Political Science MCQ for BPSC PPSC FPSC Practice Test 10

1- According to Rousseau sovereignty resides in:

A). The General will✔️

B).The Real Will

C). The Actual Will

D). The king

2- Sovereignty is an essential element of:

A). Society

B). State✔️

C). Government

D). Nation

3-In India the legal sovereignty lies in the:

A). Parliament✔️

B). Supreme court

C). President

D). Electorate

4- The court recognize only:

A). Legal sovereign✔️

B). Political sovereign

C). Popular sovereign

D). All of the above

5- De facto sovereign refers to:

A). A person who is the lawful ruler of the country

B). King who has lawful inherited to the throne

C).A person or body of persons who actually exercise power✔️

D). None of the above

6- Under democratic system of government the popular sovereignty resides in:

A). Popularly elected representative body

B). The electorate

C). The people✔️

D). All the above

7- The Pluralists regard the state as:

A). Master of people

B). Servant of people

C). A power- machine

D). Brother of masses✔️

8- Which one of the following group of thinkers do not draw any distinction between the government and the state?

A). Pluralists✔️

B). Socialists

C). Capitalists

D). All the above

9- According to Laski law is:

A). Command of the sovereign

B). Embodiment of general will

C). Built upon general social environment✔️

D). Accumulation of religious principles and practices

10- According to Laski the state is:

A). Master of society and associations

B). Servant of society✔️

C). Identical with society

D). None of the above

11- Who said “No sovereign has anywhere possessed unlimited power; and the attempt to exert it has always resulted in the establishment of safeguards”?

A). Sir Henry Maine

B). Hobbes

C). Bodin

D). Laski✔️

12- Sovereignty has been defined as ” Supreme power over citizens and subjects unrestrained by law” by:

A). Burgess

B). Willoughby

C). Bodin✔️

D). Austin

13- Political Pluralism calls for:

A). Parliamentary control of associations

B). Government control of association

C). Autonomy of associations✔️

D). Administrative control of associations

14-” it would be of lasting benefit to political science if the whole concept of sovereignty were surrendered. This statement reflects the view point of:

A). The monistic school

B). The pluralistic school✔️

C). The lagalistic school

D). The analytical school

15- The assertion that the state is not the only association but one among many associations in society, is:

A). A Marxist view point

B). A pluralist view point✔️

C). A Fabian view point

D). An Anarchist view point

16- why do the Pluralists oppose the traditional concept of sovereignty?

A). Because other associations are as important as the state✔️

B). Because it comes in the way of international cooperation

C). Because it is Anti- democratic

D). Because it is ineffective

17- The pluralist theory views power as:

A). Control over resources

B). A fixed quantity

C). Relational✔️

D). Repressive

18- Who among the following was the first to enunciate the concept of sovereignty?

A). Aristotle

B). Bodin✔️

C). Hobbes

D). Laski

19- The theory of sovereignty is historically associated with the rise of:

A). Feudalism

B). Absolute monarchy✔️

C). Democracy

D). Decolonization

20- The nation of sovereignty was first formulated by:

A). Plato

B). Aristotle

C). Bodin✔️

D). Locke

21-The Austinian theory attributes to the sovereign:

A). Moral omnicompetenc

B). Political supremacy

C).Absolute judicial Authority

D). The power of political legitimation✔️

22- Which one of the following restrictions is imposed by Jean Bodin on the authority of the sovereign?

A). Law of God and nature✔️

B).Laws of Representation

C). Human rights

D). International agreements

23- The distinction between legal and political sovereignty was made by:

A). John Locke✔️

B). John Austin

C). A. V. Dicey

D). Harold J. Laski

24-The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Commission has been replaced by the:

A).UN Human Rights Agency

B).UN Human Rights Committee

C).UN Human Rights Council✔️

D).UN Human rights secretariat

25- Which one of the following is an apt description of Bodin’s theory of sovereignty?

A). Absolute sovereignty✔️

B). Limited sovereignty

C). Political sovereignty

D). Popular sovereignty

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