UGC NET Political Science Paper II June 2010 Exam

POLITICAL SCIENCE Paper – II June 2010 Paper
Note : This paper contains fifty (50) objective type questions, each question carrying two
(2) marks. Attempt all the questions.

1. Which theory of the State is
expounded in Santhi Parva ?
(A) Divine Right Theory
(B) Social Contract Theory
(C) Theory of Consent
(D) Both Divine Right and Social
Contract Theory
2. According to Gandhi,
(A) There is no relation between Ends and Means.
(B) Ends justifies the Means.
(C) Means are not important.
(D) Ends and Means are interrelated.
3. “The public good ought to be the object of the Legislator.” – Who said it ?
(A) Hobbes (B) Plato
(C) Marx (D) Bentham
4. Who said, “Men are equal by nature; society, through the institution of property, has made them unequal” ?
(A) Marx (B) Rousseau
(C) Locke (D) Hegel
5. The method of proceeding from general to the particular is
(A) Deductive Method
(B) Inductive Method
(C) Formal Logic
(D) Traditional Logic

6. Who said that “the world at every stage is both a product and a prophecy” ?
(A) Plato
(B) Socrates
(C) Hegel
(D) Marx
7. One of the criticism for the theory of Natural Rights is that it
(A) places societal interests over individual interests
(B) assumes that rights exist prior to society
(C) believes that rights are the creations of the sovereig
(D) puts too much emphasis on social recognition of rights
8. The Entitlement Theory of Property has been propounded by
(A) John Locke
(B) John Rawls
(C) Nozick
(D) Rousseau
9. The State is a necessary evil. This statement refers to
(A) Anarchist Theory of State
(B) Individualist Theory of State
(C) Marxian Theory of State
(D) Neo-Liberal Theory of State
10. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Assertion (A) : Democratic socialism values unity in diversity.
Reason (R) : Cultural Pluralism hinders the functioning of democratic institutions. In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?
(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.
11. Robert Merton’s concept of ‘Political Machine’ in a large city is associated with
(A) Decentralisation of Power
(B) Behaviouralism
(C) Functionalism
(D) Bureaucracy
12. Who among the following is a proponent of the Theory of Underdevelopment ?
(A) Max Weber
(B) David Apter
(C) Samir Amin
(D) Amartya Sen
13. In which one of the following systems of Government is Bicameralism an essential feature ?
(A) Parliamentary system
(B) Presidential system
(C) Unitary system
(D) Federal system
14. According to Max Weber, which one of the following types of authority is the basis of modern bureaucracy ?
(A) Traditional
(B) Charismatic
(C) Legal-Rational
(D) Popular
15. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Collective Responsibility
(i) India
(b) Multiparty System
(ii) United States of America
(c) Referendum (iii) United Kingdom
(d) Due process of law
(iv) Switzerland Code :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
(B) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(C) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
(D) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
16. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Robert A. Dahl
(i) End of History and the Last Man
(b) Putnam (ii) Civic Culture
(c) Francis Fukuyama
(iii) Civic Traditions in Modern Italy
(d) Almond and Powell
(iv) Democracy and its critics Code :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iii) (i) (iv) (ii)
(B) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
(C) (i) (iv) (iii) (ii)
(D) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)

The following two questions consists of two statements, one labelled as ‘Assertion’ (A) and the other labelled as ‘Reason’ (R). You are to examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion (A) and the Reason (R) are individually true and if so, whether the Reason is a correct explanation of the Assertion. Select your answers to these questions using the codes given below :
(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. Assertion (A) : The Senate of U.S.A. is the most powerful
second chamber in the world.
Reason (R) : All States in U.S.A. enjoy equal representation in the Senate.
18. Assertion (A) : Interest Groups compete for making their voice heard and interests protected by the decision makers in political systems.
Reason (R) : Interest Groups
extend support to political
parties in a consistent manner

19. What is the correct sequence of the following Presidents of the U.S.A.
(i) Franklin D. Roosevelt
(ii) George Bush (Sr.)
(iii) Bill Clinton
(iv) John F. Kennedy
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(A) (i), (iv), (iii), (ii)
(B) (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)
(C) (ii), (iv), (iii), (i)
(D) (iv), (i), (ii), (iii)
20. Write the following in the correct sequence :
(i) The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India.
(ii) New Deal Legislation in U.S.A.
(iii) The Maastritch Treaty in Europe
(iv) Merger of Baltic States into Soviet Union Choose the correct code :
(A) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)
(B) (iv), (ii), (i), (iii)
(C) (i), (iv), (iii), (ii)
(D) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
21. Which of the following statements is correct about the Vice President of India ?
(A) Elected by the Rajya Sabha
(B) Ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha
(C) Elected for a four year term
(D) Presides over the Joint Sessions of the two Houses of Parliament
22. The Dalit Panther Movement was launched in
(A) West Bengal
(B) Bihar
(C) Orissa
(D) Maharashtra

23. The First Backward Classes Commission emphasized which of the following as a condition identifying social and educational backwardness ?
(A) Religion (B) Language
(C) Class (D) Caste
24. When the UPA Government was formed in 2004 at the Centre, the CPI (M) was
(A) neither supporting nor opposing it.
(B) not part of the alliance, but was supporting the Government from outside.
(C) part of the alliance.
(D) opposed to the Government.
25. Match List – I and List – II and select the correct answer from codes given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Finance Commission
(i) Article 360
(b) Financial Emergency
(ii) Article 312
(c) Rajya Sabha (iii) Article 368
(d) Constitutional Amendment
(iv) Article 280
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(C) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(D) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)

