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NTA NET December 2018 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Paper 2 Part 1

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Q-1 Arrange the following companions of the prophet in order of maximum traditions narrated by them:

  1. Hafsah

  2. Aishah

  3. Abu hurayrah

  4. Sa’d bin ‘Ubadah

Choose the correct answer from the code given below:


  1. (iv), (i), (ii), (iii)

  2. (iii), (i), (iv), (ii)

  3. (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)

  4. (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)

Q-2 Al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun was founded by


  1. Umar Tilmisani

  2. Hasan al-Banna

  3. Hasan Turabi

  4. Sayyid Qutb

Q-3 The drama ‘Marriage of the Poet’ which depicts the concept of motherland was conceived and staged by


  1. Ahmad Midhat

  2. Ibrahim Shinasi

  3. Ziya Pasha

  4. Tawfiq Fikrat

Q-4 The administrative office of Qubb-i-vazir was introduced by the


  1. The Safavids

  2. The Ottomans

  3. The Abbasids

  4. The Umayyads

Q-5 Kitab al-Shariah, a major workon Shiite law, was aythored by


  1. Abu Jafar

  2. Imam Zayn al-Abidin

  3. Imam Sadiq

  4. Abul Hasan Ali

Q-6 In Makkah, social boycott of Banu Hashim lasted for


  1. Three years

  2. Two years

  3. One year

  4. Four years

Q-7 The khwarizm Shahs belonged to the race of


  1. Turks

  2. Arabs

  3. Berbers

  4. Kurds

Q-8 Bayt-al-Hikmah was established in Baghdad as a


  1. Sirah Academy

  2. Bureau of Translation and Research

  3. Centre for Memorization of the Quran

  4. Tafsir Academy

Q-9 The longest-lived Arab dynasty in Islam was


  1. The Abbasid dynasty

  2. The Fatimid dynasty

  3. The Umayyad dynasty

  4. The Ayyubid dynasty

Q-10 Which one of the following publications is not connected with the Jama’at-e- Islami Hind?


  1. Ma’arif

  2. Kanti

  3. Radiance views weekly

  4. Zindagi-e-Nav

Q-11 Ayatullah Khomeini brought about the Islamic Revolution in Iran in the year


  1. 1977

  2. 1982

  3. 1980

  4. 1979

Q-12 The famous architect Sinan was


  1. Iranian

  2. Turk

  3. Arab

  4. Greek

Q-13 The capital of Ikhshidi dynasty was


  1. Aswan

  2. Khurtum

  3. Fustat

  4. Halab

Q-14 The founder of Tablighi Jamaat, Maulana Mohammad Ilyas, was succeeded by


  1. Maulana Ismail

  2. Maulana Yahya

  3. Maulana Zakariyya

  4. Maulana Mohammad Yusuf

Q-15 The first Muslim scientist who propounded the theory that light travels at a very fast but fixed speed was


  1. Al-Biruni

  2. Ibn al-Haytham

  3. Al-Tusi

  4. Ali Ibn Yunus

Q-16 Al-Mawardi was the author of


  1. Al-Ahkam al-Sultaniyyah

  2. Kitab al-Aghani

  3. Futuh al-Buldan

  4. Hujjah Allah al-Balighah

Q-17 The first Umayyad caliph born to a slave mother was


  1. Yazid III

  2. Abdul Malik

  3. Al-Walid II

  4. Yazid II

Q-18 The companion who accompanied the Prophet to Ta’if was


  1. Bilal

  2. Abu Bakr

  3. Talhah

  4. Zayd bin Haritha

Q-19 The Umayyad caliph who tried to follow in the foot-steps of Caliph


  1. Caliph Umar bin Abdul Aziz

  2. Caliph Marwan

  3. Caliph Al-Walid

  4. Caliph Sulayman

Q-20 The place al-Mushatta was built as a winter resort by the caliph


  1. Mu’awiyah II

  2. Hisham

  3. Marwan II

  4. Al-Walid II

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