1. who among the following said that “post-behaviouralism was a genuine revolution, not a reac­tion; a becoming, not a preserva­tion; a reform, not a counter reformation” ?
  • James Bryce
  • Charles E. Merriam
  • David Easton
  • A. Almond
  1. Who among the following said, ‘we can not shed our values in the way we remove our coats’ ?
  • Leo Strauss
  • Alfred Cobban
  • Jean Blondel
  • David Easton
  1. Who among the following characterised early liberalism as ‘possessive individualism’ ?
  • A. Hayek
  • Robert Nozick
  • B. MacPherson
  • Rawls
  1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Identify the correct answer— Assertion (A) : A. Hayek portrayed state intervention and collectivism, even in their mode­rate forms, as inevitably leading to an erosion of Liberty.

Reason (R) : He is a supporter of laissez faire and opponent of Keynesian economics and the welfare state.

Codes:

  • 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
  1. Which one of the following state­ments is not true ?
  • Marx drew distinction bet­ween ‘ideology’ and ‘science’.
  • Napoleon denounced ideo­logy as cloudy metaphysics that ignored history and reality.
  • de Tracy coined the term ideology.
  • Daniel Bell talked of ‘ideo­logy without an end’.
  1. For whom, ‘ideas’ and not the ‘material conditions of produc­tion’ are the effective causes of revolution ?
  • Karl Marx (B) Lenin
  • Engels (D) Stalin
  1. Which of the following state­ments is false with respect to Plato’s ideas ?
  • Division of functions does not rest on difference of aptitude.
  • State is assumed to be merely individual writ large.
  • Athenian women were not allowed to participate in politics.
  • Ignorance and incompetence of politicians is the cause of democracy.
  1. Which of the following is not an expression of the constitutional rule of Aristotle ?
  • Rule in public interest
  • A lawful rule
  • A Government of willing subjects
  • Inconsistent with the dignity of the subjects
  1. Who of the following said that felicity is “continued success in obtaining those things which a man from time to time desires” ?
  • Bentham (B) J. S. Mill

(C) Hobbes (D) Rousseau

  1. Who of the following notes the existence of legislative, executive and federative powers of the state ?
  • Hobbes (B) Locke (C) Rousseau (D) J. Bentham
  1. Which of the following is not’an idea of Rousseau ?
  • A thinking man is a depraved animal
  • Science is the fruit of idle curiosity
  • Philosophy is mere intel­lectual frippery
  • General will is the sum total of wills
  1. For J. S. Mill which one of the following is not true ?
  • Pleasures differ in quality
  • The felicific calculus is absurd
  • The principle of utility is the final end of life
  • Liberty consists in doing

what one desires •»

  1. For Karl Marx who among the following is not a Utopian socialist ?
  • Simon (B) Proudhon (C) Fourier (D) Engels
  1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select the correct answer from the codes given below— Assertion (A) : For Gandhiji, satyagraha is not identical to passive resistance.

Reason (R): Satyagraha denoted a legitimate, moral and truthful form of political action by the people against the Brutal state power.

 

22.
23.
24.
25.
26.
27.

Codes:

  • 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
  1. Who coined the slogan “No con­trol, no cooperation” ?
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Nehru
  • Aurobindo
  • Subhash Bose
  1. What is the correct sequence of the following characteristics of political development ?
  2. Capacity
  3. Equality
  4. Differentiation

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

  • 1, 2 and 3 (B) 2,1 and 3 (C) 3,1 and 2 (D) 3, 2 and 1
  1. What is according to David Easton, the correct sequence of the following regulatory mecha­nisms ?
  2. Socio-cultural norms
  3. Communication channels
  4. Gate-keeping at the boun­dary
  5. Reduction processes Select the correct answer from the codes given below—
  • 1,3, 2 and 4
  • 3,1,2 and 4
  • 1,2, 3 and 4
  • 4,2, land 3
  1. Match the following and select the correct pairs—

List-I

(Authors)

  • Arend Lijphart
  • Thomas Hueglin
  • Giovanni Sartori
  • Ronald L. Watts

List-II

(Books)

  1. Comparative Federalism.
  2. Comparing Federal System.
  1. Patterns of Democracy : Government forms and performance in thirty-six countries.
  2. Comparative constitutional Engineering : An Inquiry into structures, incentives and outcomes
Codes:

(a)

