Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 13 of 104)

    • Assertion (A): Whenever Government seeks to replace an Ordinance by a Bill, a statement explaining the circumstances which necessitated promulgation of Ordinance must accompany the Bill.
    • Reason (R): President shall have the power to legislate on any subject through an Ordinance which is co-extensive with the legislative powers of Parliament.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): In his Administrative Theory, Herbert Simon followed positivist approach.
    • Reason (R): It is based on the assumption that Administration can be reduced to a science by considering facts and not dealing with values.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Effective and successful leadership depends on formal and right rules.
    • Reason (R): It is circular response and situations/circumstances which are crucial for modern day administrative leadership.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Unintelligible communications are difficult to understand and consequently have no authority.
    • Reason (R): Orders issued in general terms face problems at the time of their implementation as most of the time is spend in interpretation and applicability of such orders to concrete situations.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Advocates of promotion by seniority assume that length of service is a guarantee that one should get promotio.
    • Reason (R): Senior one is qualified for handling the work of an advanced position.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): There is no inherent clash in Public Administration been political control and administrative autonomy.
    • Reason (R): The administrator needs autonomy and discretion in much the same way as the politician needs control and intervention
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Seniority based promotion is upheld in the Japanese Civil Service.
    • Reason (R): A Japanese civil servant continues in the same ministry all his life.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The impeachment of the President is a quasi-judicial procedure in Parliament.
    • Reason (R): Either House of Parliament has to prefer a charge of violation of the Constitution before the other House which may investigate and resolve to remove the President by not less than 2/3rd of the total membership of the House.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The Cabinet Committees have no authority to give binding decisions on matters assigned to them.
    • Reason (R): Any decision of a Cabinet Committee may be revised by the Cabinet.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The ‘tenure system’ is essentially an institutionalization of the need for change at higher levels in the civil service.
    • Reason (R): The ‘tenure system’ does not fill in well in a federal polity.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Public Corporations emerged in order to s1oulder the economic and financial responsibility of the State particularly after the Second World War.
    • Reason (R): The expanding activities of the state required a new type of organization.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Riggs holds that the degrees of differentiation are potentially quantifiable on a diffraction scale.
    • Reason (R): The ecological models enable us to make functional comparisons of impressionable categories.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Public Policy is not an independent variable and human history shows little evidence of systematic learning from policy experience.
    • Reason (R): ‘The Public Policy analysts do not have availability of the kind of data required to estimate costs and benefits.’
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Generalists play an important role in the policy function of the Government.
    • Reason (R): A large number of the top posts in the Union and State Governments are manned by the specialists.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Much of the time of the Head of Department could be saved by adequate. Clear and proper financial and administrative delegation to him.
    • Reason (R): The Head of the Department has to devote much of his time sending up cases for financial sanction and administrative approval.
    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true