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  • 1. 

    Who is the Current Chairman of Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC)?

    • A.

      Muhammad Saleem Bhonur

    • B.

      Noor Muhammad Jadmani

    • C.

      Agha Rafique

    • D.

      NOT

    Correct Answer
    B. Noor Muhammad Jadmani
    Explanation
    Noor Muhammad Jadmani is the current Chairman of Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC).

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  • 2. 

    Which Country will Host ICC T-20 World Cup 2020?

    • A.

      Pakistan

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      W.Indies

    Correct Answer
    B. Australia
    Explanation
    Australia will host the ICC T-20 World Cup 2020. This is because the tournament is scheduled to be held in Australia in the year 2020, as indicated by the question.

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  • 3. 

    World’s 1st 3D-Printed e-Bike was manufactured by __________?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      USA

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    B. Germany
    Explanation
    Germany is known for its technological advancements and innovation in various industries, including manufacturing. Being the world's first country to develop 3D printing technology, it is plausible that Germany would also be the first to manufacture a 3D-printed e-Bike. Germany's expertise in engineering and manufacturing, coupled with its focus on sustainability and renewable energy, further supports the likelihood of it being the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Recently UN climate change summit held in Poland on December 3rd 2018 also known as_________?

    • A.

      COP23

    • B.

      COP24

    • C.

      COP25

    • D.

      COP26

    Correct Answer
    B. COP24
    Explanation
    The correct answer is COP24. COP stands for Conference of the Parties, which refers to the annual meeting of all countries that are part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Each COP is numbered, indicating the year of the conference. Therefore, COP24 refers to the 24th meeting of the parties, which took place in Poland on December 3rd, 2018.

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  • 5. 

    Which city was the venue of the Asia Pacific Summit-2018?

    • A.

      Kathmandu

    • B.

      Delhi

    • C.

      Jakarta

    • D.

      Karachi

    Correct Answer
    A. Kathmandu
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kathmandu. The Asia Pacific Summit-2018 was held in Kathmandu.

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  • 6. 

    The Headquarter of FATF is located in

    • A.

      Geneva

    • B.

      Vienna

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Paris
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Paris. The FATF, which stands for Financial Action Task Force, is an intergovernmental organization that aims to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and other threats to the integrity of the international financial system. The headquarters of FATF is located in Paris, France.

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  • 7. 

    The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games were hosted by ?

    • A.

      New Zealand

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      Britain

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    D. Australia
    Explanation
    The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games were hosted by Australia. This is because Australia won the bid to host the games and prepared the necessary infrastructure and facilities to accommodate the athletes and spectators. The games took place in Gold Coast, Queensland, and showcased various sporting events and competitions among Commonwealth nations. Australia's successful hosting of the event demonstrated their ability to organize and execute a large-scale international sporting event.

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  • 8. 

    Kerch Strait, Which is in news recently, Connects the Sea of Azov from which of the following seas?

    • A.

      Black sea

    • B.

      Aral sea

    • C.

      Red sea

    • D.

      Caspian sea

    Correct Answer
    A. Black sea
    Explanation
    The Kerch Strait connects the Sea of Azov to the Black Sea. This strait is located between Russia and Crimea, and it serves as an important maritime route for the transportation of goods. The Sea of Azov is a smaller body of water that is connected to the Black Sea through this strait. The Aral Sea, Red Sea, and Caspian Sea are not connected to the Sea of Azov.

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  • 9. 

    Which country’s PM has stepped down from his post on 15th DEC 2018, signalling an end to a weeks-long political crisis that has kept the Indian Ocean nation without a functional government?

    • A.

      Indonesia

    • B.

      Sri Lanka

    • C.

      Macedonia

    • D.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    B. Sri Lanka
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sri Lanka. The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka stepped down from his post on 15th December 2018, ending a political crisis that left the country without a functioning government for several weeks.

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  • 10. 

    Who is the President of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF)?

    • A.

      Arshad Khan

    • B.

      Moin Ali

    • C.

      Khalid Sajjad Khokhar

    • D.

      Muhammad Ismail

    Correct Answer
    C. Khalid Sajjad Khokhar
    Explanation
    Khalid Sajjad Khokhar is the President of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF).

