Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 52 of 104)

  1. Central Personnel Agency in India is the

    1. Union Public Service Commission

    2. Staff Selection Commission

    3. Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Government of India

    4. Public Enterprises Selection Board

  2. Which one of the following explains the concept of ‘Selection from within’

    1. Selection of candidates through direct recruitment

    2. Selection based on merit

    3. Selection through promotions

    4. Selection based on seniority

  3. Which one of the following statements, regarding direct recruitment is not correct

    1. It is in accordance with the principles of democracy

    2. It broadens the area of recruitment

    3. It brings in new blood and fresh talent

    4. It widens avenues for promotion

  4. Performance test is used for

    1. Recruiting clerical staff

    2. Recruiting technical personnel

    3. Selecting higher civil servants

    4. Selecting specialists

  5. The immediate provocation to introduce merit system in USA came from the assassination of

    1. President Kennedy

    2. President Garfield

    3. President Abraham Lincoln

    4. President Woodrow Wilson

  6. What is the correct chronological order of the following administrative events?

    1. Pendletion Act. USA

    2. The All India Services Act.

    3. Kothari Commission on Recruitment Policy and Selection Methods

    4. Flulton Committee on the

    Reorganization of the British Civil

    Service

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below

    1. 1, 2, 4, 3

    2. 2, 3, 1, 4

    3. 3, 4, 2, 1

    4. 4, 3, 1, 2

  7. Which of the following statements are correct?

    1. In India the basic policy governing recruitment to civil service was first laid down in 1854

    2. Kothari Committee was appointed in 1976

    3. Kothari Committee submitted its report in 1977

    4. Kothari Committee's recommendations were implemented by the Central government in 1979

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1 and 4

  8. The role of training of civil servants has been thoroughly analyzed by

    1. Appleby's Report

    2. Assheton Committee Report

    3. Kothari Committee Report

    4. Hoover Commission Report

  9. The major feature of induction training is that it is imparted

    1. Before a candidate is selected

    2. Before a candidate assumes responsibility

    3. When to official is half way through his service

    4. When the official is about to be promoted

  10. Employees learning by doing the work and acquiring administrative skill through practice is known as

    1. Informal training

    2. Formal training

    3. Post-Entry training

    4. Orientation training

  11. The Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi was established as a result of the acceptance by the Union Government of the recommendations of

    1. Planning Commission Report

    2. A. D. Gorwala Report

    3. Paul Appleby Report

    4. V. T. Krishnamachari Report

  12. The salaries, allowances and other service conditions of the U. P. S C members are determined by the

    1. President

    2. Prime Minister

    3. Chairman, U. P. S C

    4. Ministry of Personnel

  13. The disciplinary authority for Group C and Group D employees is the

    1. Secretary

    2. President

    3. Chairman, U. P. S C

    4. Prime Minister

  14. The principle of anonymity of civil servants goes with

    1. the principle of neutrality

    2. the principle of ministerial responsibility

    3. the principle of committed bureaucracy

    4. the principle of rational bureaucracy

  15. The performance budget is a statement of

    1. the income of the government

    2. the expenditure by the government

    3. select plans of development

    4. the entire programme of governmental activity