FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN B.P.S. – 17,
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1979
Time Allowed: 3 Hours Maximum Marks: 100
Note: Attempt any Five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Answers may be given either in English or in Urdu.
Q1. Examine the sublime position of Rasul Allah on the basis of the following Quranic Verses
(a) Say: If you want to love Allah (PBUH), obey me (Muhammad).
(b) And Last of the Anbia.
(c) Uswatun hasanatun.
(d) One who obeys Rasul (as if) he actually obeys Allah
Q2. Though the Khilafa Abu Bakar (RA) lasted for only two and a half years from religious, social, political and military point of view it had far reaching consequences. Explain.
Q3. How and with what means did the Umayyads of Damascus establish the universal unitary Khilafa in the three continents within a short period of ninety years?
Q4. In how many branches of learning did the Muslims of Spain write the brightest chapters of human history? Give a brief outline.
Q5. It is claimed that throughout the centuries the unifying forces of Muslim Ummah in the Indo-Pak Sub-Continent were also (apart from religion) social, cultural, political and historical. Discuss.
Q6. Explain the significance of any Two of the following Quranic Verses:
(a) Enter into Allah’s submission in totality
(b) “Your Allah is Wahid Allah”
(c) “And all are to return unto Him”
Q7. Write short Notes on any Four of the following:
(a) Pledges of Aqaba (b) The Final Messages of Rasul Allah (BPUH) (c) Salab Uddin Ayyubi (d) Hafiz Imam ibn Taimiyah (e) Shah Waliullah (f) Jamaluddin Afghani
Q8. Discuss in detail the conception of state and khilafa in Islam.
Q9. How can the demands of 20h Century be reconciled with the everlasting economic and social system of Islam?