Current Affairs Mcqs From 2011 to 2019

(i) The world highest Mountain is in
(a) Nepal
(b) Italy
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) China

(ii) On the map of the world which country appears as long shoe?

(a) Italy
(b) Malta
(c) Croatia
(d) Moldova

(iii) The Headquarter of Red Cross are in:

(a) London
(b) New York
(c) Berlin
(d) Geneva

(iv) Diamer-Bhasha Dam has been planned on the river:

(a) Jehlum
(b) Chenab
(c) Indus
(d) None of these

(v) Hajj Scam 2010 struck a blow to:

(a) Fazal-ur-Rehman
(b) Azam sawati, Hamid Saeed Kazmi

(c) Ishaq Dar
(d) Inamullah

(vi) Who was the special representative of USA for Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs?
(a) Richard Holbrook
(b) Joan Alizabeth
(c) Gen. Mc Arthur
(d) None of these

(vii) AFPAK policy was announced in:

(a) 2008
(b) 2009
(c) 2007
(d) None of these

(viii) Ship mounted energy project (activated in Pakistan: 2010) is sponsored by:
(a) Saudi Arabia
(b) China
(c) Turkey
(d) None of these

(ix) Asian Development Bank was established in

(a) 1964
(b) 1966
(c) 1968
(d) 1960

(x) Who were the three statesmen who formulated Non-aligned Movement?

(a) Gandhi, Naseer, Tito
(b) Nehru, Naseer, Tito
(c) Chou-en-lai, Bhutto, Nehru
(d) Soe Karno, Naseer, Tito

(xi) The permanent secretariat of SAARC is established at:

(a) Kathmandu
(b) Dhaka
(c) Delhi
(d) Islamabad

(xii) Which of the following is the largest emitter of Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?
(a) China
(b) America
(c) Russia
(d) India

(xiii) The Rio conference on sustainable development was convened in:

(a) 1972
(b) 1992
(c) 2002
(d) None of these

(xiv) World Trade Organization was established in:

(a) 1992
(b) 1993
(c) 1994
(d) 1995

(xv) How many official working language are recognized by UNO?

(a) 8
(b) 6
(c) 7
(d) 4

(xvi) The first UN conference on sustainable development happened in:

(a) 1952
(b) 1962
(c) 1972
(d) 1982

(xvii) Mirani Dam Exist in:
(a) Sindh
(b) Baluchistan
(c) Punjab
(d) None of these

(xviii) The founder of Wiki-leaks scam belongs to:

(a) America
(b) England
(c) Australia
(d) Austria

(xix) There are how many non permanent members of Security Council?

(a) 12
(b) 13
(c) 14
(d) 10

(xx) Pakistan has become non permanent member of Security council for:

(a) Five times
(b) Two times
(c) Three times
(d) Six times


1) The first constructed barrage of Pakistan is

a) Jinnah barrage
b) Sukkur barrage
c) Tunsa barrage
d) None of these

2) Where was Jesus Christ born?

A) Iraq
b) Jerusalem
c) Mecca
d) None of these

3) RAW is an abbreviation of

a) radical army wing
b) research and warning
c) research and analysis wing

d) none of these

4) Who was the first viceroy of India?

A) Lord Ripon
b) Lord Canning

c) Lord Curzon
d) None of these

5) According to Rousseau legitimate political authority is based on

a) slavery
b) force
c) social conduct

d) none of these

6) East India company was established in

a) 1603
b) 1602
c) 1600
d) none of these

7) British government sold Kashmir to Gulab sing in

a) 1846
b) 1845
c) 1843
d) none of these

8) Gymnophobia is the fear of

a) nudity
b) gyms
c) hotels
d) none of these

9) Mac Mohan is the border between

a) India and China
b) India and Nepal
c) India and Bangladesh
d) none of these

10) Places experiencing equal impact of an earthquake are called

a) snowlines
b) seismic belts
c) seismic lines

d) none of these

11) Which is the deepest ocean in the world

a) Arctic
b) Atlantic
c) Pacific

d) none of these

12) Largest Airport of the world is

a) New York airport
b) Frankfurt airport
c) Dubai airport
d) none of these

13) “Wafa” news agency belongs to

a) Palestine
b) Jordan
c) Syria
d) none of these

14) “FBI” of America was established in

a) 1901
b) 1902
c) 1903
d) none of these(1908)

15) Who was the founder of republican party of USA

a) Alexander Hamilton
b) Franklin Roosevelt
c) George Washington
d) none of these(Thomas Jefferson)

16) Who was the first chief minister of Baluchistan from may 1972 to February 1973?
A) Sher Bux Murree
b) Sardar Attaullah Mengal

c) Nawab Akbar Bugti
d) none of these

17) Who was the first Muslim chief of air staff of Pakistan?

