Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 66 of 150)

  1. Which one of the following reflects the true nature of Fascist State as propounded by its theorist?

    1. The Fascist State is an organization with purely material aims, including the creation of peaceful conditions of national life

    2. The Fascist State is a night watchman guaranteeing personal safety to its citizens

    3. The fascist State is a purely political creation, concerned with the moral and material interests of man

    4. The fascist State is a spiritual and moral enity absolute in nature

  2. Which of the following are glorified by the Fascists?

    1. Violence

    2. War

    3. Leader

    4. Individual

    Which is correct

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2 and 4

  3. Belief in which of the following is cardinal to Totalitarianism

    1. Utility of democratic institutions

    2. Moral values in politics

    3. Sovereignty and omnipotence of the state

    4. Complete control over the individual's life

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 2 and 3

      3. 3 and 4

      4. 1 and 4

  4. Guild socialism is based on the idea of partnership between the producers and the state in the control of industry. This was said by

    1. Hobson

    2. C D H Cole

    3. Laidler

    4. Orange

  5. Which of the following explain Huntington's assumption for an institutionalized polity?

    1. Adaptability

    2. Complexity

    3. Autonomy

    4. Coherence

      1. 1, 2, 3, and 4

      2. 1, 2, and 3

      3. 1, 2, and 4

      4. 3 and 4

    • Assertion (A): Political participation does note necessarily mean playing of an equal part by all.
    • Reason (R): Greater political awareness and increasing opportunities lead to egalitarian political participation.

    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 R are true but R is ii1 a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true.

  6. Which one of the following is an essential pre-requisite for constitutionalism?

    1. Limited Government

    2. A written constitution

    3. Guarantee of Fundamental Rights

    4. Division of powers

  7. Which one of the following makes the English Constitution unique?

    1. A large number of rules based solely on conventions.

    2. The fact that no act has a higher degree of authority than a simple act of Parliament.

    3. Responsiveness of the government to public opinion.

    4. Constitutional Monarchy.

  8. The statement it brings about a chasm between executive sources of knowledge and legislative centers of their application applies to:

    1. The Presidential system of government

    2. The practice of delegated legislation

    3. Dictatorship of the Cabinet

    4. The relationship between ministers and civil servants

  9. Which one of the following statements regarding Parliamentary and Presidential forms of government is correct?

    1. In both, the executive is responsible to the legislature

    2. In both, the Chief Executive is nominal

    3. In both, command-of confidence of the legislature is necessary for the executive to remain in office

    4. Both the forms are representative in character

  10. In which one of the following systems of government is bicameralism an essential feature?

    1. Presidential system

    2. Parliamentary system

    3. Federal system

    4. Unitary system

  11. Which of the following characteristics are essential to Federal Government?

    1. A supreme and written constitution

    2. Separation of powers and the system of checks and balances

    3. Distribution of powers between the Centre and States in a manner that each is independent of the other

    4. Fundamental rights guaranteed to citizens

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 2 and 4

      4. 2.3 and 4

  12. Which one of the following phrases best illustrates the present position and authority of the Prime Minister in the British political system?

    1. Moon among minor stars

    2. “Primus inter pares” (The first among the equals)

    3. Central to the formation, central to the life and central to the death of the government

    4. He enjoys power during the pleasure of the sovereign

  13. Bureaucracy thrives under the cloak of ministerial responsibility. The above statement refers to the working of government in

    1. USA

    2. France

    3. Germany

    4. England

  14. Match List I and List II and select the correct answer

    List-I (Thinkers) List-II (Views on Bureaucracy)
    1. Hegel

    2. Marx

    3. Max Weber

    4. Lord Hewart

    1. State's power

    2. A middle class bourgeois affair

    3. Rational legal authority

    4. New form of despotism

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