Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 43 of 104)

  1. The Chairperson of a District Planning Committee forwards the development plan recommended by the Committee to which one of the following?

    1. The State Government

    2. The District Development Officer

    3. The District Collector

    4. Chairperson, Zilla Parishad

  2. Regarding the Municipalities, who makes the provisions with respect to the composition and the territorial area of a Wards Committee?

    1. Municipal Commissioner

    2. District Collector

    3. State Legislature by law

    4. State Election Commissioner

  3. Who recommends to the Governor the principles which should govern the distribution between the State and the Panchayats of the net proceeds of the taxes, tolls and fees leviable by the State which may be divided between them?

    1. Zilla Parishad

    2. Chief Minister

    3. Finance Minister of the State

    4. State Finance Commission

  4. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Constitution of India grants personnel immunity to the President of India and the Governor of a State for official acts, but no such immunity is granted to the Ministers.

    2. Civil proceedings may be brought against the President of India or the

    Governor of a State in respect of their personal acts only if six months'notice has been delivered to them.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  5. Match List-I (Name of Local Body) with List-II (State) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Name of Local Body) List-II (State)
    1. Janpad Panchayat

    2. Mandal Praja Parishad

    3. Mandal Panchayat

    4. Taluka Panchayat

    1. Andhra Pradesh

    2. Karnataka

    3. Madhya Pradesh

    4. Gujarat

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
  6. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Council of Ministers of a State in India is collectively as well as individually responsible to the Legislative Assembly of the State.

    2. The Governor of a State has the power to appoint the Members of the State

    Public Service Commission as well as the State High Court Judges.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  7. Consider the following statements:

    1. The minimum prescribed age for any person to be a member of Panchayat is 25 years.

    2. A Panchayat reconstituted after premature dissolution continues only for the remainder period.

    3. The 73rd and 74th amendments to the

    Constitution of India do not apply to

    Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu

    And Kashmir, and Delhi.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. Only 2

    2. Only 2 and 3

    3. Only 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  8. The President of India may from time to time fix the number of Election Commissioners of the Election Commission of India on the basis of

    1. Advice by the Chief Election Commissioner

    2. Advice by the Prime Minister's Office

    3. Recommendation of the Union Law Ministry

    4. The law made in that respect by the

    Parliament

  9. Consider the following statements:

    1. In the British system, the accounts are prepared by its Comptroller and Auditor-General.

    2. The Office of the Comptroller

    Auditor-General of India is substantially modeled upon that of the

    Auditor-General under the

    Government of India Act, 1935.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  10. The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India has the power to audit which of the following?

    1. All expenditure from the Contingency Fund and the Public Account of the Union.

    2. All expenditure from the Contingency Fund and the Public Account of a State.

    3. All expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of each Union Territory having a Legislative Assembly of its own.

    4. Accounts of all Government companies set up under the Indian

    Companies Act.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. Only 1 and 2

    3. Only 3 and 4

    4. Only 1, 2 and 3

  11. In which year was the decision of separating accounting function from audit function taken by the Central Government for its financial administration?

    1. Year 1950

    2. Year 1965

    3. Year 1976

    4. Year 2000

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

    1. The main function of the Public Accounts Committee is to examine the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India

    2. The Public Accounts Committee comprises Members of the Lok Sabha only

    3. A member of opposition can also be appointed as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee

    4. A member of the Public Accounts

    Committee can be re-elected for a second term

  13. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Constitution of India classifies the members of the Council of Ministers at the Centre into different ranks.

    2. A member of one House of the

    Parliament who has been chosen as a

    Union Minister does not have the right to vote in the House of which he is not a member.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  14. Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India Provides that every person who is a member of a defence service or of a civil service of the Union or of All-India Services holds the office during the pleasure of the President of India?

    1. Article 310

    2. Article 315

    3. Article 323

    4. Article 323A

  15. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act, 2003 mandates the Union Government to eliminate the revenue deficit by the year 2010 − 11.

    2. Under the FRBM Act, 2003 and the

FRBM Rules, 2004, the Union

Government is under obligation not to borrow directly from the Reserve Bank of India with effect from April 1, 2008.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. Only 1

  2. Only 2

  3. Both 1 and 2

  4. Neither 1 nor 2