Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 34 of 104)

  1. In American system a Bill approved by both the Houses is sent to the President. If the President does not respond within ten days but the Congress ends the session before ten days, then the Bill dies. This is called:

    1. The veto

    2. Bad legislation

    3. Overridden Bill

    4. The pocket veto

  2. The executive office of the President of USA comprises which of the following?

    1. White House office

    2. Office of Budget and Management

    3. National Security Council

    4. Council of Economic Advisors

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  3. Which one of the following is true about the American Cabinet?

    1. It is appointed by the President

    2. It is based on the principle of collective responsibility

    3. It comprises politicians who are elected directly by the people

    4. It is answerable to the Congress

  4. The idea of a permanent civil service in England originated in the report of

    1. Northcote Trevelyn

    2. Ridley Commission

    3. Franks Committee

    4. Fulton Committee

  5. Which one of the following statements is not correct about the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration in the UK?

    1. The Office was set up on the recommendations of the Whyatt Report.

    2. This Office investigates cases of maladministration

    3. This Office receives complaints directly from the people

    4. This office was created in 1967

  6. ‘The authority of the British Civil service and for that matter of experts, is one of the influence, not of power’ was commented by

    1. Ramsay MacDonald

    2. Herold Laski

    3. Ramsay Muir

    4. Winston Churchill

  7. Which one of the following is not a group of General Departments of the Government of Britain?

    1. The Treasury

    2. The Home Office

    3. The Health Office

    4. The Scottish Office

  8. Consider the following statements about Conseild Etat of France:

    1. stands at the top of the Administrative Courts

    2. advises the government on the executive matters

    3. enjoys ultimate disciplinary authority over the civil servants

    4. is the managing authority of Ecole

    Nationale d Administration.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 1 and 3

  9. Ecole Nationale d Administration of France is not concerned with

    1. Recruitment

    2. Promotion

    3. Training

    4. Disciplinary action

  10. In Japan, the Monarchy is hereditary, and final authority to change the law of primogeniture rests with

    1. The people

    2. The parliament

    3. The judiciary

    4. The defence department

  11. Match List-I (Finance Commission of India) with List-II (Chairman) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Finance Commission of India) List-II (Chairman)
    1. First Finance Commission

    2. Fourth Finance Commission

    3. Sixth Finance Commission

    4. Eighth Finance Commission

    1. Shri Rajamannar

    2. Shri Neogi

    3. Shri Y B Chavan

    4. Shri Brahmananda Reddy

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  12. Which of the following are the correct principles of the budgeting?

    1. Estimates should be on departmental basis.

    2. Estimates should be on revenue basis

    3. Budgeting should be net and not gross

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 only

    3. 3 only

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  13. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the evolution of the given Office/Committees?

    1. Committee on Public Undertakings-Estimates Committee-Public accounts Committee-Comptroller and Auditor General of India

    2. Comptroller and Auditor General of India-Estimates Committee-Public Accounts Committee-Committee on Public Undertakings

    3. Committee on Public Undertakings-Public Accounts Committee-Estimates Committee-Committee on Public Undertakings

    4. Comptroller and Auditor General of India-Public accounts Committee-Estimates Committee-committee on Public Undertakings

  14. Which of the following documents are presented to the parliament along with the Union Budget?

    1. An explanatory memorandum on the budget

    2. The summary of demands for grants

    3. An Appropriation Bill

    4. A Finance Bill

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 2 and 4

  15. According to the Eleventh Finance Commission of India, the horizontal distribution of net proceeds of central tax revenue with the States were to be governed by

    1. Population, income and area

    2. Population, and area only

    3. Population, income, area, index of infrastructure and tax efforts

    4. Population, income, area, index of infrastructure, tax efforts and fiscal discipline