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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE INCLUDING EVERYDAY SCIENCE

Post by Eagle on Sat Mar 08, 2008 10:41 pm

Balochistan Public Service Commission
Samungli Road Quetta Cantt.
COMPETATIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST(s) OF BCS(EB) OFFICER B-17

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE INCLUDING EVERYDAY SCIENCE
Marks: 100 Saturday, February 26,2007(0230 PM) Time: 3 Hours
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Q-1. Write Essays on any Two of the following: (20)

(i) Has the Fledgling Democracy in Iraq any future?
(ii) Recommendations of the National Judicial Conference.
(iii) Will independent Kashmir be financially insolvent?
(iv) Composite Examinations: a Needless Controversy:
(v) Science and Religion: Can the be Reconciled:
(vi) The bane of V.I.P.Movements.

Q-2. (a) What do you understand by the following terms? Attempt any Ten: (10)

(1) Hippocratic Oath (2) Bears and Bulls (3) Olive Branch (4) Sheet anchor
(5) Jargon (6) Euphemism (7) Hostile Witness (Cool Sabbath (9) Humanism
(10) Emeritus Professor (11) In Camera (12) Slapstick (13) Uncle Sam
(14) Polytheism (15) Platonic love

(b) Explain any Ten of the following foreign expressions: (10)

(1) Persona grata (2) Bears and Bulls (3) Olive Branch (4) fait accompli
(5) Détente (6) Carte blanche (7)Alter ego (Cool Alibi (9) Ad hoc (10) A la mode (11) Ex parte (12) Rendezvous (13) Laissez faire (14) A priori (15) Corrigendum

Q-3. Answer any Ten of the following questions: (20)

(i) Where do icebergs come from?
(ii) Why is smoking bad for health?
(iii) How can gliders fly without engines?
(iv) What is four-wheel drive car?
(v) How does a Fax Machine works?
(vi) What stainless steel?
(vii) What is meant by a balanced diet?
(viii) What is frost? Why is there frost more often on a clear night than on a cloudy one?
(ix) What is a Piston?
(x) What is G.M.T?
(xi) What is a Morse Code?
(xii) How does a suspension bridge work?
(xiii) What is Endoscopy?
(xiv) How do vaccination work?
(xv) What is Anesthesia?

Q-4. Why are the following in news? Attempt any Ten: (20)

(1) Mauritania (2) T.G.V (3) Beijing (4) Catania (5) A-380 (6) Mecca (7) Jerusalem (Cool W.E.F (9) New Delhi (10) Chad (11) I.A.E.A (12) Mogadishu (13) Amilia (14) T.D.A.P (15) Nigeria

Q-5. Identify any Ten of the following: (20)

(1) Rafiq Hariri (2) Zinedine Zidane (3) Sherlock Holmes (4) Aung San Suu Kyi (5) Homer (6) Archbishop Desmond Tutu (7) Roosevelt F.D. (Cool Archimedes (9) Habib Bourquiba (10) Pathet Lao (11) Dolly (12) Dr. Muhammad Yunus (13) Walt Disney (14) Christian Barnard (15) Pythagoras


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