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RAS Public Administration 2007 Prel Solution

The basis of influence in informal organisation is

closeness with higher people

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Name of Writer) (A) Paul H. Appleby �. List-II (Book) 1. Big Democracy

A1, B3, C4, D2

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Name of Thinker) (A) Maslow �. List-II (Theory) 1. Need Hierarchy Thoery

A1, B4, C5, D3

A significant approach to communication event is based on Laswell formula, that deal with

communication- interpretation modes

Which one of the following leadership styles permits substantial delegation of authority to subordinates and allows them to set objective an solve problems themselves ?

democratic leadership

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (A) Veblen �. List-II 1. Professional Deformation

A4, B2, C1, D5

Which of the following book is called an apt text of Entrepreneurial Govt. ?

Reinventing government (David Osborne and Ted Gaeber)

Which one of the following is not created by Act of Parliament ?


Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Book) (A) Oranizations �. List-II (Author) 1. March
4th choice is closest.

A4, B1, C3, D2

Which one of the following administrative theories is called Genric Management ?

administrative management

Which of the following is defined as a process of analysing and collecting information relation to operation and responsibilities of a specific job ?

job analysis

For which of the following the President's recommendation is required for introduction of Bill ?

both 1 & 2

To whom the Union Service Commission presents its annual report as to work done by the Commission ?


On which date the Governor of Rajasthan assented The Rajasthan Panchayat Raj Act ?

23rd april, 1994

Consider the following advantages claimed by the Centre for All India Services. �. (A) Control over State Administration �. Which are correct in above ?

B, C & D

When was the first Central Service Commission set up ?


Who had coined the term All India Service ?

committee on division of Function,1918

Who was called the Father of Local Self Government during British Rule ?


Which one is not mission of organisation development ?

avoid human emotions

The tenure system for Civil Services in India was started during the period of


Which one of the following country first developed scientific method for recruitment ?


Administration is a moral act and administrator is a moral agent.' Who said it ?

Ordway Tead

Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act has made provisions for Gram Sabha. Which Articles of above Act is related with Gram Sabha ?

Articles 1,2,3,4,5

There will be one or more Vigilance Committees to supervise the functions, implementation of schemes and other activities of Gram Panchayat in Rajasthan. Who will constitute the Vigilance Committee ?

gram sabha

The middle-tier of Panchayati Raj Institution in Rajasthan in Panchayat Samiti, which is compsed by �. (A) Direct elected members for Panchayat Samiti

A & C

Consider the following with reference to Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act. �. (A) Direct Elections of members as all levels �. Which of above are existed in Rajasthan ?

A, B, D

Who will make rules for the more convenient transaction of business of Govt. of India and for allocation among Ministers of the said business ?


Under which Article of Constitution the Governor of State is bound to lay before House of Legislature the Annual Financial Statement of State ?

Article 202

In Britain, responsibility for Central Co-ordination an Management of Civil Services is divided between :

Treasury and home department

Who is in-charge of Office of Public Service and Science in Britain ?
Chancellor of Exchequer

The term 'Economic and Social Planning' is included in Indian Constitution. In which part of following this provision has been made ?

concurrent list

Who was the first Lokayukta of Rajasthan ?

I G Dua

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Kind of Budget) (A) Line Item Budget �. List-II (Basic Orientation of Budget) 1. Control

A1, B4, C2, D3

Personnel administration of employees of Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti in Rajasthan is managed by

state government

The Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration in England is Parliamentary Omudsman. Consider the following : �. (A) is independent of Govt. �. What are the characteristics of Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration ?

A, B and D

Which one is not characteristics of 'Sala Model' of Riggs ?

actual behaviour is similar to formal expectations

Discussion on organisation of Planning Commission is incomplete without reference to its attached bodies. Consider the following �. (A) Programme Evaluation Organisation �. Which organisations are attached to Planning Commission ?

A and C

In which year the institution of Lokayaukta was established in Rajasthan ?


Who has recommended for productive planning with a constitutional status in India ?

