Islamic History and Culture CSS Paper II 1988

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS

IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1988

ISLAMIC HISTORY AND CULTURE, PAPER – II

Time Allowed: 3 Hours Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt only FIVE questions. All questions carry EQUAL MARKS. Question No. 1 is compulsory.
1 Do as directed

I Read the following sentences carefully and write the correct answer in your answer book.

(a) Baghdad/Madina/Damascus was the headquarters of Omayyad’s Rulers

(b) Muhammad Ali/Sikander Mirza/Ayub Khan was the first President of Pakistan.

(c) Baghdad was sacked- by Changhaiz Khan/Tuli Khan/Hilaku Khan.

(d) Sind was-invaded in 710/690/712 A.D.

(e) The Battle of Ditch was fought in 627 AD/625 AD/630 AD

II Answer the following questions

(a) When did Abdul Malik come into power?

(b) Who built the “Dome of the Rock?

(c) Who was the successor of Abu Jafar Al-Mansoor?

(d) When Baghdad was destroyed by Mongols?

(e) Who is the Head of the State of Syria?

III Please answer in Yes or No.

(a) Abu-Muslim Khorasani was killed during the reign of Al-Mansoor

(b) Zaryab was a famous physician

(c) The battle of Badr was a struggle between force and faith.

(d) Malik Ghulam Mohammad was the fist Prime Minister of Pakistan

(e) The treaty of Hudabiya was drawn up in 628 AD

IV Arrange in chronological order

(a) Abu Jafar Al-Mansoor

(b) Umar bin Abdul Az

(c) Muhammad bin Qasim.

(d) Harun Rashid.

(e) Hisham

2 Discuss the contribution of Fatimid caliphate in Egypt in the field of Architecture, poetry, trade, art and literature?

3 Discuss the services rendered by the Muslims of Spain in medicine, architecture, philosophy and music?2

4 The moral degradation of the Arabs led to the usurpation of the Turks and finally the invasion of the Mongols. Explain?

5 Give in detail the achievements of Safavid Iran especially of Shah Abbas the Great with reference to architecture, painting. Calligraphy, music and other sciences?

6 Discuss fully the services rendered by Shah Waliullah for the cause of Islam.

7 What were the Basic Principles of Islamic State laid down by the Ulema of Pakistan? Also discuss the important steps taken by Pakistan Government to enforce the Islamic Law?

8 Discuss the devotion and precepts of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace be upon him) in respect of knowledge and science?

9 Explain the concept of ljma and its importance in Islamic Law?

10 Write detailed notes on any two’ of the following:(a) Crusades (b) Hajjaj-Bin Yousaf (c) Barmakids (d) Imam Gazali

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