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Englsih (10th)

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UNIT#1:  Choose the correct option for each sentence. The word that is Opposite in meaning to affluent is....... a. rich b. beautiful c. well-man d. poor ANS: D The word closest in meaning to impoverished is........ a. without money b. without good manners c. having money d. having good healthy ANS: C  "Success" is an example of......... a. countable noun b. uncountable noun c. abstract noun d. material noun ANS: C  Sugar is an example of......... a. countable noun b. uncountable noun c. abstract noun d. collective noun ANS: B  Honey is an example of......... a. countable noun b. uncountable noun c. abstract noun d. collective noun ANS: B  Bravery is an example of...... a. countable noun b. uncountable noun c. abstract noun d. material noun…

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World Chronology

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BC 500,000: Java Man, earliest human lived in Java, Asia 200,00: Peking man (Sinanthropus) slightly advanced than Java Man lived in Caves 160,000: Neanderthal Man (Germany) 10.000: Domestication of animals. sheep goats, pigs, in Mesopotamian region 8000: Neolithic age begins. Beginning of agriculture in Mesopotamian region. also known as the Fertile Crescent 7000: First large human settlements in Palestine region of more than 3000 human beings 4500: Copper was extracted for the first time in Summer 4000: Appearance of the first civilization; called the Bronze Age Civilization developed in the Summer region 3000-1000: Egyptian Civilization flourished in the Nile Valley 1765-1122: Shang Civilization, the earliest Chinese Civilization developed in the Hwang-Ho valley 1500: Mayan Civilisation flourished in Central America 1400: Manufacture of iron started. Hittites of…

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Universe

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Which planet takes the largest time to go once around the Sun? (a) Uranus (b) Jupiter (c) Neptune (d) Pluto ANS: C A 'black hole' is a body in space which does not allow any radiation to come out. This property is due to its (a) Very small size (b) Very large size (c) Very high density (d) Very low density ANS: C Which of the following planets is called evening star? (a) Mars (b) Mercury (c) Venus (d) Jupiter ANS: C What is the rank of the earth in the solar system in terms of size? (a) Third (b) Fourth (c) Fifth (d) Sixth ANS: C The planet with the shortest rotation time around its axis is (a) Mercury (b) Jupiter (c) Earth (c) Pluto…

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Basic Computer MCQs

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BASIC COMPUTER MCQs Basic Computer MCQs Collection Which of the following is not a programming language? (a) BASIC (b) FORTRAN (c) LASER     (Answer) (d) PASCAL (e) All are programming languages The technical term is not related to computer systems. (a) Virus (b) Winchester Disk (c) Mouse (d) FIFO System     (Answer) 'Foxpro' is (a) A medicine (b) A disease (c) A computer language     (Answer) (d) An animal Super Computer was invented by (a) J. H. Van Tassel     (Answer) (b) J. C. Perier (c) W. L. Judson (d) A. J. Garnerin Which of the following terms is not associated with computers? (a) Frankland reaction     (Answer) (b) Database (c) Binary (d) Windows The special files of DOS are (a) COM (b) EXE (C) BATCH…

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Famous cities of the world

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MCQs about Famous Cities of the World Which city of Iran has the biggest refinery of the world? (a) Abadan    (Answer) (b) Asphan (C) Tehran (d) None of them. Why Aberdeen city of England is an important city? (a) Industrial city (b) Seaport (c) Famous as the granite city (d) All of them    (Answer) Adelaide city of Australia is famous for (a) Textile Industry    (Answer) (b) Oil refineries (c) Cricket grounds (d) None of them Babylon, an ancient centre of art, science and culture, remains of biblical tower/hanging garden found there is the city of (a) Iraq    (Answer) (b) Iran (c) Syria (d) Jordan What is the importance of city Baku? (a) Tanning industry (b) Oil centre on Caspian Sea    (Answer)…

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OLD AND NEW NAMES OF COUNTRIES AND CITIES

