Pakistan Important Facts MCQs

  1. Official Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  2. Father of the Nation: Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (25-12-1876 to 11-09-1948)
  3. National Poet: Allama Muhammad Iqbal (09-11-1877 to 21-04-1938)
  4. Head of the State: Asif Ali Zardari, President
  5. Head of Government: Raja pervaiz Ashraf, Prime Minister
  6. Capital: Islamabad
  7. Area: Total: 796,096 Sq. km.
  8. Punjab: 205,344 Sq. km.
  9. Sindh: 140,914 Sq. km.
  10. Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa: 74,521 Sq. km.
  11. Balochistan: 347,190 Sq. km.
  12. Federally Administered Tribal Areas: 27,220 Sq. km. Islamabad (Capital): 906 Sq. km.
  13. Population: 180 million (estimated)-132 million (1998 census) Pakistan is divided into four provinces viz., Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa, Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan. The tribal belt adjoining Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa is managed by the Federal Government and is named FATA i.e., Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas have their own respective political and administrative machinery, yet certain of their subjects are taken care of by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas. Provinces of Pakistan are further divided into Districts.
  14. Religion: 95% Muslims, 5% others.
  15. Annual per capita income: US $1207
  16. GDP: 2.4%
  17. Currency: Pak. Rupee.
  18. Imports: Industrial equipment, chemicals, vehicles, steel, iron ore, petroleum, edible oil, pulses, tea.
  19. Exports: Cotton, textile goods, rice, leather items carpets, sports goods, handi-crafts, fish and fish prep. and fruit.
  20. Languages: Urdu (National) and English (Official)