POLITICAL SCIENCE Solved paper PGT
Ques:- Who paper the following defined civil power as “the right of making laws with penalties…..for the regulating and preserving of property, and of employing the force of the community, in the exercise of such laws………all this only for the public good.”
Ans:- John Locke
Ques:- Who of the following said that, “the emancipation of the working class is the work of the working class itself “ ?
Ans:- Karl Marx
Ques:- Who of the following gave the slogan “Turn the imperialist war into a civil war, that is into to a proletarian revolution. “
Ques:- Which of the following is not a feature of liberal communitarian debate ?
Ans:- Totalitarianism :’procedural’ vs. ‘communitarian’
Ques:- Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R)
Assertion (A) :For Plato great diversity of wealth was inconsistent with good government.
Reason (R) : He saw no way to abolish the evil except by abolishing wealth itself, so far soldiers and rulers are concerned.
Ans:- Both (A) And (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
Ques:- St. Augustine’s De Civitate Dei is divided into
Ans:- 22 books
Ques:- Which of the following is not a reason for the decline of political theory of David Easton ?
Ans:- Ideological Reductionism
Ques:- Which of the following is not a feature of jayaprakash Narayan’s partyless democracy ?
Ans:- Maximum propaganda
Ques:- Who of the following advocated economic theory of democracy ?
Ans:- Anthony Downs
Ques:- Comparative politics as an autonomous discipline emerged
Ans:- in the 1930 s
Ques:- Which of the following are the characteristics of a system, according to Almond ?
Ans:- Comprehensiveness, Inter – dependence, Existence of boundaries
Ques:- Who among the following has used the concepts of goal changing, feedback and learning ?
Ans:- Karl Deutsch
Ques:- The cultural thrust in comparative politics became prominent during
Ans:- the 1960 s
Ques:- Riots and demonstrations are the examples of
Ans:- Anomic interest groups
Ques:- Who among the following has defined legitimacy as “conviction on the part of the member that it is right and proper to accept and obey the authorities”?
Ans:- David Easton
Ques:- Who among the following has classified dependency into ‘Colonial dependency’ ‘Financial – industrial dependency’ and ‘Technological – industrial dependency’?
Ques:- Khilafat Movement in India was started to show solidarity with the Sultan of
Ques:- Which one of the following writs is issued against an inferior tribunal which has declined to exercise its jurisdiction ?
Ques:- Who was the protem speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha ?
Ans:- Kamal Nath
Ques:- Who of the following is associated with the concept “ Congress System “?
Ans:- Rajni Kothari
Qoes:- In India, ‘Collegium System’ was first introduced in relation to
Ques:- Which one of the following does not qualify for curtailing the freedom of speech expression under Indian Constitution ?
Ans:- Demand for autonomy
Ques:- Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled
Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : The transformation of the party system in India has centralized power tier two of the government, namely at the State Level.
Reason (R) : Regional parties have less willingness to decentralize power.
Ans:- Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
Ques:- Which one of the following, bearing names of Chief Election Commissioners of India, is arranged in chronological order ?
Ans:- Sukumar Sen, S.P. Sen Verma, T.N. sESHAN, J.M. Lyngdoh
Ques:- Which one of the following statements about the disadvantages of territorial principle of administration organization is worng ?
Ans:- Not suitable for large areas
Ques:- Which one of the following was not a substitute of Merit System found earlier ?
Ans:- Exchange System
Ques:- What is the bill called that contains all the demands voted by the Lok Sabha and the consolidated fund charges ?
Ans:- The Appropriation Bill
Ques:- Money received by the government of India under the State Provident Fund is credited to
Ans:- Consolidated Fund
Ques:- Arrange the following in correct chronological order of the hierarchy of human needs given by Maslow :
Ans:- Biological – Security – Social – Self-esteem – Self-actualization
Ques:- In UK, mert-based recruitment was adopted on the recommendation of which report ?
Ans:- Northcote – Trevelyan Report
Ques:- Which one of the following was not included in the minimum criteria for ensuring good national governance by Nayef Al- Rodhan in his book ‘Sustainable History and Dignity of Man ‘?
Ans:- A system of checks and balances
Ques:- Regarding the liability of holders of public office, when an official fails to perform a legal duty, it is Known as
Ques:- Game theory owes a heavy debt to the seminal work entitled, “The Theory of Games and Economic Behaviour”. It has been written by
Ans:- John Von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern
Ques:- Who among the following has remarked that, power in a political context means “the power of man over the minds and actions of other men”?
