Monday, September 16, 2019
07:56 AM (GMT +5)

Go Back   CSS Forums > CSS Past Papers > CSS 2005 Papers

Reply Share Thread: Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook     Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter     Submit Thread to Google+ Google+    
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old Friday, August 19, 2005
Gul-e-Lala's Avatar
The Pathan
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 61
Thanks: 0
Thanked 31 Times in 10 Posts
Gul-e-Lala is on a distinguished road
Default Public Administration 2005

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2005
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
MAXIMUM MARKS-100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all, including QUESTION NO.8, which is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks.


1. In a democratic state, government is said to be the WILL of the people in action. This concept has widened the scope of Public Administration. What should be the new role of public administrator, as per expectations of the people?

2. In democracy, political neutrality of civil servants is only a normative value. They have to endorse and follow the policies of the ruling party as they can not afford to act otherwise. Discuss and suggest remedies.

3. Briefly explain the characteristics of bureaucracy as indicated by Max Weber. Critically examine, whether these characteristics are relevant to modern times and should be maintained?

4. What are various methods of legislative control over executive in Pakistan? Why these controls are not so effective and taken lightly by the bureaucracy?


5. Public Corporations are created because government departments are not conducive to initiative and flexibility required in modern times. Discuss as to what extent these objectives have been achieved by public corporations in Pakistan. Give examples, where possible.

6.Briefly discuss the role of various agencies of fiscal management in the government of Pakistan. What are the benefits of Financial Advisors Scheme introduced in the Federal Ministries?

7.Write short notes on any Four of the following:-

(a) Taylor's Scientific Management
(b)Elton Mayo's Hawthorn Experiments
(c) Management by Objectives (MBO) (d) Administrative Law(e) E - Government
(f)Ombudsman



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


(1) In an organization, if uniformity of standards and policies is maintained and the head provides direction to all activities, then it is sign of:
(a) Efficiency (b) Decentralization (c) Centralizations (d) Effective Coordination (e) "None of these

(2) Span of Contro 1 Means:
(a) Power to control an enterprise (b) Duration of executive control
(c) Number of subordinates under a superior's direct control
(d) Overall control of an organization (e) None of these

(3) Public corporations have been created with the objective of:
(a) Increased profits (b) Handling large scale projects
(c) Creating various job opportunities
(d) Operational flexibility and autonomy (e) None of these

(4) In United State the practice of making appointments in public services on the basis of political affiliation and personal relationship is known as:
(a) Party Privilege (b) Spoils System (c) Fitness Principle (d) Discretion System (e) None of these


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

(6) Rcole National d' Administration of France acts as:
(a) A consulting organization to improve administration.
(b) An institution of higher learning (c) A recruiting-cum-training agency. (d) A public complaint office (c) None of these


(7) The necessary purpose of financial audit should be to focus on:
(a) Whether the expenditure was incurred for right purpose.
(b) Whether the expenditure had the approval of the top management.
(c) Whether the expenditure was in accordance with rules and procedures.
(d) Whether the expenditure was made on proper time.
(e) None of these.

8-fiscal deficit in government budget can be reduced by:
(a) Improving the productivity of the departments.
(b) Closing down some of the expensive projects.
(c) Banning the recreational activities.
(cl) Rationalizing expenditure for economy.
(e) None of these.

9-In the Maslovv's hierarchy of needs, the middle level needs have been categorized as:
(a.) Self fulfillment needs (b) Survival needs (c) Security needs
(cl) Egoistic needs (e) None of these
10-Motivation is the function of intrinsic factors such as appreciation, recognition etc. who
gave this theory?
(a)Victor Veroom Herbert Simon
(b) Fredrick Hcrzberg (c) David Me Clelland
(c) None of these


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

(12) Which of the following is categorized as a strategic decision:
(a) An officer approving the application for driving license.
(b) An executive ordering the transfer of an employee in another department.
(c) A head of the department approving a financial sanction.
(d) A committee approving a new rule to meet the future public requirements.
(e) None of these.

(13) A budget is essentially a statement of:
(a) Identification of targets to be achieved.
(b) Surplus or deficit of the previous budget.
(c) Estimated revenue and expenditure over a period of time.
(d) Allocation of funds in various heads of expenditure.
(e) 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:
(a) Primary and Secondary functions (b) Line and Staff functions
(c) Major and Minor functions (d) Central and Peripheral functions
(e) None of these
Who wrote the famous book "Research on the Bureaucracy in Pakistan":
(a) Muneer Ahmad (b) Brian Chapman (c) Inayatullah
(d) Ralph Braibanti (e) 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?
(a) Justice Muhammad Muneer (b) Sir Victor Turner
(c) Akhtar Hussain (d) Rowland Eggar (fl*)" None of these

17-In the Constitution of Pakistan, the subjects for legislation have been divided into: (a) Two Lists (b) Three Lists (c) Four Lists (cl) Five Lists (e) 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:
(a) Pakistan Administrative Staff College, Lahore.
(b) National Institute of Public Administration Karachi.
(c) Secretariat Training Institute, Islamabad, (c) National Defence College, Rawalpindi, (f) 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:
(a) Farooqi Report (b) Cornelius Report (c) Shoib Report (cl) G. Ahmed Report (e) None of these

20-"Leaders are born and not made" is perception based on:
(a) Contingency Theory of leadership (b) Trait Theory of Leadership (c) Fiedler's Model of Leadership (d) Situational Leadership (e) None of these
__________________
.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

