Pub Admin (Introduction) Quiz

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Quiz on topic one (introduction) of public admin as per UPSC syllabus.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Politics-Administration dichotomy makes the public service:
    • A. 

      Actively involved in Public Policy Making

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Welfaristic

    • D. 

      Learning process oriented

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements are true about themes expressed in L.D White's introduction to study of public administration:1)The study of P.A should be founded in law rather than managment.2)Politics should not intrude on adminsitration3)P.A is not capable of becoming a science in its own right.4)Mission of administration is economy and efficiency.
    • A. 

      1,2,3 and 4

    • B. 

      2 and 4

    • C. 

      2,3,and 4

    • D. 

      None of the given statements are true

  • 3. 
    Arrange in chronological order.1)public choice approach     3)new public management2)development admin           4) comparative adminsitration
    • A. 

      1234

    • B. 

      3214

    • C. 

      1243

    • D. 

      2143

  • 4. 
    Who said that the "impression that development administration is concerned solely with the administration of developing countries can only reduce the utility of the concept of development administration in its application to the comparative analysis of 'developed' and 'developing' countries".
    • A. 

      Pai Panandikar

    • B. 

      Inayatullah

    • C. 

      B.S khanna

    • D. 

      Ramesh K. Arora

  • 5. 
    Who amongst the following do not make any distinction between public and pvt. admin:1)M.P Follet    3)Lyndall Urwick2)L.D White     4)Henri fayol
    • A. 

      4,2,1

    • B. 

      1,3,4

    • C. 

      4 only

    • D. 

      3 only

  • 6. 
    Which among the following is/are true about The power to tax?1) It is written by Geoffery Brennan and Jmes buchanen2) it examines the concept of Leviathan state
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Neither1 nor 2

    • D. 

      Both 1 and 2

  • 7. 
    Which among the following features are new in NEW Managerialism distinguishing it from traditional managerialism.1)division of labour2)outsourcing3)lean sizing4) administrative-managerial skills
    • A. 

      4 and 2

    • B. 

      1,3 and 4

    • C. 

      3 and 2

    • D. 

      2,3 and 4

  • 8. 
    Who asserted that American public administration should be viewd as a sub-field because Public Administration is global in scope.
    • A. 

      Riggs

    • B. 

      Heady

    • C. 

      Jong S. Jun

    • D. 

      Lynton Caldwell

  • 9. 
    As per Stephen K .Bailey the three defining pillars of public admin are 1)organization behavior 2) behavior of people in the organization 3) the technology of the management and the institutions of police implementation
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      3 only

    • C. 

      1,2, and 3

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of these staments are true about Locus and focus in Public Administration1)Initially this analysis was made by Robert T. Golembiewsky2)It helps in understanding the intellectual developments in the discipline of public administration.3)There have been some shifts in the locus and focus of Public Administration in various phases.
    • A. 

      None of the above

    • B. 

      1 only

    • C. 

      3 only

    • D. 

      All of the above

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