UGC NET Political Science Top 20 MCQ – Part 1

UGC NET Political Science Top 20 MCQ – Part 1

UGC NET Political Science Quiz for UGC NET / MCQ for UGC NET / JRF Paper 1 for All Competitive Exam (PGT Teacher, PGT Commerce, UGC NET/JRF, UKSSSC, DSSSB, CTET, PSU Accountant, IAS Exam, IBPS, SBI, PO/Clerk, LIC, RBI Assistant, LIC Assistant, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Exams)

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Q1. Which one of the following statements is not true in case of Liberalism?
A. Liberal thought focuses upon needs and interests of the ‘individual,’ rather than those of any group or ‘collective’.
B. The liberals desire to create a society in which each individual is capable of developing and flourishing to the fullness of his or her potential.
C. Liberals do not believe in universalism that individuals are all of equal moral worth.
D. Individual liberty is for liberals the Supreme Political Value.

Q2. The Theory of Modernization and decay is formulated by
A. Rostow
B. Pye
C. Huntington
D. Lipset

Q3. Which one of the following statements is not correct regarding Certiorari?
A. A High Court can issue a writ against itself in its administrative capacity.
B. A bench of a High Court can issue a writ to another bench of the same High Court.
C. A High Court cannot issue a writ to another High Court.
D. A High Court can issue certiorari to a tribunal situated within its jurisdiction.

Q4. Who was the first President of India to make use of ‘Pocket Veto’?
A. Zakir Hussain
B. Sanjeeva Reddy
C. R. Venkatraman
D. Gyani Zail Singh

Q5. Match the items of List – I with items of List – II by selecting the correct code :
List – I (Authors)
(a) Robert Dahl
(b) S.M. Lipset
(c) Schmittcarl
(d) Roger Charlton
List – II (Books)
i. Legality and Legitimacy
ii. Polyarchy: Participation And Opposition
iii. Political Man
iv. Political Realities : Comparative Government

A. (a)- (ii) (b)- (iii) (c)- (i) (d)- (iv)
B. (a)- (iii) (b)- (i) (c)- (iv) (d)- (ii)
C. (a)- (i) (b)- (iv) (c)- (ii) (d)- (iii)
D. (a)- (iv) (b)- (ii) (c)- (iii) (d)- (i)

Q6. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
A. Administrative Law – France
B. Appointment of Judges for life – Switzerland
C. Equal Representation of States – USA in the House of Senate
D. Rule of Law – England

Q7. Who was the author of the book “The Presidential Republic”?
A. Jean Blondel
B. Dorothy Pickles
C. Walter Bagehot
D. EH Carr

Q8. Who of the following regard the Supreme Court of India as having a dual personality – a legal institution and a public institution?
A. Granville Austin
B. Upendra Baxi
C. Madhav Khosla and Ananth Padmanabhan
D. N. Robinson

Q9. The grounds on which President’s Rule has been imposed on the states in India are :
(a) If no stable government can be formed.
(b) If the Cabinet has lost majority and no other ministry commanding a majority in the Assembly can be formed at once.
(c) If the state government does not obey the directives given by the Union government or breakdown of federal structure.
(d) Corruption.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

A. (a) and (b) only
B. (a), (b) and (c) only
C. (a), (b) and (d) only
D. (a), (b), (c) and (d)

Q10. Which of the following are true regarding a Unitary System of Government?
(a) It is most effective in protecting the unity and integrity of the nation.
(b) Power is delegated to the local units for administrative convenience.
(c) There is single law making body.
(d) The local administrative units do not derive their power from the Constitution.
Choose the correct answer :

A. (a) and (c) only
B. (a), (b), (c) and (d)
C. (c) and (d) only
D. (b), (c) and (d) only

Q11. Modernization is commonly understood as being analogous to :
(a) Westernization
(b) Europeanization
(c) Rise of Nation State System
(d) Industrialization
Choose the correct answer from the below :

A. (c), (d)
B. (b), (c)
C. (a), (b), (c)
D. (a), (b), (c), (d)

Q12. Which of the following have been discussed as crisis of India’s national unity by Paul R. Brass in his book The Politics of India since Independence?
(a) Punjab
(b) The North East
(c) Casteism
(d) Kashmir
Select the correct answer from the code given below :

A. (a) and (d) only
B. (b) and (c) only
C. (a), (b) and (c) only
D. (a), (b) and (d) only

Q13. Who among the following described bureaucracy as “The continental nuisance”?
A. Max Weber
B. Thomas Carlyle
C. M. Crozier
D. Karl Marx

Q14. Which Chapter of the United Nations deals with the ‘Pacific Settlement of Disputes’?
A. Chapter II
B. Chapter III
C. Chapter IV
D. Chapter VI

Q15. Which one of the following reflects the nicest, appropriate relationship between law and liberty?
A. if there are inure laws, there is less liberty.
B. If there are no laws, there is no liberty.
C. If there is liberty, laws have to be made by the people.
D. If laws are changed too often, liberty is in danger.

Q16. Which of the following constitutional amendment acts deal with Anti Defection Law:
1) 52nd amendment
2) 61st amendment
3) 91st amendment
4) 92nd amendment
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1 and 4 only

Q17. Which of the following states is not under the administration of the 6th schedule?
A. Assam
B. Meghalaya
C. Mizoram
D. Manipur

Q18. How many seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes in the Lok Sabha?
A. 59
B. 69
C. 79
D. 84

Q19. Consider the following committees and commissions regarding the evolution of states and union territories:
1) JVP Committee
2) Fazl Ali Commission
3) SK Dhar Commission
What is the correct chronological order of the appointment of the commissions mentioned above?
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 3 and 2
C. 3, 1 and 2
D. 3, 2 and 1


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