Short Type Questions

 

 

Q5. Answer each question in two to four lines.

  1. What was the Quaid-e-Azam’s (RA) point of view regarding Pakistan’s national language?

Answer

After independence Quaid-e-Azam said in clear cut words that the national language of Pakistan would be Urdu. He said:

“Let me make it clear that the national language of Pakistan is going to be Urdu and no other language. Without one state language, no nation can remain tied up solidly together.”

 

 

 

  1. When and where Urdu came into being.

Answer

The birthplace of the Urdu language is not known to an exact location. Some hypotheses are backed by Urdu literature having been found in certain areas as far back as the period of the Delhi Sultanate. It is believed that the Muslims rulers in India developed Urdu and initially it was used and adopted by the Muslims.

 

 

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  1. Give the names of the most important 20th century Urdu poets and prose writers.

Answer

The most important 20th century Urdu poets and prose writers are:

  • Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
  • Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi
  • Allama Muhammad Iqbal
  • Maulana IItaf Hussain Hali
  • Akbar Hussain Akbar

 

 

 

  1. What are the main literary forms used in Punjabi poetry?

Answer

The main literary forms of Punjabi are:

  • Dhola
  • Doha
  • Satthni
  • Ghori
  • Ghazal
  • Afsana
  • Novel
  • Drama

 

 

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  1. Give the names of five important Punjabi poets.

Answer

The important Punjabi poets are:

  • Bullhay Shah
  • Baba Farid-ud-din Ganj Shakar
  • Waris Shah
  • Fazal Shah
  • Mian Muhammad Bakhsh

 

 

 

  1. Enlist important Sindhi dialects.

Answer

The most important Sindhi dialects are:

  • Thari
  • Lari
  • Kachi
  • Gandavi
  • Fikri
  • Kathiawara

 

 

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  1. What do you know about the golden age of Balochi literature?

Answer

19th century is the golden period in Balochi literature