Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 11 of 150)

    • Assertion (A): Bureaucracy plays a more important role in policy formulation in developing countries than the developed ones.
    • Reason (R): In developing countries, because of weakness of interest groups and political parties, articulation and aggregation of interests through them are often not possible.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true 5 of 12

    • Assertion (A): According to Lucian W Pye, political development is characterized by equality, capacity and differentiation.
    • Reason (R): A State Should attempt to strengthen these aspects of development.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Naxalite movement is an armed struggle of poor peasantry against the landlords.
    • Reason (R): Naxalite movement was born in the Naxabari village of Darjeeling district.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Kautilya's realist approach to interstate relations maintains that the king whose subjects are oppressed should be attacked in preference to one whose subjects are impoverished and greedy.
    • Reason (R): Kautilya believes that the oppressive king would be deprived of the support of his subjects and so, it would be easy to defeat him.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): According to Morganthau's realism, a foreign policy based on any other consideration except the national interest is bound to meet failure.
    • Reason (R): Morganthau does not precisely define national interest.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): According to the decision making theory, if one wants to comprehend the dynamics of political action, he must view of those persons responsible for making decision.
    • Reason (R): Decisions are taken by state and not by individual.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The distinction between written and unwritten constitution is one of degree rather than of kind.
    • Reason (R): There is no constitution which is entirely written or entirely unwritten.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Oligarchy and Democracy as systems of governments can be clearly distinguished.
    • Reason (R): According to Elite Theory, an oligarchy exists behind the democratic facade.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Unitary Government creates favorable atmosphere for the development of national sentiment.
    • Reason (R): The loyalty of the Citizen is not divided as there is uniformity of laws, policies and administration through out the state.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): A voluntary organization files a Public Interest Litigation in Supreme Court on behalf of the workers at the construction site of the Asiad Games.
    • Reason (R): The Indian Constitution has provided for the Public Interest Litigation.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  1. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • John Locke
      • Two Treatises on Government
      • Robert A Dahl
      • Modem Democracies
      • Aristotle
      • Republic
      • James Biyce
      • Grammar of Politics
  2. Political Science is a discipline

    1. Which does not subscribe to any values?

    2. Which provides value-free analysis.

    3. Meant to study values.

    4. That cannot ignore values.

  3. An ideal state with perfect justice under philosophers as rulers was pictured in

    1. Machiavelli's “Prince”

    2. Aristotle's “Politics”

    3. Plato's “Republic”

    4. Hobbes “Leviathan”

  4. The Cinematic approach to the study of politics was first applied by

    1. Hans Morganthau

    2. Roberts Weiner

    3. Arthur Bentley

    4. Karl Deutsch

  5. Who among the following are considered as the intellectual forebears of the “Behavioral Movement” in Political science?

    1. Herbert Simon and David Easton

    2. George Catlin and Charles Merriam

    3. David Easton and Charles Merriam

    4. Herbert Simon and George Catlin