District Zakat Officer (BS-17) in Zakat & Ushr Department Past Paper 2011

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76.First revelation came to the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) in:

(A)Arafat(B)*Cave in Hira

(C)Cave of Thaur(D)Ka’aba

77.The number of Section / Raku in the last chapter of Quran are:

(A)Twenty one(B)Twenty seven

*(C)Thirty Nine(D)Forty one

78.Zakat prescribed in respect of a buried treasure discovered from an uninhabited place during early Muslim period was:

(A)Half of the total proceeds

(B)One third of the total proceeds

(C)One fourth of the total proceeds

(D)*One fifth of the total proceeds

79.The goods meant for trading were:

(A)exempt from Zakat

(B)*liable to pay Zakat

(C)liability of Zakat was on the buyer

(D)exempt but subject to a separate Sales Tax

80.A landowner got the produce of 1800 kilograms, of millet from his land. The notified value of millet was half that of the wheat. Under Section 5 of the Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980 he would be liable to pay usher?

*(A)Ninety K.G of millet

(B)Forty five K.G millet’s value in cash

(C)Eighteen K.G millet’s worth in cash


81.Arrears of Ushr shall be recovered by:

(A)Local Zakat and Ushr Committee

(B)District Zakat and Ushr Committee

(C)District Zakat Officer

(D)*Tehsildar of the Revenue Department

82.In Pakistan Ushr began to the collected from the:

(A)*Rabi crop of 1982-83

(B)Kharif crop of 1981-82

(C)Rabi crop of 1983-84

(D)None of these

83.The Arabic word ‘Zakat’ has been derived from ‘Zaka’ which means:



84.Zakat was made compulsory in:

(A)the first year of Hijrat

(B)*the second year of Hijrat

(C)the third year of Hijrat

(D)fourth year of Hijrat

85.How many times the world ‘Zakat’ occurs in the Holy Quran:​​ 


(C)*32(D)None of these

86.On cash, gold and silver Zakat is paid at a rate of:

(A)One percent

(B)Two percent

(C)*Two and half percent

(D)Three percent

87.One goat is for Zakat on every:

(A)30 goats(B)*40 goat

(C)50 goats(D)55 goats

88.Ushr is levied on the agricultural production, artificially irrigated at the rate of:

(A)One tenth(B)*One twentieth

(C)One fifth(D)None of these

89.Which of the following can be given Zakat:

(A)travellers(B)people in debt

(C)slaves(D)*all of these

90.What assets are exempted from Zakat according to Zakat &UshrOrdinance:

(A)*Sheep grazing fed free in pastures



(D)All of these

91.In clause (xxxiv-a) of Section 2 of Zakat and Ushr Ordinance, 1980 “Taluqa Committee” means:

(A)*A committee at Patwar Circle Level constituted under Section 17

(B)A committee at Thanla Level constituted under Section 17

(C)A committee at Village Level constituted under Section 17

(D)A committee at Tehsil Level constituted under Section 17

92.“Zakat year” ends with the last day of:



93.An individual land-owner shall be exempt from the compulsory levy of Ushr according to Section 5 of the Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980 if:

(A)*The production from his land is less than 948 kilograms of wheat

(B)The production from his land is six Wasqs of wheat

(C)He/She is a defaulter of A.D.B.P

(D)If the production from his land is less than 1000 kilograms of wheat, or its equivalent in value in the case of other crop liable to Ushr

94.The Chairman and member of a District and Zakat Committee shall cease to hold office, if it is proved in an inquiry held by Provincial Council that the District committee:

(A)Is being interrogated by the police and a case of embezzlement has been registered

(B)Has a majority of members who are not pious Muslims or who are engaged in political activity*​​ 

(C)Cases of civil nature are pending against them

(D)All of the above

95.The procedure relating to “Recovery of Ushr in case of Non-payment under Section 17 has been laid down in:

(A)Scheme of Administration for the National Zakat Foundation, 1982

(B)Ushr (Assessment and Collection) Rules, 1983

(C)*Zakat and Ushr Rules, 1980

(D)Zakat and Ushr (Amendment) Ordinance, 1980

96.Administrator General of Ushr and Zakat at Federal level is appointed by:

(A)The President of Pakistan

(B)Chairman of Central Zakat Council

(C)Ministry of Finance

(D)*Ministry of Religious Affairs

97.According to Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980, Chief Administrator in a province shall be appointed by the Governor in consultation with the:

(A)*Federal Government​​ 

(B)Provincial Zakat Council

(C)Chief Secretary of a province

(D)Chairman, Provincial Zakat Council

98.The Zakat and Ushr Ordinance was promulgated on:

(A)21st April 1979(B)*20th June 1980

(C)29th June 1981(D)30th June 1982

99.In section 2 of Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980, “Nisab” means:

(A)Sheep grazing fed free in pastures

(B)613.50 grams of silver

(C)612.32 grams of silver*

(D)615.45 grams of silver

100.If Ushr is not paid within time the Local Committee may adopt the first measure for recovery of Ushr demand viz:

(A)Immediately register a criminal case against the defaulter

(B)Issue a formal notice

(C)Recovery as arrears of land revenue

(D)*Personal contact with the defaulter