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OLD AND NEW NAMES OF COUNTRIES AND CITIES OLD AND NEW NAMES OF COUNTRIES AND CITIES Cambodia was earlier known as (a) Mauritania (b) persia (c) Kampuchea     (Answer) (d) None of these Rhodesia's new name is (a) Zaire (b) Zimbabwe     (Answer) (c) Tanzania (d) Swaziland Belize was formerly known as (a) British Hondoras     (Answer) (b) Nicaragua (c) Aksai Chin (d) Malvinas Abyssinia is the old name of which of the following countries? (a) Malaya (b) Ethiopia     (Answer) (c) Rhodesia (d) Ceylon Which of the following is the old name of Ankara? (a) Ottawa (b) Angora     (Answer) (c) Avon (d) Elbe Indonesia is the new name of (a) Batavia     (Answer) (b) Istanbul (c) Bechaunaland (d) Basutoland Constantinople is the old name…

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DISTINCTIVE NAMES OF COUNTRIES AND CITIES

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DISTINCT NAMES OF COUNTRIES AND CITIES MCQs about DISTINCT NAMES OF COUNTRIES AND CITIES  Where is the 'Isle of Pearls'? (a) Thailand (b) Bahrain  (Answer) (c) Japan (d) Switzerland Which country is known as Horn of Africa (a) Keneya (b) Somalia  (Answer) (C) Algeria (d) Cuba Which country is called the 'Land of the Rising Sun'? (a) Japan  (Answer) (b) Norway (c) Ireland (d) Thailand Which country is called land of Protease? (a) Angola (b) Switzerland (c) South Africa  (Answer) (d) North Korea Venice is known as (a) Queen of the Adriatic  (Answer) (b) Holy Land (C) Holy city (d) Beauty city Zanzibar is known as (a) Island of spice (b) Island of cloves  (Answer) (c) Island of flavour (d) Town of food specialities Which is 'Forbidden…

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CLIMATE CHANGE

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CLIMATE CHANGE MCQs The Kyoto Protocol is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change aimed at combating (a) global economic crisis (b) terrorism (c) nuclear proliferation (d) global warming    (Answer) The Kyoto Protocol was initially adopted on 11 December in Kyoto, Japan (a) 2001 (b) 1997    (Answer) (c) 1991 (d) 2006 As of February 2010, states have signed and ratified the Kyoto protocol. (a) 130 (b) 192 (c) 187    (Answer) (d) 91 The four greenhouse gases mentioned in the Kyoto Protocol include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and (a) carbon mono oxide (b) propane (c) ammonia (d) sulphur hexafluoride    (Answer) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has predicted an average global rise in temperature of 1.4°C (2.5°F)…

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SEA PORTS OF THE WORLD

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Alexandria is the seaport of (a) Egypt        (Answer) (b) Greece (c) France (d) USA Which of the following seaports is situated in Pakistan? (a) Karachi (Sindh) (b) Bin Qasim (c) Gawadar (Balochistan) (d) All of above      (Answer) Aqaba is the famous seaport of (a) Jordan      (Answer) (b) Syria (c) Iran (d) Egypt Which of the following seaport is situated in united Kingdom? (a) Cardiff (6) Liverpool (c) Bristol (d) All of above      (Answer) Amsterdam is the seaport of Netherlands which of the following is seaport of Belgium? (a) Naples (b) Montreal (c) Manila (d) Antwrep      (Answer) Naples is the sea prot of (a) Switzerland (b) Italy      (Answer) (c) Spain (d) Canada Le Harve…

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ISLANDS AND PENINSULAS IN THE WORLD

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ISLANDS AND PENINSULAS Iberian peninsula is a part of (a) Asia (b) Africa (c) Europe   (Answer) (d) None of these Diego Garcia is an island in (a) Arabian Sea (b) Bay of Bengal (c) Indian Ocean   (Answer) (d) Gulf of Aden What is a Peninsula? (a) A narrow bit of land (b) A mountainous island (c) A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides   (Answer) (d) A range of hills The largest peninsula in the world (a) Southern India (b) Eastern India (c) Alaska (d) Arabia   (Answer) Which of the following is the world's largest island? (a) Borneo (b) Sri Lanka (c) New Guinea (d) Kalaalit Nunaat (Greenland)   (Answer) New Guinea Island is located in (a) South Atlantic (b) Sea of China (c) Indian…

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STRAITS OF THE WORLD

which of following strait separates Arabia and Africa and jons the red sea and Persian gull? (a) Bering strait (b) Bab-ul-Mandab     (Answer) (c) Sosphorus (0) Davis A strait which separates greenland from baffin islands is (a) Gibraltar (b) Florida (c) Davis     (Answer) (d) Dover Strait of Bosporous connects (a) Black sea and red sea (b) Black sea and baltic sea (c) Black sea and sea of marmara     (Answer) (d) None of these It separates Italy form sicily (a) Palk strait (b) Sunda strait (c) Messina strait     (Answer) (d) Megellan strait Strait of malacca separates (a) Malaysia and China (b) Malaysia and Indonesia     (Answer) (c) Malaysia and Sri Lanka (d) None of these Which of the following straits separate India from Sri…

