UPPSC Prelims Political Science 2011 Paper (Part 3 of 8)

  1. Which one of the following political theories considers the State as a necessary evil?

    1. Socialism

    2. Anarchism

    3. Fascism

    4. Individualism

  2. Which of the following is the most accepted theory of the origin of the State?

    1. Force theory

    2. Divine origin theory

    3. Social contact theory

    4. Evolutionary theory

  3. The Pluralistic theory of sovereignty was first propounded by

    1. Laski

    2. Von Gierke

    3. Bodin

    4. Maclver

  4. Which one of the following did not influence the evolution of the State?

    1. Political consciousness

    2. Political parties

    3. Kinship

    4. Religion

  5. ‘Political Liberty in the absence of economic equality is a mere myth’ Who said it?

    1. G D H Cole

    2. H J Laski

    3. J S Mill

    4. Ernest Barker

  6. Which one of the following books is not written by Machiavelli?

    1. The Prince

    2. The Discourses

    3. The Art of War

    4. Behemoth

  7. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Hobbes
      • Lectures on Jurisprudence
      • Aristotle
      • Republic
      • James Bryce
      • Modern Democracies
      • Robert A Dahl
      • Grammar of Politics
  8. Who among the following propounded the concept of trusteeship?

    1. M N Roy

    2. Aurobindo Ghosh

    3. Mahatma Gandhi

    4. Gokhale

  9. Which one of the following is not an agent of public opinion?

    1. Press

    2. Judiciary

    3. Political parties

    4. TV and Radio

  10. In 1936, who said, ‘there is nothing as Gandhism’

    1. Mahatma Gandhi

    2. Maulana Azad

    3. Tagore

    4. Nehru

  11. The modern idea which has made democracy feasible for large and complex societies is

    1. Right

    2. Decentralization

    3. Federalism

    4. Representation

  12. Public opinion necessarily means

    1. Opinion based on reason

    2. Opinion of the majority

    3. Opinion which aims at the welfare of the whole community

    4. Opinion of all concerned

  13. Concept of negative liberty emphasizes on which one of the following?

    1. Equality

    2. Autonomy

    3. Absence of interference

    4. Freedom of choice

  14. Which one of the following did not constitute the concept od Swaraj for Mahatma Gandhi?

    1. Self rule

    2. Pursuit of good of all

    3. Rule of morally good individual

    4. Rule of Law

  15. Who among the following said, Liberty and equality are complimentary to each otheR'

    1. Maclver

    2. Machiavelli

    3. Lord Acton

    4. D. Tocquvelli