Islamic and Pakistan Studies Balochistan PSC Paper 2010

Balochistan Public Service Commission Samungli Road Quetta Cantt.


July 09, 2010

Marks: 100 Time: 3 Hours

Note: Attempt any Five questions, selecting two questions from Part-A and three from Part-B. All questions carry equal marks.

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. Yeman

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 presented his famous “ Fourteen Points”?

c. What was the main substance of Rowlatt Act?

d. Who was Mujib-ur-Rahman?

e. What is ideology of Pakistan?

f. When was Indian National Congress established?

g. Who proposed 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 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 Iqba’s Khuba Allahabad