1. A government consists of-
a) Legislature only
b) Legislature and executive
c) Legislature executive and judiciary
d) Territory, population and sovereignty

2. From the value-fact point of view, the various approaches to the study of Public Administration can be classified as-
a) Empirical approach
b) Normative approach
c) Normative and Empirical approach
d) Ecological, Normative and Empirical

3. Who formulated the mathematical formula I = N (2N-I+N-I)K regarding to the ‘Span of control’?
a) L. Urwick
b) Gulick
c) V.A. Graicunas
d) M. Crozier

4. From the degree and nature of authority delegated point of view, delegation may not be grouped as-
a) Full or partial
b) Formal or informal
c) Constitutional on extra Constitutional
d) Conditional or unconditional

5. Which one way of achieving effective coordination, from the following is not suggested by MacFarland?
a) Clarifying authority and responsibility?
b) Appropriate punishment system
c) Coordination through leadership
d) Checking and observation

6. The term ‘communication’ Is derived from-
a) Commune
b) Communion
c) Comose
d) Communis

7. Which are the three basic elements of the control process from the following?
1) Setting of standards
2) Comparison of actual performance against standards
3) Taking corrective action
4) Taking punitive action against erring officials
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2, 3 and 4
c) 1, 3 and 4
d) 1, 2 and 4

8. The term ‘Cybernetics’ is related with-
a) Motivation
b) Control
c) Communication
d) Authority

9. “Coordination is the adjustment of the parts of each other and of the movement and operation of parts in time.” This statement belongs to-
a) Mooney
b) Paul H.Appleby
c) W.F. Willoughby
d) G.R. Terry

10. Who has said that “the grapevine is valuable as a barometer of public opinion in the organization”?
a) Herbert Simon
b) Urwick
c) Mooney
d) None of these

11. The terms ‘programmed decisions’ and ‘non-programmed decisions’ are derived from-
a) Computer language
b) Planning vocabulary
c) Administrative vocabulary
d) None of these

12. Who has explained the Hierarchy as the Scalar Process from the following?
a) Elton Mayo
b) Mooney and Reiley
c) Pfiffner and Sherwood
d) Earl Latham

13. From the following in which country civil service is organized on the basis of ‘Crops’?
a) Great Britain
b) France
c) USA
d) India

14. What is the full form of ‘EEOC’?
a) European Economic Open Community
b) Entrance Examination of Cadre
c) Commission of European Economy
d) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

15. One of the following is not correct with the administrative reforms-
a) Paul Appleby Report
b) Sarkaria Commission
c) First Administrative Reform Commission
d) Ashok Chanda Committee

16. Which one of the following is not the ‘Writ’?
a) Habeas corpus
b) Suo Motto
c) Prohibition
d) Mandamus

17. Which one of the following is not the objective of the Right to Information Act, 2005?
a) Access to information under the control of public authorities
b) Repeal of the Official Secrets Act, 1923
c) Transparency in the working of public autorities
d) To contain corruption

18. Right to Information Act, 2005 was passed by the Indian parliament on which date?
a) 12th June, 2005
b) 11th June, 2005
c) 15th June, 2005
d) 12th July, 2005

19. the USA Chief Executive is-
a) Collegial Chief Executive
b) Plural Chief Executive
c) Single Chief Executive
d) Parliament Chief Executive

20. Whitley Councils were set up first in-
a) USA
b) Sweden
c) England
d) France

21. Planning is-
a) Preparation of action
b) Effort to achieve desired end
c) Rational method of application of resource
d) All of the above

22. Parliament has power to-
a) Reduce or abolish a tax and can also increase
b) Reduce or abolish a tax, but not increase it
c) Reduce a tax only
d) Abolish a tax only

23. No demand for a grant shall be made except on the recommendation of-
a) The President
b) The Vice-President
c) The Speaker
d) The Prime Minister

