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MGT 111 Midterm Exam Introduction to Public Administration

MGT 111 Midterm Exam Introduction to Public Administration


MGT 111 Midterm Exam Introduction to Public Administration

MGT 111 Introduction to Public Administration

Question 1.

Which of the following statements is not true about decision making?

  1. It is an act of determining a course of action.
  2. It is related to all the traditional management functions.
  3. It is synonymous with policy making.
  4. It is related to policy making but not synonymous.

Question 2.

The term “self-actualization” was first coined by:

  1. Abarham Maslow
  2. Kurt Goldstein
  3. McGregor
  4. Herzberg

Question 3.

Arrange Maslow’s Need Hierarchy in descending order:

I.      Social

II.     Self – Actualization

III.    Physiological

IV.    Ego

V.     Security

  1. III, V, I, IV, II
  2. III, V, I, II, IV
  3. II, IV, I, III, V
  4. II, IV, I, V, III

Question 4.

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

  1. Election
  2. Public Opinion
  3. Pressure Groups
  4. All of the Given Options

Question 5. 

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

  1. Norway
  2. USA
  3. Sweden
  4. Finland

Question 6. 

Preparation of the budget is the responsibility of:

  1. Department of Revenue
  2. Department of Expenditure
  3. Department of Economic Affairs
  4. Department of Budget

Question 7. 

The essence of promotion is:

  1. Change of Title
  2. Change of Pay
  3. Change of Assignment
  4. Change of Duties and Responsibilities

Question 8.

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

  1. Preventing favoritism in recruitment
  2. Eliminating political influences in recruitment
  3. Placing the right man on the right job
  4. “Keeping the rascals” out of recruitment

Question 9.

The State Bank has tightened the monetary policy by increasing the discount rate. The new discount rate is:

  1. 10 %
  2. 10.5 %
  3. 11 %
  4. 11.5 %

Question 10.

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

  1. Managerial
  2. Wider
  3. Integral
  4. Narrow

Question 11.

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

  1. It should be integration of the revenue and capital aspects
  2. Estimates on a departmental basis
  3. Estimates should be on a revenue basis
  4. Budgeting should be net and not gross

Question 12.

An attached office in the central government is a ________________.

  1. Auxiliary agency
  2. Staff agency
  3. Line agency
  4. Line and staff agency

Question 13.

Following are the attached departments of Education ministry EXCEPT:

  1. Federal Directorate of Education
  2. Department of Libraries
  3. National Book Foundation
  4. Department of Official Language

Question 14.

Following are the advantages of zero – based budget EXCEPT:

  1. It eliminates low priority programmes
  2. It improves programme effectiveness
  3. It brings out the programmes in financial and physical terms
  4. It reduces tax increases

Question 15.

A _____________ team consists of members joined together electronically, with nominal in-person contact.

  1. Virtual
  2. Self-Managed
  3. Project
  4. All of the given options

Question 16.

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.

  1. Growth: Physiological and Safety needs
  2. Growth: Social and External Esteem needs
  3. Growth: Self Actualization and Internal Esteem needs
  4. Growth:  Social and Ego

Question 17.

According to which theory, leadership is multi-dimensional?

  1. Behavioral Theory
  2. Situational Theory
  3. Trait Theory
  4. None of the given options

Question 18.

The communication in administrative organization means; meeting of minds on common issues and ___________.

  1. Blood stream of organization
  2. It is the heart of management
  3. It is the shared understanding of a shared purpose
  4. All of the given options

Question 19.

A _________ consists of any number of people who interact with one another, are psychologically aware of one another, and think of themselves as a _________.

  1. Group, Group
  2. Group, Team
  3. Team, Group
  4. Team , Team

Question 20

Public administration of ___________ Department covers:

  1. Executive
  2. Legislative and judicial
  3. a & b both
  4. None of them

Question 21.

Individualism means:

  1. Dignity and integrity
  2. Self-centered approach
  3. Selfishness
  4. None of the above

Question 22.

Example of market imperfection is:

  1. Price
  2. Competition
  3. Pollution
  4. None of the above

Question 23.

The first essay on the study of Administration was written by:

  1. F.W Taylor
  2. Henry. l.Gantt
  3. Woodrow Wilson
  4. Max Weber

Question 24.

The idea of Value free Science of management was presented by:

  1. Leonard D white
  2. Henry Fayol
  3. W.F wiloughby
  4. None of the above

Question 25.

Fayol’s work on industrial undertaking contains ___________.

  1. 3 parts
  2. 7 parts
  3. 6 parts
  4. 4 parts

Question 26.

In classical school of thought, emphasis is not on ___________.

  1. Technicality
  2. Material &methods
  3. Human Element
  4. Machine

Question 27.

The book “The Function of the Executive” was written by:

  1. Chester I.Barnard
  2. Hawthorne
  3. Herbert Simon
  4. Maslow

Question 28.

In Maslow Need Hierarchy there are __________

  1. 4 needs
  2. 6 needs
  3. 7 needs
  4. 5 needs

Question 29.

The Behavioral school looked at:

  1. Human motivation and social environment
  2. Attitude of the People
  3. Interaction with the peers
  4. Positive approach

Question 30.

At federal level, the apex organization is ministry. At provincial level apex organization is called:

Select correct option:

  1. Autonomous body
  2. Public enterprise
  3. Ministry
  4. Department

Question 31.

According to Civil Servant Act 1973 what does “Civil” mean?

Select correct option:

  1. Government
  2. Public
  3. Army
  4. Judiciary

Question 32.

HR department of an organization is termed as which of the following f unction?

Select correct option:

  1. Line function
  2. Staff function
  3. Specialized function
  4. Special function

Question 33.

The number of people a person can supervise is termed as:

Select correct option:

  1. Chain of command
  2. Hierarchical level
  3. Span of control
  4. Organizational level

Question 33.

The group of two or more people combined together for common interests and activities is termed as:

Select correct option:

  1. Department
  2. Organization
  3. Team
  4. All of the given options

Question 34.

Which of the following is the process of integrating activities?

Select correct option

  1. Planning
  2. Coordination
  3. Controlling
  4. Specialization

Question 35.

A country having provinces, with power being divided between provinces and central government according to the constitution is called:

Select correct option:

  1. Federation
  2. Unitary from of government
  3. Both of the above
  4. None of the above

Question 36.

The system that is changeable is called ___ .

Select correct option

  1. Organic system
  2. Mechanic system
  3. Tangible system
  4. Intangible system

Question 37.

Which of the following is the type of power given by the organization to the formal management position a manager holds?

Select correct option:

  1. Legitimate                        
  2. Expert
  3. Referent
  4. Reward

Question 38.

In constitutional document, preamble means

Select correct option

  1. Introduction to the constitution
  2. End part of the constitution
  3. Power of Judicial Review of Supreme Court
  4. None of the above

Question 39.

In classical school of thought, emphasis is not on ___________.

  1. Technicality
  2. Material &methods
  3. Human Element
  4. Machine

Question 40.

A ____________ is the ‘Preface’ or ‘introduction’ which tells us the main focus of the document.

  1. Constitution.
  2. Preamble
  3. SOPs
  4. None of the above


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