UGC-NET/JRF EXAMINATION, 2015 (Held on 28-6-2015) Political Science Paper-ll

  1. In Arthashastra, how many departments of the government find mention ?
  • 32 (B)  33

(C) 34          (D)  35

  1. Who of the following fled Athens for Calchis, ‘in order that the Athenians might not commit a second crime against philoso­phy’?
  • Socrates (B)           Plato

(C) Aristotle (D)  Euclid

  1. Who among the following said of Rousseau, “Ardent apostle of Reason, he has done more than most to prepare the way for the age of unreason in which he live” ?
  • Maxey
  • Sabine
  • Wayper
  • Karl Popper
  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below—

List-I

  • Hobbes (b) Locke (c) Rousseau (d) J. S. Mill

List-II

  1. Defence of sovereignty and assertion of the claims of political authority over reli­gion.
  2. Defence of Individual free­dom of thought and expres­sion.
  3. Limited form of constitu­tional government.
  4. Claim that sovereignty has its origin in the people and remains with the people.
  1. Who among the following com­pares the organisations of civil society to a powerful system of ‘Fortresses and earthworks’ standing behind the state ?
  • McLellan (B) Bernstein (C) Lenin (D) Gramsci
  1. Which one of the following social contract traditions has not been revitalised by John Rawls in his book A Theory of Justice ?
  • Hobbes
  • John Locke
  • J. Rousseau
  • Immanuel Kant
  1. Who among the following said that Bhakti in religion may be a road to the salvation of the soul. But in politics, Bhakti or hero worship is a sure road to degra­dation and eventual dictator­ship ?
  • Jayaprakash Narayan
  • N.Roy
  • R. Ambedkar
  • Savarkar
  1. Who said, ‘therefore, the sword of Brutus is holy. Therefore the Baghanakha of Shivaji is of fair fame. Therefore, the beheading of Charles I is a just deed. Therefore the arrow of William Tell is divine ?
  • N.Roy
  • Subhas Chandra Bose
  • Aurobindo Ghose
  • D. Savarkar
  1. Which one of the following is not a feature of Easton’s intellectual foundation stones of behaviou- ralism ?
  • Regularities
  • Values
  • Pure Science
  • Stratification
  1. Which one of the following is not a factor, for Fukuyama, leading to the triumph of liberal demo­cracy ?
  • The struggle for ‘recognition’
  • The logic of science’s mas­tery over nature
  • The absence of major contra­dictions in liberal democracy
  • The triumph of liberalism is more in terms of economics than ideologies
  1. Since mid-1950s, the major trends in comparative politics have been in the areas of—
  • systems theories
  • culture theories
  • development theories
  • class theories

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

Codes:

(A) 1 and 3  (B) 1, 2 and 3

(C) 1,3 and 4 (D) 1,2, 3 and 4

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below—

List-I

(Thinkers)

  • Karl Deutsch
  • Huntington
  • Pareto
  • David Easton

List-II

(Concepts)

  1. Modernisation—a multi­

faceted process

  1. Circulation of elites
  2. The gate-keepers
  3. Receptors Codes:
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 3 1 2 4
(B) 1 3 4 2
(C) 4 1 2 3
(D) 2 4 3 1

 

  1. Who among the following makes a distinction between system maintenance and system persis­tence ?

.(A) Gabriel Almond

  • David Easton
  • Lucian Pye
  • W. Riggs
  1. Arrange the following books in order in which they appeared. Use the code given below—
  2. Comparative Federalism.
  3. Democratisation : Theory

and Practice.

  1. The End of History and the last man.
  2. The Civic culture : Political attitude and Democracy in five nations.

Codes:

(A) 3,4,2,1   (B) 2,1, 3,4

(C) 1,3, 4,2 (D) 4,3,2,1

  1. Arrange the following concepts in order in which they appeared. Use the code given below—
  2. Democratic Centralism
  3. Feed-Back System
  4. New Democracy
  5. Due Process of Law Codes:

(A) 4, 2,1,3  (B) 2, 4, 3,1

(C) 4,1,3, 2 (D) 1,3,4, 2

  1. “We are under the Constitution, but the constitution is what the Judges say it is”. Besides U.S.A. to which one of the following countries can this be applicable ?
  • Switzerland
  • India
  • K.
  • Russia
  1. Who among the following has written “The Federalist Papers” ?
  • Anderson
  • Reynoldes
  • James Madison
  • Theodor Andorno
  1. Who among the following argued that “The belief in the principle of authority is the only reliable means of securing order” ?
  • Joseph de Maistre
  • Max Webdr

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Giovanni Gentile
  1. Who among the following has argued that the electoral system determines the nature of the party system ?
  • Duverger
  • Mitchels
  • Schumpeter
  • Weber
  1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

Assertion (A) : Political deve­lopment approach came under criticism in the mid-1960s.

