General Knowledge NWFP Civil Judges Judicial Magistrates Paper 2009

NWFP, PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, PESHAWAR
Competitive Examination for Civil Judges cum Judicial Magistrates 2009
General Knowledge

Time Allowed: 03 Hours Max Marks: 150

Note: The candidates can answer the Questions in English or Urdu.

Note: Q. No. 1 and 2 are compulsory. Further, attempt any two questions from Each Section B and C. Be brief and exact.

Section A

Q. No. 1:

a. What are the following instruments used for? (4) I. Ammeter II. Dip Circle III. Gravimeter IV. Lactometer

b. What does it mean: (4) I. Dirty Ice II. Holography III. Osmosis IV. Rocket

c. Why does milk turn sour? (3)

d. What is ballistics? (3)

e. Why does the sky look blue?

f. Who invented: (3) I. Dynamite II. Electric battery III. Helicopter

Q. No. 2. Answer very briefly any five of the following. (6×5 = 30)

a. When was OPEC established and where are its headquarters?

b. What are the five most produced minerals of Pakistan?

c. What do the following denote? I. NDFC II. ICU III. GATT IV. UNEF

d. Name the capitals of the following countries: I. Poland II. Belgium III. Rwanda IV. Peru

e. What was the GDP, GNP and per capita income of Pakistan recorded in Economic Survey 2008?

f. What areas does the Bolan Pass connect?

g. What is Saindak?

h. Name the authors of the following books: I. Ghubar-i-Khatir II. Shahnama Islam III. Keemiya-i-Saadat IV. War and Peace

Section B

Q. No. 3. Do you consider US policy in the Middle East successful in sorting out the conflict in the area as a key to the world peace? (25)

Q. No. 4. Briefly examine the causes and effects of the global slump that has marked the trouble in USA and UK as well as in Eurozone. (25)

Q. No. 5. Why is Palestine a big question for Turkish diplomacy? (25)

Q. No. 6. While describing various kinds of terrorism comment on its effects on Pakistan India relationship? (25)

Section C

Q. No. 7. Describe the economic and social conditions which developed the sense of separate identity in Muslims of the subcontinent after 1857. (25)

Q. No. 8. Give details of the causes of the energy crisis in Pakistan. What steps would you suggest to overcome this problem? (25)

Q. No. 9. examine the policy and impact of Musharraf government for poverty alleviation through education. (25)

Q. No. 10. Do you agree that engagement of Islamic countries like Iran and Afghanistan, rather than the West, would help Pakistan in establishing peace and order in its troubled areas?

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