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Engr.Aftab Thursday, May 21, 2009 01:59 PM

[CENTER][B]Federal public service commission

Competitive examination for
Recruitment to posts in BPS-17 under
The federal government, 2009
Islamic History and Culture,Paper-1

[/B]
[B]TIME ALLOWED Part-I 30:[/B] [B]Minutes Maximum Marks 20[/B]

[B] Part-II: 2 hours & 30 Minutes Maximum marks 80[/B]

[B] Part – I ( MCQ)[/B]
[B] (COMPULSORY)[/B]
[/CENTER]

[B]Q.1. select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the answer sheet.(20)
[/B]
1.The Holy Quran was first compiled during the caliphate of Hazrat---------:

a)Muhammad (PBUH)
b)Abu Bakar Siddique(R.A)
c) Uthman (R.A)
d)none of these

2. Hazrat Umer was Caliph for---------------:
a) 2 years
b) 4 years
c) 10 years
d) none of these

3.The orthodox caliphate lasted for---------- :

a) 26 years
b) 29 years
c) 32 years
d)none of these

4.Hazrat Ali was martyred in the year---------:

a) 650 AD
b) 656 AD
c) 661 AD
d)none of these

5.The Umayyad Dynasty was put to an end in the year----------:

a)660 AD
b)750 AD
c)770 AD
d)None of these

6.The Abbasid Dynasty ruled for just over---------:

a)five centuries
b)two centuries
c)three centuries
d)none of these

7.The Islamic calendar(hijra) started in the year-----------:

a)622 AD
b)620 AD
c)621 AD
d)none of these

8.The famous Al-Muwatta was written by:

a)Imam Malik
b)Imam Abu Hanifa
c)Imam Muslim
d)Imam Hanbal

9.The Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) migrated to Madina in-------------:

a) 615 AD
b) 622 AD
c) 625 AD
d)none of these

10.The last Umayyad ruler at Damascus was--------:

a)Marwan II
b)Abdul Aziz
c) Abdul Rahman
d) none of these


11.The founder of Umayyad Dynasty was---------:

a)Yazid
b)Abd al Malik
c)Muawiyah I
d) none of these

12.Baybars, the Mamluke Sultan of Egypt, took----------to install him as Abbasid caliph in Cairo on the year 1261 AD:

a) Al-Mustansir
b) Al-Hakim
c) Al-Mustakfi-I
d)None of these

13.The founder of Umayyad Dynasty in Spain was-------:

a)Khalid bin Walid
b)Moosa bin Nysair
c)Abdur Rahman I
d)None of these

14.The Ottoman Sultan Salim took------from cairo to Istanbul to install him as Caliph:

a) Al-Mutawakkil III
b) Al-Qa’im
c) Al-Mustamsik
d)None of these

15. Under which Caliph, Sindh was invaded by Muhammad bin Qasim in 711 AD?

a) Muawiyah
b) Al-Walid I
c) Abdul Malik

d)None of these

16.When did the Ottomans cross into Europe:

a) 1357 AD
b) 1520 AD
c) 1550 AD
d)None of these

17.When was Hungary brought under Ottoman rule?

a) 1521 AD
b) 1526 AD
c) 1530 AD
d)None of these

18.Kamal Attaturk ended the Ottoman Caliphate and deposed Abdul Majid II in-----

a) 1920
b) 1922
c) 1924
d)none of these

19. Which Ottoman Ruler took the Abbasid Caliphate to Istanbul?

a) Sulaiman I
b) Salim I
c) Al-Mustansar
d)None of these

20. The Ottoman Empire lasted for over----------

a) Five Centuries
b) Six Centuries
c) Seven Centuries
d)None of these



[B]Q.2.[/B] The Holy Prophet peace and blessing be upon him, gave a charter for the welfare of humanity, discuss the salient feature of that charter.

[B]Q.3.[/B] The Holy Quran and Sunnah set forth the path for believers in the quest of knowledge .Discuss the examples.

[B] Q.4.[/B] Give an account on the expansion of the Islamic state during the period of Orthodox Caliphs.

