Federal Public Service Commission
Competitive Examination for
Recruitment to posts in BPS-17 under
The federal government, 2006
Geography Paper I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
Q1. Suggest ways in which:
a. The natural environment affects human activities b. Human activities affect the natural environment.
Q2. Compare different urban and rural landscapes with which you are familiar.
Q3. Summarize Western Europe’s historic contribution to the development of the present world economy.
Q4. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of dependence on oil production by countries of SW Asia and North Africa.
Q5. Bring out the importance of the manufacturing belt of USA. What effects does the Appalachia area have on the rest of the country?
Q6. Compare the economic and social geographies of the Central Asian countries.
Q7. To what extent are water resources likely to act as a limit to economic development in Pakistan? Elaborate your answer with optimistic outlook.