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Assistant (BS-16) Past Paper 2021 SOLVED Paper 01

1. The average weight(havyness) of 8 people is increased by 2.5 kg when one of them who weighs 56 kg is replaced(substituted) by a new man. The weight(heft) of the new man is :

(A) 76 years

(B) 72 years

(C) 78 years

(D) None of these

2. Red Lake is found in:


(B) England

(C) France

(D) None of these

3. What is the function of Logical Unit in a computer?

(A) To produce result

(B) To perform arithmetic and logic operations

(C) To control flow of information

(D) To store result data

4. Which of the following is not a MS Power Point view?

(A) Slide View

(B) Slide Show View

(C) Orientation View

(D) Presentation View

5. 60 person can do a work in 40 days. How long will it take 40 person to complete the same work?

(A) 30 days

 (B) 29 days

(C) 23 days

(D) 60 days

6. The word “Pakistan” was firstly introduced in in 1933

(A) Daily Jang

(B) Daily The Mail

(C) Now or Never

(D) Nawa-e-Waqt

7. Mr. Javed Iqbal is Chairman of the

(A) Election Commission

(B) National Accountability Bureau

(C) Senate

(D) National Assembly

8. The word Muhammad (SAW) as a name has been mentioned(describes) in the Holy Quran only

(A) Two time

(B) Four time

(C) Six time

(D) Seven time

9. Which Prophet of ALLAH had minimum age?

(A) Hazrat Ibraheem (A.S)

(B) Hazral Muhammad (SAW)

(c) Hazrat Musa (A.S)

(D) Hazrat Eesa (AS)

10. ____ are used to display the data:

(A) Storage devices

(B) Communication devices

(C) Input devices

 (D) Output devices

11. Change the Voice of the following sentence:

“Have you laughed at them?”

(A) Why have you laughed at them?

(B) Have they been laughed at by you?

(C) You have laughed at them

(D) They have been laughing at by you.

12. The latest(recent) anti-militancy military operation in Pakistan is titled(labeled):

(A) Zarb-e-Momin

(B) Zarb-e-Islam

(C) Zarb-e-Azb

(D) Radd ul Fasad

13. Choosing right option for the underlined portion: “I am tired as I am working since morning.

(A) I was working

(B) I have been working

(C) I had been working

(D) I will be working

14. Who is the Chief Executive of Islamic republic of Afghanistan?

(A) Ashraf Ghani

(B) Abdullah Abdullah

(c) Salahuddin Rabbani

(D) None of these

15. Which is the second largest province of Pakistan in terms of Population size?

(A) Punjab

(B) Sindh


(D) Baluchistan

16. Which one of the following is a metal(coper)?

(A) Gypsum

(B) Mercury

(C) Limestone

(D) Granite

17. Square meters in one square km?

(A) 1000

(B) 10000

(C) 100000

(D) 1000000

18. Which of the following functions in Microsoft Excel is used to count items in a cell range(series)





19. Vaccination was discovered by

(A) Galileo

(B) Edward Jenner

(C) Baird

(D) Roentgen

20. Find the value of x in 3x – 15 – 6 = 0?

(A) 6

(B) 7

(C) 9

(D) 9

21. Before Islam what was the religion of the majority of the Arabs?

(A) Buddhism

 (B) Jewish

(C) Idolatrous

(D) Christianity

22. Which Article of the 1973 Constitution relates/attach to National Language of Pakistan?

(A) Article 215

(B) Article 251

(C) Article 257

(D) Article 12

23._____is the capital of Fiji.

(A) Lima

(B) Suva

(C) Vientiane

(D) None of these

24. Which Ghazwa is mentioned/describe in Surah Al Imran?

(A) Khyber

(B) Khandaq

(C) Uhad

(D) None of these

25. When was Quaid-e-Azam elected/nominated as the President of the First Constituent Assembly?

(A) August 11. 1947

(B) August 14, 1947

(C) August 15, 1947

(D) August 18, 1947

26. River Nile flows(streams) through which of the following cities?

(A) Tripoli

(B) Damascus

(C) Cairo

 (D) Aden

27. Change the narration: The old lady said to her son, “Is it not your duty(job) to help me in my old age?

(A) The old lady asked her son if it were not his duty(job) to have helped her in her old age.

(B) The old lady asked her son if it was not his duty(job) to help her in her old age.

