Political Science CSS Paper I 2005

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS – 17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2005.

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.


PART – A

  1. Compare the views of HOBBES, LOCKE, and ROUSSEAU on Social Contract and Sovereignty.

2.”As far Philosophers, they make imaginary Laws for imaginary Commonwealths”.Elucidate this statement.

3.”Ibn-e-Khaldun is called the Father of Political Economy”.Discuss his views on Political Economy.

  1. Write Short Notes on the following:
    (a) Dr.Iqbal’s concept of Ego (Khudi)
    (b) Fascism VS Platonism

PART – B

  1. Critically examine the most important theories of Rights as explained by different writers. (Minimum three).

  2. Give a brief account of the historical evolution of Political Parties with reference to theories on the origin of Parties. Also, enumerate functions of Political Parties.

  3. (a) Discuss the three principles for constituting the Second Chamber in a bi-cameral Legislature.
    (b) Explain the doctrine of Judicial Review.


COMPULSORY QUESTION

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

(1) Abu Nasr Muhammed known as Al-Faraibi was born in the year:
(a) 780
(b) 850
(c) 870
(d) None of these

(2) Karl Marx had everlasting friendship with the son of a prominent textile manufacturer of Barman, who brought many changes in Karl Marx’s life.
His name was:
(a) Friedrich Engel
(b) French Hegal
(c) Herbert Spencer
(d) None of these

(3) The turning point in the life of PLATO came when he was:
(a) 24 years
(b) 26 years
(c) 28 years
(d) None of these

(4) The course of Athenian education was divided into:
(a) Three stages
(b) Four Stages
(c) Five Stages
(d) None of these

(5) “The Development of Capitalism in Russia was written by:
(a) Lenin
(b) Friedrich Engels
(c) Mao Tse Tung
(d) None of these

(6) JS MILL wrote a famous book ‘On Liberty’ in the year:
(a) 1759
(b) 1859
(c) 1895
(d) None of these

(7) A Muslim Philosopher Abu Hamid Bin Muhammad, born in the year 1058 AD is commonly known as:
(a) Al-Ghazali
(b) Al-Mawardi
(c) Ibn-e-Khaldun
(d) None of these

(8) The ungrateful pupil of his master, born in 384 BC was:
(a) Aristotle
(b) Aristocles
(c) Socrates
(d) None of these

(9) Dr.Allama Muhammed Iqbal did his MA in Philosophy from Govt. College Lahore in:
(a) 1890
(b) 1895
(c) 1899
(d) None of these

(10) Nizam ul Mulk Tusi was born in the year:
(a) 1015
(b) 1017
(d) 1019
(d) None of these


(11) Who was the Father of English Utilitarianism:
(a) John Austin
(b) James Mill
(c) Jeremy Bentham
(d) None of these

(12) A book on STATECRAFT namely SIYARAL-MULK or SIYASAT NAMA was written by:
(a) Al-Ghazali
(b) Al-Farabi
(c) Ibn-e-Khaldun
(d) None of these

(13) A summary of Plato’s LAWS was written by:
(a) Al-Farabi *
(b) Al-Mawardi
(c) Aristotle
(d) None of these

(14) Machiavelli by birth was:
(a) French
(b) German
(c) Spanish
(d) None of these * (Italian)

(15) “A History Of Political Theory” was written by:
(a) ST Jones
(b) G.H Sabine *
(c) Gettle
(d) None of these

(16) “Reconstruction Of Religious Thought In Islam” was written by:
(a) Rosenthal
(b) Ibn-e-Khaldun
(c) Al-Mawardi
(d) None of these * (Allama Iqbal)

(17) “The Spirit Of Laws/1748” won great fame for:
(a) J.J Rousseau
(b) Jeremy Bentham *
(c) Montesquieu
(d) None of these

(18) According to John Locke, the worst form of Government is:
(a) Monarchy
(b) Aristocracy
(c) Democracy
(d) None of these

(19) Eighteen Century Rationalism, Montesquieu was born in the year 1689 in the house of an eminent French lawyer. He died in:
(a) 1735
(b) 1745
(c) 1755 *
(d) None of these

(20) Plato was born 427 BC and died at the age of:
(a) 80
(b) 76
(c) 74
(d) None of these


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