Islamic History and Culture CSS Paper II 2010

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Islamic History and Culture,Paper- II

TIME ALLOWED Part-I 30: Minutes Maximum Marks 20

Part-II: 2 hours & 30 Minutes Maximum marks 80

Part – I ( MCQ)
(COMPULSORY)

Q.1. select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the answer sheet.(20)

i- When Muslims invade the Spain was the ruler of the country?
(a) Vetiza (b) Roderick (c) Theodomir (d) None of these

ii- was the Gothic capital
(a) Cordava (b) Toledo (c) Garnada (d) None of these

iii- During muslim rule was the capital of Spain
(a) Cordava (b) Toledo (c) Garnada (d) None of these

iv- was the first Muslim governor of Spain
(a) Turaif (b) Tariq bin ziyad (c) Abdul Aziz (d) None of these

v-Abdul Rehman al dakhil died in 173 AH after the reign of years
(a) 40 (b) 41 (c) 42 (d) None of these

vi- Hisham bin Abdur Rehman introduce doctrine in spain
(a) Hanafi (b) Shafi (c) Humbali (d) None of these( Maliki)

vii- The beautiful palace of built by al-Nasir
(a) Al zuhra (b) Al hambra (c) Al qurtaba (d) None of these

viii- al Mahdi was the first caliph of the fatimids
(a) Ubaidullah (b) Abdullah (c) Muhammad (d) None of these

ix- Battale of ZALAQA was fought between Alfanso VI and
(a) Hajib Almansur (b) Yousaf bin Tashfeen (c) Tariq bin Ziyad (d) None of these

x- “Moors in Spain” was written by
(a) J.J Saunders (b) P.K HATTI (c) Lane pole (d) None of these

xi- Abdur Rehman al nasir assumed the title of Ameer ul Mominin
(a) 713 AH (b) 317 AH (c) 300 AH (d) None of these

xii-The greatest muslim art in which they have achieved incomparable success is
(a) Painting (b) Architeture (c) Calligraphy (d) None of these

xiii- Al KAMIL FIT TARIKH was written by
(a) Tabri (b) Masudi (c) Ibn ul Athir (d) None of these

xiv- GIBRALTER is named after
(a) Musa bin Nusair (b) Al Turaif (c) Uqba bin Nafay (d) None of these ( Tariq)

xv- Garnada Fell in
(a) 1429 AC (b) 1492 AC (c) 1592 AC (d) None of these

xvi-Ibn e Rushd was a distinguished
(a) Musician (b) Doctor (c) Philosopher (d) None of these

xvii-R DOZY is the author of
(a) Islam in History (b) The spirit of Islam (c) IThe Spanish islam (d) None of these (Egypt)

xviii- MUWALLEDUN were
(a) Spanish neo muslim (b) African slave (c) Arab soldier (d) None of these

xix- Iberian Peninsula is a part of
(a) Africa (b) Asia (c) Europe (b) None of these

xx-THE PREACHING OF ISLAM is written by
(a) Ameer Ali (b) Arberry A.J (c) Arnold T.W (d) None of these

Q2-Discribe the causes and consequences of early muslim conquests of Egypt and north Africa.

Q3-The battle which gave Abdur Rehman Ad dakhil the throne was fought at Masarah proved a second MARJ-RAHAT (Ameer Ali).

Q4-Abdur Rehman al nasir was unquestionably the ablest and most gifted of all the Umayyad sovereigns who have ruled in Spain. Discuss.

Q5-Discuss the main features of Muslim contributions to philosophy in Spain with brief notes on any three important philosophers of that period.

Q6- Write comprehensive note on Muslim architecture in Spain with special reference of QASR AZ ZAHRA and AL HAMBRA.

Q7-The scientific and literary progress of the Muslims in Spain and Sicily laid the foundation of renaissance in Europe. Discuss with evidence.

Q8- Write Essay on any one of the following;
1-Cairo under Fatimids 2-Cordova under Umayyads

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