Stenographer BS-16 2019 Past Paper Page - 5

41) In logic,different kinds of arguments are described. What is argumentum ad baculum?
(A) Argument appealing to ignorance
(B) Argument appealing to respect
(C) Argument of the cudgel
(D) Argument appealing to a rational human being

42) What is pulchritude?
(A) Amorous tendency
(B) San Francisco
(C) Fatness
(D) Santa Barbara

43) What is a connoisseur?
(A) A person with an expert knowledge in some particular field
(B) An expert on food
(C) An architect
(D) A lover of good things of life

44) Where did the game basketball originate:
(A) USA
(B) Mexico
(C) Japan
(D) Malaysia

45) Which among the following countries does not belong to the United Arab Emirates?
(A) Abu Dhabi
(B) Dubai
(C) Sharjah
(D) Kuwait

46) Name the largest gland of the body?
(A) Liver
(B) The adrenaline gland
(C) The pituitary gland
(D) The thyroid gland

47) Which is the longest-living animal in the world?
(A) Whale
(B) Elephant
(C) Tortoise
(D) Bison

48) What is a parquet floor?
(A) Covered with pieces of hardwood fitted in a pattern
(B) Covered with wall-to-wall carpet
(C) Covered with cork
(D) Multicolored mosaic

49) USA, UK, France and Russia have the power of the veto in the United Nations. Which other country has it?
(A) India
(B) Japan
(C) China
(D) Switzerland

50) Electric lamps are sealed after they are filled with this gas. Identify which:
(A) Oxygen
(B) Argon
(C) Hydrogen
(D) Helium

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