Reason (R): The approach based on the experiences of the United States and Western Europe had limited relevance in the Third world.

Codes:

  • Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
  • Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
  • (A) is true, but (R) is false
  • (A) is false, but (R) is true
  1. What is the correct order in which the following terms are enshrined in the Preamble to the Constitution of India ?
  2. Equality Liberty
  3. Justice 4. Fraternity

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

  • 1,2, 3 and 4
  • 3,2, land 4
  • 2,1,3 and 4
  • 3,1,2 and 4

Which of the following rights are available to foreigners living in India ?

  1. Equality before law
  2. Right to education
  3. Freedom of speech
  4. Freedom of movement Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

Codes:

(A) 2 only   (B) 1 and 2

(C) 2 and 4 (D) 1,2 and 3

  1. Who is the First Law Officer of the,. Government of India ?
  • Chief Justice of India
  • Law Secretary
  • Solicitor-General of India
  • Attorney-General of India
  1. Which one of the following cannot be dissolved, but can be abolished ?
  • Lok Sabha
  • Rajya Sabha
  • State Legislative Council
  • State Legislative Assembly
  1. Who among the following Governor-appointees can be removed only by the Governor ?
  2. Advocate-General.
  3. Members of the State Finance Commission.
  4. Members of the State Public Service Commission.
  5. Vice-Chancellor of a State University.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

Codes:  ,

(A) 1,2 and 3 (B) 1,2 and 4 (C) 2, 3 and 4 (D) 1,2, 3 and 4

  1. The maximum period of the President’s Rule in a state under Article 356 can be—
  • One year
  • *» Two year
  • Three year
  • Four year
  1. Which of the following state­ments are not true about the pro­cess of constitutional Amend­ment in India ?
  2. The Parliament can amend the Constitution with a special majority.
  3. State Assemblies can pro­pose amendment in the Constitution.
  4. A Bill for Constitutional Amendment can be intro­duced only in the Lower House of the Parliament.
  5. Deadlock between the twc Houses of Parliament over

 

a Bill for Constitutional Amendment can be removed by a joint session of the Parliament.

  1. The President of India enjoys the veto power over Constitutional Amendment Bills passed by the Parlia­ment.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

Codes:

(A) 1, 3 and 4 (B) 2, 3,4 and 5 (C) 1,4 and 5 (D) 1,2, 3 and 4

  1. Which of the following is not a condition for Parliament to legislate on the subjects men­tioned in the State List ?
  • If Lok Sabha decides that a subject mentioned in state list is of national importances
  • If two or more states assem­blies pass a resolution to such an effect
  • If a state of Emergency is declared
  • If a treaty with a foreign country has to be put into effect
  1. Any resolution passed by the Parliament for removing a Judge of the Supreme Court has to be investigated by a Committee comprising of—
  • Two Judges of Supreme Court
  • Two Judges of Supreme Court and Attorney General of India
  • Two Judges of Supreme Court and a legal luminary
  • Chief Justice of Supreme Court and two-judges of the Supreme Court
  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below—

List-I

(Movements)

  • India Against Corruption
  • Narmada Bachao Andolan
  • Right to Information Move­ment
  • Bhartiya Kisan Union

List-II

(Leader)

  1. Aruna Roy
  2. Mahendra Singh Tikait
  3. Anna Hazare
  4. Medha Pqtkar
Codes: (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 3 1 4 2
(B) 3 4 1 2
(C) 3 4 2 1
(D) 3 2 1 4

 

 

  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below—

List-I

(Administrative Thinker)

  • P. Follett
  • Herbert Simon
  • Michael D. Cohen
  • Amitai Etzioni

List-II

(Administrative Approach)

  • Garbage can Model
  • Mixed scanning
  • Psychological approach
  • Rational approach
Codes: (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 3 2 1 4
(B) 2 4 3 1
(C) 3 4 1 2
(D) 3 2 4 1

 

 

  1. What was the name of the section which replaced Comparative Administration Group of the American Society of Public Administration ?
  • Section of American Public Administration (SAP)
  • Section on Comparative Administration (SCA)
  • Section on International Public Administration (SIP)
  • Section on International and Comparative Public Administra­tion (SICA)
  1. Arrange MasLow’s perceived human needs in correct chrono­logical order—

(A) Self esteem – physiological – security – self actualization – belongingness

  • Self actualization – security
  • belongingness – physiological – self esteem
  • Security – self actualization
  • belongingness – physiological – self esteem
  • Physiological – security – belongingness – self esteem – self actualization
  1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Choose the correct answer by using the codes given below— Assertion (A) : “Both staff and auxiliary agencies assist the line agencies, but are distinct from each other”.

Reason (R): “Auxiliary agencies have no operating responsibili­ties”.

