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1. 1988 noble peace prize has been awarded to:
a. Diego Cordovez
b. Anwar Sadat
c. United Nations

2. Dan Quayle is:
a. Mexican footballer
b. American Politician
c. Prime Minister of Brazil

3. Gen. Augusto Pinochet is:
a. Leader of Contrast in Nicaragua
b. Military Dictator of el-Salvador
c. President of Chile

4. Robert Mugabe is:
a. President of Zimbabwe
b. President of Kenya
c. Prime Minister of Angola

5. Sakharov is:
a. Anti-Soviet Polish Leader
b. Secretary General of the Hungarian Communist Party
c. Soviet Nuclear Scientist

6. The last day of the Quid-e-Azam was written by:
a. M. A. H. Isphani
b. Fatima Jinnah
c. Col. Illahi Bukhsh (probably, I am not sure)

7. The new Olympic Champion in Hockey is:
a. Australia
b. West Germany
c. England (during the year 1988)

8. The process of European integration is scheduled to be completed by:
a. 1990
b. 1992
c. 1994
(Do you have any idea about that? Wild guess is option c)

9. The Bofors Scandal occurred in:
a. Italy
b. India
c. Japan

10 .The Black Sea and the Mediterranean are connected by:
a. Shattal Arab
b. Dardanelles
c. Strait of Gibraltar

11 .Which country makes the Entac Missiles:
a. U.S.A.
b. England
c. France
d. U.S.S.R.

12. How many Radio Stations are in Pakistan?
a. Twelve
b. Sixteen
c. Twenty (probably, I don’t know how many were there in 1989)
d. Twenty five

13. What is Cathay Pacific:
a. Island
b. Revolutionary leader
c. Air line
d. Newspaper

14. President of U.S.A. is:
a. George Hubert Norman Bush
b. George Hurbert Walker Bush
c. George Thomas Ross Bush
d. George Paul James Bush

15. The ‘Great Leap Forward’ was:
a. American Policy towards Latin America
b. Chinese Economic Programme
c. Russian Diplomatic move
d. Cuban Military Strategy

16. What is the actual name of F-16:
a. Fighting Falcon
b. Atomic Bomber
c. Concord
d. Jumbo Jet

17. “Daughter of the East” is an autobiography of:
a. Fatima Jinnah
b. Nusrat Bhutto
c. Rana Liaquat Ali
d. Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto

18. The Headquarters of Asian Development Bank is in:
a. Tokyo
b. Bangkok
c. Manila
d. Jakarta

19. Pakistan left CENTO in:
a. 1971
b. 1975
c. 1979 (when it was dissolved)
d. 1981

20. Gorbachev’s Peredyshka is:
a. Free Trade
b. Breathing space (I think, please comment)
c. Terrorist Movement
d. Non-Alignment

21. Premadasa is:
a. President of Chile
b. European Comedian
c. Terrorist Movement
d. President Sri Lanka

22. Sunsuke Uno is:
a. Maker of Micro-Computers
b. Prime Minister of Singapore
c. Chinese Town
d. Prime Minister of Japan

23. India launched its first Missile with the name of:
a. Indira
b. Verma
c. Agni
d. Monica

24. Who has been named as the first recipient of Gaddafi International Prize for Human
a. Hosni Mubarak
b. Nelson Mandela
c. Rajiv Gandhi, d.Mrs. Margaret Thatcher

25. Literacy rate in Pakistan is:
c.30% (probably, I am not sure)

26. How many people were stampeded in Football Match at Sheffield Hill Borough Stadium:

27. Venezuela President is:
a. Paul Alfonsin
b. Daniel Ortega
c. Carlos Andrez Perez
d. Augusto Pinochet

28. Jabar-bin-Hayyan was a:
a. Mathematician
b. Astronomer
c. Chemist
d. Philosopher
(actually he was an astronomer and philosopher as well, but more famous for
chemistry, so does that mean all the 3 are correct options but option C is more