A) Air Marshal Asghar khan
b) Air marshal Noor khan
c) Air marshal Feroz khan
d) none of these

18) Which country is the biggest producer of uranium in the world?

A) France
b) South Africa
c) Canada
d) none of these

19) In Pakistan the first martial law was imposed on

a) August 1958
b) September 1958
c) October 1958

d) none of these

20) the federal government established Thar coal authority in which year

a) 2008
b) 2007
c) 2009
d) none of these



1. The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed
annually on:

(a) 21st September (b) 23rd September (c) 12th October (d) None of these

2. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is observed annually on:

(a) 25th December (b) 23rd November (c) 25th November (d) None of these

3. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on:

(a) 23rd May (b) 21st March (c) 01st March (d) None of these

4. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an clergyman, activist, and leader. He is famous for:

(a) Civil Rights Movement using non-violent civil disobedience in USA
(b) Civil rights Movement using violence in South Africa.
(c) Civil Rights Movement using non-violent civil disobedience in India.
(d) Civil rights Movement using non-violence in Costa Rica.

5. Which of the following Country has absolutely no military forces?

(a) Costa Rica (b) Japan (c) Iceland (d) None of these

6. NATO Headquarters are located in
(a) Birmingham (b) Barcelona (c) Baltimore (d) None of these(Brussels, Belgium)

7. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an organisation of South
Asian nations. Which of the following countries is not a member of SAARC?

(a) Maldives (b) Myanmar (c) Bhutan (d) None of these

8. The UN uses the Human Development Index to:

(a) predict, in order to prevent, which countries are most likely to engage in ethnic cleansing.
(b) demonstrate how well a country is providing for its people’s welfare and security .
(c) predict the percentage of displaced people that will leave a failed state.
(d) prove that the Global South is not as poor as some have argued.

9. Which of the following states has not ratified the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)?

(a) Canada (b) France (c) United States (d) None of these

10. The most significant greenhouse gas is:

(a) Ozone (b) Chlorofluorocarbons (c) Carbon Dioxide (d) None of these

11. An index that estimates the true rate of exchange among currencies is called:

(a) Human Development Index (b) Exchange Rate
(c) Purchasing Power Parity (d) None of these

12. The idea that leaders initiate foreign conflicts in order to distract public opinion from controversial domestic policies is called:

(a) Diversionary Theory of Wa
r (b) Democratic Peace Theory
(c) Autocratic Rule (d) None of these

13. The lowest percentage of Internet users is found in:

(a) North America (b) Africa (c) Australia (d) None of these

14. The most prosperous members of the Global South, which have become important exporters and
markets for the major industrialized countries, are known as:

(a) Newly industrialized countries. (b) Developed nations. (c) Asian Tigers. (d) None of these

15. In International Relations, a global system containing two dominant powers is labeled with which of the
following terms?

(a) Bipolar (b) Nationalist (c) Isolationist (d) None of these

16. The Axis powers in World War II did not include:

(a) Germany (b) the Soviet Union (c) Italy (d) Japan

17. The proposition that a single dominant power can promote world peace comes from ________ theory.

(a) balance-of-power (b) Socialist (c) Hegemonic stability (d) None of these

18. The US ambassador, J. Christopher Stevens was killed by militants in

(a) Tripoli, Libya (b) Misrata, Libya (c) Benghazi, Libya (d) None of these

19. ____________explains how rational self-interested behavior by individuals may have a destructive

collective effect.

(a) Tragedy of the commons
 (b) Population implosion (c) Carrying capacity (d) None of these

20. The process through which a country increases its capacity to meet its citizens’ basic human needs and raise their standard of living is known as:

(a) Self-determination (b) Democratization (c) Development (d) None of these

1)Suez Canal was constructed in ?
Nov, 1869.

