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NTA NET December 2018 Arab Culture and Islamic Studies Paper 2 Part 4

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Q-61 The Safavid dynasty was founded in the year


  1. 1502 AD

  2. 1500 AD

  3. 1506 AD

  4. 1509 AD

Q-62 Ithna Asharites believe that the 12th Imam


  1. Disappered mysteriously but is alive

  2. Disappeared and died

  3. Will not return to establish universal Imamate

  4. Did not disappear

Q-63 The Muslim Empire which came to be known as ‘the Sickman of Europe’ was


  1. The Safavid

  2. The Ottoman

  3. The Fatimid

  4. The Western Saljuq

Q-64 One of the following does not belong to the Makkan school of Tafsir:


  1. Mujahid

  2. Masruq ibn al-Ajda’

  3. Ta’us ibn Kaysan

  4. ‘Ata ibn Abi Rabah

Q-65 This question consists of three statements. Indicate the correct answer from the alternatives given below by using the code:

  1. The cases of non-Muslims under the Umayyads were decided according to the shariat of Islam.

  2. Non-Muslims in the Umayyad period were allowed autonomy under their own religious heads.

  3. Non-Muslims were exempt from the payment of Zakat.


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

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

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

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

Q-66 The Bedouins lived in


  1. Tents made from the skin of camels with hair

  2. Brick houses

  3. Simple wooden structures

  4. Clay huts

Q-67 Arrange the following caliphs in chronological order:

  1. Al-Mu’tasim

  2. Al-Mutawallil

  3. Al-Mustansir

  4. Harun al-Rashid

Choose the correct answer from the code given below:


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

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

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

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

Q-68 Which one of the following statements is correct?


  1. The title of Mujaddid Alf Thani was given to Baqi Billah.

  2. The Suhrawardi order in India was established by Baha al-Din Zakariyya.

  3. The Shattariya order in India was introduced by Bandagi Mohammad Ghawth.

  4. The term ‘Jamaat Kahna’ for Khanqah was used by the Junaidi Sufis.

Q-69 Which of the following is not correctly matched?


  1. Ali – Battle of Siffin

  2. Uthman – Campaigns against Apostates

  3. Umar – Introduction of Hijri Calendar

  4. Abu Bakr – Battle of Ajnadein

Q-70 Fusus al-Hikam was written by


  1. Ali-al-Hujwiri

  2. Ibn – Arabi

  3. Shihab al-Din Ishraqi

  4. Abdul Qadir Jilani

Q-71Al-Urwah al-Wuthqa, an Arabic periodical, was published by


  1. Berlin

  2. London

  3. Istanbul

  4. Paris

Q-72 Arrange the following books in order in which they were published:

  1. The Jami’of al-Tirmidhi

  2. The Musnad of Ahmad

  3. The Sunan of Abi Da’ud

  4. The Muwatta

Choose the correct answer from the code given below:


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

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

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

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

Q-73 Which one of the following is correctly matched?


  1. Mamluks – 1240 AD – 1510 AD

  2. Zangida – 1120 AD – 1240 AD

  3. Ayyubids – 1160 AD -1245 AD

  4. Fatimids – 909 AD – 1171 AD

Q-74 The most popular deity with the AWs and Khazraj was


  1. Lat

  2. Uzza

  3. Hubal

  4. Manah

Q-75 Abd al-Rahman I was referred to as the ‘Falcon of Quraysh’ by


  1. Al-Amin

  2. Al-Mu’tasim

  3. Al-Mansur

  4. Al-Mamun

Q-76 In pre-Islamic Arabia, the most popular kind of poetical composition was


  1. Religious poems

  2. Elegy

  3. Ode (Qasidah)

  4. Ghazal

Q-77 The title ‘al-Khalifah al-Nasir li-Din Allah’ was used by


  1. Abdur Rahman-V

  2. Abdur Rahman-I

  3. Abdur Rahman-II

  4. Abdur Rahman-III

Q-78 The second wife of the prophet after the death of Khadijah was


  1. Sawdah bint Zam’ah

  2. Aishah bint Abi Bakr

  3. Hafsah bint Umar

  4. Zaynab bint Jahsh

Q-79 One of the following is known as “the sultan of Calligraphers’


  1. Ibn Muqlah

  2. Mir Ali Tabrizi

  3. Yaqut al-Mustasimi

  4. Ibn al-Bawwab

Q-80 The caliph Abu Bakr appointed a committee under the presidentship of the Ansarite companion to compile the Quran:


  1. Zaid ibn Haritha

  2. Zaid ibn Thabit

  3. Zaid ibn Aslam

  4. Zaid ibn Khattab

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