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Political Science Question Bank India Jobs Exams

Many Job exams now Have MCQ  Questions in exam .

Almost all  of Govt Jobs  exams which have political Science as one of elective subject contain objective questions.

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IES

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Also following exams contain Some questions on Political Science

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This is a Big Model test paper of Objective Questions on Political Science

Total 70 Questions are Given

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1.The disputes regarding the election of the President are decided by ?

The Election Commission

The Supreme Court

The Rajya Sabha

The Parliament

B

2.Constitutional Government means ?

Government in accordance with the terms of the constitution

Rule of Law

Civil Rights

All of the above

D

3.Which one of the following governments operates on the principle of ‘Collective Responsibility’?

Parliamentary

Presidential

Unitary

Federal

A

4.Neo-Liberal theory of Democracy is a :

Rejection of classical theory of democracy

Modification of classical theory of democracy

Mutilation of classical theory of democracy

None of these

B

5. The Hobbesian contract was?

Between the people and Leviathan

Between the society and Leviathan

Among men living in the state of nature

Between leaders and Leviathan

C

6.Which of the following states was the first to establish the Panchayat Raj institutions in India?

Rajasthan

Maharashtra

Bihar

UP.

A

7.Which one of the following is not correct?

The council of minister is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha

A minister who is not a member of either house continues to be minister even after the expiration of six months

Ministers hold office during the pleasure of the President

Salaries of ministers are specified in the second schedule

B

8.Which of the following is not in conformity with Marxism?

The state is an instrument of oppression

The state will wither away

Religion is an opium for the people

The state is a necessary evil

D

9. Which one of the following was the chief exponent of the pluralistic theory of Sovereignty?

Bentham

Bodin

Austin

Laski

D

10.Who wrote the Book—”Four Essays on Liberty”.

Herbert Spencer

J. S. Mill

Ernest Barker

Isaish Berlin

D

11.The chief defect of the Monistic Theory of Sovereignty is that:

It requires obedience from the bulk of the people

It is anti-democratic

It explains the legal nature of sovereignty

It reposes all powers in a determinate human superior

B

12.Gandhi lays stress on

Spiritualisation of politics

Religiousation of politics

Decentralisation of politics

None of the above

A

13.The thinkers who believe that ‘state is an association of associations’ are called ?

Socialists

Federalists

Anarchists

Pluralists

D

14.The constitutional validity of a state-law in India may be challenged?

Only in the State-High Court

Only in the Supreme Court

In the High Court and the Supreme Court both

Only in a Tribunal

C

15.Which of the following is not a constitutional organ?

Election Commission

Finance Commission

Inter-State Council

Planning Commission

D

16.Which of the following powers rests exclusively with the Council of States in India?

To initiate impeachment against the President

To recommend creation of New All India Services

To appoint the Attorney General

To alter the Boundaries of the States

B

17.In which of its session did the Muslim League given a call to ‘divide and quit’?

Lahore, 1940

Karachi, 1933

Lucknow, 1931

Karachi, 1943

D

18.Who among the following mode rate leaders had been called “a silver tongued orator”?

Dadabhai Naoroji

Gopal Krishna Cokhale

Madan Mohan Malaviya

M. C. Ranade

B

19.Under which constitutional amendment 30% seats in village panchayats have been reserved for women in India?

70

71

73

74

C

20.State socialism believes in?

Stateless society

Democracy

Revolution

A state without law

B

21.Who said, “while the state exists there is no freedom while there is freedom there will be no state”.

Bentham

Mill

Marx

Lenin

C

22.There is a provision for abolition of titles under Article 18 of the Indian Constitution. What is not true about it?

Citizens cannot accept any title from any foreign state

A person, who is not a citizen but holding a post of profit under the state cannot accept any title without the consent of the President

A state shall not confer any title for academic or military distinction

None of the above

C

23.Who will legislate on the subjects which have not been mentioned in any of the three Lists of the Indian Constitution?

