1.  The role of the Finance Commission in Central-State fiscal relations has been undermined by

a

  The Zonal Councils

b

 The State Governments

c

 The Election Commission

d

 The Planning Commission

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

2.  Negative motivation is based on

a

  Fear

b

 Status

c

 Money

d

 Reward

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A

3.  The civil service was defined as 'professional body of officials, permanent, paid and skilled' by

a

  Felix Nigro

b

 O. G. Stahl

c

 Herman Finer

d

 N. Gladden

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C

4.  Bureaucracy is based on:

a

  Personal Authority

b

 Corporate Authority

c

 Traditional Authority

d

 Charismatic Authority

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D

5.  Who wrote the book 'Towards A New Public Administration : The Minnowbrook Perspective'?

a

  Dwight Waldo

b

 Frank Marini

c

 J. M. Pfiffner

d

 J. Charlesworth

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

6.  The C & AG of India does not audit the receipts and expenditure of

a

  State Governments

b

 Central Government

c

 Government companies

d

 Municipal undertakings

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D

7.  Simon was positively influenced by ideas of

a

  Terry

b

 Barnard

c

 L.D White

d

 Henry Fayol

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

8.  Audit of State Government is

a

  A state subject

b

 A union subject

c

 In the concurrent list

d

 None of these

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

9.  The process of transmitting the idea or thought into meaningful symbols is called:

a

  Decoding

b

 Feedback

c

 Reception

d

 Encoding

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

10.  The history of evolution of the Public Administration is generally divided into

a

  one phase

b

 five phases

c

 seven phases

d

 eleven phases

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

11.  Legal-rational authority' is a core concept of:

a

  Public Choice Theory

b

 Theory of Emergency

c

 Theory of Bureaucracy

d

 Maslow's Theory of Motivation

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C

12.  McGregor's name is most commonly associated with one of the following:

a

  Theory X and theory Y

b

 Scientific Management

c

 Bureaucratic Theory

d

 Human Relations

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A

13.  The Union Public Service Commission of India has been established under the

a

  Article 305

b

 Article 315

c

 Article 325

d

 Article 335

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

14.  Which one of the following statements is not correct in respect of New Public Management?

a

  It upholds public interest

b

 It has market orientation

c

 It advocates managerial autonomy

d

 It focuses on performance appraisal

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A

15.  The most effective means of citizen's control over administration is

a

  Election

b

 Public Opinion

c

 Pressure Groups

d

 Advisory Committees

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A

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