Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 61 of 150)

  1. According to Locke, the e id for which the State was created was to 5 of 10

    1. Protect the freedom of the individual

    2. Safeguard the interests of the ruling classes

    3. Grant fundamental rights to its members

    4. Protect the hereditary rights of monarchy in England

    • Assertion (A): The Theory of Divine Origin stands directly opposed to the democratic idea.
    • Reason (R): The Divine Origin Theory rules out the role of popular consent in its explanation of the origin of the State.

    In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

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

    2. Both A and. Ft are 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

  2. Marx described the earlier Socialists as

    1. Democratic Socialists

    2. Utopian Socialists

    3. Scientific Socialists

    4. Liberal Socialists

  3. Who among the following was an idealist who hailed from England?

    1. Kant

    2. Grotius

    3. Hume

    4. T H Green

  4. The observation that “The State is the march of God on earth” was made by

    1. Plato

    2. Hegel

    3. T H Green

    4. J S Mill

  5. Who was the exponent of the concept of survival of the test in regard to proper sphere of state action?

    1. Adam Smith

    2. J S Mill

    3. Herbert Spencer

    4. Bosanquet

  6. The champion of Economic Liberalism was

    1. Robert Owen

    2. G D H Cole

    3. Adam Smith

    4. Saint Simon

  7. The essence of the Welfare theory about the functions of the State is to

    1. Promote and protect economic interests of workers

    2. Establish an order in which the state owns the means of production

    3. Ensure social justice and removal of social inequalities

    4. Establish a classless and stateless society

  8. A State that provides for its citizens a wide range of social services is known as the

    1. Totalitarian State

    2. Welfare State

    3. Police State

    4. Laissez-faire State

  9. The ideology of Fabian Socialism was developed in

    1. Germany

    2. Prance

    3. England

    4. Holland

  10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Green

    2. Bradley

    3. Macliave1li

    4. Hobbes

    1. The Prince

    2. Leviathan

    3. Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation

    4. Ethical Studies

    5. On Liberty

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 2
  11. Who among the following said that the rulers should not own any personal property?

    1. Plato 6 of 10

    2. Aristotle

    3. Owen

    4. Marx

  12. Who among the following was an ardent advocate of Guild Socialism?

    1. CEM Joad

    2. GDH Cole

    3. HJ Laski

    4. JN Figgis

  13. Which one of the following political doctrines is associated with the view that a mixed racial stock state is inferior to a state having people of a pure race?

    1. Nationalism

    2. Idealism

    3. Fascism

    4. Nazism

  14. The Corporate State was eulogized as “the most courageous, audacious and original” by

    1. Trotsky

    2. Stalin

    3. Mussolini

    4. Hitler