Pakistan Affairs CSS Paper 2013
FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2013 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)
Q.1. (i) Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate Circle on the OMR Answer Sheet. (20×1=20)
(ii) Answers given anywhere, other than OMR Answer Sheet, shall not be considered.
- Who was the governor of Sindh after Muhammad Bin Qasim? (a) Zaid Bin Marwan (b) Yazid Bin Muhallab (c ) Abdullah Bin Haris (d) None of these
Who was the Mughal Emperor who accepted the British pension firstly? (a) Alamgir-II (b) Shah Alam-II (c ) Akbar-II (d) None of these
Ahmad Shah Abdali launched his early invasions against: (a) Mughals (b) Marhattas (c ) Sikhs (d) None of these
The British fought Plassey war against: (a) Haider Ali (b) Tipu Sultan (c ) Sirajuddaula (d) None of these
Dars-i-Nizami was named after: (a) Nizamuddin Auliya (b) Nizamul Mulk (c ) Mullah Nizamuddin (d) None of these
Before 1857 how many universities on Western pattern were established in India? (a) 16 (b) 13 (c ) 3 (d) None of these
When the MAO College at Aligarh was started? (a) 1864 (b) 1877 (c ) 1875 (d) None of these
Anjuman-i-Hamayati-Islam was started in: (a) 1849 (b) 1884 (c ) 1885 (d) None of these
The Constitution of All India Muslim League was written by: (a) Mohsinul Mulk (b) Muhammad Ali Jauhar (c ) Nawab Salimullah of Dacca (d) None of these
The first session of Mohammadan Educational Conference was held in Bengal: (a) 1886 (b) 1899 (c ) 1906 (d) None of these
The London branch of Muslim League was started by: (a) Syed Amir Ali (b) Sir Wazir Hassan (c ) Hasan Bilgrami (d) None of these
“Hamdard” was edited by: (a) Moulana Shaukat Ali (b) Moulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar (c ) Moulana Zafar Ali Khan (d) None of these
“Shudhi” movement was started by: (a) Jawahar Lal Nehru (b) Tilak (c ) Gandhi (d) None of these
Majlis-i-Ahrar was formed in: (a) 1928 (b) 1929 (c ) 1931 (d) None of these
In Kashmir the ceasefire between Pakistan and India was signed on: (a) 27th July, 1948 (b) 27th July, 1949 (c ) 27th July, 1950 (d) None of these
Islamabad was declared capital of Pakistan in: (a) 1959 (b) 1960 (c ) 1961 (d) None of these
Majority of Southern Pakistan population lives along the: (a) River Indus (b) River Ravi (c ) River Jhelum (d) None of these
The Aryans arrived in South Asia: (a) 3000 BC – 3500 BC (b) 4000 BC – 4500 BC (c ) 4500 BC – 5000 BC (d) None of these
The most ancient civilization is: (a) Harrapa (b) Moenjodaro (c ) Mehargarh (d) None of these
The author of “The Case of Pakistan” is: (a) Rafiq Afzal (b) S.M. Ikram (c ) I.H. Qureshi (d) None of these
Q.No.2. Critically examine the Muslim shift from militancy to education with a special reference to the educational movements launched during the 19th century in South Asia. (20)
Q.No.3. Trace the history of the Muslim conquests of present day Pakistan areas highlighting their contributions in transforming the society and culture. (20)
Q.No.4. What was the contribution of the Muslim Press in the struggle for creation of Pakistan? Examine the role of prominent Muslim journalists in this regard. (20)
Q.No.5. Compare the socio-economic and political conditions of the Muslims and non-Muslims at the advent of British rule in South Asia. (20)
Q.No.6. Elucidate the difficulties in establishment of an Islamic order in Pakistan after independence. (20)
Q.No.7. “The twentieth century witnessed the war for oil. The twenty-first century will witness the war for water”. Examine the practical implications of this statement on situation of Pakistan. (20)
Q.No.8. Through Allama Iqbal’s writings and views of Quaid-i-Azam explain their conceptual understanding about the Islamic state. Do you agree that their vision found some place while explaining the constitutional developments throughout the case of Pakistan’s political history? (20)
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