Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 17 of 150)

  1. Match List I with List II from the points of view of resemblance of Political ideas and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Indian Thinkers) List-II (Political Thinkers)
    1. M K Gandhi

    2. Jawaharlal Nehru

    3. B R Ambedkar

    4. E M S Namboodripad

    1. John Dewey

    2. V I Lenin

    3. John Ruskin

    4. Sidney Webb

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  2. Consider the following statements: Essential of enlightenment are

    1. Man is natively depraved

    2. The end of life is life itself instead of beatific life after death

    3. Man is not capable, guided solely by the light of reason and experience of perfecting the good life on earth

    4. The first and the essential condition of good life on earth is the freeing of men's minds from the bonds of

    Ignorance and superstitions

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  3. A close working relationship between interest groups and the administrative agencies, which are centers of policy making and policy implementation, is known as

    1. Institutional interest group

    2. Associated interest group

    3. Business interest group

    4. Clientele interest group

  4. Who among the following argued that the past circumstances or actions of people can create differential entitlements?

    1. John Rawis

    2. Charles Taylor

    3. F A Hayek

    4. Robert Nozick

  5. Consider the following:

    1. Achyuta Patwardhan

    2. Govind Ballabh Pant

    3. M N Roy

    4. Yusuf Meherally

    Who among these were the members of the Socialist Party?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

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

    List-I (State) List-II (Party)
    1. Sri Lanka

    2. United Kingdom

    3. South Africa

    4. Mexico

    1. PDC

    2. UNP

    3. PC

    4. IFP

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  7. Indian National Trade Union Congress is an example of an

    1. Associational pressure group

    2. Institutional pressure group

    3. Ideological group

    4. Anomic pressure group

  8. In which one of the following countries does a mixture of Parliamentary and Presidential form of Government exist?

    1. Switzerland

    2. France

    3. United state of America

    4. Germany

  9. Which one of the following combinations has all federal states?

    1. USA, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka

    2. France. Malaysia, Canada, USA

    3. Pakistan. South Africa, Sri Lanka, Canada

    4. USA, Australia, Malaysia, Canada

  10. Which one of the following is NOT included in Max Weber's three-fold classification of authority?

    1. Charismatic

    2. Moral

    3. Legal rational

    4. Traditional

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

    List-I (Commission/Committee) List-II (Subject)
    1. K Santhanam Committee

    2. Shah Commission

    3. SR Das Commission

    4. NN Vohra Committee

    1. Excesses Committed during Emergency

    2. Criminalization of Politics

    3. Prevention of Corruption

    4. Charges against Partap Singh Kairon

    5. Arrest of M Karunanidhi

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  12. Who among the following is associated with the thesis of development of underdevelopment?

    1. Rosa Luxemberg

    2. Paul Baran

    3. Che Guevara

    4. Andre Gunder Frank

  13. Who among the following made the statement State in the third-world societies is not an instrument of a single class? Instead, the state is relatively autonomous and it mediates the interests of competing classes, while at the same time acting on behalf of all of them in order to preserve the social order?

    1. M N Roy

    2. Mahabub-Ul-Haq

    3. Hamja Alavi

    4. Ram Manohar Lohia

  14. Match list I with list II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Individual) List-II (Movement)
    1. Sharad Joshi

    2. Dattopant Thengadi

    3. Nirmala Deshpande

    4. Sundar Lal Bahuguna

    1. Gandhian Movement

    2. Chipko Movement

    3. Farmers'Movement

    4. Workers'Movement

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  15. Who among the following was the first president of AITUC?

    1. Josph Baptista

    2. Lala Lajpat Rai

    3. B P Wadia

    4. P C Joshi