Human Resource Management MCQs


1.HRM is associated with the management of:

a. Financial people

b. Community members

c. Organizational people

d. General people

2.Which of the following management function includes setting standards for everyone in the organization?

a. Leading

b. Controlling

c. Planning

d. Organizing

3.Motivating the employees is classified as:

a. Decisional role

b. Conceptual role

c. Interpersonal role

d. Informational role

4.Which of the following is the main responsibility of HR department?

a. Attracting candidates for jobs

b. Ensure staff development

c. Keep employees motivated

d. All of the given options

5.HR managers are generally the _________ managers

a. Top

b. Staff

c. Line

d. Middle

6.Jobs are identified and grouped while:

a. Leading

b. Controlling

c. Organizing

d. Planning

7.Effective HRM leads to

a. Organizational success

b. Organizational Failure

c. Organizational complexity

d. Organizational inefficiency

8.Organizational goals should be:

a. Ambiguous

b. Random

c. Vague

d. Achievable

9.Customer of an organization fall under which of the following category?

a. Shareholders

b. Stakeholders

c. Staff

d. Partners

10.The thorough & detailed study regarding jobs within an organization is represented by:

a. Job specification

b. Job evaluation

c. Job analysis

d. Job description

11.Which of the following statement best reflects the job analysis?

a. Recruitment method

b. Legal clause

c. Conceptual process

d. Written statement

12.Job evaluation is based on the

a. Complexity of the jib performance

b. Conceptual skill required by the job

c. Relative job worth for an organization

d. Physical skills required by the job

13.Which of the following is a stated outcome of ‘Job Analysis’?

a. Job description

b. Job specification

c. Job evaluation

d. All of the given options

14.Which of the following term contains information regarding machines and equipments used at work place

a. Job specification

b. Job evaluation

c. Job description

d. Job analysis

15.Cost of human resources refers to

a. Employee shares

b. Earned revenues

c. Salary packages

d. Company profits

16.Top level managers require _________ skills the most

a. Interpersonal

b. Mechanical

c. Conceptual

d. Technical

17.In 360-degree feedback, tje ratings are collected from

a. Supervisor

b. Subordinates

c. Peer

d. All of the given options

18.The first step in appraising process is

a. Feedback session

b. Interview session

c. Defining the job

d. Training session

19.Mostly the employees promotion decision is based on

a. Hiring tests

b. In-house development

c. Performance appraisal

d. Training results

20.The performance appraisal feedback always include

a. Assessment of employee performance

b. Setting work standards

c. Providing feedback to the employees

d. All of the given options

21.Human Resources Management is _________?

a. Employee oriented

b. Employer oriented

c. Legally oriented

d. None of these

22.Scope of HRM includes?

a. Retirement and separation of employees

b. HR training and development

c. Industrial relations

d. All of the given options

23.Human Resources Management (HRM) is______?

a. A staff function

b. A line function

c. Accounting function

d. All of the given options

24._______ refers to the process of identifying and attracting job seekers so as to build a pool of qualified job applicants

a. Training

b. Induction

c. Recruitment

d. Selection

25.The actual achievement compared with the objectives of the job is

a. Job performance

b. Job description

c. Job evaluation

d. None of these

26.Majority of the disputes in the industries are related to the problem of

a. Wages

b. Salaries

c. Benefits

d. All of the given options

27.Which of the following is not a function normally performed by HR department

a. Recruitment and salaries

b. Pay and reward

c. Employee relations

d. Accounting

28.Human Resources Planning is compulsory for _______

a. Base for recruitment

b. Effective employee development program

c. Base for selection policy

d. All of the given options

29.The HR plans of any organization does not include

a. Training and development plans

b. Production plan

c. Personal plans

d. Compensation plans

30.The term ‘job enlargement’ means

a. Assigning additional activities for workers

b. Redesigning jobs for workers

c. Moving workers from one job to other

d. None of these

31.The term ‘job enrichment’ means

a. Reforming and analyzing the job

b. Redesigning jobs for workers

c. Assigning additional activities for workers

d. Moving workers from one job to other

32.The relationship section of job description defines whom would you

a. Work with

b. Supervisor

c. Report to

d. All of the given options

33.The step in recruitment process in which the candidates are shortlisted fulfilling the minimum requirements of the job is classified as

a. Pre-employment screening

b. Compensatory screening

c. Placement screening

d. Affirmative screening

34.The procedure of fitting the right person into the right job is classified as

a. Interviewing applicants

b. Placement of employees

c. Maintaining records

d. Administering test

35.The types of testing used in employee selection includes

a. Personality tests

b. Ability tests

c. Integrity tests

d. All of the given options

36.Which among the following tests measure self confidence, motivation, emotional balance e.t.c

a. Preference test

b. Personality test

c. Interest test

d. Intelligence test

37.Inputs to the selection process includes all but _______

a. Job analysis

b. Job applicants

c. Supervision

d. HR planning

38.At the organizational (strategic) level, payment system have the following goals.

a. Aid recruitment

b. Retain employees

c. Reward employees for performance

d. All of the given options

39.Assigning a specific rank and responsibilities to an employee is known as

a. Selection

b. Placement

c. jobs

d. Task

40.Rewards that one gets from the employer usually money, promotion or benefits is called

a. Extrinsic rewards

b. Intrinsic rewards

c. Self motivated rewards

d. Organization rewards

41.The minimum wage can be fixed by

a. Hour

b. Day

c. Month

d. All of the given options

42.Health insurance, retirement, pension, payment for overtime e.t.c are_______

a. Benefits

b. Base pay

c. Variable pay

d. All of the given options

43.Job posting is ________

a. A method of recruitment

b. Posting of an employee

c. Is an appraisal technique

d. An internet recruitment

44.Remuneration to blue collar workers is called _______

a. Wage

b. Salary

c. Compensation

d. Payment

45._______ helps to develop job design.

a. Job enlargement

b. Moods

c. Job analysis

d. Job rotation

46.Which one of the following is not an approach to work design?

a. Socio-techinical system method

b. Scientific approach

c. Engineering approach

d. Motivational theories

47.Performance appraisal is conducted for

a. Subordinates

b. Employees

c. Managers

d. Executives

48.The occasional incentives such as bonuses, sales prizes, are mostly paid with the

a. Proportionate plan

b. Commission

c. Salary plan

d. Combination plan

49.The public recognition such as an award in organized function is the best classified as an example of

a. Proportional award

b. Fixed award

c. Non financial reward

d. Financial award

50.Which of the following term is used for choosing the individual who is best suited to a particular position and to the organization from a group of potential applicants

a. Staffing

b. Enrollment

c. Selection

d. Recruitment

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