FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2015
HISTORY OF PAKISTAN & INDIA, PAPER-II
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS (PART-I MCQs) Maximum Marks: 20
PART –I (MCQs) Maximum 30 Minutes (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) Candidate must 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 attempted question will not be considered.
Q.2. Analyze the political views and services of Sir Syed Ahrnad Khan in the context of Hindu-Muslim politics. What factors were responsible for his shift from Indian Nationalism to Muslim sub-nationalism?
Q. 3. Why the Hindus were so vehemently opposed to the partition of the province of Bengal in 1905? Discuss in length the Hindu agitation against the partition which finally resulted in its cancellation.
Q. 4. “Though the Khilafat and Hijrat movements failed to achieve their immediate objectives but they had great impacts on the lives of the Indian Muslims.” Thoroughly analyze this statement and give arguments in support of your viewpoint.
Q.5. “The Nehru Report struck the last nail in the coffin of Hindu-Muslim Unity.” Elucidate the statement by giving those clauses of the Nehru Report which were unacceptable to the ‘Indian Muslims and vehemently opposed by the Muslim leaders and Muslim political organizations.
Q. 6. Write note on the elections of 193-7 and the Muslim grievances under the Congress rule in the provinces from July 1937 to October 1939.
Q. 7. Give an account of the factors responsible for the delay In the drafting of the first Constitution of Pakistan for nine years focusing on the differences between the political leadership of the East and West Pakistan.
Q. 8. Discuss in length Pakistan’s relations with the United. States in historical perspective. What future do you foresee for Pakistan’s alliance with the United States in the ongoing Global War or Terror?