NOUN EExams: POL226 - Organization and Administrative Theories, Past Questions

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NOUN EExams: POL226 - Organization and Administrative Theories, Past Questions

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Q1 is the field of administrative law that deals with legal qualification for
officers and tenure and conditions of service
Q2 __is defined as the branch of the law that controls the administrative
separations of government
Q3 Complete the following saying on the principle of natural justice: No man is a
in his own case
Q4 is regarded as the most important factor of a succesful public administration
Q5 The primary purpose of civil service is said to be
Q6 A deliberate and intentional exploitation of one’s position, status, or resources directly or indirectly for
personal gains is called
Q7 The professional body of officials administrators as distinguished from politicians who are elected on
party lines is called
Q8 While a boss orders his subordinates, a leader them
Q9 When the estimated revenues are in excess of the estimated expenditure it is said that we have
__budget
Q10 When separate departmental budgets which are passed separately by the legislature is called
Q11 That document which contains estimates of revenue and expenditure of a country, usually for the
fixed period of one year is called
Q12 is regarded as all those operations the object of which is to make funds
available for government activities, and to ensure the lawful and efficient utilization of these funds.
Q13 To underline the importance of finance, Lloyd George holds that is finance
Q14 The process by which administrative agencies settle issues arising in the course of their work when
legal rights are in question is called
Q15 Critics of delegated legislation argue that vesting of discretionary powers with the officials turns
democracy into
Q16 Mechanical concept of organisation likens organisation to
Q17 Public corporation is regarded as an artificial
Q18 A corporation with government investment that has private control is regarded as

enterprise
Q19 Officers in an aristocratic arrengement are known as
Q20 Weber regards authority as the most effective for a bureaucracy
Q21 The only disadvantage of position classification is that it engenders
consciousness among the service
Q22 Executive legislation is deemed if it violates the parent Act or transgresses
its power.
Q23 The law-making power vested with the Executive by the Legislature itself is known as
Q24 Urbanisation is as a result of
Q25 theory of separation of power influenced the emergence of administrative
courts in France
Q26 The emphasises the absolute supremacy of the ordinary law of the land,
permitting no arbitrary power of discretion to administrative authorities.
Q27 That part of the public law which fixes the organisation and determines the competence of the
administrative authorities and indicates to the individual remedies for the violation of his right is called
Q28 magic devices to make administration efficient and economical is known as
Q29 Only the procedure adoptd to achieve the desired end can ever be reagrded as
procedure
Q30 According to Waldo, governs the routine internal and external
relationships between one individual and another, one organisational unit and another
Q31 Which is of more practical importance: general knowledge or technical knowledge,
Q32 Between the generalist and the specialist who has more capacity for leadership,
Q33 The specialists' training is in specialisation whereas that of the generalist is in
Q34 One well equipped with in-depth knowledge of science and technology in one particular branch or
sector is called a
Q35 One who has a bird’s eye-view knowledge of science or technology is known as a
Q36 Nigerian Union of Teachers, Nigerian Postal Unions are examples of

Q37 Organisations which bring members of the same profession together for the exchange of information
and experience and for the advancement of their profession is known as
Q38 Apart from the Ministry of Information, the publicity function of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is
undertaken by
Q39 The source of propaganda is often
Q40 is defined as the deliberate, planned and sustained efforts to establish and
maintain mutual understanding between an organisation and its public
Q41 Is this statement true or false: 'administration is to man as swimming is to dog’
Q42 A training which is carefully conceived, prearranged and conducted under expert guidance is called
Q43 is defined as training by doing the work
Q44 Education is more narrow than training. True or false
Q45 The process of developing skills, habits, knowledge and attitudes in employees for the purpose of
increasing the effectiveness of employees in their present government positions as well as preparing
employee’s for future government position is known as
Q46 is more cost effective between recruitment from within and recruitment
from without
Q47 Recruitment targeted at recruiting only the best and the most competent hand available is known as
Q48 came into existence as a result of the entry of the state into the field of
business and commercial enterprise
Q49 The main advantage of departmental enterprise is its to the parliament
Q50 is regarded as the traditional unit of public administration




