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9. Write only the correct answers in the Answer Book. Dont reproduce the questions.

The founder of Scientific Management School of thought was:


F.W. Taylor
Herber Simon
Pfiffner John
Mary Parker Follet

The father of Human Relations theory was:


Douglas M. McGregor
Elton Mayo
E.N.Gladden
L. Urwick

The founding father of theory of Bureaucracy was:


Herman Finer
La Palombra
Max Weber
Albert Lepawsky

Systems theory of management is based on the concept of components having:


Independence
Inter- dependence
Dependence
Contingency

Bureaucracy of Pakistan is:


Elitist
Agilitarian
Oligarchy
Paternalistic

Administrative accountability is established in government organizations by:


Executive
Legislature
Judiciary
All the three above

The first book on Public Administration was written by:


Pfiffner and Presthus
L. D. White
Simon, Smithburg and Thompson
E.N. Gladden

Public Administration is the study of:


Maintenance of Law and Order
Control of trade and commerce
Public Policy implementation
Politico-administrative dynamics of the state.

Planning machinery in Pakistan is:


Centralized
Decentralized
Departmentalized
Compartmentalized

Financially the performance of public corporations in Pakistan during the last decade has been:
Excellent
Good
Satisfactory
Poor

Public Personnel Management in Pakistan is based on the principle of:


Spoils
Patronage
Merit
Give and take

Communication runs faster in:


Centralized structure
Decentralized structure
Matrix structure
Line structure

Performance budgeting is based on:

items of expenditure
items of investment
objectives of expenditure
plan of implementation

The concept of Politics-Administration dichotomy was given by:


Frank Henry Goodnow
James W. Fes1er
W Paul Appleby
Ordway Tead

The form of Leadership in the bureaucracy of Pakistan js:


Aristocratic
Democratic
Dictatorial
Paternalistic

The President of U. S. who laid the foundation of the study of public administration was:
President Wilson
President Hoover
President Kennedy
President Roosevelt

Formal relationship in an organization is based On:


Friendship

Peer groups
Authority on subordinates
Rules and Regulations

The Ideal Model of bureaucracy is based on authority of:


Tradition
Charisma
Legal rational
Money

Pressure groups in public administration work for:


Public interest
Self interest
Foreign interest
Sectoral interest

The administrative reforms under which various services were merged in occupational groups were
introduced in:
(a)1960
(b) 1973
(c) 1989
(d) 1994
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2001.
Q. 9. Write only the correct answers in the Answer Book. Dont reproduce the questions.

Public Administration may be defined as:

Management of industry
Administration of Public
Management of Property
Administrative Capacity
None of these

(2) The concept of "bounded rationality" was given by:


Wax Weber
F. W. Riggs
Herbert Simon
Abraham Maslow
None of these

(3) Bureaucracy is based on:


Traditional Authority
Personal Authority
Charismatic Authority
Corporate Authority
None of these

(4) Behaviorism is associated with:


Rationalism.
Communication.
Socialism.
Humanism

None of these

(5) The author of "The Function of the Executive" is:


F. W. Taylor
Chester Bernard
Mary Parker Follet
Henry Fayol
None of these

(6) Which of the following is not of the core values of public administration?
Equity
Efficiency
Effectiveness
Bureaucracy
None of these

(7) Which of the following is one of the features of bureaucracy conceived by


Max Weber?
Authority
Hierarchy
Publicness
Civil society
None of these.

(8) Which of the following is an essential component of a formal organization?

Decentralization
Formal Structure
Power
Centralization
None of these

(9) Bureaucracy is a form of:


Political Organization.
Social Organization
Community Organization
Private organization
None of these

(10) McGregor's name is most commonly associated with one of the following:
Bureaucratic Theory
Scientific Management
C) Theory X and theory Y
Human Relations
None of these

(11) Legal-rational authority" is a core concept of:


Public Choice Theory
Theory of Emergency
Maslow's Theory of Motivation
Theory of Bureaucracy

None of these

(12}One of the four functional imperative of a system identified by the Talcott Parsons is:
Efficiency
Effectiveness
Adaptation
Entropy
None of these

(13) "Entropy" is a law of nature in which all forms of organizations move towards:
Growth and Continuity
Continuous Improvement
Rebirth and Emergency
Disorganization and Death
None of these

(14) One choice theory is economic explanation of:


Religion
Islam.
Political decision making
Psychology.
None of these.

