Our History is Mirror of Success of Our Ancestors

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Our History is Mirror of Success of Our Ancestors

We are not makers of history. We are made by history – Martin Luther King Jr.

our history is mirror of success of our ancestors

Pakistan Studies MCQs


  • Study of events that have occurred in the past is history.
  • The history of a nation is mirror of both success and failures of their ancestors.

Importance of History for a Nation

  • Direct connection of a nation with its history.
  • History designed the dialect, art and culture of a nation.
  • Culturally rich countries have diverse history.
  • Its study enables us to better understand our past.

Colonial Mentality in Pakistan

History of Islamic World

  • Politically starts with the establishment of an Islamic State in Madina in 610 A. D.
  • Full of sacrifices, morality and inventions.
  • Laid the foundation of civilized world.
  • Our history is mirror of success of our ancestors.
  • Concept of Good Governance and Statesmanship
  • Gave the concept of good governance and statesmanship to the world for the first time.
  • Founders of democracy and its political structure.
  • Enlightened the world to the concept of welfare state and established it practically.
  • Developed the structure of basic governing and welfare institutions such as police, jails and bait-ul-mal.
  • Conquerors of the world
  • Conquerors of both land and hearts.
  • Inspired people with their deeds.
  • Ruled half of the world.
  • Custodians of Peace and Law and Order
  • The Second pious Caliph Umar bin Al Khattab R. A. conquered Bait-ul-Muqaddas in 637-38 A.D. without shedding a single drop of blood while the same city was conquered by the crusaders in 1099 A.D. by slaughtering thousands of innocent Muslims, Jews and even Christians.
  • Spain during Muslim rule saw an era of enormous development, peace and freedom which was soon destroyed by the crusaders after conquering it. They slaughtered thousands of innocent Muslims and Jews in one day.
  • Founders of Art and Science
  • Jabir Ibn Hayyan (721-813 A.D.) is known as the father of Chemistry.
  • Muhammad Ibn Musa al Khwarizmi (780-850 A.D.) introduced Algebra.
  • Abu Bakr Al Razi, greates physician of his time who used opium for the first time as anesthesia. He was the first who introduced method of fermentation for the preparation of alcohol.
  • Taj Mahal and Masjid-e-Mehmet also known as Masjid-e-Fatih are self evidences of Muslims architecture.
  • Also contributed in calligraphy.


    1. Staff December 18, 2020

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