Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 45 of 150)

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Concept/Theory) List-II (Scholar)
    1. Proletarian internationalism

    2. Political realism

    3. Complex interdependence

    4. Hegemonic stability theory

    1. Charles Kindleberger

    2. Hans Morgenthau

    3. V I Lenin

    4. Keohane and Nye

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  2. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

    1. For Aristotle, state exists to ensure good life for its members

    2. For Jeremy Bentham, state exists to promote the social and economic welfare of its citizens

    3. For Thomas Hobbes, the primary task of the state is to ensure law and order 9 of 15

    4. For John Locke, the state exists to protect the inalienable rights of its citizens

  3. “Sovereignty is the supreme power over citizens and subjects unrestrained by law” This understanding of sovereignty today is restricted in practice by which of the following?

    1. Globalization

    2. Acceptance of the declaration of universal human rights by a majority of the states

    3. Rise of global concerns such as ecology and terrorism

    4. All of the above

  4. Match List-I with List-II and, select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Theme) List-II (Author)
    1. State as a class

    2. State as ethical life

    3. State as Power

    4. Minimal State

    1. J. Rousseau. G. Hegel and T. Green

    2. Machiavelli and T. Hobbes

    3. Karl Marx and Lenin

    4. F. Hayek and R. Nozick

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  5. Rousseau's concept of general will avows which one of the following?

    1. Parliamentary sovereignty

    2. Popular sovereignty

    3. Sovereignty of the constitution

    4. De Jure sovereignty

  6. Consider the following statements: The ideal of “universal citizenship” implies that

    1. All citizens of a country should be treated alike and granted equal rights.

    2. Individuals should be considered as citizens of the world.

    3. All persons living in a country should be treated as citizens.

    4. Citizenship rights are given to us by nature.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 only

    4. 4 only

  7. Consider the following statements about the UN Declaration of Human Rights:

    1. Universal Declaration of Human Rights does not refer to any social or economic rights.

    2. The Declaration does not uphold such rights as right to work, protection against unemployment, just remuneration and right to form trade unions.

    3. The Declaration recognizes the rights of indigenous populations.

    4. The Declaration grants special status to women.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1 and 2 only

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  8. Consider the following statements: According to the Liberals, rights

    1. Curtail the power of the state

    2. Enable individuals to attain their best selves

    3. Empower individuals against the collective

    4. Form the basis of a vibrant civil society

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 4 only

    2. 1 and 3 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  9. In accordance to a growing consensus today, which of the following should freedom be inclusive of?

    1. Absence of certain physical and legal impediments.

    2. Presence of certain civil and political liberties.

    3. Social provisions of income, education and health.

    4. Protection of cultural identity.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4 10 of 15

    2. 1, 2 and 3 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1 only

  10. Consider the following statements:

    1. Liberal democratic tradition views equality primarily as “equality of opportunity” and “equality of conditions”

    2. “Equality of conditions” seeks to ensure that equality of results is achieved regardless of natural ability.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  11. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Thinker) List-II (Idea)
    1. Karl Man

    2. Jeremy Bentham

    3. John Rawls.

    4. Robert Nozick

    1. Justice as fairness

    2. From each according to his ability to each according to his needs

    3. Justice as net aggregate satisfaction

    4. From each as they choose to each as they are chose

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  12. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (School of Historiography) List-II (Views on Communalism)
    1. Imperialist School

    2. Cambridge School

    3. Nationalist School

    4. Marxist School

    1. The inhabitants of the sub continent are prone to religious appeal as they are superstitious

    2. Communalism is a false consciousness

    3. It is a result of conscious British policy of divide and rule

    4. Communalism is product of the ambition of elite groups

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  13. Who among the following theorists is associated with neorealist in international relations?

    1. Kenneth Waltz

    2. Hans Morgenthau

    3. Reinhold Niebuhr

    4. John Ruggie

  14. Based on the census 2001, consider the following statements:

    1. Female/male ratio in India in the year 2001 is more than that in the year 1951.

    2. After Delhi and Chandigarh, Pond cherry has the highest population density amongst all the States

    Union Territories.

    Which of the statements given above i1are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2

    3. Both1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  15. Who defined the State human community that (successfully) claims the monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory?

    1. Benito Mussolini

    2. Max Weber

    3. Thomas Hobbes

    4. Niccolo Machiavelli