Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 61 of 104)

  1. During discussion in the Parliament ‘Guillotine’ is applied to those demands which are

    1. Discussed and approved

    2. Discussed but not approved

    3. Discussed and reduced

    4. Not discussed for want of time

  2. Consider the following two statements

    • Assertion (A): In India the estimates that relate to the expenditure charged upon the Consolidated Fund of India shall not be submitted to the vote of Parliament.
    • Reason (R): Parliament is not empowered to discuss expenditure charged upon the

    Consolidated Fund of India.

    In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but P. Is true

    • Assertion (A): Accounting and Auditing powers should not be vested in an individual or an agency.
    • Reason (R): Separation of Accounting and Auditing functions is in consonance with the spirit of Theory of Separation of Powers.

    In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?

    1. Both A and Rare true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and P. Are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  3. Which one of the following has precedence over every other motions?

    1. Calling Attention

    2. Half-an-hour discussion

    3. Adjournment motion

    4. A resolution by both the Houses jointly

    • Assertion (A): In the USA, tire President's men are political appointees.
    • Reason (R): The spoils system is the recruitment method. In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct.
    1. Both A and Rare true but R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  4. The Independent Regulatory Commissions are called

    1. The arms of the congress

    2. Islands of autonomy

    3. President's branch of government

    4. The arms of the congress and president's branch of Government

  5. Which of the following are part of the Executive Office of the president of USA?

    1. The office of Budget and Management

    2. The Office of Personnel Management

    3. National Security Council

    4. The Feberal Reserve System

  6. The legislature exercises control over administration in various ways. Which one of the following is not one such a way

    1. Budgetary control

    2. Debates and discussions on departmental performance

    3. Raising questions on the activities of the administration.

    4. Issuing injunctions against a public servant and preventing him from doing something.

  7. On which of the following does the effectiveness of executive control over public administration depend?

    1. The relationship between the Civil Servants and Ministers

    2. The experience aid capabilities of the ministers

    3. The nature of political system existing in the Country

    4. The Constitutional position of the Civil

    Servants

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  8. Executive control over administration is exercised through which of the following?

    1. Formulation of administrative policy

    2. Discussion on ‘Demands for Grant’

    3. Approval of the decisions of the subordinates

    4. Periodic review meetings

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  9. Which of the following are reason for judicial control over administration being imminent?

    1. Administration usurp authority

    2. rights of citizens have to be protected

    3. officers fight for exercise of authority

    4. There is need to uphold the law of the land.

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  10. From which one of the following does the judicial control over administration emanate?

    1. Judicial conventions

    2. Administrative orders

    3. Acts of legislature

    4. The rule of law

  11. Which one of the following does the judicial control over administration?

    1. System of election

    2. System of recall

    3. Consultative committees

    4. Parliamentary committees

    Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  12. Which one of the following is NOT a British legacy to the central administration in India?

    1. Deputation system in public services

    2. Committee system

    3. Conduct of general elections by the election commission

    4. Merit selection by public service commission

  13. The president may require the council of Ministers to reconsider the advise tendered by the latter and shall act in accordance with the advice tendered after such reconsideration. The above provisions was inserted in the Indian constitution by the

    1. 38th Amendment

    2. 42th Amendment

    3. 44th Amendment

    4. 52nd Amendment