(b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 4 1 3
(B) 4 2 3 1
(C) 3 1 4 2
(D) 1 3 2 4

 

  1. Which of the following state­ments is not correct ?
  • Political culture is a set of basic political attitudes.
  • Political culture cannot be empirically studied.
  • The study of political culture focuses on attitude of people and their likely effects on politics.
  • Political culture has a com­panion approach e., political socialisation.
  1. In which of the following coun­tries the residuary powers rest with the states /units ?
  2. S.A.
  3. India
  4. Switzerland
  5. Australia

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

Codes:

  • 1 and 3 (B) 3 and 4

(C) land 4          (D) 1, 3 and 4

  1. Which of the following state­ments are correct ?
  2. Cabinet is an extra-constitu­tion institution in the United States of America.
  3. It is simply an advisory body.
  4. It is collectively responsible to the congress.
  5. The members of the cabinet quite often take part in the congress debates to defend the policy of the Government.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

  • 1 and 3 (B) 1 and 2

(C) 2 and 4        (D) 1,2 and 4

Direct democracy is not possible in the modem times because—

  • People are indifferent towards the affairs of state.
  • Political parties are opposed to it.
  • Propertied classes oppose it.
  • Of the practical difficulties posed by the size and population of modern state.

Who among the following has given ‘sleeping dogs’ theory of democratic culture ?

  • Lucian Pye and Robert E. ward
  • James S. Coleman and Myron Weiner
  • James C. Charlesworth and
  1. Riggs
  • Almond and Verba

Who among the following has coined the terms ‘The stick’, ‘The deal’, ‘The kiss’, for influencing the decisions ?

  • E. Schattschneider
  • Keith Boulding
  • Robert Dahl
  • Kate Millet

Which one of the following is a character of ‘Cooperative Fede­ralism’ ?

  • A spirit of competition and rivalry between the centre and the state
  • Cooperation secured on the basis of strong centre
  • Decentralization and more state responsibility
  • A spirit of cooperation among states

Which one of the following practices is employed in the American legislative process in order to delay a particular legis­lation ?

  • Gerrymandering
  • Filibustering
  • Log Rolling
  • Spoils system

The power that makes the Supreme Court of America the third Chamber of the legislative is—

  • Original
  • Appellate
  • Advisory
  • Judicial review

 

  1. Who among the following has defined ‘political power’ as the “relationship in which one person or a group is able to determine the actions of another in the direction of the for own end” ?
  • Bertrand Russel
  • Habermas
  • Morgenthau
  • David Easton
  1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select the correct answer from the codes given below— Assertion (A): Bureaucracy is an important feature of all demo­cratic governments.

Reason (R) Bureaucracy is an ancient institution.

Codes :

  • 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
  1. Given below are two statements,

one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Identify the correct answer— Assertion (A) : Comparative

politics is a science of politics. Reason (R) : Comparative poli­tics relies on empirical method of study.

Codes:

  • 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
  1. Match List-I with List-II and identify the correct answer from the codes given below—

List-I

(Approach to stttdy Indian Politics)

  • Historical Approach
  • Institutional Approach
  • Legal Approach
  • Politico – sociological Approach

List-II

(Name of Book and Author)

  1. Parliament in India, Morris Jones.
  2. The Integration of Indian States, V. P. Menon.
  3. The modernity of Tradition, Rudolph and Rudolph.
  4. The Republic of India, Allen Gledhill

Codes:

(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 3 2 4
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 1 2 4 3
(D) 4 2 1 3

 

 

  1. The Constituent Assembly of India comprised of—
  • 292 members from British provinces, 4 from Chief Commis­sionaires and 93 from Princely States
  • 294 members from British provinces, 4 from Chief Commis­sionaires and 91 from Princely States.
  • 291 members from British provinces, 3 from Chief Commis­sionaires and 95 from Princely States.
  • 292 members from British provinces, 5 from Chief Commis­sionaires and 92 from Princely States.
  1. Match List-I with List-II and identify the correct answer from the codes given below—

List-I

(Name of Philosophy)

  • Welfarism
  • Socialism
  • Gandhian philosophy
  • Internationalism

List-II

(Directive Principle)

  1. Promotion of cottage indus­try.
  2. Better health and living standard.
  3. Promotion of international peace and security.
  4. Equal pay for equal work.
Codes: (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 3 2 4
(B) ‘ 2 3 1 4
(C) 1 2 4 3
(D) 2 4 1 3

 

 

  1. In which part and article of the Constitution of India, Funda­mental Duties have been men­tioned—
  • Part IV, Article 51
  • Part III, Article 51
  • Part IV (A), Article 51 (A)
  • Part III (A), Article 51 (A)
  1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Choose the correct answer using the codes given below— Assertion (A) : Ordinances pro­vide minority governments with a useful device, but one that is now increasingly difficult to convert into legislation once parliament has covered.

