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26. Bheda refers to

a. Chivalry

B. Training

c. Internal competition

27. Sama, dama,danda and bheda are

a. Motivation means

B. Personality Traits

c. Means of communication

28. During the time of Kautilya, the king secured people’s cooperation through

a. Punishment

B. Financial Assistance

c. Retribution

29. Arthashastra was written in

a. 320 BC

B. 326 BC

c. 340 BC

30. Kautilya is also known as

a. Aditya

B. Himanshu

c. Chanakya

31. Arthashastra mainly focuses on

a. finance

B. polity

c. customs

32. Dharmashastras are

a. Sacred laws

B. Sacred beliefs

c. Sacred customs

33. According to Kautilya’s Arthashastra, the Defence Department was headed by the

a. Chief of Elephants

B. Senapati

c. Superintendent of Infantry

34. According to Kautilya, Amatya was

a. the Finance Minister of the State

B. the Prime Minister of the State

c. the Defence Minister of the State

35. Kautilya was the Prime Minister and Adviser to the king during the time of

a. Bindusara

B. Ashoka

c. Chandragupta Maurya

36. Who is known as ‘The Indian Machiavelli’ in the western world?

a. Chanakya

B. Manu

c. Ashoka

37. Arthashastra is divided into

a. 13 books

B. 14 books

c. 15 books

38. Concepts of experiences and observation of situations in administration is known as

a. Administrative Theory

B. Political Theory

c. Public Administration

39. Theories help us to understand the working of

a. People

B. Organization

c. None of the above

40. The Father of Public Administration is

a. Woodrow Wilson

B. Henry Fayol

c. Aristotle

41. The letter ‘O’ in POSDCORB stands for

a. Organic

B. Office

c. Organising

42. The letter ‘P’ in POSDCORB stands for

a. Programme

B. Planning

c. Participation

43. The essay by Woodrow Wilson published in 1887 was titled as

a. Public Administration

B. Political Administration

c. The Study of Administration

44. ‘State and Revolution’ was written by

a. Kautilya

B. Lenin

c. Woodrow Wilson

45. Lenin died in

a. 1924

B. 1925

c. 1926

46. Lenin believed in the

a. Bourgeoisie Revolution

B. Proletariat Revolution

c. Bureaucratic Revolution

47. Like Marx, Lenin was a bitter opponent of

a. Communism

B. Socialism

c. Capitalism

48. Before the Revolution, Russia was ruled by

a. The Emperor

B. The Tsar

c. The King

49. The Russian Revolution took place in

a. 1918

B. 1917

c. 1915

50. Lenin led the

a. Bolsheviks

B. Mensheviks

c. Christian Democrats


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