(15) System. Theory is associated with the work of following:


Leonard While

Mary Parker Follet


Talcott Parsons
F.W. Taylor
None of these

(16) Which one of the following is the foundation of modern Human Resource
Specialization
Compensation
Job Analysis
Job Evaluation
None of these

(17) The process of transmitting the idea or thought into meaningful symbols is called:
Decoding
Feedback
Reception
Encoding
None of these

(18) Which of the following will not be considered as a formal organization?


A Hospital
A University
A Group of Friends
A Service Industry
None of these

(19) Which of the following violates the principle of Utility of Command?


Bureaucratic Organization
Functional Organization
Manufacturing Organization
Product Organization
None of these.

Which of the following is not a feature of good governance?


Accountability
Transparency
Nepotism
Rule of law
None or these.
Compulsory Question 2002

8. Write only the correct choice in the Answer Book. Don't reproduce the statement.

An organization which successfully achieve the goals will be


considered as:
Efficient
Systemic
Effective
Reasonable
None of these

An organization using its resources wisely and in a cost effectively


way is considered:
Conservative
Modern
Effective
Efficient
None of these

Grouping activities and resources in an organization is a function


of:
Leading
Organizing
Coordination
Monitoring
None of these

The dominant role in developing Scientific Management was played


by:
Henri Fayol
F. W. Taylor
Harrington Emerson
Frank Gilbreth
None of these

The most articulate spokesperson of Administrative Management


was:
Max Weber

Chester Barnard
Lyndall Urwick
Henri Fayol
None of these

Hawthrone studies were mainly conducted by:


Elton Mayo
Hugo Munsterberg
Mary Parker
Henry Gantt
None of these

Two or more sub systems working together to produce more than


the total of what they might produce working alone is
Open System
Closed System
Sub System
Synergy
None of these

An attempt to integrate common business practices from the


United States and Japan into one middle ground framework has
been termed as:
Theory X
Theory Y
Type Z Model
Universal Model

None of these

The owners, Employees, Board or Directors and Culture will form


the organization's:
Internal Environment
External Environment
Task Environment
General Environment
None of these

The appropriate managerial behavior in a given situation depends


on a wide variety of elements is:
Classical Approach
Quantitative Approach
Behavioral Approach
Contingency Approach
None of these

A goal set by and for top management of the organization is:


Tactical Goal
Strategic Goal
Operational Goal
Specific Goal
None of these

Balancing and reconciling possible conflicts among goals is:

Communication
Leading
Inconsistency
Optimizing
None of these

A plan that generally covers a span of one year or less is:


Operational Plan
Intermediate Plan
Long range Plan
Short range Plan
None of these

Behavior that does not conform to generally social norms will be


considered as:
Arrogant Behavior
Arbitrary Behavior
Ethical Behavior
Unethical Behavior
None of these

Conceptual and Diagnostic skills in an organization are mostly used


by:
General managers
Top managers
Middle managers

First line managers


None of these

A theory suggesting that people are motivated by a hierarchy of


needs was advanced by:
Douglas Mc Gregor
Arthur D. Little
Abraham Maslow
F. W. Riggs
None of these

The extent to which an organization complies with local, state and


Federal Laws is:
Social Compliance
Philanthropic Awarding
Ethical Compliance
Legal Compliance
None of these

The process by which a manager assigns some of his total work load
to others is:
Decentralization
Delegation
Division of work
Centralization
None of these

Power that has been legitimized by the state is:


Political authority
Charismatic authority
Traditional authority
Legal authority
None of these

A condition in which the availability of each alternative and its


potential pay off and costs are all associated with probability
estimates is:
State of risk
State of certainty
State of mild certainty
State of high certainty
None of these
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2004
8. Write only correct answer in the answer book. Do not reproduce the question.

The connection between the politics and public administration is:


Politics seeks to deal controversial issues and public administration is the means
whereby decisions are implemented.
The politicians and administrators do not share unique partnership.
Public administrator indulges in party politics.
Administrators having strong political conviction, they cannot pursue a carrier of
public servant.
None of these

2. How the Role of public administration is determined by the people or Government? Can it be a
The civilization fails means the breakdown of public
administration.
Modern democracy can perform this job well.
Moral conviction is vital for its role.
Social and economical developments are more feasible than
any branch of government.
None of these

3. Human Relations is the study of the people in action that is:


The people work in a team spirit or not.
Social factors are equally important besides technical.
Human aspects ignorance is at managements risk
Humans dignity is inseparable from human relations.
None of these

4. Management improvement is possible by systematic theory if:


Investigator helps the decision-maker in solving problem.
Systematic theory identifies with operation research.
Defence problems programming is done smoothly.
It ascertains the future performance.
None of these

5.The bureaucracy has certain characteristics that are:


It is hero or villain or form of social organization.
It has pathological tendencies.

