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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2005.

COMPULSORY QUESTION

8. Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the questions.


(1) How much of the earth surface is covered by water?
(a) 65%
(b) 70%
(c) 80%
(d) None of these

(2) Citrus has its origin in:
(a) Indo-Chinese region
(b) Africa
(c) Middle East
(d) None of these

(3) The science of classification is called:
(a) Ecology
(b) Horticulture
(c) Taxonomy
(d) None of these

(4) Grapes cultivation is called:
(a) Orcharding
(b) Viticulture
(c) Pomology
(d) None of these

(5) Tomato is a good source of vitamin:
(a) Vitamin A
(b) Vitamin B
(c) Vitamin C
(d) None of these

(6) Histosols are found in:
(a) Canada
(b) Alaska
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

(7) Age of earth is:
(a) 6 billion years
(b) 4 billion years (Exact is 4.54 billion years)
(c) 1 billion years
(d) None of these

(8) Common soils found in Pakistan:
(a) Aridisols
(b) Inceptisols
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

(9) A group of similar looking plants that has approved for general cultivation in a ecological zone is called:
(a) Variety
(b) Strain
(c) Taxonomy
(d) None of these

(10) The basic set of chromosomes in case of wheat is:
(a) 7
(b) 14
(c) 42
(d) None of these

(11) In DNA, adenine always pair with:
(a) Thymine
(b) Guamine
(c) Cytosine
(d) None of these

(12) Mushrooms are member of:
(a) Omycetes
(b) Discomycetes
(c) Pyronomycetes
(d) None of these

(13) Most fungal disease spread out in:
(a) Dry & Cold weather
(b) Wet & Cold
(c) Dry & Hot
(d) None of these

(14) Tikka disease of groundnut is renowned to:
(a) Thar
(b) Chakwal (Please confirm it)
(c) Rawalpindi
(d) None of these

(15) The fruits and vegetables contain an insoluble stiffening material called:
(a) Pectin
(b) Lignin
(c) Protopectin
(d) None of these

(16) Substances added intentionally to foods for the purpose of making more profit termed as:
(a) Food contaminations
(b ) Food adulterants
(c) Food additives
(d) None of these

(17) Lepus capensis is the name of:
(a) Tiger
(b) Lion
(c) Rat
(d) None of these

(18) Establishment of new crop naturally or artificially is:
(a) Silviculture
(b) Sericulture
(c) Nursery
(d) None of these

(19) Meaningful statement about the economic behavior or the economy is called:
(a) Economic principles
(b) Economic theories
(c) Both (a) and (b) (I am not sure please confirm it)
(d) None of these

(20) The measure of fluids resistance to sheer or angular deformation:
(a) Normality
(b) Viscosity
(c) Compressibility
(d) None of these

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