Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 98 of 150)

  1. Non-security issues have taken priority over force, violence, and military might because of

    1. Modernization of the world political and communication systems

    2. Modernization of the world political and economic systems

    3. Trans nationalization of the world economic and political systems

    4. Decentralization of the world economic and political systems

    Answer: b

  2. According to political scientist Almost all systems of governments perform two basic functions, namely

    1. Import and export functions

    2. Input and output functions

    3. Active and proactive functions

    4. Information and logistic functions

    Answer: b

  3. Jhum cultivation by cutting and burning trees is in practice by indigenous tribes in

    1. Karnataka

    2. North-Eastern States

    3. Orissa

    4. Jammu and Kashmir

    Answer: b

  4. Which one of the following is NOT the characteristic of “a six point syndrome” of totalitarianism propounded by Friedrich and Brzezinski?

    1. An official ideology

    2. A system of terroristic policy

    3. A monopoly of means of communication

    4. A divine right to rule

    Answer: b

  5. Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic of Liberal Democracy?

    1. Guarantees of civil liberties and rights

    2. Government is vested with unfettered powers

    3. The independence of organised groups and interests from government

    4. Regular elections that respect the principle of “one person-one vote; one vote-one value”

    Answer: b

  6. “Alternative vote of confidence” is in vogue in one of the democratic political systems. Identify the country

    1. Switzerland

    2. Austria

    3. Germany

    4. France

    Answer: c

  7. China has moved away from the policy of statism to market economy, which was propounded by one of the communist leaders of revolution who said “Market in China is like a bird in cage” Identify the person

    1. Chou En Lai

    2. Lio Shao Chi

    3. Deng Tsiao Ping

    4. Chiang Kai Shek

    Answer: c

  8. “Human consciousness postulates liberty, liberty involves right, rights demand of State” Who has made this statement?

    1. Laski

    2. Barker

    3. Green

    4. Hegel

    Answer: c

  9. “Government of National Unity” is a concept developed by which one of the following third world countries?

    1. Nigeria

    2. Tanzania

    3. Argentina

    4. South Africa

    Answer: d

  10. Which one of the following is NOT correct is respect of China?

    1. The Communist Party of China is organised on the basis of democratic centralism

    2. The Chinese constitution provides for a uniform judicial system

    3. Mao's ideas of “New Democracy” have been put into practice

    4. The Chinese constitution provides for a bicameral legislature

    Answer: d

  11. Consider the following statements: Classical liberalism stands for

    1. a state which is merely a watchman

    2. individualism

    3. welfarism

    4. free market

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

    Answer: d

  12. Match List I (Acts) with List II (Provisions) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists:

    List-I (Acts) List-II (Provisions)
    1. East India Company to the British crown

    2. Dominion status to India

    3. Provincial autonomy

    4. Diarchy in provinces

    1. Transfer of Power India Act, 1935

    2. Envisaged India Act, 1919

    3. Introduction of India Act, 1819

    4. Introduction of India Act, 1858

    5. Introduction of separate electorate for Muslims and other

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1

    Answer: b

  13. Which of the following Articles was incorporated in the Constitution of India by the Constituent Assembly for the promotion of international peace and security?

    1. Article 51

    2. Article 39

    3. Article 44

    4. Article 265

    Answer: a

  14. Consider the following events:

    1. Inclusion of Ninth Schedule in the Constitution

    2. Passing of Anti-defection Bill

    3. First non-congress government at the Centre

    4. Reorganization of the State of Punjab

    The correct chronological sequence of these events is

    Codes:

    A B C D

    1. 1 2 3 4

    2. 4 3 2 1

    3. 1 4 3 2

    4. 2 3 1 4

    Answer: c

  15. In India, Public Order is included in the Constitution as an item in

    1. Union list

    2. State list

    3. Concurrent list

    4. Both Union and State list

    Answer: b