Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 24 of 104)

  1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Commission/Committee) List-II (Recommendations)
    1. Maxwell Committee

    2. Tottenham Committee

    3. Secretariat Procedure Committee

    4. The Lee Commission

    1. Constitution of Public Service Commission

    2. Staff Pattern of Imperial Secretariat

    3. Division of Ministerial Staff

    4. Central Staff Selection Board

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
  2. Which one of the following was established to improve administrative efficiency of the Government departments?

    1. Central Statistical Organization

    2. Organizations and Methods Division

    3. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension

    4. Ministry of Statistics and Programme

    Implementation

  3. Consider the following functions:

    1. To prepare briefs for Cabinet meetings

    2. To monitor implementation of Cabinet decisions

    3. To redress complaints regarding service matters

    4. To keep the President and the Vice-

    President apprised of the major

    Cabinet decisions

    Which of these functions are performed by the Cabinet Secretary?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  4. Which one of the following bodies regularly reviews the progress of the Five Year Plans?

    1. National Development Council

    2. Planning Commission

    3. Cabinet Secretariat

    4. Union Cabinet

  5. In prescribing the form in which the accounts of the Union and the States are to be kept, the Comptroller and Auditor-General is expected to take approval of the

    1. Parliament

    2. Legislature of the State concerned and the Parliament

    3. Finance Minister

    4. The President of India

  6. Consider the following institutions:

    1. The Planning Commission

    2. The Supreme Court

    3. The Finance Commission

    4. Special Officer for Linguistic

    Minorities

    Which of these is/are not enumerated in the Constitution of India?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. Only 1

    3. Only 4

    4. 1 and 3

  7. In the post-liberalization period, the concept of BOOT refers to the development of

    1. Private sector

    2. Public sector

    3. Infrastructure

    4. Import and export

  8. The Consolidated Fund of India is made up of

    1. The excise duty and the income tax

    2. the income tax and the corporate tax

    3. the money raised from all loans

    4. all revenue receipts of the Government of India

  9. Consider the following statements: The Prime Ministers Office

    1. Came into existence in January 1950

    2. Was known as the Prime Ministers Secretariat till June 1977

    3. Has no subordinate offices attached to it

    4. Assists the President to know about the work of the Government

    Which of these are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  10. Who among the following advocated the need for psychological tests in recruitments of the civil services in India?

    1. Paul Appleby

    2. A. D. Gorwala

    3. Harry W. Blair

    4. V. Subramaniam

  11. Which one of the following Commissions recommended functional specialization in the Indian Administrative Service?

    1. Expenditure Reforms Commission

    2. Administrative Reforms commission

    3. IVth Central Pay Commission

    4. Vth Central Pay Commission

  12. Consider the following statements: Recruitment to the Indian Administrative Services is made by

    1. Open competitive examination

    2. Promotion of members of State Civil Services

    3. Selection in special cases from among persons who hold gazette posts under the State Governments and are not members of the State Civil Services.

    Which of these is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  13. The Minister-Civil Servant relationship in India emerged as a result of

    1. Government of India Act, 1935

    2. Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms, 1919

    3. Indian Constitution, 1950

    4. Morley-Minto Reforms, 1909

  14. Which among the following is empowered to create more All-India Services?

    1. Rajya Sabha

    2. Union Parliament

    3. Lok Sabha

    4. Union Cabinet

  15. Consider the following services:

    1. Overseas Communication Service

    2. Military Engineering Service

    3. Company Law Board Service

    4. Defense Lands and Cantonment

    Service

    Which of these is/are Central services?

    1. 3 only

    2. 2 only

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4