FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN B.P.S. – 17,
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1980
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. “La illaha Illalaho Muhammad ur Rasul Allah” (There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah). Discuss.
Q2. “Hajj not only strengthens the faith of Islam but also serves as means of unifying the Muslim world”. Discuss.
Q3. The truce of Hudaybia is called an open victory in the Holy Quran. Elucidate.
Q4. Describe the chief characteristics of the Khilafat-i-Rashideen (The Pious Caliphate).
Q5. Evaluate the contribution of Omayyads of Damascus to the growth and consolidation of the Muslim power in the East.
Q6. Describe the cultural and literal achievements of the Abbasids.
Q7. Give a brief account of the conquest of Sind by Muhammad bin Qasim and its effects on the Indo-Pakistan Sub-continent.
Q8. Explain the significance of the following Quranic Verses
(a) Do goods; for God loveth those who do good.
(b) Waste not by excess, for God not loveth the wasters
Q9. Write short notes on any Four of the following
(a) Revelation (b) Duty towards Allah (c) Waqf (d) Marriage (e) Usury (f) Ikhwanussafa (g) Jamaluddin Afghani