Public Administration 2010-Solved MCQs Arunachal Pradesh PSC Set 2

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(xi) According to Weber, the three types of leadership are:

(a) Charismatic, traditional, legal/rational

(b) Titular, controllers, organizers

(c) Institutionalists, specialists, hybrids

(d) Charismatic, institutionalists, specialists

(e) None of these

Answer: (a)

(xii) In terms of public administration, one defines a system:

(a) According to the organizational structure

(b) According to the administrative effectiveness

(c) According to problem one wishes to resolve

(d) According to the amount of resource available

(e) None of these

Answer: (a)

(xiii) The advantage of systems approach is:

(a) it allows us to disregard the differences in world views

(b) it allows means and ends to remain ambiguous

(c) it forces us to delineate the differences and similarities in world views and improves efficiency and effectiveness

(d) it allows for new and fresh solutions to old and distressing problems

(e) None of these

Answer: (c)

(xiv) According to humanists approach, the management scientist's system is incomplete because:

(a) It fails to factor in the variable of environment and instability

(b) It fails to account for the variable of uniquely human qualities such as genius and despair

(c) It gives too much emphasis to the variable of uniquely human qualities

(d) It does not consider quantifiable and measureable variables

(e) None of these

Answer: (b)

(xv) The purpose of decision tree is:

(a) Decision alternatives

(b) Cost analysis

(c) Project coordination

(d) Time analysis

(e) None of these

Answer: (b)

(xvi) The line-item budget covers:

(a) Inputs only

(b) Outputs only

(c) Inputs and outputs

(d) Neither inputs nor outputs

(e) None of these

Answer: (a)

(xvii) Performance budget covers:

(a) Inputs only

(b) Outputs only

(c) Neither inputs nor outputs

(d) Inputs and outputs

(e) None of these

Answer: (d)

(xviii) The essential difference between management-by-objectives and planning-programming-budgeting is that:

(a) MBO does not necessarily focus on inputs

(b) MBO does not necessarily focus on outputs

(b) MBO does not necessarily focus on alternatives

(b) MBO necessarily focus on alternatives

(e) None of these

Answer: (b)

(xix) Public goods differ from private goods on the basis of:

(a) Price

(b) Delivery

(c) Exclusion

(d) Public interest

(e) None of these

(b) False

Answer: (c)