[B]Q.5.[/B] Write short notes on ANY TWO on the following:

1) Ashra Mubashra
2) Khulfa-i-Rashedin
3) Al-Muwatta
4) Ibn-Khaldun
5) Damascus Mosque
6) Dome of the Rock
7) Samarra

[B]Q.6.[/B] How did the Abbasid Court patronize the philosophical, scientific and literary progress?

[B] Q.7.[/B] Why do the Europeans call Sulaiman I, as Sulaiman the Magnificient?

[B]Q.8.[/B] Give an account of the the conquest of Europe by the Ottomans.

Engr.Aftab Thursday, May 21, 2009 02:46 PM

[B][CENTER]Federal public service commission

Competitive examination for
Recruitment to posts in BPS-17 under
The federal government, 2009
Islamic History and Culture,Paper-II
TIME ALLOWED Part-I 30: Minutes Maximum Marks 20
Part-II: 2 hours & 30 Minutes Maximum marks 80

Part – I ( MCQ)
(COMPULSORY)
[/CENTER]
[/B]
Q.1. select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the answer sheet.(20)


1.Spain was invaded in 711 AD by ---------:

a) Tariq bin Ziyad
b) Abd al Rahman I
c) Khalid bin Walid
d)none of these

2. The al-Qairawan in North Africa was founded in 670 AD by---------------:
a) Musa bin Nusayr
b) Suleman I
c) Uqbah
d) none of these

3.The conquests of Hujjaj in the East matched the Western conquests by ---------- :

a Musa bin Nusayr
b) Tariq bin Ziyad
c) al-Mutawakkil
d)none of these

4.Abdul Aziz married Egilona, the widow of king Roderick, and named her ---------:

a) Umm-Asim
b) Umm-Kulsum
c) Umm-Hani
d)none of these

5.The Umayyad Dynasty was put to an end in the year----------:

a)661 AD
b)750 AD
c)770 AD
d)None of these

6.The Abbasid Dynasty ruled for just over---------:

a) two centuries
b) three centuries
c) five centuries
d)none of these

7.Baghdad was put on fire in 1258 AD by -----------

a) The Umayyads
b) The Mongols
c) The Ottomans
d)none of these

8.Musa bin Nusayr was the Governor of---------

a) Egypt
b) Spain
c) North Africa
d) none of these

9.The fugitive Umayyad prince reached Spain in the year -------------:

a) 755 AD
b) 750 AD
c) 760 AD
d)none of these

10.The last Umayyad ruler in 750 AD was--------:

a) Hisham
b) Marwan II
c) Yazid III
d) none of these


11.The name of the French King who attacked Spain in 777 AD was ---------:

a) Roderick
b) Charlemagne
c) Alfonso
d) none of these

12.Ibn Khuldun is generally known as a-------

a) Mathematician
b) Astronomer
c) Historian
d) None of these

13.The real founder of Umayyad Dynasty in Spain was-------:

a) Tariq bin Ziyad
b) Moosa bin Nysair
c) Abdur Rahman I
d) None of these

14.The Arabs invaded Spain in the year-------

a) 711 AD
b) 750 AD
c) 756 AD
d) None of these

15.Which Caliph recalled Musa bin Nusayr to Damascus-------?

a) al Walid-I
b) Abdul Aziz
c) Abdul Malik
d)None of these

16. Who punished Musa bin Nusayr for invading Spain---------?

a) Sulaiman
b) Abdul Aziz
c) Amr Thaqafi
d)None of these

17.After ruling over Spain for one year who refused to give turn to the Yamanites?

a) Abdur Rahman-II
b) al-Hakam
c) Abdur Rahman al-Fehri
d) None of these

18.The new capital established by Abbasid in 835 AD is called -----

a) al-Mansurah
b) Samarra
c) Kufa/Basra
d) none of these

19. Abdur Rahman-II of Spain went out to receive a minstrel called--------

a) Khalid
b) Ziryab
c) Walid
d) None of these

20.Cordova and Baghdad served to the West as main centres for------------

a) Rivalry
b) Treasures
c) Learning
d) None of these

[B]Q.2.[/B] Give an account of the conquest of spain; who made it a stabe and prosperous Muslim state?

[B]Q.3.[/B] What fate did Tariq Bin Ziyad and Musa bin Nusayr meet after invasion of spain?

