FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2005

 

PAKISTAN AFFAIRS

0 Select the best option and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet:

  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) None 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) None of these

  1. Military strength of East India Company and the financial support of Jaggat Seth’s of Murshidabad gave birth to events at:

(a) Plassev                   (b) Pan ipat                        (c) Lahore                  (d) None of these

  1. “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 Is hani         (c) Karamat All                 (d) None of these
  2. The renowned author of “The Spirit of Islam” and “A Short History of the Saracens” was: (a) Shiblee (b) Nawab Mohsin          (c) Sved Ameer Ali (d) None of these
  3. Nawab Sir Salimullah Khan was President of Bengal Muslim League in :

(a) 1903                    (b) 1907                     (c) 1923                   (d) 1912

  1. The first issue of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s `Al-HilaP came out on July 13: (a) 1912 (b) 1922 (c) 1932 (d) None of these

8.At the annual session of Anjuman Himayat-i-Islam in 1911 lqbal’s poem was recited, poetically called:

(a) Sehar-o-Sham                (b) Shikwa                 (c) Jawab-i-Shikwa (d) None of these

  1. Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah, the Aga Khan headed the historic Simla deputation which successfully presented Muslim demands on October 1, 1906 before:

(a) Lord Curzon           (b) Lord Irwin              (c) Lord Minto         (d) None of these

  1. Quaid-e-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                   (c) Switzerland         (d) None of these

  1. Which are the Aligned Years in Pakistan’s foreign policy?

(a) 1963- July1972       (b) 1954-1962            (c) 1947-53                 (d) None of these

  1. Zia established a course for Pakistan that enabled the government to manage a complex: (a) Foreign policy (b) Co-existence              (c)                                  (d) None of these
  2. In the Hindu Kush mountains all passes connect Pakistan with: (a) China (b) Afghanistan (c) Tajikistan                  (d) None of these
  3. The Hasni tribe is settled in:

(a) Southern NWFP                                               (b) Western Balochistan

(c) Central Sind                                                      (d) None of these

  1. Rechna and Bari Doabs are considered:

(a) Thickly populated region                           (b) Very thickly populated region

(c) Most thickly populated region                      (d) None of these

  1. In connection with land reforms the Punjab Tenancy Act was passed in: (a) 1877 (b) 1887                           (c) 1897                         (d) None of these
  2. Excavations at Mohenjo Daro have revealed in earthen vessels: (a) Millet grains (b) Lentils                       (c) Rice grains              (d) None of these
  3. Kalabagh iron deposits are largest in Pakistan with an estimated reserves of: (a) 309 m tons (b) 509 m tons                (c) 709 m tons              (d) None of these
  4. Cotton textile the largest industry of Pakistan employs industrial labour force of magnitude of:

(a) 80 %                         (b) 65 %                           (c) 50%                          (d) None of these

  1. The emergence of Gwadar port and its development has promoted :

(a) Rural-urban migration                                     (b) Urban-urban migration

(c) Urban migration                                               (d) None of these