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POLITICAL SCIENCE
Paper – II
Note : This paper contains fifty (50) objective type questions of two (2) marks each. All
questions are compulsory.

What constitutes the mean in
Aristotle’s social structure ?
(A) Wealthy class
(B) Poor citizen
(C) Middle class
(D) Artisan class
2. Whom did Machiavelli blame for the
moral degradation of Italy ?
(A) The Prince
(B) The Church
(C) The Aristocracy
(D) Corrupt People
3. For Hegel which one of the following
is correct ?
(A) Family is the thesis, Bourgeois
society is the anti-thesis and the
State represents synthesis.
(B) The rational is real and the real
is rational.
(C) Contradictions are not
obstacles preventing us
reaching truth.
(D) All of the above
4. Who among the following criticised
Bentham’s Philosophy as “Pig
Philosophy” ?
(A) Leslie Stephen (B) Karl Marx
(C) Carlyle (D) J.S. Mill
5. Which of the following is correct so
far as John Rawls’ writings are
concerned ?
(A) A theory of Justice
(B) Political Liberalism
(C) The Law of Peoples
(D) All of the above
6. Which one of the following Mao has
not said ?
(A) Political power grows out of
barrel of gun.
(B) Three years of hard work : ten
thousand years of happiness.
(C) Atom bombs are real tigers.
(D) A revolution is not a dinner
party.
7. Which one among the following
statements is true ?
(A) Behaviouralism is based on
Stimulus-Response paradigm.
(B) Post-behaviouralism consists of
seven tenets.
(C) Post-behaviouralism wholly
negates behaviouralism.
(D) There are no differences
between behaviourism and
behaviouralism.
8. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Karl Marx termed
early socialists as Utopian
socialists.
Reason (R) : They attacked the
capitalist system itself.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the right explanation of
(A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

9. Identify the correct sequence of the
Plato’s four components of virtue :
(i) Justice
(ii) Courage
(iii) Temperance
(iv) Wisdom
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(B) (ii), (iii), (iv), (i)
(C) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(D) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)
10. Match List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from the
codes given below the lists :
List – I List – II
a. Savarkar i. Associated
with a secret
society “Lotus
and Daggers.”
b. M.N. Roy ii. Author of the
book A Plea for
Reconstruction
of Indian Polity
c. Aurobindo
Ghose
iii. Convicted in
the Kanpur
conspiracy case
d. Jayaprakash
Narayan
iv. Hinduize all
politics and
militarize
Hinduism
Code :
a b c d
(A) iv iii i ii
(B) iii ii iv i
(C) ii i iii iv
(D) i ii iv iii
11. Notion of uneven development was a
response to the 19th century ideas of
(A) Capitalism
(B) Evolution and gradualism
(C) Positivism
(D) Anarchism
12. Match List – I with List – II and
select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
List – I
(Dependency
Theorists)
List – II
(Books)
a. Samir
Amin
i. Dependency
and
Development
b. A.G. Frank ii. Accumulation
on a world
scale
c. F. Henrique
cardoso
iii. Capitalism and
under
development in
Latin America
d. Paul
Swezey
iv. Monopoly
Capital
a b c d
(A) iv i iii ii
(B) iii iv ii i
(C) i ii iv iii
(D) ii iii i iv
13. Who among the following is
associated with Institutional
Approach ?
(A) James Bryce
(B) Merriam
(C) Arthur Bentley
(D) Lasswell
14. Who among the following challenged
the idea of political development as
an unilinear process ?
(A) Shils
(B) Huntington
(C) Almond
(D) Halpren

