HR Test Questions

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HR Test Questions

This is a quiz with HR test questions. The first one, made 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. 
    Support function that designs and implements company policies for managing employees:  
    • A. 

      Work Design

    • B. 

      HR manager

    • C. 

      HR department

    • D. 

      Organizational culture

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are not environmental influences?
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Globalization

    • C. 

      Labor force trends

    • D. 

      Employee concerns

    • E. 

      Ethics and Social Responsibilities

  • 4. 
    A set of underlying values and beliefs employees share that is unwritten yet understood is............
  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    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 managers?
    • A. 

      Procedural justice

    • B. 

      Interaction Justice

    • C. 

      Work/life balance

    • D. 

      Distributive justice

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    Which international strategy involves not aligning with a particular country but across countries to gain efficiencies? They don't target the unique tastes and preference of individual countries? 
    • A. 

      Transnational strategy

    • B. 

      Multinational strategy

    • C. 

      Global Strategy

    • D. 

      International strategy

    • E. 

      Domestic strategy

  • 10. 
    Which international strategy involves establishing autonomous business units in multiple countries? There's 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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    Treating people differently because of characteristics that have nothing to do with their ability to perform.
    • A. 

      Prejudice

    • B. 

      Discrimination

    • C. 

      Racist

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    In the Efficiency Approach, this focused on breaking jobs down into core elements.
    • A. 

      Job Simplification

    • B. 

      Job Specialization

    • C. 

      Growth need strength

    • D. 

      Time and motion studies

  • 14. 
    In the Efficiency approach, this removed decision-making authority from employees and placed it with a supervisor.
    • A. 

      Job Simplification

    • B. 

      Job Specialization

    • C. 

      Growth need strength

    • D. 

      Time and motion studies

    • E. 

      None

  • 15. 
    In job analysis techniques, which approach uses a single instrument (questionnaire or O*Net) to collect data, uses Functional Job Analysis, and uses Position Analysis questionnaires?
    • A. 

      Standardized Approach

    • B. 

      Customized Approach

  • 16. 
    In job analysis techniques, this customized approach focuses on analyzing employee competencies rather than on tasks to be performed?
    • A. 

      Task inventory

    • B. 

      Job element

    • C. 

      Critical incidents

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    In job analysis techniques, this customized approach focuses on collecting info to identify tasks needed to be performed on a job.
    • A. 

      Task inventory

    • B. 

      Job element

    • C. 

      Critical incidents

    • D. 

      None

  • 18. 
    Tools a company uses to manage employees are?  
    • A. 

      HR tools

    • B. 

      HR practices

    • C. 

      HR challenges

    • D. 

      HR department

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    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

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