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PAKISTAN AFFAIRS PAPER FPSC CSS BPS17 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 00-2015


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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-III (PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)

TIME ALLOWED : THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100 Note: Attempt any FIVE

questions. All questions carry EQUAL marks. Write clearly.

  1. Give an account of the evolution of the Muslim society in the sub-continent from 1206 to 1526 A.D.
  • Analyze the significance of Lahore Resolution in the History of freedom movement.
  • Evaluate the policies of the Cripps Mission. To what extent were these policies favorable for the Muslims of the sub-continent?
  • Give a critical appraisal of the constitutional crisis during the period of Governor General Ghulam Mohammad. Write its effects on the subsequent history of Pakistan.
  • Analyze the main causes of the debacle of East Pakistan. What are its consequences on the history of Pakistan?
  • Discuss Corruption as number one problem of Pakistan. What practicable and feasible steps should be taken to eradicate this menace.
  • Write a note on Balochistan; its area, population, economy, education and the problems of the people.
  • Write short notes on any Two of the following:-
  • Assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan.
  • The salient features of the Constitution of 1956.
  • Unemployment in Pakistan.
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questions. All questions carry EQUAL marks. Write clearly.

  1. Briefly describe the evolution of Muslim Society in the Subcontinent from 1206 onwards and analyze its downfall after the 17th century.
  • Discuss the salient aspects of Shah Waliullah’s Movement and analyze its impact on the Muslims of the Subcontinent.
  • “Basically educational in character, the Aligarh Movement was not devoid of political objectives”. Discuss.
  • Make a critical comparison of the Nehru Report and the Quaid-e-Azam’s Fourteen Points.
  • Write a comprehensive essay on the promulgation of Islamic system in Pakistan with special reference to the role played by the Ulema in the process.
  • ‘The US attack on Afghanistan in October 2001 has had serious repercussions for Pakistan”. Discuss.
  • Write an analytical essay on the growth of population in Pakistan after Independence and underscore its effects on the country’s socioeconomic climate.
  • Write detailed notes on any TWO of the following:
  • Chaudhri Rehmat AH.
    • Allama Iqbal.
    • Kashmir conflict.
    • Kalabagh Dam.
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questions. All questions carry EQUAL marks. Write clearly.

  1. Briefly describe the evolution of Muslim society in the sub-continent.
  • There is an “unbridgeable gulf between Hinduism and Islam and their followers existed together in the same land for hundreds of years like tow streams which continue to un parallel to each other indefinitely, without ever becoming one body of water”. Elucidate.
  • State the reasons Sir Syed advanced to the Indian Muslims to eschew politics. To what extent he was successful?
  • The Ulemas of Nadwah attempted to make a synthesis of Modernism of Aligarh and Conversation of Deoband in their syllabus. Discuss.
  • The Quaid-e-Azam was against the performance of “a surgical operation” on the provinces because such a step would be a dangerous proposition and would “let loose terrible forces”. In the light of the statement, discuss the division of the Punjab and Bengal.
  • Why ONE-UNIT was created and subsequently abolished? Explain.
  • The Indian Policy on Kashmir is caught on the horns of a dilemma and that dilemma is that if it accepts the verdict of the people, it has to vacate the territory of state of Junagarh, Manavadhar, Mangrol, Hyderabad etc. Explain.
  • What are the problems of industrialization in Pakistan? How they can be solved?
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TIME  ALLOWED  :  Tl  IREE  HOURS  MAXIMUM  MARKS:  100  Note:  Attempt  any  FIVE

questions. All questions carry EQUAL marks. Write clearly.

Q1. Discuss the role and efforts of Muslim religions leaders for the establishment of Muslim Society in the Sub-Continent.

Q2. Discuss the ideological foundations of the “Two Nations Theory17 with reference to the contributions of Dr. Iqbal and the Quaid-i-Azam.

Q3. Cxamine the natute of Congress rule in the Provinces under the Government of India Act, 1935. What was its impact on the Muslim Politics? (10,05)

Q4. As a result of British-Hindu conspiracy on the eve of independence the State of Pakistan winch ultimately emerged in August 1947, was not so strong as visualized by the Quaid-i-Azam but only a “mutilated”, ^moth-eaten* and “truncated” Pakistan. Elucidate.

Q5. “‘Muhammad Ali Formula was practicable compromise between the two wings of Pakistan on the questions of representation/’ To what extent, it was acceptable to both the wings of Pakistan?

Q6. To what extent the version of Francis Mudie was true that “the greatest danger* to Pakistan in 1947 was “the refugee problem in West Punjab” and how did the Policy-makers of Pakistan respond to it?

Q7. The so-called ‘Instrument of Accession’ of Bharat with Kashmir “is fraudulent and impossible to accept” as it is “based on violence”. 1 the light of’the Quaid-i-Azanrs statement make a comparison and correlation of the Slate of Jammu and Kashmir with the State of Junagadh, Manavadhar, Mangrol, Sardargarh, Bantva and Hyderabad etc.

Q8. Write short notes on any TWO of the following: (10,10)

  • Problems of Educational System in Pakistan
  • Geo-Political; position of Pakistan.
  • “Pakistan is a rich country where poor people live.”
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questions. All questions carry EQUAL marks. Write clearly.

Q1.Analyze the factors responsible for degeneration of muslim society in 18th century?

Q2.’Aligarh is arsenal of Muslim India'(Quaid-e-Azam)Narrate briefly the role of Aligarh for the cause of the muslims of the Subcontinent with special reference to the final phase of their independence?

