Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice_Test 14 of 150)

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  1. Karl Marx and F. Engels co-authored
    1. Das Capital
    2. Anti-Duhring
    3. German Ideology
    4. Critique of the Gotha Programme
  2. Which of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?
      • Karl Marx
      • The Poverty of Philosophy
      • V I Lenin
      • State and Revolution
      • Josef Stalin
      • Wage, Labor and Capital
      • Friedrich Engels
      • Origin of Family

    Private Property an the State

  3. Match List I (Theorists) with List II (Theories) and select the correct answer: 9 of 12
    1. Syndney Webb
    2. Georges Sorel
    3. Saint Simon
    4. Edward Bernstein
    1. Syndicalism
    2. Fabian Socialism
    3. Utopian Socialism
    4. Revisionism
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  4. Which one of the following principles, did fascism NOT subscribe to?
    1. Corporatist understanding of society
    2. Racial superiority
    3. Dictatorship of the proletariat
    4. Obedience and discipline
  5. Means are after all everything As the means, so the end; there is no wall of separation between means and end. The above statement is characteristic of
    1. M K Gandhi
    2. B R Ambedkar
    3. Mao-Zedon
    4. Karl Marx
  6. According to M K Gandhi, the five eternal guides of human conduct are
    1. Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Aparigraha and Brahmacharya
    2. Ahimsa, Satya, Vinaya, Daya and Tapas
    3. Ahimsa. Karuna, Shila, Bhakti and Karma
    4. Satya. Dharma. Artha, Kama


  7. World Trade Organization (WTO) is NOT concerned with
    1. Trade and Tariffs
    2. Trade Related Investment Measures
    3. Investment in Knowledge-based industry
    4. Trade Related Intellectual Property


  8. D D Mckean has described pressure groups as
    1. Anonymous Empire
    2. Freedom Flowers
    3. Interest Articulators
    4. Invisible Government
  9. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?
    1. Parliament consists of the President and the two Houses known as the Council of States and the House of the People
    2. The Council of States consists only of representatives of the States and Union Territories elected by the members of State Legislative Assemblies by proportionate representation
    3. The House of the People consists mostly of representatives elected directly by the people on the basis of population
    4. The Legislature of the State consists of the Governor of the State, and one or two Houses as the case may be
  10. Who among the following said, “Federalism seeks to reconcile unity with multiplicity, centralization with decentralization and nationalism with localism”
    1. K C Wheare
    2. W H Riker
    3. Daniel J Elazar
    4. A V Dicey
  11. National Commission for Women was created by
    1. Amending the Constitution
    2. A decision of the Union Cabinet
    3. An Act passed by Parliament
    4. An order of the President of India
  12. The statement: “Third world countries must struggle to solve economic, social, Political and cultural problems all at the same time to attain a level of development” was made by
    1. M K Gandhi
    2. Jaiprakash Narayan
    3. Gunnar Myrdal
    4. Andre Gunder Frank
  13. Who among the following is credited with formulating Welfare economics and the social choice theory?
    1. Amartya Sen
    2. Bimal Jalan
    3. K N Raj
    4. Man Mohan Singh
  14. Which one of the following is NOT a Peasant movement?
    1. Telengana insurrection
    2. Tebhaga Movement
    3. Naxal Ban Movement
    4. Appiko Movement
  15. Which one of the following is NOT an NGO campaigning for Human Rights?
    1. Amnesty International
    2. World Watch
    3. PUCL
    4. Oxfam