Competitive Exams: Public Administration MCQs (Practice-Test 97 of 104)

  1. Which of the following are major sources of revenue of urban local bodies?

    1. Property tax

    2. Octroi

    3. Sales tax

    4. Tax on vehicles

    Which of the following are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2 and 4

  2. Match List I with List II and-select the correct answer

    List-I List-II
    1. Concept of circular human behaviour

    2. Managerial

    3. Organizational Morale

    4. Hierarchy of needs

    1. Blake and Mouton

    2. D McGregor

    3. M P Follet

    4. A Maslow

    5. C Barnard

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 5
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
  3. Which one of the following is NOT a role of civil servants in developing societies?

    1. To actively advise the political executives

    2. To increasingly redress people grievances

    3. To participate in formulation of public policies

    4. To restrain elected representative from usurping roles which are not theirs

  4. Which one of the following agencies is responsible for both recruitment and training of civil servants for the administrative class?

    1. Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, USA

    2. Ecole National d Administration, France

    3. Civil Service College, UK

    4. Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, India

  5. Which of the following are the purposes of position classification?

    1. To delineate authority.

    2. To establish chain of command.

    3. To provide leadership.

    4. To ensure equal status to all.

    Which of the following are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  6. The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament is appointed by the

    1. Speaker of Lok Sabha

    2. Prime Minister of India

    3. President of India

    4. Chairman of Rajya Sabha

  7. The principle of anonymity flows directly from the doctrine of

    1. legal responsibility

    2. collective responsibility

    3. ministerial responsibility

    4. professional responsibility

  8. Which of the following are implied in the anonymity of civil servants?

    1. They cannot ask a member to speak up on their behalf in Parliament.

    2. They cannot express their views to the Press.

    3. Their decisions have to be countersigned by the Ministers concerned.

    4. They keep away from Committees of

    Enquiry.

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 4

  9. In which of the following does Position Classification facilitate personnel Administration?

    1. Recruitment

    2. Promotion

    3. Training

    4. Separation

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 1, 2 and 4

      3. 1, 3 and 4

      4. 2, 3 and 4

  10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

    List-I (Services) List-II (Place of Training establishment)
    1. Indian Foreign Service

    2. Indian Police Service

    3. Railway Service

    4. Income Tax Service

    1. Vadodra (Baroda)

    2. New Delhi

    3. Hyderabad

    4. Nagpur

    5. Mount Abu

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
  11. Which one of the following DOES NOT form a part of the budget?

    1. Review of public finance of the previous year

    2. Estimates of receipts and expenditure of the current year

    3. The actual receipts and expenditure of the previous three years

    4. Proposals for meeting the requirements of the following requirements

  12. The demands for Supplementary Grants must be presented to and passed by the House

    1. before the end of the respective financial year

    2. before the budget of the following year is passed

    3. after the withdrawal of money from Consolidated Fund

    4. after the submission of report of CAG

  13. While discussing a budget, the Legislature CANNOT

    1. give assent to the demand

    2. reduce the demand

    3. refuse the demand

    4. increase the demand

  14. The Speaker is the ex-officio Chairman of the

    1. Rules Committee

    2. Committee on privileges

    3. Committee on public undertakings

    4. Committee on government assurances

  15. Which one of the following is NOT related to Adjournment Motion?

    1. The matter is framed in general terms

    2. The matter is urgent

    3. The matter is of general public interest

    4. The matter does not raise a question of privilege