Q3.Account for emergence of All India Muslim League and assess its importance in Indian politics during 1906-1913?

Q4.Trace the course of khilafat movement and assess its significance for the development of muslim nationalism?

Q5.”Between 1937-1947 congress policies were such as to make Pakistan inevitable’,Discuss.

Q6.What  do  you  know  about  water  crisis  in  Pakistan.Also  suggest  concrete  steps  for  its solution.

Q7.Throw light on the steps taken under various Govts. for the promulgation of Islamic system in the country?

Q8.Write notes on any two: a.Objective resolution

  • Six points of Mujeeb ur Rehman
  • Pakistan’s role in the war against terrorism.
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TIME ALLOWED:

(PART-I)…………30 MINUTES…………..…..MAXIMUM MARKS:20

(PART-II)…………2 Hours & 30 Minutes……..MAXIMUM MARKS:80

NOTE: First attempt Part-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 Minutes.

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) non 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) non 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) non 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) non 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) non of these

6). Nawab Sir Salimullah Khan was President of Bengal Musilm Leage in

a) 1903 b) 1913 c) 1923 d) non 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) non 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) non 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) non 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

  • Switzerland
  • non of these

11). Which are the aligned years in Pakistan’s foreign policy

a) 1963-1972 b) 1954-1962 c) 1947-53 d) non of these

12). Zia established a course for Pakistan that enabled the government to manage a complex

a) foreign policy b) co-existence c) non of these

13). In the hindu kush mountains all passes connect Pakistan with

a) china b) Afghanistan c) Tajikistan d) non of these 14). The hasni tribe is settled in

a) southern NWFP b) western Balochistan c) central sind d) non of these 15). Rechna and Bari Doabs are considered

a) thickly populated region b) very thickly populated region c) most thickly populated region d) non 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) non 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) non of these

19). Cotton textile the largest industry of Pakistan employ industrial labour force of magnitude of

a) 80 % b) 65 % c) 50% d) non of these

20). The emergence of gwadar port and its development has promoted

a) rural –urban migration b) urban-urban migration c) non of these

PART – II

Q2. summarize the political scene of the sub continent at the opening of the eighteenth century

Q3. critically evaluate the contribution of fraizi movement in the life of Muslims in the sub continent

Q4. examine allama iqbal’s concept of Muslim Nationalism in the light of allahabad address

Q5. address the importance of Pakistan’s relations with the European Union for the foreign

policy of Pakistan as a whole

Q6. Define and explain the geographic inertia and its role in the development of Pakistan

Q7. Account for the initial concentration of agro based industry in the manufacturing belt of Pakistan

Q8. 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.

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(PART-II)…………2 Hours & 30 Minutes……..MAXIMUM MARKS:80

NOTE: First attempt Part-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 Minutes.

PART-I (MCQ) (COMPULSORY)

Q.1 Select the best option/Answer and fill in the appropriate Box on the Answer Sheet. (20)

  1. From 1858 upto about 1870 nearly all British Politicians, authors blamed the Muslims for:
  1. Disloyalty
    1. Independence
    1. Leadership
    1. None of these
  • Indo-Muslim culture in details is overwhelmingly:
  1. Central Asian
    1. Arabian
    1. Iranian
    1. None of these
  • “The Millat and Menace of Indianism” is written by:
  1. Muhammad Ali
    1. Ch. Rehmat Ali
    1. Shaukat Ali
    1. None of these
  • Indian Khilafat Deputation visited England to put their views before LIyod George in:
  1. 1940 b. 1930 c. 1920 d. None of these
  • The Lucknow Pact was conceived by:
  1. Lord Chemsford
    1. John Simon
    1. Edward Cadogan
    1. None of these
  • Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan was leader of:
  1. Muslim League
    1. Unionist Party
    1. Congress
    1. None of these
  • In 1917 Kheiri Brothers suggested a plan of partition of India in conference of the Socialist International held in:
  1. London
    1. Oslo
    1. Stockholm
    1. None of these
  • In 1928 Agha Khan III advocated independence of each province at the meeting of All parties convention in:
  1. Patna
    1. Hyderabad
    1. Calcutta
    1. None of these
  • Founder of Pakistan M.A. Jinnah declared unequivocally that “it is impossible to work a

democratic parliamentary government in India” in press interview given to:

  1. The Hindustan Times
    1. Manchester Guardian
    1. The Financial Times
    1. None of these
  1. Kazi Saeed-ud-Din Ahmad, an Aligarh geographer clearly demarcated areas to substantiate the two nation theory were in all:
  1. Four
  2. Six
  3. Eight
  4. None of these
  1. On 7th August, Muhammad Ali Jinnah left India for the last time and flew to:
  1. Quetta
  2. Lahore
  3. Karachi
  4. None of these
  1. Junagadh was a small maritime sate and had an area of:
  1. 4500 Sq Km
  2. 9000 Sq Km
  3. 10000 Sq Km
  4. None of these

13. Tethys’s deposits finally turned to be:

  1. Western Ghats
  2. Himalayas
  3. Karakoram
  4. None of these
  1. The Salt Range lies in the large accumulation of pure salt at Khewra and:
  1. Attock
  2. Jhelum
  3. Kalabagh
  4. None of these
  1. Land holdings in Pakistan are characterized by:
  1. Huge farms
  2. Very big farms
  3. Large farms
  4. None of these
  5. The Pakistan Forest Institute, a national organization was established in: a. 1957

b. 1947 c.1967

d. None of these

  1. Relics of stone tools found in caves and terraces that date back to Pleistocene period have been discovered in:
  1. Sind
  2. Punjab
  3. Balochistan
  4. None of these
  1. National Highway Authority receipts to the tune of 1850 million rupees have been reported by May:

a. 2002    b. 2003    c. 2004     d. None of these

  1. Recent earthquake of October, 2005 was result of:
  1. Volcanic activity
  2. Tectonic dislocation
  3. Severe flooding
  4. None of these
  • Pakistan foreign policy is the safe-guarding of its sovereignty, security and:
  1. International Relations
  2. External Trade
  3. Territorial integrity
  4. None of these
PART-II

NOTE:

  • Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
  • Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry equal marks.
  • Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

Q2. Describe the most notable feature of Muslims in India in the light of their monothestic religion and egalitarian social structure.

