16.  Bureaucracy is based on:

a

  Personal Authority

b

 Corporate Authority

c

 Traditional Authority

d

 Charismatic Authority

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D

17.  Under their service rules, the British Civil servants

a

  Can be partisan

b

 Can pursue active party politics

c

 Are required to be neutral in politics

d

 Can be partly neutral and partly partian

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C

18.  The number of demands in the general budget for civil expenditure is

a

  101

b

 102

c

 103

d

 104

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C

19.  The concept of 'bounded rationality' was given by:

a

  Abraham Maslow

b

 Herbert Simon

c

 Wax Weber

d

 F. W. Riggs

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

20.  During passing of budget in the Parliament 'Guilotine' is applied to those demands which are

a

  Discussed and reduced

b

 Discussed and approved

c

 Discussed but not approved

d

 Not discussed for want of time

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D

21.  'Efficiency record' method for determining the merit for promotion is practised in

a

  Japan

b

 France

c

 The UK

d

 The USA

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D

22.  Behaviorism is associated with:

a

  Socialism

b

 Humanism

c

 Rationalism

d

 Communication

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A

23.  Which of the following will not be considered as a formal organization?

a

  A Hospital

b

 A University

c

 A Service Industry

d

 A Group of Friends

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D

24.  F. W. Taylor, the founding father of Scientific Management movement propounded the theory which was conceived to be a scientific methodology of

a

  Measurement

b

 Generalisation

c

 Careful observation

d

 All of these

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D

25.  The 4Ps theory of departmentalization as advocated by Luther Gulick are

a

  Purpose, process, plan, place

b

 Purpose, process, person, place

c

 Place, person, programme, process

d

 Purpose, process, place, programme

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B

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

a

  1961

b

 1962

c

 1963

d

 1964

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C

27.  The civil service was defined as 'professional body of officials, permanent, paid and skilled' by

a

  Felix Nigro

b

 O. G. Stahl

c

 Herman Finer

d

 N. Gladden

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C

28.  What is meant by the Doctrine of State Immunity?

a

  The State cannot be sued in its own court without its consent

b

 The State can be sued but not in the national courts

c

 The State is immune to being sued

d

 None of the above

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C

29.  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

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C

30.  The 'Gang-Plank' refers to

a

  Level jumping

b

 Discipline

c

 Initiative

d

 Equity

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
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