Ans:- Hans Morgenthau
Ques:- Which one of the following factors contributed to the emergence of ‘New Detente’ after Cold War ?
Ans:- The signing of INF Treaty by Reagan and Gorbachev
Ques:- Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : India chose Non- alignment as a foreign policy choice in the post independence period.
Reason (R) :NAM was an assertion of independence, equality and sovereignity.
Ans:- Both (A) and (R) are true (R) is correct explanation of (A).
Ques:- The demand for New International Economic Order was first made at
Ans:- Algiers Summit
Ques:- Which one of the following is not correct Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)?
Ans:- India became full dialogue partner of ASEAN IN 1991.
Ques:- Who among the following used the phrase – The United Natiuons is ‘sharing in the name of solidarity’ for underlining the necessity of the U.N.?
Ans:- Dag Hammarskjold
Ques:- Which one of the following is not a feature of ‘ Shopkeeper diplomacy’?
Ans:- It tries to safeguard national interest through war only.
Ques:- Positive peace implies
Ans:- Transformation of relationship
PAPER – III
Ques:- Who among the following said that “Political theory is, quite simply, man’s attempt to consciously understand and solve the problems of his group life and orgination”.
Ans:- G.H. Sabine
Ques:- Who of the following lamented the ‘death’ of political philosophy ?
Ans:- Peter Laslett
Ques:- Which one of the following answer is incorrect regarding neo- liberalism ?
Ans:- It emerged as a total negation of Laissez-faire economics.
Ques:- Which one of the following statements is incorrect regarding political ideology ?
Ans:- Political ideology is not the same thing as political theory.
Ques:- Who of the following said “Lenin’s party was designed to be an elite, a minority chosen for intellectual and moral superiority, the most advanced part of the working class and so its vanguard “?
Ans:- G.H. Sabine
Ques:- Nocturnal Council finds a mention in plato’s
Ans:- The Laws
Ques:- Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) :For Aristotle the authority of a constitutional ruler over his subjects is quite different from that of a master over his slaves.
Reason (R) : Because the slave is inferior from birth and incapable of ruling himself.
Ans:- Both (A) And (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A)
Ques:- For whom of the following, science is the fruit of idle curiosity; pholosophy is mere intellectual frippery; the amenities of polite life is tinsel ?
Ans:- J.J. Rousseau
Ques:- Which one of the following is not correct regarding Marx,s theory of alienation ?
Ans:- Disalienation from species-being
Ques:- Who of the following is of the view that it is not Gandhi who made Satyagraha but it is Satyagraha which made Gandhi the Mahatma ?
Ans:- R.R. Diwakar
Ques:- In which of the following countries Narendranath Bhattacharya settled under the name of Manabendra Nath Roy ?
Ques:- Who of the following said that God had appeared to him in prison, placed the Gita in his hands and made him realize the simple truths of the Sanatana Dharma ?
Ans:- Aurobindo Ghose
Ques:- Comparative Politics is the study of
Ans:- All forms of political activity- governmental as well as non-governmental and all political phenomena
Ques:- What is the correct sequence in which the following approaches to the study of ‘comparative Politics’ emerged ?
Ans:- Philosophical Approch, Behavioural Approch, Systems Approach, New Institutional Approch
Ques:- Identify the correct sequence of the following input functions and select the correct answer ?
Ans:- Political socialization and recruitment, Interest- articulation, Interest-aggregation, political communication.
Ques:- The sociologists who influenced Gabriel Almond in his structural functionalism were
Ans:- Max Weber, Talcott Parsons
Ques:- Which one of the following governmental systems is considered to be the off-spring and successor of the theory of separation of power ?
Ques:- According to Riggs, lack of balance between equality and capacity is
Ans:- Developmental trap
Ques:- Which one of the following articles of the US Constitution vests the executive power in the President ?
Ans:- Article 2
Ques:- Consider the following :
- Pocket Veto
- President message to federal legislature
- Caucus system
- Pigeon hole-a-bill
There are the parts of constitutional practice of
Ans:- American Political System
Ques:- Who among the following former British Prime Ministers belonged to the Labour Party ?
