FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2014 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POST IN BS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
POLITICAL SCIENCE, PAPER – II
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. No. 2. Discuss the powers and functions of the US Senate. Also, explain the concept of Senatorial Courtesy.
Q. No. 3. Explain the evolution of British Monarchy with focus on the gradual transfer of powers from the Monarch to the Prime Minister.
Q. No. 4. Analyze the role of political parties in the post 1958 political system of France.
Q. No. 5. Critically analyze the nature of federation in the former USSR.
Q. No. 6. Elaborate on the secular aspect of the Turkish Constitution and objectively analyze its impact on Turkish society.
Q. No. 7. How Iqbal’s wisdom helped in shaping the intellectual foundations of Pakistan?
Q. No. 8. Write NOTES on any TWO of the following:
(a) Gerrymandering (b) Rahbar in Iran’s Constitution (c) Impact of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms on China