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NOUN E-Exam: POL124 - Organization of Government, Past Questions



What are done to bills
prior their becoming laws? assent eExam
FBQ
The construction of
statements by researchers
for the purpose of testing
whether or not a certain
relationship exists
between two phenomenon
refers to
hypothesis eExam
FBQ
The major work of
political philosophy
known as a 'Theory of
Justice' is associated with
John Rawls eExam
FBQ
Who developed and
popularized the principle
of speration of powers?
Baron de
Montesquieu Montesquieu eExam
FBQ
Mention the two broad
categories of political
participants according to
Karl Deutsch's typology
politically relevant
strata and elite strata
political strata
and elite strata
eExam
FBQ
What is the transmission
of the political culture of a
group or the society to
successive members of
same called?
political
socialization
eExam
FBQ
Which concept
encapsulates the nature of
political and
administrative behaviour
in Africa?
neopatrimonial
political culture neopatrimonism eExam
FBQ
The process by which the
scientist forms a theory to
explain the observed facts
is known as
induction eExam

FBQ
The conception that "… in
a war of all against all life
is hardly worth living and
was 'short brutish nasty
and poor is associated
with
Hobbes Thomas
Hobbes
eExam
FBQ
Which arm of government
considers and approves the
national budget? legislature eExam
FBQ
The implication of the
supremacy of the state is
it has absolute and
perpetual power in
its domestic use of
power and authority
eExam
FBQ
A political culture which
explains the political
involvement of citizens or
lack thereof in democratic
states is conceived as
civic culture eExam
FBQ
What is neither right nor
wrong although more or
less useful in political
anlysis?
definitions eExam
FBQ
The right to make
administer and enforce
legally binding policies
and rules on its citizens by
a state refers to
authority eExam
FBQ
The theory of civic culture
was created by Almond and Verba eExam
FBQ
Political Culture
Orientation entail:
cognitive
orientationAffective
Orientation and
Evaluative
Orientation Evaluative eExam
FBQ
What predispositions to
political action are
determined by such factors
as
traditionmotivesemotions
and symbols?
Orientations eExam
FBQ
According to Almond and
Verba(1956) the
following:feeling of
patriotism or
alienationstrong or weak
democracy are known as
_of political orientation
objects eExam

FBQ
The support of a regime
because of an emotional
identification with the
personality of the leader of
the regime presupposes
charismatism charismatic eExam
FBQ
In which system of
authority can rules be
applied judicially and
administratively?
legal-rational eExam
FBQ
Which type of power is
obtained when an actor
influences the behaviour
of others without making
explicit the expected
behaviour?
Manipulation eExam
FBQ
Which approach imposes
standards of scientific
rigor on not only empirical
evidence but theory
building in contrast to the
legalistic and formal
approach?
behavioural
approach Behaviourism eExam
FBQ
Which factors precipitated
the emergence of the
behavioural movement
except
_?
disconnect between
traditional political
science and political
reality
eExam
FBQ
The pattern of individual
attitudes and orientations
toward politics among the
members of a political
sysytem conceived as
Political Culture eExam
FBQ
An explicit set of values
that orients people in
society in terms of what
they can expect from
government and what
government should do for
them and society refers to
ideology eExam
FBQ
What is the possibility of
imposing one's will upon
the behaviour of other
person'?
Power eExam
FBQ
The exogeneous strand of
the rational choice
Approach explores the
effects of
institutions eExam

