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Question number: 1

Political Theory and Thought
Rawls
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Appeared in Year: 2017

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MCQ▾

Which one of the features of Rawls’ concept of ‘Veil of ignorance’ is not true? (November Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The parties know their special psychological propensities.

b.

No one knows his fortune in the distribution of natural assets and abilities.

c.

No one knows his place in society, his class position or social status.

d.

The parties do not (even) know their conception of the good.

Question number: 2

Political Theory and Thought
Machiavelli
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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Machiavellism stands for double standard of morals, one for the ruler and another for the private citizen. (November Paper III)

Reason (Ꭱ)

The ruler, as the creator of the state, is not only outside the Law, and outside morality as well.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question number: 3

Political Theory and Thought
Rawls
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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: (November Paper III)

List-Ⅰ (Authors)List-Ⅱ (Concepts)

(A)

John Rawls

(i)

The Maximin Principle

(B)

Alex Callinicos

(ii)

Justice as Fairness

(C)

Richard J. Arneson

(iii)

Primary Goods Reconsidered

(D)

John C. Harsanyi

(iv)

Equality of What?

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)