Political Science Class 12 Multiple Choice Questions

MCQs on Political Science

In this article, you will be getting multiple choice questions on political science with the answers. Political Science is a subject branch of social sciences that talks about the studies of governmental activities, politics, international relations, international politics, etc.

It is called Political Science because it deals with the study of politics and government and other governmental activities.

Aristotle is called the Father of Political science.  The word “Politics” came from the Greek word ‘Polis’ which means Greek city-state.

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1. “Right is a power claimed and recognized as contributory to the common good.” Who said this?

a. Laski

b. T. H. Green

c. Hobhouse

Answer: (b) T.H.Green

2. The rights recognized and enforced by the State are

a. legal rights

b. moral rights

c. natural rights

Answer: (a) Legal Rights

3. The term ‘liberty’ was drawn from the original word taken from

a. Latin

b. English

c. Greek

Answer: (a) Latin

4. Which one of the following is not a source of law?

a. Custom

b. Religion

c. Superstition

Answer: (c) Superstitution

5. Which of the following is regarded as the earliest source of law?

a. Legislature

b. Equity

c. Custom

Answer: (b) Equity

6. The book, The Spirit of Laws was written by

a. Montesquieu

b. Rousseau

c. Adam Smith

Answer: (a) Montesquieu

7. The book, Wealth of Nations was written by

a. Adam Smith

b. Rousseau

c. Bentham

8. Adult suffrage is a system of franchises where

a. all adult male citizens have the right to vote

b. all adult female citizens have the right to vote

c. all adult male and female citizens have the right to vote

9. Women in England got the right to vote in the year

a. 1917

b. 1918

c. 1919

10. The UN was launched on

a. 24th August 1945

b. 24th October, 1945

c. 25th October, 1945

11. The deliberative organ of the United Nations is the

a. UN General Assembly

b. UN Security Council

c. UN Secretariat

12. The judges of the International Court of Justice are elected for a period of

a. six years

b. nine years

c. five years

13. The Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution is found in

a. Part III

b. Part IV

c. Part V

14. The oath of Office to the President is administered by the

a. Prime Minister of India

b. Vice President of India

c. Chief Justice of India

15. The Prime Minister of India is the

a. head of the State

b. head of the Government

c. head of the Rajya Sabha

16. No Bill can become an Act without the assent of the

a. Speaker of the Rajya Sabha

b. Vice President

c. President

17. What is the exclusive power of the Rajya Sabha?

a. To initiate a money bill

b. To declare a subject of State List as a subject of national importance

c. To impeach the President

18. The disputes between two States in the Indian Union are covered by the Supreme Court’s

a. advisory jurisdiction

b. appellate jurisdiction

c. original jurisdiction

19. Which of the following is regarded as the supreme law of the land?

a. Ordinary law

b. Constitutional law

c. Natural law

20. The advice tendered by the Supreme Court to the President of India is

a. Binding on him

b. Not binding on him

c. Binding on him sometimes

21. India’s main issue for reforms of the United Nations is related to

a. reconstruction of the Security Council

b. reconstruction of the General Assembly

c. expansion of the Secretary-General’s role

22. SAARC was established on

a. 28th December 1984

b. 8th December, 1985

c. 18th December, 1986

23. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) was established on

a. 12th October 1991

b. 12th October, 1992

c. 12th October, 1993

24. Which of the following countries is not a member of NAM?

a. India

b. Pakistan

c. USA

25. In 1954, India and China signed an agreement which contained the

a. Four principles

b. Five principles

c. Six principles

26. Who is called the Father of Political Science?

a. Aristotle

b. Plato

c. Socrates


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