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

    Correct Answer
    B. Neutral
    Explanation
    The Politics-Administration dichotomy suggests that public service should be neutral, meaning that it should not be influenced by political bias or favoritism. This means that public servants should strive to serve the public interest without being swayed by personal or political agendas. By remaining neutral, the public service can ensure fairness, impartiality, and equal treatment for all citizens. This also helps in maintaining the integrity and credibility of the public service, as it is seen as a trusted and reliable institution that works for the collective benefit of society.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 2 and 4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 and 4. In L.D White's introduction to the study of public administration, he expresses the theme that politics should not intrude on administration (statement 2). He also states that the mission of administration is to achieve economy and efficiency (statement 4). These two statements align with the themes presented in White's introduction.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 1243
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1243.

    The explanation for this answer is that the public choice approach (1) emerged before the new public management (2), as it focuses on the economic analysis of government decision-making. Development administration (4) came after the new public management, as it focuses on the implementation of policies in developing countries. Comparative administration (3) can be placed last, as it involves the study of different administrative systems and their comparisons. Therefore, the chronological order is 1243.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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

    Correct Answer
    B. 1,3,4
  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Both 1 and 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "both 1 and 2." This means that both statements 1 and 2 are true about The power to tax. Statement 1 states that the book is written by Geoffery Brennan and James Buchanan, and statement 2 states that the book examines the concept of the Leviathan state. Therefore, both statements are true.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 and 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 and 2. This means that the features distinguishing NEW Managerialism from traditional managerialism are outsourcing and lean sizing. Outsourcing refers to the practice of contracting out certain business functions to external parties, while lean sizing involves streamlining and optimizing the size and structure of an organization. These two features represent a shift in the approach to management compared to traditional managerialism.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Riggs
    Explanation
    Riggs asserted that American public administration should be viewed as a sub-field because Public Administration is global in scope.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 1,2, and 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1, 2, and 3. According to Stephen K. Bailey, the three defining pillars of public administration are organization behavior, behavior of people in the organization, and the technology of management and the institutions of police implementation. These three factors are crucial in understanding and analyzing the functioning and effectiveness of public administration.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "all of the above," suggests that all three statements are true about Locus and focus in Public Administration. The first statement states that the analysis was initially made by Robert T. Golembiewsky. The second statement suggests that it helps in understanding the intellectual developments in the discipline of public administration. The third statement indicates that there have been shifts in the locus and focus of Public Administration in various phases. Therefore, all three statements are true about Locus and focus in Public Administration.

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