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Public Administration Preliminary Sample Queston Paper

Public Administration Preliminary Sample Queston Paper

Public Administration Preliminary Sample Queston Paper

21. Which of the following is the tax levied by the centre but collected and appropriated by states ?

(a) Corporation tax

(b) Entertainment tax

(c) Stamp duties on bill of exchanges

(d) Taxes on inter-state trade

 

22. Consider the following statements regarding contingency approach of leadership ( Fiedler ).-

1. A job centred leader is more effective in high control situation .

2. A job centred leader is more effective in low control situation.

3 A job centred leader is more effective in a moderate control situation.

Which of the above are correct:-

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1,2 and 3

 

23. The success of Free Rein type of leadership mainly depends upon –

(a) The leader

(b) The age of organisation

(c) The subordinates

(d) Leader and subordinates both

 

24. Which of the following is correct?

(a) Mandamus can be issued against any body whether private or public including Parliament

(b) Habeas Corpus cannot be issued against a private body

(c) The writ of Prohibition is preventive as well as curative.

(d) A writ cannot be issued to enforce discretionary function of a body

 

25. Who among the following certifies Excess Grant ?

(a) Comptroller and Auditor General

(b) Estimates committee

(c) Public Accounts Committee

(d) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

 

26. Consider the following statements:

1. Executive (real or nominal ) is not accountable to Parliament

2. Administration is accountable to Parliament.

3. Administration is responsible to the Lok Sabha

Which of the above is/are correct-

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1,2 and 3

 

27. The system of influencing the government through pressure groups is most prevalent in –

(a) United States of America

(b) France

(c) United Kingdom

(d) India

 

28. Consider the following statements:

1. The President can not be sued for any act done by him in the exercise and performance of his official powers and duties .

2. Criminal proceedings can be started against the President in respect of his personal acts.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

29. Consider the following statement –

1 . Madhya Pradesh was the 1st State to enact the Right to information legislation

2 . Karnataka was the 1st State who conferred the state people , the Right to Recall in some local bodies .

Which of the above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

30. Match the following-

Part of Constitution Subject

A. Part VII 1. Scheduled Areas

B. Part IX 2. Union Territories

C. Part X 3. Panchayats

D. Part XI 4. Centre - State Relationship

Code :

A B C D

(a) 2 3 1 4

(b) 1 3 2 4

(c) 2 4 1 3

(d) 1 4 2 3

 

31. Which of the following is not a characteristic of Japanese Civil Service System ?

(a) Ban on Political Activities

(b) Seniority based promotion

(c) Bureaucratic domination on legislature

(d) Frequent inter-departmental mobility

 

32. Match List I to List II

List I List II ( Book ) ( Author )

A. Reflections on 1. McGregor Public Administration

B. The Human Side 2. J.M. Gauss of Enterprise

C. Constitutional 3. Carl Fredrick Government and Democracy

Code :

A B C

(a) 1 2 3

(b) 2 1 3

(c) 1 3 2

(d) 2 3 1

 

33. Which of the following is not correct ?

(a) Information is distorted in centralized organisation.

(b) Information is distorted in decentralized organisation

(c) Information is distorted in closed model of organisation

(d) Information is not distorted in open model of organisation

 

34. Consider the following statements regarding Model Synthesis –

1. It is an effort to reconcile basic differences of open model and closed model of organisations.

2. The ultimate goal of model synthesis is to routinize and rationalize the organisations working.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

35. Consider the following statements regarding organisation :-

1. A public organisation is characterised by impersonal relationship.

2. A private organisation is characterised by impersonal relationship.

3. All organisation are dependent upon exchanges with their environment.

Choose the correct statement(s) -

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1,2 and 3

 

36. Which of the following is not a feature of Closed Model organisation ?

(a) Routine tasks occur in stable conditions

(b) Central aim is task specialisation.

(c) Interaction between people in the organisation tends to be horizontal.

(d) Conflict within the organisation is adjudicated from the top.

 

37. Consider the following statements-

1. Delegation is distribution of power of function and not authority and responsibility

2. Decentralisation occurs essentially vertically.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

38. Which of the following is common to both Minnow brook 1 and Minnow brook 2 ?

1. Both rejected the concept of Welfare State

2. Both strictly rejected the concept of Politics-Administration Dichotomy

3. Tone of both were more or less anti- bureaucratic

Choose the answers from codes below -

(a) 1,2 and 3

(b) 1 and 2

(c) 2 and 3

(d) Only 3

 

39. Objective(s) of Scientific Management Theory are :-

1. Standardization of working conditions such as temperature and humidity

2. Standardization of work- methods.

3. Standardization of worker’s behaviour.

Which of the above is/ are correct ?

(a) Only 2

(b) 1 and 2

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1,2 and 3





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