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Question number: 1

» Political Theory and Thought » Contemporary Political Thought-II » Rawls

Appeared in Year: 2017

MCQ▾

Question

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

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

b.

The parties know their special psychological propensities.

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 » European Thought-I » Machiavelli

Appeared in Year: 2017

Assertion-Reason▾

Question

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.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

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

c.

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

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question number: 3

» Political Theory and Thought » Contemporary Political Thought-II » Rawls

Appeared in Year: 2017

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

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)

Richard J. Arneson

(i)

The Maximin Principle

(B)

John C. Harsanyi

(ii)

Justice as Fairness

(C)

Alex Callinicos

(iii)

Equality of What?

(D)

John Rawls

(iv)

Primary Goods Reconsidered

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

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