Political Science CSS Paper I 2007

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2007

Political science- Paper I

TIME ALLOWED:
(PART-I) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS:20
(PART-II) 2 Hours & 30 Minutes MAXIMUM MARKS:80


PART-A

Q.1. Aristotle was a REALIST and not an IDEALIST- explain w.r.t his theory of the Ends and functions of the state.

Q.2. (a) LOCKE was the father of Modern Liberal Democracy-comment
(b) Describe the basic features of Rousseau’s political philosophy.

Q.3. AL-GHAZALI was the tourch bearer of the Muslim Rationalistic Renaissance. Analyse the statement in view of his status as a MUJADDID

Q.4. Examine the contribution of Allama Iqbal as a Philosopher and as a supporter of Muslim unity.

PART-B

Q.5. Sovereignty is the most essential element of state hood-explain wrt the differences in the nature of western and Islamic concepts of sovereignty.

Q.6. Discuss the importance of Political Parties in a Modern state and assess, Their role as effective instrument of mobilizing Public Opinion.

Q.7. (a) What are the essential pre-requisites for successful Federal System?
(b) Point out the problems and prospects of local –self Government in
Pakistan.

COMPULSORY QUESTION

Q.8. Write only the correct answers in the answer book.
(1) Who is called the “Intellectual Father of French Revolution?
(a) J.J Rousseau
(b) Montesquiu
(c) Nepolean
(d) None of these

(2) GENERAL WILL as concept was introduced by:
(a) Rousseau
(b) Hobbes
(c) Locke
(d) None of these

(3) Karl Marx is known for his theory of :
(a) Dielectical Spiritualism
(b) Force as the Basis of State
(c) Meterialistic Interpretation of history
(d) None of these

(4) “Man by nature is a social and political animal” is the cornerstone of the
philosophy of:
(a) Plato
(b) Socrates
(c) Aristotle
(d) None of these

(5) The author of the Book The Laws was:
(a) Hormer
(b) Plato
(c) Solon
(d) None of these

(6) The center of Learning to the Greeks was the city state of :
(a) Sparta
(b) Athens
(c) Carthage
(d) None of these

(7) which of the thinkers is a social contractualist?
(a) Lenin
(b) Marx
(c) Hobbes
(d) None of these

(8) “Principle of Utility” as a formula was the idea of :
(a) James Mill
(b) Herbert Spencer
(c) Geremy Bentham
(d) None of these

(9) Modern Political thought begins with
(a) Machiavelli
(b) Moutesquieu
(c) Mill
(d) None of these

(10) Palto was a:
(a) Realist
(b) Idealist
(c) Rationalist
(d) None of these


(11) “Two treatises on civil Government” constitute the basic source
of Political thought of :
(a) Sia Robert Filmer
(b) Locke
(c) Plato
(d) None of these

(12) Marx and Engels produced the famous book’ Common Manifesto’ In:
(a) 1848
(b) 1845
(c) 1883
(d) None of these

(13) “ Siyasatnama” and ‘Majma ul Wasaya’ are the two books on the administration attributed to:
(a) Al-Farabi
(b) Nizam ul Mulk Tusi
(c) Al-Mawardi
(d) None of these

(14) Montesquieu by birth belonged to:
(a) Germany
(b) England
(c) France
(d) None of these

(15) Al-Ghazali was a philosopher of :
(a) 11th century
(b) 13th century
(c) 16th century
(d) None of these

(16) Separation of Ethics and Politics was the principle notion in the philosophy of:
(a) Lenin
(b) Plato
(c) Machiavelli
(d) None of these

(17) A Bi-cameral legislature as most suited to:
(a) Unitary States
(b) Federal States
(c) Theocratic states
(d) None of these

(18) “ Greatest Happiness of the Greatest Number” was the idea of :
(a) Austin
(b) Ibn-i-Khaldun
(c) Laski
(d) None of these

(19) The principle of Judicial Review means to:
(a) Interpret law
(b) Rewrite law
(c) revive a law
(d) None of these

(20) Plato was born in:
(a) 430 B.C
(b) 428 B.C
(c) 387 B.C
(d) None of these



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