(C)The old lady had asked her son if it was not his duty to help her in her old age

(D) The old lady asked her son that was it not his duty to help her in her old age.

28. What does the phrase (idiom)”Putting the cart before the horse” mean is ?

(A) To do somewhat contrary to conventional order

(B) To be ready to go

(C) To do things in correct order

(D) To be over active

29. In MS Excel 2016, which can be used to split windows into two?

(A) Format > window

(B) View > window > split

(C) Window > split

(D) View > split

30. The oldest revealed divine book is:

(A) Tawrat

(B) Zaboor

(C) Injeel

(D) Quran

31. Which component(factor) of computer is also considered as it “Heart”?

(A) Monitor

(B) Keyboard

(C) Scanner

(D) Microprocessor

32. Which was the first Gulf state who recognized(known) Israel?

 (A) UAE

(B) Qatar

(c) Bahrain

(D) Oman

33. Which Windows do not have Start button?

(A) Windows Vista

(B) Windows 7

(C) Windows 8

(D) None of these

34. To create(build) table of columns and rows for statistical or mathematical calculations using spreadsheet, which

software(tool) is used?

(A) Excel

(B) Word Pad

(C) Word Perfect

(D) Corel Draw

35. PCO stand for?

(A) Pakistan’s Courts Ordinance

(B) Provisional Constitutional Order

(C) Pakistan Constitutional Ordinance

(D) Provisional Court Organization

36. Choose the correct meaning of the idiom: “To fish in troubled waters”

(A) To benefit from other people’s troubles

(B) To indulge in evil conspiracies

(C) To aggravate the situation

(D) To catch fish in disturbed waters

37. Which gas present(showed) in the Earth’s atmosphere can absorb solar ultraviolet radiation?

(A) Oxygen

 (B) Ozone

(C) Carbon dioxide

(D) Nitrogen

38. Quaid-e-Azam resigned from Congress in the year

(A) 1925

(B) 1922

(C) 1920

(D) 1918

39 Rainfall is measured using a:

(A) Clinometer

(B) Rain scope

(C) Rain gauge

(D) Rain meter

40. Gulbadan Begum was Emperor Humayun’s:

(A) Wife

(B) Sister

(C) Concubine

(D) Part of Humayun’s court

41. Which river flows in Canada?

(A) Mackenzie River

(B) Nelson River

(c) Fraser River

(D) All of these

42. Which part of world is known(named) as “Great Britain of Pacific”?

(A) Japan

(B) Thailand


 (D) Mexico

43. Increased level of SGOTIAST in blood is an Indication of:

(A) Hepatitis

(B) Myocardial Infarction

(C) Anemia

(D) Tuberculosis

44. When no tariffs are imposed on all Imports and exports, it is known(called) as:

(A) Preferential Trade

(B) Free Trade

(C) Balance of Trade

(D) Non-Tariff Barriers

45. Which is considered(deemed) the deepest(lowest) lake of the world?

(A) Lake Victoria

(B) Lake Superior

(C) Lake Baikal

(D) Lake Erie

46. If Rs. 1000(1 thousand) is divided(separated) between(both) Rabail and Amna in the proportion of 2:3

respectively, how much will Rabail receive(get)?

