Competitive Exams: Political Science MCQs (Practice-Test 87 of 150)

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Vote on account

    2. Vote on credit

    3. Supplementary demand for grants

    4. Excess demand for grants

    1. Lumpsum money granted without detailed estimates

    2. Additional expenditure not covered in the approved budget

    3. Amount spent in excess of the grants

    4. Grants in advance pending budgetary approval

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
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      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  2. Which of the following expenditures shall be expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of India?

    1. The emoluments and allowances of the President and other expenditure relating to his office.

    2. The emoluments and allowances of the Prime Minister and other expenditure relating to his office.

    3. The salaries and allowances of the Chairman and the Deputy chairman of the Council of States

    4. The salaries and allowances of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

    Which is correct

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  3. When justice emanates from the decisions of the courts in which we find an interpretation of the law of the land, a wise distinction between just and “unjust” situations. Award of punishment to the wrong doer, strictures passed against the delinquent authority, etc. It is called

    1. Distributive justice

    2. Social justice

    3. Corrective justice

    4. Political justice

  4. Who said that “Authority is Federal”

    1. Barker

    2. Duguit

    3. Krabbe

    4. La ski

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

    List-I List-II
    1. The function of the State is “Hindrance to hindrances.”

    2. “That Government is best which Governs the least”

    3. The state should promote greatest good of the greatest number

    4. “The state is not absolute it is” pluralistic and federal as society is federal

    1. H J Laski

    2. Jeremy Bentham

    3. T H Green

    4. John Stuart Mill

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 1
  6. Who among the following thinkers has said that a state is known by the rights it maintains?

    1. Harold Laski

    2. T H Green

    3. Beni Prasad

    4. John Locke

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

    List-I (Rights Theory) List-II (Attributes)
    1. Ethical

    2. Group

    3. Natural

    4. Legal

    1. Natural and inherent right of every citizen

    2. Necessary to ensure the development of human personality

    3. Political right granted by the law of the state

    4. Part of the life of the community

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
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      • 1
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      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
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      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  8. Which one of the following rights was described by Dr. Ambedkar as the heart and soul of the Constitution?

    1. Right to equality

    2. Right against exploitation

    3. Right to constitutional remedies

    4. Right to freedom of religion

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

    List-I (Type of Constitution) List-II (Name of the country)
    1. Parliamentary, federal republican

    2. Presidential. Federal republican

    3. Parliamentary Unitary Monarchical

    4. Parliamentary-cum-Presidential, Unitary republican

    1. United Kingdom

    2. France

    3. United States of America

    4. India

    5. Nigeria

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 3
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      • 2
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      • 4
      • 1
  10. Parliamentary supremacy is a definite feature of the political system in

    1. UK

    2. India

    3. Canada

    4. Australia

  11. Indian Federation closely resembles

    1. USA

    2. Canada

    3. Australia

    4. Nigeria

  12. Which of the following arc the characteristics of Parliamentary opposition in Britain according to SF Finer?

    1. It is unrecognized.

    2. It is permanent.

    3. It is representative.

    4. In is a participant

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1.2 and 3

    4. 2.3 and 4

  13. The feature which is present in the Presidential System but lacking the Parliamentary system. Is the

    1. Distinction between the real and the nominal Executive

    2. Fixed tenure of the Chief Executive

    3. Formation of the Executive from the members of Legislatures

    4. Responsibility of the Executive to the

    Legislature

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

    List-I List-II
    1. The Keshavanand Bharati case

    2. The Golaknath case

    3. Bank Nationalization case

    4. 25th amendment to Indian Constitution

    1. Theory of parliamentary sovereignty

    2. Theory of basic structure of Indian Constitution

    3. Fundamental rights cannot be amended

    4. Compensation should be paid according to market value

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 4
      • 1
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      • 1
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      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  15. The Lok Sabha secretariat comes under direct supervision of the

    1. Ministry of Home Affairs

    2. Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

    3. Prime Minister Office

    4. Speaker of the Lok Sabha