It has a specialized structure of the nation.


It is indispensable in modern country.
None of these

6. Bureaucracy is seen as corruptible or otherwise:


Bureaucracy is essential and necessary evil.
Bureaucracys role as a pariah or savior.
Bureaucracy is suspected politically.
If bureaucracy fails, it is accused as pariah.
None of these

7. Administrative leaderships character inspires confidence when it uses:


Force and bargain to achieve goals.
Bases adequately built up
Leader must become the servant of the people
Leader must possess professional ethics.
None of these

8. Administrative accountability must be accompanied by:


If power is not abused.
If Ombudsman is independent and non-partisan.
If it brings home through legislature.
It can be achieved through responsible government.
None of these

9. Judicial control can achieve administrative accountability successfully if:


Rule of law is strictly followed.
Judicial process should not be cumbersome.
Judicial process should be easy and approachable.
Administrative action must be under judicial review.
None of these

10. Planning and its technique is common to all human activity such as:
Unity of programme and timeliness of programme.
Peoples following is necessary for successful plan.
Planners require reliable data for success.
Coordination is must in viable planning.
None of these

11. How can effective planning be made meaningful:


If it has management support
Its objective must be clearly defined.
Its feasibility standards mush show wisdom
It provides valuable learning experience.
None of these

12. Public corporation is the innovation of 20th century. The basic features are:
Public corporation is a corporation by courtesy
It is created for particular purpose.
It is the result of Governments entry into business.

It has virtue of business management.


None of these

13. Mechanistic theory is formal structure of organization. Its functions are:


Drawing up plan for large-scale enterprises
It does not tally with realities.
It s the result of Governments entry into business
A human problem requires human solution.
None of these

14. The organization is the act of designing administrative structure. It requires:


The determination of what activities are necessary.
No engineering approach to achieve goal.
Staff for managing it.
The allocation of functions and responsibilities to individual.
None of these

15. Centralization and decentralization are the problems of relationship between higher and lower
levels of government. They can be solved by:
Introduction of local bodies in the country.
Solving territorial and functional problems
Solving the jurisdictional disputes.
Active determination of external factors between the two
None of these

16. Zero-base budgeting evaluates current and new activities and programs which solve:

The governmental programs in detail.


The risks involving decision-developing and ranking packages.
The organizational services programs.
The basic developmental issues.
None of these

17. The civil services of Pakistan have become a caste by themselves involving public criticism such
as:
They are legacies of British colonial rule
They have lowered the quality of national life.
They have breeded corruption and inefficiencies.
They have become professionally incompetent.
None of these

18. Communication is a crucial element in administration and felt by:


As the heart of management.
As it makes administrative procedure smooth.
As it is the nerve center of administration.
As it is the blood stream of the organization.
None of these

19. Co-ordination is the removal of conflicts from the organization by:


Securing co-operation and team work
Securing organizational goals
Securing harmonious organization
Removing overlapping and working cross purposes.

None of these

The Public Services of Pakistan can be made worthwhile if:


Young men and women are recruited on merit.
They are not used for political ulterior motives.
They are trained in nationalistic spirit and religious values
They must be awarded equal opportunity of advancement.
None of these
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2005

Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the question.

In an organization, if uniformity of standards and policies is maintained and


the head provides direction to all activities, then it is sign of:
Efficiency
Decentralization
Centralizations
Effective Coordination
"None of these

Span of Contro 1 Means:


Power to control an enterprise
Duration of executive control
Number of subordinates under a superior's direct control
Overall control of an organization
None of these

Public corporations have been created with the objective of:


Increased profits
Handling large scale projects
Creating various job opportunities
Operational flexibility and autonomy
None of these

In United State the practice of making appointments in public services on


the basis of political affiliation and personal relationship is known as:
Party Privilege
Spoils System
Fitness Principle
Discretion System
None of these

In some countries office of the Procurator General, has been created to:
Ensure the working of government departments according to rules and regulations.
Provide legal support to administrative bodies.
Assess the training needs of government departments.
Advocate cases on behalf of the government in the court of law.
None of these.

