Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 28 of 104)

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

    List-I (Characteristics of a System) List-II (Explanation)
    1. Transformation

    2. Negative Entropy

    3. Differentiation

    4. Equi-finality

    1. A constant exchange of inputs and outputs with the environment

    2. It suggests that the organization can reach the same point of view through any of several routes

    3. It suggests that all organized forms move towards disorganization and demise

    4. Moving towards well-differentiated specialization of roles and functions

    5. A process includes work done on the input and then internal operation of the organization

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

    List-I List-II
    1. C. I. Bernard

    2. D. Easton

    3. F Riggs

    4. Blake and Mouton

    1. Bazaat-Canteen model

    2. Managerial grid

    3. Systems approach

    4. Input-Output model

    5. Linking-pir model

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  3. Which of the following is not a department of State Secretariat?

    1. Census

    2. Home

    3. Revenue

    4. Planning

  4. The US Civil Service was set up under a statute passed by the Congress in 1883, but was abolished and replaced by the

    1. Office of Personnel Management.

    2. Merit System Protection Board

    3. Federal Labor Relation Authority

    4. Civil Service Department

  5. The President of India enjoys the right to issue regulations with regard to the

    1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    2. Lakshadweep

    3. Both Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Lakshadweep

    4. Neither Andaman and Nicobar Islands nor Lakshadweep

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

    List-I (Concepts) List-II (Meaning)
    1. Structure

    2. Functions

    3. Dysfunction

    1. Unobserved consequences

    2. Unintended consequences

    3. Formal pattern of relations within a framework

    4. Observed objective consequence of an action

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

    List-I (Books) List-II (Authors)
    1. Administrative Theories and Politics

    2. Public Administration and Synthesis

    3. Management in Government

    4. Organizational Behavior

    1. Fred Luthans

    2. CD Keeling

    3. Peter Self

    4. Howard McCurdy

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  8. Consider the following statements in relation to the Office of the Parliamentary Commission for Administration in Britain:

    1. Ii looks into acts of maladministration

    2. Citizens complaints must he referred to it by a Member of Parliament

    3. Its decisions are binding on the Government

    4. Its report is submitted to the Queen

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  9. What is the correct sequence of the following studies?

    1. Michigan Studies

    2. Bank Wiring Room Study

    3. Philadelphia Studies

    4. Ohio State Studies

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 3, 2, 4, 1

    2. 4, 1, 3, 2

    3. 3, 1, 4, 2

    4. 4, 2, 3, 1

  10. Consider the following statements with regard to the prohibition as to the holding of offices by members of Public Service Commissions on ceasing to be such members:

    1. The Chairman of the UPSC shall be ineligible for further employment either under the Government of India or under the Government of State

    2. The Chairman of a State Public Service Commission shall be eligible for appointment as Chairman or any other member of the UPSC or as Chairman of any other State Public Service Commission, but not for any other employment either under the Government of India or under the Government of State

    3. A member other than Chairman of the UPSC shall be eligible for appointment as Chairman of the UPSC or as Chairman of a State Public Service Commission but not for any other employment, either under the Government of India or under the Government of a State

    4. A member other than Chairman of the

    State Public Service Commission shall be eligible for appointment as

    Chairman or any other member of

    UPSC or as Chairman of that or any other State Public Service

    Commission, but not for any other employment either under the

    Government of India or under the

    Government of a State

    Which of these statements is/are correct?

    1. 1 only

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  11. ‘Training is the process of developing skills, habits, knowledge and attitudes in employees in their present government positions as well as preparing them for future government positions.’ This definition of training has been given by

    1. Paul Appleby

    2. William G Tropey

    3. Nigro

    4. L D White

  12. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

    1. A Minister is appointed by the Governor on the advice of the Chief Minister

    2. Before a Minister enters upon his office, the Governor shall administer to him the oath of office and of secrecy

    3. There shall be a Council of Ministers with the Chief Minister at the head to aid and advise the Governor who shall, in the exercise of his functions, act in accordance with such advice

    4. Only the Governor of Jammu

    Kashmir is vested with the power to impose Governor's rule in Jammu and

    Kashmir

  13. Consider the following statements: National Development Council is concerned with the work of

    1. Assessment of resources for the Plan

    2. Formation of National Plan

    3. Consideration of the National Plan

    4. Review of the National Plan

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  14. Which one of the following is not a function of the Chief Secretary of a State Government?

    1. Providing secretarial assistance to the State Cabinet

    2. Approval of incentives to State Civil Servants

    3. Acting as the policy coordination centre

    4. Serving as a data bank

  15. Who among the following is the sole representative of the State Government in the district?

    1. Chairman of Zila Parishad

    2. MP from the District

    3. Divisional Commissioner

    4. District Collector