Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 9 of 104)

  1. A leadership style in which the leader himself develops a plan of action and achieves the challenging goals is called

    1. Instrumental

    2. Supportive

    3. Participative

    4. Achievement-oriented

  2. Which one of the following states of the Indian Union has vested the power in the Gram Sabha to recall the members of the Village Panchayat?

    1. West Bengal

    2. Rajasthan

    3. Madhya Pradesh

    4. Karnataka

  3. The basic objective of an interview is to assess, the candidate's

    1. Intellectual capacity

    2. General knowledge

    3. Personal qualities

    4. Power of expression

  4. In which one of the following training methods, do the trainees expose their idiosyncrasies to their fellow-trainees who rub them off through mutual interaction

    1. Syndicate Method

    2. Case-Study method

    3. Lecture Method

    4. T-Group Method

  5. Which one of the following is not a correct statement?

    1. The principle of seniority gives certainty of promotion of employees

    2. Greater experience is a greater qualification for promotion

    3. Seniority principle helps in building up the morale and efficiency of public services

    4. Seniority is a matter of a fact which cannot be denied

  6. Who made the following statement? The problem of ethical conducts for public officials arises by virtue of the power and influence that he commands and the commitment that he Undertakes of loyal and disinterested service to the public.

    1. Woodrow Wilson

    2. L D White

    3. Glen Stahl

    4. Herbert. Simon

  7. The number of Standing Parliamentary Committees that exist to scrutinize the demands for grants of various ministries is

    1. Ten

    2. Twelve

    3. Seventeen

    4. Twenty

  8. A system of budgeting in which the bulk of expenditure on the on-going activities of. The government is left untouched, while only marginal adjustments are made in raising and allocating revenue is

    1. Zero-base budgeting

    2. Performance budgeting

    3. Incremental budgeting

    4. Line-item budgeting

  9. The economy cut-motion seeks to reduce the proposed expenditure of a demand for grant by

    1. Rupees one hundred

    2. Rupee one

    3. A specified amount

    4. An unspecified amount

  10. Under the scheme of Departmentalization of Accounts that began in 1976, who amongst the following is the chief accounting authority for all transactions of a Ministry and its subordinate offices?

    1. Comptroller and Auditor General of India

    2. Secretary of the Ministry concerned

    3. Finance Ministry

    4. Controller of Accounts

  11. The Estimates Committee of the Lok Sabha

    1. Prepares estimates of expenditure of Central Government

    2. Examines the accounts of Departments of Government of India

    3. Prevents unauthorized collection of taxes

    4. Suggests economies to be made in the

    Central administration

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Habeas Corpus

    2. Mandamus

    3. Certiorari

    4. Quo Warranto

    1. What warrant or authority

    2. Certified or to be made certain

    3. Command to perform public duty

    4. Produce the body of a person

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  13. Consider the following: In realizing social justice. Public Interest Litigation (PIL) is used as an effective tool because it makes the judicial process

    1. Less expensive

    2. Expeditious

    3. Humane and judicious

    4. Cumbersome

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  14. Consider the following: Right to information is necessary in India because it

    1. Increases people's participation in administration.

    2. Makes administration more accountable to people.

    3. Makes administration more innovative.

    4. Makes people aware of administrative decision making.

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  15. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Britain
      • Merit Protection Board
      • India
      • Appointments Committee on the Cabinet
      • Japan
      • National Personnel Authority
      • USA
      • Office of Budget and Personnel

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