[B] Q.4.[/B] Write a note on the Muslim's contribution in Spain in natural or social sciences.

[B]Q.5.[/B] Write short notes on ANY TWO of the following:

1) al-Hambra
2) Cordoba
3) Gibralter
4) al-Qairawan
5) Mudarites
6) Yamanites
7) Abdur Rahman-I
8) Hisham
9) Al-Hakam

[B]Q.6.[/B] What is the historical significance of Samarra as Capital of the Abbasids?

[B]Q.7.[/B] How Did Imam Malik's Muwatta leave a strong impact in spain, Discuss?

[B]Q.8.[/B] The scientific and literary progress of the Muslims in spain and Baghdad laid the foundation of renaissance in Europe, discuss with evidence.

Engr.Aftab Friday, June 12, 2009 04:22 AM

Federal public service commission

Competitive examination for
Recruitment to posts in BPS-17 under
The federal government, 2009
Islamic History and Culture,Paper-1


TIME ALLOWED Part-I 30: Minutes Maximum Marks 20

Part-II: 2 hours & 30 Minutes Maximum marks 80

Part – I ( MCQ)
(COMPULSORY)


Q.1. select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the answer sheet.(20)

1.The Holy Quran was first compiled during the caliphate of Hazrat---------:

a)Muhammad (PBUH)
b)[B]Abu Bakar Siddique(R.A)[/B]
c) Uthman (R.A)
d)none of these

2. Hazrat Umer was Caliph for---------------:
a) 2 years
b) 4 years
c) [B]10 years[/B]
d) none of these

3.The orthodox caliphate lasted for---------- :

a) 26 years
b) [B]29 years [/B]
c) 32 years
d)none of these

4.Hazrat Ali was martyred in the year---------:

a) 650 AD
b) 656 AD
c) [B]661 AD [/B]
d)none of these

5.The Umayyad Dynasty was put to an end in the year----------:

a)660 AD
b)[B]750 AD [/B]
c)770 AD
d)None of these

6.The Abbasid Dynasty ruled for just over---------:

a)[B]five centuries [/B]
b)two centuries
c)three centuries
d)none of these

7.The Islamic calendar(hijra) started in the year-----------:

a)[B]622 AD [/B]
b)620 AD
c)621 AD
d)none of these

8.The famous Al-Muwatta was written by:

a)[B]Imam Malik [/B]
b)Imam Abu Hanifa
c)Imam Muslim
d)Imam Hanbal

9.The Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) migrated to Madina in-------------:

a) 615 AD
b) [B]622 AD[/B]
c) 625 AD
d)none of these

10.The last Umayyad ruler at Damascus was--------:

a)[B]Marwan II [/B]
b)Abdul Aziz
c) Abdul Rahman
d) none of these


11.The founder of Umayyad Dynasty was---------:

a)Yazid
b)Abd al Malik
c)[B]Muawiyah I[/B]
d) none of these

12.Baybars, the Mamluke Sultan of Egypt, took----------to install him as Abbasid caliph in Cairo on the year 1261 AD:

a) Al-Mustansir
b) Al-Hakim
c) Al-Mustakfi-I
d)None of these

13.The founder of Umayyad Dynasty in Spain was-------:

a)Khalid bin Walid
b)Moosa bin Nysair
c)[B]Abdur Rahman I [/B]d)None of these

14.The Ottoman Sultan Salim took------from cairo to Istanbul to install him as Caliph:

a) Al-Mutawakkil III
b) Al-Qa’im
c) Al-Mustamsik
d)None of these

15. Under which Caliph, Sindh was invaded by Muhammad bin Qasim in 711 AD?

a) Muawiyah
b) [B]Al-Walid I[/B]c) Abdul Malik

d)None of these

16.When did the Ottomans cross into Europe:

a) [B]1357 AD[/B]
b) 1520 AD
c) 1550 AD
d)None of these

17.When was Hungary brought under Ottoman rule?

