Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 82 of 150)

  1. Who has described the State as: “a partnership in all science? a partnership in all art, a partnership in every virtue and in all perfection”

    1. Edmund Burke

    2. Aristotle

    3. Maclver

    4. Morgan

  2. The concept of “forced freedom” was first enunciated by

    1. Hobbes

    2. Locke

    3. Rousseau

    4. T H Green

  3. One of the foremost exponents of the negative view of Liberty in the twentieth century is

    1. Isaiah Berlen

    2. C B Macpherson

    3. John Rawis

    4. Charles Taylor

  4. In which one of the following schools of thought, is law supposed to be antithetical to liberty?

    1. The democratic school

    2. The classical liberal school

    3. The socialist school

    4. The collectivist school

  5. Which of the following were the ideas of Roman Empire?

    1. Unity

    2. Order

    3. Cosmopolitanism

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1.2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  6. What is the correct chronological order in which the following emerged?

    1. The Greel City State

    2. The Roman Empire

    3. The Feudal Stale

    4. The Nation State

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1.2. 3.4

    2. 1, 2, 4, 3

    3. 2.1, 3, 4

    4. 2.1, 4, 3

  7. In the history of political theory importance of Social Contract Theory lies in the fact that it

    1. Underlined the value of the individual in the State

    2. Paved the way for the emergence of organic theory of State

    3. Gave rise to the idealist school of thought

    4. Revived the Aristotelian view that the

    State is natural

  8. “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness” is a fact of the

    1. American Declaration of Independence

    2. Preamble of the Indian Constitution

    3. Constitution of USSR dealing with the right of Soviet citizens

    4. Bill of Rights of the US Constitution

  9. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Theory) List-II (Nature of State)
    1. Classical liberalism

    2. Liberal idealism

    3. Hegelian idealism

    4. Marxism

    1. Coercive institution

    2. Necessary good

    3. Necessary evil

    4. Manifestation of all morality and legality

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  10. Who has regarded Locke's theory of the state as the manifestation of “possessive individualism”

    1. Hayek

    2. Macpherson

    3. Oakeshott

    4. Rawis

  11. The legal notion of state has found expression in the writings of

    1. Bodin, Hobbes, Bentham and Austin

    2. Lask1. Maclever, Hegel and Bosanquet

    3. Bodin, Hegel, Bentham and Garuev

    4. Hobbes, T H Green. Machiavelli

    Austin

  12. The classical liberal thinkers held that

    1. Law promotes individual liberty

    2. Law restricts individual liberty

    3. There is no positive relationship between law and liberty

    4. Law is the first condition of liberty

  13. Who among the following defined sovereignty as: “If a determinate human superior, not in the habit of obedience to a like superior, receives habitual obedience from the bulk of a given society that human superior is sovereign in that society and that society is a society political and independence”

    1. Jean Bodin

    2. Thomas Hobbes

    3. John Austin

    4. Herold Laski

  14. Fascism took inspiration from social and political ideas of many thinkers. In this context match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Thinkers) List-II (Contributions)
    1. Machiavelli

    2. Hegel

    3. Schopenhauer

    4. Sorel

    1. Greatness of the State

    2. Cruelty, bad faith, deception

    3. Violence

    4. Irrationalism

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  15. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Plebiscite
      • Method of representation
      • List System
      • A device for direct legislation
      • Weighted Voting
      • Votes graduated on qualification
      • Constitutional Monarchy
      • French

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