In the name of ALLAH, the most beneficient, the most merciful

Human Resource Management (MGT501)

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

 

Objective Questions

Question

According to which of the following interview type, several applicants are being interviewed by one or more company representatives?

  1. One-to-one interview
  2. Panel interview
  3. Group interview
  4. Stress interview

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 19 

Question

Which of the following term contains information regarding machines and equipment used at workplace?

  1. Job analysis
  2. Job specification
  3. Job description
  4. Job evaluation

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 14 

Question

Which of these is not a technique used to manage the surplus of the workforce?

  1. Early retirements
  2. Creative Recruiting
  3. Restricted hiring
  4. Reduced hours

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 12 

Question

Authority is classified among _______ levels of categories.

  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 6
  4. 3

Answer: 4 Chapter No. 10 

Question

Which of the following term is described as "The process of determining the human resource needs of an organization and ensuring that the right number of qualified people are positioned in the right jobs at the right time"?

  1. Job planning
  2. Resource planning
  3. Human resource planning
  4. Succession planning

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 9 

Question

Periodic reductions in a company's work force to improve its bottom line often called

  1. Rightsizing
  2. Dismissal
  3. Termination
  4. Downsizing

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 7 

Question

Which of the following is not a function of HRM?

  1. Recruitment
  2. Training
  3. Procurement
  4. None of the given

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 6 

Question

Productivity = _______.

  1. Effectiveness x Efficiency
  2. Effectiveness / Efficiency
  3. Effectiveness - Efficiency
  4. Effectiveness + Efficiency

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 2 

Question

The efforts of organization to groom its incumbents so that they may perform frugally in the assignments on their expected esteemed hierarchies may be referred as:

  1. Education
  2. Development
  3. Training
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

'Fair employment legislation' is applicable to which of the following?

  1. Collective bargaining
  2. Planning & selection
  3. Training & development
  4. Grapevine network

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

When a HR Manager reports on successful cost control with a new health-care package, the primary management function being performed is:

  1. Planning
  2. Organization
  3. Leading
  4. Controlling

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following is not a type of role?

  1. Task Oriented Role
  2. Relationship Oriented Role
  3. Individual Role
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

The mental process to pay attention selectively to some stimuli and cues in our environment is known as:

  1. Perception
  2. Personality
  3. Attitude
  4. Ability

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following areas are affected by the reengineering?

  1. Cost
  2. Quality
  3. Speed
  4. All of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Organizational commitment can be developed through promoting ________.

  1. Shared values
  2. Employee incentives
  3. Bonuses
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Most line managers are responsible for:

  1. Staff functions
  2. Not for staff functions
  3. For some staff functions
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Adeel is responsible for representing his organization to outsiders, which of the following role is being played by him?

  1. Monitor
  2. Spokesperson
  3. Disseminator
  4. Disturbance handler

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

For minorities or the affected classes, ________ is much fruitful than equal opportunity employment.

  1. Affirmative Action
  2. Workforce Diversity
  3. Merit based Selection
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

The frequency of conducting performance appraisal is based on:

  1. Environmental challenges
  2. Training sessions
  3. Job analysis
  4. Organizational policies

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

How can companies provide career counseling, development advice and therapy for employees seeking to grow in their careers?

  1. Provide career coaches
  2. Encourage role reversal
  3. Establish a corporate campus
  4. Offer online career centers

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Individual career development depends on

  1. Job performance
  2. Growth opportunities
  3. Key subordinates
  4. All of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

The procedure of initiating a document that specifies job title, department, the date the employee is needed for work, and other details, is known as:

  1. Employee request
  2. Employee appropriation
  3. Employee requisition
  4. Employee demand

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Mr. Ali works in an organization where he gets remuneration on the basis of number of units produced rather than the hours he works or the performance. It is actually an example of:

  1. Wage
  2. Salary
  3. Piece meal
  4. Commission

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following statement is true to be an outstanding performer on the job?

