Thursday, September 16, 2010


1, The most acceptable theory of the origin of the state is-
(A) Force theory
(B) Social contract theory
(C) Evolutionary theory
(D) Divine origin theory
Answer.C 2, Which of the following commissions was appointed to
examine the centre-state relations in India
(A) KothariC0m1nission
(B) Shah Commission
(C) Sarkaria Commission
(D) Mandal Commission
3, Which one of the following offices is found only in a Parliamentary Form of Government ?
(A) President
(B) Vice-President
(C) Prime Minister
(D) King
4. Which one of the following is not a function of Pressure Groups ?
(A) Contesting elections to form
(B) Helping candidates favourable to them in getting elected
(C) Patronizing legislations for
obtaining their support in getting
their interests fulfilled
0)) Influencing public opinion
to secure its support
5. Which of the following is the
inalienable attribute of the parliamentary system of government
(A) Flexibility of the Constitution
(B) Fusion of Executive and
(C) Judicial Supremacy
(D) Parliamentary Sovereignty
6. Who `stated, “the Leviathan is the greatest, perhaps the sole, master
piece of political philosophy written in English language” ?
(A) ‘Oakeshott
(B) Dunning
(C) Sabine
(D) Barker
7. The disputes regarding the election of the President are decided
(A) The Election Commission
(B) The Supreme Court
(C) The Rajya Sabha
(D) The Parliament
8. Lokayukta submits its report to the–
(A) Chief Minister
(B) Chief justice of the High Court
(C) Governor
(D) Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
9. “Liberty is the positive power or
capacity of doing or enjoying”.
Who said this ?
(A) Socrates
(B) Plato
(C) Kant
(D) Green
10. Constitutional Government means-
(A) Government in accordance
with the terms of the constitution
(B) Rule of Law
(C) Civil Rights
(D) All of the above
11. Which one of the following
governments operates on the
principle of ’Collective Responsibility’ ?
(A) Parliamentary
(B) Presidential
(C) Unitary
(D) Federal
12. An unwritten constitution
usually consists of-
(A) Customs and usage
(B) judicial decisions
(C) Statutes enacted at different times
(D) All the above
13. Arrange the following in the
same order as they figure in the
Preamble to the Indian Constitution—
(i) Sovereign (ii) Socialist
(iii) Republic (iv) Secular
(v) Democratic
(A) (i), (ii), (iv), (v), (iii)
(B) (iii), (iv), (v), (ii), (i)
(C) (i), (iv), (ii), (v), (iii)
(D) (i), (v), (iv), (ii), (iii)
14. Assertion (A) : The Directive
Principles of state policy are
nothing but homilies.
Reason (R) : They do not confer
any legislative power on the V
Codes :
(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 hue
15. The advice tendered by Supreme
Court to the President of India
(A) Is binding on him
(B) Is not binding on him
(C) Is binding in context of
certain matters
(D) None of the above
16. Neo-Liberal theory of Democracy
is a-
(A) Rejection of classical theory
of democracy
(B) Modification of classical
theory of democracy
(C) Mutilatiun of classical theory
of democracy
(D) None of these
17. Who among the following was
associated with the Swaraj Party ?
(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(B) Sardar Patel
(C) Motilal Nehru
(D) jawaharlal Nehru
18. The Hobbesian contract was-
(A) Between the people and Leviathan
(B) Between the society and Leviathan
(C) Among men living in the state of nature
(D) Between leaders and Leviathan
19. Which of the following states was the first to establish the
Panchayat Raj institutions in India ?
(A) Rajasthan
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Bihar
(D) U. P.
20. Which one of the following is not correct ?
(A) The council of minister is
collectively responsible to the
Lok Sabha
(B) CA minister who is not a
member of either house continues to be minister even after the
expiration of six months
(C) Ministers hold office during
the pleasure of the President
(D) Salaries of ministers are
specified in the second schedule
21. Which of the following is not in
conformity with Marxism 7
(A) The state is an instrument of
(B) The state will wither away
(C) Religion is an opium for the
(D) The state is a necessary evil
22. The method of amending the
constitution by popular Veto is
found in-
(A) Britain
(B) Switzerland
(C) Russia
(D) India
23. Which one of the following was
the chief exponent of the pluralistic theory of Sovereignty ?
(A) Bentham
(B) Bodin
(C) Austin
(D) Laski
24. Who wrote the Book—”Four
Essays on Liberty”.
(A) Herbert Spencer
(B) ]. S. Mill
(C) Ernest Barker
(D) Isaish Berlin
25. The Indian Constitution provides
for the joint sittings of both
Houses of Parliament in connection with—-
(A) Election of the Vice-
President of India
(B) Finance bill
(C) Ordinary bill
(D) Constitution amendment bill
26. The chief defect of the Monistic
Theory of Sovereignty is that-—
