Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 6 of 104)

  1. Match List I (Provisions) with List II (Schedules of Constitution of India) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. The tribal areas in the state of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram

    2. All-India Services

    3. Control of Schedules Areas and Scheduled Tribes

    4. Comptrollers and Auditor-General of India

    1. Second Schedule

    2. Fifth Schedule

    3. Sixth Schedule

    4. Seventh Schedule

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  2. New Public Administration emphasizes

    1. social equity

    2. lean government

    3. performance appraisal

    4. management by objectives

  3. Consider the following functions

    1. Preparation of agenda for Cabinet meetings

    2. Recording decisions of the Cabinet

    3. Supervising the implementation of Cabinet decisions

    4. Coordinating the work of various ministries

    Which of these are the functions of the

    Cabinet Secretariat?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  4. Consider the following functions

    1. Assisting the government in policy formulation

    2. Reviewing periodically the working of the National plan

    3. Recommending measures for the achievement of the aims and targets set out in the National plan

    4. Assessing the material, capital and human resources of the country

    Which of these are the functions of the

    National Development Council?

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  5. Which one of the following statements about Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is NOT correct?

    1. He has no direct access to the Parliament and no minister can represent him

    2. His salary and emoluments are chargeable on the Consolidated Fund of India

    3. He cannot disallow any expenditure which in his opinion violates the Constitution

    4. He has been debarred from holding any office of profit under the Union or

    State Governments after his retirement

  6. Which one of the following was not among the recommendations of the Satish Chandra Committee?

    1. Negative marking for objective-type test

    2. Common competitive examinations for all services

    3. Exemption from preliminary examination to those candidates who had qualified once for interview

    4. Introduction of education as an optional subject

  7. Consider the following types of trainings programmes

    1. Induction

    2. Pre-selection

    3. Refresher

    4. Specialized

    5. In-service

    The training programmes gone through by the IAS and IPS officers include

    1. 1, 2 and 5

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3, 4 and 5

    4. 2, 3, 4 and 5

  8. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Appleby Report

    2. Gorwala Report

    3. Assheton Report

    4. Fulton Report

    1. Year 1944

    2. Year 1951

    3. Year 1953

    4. Year 1966

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  9. A Joint Public Service Commission for two or more States can be established by

    1. the concerned States

    2. an Act of Parliament

    3. the Union Public Service Commission

    4. the Government of India

  10. According to which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India, is the Government bound to seek the advice of the UPSC?

    1. Article 120

    2. Article 220

    3. Article 320

    4. Article 420

  11. Who among the following said, There can be no doubt that the standard of administration depends upon the calibre of civil servants who are appointed to these posts?

    1. Jawaharlal Nehru

    2. Dr. B R Ambedkar

    3. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    4. Warren Hastings

  12. Which one of the following statements is NOT true?

    1. A member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) holds office for a term of six years or until he or she attains the age of 65 years

    2. The Chairperson of UPSC is not eligible for further employment under the Government of India or Government of any State after retirement

    3. One half of the members of the UPSC should be persons who have held office for at least 10 years either under Government of India or Government of State

    4. The Chairperson and other members of the UPSC are appointed by the Prime

    Minister

  13. Which one of the following Committees was appointed by the UPSC in 1974 to go into the issue of recruitment and selection methods?

    1. A. D. Gorwala Committee

    2. D. S. Kothari Committee

    3. Santhanam Committee

    4. Joint Committee on Administrative

    Reforms

  14. The Staff College at Vadodara imparts training to the recruits of the

    1. Central Secretariat Service

    2. Railway Traffic, Transportation and Accounts Service

    3. Indian Civil Accounts Service

    4. Income Tax Service

  15. Consider the following statements: The Governor of a state

    1. is vested with executive power under the Constitution of India

    2. is needed because of the federal structure of government

    3. was to be elected according to the original Draft Constitution of India

    4. is chosen only from among the categories laid down in the

    Constitution of India

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4