FPSC Notes of Pakistan Studies pdf book
Mast Tawakkal was the poet of Balochi.
Khanpur dam is near Haripur.
Skardu is also called “Little Tibet”.
Swat became part of Pakistan in 1969.
The most precious gemstone “Emerald” are found in Swat.
Gilgit is the capital of Northern Areas of Pak:
Khushhal Khan belonged to English period.
The alphabet of Pushto was prepared by Saifullah.
First poet of Pushto was Amir Karar.
Saiful Maluk is near Naran.
Dera Adam khan is famous for Gun factory.
Durand line is b/w Peshawar and Afghanistan.
Pakistan Forest Institution is located in Peshawar.
Bala Hassan Fort was built by Babrat at Peshawar.
Saidu Sharif is a lake in NWFP.
British took Peshawar from Sikhs.
Population-wise NWFP stands 3rd.
Area-wise it is 4th.
Lands down Bridge connect Sukkur with Rohri.
Guddu Barrage was completed in 1932.
Real name of Qalandar Lal Shahbaz is Shaikh Usman Marvindi.
In 1973 constitution there are 290 articles.
Pak: comprises of 61% of mountainous area.
National Assembly has 342 seats & Senate has 100 seats with 14 for each province.
Provincial Assembly seats Punjab=371, Sindh=168, NWFP=124, Baluchistan=65.
Name of Ustad Bukhari is Syed Ahmed Shah.
Real name of Shaikh Ayaz is Shaikh Mubarak.
Barrages on Indus are Toonsa, Jinnah, Sukkur, Gudo, Kotri & Ghulam Mohd:.
Ports and harbours are Kimari (Kar: ), Bin Qasim (Kar: ),
Jinnah Naval Base (ormara), Gawadar (Baluc: ), Panjgore (Baluch: ).
Deserts of Pak: Thar (Sindh), Thal (Punjab), Cholistan (Punjab).
Famous glaciers are Siachen, Batura, Baltoro.
K2 (Karakurum Range) with 8610 meters.
Mountain Ranges are Himaliya, Koradoram, Hindu Kash, Sulaiman and Salt Range.
Tomb of Babur is in Kabul.
Real name of Noor Jahan (Wife of Jahangir) was Mehrun Nisa.
NADRA was setup in Feb: 16, 2000.
The master plan of Islamabad was prepared in 1960 by MIS Constructinos Doxiades (of Greek).
National Institute of Oceanlogy Karachi =1982.
Pak: test fired Ghauri missile in April 6, 1998.
First nuclear reactor was setup in Karachi.
Pak:’s first agriculture university setup in Faisalabad.
Chomas festival is held in Kalash valley near Chitral.
Nearest provincial capital from Islamabad is Peshawar.
Tomb of Hamayoon is in Delhi.
Tomb of Jahangir is at Lahore.
National Assembly has 60 women seats.
National anthem was written in 1954.
Gandhara civilization discovered from Texila.
Social Action Plan launched in 1992-93.
Rahmat Ali suggested name of Pakistan on 28th Jan: 1933 in “Now or Never” pamphlet in London.
Rehmat Ali was born in 1893 in a village Mohar district Hoshiyarpur (East Punjab).
Rahmat Ali died at the age of 58 in 1951 and was buried in Cambridge University.
Ancient name of Peshawar was Phushkalvati.
India framed its constitution in 1950.
Kara korum Highway (Silkroute) B/w Pak: & China was completed on 18th June, 1978.
Jamrood Fort (Peshawar) was built by General Hari Singh Nalwa in 1836.
Landi Khani is the end of the main line of Railway system of Pakistan.
Cholistan desert is in Bahawlpur district.
Harpa is in Sahiwal.
Bhambhore is in Thatta.
Firdousi, the Persian poet (Shah Nama) was the member of Sultan Mehmood’s court.
Tomb of Baba Farid is in Pak Patan.
Tomb of Sachal is in Ranipur.
Nishtar Hospital is the largest hospital in Pakistan and was built in 1953.
A.H means Anne Hegirae (Latin Term) =13th Sep: 622 A.D.
Nanga Parbat is situated in Himalayan.
Total arable land of Pakistan is 27%.
Pakistan is situated at the West End of the Indo Gangetic.
Wakhan separates Pakistan from Tajikistan.
Hindu-kush range is also known as Little Pamirs.