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PASSES AND GLACIER OF THE WORLD

Bodpola is the highest mountain pass of the world with the height of 19412 ft situated in (a) Pakistan (b) Nepal (c) India (d) Tibet (China)    (Answer) Which is the second highest pass in world situated in Myanmar with the height of 15300ft? (a) Namni pass    (Answer) (b) Col de Restefond (c) Donner pass (d) Myanmar pass Col de Restefond is a mountain pass situated in (a) USA (b) France-Spain (c) Italy-Spain (d) France    (Answer) Great St. Bernard is a mountain pass situated in (a) Italy-France (b) Italy-Switzerland    (Answer) (c) United Kindgon (d) USA-Canada Stripka is a (a) Mountain pass of Russia (b) Mountain pass of Nepal (c) Mountain pass of Bulgaria    (Answer) (d) Mountain pass of Spain Brenner is a…

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ISLAMIAT MCQs

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27 attributes of Allah, mentioned in ----- Surah. A. Yaseen B. Ma’ida C. Rahman D. Hadeed (Answer) Name the place which is called the Sacred Monument in the Holy Quran-----? A. Mina B. Arafat C. Muzdalfa (Answer) D. Hateem What is the other name of Surah Fatiha? A. Umm al-Quran B. Umm al-Kitab C. Both A & B (Answer) D. None of these which one is called mashaar-ul-haram-------? A. Mina valley B. Arafat C. Muzdalifa valley (Answer) D. Madina valley surah namal means a-------? A. goat B. Camel C. Ant (Answer) D. Dog who is the last ruler of Ummayed dynasty? A. Hashim B. Haroon C. Mustanser Billa D. Marwan (Answer) How many times word zakat is uesd in Makki surahs? A. 22 (Answer) B. 21…

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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE MCQs

The full marathon has an official distance of ---- kilometers? A. 39 km B. 41.2 km C. 42.2 km (Answer) C. 44.1 km Talbul project is disputed between: A. India – Bangladesh B. Pakistan – India (Answer) C. Indian – Bhutan D. India – Srilanka The 2018 Asian games is officially known as-----? A. 18th Asian Games B. 19th Asian Games C. Jakarta Palembang 2018 D. Both A & C (Answer) Where was 1951 Asian games held? A. New Delhi, India (Answer) B. Jakarta, Indonesia C. Tokyo, Japan D. Seoul, South Korea The 1951 Asian games was officially known as-----? A. First Asian Games (Answer) B. The Games of Asia C. Peace Games D. The Asian Games First Asian games were held in year ----? A.…

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DESERTS AND PLAINS OF THE WORLD

A traveller is thirsty in a desert at 15º E and 25° S. The desert in question is (a) Kalahari   (Answer) (b) Patagonia (c) Sahara (d) Mohave Which is the largest desert in the world present in north Africa? (a) Atacama (b) Sahara   (Answer) (c) Gobi (d) Rub' al-Khali Ogaden desert is present in (a) Asia (b) Africa   (Answer) (c) Europe (d) America The temperate grasslands of Asia and Europe are known as (a) Pampas (b) Prairies (c) Tundras (d) Steppes   (Answer) The Kalahari Desert, which stretches over 225,000 miles (900,000 sq. m), is in (a) Australia (b) South Africa   (Answer) (c) East Africa (d) Saidu Arabia Oasis is associated with (a) Glaciers (b) Desert   (Answer) (c) Islands (d) Heiff Which one of the following regions…

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UNITED NATION ORGANIZATION (UNO) MCQs

For the formations of United Nations, a Conference was held from 25-April-1939 to 26-June-1945 in______________? Santiago San Fransisco Switzerland None of these ____________ Countries participated in the conference held in San Fransisco, California for the formation of United Nations? a) 40 b) 60 c) 50 d) None of these UN Charter was compiled and the UN came into being on_____________ ? a) 24-October-1946 b) 24-October-1945 c) 22-October-1946 d) 22-October-1945 Head Office of UN in ___________? a) New York b) New Jersey c) Germany d) Hague There are ___________languages used as the Official lanugages of UN? a) 4 b) 5 c) 3 d) 6 ___________ Countries are member of United Nation? a) 183 b) 193 c) 200 d) None of these The Secretary General of UN is…

