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Question number: 275

» Development Administration » Objectives, Features, Defitions, Significance and Participants » New 2019

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Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

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‘Development administration is primarily concerned with the tasks and processes of formulating and implementing the four P’s: Plans, Policies, Programmes and Projects’. This view is expressed by: (December Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Merele Fainsod

b.

Fred W. Riggs

c.

Edward Weidner

d.

Donald C. Stone

Question number: 276

» Indian Administration » Administrative Reforms in India Since Independence » For SET

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which one of the following is not identified by Second Administrative Reforms Commission as a barrier in citizen-centric administration in India? (December Paper II)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Lack of accountability of Civil Servants

b.

Rich-Poor discrimination in administration

c.

Red Tapism

d.

Low levels of awareness of the rights and duties of citizens

Question number: 277

» Social and Economic Administration » New Economic Policy » Privatisation and Globalisation

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Appeared in Year: 2015

Assertion-Reason▾

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Privatisation refers to giving greater role to Private Sector vis-a-vis the Public Sector. (December Paper III)

Reason (Ꭱ)

Ownership and management is transferred to the Private Sector if it acquires 51 % stakes in the process of dis-investment.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question number: 278

» Introduction to Public Administration » Meaning

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Appeared in Year: 2015

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

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Match List - I with List - II. Select the correct answer from the codes given below: (December Paper II)

List-Ⅰ (Authors) List-Ⅱ (Ideas)

(A)

Paul H. Appleby

(i)

‘If our civilisation fails, it will be mainly because of a breakdown of administration’.

(B)

Paul Pigors

(ii)

‘Administration is the basis of Government. No Government can exist without administration …’

(C)

Ramsay Muir

(iii)

‘The main purpose of administration is to preserve the status quo in society…’

(D)

W. B. Donham

(iv)

‘While Government may come and go, ministers may rise and fall, the administration of a country goes on forever’.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

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