Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 23 of 150)

    • Assertion (A): Marxists are skeptical about the likelihood of an equitable social order flowing from interdependence and Tran nationalism.
    • Reason (R): Marxists believe that dominant classes of the core states would use their power to control those processes ensuring that interdependence remains highly asymmetrical and that transnational institutions and regimes reinforce the capitalist system.
    1. Both A & R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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

    • Assertion (A): Liberal democracy constitutes the basis of the growing internationalism today.
    • Reason (R): After the disintegration of the

    Soviet Union and Eastern Europe there is no effective rival to liberal democracy in the world.

    1. Both A & R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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

    • Assertion (A): Regionalism in Indian politics reflects the cultural diversity of the country.
    • Reason (R): The political leaders whip UP the ethnic identities.
    1. Both A & R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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

    • Assertion (A): Every municipal corporation in the country levies octop1.
    • Reason (R): Octopi is a lucrative source of revenue for municipal corporations.
    1. Both A & R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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

    • Assertion (A): The challenge that the Indian state is facing today is how to achieve equivalence between the state and the civil society within a democratic framework.
    • Reason (R): Criminalization of politics, political corruption and communal violence stand in the way of creating a value-based political culture.
    1. Both A & R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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

    • Assertion (A): The parliamentary democratic system as adopted and operating in India is not capable of responding effectively to the challenges of economic equalities, development and social justice.
    • Reason (R): The most explosive issues faced by India's post independence leadership have been the problems of caste oppressions and socioeconomic inequalities.
    1. Both A & R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are 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

  1. Which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. According to the Constitution of France, the Cabinet consists of the President, the Prime Minister and other ministers

    2. The President of France determines the policies of the nation and is responsible to the Parliament

    3. The President of France, presides over meetings of the Council of Ministers but the Prime Minister is responsible for the policies of the nation

    4. The Prime Minister of France is neither expected to determine the composition of the Cabinet nor he presides over its meetings

  2. The German Chancellor is elected

    1. Directly by the people

    2. By the Bundesrat (upper house)

    3. By the bundestag (house of representatives)

    4. By both the houses (Bundesrat and Bundestag)

  3. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct in respect of China?

    1. The cultural revolution (1964 − 1974) was not a success

    2. The Communist Party of China is organized on the basis of democratic centralism

    3. The Chinese constitution provides for a uniform judicial system

    4. Mao's ideas of “New Democracy” have been put into practice in China

  4. Democracy is desirable because the aggregate satisfaction it offers is better than that in other systems of rule, is the argument forwarded by

    1. liberals

    2. utilitarian

    3. Marxists

    4. Socialists

  5. Which one of the following statements is correct with reference to the Government of India Act, 1935?

    1. The federal executive was to consist of the Governor-General and Counselors

    2. The federal legislature was to consist of the Governor General, the Council of States and the Federal Assembly

    3. There were twelve Governors provinces and six Chief Commissioners provinces

    4. The provincial legislature was to consist of the Governor and only the

    Lower House of Legislature

  6. Consider the following statements regarding the composition of the Constituent Assembly:

    1. The representatives were to be elected from the four constituents: Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Christians

    2. The chairman of the Union Constituent Committee was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    3. The total strength of the Constituent Assembly was 389

    4. The Drafting Committee under the chairmanship of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar consisted of eight members

    Which of these is are correct?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 3 only

    4. 1 only

  7. Which of the following articles of the Indian Constitution deal with citizenship in India?

    1. Articles 333 to 337

    2. Articles 17 to 20

    3. Articles 5 to 11

    4. Articles 1 to 4

  8. The boundary of a state in India can be altered through the procedure laid down in the Article

    1. 368

    2. 130

    3. 70

    4. 3

  9. The secession of a state from the Indian Union has been barred by the

    1. Constitution (Sixteenth Amendment) Act, 1963

    2. Constitution (Twenty-Second Amendment) Act, 1969

    3. Constitution (Twenty-Ninth Amendment) Act, 1972

    4. Constitution (Thirty-Fifth Amendment) Act, 1974