Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 103 of 150)

  1. Consider the following statements on Zonal Councils in India

    1. Zonal Councils were set up under the provisions of the States Reorganization Act.

    2. Zonal Councils discuss various issues of common interest in the field of planning, river waters, inter-state transport.

    3. They enable the centre and states to co-operate in evolving uniform policies in social and economic matters.

    4. Their decisions are binding on Centre as well as on State governments.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    Codes:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, and 4

    Answer: a

  2. Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic of a “Theocratic State”

    1. The religious authority should prevail over political authority

    2. Government posts are filled up on the basis of one's position in the religious hierarchy

    3. Religious rules and precepts take precedence over political rules and regulations

    4. Its authority is based on popular consent

    Answer: d

  3. Who among the following championed the cause of socialist ideas in the Indian National Congress before independence?

    1. Dr. Pattabhi Sitaramayya

    2. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

    3. Sardar Vallabhai Patel

    4. Jamnalal Bajaj

    Answer: b

  4. Match List I (Authors) with List II (Books) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I (Authors) List-II (Books)
    1. F A Hayek

    2. John Rawls

    3. C B Macpherson

    4. Milton Friedman

    1. Political Liberalisation

    2. The Constitution of Liberty

    3. The Real World of Democracy

    4. Capitalism and Freedom

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2

    Answer: a

  5. Among the following, identify the most powerful and largest number of pressure groups in India

    1. Institutional groups

    2. Public interest groups

    3. Non-associational groups

    4. Associational groups

    Answer: a