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

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Q-21 Arrange the following Ghazawats chronologically:

  1. Ghazwah Bani Qaynuqa

  2. Ghazwah Uhud

  3. Ghazwah Buwat

  4. Ghazwah Bani Nadir

Choose the correct answer from the code given below:


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

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

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

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

Q-22 The author of ‘Kitab al-Musiqa al-Kabir’ was


  1. Al-Farabi

  2. Al-Kindi

  3. Al-Khwarizmi

  4. Ibn Bajjah

Q-23 Sarparast-e-A’la (Chief patron) of the Students Islamic Organisation of India is


  1. General Secretary, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind

  2. The Ameer, Jam’at-e-Islami Hind

  3. The General Secretary, All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat

  4. General Secretary, All India Muslim Personal Law Board

Q-24 The title of Yamin al-Dawlah (the right hand of the state) was bestowed upon Mahmud Ghaznawi by:


  1. Al-Qadir

  2. Al-Muqtadir

  3. Al-Musta’sim

  4. Al-Muntasir

Q-25 Shah Namah, a history of Iran in verse, was composed by


  1. Khaqani

  2. Urfi

  3. Firdausi

  4. Farrukhi

Q-26 In Egypt bloodless military coup dethroned King Faruq, abolished the monarchy and led to the formation of a republic in


  1. 1952 AD

  2. 1949 AD

  3. 1943 AD

  4. 1939 AD

Q-27 The title Sayfuddaulah was given to Mahmud Ghaznavi by


  1. Abbasid Ruler

  2. Samanid Ruler

  3. Saljuq Ruler

  4. Ghaznavid Ruler

Q-28 The capital of Aghlabi dynasty was


  1. Qayrawan

  2. Samarqand

  3. Kufah

  4. Baghdad

Q-29 The book, ‘Reconstuction of Religious Throught in Islam’, was authored by


  1. Mohammad Asad

  2. Allamah Iqbal

  3. Thomas Arnold

  4. Amir Ali

Q-30 Further advance of the Umayyads into Western Europe was halted by the battle of


  1. Carthage

  2. Zab

  3. Marj Rahit

  4. Tours

Q-31 The malfuzat of Shaykh Nizam al-Din Awliya were compiled by


  1. Amir Hasan Ala Sijzi

  2. Burhan al-Din Gharib

  3. Rukn al-Din Kashani

  4. Imad al-Din Kashani

Q-32 The Hispano-Moslem System of decoration reached its culminating point in the Nasirid palace called


  1. Alhambra

  2. The palace of Amrah called Qusayr

  3. Al-Qasr al-Rasif

  4. Al-Mushatta

Q-33 Al-Nufud, a tract of white or reddish sand, is situated in


  1. South Arabia

  2. East Arabia

  3. West Arabia

  4. North Arabia

Q-34 Among the following who was the first to establish schools for girls in Egypt?


  1. Isma’il Pasha

  2. Sa’id Pasha

  3. Abbas Pasha

  4. Muhammad Ali Pasha

Q-35 A part of western Arabia is called al-Ahqaf, which means


  1. Fertile land

  2. Land marked for pitching the tents

  3. Inhabited land

  4. Dune land

Q-36 The question consists of three statements. Indicate the correct answer from the alternatives given below:

  1. Al-Dakhil was the founder of the Umayyad kingdom of Spain.

  2. Al-Hakam-II succeded Abdur Rahman-III.

  3. The Murabits (Almoravides) were a religious mystic movement.


  1. (i) and (ii) are correct, but (iii) is wrong

  2. (iii) and (ii) are correct, but (i) is wrong

  3. (ii) an d(i) are wrong, but (iii) is correct

  4. (i) and (iii) are correct, but (ii) is wrong

Q-37 The Persian poet Firdausi flourished during the period of


  1. Safavids

  2. Samanids

  3. Ghaznawids

  4. Saljuqs

Q-38 Humayun was given shelter in Iran by


  1. Shah Tahmasp

  2. Shah Ismail

  3. Shah Nasir

  4. Shah Abbas

Q-39 Egypt witnessed its first Arabic newspaper in:


  1. 1828 AD

  2. 1848 AD

  3. 1838 AD

  4. 1818 AD

Q-40 The ancestors of the Barmakids were


  1. Christians

  2. Buddhists

  3. Jews

  4. Zoroastrians

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