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Madhya Pradesh MP PSC Prelim 2010 Public Admin Unsolved Part -01

1. Independent Regulatory Comm misiinn is called as—
(A) Island of Autonomy
(B) Arms of Congress
(C) Headless Branch of Govern- men t
(D) All of the above 

2. The Indian Institute
of Public
Administration was established
on the recommendation of—
(A) Ayangar Committee
(B) Appleby Committee
(C) Assurance Committee
(D) Gorwala Committee 

3. ‘Spoil System’ in the United
States of America is contribution
(A) Roosevelt
(B) Woodrow Wilson
(C) George Washington
(D) None of the above 

4. The country which has position classification is—
(A) Canada (B) Philippines
(C) America (D) All of these
5. ‘Department’ in France implies—
(A) village Assembly
(B) District
(C) Central Secretariat
(D) Home Department
Civil Servants in America are appointed by—
(A) Recruitment Board
(B) Vigilance branch of white House
(C) Public Service Commission
(D) Office of Personnel Management

7. Which one of the following Prime
Ministers is remembered for
  H.R.D. and computer revolutions
in India-?i
(A) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Chaudhary Charan Singh
(C) I. K.
(D) None of the above 

8. Pension to the Civil Servants in
India began in the year—
(A) 1947 (B) 1954
(C) 1911 (D) 1897
9. Treasury was placed under the control of District
Collector in the year—
(A) 1882 (B) 1791
(C) 1860 (D) 1947
10. The year
of organization of Administrative Reforms Comnmmision in India is—
(A) 1968 (B) 1966
1911 (D) 1951 

11. ‘The Process Principle’ of organization refers to—
(A) The advantages of concentration? specialized skills and techniques in the same place
(B) The disadvantages of concentration? specialized skills and techniques in the same place
(C) The advantages of decentralization? the specialized skills and techniques in the same place
(D) The disadvantages of decentralization? the specialized skills and techniques in the same place 

12. The 'Client Principle’ is related to—
(A) Functional Organization
(B) Functional Leadership
(C) Rational Rules
(D) Managerial Arrangement 

13. Which one of the following Prime Ministers had appealed to ‘vote by conscience’ in the election of the Indian President-??
(A) Morarji Desal
(B) Indira Gandhi
(C) vishwanath Pratap Singh
(D) Atal Behari Vaipayee
14. In case of Constitutional crisis in a state under the Union of India the President will exercise his/ her power under—
(A) Article 352
(B) Article 356
(C) Article 358
(D) Article 360
15. F. M. Marini has edited a book  entitled—
(A) The Planner in Society
(B) Towards a New Public
(C) The Reality of Management
(D) Large Scale Organization
16. which one of the following is a critic of scientific administration founded by Woodrow Wilson?
(A) Vincent Ostrom
(B) W. F. Willoughby
(C) M. P. Follett
(D) Millet 

17. who among the following has
used the term ‘Physiological
Organisation Theory’ ?
(A) Herbert Simon
(B) Luther Gullick
(C) I lenry Fayol
(D) L. F. Urwick
18. H. E. Dale had fixed the size of
administrative elite
(A) 550 administrative elite
(B) 25 legal administrative elite
(C) 25 other administrative elite
(D) All of the above
19. People from lower income group
have been selected to Civil
Service only in—
(A) United States of America
(B) Britain
(C) France
(D) All of the above
20. Sir Geoffrey vickers argue in
Public Administration—
(A) For facts against value
(B) For value against facts
(C) For mutual relations between the two
(D) None of the above 

21. The author of the book entitled
‘Technocracy’ is—
(A) Arthur Mass
(B) Jean Meynaud
(C) Sir Edward Bridges
(D) R. H. Pear
22. The concept o 'Marginal incrementalism' was developed by—
(A) Herbert Simon
(B) Luther Gullick
(C) Max Weber
(D) Braybrook and Lindblom
23. The Fleck Committee Report had recommended for—
(A) A system of parallel funct tiona? hierarchies
(B) A system of unparallel funct tiona? hierarchies
(C) A system of traditional hierarchies
(D) The review of the svstem of hierarchies on every 10 years

24. Which one of the following does
not belong to ‘American Public
Choice School’?
(A) Downs
(B) Tullock
(C) Niskanen
(D) None
of the above
25. Administrative process deals
(A) Output of services
(B) Input of demands
(C) Political process
(D) Political crisis

26. According to Lindblom a poly-centric pattern of budgeting means—
(A) Where the budget is shaped by bargain struck between multiple decision centres
(B) Where the budget is shaped by the mutual cooperation of Council of Ministers and Plan- fling Commission
(C) where the budget is prepared by a team of experts under the leadership of the Finance Minister
(D) Where the budget is prep pared on the principle of ‘demand and supply’
27. One-third members are elected from the local self bodies constituency
(A) Municipal Corporation
(B) Legislative Assembly
(C) Legislative Council
(D) Raiya Sabha
28. Anthony Down's model of
bureaucracy consists of—
(A) 5o Laws
and Propositions
(B) 100 Laws and Propositions
(C) 150 Laws and Propositions
(D) 200 Laws and Propositions
29. The system theorists have switched attention from—
(A) Methods of decision-making to principles of organisation
(B) principles of organisation to methods of decision-making
(C) Study of process to study of rules and regulations
(D) Sociological method to study method

30. According to Peter Self, the top management of the Public Service comprises a mixture of political and administrative elements. It results into—
(A) Decentralization of power
(B) Enhancement of bureaucratic capabilities
(C) Accumulation of Powers in the hands of executive
(D) Enhancement of managerial qualities
31. Entry in different levels of administration by pluralist interests suggests—
(A) Committed bureaucracy
(B) Representative bureaucracy
(C) Nominated bureaucracy
(D) Unrestrained bureaucracy 

32. In which House, Money Bill is
produced firstly?
(A) Rajya Sabha
(B) Vidhan Parishad
(C) Lok Sabha
(D) None of the above
33. Article 315 of the Constitution provides for—
(A) Administrative Organisation
(B) Rules and Regulations of All India Services
(C) Union Public Service Commission and State Public Service Commission 

(D) Development of Human Resources
34. It is necessary for the Indian President to take advice from the Council of Ministers for his anw’ action under the Constitutional
(A) 24 (B) 39
(C) 42 (D) 44
35. Which one of the following Presidents held office for two consecutive terms?
(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(B) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
(C) Dr. Zakir Hussain
(D) Dr. V. V. Gir
36. The dominant parties in Power
politics of Madhya Pradesh are—
(B) Congress Vs. SP
(C) Communist Parts’ Vs. BJP
(D) Congress Vs. BJP 
37. Who among the following is
called the elected monarch in
Parliamentary system?
(A) The Queen or King
The President
(C) The Prime Minister
(D) None of these
38. Which one of the Indian Prime
Ministers had given a slogan of
‘Jay Jawan-Jay Kisan’/?y
(A) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(C) Indira Gandhi
(D) Atal Behari Vaipayee
39. Which one of the following cities in Madhva [‘radesh has an office of Constitutional body to prepare the lists of qualified candidates for appointment on adminis trative posts?
(A) Uijain (B) Sagar
(C) Jabalpur (D) Indore

40. Constitution 73rd Amendment
was enacted in the—
(A) 42nd year of the Republic of
43rd year of the Republic of
(C) 44th year of the Republic of
(D) 45th year of the Republic of


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