Current Affairs

Currently, about how many beneficiaries (families) are receiving financial help under Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) of the government of Pakistan?

A) 4.0 million

B) 4.5 million

C) 5.0 million

D) 5.5 million

Currently, about 4.5 million beneficiaries are receiving financial help of ______ per month under BISP of the government of Pakistan.

A) Rs. 1,000

B) Rs. 1,500

C) Rs. 2,000

D) Rs. 2,500

The current Tax-to-GDP ratio in Pakistan (Year 2020) is

A) 9%

B) 11%

C) 13%

D) 15%

The growth in the Large-Scale Manufacturing (LSM) sector during the financial year 2020 is about

A) –5.4%

B) –2.4%

C) 1.4%

D) 4.4%

Under CPEC, 22 projects have been launched costing about _____ billion.

A) $18.5

B) $28.5

C) $38.5

D) $48.5

The apex regulator of capital market in Pakistan is

A) Federal board of revenue

B) Pakistan stock Exchange

C) State bank of Pakistan

D) security and exchange commission of Pakistan

In July 2019, Pakistan entered a _____ month loan agreement with IMF.

A) 30

B) 33

C) 36

D) 39

IMF has given Pakistan a relief in debt payments for _____ months due to Corona virus

A) 6

B) 12

C) 18

D) 24

Electricity and gas sub-sectors are counted under the _____ sector

A) Agriculture

B) Industrial

C) Services

D) None of these

Transport, storage, and communication sub-sectors are counted under the _____ sector

A) Agriculture

B) Industrial

C) Services

D) None of these

The current policy rate in Pakistan is

A) 7 %

B) 8 %

C) 9 %

D) 10 %

Public Expenditure on Education in the financial year 2020 is about _____% of the GDP

A) 2.3

B) 2.7

C) 3.1

D) 3.5

As of Year 2020, the literacy rate in Pakistan is about

A) 56%

B) 58%

C) 60%

D) 62%

The agriculture provides employment of about ________ of the country’s total labour force

A) 35.5%

B) 38.5%

C) 41.5%

D) 44.5%

The share of livestock sub-sector in the agriculture sector is about

A) 20.54 %

B) 40.54 %

C) 60.54 %

D) 80.54 %

The current federal fiscal deficit (Year 2020) is about _____ of the total GDP

A) 3.1 %

B) 5.1 %

C) 7.1 %

D) 9.1 %

According to Federal Government, Pakistan suffered loss of Rs. _____ billion in country’s GDP for the financial year 2020 because of Corona virus.

A) 1,300

B) 2,300

C) 3,300

D) 4,300

The population growth rate in Pakistan is about

A) 2.1 %

B) 2.4 %

C) 2.7 %

D) 3.0 %

The growth rate in the agriculture sector during the financial year 2020 is

A) −2.67 %

B) 0.67 %

C) 2.67 %

D) 4.67 %

The growth rate in the industry sector during the financial year 2020 is

A) –2.64 %

B) 0.64 %

C) 2.64 %

D) 4.64 %

The growth rate in the services sector during the financial year 2020 is

A) –0.59 %

B) 2.59 %

C) 4.59 %

D) 6.59 %