29. Battle of Ohad was fought in:
a. 625 A.D.
b. 626 A.D.
c. 628 A.D.
d. 629 A.D.

30. How many times has Martina Navtatilova won the Wimbledon title:
a. Six times
b. Eight times
c. Nine times
d. Eleven times (counting both singles and doubles titles won)

31. The world’s oldest International Human Rights Organization is:
a. Amnesty International
b. Freedom House
c. Anti Slavery (probably, its older then the other two)
d. None of these

32.The constitution of European Union has not been ratified by:
a. Italy
b. Netherlands
c. France
d. None of these

33. After United States, the largest contributor in the United Nations Budget is:
a. Germany
b. France
c. U.K.
d. None of these (Japan is and was in 2005 as well)

34. “Ariana” is an Airlines of:
a. Australia
b. Egypt
c. Iran
d. None of these

36. China’s fastest growing economy is facing a major challenge of:
a. Population Explosion (not sure, major problem facing Chinese economy, as I
found on the internet, was income inequalities, so I related it with population)
b. Shortage of Energy
c. Challenges of WTO regime
d. None of these

37. U.S. president George Bush has created Millennium Challenge Account to:
a. Improve national security network
b. Provide financial aid to Iraq and Afghanistan
c. Help poor countries pursuing democratic ideals
d. None of these

38. 38th parallel is a boundary line between:
a. Canada and America
b. North and South Vietnam
c. Greek and Turkish Port of Cyprus
d. None of these (its boundary line between North and South Koreas)

39. In which month does the U.N. General Assembly usually meet every year:
a. January
b. March
c. September
d. None of these

40. Pakistan has recently been given observer status in:
a. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
b. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
c. Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
d. None of these

41. Pakistan and U.S. Navies recently conducted Joint exercises in the Arabian Sea by the
a. Optimum Impact
b. Diver’s Move
c. Inspired Union
d. None of these

42. Which of the following Internet Search Engines will introduce the World’s Biggest digital
a. Yahoo
b. Google
c. Gigablast
d. None of these

43. The recently appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio
Guterres is the former Prime Minister of:
a. Denmark
b. Romania
c. Canada
d. None of these (he was prime minister of Portugal)

44. When a country grants another country MFN (Most Favored Nations) status in mutual
trade, it implies:
a. Providing same trade concessions as are being given to other countries without
any discrimination
b. Trade will be through exchange of Commodities rather than foreign exchanges
c. Imports and Exports payments will be in local currencies only
d. None of these

45. The programme “United Nations Millennium Development Goals” is focusing on:
a. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
b. Achieve Universal Primary education
c. Promote gender equality and empower women
d. All of these

46. The largest Agency of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) by area is:
a. North Waziristan
b. South Waziristan
c. Khyber Agency
d. None of these

47. Reuter’ is the news agency of:
a. USA
b. Germany
c. UK
d. None of these

48. SAARC Human Resource Development Center is located at:
a. Delhi
b. Colombo
c. Karachi
d. None of these (it is in Islamabad)

49. Under “Vision 2025” WAPDA will construct SATPARA Dam on Indus river in:
a. Balochistan
c. Northern Areas
d. None of these

50. How many medals were won by Pakistan in the 18th Commonwealth games:
d. None of these

51. The currency of China is:
a. Rouble
b. Yen
c. Yuan
d. None of these

52. In the absence of President, who becomes the acting President of Pakistan:
a. Speaker of the National Assembly
b. Chairman of the Senate
c. Chief Justice of Pakistan
d. None of these

53. Han Myung has become the First Woman Prime Minister of:
a. South Korea
b. North Korea
c. Vietnam
d. None of these

54. Zalmay Khalil is the US ambassador to:
a. Iraq
b. Syria
c. Lebanon
d. None of these

55. H5N1 is the name of a:
a. Medicine
b. Vaccine
c. Virus
d. None of these

56. Biman is the Airline of:
a. Sri Lanka
b. Nepal
c. Bangladesh
d. None of these

57. Which country’s border with Pakistan is called Durand Line:
a. Iran
b. Afghanistan
c. India
d. None of these

58. Xinhua is the news agency of:
a. China
b. Russia
c. North Korea
d. None of these

59. The Headquarters of the UN Security Council is located at:
a. Washington
b. Paris
c. New York
d. None of these

60. Who is the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
a. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar (in 2006)
b. Dr. Ishrat Hussain
c. Sulman Shah
d. None of these

