General Knowledge and Everyday Science Balochistan PSC Paper 2009
Balochistan Public Service Commission Samungli Road Quetta Cantt. COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST(s) OF SECTION OFFICERS (B-17) IN THE S&GAD, GOVT: OF BALOCHISTAN GENERAL KNOWLEDGE INCLUDING EVERYDAY SCIENCE Total Marks: 100………..Tuesday, January 27, 2009………..Time Allowed: 03 Hours
Q-I. Write a note on any Two of the following: (20)
Energy Crunch- It solution
Global Financial Crisis
Is American hegemony on the decline?
Politics- “a rough and tumble business”.
Q-II. Answer any Ten of the following questions: (20)
What causes earthquakes?
What is galaxy?
Where is the deepest ocean and how deep?
What is tornado?
Where are the World’s Rains Forests?
What is an anemometer?
How does photosynthesis work?
What is paleontology?
What are scavengers?
What is a barograph?
Which are the smallest plants?
How far away is the Sun from the Earth?
How many vertebrae does a giraffe have?
How much of the Earth’s surface is covered by Sea?
What was the first living creature to travel in space?
Q-III. Write meaning of any Ten of the following Terms: (10)
Q-IV. Identify any Ten of the following: (10)
Dr. R.K. Pachauri
Lloyd’s of London
Martin Luther Kings
Samuel P. Huntington
Laurel and Hardy
Leonardo da Vinci
Q-V. Why are the following in the news? Attempt any Ten: (10)
Slum dog Millionaire
Q-VI. The following foreign phrases are used in English. What do they mean? Any Ten: (10)
Non de plume
Q-VII. What do these abbreviations stand for? What are their functions, if any? Any Ten: (10)
Q-VIII. Write brief notes on geographical, historical, economic and strategic importance of any Five of the following: (10)
Strait of Hormuz
Gulf of Aqaba
Strait of Malacca