Current Affairs CSS Paper 1989

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION 1989
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAPER II

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Time Allowed: 3 Hours Maximum Marks: 100

Note: (i) Answer question No.1 Which is compulsory and any other four questions carry equal marks.

(ii) The serial number of the attempted questions in the answer book should be same as in the question paper.

1. Write the correct answers in your answer book:

(i) Which country makes the Entac Missiles? (a) U.S.A. (b) England. (c) France (d) U.S.S.R.

(ii) How many Radio stations are in Pakistan?
(a) Twelve (b) Sixteen (c) Twenty (d) Twenty-five

(iii) What is Cathay Pacific? (a) Island (b) Revolutionary leader (c) Air line (d) Newspaper

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

(v) The “Great Leap forward’ was: (a) American Policy towards Latin America (b) Chinese Economic Programme (c) Russian Diplomatic Move (d) Cuban Military Strategy

(vi) What is the actual name of F-16 plane? (a) Fighting Falcon (b) Atomic Bomber (c) Concord (d) Cuban Military Strategy

(vii) “Daughter of the East is an autobiography of: (a) Fatima Jinnah (b) Nusrat Bhutto (c) Rana Liaquat Ali (d) Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto

(viii) The Headquarters of Asian Developments Bank is in: (a) Tokyo (b) Bangkok (c) Manila (d) Jakarta

(ix) Pakistan left CENTO in: (a) 1971 (b) 1975 (c) 1979 (d) 1981

(x) Gorbachev’s Perestroika is: (a) Free Trade (b) Breathing space (c) Terrorist Movement (d) Non-Alignment

(xi) Premadasa is: (a) President of Chile (b) European Comedian (c) Terrorist Movement (d) President Sri Lanka

(xi) Shunsuke Uno is: (a) Maker of Micro-Computers (b) Prime Minister of Singapore (c) Chinese Town (d) Prime Minister of Japan

(xi) India launched its first Missile with the name of: (a) Indira (b) Verma (c) Agni (d) Monica

(xiv) Who has been named as the first recipient of Gaddafi International Prize of Human Rights? (a) Hosni Mubarak
(b) Nelson Mandela (c) Rajiv Gandhi (d) Mrs. Margaret Thatcher

(xv) Literacy rate in Pakistan is: (a) 15% (b) 20% (c) 30% (d) 50%

(xvi) How many people were stampeded in Football Match at Sheffield Hill Borough Stadium? (a) 38 (b) 67 (c) 95 (d) 110

(xvii) Venezuela President is: (a) Paul Alfonsin (b) Daniel Ortega (c) Carlos Andres Perez (d) Augusto Pinochet

(xviii) Jabir bin Hayyan was a: (a) Mathematician (b) Astronomer (c) Chemist (d) Philosopher

(xix) Battle of Uhud was fought in: (a) 625 A.D (b) 626 A.D. (c) 628 A.D (d) 629 A.D.

(xx) How many times has Martina Navratilova won the Wimbledon title? (a) Six times (b) Eight times (c) Nine times (d) Eleven times

2. It was believed by the critics of late Imam Khomeini that Iranian Revolution only revolved around his spiritual and dynamic personality. Do you foresee major change in the direction of iranian Revolution after death? Analyse.

3. There have been various bump and bounces of varying intensities on the road of Pakistan-US relations since 1947. Even then Pakistan regards America as number one ally. What are the compulsions? Elaborate and analyse.

4. What is Recruit Scandal and how far it has affected Japanese political institutions? Discuss its repercussions on Liberal Democratic Party of Japan.

5. The unrest in China in 1989 and the military action to suppress uprising is a direct result of the seeds of Capitalism. Comment.

6. The thaw in Sine-Soviet Relations due to Gorbachev’s visit to China envisages change in global politics. Discuss.

7. India has overreacted on Sino-Nepalese relations and imposed all kinds of economic restrictions. What should be the role of SAARC members to resolve Indo-Nepalese tensions?

8. Write a detailed note on any two of the following: (a) SAARC Meeting at Islamabad (b) Sri Lanka Ethnic problem (c) Star War System

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