Political Science CSS Paper I 2002

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2002.

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. Machiavelli enunciated the philosophy of art of the government for effective discipline and stability in the state. Analyze and discuss the basis of his philosophy in detail.

  2. (a) Montesquieu expounded his theory of separation of power to set forth the government organization in order to safeguard the political liberty. Explain.
    (b) Narrate those facts on which he has been called the Aristotle of the Eighteenth Century.

  3. Enlist the quantities of Al-Ghazali’s Amir and detail account of his daily routine.

  4. Write short notes on the following:
    (a) Bentham’s theory of Punishment.
    (b) Ibn-Khuldun’s stages in the development of the state.

SECTION – ‘B’

  1. Rights are conceived in different ways of various political philosophers. Critically examine the most important theories of right.

  2. (a) “In all federations there is a manifest tendency to entrust the central governments with a wider and wider sphere of authority.” Analyze the statement and discuss in detail.
    (b) Differentiate between Federation and Alliance.

  3. (a) “Communism is inimical to democracy, freedom and actual rights.” Critically examine the statement.
    (b) What are the salient features of communism? Briefly explain.


COMPULSORY QUESTION

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

(1) “An essay concerning Human Understanding” is written by:
(a) Thomas Hobbes
(b) John Locke
(c) J. J. Rousseau
(d) None of these

(2) The father had planned a legal for his son but the son had no inclination towards that. Who was the son?
(a) Aristotle
(b) Machiavelli
(c) John Locke
(d) None of these

(3) “The spirit of Law” is divisible into six parts; total number of volumes of this book are:
(a) 30
(b) 31
(c) 32
(d) None of these

(4) “Political Science begins and ends with the state” is said by:
(a) Paul Janct
(b) Stephen Leacock
(c) Professor Garner
(d) None of these

(5) Thyau’l-Ulum was the chief work of:
(a) Al Farabi
(b) Al Manwardi
(c) Al Ghazali
(d) None of these

(6) According to Aristotle which is the bad government of the rich:
(a) Tyranny
(b) Oligarchy
(c) Democracy
(d) None of these

(7) Constitutional classified as rigid and flexible in a book titled “Studies in History and Jurisprudence” was written by:
(a) Gilchrist
(b) T. H. Green
(c) Lord Bryce
(d) None of these

(8) “Wealth of Nations” was written by”
(a) John Stuart Mill
(b) Jerry Bentham
(c) Adam Smith
(d) None of these

(9) Aristotle is the original name of:
(a) Plato
(b) Aristotle
(c) Machiavelli
(d) None of these

(10) Which of these books represents the scheme of Plato’s Philosophy?
(a) The Politics
(b) The Republic
(c) The Laws
(d) None of these


(11) “Muqaddamah” was the great work of:
(a) Ibn Khuldun
(b) Al Maawardi
(c) Nizam-ul-Mulk
(d) None of these

(12) “Asabiyah” was enunciated by:
(a) Al-Ghazali
(b) Al-Maawardi
(c) Al-Farabi
(d) None of these

(13) “Theory of Divine Right of King” was presented by King James of England in century:
(a) 16th
(b) 17th
(c) 18th
(d) None of these

(14) “To rule is to educate” is said by:
(a) Muhammad (SAW)
(b) Al – Ghazali
(c) Allama Iqbal
(d) None of these

(15) A discourse on the origin of Inequality and the social contract was presented by:
(a) Rousseau
(b) Hobbes
(c) John Locke
(d) None of these

(16) Sovereignty is which one of the following bases of the state:
(a) Physical
(b) Natural
(c) Spiritual
(d) None of these

(17) Law is “the body of Principles recognized and applied by the state in the administration of justice” is said by:
(a) Holland
(b) Green
(c) Salmond
(d) None of these

(18) The term Propaganda acquired derogatory sense:
(a) Before World War I
(b) During World War I
(c) After World War I
(d) None of these

(19) The word “polis” means:
(a) Civilized people
(b) Form of government
(c) A city state
(d) None of these

(20) In which century Austinian theory of Sovereignty was refuted by Pluralists?
(a) 18th
(b) 19th
(c) 20th
(d) None of these


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