Public Administration for Civil Services Examinations: Test 4 of 15

A person seeking election to the Lok Sabha must have acquired the age of:
25 years
30 years
21 years
18 years
In which year was the Governor-General of India relidency of his responsibility for administration of Bengal Presidency?
1898
1854
1834
1814
The salaries and expenses of the president are charged on:
The Public Account
The Consolidated Fund of India
The Contingency Fund of India
None of the above
If a President is unable to discharge his functions then his functions are discharged by:
The Speaker, Lok Sabha
The Prime Minister
The Chief Justice of India
The Vice-President
If the President dies in harness, his office is occupied, till fresh election by:
Vice-President
Chief Justice of India
Prime Minister
Speaker, Lok Sabha
Since 1950 ……. Is senior most civil servant of the land:
Defence Secretary
Home Secretary
Cabinet Secretary
Finance Secretary
The Cabinet Secretary sits near …..in the Cabinet meetings and briefs hi, on various points on the agenda:
The President
The Defence Minister
The Parliamentary Affairs Minister
The Prime Minister
Who presides over the Chief Secretaries conference:
Cabinet Secretary
Deputy Secretary
Under Secretary
Joint Secretary
Who is the Chief Controller at the inter-ministerial level?
Joint Secretary
Under Secretary
Cabinet Secretary
Deputy Secretary
The Prime Minister’s office, was known as Prime Minister’s Secretariat till:
1985
1962
1977
1979
Prime Minister’s Secretariat came into existence in:
1947
1949
1951
1953
The Executive Head of the State is:
The Cabinet
The Prime Minister
The President
The Vice-President
Under which Act was the holding of open competitive examinations for higher civil service was started?
1853
1858
1909
1935
Who was the Chairman of the first Finance Commission appointed in 1951
Asok Chanda
Y.B. Chavan
K.C. Neogi
K. Santhanam
The Prime Minister is the head of the:
State
The Government
The State as well as the Government
None of the above
All major executive appointments of the Union Government are made by:
The President
The Council of Ministers
The Parliament
The Prime Minister
A Vice-President may be removed from his office by
A resolution of the council of states passed and agreed to by the House of the people
A resolution of the House of the people and agreed to by the council of states
A resolution of the House of the people alone
A resolution of the council of states only
The President exercises his authority on the advice of:
The Lok Sabha
The Rajya Sabha
The Council of Ministers
The Parliament
Generally the Prime Minister is a member of:
Rajya Sabha
Lok Sabha
Legislative Council
Legislative Assembly
The President reserves the right to dissolve:
The Rajya Sabha
The Lok Sabha
The Parliament
Either House of the Parliament
Under which Act the Governor-General was designated as the Viceroy and Governor-General of India?
The government of India Act 1858
The government of India Act 1919
The government of India Act 1935
None of the above
The word Secretariat means:
Anybody’s office
Prime Minister’s office
Secretary office
President’s office
Which of the following function is performed by the Secretariat?
Policy making
Exercise of financial control
Work connected with legislation
All of the above
The office of the Prime Minister has:
A statutory basis
A constitutional basis
Conventional basis
None of the above
In our country the planning is of the:
Directive type
Indicative type
Both of the above
None of the above
Description:

This is a 25 question-test in the test series of 15 tests of Public Administration Paper of Civil Services Examination (Preliminary). This will also help students to prepare for the state civil services examination other than UPSC. The questions covered here are broadly covers the syllabus of most PCS Examinations conducted by SSC of different tests.

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