Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 46 of 104)

  1. Consider the following statements:

    1. Development of comparative approach of public administration was funded by the American Government.

    2. One reason for funding the development of comparative approach of public administration was political interest to arrest communication.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  2. Who among the following expressed the view that virtually all the decisions in an organization are such that they do not maximize, but only suffice?

    1. George Miller

    2. Herbert A Simon

    3. Kurt Lewin

    4. Abraham Maslow

  3. Consider the following statements: Performance budgeting is a system of resource allocation that

    1. Organises the budget document by operations and programmes.

    2. Links performance levels of operations and programmes with specific budget.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2

    3. Both 1 and 2

    4. Neither 1 nor 2

  4. Contingency approach to leadership focuses on which of the following?

    1. Task requirements

    2. Peers'expectations

    3. Employees'expectations

    4. Organizational policies.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. Only 1, 2 and 3

    2. Only 1, 2 and 4

    3. Only 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  5. Match List-I (Early Model of Motivation) with List-II (Person) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Early Model of Motivation) List-II (Person)
    1. Traditional Model

    2. Human Relations Model

    3. Human Resources

    1. Douglas McGregor

    2. Frederick Taylor

    3. Elton Mayo

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
  6. Consider the following statements:

    1. Motivation cannot be used as a tool to arrange job relationships in an organization.

    2. Individuals make conscious decisions about their behaviour in the organization.

    3. Motivation factors are related to the job content and the rewards of work performance.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. Only 1 and 2

    2. Only 2 and 3

    3. Only 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  7. Who among the following come under the jurisdiction of the Central Vigilance Commission?

    1. Members of All-India Services serving in connection with the affairs of the Union and Group A officers of the Central Government.

    2. Senior officers in the Public Sector Undertakings of the Central Government.

    3. Senior officers in the Public Sector Banks.

    4. Senior officers in the Insurance

    Companies in the Public Sector.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. Only 1

    2. Only 2, 3 and 4

    3. Only 1 and 2

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  8. Consider the following statements:

    1. The Central Vigilance Commission comprises a Central Vigilance Commissioner and three Vigilance Commissioners.

    2. The Central Vigilance Commission became a multi-member Commission with statutory status in the year 1998 after promulgation of an Ordinance by the President of India.

    3. The Committee for the selection to the post of the Director in the Directorate of Enforcement, Ministry of Finance

    Government of India is chaired by the

    Central Vigilance Commissioner.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. Only 2

    3. Only 2 and 3

    4. Only 1 and 3

  9. Consider the following Committees set up to study the structure, powers and functions to be assigned to Panchayati Raj Institutions:

    1. Santhanam Committee

    2. Ashok Mehta Committee

    3. Balwantrai Mehta Committee

    4. GVK Rao Committee

    Which one of the following is their correct chronological order?

    1. 3 − 4 − 2 − 1

    2. 2 − 1 − 3 − 4

    3. 3 − 1 − 2 − 4

    4. 2 − 4 − 3 − 1

  10. Whenever the Governor of a State has to address the State Legislature, who among the following prepares his address?

    1. Chief Secretary of the State

    2. Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers

    3. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly

    4. Governor himself

  11. What is the time-limit within which a non-Money Bill has to be sent to the legislature by the Governor for reconsideration?

    1. 14 days

    2. One month

    3. Three months

    4. No time-limit is specified

  12. Which one of the following statements about the Central Board of Direct Taxes is not correct?

    1. The Central Board of Taxes provides essential inputs for public and planning of direct taxes in India

    2. The Central Board of Direct Taxes is not responsible for administration of direct tax laws

    3. The Chairman and Members of the Central Board of Direct Taxes are selected from the Indian Revenue Service only

    4. Various functions and responsibilities of the Central Board of Direct Taxes are distributed amongst the Chairman and the Members, with only fundamental issues reserved for collective decision by the Board

  13. Which one of the following is not a defence public sector undertaking?

    1. Bharat Dynamic Ltd.

    2. Mishra Dhatu Nigam Ltd.

    3. Bharat Earth Movers Ltd.

    4. Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.

  14. The Fifth Central Pay Commission suggested that no IAS officer should be posted as a District Collector unless he has completed

    1. 8 years of service

    2. 9 years of service

    3. 10 years of service

    4. 11 years of service

  15. Which of the following taxes belong to a State of Indian Union exclusively?

    1. Taxes on lands and buildings.

    2. Taxes on mineral rights

    3. Taxes on entry of goods into local areas.

    4. Taxes on income other than agricultural income.

    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    1. Only 1, 2 and 3

    2. Only 2 and 3

    3. Only 1 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4