24. The first step in the planning process is-
a) Mobilisation of resources
b) Outline the alternative course of action
c) Goal classification and determination of objectives
d) Forecasting the future

25. Which of the following is the act amounting to crime?
a) Embezzlement
b) Disobedience of orders
c) Insubordination
d) Misconduct

26. The Indian recruitment system is based on-
a) American system
b) British system
c) Swedish system
d) French system

27. ‘On-entry training’ could also be termed as-
a) Post-entry training
b) Pre-entry training
c) In-service training
d) None of the above

28. System of the judicial review is not prevalent in-
a) USA
b) Britain
c) India
d) None of the above

29. Rank-in-Corps is prevalent in-
a) USA
b) Britain
c) India
d) France

30. Civil servants are allowed to contest in election with enjoying their pensionary benefits and seniority rights in-
a) France
b) USA
c) India
d) Britain

31. David H. Rosenbloom has classified the history of personnel system of USA in the following era-
a) (1) 1780-1828 (2) 1829-1882 and 1883 to till date
b) Prior to 1789 (2) 1790-1882 and (3) 1883 to till date
c) (1) 1789-1818 (2) 1819-1882 and (3) 1883 to till date
d) None of these

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32. The Planning Commission was constituted by a resolution of the-
a) Cabinet
b) Parliament
c) National Development Council
d) None of the above

33. A member of the UPSC may be removed on the ground of his misbehavior by-
a) Both the Housed of Parliament by way of impeachment
b) The President of India on the basis of enquiry by the Supreme Court
c) The Chairman of the UPSC
d) The Prime Minister on the basis of the recommendation of the cabinet

34. Completely honest and reliable is-
a) Unimpeachable
b) Impeachable
c) Misdemeanour
d) Ignominy

35. CCA Rules stand for-
a) Classification, Control and Appeal Rules
b) Civil Service Appeal Rules
c) Conduct, Classification and Appeal Rules
d) Civil, Conduct and Appeal Rules

36. The Institution of Lok Ayukta is at the-
a) State level
b) Central level
c) Both at State and Central levels
d) All India level

37. The National Development Council was establish h in-
a) 1950
b) 1952
c) 1954
d) 1955

38. The concept of he Bureaucracy was fully developed by-
a) F. M Marx
b) Karl Marx
c) Max Weber
d) F.W Riggs

39. Arrange in sequence-
1) The position
2) The Class
3) The service
The correct answer is-
a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2, 3 and 1
c) 3, 2, and 1
d) 2, 1 and 3

40. The grouping of position on the basis of similarity of duties and qualification requirements is called-
a) Classification
b) Class formation
c) Service classification
d) Position formation

41. Herzberg’s hygiene factors are alike-
a) Maslow’s lower level needs
b) Maslow’s higher level needs
c) McGregor’s theory X
d) McGregor’s theory Y

42. The institution of ‘OMBUDSMAN’ originated from-
a) Britain
b) France
c) Sweden
d) USA

43. The Union Public Service Commission present its annual report to-
a) The President
b) The Speaker
c) The President and Governors
d) The Prime Minister

44. By which Constitutional Amendment Act the municipal institution in India are accorded constitutional status?
a) 42nd
b) 44th
c) 73rd
d) 74th

45. Which one from the following is not true?
a) The Rajya Sabha can be dissolved at any time
b) The Lok Sabha can be dissolved
c) The confidence motion in the Government can only be discussed in the lower house of the parliament
d) The President appoints the Prime Minister of India

46. The Electoral College to elect the President of India consists of-
a) Members of the Parliament and the State Legislatures
b) Elected member of the Parliament and the State Legislature
c) Members of both the Houses of the Parliament and the State Legislative Assemblies
d) Elected members of both the Houses of the Parliament and the State Legislative Assemblies

