Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 31 of 150)

  1. According to Quincy Wright, which one of the following indicates the correct order of successive stages of nationalism?

    1. Medieval-monarchical-revolutionary-liberal-totalitarian

    2. Medieval-revolutionary-monarchical-totalitarian-liberal

    3. Medieval-monarchical-totalitarian-revolutionary liberal

    4. Monarchical-medieval-revolutionary-totalitarian liberal

  2. Political realism maintains autonomy of

    1. Social sphere

    2. Political sphere

    3. National sphere

    4. International sphere

  3. In his realistic theory of international politics, Morgenthau's autonomy of political sphere denotes

    1. Autonomy of the State in international sphere

    2. Autonomy of the decision-makers vis-a-vis the legislature

    3. Autonomy of the political action in complete disregard to other standards of thought

    4. Autonomy of the policy-makers vis-a-vis agencies or organs of the government other

  4. The Marxists perceive international politics as

    1. A struggle for power between the bourgeois and socialist systems with the hope of inevitable triumph of international proletarianism

    2. A struggle for power between two nations or group of nations that can be managed by maintaining balance of power

    3. Interactions among states that can be peacefully conducted through international law and organization

    4. Interactions among states guided and moulded by leaders of those states

  5. New Dependency emphasizes on

    1. Surplus extraction as the major cause of underdevelopment

    2. Monopoly of trade complemented by a monopoly of land, mines and manpower in developing countries

    3. Domination of capital by hegemonic centers

    4. Investment by multinational corporations

  6. Decision making theorists focus on

    1. Foreign policy decisions made by a State

    2. Impact pf domestic politics on foreign policy decisions

    3. Specific decisions makers who speak and act in the name of a State

    4. Actual or objective environment that influence foreign policy decisions

  7. Consider the following factors:

    1. Perception

    2. Imagination

    3. Expectation

    4. Information overload

    Which of the above factors as discussed by

    John Burton determine a decision?

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  8. Who among the following is the pioneer of the theory of neo-realism?

    1. Kenneth Waltz

    2. Hans Morgenthau

    3. Barry Buzan

    4. Raul Prebish

  9. In the positive-sum game

    1. What one actor wins, the other loses

    2. Gains and losses are not necessarily equal and both the sides may gain

    3. Gains and losses are necessarily equal and both the sides gain equally

    4. Both the actors lose 12 of 13

  10. Schilling's concept of “mixed-motive game” richly embodies

    1. Political and economic points of view

    2. Cultural and ideological points of view

    3. Psychological and sociological points of view

    4. Strategic and military points of view

  11. Match List I (WTO Ministerial Conference) with List II (Specific Outcome) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. 1996, Singapore

    2. 1998, Geneva

    3. 1999, Seattle

    1. Stadstill agreement on e-commerce

    2. implementation problems investment competition transparency in government procurement, trade facilitation

    3. Agreement on information technology, introduction of new issues

    4. Market access, agriculture services, trade facilitation, e-commerce

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  12. Which one of the following is the correct chronological sequence of the given rounds of trade negotiations?

    1. Doha Round-Uruguay Round-Tokyo Round-Kennedy Round

    2. Kennedy Round-Tokyo Round-Uruguay Round-Doha Round

    3. Doha Round-Tokyo Round-Uruguay Round-Kennedy Round

    4. Kennedy Round-Doha Round-Uruguay Round-Tokyo Round

  13. Conception of negative liberty emphasizes on

    1. Freedom of choice

    2. Absence of interference

    3. Autonomy

    4. Self-direction

  14. Consider the following statements on equality:

    1. The quest for equality does not imply de facto equality.

    2. Men and women may not be born alike. But equality demands that they ought to be treated equally.

    3. We seek equality because we think it is just.

    4. Egalitarian principles have been drawn on the principle that men and women are identical.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 2

  15. What is the most fundamental notion underlying the Marxist vision of justice?

    1. Need

    2. Desert

    3. Class

    4. Exploitation