Pak Study Solved Past Paper 2nd year 2013 Karachi Board (Regular)


(i) In South Asia, the first translation of the Holy Quran was in this language:
(A) Sindhi
(B) Urdu
(C) Persian
(D) Balochi

(ii) The creator of National anthem of Pakistan is:
(A) HafeezJalindhari
(B) Allama Iqbal
(C) Faiz Ahmed Faiz
(D) Soofi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum

(iii) Masjid Mahabat an is situated at:
(A) Peshawer
(B) ThaUa
(C) Lahore
(D) Multan

(iv) The demand of Pakistan was based on:
(A) Hindu Mustim conflict
(B) Nationalism
(C) Two Nation Theory
(D) Development of Muslims

(v) The number of castes in Hindu society is:
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 8

(vi) After the arrival of Muslims in South Asia, this art was created:
(A) Islamic Art
(B) Gendhara Art
(C) Indo Islamic Art
(D) None of these

(vii) The Second Round Table Conference was held in the year A.D.:
(A) 1930
(B) 1931
(C) 1932
(D) 1933

(viii) The partition of India plan was announced on:
(A) 3rd May
(B) 3rd June
(C) 3rd July
(D) 3rd Aug

(ix) Pakistan’s first constitution was implemented in the year A.D
(A) 1956
(B) 1958
(C) 1962
(D) 1973

(x) In 1974 A.D., the Second Islamic Summit was held at:
(A) Karachi
(B) Lahore
(C) Islamabad
(D) Faisalabad

(xi) The highest mountain peak of Pakistan is:
(A) K-2
(B) Nanga Perbat
(C) Tirich Mir
(D) none of these

(xii) The biggest desert of Pakistan is:
(A) Thar
(B) Thai
(C) Cholistan
(D) none of these

(xiii) Pashto is the language of this province:
(A) Sindh
(B) Punjab
(C) Balochistan
(D) Khber Pakhtoon Khwa

(xiv) The new name of
(A) I.C.O.
(B) E.C.O.
(C) I.L.O.
(D) W.H.O.

(xv) O.I.C. headquarter is located at:
(A) Islamabad
(B) Jeddah
(C) Taif
(D) Casablanca

(xvi) Muhammad bin Qasim conquered Sindh in the year A.D.
(A) 702
(B) 710
(C) 712
(D) 715

(xvii) Murree and Patriata are in this province:
(A) Sindh
(B) Punjab
(C) Balochistan
(D) Khber Pakhtoon Khwa

(xviii) The national game of Pakistan is:
(A) Hockey
(B) Cricket
(C) Football
(D) Baseball

(xix) Karakoram Highway links Pakistan with this country:
(A) India
(B) China
(C) Russia
(D) Afghanistan

(xx) The word Nation for the muslims of the sub-continent was first used by:
(A) Shah Waliullah
(B) Syed Ameer Ali
(C) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
(D) Shaikh Ahmed Sirhandi


(i) After its establishment which problems did Pakistan have to face?
Pakistan came into existence 011 14th august 1947. Soon after its establishment Pakistan faced number of problems. Most of the problems of Pakistan were related with Pakistan dispute witlY India, such as the accession of the princely states, canal Water dispute, refugees’ problems and distribution of armed .and military assets. Infect most of these problems were deliberately created by India itself so that Pakistan would not maintain its independent status and soon merged with India. Major problems are

(ii) What are the main features of Pakistani culture?
Culture may be defined as behavior peculiar to human beings, together with material objects used. Culture consists of language, ideas, beliefs, customs, codes, institution, tools, techniques, works of arts, ceremonies.

