Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 89 of 150)

  1. Match List I with List IT and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Theories of Democracy) List-II (Champions)
    1. Classical Theory

    2. Neo Liberal Theory

    3. Elite Theory

    4. Pluralist Theory

    1. Giovanni Sartori

    2. Abraham Lincoln

    3. Robert A Dahl

    4. C Wright Mills

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
  2. Given below in List I are certain pressure groups. Match them with their classification given in List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Association of Indian Adversities

    2. A caste Mahasabha

    3. A group of students on rampage

    4. Collies union

    1. Anomie group

    2. Associational group

    3. Non-Associational group

    4. Institutional group

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
  3. The state should NOT interfere in those of the individual which are “self-regarding” but can interfere those which are other regarding. This view was expressed by

    1. James Mill

    2. Jereni Benthan

    3. Herbert Spencer

    4. John Stuart Mill 12 of 12

  4. 109. What is the correct sequence of the following stages as propounded by Karl Marx?

    1. Primitive Communist stage

    2. The Feudal stage

    3. Ancient stage

    4. The Capitalist stage

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 3, 4, 2

    2. 3, 1, 4, 2

    3. 1, 3, 2, 4

    4. 3, 1, 2, 4:

  5. In the light of J S Mill's theory of the freedom of speech and action, who is morally more to blame?

    1. The speaker who incites violence through the spoken words

    2. The man who provides a loudspeaker to the speaker knowing fully well what he intends to say

    3. The writer who incites violence through the written words

    4. The man who makes available a printing press to the writer knowing fully well what he intends to publish

  6. The Marxist principle accepted by the Fabian Socialists is

    1. The dictatorship of the proletariat

    2. The principle of class struggle

    3. The establishment of classless society

    4. The establishment of state ownership of the means of production and distribution

  7. Robert Nogick bases his theory of justice on

    1. Desire

    2. Need

    3. Entitlement

    4. Merit

  8. Who among the following is the chief exponent of Functional Representation?

    1. John Locke

    2. G D H Cole

    3. James Mill

    4. James Bryce

  9. Consider the following statements: Freedom of press includes

    1. Right to print and publish news.

    2. Distribution and circulation of printed matter.

    3. Criticism of public affairs.

    Of these statements

    1. 1 and 2 are correct

    2. 2 and 3 are correct

    3. 1 and 3 are correct

    4. 1.2 and 3 are correct

  10. Under the List system of representation. The list of contesting candidates is prepared by

    1. Mutual consent of political parties

    2. Each political party

    3. The voters

    4. The Election Commission

  11. Which one of the following is regarded as the foremost mark of the existence of a democratic system?

    1. A representative council

    2. Bi-cameral legislature

    3. A sound administrative organization

    4. Universal adult suffrage

  12. The principle of majority presupposes as an essential condition, the principle of

    1. Liberty

    2. Fraternity

    3. Equality

    4. Tolerance

  13. “The state is____product of society at a certain stage of development; it is the admission that this society has become entangled in an insoluble contradiction with itself, that it has split into irreconcilable antagonisms which it is powerless to dispel.” This statement pertains to the

    1. Historical theory of the origin of state

    2. Evolutionary theory of the origin of state

    3. Marxist theory of the origin of state

    4. None of the above

  14. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Conlractualist
      • John Rawis
      • Libertarian
      • Robert Nozick
      • Communitarian
      • CharlesTaylor
      • Totalitarian
      • Michel Oakeshott

    Which is correct

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1.2 and 3

  15. Who expressed the view that “equality is unnatural and undesirable”

    1. Plato

    2. Aristotle

    3. Hegel

    4. Hobbes