Political Science CSS Paper II 2005

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

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. Examine the role of the Supreme Court in the evolution of the American Constitution.

  2. Discuss the Powers of the President of France under the Fifth Republic.

  3. Examine the fundamental Principles of the British Constitution. Also discuss the nature, Powers, and functions of the British Cabinet.

SECTION – ‘B’

  1. Do you agree that we can present Iran as an ideal Islamic state of the modern age?

  2. The President of India is ‘merely a figurehead’. How far do you agree?

  3. What are the main characteristics of the Chinese Political System

  4. Write notes on:
    (a) Fourteen points of Quaid e Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah
    (b) Role of Ataturk in building up modern Turkey


COMPULSORY QUESTION

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

(1) The Supreme Court of Pakistan comprises:
(a) 9 Judges
(b) 11 Judges
(c) 12 Judges
(d) None of these

(2) Turkish Government is:
(a) Democratic
(b) Dictatorial
(c) Monarchical
(d) None of these

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

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

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

(6) The first government of the USA was based on an article of:
(a) Federation
(b) Confederation
(c) Unitary State
(d) None of these

(7) The title “Ambassador of Hindu Muslim Unity” was given to Mr. Jinnah by:
(a) Mustafa Kamal
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Allama Iqbal
(d) None of these

(8) Islam was declared as State Religion in Pakistan’s Constitution of:
(a) 1962
(b) 1973
(c) 1985
(d) None of these

(9) The first American President was:
(a) Abraham Lincoln
(b) George Washington
(c) James Madison
(d) None of these

(10) The first document of English liberties “Magma Carta” was signed by King John in:
(a) 1215
(b) 1649
(c) 1688
(d) None of these


(11) Objective Resolution was passed on:
(a) 23 March, 19640
(b) 12 March 1949
(c) 14 August 1956
(d) None of these

(12) Two terms tenure of US President was fixed in:
(a) 1748
(b) 1848
(c) 1948
(d) None of these

(13) The speaker of the House of Commons owes allegiance to:
(a) Majority party
(b) Opposition party
(c) No party
(d) None of these

(14) The Senate in Pakistan is partially re-elected after every:
(a) Two years
(b) Three years
(c) Four years
(d) None of these

(15) The Bolshevik Revolution took place in:
(a) 1915
(b) 1917
(c) 1919
(d) None of these

(16) The French President is elected for:
(a) 5 years
(b) 6 years
(c) 7 years
(d) None of these

(17) The US President can declare war with the consent of:
(a) Defence Council
(b) Senate
(c) Cabinet
(d) None of these

(18) Ideological formations of the Turkish Constitution are based on:
(a) Kemalism
(b) Socialism
(c) Islam
(d) None of these

(19) The French President is elected by:
(a) National Assembly
(b) Senate
(c) Electoral College
(d) Direct Popular vote

(20) Originally the total number of States of the USA was:
(a) 13
(b) 18
(c) 50
(d) None of these


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