Pakistan Affairs CSS Paper 1996

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-1996

FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17

UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE-III (PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)

Time Allowed: 3 Hours Maximum Marks: 100

Note: Attempt any FIVE questions. Be specific and to the point while answering questions, Filling pages with irrelevant material will be discredited. All questions carry equal marks.

1. The two distinct if no conflicting trends in the intellectual life of the Muslims, one modernist led by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan and the other aimed at conserving Old Values and resisting Westernism led by Ulemas of Deoband and Nadva were reconciled and synthesized by Allama Iqbal. Discuss.

2. Analyze the credit side as well as the debit side of the Khilafat Movement.

3. Compare and contrast the Nehru Report and Quaid-i-Azam’s Fourteen Points.

4. Muslim Separatism received powerful boosts from Islamic ideology, Quaid-i-Azam’s dynamism, and political sagacity and inherent Hindu bias against Muslims. Interpret events from history to support this contention.

5. In order to strike a favourable institutional balance and perpetuate their rule, Martial Law Regimes in Pakistan introduced structural chances by demolishing the existing political structure. Discuss how?

6. Privatized education with all its merits and demerits has implications for the 21st century generations of Pakistan. Examine them.

7. What impact Pakistan’s geography has on the socio-economic patterns of its people’s life? Comment honestly and candidly upon the politico-judicial and quasi-legislative role of Pakistan’s superior judiciary in the year 1996.

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