(A) 300

(B) 350

(C) 400

(D) 600

47. _____ is considered the largest Glacier in world located in Antarctica

(A) Lambert-Fisher Glacier

(B) Denman Glacier

(C) Gilbert Glacier

(D) None of these

48. The Famous book *Al-Itqan fi Uloom al-Quran” was composed by:

(A) Muhammad Ali-al-Sabuni

(B) Muhammad Hussain Zahid

(C) Imran Ghazali

(D) Jalal al-Din Suyuti

49. Which Asian country Manama is the capital?

(A) Laos

(B) Cambodia

(C) Bahrain

(D) Kuwait

50. Due to geo strategic position(stage) no peace is possible in Afghanistan without the active support and cooperation


(A) India

(B) Iran

(C) Pakistan

(D) China

51. Complete the series: 3, 4, 7, 8. 11. 12,___

(A) 7

(B) 10

(C) 14

(D) 15

52. Stanley Wolpert is popular(famous) due to his biography on:

(A) Sir Winston Churchill

(B) Muhammad Ali Jinnah

(C) John F Kennedy

(D) Benazir Bhutto

53. Angela Markel is the head(leader) of which country:

 (A) France

(B) Germany

(C) Britain

(D) Italy

54. Who was the first Pakistani doctor who lost his life due to Covld-19 infection and was posthumously awarded the

Nishan-e-Kashmir on 27 March 20207

(A) Muhammad Usama

(B) Usama Riaz

(C) Usman Riaz

(D) Muhammad Usman

55. Why did the USA withdraw(abandone) from the United Nations Human Rights Council in June 2018?

(A) USA believed it was a being blackmailed

(B) Human rights is not a priority for USA at the moment

(C) Trump wanted to show USA a ‘courageous’ nation

(D) USA believed there was a bias against Israel

56. Choose the correct(true) meaning of the idiom(proverb):

“Once in a blue moon “

(A) Once in a month

(B) By weekly

(C) On rare occasions

(D) Every now and then

57. Where is The Pyramids of Giza situated?

(A) Egypt

(B) Sudan

(C) Congo

(D) South Africa

58. Which is a surrounded by land(landlocked) country?

 (A) UAE

(B) Cuba

(C) Kenya

(D) Nepal

59. The over-cooking of food should be avoided(averted) because it:

(A) Makes the food difficult to digest

(B) Reduces the nutrition value of food

(C) Increases the nutrition value of food

(D) Makes the food toxic

60. A fruit basket comprises of mangoes, peaches and strawberries. The ratio of mangoes to peaches to strawberries

is 2:3:4. If there are 8 mangoes, how many total fruit items(stuffs) are there in the basket?

(A) 16

(B) 32

(C) 36

(D) 48

61. Who is the head(leader) of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission?

(A) Muhamamd Naeem

(B) Dr Samar Mubarak Mund

(C) Dr Salim Ahmad (

D) None of these

62. Find the relationship(links) similar to Encourage: Restrict

(A) Gain Success

(B) Dearth Surplus

(C) Seeing: Relieving

(D) Heart; Soul

63. Divide 350 into two parts(portions) in the way that on exceeds the other by 4:

(A) 180, 170

 (B) 185, 165

(C) 174, 176

(D) 173, 177

64. The first Mu’adhin (j’) of Islam?

(A) Hazrat Bilal (RA)

(B) Hazrat Umar (RA)

(C) Hazral Usman (RA)

(D) Hazrat Abu Bakr (RA)

65. What are liquids that evaporate quickly called?

(A) Volatile

(B) Viscous

(C) Evaporative

(D) None of these

66. Panama’s capital is:

(A) San Maguelito

(B) Santiago

(C) Panama City

(D) Quito

67. What is Jobbery?

(A) Robbery performed by previous employee

(B) Looking for a job enthusiastically

(C) Flattery of superiors

(D) Conduct of public business for private gain

68. Akosombo Dam is constructed on Volta river in_____

(A) Niger

(B) Egypt

(C) Ghana

 (D) None of these

69. Earth completes one rotation on its axis in _____

(A ) 24 hours

(B) 24 hours 1 minute and 10 seconds

(C) 23 hours and 30 minutes

(D) 23 hours 56 minutes and 4.9 seconds

70. Fill in the correct(tue) preposition: “I will be ready ____the time you got here.”

(A) At

(B) By

(C) Or

(D) On

71. Which of the following Countries recently allowed the women to drive a car alone?

(A) Iran

(B) Qatar


(D) None of these

72. In a Windows PC, the shortcut key for redoing the last action in Microsoft PowerPoint is:


(B) CTRL + Z

(C) CTRL + Y

(D) CTRL + 0

73. Look at this series: 58, 52, 46, 40, 34, ____What number should come next?

(A) 26

(B) 28

(C) 30

(D) 32

74. The 18th Non-Aligned Movement Summit Conference was held on 25 & 26 October. 2019. In:

 (A) Egypt

(B) Brazil

(c) Indonesia

(D) Azarbaijan

75. Which of the following is not a valid(legal) Zoom percentage% in Excel?

(A) 10

(B) 100

(C) 300

(D) 500

76. Partition of Bengal was annulled under British Monarch:

(A) King George VI

(B) King George IV

(C) King George V

(D) King George II

77. The procedure(methods) of shattering the gallstones and kidney stones by shockwaves is called:


(B) Kidney Surgery

(C) Angiography

(D) Lithotripsy

78. Change the Voice of the following sentence: Do you know my father?

(A) Is my father known to you?

