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1. Which one of the following national political party was instrumental in introducing economic development programme i.e., Zamindari abolition, land reforms, cooperative farming and compulsory primary education etc.
(A) Parties in UPA Alliance at the centre
(B) Congress Party (INC)
(C) Bhartiya Janata Party along with NDA Alliance
(D) CPM & CPI (Leftist Parties)

2. Who used the term Single Party Dominant System prior to 1967 politics?
(A) Norman D. Palmer
(B) Subhash C. Kashyap
(C) W.H. Morris & Rajani Kothari
(D) M.V. Pylee

3. Which one of the techniques is not used by pressure group?
(A) Framing of draft bills with skill and expert knowledge
(B) Lobbying to influence government policy
(C) Securing nomination and elections of sympathetic legislators
(D) Election campaign for candidate

4. Which one is the regulatory authority for controlling and regulating print media?
(A) Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
(B) Press Council of India
(C) Election Commission of India
(D) Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG)

5. Which one of the following is not a peasants movement?
(A) Champaran Movement (Bihar 1917)
(B) Khera Satyagraha (1918)
(C) Chipko Andolan
(D) Bardoli Satyagraha

6. Which one of the following statements is correct?
(A) Of the four pillars of the Constitution, the election commission is one, the three being the Supreme Court, the Public Service Commission and the Comptroller and Auditor General of India
(B) Of the four pillars of the Constitution, the election commission is one, the other three are Media, Political Parties and the Supreme Court
(C) Of the four pillars of the Constitution, the election commission is one, the other three are legislature, executive and judiciary
(D) None of the above

7. Consider the following statements about decentralised planning and select the correct code:
(i) Decentralised planning is bottom-up planning
(ii) It is undertaken at the grass roots level
(iii) It ensures peoples’ participation
(iv) The 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments made decentralised planning mandatory in India.
(A) (i), (ii) correct, (iii), (iv) incorrect
(B) (i), (ii) are incorrect, (iii), (iv) are correct
(C) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct
(D) (i), (ii), (iii) are correct, (iv) is incorrect

8. Who was the first to coin the word ‘Bureaucracy’?
(A) Max Weber
(B) Vincent de Gournay
(C) Gaetano Mosca
(D) Thomas Carlyle

9. Which one of the following principles of organisation requires that every member of an organisation should report to one, and only one leader ‘superior’?
(A) Span of Control
(B) Unity of Command
(C) Integration
(D) Decentralisation

10. The importance of a comparative approach to Public Administration was first emphasised by whom of the following?
(A) Woodrow Wilson
(B) L.D. White
(C) Robert Merton
(D) Frederick Taylor

11. Which of the following is a correct statement with regard to Indus Water Treaty of 1960 between India and Pakistan?
(A) Under the treaty India is allowed to share 20% of water of the six rivers flowing from India to Pakistan.
(B) India is restrained from building any dams on the six rivers.
(C) The treaty was suspended whenever there were wars or serious tensions on the borders.
(D) The treaty can be revoked only through mutual consultation

12. Arrange the following events related to global environment in correct chronological order and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
(i) Doha Conference
(ii) Paris Agreement
(iii) Kyoto Protocol
(iv) Earth Summit
(A) (i), (iv), (iii), (ii)
(B) (iv), (iii), (i), (ii)
(C) (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
(D) (ii), (i), (iv), (iii)

13. The Global Competitiveness Report is prepared by:
(A) World Economic Forum
(B) World Bank
(D) Asian Development Bank

14. Which of the following statement/s is/are correct?
(i) Special UN Fund for Economic Development (SUNFED) was established in 1957 to give financial assistance to the third world countries.
(ii) SUNFED could not achieve its goals mainly due to cold war politics.
(iii) In 1965, SUNFED was replaced by UNDP, which became a subsidiary organ of UN General Assembly.
(iv) North-South politics became a power struggle based on strategic issues and not on developmental issues. Select the correct answer from the following codes:
(A) (i), (ii), (iii) are correct
(B) (ii), (iii), (iv) are correct
(C) Only (iii) is correct
(D) Only (iv) is correct

15. Choose the incorrect statement regarding propositions of Dependency Theory:
(A) Developing/underdeveloped countries do not exist in isolation. They can only be understood in the context of world economic and political system.
(B) The relationship between core and periphery countries is disadvantageous for core countries.
(C) As long as capitalism remains the dominant world economic system there is no reason for the situation of developed and underdeveloped countries to change.
(D) Poor states are impoverished and rich ones enriched by the way poor states are integrated into the world system.

