Current Affairs CSS Paper 2011

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION -2011

FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17

UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

TIME ALLOWED:
(PART-I) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS:20
(PART-II) 2 Hours & 30 Minutes MAXIMUM MARKS:80

PART I

NOTE: (i) First attempt PART-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 minutes.
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit.
Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)
(i) The world’s highest mountain is in: (a) Nepal (b) Italy (c ) Sri Lanka (d) China
(ii) On the map of world which country appears as long shoe? (a) Italy (b) Malta (c ) Croatia (d) Moldova
(iii) The Headquarters of Red Cross are in: (a) London (b) New York (c ) Berlin (d) Geneva
(iv) Diamer-Bhasha Dam has been planned on the river: (a) Jehlum (b) Chenab (c ) Indus (d) None of these
(v) Hajj scam 2010 struck a blow to: (a) Fazal-ur-Rehman (b) Azam Swati, Hamid Saeed Kazmi (c ) Ishaq Dar (d) Inamullah
(vi) Who was the special representative of USA for Afghanistan and Pakistan affairs? (a) Richard Holbrooke (b) Joan Elizabeth (c ) Gen. Macarthur (d) None of these
(vii) AFPAK policy was announced in: (a) 2008 (b) 2009 (c ) 2007 (d) None of these
(viii) Ship mounted energy project (activated in Pakistan: 2010) is sponsored by: (a) Saudi Arabia (b) China (c ) Turkey (d) None of these
(ix) Asian Development Bank was established in: (a) 1964 (b) 1966 (c ) 1968 (d) 1960
(x) Who were the three statesmen who formulated Non-aligned Movement? (a) Gandhi, Nasser, Tito (b) Nehru, Nasser, Tito (c ) Chou-en-Lai, Bhutto, Nehru (d) Soekarno, Nasser, Tito
(xi) The permanent secretariat of SAARC is established at: (a) Kathmandu (b) Dhaka (c ) Delhi (d) Islamabad
(xii) Which of the following is the largest emitter of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? (a) China (b) America (c ) Russia (d) India
(xiii) The Rio conference on sustainable development was convened in: (a) 1972 (b) 1992 (c ) 2002 (d) None of these
(xiv) World Trade Organization was established in: (a) 1992 (b) 1993 (c ) 1994 (d) 1995
(xv) How many official working languages are recognized by UNO? (a) 8 (b) 6 (c ) 7 (d) 4
(xvi) The first UN conference on sustainable development happened in: (a) 1952 (b) 1962 (c ) 1972 (d) 1982
(xvii) Mirani dam exists in: (a) Sindh (b) Balochistan (c ) Punjab (d) None of these
(xviii) The founder of Wikileaks scam belongs to: (a) America (b) England (c ) Australia (d) Austria
(xix) There are how many non permanent members of Security Council? (a) 12 (b) 13 (c ) 14 (d) 10
(xx) Pakistan has become non permanent member of Security Council for: (a) Five times (b) Two times (c ) Three times (d) Six times

 

Part II

NOTE: (i) PART-II is to be attempted on separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q.2. What is AFPAK policy; how to manage its implication on Pakistan? (20)
Q.3. If India is granted a permanent seat in Security Council; what can be the options available to Pakistan to manage the Indian hegemony in South Asia? (20)
Q.4. How Pakistan can reduce foreign debt? Suggest mechanisms in Pakistan economy to handle external perspective of Pakistan economy. (20)
Q.5. Give recommendations to make SAARC an effective organization at the regional level keeping in view the success of the European Union. (20)
Q.6. What can be the strategies to reduce the dependency of the education sector on government funding? (20)
Q.7. Give suggestions to manage political instability in Pakistan. (20)
Q.8. What is climate change impact? What are its implications on Pakistan? How to manage climate change in policy and practice? (20)
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