FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION 1976
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER II – Current Affairs
Time Allowed: 3 Hours Maximum Marks: 100
Note: Answer Five questions only. Question 10, however, is compulsory. All question carry equal marks.
- Dr. Kissinger’s tactics (his African journeys and his meeting with Jon Vorster) were designed to improve the American image in Black Africa and White Africa survive? Discuss in detail.
Spell out the complex and vital issues facing the Third World vis-à-vis the First and Second Worlds. Also discuss the role of Pakistan in mobilizing the full force of the peoples of the Third World behind their common struggle for liberation from international economic oppression, exploitation and evolving a new international economic order.
Quaid-e-Azam – a man with a constitutional mind. Give a few incidents from his life in support of your answer.
Every Olympics has its share of controversy and surprises. Prove that the 21st Olympiad was no exception in this regard. It should do you credit if you could give final medal standings among the top winner countries.
Offer a logical and a convincing defence of Pakistan’s nuclear energy development programme. How far do you agree with the view that the Western powers are conspiring to foist permanent technological inferiority on the Third World. Substantiate your answer with specific examples.
Difference over the Aegean constitute a relatively new element in the massive legacy of bitterness that has kept Turkey and Greece divided. Throw light on the history of difference between the two neighbours. Which side in your opinion is on the right? Discuss the case of each on merit and on objectivity.
The Fifth Summit Conference in Colombo has made it clear that the concept of non-alignment is itself at a crossroads and will have to be redefined if the club is to survive. How far is it correct to say that the original philosophy of the founding fathers has since eroded? Thoroughly discuss.
Like a creeping monster, the Lockheed Scandal has already devoured many a disgraced dignitary and is moving on the many other countries; casting its shadow over their politics and in the end might kill itself. Elaborate. Do you share the view that the Lockheed story seems to carry even greater implications for Japan that Watergate had for U.S? Amplify.
Continued immigration threatens a take-over of this country by alien peoples a violation of our homes a rape of the English race. Critically building up among ordinary Britons and the immigrants.
Write short notes on any Five of the following:
(a) The siege of Tal Zaatar, (b) Jimmy Carter (c) Mao-Tse-Tung, as the rhythm and romance of revolution (d) Koh-e-Noor (e) Mrs. Margaret Thatcher (f) Harold Wilson, (g) Idi Amin Uganda’s President (h) Ferdinand Marcos (i) Kurt Waldheim (j) Farakka Issue