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  1. Which country is still ruled by Military Junta ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Thailand
    Explanation :
    A military junta has ruled Thailand since May 2014, when the country witnessed its twelfth successful military coup

  2. Which country is  based one state – one party” principle ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Cuba
    Explanation :
    One peculiar example of One-party state is Cuba. It centralist political system since 1959 based on the “one state – one party” principle. Cuba is constitutionally defined as a Marxist–Leninist “socialist state guided by the political ideas of Marx, one of the fathers of historical materialism, Engels and Lenin”.

  3. Of the 193 UN member states, how many member countries are governed as unitary states ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.165
    Explanation :
    A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate. The majority of states in the world have a unitary system of government. Of the 193 UN member states, 165 of them are governed as unitary states.

  4. Ethiopia is based on which system of government ?
    1.One-party state
    2.Directorial systems
    3.Regional state
    4.Federal State
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.One-party state
    Explanation :
    A regional state is a unitary state in which authority has been decentralized to subnational regions. This term has yet to become widely used. One such example of a state is Ethiopia, which has been divided into ethnic-based regions.

  5. Which country maintain a directorial system of government ?
    1.Soviet Union
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Switzerland
    Explanation :
    Switzerland and San Marino are the only contemporary countries which maintain a directorial system of government.

  6. Which of the following country are following theocracies system ?
    3.Vatican city
    4.Both 1 and 3
    5.Both 1 and 2
    Answer – 4.Both 1 and 3
    Explanation :
    The only two modern countries that are true theocracies are Iran and Vatican City. These are the only two countries in which there is a state religion and the head of the government is chosen through some form of religious hierarchy

  7. The politics of Egypt is based on ______________
    1.Prime minister system of government
    2.Federal system of government
    3.Presidential system of government
    4.Semi-presidential system of government
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Semi-presidential system of government
    Explanation :
    The politics of Egypt is based on republicanism, with a semi-presidential system of government, established following the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. The President is elected for two four-year terms and the Parliament is unicameral.

  8. _______________ is a constitutional monarchy country  and has the oldest directly elected parliament among the Arab states of the Persian Gulf
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Kuwait
    Explanation :
    Kuwait is a constitutional emirate with a semi-democratic political system. The Emir is the head of state. The hybrid political system is divided between an elected parliament and appointed government. The Constitution of Kuwait was promulgated in 1962.

  9. In a parliamentary republic is a system, who is the head of the government ?
    1.Prime Minister
    4.Army head
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Prime Minister
    Explanation :
    A parliamentary republic is a system in which a prime minister is the active head of the executive branch of government and leader of the legislature.

  10. The Westminster system of government was introduced by which country ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.UK
    Explanation :
    The Westminster system is a parliamentary system of government modelled after that which developed in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This term comes from the Palace of Westminster, the seat of the British parliament. The system is a series of procedures for operating a legislature.