Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 15 of 150)

  1. The well-known theorist of New Social Movement is

    1. Habermas

    2. Karl Marx

    3. Foucault

    4. Aithusser

  2. Which of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

      • Sunderlal Bahuguna
      • Chipko Movement
      • Sardar Patel
      • Warli Struggle
      • Narayanaswamy Naidu
      • Tamiliga Vyvasaigal Sangarn
      • Ram Manohar Lohia
      • Kagodu

    Satyagraha

  3. Neibuhr used the term “Children of darkness” for the advocates of

    1. Idealism

    2. Non-liberalism

    3. Marxism

    4. Realism

  4. Which one of the following is NOT the characteristic of the tight bipolar system?

    1. Each of the two blocs is led by a leading power

    2. Supranational as well as national actors participate in the system

    3. Non-aligned states either disappear or will have no importance

    4. The universal actor becomes ineffective or may cease to exist

  5. The chicken model and the prisoners dilemma model ate used in the

    1. Marxist theory of international relations

    2. Realist theory of international politics

    3. Systems theory of international politics

    4. Game theory of international politics

  6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Theories) List-II (Concepts)
    1. Marxian theory

    2. Realist theory

    3. Decision-Making theory

    4. Game theory

    1. Pay off

    2. Environment

    3. Power

    4. Class struggle

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  7. Consider the following: Balance of power refers to

    1. An actual state of affairs in which power is distributed

    2. Among several nations with approximate equality.

    3. An implicit understanding among several rulers of great power that the perpetuation of the existing power distribution benefits them mutually.

    4. A situation in which nuclear powers threaten mutual annihilation.

    5. A just equilibrium in power among the members of the family of nations.

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  8. Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic of globalization?

    1. Rapid flow of information, capital and goods

    2. Removal of national barriers for the flow of labor

    3. Networking of cultural, economic and political relations

    4. Global infrastructure of formal and information institutional arrangements

  9. Structural adjustment refers to a policy of

    1. Industrial Policy Reforms, Price Liberalization, Financial Market Reforms, Reduction and Removal of subsidies

    2. Balancing of exports with imports

    3. Shifting of 1% of the GNP of developed nations to the developing world

    4. Balancing production and distribution between developed nation-states and developing nation-state

  10. Regional Economic Integration under globalization is intense in the

    1. USA, European Community, Canada and Japan

    2. USA, China and Europe

    3. India, Europe and USA

    4. Nigeria, South Africa, European

    Community and USA

  11. The Uruguay Round of Talks led to the establishment co-operation

    1. Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

    2. NAFTA

    3. Group of 77

    4. World Trade Organization

  12. Now-a-days, Trade Unions, in the political field act as

    1. Guilds

    2. Political Parties

    3. Primary Associations

    4. Pressure Groups

  13. The traditional approaches to the study of comparative politics neglected the

    1. Study of governments

    2. Description of institutions

    3. Comparison of constitutions

    4. Empirical investigations

  14. System Analysis in Political Science assumes that a political system is a

    1. Collection of all political institutions in a state

    2. Set of interactions abstracted from the totality of social a state behavior

    3. Method of governance as described in the Constitution of

    4. Mechanism for conducting political activities

  15. Structural-functionalism is primarily

    1. An ideology of development

    2. A measurement for comparison

    3. A tool of investigation

    4. An explanation for existence of the state

  16. Consider the following statements related to Article 368 of the Constitution

    1. A Constitutional Amendment Bill can be passed at a joint session of Parliament in case of deadlock between the two Houses.

    2. It is obligatory for the President of India to give his assent to a Constitutional Amendment Bill passed under Article 368

    3. To amend 7th Schedule of the Constitution, ratification of more than half of the State legislatures is essential.

    4. A proposal to amend the Constitution can only be introduced in the House of the People.

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 & 3