FPSC Past Papers of Pakistan Studies

Q.1. (i) Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate Circle on the OMR Answer Sheet. (20×1=20)
(ii) Answers given anywhere, other than OMR Answer Sheet, shall not be considered.
1.  Who was the governor of Sindh after Muhammad Bin Qasim?
(a)  Zaid Bin Marwan  (b)Yazid Bin Muhallab  (c)Abdullah Bin Haris  (d)None of these
2.  Who was the Mughal Emperor who accepted the British pension firstly?
(a)Alamgir-II  (b)Shah Alam-II  (c)Akbar-II  (d)None of these
3.  Ahmad Shah Abdali launched his early invasions against:
(a)Mughals  (b)Marhattas  (c)Sikhs  (d)None of these
4.  The British fought Plassey war against:
(a)Haider Ali  (b)Tipu Sultan  (c)Sirajuddaula  (d)None of these
5.  Dars-i-Nizami was named after:
(a)Nizamuddin Auliya  (b)Nizamul Mulk  (c)Mullah Nizamuddin  (d)None of these
6.  Before 1857 how many universities on Western pattern were established in India?
(a)16  (b)13  (c)3  (d)None of these
7.  When the MAO College at Aligarh was started?
(a)1864  (b)1877  (c)1875  (d)None of these
8.  Anjuman-i-Hamayati-Islam was started in:
(a)1849  (b)1884  (c)1885  (d)None of these
9.  The Constitution of All India Muslim League was written by:
(a)Mohsinul Mulk (b)Muhammad Ali Jauhar (c)Nawab Salimullah of Dacca (d)None of these
10.  The first session of Mohammadan Educational Conference was held in Bengal:
(a)1886  (b)1899  (c)1906  (d)None of these
11.  The London branch of Muslim League was started by:
(a)Syed Amir Ali  (b)Sir Wazir Hassan  (c)Hasan Bilgrami (d)None of these
12.  “Hamdard” was edited by:
(a)Moulana Shaukat Ali  (b)Moulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar  (c)Moulana Zafar Ali Khan
(d)None of these
13.  “Shudhi” movement was started by:
(a)Jawahar Lal Nehru  (b)Tilak  (c)Gandhi  (d)None of these
14.  Majlis-i-Ahrar was formed in:
(a)1928  (b)1929  (c)1931  (d)None of these
15.  In Kashmir the ceasefire between Pakistan and India was signed on:
(a)27thJuly, 1948  (b)27thJuly, 1949  (c)27thJuly, 1950  (d)None of these
16.  Islamabad was declared capital of Pakistan in:
(a)1959  (b)1960  (c)1961  (d)None of these
17.  Majority of Southern Pakistan population lives along the:
(a)River Indus  (b)River Ravi  (c)River Jhelum  (d)None of these
18.  The Aryans arrived in Sourth Asia:
(a)3000 BC – 3500 BC (b)4000 BC – 4500 BC  (c)4500 BC – 5000 BC  (d)None of these
19.  The most ancient civilization is:
(a)Harrapa  (b)Moenjodaro  (c)Mehargarh  (d)None of these
20.  The author of “The Case of Pakistan” is:
(a)Rafiq Afzal  (b)S.M. Ikram  (c)I.H. Qureshi  (d)None of these
NOTE: (i)  Part-IIis to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii)Candidate must write Q. No.in the Answer Bookin accordance with Q. No.in the Q. Paper.
(iii)Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iv) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

Q.No.2.  Critically examine the Muslim shift from militancy to education with a special
reference to the educational movements launched during the 19thcentury in South Asia. (20)
Q.No.3.  Trace the history of the Muslim conquests of present day Pakistan areas highlighting
their contributions in transforming the society and culture. (20)
Q.No.4.  What was the contribution of the Muslim Press in the struggle for creation of Pakistan?
Examine the role of prominent Muslim journalists in this regard. (20)
Q.No.5.  Compare the socio-economic and political conditions of the Muslims and non-Muslims
at the advent of British rule in South Asia. (20)
Q.No.6.  Elucidate the difficulties in establishment of an Islamic order in Pakistan after
independence. (20)
Q.No.7.  “The twentieth century witnessed the war for oil. The twenty-first century will witness
the war for water”. Examine the practical implications of this statement on situation of
Pakistan. (20)
Q.No.8.  Through Allama Iqbal’s writings and views ofQuaid-i-Azam explain their conceptual
understanding about the Islamic state. Do you agree that their vision found some place
while explaining the constitutional developments throughout the case of Pakistan’s
political history? (20)

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