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PPSC Lecturer Economics Sample MCQs Past Paper 2017-18

PPSC Lecturer Economics  Sample MCQs Past Paper 2017-18

Income elasticity of demand for an inferior good is:
(a)Positive  (b)Zero  (c)Both (a) & (b)  (d)None of these
2.  Convexity means averages are ________________ than extremes:
(a) Worse (b) Positive (c) Better  (d)None of these
3.  Sum of MPC and MPS equals:
(a)2  (b)3  (c)4  (d)None of these
4.  During the Liquidity Trap, LM curve is:
(a)Less elastic  (b)Positive  (c)Perfectly elastic  (d)None of these
5.  The dominant factor of production is:
(a)Energy  (b)Labour  (c)Technology  (d)None of these
6.  GDP deflator is a ratio between:
(a)Input prices  (b)Output prices (c)Both (a) & (b)  (d)None of these
7.  During monopoly, the equilibrium condition is:
(a)MC=P  (b)MC>MR  (c)MC=MR  (d)None of these
8.  During perfect competition, the firm would earn a normal profit when:
(a)AC>AR  (b)AR
9.  Roy’s identity is applied on:
(a)Food  (b)Bread  (c)Utility  (d)None of these
10.  The following is the narrowest measure of supply of money:
(a)M2  (b)M3  (c)M1  (d)None of these
11.  A positive externality in which a consumer wishesto possess a good in part because others do:
(a)Supply  (b)Concavity  (c)Money demand  (d)None of these
12.  The profit function is of:
(a)Homogeneous of degree = 1  (b)Homogeneous of degree = 2
(c)Homogeneous of degree = 0  (d)None of these
13.  The derivative of cost function withrespect to output price provides:
(a)  Input supply function  (b)Output supply function
(c)Both (a) & (b)  (d)None of these
14.  A strategy that is optimal, no matter what an opponent does:
(a)Dominant firm  (b)Duopoly  (c)Dominant strategy  (d)None of these
15.  A devaluation of a currency takes place under
(a)Flexible exchange rate  (b)Fixed exchange rate
(c)Clean floating system  (d)None of these
16.  Nominal interest rate is:
(a)Inflation minus Tax  (b)Tax plus Indirect Tax
(c)Real interest rate minus Inflation  (d)None of these
17.  An un-anticipated increase in money supply is neutral during:
(a)Short run period  (b)Medium run period
(c)Both (a) & (b)  (d)None of these
18.  A rise in general price level shifts the LM curve:
(a)Down and to the right  (b)Up and to the left
(c)Positively sloped  (d)None of these
19.  Decrease in tax shiftsthe IS curve:
(a)Down and to the left  (b)Negatively sloped
(c)Up and to the right  (d)None of these
20.  Gross National Product is:
(a)GDP – NNP  (b)NFA – GNI  (c)GDP – NX  (d)None of these
21.  Foreign aid comprises of:
(a)Grants  (b)Loans  (c)Both (a) and (b)  (d)None of these
22.  Per capita income of Pakistan during the fiscal year 2011-12 was:
(a)$ 1258  (b)$1372  (c)$1025  (d)$ 1050  (e)None of these
23.  The GINI coefficient is measure of:
(a)Inequality  (b)Poverty  (c)Growth  (d)Development  (e)None of these
24.  During the last decade income inequality in rural areas of Pakistan has:
(a)Increased  (b)Decreased  (c)Remained unchanged  (d)None of these
25.  The share of agriculture in GDP is:
(a)21%  (b)10%  (c)12%  (d)17%  (e)None of these
26.  During 1970’s the planning was concerned to:
(a)Industrial planning  (b)Export promotion  (c)Import substitution
(d)Structural planning  (e)None of these
27.  National Savings as a percent of GDP during 2011-2013 was:
(a)10.7  (b)13.1  (c)9.5  (d)8.8  (e)None of these
28.  The growth rate of manufacture sector during 2011-12 was:
(a)1.7%  (b)4.1%  (c)5.2%  (d)3.6%  (e)None of these
29.  The best measure of economic development among following is:
(a)NNP  (b)HDI  (c)GDP  (d)All of these  (e)None of these
30.  The main objective of Monetary or fiscal policy is:
(a)Economic stablization  (b)Efficiency  (c)Both (a) and (b)  (d)None of these
