Human Resource Management MCQ

Sample Paper-2

1.Human Resource departments are______________

a. outline department

b. functional department

c. authority department

d. service department

2.What is human factor?

a. The entire concept of human behavior

b. None

c. Micro and macro issues of socioeconomic factor.

d. Interrelated Physiological, Psychological and Socio-ethical aspects of human being

3.Job Analysis is a systematic procedure for securing and reporting information defining a ______________.

a. specific job

b. specific product

c. specific service

d. all of these

4.What are the factors responsible for the growth of HRM?

a. The problem of how the available human resource could effectively minimize the cost and maximize the production

b. Technical factors, awakening amongst workers, attitude of the government, cultural and social system

c. Development of scientific management and awakened sense of social responsibility

d. All the above

5.Which among the followings describe the skills that are available within the company?

a. Management inventories

b. Human Resource inventory



6.The basic functions of the management process include all of the following EXCEPT

a. outsourcing

b. leading

c. outsourcing

d. organizing

7.Which of the following is the person responsible for accomplishing an organization’s goals by

managing the efforts of the organization’s people?

a. marketer

b. manager

c. entrepreneur

d. generalist

8.Claire spends most of her time at work establishing goals for her staff of fifty employees and developing procedures for various tasks. In which function of the management process does Claire spend most of her time?

a. controlling

b. leading

c. planning

d. organizing

9.________ is the process of acquiring, training, appraising, and compensating employees, and attending to their labor relations, health and safety, and fairness concerns.

a. Organizational health and safety management

b. Human resource management

c. Labor relations

d. Behavioral management

10.Since human resources is important to all managers, which is NOT a personnel mistake a manager wants to avoid making while managing?

a. waste time with useless interviews

b. hire the wrong person

c. have your people not doing their best

d. experience low turnover

11.Willworks at a position in his organization where he maintains contacts within the local community and travels to search for qualified job applicants. Will’s position is best described as:

a. job analyst

b. labor relations specialist

c. manager

d. recruiter

12.________ functions involve assisting and advising line managers.

a. Advocacy

b. Line

c. Coordinative

d. Staff

13.All of the following are major areas in which an HR manager assists and advises line managers EXCEPT

a. strategic business planning

b. hiring

c. recruiting

d. compensation

14.The HR staff member who has the job of advising management on all aspects of union-management aspects is the ________.

a. compensation manager

b. labor relations specialist

c. recruiter

d. line manager

15.Ali Hasan works in the HR department and is in charge of developing the plans for how people are paid and how the employee benefits program is run. Ralph is most likely holding the position of:

a. recruiter

b. training specialist

c. job analyst

d. compensation manager

16.Which of the following human resource management specialties calls for collecting data to write job descriptions?

a. EEO coordinator

b. job analyst

c. job training specialist

d. compensation manager

17.Which of the following areas is NOT a major area where human resource managers assist and advise line managers?

a. compensation manager

b. performance management

c. recruiting

d. hiring

18.Which HR specialty involves preparing job descriptions?

a. recruiter

b. job analyst

c. EEO coordinator

d. compensation manager

19.The planning function of management includes establishing goals and standards and developing forecasts.

a. True

b. false



20.HRM has managerial three function





21.Directing is operative function of HRM





22.Methods of job Data collection for job description EXCEPT

a. Observation

b. interview


d. Case study

23.Which of the following human resource management specialities calls for collecting data to write job description:-

a. EEO coordinator

b. job analyst

c. job training specialist

d. compensation manager

24.The basic function of the HR  management process includes all the following except————

a. planning

b. leading

c. outsourcing

d. organizing

25.Political-legal, technological, cultural and economic are:-

a. Economic forces

b. External forces

c. political-legal forces

d. Internal forces

26.——————-are considered a part of internal as well as external forces in an Organization due to its affiliation from outside political parties:-

a. Unions

b. environment of HRM

c. professional bodies

d. Cultural forces

27.Job description clarifies work function and reporting relationships, helping employees and their jobs :-

a. Job description

b. Job analysis

c. Job recruitment

d. Job rotation

28.Evaluating current employees for transfer or promotion is the purpose of……:-

a. True

b. false



29.Fair and equitable format is the objective of :-

a. performance planning

b. traditional method

c. performance appraisal

d. performance management

30.Stages of performance management:-

a. review—>develop—>monitor—>reward—>review

b. reward—>develop—>monitor—>plan—>review

c. plan—>monitor—>develop—>review—>reward

d. plan—>develop—>review—>monitor—>reward

31.How many stages for job analysis:-

a. 7

b. 4

c. 9

d. 6

32.There are only two purposes of performance management: –

a. True

b. false



33.means the potential which an individual has for learning the skills required to do a job efficiently, it measures an applicant’s capacity and his potential of development:-

a. personality test

b. intelligence test

c. interest test

d. aptitude test

34.Overcall cost leadership, differentiation and strategy is the approach of:-

a. Kotler’s

b. Michael porter’s

c. Ansoff’s

d. Glueck’s

35.Basic components of print advertising except:-

a. body copy

b. subhead

c. news

d. layout

36.Production stages for TV commercials:-

a. pre production—>post production—>production

b. production—>post production—>pre production

c. preproduction—>production—>postproduction

d. post production—>pre production—>production

37.Environment of HRM includes all those factors which have learning on the functioning of HR department:-


b. false



38.Internal forces may includes:-

a. technological, cultural, economical and political-legal

b. knowledge, belief , art, morals, laws and customs

c. professional bodies, unions, conflict, strategy and task

d. industrial labour, economic growth and competitor

39.“Recency” is a common rating error:-


b. false



40.Executive recruiters are also called:-

a. contract technical recruiter

b. headhunters

c. staffers

d. alternative staffing companies

41.Treating employees as precious human Resources is the basis of the approach:-

a. medium HRM

b. utilitarian approach

c. soft HRM

d. hard HRM

42.Components of job analysis questionnaire except:-

a. contact with other people

b. job-holder characteristic

c. signature of approval

d. supervision

43.Internal factors leading to De jobbing except:-

a. boundary less

b. deregulation

c. work team

d. compliment

44.A study of way work moves through an Organization:-

a. workflow analysis

b. job analysis

c. job design

d. job description

45.Factors affects the external HR supply except:-

a. individual demographics

b. technological development and skills

c. actions of competing employee

d. assessment of Organizational workforce

46.Panel interview is one of the type of interviews:-





47.Controlling helps to evaluate and control the performance of the department in terms of various operative functions:-


b. false



48.Training and development includes except:-

a. provides new skills for the employees

b. keeps employees training records

c. aims to improve efficiency

d. keeps employees up-to-date which changes in the field

49.—————— is usually the least costly method of collecting information:-

a. data collection

b. job analysis

c. questionnaire method

d. interview

50.————- are designed to measure the skills already acquired by the individual

a. exit interview

b. intellegent test

c. proficiency test interview

d. interview

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