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EARTH QUAKES AND VOLCANOES

The earthquake waves which have transverse movements are known as (a) Primary waves (b) Secondary waves    (Answer) (c) Surface waves (d) None of the above In the study of which of the following areas, the instrument of 'Seismograph' is used? (a) Stars (b) Rivers (c) Earthquakes    (Answer) (d) Volcanoes During an earthquake, the major destruction is casused by the energy released due to (a) Sound waves (b) Light waves (c) Seismic waves    (Answer) (d) A combination of sound waves and seismic waves Which of the following measures the strength or magnitude of an earthquake? (a) Douglas scale (b) Richter scale    (Answer) (c) Rankine scale (d) Kelvin scale "Ring of Fire" refers to the ring of volcanoes present in (a) Ring of earthquakes…

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GULFS AND BAYS OF THE WORLD

Gulf of Tonkin is situated near (a) China (b) Thailand (c) Vietnam  (Answer) (d) None of these Gulf of Siam is located in (a) Southern Thailand   (Answer) (b) North Russia (c) USA (d) Nothern UK Persian Gulf is located in (a) Indian ocean (b) Arabian sea   (Answer) (c) Red sea (d) None of these Baffin Bay is located in - (a) Greenland   (Answer) (b) Northern Canada (c) Southern Panama (d) Eastern China Bay of Biscay is situated beween (a) Northern Morocco and Wester France (b) Northern Spain and western France   (Answer) (c) Southern Italy (d) None of these Bay of riga is present in (a) Red sea (b) Baltic sea   (Answer) (c) Northern Spain (d) None of these Hudson Bay is situated in (a) Northern China…

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LAKES AND WATERFALLS

Which is the biggest fresh water lake in the world? (a) Chilka Lake (b) Caspian Lake (c) Dal Lake (d) Lake Superior  (Answer) Which is the deepest lake in the world? (a) Titicaca (b) Victoria (c) Baikal  (Answer) (d) Superior Which is the largest lake in Africa? (a) Chad (b) Victoria  (Answer) (c) Nyasa (d) Tanganyika Where is Lake Superior, the largest fresh- water lake in the world, located? (a) Brazil (b) None of these (c) USA  (Answer) (d) Russia A cataract is a (a) Huge waterfall  (Answer) (b) A marshy creek (c) A mountain pass (d) Currency Hamun Maskhel lake present in Balochistan plateau. It is lake of (a) Fresh water (b) Hard water (c) Salt water  (Answer) (d) None of these The Great Bear…

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SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS

Scientific Instruments Use Altimeter An instrument used in aircrafts for measuring altitudes Ammeter Measures electric current Anemometer Used to measure the speed, direction and pressure of the wind. Audiometer Measures intensity of sound Barograph Continuous recording of atmospheric pressure Barometer Measures atmospheric pressure and conditions. Binoculars An optical instrument used for magnified view of distant objects. Bolometer Measures infra-red (Heat) radiation. Vernier Calipers Measures diameters of thin cylinder/wire. Calorimeter Measures quantity of heat Carburetor Used for charging air with petrol vapors in an internal combustion engine. Electro Cardiogram (ECG) Traces movements of the heart, recorded on a Cardiograph Cathetometer Determines heights and levels Chronometer Determines longitude of a vessel at sea. Cinematograph Used for projecting pictures on the screen. Colorimeter Compares intensity of colours Commutator Used…

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SECRET AGENCIES OF THE WORLD

Global Intelligence Agencies International Criminal Police Organization - INTERPOL North Atlantic Treaty Organization- NATO USA Intelligence Agencies of Homeland Security National Counter Intelligence Executive Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) National Security Agency (NSA) National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Australia/Oceania Australian Secret Intelligence Service Australian Secret Intelligence Organization Australian Federal Police Australian Protective Service (APS) Indonesia - State Intelligence Agency (BIN) New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Canada Security Intelligence Review Committee Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Criminal Intelligence Service Canada (CSIC) United Kingdom Mi5 Mi6 Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) National Criminal Intelligence Service Metropolitan Police [Scotland Yard] Office of Surveillance Commissioners GCHQ- Government Communications Headquarters UK Home Office – Terrorism European Intelligence…