47. Which one of the following Articles is related with creation of the All India Service?
a) 309
b) 312
c) 311
d) 327

48. Under which Article of the Constitution reference has been made for establishment of the UPSC and the State PSCs-
a) 315
b) 310
c) 312
d) 327

49. The M.P state Institute Institute of Rulral Development (SIRD) is situated at-
a) Bhopal
b) Indore
c) Jabalpur
d) Gwalior

50. The Apex Training Institute of the Madhya Pradesh Government is-
a) The Sardar Patel Institute of Training and Management
b) RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management, Madhya Pradesh
c) The State Administrative training Institute
d) M.P. State Institute of Rural Development

51. The responsibility of conducting election for the Panchayati Raj Institutions in Madhya Pradesh is given to-
a) The Chief Electoral Officer
b) The Collector
c) The State Election Commission
d) The M.P. Government

52. The term of the municipal Institutions in Madhya Pradesh is-
a) 3 years
b) 4 years
c) 5 years
d) 6 years

53. Who is authorized to call meetings to the ‘Gram Sabha’ in Madhya ?
a) The District Collector
b) The Chief Executive Officer of the Janpad Panchayat
c) The Sub-Divisional Officer
d) The Sarpanch

54. Madhya Pradesh has-
a) Two tier Panchayati Raj Syste,
b) Three tier Panchayati Raj system
c) Multi tier Panchayati Raj system
d) Integrated Panchayati Raj system

55. Who is the Chairman of the National Council, the apex body in joint Consultative Machinery Scheme?
a) The Prime Minister
b) The Labour Minister
c) The Cabinet Secretary
d) The Labour Secretary

56. The Joint Consultative Mechinery in India is based on-
a) The Whitley Council
b) The Office of Administration
c) The Ombhudsman
d) None of these

57. The Central Vigilance Commissioner is appointed by the-
a) President
b) Prime Minister
c) Home Minister
d) Union Public Service Commission

58. The administrative Staff College of India is situated at-
a) Mussoorie
b) Simla
c) Delhi
d) Hyderabad

59. The Indian Institute of public Administration (I.I.P.A) was established in-
a) 1952
b) 1954
c) 1955
d) 1951

60. Under the National Rural Employment of how many days are guaranted to a person in a year?
a) 110 days
b) 120 days
c) As per demand
d) None of the above

61. Development in administration includes-
a) The Administrative Change
b) The Economics Development
c) The Social Change
d) All of the above


62. Who has said that ‘decisions have an ethical as well as factual content’?
a) Martin Meyerson
b) C.E. Lindbloom
c) H.Simon
d) None of the above

63. The term ‘Development Administration’ originated by an Indian Scholar, Goswami, in the year-
a) 1921
b) 1948
c) 1955
d) 1952

64. Who has said that” development administration is an action oriented goal oriented administrative system?”
a) Goswami
b) J.D. Montogomery
c) E.W.Weidner
d) Ferrel Heady

65. “The Prismatic-Sale Model’ is related with-
a) The Developing Countries
b) The Underdeveloped Countries
c) The Developed Counties
d) The Traditional Society

66. From the following in which country the parliament regulates the formation and dissolution of the administrative departments?
a) India
b) Britain
c) USA
d) None of the above

67. The Chairman of the Madhya Pradesh State Planning Board is-
a) The Chief Minister
b) The Planning Minister
c) The Finance Minister
d) The Chief Secretary

68. Some scholars believe that the term ‘Babu ‘is derived from-
a) The Clerk
b) The Black
c) The Baboon
d) The Munshi

69. Moral principles are known as-
a) Conduct
b) Values
c) Norms
d) Ethics

70. Who among the following are authors of well-known work : “Administrative Behavior : A Study of Decision-making processes in an Administrative Organization”?
a) Kenneth Thomson and Chester I. Barnard
b) F. Herzberg and A. Maslow
c) H.A. Simon and Chester I. Barnard
d) A. Maslow and Chester I. Barnard