a) [B]1521 AD[/B]
b) 1526 AD
c) 1530 AD
d)None of these

18.Kamal Attaturk ended the Ottoman Caliphate and deposed Abdul Majid II in-----

a) 1920
b) [B]1922[/B]
c) 1924
d)none of these

19. Which Ottoman Ruler took the Abbasid Caliphate to Istanbul?

a) Sulaiman I
b) Salim I
c) Al-Mustansar
d)None of these

20. The Ottoman Empire lasted for over----------

a) Five Centuries
b) [B]Six Centuries[/B]
c) Seven Centuries
d)None of these

Engr.Aftab Wednesday, June 17, 2009 06:42 PM

Federal public service commission

Competitive examination for
Recruitment to posts in BPS-17 under
The federal government, 2009
Islamic History and Culture,Paper-II
TIME ALLOWED Part-I 30: Minutes Maximum Marks 20
Part-II: 2 hours & 30 Minutes Maximum marks 80

Part – I ( MCQ)
(COMPULSORY)

Q.1. select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the answer sheet.(20)


1.Spain was invaded in 711 AD by ---------:

a) [B]Tariq bin Ziyad [/B]
b) Abd al Rahman I
c) Khalid bin Walid
d)none of these

2. The al-Qairawan in North Africa was founded in 670 AD by---------------:
a) Musa bin Nusayr
b) Suleman I
c) [B]Uqbah[/B]
d) none of these

3.The conquests of Hujjaj in the East matched the Western conquests by ---------- :

a Musa bin Nusayr
b) Tariq bin Ziyad
c) al-Mutawakkil
d)none of these

4.Abdul Aziz married Egilona, the widow of king Roderick, and named her ---------:

a) Umm-Asim
b) Umm-Kulsum
c) Umm-Hani
d)none of these

5.The Umayyad Dynasty was put to an end in the year----------:

a)661 AD
b)[B]750 AD [/B]
c)770 AD
d)None of these

6.The Abbasid Dynasty ruled for just over---------:

a) two centuries
b) three centuries
c) [B]five centuries [/B]
d)none of these

7.Baghdad was put on fire in 1258 AD by -----------

a) The Umayyads
b) [B]The Mongols[/B]
c) The Ottomans
d)none of these

8.Musa bin Nusayr was the Governor of---------

a) Egypt
b) Spain
c) [B]North Africa [/B]
d) none of these

9.The fugitive Umayyad prince reached Spain in the year -------------:

a) [B]755 AD[/B]b) 750 AD
c) 760 AD
d)none of these

10.The last Umayyad ruler in 750 AD was--------:

a) Hisham
b) [B]Marwan II[/B]
c) Yazid III
d) none of these


11.The name of the French King who attacked Spain in 777 AD was ---------:

a) Roderick
b) [B]Charlemagne [/B]
c) Alfonso
d) none of these

12.Ibn Khuldun is generally known as a-------

a) Mathematician
b) Astronomer
c) [B]Historian[/B]d) None of these

13.The real founder of Umayyad Dynasty in Spain was-------:

a) Tariq bin Ziyad
b) Moosa bin Nysair
c) [B]Abdur Rahman I [/B]
d) None of these

14.The Arabs invaded Spain in the year-------

a) [B]711 AD[/B]
b) 750 AD
c) 756 AD
d) None of these

15.Which Caliph recalled Musa bin Nusayr to Damascus-------?

a) [B]al Walid-I [/B]
b) Abdul Aziz
c) Abdul Malik
d)None of these

16. Who punished Musa bin Nusayr for invading Spain---------?

a) [B]Sulaiman[/B]
b) Abdul Aziz
c) Amr Thaqafi
d)None of these

17.After ruling over Spain for one year who refused to give turn to the Yamanites?

a) Abdur Rahman-II
b) al-Hakam
c) Abdur Rahman al-Fehri
d) None of these

18.The new capital established by Abbasid in 835 AD is called -----

a) [B]al-Mansurah[/B] i think
b) Samarra
c) Kufa/Basra
d) none of these

19. Abdur Rahman-II of Spain went out to receive a minstrel called--------

a) Khalid
b) [B]Ziryab[/B] not sure
c) Walid
d) None of these

20.Cordova and Baghdad served to the West as main centres for------------

a) Rivalry
b) Treasures
c) Learning
d) None of these

hafiz ishtiaq ahmad Wednesday, June 16, 2010 01:28 AM

correction required
 
18.The new capital established by Abbasid in 835 AD is called -----

a) al-Mansurah i think
b) Samarra
c) Kufa/Basra
d) none of these


the corect answer is option b samrra

this city was established by al-mutasim billah

hafiz ishtiaq ahmad Tuesday, September 20, 2011 02:36 AM

[QUOTE=Engr.Aftab;126589]Federal public service commission

Competitive examination for
Recruitment to posts in BPS-17 under
The federal government, 2009
Islamic History and Culture,Paper-1


