Political Science CSS Paper I 2003

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2003.

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. Plato’s Communism was, is and will remain impracticable. Critically examine this statement.

  2. Hobbes and Bodin are said to be the proponents of the theory of Absolutism. Do you agree? Give reasons.

  3. “Al – Farabi must be placed among the proponents of the Theory of Social Contract.” In the light of this statement.

SECTION – ‘B’

  1. Elaborate the characteristics of Islamic State. Give proper references from the Holy Quran and Sunnah.

  2. Compare and contrast between Democracy and Dictatorship.

  3. Write short notes on the following:
    (a) Political Parties
    (b) Pressure Groups

  4. (a) Write an essay on the structure and powers of the present local Government in Pakistan.
    (b) Point out its merits and demerits.


COMPULSORY QUESTION

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

(1) The writer of Social Contract and the Islamic State is:
(a) Ilyas Ahmad
(b) Ibn Khaldun
(c) Iqbal
(d) None of these

(2) Who is the author of “Politics in Pakistan: The Nature and Direction of Change”?
(a) Khalid B Sayeed
(b) Ilyas Ahmad
(c) Hafeezur Rehman
(d) None of these

(3) “Qaradawi-e-Maqasid se Islamic Qanoon Tuk” is written by:
(a) Hafeezur Rehman
(b) Khalid B Sayeed
(c) Ilyas Ahmad
(d) None of these

(4) George H. Sabine is the author of:
(a) History of Political Theory
(b) Republic
(c) The spirit
(d) None of these

(5) Plato is the author of:
(a) Republic
(b) Social Contract
(c) History of Political Thought
(d) None of these

(6) The idea that “Virtue is knowledge” is attributed to:
(a) Aristotle
(b) Plato
(c) Montesquieu
(d) None of these

(7) ‘Political Science begins and ends with the state’ is said by:
(a) Aristotle
(b) Professor Garner
(c) Paul Janet
(d) None of these

(8) ‘The city of god’ is the work of:
(a) Aquinas
(b) St. Augustine
(c) Austin
(d) None of these

(9) The ideas of Aristotle are more acceptable to the West than Plato’s because he propagated:
(a) Rule of law
(b) Democracy
(c) Tyranny
(d) None of these

(10) He is known as the founding father of Utilitarianism:
(a) James Mill
(b) Jeremy Bentham
(c) C. Wright Mills
(d) None of these


(11) Ahya ul ulul is the work of:
(a) Al Farabi
(b) Al Mawardi
(c) Al Ghazali
(d) None of these

(12) He is famous for his work “Muqaddameh”:
(a) Ibn Taimiyah
(b) Nizamul Mulk
(c) Ibn Khuldun
(d) None of these

(13) The Bolshevik movement in Russia was led by:
(a) Stalin
(b) Trotsky
(c) Lenin
(d) None of these

(14) He is known as the major theorist of bureaucracy:
(a) Burk
(b) Dahl
(c) Max Weber
(d) None of these

(15) Cultural Revolution in China was launched under the leadership of:
(a) Chou-en-lai
(b) Lin Piao
(c) Maodzedung
(d) None of these

(16) Collective responsibility is a feature of:
(a) Parliamentary form
(b) Presidential form
(c) Dictatorship
(d) None of these

(17) Decentralization is a feature of:
(a) Federal System
(b) Autocraticship system
(c) Unitary system
(d) None of these

(18) Dictatorship of the Proletariat is one of the concepts of:
(a) Karl Marx
(b) Max Weber
(c) Maodzedung
(d) None of these

(19) The general Will is the political concept of:
(a) J. J. Rousseau
(b) Hobbes
(c) Locke
(d) None of these

(20) ‘Leviathan’ is written by:
(a) Thomas Hobbes
(b) Hegel
(c) Locke
(d) None of these


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