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Political Science Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Political Science Quiz Set 8

1 Justice Punchhi Commission is related to :
1 Urban Governance
2 Union - State Relations
3 District Administration
4 Electoral Reforms

Answer:Union - State Relations
2 Which committee felt that the Panchayati Raj institutions could have survived well if they had been encouraged well by entrusting responsibilities as a “vanguard of development in village India” ?
1 Asoka Mehta
2 L.M. Singhvi
3 G V K Rao
4 P.K. Thungan

Answer: Asoka Mehta
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3 Who was the Chief Election Commissioner who wrote a letter to the President of India recommending the removal of Election Commissioner ?
1 Navin Chawla
2 N. Gopalaswami
3 T.N. Seshan
4 M.S. Gill

Answer:N. Gopalaswami
4 Who of the following was not a member of the Towards Equality report ?
1 Lotika Sarkar
2 Neera Dogra
3 Vina Mazumdar
4 Sushila Nayar

Answer:Sushila Nayar
5 Who among the following gave the 4P - Formula for departmental Organisation ?
1 Fayol
2 Urwick
3 Gulick
4 Mooney

6 Which of the following statements is not correct about the Right to Information Act ?
1 The Right to Information Act came into force on 12 October 2005.
2 The Freedom of Information Act, 2002 has been repealed.
3 The Official Secrets Act, 1923 has also been repealed.
4 Central Information Commission and State Information Commissions have been constituted.

Answer:The Official Secrets Act, 1923 has also been repealed.
7 The Central Information Commission consists of the Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners :
1 not exceeding three in number
2 not exceeding five in number
3 not exceeding seven in number
4 not exceeding ten in number

Answer: not exceeding ten in number
8 Who among the following said, ”Development administration is an action - oriented and goal - oriented administrative system” ?
1 F.W. Riggs
2 Edward Weidner
3 Ferrel Heady
4 H. Walker

Answer:Edward Weidner
9 The process by which the selected candidate is sent for an appointment is known as :
1 Selection
2 Appointment
3 Certification
4 Placement

10 Defending policy is the function of :
1 Line agency
2 Staff agency
3 Auxiliary agency
4 Both Staff and Line agencies

Answer:Line agency
11 Who among the following rejected the politics - administration dichotomy ?
1 Woodrow Wilson
2 Frank Goodnow
3 Herbert Simon
4 Robert Merton

Answer:Herbert Simon
12 Who was of the opinion that survival depends on a state’s material capabilities and its alliances with other states ?
1 John Mearsheimer
2 Kenneth Waltz
3 Thucydides
4 J. Snyder

Answer:J. Snyder
13 Which one of the following is not a Kantian influence that acts as a constraint on War ?
1 Democracies will refrain from using force against other democracies
2 Economically important trade creates incentives to maintain peaceful relations
3 Global civil society exerts itself
4 International organisations can constrain decision makers by promoting peace

Answer:Global civil society exerts itself
14 Which of the following have emphasis in India’s nuclear deterrent :
1 Large numbers and deterrent force
2 Nuclear parity and capability to retaliate
3 Small numbers and capability to deter
4 Deterrent force and nuclear parity

Answer:Small numbers and capability to deter
15 Which one of the following statements is incorrect ?
1 New Development Bank is a multilateral development bank established by BRICS
2 Asian Intrastructure Investment Bank is an initiative of China
3 WTO recognises least developed countries as those which are designated as such by UNO
4 International Finance Corporation offers political risk insurance and encourages private sector development in developing countries

Answer:International Finance Corporation offers political risk insurance and encourages private sector development in developing countries

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