Political Science Test

The Modern political analysis is not guided by
The search for more comprehensive scope
The search for realism
The search for absolutism
The search for intellectual order
The focus of traditional study of Political Science was mainly on
Performance
Interaction
Behaviour
Ideologies
______ is an indispensable institution for the existence of its nationals and their development.
Government
State
Society
Religion
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”?
Plato
Socrates
Aristotle
Montesquieu
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 Government and politics
The study of State and Government
The study of Government
The study of State
Who defined Political Science as that part of social science which treats the foundations of the State and the principles of Government?
Prof. Harold Laski
Lasswell
Garner
Paul Janet
______ is the central subject of the study of political science.
Population
State
Behaviour
Mass communication
_______ is the most important agency of the state.
Press
Judiciary
Sovereignty
Government
The subject that deals with man in relation to the State and Government is called.
Economics
History
Political science
Psychology
Which of the following is a newly formulated welfare scheme directed towards the poor in the country?
Rural Group Life Insurance Scheme
National Social Assistance Programme
Indira Mahila Yojana
All of the above
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.
47%,46%
50.7%,40%
57%,56%
None of the above
Which of the following sections of the Representation of People Act puts a limit on election expenses incurred by a candidate?
Section 74
Section 77
Section 71
Section 72
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.
White-collar
Street
Blue-collar
None of the above
The Indian Constitution under Article 219
Prohibits criminals from entering into politics
Is silent on criminal politicians
Provides for banishing politicians who commit crime
None of the above
In which of the following ways, the process of criminalization of politics can be controlled?
To expose such acts though the media
To encourage independent voluntary groups to oversee the election process
To seek the intervention of courts and encourage legal action through voluntary efforts
All of the above
According to 2001 census, the sex ratio is the highest in
Tamil Nadu
Orissa
Kerala
Karnataka
According to 2001 census, the sex ratio is the highest in
Tamil Nadu
Orissa
Kerala
Karnataka
Census in India is being held regularly after every
10 years
13 years
5 years
15 years
In which of the following states the decadal growth rate for the period 1991-2001 has exceeded the national average?
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Rajasthan
Both (2) and (3)
Which of the following states is placed at the bottom on literacy ground?
Uttar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Bihar
Nagaland
Which of the following programmes was introduced by the Government in order to ameliorate the conditions of the under-privileged people?
SFDA
MFAL
DPADP
All of the above
Training of Rural Youths for Self-Employment (TRYSEM) was initiated in the year
1976
1981
1979
1978
According to 2001 census, the sex ratio is the lowest in
Assam
Manipur
Daman and Diu
Nagaland
According to 2001 Census , the highest density of population is in
Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Chennai
The population density of India in 2001 was______ persons per square kilometer.
333
324
327
321
In 1901 the density of India was as low as
110
70
77
95
Which of the following is one of the causes of economic inequality?
Private property
Unemployment
Inflation
All of the above
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 45
Article 38
Article 46
Article 39
The population aged ______ years and above only is to be classified as literate or illiterate.
Six
Four
Seven
Eight
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.
1972
1975
1973
1976
Economic equality may become a possibility by
Collection of taxes faithfully
Checking offences like smuggling
Bringing out the black money
All of the above
Which of the following is one of the causes of regional imbalances?
Economic backwardness
Lack of proper management of industry
Too much of dependence on agriculture
All of the above
Who among the following has developed the Physical Quality Life Index to measure the extent to which minimum human needs are being met?
Marris David
Bardhan
Montek Singh
Dandekar
Montek Ahluwalia of the World Bank’s Developed Research Centre studied the trends for the period
1960-61 to 1970-71
1956-57 to 1973-74
1967-68 to 1978-79
None of the above
Which of the following programmes is included under “beneficiary-oriented” programmes?
SFDA
MFAL
IRDP
All of the above
Which of the following arenas of violence is not found in India?
Inter-caste
Inter-racial
Inter-communal
Inter-Linguistic
Which of the following is a cause of deforestation?
Shifting or Jhuming Cultivation
Overgrazing
Lumbering
All of the above
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?
Water pollution
Physical pollution
Air pollution
Social pollution
Which of the following are an example of sociological pollution?
Crimes
Communal riots
Perpetual Quarrels
All of the above
Who among the following defined political crime as a politically motivated law-breaking behaviour by altruistic individuals?
Austin Turk
Rand McNally
William Minor
Myron Weiner
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’?
Laski
Hobbes
Rousseau
Maclver
Since ______ we have a Prevention of Corruption Act which defines categories that constitute culpable corruption.
1947
1952
1950
1948
In which of the following there was an inter-governmental agreement on the idea of abuse of power as an independent crime?
Montreal Protocol
Caracas congress
Durban Congress
None of the above
The Election Commission reported booth-capturing in Bihar for the first time during the
Fifth General Elections
Fourth General Elections
Second General Elections
Third General Elections
Which of the following Acts permitted company donations to parties?
Industrial Act, 1986
Labour Act, 1982
Companies (Amendment) Act, 1985
Company Act, 1948
Who among the following made use of the Brown-shirts and even of the Gestapo to swell his rank of supporters?
Hitler
Lenin
Mao
Marx
Who among the following launched the Satya Shodhak Movement which tried to organize the non-Brahmanical castes, particularly the Marathas, as apolitical force?
Jyoti Phule
Baba Amte
B.R. Ambedkar
None of the above
According to 2001 census the least densely populated area is
Sikkim
Nagaland
Arunachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
The population of India has grown rapidly after 1971 because
Birth rate has increased rapidly
There is influx of people from foreign countries
Death rate has declined rapidly
All of the above
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This test contains 50 question on Political science: Political Theory, Nature and Scope.

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