Q3. Discuss the role of Muslim Majority provinces in the establishment of Pakistan.

Q4. Assess the account for the problems which Quaid-e-Azam had to face as Governer General of Pakistan

Q5. Highlight the various characteristics of Pakistani culture. bring out the importance of customs and traditions in the society.

Q6. Summarize the government measures to improve the agricultural productivity in the light of introducing new irrigation projects

Q7. Describe the distribution of Iron and Steel industry of Pakistan. Evaluate its role in the industrial development of the country

Q8. Political map of Pakistan is the outcome of its geo-strategic location. Give a reasoned account for the statement

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(PART-II)…………2 Hours & 30 Minutes……..MAXIMUM MARKS:80

NOTE: First attempt Part-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 Minutes.

PART-I (MCQ) (COMPULSORY)

Q.1 Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the question.

  • The first Muslim general entered Victorious in the sub-continent Indo-Pak in the year:
    • 612 AD
    • 712 AD
    • 812 AD
    • None of these
  • On the execution of Muhammad Bin Qasim, the rule of Caliph ended and Arab princes in Mansura (Sindh) and Multan (Punjab) established their independent dynasties in Sub-continent in the year:
    • 861 AD
    • 871 AD
    • 881 AD
    • None of these
  • Who became the first Sultan of newly established Muslim Sultanate of Delhi in 1207:
    • Shahabudin Ghuri
    • Qatub-din Aibek
    • Zaheer-u-din Babar
    • None of these
  • Who has written the book entitled “The Making of Pakistan”
    • Qurashi I.H.
    • — Muhammad Ali Ch.
    • Waheed-uz-Zaman
    • None of these
  • Who was first appointed Nazim of Nadva-ul-ulema in 1883:
    • Maulana Shibli
    • Maulvi Abdul Ghafoor
    • Maulana Syed Muhammad Ali
    • None of these
  • Pakistan’s ideology is based on the ideals of:
    • Democracy
    • Theocracy
    • Islam
    • None of these
  • Quaid-e-Azam called Islam “Our bedrock and sheet anchor” while addressing:
    • Punjab Students Federation
    • Muslim Students Peshawar
    • Indian Muslims
    • None of these
  • The resolution for formation of All-Indian Muslim League was passed at the meeting of All India Educational Conference (1906) and was moved by:
    • Nawab Viqar 1.11 Mulk
    • Nawab Mohsin ul Mulk
    • Nawab Salim ullah
    • None of these
  • The demand of separate electorate for Indian Muslims was first accepted in the Act of: (a) 1909

(b) 1919

(c) 1935

(d) None ofthese

  • The provincial governments of Con~ss resigned and All-India Muslim League as a mark of relief observed the “Day of Deliverance” on:

(a) 22 Oct. 1939

(b) 22 Nov. 1939

(c) 22 Dec. 1939

(d) None of these

  • The Lahore Resolution was amended and Pakistan was made an integral part of League’s objective. The amendment was made in the Annual session (1941) of All India Muslim League, which was held at:
  • Karachi
  • Lahore

(b) Madras

(d) None of these

  • Radcliffe Commission submitted its formula for the division of India in to two countries to Lord Mountbatton on:
  • v/ 9 August 1947
  • 19 August 1947
  • 29 August 1947
  • None ofthese
  • Ch. Rahmat Ali, the architec\.ofthe name ofthe Pakistan, died on: (a) Feb. 2, 1951

(b) Feb. 12,1951

(c) Feb. 22,1951

(d) None of these

  • Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan, while addressing a meeting at Rawalpindi was assassinated on:

(a) Oct 6, 1951 (b) Oct 16, 1951 (c) Oct. 26,1951

(d) None of these

  • The Legal Frame Work Drder, which amended a constitution of Pakistan unilaterally was issued by:
  • Yahya Khan
  • Ayub Khan
  • Zia-ul-Haq”
  • None of these
  • The country, which supported the Pakistan Movement before the emergence of Pakistan:
  • Iran
  • Indonesia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • None of these
  • Durand Line, which divides the borders of Pakistan and Afghanistan is as long as:
  • 2252 Km
  • 2262 Km
  • 2272 Km
  • None of these
  • Which mountain range is located between China and Pakistan:
  • Siwaliks
  • Hindu Kush Range
  • Great Himalayas
  • None of these

(!9) What is the total~rea of PaJs~~tan: Un -S..q:Llare..kilometer) (a) 695095

(b) 795095

(c) 796096

(d) None of these

(20) The Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD) was established among Pakistan, Iran and Turkey in 1964 and was annualled in:

(a) 1969

(b) 1979

(c) 1989

(d) None of these

PART – II
  • Critically evaluate the contribution made by missionaries in the growth of Muslim society in the Sub-continent of Indo-Pak.
  • The Deoband School stood for “definite religio- political goals with limited sphere of influence.” Discuss.
  • Elucidate Ideology of Pakistan. What are the reasons which contributed for the development of two-nation-theory? Is two-nation-theory relevant after the fall of Dacca? Discuss.

