy rate in Pakistan is:
a.15%
b.20%
c.30% (probably, I am not sure)
d.50%
16.How many people were stampeded in Football Match at Sheffield Hill Borough Stadium:
a.38
b.67
c.95
d.110
17.Venezuela President is:
a.Paul Alfonsin
b.Daniel Ortega
c.Carlos Andrez Perez
d.Augusto Pinochet
18.Jabar-bin-Hayyan was a:
a.Mathematician
b.Astronomer
c.Chemist
d.Philosopher
(actually he was an astronomer and philosopher as well, but more famous for
chemistry, so does that mean all the 3 are correct options but option C is more
suitable.)
19.Battle of Ohad was fought in:
a.625 A.D.
b.626 A.D.
c.628 A.D.
d.629 A.D.
20.How many times has Martina Navtatilova won the Wimbledon title:
a.Six times
b.Eight times
c.Nine times
d.Eleven times (counting both singles and doubles titles won)

2005
1.The world’s oldest International Human Rights Organization is:
a.Amnesty International
b.Freedom House
c.Anti Slavery (probably, its older then the other two)
d.None of these
2.The constitution of European Union has not been ratified by:
a.Italy
b.Netherlands
c.France
d.None of these
3.After United States, the largest contributor in the United Nations Budget is:
a.Germany
b.France
c.U.K.
d.None of these (Japan is and was in 2005 as well)
4.“Ariana” is an Airlines of:
a.Australia
b.Egypt
c.Iran
d.None of these
5.What percentage Pakistan produces electricity from thermal source:
a.30%
b.50%
c.70%
d.None of these (I don’t know about that, today Pakistan produces 65% electricity
from thermal source, how much she was producing from thermal source in
2005????)
6.China’s fastest growing economy is facing a major challenge of:
a.Population Explosion (not sure, major problem facing Chinese economy, as I
found on the internet, was income inequalities, so I related it with population)
b.Shortage of Energy
c.Challenges of WTO regime
d.None of these
7.U.S. president George Bush has created Millennium Challenge Account to:
a.Improve national security network
b.Provide financial aid to Iraq and Afghanistan
c.Help poor countries pursuing democratic ideals
d.None of these
8.38th parallel is a boundary line between:
a.Canada and America
b.North and South Vietnam
c.Greek and Turkish Port of Cyprus
d.None of these (its boundary line between North and South Koreas)
9.In which month does the U.N. General Assembly usually meet every year:
a.January
b.March
c.September
d.None of these
10.Pakistan has recently been given observer status in:
a.Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
b.Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
c.Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
d.None of these
11.The project to reduce water logging and salinity area in Pakistan has been financially
supported by:
a.World Bank
b.IMF
c.Asian Development Bank
d.None of these
(I don’t really know, and cant find it either, wild guess is option ‘c’)
12.Pakistan and U.S. Navies recently conducted Joint exercises in the Arabian Sea by the
name:
a.Optimum Impact
b.Diver’s Move
c.Inspired Union
d.None of these
13.Which of the following Internet Search Engines will introduce the World’s Biggest digital
Library:
a.Yahoo
b.Google
c.Gigablast
d.None of these
14.The recently appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio
Guterres is the former Prime Minister of:
a.Denmark
b.Romania
c.Canada
d.None of these (he was prime minister of Portugal)
15.When a country grants another country MFN (Most Favored Nations) status in mutual
trade, it implies:
a.Providing same trade concessions as are being given to other countries without
any discrimination
b.Trade will be through exchange of Commodities rather than foreign exchanges
c.Imports and Exports payments will be in local currencies only
d.None of these
16.The programme “United Nations Millennium Development Goals” is focusing on:
a.Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
b.Achieve Universal Primary education
c.Promote gender equality and empower women
d.All of these
17.The largest Agency of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) by area is:
a.North Waziristan
b.South Waziristan
c.Khyber Agency
d.None of these
18.Reuter’ is the news agency of:
a.USA
b.Germany
c.UK
d.None of these
19.SAARC Human Resource Development Center is located at:
a.Delhi
b.Colombo
c.Karachi
d.None of these (it is in Islamabad)
20.Under “Vision 2025” WAPDA will construct SATPARA Dam on Indus river in:
a.Balochistan
b.NWFP
c.Northern Areas
d.None of these

