FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2012 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.
Q 1 Plato intended to build an institution for a scientific study of politics and training of statesman.” elaborate.
Q 2 Montesquieu with all his faults and irregularities is the father of modern historical research.” explain and discuss.
Q 3 Ibn-e-khaldun perhaps was the first philosopher to realize the relevant importance of economics to politics. Discuss.
Q 4 short notes on following
1 Rousseau theory of general will
2. Al-farabi theory of state
Q 6 Define political science. To what extent can one be systematic in a study of the political process? How ” scientific” is political science?
Q 7 Discuss the principal advantages and disadvantages of parliamentary over the presidential form of govt. With special reference to Pakistan.
Q 8 write short notes on the following
1. Views of Marx on socialist revolution 2. Classical Liberalism