Q.5 Minto Morely Reform was a “tool of change” in the political system of India. Discuss it with special reference to the demands. of Simla Deputation.

  • Local government system under the “Devolution of Power Plan 2001” has miserably failed in delivering service to the masses. . Discuss.
  • “Pakistan is a federation in form and unitary in spirit.” Discuss it keeping in view the strengths and wekness of Federation of Pakistan.

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Q.1 Select the best option/Answer and fill in the appropriate Box on the Answer Sheet. (20)

  1. Mahmud of Ghazni waged war against rebellious India in the year of: a. 900

b. 1000

c. 1100

d. None of these

  1. Shahab-ud-Din Muhammad Ghuri defeated Pirthviraj in the year 1192 in the field of:
  1. Panipat
  2. Nagpur
  3. Tarori
  4. None of these
  1. Qutb-ud-Din Aibak was succeeded on Delhi throne by:
  1. Aram Shah
  2. Iltumish
  3. Razia Sultana
  4. None of these
  1. The downfall of Muslim rule in India started with the demise of:
  1. Akbar
  2. Aurangzeb
  3. Bahadur Shah Zafar
  4. None of these
  • The Holy Quran was first translated into Persian by:
  1. Shah Ismail Shaheed
  2. Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi
  3. Shah Waliullah
  4. None of these
  5. Anjuman-e-Islamia Punjab was founded for the renaissance of Islam in the year: a. 1849

b. 1859

c. 1869

d. None of these

vii. “Pakistan’s Constitution should incorporate the essential principles of Islam, which are as good and relevant in our day, as were 1300 years ago. But Pakistan should not be a theocratic state ruled by priests.” This statement was given by:

  1. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
  2. Allama Iqbal
  3. Quaid-e-Azam
  4. None of these
  • Who was appointed first President of Muslim league?
  1. Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk
  2. Nawab Viqar-ul-Mulk
  3. Nawab Saleem Ullah
  4. None of these
  1. Who divided Bengal into East and West Bengal in July 1905?
  1. Lord Curzon
  2. Lord Minto
  3. Lord Morely
  4. None of these
  • Dyarchy was first introduced in the Act of:

a. 1909

b. 1919

c. 1935

d. None of these.

  • The resolution of non-cooperation with British Government was passed in the meeting of All India National Congress in 1920, which was held at:
  1. Madras
  2. Bomby
  3. Nagpur
  4. None of these
  • The Simon Commission arrived in India on:
  1. 3rd February, 1927
  2. 3rd February, 1928
  3. 3rd February, 1929
  4. None of these
  • The British Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald announced the Communal Award in 1932 at the end of:
  1. First Round Table Conference
  2. Second Round Table Conference
  3. Third Round Table Conference
  4. None of these

xiv. All India Muslim League observed the “Direct Action Day” on:

  1. August 6, 1944
  2. August 6, 1945
  3. August 6, 1946
  4. None of these.
  • Objective Resolution was passed by the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan on:
  1. March 12, 1947
  2. March 12, 1948
  3. March 12, 1949
  4. None of these
  • With regard the division of power between Federation and Provinces the Constitution of Pakistan (1962) was provided with:
  1. Single list of subjects
  2. Two lists of subjects
  3. Three lists of subjects
  4. None of these

xvii. The height of Pakistan’s highest mountain Pak-Godwin Austin is as high as: a. 26, 250 ft

b. 27, 250 ft

c. 28, 250 ft

d. None of these

  • The Government of Pakistan established the Indus River System Authority in the year: a. 1960

b. 1970

c. 1980

d. None of these

  • Under the Indus Water Treaty of 1960 Pakistan has the right to use exclusively the water of:
  1. Ravi, Sutleg and Chenab
  2. Sutleg, Chenab and Jhelum
  3. Chenab, Jhelum and Indus
  4. None of these
  • At present Pakistan has vast natural resources and items of mineral as many as:
  1. 14 items
  2. 15 items
  3. 16 items
  4. None of these.

PART-II

  • What influence Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi has left on the history of Muslims of India? Discuss critically. (20)
  • Aligarh Movement injected a new life in the dead body of the Muslim nation and helped to regain its lost glory and prestige. Discuss. (20)
  • Quaid-e-Azam was the ambassador of “Hindu-Muslim Unity”. Discuss it in perspective of Lukhnow Pact and what future vision depicted from the pact? (20)

Q.5. The proposals of “Cabinet Mission” (1946) could defer the establishment of Pakistan, if

accepted by Muslim League. Evaluate Critically. (20)

Q.6. The Constitution of Pakistan (1973) is the “mouth piece of Islam”. Discuss. (20)

Q.7. What is “Judicial Activism”? Has it brought Pak-Judiciary in the state of morality in the recent past? Give suggestion for the independence of Judiciary. (20)

Q.8. What are principal industries of Pakistan and what problems Government of Pakistan is facing for its industrial development? (20)

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(PART-II) 2 HOURS & 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS:80
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PART – I (MCQ) (COMPULSORY)

  • Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet.             (20)
    • Who rejected the verdict of jurists that idol-worshippers are liable to be murdered?
      • Mahmood Ghaznavi                                       (b) Shams-ud-din Iltutmish

(c) Jalal-ud-din Feroz                                           (d) None of these