15. Which of the following pairs are not
correctly matched ?
List – I
(Thinkers)
List – II
(Concepts)
i. Easton – Regulatory
mechanisms
ii. Deutsch – Modernising
oligarchy
iii. Shils – Structural
differentiation
iv. Lucian Pye – Negative
Feedback
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
(A) ii and iii (B) i and ii
(C) i, iii and iv (D) ii, iii and iv
16. What is ‘Cultural Dualism” ?
(A) The existence of two religious
cultures.
(B) Newly emerging nations have
two languages.
(C) A small elite is modernized
while the vast majority remains
in rigid ascriptive patterns of
tradition.
(D) It is separation of the sacred
from the secular.
17. Identify the correct sequence of the
following input functions of
Almond’s Political System :
(i) Interest aggregation
(ii) Interest articulation
(iii) Political socialisation and
recruitment
(iv) Political communication
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
(A) (ii), (iii), (i) and (iv)
(B) (iii), (ii), (i) and (iv)
(C) (iii), (i), (ii) and (iv)
(D) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
18. The classical theory of administration
is also known as
(A) Locational theory
(B) Historical theory
(C) Mechanistic theory
(D) Human Relations theory
19. Pareto’s description of elites as
‘speculators’ and ‘rentiers’ resembles
the characterisation of governing
cliques of
(A) Plato (B) Aristotle
(C) Machiavelli (D) Marx
20. The difference between order and
disorder is more important than the
difference between communism and
liberal democracy is advocated by
(A) Lipset (B) Lijphart
(C) Dahl (D) Huntington
21. Which of the following statements
are not correct ?
I. As per the provisions of the
Constitution, the Council of
Ministers is both collectively
and individually responsible to
the Lok Sabha.
II. A motion expressing lack of
confidence in an individual
minister is not admissible.
III. A no-confidence motion must
set out the grounds on which it
is based.
IV. If a no-confidence motion is
passed by the Lok Sabha, the
Council of Ministers is bound
to resign.
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
(A) I and II (B) I and III
(C) I, II and III (D) II and III

22. The Avadi Session of the Congress
(1956) accepted the policy of
(A) Cooperative Farming
(B) Import Substitution
(C) Garibi Hatao
(D) Socialistic pattern of society
23. What was the main findings of the
Union Government administrative
committee headed by Home
Secretary N.N. Vohra in 1993 ?
(A) Electoral Reforms
(B) Minimum qualification for
politicians
(C) Nexus between politicians,
criminals and bureaucrats.
(D) Internal security priorities
24. Partha Chatterjee has commented
that the latest phase of the
globalization of capital will witness
an emerging opposition between
(A) Modernity and Democracy
(B) Feudalism and Democracy
(C) Inclusion and Democracy
(D) Elitism and Mass cultures
25. The President can make a
proclamation of Financial
Emergency under Art. 360
(A) for the whole of India or any
part of India
(B) for the whole of India except
Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur,
Meghalaya, Mizoram and
Arunachal Pradesh
(C) for the whole of India except
Jammu and Kashmir
(D) for the whole of India except
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
26. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A) : The secular
ideology of the Indian State
appears to be paradox in view
of the deeply religious
orientation of the Indian
society.
Reason (R) : India’s secularism
was invented for integrating the
multicultural plurality of the
society into a common nationstate
as well as for containing
potentialities of the imperial
‘divide and rule’ and Muslim
Leagues’ ‘two-nation’ theory in
British India.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation of
(A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D) (R) is true but (A) is false.
27. Dharamsala model of Indian
capitalism was propounded by
(A) Dandekar and Rath
(B) Arjun Sengupta
(C) Raj Krishna
(D) Amartya Sen
28. The 1963 Kamraj Plan was initiated
by Nehru
(A) to revive Congress party
commitments
(B) to attract the youth to the party
(C) to plan and execute succession
procedure in the party
(D) to plan gender parity in the
party