26. Match List – I and List – II and select the correct answer from codes given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Morley Minto Reforms
(i) 1919
(b) Montford
Reforms
(ii) 1909
(c) Swadeshi and Boycott Movement
(iii) 1905
(d) Home-Rule Movement
(iv) 1916
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(C) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(D) (iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
27. Identify the correct chronological sequence of the following :
(i) 42nd Constitution Amendment Act
(ii) A.K. Gopalan Vs. State of Madras Case
(iii) Declaration of Internal Emergency
(iv) Kesavananda Bharti Vs. State of Kerala Case
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(A) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(B) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(C) (ii), (iv), (iii), (i)
(D) (iii), (iv), (ii), (i)
28. Identify the correct chronological sequence in which the following became Prime Ministers of India :
(i) Charan Singh
(ii) V.P. Singh
(iii) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(iv) Morarji Desai
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(A) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(B) (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
(C) (ii), (iv), (iii), (i)
(D) (ii), (iv), (i), (iii)
29. Assertion (A) : Fundamental Rights are enshrined in the Constitution for the people.
Reason (R) : People can move Court for violation of Fundamental Rights. In the context of the above two statements which is correct ?
(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.
30. Assertion (A) : There are three lists dividing legislative authority between the Union and the States in India.
Reason (R) : India has a federal system. In the context of the two statements above, which is correct ?
(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.
31. Development Administration was defined as a ‘goal oriented’ and ‘change oriented’ Administration by
(A) Milton Essman
(B) Fred Riggs
(C) Nicholas Henry
(D) Edward Weidner
32. The concept of ‘Line and Staff’ Agencies in Public Administration is borrowed from
(A) Revenue Administration
(B) Police Administration
(C) Military Administration
(D) International Administration

33. F.W. Taylor’s concept of ‘Scientific Management’ was criticised by
(A) Trade Unions
(B) Managers
(C) Classical Scholars of Public Administration
(D) Human Relations Theorists
34. In India the Planning Commission was set up in the year
(A) 1949 (B) 1950
(C) 1951 (D) 1952
35. Recruitment to Civil Service in India is based on the recommendation of
(A) Montague-Chelmsford
(B) Minto-Morley
(C) Paul H. Appleby
(D) Lord Macaulay
36. The communication that passes across different departments refers to
(A) Upward Communication
(B) Downward Communication
(C) Lateral Communication
(D) Oral Communication
37. The Contingency Fund in India has been placed at the disposal of
(A) Prime Minister
(B) President
(C) Finance Minister
(D) Home Minister
38. Identify the correct sequence in which the following theories appeared ?
I. Decision-Making Theory
II. Human Relations Theory
III. Classical Theory
IV. Public Choice Theory
Codes :
(A) I, II, III, IV
(B) III, II, I, IV
(C) IV, III, II, I
(D) II, IV, I, III

39. Match list – I with the list – II and select correct answer from the codes given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Charismatic Authority
(i) Riggs
(b) Administrative Behaviour
(ii) Weidner
(c) Development Administration
(iii) Simon
(d) Prismatic Society (iv) Weber Select the answer from the codes : Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(B) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(C) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
(D) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
40. Assertion (A) : The institution of Lok Pal has not been established to this day in India inspite of the best efforts of the Government.
Reason (R) : The Political Parties in the Indian Parliament have not been able to arrive at a consensus.
(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.
41. Who used first time the word “Cold War” ?
(A) Bernard Brouch
(B) Hans J. Morgenthau
(C) C.K. Webster
(D) Karl Duetch
42. The General Assembly of U.N.O. passed the Declaration of Human Rights on
(A) 10 December, 1949
(B) 10 December, 1948
(C) 10 December, 1947
(D) 10 December, 1946
43. The Headquarter of Economic Commission for Asia and Far East is situated at
(A) Bangkok
(B) Tokyo
(C) Kuala Lumpur
(D) Jakarta
44. “One for all and all for one” is statement given by one of the following authors in regard to collective security.
(A) Palmer and Perkins
(B) Hans. J. Morgenthau
(C) Morton Kaplan
(D) Karl Duetch
45. What is the correct chronological sequence of the below ? Choose the right answers from codes :
(i) The Atlantic Charter
(ii) Bretton Woods Conference
(iii) Casablance Conference
(iv) Yalta Conference
(A) (i), (iii), (ii), (iv)
(B) (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(C) (ii), (iv), (i), (ii)
(D) (iii), (i), (iv), (ii)
46. What is the correct chronological sequence of the models given by Morton Kaplan ?
Choose the right answers from codes :
(i) Balance of Power
(ii) Universal International System
(iii) Tight Bi-polar system
(iv) Loose Bi-polar system
(A) (i), (iv), (iii), (ii)
(B) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)
(D) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
47. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Farrakha
barrage
(i) India- Bangladesh
(b) 1, 2, 3
Nuclear Agreement
(ii) India-Sri Lanka
(c) Srimao – Shastri Pact
(iii) India-Nepal
(d) Treaty of Peace and Friendship 1950
(iv) India-U.S.A. Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(B) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(C) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
48. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
List – I List – II
(a) Inis Claude (i) Power and International relations
(b) K.J. Holsti (ii) International Organization Principle and Issues
(c) A LeRoy Bernett
(iii) Contending approaches to International Politics
(d) K. Knorr & J.N. Rosenau
(iv) International Politics Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (i) (iv) (ii) (iii)
(B) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(C) (iii) (ii) (i) (iv)
(D) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)

49. Assertion (A) : For the realist the ruthless quest of power to promote National Interest is in the law of nature.
Reason (R) : They firmly believe that moral and legal prescription are irrelevant at best convinces that may be discarded at will.
(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 correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true
50. Assertion (A) : The member of U.N.O. have committed to promote the respect for observance of Human Rights.
Reason (R) : The Human Rights are inalienable, natural interdependent and indivisible. They are means to achieve human dignity.
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true.

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