Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 51 of 150)

  1. Match List I with List 2 and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists

    List-I List-II
    1. India

    2. Nepal

    3. Erstwhile USS. R.

    4. Iran

    1. Totalitarianism

    2. Democracy

    3. Theocracy

    4. Monarchy

    5. Fascism

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
  2. Match List! with List 2 and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

    List-I (Author) List-II (Book)
    1. Montesquieu

    2. A. V. Dicey

    3. J. s. Mill

    4. Alexander Hal Milton

    1. The law of the Constitution

    2. The Spirit of the laws

    3. The Federalist

    4. Representative Government

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
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      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  3. To develop partnership between the state and the local government which of the following measure should be adopted?

    1. The local government should not be given autonomy.

    2. The state should not use coercive measures against local government.

    3. The local government should be eager to co-operate with the state.

    4. The state should always coerce the erring local government units.

    5. The state should provide counsel and suggest remedial measures to the local government units

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2 4 of 12

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1and 5

    4. 3 and 5

  4. Match the items in List I with those in List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists

    List-I List-II
    1. Drain Theory

    2. Swaraj as birthright

    3. Separate Communal Electorate

    4. Entry into Legislatures

    1. CR. Das

    2. Md. Mi Jinnah

    3. Tilak

    4. Dadahbai Naoroji

    5. Subhash Chandra Bose

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
    • Assertion (A): The laws of a state must be obeyed when they are designed to promote social good.
    • Reason (R): The state is a useful instrument for promoting social good.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and Rare true and R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The Fascist philosophy which Mussoline adopted was borrowed from Hegelianism.
    • Reason (R): Hegel had supported the theory of the influence of great men in history.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and Rare true and R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Written Constitutions are rigid.
    • Reason (R): Rigid constitutions prescribe special procedure for amendment.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and Rare true and R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Bureaucracy is intolerant of changes.
    • Reason (R): Bureaucracy is conservative and rarely learns to improve.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and Rare true and R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The Indian Councils Act of 1861 introduced a popular element in the governance of India.
    • Reason (R): The Governor-General's Executive Councils, while transacting business as a Legislative Council, was to include non-official member nominated by the Chamber of Commerce and the

    Provincial Legislative Councils.

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

    2. Both A and Rare true and R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The President is bound to act in accordance with the advice of the Council of Ministers.
    • Reason (R): The Council of Ministers cannot be required to reconsider its advice.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and Rare true and R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  5. Who held the view that the “State is prior to the individual”

    1. Plato

    2. Aristotle

    3. Locke

    4. Rousseau

  6. Who held that even the worst state is better than the best anarchy?

    1. Hegel

    2. Rousseau

    3. Locke

    4. Hobbes

  7. While bringing out the relationship between state and society, which one of the following statements is not true?

    1. In point of time society is prior to the state

    2. Society and state differ in their functions

    3. Society and stats differ in their technique of operation

    4. The area of the state is always coextensive with that of society

  8. According to Hobbes

    1. Individuals have all natural rights in the state

    2. Individuals have liberty and property rights in the state

    3. Individuals after the contract right to kill

    4. Individuals surrender no rights to create the state

  9. According to Locke, the State of Nature was given up because

    1. It was a condition of war of each against all

    2. Marl was unsocial, solitary and poor

    3. There were some inconveniences

    4. Man was basically good but the growth of civilization corrupted him