UGC NET Political Science Online Mock Test - 4

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  1.  Which Congress President during British Raj initiated the idea of a Planning Commission?
    1.  Jawaharlal Nehru
    2.  Mahatma Gandhi
    3.  Subhas Chandra Bose
    4.  Maulana Azad

  2. Who among the following stated that a developing society in order to reach the goals of development would have to pass through the stages of political unification, industrialization, national welfare and abundance?
    1.  David Apter
    2.  Lucian Pye
    3.  Rustow
    4.  Organski

  3. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
    1.  Lucian Pye: Modernisation Theory
    2.  Karl Deutsch: Communications Theory
    3.  Wallerstein: World System Theory
    4.  Theda Skocpol: New Institutionalism

  4. Assertion (A): Aristotle is justifiably called the Father of Political Science.
    Reason (R): His criticism of Plato’s idealism justifies this claim.
    1.  (A) is false, but (R) is true
    2.  (A) is true, but (R) is false
    3.  Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
    4.  Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

  5. Who said, “Functionalism can indeed be interpreted as a conscious alternative to Marxism”?
    1.  Robert K. Merton
    2.  Oran Young
    3.  David Easton
    4.  W.G. Runciman

  6. Which of the following statements are correct about the President of America?
    1. He is the head of the State and also the head of the Government.
    2. All executive powers are vested in him.
    3. He is bound by the advice of his Cabinet.
    4. He has the power to dissolve the legislature.
    1.  1 and 3 are correct
    2.  1 and 2 are correct
    3.  1, 3 and 4 are correct
    4.  2, 3 and 4 are correct

  7. Which one of the following Acts/Reports created the Federal Court in India?
    1.  Government of India Act, 1935
    2.  Montague-Chelmsford Report
    3.  Government of India Act, 1919
    4.  Government of India Act, 1909

  8. Which is not a part of Rawls’ well ordered society?
    1.  Just
    2.  Efficient
    3.  Stable
    4.  Equal

  9. The operational part of the general systems theory in social sciences has been developed first in
    1.  Political Science
    2.  Psychology
    3.  Anthropology
    4.  Sociology

  10. The concept of civic culture developed out of a survey of
    1.  Australia, Canada, U.S.A., U. K. and France
    2.  Mexico, India, Pakistan, U.S.A. and U.K
    3.  U.S.A., U.K., Australia, Pakistan and India
    4.  U.S.A., U.K., Mexico, Germany and Italy