Islamic History and Culture CSS Paper II 2005

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS

IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2005.

ISLAMIC HISTORY AND CULTURE, PAPER – II
I

TIME ALLOWE(d) THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

NOTE:
(i) Attempt FIVE questions in all including question No. 8 which is compulsory. All questions carry EQUAL marks.

(ii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered

(iii) Candidate must draw two straight lines (==================) at the end to separate each question attempted in Answer Books.

Q:1: HOW DID ABD-AL- RAMMAN AL-DAKHIL CONQUERE SPAIN? HIGHLIGHT HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCOIAL WEKFARE OF THE PEOPLE OF THE COUNTRY?

Q:2: WRITE A NOTE ON THE CAUSES OF THE COLLAPSE OF THE UMAYYAD RULE AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE MULUK AL-TWAIF IN SPAIN.

Q:3: HIGHLIGHT MUSLIM CONTRIBUTION IN THE WESTERN REAINISSANCE MOVEMENT.

Q:4: HARUN AL RASHID AND MA’MUN AL RASHID CONTRIBUTED A GREAT DEAL TOWORDS DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES OF KNOWLEDGE.SUNBSTANTIATE WITH HISTORICAL FACTS.

Q:5: CRITICALLY EVALUATE THE OTTOMAN’ ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THIER TANZIMAT .

Q:6: WRITE A NOTE ON THE LIFE AND ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTION OF THE IBN SINA (AVICENNA) AND IBN RUSHD(AVERROES).

Q:7: HOW DO U PERCIEVE THE FUTURE SCENARIO OF THE PRESENT CONFLICT B/W THE WESTERN POLICY MAKERS AND THE MUSLIMS?

COMPLUSORY QUESTION:

Q: 8: WRITE ONLY CORRECT ONE AND DO NOT REPRODUCE THE QUESTION.

1:BAIT AL HIKMA WAS ESTABLISHED BY:
(a) YAZID (b) AL ZAHIR BAIBERS (c) MA MUNAL RASHID (d) None of these

2: GIBRALTAR OWES ITS NAME TO:
(a) AGHLAB (b) ABD AL JABBAR (c) TARIQ B ZIYAD (d) None of these

3: THE BARMAKI WAZIRS EXISTED DURING:
(a) UMAYYAD (b) SALIJQIS (c) ABBASIDS D: OTTOMANS

4:SPAIN WAS RULED BY — B/F ARAB AND BERBER TROOPS CONQUERED IT.
(a) BYZANTINES (b) FRANKS (c) VISIGOTHS (d) None of these

5: IN HISTORICAL REFERENECES SPAIN IS GENERALLY REFERED AS PART OF :
(a) IBERIAN PENINSULA (b) MIDDLE EAST (c) NORTH AFRICA (d) None of these.

6:LIBYA, TUNISIA AND ALGERIA R GEOGRAPHICALLY INCLUDED IN THE :
(a) FAR WEST (b) CENTRAL AFRICA (c) NORTH AFRICA (d) None of these

7: CORDOVA IS A CITY IN :
(a) IRAQ (b) MAURITANIA (c) SPAIN (d) None of these

8: CORDOVA IS PRONOUNCED IN ARABIC AS:
(a) QURTUBA B : GHARNATA (c) ZAGHRAB (d) None of these

9: IBN KHULUN WROTE A BOOK TLTLED:
(a) AL SHIFA (b) MUQADDIMA (c) AL QANUN (d) None of these

10: IBN KHULUN WAS A :
(a) JURIST (b) PHILOSOPHER OF HISTORY (c) CALLIGRAPHER D: NOE OF THESE

11: NIZAM AL MULK WORKED AS WAZIR DURING THE :
A” UMAYYAD (b) THE EARLY SALIJQUS (c) THE LATE OTTMANS (d) None of these

12: THE DRUZI SECT OF SYRIA AND LEBANON WAS BORN DURING THE :
(a) GHAZANAVIS (b) FATIMIDS (c) AYYUBIDS (d) None of these

13: MUWALLADAN WERE:
(a) SPANISH NEO MUSLIMS (b) AFRICAN SLAVES (c) ARAB SOLIDUERS (d) None of these

14: THE OTTMAN DYNASTY FELL IN:
(a) 1802 (b) 1924 (c) 1912 (d) None of these

15: PHLIP K. HOTTI WROTE A BOOK TITLED :
(a) CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS (b) THE ABBASIDS (c) HISTORY OF THE ARABA (d) None of these

16: IBN HAZM WAS A GREAT — SCHOLAR.
(a) EGYPTIAN (b) SPANISH (c) OTTOMAN (d) None of these.

17: SHAIK SA’DI WAS A :
(a) HISTORIAN (b) BOTANIST (c) POET (d) None of these

18: HISTORY OF THE ISLAMIC PEOPLES IS WRITTEN BY:
(a) GIBB (b) ARNOLD (c) CARL BROKELMAN (d) None of these

19: THE ARAB SIQILLIYAH IS :
(a) SPAIN (b) SICILY (c) ITALY (d) None of these

20: UMAR KHAYYAM IS KNOWN FOR HIS :
(a) SHAH NAMA (b) SIYASAT NAMA (c) RUBA’IYYAT (d) None of these .

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