FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2017
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the question will not be considered.
Q. No. 2. Who are entitled to receive Zakat according to the Quran? Elucidating social impact of Zakat, clarify how can poverty be alleviated with its distribution in Islamic Society? (20)
Q. No. 3. Write a comprehensive note on the right of inheritance granted to women by Islam. (20)
Q. No. 4. How were the Rightly-guided Caliphs elected? To what extent their system of government be regarded as democratic? (20)
Q. No. 5. Elucidate how the Prophet of Islam (Peace be upon him) exemplified him as the greatest peace maker in the world by making reconciliation with pagans, Jews and Christians? (20)
Q. No. 6. Explain the concept of self-purification in the light of the Qur’ān and Sunnah and its impact on society. (20)
Q. No. 7. Enumerate the reasons of extremism in Pakistan and suggest solutions to eradicate it in the light of Islamic teachings. (20)
Q. No. 8. Define Ijma’ (consensus) and explain its different kinds. Highlight its importance in the light of the Qur’ān and Sunnah. (20)