Islamiat CSS Paper 2005
FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2005 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ISLAMIC STUDIES
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Attempt six questions including question no.1, which is compulsory and carries 20 marks, all other questions carry 16 marks each. Answer in Urdu or English
1 – (A): Translate the following verses derived from the last ten surahs of the Holy Quran (1 mark each)
a) 2nd verse of Surah Al-feel
b) 2nd verse of Surah Al-Quresh
c) 2nd verse Surah Al Maoon
d) 2nd verse of Surah Al-Kosar
e) 3rd verse of Surah Al-Kafaroon
f) last verse of Surah Al Nasar
g) last verse of Surah Al-Lahab
h) last verse of Surah Al-Ikhlas
i) 2nd verse of Surah Al-Falaq
j) 3rd or 4th verse of Surah Al-Naas
(B) Write only the correct answer in the answer book, do not reproduce the question ( 1 mark each)
1). Which surah starts without Bismillah a) Al-Baqara b) Al-Nisa c) Al-Toba d) Al-Ikhlas
2). A male is coffined/wrapped in — dressed sheets a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4
3). Amount of zakat cannot be used in — a) madrassah b) mosque c) hospital
4). What is sahlihain a) mishkat b) Bukhari c) Bukhari and Muslim d) ibn Majah
5). Jihad become mandatory in —hijra a) 1 AH b) 2 AH c) 3 AH d) 4 AH
6). Which one is called masha’ar-ul-haram a) mina valley b) muzdalifa valley c) Arafat
7). Who was the first martyr in Islam a) Hazrat Hamza (RA) b) Hazrat Yasir (RA) c) Hazrat Sumaya (RA
8). Who first embraced Islam among women a) Hazrat Fatima (RA) b) Hazrat Zainab (RA) c) Hazrat Khadija (RA) d) Hazrat Ayesha (RA)
9). What is istelam a) salam to Kaaba b) Salam to Hajre Aswad c) kissing hajre aswad d) praying at muqam –e-ibrahim
10). Who collected Quranic verses in one place a) Hazrat Umar (RA) b) Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas (RA) c) Hazrat Abdullah ibn Masud (RA) d) Hazrat Usman (RA)
Q 2: What is the Islamic concept of creation of the universe ? are the modern theories about the creation of the universe commensurate with the Islamic point of view? discuss with reference
Q 3: a) is Ijtihad is no more practical? explain b) what are required conditions for a mujtahid c)does a learned Muslim have the right of Ijtihad? Discuss its consequences
Q 4: To what extent is the modern political system i.e. democracy in consonance or against Islamic principles? discuss with reference
Q 5: Suicide attacks have become the norm of the day, particularly in Iraq, Chechneya, and Palestine. The common rationale for such activities reportedly is the persecution of the Muslims by western imperialism and American dominated hegemonic ‘world order ‘ under the prevailing circumstances is the phenomenon of suicide attacks justified? give reasons
Q 6: State guiding principles of the economic system is Islam? how can it be implemented in modern times?
Q 7: There is a visible decadence in our society due to invasion /influence of liberal western culture. To what extent is it harming our country’s youth and what can be done to arrest this moral decline
Q.8: In today’s, world, Muslim everywhere are being castigated and condemned by the west as extremists and terrorists having an evil ideology. Muslims are about 1/5th of the world population but they don’t have a collective voice. Do you think the concept of Muslim Umma is viable in today’s world? Discuss
Q 9: As per Quranic injunctions and sayings of the Holy Prophet (SAW), hijab is mandatory for Muslim women. The larger percentage of the women in our country are totally oblivious to these Quranic injunctions. Discuss reasons and suggest remedial measures.