  • Who constructed five canals to remove scarcity of water?
  (a) Alauddin Khalji (c) Feroz Shah Tughlaq (b) (d) Ghiayas-ud-din Tughlaq Akbar
(iii) Who laid foundation of Agra city?    
  (a) Sikandar Lodhi (b) Babur
  (c) Shah Jahan (d) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(iv) Who wrote ‘Humayun Nama’?    
  (a) Shahabuddin (c) Humayun (b) (d) Gulbadan Begum Qudrat ullah Shahab
(v) Who accepted Akbar’s “Din-i-Elahi”?    
  (a)  Todar Mal (b) Ma’an Singh
  (c)  Birbal (d) None of these
  • Which office held supreme judicial authority during Mughal rule?
    • King                                                                (b) Qazi-ul-Quzzat

(c) Sadar-us-Sadur                                               (d) None of these

  • Who supported Muslim-Participation in politics?
    • Wiqar-ul-Mulk                                                  (b) Mohsin-ul-Mulk

(c)  Maulana Zafar Ali Khan                                (d) Allama Iqbal

  • Who is the author of “Hunter Par Hunter?
    • Deputy Nazir Ahmad                                    (b) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

(c)  Maulana Zafar Ali Khan                                (d) None of these

  • Who drafted “Wardha Scheme” under the guidance of Ghandi?
    • Abul Kalam Azad                                         (b)  Nahru

(c)  Dr. Zakir Hussain                                          (d) None of these

  • How many Muslim seats were secured by All India Muslim League, in 1945-46 Election of Provincial legislatures?

(a)  396                                                                 (b)  425

(c)  441                                                                 (d) None of these

  • Who presided over the session of Constituent Assembly of Pakistan on 10 August 1947?
    • Quaid-i-Azam                                                  (b) Liaquat Ali Khan

(c)  Ch. Khaliquzzaman                                        (d) Sir Aga Khan

  • Who rejected the theory of composite nationalism, advanced by Indian National Congress?
    • Maulana Maudoodi                                       (b) Allama Mashriqi

(c)  Hussain Ahmad Madni                                  (d) Quaid-e-Azam

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-III (PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)

  • Who was convicted in Rawalpindi Conspiracy Case:
    • Shorash Kashmiri                                          (b) Habib Jalib

(c)  Faiz Ahmad Faiz                                            (d) None of these

  • In which constitution of Pakistan, the Ministers were neither members of the parliament nor answerable to parliament?

(a)  1956                                                               (b)  1962

(c)  1973                                                               (d) None of these

  • From which country, Pakistan purchased Gawadar?
    • Kuwait                                                            (b) Iran

(c)  Muscat                                                           (d) None of these

  • Which provincial Chief Minister was dismissed, on the issue of One Unit?
    • Chief Minister NWFP                                    (b) Chief Minister Sindh

(c)  Chief Minister Punjab                                    (d) Chief Minister Balochistan

  • Which Radio Station already existed at the time of creation of Pakistan?
    • Peshawar                                                         (b) Karachi

(c)  Quetta                                                            (d) None of these

  • Under  Yahya’s  LFO,  what  option  National  Assembly  had  if  it  could  not  frame  the constitution within 120 days?
    • Dissolved automatically                                (b) President will dissolve it

(c)  Extension in time-frame                                 (d) None of these

  • What percentage of total polled votes in East Pakistan, was secured by Awami League in 1970 Elections?:

(a)  54%                                                                (b)  60%

(c)  75%                                                                (d) None of these

  • When was the state of Swat included in Pakistan?
    • 4th April 1969                                                (b) 28th July 1969

(c)  29th June 1970                              (d) None of these

PART – II

  • Keeping in view the diverse Muslim Reformist Movements of the sub-continent, delineate the sequential unity in formulation of Ideology of Pakistan.                                                            (20)
    • What specific steps were initiated by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan which later-on became the Agenda- points of the movement for Pakistan? How did these steps orient the political system in Pakistan?

(20)

  • Illustrate  the  role of  Quaid-i-Azam for protecting the constitutional rights of  Muslims of the sub-continent from 1916 to 1933.                                                                                                (20)
    • Referring to the evolution of political system, identify the commonalities among Martial Law Administrators of Pakistan.                                                                                                          (20)
    • Discuss and debate the strength of diplomatic stance of Pakistan regarding “War on Terror”. How it can be improvised in present geo-political scenario?                                                                   (20)
    • Compare and contrast the dynamics of recent Civil Society Movement, with other movements in the history of Pakistan. What impact it would print on the future of Pakistan?                         (20)
    • Inspite of strong research-base, rich lands, reasonable water-resources and various land-reforms, why agriculture sector remained less-developed in Pakistan?                                                       (20)

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(PART-II) 2 HOURS & 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS:80
PART – I (MCQ) (COMPULSORY)
  • Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet.      (20)
    • Name the saint, who first came in Lahore?
      • Ali Makhdum Hujwari                                  (b) Shaikh Ismail

(c) Data Ganjh Bakhsh                                      (d) None of these

  • Ghiyas-ud-Din Balban declared himself the king of Delhi Sultanate in the year. (a) 1166 (b) 1266

(c) 1366                                                                 (d) None of these

  • Who founded Daulatabad and shifted the capital of Delhi Sultanate?
    • Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughluq                                 (b) Muhammad Tughluq

(c) Feroze Shah Tughluq                                     (d) None of these

  • Who set up the chain of justice to redress the grievances of oppressed people?
    • Zaheer-ud-Din Babar                                    (b) Shahab-ud-Din Shahjahan

(c) Aurangzeb Alimgir                                         (d) None of these

  • Who  was  known  in  history  as  Mujaddid  Alf  Thani,  the  Reformer  of  the  Second Millennium?
    • Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi                                 (b) Shah Waliullah

