ISLAMIC HISTORY AND CULTURE (PAPER 1)
Q 1 MCQs
1- the pre- islamic era is known as:
a) Modern age b) Age of ignorance c) Golden age d) none
2- Ma'rib dam was located in:
a) iraq b) yaman c) egypt d) none
3- Rulers of Pre- islamic iran were called:-
a) qaiser b) kisra c) shahan- shah d) none
4- Ka'bah is situated in the valley of:
a) Faran b) Makkah c) Taif d) none
5- Hajre- Aswad means:
a) pious stone b) black ston c) foundation stone d) none
6- The word "Muhammad" means:
a) The praised one b) Noble c) Respectful d) none
7- The first revelation came to Prophet (p.b.u.h) in:
a) Hira b) Thaur c) Dar-e-Arqam d) none
8- The duration of social boycott of Musliam Shi'b Abi Talib was for
a) 3 years b) 5 years c) 10 year d) none
9- The Battle of Uhad was fought in the year :
a) 3 Nabvi b) 8 Nabvi c) 9 A.H d) none
10- Who signed the treaty of Hudabiya on the behalf of the Quresh?
a) Abu sufyan b) Abu Lahab c) Abu al Hakam d) none
11- Banu Qurayzah, Banu Qaynuqa and Banu Nadir were three tribes of :
a) Quraysh b) Christian c) the jews d) none
12- Quran was revealed in :
a) 25 years b) 27 year c) 23 year d) none
13- Hazrat Umer (R.A) was assassinated in the month of:
a) Ramadan b) Ziq'ad c) Muharram d) none
14- Musaylama was:
a) philosopher b) poet c) false prophet d) none
15- The battle of Jamal was fought between Hazrat Aisha and:
a) hazrat muawiyah b) hazrat talah c) hazrat ali d) none
16- The capital of umyad dynasty was:
a) Baghdad b) Cairo c) Khusran d) none
17- Abbasid Caliphate came into being in:
a) 132 AH b) 122 AH c) 142 AH d) none
18- SAmmarra was built by:
a) Al-mansur b) Al mahdi c)Al-must'asim d) none
19- Jizya is a :-
a) poll tax b) trade tab c) land taxd) none
20- The ottoman dynasty fell in:
a) 1857 b) 1926 c) 1940 d) none
Attempt 4 Questions from the following
Q 2-- Comment on the moral, social and political conditions of the world at the advent of Islam.
3-- Critically examine the effects of the teachings of the Holy Prophet PBUH on Arabia.
4---Estimate the character and achievements of Hazrat Umar Farooq R.A as a statesman.
5--- What Limitation has Quran set upon speech and writing? In what respect does the Islamic concept of Literature differ from that of the non Muslims.
----6 Trace the origin of Shura in Islam and give a brief account of its working under the pious caliphs.
----7 Briefly describe the scientific and literary progress of the Muslims during Abbasid period.
---8 Asses the claims of Suleman the magnificent to be the greatest of the Ottomans Sultan.
Islamic History II
1- Literal meaning of Jehad is ;
a) exemption b) sacrifice c) fight d) struggle
2- Marwan was the son of
a) Hakam b) Walid c) Suleman d) yazid e) none
3- Musa-bin-naseer conquered parts of:
a) Asia b) Africa c) Europe d) Australia
4- in 89 A.H. -- became viceroy of Africa:
a) Musa-bin naseer b) Tariq bin ziyad c) Yazid bin Muhalib d) Umer bin Abdul Aziz
5- After a short khilafat of Muawiyah II the next Khalifa of Islam was:
a)Ibn-e-khatab b)Ibn-e -hashim c) Ibn-e- zubair d)Ibn-e-Yazid e) none
6-Whilst Africa was under the ummayad the Spain was under:
a) Goth b) The Jews c) THe Hindus d) The mongols e)none
7- For the first time Abdul Malik issued purely Muslim Coinage Know as:
a) Pound b) Deenar c) Dirham d) Ruppe e)none
8- Firdousi was the poet of:
a) Persia b) Asia c) africa d) America e) none
9- Al- walid Was one of the greatest Khalifas of:
a) Arabs b) Indo- pak c) China d) Whole islamic world e)none
10- Umm-ul- Banin was a remarkable --- women
a) Arab b) Spanish c) Egyptian d) European e)none
11- Safah was the first caliph of:-
a) Ummayads b) Hashimis c) Abbasids d) Alvids e) none
12- ---- was the real founder of the Abbasid dynasty
a) Safah b) Abu jafar c) Muhammad musa d) Abdullah e) none
13- In the adminstration of the ummayads the court language was:
a) Persian b) Arabics c) French d) German e) none
14- Fazl bin yahya has held the governership of:
a) Khusran and egypt b) Spain c) South asia d) Africa e) none
15- with the emergence of abbasids the Capital was transferd from syria to:
a) Iran b) egypt c) iraq d) turkey e) none
16- Amin was Murdered in
a) 814 A.c b)815 A.c c)816 A.c d) 817 A.c e) none
17- NAzhun, Zainab and Hamda belonge to
a) spain b) baghdad c) syria d) iraq e) none
18- MAliki doctrines were introduced in spain in the reign of:
a) hisham b) Abd-ur-rahman c) abdullah d) yazid e) none
19- Al-Qanun - Fil tib was written by;
a) Bu-ali-sina b) Almasudi c) Ibn-ishq d) al- yaqubi e) none
20- Al tafser was written by
a) al-zharwi b) Muhammad-bin zikraya c) al- ghazali d) Jabir bin hayan e) none
Attempt 4 Questions from the following:
2---Discuss socio economic reforms of Abdul Malik.
3-- Discuss Expansion of Islamic Empire Under Walid Bin Malik.
--4 Highlight nature and importance of Ummayed institutions and society.
---5 Give an analytical study of the Muslims contribution in social science in the reign of Haroon and Mamun.
---6 Estimate the Reign of Abdur Rehman 2 in the History of Spain.
--- 7 Give critical study of the character and achievements of Abdur Rehman Al Nasir of Muslim Spain.
---8 Give a study on "Evolution of Knowledge and Wisdom"in Muslim Spain.