Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 106 of 150)

    • Assertion (A): Collective responsibility of the Cabinet signifies unity and coordination among members of the Council of Ministers.
    • Reason (R): It is the prerogative of the Prime Minister to select or drop a member of the Cabinet.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Judicial Review is a process to restrain the executive or the legislature from exercising power which may not be sanctioned by the Constitution.
    • Reason (R): The source of the power of judicial review in India is Article 13 (2) of the Constitution.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Judicial activism emerged in India as an extra constitutional development through judicial pronouncements and judgements.
    • Reason (R): Judicial activism fills the gap, since the existing law is not clear or pronounced.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): Reservation of a State Bill for the assent of the President is a discretionary power of the Governor.
    • Reason (R): The President of India can disallow or return a Bill passed by a State legislature for reconsideration.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Sarkaria Commission recommended that consultation between the Centre and Chief Ministers on important appointments be certainly made.
    • Reason (R): This could be achieved through amending Article 165 of the Indian Constitution.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Pressure Groups involve in politics and policy making process in India through direct and indirect means.
    • Reason (R): They aspire to come to power to achieve their goals.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: c

    • Assertion (A): Development administration signifies action-oriented and target-oriented programmes suitable for developing countries.
    • Reason (R): The success of rural development plans acts as a strong impetus for initiating other developmental plans.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): A social movement is a particular form of collective behaviour in which the motive to act springs from the attitude of members and the challenges of the society.
    • Reason (R): Social Groups and movements embrace interest groups and political parties to achieve their goals.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: b

    • Assertion (A): Decision-making theory-directs attention not to states as metaphysical abstractions, but instead seeks to highlight the behaviour of decision-makers.
    • Reason (R): Decision-making theory identifies a large number of relevant variables and suggests possible inter-relationships among them.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

    • Assertion (A): In assessing power today, technology, education and economic growth and becoming more important than military might.
    • Reason (R): Sources of power are never static and are always in a state of flux.
    1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are individually true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    Answer: a

  1. The most outstanding contemporary advocate of libertarianism is

    1. Rawls

    2. Habermas

    3. Dworkin

    4. Nozick

    Answer: d

  2. All-India Kisan Congress, later on known as All-India Kisan Sabha, was formed in

    1. Lucknow Session of Indian National Congress in 1936

    2. Surat Session of Indian National Congress in 1906

    3. Lahore Session of Indian National Congress in 1929

    4. None of the above

    Answer: a

  3. Generally Non-governmental Organisations in India are registered under

    1. Registration Act, 1860

    2. Registration Act, 1871

    3. Registration Act, 1960

    4. Registration Act, 1948

    Answer: a

  4. In which year was the Human Rights Protection Law passed in India?

    1. 1986

    2. 1987

    3. 1993

    4. 1995

    Answer: c

  5. The ideal of internationalism involves

    1. Total abandonment of nationalism

    2. Partial abandonment of nationalism

    3. Adequate recognition of cultural distinctiveness of nations

    4. Derecognition of cultural distinctiveness

    Answer: b