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1.

When an aggrieved citizen
brings a civil or criminal suit
in a court of law against a
public servant , it is
regarded as ---- control
over administration.

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2. The concept of power and

_has common relationship

in public administration

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3. Public Administration is the

science which deals with

getting things done in the

most efficient way in the

sector.

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4. was established to

actualize the need for

advanced professional

training and research in

public administration.

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5. One of the attributes of a

Policy is that it may be in

the form of an explicit

_in writing or may be

interpreted from the

behaviour of top level

members.

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6. A ----- is a vested group of

industrialist and traders with

organized commercial

interests.

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7.

What activity is the bane of
public administration: ------

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8.

Public administration is
essentially -----

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9.

Public administrative
techniques as well as
terminology are borrowed
from ------

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10. The administration of an

organisation can be

internally controlled through

------ managemen

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11.

The study of the
administrative system of
any country is dependent
upon its ----- background.

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12. The first basic element

between public and private

administration is

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13. The test of management

efficiency include the

following: satisfactory

service, Timely Service,

Ample Service, Continued

Service, Progressive

Service,

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14.

According to Pfiffners the
following features
distinquish administrative
from political officers
except: ------

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15. The full meaning of the

acronym ASCON is

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16. Public administration and

_are disciplines of the same

specie and genus.

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17. The administrative role of

the Queen/King in the

parliamentary system of

government is

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18.

According to Pfiffners the
following features
distinquish political from
administrative officers
except: -----

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19.

Public Adminstration is
known for its -----

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20.

This is among the classified
functions of management
according to Millett: -----

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21. Bureaucracy is basic to

society.

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22.

This defined administration
as'the field of business
outside the proper sphere
of politics' -----

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23. _defined bureaucracy as “a

system of government, the

control of which is in the

hands of officials whose

power jeopardizes the

liberties of the ordinary

citizens”.

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24. leadership is based on

human relations approach

in line with democratic

norms.

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25. Who defined bureaucracy

in terms of its structural

characteristics?

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26. In management, input

refers to the quantity of

men, money and

_in the working of an

organization.

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27. Delegation is said to be

_when embodied in written

rules, by laws or orders.

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28. The scalar system is

essential in administration

because of its unity of

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29.

Fayol in 1949 defined
management neither as a
particular responsibility of
the head of senior
members of the ------
business through __

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30. This is a process of

achieving a desired goal in

public administration: -----

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31.

The coordinating feature in
public administration apart
from inter-relating various
parts of work also aims at --
----eliminating__ .

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32.

This forms the second
element of the special
minds of government: ------

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33. Ethics has to do with the

moral values of the

community while

administration enforces

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34.

This administration is
concerned primarily with
the tasks and process of
formulating and
implementing the four P’s of
administering an
organisation: -----

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35. _is the systematic and

continuous process of

telling, listening and

understanding.

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36. The audit report of an

organization outside the

home country is submitted

to the

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37.

The quantity of men, money
and material applied in the
working of an organisation
is an aggregate of ----

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38.

Administration is organised
in a ------ structure to
achieve certain objectives

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39. The following constitute the

principles of coordination:

Direct contact, Early

Beginning, Continuity and

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40.

Habeas Corpus not only
punishes wrong doers but --
---

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41.

The book titled 'Principles
of Administration' was
written by ------

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42.

Which approach is
premised on the ability of
an organisation to find out
about certain principles
which will facilitate the
efficient functioning of an
organisation -------

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43. The body of persons who

run administration are

known as

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44. Bureaucracy is basic to ----

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45. In the words of Dr. Appleby,

“The heart of administration

is the management of

programmes designed to

serve the -----

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46. The four most important

leadership typologies are

Authoritarian, Democratic,

Charismatic and

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47.

The writings of the following
authors have significant
relevance for public
administration studies
except ------

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48.

When an electorate calls for
the dismissal of an official
before the expiry of his/her
term is known as -----

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49.

The ------ occupies a central
position in public
administration.

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50. The transference of

administrative authority

from a lower to a higher

level of government is

known as

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51. Millet is of the opinion that

“Public Administration is an

instrument for the exercise

of ------"

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52.

