Information Officer Jobs PPSC Ad No. 03/2024 Written Test MCQs Syllabus Past Paper PDF Information & Culture Department Must Prepare Now

Information Officer Jobs PPSC Ad No. 03/2024 Written Test MCQs Syllabus Past Paper PDF Information & Culture Department Must Prepare Now

Who is known as the father of modern mass communication?

A) Marshall McLuhan

B) David Sarnoff

C) Walter Lippmann

D) Harold Lasswell

Answer: A) Marshall McLuhan

Which of the following is NOT a type of mass media?

A) Television

B) Radio

C) Social media

D) Interpersonal communication

Answer: D) Interpersonal communication

The term “gatekeeping” in mass communication refers to:

A) The process of selecting, editing, and presenting news stories

B) The practice of censorship by government authorities

C) The regulation of media ownership by antitrust laws

D) The distribution of media content to different geographic regions

Answer: A) The process of selecting, editing, and presenting news stories

Which of the following communication models describes communication as a linear process from sender to receiver?

A) Hypodermic needle model

B) Two-step flow model

C) Transactional model

D) Agenda-setting model

Answer: A) Hypodermic needle model

The term “media convergence” refers to:

A) The merging of different media technologies and platforms

B) The dominance of one media conglomerate over all others

C) The process of decentralizing media ownership

D) The censorship of media content by government authorities

Answer: A) The merging of different media technologies and platforms

What is the fundamental principle of democracy?

A) Rule by the elite

B) Rule by the majority

C) Rule by the military

D) Rule by the religious leaders

Answer: B) Rule by the majority

Which system of government divides power between a central authority and regional governments?

A) Unitary system

B) Federal system

C) Parliamentary system

D) Confederal system

Answer: B) Federal system

Which of the following is NOT a branch of government in the United States?

A) Legislative

B) Executive

C) Judicial

D) Economic

Answer: D) Economic

What is the term for a government in which a single person holds unlimited political power?

A) Democracy

B) Oligarchy

C) Monarchy

D) Autocracy

Answer: D) Autocracy

Who is considered the father of modern political science?

A) Aristotle

B) Plato

C) Machiavelli

D) Thomas Hobbes

Answer: A) Aristotle

In a parliamentary system, who typically holds the most executive power?

A) President

B) Prime Minister

C) Monarch

D) Speaker of the House

Answer: B) Prime Minister

Which political ideology advocates for the abolition of private property and a classless society?

A) Liberalism

B) Conservatism

C) Socialism

D) Libertarianism

Answer: C) Socialism

Which document established the United States as a sovereign nation separate from Great Britain?

A) Magna Carta

B) Declaration of Independence

C) Articles of Confederation

D) U.S. Constitution

Answer: B) Declaration of Independence

What type of electoral system is used in the United States presidential elections?

A) Proportional representation

B) Single-member plurality

C) First-past-the-post

D) Mixed-member proportional

Answer: B) Single-member plurality

Which international organization is primarily responsible for maintaining peace and security among nations?

A) International Monetary Fund (IMF)

B) World Bank

C) United Nations (UN)

D) World Trade Organization (WTO)

Answer: C) United Nations (UN)

Who was the first President of the United States?

A) Thomas Jefferson

B) George Washington

C) Abraham Lincoln

D) John Adams

Answer: B) George Washington

Which ancient civilization is known for building the Great Pyramids of Giza?

A) Mesopotamia

B) Ancient Greece

C) Ancient Egypt

D) Ancient Rome

Answer: C) Ancient Egypt

The Renaissance was a period known for its revival of interest in:

A) Religious persecution

B) Feudalism

C) Classical art and learning

D) Nomadic lifestyles

Answer: C) Classical art and learning

The Industrial Revolution began in which country?

A) United States

B) Germany

C) France

D) United Kingdom

Answer: D) United Kingdom

Which event marked the beginning of World War I?

A) Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

B) Invasion of Poland

C) Signing of the Treaty of Versailles

D) Bombing of Pearl Harbor

Answer: A) Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

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Punjab Public Service Commission Ad No. 03/2024

Information Officer (BS-17) = 15 Posts in Information & Culture Department

PPSC Written Test MCQs Syllabus Paper:

One paper of MCQ type General Ability Written Test of
100 marks of 90 minutes duration comprising
Questions relating to General Knowledge, Pakistan
Studies, Current Affairs, Islamic Studies (General
K n o w l e d g e f o r N o n – M u s l i m c a n d i d a t e s ) ,
Geography, Basic Mathematics, English, Urdu,
Everyday Science and Basic Computer Studies

Qualification:

Master’s degree (2nd Class) in Journalism or Mass Communication or

Political Science or History or Urdu Literature or English Literature from

recognized University.

Two years experience in Journalism or Mass Communication including work

in the National Newspaper/Periodicals of repute or regional newspaper

having ABC certification or recognized News, Agency/Television Network,

Radio Broadcasting Organization or Publicity in a Govt. office.

Equivalent Qualifications:-

  1. MA Mass Communication
  2. MA Development Journalism
  3. MA Journalism & Mass Communication.
  4. MA International Relations

Note:

Only Practical Experience after prescribed qualification shall be considered

upto the closing date.

Age Limit: Male: 21 to 35+05 = 40 years Female: 21 to 35+08 = 43 years

PLACE OF POSTING: O/O Director General Public Relations, Punjab, Lahore