Codes:

  • Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
  • Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
  • (A) is true, but (R) is false
  • (A) is false, but (R) is true
  1. Which one of the following types of leaders does not figure in Mooney and Reiley’s classifica­tion of leaders ?
  • Formal leaders
  • Titular leaders
  • Controllers
  • True organizers
  1. Which one of the following is not included in the elements of Public Policy by Austin Rammey ?
  • A set of objectives
  • A selected line of action
  • An implementation of intent
  • Reconsideration of objec­tives
  1. Assheton committee (1944) did not include one of the following in the objects of training of civil servants—
  • To produce reliable work- skill
  • Flexibility
  • To broaden the mind of the trainee
  • To develop leadership quali­ties
  1. Which one among the following is the correct ascending order of Commission/ Committees appointed in the USA ?
  • Hoover Commission, Taft Commission, The Grace Com­mission, Brownlow Committee
  • The Grace Commission, Hoover Commission, Taft Com­mission, Brownlow Committee
  • Taft Commission, Brownlow Committee, Hoover Commis­sion, The Grace Commission
  • Brownlow Committee, Taft Commission, The Grace Com­mission, Hoover Commission
  1. Who called bureaucrats as ‘Ruling servants’ ?
  • M.Marx
  • Martin Krygier
  • Robert K. Merton
  • Joseph La Palombara
  1. Which constitutional amendment provided for the setting up of Administrative Tribunals in India ?
  • 24th Amendment
  • 59th Amendment
  • 42nd Amendment
  • 44th Amendment
  1. Who among the following regrds International Politics as an auto­nomous discipline ?
  2. A.W. Manning
  3. Karlin M. Copper
  4. Martin Wright
  5. Hoffson

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

Codes:

(A) 1, 2 and 3 (B) 2, 3 and 4 (C) 3, 4 and 1 (D) 1,2 and 4

  1. Which of the following pairs correctly atch. Choose your answer from the codes given below—
  2. The control of the Arms Race—Hedley Bull.
  3. Some Economic Aspects of Disarmament—L. Gromoo and V. Strigachow
  4. The challenge of the Nine­teen sixties—James P. Warbarg.
  5. Winning without war— Emile Benoit.

 

Codes:

(A) 1,2 and 3 (B) 2, 3 and 4 (C) 4, 3 and 1 (D) 2, 4 and 1

  1. Who among the following is not related to Bargaining Theory ?
  • Kenneth Waltz
  • F.KJash
  • Thomas Schelling
  • Roger Fisher
  1. Which one of the following was not feature of Old Diplomacy ?
  • Limited
  • Aristocratic
  • Transparency
  • Freedom of Action for Ambassadors
  1. In which year Brezhnev had pro­pounded the concept of Asian Collective Security System ?

(A) 1967      (B)  1968

(C) 1969     (D)  1970

  1. Which of the following Articles of the charter of United Nations Organisation are related to Regional Organisations ?
  2. Article 51 2. Article 52
  3. Article 53 4. Article 54

Select the correct answer from the codes given below—

Codes:

(A) 2, 3 and 4 (B) 1,3 and 4 (C) 1,2 and 4 (D) 1,2 and 3

  1. Which of the following country is not a member of ASEAN ?

(A) Laos      (B)  Combodia

(C) Vietnam (D) North Korea

  1. Originally what was the total strength of security council of United Nations ?

(A) 9            (B)  10

(C) 11          (D)  15

  1. Recently France has agreed to set up atomic power plant in India at—
  • Kudankulam
  • Tarapur
  • Kakarapar
  • Jaitapur
  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below—

 

List-I

  • Second summit of Non- alignment
  • Third summit of Non- alignment
  • Fourth summit of Non- alignment
  • Fifth summit of Non- alignment

List-II

  1. Colombo 2. Algiers
  2. Lusaka 4. Cairo
Codes: (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 4 3 2 1
(C) 2 1 3 4
(D) 4 1 3 2

 

 

  1. (C) The Book Arthashastra was written by Kautilya in 3rd cen­tury B C during Maurya rule. It gives detail information on all aspects of polity and administra­tion.
  2. (C) The statement mentioned in the question was given by Aristotle, when he left Athens, as he feared for his life due to his political views. Earlier, Socrates, for his” political views was execu­ted in Athens by the govern­ment.
  3. (C) Gr^msci is a new Marxist thinker, who argued that the support of civil society to capi­talist state was the primary factor contributing to the preservation of state capitalist societies.
  4. (D) 5. (D) (A) 7.(C)           8. (D)
  5. (D) David Easton was the main proponent of behavioural revolu­tion in political science. Behavi- ouralism has been a dominant approach in all social sciences since 1950s. It pleaded for the scientific and fact based study of political science and was oppo­sed to the role of values in such study.
  6. (D) After the demise of com­munism and the subsequent disintegration of Soviet Union,

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