Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 59 of 104)

  1. Which of the following hinder delegation?

    1. The poor calibre of the staff at the lower level

    2. Organizational policies, rules and regulations

    3. Hierarchy of the organization

    4. Personality of the delegating official

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  2. Which of the following reflect supervision?

    1. Watching the work of the subordinate

    2. Ensuring proper and efficient performance

    3. Guiding subordinates for efficient performance

    4. Finding fault with the work of the subordinates.

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1, 2 and4

    3. 3 and4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  3. Which one of the following does not relate to inspection in administration?

    1. Inspection of some kind or the other has been an integral part of Pubic Administration

    2. Inspection work and investigation work mostly go together

    3. The purpose of inspection is to acquire information

    4. To acquaint top management with the operating problems faced at the subordinate levels.

  4. Consider the following two statements:

    • Assertion (A): A staff officer protects the time of the line officer.
    • Reason (R): A staff officer is an adviser to the chief executive.

    In the context of the bode two statements which one of the following is correct?

    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  5. Which of the following will help reduce rivalry and rancor in Line-Staff relationship?

    1. Opportunities to exchange roles

    2. Training to Line people in Staff work and vice versa

    3. Special pay to Line people

    4. Departmentalism

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. I and 4

  6. What is the correct sequence of the following

    1. The Fourth Central Pay Commission

    2. MI-India Services (Conduct) Rules

    3. The Masterman Committee (Great Britain)

    4. The Central Administrative Tribunal

    Choose the correct answer from the following codes:

    1. 1, 3, 4, 2

    2. 2, 4, 1, 3

    3. 3, 1, 4, 2

    4. 3, 2, 1, 4

  7. To examine the system of recruitment to the All-India and Central services the Kothari Committee was set up in

    1. 1975

    2. 1976

    3. 1985

    4. 1986

  8. The Civil Services was defined as ‘professional body of officials, permanent, paid and skilled’ by

    1. Paul Appleby

    2. L D White

    3. Herman finer

    4. Woodrow Wilson

  9. Consider the following two statements:

    • Assertion (A): Civil Service is accountable to the political executive.
    • Reason (R): Since civil service is governed by the principle of anonymity, the civil servant is protected by the political executive and is not accountable to the Parliament.

    In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  10. The present recruitment system in India is based upon the recommendations of the

    1. Curzon Committee

    2. Rippon Committee

    3. Macaulay Committee

    4. Dalhousie Committee

  11. The phrase ‘developmental bureaucracy’ was coined by

    1. La Palambora

    2. Fred Riggs

    3. Alfred Diamant

    4. William Siffin

  12. Which of the following are the various types of decision in an organization?

    1. Intra-Organisational and interorganisational

    2. Routine and Strategic

    3. Policy and operative decisions

    4. Research and analysis

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  13. The Article in the Constitution of India says that parliament may by law provide for the creation of an All India Service is

    1. Article 300

    2. Article 312

    3. Article 320

    4. Article 420

  14. Which one of the following explains the impact of ‘halo’ effect?

    1. A person's choice to behave quite opposite to image as formed by others

    2. A person's efforts to display a gaudy image of himself without possessing such image

    3. The Incredible image of an individual perceived by others

    4. The Incredible image of an individual perceived by others An individual's tendency to conform to the perception of his image as formed by others

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Cybentetics

    2. Language

    3. Informal Communication

    4. System

    1. Grapevine.

    2. Entropy

    3. Barrier

    4. Feedback

    5. Attitudes

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1