2006
1.How many medals were won by Pakistan in the 18th Commonwealth games:
a.3
b.5
c.7
d.None of these
2.The currency of China is:
a.Rouble
b.Yen
c.Yuan
d.None of these
3.In the absence of President, who becomes the acting President of Pakistan:
a.Speaker of the National Assembly
b.Chairman of the Senate
c.Chief Justice of Pakistan
d.None of these
(Please discuss option‘d’ as selectable as it depends upon who the President
appoints as Acting President; the obvious choice is option ‘b’ of course)
4.Han Myung has become the First Woman Prime Minister of:
a.South Korea
b.North Korea
c.Vietnam
d.None of these
5.Zalmay Khalil is the US ambassador to:
a.Iraq
b.Syria
c.Lebanon
d.None of these
6.H5N1 is the name of a:
a.Medicine
b.Vaccine
c.Virus
d.None of these
7.Biman is the Airline of:
a.Sri Lanka
b.Nepal
c.Bangladesh
d.None of these
8.Which country’s border with Pakistan is called Durand Line:
a.Iran
b.Afghanistan
c.India
d.None of these
9.Xinhua is the news agency of:
a.China
b.Russia
c.North Korea
d.None of these
10.The Headquarters of the UN Security Council is located at:
a.Washington
b.Paris
c.New York
d.None of these
11.Who is the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
a.Dr. Shamshad Akhtar (in 2006)
b.Dr. Ishrat Hussain
c.Sulman Shah
d.None of these
12.Nobel prize for the year 2005 was awarded to M. Elbardei together with:
a.United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
b.International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
c.World Health Organization (WHO)
d.None of these
13.Who is the United States, assistant secretary of state for South Asian and Central Asian
affairs:
a.Riyan C. Crooker
b.Nancy Powell
c.Richard A. Boucher
d.None of these
14.What was the magnitude of the Earthquake that shook northern Pakistan and Azad
Kashmir on October 8, 2005:
a.5.7
b.7.5
c.7.7
d.None of these (correct is 7.6)
15.Rafiq Bahauddin al Hariri had been the Prime Minister of:
a.Libya
b.Lebanon
c.Syria
d.None of these
16.Angela Merkel is:
a.President of France
b.First Lady of Britain
c.Chancellor of Germany
d.None of these
17.Fourth Estate applied to:
a.Executive
b.Secret Agency
c.Press
d.None of these
18.The “Spirit of Islam” author is:
a.Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
b.Syed Amir Ali
c.Allama Iqbal
d.None of these
19.The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Standing Committee had
agreed in principle to grant an observer status to:
a.China and Japan (not sure)
b.Britain and France
c.United States and South Korea
d.None of these
20.George Washington was the First President of USA. Who is the incumbent Vice President
of America:
a.Georgen Bush
b.Gerlad Ford
c.Dick Cheney (in 2006)
d.None of these
2007
1.Petronas towers are located in:
a.Singapore
b.Chicago
c.Kuala Lumpur
d.None of these
2.Name of the present UN Secretary General is:
a.Kofi Annan
b.Bon Ki Moon
c.Batrus Ghali
d.None of these
3.The length of common border between India and Pakistan is:
a.900 miles
b.1000 miles
c.1100 miles
d.None of these (its 1809 miles)
4. SAARC conference was held in 2004 at:
a.Islamabad
b.Kathmandu
c.Colombo

d.None of these
5.China became the member of World Trade Organization in:
a.1998
b.2002
c.2004
d.None of these (China officially became member of WTO on 11-12-2001)
6.The number of players in each team of basketball game is:
a.5
b.7
c.9
d.None of these
7.Which is the largest Surah of the Holy Quran:
a.Surah Al-Imran
b.Surah Al-Baqarah
c.Surah Yaseen
d.None of these
8.The Olympic games in 2004 were held in:
a.Athens
b.Sydney
c.California
d.None of these
9.How many members the National Security Council (Pakistan) has:
a.11
b.13
c.15
d.None of these
10.Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2006 was awarded to:
a.Dr. Mahatir Mohammad
b.Dr. Mohammad Yunus
c.Dr. Abdul Kalam
d.None of these
11.Denzil Washington is renowned as:
a.USA army general
b.British Naval Commander
c.Hollywood Actor
d.None of these
12.The number of OIC member states is:
a.55
b.57
c.59
d.None of these
13.Mahbub-ul-Haq Human Development Center is located at:
a.Karachi
b.Lahore
c.Islamabad
d.None of these
14.Hugo Chaves is the president of:
a.Venezuela
b.Brazil
c.Bolivia
d.None of these
15.What is the name of the only Pakistani who won a Nobel Prize:
a.Dr. Ashfaq Ahmed
b.Dr. Abdus-Salam
c.Dr. Abdul Qadeer
d.None of these
16.Maple leaf is the National emblem of:
a.Germany
b.China
c.Canada
d.None of these
17.Name of Bangladesh Parliament is:
a.People National Assembly
b.Majlis-i-Shoora
c.Jatia Sangsad
d.None of these
18.India has constructed ‘Baglihar Dam’ in occupied Kashmir’s district of:
a.Udhumpur
b.Doda
c.Jammu
d.None of these
19.‘Hamas’ was founded by:
a.Yasser Arafat
b.Ismail Haniye
c.Khalid Meshaal