KC Neogi

"The Collector sometimes when overburdened with work, grumbles that he has the life of a dog, but knows that he has work of a man.' Who said it ?

Mangat Rai

The CLECTS in prismatic society of Riggs are

Elite groups who use traditional clouts to win election

In a communication process, the sender of information seeks to establish a commonness with the receiver of information. Consider the following : �. (A) When interacting with others, words, letters etc. are used �. What are the characteristics of communication ?


Who has coined the term Cybernetics ?

Norbett Weiner

Consider the following steps : (A) Identification of problem �. Which of the above is the correct step of decision-making ?


According to Likert, which of the following types of leadership is the most successful and effective ?


The Theory X assumption did not cover which of the following ?

most of workers not inherently dislike work.

Which one of the following is covered under Eleventh Schedule of the Indian Constitution ?

jurisdiction of functions of panchayats

Which one of the following is not the merit of Rank classification ?

it defines the contents of any job in detail

Which of the following Provisions of Indian Constitution provides constitutional safeguards to Civil Servants ?

Article 311

Before the introduction of money bill in Lok Sabha, whose recommendation is necessary ?


The reservation in appointments in favour of any backward class has a constitutional base. In which Article of Indian Constitution such provision has been made ?

Article 16(iv)

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Statements) (A) Budget is series of goals with price tag attached �. List-II (Thinkers) 1. Kautilya


Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Thinkers) (A) Mouney and Reile �. List-II (Kinds of Leadership) 1. Institutionists, Specials, Hybrids


No Tax shall be levied or collected except by authority of Law'. Which Article of Indian Constitution provides this ?


Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Item) (A) Constutution of Municipalities �. List-II (Articles of the Constitution) 1. 243 Q


Which one of the following Writs gives the direction of an official for performance of duty ?


Which of the following are the tools of budgetary control exercised by the Parliament ?

A and B

Which one of the following is not the function of Public Officials ?

to make the decision on policy

Which one of the following statements is not correct in respect of French Civil Services ?

Ecole Polytechnique does not conduct training for higher technical corps

The 'quorum' for meetings of any Panchayati Raj body as per Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act is
1/10 of total members

The elections for various Panchayati Raj bodies in Rajasthan are managed by

state election commission

The body of apex of the system of Administrative Court in France is the

council of state

Who among the following is considered as first comparativist in Public Administration ?

Woodrow wilson

Which of the following is not characteristic of Development Administration ?


Which one of the following is not correct about anonymity of Civil Servants ?

they cannot be held responsible for their acts of omission and commission

In Rajasthan, State Planning Board was created on the recommendation of

Rajasthan administrative reforms committee, 1967

The Chief Secretary's Job is not a technician's or even a professional's, he is not a knowledgable engineer, nor even a first class magistrate, he is a part of process of Govt. and in a democratic republic, part of human process.' Who said it ?


Heuristics' in context of decision making imply

Error and trial method

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Model) (A) Linking Pin Model �. List-II (Given by) 1. Mc Gregor


Assertion (A) : The Council of Ministers shall be collective responsible to the House of People. Reason (R) : The Minister shall hold office during the pleasre of President.

Both A and R are true but R is not correct explanation of A

Assertion (A) : Ordinances should be promulgated only where absolutely necessary. A responsible Govt. should be careful about it. Reason (R) : It gives the executive a clear power to legislate and is an encroachment on the jurisdiction of the Parliament.

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

Consider the following statements : (A) Budget is an economic horoscope of the country �. Which of the above are characteristics of Budget ?

B, C and D

While making comparison with private administration, who said that Public Administration us adrift wit compass or anchor ?

Ludwig von Mises

Who said that in the science of administration whether public or private, the basic good is efficiency ?

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Statements) (A) Public Administration stand in danger of senescence �. List-II (Authors) 1. Martin Landau


Who said that Politics has to do with policies or expression of State will while Administration has to do with the execution of these policies ?


Who said that administration is knowledge, knowledge is power. Administration is power, this simplistic syllogism is major reality of our post-industrial age.

