Second Part Of 2nd Test Business Test 2b

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 96

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Business Quizzes & Trivia

There are different departments in a company and knowing them can help you understand the chain of command and whose duties belong to which department. The quiz below is the second part of 2nd test business test 2b. Give it a shot and see how conversant you are with the said departments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Management is the process of achieving _______through people and other resources.
    • A. 

      Profits

    • B. 

      Status

    • C. 

      Organizational objectives

    • D. 

      Societal objectives

  • 2. 
    Lupe is considered a ______. She spends most of her time in day-to-day decisions about assigning nonmanagerial employees to specific jobs.
    • A. 

      Staff manager

    • B. 

      Supervisory manager

    • C. 

      Mid-level manager

    • D. 

      Technical manager

  • 3. 
    All of the following positions are considered to be part of top management EXCEPT ________
    • A. 

      Staff manager

    • B. 

      Chief executive officer (CEO)

    • C. 

      Chief financial officer (CFO)

    • D. 

      Executive vice president

  • 4. 
    Which level of management has the greatest need to see the organization as a unified whole and understand how each part interacts with other parts?
    • A. 

      Staff management

    • B. 

      Top management

    • C. 

      Middle management

    • D. 

      Supervisory management

  • 5. 
    Human relations skills involve all of the following EXCEPT ___________.
    • A. 

      Understanding the techniques used in a specific discipline

    • B. 

      Communicating

    • C. 

      Leading

    • D. 

      Motivating

  • 6. 
    First-line managers interact continuously with members of the work team. Therefore, they must posses effective _________.
    • A. 

      Conceptual skills

    • B. 

      Spelling skills

    • C. 

      Mathematical skills

    • D. 

      Human relations skills

  • 7. 
    As someone moves up the managerial hierarchy, which skills become relatively less important?
    • A. 

      Technical skills

    • B. 

      Human skills

    • C. 

      Conceptual skills

    • D. 

      Supervisory skills

  • 8. 
    Human relations skills involve ____________,
    • A. 

      Directing and controlling operations

    • B. 

      Understanding knowledge and tools of a specific discipline

    • C. 

      Leading and motivating workers

    • D. 

      Seeing the organization as a unified whole

  • 9. 
    Which of the four functions of management lays the groundwork?
    • A. 

      Organizing

    • B. 

      Directing

    • C. 

      Controlling

    • D. 

      Planning

  • 10. 
    Marcus is responsible for guilding and motivating about 10 other employees to accomplish various organizational objectives. Marcus is involved in the ________function.
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Organizing

    • C. 

      Directing

    • D. 

      Controlling

  • 11. 
    A manager is currently involved in classifying and dividing work into manageable units by determining the specific tasks necessary to introduce a new product. This manager is involved in the __________function.
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Organizing

    • C. 

      Directing

    • D. 

      Controlling

  • 12. 
    _________ planning is the most general and far-reaching type of planning.
    • A. 

      Tactical

    • B. 

      Strategic

    • C. 

      Contingency

    • D. 

      Operational

  • 13. 
    ___________planning attempts to implement activities and resource allocations.
    • A. 

      Tactical

    • B. 

      Strategic

    • C. 

      Contingency

    • D. 

      Operational

  • 14. 
    ____________planning helps to prepare for emergencies.
    • A. 

      Tactical

    • B. 

      Strategic

    • C. 

      Operational

    • D. 

      Contingency

  • 15. 
    _______is the act of directing or inspiring others to perform activities designed to achieve specific objectives.
    • A. 

      Controlling

    • B. 

      Communicating

    • C. 

      Organizing

    • D. 

      Leadership

  • 16. 
    Leadership is most often associated with the ability to ______.
    • A. 

      Communicate well with large groups of people

    • B. 

      Arrange activities that have to be performed in a systematic way

    • C. 

      Determine the most effective course of action

    • D. 

      Inspire others toward high levels of achievement

  • 17. 
    Autocratic leaders’ _____.
    • A. 

      Make decisions on their own, often without consulting others

    • B. 

      Believe in minimal supervision

    • C. 

      Are open-minded leaders

    • D. 

      Involve subordinates in making decisions

  • 18. 
    Autocratic leaders have all the following characteristics EXCEPT _________.
    • A. 

      Concentration of power with the manager

    • B. 

      Two-way communication

    • C. 

      Most decisions are made by the manager

    • D. 

      Employees are closely supervised

  • 19. 
    Democratic leaders _________.
    • A. 

      Involve their subordinates in making decisions

    • B. 

      Let people know only what they need to know to do their jobs

    • C. 

      Are always the most effective leaders

    • D. 

      Leave all decisions to their subordinates