(c)  Sir Syed Ahmed Khan                                  (d) None of these

(vi)       Who called the “spiritual guides” as shopkeepers?
  (a) Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi (c) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (b) Shah Waliullah (d) None of these
(vii) When Nadva-tul-Ulema came into being? (a)  1873   (b) 1883
  (c)  1893 (d) None of these
(viii)   Who initiated the cult of Shivaji against the Muslims of India?
  (a)  Bal Ganga Dher Tilak (c)  Pandit Madan Mohan (b) Bennerji (d) None of these
(ix) Who led the Simla Deputation in 1906? (a)  Sir Agha Khan   (b) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
  (c)  Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk (d) None of these
  • When Nahru Committee was constituted to propose the future constitution of India?
    • February 1927                                               (b) February 1928

(c)  February 1929                                               (d) None of these

  • When the Congress Ministries resigned from their offices?
    • November 1937                                             (b) November 1938

(c)  November 1939                                             (d) None of these

  • Who first thought of the possibility of a Muslim Republic embracing the present Central Asian states in North West of Sub-continent?
    • Abdul Halim Sharar                                      (b) Syed Jamal-ud-Din Afghani

(c)  Ch. Rehmat Ali                                              (d) None of these

  • When Simla Conference was concluded with failure?

(a)  June 14, 1945                                                (b) July 14, 1945

(c)  August 14, 1945                                            (d) None of these

  • Who negotiated with cabinet Mission (1946) on behalf of All India National Congress?
    • Ghandi                                                              (b) Nehru

(c)  Abul Kalam Azad                                         (d) None of these

  • When Abu A’la Maududi was awarded death punishment by Military Court on “Qadiani issue”?
    • March 1953                                                    (b) April 1953

(c)  May 1953                                                       (d) None of these

  • Muhammad Ali Bogra, the then Prime Minister of Pakistan, presented his constitutional formula to the constituent Assembly on:
    • September 7, 1953                                        (b) October 7, 1953

(c)  November 7, 1953                                        (d) None of these

  • When was the 17th  Amendment bill ratified by the President, after getting passed by both Houses of Majlis-e-Shura?
    • December 29, 2003                                       (b) December 30, 2003

(c)  December 31, 2003                                       (d) None of these

  • When  was  the  local  government  system  under  the  Devolution  of  Power  Plan,  2001, inaugurated?
    • August 4, 2001                                              (b) August 14, 2001

(c)  August 24, 2001                                            (d) None of these

  • When was Gas (Natural) discovered at Sui Baluchistan? (a)  1950         (b) 1952

(c)  1954                                                                (d) None of these

  • The Suleman mountain, one of the western series, is as high as: (a)  1100 ft                                                                                 (b) 2200 ft

(c)  3300 ft                                                            (d) None of these

PART – II

  • Shah Waliullah realized “The renaissance of Islam and Muslim Society can not be affected until the intellectual life of the Muslims is re-oriented.” Discuss critically.                                                                (20)
    • Aligarh and Deoband movements had great contrast in their views and mission and their leaders were at draggers drawn with each other. Discuss.                                                                                                    (20)
    • How far is it correct to say that Quaid-i-Azam consolidated the nascent state of Pakistan? Comment.                                                                                                                                                            (20)
    • Why military of Pakistan intervened in Pakistan’s politics? What is the role of the present leadership to de-politicize army? Give specific measures.                                                                                     (20)
    • What is meant by National Reconciliation? What are its ingredients? Can we equate National Reconciliation with National Reconciliation Ordinance?                                                                                    (20)
    • Compare and contrast the resistance movement of East Pakistan with the present movement of Baluchistan. Suggest remedies.                                                                                                                             (20)
    • Pakistan’s industry is providing jobs to various categories of workers and is earning foreign exchange for the country. Comment.                                                                                                                         (20)

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(PART-I MCQs) (COMPULSORY)

Q.1.      Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet.          (1 x 20=20)

  • Who recalled Muhammad Bin Qasim from Sindh?
    • Caliph Walid                  (b)     Caliph Sulaiman          (c)      Caliph Abdul Aziz      (d)    None of these
  • What was the real name of Shah Waliullah?
    • Qutubuddin Ahmad Faruqi                                         (b)     Qutubuddin Ahmad Siddiqui

(c)      Qutubuddin Ahmad Syed                                           (d)    None of these

  • Who was formal teacher of Syed Ahmad Barelvi?
    • Sheikh Ahmad Sirhindi                                               (b)     Shah Waliullah

(c)      Shah Abdul Aziz                                                        (d)    None of these

  • Who for the first time translated the Holy Quran in Urdu language?
    • Shah Waliullah and Shah Abdul Aziz                        (b)     Shah Abdul Qadir and Shah Rafiuddin

(c)      Syed Ahmad Baralvi and Shah Ismail Dehlavi          (d)    None of these

  • Faraizi Movement was primarily a religious movement. What change Dudhu Mian brought in the movement?
    • Transferred it into a guerrilla movement                     (b)     Transferred it into a political movement

(c)      Transferred it into a cultural movement                      (d)    None of these