John F Kennedy

Organisation is the form of every human association for attainment of a common purpose. Who has given this definition ?


Willy-nilly, administration is every one's concern. If we wish to survive, we had better be intelligent about it. Who said it ?

Adams Brooks

Hierarchy is the linchpin that locks the form. Who said it ?

Which one is not characteristics of closed model of organisation ?

conflict within organisation is adjusted by interaction with peers

Which one of the following is not a driving paradigm of New Public Management ?

emphasis on procedure

Public Management is merger of normative orientation of Traditional Public Administration and the instrumental orientation of general management. Who said it ?

Christopher Hood

Who was the first person to give red-tape its sociological baptism ?


Who said that organisation is the machine of management in its achievement of the ends determined by administration ?

Oliver Sheldon

Which of the following is concerned with the modification of role expectancies and welding of divergent elements of preserve organisation integrity ?

Bakke's Fusion Process

The older thoery of organisation is not science, as often claimed, but theology is sense that it is a set of beliefs accepted on faith, not on demonstration of empirical reality. Who has given this statement ?

Herbert simon

Match list-I with list-II and select the correct answer using the code given below : List-I (Organisation) (A) Project Organisation �. List-II (Characteristics) 1. Existence of horizontal and diagonal relationship


Assertion (A) : Administration is now so vast an area that a philosophy of administration come close to being a philosophy of life. Reason (R) : Administration is concerned with both ends and means

Both A and R are true but R is not correct explanation of A

Assertion (A) : The Principle of Organisation is from the literature of Business Administration. Reason (R) : There is larger area of overlapping interest and ideas between two fields, however, and in the matter of organisational analysis. Public Administration is heavily indebted to Business Administration

Both A and R are true but R is not correct explanation of A

Assertion (A) : Administration is a fine art. Reason (R) : It summons an imposing body of special talents on behalf of a collaborative creation which is integral to the conduct of civilized living today

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

Assertion (A) : Open an theorists dislike the rigidity, the inflexibility, emphasis on means and anti-humanist view of bureaucracy. Reason (R) : Close model theorists consider organisation as a fluid network structure.

A is true but R is false

Assertion (A) : Generalists play an important role in the policy function of the Govt. in India. Reason (R) : A large number of top post in the Union and State Administrations are manned by the speecialists.

A is true but R is false

Assertion (A) : The system approach is based on the concept that organisation should be studied as a whole because the behaviour of one part has a considerable impact on the others. Reason (R) : The system approach ignores the interactions between a system and its environment.

A is true but R is false

Assertion (A) : The concept of civil service neutrality is changing in developing countries. Reason (R) : Civil servants play a povotal role in the developing countries.

Both A and R are true but R is not correct explanation of A

Assertion (A) : Paul Appleby suggested two basic types of changes in administration, constant and episoic Reason (R) : Constant change is reorganisation and episodic is incremental change

A is true but R is false

Assertion (A) : The grapevine supplements the formal sources of information in the organisation. It has its usefulness in organisation life. Reason (R) : It creates an actual system of relationship in the organisation which is vastly different from what is formally prescribe

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

Assertion (A) : Administrative State is the name given to that State in which the executive branch is dominate one even though it has the legislature and the judiciary. Reason (R) : The function of Publci Administration have expanded in scale, range and nature

Both A and R are true but R is not correct explanation of A

Bureaucracy is the term usually applied to a system of Govt. to control of which is so completely in the hands of officials that their power jeopardise the liberty of ordinary citizens.' Who has given this statement ?

H J Laski

Which one is major role of formal organisation ?

profitability of enterprises


Ajay Karwasra said...

1. answer is :Person

4.Laswell Formulla-Communication Control

8. other backward commission

11. it's Job Design not job analysis

29. Treasury & cabinet sectriat

30. Cabinet Sectretry

40. ramsey mcdonald

64. result-oreinted

67. Mangat Rai

77.james d carrol

80. earl lathem

some more answers will follow...

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