31.  Direct taxes during 2011-12 were around  of total tax revenue.
(a)37%  (b)63%  (c)15%  (d)None of these
32.  Public debt as a percent of GDP for 2011-12 was:
(a)58%  (b)65%  (c)50%  (d)45%  (e)None of these
33.  Govt. of Pakistan borrows from:
(a)Internal sources  (b)External sources  (c)Pakistani banks
(d)All of these  (e)None of these
34.  Growth rate of agriculture sector during 2011-12 was:
(a)3.1%  (b)5.4%  (c)2.9%  (d)2.1%  (e)None of these
35.  Nationalization of industries took place during the regime of:
(a)ZA Bhutto  (b)Zia ul Haq  (c)Ayub Khan  (d)None of these
36.  Development economics is concerned with:
(a)Efficient allocation of scarce resources  (b)Economic, social and political institutions.
(c)Imperfect resource and commodity markets.  (d)(a) and (b) only  (e)None of these
37.  The last land reforms in Pakistan were introduced in:
(a)1972  (b)1977  (c)1981  (d)1958  (e)None of these
38.  IMF advances loan for:
(a)Construction  (b)Balance of payment  (c)Travelling  (d)None of these
39.  Sixth five year plancovers the period:
(a)1965-70  (b)1960-65  (c)1988-93  (d)1983-88  (e)None of these
40.  The unemployment rate in Pakistan during 2010-11 was:
(a)7%  (b)5%  (c)3%  (d)6%  (e)None of these
41) Demand curve in case of Giffen good is:
(a) Negatively sloped (b) Vertical
(c) Positively sloped (d) None of these
42) Price consumption curve in case of complementary goods is:
(a) Downward sloping (b) Vertical
(c) Upward sloping (d) None of these
43) In case of two goods, following utility approach, a consumer is in equilibrium when:
(a) MUx/Px = MUy/Py (b) MUx/Px < MUy/Py
(c) MUx/Mx > MUy/Py (d) Both (b) and (c)
44) In short run:
(a) Labour is variable (b) Both labour and capital are variable
(c) Both labour and capital fixed (d) None of these
45) When MC is equal to AC, the AC:
(a) Increases (b) Decreases
(c) Remains constant (d) None of these
46) Normal profit, excess profit and loss of the firm depends on level of:
(a) Average costs in short run (b) Total costs in short run
(c) Marginal costs in short run (d) All of these
47) In case of perfect competition, the sellers are:
(a) Two (b) A few
(c) Very large (d) None of these
48) The firm is in equilibrium when:
(a) Slope of TC = Slope of TR (b) Slope of TC is less than slope of TR
(c) Slope of TC is more than slope of TR (d) None of these
49) The Marginal Revenue Product of labour MRPLis:
(a) MR x MP (b) MR / MP
(c) MR – MP  (d) Both (b) and (c)
50. In case of imperfect competition the MRPLis the:
(a) Supply of labour curve (b) Demand for labour curve
(c) Both of these (d) None of these

PPSC Lecturer Pakistan Studies Sample MCQs Past Paper 2017-18

PPSC Lecturer Pakistan Studies  Sample MCQs Past Paper 2017-18

Chachnama was originally written in:
(a) Persian (b) Arabic (c) Turkish (d) Sindhi
2) First Muslim Expedition was sent to India by:
(a) Hazrat Umar  (b) Hazrat Usman  (c) Hazrat Ali (d) Hijjaj Bin Yousaf
3) Muhammad Bin Qasim stayed at Makran before entering Sindh for:
(a) 3 Months (b) 2 Months  (c) 1 Month (d) 2 Weeks
4) The first mosque in South Asia was built in:
(a) Sindh (b) Bhopal  (c) Baluchistan (d) Bengal
5) The Ghazanvid rule over present day Pakistan areas lasted for:
(a) 300 years (b) 250 years  (c) 200 years (d) 150 years
6) Ibni-Batuta travelled for:
(a) 35 years (b) 28 years  (c) 20 years (d) 15 years
7) Sultan Qutub-ud-Din Aibak could rule India for:
(a) 35 years (b) 18 years (c) 15 years (d) 5 years
8) The Khilji Dynasty enjoyed Indian rule for:
(a) 90 years (b) 70 years (c) 50 years (d) 30 years
9) The Khayal system of music was founded by:
(a) Amir Khusraw (b) Hussain Shah Sharqi (c) Mian Tan Sain (d) Baiju Bawara
10) Queen Noor Jahan was born at:
(a) Dehli (b) Iran (c) Chaghi (d) Agra
11) In the year 1719 how many Mughal Kings sat on throne?
