Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 26 of 104)

  1. Consider the following statements: The Committee on Public Enterprises

    1. Is a creation. Of Parliament

    2. Is a constitutional body

    3. Was created by the Cabinet

    4. Has 22 members

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  2. Consider the following statements: The Finance Commission in India is created

    1. By the President of India on the advice of the Union Cabinet

    2. Under Article 280 of the Constitution of India

    3. To suggest ways and means to augment the financial resources of the Union and the States

    4. To make recommendations to the

    President defining the principles which should govern the grants-in-aid of the revenues of the States out of the

    Consolidated Fund of India

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  3. Consider the following statements: The Council of Ministers under the NDA Government comprises

    1. Cabinet Ministers

    2. Ministers of State

    3. Deputy Ministers

    4. Parliamentary Secretaries

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  4. Which one of the following is not true about audit?

    1. The audit is mostly limited to expenditure side only

    2. Audit in India is a Union Subject

    3. Audit examines the question of propriety of expenditure

    4. Audit is conducted on behalf of the

    Executive

  5. Which one of the following is not a correct statement in relation to public corporation?

    1. It comes into existence as a result of an Act of Parliament

    2. It is a legal body capable of suing and being sued

    3. It is subject to the budget, accounting, audit laws and procedures applicable to government departments

    4. It is under State ownership

  6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Provisions) List-II (Contained in)
    1. Tenure of office of persons serving the Union or State

    2. Public Service Commissions for the Union and for States

    3. Recruitment and conditions of service of persons serving in the Union or State

    4. Dismissal, removal, reduction in rank of persons employed in civil capacity under the Union or State

    1. Article 315

    2. Article 310

    3. Article 312

    4. Article 309

    5. Article 311

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
  7. Consider the following statements: The importance of public administration in developing countries has increased because

    1. People are asking for better public services

    2. Political management is of poor quality

    3. Administration has lagged behind in technological innovations

    4. The developmental thrusts are too heavy for the administration to manage

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  8. Which of the following is not correct in respect of local government bodies?

    1. English local bodies are multipurpose

    2. American local bodies are more nonfunctional

    3. In India. Local bodies though elected, do not have constitutional status

    4. In France, Canton was made the unit of local government

  9. Consider the following statements: The principles that differentiate public administration from the private administration are

    1. Principle of uniformity

    2. Principle of external financial control

    3. Principle of ministerial responsibility

    4. Principle of profiteering in an enterprise

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  10. The ‘CLECTS’ in Prismatic Society of Riggs are

    1. Hereditary leaders of caste groups

    2. Elected leaders of middle class

    3. Political leaders who could not win elections

    4. Elite groups who use traditional clout to win elections

  11. There should be a science of administration which shall seek to straighten the paths of government, to make its business less un business-like, to strength then and purify its organizations, and to crown its duties with dutifulness. Which one of the following scholars cherished this idea?

    1. Frank J Goodnow

    2. Peter F Drucker

    3. R H DahI

    4. Woodrow Wilson

  12. Consider the following statements: The study of formal organization

    1. Treats it as a skeleton

    2. Deals with it as a social system

    3. Examines behavior of its members

    4. Evaluates application of first principles of administration

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  13. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (US Offices) List-II (Characteristic)
    1. The White House

    2. Office of Policy Development

    3. Office of the US Trade Representative

    4. Office of the Budget Management

    1. It aids the President in formulation. Implementation and coordination of the economic and domestic policy

    2. It covers the entire range of executive functions

    3. It assists the President in preparation and execution of the

    4. annual budget

    5. It assists the President in executing trade agreements

    6. It assists in recruitment and the Government posts

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 5
      • 1
      • 3
  14. In view of developmental orientation of District Administration, which one of the following can be regarded as the chief role of District Collector?

    1. As a ruler

    2. As a coordinator

    3. As a manager

    4. As a supervisor

  15. Which of the following are not correctly co-related?

    1. Unity of command: Hierarchy

    2. Long chain of command: Broad span of control

    3. Small chain of command: Broad span of control

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 3 only

    4. 2 and 3