Rcole National d' Administration of France acts as:


A consulting organization to improve administration.
An institution of higher learning

A recruiting-cum-training agency.
A public complaint office
None of these

The necessary purpose of financial audit should be to focus on:


Whether the expenditure was incurred for right purpose.
Whether the expenditure had the approval of the top management.
Whether the expenditure was in accordance with rules and procedures.
Whether the expenditure was made on proper time.
None of these.

8-fiscal deficit in government budget can be reduced by:


Improving the productivity of the departments.
Closing down some of the expensive projects.
Banning the recreational activities.
Rationalizing expenditure for economy.
None of these.

9-In the Maslovv's hierarchy of needs, the middle level needs have been categorized as:
Self fulfillment needs
Survival needs
Security needs
Egoistic needs
None of these

10-Motivation is the function of intrinsic factors such as appreciation, recognition etc. who gave this
theory?
(a)Victor Veroom
(b) Herbert Simon
(c) Fredrick Hcrzberg
(d) David Me Clelland
None of these

11-One of the following is not the function of the Cabinet Division of the Federal Government:
Preparation of the agenda for Cabinet meeting.
Recording Ihe decisions of (he Cabinet.
Follow up 'of the implementation of Cabinet decisions.
Provision of staff to Cabinet members.
None of these.

(12) Which of the following is categorized as a strategic decision:


An officer approving the application for driving license.
An executive ordering the transfer of an employee in another department.
A head of the department approving a financial sanction.
A committee approving a new rule to meet the future public requirements.
None of these.

(13) A budget is essentially a statement of:


Identification of targets to be achieved.
Surplus or deficit of the previous budget.
Estimated revenue and expenditure over a period of time.

Allocation of funds in various heads of expenditure.


None of these.

14-The categorization of functions with reference to their direct or indirect concern with the
achievement of organizational goals is called as:
Primary and Secondary functions
Line and Staff functions
Major and Minor functions
Central and Peripheral functions
None of these

15-Who wrote the famous book "Research on the Bureaucracy in Pakistan":


Muneer Ahmad
Brian Chapman
Inayatullah
Ralph Braibanti
None of these

16-Administrative Reforms-have been a consistent effort in Pakistan since independence.


The first Re-organization Committee was constituted in 1947. Who headed the Committee?
Justice Muhammad Muneer
Sir Victor Turner
Akhtar Hussain
Rowland Eggar
None of these

17-In the Constitution of Pakistan, the subjects for legislation have been divided into:
Two Lists
Three Lists
Four Lists
Five Lists
None of these

18-One of (he most significant achievement of the Ford Foundation's technical assistance to
Pakistan in I960, was the establishment of:
Pakistan Administrative Staff College, Lahore.
National Institute of Public Administration Karachi.
Secretariat Training Institute, Islamabad,
National Defence College, Rawalpindi,
None of these.

19-The introduction of the Section Officers Scheme in the Central (Federal) Secretariat in 1961, was
made on the recommendation contained in:
Farooqi Report
Cornelius Report
Shoib Report
G. Ahmed Report
None of these

20-"Leaders are born and not made" is perception based on:


Contingency Theory of leadership

Trait Theory of Leadership


Fiedler's Model of Leadership
Situational Leadership
None of these
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2006

Q.8 Write only the correct answer in the answer book.


The study of individuals and groups in organizations is known as:
total quality management
Human resource maintenance
the manager's challenge
the contingency approach
organizational behaviour

Organizational behaviour is:

a commitment to continuous improvement


a relatively permanent change in behaviour that occurs as a result of work
experiences
the attempt by scholars to identify how situations can be understood and managed
in ways that respond appropriately to their unique characteristics.
the study of individuals and groups in organizations.
the attraction and continuation of a viable workforce.

Total quality management is:


a commitment to continuous improvement.

a relatively permanent change in behaviour that occurs as a result of work


experiences.
the attempt by scholars to identify how situations can be understood and managed
in ways that respond appropriately to their unique characteristics.
the study of individuals and groups in organizations.
the attraction and continuation of a viable workforce.

Each of the following are requirements of twenty-first century managers except that they:
must be prepared to deal with people of different ethnic and racial backgrounds.
must value quality.
contend with a workforce whose skills match new tasks and technologies.
must personally do things to add value to the organization's ability to meet
customers' needs.
value diversity.

