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Sunday, February 19, 2012

POLITICAL SCIENCE question paper (unsolved)

1. During the Radical Humanist Phase
M.N. Roy advocated
(A) BiParty System
(B) Single Party System
(C) Partyless System
(D) Multi Party System
2. In his book “The Untouchable”
Ambedkar gave the following theory
for the origin of the untouchable :
(A) Radical Theory
(B) Occupational Theory
(C) Buddhist Origin of
Untouchables
(D) Ethnic Theory
3. Saint Augustine “The City of God”
was considered as the first book on
the
(A) Philosophy of Religion
(B) Comparative Philosophy
(C) Philosophy of History
(D) Philosophy of Christianity
4. Who condemned Natural Rights as
an invention of Fantasy ?
(A) Locke (B) Bentham
(C) Rousseau (D) J.S. Mill
5. Which theory suggest the minor
adjustments within the capitalist
system to save the individual’s
liberty ?
(A) Functionalism
(B) System’s Theory
(C) Liberal-Individual Theory
(D) Social Contract Theory
6. Who insisted that type of
Government depended on economic
and geographic factors ?
(A) Jean Bodin (B) Plato
(C) Cicero (D) Machiavelli
7. “With Satyagraha combined with
Ahimsa, you will bring the world to
your feet.” Who said this ?
(A) Vinoba Bhave
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Jayaprakash Narayan
(D) Baba Amte
8. Dialectic method was first
introduced by
(A) Aristotle
(B) Hegel
(C) Marx
(D) Tolstoy
9. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A) : The State is neither
the handiwork of God, nor the
result of superior physical
force, nor the creation of
resolution or convention, nor a
mere expansion of the family.
Reason (R) : The State is an
institution of natural growth.
In the context of the above two
statements, which one of the
following is correct ?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct,
but (R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
10. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Human
consciousness postulates
Liberty ; Liberty demands
Rights and Rights demand State.
Reason (R) : Constitution of a
State is the safest guarantee of
Rights.
In the context of the above two
statements, which one of the
following is correct ?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true, and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
11. Who among the following has given
the concept of capabilities of a
political system ?
(A) Lucian Pye
(B) David Easton
(C) Samuel P. Huntington
(D) Gabriel Almond
12. ‘World System Analysis’ was first
presented by
(A) David Easton
(B) Gabriel Almond
(C) Raul Prebisch
(D) Immanuel Wallerstein
13. The role of pressure groups is
limited to the welfare of
(A) Marginalised sections of the
society
(B) All sections of the society
(C) Its members only
(D) Humanity as a whole
14. Who wrote the work “Political Order
in Changing Societies” ?
(A) Thomas L. Friedman
(B) Gabriel Almond
(C) Samuel P. Huntington
(D) Vilfredo Pareto
15. Match List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from codes
given below :
List – I                                          List – II
(a) Samuel P. Huntington        (i) Political  Economy
(b) John Rawls                      (ii) Dependency
(c) Samir Amin                     (iii) Fault lines of Civilization
(d) Ronald H. Chilcotte         (iv) Theory of  Justice
Codes :
      (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(B) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(C) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
(D) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
16. Match List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
List – I                        List – II
(a) Vilfredo  Pareto     (i) Bureaucracy
(b) Karl Deutsch         (ii) Politics of   Modernisation
(c) Max Weber            (iii) Circulation of  Elites
(d) David  Apter             (iv) Political    Communication
Codes :
      (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
(B) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(C) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
(D) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

17. What is the correct sequence of the
following ?
(i) Commonwealth of
Independent States
(ii) Civil Rights Movement in
U.S.A.
(iii) First General Election of India
(iv) Glorious Revolution in the
United Kingdom
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
(A) (ii), (iii), (i), (iv)
(B) (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)
(C) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(D) (iii), (iv), (ii), (i)
18. What is the correct sequence of the
former Prime Ministers of the United
Kingdom ?