61. Nobel prize for the year 2005 was awarded to M. Elbardei together with:
a. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
b. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
c. World Health Organization (WHO)
d. None of these

62. Who is the United States, assistant secretary of state for South Asian and Central Asian
a. Riyan C. Crooker
b. Nancy Powell
c. Richard A. Boucher
d. None of these

63. What was the magnitude of the Earthquake that shook northern Pakistan and Azad
Kashmir on October 8, 2005:
d. None of these (correct is 7.6)

64. Rafiq Bahauddin al Hariri had been the Prime Minister of:
a. Libya
b. Lebanon
c. Syria
d. None of these

65. Angela Merkel is:
a. President of France
b. First Lady of Britain
c. Chancellor of Germany
d. None of these

66. Fourth Estate applied to:
a. Executive
b. Secret Agency
c. Press
d. None of these

67. The “Spirit of Islam” author is:
a. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
b. Syed Amir Ali
c. Allama Iqbal
d. None of these

69. George Washington was the First President of USA. Who is the incumbent Vice President
of America:
a. Georgen Bush
b. Gerlad Ford
c. Dick Cheney (in 2006)
d. None of these

69. How many members the National Security Council (Pakistan) has:
d. None of these

70. PETRONAS towers are located in:
a. Singapore
b. Chicago
c. Kuala Lumpur
d. None of these

71. Name of the present UN Secretary General is:
a. Kofi Annan
b. Bon Ki Moon
c. Batrus Ghali
d. None of these

72. The length of common border between India and Pakistan is:
a. 900 miles
b. 1000 miles
c. 1100 miles
d. None of these (its 1809 miles)

73. SAARC conference was held in 2004 at:
a. Islamabad
b. Kathmandu
c. Colombo
d. None of these

74. China became the member of World Trade Organization in:
a. 1998
d. None of these (China officially became member of WTO on 11-12-2001)

75. The number of players in each team of basketball game is:
d. None of these

76. Which is the largest Surah of the Holy Quran:
a. Surah Al-Imran
b. Surah Al-Baqarah
c. Surah Yaseen
d. None of these

77. The Olympic games in 2004 were held in:
a. Athens
b. Sydney
c. California

78. Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2006 was awarded to
a. Dr. Mahatir Mohammad
b. Dr. Mohammad Yunus
c. Dr. Abdul Kalam
d. None of these

79. Denzil Washington is renowned as:
a. USA army general
b. British Naval Commander
c. Hollywood Actor
d. None of these

80. The number of OIC member states is:
d. None of these

81. Mahbub-ul-Haq Human Development Center is located at:
a. Karachi
b. Lahore
c. Islamabad
d. None of these

82. Hugo Chaves is the president of:
a. Venezuela
b. Brazil
c. Bolivia
d. None of these

83. What is the name of the only Pakistani who won a Nobel Prize:
a. Dr. Ashfaq Ahmed
b. Dr. Abdus-Salam
c. Dr. Abdul Qadeer
d. None of these

84. Maple leaf is the National emblem of:
a. Germany
b. China
c. Canada
d. None of these

85. Name of Bangladesh Parliament is:
a. People National Assembly
b. Majlis-i-Shoora
c. Jatia Sangsad
d. None of these

86. India has constructed ‘Baglihar Dam’ in occupied Kashmir’s district of:
a. Udhumpur
b. Doda
c. Jammu
d. None of these

87. ‘Hamas’ was founded by:
a. Yasser Arafat
b.Ismail Haniye
c.Khalid Meshaal
d. None of these (it was founded by Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi
and Mohammad Taha)

