Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 27 of 150)

  1. Consider the following statements: Marxism is critical of liberalism for its

    1. Narrow concern with civic and political rights

    2. Legitimization of cabalist class relations.

    3. Inability to perceive surplus value generated in capitalist production system.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  2. Which one of the following theories is known as voices form periphery?

    1. Modernization

    2. Class-struggle

    3. Dependency

    4. Imperialism

  3. Who among the following political theoretic was a bitter opponent of the French revolution?

    1. Burke

    2. Tocqueville

    3. Montesquieu

    4. Rousseau

  4. In Marx's view, the social revolution beings when relations of production become a fetter upon the further development of forces of production. The relations of production in this context refer to

    1. Relations between the nations

    2. Relations between surplus value and absolute surplus value

    3. Relations between production and distribution

    4. Relations between the basic classes

  5. Democratic socialism distinguishes itself form scientific socialism by which of the following attributes?

    1. Rejection of market mechanism to decide on production and distribution politics.

    2. Acceptance of central planning.

    3. Insistence on democratic methods of decision making.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 only 5 of 13

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 3 only

  6. Select the correct chronological sequence of the movements given below:

    1. Non-Cooperation movement-Civil Disobedience movement-Quit India movement

    2. Civil Disobedience movement-Quit India movement-Non-cooperation movement

    3. Non-cooperation movement-Quit India movement-Civil Disobedience movement

    4. Quit India movement-Noncooperation movement-Civil disobedience movement

  7. Match List I (Theorists) which List II (Ideas) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Dadabhai Naroji

    2. Mahatma Gandhi

    3. Rabindranath Tagore

    4. Jai Prakash Narayan

    1. Trusteeship

    2. Total revolution

    3. Drain theory

    4. Internationalism

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
  8. Gandhi reasoned that the primary responsibility for the removal of the evil of unsociability in India rests on

    1. Caste Hindus

    2. Indian nation

    3. Untouchables Themselves

    4. Indian National Leadership

  9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. C Wright Mills

    2. Vladimir Lenin

    3. Gaetano Mosca

    4. Robert Michaels

    1. N/A

    2. N/A

    3. N/A

    4. N/A

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
  10. In most of the third world countries, the political parties are

    1. Cohesive organizations

    2. Strictly ideology based organizations

    3. Personality oriented organizations

    4. Decentralized organizations

  11. Which one of the following is the primary purpose of a pressure group?

    1. To criticize the government

    2. To contest the elections

    3. To formulate policy

    4. To bring pressure of government to influence policy decision

  12. Match List I (Forms of the Government) with List II (Essential Features) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Parliamentary Government

    2. Presidential Government

    3. Federal system

    4. Unitary system

    1. Centralization of Powers

    2. Division of Powers

    3. Separation of Powers

    4. Collective Responsibility

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  13. Match List I (Theorists) with List II (Ideas) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. John Stuart Mill

    2. Karl Marx

    3. 1. Berlin

    4. John Locke

    1. Alienation

    2. Positive and negative liberty

    3. Equality for women

    4. Toleration

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  14. The idea that before passing a no confidence motion against the government, the Parliament must explore the possibility of forming an alternative government is a part of the possibility of forming an alternative government is a part of

    1. Constitution of France

    2. Constitution of US

    3. Constitution of the Republic of Ireland

    4. Constitution of Germany

  15. Consider the following statements about constitutional government: Constitutional government is

    1. A form of limited government

    2. One where authority is derived from the constitution.

    3. One where the monarch is the formal head of the state.

    4. One where the constitution along with law limits and ratifies the exercises of power.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 3