Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 33 of 150)

  1. Match List I with List-II and select using the code given below the Lists the correct answer:

    List-I (Commission/Committee) List-II (Subject)
    1. Rajamannar Committee

    2. Sarkaria Commission

    3. Kaka Kalelkar Commission

    1. Backward classes

    2. Linguistic division of States

    3. Administrative reforms

    4. Centre-State relations

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  2. Which one of the following committees is constituted by the Lok Sabha but comprises members of the Rajya Sabha also?

    1. Business Advisory Committee

    2. The Committee of the Public Undertakings

    3. Public Accounts Committee

    4. Rules Committee

  3. Article 359 of the Constitution of India deals with which one of the following?

    1. Declaration of financial emergency

    2. Promulgation of President's rule in a State

    3. Suspension of the enforcement of fundamental rights except a few during emergency

    4. Terms and conditions of service of

    Members of the Union Public Service

    Commission

  4. Match List-I with List-II in regard of the Supreme Court of India and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Jurisdiction) List-II (Type of Cases)
    1. Appellate Jurisdiction

    2. Advisory Jurisdiction

    3. Miscellaneous Powers

    1. Acts as a court of record and also has power to review its own judgments

    2. Any question of law or fact of public importance referred

    3. Civil cases, criminal cases, constitutional cases

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
  5. Consider the following statements in respect of provisions for removing deadlock between the two Houses of Parliament After a Bill has been passed by one House and transmitted to the other House, the President may notify to Houses his intention to summon them for a joint sitting if

    1. The Bill is rejected by the other House

    2. The Houses have finally disagreed as to the amendments to he made in the Bill

    3. More than three months have elapsed from the date of the receipt of the Bill by the other House without the Bill being passed by it

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 2 and 3 only

    4. 1 and 3 only

  6. In which one of the following cases, the attempt to confer a primacy upon the Directive Principles of State Policy as against the Fundamental Rights was foiled by the majority of the Supreme Court?

    1. Indra Sawhney v. Union of India

    2. Shankari Prasad v. Union of India

    3. Minerva Mills v. Union of India

    4. Bennett Coleman v. Union of India

  7. Consider the following statements about the game called prisoner's dilemma:

    1. It is a situation in which rational players will choose moves that produce an outcome in which all players are worse off:

    2. This game has been used to gain insight into arms race.

    3. This game represents two male teenagers spreading towards a head-on collision.

    Which of the statements given above is/are

    Correct?

    1. 2 and 3 only

    2. 1 and 2 only

    3. 3 only

    4. 2 only

  8. Consider the following statements about the organizational process model of decision making:

    1. Officials choose the action whose consequences best help to meet the State's established goals.

    2. Decisions result from routine administrative procedure.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 only

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  9. In the Stages approach to development who among the following proposed the savage and the pastoral stages?

    1. Karl Marx

    2. Friedrich List

    3. Bruno Hilderbrand

    4. W. W Rostow

  10. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I (Scholar) List-II (Concept/Theory)
    1. Michael Crozier

    2. Robert Michels

    3. Fred Riggs

    4. Bruno Rizzi

    1. Iron law of oligarchy

    2. The bureaucratic phenomenon

    3. Prismatic bureaucracy

    4. The bureaucratization of the world

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  11. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Maurice Duverger
      • European Political Parties
      • Sigmund Neumann
      • Modern Political Parties
      • Robert F Mackenzie
      • British Political Parties
      • Epstein
      • Political Parties in Western Democracies
  12. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

      • Ronald Dworkin
      • Political Liberafism
      • John Locke
      • An Essay on Thierance
      • John Stuart Mill
      • Taking Rights Seriously
      • Charles Taylor
      • On Liberty
  13. Which one of the following statements is correct? The “Niemeyer method” for distribution of seats in the Bundestag is concerned with proportion of votes cast in favor of

    1. Individual candidates in parliamentary constituencies

    2. Party lists presented in general elections

    3. Regional political parties in state elections

    4. Local political parties in local elections

  14. What is the correct chronological sequence of the following events?

    1. Indian Navy Revolt

    2. Poona Act

    3. Salt Satyagraha

    4. Morley-Minto Reforms

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 2 − 3 − 4 − 1

    2. 4 − 1 − 2 − 3

    3. 2 − 1 − 4 − 3

    4. 4 − 3 − 2 − 1