Pakistan is an ideological Islamic State. Its very existence is due to Islam, so the Pakistani culture is primarily based on the Islamic way of life. Air other ingredients of culture are inspired by Islam. Pakistani culture is highlighted by its grandeur, simplicity, firm convictions and noble deeds and ideas.
The main characteristics of Pakistani culture are as follows:
1. Religious Uniformity
3.Dress and Diet
4.Male Dominated Society
6. Literatur and Poetry.
7. Mixed Culture
8. Arts and Architecture
9. Recreational Activities-Sports
10. Education 11. Religious Festivals
12. Ulema,Mushaikh and tifi Poets

(iii) What is the importance of agriculture in the economy of Pakistan?
Agriculture is of immense importance for Pakistan. At the time of independence Pakistan was primarily agriculture based country. But as time progressed Pakistan turned into more diversified country as industrialization took hold. But development of industries had not eliminated the existence of agriculture in Pakistan although the share of agriculture had decreased significantly since its birth. The role of agriculture in the economic development of Pakistan .cannot be denied and Pakistan is still characterized as an agricultural country. Following are the importance of agriculture in the economic development of Pakistan.
1 Increasing the Tax Revenue of the Government
2 Sustaining the Population
3 Contribution towards Exports
4 Raw material for Industrial Sector
5 Development of Rural Sector and Improving the
6 Standard of Living
8. Development of Banking Sector
9. Infrastructural Development

(iv) What are the important natural resources of Pakistan?
ANSWER:Please see Q. 2(viii) of 2014 Regular

(v) State five religious and cultural differences between Hindus and Muslims of the sub-continent.
ANSWER: Please see Q.2 (i) of 2014 Regular

(vi) Write about the regional languages of Pakistan.
ANSWER: Please see Q.2 (iv) of 2014 Regular

(vii) Mention the names of the member countries of SAARC.
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an org,anization of South Asian nations, founded in December 1985 by late King Birendra Sir Bikram Shah of Nepal and dedicated to economic, technological, social, and cultural development emphasizing collective self-reliance. Its seven founding members are Sri Lanka, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan. and Bangladesh. Afghanistan joined the organization in 2007. Meetings of heads of state are usually scheduled annually; meetings of foreign secretaries, twice annually. It is headquartered in Katmandu, Nepal.

(viii) State the importance of Urdu language for Pakistan
Every nation needs some marks of identity. Pakistan is a federation of four provinces and its national language is Urdu. Quaid-e-Azam also declared Urdu as the national language of Pakistan. People living In i eren provinces realize that in spite of speaking different languages Urdu is spoken and understood in all provinces of Pakistan. In the early stages of Pakistan Movement, Urdu was the most favored language. Urdu created unity among the people.


3. What are the main points of Pakistan’s foreign policy?
Historically, Pakistan’s foreign policy has encompassed difficult relations with the Republic of India; especially on the core-issue of Kashmir, over which it has fought three wars. However it has had long-standing close relations with its other neighbors Afghanistan, Iran and China, extensive security and economic interests in the Persian Gulf and wide-ranging bilateral relations with the United States and other Western countries.

Wary of Soviet expagslcn .Pakistan has strong relations with the People’s Republic of China during much of the Cold War and good relations with the United States of America . Today, the People’s Republic of China remains Pakistan’s closest ally.

Pakistan has historically maintained brotherly and friendly relations with all the Arab and Muslim countries under the banner of OIC. Apart from friendly relations with Muslim countries, China and USA are also seen as major partners.

Major rivalries:
Pakistan and India have fought 3 wars in the past. The continuing dispute over the status of Kashmir inflames opinion in both nations and makes friendly relations difflcult.. Also, Pakistan and Israel maintain no diplomatic relations.

International organization:
Pakistan is an active member of the United Nations. It was a member of the CENTO and SEATOlnilitary alliances. Its alliance with the United States was especially close after the Soviets invaded the neighboring country of Afghanistan. In 1964, Pakistan signed the Regional Cooperation for .Development (RCD) Pact with Turkey and Iran, when all three countries were closely allied with the U.S., and as neighbors of the Soviet Union, wary of perceived Soviet expansionism. To  became defunct after the Iranian Revolution, and a Pakistani- Turkish initiative led to the founding of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in 1985.
Pakistan is the leading member of the Coffee Club to oppose Indian membership in the United Nations Security Council.

