Political Science Quiz Question

Q121. The idea of deconstruction is associated with
(a) Jacques Derrida
(b) Saussure
(c) Heidegger
(d) Frankfurt School

Q122. Critical theory proposes to create
(a) Egalitarian society
(b) Counter culture
(c) Free market society
(d) A level playing field

Q123. ‘Foundational equality’ means
(a) Being born equal and of equal moral worth
(b) One person, one vote
(c) Having same chance to rise and fall in society
(d) Equal opportunity to develop unequal skills and abilities

Q124. Which among the following is not the feature of constitutionalism
(a) Written constitution
(b) Unlimited rule
(c) Supremacy of constitution
(d) Protection of citizen’s rights

Q125. Who put forth the concept of ‘Circulation of Elite’
(a) Robert Mitchels
(b) Gaetano Mosca
(c) Vilfredo Pareto
(d) C. Wright Mills

Q126. Which is not a device of a direct democracy
(a) Referendum
(b) Recall
(c) Initiative
(d) Election

Q127. Who is the author of the book “Diplomacy of Detente”
(a) Coral Bell
(b) George Kennan
(c) E. H. Carr
(d) Henry Kissinger

Q128. Which of the following is not the feature of Rule of Law
(a) Supremacy of law
(b) Independent judiciary
(c) Dictatorial leadership
(d) Restrictions on the exercise of discretionary power

Q129. Who among the following argued that "Power is repressive"
(a) Gramsci
(b) Karl Marx
(c) Hegel
(d) Foucault

Q130. The negative theory of liberty was advocated by
(a) John Stuart Mill
(b) T.H. Green
(c) Isaih Berlin
(d) Karl Popper

Q131. Which one of the following thinkers stressed the productive dimension of power
(a) Foucault
(b) Mill
(c) Marx
(d) Lasswell

Q132. Who among the following used the expression ‘forced to be free’ in connection with the notion of liberty of the individual
(a) Locke
(b) Green
(c) Rousseau
(d) Hobhouse

Q133. Who argued that ‘life, liberty and property’ are inalienable rights of men
(a) Aristotle
(b) Rousseau
(c) Hobbes
(d) Locke

Q134. From whom does Marx borrow but fundamentally modify his dialectic method
(a) Kant
(b) Hegel
(c) Adam Smith
(d) Ludewig Feuerbach

Q135. Who described freedom as the ‘silence of the laws’
(a) Isaiah Berlin
(b) Thomas Hobbes
(c) Milton Friedman
(d) J.S. Mill

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