Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 18 of 150)

  1. Who among the following is associated with Eco-feminism?

    1. Suman Sahi

    2. Shabana Azmi

    3. Vandana Shiva

    4. Arundhati Roy

  2. Which one of the following postulates is NOT propounded by Hans J, Morgenthau?

    1. The master-key of realist theory is the concept of interest defined in terms of power

    2. States are the principal actors in international politics

    3. Power is mans control over the minds and activities of other men

    4. Nations employ power to further the good life of their citizens and their citizens alone

  3. The realist theory in international relations is based on the three assumptions. Which one of the following is NOT the basic assumption?

    1. Statesmen desire and pursue their national interests

    2. In pursuit of national interests, statement take into account moral principles

    3. National interest of each state lies in the expansion of its influence

    4. States use their power or influence in the protection and promotion of their interests

  4. Which one of the following is NOT the working principle of balance of power model of Mortan Kaplan's General Systems approach?

    1. The nations oppose any one nation or a coalition from acquiring a preponderant position

    2. Each nation seeks to increase its power without war

    3. A defeated nation is not permitted reentry into the system

    4. Every nation seeks to protect its national interests even at the risk of war

  5. Which of the following statements is NOT correct regarding the difference between the loose bipolar system and the tight bipolar system as defined by Mortan Kaplan?

    1. The non-bloc national actors and universal actors which play important roles in the loose bipolar system would either disappear or cease to be significant in the tight bipolar system

    2. The non-bloc national actors and universal actors which are the essential parts of the loose bipolar system would disappear completely under the tight bipolar system

    3. Only the non-bloc national actors would either disappear or cease to be significant under the tight bipolar system

    4. Only the universal actors would either disappear or play an inconsequential role

  6. The line adopted by Harold Sprout and Margaret Sprout decision making approach lays in the

    1. Equal emphasis on the personality and environmental factors

    2. Greater emphasis on the environmental factors

    3. Greater emphasis on the personality factors

    4. No emphasis on the personality as well as environmental factors

  7. Which one of the following is NOT among the three main characteristics of decisionmaking as asserted by Richard C. Snyer?

    1. Sphere of competition

    2. Communication & information

    3. Litigation

    4. Motivation

  8. Consider the following: Every nation is always uncertain whether the other nation would go by rational behavior or by irrational behavior. It is rarely possible to depend upon the honest intentions of others Therefore; nations do not generally behave in a rational way Which one of the following models applies in this situation?

    1. Zero-sum game

    2. N Pearson zero-sum game

    3. Chicken game

    4. Prisoners dilemma

  9. Who among the following does NOT agree on the central importance of the state in international relations?

    1. Pluralists

    2. Realists

    3. Neo-realists

    4. Structural realists

  10. Consider the following statements: Globalization is characterized by

    1. Social relations confined to nation states

    2. Rapid changes in information and communication

    3. Interdependence and intermixture of processes of production and culture

    4. A global infrastructural communication networks and financial institutions.

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  11. Which one of the following is NOT a central argument of neo-liberalism?

    1. Market makes optimum use of resources

    2. For strengthening the range of choice, enabling resources should be provided to individuals and groups

    3. A planned economy is inefficient and wasteful

    4. Appropriation of knowledge and technology into production and use is immediate and more effective in an economy dominated by the private sector

  12. Which one of the following processes does NOT form part of structural adjustment?

    1. Loosening control over trade and tariff

    2. Facilitating currency exchange

    3. Baying mom room for the market in making investment designs

    4. Re-organically the pay-scales of public sector employees

  13. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer.

    List-I (Theory) List-II (Exponent)
    1. Decision Making

    2. Game Theory

    3. Realist Theory

    4. Systems Theory

    1. Martin Shubik

    2. John Burton

    3. Mortan Kaplan

    4. Hans J Morgenthau

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Economic issues could only by understood in the context of the political reality

    2. Political questions of resource ownership, power and distribution determine the process of development

    3. Production and distribution are closely related

    Which of these was/were implied in the political economy approach of 1960s and 1970s?

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  15. The first systematic classification of government was given by

    1. Aristotle

    2. Plato

    3. Socrates

    4. Montesquieu