APPSC Civics 17 February 2020 Question Paper with Answers Key


APPSC Civics 17 February 2020 Question paper with Answers Key- APPSC conducted Junior Lectures in A.P. Intermediate Education exam on 17 February 2020 FN from 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM. Here we are providing some of the questions asked in APPSC Civics Paper.

Who branded political theory as dispassionate and disinterested?

Andrew Hacker

Who is one of the founders of the school of logical Positivism?

Max weber

Who said Politics is concerned with who gets what, when and how?

Harold Lasswell

The world idealogy was coined by?

Destutt de Tracy

Empirical theory of democracy is propounded by?

Joseph Schumpeter & dhal

What are two major demands of post – behaviourism?

Relevance and action

The nation of Proportionate equality is associated with?


Who argued for a night watchman state?

Robert Nozick

Who tried to distinguish power from influence?

Robert Dahl

Which is not part of  TH Marshall’s Classification od rights?


Which is regarded as the intellectual godfather of behavioural political science?

CE Merriam

APPSC Civics 17 February 2020 Paper

The Essay A discourse on the  origin of Equality was written by?

JJ Rousseau

Who defined nation as an imagined community?

Benedict Anderson

The concept of creative freedom was given by?

CB Macpherson

Idealist reason of liberalism was provided by?

TH Green

Which is not an agency of political socialisation?


Who has built a Neo Marxist theory of freedom?

Herbert Marcuse

The book social contract was written by?


The idea of base and Superstructure is expounded by?

Marx in A contribution to the critique of Political Economy

The term Neo-colonalism was coined by?

Kwame Nkrumah

Who is not a Libertarian?

Michael Sandel

Who is associated with social welfare theory of rights?



Events of National and International importance, Social-economic and political history of modern India ,   History of India Ancient, Medieval, Modern; Indian Polity and Governance ,  India’s  Economic  reforms,.

APPSC Civics 17 February 2020 Questions and answers

Which statements of Aristotle is Incorrect?

He opposed tradition of slavery

Who is the author of science and Method of Politics?

GEG Catlin

The book Evolutionary Socialism was written by?

Eduard Bernstein

Which statement is not correct about behaviourism?

Separates political sphere, opposes integration of discipline

Hobbes greatest work Leviathan was published in?


Who emphatically argued for equality of capabilities?

Amartya Sen

Creation of an All Indian Services is provided in?

Article 312

Harold Lasswell’s specific contribution to behavioural revolution was?

Content analysis and psycho analytical tools

Theory of Natural rights was criticised as Unreal and ill founded by?

Jeremy Bentham

Who suggested power as productive which produces identity and subjectivity?

Michel Foucault

APPSC Civics 17 February 2020 paper with Key

Right to education become a fundamental right after the?

86th Constitutional Amendment 2005

Which Enquires Legality of the Elams?

Quo – Warranto

Spoil system of appointment is present in?


The joint session of Parliament is presided by the?


National Green Tribunal Act was Created in?


Full form of the abbreviation NITI in NITI Aayog?

National Institute for transforming India

NITI Aayog was established in the year?

January 2015

Which is an example of associational Pressure group?


Who was the Chairaman of the first official language commission?

BG Kher

Which of the members were part of the sarkariya Commission?

B Srivaram & SR Sen

APPSC Civics Answers Key 17 February 2020

Which Committees is related to electoral reforms?

Goswami Committee

All India Trade Union Congress was founded in?


Who is not appointed by the President?

Advocate general

Who Coined the term Gangplank?

Henry Fayol

Logic theory machine is supported by?

Herbert A Simon and Allen Newell

Which is not a characteristic of new public Management?

Centralisation of Authority

The book Planned Economy of India was written by?

M Visvesvaraya

The book The Administrative state was written by?

Dwight Waldo

The function of Interest Articulation is Performed by?

Pressure and Interest groups

How many members are there in a committee on public undertakings?

15 members from Lok sabha  and 7 members from Rajya sabha

APPSC Civics 17 February 2020 Full Question Paper & Key


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