(a) 5 (b) 4 (c) 2 (d) 1
12) Ahmad Shah Abdali launched his early invasions against:
(a) Mughals (b) Marathas (c) Sikhs (d) Rajputs
13) When the third battle of Panipat was fought?
(a) 1526 (b) 1757 (c) 1761 (d) 1764
14) The British fought Plassy War against:
(a) Haider Ali (b) Tipu Sultan (c) Sirajiddaula  (d) Marathas
15) Darsi-Nizami was named after:
(a) Nizamuddin Auliya (b) Nizamul Mulk
(c) Mulla Nizamuddin (d) Nizamul Mulk Junaidi
16) Maharaja Ranjit Singh ruled Punjab for:
(a) 60 years (b) 50 years (c) 40 years (d) 20 years
17) Karachi was occupied by the British in:
(a) 1820 (b) 1839 (c) 1842 (d) 1843
(18) Delhi fell to the British Army in:
(a) 1796 (b) 1803 (c) 1849 (d) 1857
19) When the First Anglo – Afghan War was fought:
(a) 1813 (b) 1820 (c) 1839 (d) 1843
(20) Before 1857 how many universities had been established by the British:
(a) 16 (b) 13 (c) 3 (d) Not a single
21) Name the saint, who first came in Lahore?
(a) Ali Makhdum Hujwari (b) Shaikh Ismail
(c) Data Ganjh Bakhsh (d) None of these
22) Ghiyas-ud-Din Balban declared himself the king of Delhi Sultanate in the year.
(a) 1166 (b) 1266
(c) 1366 (d) None of these
23) Who founded Daulatabad and shifted the capital of Delhi Sultanate?
(a) Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughluq (b) Muhammad Tughluq
(c) Feroze Shah Tughluq (d) None of these
24) Who set up the chain of justice to redress the grievances of oppressed people?
(a) Zaheer-ud-Din Babar  (b) Shahab-ud-Din Shahjahan
(c) Aurangzeb Alimgir (d) None of these
25) Who was known in history as Mujaddid Alf Thani, the Reformer of the Second
(a) Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi (b) Shah Waliullah
(c) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (d) None of these
26) Who called the “spiritual guides” as shopkeepers?
(a) Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi (b) Shah Waliullah
(c) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (d) None of these
27) When Nadva-tul-Ulema came into being?
(a) 1873 (b) 1883
(c) 1893 (d) None of these
28) Who initiated the cult of Shivaji against the Muslims of India?
(a) Bal Ganga Dher Tilak (b) Bennerji
(c) Pandit Madan Mohan (d) None of these
29) Who led the Simla Deputation in 1906?
(a) Sir Agha Khan (b) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(c) Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk (d) None of these
30) When Nahru Committee was constituted to propose the future constitution of India?
(a) February 1927 (b) February 1928
(c) February 1929 (d) None of these
31) When the Congress Ministries resigned from their offices?
(a) November 1937 (b) November 1938
(c) November 1939 (d) None of these
32) Who first thought of the possibility of a Muslim Republic embracing the present Central
Asian states in North West of Sub-continent?
