Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 40 of 104)

  1. The performance budget is a statement of

    1. The income of the government

    2. The difference between expenditure and income of the government

    3. Selected plans of development

    4. The entire programme of governmental activity

  2. Controller General of Accounts in India works

    1. Under the Ministry of finance

    2. Under the Comptroller and Auditor General of India

    3. Under the Audit and Accounts Department

    4. Is independent of all the above three

  3. The ultimate responsibility of taking due action on the comments of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India vests with the

    1. President of India

    2. Supreme Court

    3. Parliament

    4. National Development Council

  4. ‘Power in a democratic society requires control, and the greater the power the more need for control’ who said this?

    1. Lord Acton

    2. W A Robson

    3. L D White

    4. D R Rowat

  5. Match List-I (Training Institute) with List-II (Place) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Training Institute) List-II (Place)
    1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel NationalPolice Academy

    2. Income Tax Training School

    3. Indian Audit and Accounts Service Training Institute

    4. Institute of Secretariat Training and Management

    1. Hyderabad

    2. Shimla

    3. Nagpur

    4. New Delhi

    5. Mount Abu

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  6. Match List-I (Event) with List-II (Act/Year) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Event) List-II (Act or Year)
    1. Establishment of supreme government at Fort William, Calcutta

    2. Creation of the post of Governor General of India

    3. Separate Secretariat for the Government of India

    4. Assumption of the responsibility of direct administration of India by the British Crown

    1. The Charter Act of 1833

    2. Government of India Act, 1858

    3. Regulatory Act, 1773

    4. Year 1843

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  7. Who recommended that the Planning Commission should purely be a technical body?

    1. Sarkaria Commission

    2. L. K. Jha Committee

    3. Chelliah Committee

    4. Administrative Reforms Commission

  8. Select the correct sequence of the following amendments:

    1. Voting age reduced from 21 years to 18 years

    2. Right to properly deleted from the list of Fundamental Rights

    3. Sikkim became a State of the Indian Union

    4. Hindi version of the Constitution was accepted officially

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 3 − 1 − 4 − 2

    2. 4 − 2 − 3 − 1

    3. 3 − 2 − 4 − 1

    4. 4 − 1 − 3 − 2

  9. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given stages in relation to the enactment of the budget in India?

    1. Voting of demands for grants-General discussion-Consideration and passing of the Appropriation Bill-Consideration and passing of the Finance Bill

    2. General discussion-Voting of demands for grants-Consideration and passing of the Appropriation BillConsideration and passing of the Finance Bill

    3. Voting of demands for grants-Consideration and passing of the Appropriation Bill-Consideration and passing of the Finance Bill-General discussion

    4. General discussion-Consideration and passing of the Finance Bill-

    Consideration and passing of the

    Appropriation Bill-Voting of demands for grants

  10. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Mandamus

    2. Habeas Corpus

    3. Certiorari

    4. Quo-warranto

    1. Direction to an official for the performance of duty

    2. Release of an illegally detained person

    3. Transferring of a case from an interior court to a court of higher jurisdiction

    4. Calling upon one to show by what authority does he hold or claim a franchise or office

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  11. Which one of the following committees had recommended people's participation in community development programmes?

    1. Ashok Mehta Committee

    2. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee

    3. Rural-urban Relationship Committee

    4. LM Singhvi Committee

  12. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Dyarchy in provincial government

    2. Rigid centralization and slow Decentralization

    3. Federal scheme of government

    4. Communal representation

    1. Minto-Morley Reforms

    2. Government of India Act, 1935

    3. Montague-Chelmsford Reforms

    4. Indian Council's Act, 1861

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  13. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Tax levied by the Union of India and assigned to the Centre

    2. Tax levied by the Union of India but assigned to the States

    3. Tax levied by the State and assigned

    4. Tax levied by the Union of India and distributed between the Union and the States

    1. Income Tax

    2. Land Revenue

    3. Estate Duty

    4. Surcharge

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  14. Which of the following services under the Government of India are termed as All-India services?

    1. IAS, IPS and Indian Foreign Service

    2. IAS only

    3. IPS only

    4. IAS, IPS and Indian Forests service

  15. Consider the following statements about the functions of Cabinet Secretariat in India:

    1. It call up information from the armed forces.

    2. It supervises the work of the diplomatic missions.

    3. It prepares the agenda for cabinet meetings.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 only

    4. 1 only