  • Which of the following was/were the drawback(s) of the Government of India Act of 1858?
    • Control of the Secretary of State for India and his Council was bureaucratic in nature
    • Expense of the Secretary of State for India and his Council became a burden on Indian revenues:
    • Both of these                                                              (d)     None of these
  • By how many member(s) the Executive Council of the Governor General was enlarged under the Indian Councils Act of 1861?
    • One member                   (b)     Two members              (c)      Four members              (d)    None of these
  • As per the Government of India Act 1858, the transfer of the control of the Government of India from the East India Company and assumption by the Crown was to be announced by Queen’s Proclamation, which was accordingly read in a Darbar. Where was this Darbar held?
    • Calcutta                           (b)     Delhi                            (c)      Allahabad                     (d)    None of these
  • Where, during the War of Independence, was Sir Syed Ahmad Khan working/posted?
    • Delhi                               (b)     Bijnaur                          (c)      Aligarh                         (d)    None of these
  • Sir Syed Ahmad Khan established a Translation Society (later, renamed as ‘Scientific Society’) in 1864. In which town was it founded?
    • Bijnaur                             (b)     Aligarh                         (c)      Ghazipur                       (d)    None of these
  • In 1867, some prominent Hidus of Banares launched a movement for the replacement of Urdu written in Nasta’leeq by Hindi written in Deva Nagiri script as the Court language. In which province(s) was this movement started?
    • Bengal Province       (b)     Central Provinces     (c)      North-Western Provinces     (d)    None of these

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-III (PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)

  • What was the designation of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan in M.A.O. School at Aligarh?
(a) Secretary, Managing Committee (b) President, Managing Committee
(c) Patron, Managing Committee (d) None of these
  • Which organisation is considered the first Muslim political body constituted to represent the Muslims of the subcontinent as a whole?
    • Anjuman-e-Mussalmanan-e-Hind                       (b)     Central National Mohammadan Association

(c)     Urdu Defence Association                                  (d)     None of these

  • Mention the important announcement(s) that was/were made by the Governor General Lord Hardinge in his Darbar at Delhi in 1911?
    • Annulment of the partition of Bengal                 (b)     Transfer of Capital from Calcutta to Delhi

(c)     Both of these                                                      (d)     None of these

  • Which Muslim leader left the politics after the cancellation of the partition of Bengal?
    • Nawab Salimullah Khan                                              (b)     Nawab Waqar-ul-Mulk

(c)     Nawab Hamidullah Khan                                            (d)     None of these

  • First Session of the All-India Muslim League was held on 29-30 December 1907. Where was it held?
    • Lahore                            (b)     Aligarh                          (c)     Karachi                        (d)     None of these
  • “Few individuals significantly alter the course of history. Fewer still modify the map of the world. Hardly anyone can be credited with creating a nation-state. Mohammad Ali Jinnah did all three”. Who made these remarks about Quaid-e-Azam?
    • Stanley Wolpert              (b)     Ian Stephens                (c)     Lawrence Ziring           (d)     None of these
  • The All-India Muslim League observed ‘Day of Deliverance’ after the resignation of the All-India Congress ministries. On what date was it observed?
    • 22 October, 1938            (b)     22 December, 1938     (c)     22 October, 1939         (d)     None of these
  • Who was the first leader of opposition in he first National Assembly constituted under the 1962 Constitution of Pakistan?
    • Sardar Bahadur Khan     (b)     Khan A. Sabur             (c)     Mumtaz Daultana        (d)     None of these
  • In which year Pakistan became ‘Republic’?

(a)     1947                               (b)     1956                            (c)      1962                            (d)     None of these

PART-II
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    Q.2.     Briefly analyse and discuss the contribution of the religious reformers – Sheikh Ahmad Sirhindi, Shah Waliullah, Syed Ahmad Barelvi and the like – in the growth of Muslim consciousness in the South-Asian subcontinent.         (20)
Q.3. John Plamenatz defines ‘Nationalism’ as “the desire to preserve or enhance peoples national or cultural identity, when that identity is threatened or the desire to transform or even create it when it is felt to be inadequate or lacking.”  
  In the light of above definition, briefly but comprehensively discuss the respective roles played by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Allama Iqbal and the Quaid-e-Azam in strengthening the Muslim nationalism in India.     (20)
Q.4. Describe the main contents and relative importance of the Lucknow Pact and Delhi Muslim Proposals and their respective impact on the subsequent political developments in India.   (20)
Q.5. Can the Lahore Resolution be termed as the ‘Magna Carta’ of Pakistan? Take a position and support your argument by historical facts, if any.   (20)
Q.6. Give a critical appraisal of the constitutional crisis/crises initiated by the controversial actions taken by Governor General Ghulam Muhammad and endorsed by the superior Court of Pakistan. Discuss and analyse its effects on the subsequent history of Pakistan.     (20)
Q.7. Federalism has been a continuing cause of political tension in our country. Will the 18th amendment made in the Constitution by the present Government solve this issue once for all? Take a position and support with your argument.     (20)
Q.8. Given the problems that Pakistan is facing today, what is your vision of Pakistan in the year 2011? How, in your opinion, can be its internal and external problems solved?   (20)
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PART-II
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  Q. 2.   Discuss  critically  the  role  of  Silsilah  (Orders)  in  the  development  and  progress  of Muslim society in the Sub-Continent of Indo-Pakistan.     20
Q. 3. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan believed in “Trinity of ideas” i.e loyalty, devotion and aloofness”. Discuss it in perspective of his reformation movement.   20
Q. 4. Before  passing  of  Lahore  Resolution  (Pakistan  Resolution)  the  division  of  Indian Sub-Continent was advocated by various thinkers, intellectuals and reformers. Discuss.   20
Q. 5. The “Objective Resolution” (1949) satisfied both orthodox and modernists by combining the features of Western and Islamic democracy. Discuss critically.   20
Q. 6. What  is  bureaucracy  and  what  are  its  characteristics?  How  did  it  play  its  role  in strengthening and integration of Pakistan?   20
Q. 7. What are the security concerns of Pakistan? Suggest measures by revisiting the foreign policy of Pakistan.   20
Q. 8. The  location  of  Pakistan  has  given  the  strategic  strength  to  the  State.  What  are  its physical features and narrate its advantages and dis-advantages.   20

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  • (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.