29. Which of the following statements
about the Central Vigilance
Commissioner is not true ?
(A) The Central Vigilance
Commissioner is appointed by
the President of India.
(B) The post of Central Vigilance
Commissioner is a statutory
post.
(C) He holds office for a term of
five years.
(D) He is empowered to exercise
superintendence over the
functioning of CBI.
30. Which of the following statements
are not true ?
(i) The Election Commission of
India has created a Special
Election Expenditure
Monitoring Division in the
Commission.
(ii) The accounts of political
parties are audited annually.
(iii) Paid news in connection with
elections is an electoral
offence.
(iv) Videography of the poll
proceedings inside the polling
stations is permissible.
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
Codes :
(A) (i), (iii) and (iv)
(B) (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(C) (i) and (iii)
(D) (ii) and (iii)
31. Assertion (A) : The arguments of
C. Wright Mill’s power elites
are based on the classical elitist
framework.
Reason (R) : Elitist formulation
is not possible without
reference to classical elitism.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation of
(A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.
32. The theory of “Prismatic Society” is
based on
(A) Historical studies of public
administration in different
societies.
(B) Study of public services in
developed and developing
countries
(C) Institutional comparison of
public administration in
developed countries.
(D) Structural-functional analysis
of public administration in
developing countries.
33. Job loading means
(A) Deliberate upgrading of
responsibility, scope and
challenges.
(B) Shifting of an employee from
one job to another.
(C) Making the job more
interesting.
(D) All of the above

34. Negative motivation is based on
(A) Anxiety
(B) Threat
(C) Money
(D) Fear
35. Simon was positively influenced by
the ideas of
(A) L.D. White
(B) Terry
(C) Barnard
(D) Henry Fayol
36. Assertion (A) : Classical theory of
organisation is based on formal
principles.
Reason (R) : Classicists lacked
behavioural analysis.
(A) (A) and (R) are true and (R) is
the correct explanation of (A).
(B) (A) and (R) are true but (R) is
not the correct explanation of
(A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D) (R) is true but (A) is false.
37. What is the methodology proposed
by Herbert Simon ?
(A) Bounded Rationality
(B) Logical Positivism
(C) Decision making
(D) Satisfying
38. Who among the following thinkers
rejected the principles of
administration as myths and proverbs ?
(A) Herbert Simon
(B) W.F. Willoughby
(C) L.D. White
(D) Chester Bernard
39. The concept of the “zone of
indifference” is associated with
(A) Power
(B) Decision making
(C) Authority
(D) Leadership
40. Name the scholar who analysed
leadership as “circular response”.
(A) Taylor
(B) Millet
(C) M.P. Follett
(D) C.I. Barnard
41. Non-state dimension of warfare is
also called
(A) Westphalian warfare
(B) Post-westphalian warfare
(C) New war
(D) Pre-westphalian warfare
42. Tehran Declaration of 1 December
1943 drew a plan for
(A) Trusteeship
(B) New-membership
(C) Peace-keeping
(D) Conflict resolution
43. Who coined the term “Functionalist
theory of Integration” ?
(A) David Mittarany
(B) Ernst Haas
(C) Joseph Nye
(D) Andrew Linklater

44. The CEPA (Comprehensive
Economic Partnership Agreement)
was officially endorsed in October
2010 between
(A) India and Japan
(B) India and China
(C) India and Russia
(D) India and South Korea
45. What is the correct sequence of
Morton Kaplan’s models of systems
analysis ?
(i) Balance of Power
(ii) Loose Bipolarity
(iii) Tight Bipolarity
(iv) Universal International System
Codes :
(A) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(B) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(C) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(D) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
46. Who wrote the book “Stable Peace” ?
(A) Johan Galtung
(B) Gunnar Myrdal
(C) Kenneth Boulding
(D) Peter Wallerstein
47. Security Council Resolution No.
1441 of Nov 2002 deals with
(A) U.N. involvement in Somalia.
(B) Enforced the no fly zone in
Bosnia
(C) Sanctioned intervention at the
end of the Gulf War to protect
the Kurds in Northern Iraq.
(D) Resolution on Iraq, which
threatned serious
consequences, if Saddam
Hussain failed to reveal his
weapons of mass destruction to
team of U.N. Inspectors.
48. Who enunciated International society
theory as a combination of three
schools of thought – Realism,
Rationalism and Revolutionism ?
(A) Martin Wight
(B) Kenneth Waltz
(C) Hedley Bull
(D) Raymond Aron
49. Assertion (A) : The decisions of the
security council are binding,
and must only be passed by the
majority of nine out of the 15
members, as well as each of the
five permanent members.
Reason (R) : These five
permanent members have veto
power over all Security
Council decisions.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation of
(A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.
50. Which of the following are part of
Morganthau’s realist principles ?
(i) Politics is rooted in a
permanent and unchanging
human nature.
(ii) Self-interest is a basic fact of
the human condition.
(iii) Coercion is only part of foreign
policy.
(iv) National interest defined in
terms of power.
Codes :
(A) All are correct.
(B) (i), (ii) and (iv) are correct.
(C) (i), (iii) and (ii) are correct.
(D) (i), (iii) and (iv) are correct.