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  • 11. 

    The largest cold desert of the world is in ___________?

    • A.

      Antarctica

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      Asia

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    A. Antarctica
    Explanation
    Antarctica is the correct answer because it is the largest cold desert in the world. Despite being covered in ice, it receives very little precipitation and has a very low average temperature. The continent is characterized by its dry and barren landscape, with minimal vegetation and wildlife. Its extreme climate and harsh conditions make it a unique and challenging environment, earning it the title of the largest cold desert on Earth.

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  • 12. 

    Which country is called White Man’s grave?

    • A.

      Haiti

    • B.

      Gold costa

    • C.

      Guinea

    • D.

      Afghanistan

    Correct Answer
    C. Guinea
    Explanation
    Guinea is called "White Man's grave" due to its difficult and harsh conditions that European explorers and colonizers faced when trying to establish settlements and trade routes in the region. The combination of tropical diseases, such as malaria and yellow fever, along with the challenging terrain and climate, made Guinea a dangerous and inhospitable place for Europeans during colonial times. Many Europeans lost their lives in Guinea, earning it the nickname "White Man's grave."

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  • 13. 

    First meeting of UN General Assembly meeting was held on__________?

    • A.

      10 January 1946

    • B.

      24 October 1945

    • C.

      24 October 1946

    • D.

      10 January 1945

    Correct Answer
    A. 10 January 1946
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10 January 1946. This date marks the first meeting of the UN General Assembly. It is important to note that the UN General Assembly was established on 24 October 1945, but its first meeting took place on 10 January 1946.

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  • 14. 

    Penang is the seaport of

    • A.

      Indonesia 

    • B.

      Malaysia

    • C.

      Thailand

    • D.

      Vietnam

    Correct Answer
    B. Malaysia
    Explanation
    Penang is a seaport located in Malaysia. It is known for its vibrant culture, historic architecture, and delicious street food. As a major trading hub, Penang has played a significant role in Malaysia's economy and has attracted tourists from around the world. The city's strategic location along the Strait of Malacca has made it an important seaport for centuries, facilitating trade between Asia and the rest of the world.

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  • 15. 

    Seven Queens of Sindh are mentioned in___________?

    • A.

      Sindh ja Surma 

    • B.

      Shah jo Risalo

    • C.

      Pirs of Sindh

    • D.

      Shahnama

    Correct Answer
    B. Shah jo Risalo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Shah jo Risalo". Shah jo Risalo is a collection of Sindhi poetry written by the famous Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. In this collection, he mentions the stories and legends of seven queens of Sindh.

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  • 16. 

    National Fish of Pakistan is ____________?

    • A.

      Blue Marlin

    • B.

      Hogfish

    • C.

      Mahseer

    • D.

      Flounder

    Correct Answer
    C. Mahseer
    Explanation
    Mahseer is the correct answer because it is known as the national fish of Pakistan. Mahseer is a species of freshwater fish that is native to the rivers of Pakistan. It is highly valued for its large size and is considered a prized game fish. The recognition of Mahseer as the national fish of Pakistan highlights its cultural and ecological significance in the country.

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  • 17. 

    How many founding members OIC has at the time of its establishment?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    B. 25
    Explanation
    At the time of its establishment, the OIC had 25 founding members. These founding members were the countries that attended the first OIC conference in 1969 and signed the OIC Charter. They came together to establish the OIC with the aim of promoting solidarity and cooperation among Muslim countries and safeguarding the interests of the Muslim world.

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following was the first step taken by Mr. Z.A Bhutto for Economic Development?

    • A.

      Nationalization of Industries

    • B.

      Aid Agreements with World

    • C.

      Linking of Rupee with Dollar

    • D.

      Economic Pacts

    Correct Answer
    A. Nationalization of Industries
    Explanation
    Mr. Z.A Bhutto's first step for Economic Development was the Nationalization of Industries. This means that he took control of privately owned industries and brought them under state ownership. By doing so, Bhutto aimed to reduce economic inequality and promote economic growth by ensuring that the benefits of industrial production were distributed more evenly among the population. Nationalization of industries also allowed the government to have greater control over the economy and direct resources towards priority sectors.