Reason (R) : Recent coalition governments have used ordinan­ces to avoid debating legislation with their partners as much as with the opposition.

Codes:

  • Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct expla­nation of (A)
  • Both (A) and (R) are correct, ^ but (R) is not the correct

explanation of (A)

  • (A) is true, but (R) is false
  • (A) is false, but (R) is true
  1. Under which article/articles, the High Courts and the Supreme Court can issue writs ?
  • Articles 44 and 45
  • Articles 123 and 213
  • Articles 32 and 226
  • Articles 53 and 153
  1. Identify the incorrect pair— Name of State Demand for

New State

  • Gujarat —Saurashtra
  • Uttar Pradesh

—Gorkhaland

  • Rajasthan —Marupradesh
  • Maharashtra —Vidarbha
  1. Which of the following Commit­tee voiced concern about ‘Crimi­nalization of politics and politici­zation of criminals’ ?
  • Tarakunde Committee
  • Sachhar Committee
  • Vohra Committee
  • Indrajeet Gupta Committee
  1. The study of state politics as an autonomous discipline has been primarily an outcome of—
  • Rise of regional parties
  • Rise of voter’s turn out
  • New local governance system
  • Non-party political move­ments
  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from codes given below—

List-I

(Concept)

  • Multi-culturalism
  • Post-modernism
  • Libertariansim
  • Communitarianism

List-II

(Thinkers)

  1. Friedrik A. Hayek
  2. Bhikhu Parekh
  3. Amitai Etzioni
4. Michel Foucault
Codes: (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 4 3
(B) 2 4 1 3
(C) 3 1 2 4
(D) 4 3 1 2

 

 

  1. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?

Authors                                Books

  • M. Lipset

—Political man : The Social Bases of politics

  • Lenin —Neo-colonialism : The highest stage of Imperialism
  • Anderson

—Transitions to Democracy

  • Charles Tilly

—From Mobilisation to . Revolution

  1. Who was the Chairman of the inaugural session of constituent assembly ?
  • B.R. Ambedkar
  • Rajendra Prasad
  • Sacchidanand
  • Sardar Patel
43.                 Which of the following are statu­tory bodies ?

1. University Grants Commis-
sion
2. Union Public Service Com-
mission
3. National Commission Human Rights for
4. National Commission Minorities for

 

 

 

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

  • 1 and 2 (B) 2 and 3

(C) 3 and 4         (D) 1,3 and 4

  1. For the First time the communist party of India came into power in the state of—
  • West Bengal
  • Tripura
  • Kerala
  • Goa
  1. Which one of the following rights was recognized by the Supreme Court in the Selvy Judgement (2010) ?
  • Right to Mental Privacy
  • Right to purchase property in Jammu and Kashmir
  • Right to form pressure groups
  • NOTA (None of the above)
  1. Arrange the following phases in the evolution of public admini­stration as a discipline in chro­nological order using the codes given below—
  2. Ecological approach
  3. Principles approach
  4. Politics-Administration dichotomy
  5. Public Policy approach

Codes:

  • 3,1,4, 2 (B) 3, 2, 4,1

(C) 2, 3,1, 4         (D) 3, 2,1, 4

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from codes given below—

List-I

(Books)

(a) Frontiers of Development Administration

(b) Political and Administrative
Development
(c) Bureaucracy and Development Political
(d) Public Administration : A Comparative Perspective
List-II
(Authors)
1. Braibanti
2. Ferrel Heady
3. Fred W. Riggs
4. J. La Palombara
Codes:
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 4 1 3
(B) 3 1 4 2
(C) 13 2 4
(D) 4 2 3 1

 

 