Ans:- Harold Wilson, Tony Blair
Ques:- The Judges of the US Supreme Courtt hold office
Ans:- Until death or resignation or removal by the Congress
Ques:- Which one of the following Federal Courts has the power to declare laws passed by the state or the constituent unit of the federation invalid but not the federal laws ?
Ans:- The Swiss Federal Tribunal
Ques:- 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) : The British Parliament is sovereign.
Reason(R) : The queen in England is a nominal head of the State.
Ans:- Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
Ques:- “Since Indians wish to unite and develop a common culture, it is the bounden duty of all Indians to own up Hindi as their Language………Any Indian who does not accept this proposal………….., has no right to be Indian.”Who among the following said this ?
Ans:- B.R. Ambedkar
Ques:- Who has described Indian society as ‘Apolitical Society’?
Ans:- Rajni Kothari
Ques:- In which of the following Acts the provincial subjects were divided into transferred and reserved subjects ?
Ans:- Montague Chelmsford Reforms Act, 1919.
Ques:- Who of the following gave the idea of ‘Saintly Idiom’ in Indian politics ?
Ans:- Morris jones
Ques:- Who describes social movements as ‘non-party political formations’?
Ans:- Rajni Kothari
Ques:- Who among the following was a member of the Justice J.S. Verma Committee constituted following Nirbhaya case ?
Ans:- Justice Leila Seth
Ques:- Which one of the following is not the function of the Election Commission of India ?
Ans:- Declaring an election void
Ques:- On which date National Integration Day is Celebrated in India ?
Ans:- 19th November
Ques:- Which one of the following principles did not emerge out of Bommai case in relation to Article 356 ?
Ans:- If a new political party assumes power at the Centre, it has the authority to dismiss Ministries formed by other parties in the States.
Ques:- The post 1970 phase in the development of bublic Administration was characterized by
Ans:- Value orientation
Ques:- What was the referring to when Mooney said ‘ conferring of specified authority by a higher authority ?
Ques:- Which one of the following was not in the list of functional requisites for any society, given by Fred W. Riggs ?
Ques:- Which one of the following is not a stage in decision- making process given by Herbert Simon ?
Ans:- Speculative activity
Ques:- Which one of the following is not one of the styles of leadership given by Likert ?
Ans:- Cooperatove authoritative
Ques:- What is the name of the Committee in Britain that takes up voting of demands and of taxes (revenue part) ?
Ans:- Committee of Ways and Means
Ques:- Rule of Lapse is essential for the effective financial control by the
Ques:- Desk officer System in the ministers of government of India had the following advantages :
Ans:- Speedy disposal of cases, Reduced expenditure, Qualitative improvement
Ques:- Which one of the following institutions was established in india on the recommendations of Paul A. Appleby ?
Ans:- Indian Institute of Public Administation
Ques:- Arrange the following in correct chronological sequence in the stages of performance budgeting :
Ans:- Objective – Analysis – Objectives – Evaluation
Ques:- Public Service Commissions for the Union and States in India are created under which Article of the Constitution ?
Ques:- Which one of the following was not recommended for Panchayatiraj by Thungon Committee ?
Ans:- Three year term
Ques:- Who defined Non-alignment as a “policy of keeping out of alliances “?
Ans:- George Schwarzenberger
Ques:- The North American Free Trade Agreement 1994 (NAFTA) includes :
Ans:- U.S.A., Canada and Mexico
Ques:- Who among the following realist thinkers identifies ‘three images of politics’?
Ans:- Kenneth Waltz
Ques:- Operation Enduring Freedom 2001 is related to
Ans:- Eviction of Taliban regime from Afghanistan
started in 1997 ?
Ques:- What is not true about ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) ?
Ans:- It stands for strategic cooperation at regional level.
Ques:- Which one of the following is the report that triggered the process of U.N. reform?
Ans:- Secretary General Boutros Boutros Ghali Report 1992’An Agenda for Peace.’
Ques:- Which one of the following Reports cites the unjust global trade regime as primary cause in increasing global inequality ?
Ans:- Human Development Report (HDR) of 2005
Ques:- Which one of the following is not an IGO (Intergovernmental Organization) ?