(i) Mrs. Margaret Thatcher
(ii) Disraeli
(iii) Tony Blair
(iv) Winston Churchill
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
(A) (iv), (iii), (i), (ii)
(B) (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
(C) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)
(D) (ii), (iv), (i), (iii)
The following questions consist of
two statements, one labelled as
‘Assertion’ (A) and the other
labelled as ‘Reason’ (R). You are to
examine these two statements
carefully and decide if the Assertion
(A) and the Reason (R) are
individually true and if so, whether
the Reason is a correct explanation
of the Assertion. Select your answers
to these questions using the codes
given below :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
19. Assertion (A) : The existence of an
hereditary Second Chamber of
Parliament is against the
principle of equality.
Reason (R) : Equality means the
absence of special privileges.
20. Assertion (A) : In a democratic
country, the Government
ignores the distinctions of class
and property.
Reason (R) : In a democratic
country, the right to vote and
participate in politics is
determined by the fact that he
or she is an adult citizen.
21. The Communist Party of India
(Marxist) was established in
(A) 1964 (B) 1962
(C) 1961 (D) 1960
22. Who authored ‘Annihilation of
Caste’ ?
(A) M. N. Roy
(B) C. R. Das
(C) B. R. Ambedkar
(D) M. K. Gandhi
23. Under which Article of the Indian
Constitution is there the provision
for having the Election Commission ?
(A) Article 320 (B) Article 324
(C) Article 326 (D) Article 330
24. Who authored ‘The Indian
Constitution : Cornerstone of a
Nation’ ?
(A) Donald Smith
(B) Rajni Kothari
(C) Granville Austin
(D) K.N. Panikkar
Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the other
labelled as Reason (R) :
25. Assertion (A) : The Governor of a
State cannot be dismissed by
the Chief Minister.
Reason (R) : The Governor is not
elected.
In the context of the two statements
above, which is correct ?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
26. Assertion (A) : Article 352 of the
Indian Constitution deals with
the declaration of an emergency.
Reason (R) : An emergency may
take place at any time.
In the context of the two statements
above, which is correct ?
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
27. Match List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from codes
given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Syed Ahmed
Khan
(i) Total
Revolution
(b) Jayaprakash
Narayan
(ii) Aligarh
Movement
(c) Bal Gangadhar
Tilak
(iii) Kesari
(d) M. K. Gandhi (iv) Young
India
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(C) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(D) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
28. Match List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from codes
given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Cripps Proposals (i) 1946
(b) Government of India Act  (ii) 1930
(c) Cabinet Mission  Plan  (iii) 1942
(d) Civil Disobedience  Movement  (iv) 1935
Codes :
      (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(C) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(D) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
29. Identify the correct chronological
sequence of the following :
(i) Round Table Conferences
(ii) Quit India Movement
(iii) Formation of Indian National
Congress
(iv) Simon Commission
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
(A) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(B) (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
(C) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)
(D) (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)
30. Identify the correct chronological
sequence of the following :
(i) Shankari Prasad Vs. Union of
India
(ii) Mandal Commission
(iii) Formation of Bangladesh
(iv) Lal Bahadur Shastri as Prime
Minister
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
Codes :
(A) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(B) (i), (iv), (iii), (ii)
(C) (iii), (iv), (ii), (i)
(D) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)
31. The book “Administration in
Developing Countries : The theory
of Prismatic Society” was written by
(A) Mayo
(B) Wilson
(C) Waldo
(D) Riggs
32. The theories of ‘X’ and ‘Y’ were
propounded by
(A) Abraham Maslow
(B) M.C. Gregor
(C) Herzberg
(D) Simon
33. The concept of ‘New Public
Administration’ is associated with
(A) Berkeley Conference
(B) Prenceton School of Public
Administration
(C) Frankfurt School
(D) Minnowbrook Conference
34. ‘Grape wine’ refers to
(A) Formal Communication
(B) Written Communication
(C) Informal Communication
(D) Downward Communication
35. The Whitley Councils first
originated in
(A) India (B) USA
(C) England (D) Switzerland
36. Which one of the following pairs is
not correctly matched ?