  1. Which one of the following state­ments about systems approach to organisation is not correct ?
  • It is derived from one gene­ral systems theory
  • It leads to certain funda­mental principles of organisation
  • It studies the organisation as a whole in relation to its environ­ment
  • It views the organisation and its environment as interdepen­dent for inputs and resources
  1. In his ‘Principles of administra­tion’, Pfiffner di<3 not include—
  • Material and supply
  • Functions and powers of local authorities
  • Methods and procedure
  • Administrative accountabi­lity
  1. ‘Public Choice Approach’ to public administration came into existence in the—
  • 1890s (B) 1920s

(C) 1940s           (D) 1960s

  1. Who has analyzed leadership in terms of ‘circular response’ ?
  • Urwick
  • Simon
  • I. Barnard
  • P. Follett
  1. Which one of the following is not a feature of Barnard’s theory of formal organisation ?
  • General incentives
  • Common purpose
  • Communications
  • Willingness to cooperate
  1. Which one of the following com­mittees dealt with political activi­ties of civil servants in Britain ?
  • Mastermann Committee
  • Plowden Committee
  • Assheton Committee
  • Northcote-Trevelyan Com­mittee
  1. Consider the following state­ments and choose the correct answer using the codes below— The Civil Service Reform Act 1978 of the United States of America introduced—
  2. Performance budgeting system.
  3. Merit pay provision for middle managerial person­nel.
  4. Performance appraisal system.
  5. Office of Personnel Manage­ment.

Codes:

  • 1, 3 and 4 (B) 2 and 4 (C) 2, 3 and 4 (D) land 4
  1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R). choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

Assertion (A) : “Henri Fayol identified five elements as the primary functions of manage­ment activity.”

Reason (R) According to Henri Fayol, “knowledge of adminis­tration is needed at higher levels of an organisation, rather than technical knowledge.”

Codes:

  • 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
  1. Functional specialization in the Indian Administrative service was recommended by—
  • First Administrative Reforms Commission
  • Satish Chandra Committee
  • Appleby Report
  • Sarkaria Commission
  1. ‘Delegated legislation’ is not—
  • Subordinate legislation
  • Executive legislation
  • Ordinance making power
  • Rule making power
  1. Match List-I with List-II and choose the correct answer using the codes given below—

List-I

(Citizen’s grievance redressal)

  • Procurator system
  • Administrative Courts
  • Ombudsman
  • Parliamentary commis­sioner

List-II

(Countries)

1. France 2. Russia
3. Britain 4. Sweden
Codes:
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 3 2 4 1
(B) 2 1 4 3
(C) 1 3 4 2
(D) 1 2 4 3

 

 

  1. The system of Efficiency Rating for scientifically assessing the performance of public officials for promotion first originated in—
  • China (B) Japan

(C) U.S.A.          (D) U.K.

  1. Ashok Mehta Committee in 1977 recommended for the establish­ment of—
  • Nagar Panchayat
  • Panchayat Samiti
  • Maha Panchayat
  • Mandal Panchayat
  1. Who among the following is associated with the concept of Realistic Liberalism ?
  • H.Carr
  • Robert Byrd
  • George Kennan
  • JohnHerz
  1. Bachract and Baratz have men­tioned about the three classes of International Relations to control the conduct of states. Which of the following are the three classes ?
  2. Influence Relationship
  3. Force Relationship
  4. Legitimate Relationship
  5. Power Relationship Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

(A) 2, 3 and 4 (B) 1,3 and 4 (C) 4, 3 and 2 (D) 2, 3 and 1

  1. Which one of the following books was written by E.H. Carr ?
  • The open society and its enemies
  • Twenty years crisis
  • Political Realism and Politi­cal Idealism
  • The Realities of American Foreign Policy
  1. Frants Faron was the first scholar to use the term ‘Third world’. To which country he belonged ?

(A) France         (B) England

(C) Algeria       (D) Egypt

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

Author

  • William C. Olson
  • F. Kennan
  • 1 Russel H. Fifield
  • Robert Strausz-Hupe and Stefan Possony

n              Book

The Growth of a Discipline American Diplomacy The Introductory Course in International Relations International Relations : A General Theory

  1. Who condemned Non-alignment as a selfish policy ?
  • Morgenthau
  • William Johnstone
  • Schwarzenberger
  • Edward Crankshaw
  1. Who among the following are supporters of Realistic Approach in International Politics ?
  2. Couloumbis and Wolfe
  3. Fredrick schuman
  4. Nicholas spykman
  5. H. Carr
Answers with Hints