A relatively permanent change in behaviour that happens as a result of experience is known


as:
learning
life-long learning
experiential learning
organizational learning
e)the manager's challenge

The process of continuous learning from the full variety of one's actual work and life
experience is known as :
learning
life-long learning

experiential learning
organizational learning
the manager's challenge

The individual performance equation is concerned with:


capacity, willingness, opportunity
capacity , effort, opportunity
effectiveness, effort, willingness
effort , opportunity, threat
opportunity, capacity, intelligence

Personality contributes to considerations of:


what individuals can be
what individuals will do
what individuals are like
organizational support
difference between men and women

For people who work hard but still do not achieve high performance levels,there may be:
lack of fit between individuals attributes and task requirements.
improper allocation of rewards
low motivation
too much motivation
lack of psychological need satisfaction

Content motivation theories are represented by:


Maslow, Alderfer, Herzberg, and McClland
Maslow, Alderfer, Herzberg, and vroom
Maslow, Adams, Herzberg, and vroom
Alderfer, Adams, McClland,and vroom
Alderfer, Maslow, Adams

Intrinsic work rewards are:


received by an indivdual directly as a result of task performance.
externally controlled
sometimes internally controlled,sometimes externally controlled.
generally less important than extrinsic reward.
generally outside the control of managers.

Vertical job loading involves:


employee planning and evaluating responsibilities.
performance of more tasks.
performance of different tasks on different days.
employee cleanup responsibilities
employee promotion up the organization hierarchy

Job enrichment:
must be directed towards individuals
must be directed towards groups
can be directed toward either groups or individuals.

tends to receive strong labor union support


can be applied to all workers equally well.

Rewarding individual results tends to:


increase cohesiveness
decrease cohesiveness
increase performance norms
decrease performance norms
have little or no effect on cohesiveness nor performance norms

The process whereby individuals or groups are held responsible for making their own
decisions is known as:
autonomy
empowerment
team building
multiskilling
self-responsibility

Which of the following term is used in leadership research to describe a leader who shows a
great degree of emphasis on the welfare of his/her subordinates?
employee-centered
production-centered
compassion-centered
work -oriented
structure-centered

Charisma is related to which type of leadership?


managerial
transformational
relationship motivated
employee-centered
structuring

What are the two basic type of leadership?


ethical and programmed
programmed and crafted
programmed and certain
crafted and uncertain
non routine and crafted

Interpersonal communications is the:


process of translating and idea or thought into meaningful symbols.
interpretation of symbols sent from sender to the receiver.
process by which entities exchange information and establish a common
understanding.
process of telling someone else how can feels about something the person did or
said about the situation in general.
process of sending and receiving symbols with attached meanings--from one
person---to another.

Effective communication occurs when:


the receiver does as the sender says.
job satisfaction is improved

the intended meaning of the source is the same as the perceived meaning of the
receiver
the sender is clear and articulate
the receiver provides feedback to the sender.
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2007

Q.8 Write only the correct answer in the answer book.

Who has defined Public Administration as a detailed and systematic


application of law? Every particular application of law is an act
administration:
L.D. White
Woodrow Wilson
Pfiffner
Luther Guilik
None of these

What is another view of the scope of POSDCORB study of public


Administration in modern times?
Subject matter view of Public AD.
principle view of P.Ad
Process view of P. Ad
Coordination view of P.Ad
(e)none of these

The Human-relation approach was the result of over-emphasized the


character of scientific - movement approach. Name the leader of this
approach:
Max-Weber
Elton Mayo
F.J Taylor
Roehthlisborge
(e)none of these

The bureaucracy has been defined as a system of administration


characterized by expertness, impartiality and absence of humanity. who
defined this.
Charles Kannady
Max-weber
Braibanti Ralph
Peter M . Blau
(e)none of these

What do u assess the status of bureaucracy under devolution plan-2000?


whether they have become?
Reformer.
Pariah
more responsible
more nationalist
(e)none of these

The system-theory is mostly applied in militry operations because:

it is most objective
it has many alternatives
it is less costly
it has many major policy alternatives
none of these

The charismatic leadership whose authority has a legitimacy based on


charismatic grounds. Do u think it is suitable in Pakistan on following
grounds:
Social - relation grounds
political grounds
Larger mission grounds
organizational grounds
None

There r many bases of administrative leadership, u select one more suitable:


more appropriate base
political base
economic base
dynamic base
institutional base
none

in ur view which is the best way of tackling administrative complaints:


By judiciary

(b)By legislature
By people representation
By professional bodies
none

In the best interest of country, what types of planning is more suitable and
appropriate:
Participative
Physical
Social
Economic
None

there are many theories of organization bt all have been classified in two.
which theory u consider viable in present era?
Human relation theory
Mechanistic theory
Behavioural theory
communication theory
None

