NOUN E-Exam: POL226 - Organization and Administrative Theories, Past Questions

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NOUN E-Exam: POL226 - Organization and Administrative Theories, Past Questions

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NOUN E-Exam: POL226 - Organization and Administrative Theories, Past Questions

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------is the field of
administrative law that
deals with legal
qualification for officers
and tenure and conditions
of service
the law of
internal
administration
eExam
FBQ
__is defined as the branch
of the law that controls the
administrative separations
of government
administrative
law
eExam
FBQ
Complete the following
saying on the principle of
natural justice: No man is
a
in his own case
judge eExam
FBQ
is regarded as the most
important factor of a
succesful public
administration
finance eExam
FBQ
The primary purpose of
civil service is said to be production eExam
FBQ
A deliberate and
intentional exploitation of
one’s position, status, or
resources directly or
indirectly for personal
gains is called
corruption eExam
FBQ
The professional body of
officials administrators as
distinguished from
politicians who are elected
on party lines is called
civil service eExam
FBQ
While a boss orders his
subordinates, a leader
them
guides eExam

FBQ
When the estimated
revenues are in excess of
the estimated expenditure
it is said that we have
__budget
surplus eExam
FBQ
When separate
departmental budgets
which are passed
separately by the
legislature is called
plural
budgeting plural budget eExam
FBQ
That document which
contains estimates of
revenue and expenditure
of a country, usually for
the fixed period of one
year is called
budget eExam
FBQ
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.
public financial
management
eExam
FBQ
To underline the
importance of finance,
Lloyd George holds that
is finance
government eExam
FBQ
The process by which
administrative agencies
settle issues arising in the
course of their work when
legal rights are in question
is called
administrative
adjudication
eExam
FBQ
Critics of delegated
legislation argue that
vesting of discretionary
powers with the officials
turns democracy into
despotism eExam
FBQ
Mechanical concept of
organisation likens
organisation to machines eExam
FBQ
Public corporation is
regarded as an artificial person eExam

FBQ
A corporation with
government investment
that has private control is
regarded as
enterprise
mixed eExam
FBQ
Officers in an aristocratic
arrengement are known as Administrative
chiefs
eExam
FBQ
Weber regards
authority as the most
effective for a bureaucracy
legal eExam
FBQ
The only disadvantage of
position classification is
that it engenders
consciousness among the
service
class eExam
FBQ
Executive legislation is
deemed
if it violates the parent Act
or transgresses its power.
void eExam
FBQ
The law-making power
vested with the Executive
by the Legislature itself is
known as
Delegated
legislation
Executive
legislation
eExam
FBQ
Urbanisation is as a result
of Industrial
Revolution
eExam
FBQ
theory of separation of
power influenced the
emergence of
administrative courts in
France
Montesquieu eExam
FBQ
The
emphasises the absolute
supremacy of the ordinary
law of the land, permitting
no arbitrary power of
discretion to
administrative authorities.
rule of law eExam


FBQ
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
administrative
law
eExam
FBQ
magic devices to make
administration efficient
and economical is known
as
organisation
and method O & M eExam
FBQ
Only the procedure adoptd
to achieve the desired end
can ever be reagrded as
procedure
good eExam
FBQ
According to Waldo,
governs the routine
internal and external
relationships between one
individual and another,
one organisational unit
and another
procedure eExam
FBQ
Which is of more practical
importance: general
knowledge or technical
knowledge,
general
knowledge general eExam
FBQ
Between the generalist and
the specialist who has
more capacity for
leadership,
The generalist generalist eExam
FBQ
The specialists' training is
in specialisation whereas
that of the generalist is in over-seeing overseeing eExam
FBQ
One well equipped with
in-depth knowledge of
science and technology in
one particular branch or
sector is called a
specialist eExam
FBQ
One who has a bird’s eyeview
knowledge of
science or technology is
known as a
generalist eExam

