PPSC Question-Paper Contributed by Naufal updated on Jun 2019

                   Punjab Public Service Commission Previous Year Question Paper

1. Where in the International Court of Justice located?
1. The Hague 
2. Geneva
3. London 
4. Paris

2. The element common to all acids is
1. Hydrogen 
2. Carbon
3. Sulphur 
4. Oxygen

3. Naxalbari village which is associated with the Naxal movement is situated in which Indian state?
1. Bihar 
2. Orissa
3. Jharkhand 
4. West Bengal

4. Budapest is the capital of which European nation?
1. Croatia 
2. Poland
3. Hungary 
4. Slovakia

5. What was Peoples War Group known for?
1. Naxalite organization 
2. RTI activism
3. Anti corruption activism 
4. Anti pollution activism

6. Who founded the Indian National Congress in 1885?
1. Mahatama Gandhi 
2. Khudiram Bose
3. A.O. Hume
4. Jyotiba Phule

7. Sardar Parkash Singh Badal has become the Chief Minister of Punjab for which term in 2012?
1. 4th 
2. 5th
3. 3rd 
4. 6th

8. In which state is Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary located?
1. Rajasthan 
2. Haryana
3. Uttar Pradesh 
4. Gujarat

9. Which of the following personalities have not received Bharat Ratna till date?
1. Lata Mangeshkar 
2. C.V.Raman
3. Sachin Tendulkar 
4. Rajiv Gandhi

10. Pritpal weighs less than Harminder.Pritpal weighs more than Gurjeet.Of the three men, Gurjeet weighs the least.If the first two statements are true, the third statement is 
1.True 
2.False
3.Uncertain 
4. Inadequate Information

11. Who established Mauryan Empire in ancient India?
1.Chandragupta Maurya 
2.Ashoka
3. Bimbisara 
4. Ajatasatru

12. The gas usually filled in the electric bulb is
1. Nitrogen 
2. Hydrogen
3. Carbon dioxide 
4. Oxygen

13. With which country does India not share its international boundary?
1. Myanmar 
2. Nepal
3. China 
4. Mongolia

14. A computer virus that actively attacks an anti-virus program or programs in an effort to prevent detection is...
1. Worm 
2. Trojan
3. Retrovirus 
4. Ghost Virus

15. Durand Cup is associated with?
1. Football 
2. Hockey
3. Cricket 
4. Tennis

16. What is full form of LET?
1. Lashkar – e- Toiba 
2. Liberation of Ethopian Territory
3. Lahore Establishment of Trade 
4. Libyan Establishment of Technology

17. What is a spider?
1. A computer virus 
2. A program that catalogs Web sites
3. A hacker 
4. A web application

18. Who was the first defence minister of independent India?
1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 
2. Rajendra Kumar
3. Prem Singh 
4. Baldev Singh

19. Professor Amartya Sen is famous in which field?
1. Economics 
2. Literature
3. Medicine 
4. Music

20. Which of the following Indus Valley civilization site is located in India?
1. Mohenjodaro 
2. Lothal
3. Gumla 
4. Harappa

21. The hardest substance available on earth is
1. Gold 
2. Iron
3. Diamond 
4. Platinum

22. Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by
1. bacterium 
2. Protozoa
3. fungus 
4. virus

23. What is Antrix?
1. Commercial wing of Indian 
2. A famous travel company
3.A laptop 
4. International Airline

24. Where is the seat of Tibetan Govt. In exile situated ?
1. Shimla 
2. Dharamsala
3. Sri Nagar 
4. Bodh Gaya

25. Which of these mountain peaks is not in India?
1. Nandadevi 
2. Mount Everest
3. Dodabetta 
4. Mount Abu

26. Who presented the annual railway budget 2012?
1. Mamta Bannerji 
2. Dinesh Trivedi
3. Laloo Prasad Yadav 
4. Farooq Abdullah

27. Who wrote the novel “God of Small Things”?
1. Arundhati Roy 
2. Shobha De
3. Jhumpa Lahiri 
4. Khushwant Singh

28. The national song of India was composed by?
1. Rabindra Nath Tagore 
2. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
3. Iqbal 
4. Jai Shankar Prasad

29. What does L.T.T.E stand for?
1. Liberated Tamil Terrorist Establishment 
2. Liberation Tamil Tigers Establishment
3. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam 
4. Liberation Tamil Telegu Eelam

30. The opposite of digital is
1. Binary 
2. Analog
3. Anticlock 
4. None of the above

31. The Gir Forests in Gujarat are famous for which wild animals?
1. The Indian Tiger 
2. The Asiatic Lion
3. The Indian Elephant 
4. The river crocodile

32. Which of the following districts of Punjab have been carved out in 2011?
1. Pathankot 
2. Moga
3. Faridkot 
4. Barnala

33. Three pencils cost the same as two erasers.Four erasers cost the same as one ruler.Pencils are more expensive than rulers.If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
1.True 
2.False
3.Uncertain 
4. Inadequate Information

34. The Kuka Movement of 19th century in Punjab was led by
1. Bhai Daya Singh 
2. Bhai Bhola Singh
3. Bhai Harpal Singh 
4. Bhai Ram Singh

35. Which of the following was site of recent nuclear power plant leakage in Japan?
1. Tokyo 
2. Hiroshima
3. Nagasaki 
4. Fukushima

36. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place in which year?
1. 1919 
2. 1918
3. 1921 
4. 1920

37. Which Naxal top commander was killed in police operations recently?
1. Mohanji 
2. Ranaji
3. Kishenji 
3. Rajniji

38. During which movement did Mahatma Gandhi give the slogan “Do or Die” ?
1. Quit India movement 
2. Kheda Stayagraha
3. Non Cooperation movement 
4. Khilafat movement

39. Look at this series: 36, 34, 30, 28, 24, ….. What number should come next?
1. 20 
2. 22
3. 23 
4. 26

40. Where will 2012 Olympic Games be held?
1. Rome 
2. Madrid
3. London 
4. Amsterdam

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