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Public Administration
Federal Public Service Commission
Competitive Examination-2013

1) Who defined public administration as "detailed and systematic application of law"?
a)Herbert A.Simon
b)Woodrow Wilson
c)Luther Gullick
d)None of these

2) Government is a "sovereign factor in administration". Stated by:
d)None of these

3) The rules of business of Federal Government are read with the Secretariat Instructions issued under rule :
a) 5(15)
b) 15(5)
c) 15(15)
d) None of these

4) Management is a -------- use of resources.
d)None of these

5) Who wrote the book "Politics & Administration"?
b)Woodrow Wilson
d)None of these

6) Who among the following defined Civil services as "professional body of officials, permanent, paid and skilled"?
a)Ogg and Zink
b)Herman Finer
d)None of these

7) The traditional theory of motivation is the theory of :
a)Path goal
c)Motivation hygiene
d)Fear and punishment

8) Communication techniques according to Bernard are important, because through them :
a)The zone of indifference of the contributor is enlarged.
b)The foundation for the formal authority structure is laid
c) the form and the internal economy of an organisation is shaped
d)The different patterns of informal organisation are harmonised,

9) A course of action governed by the rules and regulations is known as:
a)Decision as per rule
b)A management decision
c)A guided decision
d)A programmed decision

10) Who among the following has defined leadership as "Activity of influencing people to drive willingly for group objectives"?
a)Peter Drucked
c)Pfiffner and sherwood
d)None of these

11) Who analysed leadership in terms of "Circular response"?
d)None of these

12) Who wrote the book "Towards a new public administration: The Minnow book perspective"?
a)Frank Marini
b)Dwight Waldo
c)Charles Worth
d) None of these

13) Who defined organisation as "Consciously coordinated co-operative system?"
a)Henri Fayol
b)Chris Argyris
c)Chester Bernard
d)None of these

14) Who among the following defined coordination as "the integration of several parts into an ordinary whole to achieve the purpose of undertaking"?

b)Charles Worth JC
d)None of these

15)The 2nd highest decision-making authority in Pakistan is :
d)None of these

16) Who among the following defined communication as "shared understanding of shared purpose"?
b)Sirk H.L
d)None of these

17) Line agencies perform ---------- activities in an organisation.
d)None of these

18) The Relay Assembly Test Room Experiments were conducted to test the relationship between :
a)Productivity & Working conditions
b)Productivity & Economic incentives
c)Productivity & Social relationship
d)None of these

19) Who among the following founded ZERO-BASED budgeting ?
a) L.D.White
b) Lyndon Johnson
c) Peter Phyrr
d) None of these

20) Span of control means :
a) No of superior over the subordinates
b) No of subordinated under a superior
c) No of officials with a superior
d) None of these


Attempt ONLY FOUR questions. All questions carry EQUAL marks.

Q.2. What is planning? Why are the disadvantages of planning called potential disadvantages? Outline the relationship among the six steps in the planning process.

Q.3. Discuss the role of social media in implementing public accountability in the developing societies like Pakistan.

Q.4. Transactional and transformational leadership styles are suggested for political leader. Which one is better for Pakistan and why?

Q.5. What are the communication issued for the Citizen-Government relationship in Pakistan?

Q.6. What is the difference between power and authority? Describe the role of power in the control process.

Q.7. Elaborate the interference of HALLO EFFECT and STEREOTYPING in the recruitment of knowledge workers.?

Q.8. Write notes on any TWO of the following:
(a) Role of public administration in modern welfare state.
(b) Ecology of Bureaucracy
(c) Problems of co-ordination in public administration in Pakistan.
(d) Performance Budgeting