Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 92 of 150)

  1. Who among the following drew a line between self-regarding and otherregarding activities of the individual?

    1. J S Mill

    2. T H Green

    3. Isaiah Berlin

    4. Jeremy Bentham

  2. The Third World countries are seen as peripheral countries whose resources are being continuously transferred to the capitalism metropolis/centers, according to the

    1. Marxists

    2. Behaviouralists

    3. Dependency theories

    4. Narcotics

  3. Violation of the “Rule of Law” arises mostly from

    1. Limited franchise

    2. Delegated legislation

    3. Lack of checks and balances

    4. Executive's quasi-judicial powers

  4. Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic feature of bureaucracy characteristic feature of bureaucracy according to Max Weber?

    1. Continuity

    2. Rationality

    3. Consistency

    4. Political commitment

  5. In the post Second World War period, role and importance of bureaucracy has increased in

    1. Socialist states and developing states

    2. Developing states and liberal welfare states

    3. Liberal welfare states arid socialist states

    4. Socialist states, developing states and liberal welfare states

  6. Under a cabinet form of government, the cabinet generally remains in office

    1. For a fixed term

    2. So long as it enjoys the confidence of the popular chamber of legislature

    3. So long as it enjoys the confidence of the head of state

    4. So long as it enjoys the confidence of the electorate

  7. Which one of the following principles distinguishes the cabinet system from the Presidential system?

    1. Fixed tenure of government

    2. Judicial review

    3. The relationship of the legislature with the executive

    4. The concentration or division of governmental powers

  8. The authority possessed by local bodies in a unitary system of government is

    1. Original

    2. Derived from the Central Government

    3. Derived from the Constitution

    4. Derived from the people

  9. Federation implies

    1. Fusion of powers

    2. Separation of powers

    3. Division of powers

    4. Devolution of powers

  10. Which of the following is/are NOT the main feature (s) of the parliamentary system of government?

    1. Fusion of powers

    2. Judicial review

    3. Written constitution

      1. 1 and 3

      2. 2 and 3

      3. 2 alone

      4. 3 alone

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

    List-I (Books) List-II (Authors)
    1. The American Presidency

    2. Democracy in America

    3. The American Commonwealth

    4. Congressional Government

    1. Woodrow Wilson

    2. Harold Laski

    3. James Bryce

    4. De Tocqueville

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
  12. Constitutional Government stands for

    1. Limited government

    2. A government limited by the desires and capacities of those who exercise power

    3. A government run according to general laws known to the people

    4. A government run by people's representatives

  13. Ramsay Macdonald's Communal Award provided for

    1. Separate courts for Muslims

    2. Special laws for women

    3. Separate electorates for depressed classes

    4. Special privileges to the people in the

    Nizam Dominion

  14. Which of the following political parties/groups boycott the Simon Commission?

    1. Hindu Mahasabha

    2. Justice Party

    3. Muslim League

    4. Punjab Unionists

      1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

      2. 1, 2 and 4

      3. 2 and 3

      4. 1, 3 and 4

  15. “Poverty of Philosophy” was written in response to “Philosophy of Poverty” Which one of the following pairs of authors was involved with these two?

    1. Marx and Duhring

    2. Proudhon and Marx

    3. Duhring and Geurbach

    4. Prodhon and Feurbach