FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2007

PAKISTAN AFFAIRS

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

  1. The first Muslim general entered victorious in the Indo-Pak subcontinent in the year:

(a) 612 A.D.                  (b) 712 A.D.                   (c) 812 A.D.                  (d) None of these

  1. 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 sub­continent in the year:

(a) 861 A.D.                  (b) 871 A.D.                   (c) 881 A.D.               (d) None of these

  1. Who became the first Sultan of newly established Muslim Sultanate of Delhi in 1207?

(a) Shahabuddin Ghauri                                          (b) Qutbud-Din-Albak

(c) Zaheer-ud-din Babur                                              (d) None of these

  1. Who has written the book entitled “The Making of Pakistan”?

(a) Qurashi I. H.                                                        (b) Muhammad Ali Ch.

(c) Waheed-uz-Zaman                                            (d) K.K. Aziz

  1. Who was first appointed Nazim of Nadvat-ul-Ulema in 1883?

(a) Maulana Shibli                                               (b) Maulvi Abdul Ghafoor

(c) Maulana Sycd Muhammad Ali                            (d) None of these

  1. Pakistan’s ideology is based on the ideals of:

(a) Democracy               (b) Theocracy                 (c) Islam                        (d) None of these

  1. Quaid-e-Azam called Islam “Our bedrock and sheet anchor” while addressing:

(a) Punjab Students Federation                         (b) Muslim Students Federation Peshawar

(c) Indian Muslims                                                     (d) None of these

  1. The resolution for formation of All-India Muslim League was passed at the meeting of All-India Education Conference (1906) and was moved by:

(a) Nawab Viqar-ul-Mulk                                  (b) Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk

(c) Nawab Salimullah                                          (d) None of these

  1. The demand of separate electorate for Indian Muslims was first accepted in the Act of:

(a) 1909                        (b) 1919                            (c) 1935                        (d) None of these

  1. The provincial governments of Congress resigned and All-India Muslim League as a mark of relief observed the Day of Deliverance on:

(a) 22, October 1939                                                 (b) 22 November, 1939

(c) 22 December. 1939                                         (d) None of these

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

(a) Karachi                  (b) Lahore                       (c) Madras                     (d) None of these

  1. Radcliffe Commission submitted its formula for the division of India into two countries to Lord Mountbatten on:

(a) 9August 1947         (b) l9August 1947        (c) 23August 1947       (d) 17 August 1947

  1. Rahmat Ali, the architect of the name of the Pakistan, died on:

(a) February 2, 1951                                       (b) February 12, 1951

(c) February 22. 1951                                    (d) None of these

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

(a) October 6, 1951           (b) October 16, 1951 (c) October 26. 1951 (d) None of these

  1. The Legal Framework Order, which amended the constitution of Pakistan unilaterally, was issued by:

(a) Yahva Khan             (b) Ayub Khan            (c) Zia-u1-11,1q                (d) None of these

  1. The country which supported the Pakistan Movement before the emergence of Pakistan was:

(a) Iran                       (b) Indonesia                             (c) Saudi Arabia          (d) None of these

  1. Durand Line, which divided the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan, is as long as: (a) 2252 km (b) 2262 km                (c) 2272 km               (d) None of these
  2. Which mountain range is located between China and Pakistan?

(a) Siwaliks                                                  (b) Hindu Kush Range

(c) Great Himalayas                                               (d) None of these

  1. What is the total area of Pakistan (in square kilometres)? (a) 695095 (b) 795095 (c) 796096                       (d) None of these
  2. The Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD) was established among Pakistan, Iran and Turkey in 1964 and was annulled in:

(a) 1969                      (b) 1979                            (c) 1989                     (d) None of these