Political Science CSS Paper II 2001

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2001.

POLITICAL SCIENCE PAPER – II

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. ‘Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely’. Through what mechanism this has been prevented in the American Constitution?

  2. Ministerial Responsibility is the cardinal principle of British democracy. Elaborate.

  3. Analyze the powers of the French President.

  4. Examine the principle of Democratic centralism in the Soviet Union.

SECTION – ‘B’

  1. Critically examine the Federal provisions of the Constitution of Pakistan.

  2. Discuss the role of Communist Party in the Chinese politics.

  3. Write notes on: (a) Islamic Revolution in Iran (b) Secularism in India.


COMPULSORY QUESTION

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

(1) The Objective Resolution was adopted in:
(a) 1947
(b) 1949
(c) 1951
(d) None of these

(2) Simla delegation was led by:
(a) Sir Agha Khan
(b) Sir Sayyed
(c) Maulana Shibly Noamani
(d) None of these

(3) This is the parting of ways was said by:
(a) Quaid e Azam
(b) Allama Iqbal
(c) Pandit Nehru
(d) None of these

(4) Pakistan became Republic in:
(a) 1947
(b) 1949
(c) 1951
(d) None of these

(5) The quorum of House of Commons is:
(a) 20 members
(b) 30 members
(c) 40 members
(d) None of these

(6) The Supreme Court of Pakistan comprises:
(a) 9 judges
(b) 11 judges
(c) 13 judges
(d) None of these

(7) The Indian parliament is:
(a) Unicameral
(b) Bicameral
(c) Tricameral
(d) None of these

(8) The American Senate comprises:
(a) 99 Senators
(b) 100 Senators
(c) 101 Senators
(d) None of these

(9) In Pakistan, the Constitution has been abrogated:
(a) Once
(b) Twice
(c) Thrice
(d) None of these

(10) The tenure of French President is fixed at:
(a) 5 years
(b) 7 years
(c) 9 years
(d) None of these


(11) Turkish Government is:
(a) Democratic
(b) Dictatorial
(c) Monarchial
(d) None of these

(12) Cultural Revolution in China was aimed at reforming of:
(a) Communist Party
(b) Bureaucracy
(c) Red Army
(d) None of these

(13) The Islamic Revolution in Iran ushered in:
(a) Military rule
(b) Clergy’s rule
(c) People’s rule
(d) None of these

(14) People’s Republic of China was established in:
(a) 1949
(b) 1950
(c) 1951
(d) None of these

(15) Power in the Soviet Union rested with the:
(a) Supreme Soviet
(b) Communist Party
(c) Presidium
(d) None of these

(16) The House of Lords is predominantly:
(a) Elected
(b) Appointed
(c) Hereditary
(d) None of these

(17) The Soviet Union was established in:
(a) 1917
(b) 1919
(c) 1921
(d) None of these

(18) The USA was founded in:
(a) 1789
(b) 1791
(c) 1793
(d) None of these

(19) The Electoral College in US comprises:
(a) 535 Electors
(b) 538 Electors
(c) 541 Electors
(d) None of these

(20) Eighth Amendment was adopted in the Constitution of Pakistan in:
(a) 1985
(b) 1986
(c) 1987
(d) None of these


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