71. The Comptroller and Auditor General is responsible to-
a) The President
b) The Prime Minister
c) The Parliament
d) The Finance Minister

72. The Board of Revenue is-
a) A State level agency
b) Concerned with revenue administration in the state
c) Not a part of the state machinery
d) All of the above

73. A money bill in the State can originate in-
a) The Legislative council
b) The Legislative Assembly
c) Both A and B
d) None of the above

74. “The term ‘Budget’ is derived form a-
a) Latin word
b) French word
c) Spanish word
d) None of these

75. The financial administration has mainly three following objectives. Choose the appropriate code for right the answer-
1. Formulation of the fiscal policies
2. To limit expenditure
3. To ensure accountability
4. Fiscal management
a) 1, 3, and 4
b) 2, 3, and 4
c) 1, 2, and 3
d) 1, 2, and 4

76. Which budget system is prevent in India are-
a) Single budge system
b) Two budget system
c) Multiple budget system
d) None of the above

77. The demands on the Consolidated Fund of India are-
a) Non-Votable
b) Votable
c) Referred to the Estimate Committee
d) Not under the control of the finance Ministry

78. The supplementary grants are called-
a) The Supplementary Budget
b) The Extraordinary grants
c) The Money bill
d) None of the above

79. In India the budget is called –
a) The Annual financial statement
b) The annual income-expenditure statement
c) The money bill
d) The appropriation bill

80. The First Budget of the Indian government was introduced in the year-
a) 1860
b) 1919
c) 1935
d) 1947

81. From the following which is the department of the Ministry of Finance?
a) The Department of Economics Affairs
b) The Department of Expenditure
c) The Department of Revenue
d) All of the above

82. The District Collector belongs to-
a) The all India Services
b) The Centre Service
c) The State Service
d) The Revenue Service

83. How can a State Information Commissioner be removed from his office?
a) By an order of the state Chief Information Commissioner
b) By the Governor with the advice of supreme Court
c) By the Supreme Court of India
d) In a manner similar to the removal from his office of a judge of a High Court

84. The Council of Ministers is responsible to-
a) The President
b) The Prime Minister
c) The Parliament
d) The Lok Sabha

85. Recommendations of the 13th Finance Commission will cover a period of five years commencing from which date?
a) February 1, 2010
b) April 1, 2010
c) May 1, 2010
d) July 1, 2010

86. The administrative head of the secretariat departments in the State Government is-
a) The Secretary of the Government
b) The Departmental Minister
c) The Chief Secretary
d) The Chief Minister

87. The head of the State Secretariat is-
a) The Chief Secretary
b) The Registrar
c) The Chief Minister
d) The Secretary, General Administration Department

88. The Head of the Department is known by his designation as-
a) The Director
b) The Director General
c) The Commissioner
d) All of the above

89. The post of the Collector was created in-
a) 1772
b) 1860
c) 1919
d) 1935

90. The maximum contribution in the development of the discipline of public Administration came from-
a) India
b) China
c) USA
d) France

91. The ‘Nagar Panchayats’ are Constituted for the-
a) Rural Areas
b) Urban areas
c) Both rural and urban areas
d) Transitional areas

92. Which is not the function of the Chief Secretary from the following?
a) Recording the proceeding of the Cabinet’s meeting
b) Forwarding the matters for consideration to the cabinet
c) Taking active part in the meeting of the Cabinet during deliberation
d) Advice to the cabinet of it is sought

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93. Which is the chief function of a Collector (head of the district administration) as the ‘Collector’ from the following.
a) Collection of the land revenue
b) Maintenance of law and order in the district
c) Coordination of the working of the district level officials
d) To act as the Representative of the State Government

94. Which among the following countries does not have a Central Civil Service Commission charged with the responsibility for recruitment of the higher civil services?
a) Canada
b) France
c) Great Britain
d) USA