(a) Abdul Halim Sharar (b) Syed Jamal-ud-Din Afghani
(c) Ch. Rehmat Ali (d) None of these
33) When Simla Conference was concluded with failure?
(a) June 14, 1945 (b) July 14, 1945
(c) August 14, 1945 (d) None of these
34) Who negotiated with cabinet Mission (1946) on behalf of All India National Congress?
(a) Ghandi (b) Nehru
(c) Abul Kalam Azad (d) None of these
35) When Abu A’la Maududi was awarded death punishment by Military Court on “Qadiani
(a) March 1953 (b) April 1953
(c) May 1953 (d) None of these
36) Muhammad Ali Bogra, the then Prime Minister of Pakistan, presented his constitutional
formula to the constituent Assembly on:
(a) September 7, 1953  (b) October 7, 1953
(c) November 7, 1953 (d) None of these
37) When was the 17th Amendment bill ratified by the President, after getting passed by both
Houses of Majlis-e-Shura?
(a) December 29, 2003 (b) December 30, 2003
(c) December 31, 2003 (d) None of these
38) When was the local government system under the Devolution of Power Plan, 2001,
(a) August 4, 2001 (b) August 14, 2001
(c) August 24, 2001 (d) None of these
39) When was Gas (Natural) discovered at Sui Baluchistan?
(a) 1950 (b) 1952
(c) 1954 (d) None of these
40 The Suleman mountain, one of the western series, is as high as:
(a) 1100 ft (b) 2200 ft
(c) 3300 ft (d) None of these
41) All-India National Congress was established by:
(a) An official of the British Government (b) A British loyalist (c) British dissident
(d) A retired British official (e) None of these
42) Kabir Das of Bakhti Movement was:
(a) A Preacher (b) A Mystic (c) A Poet
(d) A Warrior (e) None of these
43) Kashful Mahjubwas written by:
(a) Mujaddid Alf Thani (b) Syed Ali Hajveri (c) Syed Muinuddin Ajmeri
(d) Sheikh Bahauddin Zakariya (e) None of these
44) The Millenial Movement was launched against:
(a) The Mughals (b) The British (c) The Marhattas
(d) The Muslims (e) None of these
45) The East India Company owes its success in India to:
(a) Lord Dalhousie (b) Lord Conrnwallis (c) Lord Curzon
(d) Warren Hastings (e) None of these
46i) Third battle of Panipat was fought between:
(a) British and Mughals (b) British and Sikhs (c) British and Afghans
(d) Afghans and Marhattas (e) None of these
47) Syed Ahmad Shaheed launched his Jihad Movement against:
(a) The Christians (b) The Sikhs (c) The Hindus
(d) The Hypocrites (e) None of these
48) The Faraidi Movement was launched in:
(a) Bengal (b) Hyderabad (c) Kashmir
(d) Maharashatra (e) None of these
49) Hazrat Mahal who fought during the War of Independence 1857 against the British was:
(a) Queen of Jhansi (b) Ruler of Jodhpur (c) Begum of Nizam of Hyderabad
(d) Begum of Awadh (e) None of these
50) Darul Uloom Deoband was founded in:
(a) 1865 (b) 1855 (c) 1875 (d) 1857 (e) None of these

PPSC Lecturer Chemistry Sample MCQs Past Paper 2017-18

PPSC Lecturer Chemistry  Sample MCQs Past Paper 2017-18

When an electron is brought from infinite distance close to the nucleus of the atom, the energy of
Electron-nucleus system?