State Legislatures

Parliament

Parliament and State Legislatures both

None of the above

B

24. Who among the following was not associated with the Swaraj Party?

C. R. Das

P.R.Das

Motilal Nehru

Dr. B. S. Moonje

B

25.The Council of Ministers is to aid and advise the President, but

President is not bound by the advice in the first instance

President may make his own decision

President may not seek the advice of the Council of Ministers

President may send back the advice for reconsideration

D

26.The Panchayati Raj is based on the principles of ?

Decentralisation

Deconcentration

Democratic decentralisation

Democratic centralization

C

27.Which one of the following was the chief exponent of the Monistic Theory of Sovereignty?

Locke

Bodin

Bentham

Austin

D

28. Who is the author of the book, “A Minister and his Responsibilities” ?

Dr. Man Mohan Singh

Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Jawaharlal Nehru

Morarji Bhai Desai

D

29.‘West Minister Model’, stands for a particular type of

State

Constitution

Government

Administration

C

30.The social contract thinkers want to prove that

The state is all powerful

The state is always right

The state is man made

The state is prior to society

C

31.Who wrote the book, ‘True Law of Free Monarchies’ to justify Divine Theory of the Origin of

the State?

Louis 14th

Jenks

Aristotle

James I

D

32.Arrange the following in chronological order:

(i) Home Rule Movement

(ii) Khilafat Movement

(iii) Dandi March

(iv) Champaran Satyagraha

(i), (iv), (ii), (iii)

(iii), (iv), (ii), (i)

(iv), (ii), (i), (iii)

(iv), (i), (iii), (ii)

A

33.The Indian Constitution provides for the appointment of Ad Hoc judges in the

Supreme Court

High Court

District and Session Court

All the above

A

34.Who has criticized Bureaucracy for creating ‘red tapism’?

E. N. Gladden

W. B. Munro

Ramsay Muir

Charles F. Merriam

C

35.With the help of the following code give the proper sequence of different stages in Locke’s social contract:

(i) Civil society

(ii) Government

(iii) State of nature

(iv) Social contract

Codes:

(i), (ii), (lii), (iv)

(ii), (iii), (i), (iv)

(iii), (iv), (i), (ii)

(iv), (i), (iii), (ii)

C

36.A Minister who wants to resign from the Council of Ministers in India shall address his resignation letter to—

Prime Minister

President

Speaker of the Lok Sabha

Party President

B

37.Who reconciled Rousseau’s theory of General Will with Austin’s theory of a determinate sovereign power?

T. H. Green

H. J. Laski

Sir Henry Maine

E. Barker

A

38. Who gave the view that A constitutional state ‘is one in which the powers of government, the rights of the governed and the relations between the two are adjusted’?

K. C. Wheare

C. F. Strong

Carl J. Friedrich

James Bryce

B

39. Under which constitutional amendment Panchayati Raj in India has been given a constitutional basis ?

42nd

67th

52nd

73rd

D

40.The definition of political party was given for the first time by ?

Burke

Bentham

Laski

Hegel

A

41.Which of the following are the functions of the ‘Supreme Court of India’?

(i) Protection of Fundamental Rights of Citizens

(i) Judicial Review

(iii) Grant of clemency to condemned prisoners

(iv) Arbitration between states and states and the centre

Codes:

(i), (ii) and (iii) are correct

(i) and (iii) are correct

(i), (iii) and (iv) are correct

(iii) and (iv) are correct

C

42. Who among the following made the greatest contribution to the application of Marxism?

Engels

Lenin

Stalin

Habermas

B

43.Under what circumstances can the Indian President proclaim emergency according to article 352 of the Constitution?

(i) External Aggression

(ii) Armed Rebellion

(iii) Instability of Government

(iv) Financial Crisis

Codes:

(i) and (ii)

(i) and (iii)

(ii) and (iv)

Only (i)

A

44.The Non-Cooperation Movement was withdrawn because of ?