FBQ
The uncovering of the
laws of political behaviour
and action is central to
Rational Choice
Institutionalists
Rational Choice
Institutionalism
eExam
FBQ
Which approach
investigates power and
control as well as analyses
elite and non-elite
_differentiation?
Elite approach Elite theory eExam
FBQ
The attempt to apply the
Classical Pluralism to
Westminster-style
democracies is
Corporatism eExam
FBQ
Which approach maintains
that the political sysytem
is hierarchically
structured?
Pluralist Approach Pluralism eExam
FBQ
How many classes did
Marx argue that every
society is interlocked in? two- broad- classes eExam
FBQ
How power is distributed
in Western democracies is
the central question of pluralism group approach eExam
FBQ
What did Marx claim was
the foundation upon which
the superstructure of
culture law and
government is erected?
economy eExam
FBQ
Marxs position about
materialism centred on the
interpretation of
_history
Human eExam
FBQ
Which approach in
political science focuses
on division of society into
classes and how this social
stratification determines
social conflict and social
change?
Class Analysis eExam
FBQ
An inquiry that involves
the emphasis of legal and
formal refers to formal-legal inquiry eExam
FBQ
Ther understanding that a
political system is made
up of
institutions/structures is
associated with
Structural
Functionalist
Approach
Structural
Functionalism
eExam

FBQ
Who pioneered the
structural-functionalist
approach? Gabriel Almond eExam
FBQ
posited that the state has a
'monopoly of the
legitimate use of physical
force in enforcing its order
within a given territorial
area'
Max Weber eExam
FBQ
Karl Marx advocated for
two broad classes in a
society namely
and
the class of those
who own and control
the means of
production , the class
of the have nots
the class of
oppressors, the
class of the
oppressed
eExam
FBQ
The quest for objectivity
and neutrality in political
analysis refers to value-free analysis eExam
FBQ
All the following are the
goals of science except theories eExam
FBQ
In which country is the
President chosen by the
Knesset? Isreal eExam
FBQ
What approach is an
offshoot of systems
approach?
Structural
Functionalist
Approach
Structural
Functionism
eExam
FBQ
The theory which aids the
understanding of a
political phenomena is
regarded as
descriptive models eExam
FBQ
According to David Easto
politics is an output of the
_system
Political eExam
FBQ
The interactions in any
society through which
binding or authouritative
allocations are made refers
to
_theory
Systems eExam
FBQ
The state exists to fulfill
"the greatest happiness in
the greatest number" was
proposed by
Jeremy Bentham eExam

FBQ
The concept of political
representation which
originated in England was
precipitated by the forceof
the king by nobles to sign
the
Magna Carta eExam
FBQ
What are accepted bundle
of meanings or
characteristics associated
with certain events
processes and situations?
concepts eExam
FBQ
Plato concieved elders as
and younger men as
Guardians ,
auxiliaries
eExam
FBQ
The movement that is
against dominance for
quantitative and
mathematical
methodology in political
science is
perestroika eExam
FBQ
Who is the originator of
Systems Analysis? David Easton eExam
FBQ
Which form of
government does the
executive hold office for a
fixed term and can be
removed from office
through a process of
impeachment?
presidential presidential
system
eExam
FBQ
A
is a concept for
understanding the framing
and structing of
knowledge production in
the natural sciences
paradigm eExam
FBQ
The behaviourists'over
enthusiastic pursuit of
quantitative and scientific
techniques fostered
_methodism
Sterile eExam
FBQ
The critiqued about
oversimplification of
assumptions is reference
to
Traditional
approaches
classical
approaches
eExam

FBQ
The query for the rigorous
scientific approach to the
study of political
phenomena is associated
to
behavioural
Approach Behaviourism eExam
FBQ
State two features
necessary in the pursuit of
happiness as advocated by
Plato and Aristotle
_and
the conformity of
ideas , actions with
perfect goodness
eExam
FBQ
What essential feature is
paramount in the analysis
of constitutional and
formal organizations?
the study of public
law
eExam
FBQ
The concept of rule of law
refers to the supremacy of
law
eExam
FBQ
The grouping of
similarities and differences
into sets is known as classification eExam
FBQ
What is the hall mark of
descriptive-inductive
approach hyperfactualism reverence for
facts
eExam
FBQ
The descriptive-inductive
formal-legal historicalcomparative
and political
value features are linked
to the
traditional
institutional
approach
classical
institutional
approach
eExam
FBQ
Theb study of political
processes with focus on
rules procedures and
formal organizations of
political systems as well
as impacts is linked to
Institutional
Approach Institutionalism eExam
FBQ
The subject matter of the
state its evolution
organization and purpose
has been the bane of
Normative approach eExam
FBQ
The following books
philosophically justified
the alternative reformist
movement in political
science except
Great political Issues
by Kremer
eExam

