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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:POLITICAL SCIENCE (Major) (Political Theory) ' November-2014

Course: 501
(Political Theory)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Choose and write the correct answer: 1x8=8
  1. “Philosophy is the thought of thought.” Who said this?
  1. Hegal.
  2. Mill.
  3. Leo Strauss.
  4. V. V. Dyke.
  1. The concept of positive liberty emerged during
  1. The 17th century.
  2. The 18th century.
  3. The 19th century.
  4. The 20th century.
  1. The system of Apartheid was against
  1. Political equality.
  2. Legal liberty.
  3. Socioeconomic equality.
  4. None of the above.
  1. Who used the term “Third World” for the first time?
  1. Calvocoressi.
  2. Alfred Sauvey.
  3. Gunnar Myrdal.
  4. Peter Bauer.
  1. The book, Hind Swaraj written by Gandhiji was published in the year
  1. 1908.
  2. 1909.
  3. 1910.
  4. None of the above.
  1. ‘The consent of the people’ is the basis of State was asserted by
  1. Leacock.
  2. Bentham.
  3. Locke.
  4. Rousseau.
  1. Which theory is called the populist theory of democracy?
  1. Marxist theory.
  2. Elitist theory.
  3. Classical theory.
  4. Pluralist theory.
  1. The social contract theory is based on
  1. Socialism.
  2. Individualism.
  3. Anarchism.
  4. Nationalism.
2. Write on the following (within 150 words each): 4x4=16
  1. Socialist democracy.
  2. Demerits of institutional approach.
  3. Difference between legal sovereignty and political sovereignty.
  4. Totalitarian government.
Answer the following questions (within 500 words each):
3. Discuss critically the philosophical approach to the study of political science. 12
Distinguish between the traditional approach and modern approach of political science.
4. Give a critical analysis of the divine origin theory of State. 11
State and criticize the Marxist theory of State.
5. What do you mean by liberty? Explain the various conditions for safeguarding liberty. 4+7=11
Define the concept of power and examine its various sources. 4+7=11
6. What is authoritarian government? What are its characteristics? Discuss. 4+7=11
Describe the elitist theory of democracy. 11
7. Analyze the concept of globalization and examine its causes. 5+6=11
Describe the views of Gandhiji about non-violent State. 11

1 comment:

  1. Paper is not right it is different from the original sir i think u did some mistakes during uploading this one
    Thank you


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