Objective Type Questions & Answers

 

 

  1. Muhammad Ayub Khan came into power:
  • 1955
  • 1958 ✓
  • 1965
  • 1971

 

  1. The second 5-year development plan was formed:
  • 1950 to 1965 ✓
  • 1955 to 1960
  • 1960 to 1965
  • 1965 to 1970

 

  1. The volume of the second 5 years plan was:
  • 1080 crore rupees
  • 1900 crore rupees ✓
  • 1180 crore rupees
  • 1280 crore rupees

 

  1. Third 5 years development plan was formed:
  • 1950 to 1955
  • 1955 to 1960
  • 1960 to 1965
  • 1965 to 1970 ✓

 

  1. The ordinance for economic reforms was issued by Zia ul Haq in:
  • 1974
  • 1977
  • 1978 ✓
  • 1979

 

  1. Fourth 5 years development plan was from:
  • 1950 to 1955
  • 1955 to 1960
  • 1960 to 1965
  • 1970 to 1975 ✓

 

  1. The fifth 5 years plan was commenced from:
  • 1960 to 1965
  • 1965 to 1970
  • 1970 to 1975
  • 1978 to 1983 ✓

 

  1. The sixth 5 years plan was commenced from:
  • 1960 to 1965
  • 1965 to 1970
  • 1983 to 1988 ✓
  • 1978 to 1983

 

  1. Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto came into power:
  • 1988 ✓
  • 1990
  • 1997
  • 2000

 

  1. The seventh 5-year plans were commenced form:
  • 1960 to 1965
  • 1965 to 1970
  • 1983 to 1988
  • 1978 to 1983 ✓

 

  1. The eight 5 year plan commenced in:
  • 1993-1998 ✓
  • 1994-1998
  • 1995-1999
  • 1983-1988

 

  1. Into how many groups minerals are divided?
  • 2 ✓
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

 

  1. Minerals Development Corporations was established in:
  • 1970
  • 1971
  • 1974
  • 1975 ✓

 

  1. In Pakistan the production of iron ore was started in:
  • 1952
  • 1955
  • 1957 ✓
  • 1960

 

  1. The iron reserves discovered in Pakistan are estimated at:
  • 430 million tons ✓
  • 450 million tons
  • 480 million tons
  • 350 million tons

 

  1. The gypsum reserves discovered in Pakistan are estimated at:
  • 430 million tons
  • 450 million tons
  • 480 million tons
  • 350 million tons ✓

 

  1. How many cropping seasons are in Pakistan?
  • 1
  • 2 ✓
  • 3
  • 4

 

  1. Rabi season begins from:
  • April
  • May
  • December
  • September ✓

 

  1. Kharif season begins from:
  • April ✓
  • May
  • December
  • September

 

  1. Madhupur Barrage was constructed:
  • 1867
  • 1862 ✓
  • 1960
  • 1962

 

  1. Indus Water Treaty between Pakistan and India was signed in:
  • 1955
  • 1958
  • 1960 ✓
  • 1965

 

  1. The total length of these link canals is:
  • 550 km
  • 540 km
  • 570 km
  • 590 km ✓

 

  1. Jinnah barrage has been constructed at:
  • Indus ✓
  • Ravi
  • Sutlej
  • Chenab

 

  1. Under Indus water treaty dams were constructed:
  • 2 ✓
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

 

  1. Under Indus water treaty barrages were constructed:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6 ✓
  • 7

 

  1. Under Indus water treaty link canals were constructed:
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7 ✓

 

  1. 2011-2012 the production of rice is approximate:
  • 50 lack tons
  • 45 lack tons
  • 55 lack tons ✓
  • 65 lack tons

 

  1. Cotton is being harvested in the Indus Valley since:
  • 1000 BC
  • 2000 BC
  • 5000 BC
  • 3000 BC ✓

 

  1. Small industry means that industry which employs:
  • 2 to 5 workers
  • 2 to 7 workers
  • 2 to 9 workers ✓
  • 3 to 9 workers

 

  1. Which the biggest plan for the production of hydroelectric power?
  • Tarbela Dam ✓
  • Mangla Dam
  • Warsak Dam
  • Ghazi Brotha

 

  1. Nuclear power technology was introduced In Pakistan in:
  • 1970
  • 1971 ✓
  • 1986
  • 1999

 

  1. Daily average production of natural gas in Pakistan is:
  • 38000 million cubic metre
  • 39000 million cubic metre
  • 4000 million cubic metre ✓
  • 41000 million cubic metre

 

  1. Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) was established in:
  • 1952
  • 1955
  • 1957
  • 1961 ✓

 

  1. How many oil fields are working in Pakistan?
  • 90 ✓
  • 50
  • 80
  • 60

 

  1. Federal Ministry of Indus presented the plan for dry-ports:
  • 1967 ✓
  • 1969
  • 1960
  • 1978

 

  1. The first dry-ports was built-in:
  • 1970 ✓
  • 1973
  • 1975
  • 1980

 

  1. Pakistan Railways built dry ports in Multan and Peshawar:
  • 1980
  • 1985
  • 1986 ✓
  • 1990

 

 

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Q2. Write short answers.

  1. What steps did Ayub Khan take for economic development?

Answer

In 1958 after coming to power, Ayub Khan gave severe punishments to hoarders, smugglers and black marketers. Attention was paid to heavy machinery such as the steel industry and petrochemicals etc.

 

 

 

  1. What are seasonal canals?

Answer

Seasonal canals are non-perennial which run only in summer and the rainy season when the rivers are filled by heavy rains and melting of ice. These canals are closed down in winter season.

 

 

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  1. Write canals of river Jhelum?

Answer

  1. The upper Chenab canal
  2. The lower Chenab canal
  3. Rangpur canal

 

 

 

  1. What is the Kareez?

Answer

The rain water of the mountainous areas of Balochistan is carried through underground channels to irrigate. These underground drains are called Kareez. Kareez is made to save the water from wastage because water is very less in Balochistan.

 

 

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  1. How many barrages have been built on the Sutlej valley project?

Answer

Four headworks were constructed which Ferozepur barrage is under the custody of India whereas Sluimanki Sutlej and Panjnad are situated in Pakistan.

 

 

 

  1. What do you know about Rabi crop?

Answer

The season of Rabi crops is from September to April. The Crops mostly grown are wheat, barley, Bengal grams and oil-producing crops.

 

 

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  1. What do you know about Kharif crops?

Answer

The season of Kharif crops is from April to October. Its important crops are rice, maize, cotton, sugar cane, sorghum and millet etc.

 

 

 

  1. What is the utility of livestock?

Answer

The animals are helpful in framing. They are used in ploughing and levelling of land and transportation of crops. Animals like cows, buffalows, sheep and goats etc. Provide milk, butter, ghee and meat. The hides and skins of animals are tannel into the leather to produce the leather product.

 

 

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  1. To which countries Pakistan export its good?

Answer

USA, Europe, Japan, Saudi Arab, UAE.

 

 

 

  1. What is the importance of solar energy?

Answer

Solar energy is the cheapest source of energy. In Pakistan, we have an abundance of this energy. In near future, solar energy will become the biggest source of energy of the world, because the source of energy is costly and difficult to exploit.

 

 

 




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