Its objectives were achieved

It indicated people’s preference to use violence

The British Government agreed to negotiate with the Indian leaders

None of the above

B

45.Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

Indira Gandhi—Total Revolution

Mahatma Gandhi—Trusteeship

Balwant Rai Mehta—Democratic Decentralisation

Vinoba Bhave—Anushasan Parva

A

46.Which theory believes that ‘state originates in war’?

Social contract theory

Force theory

Divine theory

Evolutionary theory

B

47.Who among the following can participate in the proceedings of the both Houses of the Parliament?

Chief Justice of Supreme Court

Vice-President

Solicitor-General

Attorney-General

D

48.The ideal condition for the success of parliamentary system  is

One dominant party

Two-party system

Single-party system

Multiple party system

B

49.Indian Constitution does not clearly provide for the ‘Freedom of Press’ but this freedom is implicit in the Article.

19(1)a

19(1)b

19(1)c

19(1)d

A

50.The thinkers of which country have common tendency to entrust sovereignty to an organ of the government.

England

France

Germany

Switzerland

A

51.Assertion (A) : India is a union of destructible states.

Reason (R) : States have no control over the Constitution.

Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

(A) is true but (R) is false

(A) is false but (R) is true

B

52.Who among the following Marxist thinkers has been described as ‘a genius theoretician’?

Lenin

Gramsci

Mao

Kautasky

B

53.Who among the following is the author of the book, ‘New India’?

Durgadas

R. C. Majumdar

Annie Besant

Madan Mohan Malaviya

C

54.The emphasis of Indian federation is on ?

Division of powers

Strength of states

Compromise with nationalities

Unity of the nation

D

55.Assertion (A) : The contractualists explanation of the origin of the state is incorrect.

Reason (R) The contractualists fail to cite any exact date of the contract.

Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is a correct explanation of (A)

Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not a correct expla nation of (A)

(A) is true but (R) is false

(R) is true but (A) is false

A

56.The central point of social contract theory is that the state is

A man made institution

Sovereign

Democratic

Absolute

A

57. In which of the following countries has one party system ?

Germany

Switzerland

Pakistan

China

D

58.The historic Lucknow session, (1916) of the Indian National Congress was presided over by—

Mrs. Annie Besant

S. N. Banerjee

Madan Mohari Malaviya

A. C. Majumdar

D

59.Which institution in a federal system is called ‘Balancing Wheel of the Constitution’?

Legislature

Executive

Judiciary

Press

C

60.Who is of the view that the sovereign cannot tax his subjects without their consent?

Bodin

Grotius

Hobbes

Rousseau

A

61.Who said that, “State is an organ of class rule, an organ for the oppression of one class by another class” ?

Marx

Gramsci

Lenin

Mao

A

62.Who is the dejure sovereign in a parliamentary form of government?

Prime Minister

Parliament

President

Supreme Court

C

63.According to Marx, the state came into being to

Make life better

Protect life and liberty

End exploitation of the poor

Legalize exploitation of the poor by the state

D

64.Which one of the following Fundamental Rights is available only to Citizens in India?

Equality before the law

Equality of opportunity (in matter of public employment)

Freedom of religion

Right against exploitation

B

65.Which one of the following is not correct about the Lok Sabha?

Representation is based on population

Two members may be nominated by the President from the Anglo-Indian Community

States are divided into territorial constituencies for the purpose of election

33% seats are reserved for women

D

66.The President of India can exercise his veto power in respect of ?

All the bills passed by the Parliament

Constitution-amending bills only

Money bills only

Ordinary bills only

D

67.Which of the following does not fall within the purview of ordinance making power of the President?

Enactment of a new law

Imposition of a new tax

Passing of the budget

Amendment of the Constitution

D

68.Who among the following maintains that persons carried into the state their natural rights from the state of nature?

Plato

Locke

Rousseau

None of the above

B

69.The socialist thinkers favour nationalisation of natural resources with a view?

To reduce the cost of production

To increase production

To avoid exploitation

To ensure their full utilization

C

70.Which one of the following has enhanced its power most from the system of delegated legislation?

The Legislature

The Legislative Committees

Bureaucracy

The Council of Ministers

C

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