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Political Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Political Science Quiz Set 26

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1 Direct democracy is not possible in the modern times because :
1 People are indifferent towards the affairs of state.
2 Political parties are opposed to it.
3 Propertied classes oppose it.
4 Of the practical difficulties posed by the size and population of modern state.

Answer:Of the practical difficulties posed by the size and population of modern state.
2 Who among the following has given ‘sleeping dogs’ theory of democratic culture ?
1 Lucian Pye and Robert E. ward
2 James S. Coleman and Myron weiner
3 James C. Charlesworth and F.W. Riggs
4 Almond and Verba

Answer:Almond and Verba
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3 Who among the following has coined the terms ‘The stick’, ‘The deal’, ‘The kiss’, for influencing the decisions ?
1 E.E. Schattschneider
2 Keith Boulding
3 Robert Dahl
4 Kate Millet

Answer:Keith Boulding
4 Which one of the following is a character of “Co-operative Federalism” ?
1 A spirit of competition and rivalry between the centre and the state.
2 Co-operation secured on the basis of strong centre.
3 Decentralization and more state responsibility.
4 A spirit of co-operation among states.

Answer:Decentralization and more state responsibility.
5 Which one of the following practices is employed in the American legislative process in order to delay a particular legislation ?
1 Gerrymandering
2 Filibustering
3 Log Rolling
4 Spoils system

Answer:Filibustering
6 The power that makes the Supreme Court of America the third Chamber of the legislative is :
1 Original
2 Appellate
3 Advisory
4 Judicial review

Answer:Judicial review
7 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 former’s own end” ?
1 Bertrand Russel
2 Habermas
3 Morgenthau
4 David Easton

Answer:David Easton
8 The Constituent Assembly of India comprised of :
1 292 members from British provinces, 4 from Chief Commissionaires and 93 from Princely States
2 294 members from British provinces, 4 from Chief Commissionaires and 91 from Princely States
3 291 members from British provinces, 3 from Chief Commissionaires and 95 from Princely States
4 292 members from British provinces, 5 from Chief Commissionaires and 92 from Princely States

Answer:292 members from British provinces, 4 from Chief Commissionaires and 93 from Princely States
9 In which part and article of the Constitution of India, Fundamental Duties have been mentioned :
1 Part IV, Article 51
2 Part III, Article 51
3 Part IV (A), Article 51 (A)
4 Part III (A), Article 51 (A)

Answer:Part III (A), Article 51 (A)
10 Under which article/articles, the High Courts and the Supreme Court can issue writs ?
1 Articles 44 and 45
2 Articles 123 and 213
3 Articles 32 and 226
4 Articles 53 and 153

Answer:Articles 32 and 226
11 Which of the following Committee voiced concern about ‘Criminalization of politics and politicization of criminals’ ?
1 Tarakunde Committee
2 Sachhar Committee
3 Vohra Committee
4 Indrajeet Gupta Committee

Answer:Vohra Committee
12 The study of state politics as an autonomous discipline has been primarily an outcome of :
1 Rise of regional parties
2 Rise of voter’s turn out
3 New local governance system
4 Non-party political movements

Answer:Rise of regional parties
13 Who was the Chairman of the inaugural session of constituent assembly ?
1 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
2 Dr. Rajendra Prasad
3 Dr. Sacchidanand
4 Sardar Patel

Answer:Dr. Sacchidanand
14 For the First time the communist party of India came into power in the state of :
1 West Bengal
2 Tripura
3 Kerala
4 Goa

Answer:Kerala
15 Which one of the following rights was recognized by the Supreme Court in the Selvy Case Judgement (2010) ?
1 Right to Mental Privacy
2 Right to purchase property in Jammu and Kashmir
3 Right to form pressure groups
4 NOTA (None of the above)

Answer: Right to purchase property in Jammu and Kashmir

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