Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 21 of 150)

  1. Most favored technique of pressure groups, in the USA, is

    1. Boycott and picketing

    2. Lobbying

    3. Total strike

    4. Peaceful agitations

  2. “Self is prior to its ends” and “Right is poor to the good” are the principles upheld by

    1. Immanuel Kant

    2. F W G Hegel

    3. Charles Taylor

    4. Michael Walzer

  3. Consider the following statements with regard to Judicial System in India:

    1. Panchayat Courts function in some of the states

    2. The Supreme Court of India consists of 26 judges including the Chief Justice of India

    3. Union Territories of Delhi and Chandigarh both have High Courts

    4. The National Judicial Academy has been set up by the Government of

    India

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1 only

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  4. Consider the following statements with regard to the powers enjoyed by the governor of a state of India:

    1. He addresses the Legislative Assembly of the State at the commencement of the first session of each year

    2. He can send messages to the Legislative Assembly with respect to a Bill pending in the Assembly at that time

    3. He can summon, progue and dissolve the Legislative Assembly of the State

    4. He can give assent to a Bill to curtail the powers of the State High Court

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  5. Consider the following statements with regard to the Chief Minister of a sate in India:

    1. He/She is appointed by the Governor of the State

    2. He/She and his/her Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to the Governor

    3. He/She must communicate to the Governor all the decisions of council of Ministers relating to the administration of the State and proposals for legislation

    4. If the Governor of the State so requires, the Chief Minister shall submit for the consideration of the

    Council of Ministers any matter on which a decision has been taken by a minister but which has not been considered by the Council of

    Ministers.

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. 1, 2.3 and 4

    2. only 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 3

  6. Consider the following statements with regard to the advocate General of a state in India

    1. He/She is appointed by the President of India

    2. He/She can take part in the proceedings of the State Legislative Assembly

    3. His/Her salary is paid from the Consolidated Fund of India

    4. He/She advises the State government on legal matt

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. 2 and 4

    2. 3 only

    3. 1 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  7. Consider the following:

    1. Swatantra Party

    2. Hindu Maha Sabha

    3. Communist Party of India

    4. Bharatiya Janasangh

    The correct chronological order of their establishment is

    1. 1, 3, 4, 2

    2. 1, 4, 2, 3

    3. 2, 4, 3, 1

    4. 2, 3, 4, 1

  8. Consider the following two broad types of elites:

    1. Organizing and directing elite, which deal with concrete goals and programmes

    2. Informally organized and diffused elites, which deal with moral and spiritual problems

    Who among the following classified elites in these two broad types?

    1. Vifred Pareto

    2. Karl Mannhejn

    3. Ganetaro Mosca

    4. Robert Michaels

  9. Match List I (Group) with List II (Concern/Distinctiveness) and select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. NGOs

    2. Pressure groups 8 of 13

    3. political parties

    4. Elites

    1. To promote interests of their members and to influence politics

    2. A group of eminent persons in their chosen field

    3. Concerned with some public issues! Problems

    4. Seek political power

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

    1. District Board

    2. Municipal Corporation

    3. Notified Area Authority and Town Area Committee

    4. Township Committee and Port Trust

    Which of these is fare urban local body bodies in India?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  11. The State Election Commissioner can be removed

    1. By the Governor of the State

    2. By the State Assembly

    3. Through an order issued by the Chief Minister

    4. Through a procedure similar to that for removal of the judge of a High Court

  12. The members of the Panchayat Samiti are

    1. Directly elected by the people

    2. Indirectly elected by the members of the village panchayat

    3. Nominated by the block development officer

    4. Nominated by the party president

  13. Which one of the following states was the first to introduce the Panchayat Raj system?

    1. Tamil Nadu

    2. West Bengal

    3. Rajasthan

    4. Uttar Pradesh

  14. The 73rd Amendment Act emanates from the Article

    1. 38

    2. 40

    3. 44

    4. 52

  15. Which one of the Articles provide for the reservation of seats for the Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes in the panchayats?

    1. 243 A

    2. 2438

    3. 243 C

    4. 243 D