TIME ALLOWED Part-I 30: Minutes Maximum Marks 20

Part-II: 2 hours & 30 Minutes Maximum marks 80

Part – I ( MCQ)
(COMPULSORY)


Q.1. select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the answer sheet.(20)

1.The Holy Quran was first compiled during the caliphate of Hazrat---------:

a)Muhammad (PBUH)
b)[B]Abu Bakar Siddique(R.A)[/B]
c) Uthman (R.A)
d)none of these

2. Hazrat Umer was Caliph for---------------:
a) 2 years
b) 4 years
c) [B]10 years[/B]
d) none of these

3.The orthodox caliphate lasted for---------- :

a) 26 years
b) [B]29 years [/B]
c) 32 years
d)none of these

4.Hazrat Ali was martyred in the year---------:

a) 650 AD
b) 656 AD
c) [B]661 AD [/B]
d)none of these

5.The Umayyad Dynasty was put to an end in the year----------:

a)660 AD
b)[B]750 AD [/B]
c)770 AD
d)None of these

6.The Abbasid Dynasty ruled for just over---------:

a)[B]five centuries [/B]
b)two centuries
c)three centuries
d)none of these

7.The Islamic calendar(hijra) started in the year-----------:

a)[B]622 AD [/B]
b)620 AD
c)621 AD
d)none of these

8.The famous Al-Muwatta was written by:

a)[B]Imam Malik [/B]
b)Imam Abu Hanifa
c)Imam Muslim
d)Imam Hanbal

9.The Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) migrated to Madina in-------------:

a) 615 AD
b) [B]622 AD[/B]
c) 625 AD
d)none of these

10.The last Umayyad ruler at Damascus was--------:

a)[B]Marwan II [/B]
b)Abdul Aziz
c) Abdul Rahman
d) none of these


11.The founder of Umayyad Dynasty was---------:

a)Yazid
b)Abd al Malik
c)[B]Muawiyah I[/B]
d) none of these

12.Baybars, the Mamluke Sultan of Egypt, took----------to install him as Abbasid caliph in Cairo on the year 1261 AD:

a) Al-Mustansir
b) Al-Hakim
c) Al-Mustakfi-I
d)None of these

13.The founder of Umayyad Dynasty in Spain was-------:

a)Khalid bin Walid
b)Moosa bin Nysair
c)[B]Abdur Rahman I [/B]d)None of these

14.The Ottoman Sultan Salim took------from cairo to Istanbul to install him as Caliph:

a) Al-Mutawakkil III
b) Al-Qa’im
c) Al-Mustamsik
d)None of these

15. Under which Caliph, Sindh was invaded by Muhammad bin Qasim in 711 AD?

a) Muawiyah
b) [B]Al-Walid I[/B]c) Abdul Malik

d)None of these

16.When did the Ottomans cross into Europe:

a) [B]1357 AD[/B]
b) 1520 AD
c) 1550 AD
d)None of these

17.When was Hungary brought under Ottoman rule?

a) [B]1521 AD[/B]
b) 1526 AD
c) 1530 AD
d)None of these

18.Kamal Attaturk ended the Ottoman Caliphate and deposed Abdul Majid II in-----

a) 1920
b) [B]1922[/B]
c) 1924
d)none of these

19. Which Ottoman Ruler took the Abbasid Caliphate to Istanbul?

a) Sulaiman I
b) Salim I
c) Al-Mustansar
d)None of these

20. The Ottoman Empire lasted for over----------

a) Five Centuries
b) [B]Six Centuries[/B]
c) Seven Centuries
d)None of these[/QUOTE]


answer of question #12 is option A
REFERENCE
[url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbasid_Caliphate]Abbasid Caliphate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/url]


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