FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN B.P.S. – 17,
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1976
Time Allowed: 3 Hours Maximum Marks: 100
Note: Note: Question No.1 has 20 marks which all other Question carry equal marks.
Q1. Write short notes on any Four of the following: (a) Treaty of Madina; (b) Hoarding; (c) Kofa; (d) Insurance and Islam; (e) Secularism, (f) Jamuluddin Afghani.
Q2. There is no superiority in an Arab over a non-Arab, no is a non-Arab over an Arab and the best one among you is the one who is most righteous.” How far in your opinion this concept of equality has been adopted by Muslim and mankind in general.
Religion is the opium of the people Is this true of Islam also? Discuss.
Q3. Comment briefly on any three books you have read on the Seer at of the Prophet.
Elucidate Ibn-e-Shahab Zuhri’s following statement. “The knowledge Hazrat Ayisha (RA) possessed far excels in quality and quantity, the knowledge of all the lady transmitters of Hadith put together.”
Q4. Give a general review of Spain under the Arabs.
Describe the Jihad movement of the ulema in the Sub-continent. How did it help the war of independence in 1857?
Q5. The reign of Haroon-ar-Rasheed is called the “Golden Period” of the Abbassid Caliphate. Give reasons.
Describe the greatness of Sultan Salahuddin with particular reference to his strength of character, military skill and administrative capabilities.
Q6. Select any eight questions. Each answer not to except four words:
(a) Which Surah contains the words the Prophet (Sallam) received at Hira?
(b) Name the first complete Surah revealed to the Prophet (BPUH)
(c) How many verses are know as Ayat-us-Sajda”?
(d) What are “Huruf-e-Mokhatiat” (Letter of the Alphabet)?
(e) What is meat by “Ummul Quran”?
(f) What is the highest number of Ayats (verses) revealed to the Prophet (PBUH) at any one time?
(g) Write names of the Surahs knows as Al-Muwwadhtateyn.
(h) Who ordered collection and arrangement of the Quran as it stands today?
(i) How many are the Manzils (Divisions) of Quran?
(j) Who established one mode of pronunciation of Quran?
(k) Who was the first Hafiz?
(l) Name two Sahabiat (Female comrades) who knew Quran by heart.