  1. It is necessary to please your boss by paying him or her particular attention
  2. It is necessary to do late sittings with an aim to influence your supervisor’s perception
  3. It is necessary to take an initiative to do more than what is expected
  4. It is necessary to control or influence your boss in a tricky way

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

What is the difference between human resource management in a large and a small organization?

  1. Small organizations can afford to hire only specialists as compared to large organizations
  2. Small organizations do not need any human resources management professionals as compared to large organizations
  3. Small business need only employment department activities and therefore hires only recruiters as compared to large organizations
  4. Small organizations usually have generalists who perform a variety of HRM tasks as compared to large organizations

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

The loss of intellectual property(human resource) when competitors take away key employees is known as:

  1. Brain drain
  2. Reengineering
  3. Restructuring
  4. Outsourcing

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which one tool is helpful for identifying and preparing the individuals for upper level positions?

  1. Succession plans
  2. Replacement charts
  3. Skills inventories
  4. All of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

The mass movement of technically skilled people from one country to another is known as:

  1. Immigration
  2. Brain drain
  3. Transfer
  4. Shifting

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

According to which of the following theory we can learn through observations and through our personal experiences?

  1. Operant conditioning
  2. Social learning
  3. Personality development
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which one method of job analysis is universally superior?

  1. Individual interview method
  2. Group interview method
  3. Observation method
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following is the major objective of training function of HRM?

  1. To attract qualified applicants to fill the job vacancies
  2. To give employees the skills and knowledge to perform their jobs effectively
  3. To help a new employee adjust himself to the new job and the employer
  4. To monitor employee performance to ensure that it is at acceptable levels

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Job description concentrates on which of the following aspects?

  1. KSA of an individual
  2. Job duties & responsibilities
  3. Job worth in an organization
  4. All of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Human resource management considers organization as:

  1. Entity
  2. Process
  3. Person
  4. Staffing

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Job analysis can be performed in all of these ways EXCEPT:

  1. Observing hourly workers
  2. Reviewing exit interviews conduct with departing employees
  3. Studying diaries or daily journals that managers kept over a six-month period
  4. Listening to sixteen assembly line workers in a group discussion

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which selection tool is considered least by HR managers while hiring an individual?

  1. Candidate interviews
  2. Reference letters
  3. Application blanks
  4. Academic records

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Due to work force diversity, it has become a challenge for the manager to have grip on the ______ of all the workers working in the organization.

  1. Personality
  2. Education
  3. Potential
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

________ of an organization is achieved by combining capital, raw material and human resource.

  1. Sales
  2. Capital
  3. Input
  4. Output

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Today's team-based organizations rely mainly on ______, which do not have depatmental affiliation and function independently.

  1. Self-managed teams
    Quality circles
  2. Cross departmental teams
  3. Process teams
  4. Virtual teams

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following discipline deals with the impact of individual's behaviour in an organization?

  1. Organizational culture
  2. Organizational norms
  3. Organizational behaviour
  4. Organizational rules

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which one is not true about the Re-engineering?

  1. Stress level may be magnified
  2. Conflict level may get severe
  3. It may leave the employees confused and angry
  4. People remain unaffected

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the given term is used to represent the segments of jobs held by an individual throughout his/her life time?

  1. Responsibility
  2. Career
  3. Occupation
  4. Position

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following skills are required most by the Top-level managers?

  1. Technical skills
  2. Interpersonal skills
  3. Conceptual skills
  4. All of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Many studies have shown that people are more committed to their jobs if:

  1. They work in isolation
  2. Their participation is valued
  3. They have high rank in the hierarchy
  4. They become the part of union

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following practice involves the selling off portions of the company and making severe staff reductions?

  1. Redesigning
  2. Restructuring
  3. Organizational designing
  4. Reengineering

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which one of the following is best description of the selection process?

  1. It matches goals and objectives of structural changes of the organization
  2. It provides remedial skill training, when necessary
  3. It builds a large applicant pool
  4. It assesses probable job success of applicants

Answer: 2 Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following is a micro-level challenge faced by an organization?

  1. Work force diversity
  2. Restructuring
  3. Legislation
  4. Technology

Answer: Chapter No.