The units of organization r divided into line unit and staff unit according to
their functions. u name the units accordingly:
Advisory
legislative
judicial
executive

none

(13)`the following r the foundations of modern personal system. which system u preferred most:
tenure system
merit system
public service as a career
system of position classification
none

there r many sources of coordination and control which r mentioned blow.


which source u consider more viable?
human attributes
function differentiation
specialization
delegation of authority
none

the proper continuity of communication system in public administration is a


serious problem. u point out which hindrance blow must be removed first?
language difficulty
frame of mind
status distance
geographical distance
none

you point out correct on in the following:

Deficit-financing is boon in developing countries


Deficit-financing is curse in the developing countries
Deficit-budgeting is a boon in the developing countries
Deficit-budgeting is a curse in the developing countries
none

U tick out the correct one machinery which is most effective in financial
admn.
Legislature
the central department concerned with financial Admn.
principal financial officers in the administrative deptt.
audit organization
none

the oral and written communication of individual is mentioned in the


following. u mark out the most effective communication.
discretion of the individual
individual skills
individual intelligence
personal contacts
none

the followings r some administrative changes r made made under


administrative reform-1972. u point out the most sustainable change in it:
reorganization of secretariat and departmental structure
eradication of corruption
steam lining of disciplinary procedure

reorganization of system retirement


none

point out the most important defect in public bureaucracy of Pakistan. some
are given below:
Exploitative
Aggrandizing
corrupt
most privileged
none
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2008

Q.1. Select the best one.

All are the characteristics of Administration except:


It is a science and art
Has techniques that are universally applicable
Is a profession
Is not distinct from ownership
e .None of these

According to an early definition that kind of management which


conducts a business or affairs by standards established by facts or
truth gained through systematic observation experiments or
reasoning is known as
Classical management
Bureaucratic management

Neo-classical management
Scientific management
None of these

H.Foyal, Terry, Koontz and O Donnel had the following view


regarding Administration and management
Management and Administration are one
Administration is a part of Management
Management and Administration are different
Depends on the type of organization
None of these

Human Relations approach was a metamorphic step in management


theory and practice. The studies for this movement were carried out
at
Hawthorne plant at Western Electric Company,
Chicago
Hawthorne plant at Harvard University
HRD Department, Stanford University
General Electric Company, New york
None of these

The Principle of unity of command implies


In union there is strength
Employees should receive orders from one superior
only
Group to be assigned the responsibility of
commanding

Command be equally distributed among horizontal


line
None of these

Which of the following was not enunciated as a principle of


management by Henry Fayol
Division of work
Planning and Organization
Authority and responsibility
Espirit de corps
None of these

A Plan is a determined course of action. The first major step in the


process is
Developing premises
Stating organizational objectives
Developing plans
Putting plans into action
None of these

Which of the statements given below regarding decision making is


false?
a .It is a continuous process
b. It implies a choice
c. It is an intellectual activity
d. Decision making is identical with problem solving
e. None of these

Which of the following statements about span of management is


false?
A manager cannot supervise the activities of an
unlimited number of people
Span of management directly affects the number of
management levels in the organization
The capacity and the ability of the executive have
absolutely no role in determining the span of
management
Higher the degree of decentralization, larger can
the span of management be
None of these

Line organization is most suitable where


Business is carried on large scale
Methods of operations are complex
Where expertise of specialist is required
All of these
None of these

Managerial authority denotes


Right to act or direct the action of other in
attainment of organizational goals
Right to give orders and power to extract obedience
Supreme coordinating power
All of these
None of these

Which of the following statements is false?


Authority and responsibility co-exist
Responsibility can be delegated
Accountability arise out responsibility
Authority is the Supreme coordinating power
None of these

Decentralization is (as an organization concept)


Delegation of actual performance of work
Physical or geographical dispersal of its activities
Delegation of decision making
All of these
None of these

Personnel functions is a
Line function
Staff functions
Can be either line or staff
Neither line nor staff
None of these

All of the following statements regarding manpower planning are


true except
Manpower planning is merely forecasting of
demand and supply of humans resources

planning of Manpower is a continuous process


Manpower plans may be formal or informal
Manpower planning is a vital managerial function
None of these