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

  • 2, 3 and 4 (B) 1, 3 and 4 (C) 1,2 and 4 (D) 1, 2 and 3
  1. Who among the following had declared that arms race in itself is experience of terror ?
  • Hadley Bull
  • Arnold Toynbee
  • Kenneth Boulding
  • Lynn Miller
  1. Which of the following countries was a part of recently concluded P5 + 1 Nuclear Argument ?
  • Japan (B)   Australia

(C)   India         (D)  Germany

  1. Which of the following is not a form of National Power ?
  • Social Power
  • Military Power
  • Psychological Power
  • Economic Power
  1. Which of the following countries is not a member of SAARC ?
  • Maldives (B) Myanmar

(C)    Nepal       (D)  Afghanistan

  1. Which of the following scholars of International Politics did not subscribe to this view that no social science can survive with­out idealistic aspects ?
  • Herbert Butterfield
  • H. Carr
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
  • Arnold Wolters
  1. Which of the following is also called as Total Disarmament ?
  • Qualitative Disarmament
  • Quantitative Disarmament
  • General Disarmament
  • Comprehensive Disarma­ment
  1. Who stated that, “International Politics includes analysis of political relations and problems of peace among nations” ?
  • Charles Scheichar
  • Norman Padelford
  • Harold Sprout
  • J. Morgenthau
  1. Which member State of ASEAN had joined this regional organi­sation in 1999 ?

(A) Laos             (B) Myanrfiar

(C) Combodia (D) Vietnam

 

  1. (C) The idea of post-behavioura- lism was given by David Easton in 1971 as a reaction against the behaviouralism, specially its over emphasis on the facts in the study of Political Science. Post- behaviouralism restored rele­vance and values in the study of political Science.
  2. (D) (C)
  3. (A) F. A. Hayek was one of the proponents of neo-liberalism, which supports privatization and the least interference of state in the operation of economy.
  4. (D) Daniel Bell supports the notion of ‘end of ideology’ as both capitalism and Marxism are modified and the state do not adhere to any ideological posi­tion if it suits their national interest.
  5. (B)
  6. (A) Plato prescribed the functions of different classes of people on the basis of their aptitude and quality of soul. For example, ruling classes are those which have element of reason; producer class has the element of appetite and warrior class has the element of courage.
  7. (D) 9.(C) 10. (B)
  8. (D) According to Rousseau General will is not the sum total of all will but, in fact, it is the sum total of only real wills, which are based on reason and aim at public good rather than selfish interests.
  9. (C) 13. (D) 14. (A) 15. (C)
  10. (B) The capacity of the political system; Equality in political culture and norms; and diffe­rentiation of political structures are the three elements included in the notion of ‘political develop­ment syndrome’, propounded by Lucian Pye.
  11. (B) The empirical study of politi­cal cultures across different countries is one of the modern approaches for the study of comparative politics.
  12. (C) 19. (B)

 

  1. (D) In Indian federalism, the residuary powers rest with the Union government.
  2. (B) America has adopted the Presidential form of government, in which the executive (Cabinet) is not responsible to the legisla­ture (Congress). Also the mem­bers of executive are not the members of Congress and, there­fore do not take part in the meetings of Congress.
  3. (D) 23. (D) 24. (B)
  4. (C) Cooperative Federalism is a form of federalism, where union and state governments cooperate with each other at various levels with the spirit of mutual interest and cooperation. Granville Austin has remarked that India is an example of cooperative fede­ralism.
  5. (B) Filibustering means long speeches in the House by the members of Congress to delay a legislative process of passing of a bill. There is no time limit for the members to speak in the meet­ings of the Congress.
  6. (D) 28. (D)
  7. (B) Bureaucracy as a rule based and merit based administrative structure is a modern develop­ment. Max Weber was the first thinker which submitted detailed study of bureaucracy in modern times.
  8. (A) 31. (B)
  9. (A) The Constituent Assembly of India was organized on the basis of proposals of Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946 and consisted of 389 members. The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly was held on December 9,1946.
  10. (D) 34. (C) 35. (B)
  11. (C) The High Courts and the Supreme Courts both have power to issue writs for the enforcement of fundamental rights. However, the High courts have the power to issue writs for the enforcement of other rights also.
  12. (B) The demand for separate state is raised in West Bengal and Marupradesh is the desert region of Rajasthan.