2) The deepest ocean in the world is?
Pacific Ocean.

3) The largest Internet Using Country in the world is?

4)The largest concrete dam in the word is?
Itaipu Dam.(Paraná River located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay)

5)Viva Voice means?
Oral rather than written.

6) Ad Hoc means?
Created or done for a particular purpose as necessary.

7) In Camera is a legal term that means?
In private.

8) Status Quo means?
The existing state of affairs.

9) Persona Grata means?
A person, especially a diplomat, acceptable to certain others.

10) Ultra vires means?
Beyond one’s legal power or authority.

11) The Killer Mountain is the other name for?
Nanga Parbat.

12) The largest landlocked country is?

13) National Day of Afghanistan is celebrated on?
19 August.

14) PPP (Pakistan People’s Party) was established in?

15) Length of Khyber Pass is?
53 km.(33 miles).
It connects Peshawar with Kabul.

16) The first mobile inventor belongs to?

17) Thar Desert is?

18) Sahara Desert is located in?
North Africa.

19) Quetta Mashad Bus Service was started by Musharaf under vision 2050 in?

20) Soft Drink contains?
CO2( Carbon di-oxide)

1. Operation Desert Shield was launched by US to defend Saudi Arabia in year:
a. 1990 b. 2001 c. 1991 d. None

2. Suez Canal was nationalized by Egypt in:
a. May 1956 b. July 1956 c. December 1956 d. January 1956

3. International Peace Day is celebrated since:
a. 1990 b. 2001 c. 1991 D. 1982

4. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in the age of
a. 49 b. 59 c. 39 d. 50

5. Operation Enduring Freedom was launched by US in
a. Iraq b. Egypt c. Cuba d. Afghanistan

6. Ozone Layer restricts
a. Gamma Rays b. Ultraviolet Rays c. X-Rays d. Beta Rays

7. World Water Day is celebrated every year on:
a. 7 April b. 4 February c. 22 March d. None

8. Ecology Deals with
a. Earth Sciences b. Animal Sciences c. Marine Biology d. Environment

9. For water purification Alum is used to remove
a. Mud Particles b. Salts c. Gases d. None

10. Metal used to galvanize iron is called
a. Aluminum b. Zinc c. Lead d. Copper

11. Book of Kings commonly known as “Shahnama” was written by
a. Maulana Rumi b. Ommer Khayam c. Firdaus Tausi d. Saddi Sherazi

12. Galelio invented
a. Barometer b. Thermometer c.Microscope d. Telescope

13. The concept that a single dominant power can maintain world peace is called
a. Strategic Stability b. Hegemonic Stability c. Balance of Power d. Balance of Terror

14. Rational interests persuaded by individual causing collective destruction is called tragedy of
a. Error b. Common c. Elites d. War

15. Humidity depends upon
a. Temperature b. Weather c. Location d. All of these

16. The largest part of Hydrosphere is
a. Pacific b. Atlantic c. Indian d. None

17. Friction can be reduced by changing from
a. Sliding to rolling b. Rolling to sliding c. Dynamic to Static d. Walking to Running

18. Latitude of a place expresses its regular position relative to
a. North Pole b. South Pole c. Equator d. Antarctica

19. The infrared radiation from sun are strongly absorbed by
a. Water bodies b. Greenhouse gasses c. Carbon Dioxide d. Plants

20. Operation Gibraltar resulted into which war:
a. Pakistan-India b. Arab Israel c. d.

1. The book “Reconstruction of Religious Thoughts” is written by: Allama Iqbal
2. The largest democracy in the world is? India
3. Obama is the _____ president of USA. 44th
4. National Anthem of Pakistan was composed by: Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla
5. The headquarter of ICJ (International Court of Justice) lies in: The Hague (Netherlands)
6. The largest arm importer in 2014 was: India
7. Kalabagh Dam is yet not constructed due to: Political conflict
8. The term Intifada means? Uprising
9. Freedom house NGO Head Quarter in? Washington D.C (United states of America)
10. Fifth international recognized mode of payment: Currency, Chinese Yuan
11. President of Asian infrastructure investment bank: Jin Liquin (Chinese)
12. Nelson Mandela day is celebrated on: 18 july
13. India china military exercise in ___ took place at ___ : Kunming (Yunan Province)
14. Order of rising sun is highest Military Award of Japan
15. Old name of Srilanka is Ceylon.
16. First secretary General of UN was? Trygve Lie
17. Pakistan sent its first satellite with the collaboration of China in 1990 was Al-Badr