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Q51 is defined as those who work in the field away from the headquarters.
Q52 The weakness of mechanistic theory of organisation is blamed on the fact that it ignored the
behaviours
Q53 In formal organisations behaviour of workers are controlled by reward and
Q54 An organisation organised on the basis of the people it serves is said to be organised on
principle
Q55 Advisory boards are not involved in formulation of policies. True or false
Q56 When board is the head of the department it is called board
Q57 Another name for the board is the
Q58 The chief political officer in charge of every department in Nigeria's central administration is known
as
Q59 __perspective of organisation contend that organisation is essentially a
human phenomenon.
Q60 When the leadership of organisation is assigned to one individual that organisation is said to be
Q61 Fayol recommended number of supervisor for each work man
Q62 A department organised on the nature of its purpose is said to be organised on
principle
Q63 Departmental system of organisation is alos called system
Q64 Uncorrelated system of organisation is also called system
Q65 Fayol replaced the principle of unity of command with
Q66 An organisation where leaders emerge by themselves is said to be
Q67 Traditional theory of organisation believes that people should adapt themselves to
Q68 The humanistic conception of organisation conceives organisation as
phenomenon
Q69 An organization built on the basis of the nature of functions it is to perform is said to be
Q70 hypothesis states that workers would respond like machines to changes in
working conditions
Q71 experiments is said to have brought about ideological revolution in the
organisational theory
Q72 Herbert Simon reagrded the so-called principles of organisations as which
had never been scientifically tested.
Q73 Another name for social psychological theory is theory
Q74 The emergence of traditional theory of organisation is traced to century
Q75 A concept of organisation that emphasises the splitting up of a large task into parts, and integrating
these parts in a systematic form for ease of authority is known as conception of
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Q76 To safeguard administrative adjudication, it is recommended that the adjudicator should be a ___

Board

Q77 Disadvantages of administrative adjudication do not include which of the following

Costly

Q78 The functions of the civil service do not include which of the following?

budgetin g


Q79 Historically, corruption in Nigeria is traced to __

colonial past

Q80 The civil service in Nigeria has always been accused of all of the following but one, namely

professionalis m


Q81 The basic features of civil service do not include which of these?

promotion

Q82 Which of these is not among the processes budgets pass through before they are passed in Nigeria?

padding

Q83 When budgets are targeted as instruments of reducing inequalities in the distribution of wealth, government takes which of these measures

higher taxation of the rich

Q84 The duration of government budget is usually___
annual

Q85 The French word, bougette from where the word budget was derived means ___

wallet

Q86 Beyond money, budgets also entail the following except ___

power

Q87 Administrative adjudication is guided by two principles, namely, ___ and ___

natural justice and common good

Q88 The agencies of administrative adjudication do not include which of these options?

labour union

Q89 Which of these is not among the factors responsible for the growth of administrative adjudication?

The emergence of democracy

Q90 Which of these is not listed as safeguards in delegated legislation?

careless officers should be punished

Q91 __ conception of organisation emphasizes the formal design of the administrative structure,

mechanical

Q92 Traditional theory of organisation has ___ origin

pre-democratic era

Q93 Which of these is true of leadership in informal oragnisations?

leaders emerge by themselves

Q94 Which of these is true of behaviour control in formal oragnisation?

control is by a system of rewa rd and punishment

Q95 ___ allows field organisation the freedom to decide a large number of matters locally by itself without reference to the headquarters

decentralisation

Q96 Which of these is an advantage of centralised system?

administrative abuse is mad e difficult

Q97 an agency of the government through which the government manages its commercial and economic activities is known as ___

public enterpri se

Q98 The mechanistic theory of organisation emphasises which of the following?

division of work

Q99 Three types of public enterprise include all of these but one, namely___

global enterprise

Q100 an enterprise established under the ordinary company law of the country concerned in which the government has a controlling interest through its ownership of all or some of the shares is called ___

state company

Q101 To qualify as a government company, a government must own a minimum of ___ in a company

