Public Administration 2005-Solved MCQs Competitive Exams Set 2

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11-One of the following is not the function of the Cabinet Division of the Federal Government:

(a) Preparation of the agenda for Cabinet meeting.

(b) Recording Ihe decisions of (he Cabinet.

(c) Follow up ′ of the implementation of Cabinet decisions.

(d) Provision of staff to Cabinet members.

(e) None of these.

Answer: (c)

(12) Which of the following is categorized as a strategic decision:

(a) An officer approving the application for driving license.

(b) An executive ordering the transfer of an employee in another department.

(c) A head of the department approving a financial sanction.

(d) A committee approving a new rule to meet the future public requirements.

(e) None of these.

Answer: (d)

(13) A budget is essentially a statement of:

(a) Identification of targets to be achieved.

(b) Surplus or deficit of the previous budget.

(c) Estimated revenue and expenditure over a period of time.

(d) Allocation of funds in various heads of expenditure.

(e) None of these.

Answer: (c)

14-The categorization of functions with reference to their direct or indirect concern with the achievement of organizational goals is called as:

(a) Primary and Secondary functions

(b) Line and Staff functions

(c) Major and Minor functions

(d) Central and Peripheral functions

(e) None of these

Answer: (a)

15-The introduction of the Section Officers Scheme in the Central (Federal) Secretariat in 1961, was made on the recommendation contained in:

(a) Farooqi Report

(b) Cornelius Report

(c) Shoib Report

(d) G. Ahmed Report

(e) None of these

Answer: (d)

16- “Leaders are born and not made” is perception based on:

(a) Contingency Theory of leadership

(b) Trait Theory of Leadership

(c) Fiedler՚s Model of Leadership

(d) Situational Leadership

(e) None of thesee

Answer: (b)