Public Administration 2009-Solved MCQs Competitive Exams Set 2

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13. A geographical information system is a location-related computer programme data and maps for a variety of uses.

(a) True

(b) False

Answer: (a)

14. The most powerful reason for the growing recognition of the global economy is

(a) The growth of international trade groupings and pacts.

(b) That more people are working domestically for foreign employees..

(c) That the major cities of the western world are culturally heterogeneous.

(d) That domestic organization are feeling the impact of international competition.

Answer: (a)

15. The learned and shared ways of thinking and doing things found among members of a society is known as:

(a) Parochialism

(b) Culture shock

(c) Culture

(d) Ethnocentrism

(e) Domestic multiculturalism

Answer: (c)

16. Each of the following is a popular dimension of culture except:

(a) Language

(b) Use of space

(c) Religion

(d) Individualism

(e) Time orientation

Answer: (b)

17. To help combat selective perception, a manager should:

(a) View the situation as others view it

(b) Give more performance feedback to subordinates

(c) Spend more time helping subordinates learn job skills

(d) Gather additional opinions about a situation from others

(e) Increase feedback to subordinates and train them personally

Answer: (a)

18. Assigning personal attributes to other individuals is known as:

(a) Stereotyping

(b) The halo effect

(c) Selective perception

(d) Projection

(e) Expectancy

Answer: (a)

19. The key elements of the communication process include all but which of the following:

(a) An interpreter

(b) A receiver

(c) A source

(d) Feedback

(e) Noise

Answer: (a)

20. Nonverbal communication is:

(a) The acknowledgment of a message and a response to its reception.

(b) Communication through physical gesture

(c) The same as noise

(d) Anything that interferes with the effectiveness of the communication attempt

(e) Often unimportant during interviews.

Answer: (b)

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