FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2016

 

PAKISTAN AFFAIRS

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

  1. Who was the first Ustadh of Darul-Uloom Deoband?

(a) Haji Aabid Hussain                                (b) Maulana Mahtab All

(c) Maulana Zul Faqqar All                                 (d) Maulana Muhammad Oasim Nanotavi

  1. Who among the following Mughal rulers was a contemporary of Queen Elizabeth I of England?

(a) Humayun              (b) Akbar                       (c) Jahangir               (d) Shah Jahan

  1. Ruling party in Punjab after 1937 elections was:

(a) Hindu Election Board                                  (b) Khalsa National Board

(c) Unionist Party                                                  (d) Akalis

  1. Who was the author of the book “The Spirit of Islam”?

(a) Yasser Latif Hamdani                                 (b) Syed Ameer Ali

(c) Mahadev Gobind Ranade                           (d) Major R. D. Osbom

  1. “We Have Learnt Nothing From History”, written by:

(a) Hasan Askari Rizvi                                 (b) Air Marshal M. Asghar Khan

(c) Ayesha Siddiqa                                          (d) Mushahid Hussain Syed

  1. The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi,” 1857, written by:

(a) William Dalrymple                                 (b) Dervla Murphy

(c) Andre Aciman                                         (d) Sean O’Reilly

  1. Foundation stone of the historic Islamia College Peshawar (ICP) was laid by:

(a) Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayum Khan                  (b) Haii Sahib of Turangzai

(c) Sir George Roos-Keppel                                (d) Bibi Gul, the widow of Khairullah Khan

  1. Arya Samaj movement was launched by:

(a) Karsamji Tiwari                                         (b) Swami Davanand Saraswati

(c) Dayananda-Lala Hansaraj                           (d) Lala Lajpat Rai

  1. Which infamous law was passed by Lord Dalhousie?

(a) Indian Slavery Act, 1843                             (b) Hindu Widows Remarriage Act, 1856

(c) Caste Disabilities Removal Act, 1850             (d) Doctrine of Lapse

  1. Book “Gold and Guns” published in 1945, was banned in 1947 in NWFP (Kyber Pukhtunkhwa) by:

(a) Dr Khan Sahib                                           (b) Abdul Oavvum Khan

(c) Abdur Rauf Seemab                                    (d) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

  1. Most important offer by Muslims in Delhi proposals was:
  • Constitutional reforms in NWFP/Balochistan
  • Separatism of Sind from Bombay
  • One third seat for Muslims
  • Giving up Separate electorate demand
  1. Why Simon Commission was failed?
  • There was no Indian member in the Commission
  • Indians never wanted the review of the working of the Act of 1919
  • It recommended that Diarchy in the Provinces should be abolished
  • None of these
  1. Who helped Liaquat Ali Khan to make Objectives Resolution?

(a) Pir of Manki Sharif                                         (b) Maulana Shabbir Ahmad Usmani

(c) Maulana Akram Khan                                       (d) Maulana Maududi

  1. Who was Pakistan’s first law minister and interim head of the Constituent Assembly?

(a) Chandra Chattopad hyay                              (b) Bhupendra Kumar Dana

(c) Jogendra Nath Mandal                                (d) Raj Kumar Chakraverty

  1. Which charismatic Bengali leader was PM of Pakistan?

(a) Husevn Shaheed Suhrawardv                        (b) Khawaja Nazimuddin

(c) Nurul Amin                                                                                (d) Feroz Khan Noon

  1. The Pirpur report of 1938 was prepared by:

(a) S. M. Shareef                                                   (b) Baia Saved Muhammad Mehdi

(c) Fazlul Huq of Bengal                                                         (d) Js. Sachar

  1. 1970 election was held under:

(a) Adult franchise basis                                      (b) Non-party basis

(c) LFO (Legal Framework Order)                 (d) None of these

  1. What was the purpose of 21st Amendment in constitution?
  • The establishment of the military courts
  • Impose Shariah law
  • Created Speedy Trial Court for 3 years
  • Removed the power of President of Pakistan
  1. Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park is located near:

(a) Multan                     (b) Bahawalpur             (c) Sukkur                      (d) Rahaim Yar Khan

  1. Live storage capacity of Terbela reservoir had declined more than:

(a) 30.5%       (b) 32.5%       (c) 33.5%      (d) 35.5%
Note: Currently it is 37.525% as per Hydrographic Survey 2017