88. Which of the following regions of Balochistan will be irrigated through Kachi Canal
a. Quetta
b. Zhob
c. Nasirabad
d. None of these

89. Transparency International is based in:
a. New York
b. London
c. Berlin
d. None of these

90. The largest source of electricity generation in Pakistan comes through:
a. Thermal
b. Hydel
c. Coal
d. None of these

91. Pakistan’s largest export partner is:
a. Saudi Arabia
b. America
c. Japan
d. None of these

92. India is constructing Kishanganda Dam in:
a. Jammu
b. Sri Nagar
c. Baramula
d. None of these

93. WAFA is the news agency of:
a. Syria
b. Jordan c.Egypt
d. None of these (it is the news agency of Palestine)

94. Former US Vice-President Al Gore has won Nobel Peace Prize 2007 for his campaign
a. Child Labour
b. Human Rights Violations
c. Global Warming
d. None of these

95. May 3, each year is Internationally observed as:
a. World Environment Day
b. Human Rights Day
c. Global Warming
d. None of these (its knows globally as World Press Freedom Day)

96. The world’s largest producer of uranium is:
a. Australia
b. Canada
c. South Africa
d. None of these

97. The district of the country having lowest population density is:
a. Khuzdar
b. Kalat
c. Kharan (with a population density of only 4 ppl/km2, Awaran and Chagai share
the same with Kharan.)
d. None of these

98. Qantas is an airlines of:
b. Australia
c. Singapore
d. None of these

99. The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was:
a. Anwar Sadaat of Egypt
b. Yasser Arafat of Palestine
c. Abdul Salam of Pakistan
d. None of these

100. Darfur conflict is in:
a. Somalia
b. Sudan
c. Liberia
d. None of these

101. Parachinar is the main town of:
a. Khyber Agency
b. North Waziristan
c. South Waziristan
d. None of these (it’s capital town of Kurram agency)

102. One US barrel is equal to:
a. 20 litres
b. 30 litres
c. 50 litres
d. None of these (its equivalent to 159 litres)

103. Ringgit is the currency unit of:
a. Singapore
b. Philippines
c. Malaysia
d. None of these

104. Pakistan is the Chairman of:
a. Non-Aligned movement
c. Group of 77
d. None of these

105. The first President of America who made an official visit to Pakistan was:
a. Richard Nixon
b. Dwight D. Eisenhower
c. Lyndon B. Johnson
d. None of these

106. The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium’ meets every year in:
a. London
b. New York
c. Paris
d. None of these

107. General Michael Hayden is the:
a. President of Chile
b. Defense Secretary of United States
c. Commander NATO’s forces in Afghanistan
d. None of these (he was director of the CIA)

108. Which of the following International Organizations has no formal structure and
a. Green Peace
b. D-8
c. G-8
d. None of these

109. Who is Nicolas Sarkozy:
a. German Chancellor
b. Canadian President
c. French President
d. President of Georgia

110. What position Hu Jantao holds:
a. General Secretary of Communist Party
b. President of the Country
c. Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
d. None of these

111. Who is the president of World Bank:
a. Robert Brace Zoellick
b. Robert Bruce Gate
c. Robert Bruce Lohaf
d. Bill Gates

112. Where is the headquarter of the Amnesty International located:
a. Geneva
b. London
c. Paris
d. New York

113. Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established in:
d. None of these

114. Who were the three statesmen who formulated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM):
a. Gandhi, Nasser, Tito
b. Nehru, Nasser, Tito
c. Chou-en-Lai, Bhutto, Nehru
d. Soe Karno, Nasser, Tito

115. The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is established at:
a. Khatmandu
b. Dhaka
c. Dehli
d. Islamabad

116. Who was the founder of HAMAS in 1987:
a. Sheikh Ahmed Yasin
b. Yasser Arafat
c. Abu Nidal
d. None of these

117. How many official working languages are recognized by UNO:
a. 8
b. 6
c. 4
d. None of these

118. In which month does the UN General Assembly usually meet every year:
a. August
b. September
c. October
d. None of these

