FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2008.
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
(PART-I)…………30 MINUTES…………..…..MAXIMUM MARKS:20
(PART-II)…………2 Hours & 30 Minutes……..MAXIMUM MARKS:80
(i) First attempt Part-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit.
Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)
i. Who advised Abu Bakr (R.A) to compile the Quran:
a. Hazrat Umar (R.A)
b. Hazrat Uthman (R.A)
c. Hazrat Ali (R.A)
d. Hazrat Zaid (R.A)
ii. The Nisab of Zakat in Silver is:
a. 40 Tolas
b. 50 Tolas
c. 50 ½ Tolas
d. 52 ½ Tolas
iii. The Prophet made Hazrat Muaaz bin Jabal the Governor of:
iv. Who are the “Sahibain”?
a. Abu Hanifah and Abu Yusuf
b. Abu Hanifah and Imam Shaibani
c. Abu Yusuf and Imam Shaibani
d. Abu Hanifah and Imam Shafi
v. Hajj is not completed unless you go to:
vi. “Kitab-al-Umm” is written by:
a. Abu Hanifa
b. Imam Malik
c. Imam Shafi
d. Ahmad bin Hambal
vii. The foundation of Bait Ul-Hikmah was laid down during:
a. Abbasid Period
b. Ummayad Dynasty
viii. What is the number of month “Rajab” in Islamic Calendar?
ix. First Mujadid was Hazrat Umar bin Abdul Aziz. Who was the second one?
b. Imam Ghizali
c. Ahmad Sirhindi
d. Shah Waliullah
x. Sahifa Hammam bin Munabih was found by:
a. Mufti M. Abduhu
b. Rasheed Ahmad Raza
c. Dr. Hamidullah
d. Dr. Zakir Naik
xi. In which Surat of Quran there is mention of Zulqarnain?
c. Al Mujadala
xii. Muslims are the best of all due to:
xiii. Sahib Us-Ser is the nickname of:
a. Hazrat Khuzaifa (R.A)
b. Hazrat Uqba (R.A)
c. Hazrat Saad (R.A)
xiv. Masjide Khief is located in:
xv. Ghaseel ul Malaika is the title of:
a. Hazrat Abu Talha (R.A)
b. Hazrat Abu Dahana (R.A)
c. Hazrat Hanzala (R.A)
d. Hazrat Saad (R.A)
xvi. Who was appointed as usher for Hijrat-e-Madinah?
a. Hazrat Saad bin Ubada (R.A)
b. Hazrat Utab bin Usaid (R.A)
c. Hazrat Abdullah bin Ariqat (R.A)
xvii. Who was a historian jurist, philosopher, as well as a politician?
a. Shams uddin Ibni Khalkan
b. Abdur Rehman Ibni Khaldoon
c. Abu Bakar Muhammad Ibni Yahya
xviii. When law of inheritence was revealed?
a. Three Hijre
b. Four Hijree
c. Five Hijree
xix. Who was the last Commander in Chief for Ghazwa-e-Mautah?
a. Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed (R.A)
b. Abdur Rehman bin Auf (R.A)
c. Abdullah bin Rawaha (R.A)
xx. Imam Dar ul Hijrat is the title of:
a. Imam Ahmad bin Hunbal
b. Imam Malik
c. Imam Shafee
(i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY SIX questions from PART-II including Question No.2 which is Compulsory.
Q.No.2 carries 10 Marks all other questions carry 14 Marks each.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q.2. Translate the following verses derived from the last ten Surahs of the Holy Quran. (10)
Ten verses have been given to translate.
Q.3. Describe the importance of the concept of the “Day of Judgment” and explain the practical
results of this notion of the Private and Public life of the people. (14)
Q.4. Ijtihad can play an important role in the establishment of Muslim Ummah and the making
of Humanity. Discuss. (14)
Q.5. Islam pays a lot of stress on the circulation of money. Describe in the light of Zakat system.
Q.6. What do you know about the concept of enlightened moderation? Describe it in its
historical perspective. (14)
Q.7. What is “Motahida Qaumiyat”? What role Jamaluddin Afghani and Allama Muhammad
Iqbal played in order to achieve this goal? (14)
Q.8. What moral values are given by the Deen-i-Islam? Can these values be changed keeping in
view the western ethical system? (14)
Q.9. European and Human Rights Activists claim that Islam does not give proper rights to
women. What do you say about this statement? (14)
Q.10. The world is heading towards the concept of “Clash of Civilizations”. Give your
arguments for and against this notion. (14)