FBQ
Nigerian Union of
Teachers, Nigerian Postal
Unions are examples of trade union labour union
congress
eExam
FBQ
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
professional
associations
eExam
FBQ
Apart from the Ministry of
Information, the publicity
function of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria is
undertaken by
National
Orientation
Agency
NOA eExam
FBQ
The source of propaganda
is often veiled unknown eExam
FBQ
is defined as the
deliberate, planned and
sustained efforts to
establish and maintain
mutual understanding
between an organisation
and its public
public relations eExam
FBQ
Is this statement true or
false: 'administration is to
man as swimming is to
dog’
eExam
FBQ
A training which is
carefully conceived,
prearranged and
conducted under expert
guidance is called
formal training eExam
FBQ is defined as training by
doing the work
informal
training
eExam
FBQ
Education is more narrow
than training. True or false eExam

FBQ
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
training eExam
FBQ
is more cost effective
between recruitment from
within and recruitment
from without
recruitment
from within
eExam
FBQ
Recruitment targeted at
recruiting only the best
and the most competent
hand available is known as
Positive
recruitment
eExam
FBQ
came into existence as a
result of the entry of the
state into the field of
business and commercial
enterprise
public
corporation
eExam
FBQ
The main advantage of
departmental enterprise is
its
to the parliament
accountability eExam
FBQ is regarded as the
traditional unit of public
administration
department eExam
FBQ is defined as those who
work in the field away
from the headquarters.
field
establishment
eExam
FBQ
The weakness of
mechanistic theory of
organisation is blamed on
the fact that it ignored the
behaviours
human eExam
FBQ
In formal organisations
behaviour of workers are
controlled by reward and punishment eExam

FBQ
An organisation organised
on the basis of the people
it serves is said to be
organised on
principle
clientele community eExam
FBQ
Advisory boards are not
involved in formulation of
policies. True or false 1 eExam
FBQ
When board is the head of
the department it is called
board
administrative eExam
FBQ
Another name for the
board is the commission eExam
FBQ
The chief political officer
in charge of every
department in Nigeria's
central administration is
known as
minister eExam
FBQ
__perspective of
organisation contend that
organisation is essentially
a human phenomenon.
humanistic eExam
FBQ
When the leadership of
organisation is assigned to
one individual that
organisation is said to be
formal eExam
FBQ
Fayol recommended
number of supervisor for
each work man
eight eExam
FBQ
A department organised
on the nature of its
purpose is said to be
organised on
principle
functional eExam
FBQ
Departmental system of
organisation is alos called
system
integrated eExam
FBQ
Uncorrelated system of
organisation is also called
system
independent eExam
FBQ
Fayol replaced the
principle of unity of
command with
functional
direction and
supervision
eExam

FBQ
An organisation where
leaders emerge by
themselves is said to be informal eExam
FBQ
Traditional theory of
organisation believes that
people should adapt
themselves to
organisational
needs
eExam
FBQ
The humanistic
conception of organisation
conceives organisation as
phenomenon
human eExam
FBQ
An organization built on
the basis of the nature of
functions it is to perform
is said to be
modern eExam
FBQ
hypothesis states that
workers would respond
like machines to changes
in working conditions
Taylorian eExam
FBQ
experiments is said to
have brought about
ideological revolution in
the organisational theory
Hawthorne eExam
FBQ
Herbert Simon reagrded
the so-called principles of
organisations as
which had never been
scientifically tested.
proverbs eExam
FBQ
Another name for social
psychological theory is
theory
human
relations
eExam
FBQ
The emergence of
traditional theory of
organisation is traced to
century
19th ninetenth eExam
FBQ
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 organisation





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Re: NOUN E-Exam: POL226 - Organization and Administrative Theories, Past Questions