Job description implies


Personal capacities and inclinations deemed
necessary for successful job performance.
Written statement of the main duties and
responsibilities which job entails
Process that ensures that right kind of people at the
right placed at the right time do thing for which
they are economically most useful
None of these

17 .An individual who systematically develops a subordinates abilities through intensive tutoring is
named as
Mentor
Manager
supervisor
Peer
None of these

A plan for allowing each employee to determine the make-up of his


or her fringe benefit Package is
Compensation
Salary administration
Cafeteria compensation

Loaning
None of these

Which of the following statement regarding the communication is


false
communication is perception
communication is expectation
communication provides for feedback mechanism
communication and information are synonymous
None of these

Open door policy is an aid to


Downward communication
upward communication
Both a & b
None of these
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2009

Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in appropriate box on the answer sheet. (20)

1.Health and wellness is a currently important work-related value


true
false

2.The cognitive component of an attitude consists of beliefs and values antecedents


true

false

3.The effective component of an attitude is a specific feeling regarding the personal impact of the
antecedents.
True
false

4.An attitude results in intended behavior.


true
false

5. Job satisfaction is closely related to organizational commitment and job environment.


true
false

6.A loyalty response to low job satisfaction occurs when an employee passively waits for conditions
to improve because of a trend in the organization.
true
false

7.Expectancy can have both positive and negative results for a manager.
true
false

8.The earliest studies of leadership tended to focus on leader behavior


true

false

9.Transactional leadership includes charisma.


true
false

10.Leader behaviors for high performance work teams tend to be charismatic.


true
false

11.One major power that bureaucracy has is simply its staying power.
true
false

12.Implement is the most hands-on facet of public administration.


true
false

13.A geographical information system is a location-related computer programme data and maps for
a variety of uses.
true
false

14. The most powerful reason for the growing recognition of the global economy is
the growth of international trade groupings and pacts.
that more people are working domestically for foreign employees..

that the major cities of the western world are culturally heterogeneous.
that domestic organization are feeling the impact of international competition.

15. The learned and shared ways of thinking and doing things found among members of a society is
known as:
Parochialism
Culture shock
Culture
Ethnocentrism
Domestic multiculturalism

16. Each of the following is a popular dimension of culture except:


Language
Use of space
Religion
Individualism
Time orientation

17. To help combat selective perception, a manager should:


View the situation as others view it
Give more performance feedback to subordinates
Spend more time helping subordinates learn job skills
Gather additional opinions about a situation from others
Increase feedback to subordinates and train them personally

18. Assigning personal attributes to other individuals is known as:

Stereotyping
The halo effect
Selective perception
Projection
Expectancy

The key elements of the communication process include all but


which of the following:
An interpreter
A receiver
A source
Feedback
Noise

Nonverbal communication is:


The acknowledgment of a message and a response to its reception.
Communication through physical gesture
The same as noise
Anything that interferes with the effectiveness of the communication attempt
Often unimportant during interviews.
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2010

Q1. Select the best option / answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20).

(i). The difference between public administration and business administration is :


amount of political and legal constraints on decision making

the emphasis on efficiency


management structure and processes
no difference between public administration and business administration
None of these

(ii) The emphasis of the politics-administration dichotomy is on:


the focus or "what" of public administration
the actors or "who" of public administration
the span or "when" of public administration
the locus or "where" of public administration
None of these

(iii) Gulick and Urwick's POSDCORB anagram was:


reference to the locus of public administration
a listing of when to utilize public administration
an expression of administrative principles to follow
a means of identifying the problem associate with bureaucracy
None of these

(iv) The three components that compromise publicness and privateness in society are:
bureaucracy, consistancy and budget
administration, management and organization
execution, regulation and structure
agency, access, interest
None of these

(v) Simon refuted the administrative


revealing the administrative principles
showing that for every principle there is a counter-principle
explaining that administrative principles can only be used in complex organization
relating that administrative principles always allowed for rational descisions
None of these

(vi) The New Public Management can be best described as:


public administration in 21st century
bureaucratic model of public administration
application of business practices in public management
a mechanism for improving service delivery
None of these

(vii) The open model for organization is referred to as:


hierarchical and militaristic
technological and anti-humanistic
restrictive and rigid
collegial and competitive
None of these

(viii) The aim of Taylor's scientific management was to:


stress individual accomplishment over organizational yield
reduce production and increase morale

improve organizational efficiency and production'


alter machinery to lessen burden on the labour force
None of these

(xi) In comparison to managers of private organizations, public bureaucrats must:


spend less time on external environment and more time on internal management
spend more time on external environment and less time on internal management
spend less time on both external environment and internal management
spend more time on both external environment and internal management
None of these