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As you want I am here providing you sample question paper of the UGC NET Political Science (Paper II).

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1. Who described political theory as
‘the systematic thinking about the
purpose of the government’ ?
(A) Leacock (B) Garner
(C) Plamenatz (D) Berlin
2. Who is the author of the book ‘The
Philosophy of J.S. Mill’ ?
(A) M. Cowling
(B) J. Gray
(C) R.P. Anschutz
(D) J.W. Mueller

3. Who is the author of ‘Savitri’ ?
(A) M.N. Roy
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Aurobindo
(D) R. Tagore
4. “Once God is let in, there is an end to
the sovereignty of man.” Who said
this ?
(A) B.R. Ambedkar
(B) Vivekananda
(C) M.N. Roy
(D) J. Nehru
5. Who said “Man is what he eats” ?
(A) Marx (B) Engels
(C) Lenin (D) Feuerbach


6. Who is the propounder of labour
theory of value ?
(A) Hobbes (B) Locke
(C) Rousseau (D) Bentham
7. Which one of the following is correct
regarding the writings of Machiavelli ?
(A) Discourses
(B) The Golden Ass
(C) The Art of War
(D) All the above

8. Match List-I with List-II and select
the correct answer form the codes
given below :
List-I
(Thinker)
List-II
(Dominent Concept)
a. Beitz i. Justice as mutual
advantage
b. Gauthier ii. Entitlement
Theory of Justice
c. Dworkin iii. On Global Justice
d. Nozick iv. On equality
Codes :
a b c d
(A) i ii iii iv
(B) iii i iv ii
(C) ii iii i iv
(D) iv i ii iii
9. Plato developed his theory of the
nature of the ultimate reality
explaining the actual world in
(A) The Republic (B) The Politics
(C) The Laws (D) The Timaeus
10. Given below are two statements one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : For Rawls the Right
is prior to good.
Reason (R) : The loss of freedom
for some is made right by
greater good shared by others.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R)
is the right explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the right explanation
of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.


16. Given below are two statements, one
labelled as Assertion (A) and the
other labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : According to Lucian
W. Pye political development
is characterized by equality,
capacity and differentiation.
Reason (R) : A state should attempt
to strengthen these aspects.
Codes :
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation of
(A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but
(R) is not the correct
explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
17. The process of socialization in
Traditional Society is
1. diffuse
2. particularistic
3. ascriptive
4. instrumental
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
Codes :
(A) 1, 2, 3 (B) 2, 3, 4
(C) 4, 3, 1 (D) 1, 2, 4
18. Which one of the following is not a
kind of power mentioned by Alvin
Tofler in his book Powershift ?
(A) Violence
(B) Social structure
(C) Wealth
(D) Knowledge

23. “Efficiency Record” method for
determining the merit for promotion
is practised in
(A) The USA
(B) Switzerland
(C) The U.K.
(D) India
24. In which of the following countries
judges are elected by the people ?
Select the correct answer from the
codes given below :
i. U.S.A.
ii. Switzerland
iii. India
iv. U.K.
Codes :
(A) i, ii (B) i, ii, iii
(C) ii, iii (D) ii, iii, iv
25. In which of the following countries
the courts do not have the power of
Judicial Review ?
i. USA ii. UK
iii. France iv. India
Codes :
(A) iii (B) ii and iii
(C) i and iii (D) ii
26. Who among the following said
“Federalism is obsolescent, it is
essentially negative in its effect. It is
not suitable for positive action, it is
financially expensive due to
duplication of work.” ?
(A) David Easton
(B) S.P. Huntington
(C) K.C. Wheare
(D) H.J. Lask
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