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General Knowledge Sample Practice Test for PCS Exam

(1) The key Narrator of a newscast or program is called:
 Anchor.-

(2) Mohammedan Social Reformer was the English Name of:
 Tahzeeb ul Akhlaq

 (3) Daily Dawn Started in:
 
1942 

(4) Zamindar was launched by:-

 
Maulana Zafar Ali Khan 

(5) The first Editor of Dawn was:

 
Pothan Joseph
6 The number of radio stations, which Pakistan got in 1947 were:

  2 
(7). Daily Jung first appeared from:
 Delhi
(8) Hamid Nizami was the founder editor of:
 
 Nawa-e-waqt 
(9) CPNE is the representative body of:
 
 Editors 
(10) Television made its advent in Pakistan in:
  1964 
(11) Continuation of a story on another page is called:
 

 Jump 
(12) The largest mass medium in Pakistan is:
 Radio 
(13) Dr. Goebbles is known as father of:
 Propaganda
(14) Radio Pakistan was converted to Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation in:
1972 
(15) A.P.P. is the abbreviation of:
 Associated Press of Pakistan.

16- What is scoop?

 exclusive story
17 “Stringer” is called:

 part-time correspondent paid a column rate

18. Newspaper’s masterhead is called :
 flag

 
19. ‘Folio’ is the name of:

 page number

20 who was the first editor of the daily ‘Jhang’?

 Mir Khalil ur Rahman

21. Acknowledgment of the source of a picture or a story is called:
courtesy

 
22. Continuation of a story on another page is called:

 jump

23. PEMRA ordinance was implemented in:
 2002
24. The term ‘Global Village’ was coined by:

 Marshal McLuhan

25. Press note can (be) issued (by):

 government official

26. Registration of Press and Publication Ordinance was introduced in:

 1963

27- The founder of daily ‘Pakistan Times’ was:

 
faiz ahmed faiz 

28. the term ‘Deck’ is used for: 

 
part of a headline

29. the term ‘Yellow journalism’ was started from:

U.S.A.

30. the inventor of the printing press was:

 johannes Gutenberg

31. Pakistan’s first official news agency was: 

 
APP

32 Nasim Hijazi was Editor of the daily:

kohistan

33 C.P.N.E. stands for:

COUNCIL OF PAKISTAN NEWSPAPERS EDITORS)

34) What is meant by editorial note:

 Editor’s notes
35) The news which appears in the papers two or three days before an important event is called:
 Curtain Raiser
36) Who is the most important person in the T.V. NEWS:

None of these37) Hasrat Mohani published the newspaper:
 Urdu-I-Muallah

38) The Nawa-e-Waqt started its publication in:

1940

39) Irshad Ahmed Haqani writes his column under in:

 Harf-e-Tamannah
40) Who was the first editor of the daily Jang?
 

Mir Khalil-ur-Rehman
41) Which of the private Pakistani T.V. Channel has the greatest number of viewers?
 
GEO
42) Which official is called the pilot of the newspaper:
 
The editor

43) Communication is a
 
Process
44) The head office of “The Khabrain” is in:

Lahore
45) APNS represents
 
News paper owners

46) P.T.V. started its transmission in the regime of:
 
Ayub Khan
47) Which is the largest circulated newspaper of Pakistan?
 
The Jang
48) The TNation is the sister publication of:

The Nawa-e-Waqt
49) AFP is the news agency of
France

50) Who was the founder of the Dawn?Quaid-e-Azam
51) Wax-Wyllie wrote
 
Radio and T.V. Writing

52) Who was the founder of yellow journalism:

William Hurst
53) The Urdu edition of the Comrade was called:
Humdard

.
(54) A large size headline across the entire page is called:

 Banner 

(55) A sheet containing facts and detailed information on any issue is known as:

 Backgrounder 
(56) Muhammadan Social Reformer was the English name of:

Tahzeeb-ul-Akhlaq 

(57) Daily DAWN was started in :

 1942 

(58) The number of radio stations which Pakistan got in 

1947 was:

 3 

(59) CPNE is the representative body of :

 Editors 

(60) S.M.R.C. is a well-known:

 Communication Model 

(61) A story appearing with the name of the writer is called:
 
By Line 

(62) Dr Goebbles is know as the father of:
Propaganda 

(63) Radio Pakistan was converted into Pakistan Broadcasting 
Corporation in:

 1972 
(64) P.P.O. was amended in:

1963 

(65) The cultivation theory was put forward by

George Gerbner 
(66) The author of the famous book “COVERING ISLAM” is:Edward Said(67) The concept of Development Support Communication was presented 
by:

Joseph Ascroft 
(68) The head quarter of CNN is situated in:
Atlanta 

(69) A full service advertising agency has:

Four departments 
(70) The public relations department of the Federal Government is known 
as:
PID 
(71) The Orient Press of India was a news agency belonging to the:

Hindus 

(72) The way in which the message travels to the receiver is called:Channel 

(73) Intrapersonal communication involves:

An individual thinking or talking to himself
(74) Any message given by other than the literal interpretation of words is called:

Non Verbal Communication
 (75) A person (or group) who has control over what information is disseminated to the audience, is known as:
 Regulator 

(76) The concept of “Global Village” was first introduced by :
Marshal McLUHAN 

77) Broadcast media may be classified by:

Type of signal output 

(78) To be considered a daily, a newspaper has to appear at least:

 Seven times a week 

(79) The news of important public events appearing in the front sections of a newspaper, are called:

 Hard news 

(80) The famous communication Model SMCRE was devised by:
Schramm 
(81) Radio is a:

Hot medium

(82) The author of well known communication book “Process and Effects of Mass Communication” is:Wilbur Schramm 

(83) The founding fathers of the mathematical or electronic theory of communication are:
 Shannon and Weaver 

(84) ABC is the abbreviation of:

Audit Bureau of Circulation(85) APP is the news agency of:
Pakistan 

 
(86) The largest English newspaper of Pakistan is:

 Dawn
(87) The founder of Jang-Group of Newspapers is:
Mir Khalil ur Rehman
(88) The editor of daily Nawa-e-Waqt is:

Majeed Nizami 
(89) The daily Dawn was founded by:
Quaid-e-Azam 
(90) Kuldip Nayer is a well known Indian:
Journalist 

91- What is ABC?

Audit bureau of Circulation 
92- What is Dummy?

A dead body of an animal
93- Press and Publication Ordinance was introduced on:
1963
94- What is embargo?

A ban on publication before a specific date95- Television programmes were started in Pakistan on:
 1964 
96- Who was the first editor of daily Nawa-e-Waqt?
 
Hamid Nizami 

97- Radio is what type of channel? 
Time consuming 
98- What is yellow journalism?

 Exploitative sensational 

99- What is typography?

 a choice of type to ensure image clariy 

100- What is editorial?
A point of view of the news paper 

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