0.5 1

Q102 The establishment of each ___ requires a separate status

public corporatio n

Q103 Corporation owned by government is appropriately refered to as ___

government corpor ation

Q104 Which of these is not a feature of public corporation?

legislative autonomy

Q105 Which of these is not among the advantages of a bureaucratic system

open to popular control

Q106 Aristocrcy as a system of personnel organisation was first developed in ___

France

Q107 In an aristocratic system of personnel organisation, promotion of worker from lower to higher rank is based on ___

discretion of the Chief Executive

Q108 Which of these is not among the disadvantages of aristocratic system of personnel organisation?

recruitment of experts

Q109 The democratic system of personnel organisation has its origin in ___

United States of America

Q110 The word bureaucracy has its origin in the ___ century

18th

Q111 According to Weber, which of these is not among the advantages of bureaucracy

flexible adherence to rules

Q112 Which of these is not listed among advantages of O & M?

Social sin

Q113 The features of administrative law as enumerated by Dicey do not include which of these options?

offenc e committed in official capacities are not punished

Q114 Administrative courts came into existence in France during the era of ____

French Re volution

Q115 Which of these is not among the sources of administrative laws?

labour union conventions

Q116 Hart divided administrative laws into ___

two

Q117 Which of these is not among the defects of procedure system?

god fatheri sm

Q118 The type of procedure which partains to staff, house-keeping service or auxiliary functions is called

institutional procedure

Q119 Which of these is not among the ways of viewing organisational procedures?

Time manangement

Q120 Specialists is a termed commonly used for __

technocrats




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Q121 Which of these is not listed among factors that determine degree of span of control?

frequency of organisational change

Q122 Which of these is not among the reasons why governments are opposed to strike by workers?

Government is run by selfish individuals unconcerned with interest of th m asses

Q123 Which of the following is not among the advantages of trade unions

they ensure good performance by employees

Q124 To achieve their objectives, trade unions may not adopt which of these measures?

dialogue

Q125 Which of these is not among the main objectives of professional associations?

to agitate for better work conditions and increase in wage

Q126 ___ and ___ are types of employee associations

professional associations and trade unions

Q127 A government that is desirous of ascertaining public opinion about it may not be able to succeed if it looks up to which of these?

questioning of employees

Q128 Which of these is not among the four elements of public relations?

influencing the conduct of workers

Q129 Governments also engage in propaganda during ____

war times

Q130 Which of these is not among the functions of public relations?

interview potential employees

Q131 Informal training occurs in all of these situations but one.

pastoral guidance and cou nselling

Q132 Two identified methods of recruitment are recruitment from __ and recruitment from ___

Within and witho ut

Q133 Recruitment of right and competent person gives rise to the following questions but one. Identify the odd one.

determ ination of wages

Q134 Tenure at the will of the appointing officer is mainly found in ___

world council of churc hes

Q135 Which of these is not among the disadvantages of the bureau type

it democratic

Q136 Which of these is not among the disadvantages of the board

it leads to responsible di rectorship

Q137 In Nigeria, NAFDAC, NUC, etc are examples of ____

Regulatory Commissio n

Q138 Which of these is not among the functions of line agency

enforcem ent

Q139 The staff agencies in Nigeria include all of these but one, namely,___

The Ministry of Education

Q140 the number of subordinates which a superior officer can effectively supervise, direct and control is what is regarded as ___

span of control

Q141 Identify one of the basic features of a hierarchical organisation

A worker should have only one immediate sup erior

Q142 Which of these is not a principle of organisation?

process

Q143 The traditional theory of organisation is derived from these philosophical standpoints but one, namely

realism

Q144 Relationships develop on their own in ___

informal organisation

Q145 The tendency of people to change their behaviour when they know that they are being observed is called __

Hawthorne effect

Q146 Which of these is not among the elements of social psychological theory oforganisation?

the importance of technology in organisations

Q147 The revolt against the traditionalist theory of organisation took place around the ___

1930s


Q148 Traditional theory of organisation believes that workers are always motivated by ___

econo mic incentives

Q149 The olden days organisations were said to be

simple

Q150 Which of these is not among the elements of organisation as listed by L. D. White?

office spaces





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