d.None of these (it was founded by Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi
and Mohammad Taha)
20.Which of the following regions of Balochistan will be irrigated through Kachi Canal
Project:
a.Quetta
b.Zhob
c.Nasirabad
d.None of these


2008
1.Transparency International is based in:
a.New York
b.London
c.Berlin
d.None of these
2.The largest source of electricity generation in Pakistan comes through:
a.Thermal
b.Hydel
c.Coal
d.None of these
3.Pakistan’s largest export partner is:
a.Saudi Arabia
b.America
c.Japan
d.None of these
4.India is constructing Kishanganda Dam in:
a.Jammu
b.Sri Nagar
c.Baramula
d.None of these
5.WAFA is the news agency of:
a.Syria
b.Jordan
c.Egypt
d.None of these (it is the news agency of Palestine)
6.Former US Vice-President Al Gore has won Nobel Peace Prize 2007 for his campaign
against:
a.Child Labour
b.Human Rights Violations
c.Global Warming
d.None of these
7.May 3, each year is Internationally observed as:
a.World Environment Day
b.Human Rights Day
c.Global Warming
d.None of these (its knows globally as World Press Freedom Day)
8.The world’s largest producer of uranium is:
a.Australia
b.Canada
c.South Africa
d.None of these
9.The district of the country having lowest population density is:
a.Khuzdar
b.Kalat
c.Kharan (with a population density of only 4 ppl/km2, Awaran and Chagai share
the same with Kharan.)
d.None of these
10.Qantas is an airlines of:
a.USA
b.Australia
c.Singapore
d.None of these
11.The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was:
a.Anwar Sadaat of Egypt
b.Yasser Arafat of Palestine
c.Abdul Salam of Pakistan
d.None of these
12.Darfur conflict is in:
a.Somalia
b.Sudan
c.Liberia
d.None of these
13.Parachinar is the main town of:
a.Khyber Agency
b.North Waziristan
c.South Waziristan
d.None of these (it’s capital town of Kurram agency)
14.One US barrel is equal to:
a.20 litres
b.30 litres
c.50 litres
d.None of these (its equivalent to 159 litres)
15.Ringgit is the currency unit of:
a.Singapore
b.Philippines
c.Malaysia
d.None of these
16.Pakistan is the Chairman of:
a.Non-Aligned movement
b.SAARC
c.Group of 77
d.None of these
17.The first President of America who made an official visit to Pakistan was:
a.Richard Nixon
b.Dwight D. Eisenhower
c.Lyndon B. Johnson
d.None of these
18.The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium’ meets every year in:
a.London
b.New York
c.Paris
d.None of these
19.General Michael Hayden is the:
a.President of Chile
b.Defense Secretary of United States
c.Commander NATO’s forces in Afghanistan
d.None of these (he was director of the CIA)
20.Which of the following International Organizations has no formal structure and
secretariat:
a.Green Peace
b.D-8
c.G-8
d.None of these


2009
1.Who is Nicolas Sarkozy:
a.German Chancellor

b.Canadian President
c.French President
d.President of Georgia
2.What position Hu Jantao holds:
a.General Secretary of Communist Party
b.President of the Country
c.Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
d.None of these
3.Who is the president of World Bank:
a.Robert Brace Zoellick
b.Robert Bruce Gate
c.Robert Bruce Lohaf
d.Bill Gates
4.Where is the headquarter of the Amnesty International located:
a.Geneva
b.London
c.Paris
d.New York
5.Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established in:
a.1964
b.1966
c.1968
d.None of these
6.Who were the three statesmen who formulated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM):
a.Gandhi, Nasser, Tito
b.Nehru, Nasser, Tito
c.Chou-en-Lai, Bhutto, Nehru
d.Soe Karno, Nasser, Tito
7.The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is established at:
a.Khatmandu
b.Dhaka
c.Dehli
d.Islamabad
8.Who was the founder of HAMAS in 1987:
a.Sheikh Ahmed Yasin
b.Yasser Arafat
c.Abu Nidal
d.None of these
9.How many official working languages are recognized by UNO:

