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AM/SEP 2011/PAD120

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UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
FINAL EXAMINATION

COURSE

INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE

COURSE CODE

PAD120

EXAMINATION

SEPTEMBER 2011

TIME

3 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1.

This question paper consists of two (2) parts:

2.

Answer ALL questions from PART A and any two (2) questions from PART B in the Answer Booklet. Start each answer on a new page.

3.

Do not bring any material into the examination room unless permission is given by the invigilator.

4.

Please check to make sure that this examination pack consists of: i)
ii)

PART A (5 Questions)
PART B (4 Questions)

the Question Paper
an Answer Booklet - provided by the Faculty

DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO
This examination paper consists of 3 printed pages
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PART A

QUESTION 1
Elaborate on any TWO (2) non-scientific methods in studying political science. (10 marks)

QUESTION 2
Elaborate on any TWO (2) principles of the Divine Origin Theory of the State. (10 marks)

QUESTION 3
Explain any TWO (2) characteristics of a good constitution.
(10 marks)

QUESTION 4
Describe any TWO (2) features of direct democracy.
(10 marks)

QUESTION 5
Elaborate on any TWO (2) elements of state.
(10 marks)

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P ARTB

QUESTION 1
a) Define power.
(5 marks)
b) Explain any FOUR (4) sources of power.
(20 marks)

QUESTION 2
a) Elaborate on TWO (2) reasons for separation of power.
(10 marks)
b) Explain THREE (3) characteristics of fusion of power.
(15 marks)

QUESTION 3
a) Define sovereignty.
(5 marks)
b) Describe any FOUR (4) features of sovereignty.
(20 marks)

QUESTION 4
a) Explain FOUR (4) main characteristics of autocratic rules. (10 marks)
b) Describe with example any THREE (3)...
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