During the 18th century,
and the early years of the
19th century, the scope of
public administration was
confined not only to the
maintenance of law and
order but the ------

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53. Nigeria became a social

_state after the

inauguration of the

independent Constitution in

1960.

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54.

This forms the first element
of the special minds of
government: ------

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55. Appointments into positions

in the ministerial

organization of the state

civil service is made by the

_.

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56.

A writ of ------ is directed to
the inferior, courts,
tribunals, cooperation or
officer, requiring the
performance of a specified
duty fixed by law.

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57.

To ------- bureaucracy is 'a
social structure meant to
propel community action
into a rationally ordered
social action'.

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58. P in the acronym

PODCORB stands for

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59.

To be acquainted with
Public administration, it has
to be studied within a
country’s ------

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60.

This is a co-operative
endeavour in which large
number of people get
together to achieve certain
objectives: -----

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61. The activities undertaken

by the government to fulfill

its desired ends means

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62. _could be regarded as acts

against administrative

responsibility in Nigeria.

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63.

The organisation of public
administration is
determined by the -----

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64.

The definition of Public
Administration was
documented for the first
time in the ------ of
eighteenth century, U.S.A.

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65. _is regarded as the

collective utilization of

human resources and

material in an effort to

reach the known goal.

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66. The devolution of power

from a higher to a lower

authority, and between

equal authorities is known

as

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67.

The word 'Bureaucracty'
was derived from ------

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68.

The general task of laying
down detailed rules which
is the prerogative of the
executive is known as ------

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69. A large scale administrative

body organizes its roles

between three categories of

management such as: Top

management, Middle

management and

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70.

The Administrative
responsibility consists of
the sum total of the
following except -----

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71. The method which a

section of the public uses in

pursuing the promotion of

some special interests at

the legislature is known as -

----

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72. The principal concern of

management is

_in the operation of an

enterprise.

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73. Delegation is conditional

when the action of a

subordinate is subject to

_and

_by the superior.

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74. The three phases

necessary for the

completion of a supervisor’s

task include: Substantive or

technical,

_and Personal.

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75. Policy differs from rule

because the former is

dynamic and flexible while

the latter is

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76.

The functional principles of
the administrative
organization include all of
these except -----

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77.

The second basic element
between public and private
adminstration is the ------

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78. In the words of ------,

“Management is the

accomplishing of

predetermined objective

through the efforts of other

people”.

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79. The control over public

expenditure is done by the

legislature, through the

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80.

The term bureaucracy was
first coined in eighteenth
century by ----- a French
economist

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81.

The ----- makes the law
which determines the
organization, functions and
procedures of public
administration.

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82. Judicial control over

administration means the

powers of the courts to

examine the

_of official acts and the

safeguard of citizens rights.

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83. The conduct of private

administration is motivated

by profit making, but, that of

public administration is

motivated by

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84. The first basic element

between public and

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85.

Public Adminstration deals
with the science of getting
things done efficiently in the
------

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86.

Law making by the means
of administration aligns with
-----

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87. The civil service of Nigeria

is organized into Federal

Civil Service and

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88. _positively means to secure

co-operation and teamwork

amongst the numerous

employees of an

organization.

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89. Modern scientific

developments and

industrial civilization have

created several

administrative problems,

such as health problems,

housing problems and

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90.

This ensures the
adjustment and ordering of
human relations in the
society: ------

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91. The devolution of power

from a higher to a lower

authority, and between

equal authorities is known

as

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92.

The ministers as well
executives exercise control
over administration through
all of these methods except
------

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93.

In 1973 Negro and Negro
pointed out four basic
elements of similarity
between public and private
administration, of which the
first was the ------ element

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94. The public

_committee of the

legislature scrutinizes the

report submitted by the

Auditor-General

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95. Administrators participate in

the making of policy for the

future through formulating

and recommending actions

for

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96.

The ------ system
pyramidically arranges the
administrative groups or
units in a scale.

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97. The force of ------ is a

strategy used to correct the

inherent defects of

bureaucracy.

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98. _negatively relates to the

removal of conflicts and

overlapping in

administration.

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99. The success or failure of

public administration

depends largely on the ------

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100.

The four P's of public
administration include the
following ------

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101. One of the attributes of a

Policy is that it may be in

the form of an explicit

_in writing or may be

interpreted from the

behaviour of top level

members.