Gul-e-Lala
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Gul-e-Lala For This Useful Post:
aariz (Thursday, August 13, 2009), The Star (Saturday, January 31, 2009), Noman (Friday, November 23, 2007)
  #2  
Old Friday, July 23, 2010
Mossavir Wazir's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 128
Thanks: 4
Thanked 188 Times in 79 Posts
Mossavir Wazir will become famous soon enough
Cool

(1) In an organization, if uniformity of standards and policies is maintained and the head provides direction to all activities, then it is sign of:
(a) Efficiency (b) Decentralization (c) Centralizations (d) Effective Coordination (e) "None of these

(2) Span of Contro 1 Means:
(a) Power to control an enterprise (b) Duration of executive control
(c) Number of subordinates under a superior's direct control
(d) Overall control of an organization (e) None of these

(3) Public corporations have been created with the objective of:
(a) Increased profits (b) Handling large scale projects
(c) Creating various job opportunities
(d) Operational flexibility and autonomy (e) None of these

(4) In United State the practice of making appointments in public services on the basis of political affiliation and personal relationship is known as:
(a) Party Privilege (b) Spoils System (c) Fitness Principle (d) Discretion System (e) None of these


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

(6) Rcole National d' Administration of France acts as:
(a) A consulting organization to improve administration.
(b) An institution of higher learning (c) A recruiting-cum-training agency. (d) A public complaint office (c) None of these


(7) The necessary purpose of financial audit should be to focus on:
(a) Whether the expenditure was incurred for right purpose.
(b) Whether the expenditure had the approval of the top management.
(c) Whether the expenditure was in accordance with rules and procedures.
(d) Whether the expenditure was made on proper time.
(e) None of these.

8-fiscal deficit in government budget can be reduced by:
(a) Improving the productivity of the departments.
(b) Closing down some of the expensive projects.
(c) Banning the recreational activities.
(cl) Rationalizing expenditure for economy.
(e) None of these.

9-In the Maslovv's hierarchy of needs, the middle level needs have been categorized as:
(a.) Self fulfillment needs (b) Survival needs (c) Security needs
(cl) Egoistic needs (e) None of these (Belongingness and Love Needs)
10-Motivation is the function of intrinsic factors such as appreciation, recognition etc. who
gave this theory?
(a)Victor Veroom Herbert Simon
(b) Fredrick Hcrzberg (c) David Me Clelland
(c) None of these


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

(12) Which of the following is categorized as a strategic decision:
(a) An officer approving the application for driving license.
(b) An executive ordering the transfer of an employee in another department.
(c) A head of the department approving a financial sanction.
(d) A committee approving a new rule to meet the future public requirements.
(e) None of these.

(13) A budget is essentially a statement of:
(a) Identification of targets to be achieved.
(b) Surplus or deficit of the previous budget.
(c) Estimated revenue and expenditure over a period of time.
(d) Allocation of funds in various heads of expenditure.
(e) 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:
(a) Primary and Secondary functions (b) Line and Staff functions
(c) Major and Minor functions (d) Central and Peripheral functions
(e) None of these
Who wrote the famous book "Research on the Bureaucracy in Pakistan":
(a) Muneer Ahmad (b) Brian Chapman (c) Inayatullah
(d) Ralph Braibanti (e) 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?
(a) Justice Muhammad Muneer (b) Sir Victor Turner
(c) Akhtar Hussain (d) Rowland Eggar (fl*)" None of these

17-In the Constitution of Pakistan, the subjects for legislation have been divided into: (a) Two Lists (b) Three Lists (c) Four Lists (cl) Five Lists (e) 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:
(a) Pakistan Administrative Staff College, Lahore.
(b) National Institute of Public Administration Karachi.
(c) Secretariat Training Institute, Islamabad, (c) National Defence College, Rawalpindi, (f) 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:
(a) Farooqi Report (b) Cornelius Report (c) Shoib Report (cl) G. Ahmed Report (e) None of these

20-"Leaders are born and not made" is perception based on:
(a) Contingency Theory of leadership (b) Trait Theory of Leadership (c) Fiedler's Model of Leadership (d) Situational Leadership (e) None of these
__________________
Doing your best means never stop trying !!
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Mossavir Wazir For This Useful Post:
Ali Dino Hullio (Monday, July 26, 2010), Asad Ali Jogi (Saturday, January 10, 2015), fidamah (Friday, July 23, 2010)
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Overview Of The Economy free thinker Pakistan Affairs 5 Tuesday, February 11, 2014 01:24 PM
indo-pak relations atifch Current Affairs 0 Monday, December 11, 2006 08:01 PM
Country Debt - external ummera General Knowledge, Quizzes, IQ Tests 2 Wednesday, November 08, 2006 11:03 AM
World countries and their budget ummera General Knowledge, Quizzes, IQ Tests 0 Monday, October 23, 2006 06:32 PM


CSS Forum on Facebook Follow CSS Forum on Twitter

Disclaimer: All messages made available as part of this discussion group (including any bulletin boards and chat rooms) and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not of CSSForum.com.pk (unless CSSForum.com.pk is specifically identified as the author of the message). The fact that a particular message is posted on or transmitted using this web site does not mean that CSSForum has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. We encourage visitors to the forum to report any objectionable message in site feedback. This forum is not monitored 24/7.

Sponsors: ArgusVision   vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.