(a) increases to a smaller negative value (b) decreases to a greater negative value
(c) decreases to a smaller positive value (d) increases to a greater positive value
2) The probability of finding the electron in the nucleus is:
(a) 100% due to forces of attraction (b) finite for all orbitals
(c) Zero for all orbitals (d) Zero for some orbitals and finite for others
3) When Zn metal is kept in CuSO4solution, copper is precipitated and ZnSO4is formed because:
(a) Atomic number of Zinc is smaller than copper
(b) Atomic number of Zinc is larger than copper
(c) Standard reduction potential of Zinc is more than that of copper
(d) Standard reduction potential of Zinc is less than that of copper
4) Electrolytes when dissolved in water, dissociate into their constituent ions, the degree of
dissociation of an electrolyte increases with the:
(a) Presence of a substance yielding common ion
(b) Decreasing temperature
(c) Decreasing concentration of electrolyte
(d) Increasing concentration of electrolyte
5) There is a large positive entropy change for an exothermic reaction. It means that the reaction
will be:
(a) possible at high temperatures only  (b) impossible at all temperatures
(c) possible at low temperatures only (d) possible at all temperatures
6) Which of the following statement is false?
(a) the temperature of the system will fall if an exothermic reaction is isolated from its
(b) Energy is absorbed when one compound is converted into another with higher heat content
(c) the temperature of the system is likely to fall if heat is absorbed during the course of a
reaction(d) None of these
7) pH + pOH of a solution is:
(a) 7 (b) Zero (c) 14  (d) -14
8) The compound that is not Lewis acid:
(a) BF3 (b) BaCl2 (c) SnCl4 (d) AlCl3
9) Ore of Aluminium:
(a) Calamine (b) Dolomite (c) Bauxite (d) Limestone
10) Oxidation number of S in sulphuric acid:
(a) Four (b) Six (c) Two (d) Eight
11) d-block elements form coordination compounds because of:
(a) Small Cationic size (b) Large ionic Charge
(c) Unfilled d-orbitals (d) Filled d-orbitals
12) Brass is an alloy of:
(a) Cu and Zn (b) Cu, Ni, Zn (c) Cu and Ni  (d) Cu, Al, Zn
13) Urea is a high quality nitrogenous fertilizer with:
(a) 76% nitrogen (b) 46% nitrogen (c) 66% nitrogen (d) 26% nitrogen
14) Diamond is:
(a) Good conductor of electricity (b) Bad conductor of electricity
(c) Bad conductor on heating  (d) Good conductor on heating
15) Carbon monoxide is poisonous gas because it:
(a) replaces oxygen from lungs (b) forms carboxy haemoglobin
(c) Forms carbon dioxide with oxygen (d) has a sweet smell
16. Rust is:
(a) FeO + Fe(OH)2 (b) Fe2O3 + Fe(OH)2 (c) Fe2O3 (d) Fe2O3 + Fe(OH)3
17) Calcium Carbide reacts with water to give:
(a) Methane (b) Ethylene (c) Acetylene (d) Ethane
18. Which of the following substituent deactivates benzene ring and is o, p-directing?
(a) __ NH2 (b) __ Cl (c) __ OCH3 (d) __ OH
19) Which of the following is most readily nitrated?
(a) Toluene  (b) Benzaldehyde (c) Nitrobenzene  (d) Benzoic Acid
20) Ketones can be prepared by reaction of Grignard reagent with:
(a) Acid Amides (b) Acid Chloride (c ) Carboxylic Acid (d) Epoxides
21) Which of the following statements about the order of reaction is true?
(a) The order of a reaction can only be determined by experiment.
(b) A second order reaction is also bimolecular
(c) The order of reaction must be a positive integer
(d) The order of reaction increases with increasing temperature.
22 Polysaccharides yield many monosaccharides on:
(a) Hydration (b) Oxidation (c) Reduction (d) Hydrolysis
23) Which of the following is not aromatic?
(a) Benzene  (b) cyclooctatetraene (c) Pyridine (d) Phenol
24) Which of the following is most basic?
(a) H2O (b) NH3 (c) CH3NH2 (d) CH3OH
25) Which of the following has lowest pH?
(a) CH3COOH (b) CF3COOH (c) ClCH2COOH (d) Cl3C COOH
26) The equilibrium of two readily interconvertible isomers is called:
(a) Stereoisomerism (b) Metamerism (c) Tautomerism (d) Polymorphism
27) Which of the following compounds exhibit geometrical isomerism?