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102.

The Ecology of
Administration was
developed by ------

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103. Which leader is concerned

with higher productivity

rather than the welfare of

his/her employees?

_.

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104. _is the systematic and

continuous process of

telling, listening and

understanding.

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105.

Which aspect of
administration is recent: ----
--

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106. Delegation is conditional

when the action of a

subordinate is subject to

_and

_by the superior.

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107. Managerial, technical,

manual and

_are activities adopted in

administration in pursuit of

and in fulfillment of public

policy.

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108.

The ----- function of
management is focused on
addressing the peculiar
problems of the
organization.

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109.

A bureaucrat is known as --
----

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110. The laissez faire concept in

administration means

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111. Expressions such as “with

immediate effect”, “Without

delay”, “With impromptu

attention”, were common

phrases in which forms of

government

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112. _was the first person who

pointed out in 1887 that

Public Administration and

Political Science are

separate from each other

with their own specialized

fields.

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113.

The earliest advocate of
public Administration was --
----

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114.

According to the integral
view, public administration
activities include not only
managerial and technical
but -----

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115. A

is “a professional body of

officials, permanent, paid

and skilled'’.

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116.

S.B Chrines work titled, An
Introduction to the
Administrative History of
Medieval England, is an
example of a ------

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117.

Staffing in public
administration presupposes
------

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118. The problem of leadership ,

supervision, planning and

public relations are

addressed under

_direction.

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119.

In all democratic countries,
the ----- determines the
amount of money which is
to be made available for
expenditure to the
executive.

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120.

In public administration the
---- and ----- are studied in
the organisation

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121.

The activities undertaken
by the government to fulfill
its desired ends means -----
-

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122.

Psychology could not
influence public
administration because of
its capability of discovering
immutable laws of -----

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123.

The acronym POSDCORB
was coined by ------

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124. This is the process of

directing and facilitating the

work of people organized in

formal groups to achieve a

desired goal: -----

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125. The following constitute the

principles of coordination:

Direct contact, Early

Beginning, Continuity and

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126. Public administration deals

with the

_sector

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127.

Bureaucracy is uniquely
impersonal, neutrally
passive, and instrumental
with behavioural
characteristics that bother
on -------

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128. The head of service

controls, and co-ordinates

the activity of the entire civil

servants within

and

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129. The apex administrative

position of each of both the

Federal and States Civil

Service Structure in

Nigeria, is the

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130. Which type of leadership

takes into consideration the

welfare of employees

before productivity?

_.

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131. The Udeoji and Dotun

Philips commission in

Nigeria was instituted by

the

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132. The feature of timely

Service is a test of

_in administration.

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133. One of the attributes of a

Policy is that it may be in

the form of an explicit

_in writing or may be

interpreted from the

behaviour of top level

members.

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134. Delegation is said to be

_when embodied in written

rules, by laws or orders

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135. _positively means to secure

co-operation and teamwork

amongst the numerous

employees of an

organization.

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136. A

_leader is said to be

participatory and employee

centred

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137. _cannot be completely

divorced from policy￾making.

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138.

The first person who
pointed out in 1887 that
politics and administration
disciplines were separate
fields was ------

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139. The

_regime in Nigeria can be

described as not only an

aberration but an

abnormality in public

administration.

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140.

This is the work which the
government does to give
effect to a law: ----

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141. Waldo posited that

economy and

_are the twin beacons

which should guide

administrative reformers

and writers.

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142. The

_hour in parliament is very

important because it serves

as a check on

administration.

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143.

The 'power-relationships'
study in administration is
linked to -----

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144. The cultivation of ------ is

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145. _is important if an

administration is to be

superintended

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146.

A valuable material
necessary for the study of
public administration is -----

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147. The true goals of

management according to

Gullick include: to make the

conduct of affairs

technically sound, politically

responsible, publicly

acceptable, progressively

approved, and

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148. Efficiency is measured in

terms of output in

proportion to

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149.

The word CO in the
acronym POSDCORB
means ------

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150. Public Administration of a

country is influenced by the

_set up of the country.

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151. Any policy that emanates

either from the legislature

or administration must be

based on factual data and

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152. The

applies to a government at

a lower level enjoying

certain amount of autonomy

as given by the constitution

or statute.

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