FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2011 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POST IN BS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
POLITICAL SCIENCE, PAPER – I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART – I (MCQs): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART – I (MCQs): MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART – II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
(i) Part – II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART – II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in Accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(v) No Page / Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(iv) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
SECTION — I
Q.2. Discuss Locke and Hobbes’ perspectives on the “State of Nature”. (20)
Q.3. Marx’s historical materialism is the application of dialectical materialism to explain historical events, processes and developments in society. Elaborate. (20)
Q.4. Critically appreciate Al-Ghazali theory of Khalafat. (20)
Q.5. Write short notes on the following: (10 + 10 = 20)
(i) Platonic and Aristotelian paradigms. (ii) lqbal’s concept of Millet.
SECTION — II
Q.6. Write a comprehensive note on the power of judicial review and its limits in the context of Pakistan. (20)
Q.7. What are the prerequisites for the success of democratic Political System? (20)
Q.8. Write short notes on the following: (10 + 10 = 20)
(i) The nature and emergence of “nation state”. (ii) Rights and duties are two facets of the same coin.