Quiz: Human Resource Exam Test Questions!

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Human Resources Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz the first one in a series of tests made to help me prepare for my human resource management exam. All material was taken from the Human Resource Management Book by David Lepak and Mary Gowan. Why don’t you give it a try and let it do the same for you? All the best, and share it with your classmates!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      HR tools

    • B. 

      HR practices

    • C. 

      HR challenges

    • D. 

      HR department

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Boss

    • B. 

      Line Manager

    • C. 

      Assembly line

    • D. 

      HR manager

  • 3. 
    Support function that designs and implements company policies for managing employees:  
    • A. 

      Work Design

    • B. 

      HR manager

    • C. 

      HR department

    • D. 

      Organizational culture

  • 4. 
    A company's ability to create more economic advantage than it's competitors is?
  • 5. 
    Ensuring Employees have the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities and other talents to achieve work objectives falls under which of the following categories?  
    • A. 

      Work design and Workforce planning

    • B. 

      Managing Employee Competencies

    • C. 

      Managing Employee Attitudes and Behaviors

    • D. 

      Compensation and incentives

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not one of the benefits, health, and wellness required by law?
    • A. 

      Social Security

    • B. 

      Family and Medical leave

    • C. 

      Health care

    • D. 

      Workers Compensation

    • E. 

      Compliance with OSHA

  • 7. 
    When practices within each HR activity are consistent with each other there is...........alignment. When practices work in concert with one another as well as with external challenges companies face, there is..........Alignment.  
  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of Organizational demands?
    • A. 

      Strategy

    • B. 

      Labor force trends

    • C. 

      Organizational Culture

    • D. 

      Employee concerns

    • E. 

      Company Characteristics

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are not environmental influences?
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Globalization

    • C. 

      Labor force trends

    • D. 

      Employee concerns

    • E. 

      Ethics and Social Responsibilities

  • 10. 
    A set of underlying values and beliefs employees share that is unwritten yet understood is............
  • 11. 
    In Labor force trends, the fastest growing ethnic groups are                 &                       .
  • 12. 
                     blurs country boundaries in business activities and encourages off-shoring. 
  • 13. 
    A plan for achieving a competitive advantage that influences how employees add value, impacts types of jobs employees perform, and affects attitudes and behaviors employees display is?
    • A. 

      Employee concerns

    • B. 

      Company characteristics

    • C. 

      Organizational culture

    • D. 

      Strategy

    • E. 

      Organizational demands

  • 14. 
    In a                       strategy, jobs are narrowly focused and emphasize standardized and repetitive actions, behaviors are fairly well understood, individuals hare hired with basic skills, and employees are paid based on jobs they perform.
  • 15. 
    In a                 strategy, jobs are geared toward creativity or customer service, employees hired with specific skills and new perspectives, jobs require cooperation, creativity, and knowledge sharing, and pay is based on individual potential or team accomplishments.
  • 16. 
    Perceived obligations employees believe they owe their company and the company owes them.
    • A. 

      Psychological contract

    • B. 

      Interaction Justice

    • C. 

      Distributive justice

    • D. 

      Procedural justice

  • 17. 
    Which  justice deals with fairness in what individuals receive for their efforts, compensation for time and effort put into jobs, and how employees feel they are treated by their mangers?
    • A. 

      Procedural justice

    • B. 

      Interaction Justice

    • C. 

      Work/life balance

    • D. 

      Distributive justice

  • 18. 
    Which justice is achieved when the determination that the process used to make decisions, rewards, and resolution of disputes is viewed as fair?
    • A. 

      Distributive justice

    • B. 

      Interaction Justice

    • C. 

      Procedural justice

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which international strategy involves serving markets within a particular country?
    • A. 

      International strategy

    • B. 

      Domestic strategy

    • C. 

      Global Strategy

    • D. 

      Multinational strategy

    • E. 

      Transnational strategy

  • 20. 
    Which international strategy involves not aligning with a particular country, but across countries to gain efficiencies? They don't target unique tastes, and preference of individual countries? 
    • A. 

      Transnational strategy

    • B. 

      Multinational strategy

    • C. 

      Global Strategy

    • D. 

      International strategy

    • E. 

      Domestic strategy

  • 21. 
    Which international strategy involves establishing autonomous business units in multiple countries? There's a local responsiveness to try to meet the unique local needs of their country.
    • A. 

      Domestic strategy

    • B. 

      International strategy

    • C. 

      Global Strategy

    • D. 

      Multinational strategy

    • E. 

      Transnational strategy

  • 22. 
    Which international strategy involves shared vision and coordination across business units yet tailoring products to meet local country needs?
    • A. 

      Domestic strategy

    • B. 

      Transnational strategy

    • C. 

      Multinational strategy

    • D. 

      Global Strategy

    • E. 

      International strategy

  • 23. 
    Treating people differently because of characteristics that have nothing to do with their ability to perform.
    • A. 

      Prejudice

    • B. 

      Discrimination

    • C. 

      Rasict

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Both the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of FEderal Contract Compliance programs (OFCCP) are responsible for developing guidelines and overseeing compliance with anti-discrimination laws. Which one however, deals with executive orders? 
    • A. 

      EEOC

    • B. 

      OFCCP

    • C. 

      None of them

  • 25. 
    When an employer intentionally discriminated because of a characteristic that defines the protected class disparate         has occurred, but when the employer unintentionally discriminated against a member of a protected class (employment practice) then disparate           has occurred.