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CSS Current Affairs Past Paper 2015

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-II (CURRENT AFFAIRS)

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                                                                 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-II 
                                                                         (CURRENT AFFAIRS) 


TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS 
PART-I(MCQs) : MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES 
(PART-I MCQs) MAXIMUM MARKS: 20 
(PART-II) MAXIMUM MARKS: 80 
NOTE:(i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book. 
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL Marks 
(iii) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper. 
(iv) All the parts(if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places. 
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed. 
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered. 


                                                                                                     PART-II 
Q.2. Since 1970 every election was accused of rigging, what electoral reforms you will suggest to improve the 
electoral system of Pakistan? (20) 

Q.3. What is the role of education in character-building of a nation? Highlight major pitfalls in Pakistan’s 
education systems. (20) 

Q.4. Define the term ‘Good Governance’. What measures the present government should take to improve its 
performance? (20) 

Q.5. Do you believe that main cause of 2014 floods was Indian ‘water terrorism’ or it was due to awful 
mismanagement of water resources in Pakistan? (20) 

Q.6. What are the causes of “Arab Spring”? Identify their impacts on the future politics of the region. (20) 

Q.7. Do you agree that Pakistan’s role in Afghan Jihad against Soviet Union was the root-cause of terrorism 
in Pakistan or it is a reaction of US invasion of Afghanistan after 9/11 and Pakistan’s U-turn in Afghan 
policy? (20) 

Q.8. Critically evaluate the counter-terrorism policy of Pakistan and suggest measures to eradicate this evil.(20)