Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice_Test 53 of 150)

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  1. Three of the following have something in common. Point out the one which does not belong to the group
    1. Liberalism
    2. pluralism
    3. Individualism
    4. Socialism
  2. Which element of the following does not fit into the concept of welfare state?
    1. Tolerable standard of living for all citizens
    2. Protection of weaker sections, e. g. The old people
    3. Free education and medical aid
    4. Abolition of right to private property
  3. Who, among the following, defined equality as “no citizen should be rich enough to be able to buy another, and none poor enough to be forced to sl1 himself”
    1. Lenin
    2. Marx
    3. Proud Hon
    4. Rousseau
  4. Which one of the following theories say “Some basic rights can exist outside and even prior to society”
    1. Legal Theory
    2. Historical Theory
    3. Welfare Theory
    4. Natural Rights Theory
  5. Which one of the following was favored by the 19th century liberalism?
    1. State control over all property
    2. Limited right to property
    3. Absolute right to property
    4. Equitable distribution of property
  6. Who among the following held that property is essential for development of human personality?
    1. Plato
    2. Aristotle
    3. Marsilio of Padua
    4. Harrington
  7. “Liberty consists in nothing so much as the encouragement of the will based on the instructed conscience of humble men” Which of the following covers this statement?
    1. Liberalism
    2. Socialism
    3. Pluralism
    4. Fascism
  8. How does Green define liberty?
    1. Absence of restraints
    2. License to do anything
    3. Absence of law
    4. Capacity to do things worth doing
  9. Which one of the following kinds of equality is not compatible with the liberal notion of equality?
    1. Legal equality
    2. Political equality
    3. Social equality
    4. Economic equality
  10. Which one of the following is the most prominent element in justice?
    1. Equality
    2. Equity
    3. Impartiality
    4. Rightness
  11. Which one from among the following is the correct formula for determining “Quota” required for the election of candidate under Proportional Representation with single transferable vote?
    1. Votes cast = Number of candidates contesting
    2. Votes cast + 1 = Number of seats be filled in
    3. Valid votes cast 1 = Number of seats + 1
    4. Valid votes cast 1 = Number of candidates + 1
  12. A multi members constituency is better than single member constituency because
    1. It provides better opportunities for the weaker sections to contest elections
    2. It is more easy for conducting the byelections
    3. It ensures more stable government
    4. It provides greater freedom to the people is selecting their representatives
  13. Which one of the following is not an indicator of public opinion?
    1. Results of by-elections
    2. Results of general elections
    3. Writ petitions before the courts of law
    4. Debated in the legislature
  14. Which one of the following statement is not correct?
    1. Constitutional monarchy and democracy can go together
    2. Freedom of the Press is inconsequential to the success of democracy
    3. social equality is necessary for the success of democracy
    4. All countries in the world today can be called democratic
  15. The function of interest aggregation indicates
    1. The process by which individuals and groups make demands upon the decision-makers
    2. The function of converting demands into general policy alternatives
    3. The process by which political cultures are maintained
    4. The function by means of which the roles of political system are filled

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