CSS 2024 MCQs- Based Preliminary Test (MPT)

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CSS 2022 — MPT Test & Answer Key

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  • This test was conducted on 20th February, 2022.

CSS 2024 MPT — FPSC Sample Paper Analysis

Students can download the FPSC sample paper (practice test) for the CSS 2024 MCQ-based Preliminary Test (MPT) from this attached link. The answer keys are also attached.

  1. English Section — 50 Qs
    • Synonyms — 10 Qs
    • Antonyms — 10 Qs
    • Prepositions — 5 Qs
    • Sentence Completion — 5 Qs
    • Sentence Correction — 10 Qs
    • Comprehension — 5 Qs
    • Odd Word Out — 5 Qs
  2. General Ability Section— 60 Qs
    • Basic Maths (Ratio, Percentage, Averages, etc)— 17 Qs
    • Algebra— 16 Qs
    • Geometry— 7 Qs
    • General Mental Ability (Number Series etc)— 10 Qs
    • Analytical Reasoning— 10 Qs
  3. Urdu Section — 20 Qs
    • اردو گرائمر — 8 سوالات
    • ترجمہ — 2 سوالات
    • مترادفات — 10 سوالات
  4. Islamic Studies — 20 Qs
  5. General Knowledge Section — 50 Qs
    • Everyday Science — 18 Qs
    • Pakistan Studies — 19 Qs
    • Current Affairs — 13 Qs

CSS 2024 MPT Syllabus — Decoded

Section NameSub-topics in detail
• GRE Vocabulary (only shortlisted words)
• Synonyms & Antonyms MCQs (as frequently asked in the FPSC & PPSC tests)
Grammar Usage
• Tenses Corrections
• Parts of Speech (Corrections & Appropriate prepositions)
• Rules of English Grammar (17 lectures)
• Conditional Sentences and its types
• Kinds of Sentence Structures
• Comprehension Exercises (in on-line mode)
Everyday ScienceEveryday Science
• Various Branches of Science
• Scientific Inventions & Discoveries
• Scientific Instruments & Apparatuses
• Supplementary one-liners from FPSC & PPSC Past Papers (as provided in the book)

Topics such as Physical and World Geography (Our Solar System, Understanding the Globe, From Arctic to Antarctica, the Oceans on the Globe, the Seas on the Earth, the Rivers in the World, Cities on the Banks of Rivers, the Lakes on the Globe, the Deserts in the World, Structure and Composition of the Earth) will also be covered under Everyday Science section.
Current AffairsCurrent Affairs —
• National & International Current Affairs of the last year
• Students should extract important information from Dawn newspaper from January 1st onwards.

The Federal Public Services Commission (FPSC) also considers Static General Knowledge as its the part of Curent Affairs. In this regard, the following topics will be touched:
• Global Lines & Boundaries
• Countries and their Parliaments
• Territorial Disputes on the Globe
• World- Famous Structures and Places
• Distinctive Names of Places
• Changed Names of Places (Cities & Countries)
• Countries, their Capitals and Currencies
• The United Nations Organization (UNO) & its agencies
• Other international bodies & their headquarters
Pakistan AffairsPakistan Affairs
• Pakistan Geographical (Overview)
• The rise of Islam in South Asia
• The rise of British imperial power
• The Governments in Pakistan (1947- 2021)
• After partition — the creation of Pakistan
• Pakistan — Contemporary Government
• Governmental Structure of Pakistan
• Comparison of Pakistan Constitutions
• Amendments to the Constitution of Pakistan — 1973
• Books and their Authors (as collected from the past papers)
Islamic StudiesIslam in History — Timeline (till 1920)

Islamic Studies — Miscellanea
• Family of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
• The list of themes of the Qur’anic chapters
• Notable pointers and facts about the Qur’an
• Prophets (may Allah bless them) & their epithets
• Ten Promised Paradise (Ashra-e-Mubasshara)
• Fundamental articles of Faith (Iman)
• Foundational pillars of Islam
• al-Sahih al-Sittah (The Authentic Six)
• The schools of thought in Islam
• Supplementary Pointers (as provided in our notes)
Civics and EthicsCivics & Ethics — Non-Muslims may opt for Civics and Ethics or Islamic Studies

Civics —
• Definition, Nature & Significance
• State and its elements & organs
• Fundamental Human Rights
• Rights and Duties or Obligations of Non-Muslims under the constitution of Pakistan – 1973
• United Nations — Aims and objectives including its main organs and agencies

Ethics —
• Human values — Role of family, society and educational institutions towards inculcating universal moral values)
• Integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.
• Emotional intelligence — concepts and applications in administration/ governance
General AbilityQuantitative (Basic Arithmetic): This section assesses the basic quantitative skills of the candidate. The section is developed in the light of the basic quantitative concepts.
• Average, Arithmetic Mean, Mode, Median & Range
• Percentage (Profit/Loss/Discount/Gain Percentage)
• Ratio & Proportion Problems
• Time / Distance/Trains Problems
• Algebra & its important formulae
• Age Problems
• Probability and Combinations
• Geometry & Trigonometry Basics
• Series Problems/ Coding Decoding

Analytical Reasoning (Logical Reasoning): The questions in this section need simple analysis of the given data and logical reasoning of the candidate. Each question or group of questions is based on a passage or set of conditions, and the candidate has to select the best answer choice. There are following seven methods of analytical reasoning.
• Matrix.
• Linear Ordering
• Distributed Order.
• Seating Arrangement
• Selection Method.
• Lesser than/ Greater Than.
• Networking Method.
Urduعلم نحو \ جملے کی بناوٹ
• اقسام کلمہ
• ترکیبی فعل
• زمانے
• واحد جمع
• جملے کی ساخت
• الفاظ کے جوڑے
• مذکرومونث
• مترادف اور متضاد الفاظ
• ترجمہ

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