Political Science CSS Paper I 2001

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2001.

POLITICAL SCIENCE PAPER – I

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all, including question No. 8 which is COMPULSORY. Select at least TWO QUESTIONS from each of the SECTIONS ‘A’ AND ‘B’. All questions carry EQUAL marks.

SECTION – ‘A’

  1. It is said that Hegal’s dialectic theory was standing on its bead but Marx has reserved it. Discuss this statement.

  2. Explain Plato’s Theory of Justice. How he tries to implement it through the Education System?

  3. Explain Allama Iqbal’s Concept of Nationalism. Do you agree that it developed through a lengthy process of evolution?

  4. “Farabi was much inspired by Plato in his setting of the Ideal City, or the Model State.” Discuss

SECTION – ‘B’

  1. Keeping in view the concept of Shura in Islam, which system of government you suggest for an Islamic State – Presidential, Parliamentary or any other? Explain you answer in detail, especially with reference to the practical problems.

  2. Write a critical note on “Devolution of Power Plan 200”. Explain also its positive as well as negative points as compared to the previous system of local government in Pakistan.

  3. Explain the general reasons of military interventions in politics in the developing countries of the world. What precautionary measures you suggest to avoid such situation.


COMPULSORY QUESTION

  1. Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the questions.

(1) Interest groups always try to:
(a) Gain political power directly
(b) Influence the exercise of power
(c) Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
(d) None of these

(2) Author of the book ‘Capital’ is”
(a) Karl Marx
(b) Lenin
(c) Mao
(d) None of these

(3) A voluntary union of sovereign and independent states is called:
(a) Federation
(b) Confederation
(c) Unitary State
(d) None of these

(4) Author of the book ‘Leviathan’ is:
(a) Thomas Hobbes
(b) John Locke
(c) Rousseau
(d) None of these

(5) “Reconstruction of Religion Thought in Islam” is written by:
(a) Syed Amir Ali
(b) Allama Iqbal
(c) Hamid Ahmad
(d) None of these

(6) The author of the book ‘Stateman’ is:
(a) Aristotle
(b) Machiavelli
(c) Plato
(d) None of these

(7) “Justice is giving everyone his due” is said by:
(a) Rousseau
(b) Hobbes
(c) Aristotle
(d) None of these

(8) The dissolution of Khilafat and the establishment of ‘Grand National Assembly” in Turkey was highly appreciated by:
(a) Allama Iqbal
(b) Maulana Shokat Ali
(c) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
(d) None of these

(9) Author of the Book ‘Spirit of Islam” is:
(a) Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(b) Abdul Kalam Azad
(c) Syed Amir Ali
(d) None of these

(10) The concept of ‘Separation of Powers’ was given by:
(a) Montesquieu
(b) Machiavelli
(c) Bentham
(d) None of these


(11) Which of the political philosophers was more admitted by the American Founding Fathers, and his thoughts on the importance of private property were reflected in the drafting and historical development of the American Constitution.
(a) John Locke
(b) Thomas Hobbes
(c) Rousseau
(d) None of these

(12) According to Aristotle which is the best amongst the Perverted form of the ideal states:
(a) Tyranny
(b) Oligarchy
(c) Democracy
(d) None of these

(13) Who said “Law is the command of a determinate sovereign”?
(a) John Austin
(b) Laski
(c) Bentham
(d) None of these

(14) “Only the will of the sovereign can be the source of law”. Who said it?
(a) John Hobbes
(b) John Austin
(c) Groutious
(d) None of these

(15) Those who are active against the very existence of state are known as:
(a) Fascists
(b) Anarchists
(c) Socialists
(d) None of these

(16) The concept of ‘Surplus Value’ is given by:
(a) Mao
(b) Lenin
(c) Marx
(d) None of these

(17) In Plato’s Ideal State, one reaches at the pinnacle of the State order at the age of:
(a) 35
(b) 40
(c) 50
(d) None of these

(18) Which one is the ‘supreme law of the land in USA’?
(a) Constitutional Law
(b) General Law
(c) International Law
(d) None of these

(19) The system of ‘Basic Democracies’ was introduced by:
(a) Gen. Yahya Khan
(b) Gen. Zia-ul-Haq
(c) Z. A. Bhutto
(d) None of these

(20) Fascism as a theory originated in:
(a) Germany
(b) Russia
(c) Italy
(d) None of these


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