a.8
b.6
c.4
d.None of these
10.In which month does the UN General Assembly usually meet every year:
a.August
b.September
c.October
d.None of these
11.Which of the following countries have the power of veto in the General Assembly of UNO:
a.USA
b.Russia
c.China
d.All of these
12.The term of office of a judge of the International Court of Justice is:
a.5 years
b.7 years
c.9 years
d.None of these
13.Alliance among India, Germany, Japan and Brazil to support each other’s bid for
permanent seat on UN Security Council is called:
a.Alliance 4
b.G 4
c.Big 4
d.None of these
14.The Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline is also known as:
a.Friendly Pipeline
b.Peace Pipeline
c.Great pipeline
d.None of these
15.The first parliamentary elections in Afghanistan were held in:
a.2004
b.2005
c.2006
d.None of these (it was held in 1965 for the first time, please consider reviewing)
16.Which is the National Flower of Pakistan:
a.Tulip
b.Rose
c.Jasmine
d.None of these
17.After ‘Pushtuns’, the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan is:
a.Uzbeks
b.Hazaras
c.Tajiks
d.None of these
18.The capital of Argentina is:
a.Columbia
b.Barcelona
c.Buenos Aires
d.Peru
19.Which is the largest country in Africa:
a.Sudan
b.Nigeria
c.Libya
d.None of these
20.Name the currency of Sri Lanka:
a.Rupiyah
b.Lek
c.Ringgit
d.None of these

2010
1) Which of the following countries is the world’s largest emitter of Carbon Dioxide in the
atmosphere?
a) China b) America c) Russia d) India
2) Who is Stanley McChrystal?
a) Commander US forces in Afghanistan b) Head of the US Central Command (CENTCOM)
c) NATO Commander in Afghanistan d) None of these
3) The headquarters of Green Peace International is located at:
a) Vancouver b) Amsterdam c) London d) Paris
4) The oldeest internet search engine among the following is:

 

a) Google b) MSN Search c)

Yahoo d) Ask.com

5) The power generating capacity of Diamer-Basha Dam would be:
a) 3450 MW b) 3800 MW c) 4500 MW d) None of these
6) ANTARA is the news agency of:
a) Indonesia b) Malaysia c) Turkey d) None of the these
7) The largest opium producer province in Afghanistan is:
a) Helmand b) Nangarhar c) Badakhshan d) None of these
8) Silk Air is an airline of:
a) Sri Lanka b) Switzerland c) Singapore d) China
9) Channel Tunnel is an under sea rail tunnel linking:
a) England and Ireland b) England and France c) France and Germany d) None of these.
10) The Strait of Malacca is the main shipping channel between the India Ocean and:
a) The North Pacific Ocean b) South Pacific Ocean c) South Atlantic Ocean d) None of these
11) The recently published book ” Between Dreams and Realities” is written by:
a) Shamshad Ahmad Khan b) Gohar Ayub c) Sahibzada Yakoob Ali Khan d) None of these ( by
Sirtaj Aziz)
12) The largest Agency of FATA by population is:
a) Bajaur Agency b) North Wazirstan c) South Waziristan d) None of these
13) Which of the following categories of Nobel Prise was established in 1968?
a) Medicine b) Literature c) Economics d) None of these
14) Total cultivable Land of Pakistan is approximately:
a) 80 million hectares b) 120 million hectares c) 150 million hectares d) None of these.
15) Who is Francois Fillon?
a) Prime Minister of Italy b) President of Germany c) Foreign Minister of France d) None of
these (He was Prime Minister of France)
16) The largest island in Indian Ocean is:
a) Sri Lanka b) Sumatra c) Madagascar d) None
17) 3 May is observed Internationally as:
a) Environment Day b) Population Day c) Press Freedom Day d) None of these
18) 2016 Summer Olympics will be held at:
a) Sydney b) Madrid c) Chicago d) Rio de Janerio
19) Kyat is the currency of:
a) Nepal b) Myanmar c) Bhutan d) None
20 Environment Treaty Kyoto Protocol will be expired in:
a) 2012 b) 2014 c) 2015 d) None of these.

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  1. Awsome work,plz help out regarding Spsc CCE-2013/14 examines ,screening test.

  2. 8.The Olympic games in 2004 were held in:
    a.Athens (Correct)
    b.Sydney in 2000
    c.California
    d.None of these
    5.What percentage Pakistan produces electricity from thermal source:
    a.30% (33.1 CORRECT ANS)
    b.50%
    c.70%

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