What was the number of Sugar mills in Pakistan in 1947?

A. Two
B. Six
C. Nine
D. Fifteen

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Two

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Pakistan is an agricultural country, and agriculture is the backbone of the economy. At the time of independence in 1947, there were only 2 sugar factories in Pakistan, but at present, there are approximately 77 sugar factories in the industry. Sugar apparently is also the second most important cash crop in Pakistan after wheat.

At the time of partition, India has a total of 921 factories out of which the share of Pakistan was:

A. 24
B. 34
C. 44
D. 54

Answer

Correct Answer: B. 34

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At the time of independence of Pakistan, a major part of the manufacturing sector was located in the Indian Territory. Pakistan has inherited only 34 industrial units out of 921 industrial units in the subcontinent employing 26,400 persons which were 6.5% of the total employment. They were cotton textiles, cigarettes, sugar, rice husking, cotton ginning, and flour milling industries.

Shaheen-III was test fired for the first time on:

A. 9 March 2012
B. 9 March 2013
C. 9 March 2014
D. 9 March 2015

Answer

Correct Answer: D. 9 March 2015

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The Shaheen-III which was successfully test-fired for the first time on 9 March 2015. Shaheen-III is a Pakistani land-based surface-to-surface medium-range ballistic missile with a range of 2750 km (1700 mi). Shaheen-III surpasses the range of Shaheen-II— hence it is the longest-range missile to be launched by the Pakistan military.

Shaheen-II was successfully test fired for the first time on:

A. 9 March 2002
B. 9 March 2003
C. 9 March 2004
D. 9 March 2005

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 9 March 2004

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Shaheen-II was successfully test-fired for the first time on 9 March 2004 and again on 13 November 2014. It is a two-stage rocket with a diameter of 1.4 m, a length of 17.5 m, the weight of 25 tons, and a range of 2,000 km.

Pakistan successfully test-launched an upgraded Shaheen I called Shaheen 1A on:

A. 25 April 2011
B. 25 April 2012
C. 25 April 2013
D. 25 April 2014

Answer

Correct Answer: B. 25 April 2012

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On 25 April 2012, Pakistan successfully test-launched an upgraded Shaheen I called Shaheen 1A. The military said in a statement that the Shaheen 1A is a medium-range ballistic missile. It is an improved version of the Shaheen 1 with better accuracy and doubles the range of its predecessor.

From which base, Pakistan fired Shaheen-I missile on April 15, 1999?

A. Sihala
B. Peshawar
C. Chaghi
D. Sonmiani

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Sonmiani

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The Shaheen-I was test-fired on 15 April 1999 by a joint team of NDC and SRC led under Dr. Samar Mubarakmand from the Sonmiani Test Range, which was termed as “highly successfully”. Shaheen I is a short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) with an optimal range of 750 km. The Shaheen I is also designated Hatf IV. Sonmiani is a coastal town in the southeast of Balochistan province in Pakistan.

On which date, Pakistan responded to India’s test of Agni-II by launching Ghauri-II?

A. April 14, 1999
B. May 12, 2000
C. March 6, 2001
D. August 2, 2001

Answer

Correct Answer: A. April 14, 1999 

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On 11 April 1999, India announced to the hold the tests for the Agni-II, prompting Pakistan’s reaction. On 14 April 1999, the Ghauri-II was test-fired from a Tilla-Jagun Test Range.

What is the name of the city in which Syed Ahmad Shaheed born in 1786?

A. Delhi
B. Rai Bareli
C. Banaras
D. Allahabad

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Rai Bareli

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Syed Ahmad was born near Lucknow (India) in the small town of Rai Bareli in 1786. Sayyid Ahmad Shaheed was an Indian Muslim revivalist. At the age of twenty-five, Ahmad joined a militia as a cavalryman. The militia was led by Amir Khan a Pathan military leader.

In which year Shah Abdul Aziz died?

A. 1808
B. 1812
C. 1818
D. 1823

Answer

Correct Answer: D. 1823

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Shah Abdul Aziz was one of the great religious scholars of India. He was born in 1745 and was the eldest son of Shah Waliullah. He also excelled in Hadith, Tafsir, Fiqh, math, history, geography, etc. His works were a great service to Islam. He translated the Holy Quran in Urdu as his father did in Persian. He died in 1823.