16. Which electoral system is used in USA and Britain to elect members of Legislature?
(A) Simple plurality vote
(B) Alternative vote
(C) Proportional Representation
(D) Single transferable vote

17. Which one of the following statements is incorrectly stated about disarmament and arms control?
(A) Disarmament does not mean reduction of Weapons at a future time
(B) Arms control means the control of Weapons for the future
(C) Disarmament seeks to reduce or eliminate armaments
(D) Arms control does not try to check arm race

18. The Oxfam model of development assistance emphases on the following aspects. Select from the codes.
(i) To carry out development project With local peoples involvement
(ii) A cooperative relationship between North and South
(iii) Focus on long-term development
(iv) Development assistance only to the North
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(A) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) are correct
(B) (i), (ii), (iii) are correct, (iv) is incorrect
(C) (i), (ii) are correct, (iii), (iv) are incorrect
(D) (i) is correct, (ii), (iii), (iv) are incorrect

19. Identify the title of the book and author. Who has defined diplomacy as the application of intelligence and that to the conduct of official relations between the governments of independent states.
(A) The Guide to Diplomatic Practice—Harold Nicholson
(B) The Guide to Diplomatic Practice—Sir Ernest Satow
(C) Diplomacy—Sir Ernest Satow
(D) Diplomacy—Harold Nicholson

20. Which principal organ of the UN is exempted from submitting the annual reports to the General Assembly?
(A) Security Council
(B) International Court of Justice
(C) Trusteeship Council
(D) Economic and Social Council

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21. Who propounded the concept of equality of resources?
(A) John Rawls
(B) Karl Marx
(C) Locke
(D) Rousseau

22. Who said the following?
“The king shall consult three or four ministers (for) consultations With a single (minister) may not lead to any definite conclusion in case of complicated issues”.
(A) Plato
(B) Machiavelli
(C) Kautilya
(D) Hegel

23. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(A) Amartya Sen — Equality of Capabilities
(B) Ronald Dworkin — Equality of Resources
(C) Karl Marx — Equality before Law
(D) J. S. Mill – Equality of Welfare

24. The Simla Conference to arrive at a negotiated settlement for the Indian problem was convened by:
(A) Lord Canning
(B) Lord Mountbatten
(C) Lord Wavell
(D) Lord Ripon

25. A Public Service Commission for Union Government and one for each of the federating units Was provided Which one of the following?
(A) Act of 1919
(B) Act of 1909
(C) Act of 1935
(D) None of the above

26. Under Which of the following Acts, the system of dyarchy was introduced in the provinces?
(A) Indian Councils Act 1892
(B) Reform Act of 1919
(C) Government of India Act 1935
(D) Reform Act of 1909

27. The Cabinet Mission Plan consisted of how many members?
(A) Six members
(B) Two members
(C) Three members
(D) Five members

28. Who of the following made this statement?
“Third World countries must struggle to solve economic, social, political and cultural problems all at the same time to attain a level of development.”
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Manvendranath Roy
(C) Jai Prakash Narayan
(D) Arbindo Ghosh

29. “Self-regarding action and other- regarding actions”, With Whom is this argument associated?
(A) T. H. Green
(B) Harold Laski
(C) J . S. Mill
(D) Thomas Green

30. A debate on ‘decline of political theory’ germinated which of the following revolution?
(A) Industrial revolution
(B) Behavioural revolution
(C) Green revolution
(D) Bolshevic revolution

31. Who defined ‘democracy as a form and method of Government is Which revolutionary social and economic changes are brought about Without bloodshed’?
(A) Manvendranath Roy
(B) Arbindo Ghosh
(C) Babasaheb Ambedkar
(D) V. D. Savarkar

32. Which of the following described “man by nature is political animal, one Who lived outside state or Who did not need a state Was either a beast or an angel”?
(A) Karl Marx
(B) Aristotle
(C) Edmund Burk
(D) Plato

33. Which one of the statements is true about cabinet?
(A) Cabinet is not mentioned in the constitution
(B) Cabinet is provided by the constitution
(C) Cabinet is an extra constitutional body
(D) Formation of cabinet is sole prerogative of Prime Minister

34. Who is regarded as strong advocate of the concept of absolute executive sovereignty which is the supreme end of state?
(A) Bodin
(B) Rousseau
(C) Machiavelli
(D) Bentham

