FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN
PBS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2000
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-III
(PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)

TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100


NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Give an account of the evolution of the Muslim society in the sub-continent from 1206 to 1526 A.D.

2. Analyze the significance of Lahore Resolution in the History of freedom movement.

3. Evaluate the policies of the Cripps Mission. To what extent were these policies favorable for the Muslims of the sub-continent?

4. Give a critical appraisal of the constitutional crisis during the period of Governor General Ghulam Mohammad. Write its effects on the subsequent history of Pakistan.

5. Analyze the main causes of the debacle of East Pakistan. What are its consequences on the history of Pakistan?

6. Discuss Corruption as number one problem of Pakistan. What practicable and feasible steps should be taken to eradicate this menace.

7. Write a note on Balochistan; its area, population, economy, education and the problems of the people.

8. Write short notes on any Two of the following:-

(a) Assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan.

(b) The salient features of the Constitution of 1956.

(c) Unemployment in Pakistan.



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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN
PBS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2001
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-III
(PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)


TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

Note: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry EQUAL marks.


1. Briefly describe the evolution of Muslim Society in the Subcontinent from 1206 onwards and analyze its downfall after the 17th century.
2. Discuss the salient aspects of Shah Waliullah's Movement and analyze its impact on the Muslims of the Subcontinent.
3. "Basically educational in character, the Aligarh Movement was not devoid of political objectives". Discuss.
4. Make a critical comparison of the Nehru Report and the Quaid-e-Azam's Fourteen Points.
5. Write a comprehensive essay on the promulgation of Islamic system in Pakistan with special reference to the role played by the Ulema in the process.
6. 'The US attack on Afghanistan in October 2001 has had serious repercussions for Pakistan". Discuss.
7. Write an analytical essay on the growth of population in Pakistan after Independence and underscore its effects on the country's socioeconomic climate.
8. Write detailed notes on any TWO of the following:
(i) Chaudhri Rehmat AH.
(ii) Allama Iqbal.
(iii) Kashmir conflict.
(iv) Kalabagh Dam.







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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN
PBS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2002
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, PAPER-III
(PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)


TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
Note: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry EQUAL marks.
1. Briefly describe the evolution of Muslim society in the sub-continent.
2. There is an “unbridgeable gulf between Hinduism and Islam and their followers existed together in the same land for hundreds of years like tow streams which continue to un parallel to each other indefinitely, without ever becoming one body of water”. Elucidate.
3. State the reasons Sir Syed advanced to the Indian Muslims to eschew politics. To what extent he was successful?
4. The Ulemas of Nadwah attempted to make a synthesis of Modernism of Aligarh and Conversation of Deoband in their syllabus. Discuss.
5. The Quaid-e-Azam was against the performance of “a surgical operation” on the provinces because such a step would be a dangerous proposition and would “let loose terrible forces”. In the light of the statement, discuss the division of the Punjab and Bengal.
6. Why ONE-UNIT was created and subsequently abolished? Explain.
7. The Indian Policy on Kashmir is caught on the horns of a dilemma and that dilemma is that if it accepts the verdict of the people, it has to vacate the territory of state of Junagarh, Manavadhar, Mangrol, Hyderabad etc. Explain.
8. What are the problems of industrialization in Pakistan? How they can be solved?