(A) It requires obedience from
the bulk of the people
(B) lt is antidemocratic
(C) It explains the legal nature
of sovereignty
(D) It reposes all powers in a
determinate human superior
27. Gandhi lays stress on-
(A) Spiritualisation of politics
(B) Religiousation of politics
(C) Decentralization of politics
(D) None of the above
28. The book ’A Theory of justice’ is
authored by-
(A) Joln Locke
(B) john Rawls
(C) john Austin
(D) Plato
29. Who has called political parties
’broker of ideas’ ?
(A) Bryce
(B) Lowell
(C) Maclver
(D) Mitchel
30. The thinkers who believe that
’state is an association of associations’ are called-
(A) Socialists
(B) Federalists
(C) Anarchists
(D) Pluralists
31. The constitutional validity of a
state-law in India may be challenged—
(A) Only in the State High Court
(B) Only in the Supreme Court
(C) ln the High Court and the
Supreme Court both
(D) Only in a Tribunal
32. Which of the following is not a
constitutional organ ?
(A) Election Commission
(B) Finance Commission
(C) Inter-State Council
(D) Planning Commission
33. Which of the following powers
rests exclusively with the Council
of States in India ?
(A) To initiate impeachment
against the President
(B) To recommend creation of
New All India Services
(C) To appoint the Attorney
(D) To alter the Boundaries of
the States
34. In which of its session did the
Muslim League given a call to
’divide and quit’ ?
(A) Lahore, 1940
(B) Karachi, 1933
(C) Lucknow, 1931
(D) Karachi, 1943
35. Who among the following mode-
rate leaders had been called “a
silver tongued orator” ?
(A) Dadabhai Naoroji
(B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(C) Madan Mohan Malaviya
(D) M. G. Ranade
36. Under which constitutional
amendment 30% seats in village
panchayats have been reserved
for women in India ?
(A) 70
(B) 71
(C) 73
(D) 74
37. State socialism believes in-
(A) Stateless society
(B) Democracy
(C) Revolution
(D) A state without law
38. Which article of the Indian Constitution empowers Parliament to
regulate the right of citizenship ?
(A) 8
(B) 9
(C) 10
(D) 11
39. Which of the following statements is not correct ?
(A) State legislatures in India
legislate on the state list
(B) Parliament legislates on the
Union list
(C) Parliament as well as the
states can legislate on the concur-
rent list
(D) Only Parliament can legislate on the concurrent list
40. Who said, “while the state exists
there is no freedom while there is
freedom there will be no state”.
(A) Bentham
(B) Mill
(C) Marx
(D) Lenin
41. There is a provision for abolition
of titles under Article 18 of the
Indian Constitution. What is not
true about it
(A) Citizens cannot accept any
title from any foreign state
(B) A person, who is not a
citizen but holding a post of
profit under me state cannot
accept any title without the
consent of the President
(C) A state shall not confer any
title for academic or military
(D) None of the above
42. Who will legislate on the subjects
which have not been mentioned
in any of the three Lists of the
Indian Constitution ?
(A) State Legislatures
(B) Parliament
(C) Parliament and State Legislatures both
(D) None of the above
43. Who among the following was
not associated with the Swaraj
Party ‘?
(A) C. R, Das
(B) P. R. Das
(C) Motilal Nehru
(D) Dr. B. S. Moonje
44. The Council of Ministers is to aid
and advise the President, but-
(A) President is not bound by
the advice in the first instance
(B) President may make his
own decision
(C) President may not seek the
advice of the Council of Ministers
(D) President may send back the
advice for reconsideration
45. The Panchayati Raj is based on
the principles of-
(A) Decentralisation
(B) Deconcentration
(C) Democratic decentralisation
(D) Democratic centralisation
46. Which one of the following was
the chief exponent of the Monistic
Theory of Sovereignty ?
(A) Locke
(B) Bentharn
(C) Bodin
(D) Austin
47. Who is the author of the book,
“A Minister and his Responsibilities” ?
(A) Dr, Man Mohan Singh
(B) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(C) jawaharlal Nehru
(D) Morarji Bhai Desai
48, ’West Minister Model’, stands for
a particular type of-—
(A) State
(B) Constitution
(C) Government
(D) Administration
49. Assertion (A) : Liberty and
Equality both are the pillars of
Reason (R) 1 Both are necessary
for the all round development of
Consider the two statements (A)
and (R) and choose the correct
answer on the basis of codes
given below-
Codes ;
(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
50. W’ho among the following was
not associated with the Congress
Socialist Party-
(A) Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant
(B) Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia
(C) Iaya Prakash Narayan
(D) Acharya Narendra Deo

1 comment:

  1. Thanks..Can I get a model question paper of Political Science(12th Board) with some objectives&its answers?thanks again..