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COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST(s) OF ASSISTANT COMMISSIONERS B-17
ISLAMIC & PAKISTAN STUDIES
Time Allowed: 03 Hours July 09, 2010 Total Marks: 100
Attempt any five questions in total. (Question no 1 is compulsory) all questions carry equal marks (20 each). Attempt at least two questions from each section. You are reminded of the need for good English and clear presentation in your answer
Q-1. (A) Select the best option: Answer any five of the following (10)
i. The Nisab of Zakat in Silver in:
a. 40 Tolas b. 50 Tolas c. 50 ½ Tolas d. 52 ½ Tolas
ii. The Prophet made Hazrat Mua’az bin Jabal the Governor of:
a. Kufa b. Makkah c. Medina d. Yemen
iii. Hajj is not completed unless you go to:
a. Makkah b. Medina c. Mina d. Arafat
iv. Makkah was conquered in:
a. 5 A.H b. 10 A.H c. 2 A.H d. 8 A.H
v. The original name of Imam-e-Bukhari is:
a. Hashim b. Zaid c. Ismail d. Ali
vi. The “kissing of Hajar-e-Aswad” is called:
a. Saee b. Mabroor c. Istelam d. Shaut
(B) Attempt any five of the following: Be precise in your answer: (10)
a. When was One-Unit created and when it was dismembered?
b. Where did Mr. Jinnah present his famous “ Fourteen Points”?
c. What was the main substance of the Rowlatt Act?
d. Who was Mujib-ur-Rahman?
e. What is the ideology of Pakistan?
f. When was Indian National Congress established?
g. Who proposed the name “Pakistan”?
h. Who was the last viceroy of India?
Q-2. Describe the moderation and magnanimity displayed by the Holy Prophet PBUH in concluding the Treaty of Hudaibiah.
Q-3. Enumerate salient features of the life of Holy Prophet Muhammad PBUH in Madina.
Q-4. What are the basic sources of Islamic Shariah? Explain in detail.
Q-5. Define the role of Zakat in society building keeping in view the present socio-economic situation in Pakistan.
Q-6. Write down Fourteen Points of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Q-7. Write down a comprehensive note on the main points of significance of “Lucknow Pact”.
Q-8. Discuss the Minto Morley Reforms as a “tool of change” in the political system of India with reference to the demands of Simla Deputation?
Q-9. Corruption is a number one problem of Pakistan. Suggest practical and feasible steps to eradicate this menace.
Q-10. Write short notes on any two of the following:
a. “if” in History
b. Democracy in Pakistan
c. Cabinet Mission Plan
d. Allama Iqbal’s Khuba Allahabad