FBQ
Which approach to the
study of politics is
concerned with the
discovery and application
of moral notions in
political relations and
practice?
Normative Approach Normatism eExam
FBQ
The devise of certain
objective indices of a
concept according to
which they can be defined
in such a way that the
meaning is not distorted is
concieved as
conceptization eExam
FBQ
Semantic analysis is also
known as Empiricism eExam
FBQ
The empirical analysis is
divided into two namely
deductive reasoning
and inductive
reasoning
eExam
FBQ
Empirical analysis seeks
to identify what is rather than
what ought to be
eExam
FBQ
What is a unit that may
serve as an abstraction or
general notion? theory eExam
FBQ
Who is associated with the
position that 'a state of
nature is without civil
government'?
Thomas Hobbes eExam



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Re: NOUN E-Exam: POL124 - Organization of Government, Past Questions

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Q76 Who formulated a theory of justice? ------

John Rawls (1971)

Q77 One of the major short falls of the Marxian conception of politics is its ------

failure to recognize that politics is also a process of cooperation and that most human interactions are not always confictual

Q78 Which approach in political science is rooted in the discovery and application of moral notions in the sphere of political relations and practice? ------

Normative approac h

Q79 The sovereignity of a state presupposes ------

a supreme law-maki ng body within a particular territory

Q80 The resort to force and violence and military conflict as politics by other means was propounded by the -------

ninete enth century prussian military strategist, Carl von Clausewitz

Q81 The ends of liberty and equality are ------

a theory of justic e

Q82 What is done to bills prior their becoming laws? ------

assent

Q83 The construction of statements by researchers for the purpose of testing whether or not a certain relationship exists between two phenomenon refers to ------

hypothesis

Q84 The major work of political philosophy known as a 'Theory of Justice' is associated with ------

John Rawls

Q85 Who developed and popularised the principle of speration of powers? ------

Baron de Montesqui eu

Q86 A science of politics has been critiqued as difficult because of the imposition of human ------

assump tions and norms

Q87 The emphasis if empirical analysis is its concern with ------

‘what is’ rather than 'what ought to be '

Q88 All of the following problems necessitated the re-orientation of the study of Political Science except ---

behaviouralism

Q89 The process by which the scientist forms a theory to explain observed facts” is known as ------

induction

Q90 The conception that " … in a war of all against all, life is hardly worth living and was 'short, brutish, nasty and poor is associated with ------

Hobb es

Q91 Which arm of government considers and approves the national budget? ------

legislature

Q92 The implication of the supremacy of the state is ------

it has absolute and perpetual power in its domestic use of power and authority

Q93 The reformists in political science proposed the following except -----

commitment to the theoretical frameworks

Q94 What is neither right nor wrong although more or less useful in political anlysis? ------

definitions

Q95 The right to make, administer and enforce legally binding policies and rules on its citizens by a state refers to ------

auth ority

Q96 Through which political analytical method can the essence of freedom or democracy be valued? ------

normative analysis

Q97 Man by nature is a political animal is credited to ------

Aristotle

Q98 Thomas Hobbes supported monarchical sovereignty because of his claim that it keeps society ------

stable

Q99 Who argued that any valid explanation of society and government must take account of the real nature of man? ------

Thomas Hob bes

Q100 What concepts determine the theoretical literature of political representation? ------

delegates and trustees

Q101 The following are types of definitions in political science inquiry except -------

denotation al

Q102 The theory which deals with normative specifications of what and how policies ought to be is -----

intensely prescriptive

Q103 The state is sovereign because it is the ------ body within a particular territory.

supreme law-making

Q104 Which of the following factors did not precipitate the emergence of the behavioural movement? -----

disconnect between legitimacy and political reality

Q105 Which theory can be deduced from principles before being tested? -------

Deductive reasoning

Q106 Which doctrine of science claims that there is no way we can know what is true among competing explanations of the world? --------

falsification

Q107 Statements of universal uniformities that relate to all the cases of a particular phenomenon is known as ------

law

Q108 The focus on facts is the hallmark of the ------- approach.