Ans:- Amnesty International
SOME IMPORTANT QUESTIONS OF PAPER – I
Ques:- The term ‘ Yellow Journalism’ refers to
Ans:- Sensational news about terrorism and violence
Ques:- In the classroom, the teacher, the teacher sends the message either as worlds or images. The students are really
Ques:- Media is known as
Ans:- Fourth Estate
Ques:- The mode of communication that involves a single source transmitting information to a large number receivers simultaneously, is called
Ans:- Mass Communication
Ques:- The number term in the series :
Ques:- The next term in the series :
Ques:- If STREAMERS is coded as UVTGALDQR, then KNOWLEDGE will be coded as
Ques:- A is brother of B, B is brother of C ,C is the husband of D, E is the father of A,D is related to E as
Ques:- Two number are in the ratio 3:5, If 9 is subtracted from the numbers, the ratio become 12:23, The number are
Ques:- The mean of the ages of father and his son is 27 years. After 18 years, father will be twice as old as his son. Their present ages are
Ans:- 42, 12
Ques:- When in a group of propositions, one proposition is claimed to follow from the others, that group of propositions is called
Ans:- An argument
Ques:- Namita and Samita are brilliant and studious. Anita and Karabi are obedient and irregular. Babita and Namita are irregular but brillent. Samita and Kabita are regular and obedient.
Who among them is/are brillent, obedient, regular and studious ?
Ans:- Samita alone
Ques:- Warrior is related to sword, carpenter is related to saw, farmer is related to plough. In the same way, the auther is related to
Ques:- “A man ought no more to value himself for being wiser than a woman if he owes his advantage to a better education, than he ought to boast of his courage for beating a man when his hands were tied,”
Ans:- Analogical argument
Ques:- By which of the following proposition, the proposition ‘wise men are hardly afraid of death’ is contradicted ?
Ans:- All wise men are afraid of death.
Ques:- Symbols A-F are used in which one of the following ?
Ans:- Hexadecimal number system
Ques:- Which one of the following is not a search engine ?
Ques:- CSS stands for
Ans:- Cascading Style Sheets
Ques:- MOOC STANDS FOR
Ans:- Massive Open Online Course
Ques:- Binary equivalent of decimal number 35 is
Ques:- gif.jpg.bmp.png are used as extensions for files which store
Ans:- image data
Ques:- Which of the anthropogenic activity accounts for more than 2/3rd of global water coconsumption ?
Ques:- One of the anthropogenic source of gaseous pollutants chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in air is
Ans:- Foam industry
Ques:- In terms of total co2 emissions from a country, identify the correct sequence :
Ques:- The cyclone ‘Hudhud’ hit the coast of which State ?
Ans:- Andhra Pradesh
Ques:- Which of the following is not a renewable natural resource ?
Ques:- The maximum number of fake instituations/universities as identified by the UGC IN THE YEAR 2014 ARE IN THE sTATE/ Union territory of
Ans:- Uttar Pradesh
Ques:- Which of the following are the tools of good governance ?
Ans:- Social Audit,
Citizen’s, Right to Information
Ques:- Which of the following powers, the President has in relation to Lok Sabha ?
Ans:- Summoning, Prorogation, Dissolution
Ques:- The interval between two sessions of parliament must not exceed
Ans:- 6 months
Ques:- Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right is implied in
Ans:- Right to Life and Personal Liberty
Ques:- Which of the following organizations deals with ‘ capacity building program’ on Educational Planning ?
Ques:- “Educationj is the manifestation of perfection already in man” was stated by
Ans:- Swami Vivekanand
Ques:- Which of the following is not a prescribed level of teaching ?
Ques:- Maximum participation of students during teaching is possible through
Ans:- Demonstration method
Ques:- Diagnostic evaluation ascertains
Ans:- Causes and remedies of persistent learning problems during instructions.
Ques:- Instructional aids are used by the teacher to
Ans:- Clarify the concepts
Ques:- Attitude of the teacher that affects teaching pertains to
Ans:- Affective domain
Ques:- When planning to do as social research, it better to
Ans:- Be familiar with literature on the topic
Ques:- When academicians are called to deliver lecture or presentation to an audience on certain topics or a set of topics of educational nature, it is called
Ques:- What is a Research Design ?
Ans:- A framework for every stage of the collection and analysis of data.
Ques:- ‘Sampling Cases’ means
Ans:- Sampling of people, newspapers, television programmes etc.
Ques:- The frequency distribution of a reseach data which is symmetrical in shape similar to a normal distribution but center peak is much higher is