  1. Who was the governor of Sindh after Muhammad Bin Qasim?
    1. Zaid Bin Marwan   (b)   Yazid Bin Muhallab  (c)   Abdullah Bin Haris  (d)   None of these
    1. Who was the Mughal Emperor who accepted the British pension firstly?
      1. Alamgir-II          (b)   Shah Alam-II                (c)   Akbar-II             (d)   None of these
    1. Ahmad Shah Abdali launched his early invasions against:
      1. Mughals             (b)   Marhattas                      (c)   Sikhs                  (d)   None of these
    1. The British fought Plassey war against:
      1. Haider Ali          (b)   Tipu Sultan                   (c)   Sirajuddaula       (d)   None of these
    1. Dars-i-Nizami was named after:
      1. Nizamuddin Auliya       (b)   Nizamul Mulk   (c)   Mullah Nizamuddin      (d)   None of these
    1. Before 1857 how many universities on Western pattern were established in India?
  (a)   16                      (b)   13 (c) 3 (d) None of these
7. When the MAO College at Aligarh was started? (a)   1864                  (b)   1877   (c)   1875   (d)   None of these
8. 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:
    • 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:
  11. (a)   1886                  (b)   1899                              (c)   1906 The London branch of Muslim League was started by: (d) None of these
  (a)   Syed Amir Ali    (b)   Sir Wazir Hassan          (c)   Hasan Bilgrami (d) None of these
12.     13. “Hamdard” was edited by: (a)   Moulana Shaukat Ali    (b)   Moulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar (d)   None of these “Shudhi” movement was started by:   (c)   Moulana Zafar Ali Khan
  (a)   Jawahar Lal Nehru       (b)   Tilak                  (c)   Gandhi (d) None of these

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-III  PAKISTAN AFFAIRS

  1. Majlis-i-Ahrar was formed in:

(a)   1928                  (b)   1929                             (c)   1931                   (d)   None of these

  1. In Kashmir the ceasefire between Pakistan and India was signed on:
    1. 27th July, 1948   (b)   27th July, 1949              (c)   27th July, 1950   (d)   None of these
  2. Islamabad was declared capital of Pakistan in:

(a)   1959                  (b)   1960                             (c)   1961                   (d)   None of these

  1. Majority of Southern Pakistan population lives along the:
    1. River Indus        (b)   River Ravi                    (c)   River Jhelum     (d)   None of these
  2. The Aryans arrived in Sourth Asia:

(a)   3000 BC – 3500 BC   (b)   4000 BC – 4500 BC   (c)   4500 BC – 5000 BC       (d)   None of these

  1. The most ancient civilization is:
    1. Harrapa              (b)   Moenjodaro                  (c)   Mehargarh          (d)   None of these
  2. The author of “The Case of Pakistan” is:
    1. Rafiq Afzal        (b)   S.M. Ikram                   (c)   I.H. Qureshi       (d)   None of these

PART-II

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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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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17

UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2014  GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-III (PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS (PART-I MCQs) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS: 20
(PART-II) 2 HOURS & 30 MINUTE S             MAXIMUM MARKS: 80
NOTE:(i)     Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book. Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
PART-II

Q. No. 2.    Highlight  the  factors  which  played  significant  role  in  the  evolution  and  growth  of

Muslim Society in the Sub-Continent.                                                                                   (20)

Q. No. 3.    Evaluate the impact of the services rendered by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan towards the regeneration of the Muslims                                                                                                  (20)

Q. No. 4.    Briefly  describe  the  genuine  factors  which  were  responsible  for  the  demand  of  a

separate homeland by the Muslims of the Sub-Continent.                                                    (20)

Q. No. 5.    “The  Simla  Deputation,  1906  laid  the  foundation  for  the  creation  of  Pakistan”.

Substantiate your view point with solid arguments.                                                               (20)

Q. No. 6.    Give a critical analysis of the steps taken for Islamization in Pakistan since 1947.             (20)

Q. No. 7.    “Population explosion in Pakistan is emerging as the greatest threat to the economy of

Pakistan”. Comment.                                                                                                             (20)

Q. No. 8.    “Pakistan can become one of the richest countries of the world, if we make the best use

of our Natural resources”. Elaborate in the light of the present situation of the country.    (20)

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Roll Number  

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17

UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2015

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-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. Attempt ONLYT FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL MarksCandidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at One Place instead of at different places.No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

PART-II

  • “Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was in no way pro-British”. Agree or disagree, answer your question with

arguments.                                                                                                                                                         (20)

  • “It was over-reaction of Hindus to the partition of the Bengal in 1905 that widened the gulf between

Muslims and Hindus”. Comment.                                                                                                                                                         (20)

  • “Khilafat Movement was an emotional movement”. Discuss.                                                                                                                                                         (20)
  • “Separation of East Pakistan, though a tragic part of History of Pakistan, was not the negation of two nation theory”. Comment.                                                                                                                                       (20)
  • Briefly discuss the main features of cultural heritage of Pakistan.                                                                                                                                                         (20)
  • Was Islamization during Zia era a need of Pakistan or was it a political propaganda?                                                                                                                                                         (20)
  • Critically evaluate the role of Pakistan in “The War on Terror”.                                                                                                                                                         (20)

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