95. The salary, allowances and other service conditions of the State Chief Information Commissioner shall be the same that of the-
a) Election Commissioner
b) Chairmen of the State Public Service Commission
c) Chief Justice of the state High Court
d) State Chief Election Officer

96. the term of the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha is-
a) 6 years
b) 2 years
c) 1 year
d) 5 years

97. The Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution is related with the-
a) State Subjects
b) Centre Subjects
c) Panchayati Raj Subjects
d) Municipal Subjects

100. The State Secretariat’s Building of Madhya Pradesh is called-
a) Sardar Patel Bhawan
b) Shyamlal Hills
c) Bharat Bhawan
d) Vallabha Bhawan

101. Who amongst the following said that the shifting paradigms of Public Administration may be understood in terms of ‘locus’ or ‘focus’?
a) Golembiewski
b) Elton Mayo
c) Woodrow Wilson
d) L.D. White

102. Public Administration had been defined as “detailed and systematic execution of public law”, by-
a) E.N. Gladden
b) John A.Vieg
c) F.M. Marx
d) Woodrow Wilson

103. Who is the author of the essay titled “the Study of Administration”?
a) W.F. Willoughby
b) Woodrow Wilson
c) Vincent de Gournay
d) Louis Braudies

104. In which year was the Minnowbrook Conference held?
a) 1968
b) 1969
c) 1965
d) 1973

105. Which one statement from the following regarding New Public Administration is correct?
a) Client oriented bureaucracy, representative bureaucracy and people’s participation
b) People oriented administration, efficient bureaucracy and scientific approach
c) People oriented bureaucracy, people’s participation and Development oriented
d) Efficient administration skilled bureaucracy and people’s control

106. Which of the following account(s) is/are not maintained by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India?
1. The Account of a State
2. The Railway Accounts
3. The Union Government Account
4. Defence Accounts
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
a) 2 only
b) 2 and 4
c) 1 and 3
d) 1 and 2

107. From the following which one is not the goal of New Public Administration?
a) Values
b) Social equity
c) Institution oriented
d) Change

108. Which are the important instruments from the following to achieve the goals of development?
a) Bureaucracy, Political leadership and democracy
b) Market economy, Rule of law and independent judiciary
c) Administrative system, political organisation and voluntary Association
d) Democracy, Independent judiciary and Voluntary associations

109. Which of the following does not come under Max Weber’s theory of domination?
a) Traditional domination
b) Charismatic domination
c) Cultural domination
d) Legal domination

110. Which of the following approaches emphasizes the importance of the structure?
a) Human Relation Approach
b) Behavioral Approach
c) Classical Approach
d) Ecological Approach

111. Who is considered the founder of the academic discipline of public Administration?
a) L.D. White
b) Woodrow Wilson
c) Goodnow
d) W.F. Willoughby

113. Out of the match of the following has public Administration emerged as separate discipline?
a) Sociology
b) Political Science
c) Economics
d) Management

114. What does the letter “D’ stand for in the “POSDCORB’?
a) Duty
b) Discipline
c) Directing
d) None of the above

115. How many principle of organization are expounded by Gulick?
a) Eight
b) Ten
c) Fourteen
d) Four

116. “A man cannot serve two masters,” This statement is related with –
a) Unity of command
b) The span of control
c) Hierarchy
d) Work Division

117. Department of Public Works is organized on –
a) The Purpose
b) The Process
c) The Person
d) The Place

118. A Government press is –
a) Line agency
b) Staff agency
c) Auxiliary agency
d) All of the above

119. Concept of the ‘Staff’ and ‘Line’ is borrowed from-
a) The Military Administration
b) The Managtraement Science
c) The Business Administration
d) The British Administration

120. The delegation of power should be to the ‘maximum possible’ and not ‘‘maximum necessary’ This recommendation is given by –
a) The Administrative Committee
b) The Fulton Committee
c) The Hoover Commission
d) Reorganization of the Machinery of Government Report

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