(A) H. Simon : Administrative Behaviour
(B) A. Etzioni : The Practice of Management
(C) Dwight : Waldo Ideas and Issues in Public Administration
(D) Rennis :Likert  The Human Organization
37. Vote on account means
(A) A proposal passed by Rajya
Sabha on account.
(B) A proposal submitted by the
Finance Minister before
presenting the Budget.
(C) To bring a proposal related to
the speech of the President
before the joint session of the
Parliament.
(D) If the Budget is not passed
before 1st April, the Parliament
is authorised to sanction any
grant in advance to meet the
expenses.
38. Identify the correct sequence in
which the following theories /
approaches appeared :
(i) Human Relations Theory
(ii) Max Weber’s Bureaucratic
Theory
(iii) New Public Management
(iv) Decision-Making Theory
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(B) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
(C) (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
(D) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
39. Match List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
List – I List – II
(a) F.W. Taylor (i) Scientific
Management
(b) H. Simon (ii) Ecological
Approach
(c) Elton Mayo (iii) Hawthorn
Experiments
(d) F.W. Riggs (iv) Decision-
Making
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
(B) (ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(C) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
(D) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
40. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Choose the correct answer from the
codes given below :
Assertion (A) : In his
“Administrative Theory”
Herbert Simon followed
Positivist Approach.
Reason (R) : It is based on the
assumption that administration
can be reduced to a science by
considering facts and not
dealing with the values.
Code :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
41. Panchsheel which became guiding
principle in the relationship between
India and China was signed in the
year
(A) 1954 (B) 1955
(C) 1956 (D) 1957
42. Which one among the following is
not a member of G-8 countries ?
(A) Italy (B) France
(C) Japan (D) China
43. Decisions of International Court of
Justice are binding force
(A) for the Parties only.
(B) for all the States of World.
(C) for all members of U.N.O.
(D) for all States Parties to the
Statute of the International
Court of Justice.
44. Who among the following authors is
not associated with realist school ?
(A) Max Weber
(B) Edward H. Carr
(C) Hans J. Morgenthau
(D) Aldous Huxley
45. Assertion (A) : Collective security
rests on the rock bottom
principle that a attack on any
one State would be considered
as an attack on all States.
Reason (R) : Wars are likely to
occur and that they have to be
prevented.
Code :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
46. Assertion (A) : For Realist the
master key is the concept of
National Interest defined in
term of National Power.
Reason (R) : Political Realism
takes a fixed meaning of
National Interest.
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation
of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
47. Match the List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
List – I                                                                            List – II
(a) Morton Kaplan                                                        (i) Realist  Approach
(b) Karl Duetch                                                             (ii) Decision  Making Approach
(c) Richard C. Synder,  H.W. Bruck and Burton Sapine  (iii) Communication Approach
(d) Hans J. Morgenthau                                                   (iv) System Approach
Codes :
       (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(B) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(C) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
(D) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
48. Match the List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
List – I         List – II
(a) SEATO (i) 1955
(b) SAARC (ii) 1949
(c) NATO (iii) 1985
(d) WARSAW PACT (iv) 1954
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(B) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(C) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(D) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
49. Identify following events in correct
chronological order :
(i) China’s Invasion on India.
(ii) Bangladesh Liberation War.
(iii) Rajeev-Jayawardene Accord.
(iv) Kargil War.
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(B) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
(C) (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
(D) (ii), (iii), (i), (iv)
50. Identify the following events in
correct chronological order :
(i) P.T.B.T. (Partial Test Ban
Treaty)
(ii) Pokhran Nuclear Explosion – I
(iii) N.P.T. (Non Proliferation
Treaty)
(iv) C.T.B.T (Comprehensive Test
Ban Treaty)
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(B) (i), (iii), (ii), (iv)
(C) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(D) (iii), (ii), (iv), (i)

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