Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 100 of 104)

  1. The initial idea of recruitment on merit principle can be traced to the

    1. Lee Commission

    2. Macaulay Committee

    3. Islington Commission

    4. Maxwell Committee

  2. Which of the following are the functions of the Union Public Service Commission?

    1. To conduct examinations for recruitment to the services of the Union.

    2. To advise on matters referred to them by the President or the Governor.

    3. To advise on all disciplinary matters affecting a government servant.

    4. To advise on the principles to be followed in respect of promotions and transfers.

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1, 2 and 3

      3. 1, 3 and 4

      4. 2, 3 and 4

  3. The L. B. S. National Academy of Administration provides

    1. in-service and post-selection training to a select group of Government officers

    2. structured post-selection training to a select group of Govt. Officers

    3. structured training to all Govt. Officers

    4. pre-entry training to all Govt. Officers

  4. When the problem of corruption in public services assumed serious dimensions, the Government of India appointed a high power committee under the chairmanship of

    1. Ananthaswamy Ayyangar

    2. P V Subbaiah

    3. K. Santhanam

    4. K. Hanumanthya

  5. Which of the following statements are correct? In democracy, a civil servant must be committed to the

    1. goal of the Constitution

    2. common good

    3. ruling party's ideology

    4. execution of public policy

      1. 1, 3 and 4

      2. 2, 3 and 4

      3. 1, 2 and 3

      4. 1, 2 and 4

  6. Which of the following statements are correct? In a Parliamentary democracy, bureaucracy can become enormously powerful because of

    1. limitations of Parliamentary controls.

    2. principle of ministerial responsibility.

    3. judicial activism.

    4. lack of popular initiative.

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 1, 3 and 4

      3. 1, 2 and 4

      4. 2, 3 and 4

  7. Consider the following statements The Governor of the State in India has the power to appoint

    1. Judges of the High Court

    2. Members of the State Public Service Commission

    3. Members of the State Finance Commission

    4. the Accountant General

    Which of the statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  8. Consider the following statements Chief Secretary of a State Government is

    1. Principal adviser to the Chief Minister.

    2. Secretary to the Cabinet.

    3. Secretary to the Government.

    4. Head of Civil service.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  9. In a state directorate, the main responsibility of the directorate is related to

    1. policy making

    2. policy implementation

    3. policy evaluation

    4. policy analysis

  10. In matters relating to revenue administration, the District Collector reports to the

    1. Chief Secretary

    2. Secretary (Finance Department)

    3. Divisional Commissioner

    4. Secretary (Revenue Department)

  11. The “Lakhina (Ahmednagar) Experiment” is associated with

    1. District Administration

    2. Panchayati Raj Administration

    3. Rural Development Administration

    4. Tribal Development Administration

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. 73rd Constitutional Amendment

    2. 74th Constitutional Amendment

    3. Balwantrai Mehta Committee

    4. L. M. Singhvi Committee

    1. Democratic Decentralization

    2. State Finance Commission

    3. Municipal Councils

    4. Constitutional status to Panchayati Raj

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
  13. The Constitution (74th Amendment) Act, 1992 provides for which of the following?

    1. Municipal Committees

    2. Ward Committees

    3. Committee for District Planning

    4. Committee for Metropolitan Planning

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  14. Which of the following statements are correct? Mayor-in-Council form of urban local governance

    1. ensures executive-deliberative dichotomy

    2. upholds the principle of collective responsibility

    3. provides a plural political executive

    4. dispenses with the party system

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 2 and 3

      3. 3 and 4

      4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  15. Which of the following statements are correct? Village Panchayats are responsible for

    1. agricultural production

    2. rural industrial development

    3. maternity and child welfare

    4. higher vocational education

      1. 1, 2 and 4

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 1, 2 and 3

      4. 2, 3 and 4