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Lecturer Pakistan Studies MCQs Past Papers

Lecturer Pakistan Studies MCQs Past Papers

1. Chachnama was originally written in:
(a) Persian  ✓
(b) Arabic
(c) Turkish
(d) Sindhi
The Chachnama is Arab or Muslim genre writing, a “pleasant story of conquest,” and it was written five hundred years after the conquest of Sind. The author was Persian; his source was an Arabic manuscript preserved by the family of the conqueror, Bin Qasim.
2. First Muslim Expedition was sent to India by:
(a) Hazrat Umar 
(b) Hazrat Usman 
(c) Muhammad bin Qasim  ✓
(d) Hijjaj Bin Yousaf
The initial entry of Islam into South Asia came in the first century after the death of the Prophet Muhammad. The Umayyad caliph in Damascus sent an expedition to Baluchistan and Sindh in 711 led by Muhammad bin Qasim.
3. Muhammad Bin Qasim stayed at Makran before entering Sindh for:
(a) 3 Months
(b) 2 Months 
(c) 1 Month ✓
(d) 2 Weeks

4. The first mosque in South Asia was built in:
(a) THATTA, Sindh ✓
(b) Bhopal 
(c) Baluchistan
(d) Bengal
THATTA – The Jamia Masjid of Banbhor, which is said to be the first mosque of South Asia was built in 8th century AD after the conquest of Sindh by Arab warrior Muhammad Bin Qasim.
5. The Ghaznavid rule over present day Pakistan areas lasted for:
(a) 300 years
(b) 250 years 
(c) 200 years
(d) 175 years ✓
Ghaznavid rule in Pakistan lasted for over one hundred and seventy five years from 1010 to 1187. ... Apart from being the second capital and later the only capital of the Ghaznavid kingdom, Lahore had great military and strategic significance.
6. Ibni-Batuta travelled for:
(a) 35 years
(b) 28 years 
(c) 20 years
(d) 15 years

7. Sultan Qutub-ud-Din Aibak could rule India for:
(a) 35 years
(b) 18 years
(c) 15 years
(d) 5 years ✓
Qutb al-Din Aibak (r. c. 1206–1210) was a general of the Ghurid emperor Mu'izz ad-Din Muhammad Ghori. He was in-charge of the Ghurid territories in northern India, and after Mu'izz ad-Din's death, became the ruler of an independent kingdom that evolved into the Delhi Sultanate ruled by the Mamluk dynasty.

8. The Khilji Dynasty enjoyed Indian rule for:
(a) 90 years
(b) 70 years
(c) 50 years
(d) 30 years ✓
The Khalji or Khilji dynasty was a Muslim dynasty which ruled large parts of the Indian subcontinent between 1290 and 1320. It was founded by Jalal ud din Firuz Khalji and became the second dynasty to rule the Delhi Sultanate of India.
9. The Khayal system of music was founded by:
(a) Amir Khusraw ✓
(b) Hussain Shah Sharqi
(c) Mian Tan Sain
(d) Baiju Bawara
KHAYAL Khayal (Arabic-Persian, "lyric" or "imagination") is perhaps the most important vocal genre in the Hindustani sangīt paddhati, or musical tradition. The origins of khayal are often associated with the famous musician Amir Khusrau. (1253–1325).
10. Queen Noor Jahan was born at:
(a) Dehli
(b) Iran
(c) Chaghi
(d) Afghanistan ✓
Nur Jahan was born Mehr-un-Nissa on 31 May 1577 in Kandahar, present-day Afghanistan, into a family of Persian nobility and was the second daughter and fourth child of the Persian aristocrat Mirza Ghiyas Beg and his wife Asmat Begum.
11. In the year 1719 how many Mughal Kings sat on throne?
(a) 5
(b) 4 ✓
(c) 2
(d) 1

12. Ahmad Shah Abdali launched his early invasions against:
(a) Mughals
(b) Marathas ✓
(c) Sikhs
(d) Rajputs

13. When the third battle of Panipat was fought?
(a) January 14, 1526
(b) January 14, 1757
(c) January 14, 1761 ✓
(d) January 14, 1764
The Third Battle of Panipat was a major battle of Indian history, fought on 14th January 1761. It was fought between the Afghan forces of Ahmad Shah Durrani along with his local Rohilla and other Pathan and Oudh allies, against the Maratha Empire.

14. The British fought Plassy War against:
(a) Haider Ali
(b) Tipu Sultan
(c) Sirajiddaula 
(d) Marathas

15. Darsi-Nizami was named after:
(a) Nizamuddin Auliya
(b) Nizamul Mulk
(c) Mulla Nizamuddin
(d) Nizamul Mulk Junaidi

16. Maharaja Ranjit Singh ruled Punjab for:
(a) 60 years
(b) 50 years
(c) 40 years
(d) 20 years

17. Karachi was occupied by the British in:
(a) 1820
(b) 1839
(c) 1842
(d) 1843

18. Delhi fell to the British Army in:
(a) 1796
(b) 1803
(c) 1849
(d) 1857

19. When the First Anglo – Afghan War was fought:
(a) 1813
(b) 1820
(c) 1839
(d) 1843

20. Before 1857 how many universities had been established by the British:
(a) 16
(b) 13
(c) 3
(d) Not a single

21. Name the saint, who first came in Lahore?
(a) Ali Makhdum Hujwari
(b) Shaikh Ismail
(c) Data Ganjh Bakhsh
(d) None of these

