PPSC Paper Contributed by Shekav updated on Jun 2019
PPSC Paper |   1497

                            Punjab Public Service Commission Old Question Paper

1. Which player was declared Player of the Tournament in ICC Cricket World cup 2011?
1. Yuvraj Singh 
2. Sachin Tendulkar
3. M.S.Dhoni 
4. Zaheer Khan

2. LPG consists of mainly
1. methane, ethane and hexane 
2. methane, hexane and nonane
3. methane, hexane and propane 
4. methane, butane and propane

3. Aizwal is the capital of which north eastern state?
1. Arunachal Pradesh 
2. Tripura
3. Manipur
4. Mizoram

4. Who is the current chief of Indian Naval Staff?
1. Admiral Shankar Gupta 
2. Admiral Sureesh Mehta
3. Admiral Suresh Nanda 
4. Admiral Nirmal Kumar Verma

5. The blue colour of the clear sky is due to
1. Diffraction of light 
2. Dispersion of light
3. Reflection of light 
4. Refraction of light

6. Where does the river Indus originate?
1. Tibetan Plateau 
2. Hindu Kush range
3. Pamir Mountains 
4. Karakoram Range

7. Which political party won majority in the Uttar Pradesh 2012 Assembly Elections?
1. Samajwadi Party 
2. Samta Party
3. Samaj Shudhi Party
4. Samaj Sudhar Party

8. Jagjit is younger than Kripa.Manpreet was born after Jagjit.Kripa is older than Manpreet.If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
1.True 
2.False
3.Uncertain 
4. Inadequate Information

9 Which of the following is used in pencils?
1. Graphite 
2. Silicon
3. Charcoal 
4. Phosphorous

10. The smallest functional and structural unit of kidney is called as
1. Neuron 
2. Nephron
3. Granulocyte 
4. Reticulocyte

11. When a gas turns into a liquid, the process is called
1. Condensation 
2. Evaporation
3. Deposition 
4. Sublimation

12. Steve Jobs who died recently was the CEO of which company?
1. Apple Computers 
2. Orange Computers
3. Microsoft 
4. Dell Computers

13. WiMAX is related to which one of the following
1. Biotechnology 
2. Space technology
3. Missile technology 
4. Communication technology

14. The World Trade Center towers which were the target of terrorist attack on 9th September, 2001 in USA were located in which city?
1. Las Vegas 
2. Washington D.C.
3. New York 
4. Chicago

15. Manjeet is older than Harjot.Kuldeep is older than Manjeet.Harjot is older than Kuldeep.If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
1.True 
2.False
3.Uncertain 
4. Inadequate Information

16. Anna Hazare served in which branch of Indian defence services?
1. Indian navy 
2. Indian coastguard
3. Indian army 
4. Indian airforce

17. Where will the next ICC Cricket World Cup be held?
1. Australia- New Zealand 
2. England
3. South Africa 
4. West Indies

18. Look at this series: 7, 10, 8, 11, 9, 12, ….. What number should come next?
1. 7 
2. 10
3. 12 
4. 14

19. Which of the following was leader during the founding of Naxalite movement?
1. Charu Bannerjee 
2. Charu Majumdar
3. Charu Roy 
4. Charu Chatterjee

20. What does GDP in terms of economy stand for?
1. Gross Dual Procedure 
2. Gross Domestic Product
3. Gross Dual Product 
4. Gross Domestic Procedure

21. Who was the Prime Minister of Great Britain when India got its independence?
1. Winston Churchill 
2. Margaret Thatcher
3. Tony Blair 
4. Clement Atlee

22. Who was the only terrorist caught alive in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack?
1. Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab 
2. Mohammed Farookh Khan
3. Ajmal Amjed Khan 
4. Salim Saeed

23. Mohan runs faster than Pratap.Hari runs faster than Mohan.Pratap runs faster than Hari.If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
1.True 
2.False
3.Uncertain 
4. Inadequate Information

24. Dandiya is a popular dance of which Indian state?
1. Andhra Pradesh 
2. Gujarat
3. Madhya Pradesh 
4. Nagaland

25. Osama Bin Laden was killed in which city of Pakistan?
1. Islamabad 
2. Karachi
3. Peshawar 
4. Abbotabad

26. Which of the following is not a part of the Internet?
1. World Wide Web 
2. HTTP
3. Email 
4. CD-ROM

27. Who founded Brahmo Samaj in 1828?
1. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar 
2.Swami Vivekananda
3. Raja Rammohun Roy 
4. Swami Dayananda

28. Dr. Manmohan Singh has been the Prime Minister of India since
1. 2002 
2. 2003
3. 2004 
4. 2005

29. What does the abbreviation "http" stand for?
1. Hypertext Transfer Protocol 
2. High Task Termination Procedure
3. Harvard Teletext Proof 
4. None of the above

30. Against which country did Sachin Tendulkar score his 100th International century?
1. Bangladesh 
2. Pakistan
3. Sri Lanka 
4. Australia

31. Which of the following is not a terrorist organization?
1. Lashkar – e- Toiba 
2. Jammat – ud – Dawa
3. Harkat – ul – Jammate Islami 
4. Muslim League

32. Sri Harikota Islands are famous for?
1. Launch Pad for Indian Space Missions 
2. Temple architecture
3. Manufacturing plant of Maruti automobiles 
4. Naval dockyard

33. Which of the gas is not known as green house gas?
1. Methane 
2. Nitrous oxide
3. Carbon dioxide 
4. Hydrogen

34. Who is the present Army Chief of Pakistan?
1. General Pervez Musharraf 
2. General Ashfaq Kayani
3. General Zia Ul Haq 
4. General Nadeem Taj

35. What is Fauja Singh famous for?
1. Painting 
2. Acting
3. Poetry 
4. Marathon running

36. Who is the current leader of opposition in Lok Sabha?
1. L.K.Advani 
2. Sushma Swaraj
3. Mamta Bannerjee 
4. Arun Jaitley

37. Who laid the foundation stone of Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar?
1. Mian Mir 
2. Guru Arjan Dev
3. Mian Pir 
4.Guru Hargobind Singh

38. Which among the following states does not share a boundary with Punjab?
1. Rajasthan 
2. Jammu and Kashmir
3. Himachal 
4. Uttar Pradesh

39. Sedimentry rocks are formed by the process of-
1. Metamorphism 
2. Deposition
3. Weathering 
4. Cooling

30. The first web server was built in:
1. 1990 in Geneva, Switzerland 
2. 1985 in Berkeley, California
3. 1988 in Cambridge, Massachusetts 
4. 1947 in Berningham, UK

41. Who was the chief architect of the city of Chandigarh?
1. Le Clarke 
2. Le Corbusier
3. Lachhman Singh Gill 
4. Le Meridian

42. Which of the following is suitable for growing cotton?
1. Sandy soil 
2. Clayey soil
3. Black soil 
4. Alluvial soil

43. Mangoes cost more than apples.Mangoes cost less than chikoos.Chikoos cost more than both apples and mangoes.If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
1.True 
2.False
3.Uncertain 
4. Inadequate Information

44. Which former Union Minister was arrested by CBI in the 2G Spectrum allocation case?
1. A. Raja 
2. D. Raja
3. Suresh Kalmadi 
4. Kanimozhi

45. Which of the following Indian Sportsman has not won any Olympic Medal?
1. Leander Paes 
2. Vishwanathan Anand
3. Rajyawardhan Rathore 
4. Abhinav Bindra

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