OTS ZTBL OG-III Past Paper 07-01-2024 MCQs for preparation.( CSS NTS OTS )

**If the initial investment for a project is Rs 80,000, and discounted cash inflows are Rs 30,000 per year for three years, what is the IRR?**

- 15%
- 5%
- 10%
**20%**

**A farmer invested Rs 10,000 in a new irrigation system. If the expected annual cash inflow from the system is Rs 2,500 for the next five years, and the discount rate is 8%, what is the NPV? –**

**Rs 1,000**- Rs 1,500
- Rs 2,000
- Rs 2,500

**If the initial investment for a project is Rs 50,000, the cash inflows are Rs 20,000 per year for four years, and the discount rate is 10%, what is the NPV?**

**Rs 7273**- Rs 5000
- Rs 50000
- Rs 7473

**The term “zamindar” in the context of agriculture in Pakistan refers to :**

- Agricultural scientist
**Landowner**- Seed supplier
- None of these

**What percentage of Pakistan workforce is employed in the agricultural sector ?**

- Approximately 20 %
**Approximately 40 %**- Approximately 60%
- Approximately 80 %

**The Red Sindhi and Nili Ravi are breeds of which livestock in Pakistan ?**

**Cattle**- Poultry
- Goats
- Sheep

**Which crop is known as the “king of crops ” and is a staple food in Pakistan ?**

- Rice
**Wheat**- Sugarcane
- Barley

**The Indus Basin irrigation system, one of the largest in the world primarily serves agriculture in which region of Pakistan ?**

**Southern Punjab**- Northern Punjab
- Eastern Balochistan
- KPK

**Which of following is the major oilseed crop in Pakistan ?**

- Rice
**Canola**- Sugar cane
- Barley

**The livestock sector in Pakistan includes the farming of**

- Cattle
- poultry
- Fish
**All of above**

**The cultivation of which crop is a major source of income for the rural population in the Swat valley**

**Maize**- Oranges
- Potatoes
- Barley

**Which financial metric provides a measure of the efficiency of a company’s use of its assets in generating profit?ROI ( return on investment)**

**ROI ( return on investment)**- ROA ( return on assets)
- ROE ( return on equity)
- IRR ( internal rate of return)

**Which of the following is a method used for evaluating the profitability of an investment by finding the interest rate that equates the present value of cash inflows with the present value of outflows?**

**NPV**- IRR
- COGS
- ROI

**A farmer a loan of rs 15,000 at an annual interest rate of 8%. If the loan is to be repaid in three equal installments, what is the total interest paid?**

- 1000
**1200**- 1500
- 1800

**The calculation formula for the gross profit is:**

- revenue-net income
**revenue – cogs**- net income- cogs
- net income – cogs

**What is the formula for calculating interest?**

**pricipal * rate* time**- principle/rate/time
- principle +rate+time
- principle – rate – time

**In financial terms what does RIO stand for**

**Return or investment**- Rate or Investment
- Revenue on Investment
- Rist of investment

**What does NPV stand for in financial terms?**

- Net Profit Value
**Net Present Value**- Non-Performing Venture
- New Project Valuation

**The formula for calculating ROI is:**

**(net income/ initial investment)* 100**- (gross profit / initial investment)* 100
- (net income/revenue)* 100
- (net income/cogs)* 100

**If the selling price of a product is rs 150, and the COGS is Rs 80, what is the gross profit?**

**RS 70**- RS 80
- RS 150
- RS 230

**What is the formula for calculating the Profit Margin?**

**(Net Income / Revenue) * 100**- (Net Income / Total Assests) * 100
- (cogs / Revenue) * 100
- (operating profit / Revenue) * 100

**Which financial ratio indicates the proportion of revenue that exceeds the COGS?**

**grass profit margin**- net profit margin
- operating profit margin
- return on investment (roi)

**which of the following is a high value cash crop often cultivated in the Swat valley of KPK?**

**Wheat**- Grapes
- Dates
- Barley

**The cultivation of which crop is a significant contributor to the economy of the thar desert region in Pakistan ?**

**pulses**- rice
- wheat
- cotton

**The term “Kisan Package ” in Pakistan is associated with**

- Crop insurance
**Agricultural subsidies**- Research and development
- Former training program

**Which of following is a key factor affecting the productivity of agriculture in Pakistan**

- Excessive rainfall
- Lack of Sunlight
**Water Scacity**- Low temperatures

**Which crop is known as the golden fiber and is major cash crop in Pakistan**

- Wheat
- Millets
**Jute**- Maize

**The major wheat producing region in Pakistan is :**

- Sindh
- Balochistan
**Punjab**- KPK

**In Pakistan cultivation of Basmati rice is particularly associated in which region**

- Sialkot
- Faisalabad
- Multan
**Gujranwala**

**In NPV analysis, if the calculated NPV is positive, it indicates:**

**profitability**- loss
- break-even
- liquidity

**What is the primary purpose of calculating the NPV of an investment?**

**to assess profitability**- to estimate risk
- to determine liquidity
- to evaluate market share

**Antonyms tyro is most nearly opposite in meaning to**

- dabbler
- dilettante
- amateur
**Expert**

**A farmer X sowed wheat in 2/5 acre of his field and rice in the remaining. If his field is 10 hectares. How many hectares are sown with rice?**

- 2 hectares
- 4 hectares
- 5 hectares
**6 hectares**

**A farmer divides his land into 3 equal parts.If total area of land is 15 acrs,what is the area of each part**

- 8 acr
- 3 acr
- 10 acr
**5 acr**

**If a tractor can plow 2 acr of land in 4 hours, how many acres can it plow in 8 hours ?**

**4 acrs**- 6 acrs
- 8 acrs
- 10 acrs

**A farmer has 2 fields. If one field is twice the size of the other, and the smaller field is 5 acres .What is the total area of both fields**

**15 acr**- 10 acr
- 20 acr
- 25 acr

**If the cost of pesticides for a field is Rs 2 per square meter, how much will it cost to treat a field of 800 square meters**

**Rs 1600**- Rs 1200
- Rs 2000
- Rs 2400

**A farmer has 15 cows, and each cow produces an average of 20 liters of milk per day how many liters of milk does the farmer get in a week**

**2100 liters**- 2250 liters
- 2400 liters
- 2800 liters

**If a farmer has circular pond with a ridus of 8 meters.What is the approximate area of the pond?**

- 64 sq meters
**200 sq meters**- 128 sq meters
- 160 sq meters

**A farmer divides his land into equal parts for three different crops wheat corn and barley. If he has 15 acres of land and allocates 5 acres of each crop, what percentage of the total land is used for barley ?**

**33.33 %**- 25 %
- 20 %
- 30 %

**Synonym of emollient**

**Compressing**- Soothing
- Controlling
- Arousing

**COGS (Cost of Goods Sold) is an essential component in calculating:**

- Net income
**Gross Profit**- Operating Profit
- Return on investment

**Sentence completion: For all their talk of __ the land despoiled by mining the local government has failed to offer a ___ plan.**

**Regenerating – Credible**- Clearing – Credulous
- Reclaiming – Quotidian
- None of these

**Sentence completion: Marlene was sufficiently ___ to be able to recognize that her husband’s ___ behavior masked an underlying insecurity**

- Alert – docile
- Talented – sophomoric
- Perspicacious – puerile
**Disingenuous – Forthright**

**In financial terms, what does IRR represent?**

- Internal Revenue Rate
- Internal Risk Ratio
**Internal Rate of Return**- Interest Rate Revenue