Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 55 of 104)

  1. Match List I with List II

    List-I (Author) List-II (Name of the Book)
    1. L D White

    2. W F Willoughby

    3. E N Gladden

    4. Ordway Tead

    1. Principles of Public Administration

    2. Introduction to the Study of Public administration

    3. Administration: Its Purpose and Performance

    4. An Introduction to Public Administration

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  2. Match List I with List II

    List-I (Writer) List-II (Statement)
    1. John A Vieg

    2. L D White

    3. Herbert A Simon

    4. Luther Gulick

    1. Public Administration consist of all those operations having for their purpose the fulfillment or enforcement of public policy

    2. Administration has to do with getting things done; with the accomplishment of definite objectives

    3. In its broadest sense administration can be defined as the activities of group cooperating to accomplish common goals

    4. Administration is a determined action taken in pursuit of conscious purpose

    5. Administration is the organization and direction of human and material resource to achieve de sired ends

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  3. Match List I with List II

    List-I (Author) List-II (Principle)
    1. Brooks Adams

    2. Paul Pigors

    3. Henri Fayol

    4. Wallace B. Donham

    1. The Chief function of administration is to facilitate social change

    2. If our civilization breaks down, it will be mainly a breakdown of administration

    3. Administrators are the stabilizers of society and the guardians of traditions

    4. Administration is a subject of universal importance

    5. Administration is a moral act and administrator is a moral agent

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  4. Match List I with List II

    List-I (Principle) List-II (Advocate)
    1. Time and Motion Study

    2. General Management

    3. Hawthorne Studies

    4. Behavior Alternative Model

    1. Fayol

    2. Taylor

    3. Simon

    4. Eiton Mayo

    5. Gulick

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  5. Match List I with List II

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    1. Departmentalisation

    2. Staff and line

    3. Co-ordination

    4. Hierarchy

    1. Cabinet Secretariat and Government Corporation

    2. The deputy secretary reports to the director who in turn reports to the joint secretary

    3. Span of control

    4. Function, Process, Area, People

    5. Inter-departmental Committees

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  6. Match List I with List II

    List-I (Rank/Status) List-II (Role/Function)
    1. Secretary

    2. Project Manager

    3. Section Officer

    4. Lower Division Clerk

    1. Programme implementation

    2. Policy-making

    3. Supervision

    4. Budget-implementation

    5. Routine work

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  7. Match List I with List II

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    1. Home Department

    2. Cabinet Secretariat

    3. Foreign Policy Committee

    4. Government Printing Press

    1. General Staff

    2. Auxiliary Staff

    3. Line agency

    4. Technical Staff

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  8. Match List I with List II

    List-I (Author) List-II (Decision-making theory)
    1. H A Simon

    2. A Etzioni

    3. C E Lindbolm

    4. Robert Dahi

    1. Mixed-Scanning

    2. Instrumentalism

    3. Programmed and non-programmed decisions

    4. Group decision

    5. Systems Approach

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  9. Match List I with List II

    List-I (Leadership Theory) List-II (Feature)
    1. Traitial Theory

    2. Sociometric Theory

    3. Group Theory

    4. Contingency Theory

    1. Exchange process between leader and followers

    2. Personality characteristics of leader

    3. Environmental factors

    4. Goals and structure of organization

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  10. Match List I with List II

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    1. Action theory as an Explanation of human motivation

    2. Inducement contribution Theory

    3. Job satisfiers are motivators

    4. Pros model of work motivation

    1. Talcot Parsons

    2. Abraham Maslow

    3. Barnard

    4. Herzberg

    5. Leon Festinger

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  11. Match List I with List II

    List-I List-II
    1. Estimate Committee

    2. Public Accounts Committee

    3. Committee on subordinate Legislation

    4. Committee on Public Undertakings

    1. Examination of Appropriation accounts

    2. Suggestion of economies in Expenditure

    3. Examination of rules made by the executive departments under Acts passed by the legislature

    4. Review of the working of the Public sector undertakings

    5. Control of the Bureau of Public Enterprises

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  12. Match List I with List II

    List-I (writ) List-II (Purpose)
    1. Writ of Mandamus

    2. Writ of Injunction

    3. Writ of Certiorari

    4. Writ of Quo Warranto

    1. Prohibition of an action

    2. Direction to the official for the performance of a duty

    3. Trial of the right to a title or elective office

    4. Transferring of a case from lower court to a court of higher jurisdiction

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  13. Match List I with List II

    List-I (Efficiency rating in USA) List-II (Explanation of the efficiency rating)
    1. Excellent

    2. Very good

    3. Good

    4. Fair

    1. Means that performance met requirements from an overall point of view

    2. Means that the performance in every important phase of the work was outstanding and there was no weakness in performance in any respect

    3. Means that performance in at least half of the important phases of the work was out standing and there was no weakness in performance in any respect

    4. Means that performance did not measure up to requirements from an overall point of view

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  14. Match List I with List II

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    1. The head of Revenue Administration

    2. The head of State Secretariat Administration

    3. The nominal head of State Administration

    4. The real head of State Administration

    1. Chief Minister

    2. Governor

    3. Chief Secretary

    4. Collector

    5. Revenue Divisional Commissioner

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  15. Match List I with List II

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    1. The Finance Ministry

    2. The Administrative Ministries

    3. The Planning Commission

    4. The Comptroller and Auditor General

    1. Finds the financial sources

    2. Makes available the accounting skill

    3. Have the detailed knowledge of administrative requirements

    4. Prepares plans for Development

    5. Have overall responsibility for the framing of he budget

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