Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 47 of 104)

  1. Consider the following statements:

    1. When a State Government suspends an officer of All-India Services, a detailed report of the case is required to be sent to the Centre within 3 months.

    2. A State Government cannot stop the increment nor withhold the promotion of an officer of All-India Services without prior permission of the Central

    Government.

    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

  2. Consider the following statements:

    1. Henri Fayol was the first to describe the five functions of management.

    2. Henri Fayol was a French Management theorist whose theories concerning human relations were widely influential in the beginning of the 20th

    Century.

    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

  3. Which one of the following is not a component of expectancy model of motivation?

    1. Positive reinforcement

    2. Valence

    3. Performance-outcome equation

    4. Effort-performance equation

  4. Consider the following statements in respect of the New Pension System for the new entrants to the service under the Central Government:

    1. The New Pension System was operationalises from January 1, 2004.

    2. The New Pension System is based on a defined contribution-twelve and a half percent of the salary and dearness allowance by the employee, which is matched by the Central Government.

    Which of the statement 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 (Person) with List-II (Major Area) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Person) List-II (Major Area)
    1. Robert Owen

    2. Henry L Gantt

    3. W Clay Hammer

    4. Clayton Alderfer

    1. Motivation Theories

    2. Personnel Management

    3. Incentive Scheme for workers

    4. Behaviour Modification Techniques

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

    1. like a Member of the Union Public Service Commission, the Chief Information Commissioner holds the office for a period of 6 years or till he attains the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier.

    2. The Chief Information Commissioner shall only be removed from his office in like manner an don the like grounds as that for a member of the Union

    Public Service Commission.

    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. Who among the following is not a member of the committee which makes recommendation to President of India for appointment as Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners?

    1. Prime Minister

    2. Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha

    3. A Union Cabinet Minister to be nominated by the Prime Minister

    4. Union Law Minister

  8. In the present context, the Planning Commission of India is focusing on which of the following?

    1. Information dissemination role

    2. Systems change role

    3. Indicative planning for the Indian economy

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. Only 1 and 2

    2. Only 1

    3. Only 2 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  9. Who is the Chairman of the Civil Service Board in India?

    1. Secretary (Personnel), Government of India

    2. Cabinet Secretary, Government of India

    3. Chairman, Union Public Service Commission

    4. Establishment Officer, Government of

    India

  10. Consider the following statements in respect of the recommendations of the Fifth Central Pay Commission:

    1. Flexible Complementing Scheme of promotion first introduced by the Third Central Pay Commission should be withdrawn.

    2. Cadre reviews should ensure that an across the board reduction of 1% of manpower per year is achieved.

    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

  11. What is the pre-tax disparity ratio i.e.. The ratio of the maximum basic pay (of the post of Secretary to the Government of India) and minimum basic pay for the Central Government employees on the basis of the recommendations of the Fifth Central Pay Commission?

    1. 9.6

    2. 10.7

    3. 11.4

    4. 12.2

  12. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

      • Committee on Performance-oriented Appraisal System
      • Surinder Nath
      • Committee on Upgrading Civil Service Skills
      • B Yugandhar
      • Committee on Civil Service Reforms
      • Y K Alagh

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. Only 1 and 2

    3. Only 2 and 3

    4. Only 1

  13. How can a new All-India Service be created?

    1. By an amendment of the Constitution

    2. By Provisions of Article 312 of the Constitution

    3. By an executive order

    4. By a statute

  14. Who among the following was in the forefront in the development of the concept of New Public Administration?

    1. Herbert Simon

    2. F Marini

    3. Dwight Waldo

    4. H Fredrickson

  15. Which of the following is/are essential to delegate authority in an organization?

    1. Establish feedback channels

    2. Others must not know that delegation has occurred

    3. Delegatee's range of discretion should not be specified

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2 and 3

    3. Only 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3