Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 86 of 104)

    • Assertion (A): Civil servants are influenced in their work by political executives because they know the latter have support in the Cabinet.
    • Reason (R): Civil servants put up only proposals as are likely to be approved by the Ministers. In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?
    1. Both A and R are hue and R is the correct explanation of A

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

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  1. Which of the following are the functions of the Chief Minister?

    1. To communicate to the Central Government an the decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the State.

    2. To instruct District Connectors to carry out and the decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the State.

    3. To communicate to the Governor an decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the State.

    4. To communicate to the Governor an decisions of the Council of Ministers regarding proposals for legislation.

    Select the correct using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 3 and 4

  2. Which one among the following is NOT the function of the State Secretariat?

    1. To assist the Minister in the formulation of policy

    2. To act as a channel of communication between one Government and an other

    3. To prepare drafts of legislation to be introduced in the Assembly

    4. To assist the legislature in its secretarial work

  3. Which of the following are the positions enjoined upon the Chief Secretary of a State?

    1. Secretary to the Cabinet.

    2. Chief Advisor to the Chief Minister.

    3. Chief of the Secretaries.

    4. Head of the Civil Service:

    5. Representative of the State in all legal matters.

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3, 4 and 5

  4. Which of the following statements are true?

    1. The territorial jurisdictions of the regional end district offices are coterminous

    2. The territorial jurisdictions of regional offices of different departments are not coterminous.

    3. The territorial jurisdiction of regional offices of the central and state governments are one and the same.

    4. The territorial jurisdictions of the regional and district offices are different.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 3

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  5. In which one of the following districts has the ‘Files to Field’ programme been introduced?

    1. Sirmour (H. P.)

    2. Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

    3. Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

    4. Sambalpur (Orissa)

  6. Which one of the following is NOT a function of Deputy Commissioner/District Collector?

    1. Maintenance of law and order

    2. Survey and Settlement

    3. Trial of cases under IPC

    4. Enforcing provisions of Cr. P. C.

  7. Which of the following are provided for in the 73rd Constitutional Amendment?

    1. Elections through Chief Election Commissioner.

    2. Devolution of functions by State government.

    3. Creation of State Finance Commission.

    4. Setting up a three-tiered Indian

    Federation.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  8. Which of the following are true regarding the I. RD. P?

    1. It is Uni. dimensional in nature.

    2. It adopts a holistic approach.

    3. It calls for a high level of coordination.

    4. It is mainly a poverty alleviation programme.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

    • Assertion (A): Multiplicity of authorities in urban areas has added to the problems of citizens.
    • Reason (R): New special purpose agencies have been created for urban functions.

    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  9. Which of the following cause the creation of slums in large urban centers?

    1. Increased economic activity in urban areas

    2. Per capita income being higher in metro cities.

    3. Increased government regulations for urban development.

    4. Out migration from small urban centres.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 2, 3 and 4

    • Assertion (A): State government are obliged to appoint a State Finance Commission under the Constitution.
    • Reason (R): The quantum of money to be paid annually by the state governments to the local bodies is determined by the State Finance Commission.

    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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): The Directorates of Local Bodies in States supervise the working of Municipal Corporations.
    • Reason (R): The State governments need to exercise control over all the local bodies. 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 the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  10. Which of the following are provided for by the 74th Constitutional Amendment in respect of Municipal Corporations?

    1. Seats to be filled by direct elections on the basis of wards.

    2. Reservation of seats for SC/ST.

    3. Reservation of seats for backward classes.

    4. One-third reservation of seats for women.

    Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  11. Gerald Caiden has mentioned that the crucial role as assumed by public administration in contemporary society is

    1. Institutionalization of Socio-economic change

    2. Strengthening of roots of democracy

    3. Demoralizing administration

    4. Strengthening of human relations in administration