35. Advocate General is appointed and holds office during the pleasure of Which one of the constitutional functionaries?
(A) President of India
(B) Governor
(C) Chief Minister
(D) Law Minister

36. The appointment of the chief minister falls Within the discretionary powers of the Which of the following?
(A) Prime Minister of India
(B) Governor of the State
(C) Chief Justice of High Court
(D) Prime Minister of India

37. The credit of ruthless fair poll goes to which one of the following constitutional functionary?
(A) RVS Pery Shastry
(B) Lingdoh
(C) T. N. Sheshan
(D) Mrs. Rama Devi

38. Which of the following functionary in the constitution is not a figurehead but is the embodiment of the ultimate authority of the Constitution?
(A) Chief Election Commissioner of India
(B) Chief Justice of India
(C) President of India
(D) Prime Minister of India

39. Which one of the statements is true about state legislature?
(A) The state legislature in India consists of the Governor and one or two houses
(B) The state legislature consists of Governor, elected members of the house or houses
(C) State legislature consists of Governor and Council of Ministers
(D) State legislature consists of Governor along with cabinet ministers

40. The 73rd Amendment Act envisages which of the following:
(A) Municipalities/Municipal Councils as foundation of Panchayat Raj System
(B) Gram Sabha as the foundation of Panchayati Raj System to perform functions entrusted by the state legislature
(C) Municipal corporations as the foundation of the Panchayat Raj System to perform functions and powers entrusted by state legislature
(D) None of the above

41. Consider the following statements about Administrative law and choose the correct code:
(i) It is the law related to Public Administration
(ii) It determines the organisation powers and responsibilities of public administration
(iii) There are no two separate administrative courts in Britain as in France
(iv) Administrative law is made by the executive
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(A) (i), (ii), (iii) are correct and (iv) is incorrect
(B) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) are correct
(C) (i), (ii) are correct and (iii), (iv) are incorrect
(D) (i) is correct and (ii), (iii), (iv) are incorrect

42. In international relations which one of the following is regarded as chief spokesman of the country ‘?
(A) External Affairs Minister
(B) President of India
(C) Prime Minister
(D) Chief spokesperson of External Affairs Ministry

43. Which of the following Prime Minister is observed as PM by nomination?
(A) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B) Indira Gandhi
(C) Manmohan Singh
(D) Narsimha Rao

44. Select from the following statements the correct code about the Estimate Committee:
(i) The members are elected according to the system of proportional representation by single transferable vote
(ii) The chairman of the committee is nominated by the speaker
(iii) All members are from the Lok Sabha
(iv) The ministers cannot be appointed in the committee
(A) (i), (ii) are correct and (iii), (iv) are incorrect
(B) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) are correct
(C) (i), (ii), (iii) are correct and (iv) is incorrect
(D) (i) is correct and (ii), (iii), (iv) are incorrect

45. Who among the following defined training as “the process of developing skills, habits, knowledge and aptitudes in employees for the purpose of increasing the effectiveness of employees in their present government positions as Well as preparing employees for future government positions”?
(A) Bernard Baruch
(B) Felix A. Nigro
(C) Trckner E. J.
(D) William G. Torpey

46. Consider the following statements about Whitley councils in U.K. and mark the incorrect code:
(i) Method of periodical discussion at various levels between representatives of state and representatives of civil servants
(ii) To ensure cooperation between management and staff
(iii) To increase efficiency of the public service
(iv) To provide machinery for dealing with grievances
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(A) (i), (ii), (iii) are correct and (iv) is incorrect
(B) (i), (ii) are correct and (iii), (iv) are incorrect
(C) (i), (ii), (iii) are incorrect and (iv) is correct
(D) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) are correct

47. Ministers in the union cabinet are appointed by:
(A) Prime Minister
(B) President
(C) President on the advice of Prime Minister
(D) None of the above

48. The term of office of the Governor is as under:
(A) Appointed for fixed 5 years
(B) Appointed for 6 years
(C) Holds office during the pleasure of President
(D) None of the above

49. Which territory in South China Sea is claimed by China?
(A) Soloman Island
(B) Falkland Island
(C) Hwang Cheu Island
(D) Spartly Island

50. Which among the following thinkers is not associated with the concept of Political Development?
(A) Lucian Pye
(B) C. B. Macpherson
(C) W. W. Rustow
(D) Edward Shills