Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 62 of 104)

  1. Which one of the following is not a department in the Ministry if Finance, Government of India?

    1. Department of Economic Affairs

    2. Department of Expenditure

    3. Board of Direct Taxes

    4. Banking division

  2. Which of the following are not the functions of the central secretariat?

    1. Framing policy and defending it before Parliamentary committees

    2. Guiding and directing the executive agencies

    3. Drifting legislation and adjudicating dispute

    4. Framing rules and regulations

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 3 and 4

  3. Which of the following are the functions of the cabinet secretariat?

    1. To assist the union cabinet in taking policy decisions

    2. To supervise the work of state secretariats

    3. To coordinate the work of the Union Ministries

    4. To offer secretarial assistance to the

    Union Cabinet

    Choose the correct answer from the codes below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1 and 4

    4. 4 only

  4. The planning commission

    1. A Line Agency

    2. An Auxiliary Agency

    3. A Constitutional Agency

    4. A Staff Agency

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

    List-I (Administrative provisions pertaining to) List-II (Schedules in the Constitution)
    1. The Triblal areas in the state of Assam, Meghalaya, Triprua and Mizoram

    2. All India Services

    3. Control of scheduled areas and Scheduled tribes

    4. Comptroller and auditor general of India

    1. Second schedule

    2. Fifth schedule

    3. Sixth schedule

    4. Seventh schedule

    5. Eight schedule

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  6. Which of the following statements are true?

    1. The report of the comptroller and auditor general of India can be considered by the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha in their joint sessions.

    2. The report of the comptroller and auditor general deals with the income and expenditure of any state corporation.

    3. No committee is required to scrutinize the report of the comptroller and auditor general before the Lok Sabha considers it.

    4. The report the comptroller and auditor general of India constitutes the basis of scrutiny to be made by the Public

    Accounts committee of the Parliament.

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  7. Consider the following two statements:

    • Assertion (A): The National Development council was constituted to supervisee coordinate the development exercise undertaken by the planning commission.
    • Reason (R): The Planning commission is primarily an expert body without representatives from state Governments.

    In the context of the above two statements

    Which one of the following is correct?

    1. Both A and R are 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

  8. Which of the following are the trends witnessed during the last two de3cades in Public sector management?

    1. Development of joint sector enterprises

    2. Militancy of trade union activities of Public sector undertakings

    3. Entry of public sector into law social priority areas

    4. Competition with Multinational

    Corporation.

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  9. Which of the following are not the Public Enterprise units under the department of Defense Production in the Ministry of Defense?

    1. Hindustan aeronautics Ltd. Bangalore

    2. Goa Ship Yard Ltd. Goa

    3. The ordnance School. Jabalpur

    4. Heavy Vehicles Factory, Avadi

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  10. The finance Commission recommends the distribution of the net proceeds of the Union Government arising from

    1. All taxes between the Union and the States

    2. Specified taxes among the States only

    3. All sources including taxes, fees and surcharges between the Union and the States

    4. Specified taxes without surcharge between the Union and the states

  11. Consider the following two statements:

    • Assertion (A): The Fiance commission prescribes the frame-work for the working of the planning commissio.
    • Reason (R): The jurisdiction and functions of the Finance commission are outlined in the constitution of India.

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

    1. Both A and R are 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

  12. What is the correct chronological sequence of the years in which the following events took place?

    1. Establishment of the Feberal public service

    2. Granting of permission to Indian students to compete for Civil Service Examinations

    3. Creation of Central Secretariat

    4. Decision toe hold Civil services

    Explanations in UK and India.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 4, 3, 2 and 1

    2. 2, 3, 1 and 4

    3. 1, 2, 4 and 3

    4. 3, 2, 4 and 1

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Supervision of expenditure (Govt. Of India)

    2. Coordination in the central secretariat

    3. Appointment of Judges of state high courts

    4. Alternative expenditure policy

    1. President of India

    2. Chief Ministers

    3. Financial adviser in the Ministry of Fiance

    4. Cabinet secretary

    5. Estimates committee

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