Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 64 of 104)

  1. ‘The field of administration is a field of business. It is removed from the hurry and strife of politics’ This was stated by

    1. L D White

    2. Woodrow Wilson

    3. Dwright Waldo

    4. Marshall

    5. Dimock

  2. Consider, the following two statements:

    • Assertion (A): Politicization of civil service has strained he relationship between politicians and civil servants.
    • Reason (R): One party rule in many states has spoiled the relationship between officials and non-officials

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

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

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

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  3. The Governor of State may be removed from the office by the president

    1. At the request of the Chief Minister

    2. On the advice of the Lok Ayukta

    3. On the advice of the Union Cabinet

    4. On the advice of the Attorney-General of India

  4. The correct constitutional position regarding the governor is that the

    1. Governor acts on the advice of Prime Minister

    2. Governor acts on the advice of President of India

    3. Governor acts on the advice of Chief Minister of the State

    4. Governor acts on the advice of Council of Ministers of the State.

  5. Consider the fol1owing two statements:

    • Assertion (A): In the matters of appointment and dismissal of ministers the thief Minister's world i.
    • Reason (R): Governor appoints the leader of the majority party as the Chief Minister and on his/advice appoints other ministers.

    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

  6. The ministers in the Council of Mir4isters at State level are appointed by the

    1. President of the party

    2. Governor

    3. Chief Minister

    4. Prime Minister

  7. In the State Secretariat administration, all files for the decision of the Cabinet must finally pass through the

    1. Secretary of the Department

    2. Deputy Secretary

    3. Additional Secretary

    4. Chief Secretary

  8. Which one of the following is not a function of the district collector?

    1. Collection of revenue

    2. Realization of taqavi loans

    3. Hearing of cases in Nyaya Panchayais

    4. Maintenance of land records

  9. The office of collector in India was created by

    1. Warren Hastings

    2. Loard Curzon

    3. Loard Minto

    4. Secretary of state for India

  10. At the district level, the officer who is responsible for all matters affecting the peace of the district and who exercise general powers of supervision over local law enforcement officers and jails is the

    1. Commissioner

    2. District Magistrate

    3. Superintendent of Police

    4. Chief secretary of Zilla Parishad

  11. Which one of the following Articles of the Indian Constitution lays down that the State shall take steps to organize Village Panchayats?

    1. 40

    2. 26

    3. 39

    4. 38

  12. Which of the following are the objectives of the community development programme?

    1. Agricultural development

    2. Economic development

    3. Development of free and compulsory education

    4. Provision of proper health care facilities

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 & 4

    2. 1, 2, 3, & 4

    3. 1, 2 & 3

    4. 2, 3 & 4

  13. The first Municipal Corporation that was established in India is at

    1. Madras

    2. Delhi

    3. Bombay

    4. Hyderabad

  14. The following are associated with well known local government policies

    1. Balwantray Metha

    2. Lord Mayo

    3. Lord Ripon

    4. Ashok Metha

    Which is the correct chronological sequence of the above?

    Choose the answer from the codes given below:

    1. l, 2, 3 & 4

    2. 2, 3, l & 4

    3. 3, 2, 4 & 1

    4. 4, 1, 3 & 2

  15. Which of the following are the source of Municipal reverie?

    1. Revenue from taxation by the municipal bodies

    2. Revenue from non-tax source under the control of municipal bodies

    3. Loans

    4. Share from income tax

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2, 3, 4

    2. 1, 2, 4

    3. 2, 3, 4

    4. 2, 3, 4