Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 56 of 150)

  1. In relation to the state government, local government exercise

    1. Independent authority

    2. Co-ordinate authority

    3. Delegated authority

    4. Superior authority 10 of 12

  2. Local Self-government is

    1. A system if administering local services by a local unit consisting of elected persons

    2. A system of administering local services by servants of the central authority

    3. A system of administrating local services field units set up by the central or state government

    4. A system of administering local services by a body of people selected by the Government on account of their public interests

  3. Which one of the following statements describes the basic of the cabinet system of government?

    1. The cabinet works on the system of collective responsibility

    2. The cabinet is responsible to the people

    3. The cabinet government is a majority government

    4. The cabinet government is a party government

  4. Which one of the following statements differentiates correctly the Indian nation from is various nationalities?

    1. Nationality is the sub-system of the nation

    2. Nationality is the out-growth of a disintegrated nation

    3. Nation is the culmination of the process of nationality

    4. Nation represents a “total sense of belongingness” while a nationality identifies itself, narrowly, with either religion, region, race color, caste or language

  5. The characterization of British rule in pre-1857 India as destructive and regenerative was made by

    1. Rammohan Roy

    2. Dadabhai NaoroJi

    3. Karl Marx

    4. Surendra Nath Banerjea

  6. The Indian National Congress observed Independence day for the first time on 26th January in

    1. 1920

    2. 1925

    3. 1930

    4. 1947

  7. In which of the following National Congress sessions was the “Quit India” resolution passed?

    1. Lahore session of 1926

    2. Madras session of 1927

    3. Bombay session of 1942

    4. Bombay session of 1946

  8. “The lathi blows that are hurled on me will one day prove as nails in the coffin of the British Empire” This was said by

    1. Lokmanya Tilak

    2. Lala Lajpat Rai

    3. Bipin Chandra Pal

    4. Jawaharlal Nehru

  9. “I am an Indian tom waking up all the sleepers so that they may wake and work for their motherland” This statement was made by

    1. Annie Besant

    2. A O Hume

    3. B G Tilak

    4. C F Andrews

  10. The Regulating Act of 1773 can be regarded as the first measure to

    1. Assert the right of British Parliament to legislate for India

    2. Separate the legislature from the executive

    3. Separate the judiciary from the executive

    4. Centralize law making

  11. Which is the most important reason to consider India as a Secular State?

    1. People of different religions live in India

    2. Government works for the welfare of people of all religions

    3. Religion is separated from politics

    4. Minority religions are given special protection

  12. Under the Indian Constitution, concentration of wealth violates

    1. The Right to Equality

    2. A Directive Principle

    3. The Right to Freedom

    4. The Concept of Welfare

  13. Which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha is elected by the elected member of the Rajya Sabha

    2. The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha presides over the joint session of both the Houses of Parliament

    3. The electoral college for the election of the Vice-President is the same as that for the election of the President

    4. The nominated member of both the

    Houses of Parliament have voting right in the election of the Vice-President but not in the election of the President

  14. Who amongst the following acts as the presiding officer of the House without being its member?

    1. Vice-President of India

    2. Speaker of the Lok Sabha

    3. Chairman of the Legislative Council

    4. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly

  15. Which one of the following would be called electorate in a country having universal adult franchise?

    1. The total population of the citizens of a state

    2. The total population of the citizens of a state excluding women and children

    3. The total population of adult citizens of the state

    4. The total population of adult citizens of the excluding lunatics and criminals