Political Science Test

The Modern political analysis is not guided by
The search for intellectual order
The search for absolutism
The search for realism
The search for more comprehensive scope
The focus of traditional study of Political Science was mainly on
Ideologies
Behaviour
Interaction
Performance
______ is an indispensable institution for the existence of its nationals and their development.
Religion
Society
State
Government
Who said that State comes into existence “originating in the bare needs of life of man and continuing in existence for the sake of good life”?
Montesquieu
Aristotle
Socrates
Plato
Prof. Harold Laski emphasized the scope of Political Science to include the study of
State and sovereignty
Government and politics
State and Government
Government only
Bluntschli restricted the scope of Political Science to
The study of State
The study of Government
The study of State and Government
The study of Government and politics
Who defined Political Science as that part of social science which treats the foundations of the State and the principles of Government?
Paul Janet
Garner
Lasswell
Prof. Harold Laski
______ is the central subject of the study of political science.
Mass communication
Behaviour
State
Population
_______ is the most important agency of the state.
Government
Sovereignty
Judiciary
Press
The subject that deals with man in relation to the State and Government is called.
Psychology
Political science
History
Economics
Which of the following is a newly formulated welfare scheme directed towards the poor in the country?
All of the above
Indira Mahila Yojana
National Social Assistance Programme
Rural Group Life Insurance Scheme
The Sixth Five Year Plan (1980-85) indicated that________ of the rural population and about _______ of the urban population was living below the poverty line in 1979-80.
None of the above
57%,56%
50.7%,40%
47%,46%
Which of the following sections of the Representation of People Act puts a limit on election expenses incurred by a candidate?
Section 72
Section 71
Section 77
Section 74
The_______ criminalisation affects the industry and production, by which a politician can help the company to declare a lock-out and get paid for the help which he has rendered, or stage a strike to affect priority production items to force the management to pay.
None of the above
Blue-collar
Street
White-collar
The Indian Constitution under Article 219
None of the above
Provides for banishing politicians who commit crime
Is silent on criminal politicians
Prohibits criminals from entering into politics
In which of the following ways, the process of criminalization of politics can be controlled?
All of the above
To seek the intervention of courts and encourage legal action through voluntary efforts
To encourage independent voluntary groups to oversee the election process
To expose such acts though the media
According to 2001 census, the sex ratio is the highest in
Karnataka
Kerala
Orissa
Tamil Nadu
According to 2001 census, the sex ratio is the highest in
Karnataka
Kerala
Orissa
Tamil Nadu
Census in India is being held regularly after every
15 years
5 years
13 years
10 years
In which of the following states the decadal growth rate for the period 1991-2001 has exceeded the national average?
Both (2) and (3)
Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
Kerala
Which of the following states is placed at the bottom on literacy ground?
Nagaland
Bihar
Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Which of the following programmes was introduced by the Government in order to ameliorate the conditions of the under-privileged people?
All of the above
DPADP
MFAL
SFDA
Training of Rural Youths for Self-Employment (TRYSEM) was initiated in the year
1978
1979
1981
1976
According to 2001 census, the sex ratio is the lowest in
Nagaland
Daman and Diu
Manipur
Assam
According to 2001 Census , the highest density of population is in
Chennai
Calcutta
Mumbai
Delhi
The population density of India in 2001 was______ persons per square kilometer.
321
327
324
333
In 1901 the density of India was as low as
95
77
70
110
Which of the following is one of the causes of economic inequality?
All of the above
Inflation
Unemployment
Private property
Which of the following Articles of the Directive Principles in the Constitution urges the State to provide free and compulsory education for all the children until they complete 14 years of age?
Article 39
Article 46
Article 38
Article 45
The population aged ______ years and above only is to be classified as literate or illiterate.
Eight
Seven
Four
Six
The Constitutional Amendment of _____ included education in the concurrent list, the official list of subjects for which the centre and the states assume joint responsibility.
1976
1973
1975
1972
Economic equality may become a possibility by
All of the above
Bringing out the black money
Checking offences like smuggling
Collection of taxes faithfully
Which of the following is one of the causes of regional imbalances?
All of the above
Too much of dependence on agriculture
Lack of proper management of industry
Economic backwardness
Who among the following has developed the Physical Quality Life Index to measure the extent to which minimum human needs are being met?
Dandekar
Montek Singh
Bardhan
Marris David
Montek Ahluwalia of the World Bank’s Developed Research Centre studied the trends for the period
None of the above
1967-68 to 1978-79
1956-57 to 1973-74
1960-61 to 1970-71
Which of the following programmes is included under “beneficiary-oriented” programmes?
All of the above
IRDP
MFAL
SFDA
Which of the following arenas of violence is not found in India?
Inter-Linguistic
Inter-communal
Inter-racial
Inter-caste
Which of the following is a cause of deforestation?
All of the above
Lumbering
Overgrazing
Shifting or Jhuming Cultivation
Which of the following kinds of pollution is caused due to lowering of the quality of physical or abiotic components of the environment by human activities?
Social pollution
Air pollution
Physical pollution
Water pollution
Which of the following are an example of sociological pollution?
All of the above
Perpetual Quarrels
Communal riots
Crimes
Who among the following defined political crime as a politically motivated law-breaking behaviour by altruistic individuals?
Myron Weiner
William Minor
Rand McNally
Austin Turk
According to whom, power becomes necessary when a person ‘cannot assure the power and means to live well, which he hath present, without the acquisition of more’?
Maclver
Rousseau
Hobbes
Laski
Since ______ we have a Prevention of Corruption Act which defines categories that constitute culpable corruption.
1948
1950
1952
1947
In which of the following there was an inter-governmental agreement on the idea of abuse of power as an independent crime?
None of the above
Durban Congress
Caracas congress
Montreal Protocol
The Election Commission reported booth-capturing in Bihar for the first time during the
Third General Elections
Second General Elections
Fourth General Elections
Fifth General Elections
Which of the following Acts permitted company donations to parties?
Company Act, 1948
Companies (Amendment) Act, 1985
Labour Act, 1982
Industrial Act, 1986
Who among the following made use of the Brown-shirts and even of the Gestapo to swell his rank of supporters?
Marx
Mao
Lenin
Hitler
Who among the following launched the Satya Shodhak Movement which tried to organize the non-Brahmanical castes, particularly the Marathas, as apolitical force?
None of the above
B.R. Ambedkar
Baba Amte
Jyoti Phule
According to 2001 census the least densely populated area is
Jammu and Kashmir
Arunachal Pradesh
Nagaland
Sikkim
The population of India has grown rapidly after 1971 because
All of the above
Death rate has declined rapidly
There is influx of people from foreign countries
Birth rate has increased rapidly
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This test contains 50 question on Political science: Political Theory, Nature and Scope.

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