Public Administration mcq questions and answers for competitive exams

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1.
By whom was the 'Managerial Grid' developed?

a
Blake and White
b
Blake and Mouton
c
Blake and Schmidt
d
Mouton and Shophan

2.
Which of the following is not included in 'hygiene' factors in the Herzberg's twofactor theory of motivation?

a
Salary
b
Responsibility
c
Company's policy
d
Working conditions

3.
The author of 'The Function of the Executive' is:

a
Henry Fayol
b
F. W. Taylor
c
Chester Bernard
d
Mary Parker Follet

4.
In which year was the Committee on Public Undertakings constituted by the Lok Sabha?

a
1961
b
1962
c
1963
d
1964

5.
'Position classification' is the classification of

a
Duties
b
Salaries
c
Departments
d
Personal status of incumbents

6.
In France, the term of the President is

a
2 years
b
4 years
c
6 years
d
8 years

7.
Which of the following is not an All India Service?

a
Indian Police Service
b
Indian Forest Service
c
Indian Foreign Service
d
Indian Administrative Service

8.
The first country in the world to introduce the right to information was

a
USA
b
Finland
c
Norway
d
Sweden

9.
Which of the following is not a function of staff agency?

a
Advising
b
Planning
c
Consultation
d
Achieving goals

10.
If a public servant imposes upon the citizens duties and obligations which are not required by law, it

a
Error of fact finding
b
Error of authority
c
Abuse of power
d
Error of law

11.
'Habeas Corpus' literally means

a
To prohibit
b
To command
c
To have the body of
d
None of the above

12.
In England, the Cabinet must resign from office as soon as it loses the confidence of

a
The House of Lords
b
The King or the Queen
c
The House of Commons
d
All of these

13.
Which of the following violates the principle of Utility of Command?

a
Product Organization
b
Functional Organization
c
Bureaucratic Organization
d
Manufacturing Organization

14.
Who rejected the principles of administration as 'myths' and 'proverbs'?

a
L.D White
b
Herbert Simon
c
Chester Barnard
d
W. F. Willoughby

15.
How many principles of organization were propounded by Henry Fayol?

a
12
b
13
c
14
d
15

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