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  • 19. 

    After war of 1971 which agreement was signed between India and Pakistan?

    • A.

      Tashkant Pact

    • B.

      Lucknow Pact

    • C.

      Calcutta Pact

    • D.

      Simla Pact

    Correct Answer
    D. Simla Pact
    Explanation
    The Simla Pact was signed between India and Pakistan after the war of 1971. This agreement aimed to establish peace and normalize relations between the two countries. It outlined the principles that both nations would adhere to, including respecting the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and resolving all disputes through peaceful means. The Simla Pact also emphasized the importance of bilateral talks and negotiations to address outstanding issues between India and Pakistan.

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  • 20. 

    Which is the outermost planet in the solar system?

    • A.

       Pluto

    • B.

      Neptune

    • C.

      Mercury

    • D.

      Uranus

    Correct Answer
    B. Neptune
    Explanation
    Neptune is the outermost planet in the solar system. It is located beyond Uranus and is the eighth and farthest known planet from the Sun. Its distance from the Sun, along with its large size and blue color, makes it easily distinguishable from the other planets. Pluto used to be considered the ninth planet, but it was reclassified as a dwarf planet in 2006. Mercury, on the other hand, is the closest planet to the Sun and is located much closer to the center of the solar system.

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  • 21. 

    Very High Frequency (VHF) have __________ wavelengths?

    • A.

      Shorter

    • B.

      Shortest

    • C.

      Longer

    • D.

      Longest

    Correct Answer
    A. Shorter
    Explanation
    VHF waves have shorter wavelengths compared to other frequencies. This means that the distance between each wave is smaller, resulting in a higher frequency. VHF waves typically range from 30 to 300 megahertz, and they are commonly used for television and radio broadcasting, as well as aviation communication.

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  • 22. 

    The position of an element in the Periodic Table is determined by its __________ number?

    • A.

      Electron

    • B.

      Proton

    • C.

      Neutron

    • D.

      Positron

    Correct Answer
    B. Proton
    Explanation
    The position of an element in the Periodic Table is determined by its proton number. This number is also known as the atomic number and represents the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom. The atomic number determines the element's identity and its position in the Periodic Table. Each element has a unique atomic number, which increases from left to right and top to bottom in the Periodic Table. Therefore, the correct answer is Proton.

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  • 23. 

    Central Color of Rainbow is__________?

    • A.

      Yellow

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Indigo

    Correct Answer
    C. Green
    Explanation
    The central color of the rainbow is green. This is because when sunlight passes through raindrops, it gets refracted and dispersed into its component colors. The colors of the rainbow, in order, are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. The green color appears in the center of the rainbow, between the yellow and blue colors.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following female mosquito is the cause of Dengue fever?

    • A.

      Anophelles

    • B.

      Binophelles

    • C.

      Aedes Aegypties

    • D.

      NOT

    Correct Answer
    C. Aedes Aegypties
    Explanation
    Aedes Aegypti is the correct answer because it is the specific species of mosquito that is responsible for transmitting the dengue virus. This mosquito species is commonly found in tropical and subtropical regions and is known for its ability to transmit not only dengue fever but also other diseases such as Zika and yellow fever. Anophelles and Binophelles are not valid mosquito species, and "NOT" is not a mosquito species either. Therefore, Aedes Aegypti is the only correct option.

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  • 25. 

    Lactometer is used for__________?

    • A.

      Water

    • B.

      Density

    • C.

      Milk

    • D.

      Honey

    Correct Answer
    C. Milk
    Explanation
    A lactometer is used to measure the density or specific gravity of milk. It helps in determining the quality and purity of milk by measuring its fat content. By comparing the density of milk with a standard reference, the lactometer can indicate whether the milk has been adulterated or diluted with water or other substances. This is important in ensuring the authenticity and nutritional value of milk products.

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  • 26. 

    Select the ones you like

    • A.

      Option1

    • B.

      Option2

    • C.

      Option3

    • D.

      Option4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option1
    Explanation
    The given question asks the test-taker to select the options they like. Among the given options, Option1 is the correct answer as it is the option that the test-taker likes.

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