Human Resources Midterm Exam Questions! Quiz

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With the midterms just about here there is increased pressure to ensure that you remember all the things we have been able to cover in our management classes when it comes to human resources. Do you want a quiz that shows you the questions you might expect? If so then the quiz below is just what you need, why don’t you give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Attracting and orient new employees, effective compensantion system, and effective work environment are examples of:
    • A. 

      Objectives of the Human Resources department

    • B. 

      Employee objectives of the Human Resources deparment

    • C. 

      Activities of the Human Resources department

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 2. 
    The goals set by Human Resources to assist employees to achieve personal goals that will enhance their contribution to the organization are called:
    • A. 

      Societal objectives

    • B. 

      Organizational objectives

    • C. 

      Employee objectives

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are considered groups of Human Resource Management activities?
    • A. 

      Planning Human Resources

    • B. 

      Attracting Human Resources

    • C. 

      Placing, developing, and evaluating

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Proactives are decision-makers that respond to problems rather than anticipate them
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Reactives anticipate problems and likely challenges and take actions before a problem occurs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following authorities is possessed by managers of operating deparments to make decisions about production, performance, and people?
    • A. 

      Line Authority

    • B. 

      Staff Authority

    • C. 

      Functional Authority

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 7. 
    The systematic study of a job to discover its specifications and skill requirements is called...
    • A. 

      Recruitment

    • B. 

      Hiring

    • C. 

      Human Resources

    • D. 

      Job Analysis

  • 8. 
    A job is a collection of tasks and responsibilities performed by an individual
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A job is a group of related activities and duties that may be held by one or several employees
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the correct order for the steps in job analysis
    • A. 

      Collection of Job Analysis information, preparation for Job Analysis, and Use of Job Analysis information

    • B. 

      Collection of Job Analysis information, use of Job analysis information, written documentation of the job analysis information

    • C. 

      Preparation for Job Analysis, collection of job analysis information, use of job analysis information

    • D. 

      Depending on the job any option could be right

  • 11. 
    Familiarize with the organization and its job is a part of one of the following steps in Job Analysis
    • A. 

      Collection of Job Analysis information

    • B. 

      Preparation for Job Analysis

    • C. 

      Use of Job Analysis information

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 12. 
    Determine uses of job analysis information is a part of one of the following steps in Job Analysis
    • A. 

      Preparation for Job Analysis

    • B. 

      Collection of Job Analysis information

    • C. 

      Use of Job Analysis information

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is part of the "Collection of information" step in Job Analysis?
    • A. 

      Identify jobs to be analysed

    • B. 

      Determine sources of job data

    • C. 

      Job Design

    • D. 

      HR systems and change

  • 14. 
    Employee logs are standardized questionnaires used to survey employees to collect information about jobs, working conditions, and other performance related information
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Observation, one of the methods for data collection, is quick, inexpensive and very accurate
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT a method for data collection
    • A. 

      Interviews

    • B. 

      Mailed Questionnaires

    • C. 

      Employee Log

    • D. 

      Observation

    • E. 

      Non of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the Use of information step in Job Analysis
    • A. 

      Job Design

    • B. 

      HR Systems and change

    • C. 

      Job performance standards

    • D. 

      Job descriptions and specifications

    • E. 

      Non of the above

  • 18. 
    A recognized list of functions tasks, accountabilities, working conditions, and competencies for a particular occupation is called a...
    • A. 

      Job

    • B. 

      Job Description

    • C. 

      Position

    • D. 

      Job advertising

  • 19. 
    Thinking, decision making, problem solving, cognitive skills, and language are examples of...
    • A. 

      Technical Skills

    • B. 

      Conceptual Skills

    • C. 

      Human Relations Skills

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 20. 
    Examples of human relation skills are working in teams, communication, and inter-personal skills
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Examples of Conceptual Skills are working in teams, communication, and inter-personal skills
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A job specification...
    • A. 

      Describes what the job demands of employees and the human factors required

    • B. 

      Is a recognized list of functions, tasks, accountabilities, working conditions, and competencies for a particular occupation

    • C. 

      Is a list of facts about the situation in which the worker acts include physical environment, hours, hazards, travel requirements, and so on, associates with a job

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 23. 
    Working conditions are facts about the situation in which the worker acts include a physical environment, hours, hazard, travel requirements, and so no, associated with a job
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not a key consideration in job design
    • A. 

      Organizational consideration

    • B. 

      Legal consideration

    • C. 

      Ergonomic consideration

    • D. 

      Employee consideration

  • 25. 
    Having control over one`s work and response to work environment is called
    • A. 

      Variety

    • B. 

      Autonomy

    • C. 

      Task identity

    • D. 

      Feedback

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