Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 60 of 104)

  1. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

      • Company man
      • Production and quality
      • Sportsman
      • Seif-actualisation
      • Jungle Fighter
      • Security and social drives
      • Craftsman
      • Power and esteem drives
  2. According to Paul Appleby the quality of a good administrator is

    1. Self-confidence

    2. Intelligence

    3. Integrity

    4. Loyalty

  3. According to Miss Follett, Formal authority refers to

    1. Leadership of personality

    2. Leadership of position

    3. Leadership of expert knowledge

    4. Leadership by function

  4. Which one of the following is Not what a leader in administration is expected to do?

    1. Setting organizational goals in the light of internal and external demands

    2. Defining the task of each individual so that no man should serve more than one master

    3. Helping the meaning of policy to percolate down to the lower levels of the organization

    4. Maintaining the core values of. The organization and its distinctive identity

  5. Yehezkel Dror's ideas are NOT in favour of

    1. policy analysis

    2. policy science

    3. science of mudding through

    4. pluralistic approach

  6. What are the elements of premises in a decision making situation?

    1. Opinions of subordinates

    2. Previous decisions and action rules

    3. Preferences of peers and politicians

    4. Preferences and values of superiors

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  7. Herbert Simon's concept of administration is based on

    1. Structural-functional approach

    2. Logical positivism

    3. Systems approach

    4. Elite approach

  8. Who among following made the suggestion that while exercising administrative discretion administrative agency must of necessity be responsive to community values?

    1. Henri Fayol

    2. Chester Barnard

    3. Elton Mayo

    4. Herbert A Simon

  9. On which of the following the classification of positions in civil services is based?

    1. Duties and responsibilities

    2. Rank

    3. Salary level

    4. Personal characteristics of the incumbent

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  10. Which of the following are true of a gazetted officer?

    1. He can draw his own salary.

    2. His placement particulars are published in a gazette.

    3. He begins to write the confidential reports of his subordinates.

    4. He can process applications for passports.

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 3 and 4

  11. Which of the following purposes is not served by the Budged in India?

    1. Outlining the functions and activities of the government departments

    2. Exercising financial control over the activities of the government departments

    3. Providing information on the state of economy and national income

    4. Providing information on the physical targets reached by the government departments

  12. Which one of the following is not the disadvantage of the LineIntern (Traditional) Budget?

    1. It does not help long-term planning

    2. It does not relate to physical targets

    3. It encourages unhealthy competition for funds

    4. It provides for control of expenditure

  13. Payments from the Consolidated Fund of India are authorized by the

    1. Money Bill

    2. Appropriation Act

    3. Finance Act

    4. Consolidated Fund Act

  14. Demands for giants can emanate only from

    1. The Leader of the Opposition

    2. The Executive

    3. The Chairman of the Estimates Committee

    4. Any member who is not a member of the ruling party

  15. The provision for the Contingency Fund of India results in

    1. absolving tie executive from preparing the estimates of expenditure

    2. compelling the legislature to approve the expenditure

    3. reducing the legislative control over the executive

    4. providing a safety valve to tide over a crists.