Introduction to Public Administration Quiz#3

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  1. 1)

    Arrange Maslow’s Need Hierarchy in descending order:
    I. Social
    II. Self – Actualization
    III. Physiological
    IV. Ego
    V. Security

    • A) III, V, I, IV, II
    • B) III, V, I, II, IV
    • C) II, IV, I, V, III
    • D) II, IV, I, III, V

  2. 2)

    The technique/s of citizens’ control over administration is/are:

    • A) Election
    • B) Public Opinion
    • C) All of the Given Options

  3. 3)

    The first country in the world to introduce the right to information was:

    • A) Norway
    • B) USA
    • C) Sweden
    • D) Finland

  4. 4)

    The essence of promotion is:

    • A) Change of Title
    • B) Change of Pay
    • C) Change of Assignment
    • D) Change of Duties and Responsibilities

  5. 5)

    Positive recruitment constitutes: maximizing mobilization of best qualified and most able candidates and_____________________.

    • A) Preventing favoritism in recruitment
    • B) Eliminating political influences in recruitment
    • C) Placing the right man on the right job
    • D) “Keeping the rascals” out of recruitment

  6. 6)

    Administration would differ from one field to another according to the subject matter. This statement explains the __________________ view of administration.

    • A) Managerial
    • B) Wider
    • C) Integral
    • D) Narrow

  7. 7)

    The major principles of budgeting include that it should be balanced one and ____________________.

    • A) It should be integration of the revenue and capital aspects
    • B) Estimates on a departmental basis
    • C) Estimates should be on a revenue basis
    • D) Budgeting should be net and not gross

  8. 8)

    Following are the advantages of zero – based budget EXCEPT:

    • A) Following are the advantages of zero – based budget EXCEPT:
    • B) It improves programme effectiveness
    • C) It brings out the programmed in financial and physical terms
    • D) It reduces tax increases

  9. 9)

    The needs in ERG theory can be mapped to those Maslow’s theory. The “Growth” need in ERG theory is similar to _____________________ needs of Maslow’s theory.

    • A) Growth: Physiological and Safety needs
    • B) Growth: Social and External Esteem needs
    • C) Growth: Self Actualization and Internal Esteem needs
    • D) Growth: Social and Ego

  10. 10)

    According to which theory, leadership is multi-dimensional?

    • A) Behavioral Theory
    • B) Situational Theory
    • C) Trait Theory
    • D) None of the given options