Lecturer Political Science Solved MCQs Practice Test No. 16

1- According to Locke people left the state of nature for the sake of:

A).An effective government

B). Preservation of their natural rights✔️

C). Creating a state

D). Creating an independent judiciary

2- Which one of the following social contractualists was born at Geneva?

A). Hobbes

B). Locke

C). Rousseau✔️

D). None of the above

3- Rousseau’s teachings greatly contributed to:

A). Glorious Revolution in England

B). American war of independence

C).The Bolsheviks Revolution in Russia

D). The French Revolution✔️

4- Who said ” So long as the General Will is sovereign, it doesn’t matter what form of government it may be……”?

A). Hobbes

B). Rousseau✔️

C). Hegel

D). T. H. Green

5- Rousseau championed the cause of:

A). Ellites

B). Representative Democracy

C). Direct Democracy✔️

D). Absolute Monarchy

6- According to the Prof. Jones the most original, the most interesting and historically the most important contribution of Rousseau to political theory was the concept of:

A). Popular sovereignty

B). Direct Democracy

C). General will✔️

D). Constitutional Monarchy

7- The early oriental Empires were ruled by:

A). Military Leaders

B). Elected Leaders

C). Priests

D). Hereditary monarchs✔️

8- The Greek city states are regarded as the best specimens of:

A). Military rule

B). Direct Democracy ✔️

C). Representative Democracy

D). Absolute rule

9- The two most outstanding city States of ancient Greece were:

A). Athens and Rome

B). Rome and sparta

C). Athens and Venice

D). Athens and sparta✔️

10- The nation state came into existence after:

A). The decline of  the Roman Empire

B). The decline of the Feudal state

C). The decline of the colonial Empires

D). The decline of the imperial States of orient✔️

11- The evolutionary theory regarding the origin of states on:

A). Revolutionary principle

B). Evolutionary principle✔️

C). Religious principles

D). Scientific-cum- religious principles

12-  Church occupied an important position in:

A). The city- states

B). The Roman Empire

C). The Holy Roman Empire✔️

D). All of the above

13- Absence of unity was a characteristic of:

A). The ancient city state✔️

B). The Roman Empire

C). The Holy Roman Empire

D). The nation state

14- Feudalism was a dominant feature of:

A). The city state

B). The Roman Empire

C). The Holy Roman Empire✔️

D). All of the above

15- The position of the kings during the Holy Roman Empire was rendered weak due to:

A). Non assertion of their authority

B). The rise of the class of Feudal Lords

C). Usurpation of their power by the pope

D). Rise of Feudal Lords and popes✔️

16- The ownership of land under feudalism rested with:

A). The ministers of the king

B). The King

C). The Feudal Lords✔️

D). The farmers

17-One of the major factor which contributed to the decline of the Holy Roman Empire was:

A). Disappearance of the Pope

B). Foreign aggression

C). Challenge of bourgeoisie class✔️

D). None of the above

18- Who asserted that the state would ultimately wither away?

A). Kant

B). Marx✔️

C). Aristotle

D). None of the above

19- Who said that’ a man who lives outside the polis is either a beast or a God’?

A). Aristotle✔️

B). Bodin

C). Plato

D). Hobbes

20- The statement ” state is an ethical institution which is indispensable for the full moral development of man” is associated with the:

A). Marxists

B). Idealists✔️

C). Anarchists

D). Individualists

21-  The modern state is also known as:

A). A nation state✔️

B). A Federal state

C). An international state

D). A liberal state

22-  The view that ” state is an executive committee of the exploiting class” is associated with:

A). The Idealists

B).The Anarchists

C). The Marxists✔️

D). All the above

23- Which one of the following theories contributed to the rise of totalitarian state in the present century?

A). Welfare theory

B). Legal theory

C). Ethical theory✔️

D). All the above

24- Who said that’ a good citizens make a good state and bad citizens make a bad state’?

A). Kant

B). Aristotle✔️

C). Marx

D). None of these

25- The fall of the Feudal states and rise of Nation-states took place in:

A). The sixteenth century✔️

B). The seventeenth century

C). The eighteenth century

D). Nineteenth century

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