Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 18 of 104)

  1. Consider the following audits:

    1. Propriety Audit

    2. Audit against provision of funds

    3. Audit of stocks and stores

    4. Audit of public undertakings

    Which of these constitute audit of expenditure?

    1. Only l

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. l and 2

  2. Which one of the following is not a primary function of the accounting system?

    1. To reveal financial health of the organization

    2. To protect those who handle funds

    3. To prevent unnecessary adjustments in expenditure

    4. To help auditing

  3. Consider the following statements: The Administrative Tribunals are advantageous because these are

    1. Cost-effective

    2. Easily accessible

    3. Time-effective

    4. Free from rigid rules and procedures

    Which of these are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  4. Lokayukta submits his report to the

    1. Chief Minister of the State

    2. Chief Justice of the State High Court

    3. Governor of the State

    4. Speaker of State Legislative Assembly

  5. Which one of the following governments have enacted Right to Information Act in the year 2001 (w. e. f. October 2, 2001)?

    1. Government of Andhra Pradesh

    2. Government of Himachal Pradesh

    3. Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi

    4. Government of Tamil Nadu

  6. Which one of the following statements is not correct about civil society organizations?

    1. They are sovereign bodies

    2. They are voluntary but non-profit making agencies

    3. They work in close proximity with people

    4. They create awareness, educate and sensitive people on common issues and acts as catalysts of social change

  7. Which one of the following events is not considered to be an indication of loss of confidence of the Lower House of Parliament?

    1. Adjournment motion is carried

    2. Vote of thanks on the President's address is not carried

    3. Cut on money bill is passed

    4. Censure motion is passed

  8. Which one of the following writs examines the procedures of inferior Courts or Tribunals?

    1. Quo warranto

    2. Mandamus

    3. Prohibition

    4. Certiorari

  9. Consider the following recommendations:

    1. Setting up of a Civil Service College

    2. Unified Grading System

    3. Setting up of a Civil Service Department

    4. Greater specialization for administrators

    Which of these recommendations were made by Fulton Committee?

    1. Only 1

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  10. Which one of the following committees dealt with political activities of Civil Servants in Britain?

    1. Northcote-Trevelyan Committee

    2. Assheton Committee

    3. Masterman Committee

    4. Plowden Committee

  11. In the Union Kingdom, the Parliamentary Commissioner does not enjoy the power to

    1. Look into the general complaints arising out of a policy decision of the Government

    2. Look into complaints of alleged maladministration

    3. Investigate the work of the Government departments, executive agencies and other bodies

    4. Report to the Parliament, from time to time, on the work done by him

  12. The document published by the British Government in 1991 with the objective of raising the standards of public services was entitled

    1. Civic Declaration

    2. Civil Rights Charter

    3. Citizen's Charter

    4. White Paper on Equal Opportunities

  13. Which one of the following statements is not correct in relation to Administrative Courts in the United Kingdom?

    1. Statutes, Common Law and Equity are sources of administrative laws

    2. The Administrative Courts developed on ad hoc basis

    3. The Franks Commit-tee, 1955 was appointed to study the working of the Administrative Courts

    4. The Franks Committee recommended that the Chairman of the

    Administrative Court should be appointed by the King and not by the minister

  14. Consider the following statements: The Office of Personnel Management in the USA

    1. Is an independent agency under the President?

    2. Takes care of recruitment and training of federal employees.

    3. Have appellate responsibilities.

    4. Formulates basic personnel policies.

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  15. Consider the following statements: In the USA, control over financial administration is exercised by the

    1. Congress

    2. Office of Management & Budget

    3. Controller General

    4. Department of Treasury

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4