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To safeguard
administrative
adjudication, it is
recommended that the
adjudicator should be a
___
Chief executive Board single officer judiciary B eExam
MCQ
Disadvantages of
administrative
adjudication do not
include which of the
following
Costly lack of
publicity
Limited right
to appeal
violation of rule
of law A eExam
MCQ
The functions of the civil
service do not include
which of the following?
Advice planning budgeting organisation and
methods C eExam
MCQ Historically, corruption in
Nigeria is traced to __ military rule first republic colonial past politicians C eExam
MCQ
The civil service in
Nigeria has always been
accused of all of the
following but one, namely
red tapism inefficiency officiousness professionalism D eExam
MCQ
The basic features of civil
service do not include
which of these?
promotion hierarchy bureaucracy impartiality A eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the processes
budgets pass through
before they are passed in
Nigeria?
scrutiny padding introduction passing of
financial bill B eExam
MCQ
When budgets are targeted
as instruments of reducing
inequalities in the
distribution of wealth,
government takes which
of these measures
Equal taxation
of all citizens
higher
taxation of the
rich
tax exemption
for
industrialists
building of more
companies to
stimulate
income
B eExam
MCQ
The duration of
government budget is
usually___
annual monthly quarterly indefinite A eExam
MCQ
The French word,
bougette from where the
word budget was derived
means ___
bridge approval income wallet D eExam
MCQ
Beyond money, budgets
also entail the following
except ___
power choices philosophies policies A eExam
MCQ
Administrative
adjudication is guided by
two principles, namely,
___ and ___
law and
evidence
natural justice
and common
good
torts and
inquisition
inclusion and
adjudication B eExam
MCQ
The agencies of
administrative
adjudication do not
include which of these
options?
labour union the minister
a single
member
tribunal
specialised
courts of law A eExam

MCQ
Which of these is not
among the factors
responsible for the growth
of administrative
adjudication?
Emergence of
the welfare
state
The
emergence of
democracy
Standard of
conduct to be
devised
Ordinary law
courts not
competent
B eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
listed as safeguards in
delegated legislation?
the enabling
Acts should
specifically
define the
powers
delegated
the
jurisdiction of
the courts
should not be
ousted or
curtailed
careless
officers
should be
punished
rules and
regulations
should be
published and
given publicity.
C eExam
MCQ
__ conception of
organisation emphasizes
the formal design of the
administrative structure,
humanistic structuralistic mechanical functionalistic C eExam
MCQ
Traditional theory of
organisation has ___
origin
socialist era feudal era democratic
era
pre-democratic
era D eExam
MCQ
Which of these is true of
leadership in informal
oragnisations?
leaders are
appointed by a
hierarchy
leaders
emerge by
themselves
leaders are
ordained
leadership is
hereditary B eExam
MCQ
Which of these is true of
behaviour control in
formal oragnisation?
control is a
system of
pension
control is by a
system of
reward and
punishment
control is by a
system of
trust
control is by
needs fulfilment B eExam
MCQ
___ allows field
organisation the freedom
to decide a large number
of matters locally by itself
without reference to the
headquarters
decentralisation board legislation centralisation A eExam
MCQ
Which of these is an
advantage of centralised
system?
it is flexible it guarantees
quick decision
administrative
abuse is made
difficult
it ensure
participation in
decision making
C eExam
MCQ
an agency of the
government through
which the government
manages its commercial
and economic activities is
known as ___
field operation public
enterprise
government
utility
decentrlised
operations B eExam
MCQ
The mechanistic theory of
organisation emphasises
which of the following?
division of
work
respect to
constituted
authority
clean and kept
environment
standard
infrastracture A eExam
MCQ
Three types of public
enterprise include all of
these but one, namely___
global
enterprise
central
government
enterprise
state
government
enterprise
joint enterprise A eExam
MCQ
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 department public utility regulatory board A eExam

