Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 25 of 104)

  1. A great provided by the Parliament in respect of the estimated expenditure for the part of the ensuring financial year pending the regular passage of the budget is called

    1. Appropriation Account

    2. Token Cut

    3. Vote on Account

    4. Cut Motion

  2. The most effective instrument of the executive control over administration is

    1. Civil service code

    2. Communication

    3. Rule-making power

    4. The charged expenditure includes

  3. The charged expenditure and Removal

    1. Any sums required to satisfy any judgment decrees or award of any court of arbitral tribunals

    2. Debt charges for which the government of India is libel

    3. The salaries and allowances of certain high officials

    4. All the above

  4. The primary objective of judicial control is to

    1. Punish the criminals

    2. Resolve disputes

    3. Protect citizens rights

    4. Safeguard private property

  5. Which one of the following is involved in the preparation of the budget estimates?

    1. Finance Ministry

    2. Administrative Ministries

    3. Planning Commission

    4. All the above

  6. Which one of the following is not correct? Citizen& participation makes administrative processes

    1. Responsive

    2. Effective

    3. Efficient

    4. Transparent

  7. Which one of the following is not a function of Union Public Service Commission?

    1. Recruitment rules

    2. Classification of services

    3. Disciplinary mailers

    4. Promotion and deputation

  8. The role of civil society in public administration is manifested in the form of

    1. Pressure Groups

    2. Political Parties

    3. Non-governmental Organizations

    4. Press

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Designation of the Governor General of Bengal as the Governor-General of India and his Government as the Government of India

    2. Dyarchy introduced in Indian Government

    3. Twin features of All-India Federation and Provincial Autonomy

    4. Control of the Government of India transferred from East India Company to the British Crown

    1. Charter Act of 1833

    2. Government of India Act, 1858

    3. Government of India Act, 1919

    4. Government of India Act, 1935

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
  10. The body at the apex of the system of administrative courts in France is

    1. The Constitutional Council

    2. The Economic and Social Council

    3. The Council of State

    4. The Court of Accounts

  11. Central Secretariat in the Government of India comprises

    1. Presidential Secretariat. Lok Sabha Secretariat and Cabinet Secretariat

    2. All Ministries and Departments (with Secretaries to the Government) in the Government of India

    3. Prime Ministers Secretariat and Cabinet Secretariat

    4. Lok Sabha Secretariat and Rajya Sabha

    Secretariat

  12. Match List I with List If and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Bodies) List-II (Related Activities)
    1. Central Secretariat

    2. Cabinet Secretariat

    3. Planning Commission

    4. Finance Commission

    1. Principles governing grants-in-aid to States

    2. Formulation of policies

    3. Coordination of activities of various Ministries

    4. Allocation of resources

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  13. Consider the foil owing statements: The Cabinet Secretariat

    1. Is a constitutional body

    2. Is a staff agency

    3. Works under the direction of the prime Minister

    4. Is a creation of the cabinet

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. l and 4

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

    List-I (Function) List-II (Constitutional Authority)
    1. Supervision of Expenditure

    2. Coordination in the Central Secretariat

    3. Appointment of High Court Judges

    4. Alternative Expenditure Policy

    1. President of India

    2. Chief Minister

    3. Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Finance

    4. Cabinet Secretary

    5. Estimate Committee

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 5
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
      • 4
  15. Consider the following statements: The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is responsible for the audit of the accounts of

    1. The Union Government

    2. State Governments

    3. The Governments of Union Territories

    4. The urban and rural local bodies

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4