FSOT : Management Questions! Trivia Test! Quiz

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FSOT : Management Questions! Trivia Test! Quiz

FSOT stands for Functional System Outdoor Training. According to this quiz, you will need to understand which of the two strategies can effectively motivate employees. What program allows employees to choose their starting and ending times, as long as they are at work for a specified amount of time, the equal pay act, and what is important when evaluating an employee’s performance. Good luck with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most effective method for a firm to improve morale for its employees?
    • A. 

      Increasing salary.

    • B. 

      Having programs that cater to their emotional, psychological, and domestic needs.

    • C. 

      Having corporate parties all the time.

    • D. 

      Having top management present company directions and strategy.

  • 2. 
    Which of the two strategies can effectively be used to motivate employees?
    • A. 

      Behavior modification and job design.

    • B. 

      Overseas posting and self-improvement courses.

    • C. 

      Promotions and holidays.

    • D. 

      Vouchers and gifts.

  • 3. 
    Which of these strategies cannot be used to motivate the employee?
    • A. 

      Job rotation.

    • B. 

      Job enlargement.

    • C. 

      Job enrichment.

    • D. 

      Job reduction.

  • 4. 
    This is a program that allows employees to choose their starting and ending times, provided that they are at work during the specified core period.  What is it?
    • A. 

      Double time.

    • B. 

      Flextime.

    • C. 

      Part time.

    • D. 

      Job sharing.

  • 5. 
    With affirmative action programs, legally mandated plans try to increase job opportunities for
    • A. 

      Professionals.

    • B. 

      White Caucasian males.

    • C. 

      Highly qualified individuals.

    • D. 

      Women and minorities.

  • 6. 
    The Equal Pay Act mandates that men and women who do equal work must receive the same wage.  Wage differences are acceptable only if they are attributed to seniority or
    • A. 

      National origin.

    • B. 

      Religion.

    • C. 

      Performance.

    • D. 

      Location.

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a factor in evaluating employee performance?
    • A. 

      Productivity.

    • B. 

      Leadership.

    • C. 

      Adaptability.

    • D. 

      Social skills.

  • 8. 
    In companies, people come and go.  Which of these is not a rule for peaceful separation (resignation)?
    • A. 

      Prior to leaving, do not disrupt your current employer's business.

    • B. 

      Inform everyone that you are leaving the firm.

    • C. 

      Sign an agreement with your new employer only after you have left the old position.

    • D. 

      Have the recruiting employer indemnify you from judgments, settlements, and attorney fees resulting from litigation initiated by the former employer.

  • 9. 
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was established to
    • A. 

      Promote trade among member nations by eliminating trade barriers and fostering financial cooperation.

    • B. 

      Loan money to underdeveloped developing countries; it was formally known as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

    • C. 

      Ensure that there is no major currency speculation in the world.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    The negotiation process through which management and unions reach an agreement about compensation, working hours, and working conditions is
    • A. 

      Union labor contract.

    • B. 

      Union arbitration.

    • C. 

      Union Mediation.

    • D. 

      Collective bargaining.

  • 11. 
    In the event that a collective bargaining process fails to go through, what can management do?
    • A. 

      Strike.

    • B. 

      Boycott.

    • C. 

      Lock out.

    • D. 

      Picket.

  • 12. 
    In marketing management, which of these is not part of the marketing mix?
    • A. 

      Consumer.

    • B. 

      Place.

    • C. 

      Price.

    • D. 

      Product.

  • 13. 
    The central focus of marketing is to create utility, which refers to a product's ability to satisfy human needs and wants.  A McDonald's Big Mac or a two-day vacation at Walt Disney World both satisfy needs or wants.  Which of the following is a utility not provided by marketing?
    • A. 

      Place.

    • B. 

      Possession.

    • C. 

      Form.

    • D. 

      Time.

  • 14. 
    Why do we need to segment the market before applying the marketing mix?
    • A. 

      Because the market is too defragmented, and we need to consolidate.

    • B. 

      Because consumers are very heterogeneous, and we need to form similar groups for targeting.

    • C. 

      Because it is easier to staff manpower.

    • D. 

      Because the marketing mix can be applied only to segments and not masses.

  • 15. 
    Which of these is a multiple target market strategy?
    • A. 

      Promoting BMW Z4 to a select group of customers.

    • B. 

      Selling generic tires nationwide.

    • C. 

      Combo meals for parents and kids at McDonald's.

    • D. 

      Having product lines with many products.

  • 16. 
    Which of these cannot be used as a basis for segmenting consumers?
    • A. 

      Demographic information, which includes gender and income.

    • B. 

      Geographic information, which includes terrains and population density.

    • C. 

      Psychological information, which includes personality and motives.

    • D. 

      Medical condition information, which includes health and cancer records.

  • 17. 
    What are the 4Ps of the marketing mix?
    • A. 

      Place, product, people, promotion.

    • B. 

      Product, people, place, promotion.

    • C. 

      Product, price, place, promotion.

    • D. 

      Product, place, price, promotion.

  • 18. 
    In marketing research, what is the difference between primary and secondary data?
    • A. 

      The former is used by marketing managers, while the later is used by consumers.

    • B. 

      The former is collected directly from consumers, while the latter is aggregated or compiled information.

    • C. 

      The former is collected directly from consumers, while the latter is seldom used by marketing managers.

    • D. 

      The former is used by marketing managers, while the latter is aggregated or compiled data.

  • 19. 
    For consumer buying behavior, which of these is not a psychological variable affecting it?
    • A. 

      Imagination.

    • B. 

      Perception.

    • C. 

      Attitude.

    • D. 

      Personality.

  • 20. 
    Which of these is not a social variable of consumer buying behavior.
    • A. 

      Social roles.

    • B. 

      Reference groups.

    • C. 

      Social learning.

    • D. 

      Social class.

  • 21. 
    The marketing environment includes the following:
    • A. 

      Political factors, social factors, competitive factors, technological factors.

    • B. 

      Psychological factors, social factors, competitive factors, technological factors.

    • C. 

      Political factors, social factors, military factors, technological factors.

    • D. 

      Political factors, biological factors, competitive factors, technological factors.

  • 22. 
    What is the bottom line for micro marketing?
    • A. 

      Sales.

    • B. 

      Expenses.

    • C. 

      Profit.

    • D. 

      Pricing.

  • 23. 
    Many firms need to develop new products.  What do you think is the sequence involved in new products?
    • A. 

      Idea development, idea screening, test marketing, product development, commercialization.

    • B. 

      Idea development, idea screening, test marketing, commercialization, product development.

    • C. 

      Test marketing, idea development, idea screening, product development, commercialization.

    • D. 

      Idea development, idea screening, product development, test marketing, commercialization.

  • 24. 
    Consumer products are products intended for household or family use.  Which of these is not a consumer convenience product?
    • A. 

      Furniture.

    • B. 

      Eggs.

    • C. 

      Batteries.

    • D. 

      Newspapers.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is not a consumer product?
    • A. 

      Specialty products.

    • B. 

      Raw materials.

    • C. 

      Shopping products.

    • D. 

      Convenience products.

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