CUET Political Science Sample Paper

CUET (UG) Political Science Sample Paper of 50 MCQ questions. Polity practice set for online preparation of upcoming 2024 -2025 admission entrance exam.

Exam Name : CUET (UG)
Subject : Political Science
Attempt any 40 questions out of 50
Time : 45 Minutes

CUET Political Science Practice Sample Paper

Q.1: The Western Alliance headed by US represented the ideology of ………… .
(a) Capitalism
(b) Liberal Democracy
(c) Socialism and Communism
(d) Both (a) and (b)

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Ans : (d) Both (a) and (b)

Q.2: Choose the correct option regarding the Cuban Missile Crisis.
(a) In 1962, nuclear missiles were placed in Cuba.
(b) The installation of nuclear weapons put US under threat.
(c) USSR wanted a full scale war between the two countries.
(d) Both (a) and (b)

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Ans : (d) Both (a) and (b)

Q.3: Which one of the following is the correct full form of CTBT?
(a) Correct Test Ban Theory
(b) Complete Test Ban Treaty
(c) Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
(d) Comprehensive Total Ban Theory

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Ans : (c) Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

Q.4: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) came into being after the Socialist Revolution in Russia in
(a) 1914
(b) 1917
(c) 1939
(d) 1991

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Ans : (b) 1917

Q.5: Shock Therapy is a phenomenon associated with ………………. .
(a) Central Asian conflicts in Tajikistan and Azerbaijan
(b) New International Economic Order
(c) US plans to root out communism
(d) Stabilising the Russian currency against the US dollar

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Ans : (d) Stabilising the Russian currency against the US dollar

Q.6: The Arab Spring was a struggle against which of the following aspects?
(a) Unemployment
(b) Corruption
(c) Poverty
(d) All of these

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Ans : (d) All of these

Q.7: Name the countries which resisted Maastricht Treaty.
(a)Britain and France
(b) France and USA
(c) Germany and Britain
(d) Denmark and Sweden

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Ans : (d) Denmark and Sweden

Q.8: Which of the following country is NOT a member of BRICS?
(a) Russia
(b) China
(c) South Africa
(d) Sri Lanka

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Ans : (d) Sri Lanka

Q.9: The 13th conference of BRICS in June 2021 was held in which of the following countries?
(a) Russia
(b) USA
(c) India
(d) Brazil

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Ans : (c) India

Q.10: When Bhutan became a constitutional monarchy?
(a) 2006
(b) 2007
(c) 2008
(d) 2009

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Ans : (c) 2008

Q.11: Which one pair of countries from the following is held together because of common natural resources, electricity generation and interlocking water management grids?
(a) India and Nepal
(b) India and Bangladesh
(c) India and Sri Lanka
(d) India and Myanmar

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Ans : (a) India and Nepal

Q.12: Choose the incorrect statement.
(a) Sheikh Mujib was assassinated in the year 1975.
(b) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was removed by General Zia-ul-Haq in 1977.
(c) Let. Gen. HM Ershad step down in Bangladesh in 1990.
(d) General Parwez Musharraf removed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in 2000.

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Ans : (d) General Parwez Musharraf removed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in 2000.

Q.13: The main objective of the United Nations is to
(a) control the big powers to exploit small countries.
(b) check population growth
(c) prevent international conflicts
(d) manufacture medicines

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Ans : (c) prevent international conflicts

Q.14: The Headquarter of UNESCO is located in ……… .
(a) Paris
(b) Geneva
(c) Italy
(d) Netherlands

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Ans : (a) Paris

Q.15: Which organisation is the only ‘Tripartite agency’?
(a) World Bank
(b) World Trade Organisation
(c) International Labour Organisation

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Ans : (c) International Labour Organisation

Q.16: On which the non-traditional concept of security focus on?
(a) Human Security
(b) Global Security
(c) Defence
(d) Both (a) and (b)

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Ans : (d) Both (a) and (b)

Q.17: Which of the following is a source of insecurity?
(a) Human Rights
(b) Balance of Power
(c) Global Poverty
(d) Alliance Building

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Ans : (c) Global Poverty

Q.18: Human Security is about the protection of people more than the protection of …………
(a) values
(b) regions
(c) religions
(d) states

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Ans : (d) states

Q.19: Which one of the following agency of UN is related to Environmental issues?
(a) UNDP
(b) UNEP

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Ans : (b) UNEP

Q.20: Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about UNFCCC.
(a) It provides that parties should act to protect the climate system.
(b) It should be on the basis of equity.
(c) It is an international environment treaty adopted in 1992.
(d) All of the above

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Ans : (d) All of the above

Q.21: The purpose of the COP was to
(a) Stabilise concentration of greenhouse gases
(b) Prevent rise of global temperature
(c) Conserve resources
(d) All of the above

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Ans : (a) Stabilise concentration of greenhouse gases

Q.22: The process of integration of different countries is called
(a) Privatisation
(b) Globalisation
(c) Liberalisation
(d) None of these

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Ans : (b) Globalisation

Q.23: Erosion of state capacity is related to ………….. globalisation.
(a) Economical
(b) Cultural
(c) Social
(d) Political

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Ans : (d) Political

Q.24: According to the right wing, people will lose their age old …………… because of globalisation.
(a) money
(b) ideas
(c) values
(d) power

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Ans : (c) values

Q.25: Which of the following challenges were faced by India after independence?
(a) Accommodation and unity
(b) Establishing Democracy
(c) Development and well-being
(d) All of the above

