Pakistan Affairs CSS Paper 2005
FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE-III (PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)
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 ONLY 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.
PART-I ((MCQ) (COMPULSORY)
1. Write only the correct answer in the answer book, do not reproduce the question.
1). Sir syed ahmed khan advocated the inclusion of Indians in Legislative Council in his famous book, Causes of the Indian Revolt, as early as a) 1850 b) 1860 c) 1870 d) None of these
2). Who repeatedly refers to Sir Syed as Father of Muslim India and Father of Modern Muslim India a) Hali b) Abdul Qadir c) Ch. Khaliquz Zaman d) None of these
3). Military strength of East India Company and the Financial Support of Jaggat Seth of Murshidabad gave birth to events at a) Plassey b) Panipat c) None of these
4). Clive in one of his Gazettes made it mandatory that no Muslim shall be given an employment higher than that of chaprasy or a junior clerk has recorded by a) Majumdar b) Hasan Isphani c) Karamat Ali d) None of these
5). The renowned author of the Spirit of Islam and a Short History of the Saracens was a) Shiblee b) Nawab Mohsin c) None of these
6). Nawab Sir Salimullah Khan was President of Bengal Musilm Leage in a) 1903 b) 1913 c) 1923 d) None of these
7). The first issue of Maualana Abul Kalam Azads ‘Al Hilal’ came out on 13 July a) 1912 b) 1922 c) 1932 d) None of these
8). At the annual session of Anjuman Hamayat Islam in 1911 Iqbal’s poem was recited, poetically called a) sham-o-shahr b) shikwa c) jawab-i-shikwa d) None of these
9). Sir sultan Muhammad shah, the agha khan headed the historic simla deputation which successfully presented Muslim demands on 01, October 1906 before a) lord curzon b) lord Irwin c) lord minto d) None of these
10). Quaid-i-Azam said in an interview on any hope of India and Pakistan coming to a peaceful settlement ‘provided the Indian government shed the superiority complex and deal with Pakistan
on an equal footing given to special correspondent from a) germany b) france c) Switzerland d) None of these
11). Which are the aligned years in Pakistan’s foreign policy a) 1963-1972 b) 1954-1962 c) 1947-53 d) None of these
12). Zia established a course for Pakistan that enabled the government to manage a complex a) foreign policy b) co-existence c) None of these
13). In the hindu kush mountains all passes connect Pakistan with a) china b) Afghanistan c) Tajikistan d) None of these
14). The hasni tribe is settled in a) southern NWFP b) western Balochistan c) central sind d) None of these
15). Rechna and Bari Doabs are considered a) thickly populated region b) very thickly populated region c) most thickly populated region d) None of these
16). In connection with land reforms the Punjab tenancy act was passed in a) 1877 b) 1887 c) 1897 d) none of these
17). Excavations at moenjo daro have revealed in earthen vessels a) millet grains b) lentils c) rice grains d) None of these
18). Kalabagh iron deposits are largest in Pakistan with an estimated reserve of a) 309 m tons b) 509 m tons c) 709 m tons d) None of these
19). Cotton textile the largest industry of Pakistan employ industrial labour force of magnitude of a) 80 % b) 65 % c) 50% d) None of these
20). The emergence of gwadar port and its development has promoted a) rural –urban migration b) urban-urban migration c) None of these
Q. No. 2. summarize the political scene of the subcontinent at the opening of the eighteenth century.
Q. No. 3. Critically evaluate the contribution of Fraizi movement in the life of Muslims in the subcontinent.
Q. No. 4. examine Allama Iqbal’s concept of Muslim Nationalism in the light of Allahabad address.
Q. No. 5. address the importance of Pakistan’s relations with the European Union for the foreign policy of Pakistan as a whole.
Q. No. 6. Define and explain the geographic inertia and its role in the development of Pakistan.
Q. No. 7. Account for the initial concentration of agro based industry in the manufacturing belt of Pakistan.
Q. No. 8. Using as much evidence as possible, outline a case for the development of water resources in the Indus Basin. Examine also polity in this phenomenon.