2012 POLITICAL SCIENCE – GENERAL Second Paper Full Marks – 100 Candidates are required to give their answers in their own words as far as practicable [Other than 1+1+1 – 09 – B.A General Candidates] The figures in the margin indicate full marks Answer Question No.1 and any four from the rest 1. Write short notes on any four (each within 100 words) : (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) [5x4] Main features of the liberal-democratic system. Features of Parliamentary system of government. Collective responsibility of the British Cabinet. Meaning of cabinet dictatorship in British Politics Role of opposition in British Constitutional system Any two features of U.S federal system Composition of the Procuratorate of People’s Republic of China Any two characteristics of the Constitution of the Fifth French Republic. 2. Distinguish between Parliamentary and Presidential forms of Government.  3. Explain critically Diecy’s Concept of Rule of Law.  4. Make a comparative study of the powers and position of British House of Commons and U.S House of Representatives.  5. Explain the role of Monarchy in England. Discuss in brief, the causes of the survival of monarchy.  6. Make a comparative study of the British and American cabinet systems.  7. Analyse the nature of the U.S Federal System.  8. Discuss the salient features of the 1982 Constitution of the People’s Republic of China  9. Write a note on the judicial system of the People’s Republic of China.