decriptive -inductive

Q109 The approach to the study of the rules, procedures and formal organizations of the political system and their impact on political practice is conceived as -------

institutional

Q110 The seperation of power which oscillates between the legislative,executive and the judicial is premise of -------

liberty

Q111 The evaluation of whether a government is fully democratic or less includes all the following except -

freedom of scrutiny of o pponents

Q112 The role of theory in political analysis is to ------

give direction

Q113 Marx argued that every society is interlocked in a ------ struggle between__in society.

two- broad- class es

Q114 A ----- is a normative specifications of what and how policies ought to be.

theory

Q115 What variable impacts on the relationship between the independent and dependent variables? ------

explanatory variable

Q116 The following are examples of variables except -----

prescriptive variable

Q117 THe following are variables except ------

ineluctible

Q118 An inquiry that involves the emphasis of legal and formal refers to ------

formal-legal inquiry

Q119 The following are the features of behaviouralism except -----

institutions

Q120 The reformists in political science proposed the following except -----

commitment to the theoretical frameworks

Q121 This posited that the state has a 'monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force in enforcing its order within a given territorial area': -------

Max Weber

Q122 According to Karl Marx, there are two broad classes in a society namely ---- and -----

those who own and control t he means of production (I.e the class of oppressors, and the 'have nots' i.e the class of the oppressed.

Q123 The quest for objectivity and neutrality in political analysis refers to ------

value-free analysis

Q124 All the following are the goals of science except ------

theories

Q125 In which country is the President chosen by the Knesset? ------

Isreal

Q126 What basis has political science been said to be a discipline in a state of a flux? ------

anxient and modern approaches

Q127 The theory which aids the understanding of a political phenomena, is regarded as ----

descriptive models

Q128 In political inquiry ------- are components of theories or explanations.

concepts

Q129 All of the following are popular concepts in political science except ------

organization

Q130 The state exists to fulfill "the greatest happiness in the greatest number" was proposed by ------

Jeremy Benth am

Q131 The concept of political representation which originated in England was precipitated by the force of the king by nobles to sign the ------

Magna C arta

Q132 What are accepted bundle of meanings or characteristics associated with certain events, processes and situations? ------

concepts

Q133 Plato concieved elders as ------ and younger men as ------

Guardians and au xiliaries

Q134 The movement that is against dominance for quantitative and mathematical methodology in political science is ------

Perestroika

Q135 According to Plato, rulers must always ------

act for the good of the c ommonwealth

Q136 Which form of government does the executive who holds an office for a fixed term can be removed from office through a process of impeachment? -------

presidentia l

Q137 The understanding of the framing and structing of knowledge production in the natural sciences is lnown as ------

paradig m

Q138 All of the following were pioneering personalities in the Chicago school of Political Science except ---

R.Dahl

Q139 No government was legitimate unless the people gave their consent to its authority through a -------

social contra ct

Q140 Who first used the term "political science"(Science politique)? -------

jean Bod in

Q141 Two of these constitute the the strands of the pursuit of happiness which Plato and Aristotle advocated for ------

the conformity of ideas and actions with 'perfect goodness'

Q142 What essential feature is paramount in the analysis of constitutional and formal organizations? -----

the study of public law

Q143 The concept of rule of law refers to ------

the supremacy of law

Q144 The grouping of similarities and differences into sets is known as ------

classification

Q145 Which of these forces places constraints on what individual 'sovereign' states can independently do?

globalization

Q146 The study of political science before the W.W 11 was all of the following except ------

behavioural

Q147 What gives direction to inquiry in political anlysis? ------

theory

Q148 The subject matter of the state, its evolution, organization and purpose has been the bane of ------

Normative approach

Q149 Which of the following books philosophically did not justify the alternative reformist movement in political science? ------

Great political Issue s by Kremer

Q150 The stating of testable law like terms refer to -------

generalizations




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