22. Ghiyas-ud-Din Balban declared himself the king of Delhi Sultanate in the year.
(a) 1166
(b) 1266
(c) 1366
(d) None of these

23. Who founded Daulatabad and shifted the capital of Delhi Sultanate?
(a) Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughluq
(b) Muhammad Tughluq
(c) Feroze Shah Tughluq
(d) None of these

24. Who set up the chain of justice to redress the grievances of oppressed people?
(a) Zaheer-ud-Din Babar 
(b) Shahab-ud-Din Shahjahan
(c) Aurangzeb Alimgir
(d) None of these

25. Who was known in history as Mujaddid Alf Thani, the Reformer of the Second Millennium?
(a) Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi
(b) Shah Waliullah
(c) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(d) None of these

26. Who called the “spiritual guides” as shopkeepers?
(a) Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi
(b) Shah Waliullah
(c) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(d) None of these

27. When Nadva-tul-Ulema came into being?
(a) 1873
(b) 1883
(c) 1893
(d) None of these

28. Who initiated the cult of Shivaji against the Muslims of India?
(a) Bal Ganga Dher Tilak
(b) Bennerji
(c) Pandit Madan Mohan
(d) None of these

29. Who led the Simla Deputation in 1906?
(a) Sir Agha Khan
(b) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(c) Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk
(d) None of these

30. When Nahru Committee was constituted to propose the future constitution of India?
(a) February 1927
(b) February 1928
(c) February 1929
(d) None of these

31. When the Congress Ministries resigned from their offices?
(a) November 1937
(b) November 1938
(c) November 1939
(d) None of these

32. Who first thought of the possibility of a Muslim Republic embracing the present Central Asian states in North West of Sub-continent?
(a) Abdul Halim Sharar
(b) Syed Jamal-ud-Din Afghani
(c) Ch. Rehmat Ali
(d) None of these

33. When Simla Conference was concluded with failure?
(a) June 14, 1945
(b) July 14, 1945
(c) August 14, 1945
(d) None of these

34. Who negotiated with cabinet Mission (1946) on behalf of All India National Congress?
(a) Ghandi
(b) Nehru
(c) Abul Kalam Azad
(d) None of these

35. When Abu Ala Maududi was awarded death punishment by Military Court on “Qadiani issue”?
(a) March 1953
(b) April 1953
(c) May 1953
(d) None of these

36. Muhammad Ali Bogra, the then Prime Minister of Pakistan, presented his constitutional formula to the constituent Assembly on:
(a) September 7, 1953 
(b) October 7, 1953
(c) November 7, 1953
(d) None of these

37. When was the 17th Amendment bill ratified by the President, after getting passed by both Houses of Majlis-e-Shura?
(a) December 29, 2003
(b) December 30, 2003
(c) December 31, 2003
(d) None of these

38. When was the local government system under the Devolution of Power Plan, 2001, inaugurated?
(a) August 4, 2001
(b) August 14, 2001
(c) August 24, 2001
(d) None of these

39. When was Gas (Natural) discovered at Sui Baluchistan?
(a) 1950
(b) 1952
(c) 1954
(d) None of these

40. The Suleman mountain, one of the western series, is as high as:
(a) 1100 ft
(b) 2200 ft
(c) 3300 ft
(d) None of these

41. All-India National Congress was established by:
(a) An official of the British Government
(b) A British loyalist
(c) British dissident
(d) A retired British official

42. Kabir Das of Bakhti Movement was:
(a) A Preacher
(b) A Mystic
(c) A Poet
(d) A Warrior

43. Kashful Mahjubwas written by:
(a) Mujaddid Alf Thani
(b) Syed Ali Hajveri
(c) Syed Muinuddin Ajmeri
(d) Sheikh Bahauddin Zakariya

44. The Millenial Movement was launched against:
(a) The Mughals
(b) The British
(c) The Marhattas
(d) The Muslims

45. The East India Company owes its success in India to:
(a) Lord Dalhousie ✓
(b) Lord Cornwallis
(c) Lord Curzon
(d) Warren Hastings

46. Third battle of Panipat was fought between:
(a) British and Mughals
(b) British and Sikhs
(c) British and Afghans
(d) Afghan Forces and Maratha Empire ✓
The Third Battle of Panipat was a major battle of Indian history, fought on 14th January 1761. It was fought between the Afghan forces of Ahmad Shah Durrani along with his local Rohilla and other Pathan and Oudh allies, against the Maratha Empire.
47. Syed Ahmad Shaheed launched his Jihad Movement against:
(a) The Christians
(b) The Sikhs ✓
(c) The Hypocrites
(d) None of these

48. The Faraizi Movement was launched in:
(a) Bengal ✓
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Kashmir
(d) Maharashatra

49. Hazrat Mahal who fought during the War of Independence 1857 against the British was:
(a) Queen of Jhansi
(b) Ruler of Jodhpur
(c) Begum of Nizam of Hyderabad
(d) Begum of Awadh ✓

50. Darul Uloom Deoband was founded in:
(a) May 31, 1866 ✓
(b) 1855
(c) 1875
(d) 1857

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