MCQ
To qualify as a
government company, a
government must own a
minimum of ___ in a
company
0.6 0.5 0.51 1 C eExam
MCQ
The establishment of each
___ requires a separate
status
public
company
public
corporation
government
department
government
business B eExam
MCQ
Corporation owned by
government is
appropriately refered to as
___
global
company
government
company
global
corporation
government
corporation D eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not a
feature of public
corporation?
legislative
autonomy
suitable for
business
enterprise
financial
autonomy
administrative
autonomy A eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the advantages of a
bureaucratic system
open to popular
control
efficiency in
operation
it is a tool for
political
control
it ensures unity
and
concentration of
power
A eExam
MCQ
Aristocrcy as a system of
personnel organisation
was first developed in ___
France America England Germany A eExam
MCQ
In an aristocratic system
of personnel organisation,
promotion of worker from
lower to higher rank is
based on ___
success on a
competitive
examination
after serving
mandatory
years in the
rank
discretion of
the Chief
Executive
recommendation
based on good
performance
C eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the disadvantages
of aristocratic system of
personnel organisation?
It is
undemocratic
It encourages
conservatism
recruitment of
experts
It has low age
limit C eExam
MCQ
The democratic system of
personnel organisation has
its origin in ___
United States
of America England France Germany A eExam
MCQ
The word bureaucracy has
its origin in the ___
century
17th 18th 19th 20th B eExam
MCQ
According to Weber,
which of these is not
among the advantages of
bureaucracy
A device to
improve
administration
Structure of
government
office and its
procedure
made
adaptable
flexible
adherence to
rules
Reservoir of
experience C eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
listed among advantages
of O & M?
Social sin Individual sin Economics sin Religious sin A eExam

MCQ
The features of
administrative law as
enumerated by Dicey do
not include which of these
options?
the ordinary
courts do not
have
jurisdiction in
cases in which
the state or
state officials in
their official
capacity
constitute a
party
the rights of
the states
officials are
determined by
a special body
of law and
rules, which
are not
applicable to
citizens
offence
committed in
official
capacities are
not punished
as an influence
from these
arrangements, a
special
protection was
accorded
officials in
France for
wrongful acts
done in their
official capacity.
C eExam
MCQ
Administrative courts
came into existence in
France during the era of
____
King Louis Napoleon French
Revolution The papacy C eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the sources of
administrative laws?
the constitution
of the country
labour union
conventions
judicial
decision of
the courts
customs and
conventions B eExam
MCQ
Hart divided
administrative laws into
___
two three four five A eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the defects of
procedure system?
red tapism god fatherism Unimaginatve
Too
cumbersome
and delaying
B eExam
MCQ
The type of procedure
which partains to staff,
house-keeping service or
auxiliary functions is
called ___
institutional
procedure
working
procedure
execurive
procedure
secretarial
procedure A eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the ways of
viewing organisational
procedures?
Time
manangement
physiology of
organisation
laws of
activity
institutional
habits A eExam
MCQ Specialists is a termed
commonly used for __ technocrats executives politicians unionists A eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
listed among factors that
determine degree of span
of control?
frequency of
organisational
change
Nature of
work
Age of
organisation leadership A eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the reasons why
governments are opposed
to strike by workers?
Strikes in
essential
services will
paralyse the
life of the
whole
community
Government
is run by
selfish
individuals
unconcerned
with interest
of th masses
Public
servants stand
in a closer and
confidential
relation to the
state. Hence,
they cannot be
permitted to
belie the trust
reposed in
them.
Strike
demoralizes the
employees if
they fail. They
bring misery
and untold
suffering to the
employees in
question.
B eExam

