Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 90 of 150)

  1. A constitutional system with its basic pincip1e of Executives continuous responsibility to the Legislature is

    1. Peoples Democracy

    2. Parliamentary Democracy

    3. Socialist Democracy

    4. Direct Democracy

  2. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Over-developed state
      • Gunnar Myrdal
      • Grundrisse
      • Karl Marx
      • Accumulation of Capital
      • Rosa Luxemburg
      • Stages of Growth
      • W W Rostow

    Which is correct

    1. 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  3. A pressure group is distinct from a political party in as much as it does not directly

    1. Contest elections

    2. Finance a candidate

    3. Propagate a policy

    4. Resort to mobilization of opinion

  4. Seriously questioning the validity of party system, the idea of “Party less Democracy” was projected by

    1. Jawaharlal Nehru

    2. Suharto

    3. Mao Tse-Tung

    4. Jai Prakash Narayan

  5. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Immanuel Wallerstein
      • World Systems Analysis
      • Andre Gunder Frank
      • Development of Under-development
      • V I Lenin
      • A critique of Political Economy
      • T G R Bower
      • Human Development

    Which is correct

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  6. Lucian Pye has described the characteristics of political development as

    1. Administrative, economic arid social

    2. Modern, participative and nationalistic

    3. Equality, capacity and differentiation

    4. Political unification, economic development and national welfare

  7. Who among the following had argued that modern communications have the effect of condensing all information into brief slogans?

    1. Lawrence Lowell

    2. Walter Lippmann

    3. J S Mill

    4. Daniel Bell

  8. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Samuel Huntington
      • Political Decay
      • Fred Riggs
      • Prismatic Society
      • David Easton
      • Civic Culture
      • Daivd Apter
      • Political Modernization

    Which is correct

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  9. Which one of the following is NOT generally considered as a part of the right to equality?

    1. Equal protection under law

    2. Equality of opportunity for all

    3. Equality of right to satisfaction of basic needs of all

    4. Equality of treatment in all circumstances

  10. “Behind the sovereign which lawyer recognizes, there is another sovereign to whom the legal sovereign must bow.” To which one of the following does this statement refer?

    1. Titular sovereign

    2. Real sovereign

    3. Political sovereign

    4. Nominal sovereign

  11. Who among the following thinkers held the view that “Setting up of a government is a much less important event than the original compact that makes civil society”

    1. Hobbes

    2. Locke

    3. Rousseau

    4. Halifax

  12. “An un criticized individualism is always in danger of transformation into an uncritical collectivism.” Who among the following thinkers held this view?

    1. Herbert Spencer

    2. J S Mill

    3. Bernard Bosanquet

    4. F H. Bradley

  13. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

      • Gosplan
      • Economic planning
      • Mahalanobis
      • Mixed economy
      • JC Kumarappa
      • Gandhian Economic

    Which is correct

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 3 alone

  14. Which one of the following has been described as the intellectual child of English Fabians and French syndicalism?

    1. Collectivism

    2. Liberalism

    3. Guild socialism

    4. None of the above

  15. Which one of the following types of representations is accepted by Guild socialism as necessary?

    1. Territorial representation

    2. Functional representation

    3. Proportional representation

    4. Communal representation