(B) Did you know my father?

(C) Does my father known to you?

(D) Do you know mine father?

79. Study of Spiders is called:

(A) Arachnology

(B) Serology

 (c) Gerontology

(D) None of these

80. Ching Ping Dam is located in:

(A) Japan

(B) China

(C) Thailand

(D) South Korea

81. A Mason fixed(immovable) black tiles of square shape around a square room. There are 21 tiles on each(every)

side of the room. How many tiles did he need altogether?

(A) 88

(B) 76

(C) 80

(D) None of these

82. Lala Lajpat Rai was a famous Punjabi leader associated with:

(A) Dev Samaj

(B) AryaSamai

(c) Unionist Party

(D) All India Muslim League

83. Which battle led to the birth(born) of the Khawaarij?

(A) Battle of Nahrawan

(B) Battle Kharisites

(C) Battle of Siffin

(D) None of these

84. Jacob Zuma is the President of:

(A) Zimbabwe

(B) Kenya

(c) South Africa

 (D) Zambia

85. Hajr-e-Aswad is installed(positioned) on the wall of Khana Kaaba. What is the meaning of Aswad?

(A) Holly

(B) Heavenly

(C) Heavy

(D) Black

86. Salat-e-Khusoof is performed at the occasion

(A) Drought

(B) Flood

(C) Lunar eclipse.

(D) Earthquake

87. WIPO is the abbreviation of:

(A) World International Peace Organization

(B) World International Property Organizations

(C) World Intellectual Property Organization

(D) Web Intellectual Property Organization

88. The Diamir-Bhasha Dam is in the preliminary stages of Construction. It is on river:

(A) Kabul

(B) Jhelum

(C) Ravi

(D) Indus

89. When a gas turns into a liquid the process is called:

(A) Condensation

(B) Evaporation

(C) Deposition

(D) Sulimation

90. The Edhi foundation has the world’s largest

 (A) Volunteers Community

(B) Medical Facility

(C) Food Kitchens

(D) Ambulance Service

۔اردو نظم کے پہلے شاعر کون ہيں؟ 91

▪ نظر قيوم

▪ اکبر الہ آبادی

▪ فيض احمد فيض

نظير اکبر آبادی

۔ وه صبح اور وه چهاؤں ستاروں کی اور وه نور ديکهے تو عش کرے ارنی گوئی اوج طور 92

اس شعر ميں علم بيان کی کونسی صورت آئی ہے ؟

▪ تشبيہ


▪ مجاز مرسل

▪ کنايہ

۔چہار شنبہ ہفتے کا کونسا دن ہے؟ 93

▪ اتوار

▪ پير

▪ منگل


۔ قواعد کا وه حصہ جس ميں مرکب جملوں اور عبارتوں سے بحث کی جائے کہلاتا ہے 94

▪ صرف


▪ قواعد

▪ املا و انشا

۔کون سا جملہ درست ہے 95

▪ برائے مہربانی کل ضرور آئيں

▪ برائے مہربانی کرکے کل ضرور آئيں

براه مہربانی کل ضرور آئيں

▪ براه مہربانی کرکے کل ضرور آئيں

“Charity begins at home”. ۔کے درست مطلب کا انتخاب کيجيے 96

اول خويش بعد درويش

▪ ہر کام گهر سے شروع کرنا چاہيے

▪ پہلے اپنے گهر کو دوست کرنا

▪ – خود غرض کی کوئی حد نہيں

۔شايدکس کا شعری مجموعہ ہے 97

▪ وصی شاه

▪ عباس تابش

جون ايليا

▪ حسن عباسی

۔ غالب کا مشہور مصرع مکمل کيجئے 98

موت سے پہلے آدمی نجات پائے کيوں

غم سے

▪ دکه سے

▪ دل سے

▪ اس سے

۔ڈاکٹر فرمان فتح پوری کی اس مشہور تصنيف کا نام مکمل کيجئے 99

اردو شعرا کے تذکرے اور

تذکره نگاری

▪ نثر نگاری

▪ نظم نگاری

▪ تنقيد نگاری

۔باغ باغ ہونامحاوره کا مفہوم کيا ہے؟ 100

بہت خوش ہونا

▪ سبزه ہی سبزه ہونا

▪ باغوں ميں گهومنا

سير و سياحت کرنا

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