Political Science CSS Paper II 2008

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2008

Political science- Paper-II

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


PART-1(MCQ)
(COMPULSORY)

Q.1 Select the best option/Answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer sheet.
(1) Legislative powers of House of Lords in Britain were curtailed by:
(A) Bill of Rights of 1689
(B) Magna carta of 1215
(C) The Parliament Act of 1911
(D) None of these

(2) The first Prime Minister of Britain was:
(A) Baldwin
(B) Chamberlain
(C) Robert Walpole
(D) None of these

(3) The position of the king was subordinated to Parliament by:
(A) The Parliament Act of 1949
(B) The Glorious Revolution of 1688
(C) The statute of West Minister
(D) None of these

(4) British House of Lords as Highest Court of Appeal Consists of :
(A) 26 members
(B) 16 members
(C) 9 members
(D) None of these

(5) Vice-President is the presiding Officer of upper house of Legislature in:
(A) United states of America
(B) India
(C) Both A & B
(D) None of these

(6) Filibustering is a device practiced in :
(A) British Parliament
(B) French Parliament
(C) American Congress
(D) None of these

(7) Kangroo Closure is a procedure followed by the Law-making body of:
(A) Britain
(B) USSR
(C) America
(D) None of these

(8) System of “Administrative Law” is provided in the constitution of:
(A) UK
(B) USA
(C) France
(D) None of these

(9) State of France is:
(A) Unitary
(B) Federation
(C) Confederation
(D) None of these

(10) Tenure of French Senate is:
(A) 5 years
(B) 4 years
(C) 9 years
(D) None of these


(11) The constitution of India was promulgated on:
(A) 26th November, 1949
(B) 21st February, 1948
(C) 26th January, 1950
(D) None of these

(12) Official name of China which emerged on world map on 1st October, 1949 is:
(A) Nationalist Republic of China
(B) People’s Republic of China
(C) Communist Republic of China
(D) None of these

(13) The President of China is elected by:
(A) The National Peoples Congress
(B) Citizens of China
(C) The state council
(D) None of these

(14) Majlis-e-shura in Iran consists of:
(A) 270 members
(B) 250 members
(C) 200 members
(D) None of these

(15) Turkey was declared Republic on:
(A) 1st November, 1922
(B) 29th October, 1923
(C) 3rd March, 1924
(D) None of these

(16) Upper House of Indian Parliament is commonly known as:
(A) Lok sabha
(B) Rajya sabha
(C) Vidhan Parishad
(D) None of these

(17) How many Indian’s were members of Simon Commission:
(A) Two
(B) Four
(C) Seven
(D) None of these

(18) Lahore resolution of 23rd March 1940 was moved by:
(A) Chaudhry Rehmat Ali
(B) Maulvi Fazal-ul-Haq
(C) Chaudhry Khaliq-uz-zaman

(19) Stanley Wolpert is the author of:
(A) Jinnah of Pakistan
(B) Emergence of Pakistan
(C) India Wins Freedom
(D) None of these

(20) Number of lists of subjects for law making in 1973 constitution is:
(A) Three
(B) Two
(C) One
(D) None of these


Part – 2
SECTION-1

Q.2.How was George.W.Bush elected as president of U.S.A in 2004? Explain the role of the U.S President as executive head of the state.

Q.3. Do you agree that sovereignty of the parliament is the dominant characteristic of British Political System? Explain in detail the role of British parliament.

Q.4.Describe the salient features of the judicial system in France.How it differs from that of britain?

SECTION-2

Q.5. Analyse the role of Mustafa Kamal Ata-Turk as the first President of Turkish Republic with special reference to “six principles of kamalism” to modernize turkey on western pattern.

Q.6.Explain the sailent features of indian political system.

Q.7.Discuss the organization and the role of the communist part in the chinese political system.

Q.8. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Allam Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah were forced by historical events to shift from their view of Hindu-Muslim Unity to Muslim Nationalism. Elaborate

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