Islamiat CSS Paper 2008

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2008.

  • TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
  • TIME ALLOWED: (PART-I) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS: 20
  • (PART-II) 2 Hours & 30 Minutes MAXIMUM MARKS:80
  • NOTE: (i) First attempt Part-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 Minutes.
  • (ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit.

PART-I (MCQ) (COMPULSORY)

  • Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)
  • i. Who advised Abu Bakr (R.A) to compile the Quran: a. Hazrat Umar (R.A) b. Hazrat Uthman (R.A) c. Hazrat Ali (R.A) d. Hazrat Zaid (R.A)
  • ii. The Nisab of Zakat in Silver is: a. 40 Tolas b. 50 Tolas c. 50 ½ Tolas d. 52 ½ Tolas
  • iii. The Prophet made Hazrat Muaaz bin Jabal the Governor of: a. Kufa b. Makkah c. Medina d. Yaman
  • iv. Who are the “Sahibain”? a. Abu Hanifah and Abu Yusuf b. Abu Hanifah and Imam Shaibani c. Abu Yusuf and Imam Shaibani d. Abu Hanifah and Imam Shafi
  • v. Hajj is not completed unless you go to: a. Makkah b. Medina c. Mina d. Arafat
  • vi. “Kitab-al-Umm” is written by: a. Abu Hanifa b. Imam Malik c. Imam Shafi d. Ahmad bin Hambal
  • vii. The foundation of Bait Ul-Hikmah was laid down during: a. Abbasid Period b. Ummayad Dynasty c. Fatmid d. Sub-Continent
  • viii. What is the number of month “Rajab” in Islamic Calendar? a. First b. 7th c. 5th d. Eleventh
  • ix. First Mujadid was Hazrat Umar bin Abdul Aziz. Who was the second one? a. Ibn-e-Taimya b. Imam Ghizali c. Ahmad Sirhindi d. Shah Waliullah
  • x. Sahifa Hammam bin Munabih was found by: a. Mufti M. Abduhu b. Rasheed Ahmad Raza c. Dr. Hamidullah d. Dr. Zakir Naik
  • xi. In which Surat of Quran there is mention of Zulqarnain? a. A’ssuff b. Alkahaf c. Al Mujadala
  • xii. Muslims are the best of all due to: a. Justice b. Moderation c. Truthfulness
  • xiii. Sahib Us-Ser is the nickname of: a. Hazrat Khuzaifa (R.A) b. Hazrat Uqba (R.A) c. Hazrat Saad (R.A)
  • xiv. Masjide Khief is located in: a. Muzdilifa b. Arafaat c. Minna
  • xv. Ghaseel ul Malaika is the title of: a. Hazrat Abu Talha (R.A) b. Hazrat Abu Dahana (R.A) c. Hazrat Hanzala (R.A) d. Hazrat Saad (R.A)
  • xvi. Who was appointed as usher for Hijrat-e-Madinah? a. Hazrat Saad bin Ubada (R.A) b. Hazrat Utab bin Usaid (R.A) c. Hazrat Abdullah bin Ariqat (R.A)
  • xvii. Who was a historian jurist, philosopher, as well as a politician? a. Shams Uddin Ibni Khalkan b. Abdur Rehman Ibni Khaldoon c. Abu Bakar Muhammad Ibni Yahya
  • xviii. When law of inheritance was revealed? a. Three Hijre b. Four Hijree c. Five Hijree
  • xix. Who was the last Commander in Chief for Ghazwa-e-Mautah? a. Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed (R.A) b. Abdur Rehman bin Auf (R.A) c. Abdullah bin Rawaha (R.A)
  • xx. Imam Dar ul Hijrat is the title of: a. Imam Ahmad bin Hunbal b. Imam Malik c. Imam Shafee

PART-II

  • NOTE:
  • (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
  • (ii) Attempt ONLY SIX questions from PART-II including Question No.2 which is Compulsory. Q.No.2 carries 10 Marks all other questions carry 14 Marks each.
  • (iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
  • Q.2. Translate the following verses derived from the last ten Surahs of the Holy Quran. (10) Ten verses have been given to translate.
  • Q.3. Describe the importance of the concept of the “Day of Judgment” and explain the practical results of this notion of the Private and Public life of the people. (14)
  • Q.4. Ijtihad can play an important role in the establishment of Muslim Ummah and the making of Humanity. Discuss. (14)
  • Q.5. Islam pays a lot of stress on the circulation of money. Describe in the light of Zakat system. (14)
  • Q.6. What do you know about the concept of enlightened moderation? Describe it in its historical perspective. (14)
  • Q.7. What is “Motahida Qaumiyat”? What role Jamaluddin Afghani and Allama Muhammad Iqbal played in order to achieve this goal? (14)
  • Q.8. What moral values are given by the Deen-i-Islam? Can these values be changed keeping in view the western ethical system? (14)
  • Q.9. European and Human Rights Activists claim that Islam does not give proper rights to women. What do you say about this statement? (14)
  • Q.10. The world is heading towards the concept of “Clash of Civilizations”. Give your arguments for and against this notion. (14)
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