Pakistan Affairs CSS-2008




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

  1. Mahmud of Ghazni waged a war against rebellious India in the year of:

(a) 900                        (b) 1000                       (c) 1100                       (d) None of these

  1. Shahab-ud-Din Muhammad Ghauri defeated Prithviraj in the year 1192 in the field of:

(a) Panipat                   (b) Nagpur                   (c) Tarori                         (d) None of these

  1. Qutb-ud-Din Aibak was succeeded on Delhi throne by:

(a) Aram Shah             (b) Iltutmish                 (c) Razia Sultana           (d) None of these

  1. The downfall of Muslim rule in India started with the demise of:

(a) Akbar                                                      (b) Au ranazeb

(c) Bahadur Shah Zafar                                      (d) None of these

  1. The Holy Quran was first translated into Persian by:

(a) Shah Ismail Shaheed                                  (b) Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi

(c) Shah Waliullah                                   (d) None of these

  1. Anjuman-e-Islamia Punjab was founded for the renaissance of Islam in the year:

(a) 1849                      (b) 1859                       (c) 1869                       (d) None of these

  1. “Pakistan’s Constitution should incorporate the essential principles of Islam, which are as good and relevant in our day, as were 1300 years ago. But Pakistan would not be a theocratic state ruled by priests.” This statement was given by:

(a) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan                                    (b) A llama lqbal

(c) Quaid-e-Azam                                          (d) None of these

  1. Who was appointed first President of Muslim League?

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

(c) Nawab Saleemullah                                      (d) None of these

  1. Who divided Bengal into East and West Bengal in July 1905?

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

  1. Dyarchy was first introduced in the Act of: (a) 1909 (b) 1919 (c) 1935                         (d) None of these
  2. The resolution of non-cooperation with British Government was passed in the meeting of All India National Congress in 1920, which was held at:

(a) Madras                   (b) Bombay                  (c) Nagpur                 (d) None of these

  1. The Simon Commission arrived in India on:

(a) 3rd February. 1927                                    (b) 3rd February, 1928

(c) 3rd February. 1929                                     (d) None of these

  1. The British Prime Minister Ramsay McDonald announced the Communal Award in 1932 at the end of:

(a) First Round Table Conference                     (b) Second Round Table Conference

(c) Third Round Table Conference                      (d) None of these

  1. All-India Muslim League observed the ‘Direct Action Day’ on: (a) August 6, 1944 (b) August 16, 1946 (c) August 26, 1946 (d) None of these
  2. Objectives Resolution was passed by the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan on: (a) March 12, 1947 (b) March 12, 1948      (c) March 12, 1949 (d) None of these
  3. With regard the dig ision of power between Federation and Provinces, the Constitution of Pakistan (1962) was provided with:

(a) Single list of subjects                                  (b) Two lists of subiects

(c) Three lists of subjects                                 (d) None of these

  1. The height of Pakistan’s highest mountain Peak Godwin Austin is: (a) 26,250 ft (b) 27,250 ft (c) 28,250 ft                      (d) None of these
  2. The Government of Pakistan established the Indus River System Authority in the year: (a) 1960 (b) 1970                       (c) 1980                      (d) 1992
  3. Under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960, Pakistan has the right to use exclusively the water of:

(a) Ravi, Sutlej and Chenab                               (b) Sutlej, Chenab and Jhelum

(c) Chenab, Jhelum and Indus                            (d) None of these

  1. At present Pakistan has vast natural resources and items of mineral as many as: (a) 14 (b) 15                          (c) 16                         (d) 52