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Ans : (d) All of the above

Q.26: Who delivered the famous speech ‘Tryst with Destiny’?
(a) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
(b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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Ans : (b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Q.27: Which of the following states initially refused to join the Indian Union?
(a) Manipur
(b) Kashmir
(c) Punjab
(d) Both (a) and (b)

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Ans : (d) Both (a) and (b)

Q.28: Why did India adopt planning?
(a) To bring socio-economic changes.
(b) To provide controlled and faster growth rate.
(c) To resolve contradictions between societies.
(d) All of the above

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Ans : (d) All of the above

Q.29: What was the main focus of the Second Five Year Plan?
(a) Agriculture
(b) Industrialisation
(c) Education
(d) Transportation

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Ans : (b) Industrialisation

Q.30: Which of the following is/are correct about NITI Aayog?
(a) It was established on 1st January, 2015.
(b) It is a policy making think tank of government.
(c) It provides strategic and technical advice to the Central and State Government.
(d) All of the above

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Ans : (d) All of the above

Q.31: Which one of the following is not a part of India’s Foreign Policy?
(a) Policy of Non-alignment
(b) Respect for SAARC
(c) Respect for unipolar world
(d) Respect for peaceful co-existence

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Ans : (c) Respect for unipolar world

Q.32: In which year, China annexed Tibet which removed a historical buffer between two countries?
(a) 1949
(b) 1950
(c) 1951
(d) 1952

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Ans : (b) 1950

Q.33: When did India opposed the indefinite extension of NPT?
(a) 1994
(b) 1995
(c) 1996
(d) 1997

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Ans : (b) 1995

Q.34: What percent of voters were literate during the formation of election commission?
(a) Only 7 percent
(b) Only 20 percent
(c) Only 11 percent
(d) Only 15 percent

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Ans : (d) Only 15 percent

Q.35: Which party was formed after the Nagpur Resolution of the Congress?
(a) Socialist Party
(b) Bhartiya Jana Party
(c) Communist Party of India
(d) Swatantra Party

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Ans : (d) Swatantra Party

Q.36: Which of the following political parties in contemporary India trace their origin to the Socialist Party?
(a) Samyukta Socialist Party
(b) Samajwadi Party
(c) Janta Dal (Secular)
(d) Both (b) and (c)

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Ans : (d) Both (b) and (c)

Q.37: Name the leaders who founded the Communist Party of India (Marxist Leninist).
(a) Jayaprakash Narayan
(b) George Fernandes
(c) Charu Majumdar
(d) P Sundarayya

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Ans : (c) Charu Majumdar

Q.38: As per the Shah Commission how many people were arrested under the Preventive detention laws during Emergency?
(a) Ten thousand
(b) Fifty thousand
(c) One lakh eleven thousand
(d) Two lakh

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Ans : (c) One lakh eleven thousand

Q.39: Which of the following party was supported by Ram Manohar Lohia?
(a) Party of People
(b) Party of Liberty
(c) Party of Socialism
(d) Party of Democracy

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Ans : (c) Party of Socialism

Q.40: The old social movements revolved around …………
(a) Politics
(b) Lifestyle
(c) Culture
(d) Justice

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Ans : (a) Politics

Q.41: Chipko Movement is an example of ………… movements.
(a) Women’s
(b) Worker’s
(c) Ecological
(d) Farmer’s

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Ans : (c) Ecological

Q.42: Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan took the initiative in demanding records of ………… work.
(a) Famine relief
(b) Food distribution
(c) Poverty elimination
(d) Forest conservation

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Ans : (a) Famine relief

Q.43: Jammu and Kashmir had special status under which article of the Indian Constitution?
(a) Article 225
(b) Article 366
(c) Article 370
(d) Article 371

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Ans : (c) Article 370

Q.44: Which of the following can be considered as the role of congress in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir?
(a) The Congress gained direct control over the government in state.
(b) National Conference remained iconic power with the active support of Congress.
(c) Congress party also made attempts to have agreement between Sheikh Abdullah and Government of India.
(d) All of the above

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Ans : (d) All of the above

Q.45: Punjab Accord was signed in ……… .
(a) 1982
(b) 1980
(c) 1984
(d) 1985

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Ans : (d) 1985

Q.46: Who had recommended reservation for OBCs in jobs of Central Government?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Mandal Commission

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Ans : (d) Mandal Commission

Q.47: Who headed the central government in India after 1998 parliamentary elections?
(a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(b) P V Narsimha Rao
(c) H D Deve Gowda
(d) I K Gujral

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Ans : (a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Q.48: Who supported the United Front Government?
(a) BJP
(b) Communist Party of India
(c) Congress
(d) NDA

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Ans : (c) Congress

Q.49: Which among the following countries is one of the India’s largest trading partners among the SAARC countries?
(a) Bhutan
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Nepal
(d) Pakistan

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Ans : (b) Sri Lanka

Q.50: Which political party dominated the First three general elections?
(a) Communist Party of India
(b) Indian National Congress
(c) Bhartiya Jana Sangh
(d) Socialist Party

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Ans : (b) Indian National Congress

Answer Key : CUET Political Science Sample Paper

1. (d)2. (d)3. (c)4. (b)5. (d)6. (d)7. (d)8. (d)9. (c)10. (c)
11. (a)12. (d)13. (c)14. (a)15. (c)16. (d)17. (c)18. (d)19. (b)20. (d)
21. (a)22. (b)23. (d)24. (c)25. (d)26. (b)27. (d)28. (d)29. (b)30. (d)
31. (c)32. (b)33. (b)34. (d)35. (d)36. (d)37. (c)38. (c)39. (c)40. (a)
41. (c)42. (a)43. (c)44. (d)45. (d)46. (d)47. (a)48. (c)49. (b)50. (b)

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