4. Describe the Islamic provisions of 1973 constitution of Pakistan.
In 7th April,1972 the national assembly of Pakistan appointed a committee to prepare a draft of the permanent constitution of Pakistan. A bill to provide a constitution was introduced by the committee in the Assembly on February 2,1973.The Assembly passed the bill on 19th April,1973 and at last the constitution came into force on 14th August 1973 The present constitution (1973) provides for the protection and preservation of Islamic Concept of life. It also attempts to propagate and implement the basic teachings of Islam.
The following are the Islamic provisions of 1973 constitution based on the principles of Holy Quran & Sunnah.
1. Islamic Republic of Pakistan:
Pakistan shall be known’ as “Islamic Republic of Pakistan”.
2. State Religion:
Islam shall be the state religion f Pakistan.
3. Sovereignty Belongs to Allah:
Sovereignty over the entire Universe belongs to Almighty Allah and the authority bestowed by him on men is a sacred trust which the people of Pakistan will exercise with-the limits prescribed by Quran and Sunnah.
4. Definition of a Muslim:
The constitution also gives the definition of a Muslim. A person who believes in Tauheed or Oneness of Allah, and in the prophet hood of Hazrat Mohammad (P.B.U.H) as the last prophet of Allah has described as a Muslim.
5. A Muslim to be a President and Prime Minister:
The constitution laid down that only Muslims shall be elected president and Prime Minister of Pakistan. On non-Muslim could hold these offices.
6. Islamic way of life:
Steps shall be given to able th Muslims 0 to order their lives in accordance with the fundamental principles and basic concepts of Islam.
7. Promotion of Social Justice and Eradication of Social Evils:
The State shall take necessary steps for prosecution of social justice and eradication of social evils and shall prevent prostitution, gambling and taking of injurious drugs, printing, publication, circulation and -dlsplay of obscene literature and advertisements.
8. Teachings of Holy Quran:
The state shall try to make the teachings of Holy Quran and lslamiat compulsory to encourage and facilitate the learning of Arabic language.
9. Strengthen Bond, with Muslim World:
The state shall endeavor to strengthen fraternal relations among Muslim countries in order to promote Islamic unit
10. Council of Islamic Ideology  :
There is a council of Islamic Ideology which shall guide the government in respect of Islamic teachings, their implementation and propagation. Its chairman and members are appointed by President. Although its advice is not binding on the government yet it is not easy for any government to ignore or over rule its suggestion or opinion regarding any law.
11. Error Free Publication of auran:
The government shall endeavor to secure correct and exact printing and publishing of the Holy Quran.
12. Oath to Project and Promote Islamic Ideology:
The federal and Provincial Ministers, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National and Provincial Assemblies, the chairman-of the Senate and the Governors and Chief Ministers of the Provinces also take oath to preserve and protect the Islamic Ideology.
13. Ahmadi’s A Non-Muslim Minority:
According to the second amendment of 1973 constitution-, the Qadiani group or the La110rigroup who call themselves “Ahmadi’s” were declared as Non-Muslim minority.
The 1973 constitution enlisted the main principles of State Policy Maximum efforts were made to improve the character of this constitution. Like other constitutions, 1973 constitution of Paki t Q ovides for the protection, propagation and enforcement of Islamic Ideology.

5. Discuss the importance geographical location of Pak.

From a strategic and economical point of view Pakistan enjoys a key position in the South Asia. There are few links by land to the north and northwest because of the large mountain ranges and the climate. However, the Khyber Pass provides a route to Afghanistan and the Karakorum Highway now makes communication with China easier. There are number of passes in Pakistan which join Pakistan with its neighboring countries like kunjra pass.

Pakistan’s coastline on the Arabian Sea is in a central position for trading by sea both with South Asia and the Far East and beyond and with the Middle East to the west. In addition, some of the air routes between west and east pass

Posted on January 6, 2016 in 2nd Year 2013 Karachi Board Past Papers

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