Sub-Himalya is also known as Siwaliks.
The Sindh Sagar Doab is also known as Thal Desert.
Takt-I-Suleman is the highest peak of Sulaiman Mountains.
The length of Indus River is 2900 km.
Six barrages are constructed on the River Indus.
Hispar Glacies is located in Hunza.
The famous Umar Kot fort was built in 1746.
Katch and Gawadar are the districts of Makran Division.
Punjgore is the district of Makran division.
Meaning of Quetta is fort.
Gomal River is in NWFP.
The total length of coastline of Pakistan is 1046.
Cease Fire line came into existence in 1949.
Pakistan can be divided into six natural regions.
High of K2 is 8611 Meters.
The coldest place in Pakistan is Sakardu.
Most of the Hosiery Industry is located in Karachi.
The Heavy Mechanical complex was established with the help of China at Taxila.
The first Census in the subcontinent took place in the year 1901.
Wheat is the major Kharif Crop of Pakistan.
Kotli is the city of Azad Kashmir.
The SOS village built in Faisalabad.
Pakistan celebrated Quaid’s year in 2001.
Pakistani Cricketer Saeed Anwar declared to join Afghan Jehad.
Maulana Shibly wrote books on Islamic History.
The first translation of the Holy Quran was in Sindhi.
Qutab Minar is in Delhi.
Cholistan Desert is in Bahawalpur.
Pakistan can be divided per climate into 4 regions.
Hashim Shah wrote Sassi Punnu.
The British Communal Award was announced in 1932.
Land between two rivers is called Do, aba.
Shah Jahan Constructed Jamia Masjid Thatta.
Sindh River flows from Bolan River.
Kohat is the oldest cantonment of Pakistan.
Muslims were interested in the art of Calligraphy.
The length of Durand Line is 2240 km.
The length of Pakistan’s common border with Iran is 805 km.
Chinese province adjoining Pakistan is Sinkiang.
Jinnah Barrage is originated on the river Sindh.
The height of Tarbela Dam is 500 feet.
Wah city of Pakistan is linked with cement, arms and ammunition industry.
Sukkur barrage is completed in 1932.
Khanpur Dam is near Islamabad.
Simly Lake is near Islamabad.
Tanda Dam is located in NWFP.
Khanpur Dam irrigates Attock and Abbotabad.
Sassi was born in Bhutta Wahan.
Baba Farid Shakar Gunj died at Pakpattan in 1265.
Nishtar hospital is the largest hospital in Pakistan.
Sahiwal is the new name of ‘Montgomery’.
Noor Mahal is located at Bahawalpur.
The founder of Suharwardi silsila in Pakistan is Rukn-e-Alam.
Baheshti Darwaza is located in Pakpattan.
The tomb of Anarkali is situated in at Lahore.
Shahjehan built Shalimar Garden.
Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh came in Lahore in 1039 A.D. from the city of Ghazni.
Minar-e-Pakistan is also called Minto park
Data Ganj Baksh is the author of Kashful Mahjoob.
Badshaahi mosque was built in 1674.
The construction of Islamabad began in 1952.
Sher Shah built G.T. Road.
Imperial Highway is the old name of G.T. Road.
Karakoram highway passes through 3 ranges.
Nanga Parbat is commonly known as Killer Mountain.
Karakoram highway was completed in 1978.
Karakoram was completed in the total period of 20 years.
The word Karakoram means ‘crumbling rock’.
Karakoram is a Turkish word.
Karakoram highway passes through khunjrab pass.
Punial is said to be the place where ‘heaven and earth meet’.
Siachin glacier is located near Astor.
Hunza is called real Shangrilla.
Khyber Pass connects Gilgit with Chitral.
Totally Punjab has 8 divisions.
The contribution of forestry to the agriculture sector is 0.4%.
Use of Boron and Zink can improve cotton yield.
National Arid and Land Development and Research Institute is located at Islamabad.
Arid Zone Research Centre of PARC is situated at Quetta.
Thar Coalfield is the biggest coalfield of Pakistan.
An M-1 motorway is Islamabad-Peshawar.
NEC (company) set up Pakistan’s first T.V. station.
3 radio stations were working at the time of partition.
Total length of Indus Highway is
The new name of Debal is ‘Bhanbhore’.
Gharo Creek is a lake.
Kalakot Fort is situated near Thatta.