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MOUNTAINS OF THE WORLD

Plateaus situated in between plains and mountains are called (a) Intermontane plateaus (b) Continental plateaus (c) Piedmont plateaus   (Answer) (d) Peninsular plateaus Which is the longest mountain range in the world? (a) Himalayas (b) Andes   (Answer) (c) Rockies (d) Alps Margalla Hills in and around Islamabad is a branch of (a) Kara Koram Range (b) Hindu Kush Range (c) Himalayas Range   (Answer) (d) Suleman Range Which of the following mountain systems is the oldest? (a) Himalaya (b) Aravali   (Answer) (c) Satpura (d) Nilgiri The youngest mountain range in the world is: (a) Westem Ghats (b) Himalayas   (Answer) (c) Aravallis (d) Andes Which of the following processes is related to the formation of Himalayas? (a) Faulting (b) Folding   (Answer) (c) Sliding (d) Volcanic eruptions The first successful…

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DAM , CANALS AND BARRAGES OF THE WORLD

Suez canal was constructed in (a) 1867 (b) 1869    (Answer) (c) 1898 (d) 1875 Aswan Dam is in (a) Libya (b) Egypt    (Answer) (c) Suden (d) Tanisia Gota canal is a ship canal situated in (a) Italy (b) France (c) Sweden    (Answer) (d) USA Albert canal situated in Belgium was opened for shiping in 1939, what is its length? (a) 69 miles (b) 74 miles (c) 77 miles (d) 80 miles    (Answer) Kel canal of Germany was opened in 1895 What is ts length? (a) 59.3 miles (b) 61.3 miles    (Answer) (c) 60.3 miles (d) 65.1 miles Erie canal is 363 miles long situated in (a) France (b) USA    (Answer) (c) Australia (d) Canada Houston and Delware canals are present…

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OCEANS AND SEAS OF THE WORLD

Which is the largest sea in the world? (a) South China Sea    (Answer) (b) the Mediterranean Sea (c) the Black Sea (d) the Red Sea The deepest point in the ocean is (a) Mariana trench (Challenger deep)    (Answer) (b) Galathea deep (c) Bartholomew deep (d) Mindanao deep Which is the deepest ocean in the world? (a) Arctic (b) Atlantic (c) Pacific    (Answer) (d) Indian Which is the saltiest sea of the world? (a) Mediterranean sea    (Answer) (b) Black sea (c) Caribbean sea (d) Baltic sea The greatest depth of water surface is about 10,900 metres at Mariana trench. It is located in the (a) Atlantic Ocean (b) Pacific Ocean    (Answer) (c) Indian Ocean (d) Antarctica Ocean Which of the following is…

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RIVERS OF THE WORLD

Blue Nile originates from lake tana of Ethiopia White Nile originates from Lake Victoria. Blue and white Nile meet at and make longest river of the world. (a) Cairo (b) Khartoum (c) Wad Medani (d) Atbara ANS: B The river Volga pours its water into the (a) Black Sea (b) Caspian Sea (c) Baltic Sea (d) Arabian Sea ANS: B A broad channel where the waters of a river and a sea mingle is called: (a) An estuary (b) Comets (c) A strait (d) A delta ANS: A Which is the longest river in the world? (a) Nile (b) Amazon (c) Volga (d) Mississippi ANS: A The rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej are tributaries of which river? (a) Ganga (b) Indus (c) Yamuna (d)…

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FIRST IN PAKISTAN

Name the first Pakistani Bank which started its operation on AUgust 17, 1947 (a) Muslim Commercial Bank (b) Habib Bank Ltd. (Answer) (c) United Bank Ltd. (d) Allied Bank Ltd. When the first agriculture reforms were introduced in Pakistan? (a) January 24, 1960 (b) January 24, 1958 (c) January 24, 1959 (Answer) (d) January 24, 1957 The first Canal water agreement was made with India on (a) May 4, 1950 (b)May 4, 1948 (Answer) (c) May 4, 1951 (d) May 4, 1949 When first census was conducted in Pakistan? (a) 1951 (Answer) (b) 1953 (c) 1952 (d) 1954 Who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan? (a) G. I. Khan (b) F. M. Khan (Answer) (d) Justice S. K. Bashir (d) S. A. Rehmat Name…

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