MCQ
Which of the following is
not among the advantages
of trade unions
they ensure
good
performance by
employees
they create
the spirit of
co-operation
in the service
they prevent
abuses on the
part of
government
directing
heads and
safeguarding
the merit
system
they enable
employees to
get fair deal at
the hands of the
government.
A eExam
MCQ
To achieve their
objectives, trade unions
may not adopt which of
these measures?
election of
Sympathetic
Legislators
dialogue strike journals B eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the main objectives
of professional
associations?
to promote
personal
acquaintance
among
individuals
with common
interests and
problems
to agitate for
better work
conditions
and increase
in wage
to give their
suggestions
for reform and
improvement
to promote
research in the
profession by
organizing
periodic
conferences
B eExam
MCQ ___ and ___ are types of
employee associations
professional
associations
and trade
unions
trade union
and pensions
union
pensions
union and
professional
association
an expression of
love to only
blood relations
A eExam
MCQ
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?
opinion poll questioning of
employees the press platform B eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the four elements
of public relations?
learning about
people’s desires
and aspirations
influencing
the conduct of
workers
advising the
public
cultivating the
satisfactory
contact between
the public and
officials
B eExam
MCQ Governments also engage
in propaganda during ____
international
diplomacy
political
debates campaigns war times D eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the functions of
public relations?
inform the
public
ascertain the
demands and
wishes of the
public
build up good
will for the
agency
interview
potential
employees
D eExam
MCQ
Informal training occurs in
all of these situations but
one.
day to day
relationship
with superior
staff meetings organisation
publications
pastoral
guidance and
counselling
D eExam
MCQ
Two identified methods of
recruitment are
recruitment from __ and
recruitment from ___
above and
below
North and
South
Within and
without
expertise and
qualification C eExam
MCQ
Recruitment of right and
competent person gives
rise to the following
questions but one. Identify
the odd one.
determination
of wages
location of the
appointing
power
methods of
recruitment
methods of
determining
qualifications
A eExam
MCQ
Tenure at the will of the
appointing officer is
mainly found in ___
religious
organisations
government
company
world council
of churches
world catholic
congress C eExam

MCQ
Which of these is not
among the disadvantages
of the bureau type
it democratic
it may
introduce
party politics
prone to
political
pressure
may lead to
despotism A eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the disadvantages
of the board
it can be source
of indiscipline
in the
organisation
it causes
delay in
action
it leads to
responsible
directorship
decisions are
often
compromised
C eExam
MCQ
In Nigeria, NAFDAC,
NUC, etc are examples of
____
Advisory
commission
Regulatory
Commission
Board tied
into hierarchy
administrative
board B eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the functions of
line agency
decision
making planning enforcement taking
responsibility C eExam
MCQ
The staff agencies in
Nigeria include all of
these but one, namely,___
The Presidency The Ministry
of Education
The Federal
Secretariat
The Planning
Commission B eExam
MCQ
the number of
subordinates which a
superior officer can
effectively supervise,
direct and control is what
is regarded as ___
span of control
administration
of
competence
scalar effect prudential
management A eExam
MCQ
Identify one of the basic
features of a hierarchical
organisation
order must be
obeyed no
matter who
issued it
A worker
should have
only one
immediate
superior
Tasks should
not always be
commensurate
with authority
ineffective
intermediate
level can be
bypassed in
issuing
command
B eExam
MCQ Which of these is not a
principle of organisation? hierarchy process unity of
command span of control B eExam
MCQ
The traditional theory of
organisation is derived
from these philosophical
standpoints but one,
namely
absolutism realism laissez-faire
economics rationalism B eExam
MCQ Relationships develop on
their own in ___
informal
organisation
formal
organisation family setting general
organisation A eExam
MCQ
The tendency of people to
change their behaviour
when they know that they
are being observed is
called __
Eye service pretensious
behaviour
Hawthorne
effect
machine
conditioned C eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the elements of
social psychological
theory oforganisation?
the importance
of technology
in organisations
recognition of
place of
values
emphasis on
methodology
organisation as
social institution A eExam
MCQ
The revolt against the
traditionalist theory of
organisation took place
around the ___
1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s B eExam
MCQ
Traditional theory of
organisation believes that
workers are always
motivated by ___
greed economic
incentives
traditional
needs
holidays and
other rewards B eExam

MCQ
The olden days
organisations were said to
be
just traditional simple ideal C eExam
MCQ
Which of these is not
among the elements of
organisation as listed by L.
ffice spaces persons combined
a common
purpose. A eExam






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