Liberty

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  • Q1

    The author of 'On Liberty' was

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    J.S.Mill.

    Explanation:
    J.S.Mill was the author of 'On Liberty' and advocated moral and economic freedom of individuals from the state.
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  • Q2

    According to Rousseau, liberty consists in the obidence of

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    general will.

    Explanation:
    The general will is always a force of the good and the just. It is independent, totally sovereign, infallible and inviolable.
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  • Q3

    The idea of "positive liberty" means that

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    state has the right to intervene for the welfare of the people.

    Explanation:
    Positive liberty means not only freedom from constraints but freedom to conditions necessary for free and full development of the self, which the state must ensure.
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  • Q4

    Three central features of modern liberalism are

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    individualism, tolerance and welfare state.

    Explanation:
    Modern liberalism gives priority to the individual, supports tolerance and also assigns a welfare role to the state to fulfil the basic needs of the weaker sections.
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  • Q5

    Socialism does NOT allow

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    free market economy.

    Explanation:
    Socialism is a social, economic and political theory of public ownership of goods and services. It gives priority to public good over individual good as opposed to capitalism.
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