(a) 1-Pentene (b) 2-Pentene (c) 2-methyl –2-Pentene (d) 2-methyl –2-Butene
28) Which of the following gives a tertiary alcohol when treated with Grignard reagent:
(a) HCHO (b) CH3CHO (c) C3H5CHO (d) CH3COCH3
29) Which of the following tests is not used to identify aldehydes?
(a) Tollen’s test (b) Benedict solution test (c) Fehling solution test (d) Ammonia test
30) Which is incorrect about alkaloids?
(a) Naturally Occuring (b) Possess a hetrocyclic ring
(c) Exhibit biological action  (d) acidic in nature
31) Which of the followings will not give iodoform test:
(a) Acetone (b) Ethylacohol (c) Benzaldehyde (d) Acetaldehyde
32) The reaction of aniline with bromine water gives:
(a) o-bromoaniline (b) p-bromoaniline (c) 2,4-dibromoaniline (d) 2,4,6-tribromoaniline
33) The reaction of tripalmitin, with sodium hydroxide is called:
(a) Hydrolysis (b) Saponification (c) Esterification (d) Combustion
34) Which one is not Petrochemical?
(a) Napthalene (b) Mineral Oil (c) Wax (d) Table Salt
35) Chemical adsorption:
(a) is exothermic (b) is irreversible (c) takes place at high temp. (d) All of these
36) The most commonly used absorbent for chromatographic separation of organic compound is:
(a) Activated charcoal (b) Fuller’s Earth (c) Alumina (d) Silica gel
37) Grignard reagent is:
(a) Organo Zinc halide (b) Organo cadmium bromide
(c) n-Butyl Lithium (d) Organo Magnesium halide
38)  Which one of the following is not a petrochemical.
(a) Cumene (b) Paraffin (c) Aluminum Chloride (d) Epoxy resin
39)  The term syndiotactic is related to which one of the following?
(a) Synthetic detergents (b) Table Salt (c) Paraffin (d) Polyprophylene
40  Which one of the following is used as an Antibiotic?
(a) Patulin (b) Insulin (c) Soserine (d) Trypsin
41)  Heroin is diacetate of:
(a) Papaverine (b) Morphine(c) Codeine (d) Thebaine
42)  A reaction that practically is given by all organic compounds.
(a) Elimination (b) Friedel-Craft ecylation (c) Combustion (d) Rearrangement
43)  Which functional group is present in polyester shirt?
(a) Lactam (b) Acid Chloride (c) Ether (d) Ester
(xviii) Which statement is true for Halogen (Halo-group)?
(a) Activating and O, p–directing (b) Activating and m–directing
(c) Deactivating and O, p–directing (d) None of these.
(44)  Which one of the following can be synthesized from Aryl Diazonium Salt?
(a) Furfural (b) Carbylamine (c) Biphenyl (d) THF
(45  The Methyl group in Methyl Magnesium Iodide can act as:
(a) CH3Radical (b) CH3Carbonium ion (c) CH3Carbanion (d) Can react with a base
46)  Nylon is a copolymer of:
(a) Urea and Formaldehyde (b) Phenol and Formaldehyde
(c) Hexamethylenediamine and adipic acid (d) Vinyl Chloride and Vinylalcohol
(47)  Which of the following would react with one mole of Grignard’sreagent to yield a ketone?
(a)  R   R RCON ′ ′ ′ (b)  R RCONH ′(c) RCONH2(d) RCOOH
48)  Glyceraldehyde has one ofthe following properties:
(a) One asymmetric carbon atom(b) Two asymmetric carbon atoms
(c) A meso compound (d) Four asymmetric carbon atoms
49  The ant
ifreeze compound ethylene glycol has the formula:
(a) C2H5OH (b) CH3OH (c) C2H4(OH)2(d) C3H5(OH)3
50  Distillation is the best method for separating the two substances in which of the following:
(a) Water and salt dissolved
(b) water and a substance which does not dissolve in it
(c) Two liquids that have different boiling points
(d) Two solids that have different melting points.

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