Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 5 of 150)

  1. In the process of modifications of Marxism after Man, “Socialism in one country” Vs. “Permanent Revolution” was the crux of the controversy between

    1. Bakunin and Engels

    2. Engels and Lenin

    3. Lenin and Stalin

    4. Stalin and Trotsky

  2. Who among the following pairs of thinkers are regarded as the founders of Scientific Socialism?

    1. Charles Fourier and Saint Simon

    2. Sidney Webb and Beatrice Webb

    3. Marx and Engles

    4. R H Tawney and William Ebenstein

  3. Consider the following political theorists:

    1. Bernstein

    2. Tawney

    3. Starchey

    4. Crossland

    Amount them, those who defined democratic socialism as their ideology and saw themselves as revising Marxism included

    1. 1 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 2 and 3

  4. Fascism views the states as

    1. A necessary evil

    2. A product and manifestation of the irreconcilability of class antagonism

    3. An absolute power over the individuals

    4. A union of families and villages, having for its end, perfect and self sufficing life

  5. “War is to man what maternity is to women” according to

    1. Mussolini

    2. Napoleon

    3. Mattemick

    4. Bismarck

  6. The myth of racial superiority is an outstanding feature of

    1. Dictatorship

    2. Fascism

    3. Nazism

    4. Totalitarianism

  7. Everything within the state: Nothing outside the state, nothing above the state. This tenet has been propounded by

    1. Socialism

    2. Communism

    3. Liberalism

    4. Totalitarianism

  8. In the statement, in its attitude towards the State X is a half w house between Syndicalism and Collectivism. X stands for

    1. Democratic socialism

    2. Fabian socialism

    3. Guild socialism

    4. Liberalism

  9. Match List I (Name) with List II (Political Philosophy) and Select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Herbert Spencer

    2. H J Laski

    3. G D H Cole

    4. T H Green

    1. Guild Socialism

    2. Individualism

    3. Anarchism

    4. Pluralism

    5. Idealism

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
  10. For explaining which one of the following phenomena, does one normally use Centre-Periphery, framework of reference?

    1. Under-representation

    2. Loose-federation

    3. Delegation of authority

    4. Underdevelopment

  11. Consider the following characteristics:

    1. Authoritarian hierarchy

    2. Overlapping hierarchy

    3. Heterogeneity

    4. Formalism

    Which of these are the main characteristics of governments in transitional societies?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  12. The Khilafat question was raised because the Indian Muslims

    1. Wanted a separate homeland for themselves

    2. Were critical of the Rowlatt act

    3. Were indignant over the terms of the treaty of Sevres, 1921

    4. Were dissatisfied with the government of India act, 1919

  13. Match List I (Movement) with List II (Year) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Bardoli Satyagraha

    2. Moplah Rebellion

    3. Tebhaga Movement

    4. Champaran Movement

    1. 1946

    2. 1917

    3. 1928

    4. 1921

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  14. Which one of the following did not form part of the communal Award (Macdonald) announced by the British Government?

    1. Recognition of the depressed classes as a minority community and giving them right to vote in the general constituencies

    2. Conceding weight age to the Muslims in provinces in which they were in minority

    3. Providing separate electorates for Indian Christians and Anglo-Indians

    4. Reservation of curtains seats for the

    Muslims

  15. Consider the following events:

    1. Pill's India Act

    2. Diwani Rights of the East India Company

    3. Regulating Act

    4. Appointment of Warren Hastings as

    Governor of Bengal

    The correct chronological sequence of these events is

    1. 2, 4, 1, 3

    2. 4, 2, 3, 1

    3. 2, 4, 3, 1

    4. 4, 2, 1, 3