1. FIFA world cup 2018 will be hosted by country? Russia
2. Number of OIC muslim states? 57 Members & 5 Observers
3. European Union member states are how many? 28
4. Cold war started and ended Second period of cold war? 1947 – 1991 and 1979-1985
5. NPT is best described as? Non Proliferation Treaty
6. AFP is the news agency of country? France
7. Headquarters of ICJ situated? Hague, Netherlands
8. Oldest satellite site is in which country? Russia
9. Head of state of UK is? Elizabeth II
10. Which country was the colony of UK? Burma
11. Oldest tennis game is? Wimbledon
12. Bhishkek is the capital of? Krygystan
13. Suez canal is in between which of seas? Medittereanean Sea and Red sea
14. Objective resolution was presented by? Liaquat Ali Khan
15. First Nobel award was given to which Muslim? Abdus Salam
16. Who’s the biggest produce of cotton? China
17. Collapse of USSR due to: Economic Structure failure
18. United states bombed on Hiroshima on: Economic Structure failure
19. Last Census in Pakistan was held in? 1998
20. Largest gas resources in which country? Russia

1- Bell and Road Forum (BRF) meeting held in 2017 month? May
2- French President is? Emmanuel Macron
3- Syrian Currency is? Syrian Pound
4- Macau became part of China in which year? 1999
5- Quadrilateral Cooperation Group includes Pakistan, US, China and —– (Afghanistan)
6- 2020 Summer Olympics in which city? Tokyo
7- Number of ASEAN states? 10
8- US-Russia START Treaty in 2010
9- Iran Nuclear Deal signed in which year? 2015
10- MI-35 Helicopters purchased by Pakistan from? Russia
11- Yerevan is capital of? Armenia
12= International Peace Day on? 21 September
13- French Colony was? Cambodia ,
14- UNHCR headquartered is in? Geneva
15- Kyoto Protocol was signed in? 31 December 1997.
16- Name of Pak-Russia military excercise? Friendship 2016
17- Other name of Cold War (Iron Curtain/None) Options: Soft Curtain, Wooden Curtain, Bamboo Curtain, None
18- Largest inland water body (Red Sea, Dead Sea, Caspian Sea , None, )
19- 6 party talks were held to resolve the issue of? North Korea Nuclear Issue
20- Taliban Office in Qatar was opened in? 2013

1. RAW is an acronym for? Research and Analysis Wing

2. First Marshal law of Pakistan was declared in? 7 October 1958 by President of Pakistan Iskander Mirza

3. The first Muslim Air Chief of Pakistan was? Air Marshal Asghar Khan took office on 23 July 1957

4. Thar Coal project was first announced by the government in? 2008, In May 2008, the Government of Sindh invited proposals for the development of Thar Coal reserves through a public private partnership basis

5. Punjab Police was established in? 1861

6. Who was the founder of Republican party also called GOP (Grand Old Party)? Hannibal Hamlin

7. Gymnophobia is the fear of? nudity

8. Kashmir was sold to Gulab Singh in? March 1846, the British government sold Kashmir for a sum of 7.5 million

9. Operation Zarb e Azab’s started on? 15th June, 2014

10. Quaid e Azam’s salary as Governor General? Rs.1

11. East Inida Company established in? 1600

12. McMohan Line is the border between? India and China

13. WAFA is the news agency of? Palestine

14. Iran-Pakistan Pipeline is also called? Peace Pipeline

15. “Higher than Hopes” is the biography of? Nelson Mandela

16. First Chief Minister of Balochistan was? Sardar Ataullah Mengal

17. APS attack happened on? 16th December, 2014

18. 1992 UN confrence of climate change was held at? Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 9 May, 1992

19. Which country doesn’t have an army? Iceland

20). Which country is largest emitter of carbon? China

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