119. Which of the following countries have the power of veto in the General Assembly of UNO:
b. Russia
c. China
d. All of these

120. The term of office of a judge of the International Court of Justice is:
a. 5 years
b. 7 years
c. 9 years
d. None of these

121. Alliance among India, Germany, Japan and Brazil to support each other’s bid for
permanent seat on UN Security Council is called:
a. Alliance 4
b. G 4
c. Big 4
d. None of these

122. The Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline is also known as:
a. Friendly Pipeline
b. Peace Pipeline
c. Great pipeline
d. None of these

123. The first parliamentary elections in Afghanistan were held in:
d. None of these (it was held in 1965 for the first time, please consider reviewing)

124. Which is the National Flower of Pakistan:
a. Tulip
b. Rose
c. Jasmine
d. None of these

125. After ‘Pushtuns’, the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan is:
a. Uzbeks
b. Hazaras
c. Tajiks
d. None of these

126. The capital of Argentina is:
a. Columbia
b. Barcelona
c. Buenos Aires
d. Peru

127. Which is the largest country in Africa:
a. Sudan
b. Nigeria
c. Libya
d. None of these

128. Name the currency of Sri Lanka:
a. Rupiyah
b. Lek
c. Ringgit
d. None of these

129: Which of the following countries is the world's largest emitter of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere?
b) America
c) Russia
d) India

130) Who is Stanley McChrystal?
a) Commander US forces in Afghanistanb) Head of the US Central Command (CENTCOM)
c) NATO Commander in Afghanistan
d) None of these

131) The headquarters of Green Peace International is located at:
a) Vancouver
b) Amsterdam
c) London
d) Paris

132) The oldeest internet search engine among the following is:
a) Google
b) MSN Search
c) Yahoo

133) The power generating capacity of Diamer-Basha Dam would be:
a) 3450 MW b) 3800 MW
b) 4500 MW d) None of these

134) ANTARA is the news agency of:
a) Indonesia
b) Malaysia
c) Turkey
d) None of the these

135) The largest opium producer province in Afghanistan is:
a) Helmand
b) Nangarhar
c) Badakhshan
d) None of these

137) Channel Tunnel is an under sea rail tunnel linking:
a) England and Ireland
b) England and France
c) France and Germany
d) None of these.

138) The Strait of Malacca is the main shipping channel between the India Ocean and:
a) The North Pacific Ocean
b) South Pacific Ocean
c) South Atlantic Ocean
d) None of these

139) The recently published book " Between Dreams and Realities" is written by:
a) Shamshad Ahmad Khan
b) Gohar Ayub c)
Sahibzada Yakoob Ali Khan
d) None of these ( by Sirtaj Aziz)

140) The largest Agency of FATA by population is:
a) Bajaur Agency
b) North Wazirstan
c)South Waziristan
d) None of these

141) Which of the following categories of Nobel Prise was established in 1968?
a) Medicine
b) Literature
c) Economics
d) None of these

142) Total cultivable Land of Pakistan is approximately:
a) 80 million hectares
b) 120 million hectares
c) 150 million hectares
d) None of these.

143) Who is Francois Fillon?
a) Prime Minister of Italy
b) President of Germany
c) Foreign Minister of France
d)None ofthese (He was Prime Minister of France)

144) The largest island in Indian Ocean is:
a) Sri Lanka
b) Sumatra
c) Madagascar
d) None

145) 3 May is observed Internationally as:
a) Environment Day
b) Population Day
c) Press Freedom Day
d) None of these

146 2016 Summer Olympics will be held at:
a) Sydney
b) Madrid
c) Chicago
d) Rio de Janerio

147) Kyat is the currency of:
a) Nepal
b) Myanmar
c) Bhutan
d) None

148 Environment Treaty Kyoto Protocol will be expired in:
a) 2012
b) 2014
c) 2015
d) None of these.

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