Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 2nd Semester) Question Papers - Political Science (May'2013)

Course: 201
(Indian Government and Politics)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Write / Select the correct answer: 1x8=8
  1. Cripps Mission visited India in 1930 / 1942 / 1947.
  2. In which year India was declared as Sovereign, Democratic, Republic?
  3. Write one Gandhian principle contained in the Directive Principles of State Policy.
  4. There is a total of 99 subjects included in the State List / Central List / Concurrent List.
  5. The President / the Vice-President / the Prime Minister is the ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.
  6. In which House the Money Bill can be introduced?
  7. For the first time the Janata Party came to power at the Centre in 1971 / 1977 / 1989.
  8. Money and muscle power influences the behaviour of the Indian voter. (Yes / No)
2. Write on the following within 150 words: 4x4=16
  1. Ideals of the Preamble of the Constitution of India.
  2. Secularism in India.
  3. Emergency powers of the President of India.
  4. Features of the Judiciary in India.
3. Answer the following within 500 words:
(a) Discuss the sources of the Constitution of India. 14
What is Judicial Review? Discuss the characteristics of Judicial Review in India. 4+10=14
(b) Discuss the importance of the Directive Principles of State Policy. How far the Government of India is successful in implementing these principles? 8+6=14
Discuss the Fundamental Duties of the citizen of India. 14
(c) Discuss the Centre-State financial relations in India. 14
Discuss the powers and functions of the Prime Minister of India.
(d) Explain the features of the Political Parties in India. 14
Explain the determinants of the voting behaviour of the voters in India.