Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 13 of 150)

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

    List-I (Concepts) List-II (Theorists)
    1. Entitlement

    2. Recognition

    3. Fairness

    4. Autonomy

    1. Immanuel Kant

    2. Robert Nozick

    3. John Rawls

    4. Charles Taylor

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
  2. Hegel saw Civil Society as a domain of

    1. Particularity

    2. Freedom

    3. Universality

    4. Harmony 8 of 12

  3. Terms such as “Purna Swaraj” Ramarajya, Sarvoday and “Panchayati Raj” were used by M K Gandhi to indicate

    1. Citizenship

    2. A blissful state in the past

    3. Political obligation

    4. An ideal political order

  4. The nature of the French revolution was

    1. Bourgeoisie

    2. Proletarian

    3. Socialist

    4. New democratic

  5. “The personal is political” is a central slogan of the

    1. Neoliberals

    2. Fascists

    3. Socialists

    4. Feminists

  6. Who among the following theorists advocated participatory democracy?

    1. F A Hyek

    2. C B Macpherson

    3. Michael Oakeshott

    4. Gaetano Mosca

  7. Who among the following has described democracy as that institutional arrangement for arriving at political decisions in which individuals acquire the power to decide by means of a competitive struggle for the People's vote?

    1. Robert Dahl

    2. Peter Bachrach

    3. C Wright Mills

    4. Joseph Schumpeter

  8. Who among the following has described the worldwide triumph of liberal democracy as the end of history?

    1. Samir Amin

    2. David Held

    3. Francis Fukuyama

    4. Samuel P Huntington

  9. The Poona Pact in 1932 upheld

    1. Joint electorates

    2. Separate electorates

    3. Joint electorates with reserved seats for the scheduled castes

    4. Joint electorates with reserved seats for caste Hindus

  10. In which one of the following countries, did women get the right to vote only in 1971?

    1. Australia

    2. New Zealand

    3. Mexico

    4. Switzerland

  11. Which one of the following is NOT the reason for the rejection of liberal democracy by Marxists?

    1. Piecemeal reform of Capitalism is not possible

    2. Popular participation in liberal democracy is limited

    3. Unelected and unaccountable centers of power in liberal democracies

    4. In liberal democracy, the government is limited.

  12. Which one of the following is NOT a tenet of liberalism?

    1. Limited Government

    2. Social classes as basic social units

    3. Upholding rights

    4. Separation of powers

  13. The belief that unregulated marked capitalism will result in efficiency, growth and widespread prosperity is associated with

    1. Neoliberalism

    2. Neoconservatism

    3. Neomarxism

    4. market socialism

  14. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

      • Positivism
      • Leo Strauss
      • Post Modernism
      • Jacques Derrida
      • Feminism
      • Simone de Behavior
      • Post-Structuralism
      • Michel Foucault
  15. The libertarians among the neo-liberals are opposed to

    1. Rolling back the state

    2. Slimming the bureaucracy

    3. Restriction on monopolies

    4. Freedom of the market