(x) Supervision as a mechanism of control over subordinates has been founded to be:
the most effective mechanism of control
as effective as input control
the less effective mechanism of control
more effective than behavior control
None of these

(xi) According to Weber, the three types of leadership are:


charismatic, traditional, legal/rational
titular, controllers, organizers
institutionalists, specialists, hybrids
charismatic, institutionalists, specialists
None of these

(xii) In terms of public administration, one defines a system:


according to the organizational structure
according to the administrative effectiveness
according to problem one wishes to resolve
according to the amount of resource available
None of these

(xiii) The advantage of systems approach is:


it allows us to disregard the differences in world views
it allows means and ends to remain ambiguous
it forces us to delineate the differences and similarities in world views and improves efficiency and
effectiveness
it allows for new and fresh solutions to old and distressing problems
None of these

(xiv) According to humanists approach, the management scientist's system is incomplete because:
it fails to factor in the variable of environment and instability
it fails to account for the variable of uniquely human qualities such as genius and despair
it gives too much emphasis to the variable of uniquely human qualities
it does not consider quantifiable and measureable variables
None of these

(xv) The purpose of decision tree is:


decision alternatives
cost analysis
project coordination

time analysis
None of these

(xvi) the line-item budget covers:


inputs only
outputs only
inputs and outputs
neither inputs nor outputs
None of these

(xvii) Performance budget covers:


inputs only
outputs only
neither inputs nor outputs
inputs and outputs
None of these

(xviii) The essential difference between management-by-objectives and planning-programmingbudgeting is that:


MBO does not necessarily focus on inputs
MBO does not necessarily focus on outputs
MBO does not necessarily focus on alternatives
MBO necessarily focus on alternatives
None of these

(xix) one of the salient feature of civil service system of Pakistan is:

preference for contract appointments


preference for professionals
preference for generalists
preference for doctors
None of these

(xx) Public goods differ from private goods on the basis of:
price
delivery
exclusion
public interest
None of these
COMPULSORY QUESTION 2011

Public administration refers to:


A process
A discipline
A field of study
All of these

(ii) The concept of separation between politics and public administration was first propounded by:
Aristotle
Woodrow Wilson
Karl Marx
Machiavelli

(iii) The famous fourteen principles of organization were given by:


Plato
Henri Fayol
Fredrick Taylor
Max Weber

(iv) The author of the famous essay The Study of Administration was:
Dwight Waldo
Woodrow Wilson
Fredrick Taylor
Margaret Thatcher

(v) Span of control means:


Tenure on a post
Geographical jurisdiction
Power to control others
Number of subordinates under a superior

(vi) Job description relates to appointing a suitable person on a job:


True
False

(vii) Job specification defines the parameters of the job to be done:


True

False

(viii) Proper job analysis is based on:


Job description
Job specification
Both of these
None of these

(ix) Bureaucracy refers to:


Red tape
The totality of government officials
A specific set of structural arrangement
All of these

(x) The mnemonic POSDCORB for management was introduced by:


James Mooney
Adam Smith
Luther Gulick
None of these

(xi) The famous Hawthorne experiments were conducted by:


Elton Mayo
Abraham H. Maslow
Mark Twain
None of these

(xii) Hawthorne effect refers to increase in productivity because of:


Good physical working environment
Secure job
Presence of observers
None of these

(xiii) Maslows highest need in his hierarchy of needs was:


Love or affiliation needs
Self actualization needs
Esteem needs
None of these

(xiv) The average human being inherently dislikes work


An assumption of theory X
An assumption of theory Y
An assumption of theory Z
None of these

(xv) Spoils system refers to:


Management through objectives
Public sector concept of staffing
Awarding jobs to political supporters
None of these

(xvi) Deficit financing is:


Excess revenues
Excess expenditures
Both of these
None of these

(xvii) Performance audit is used as a comparison between:


Actual expenditure and booked expenditure
Revenue collected and potential revenue
Activities of an organization with the assigned objectives
None of these

(xviii) A whistle blower in an organization is a person:


Who reveals bad things about his department to the public
Who is a good singer
Who is assigned security duties
None of these

(xix) The budget cycle is:


The duration for which it is applicable
The process through which it has to go
The time frame of preparation
None of these

(xx) Group dynamics refers to:

Nature of a group
Development of a group
Interrelationship of a group
All of these