Can You Name The Human Resources Terms Correctly?

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Can You Name The Human Resources Terms Correctly? - Quiz

In an organization, there are many departments, and each has its specific terms. Take this quiz and see how many Human Resources terms you can name correctly. Being that you are a student looking forward to being a human resource manager, then you need to ensure that you understand all the terms for your career and exams. Take up this easy quiz and get to see just how knowledgeable you are. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A complete entity, such as picking up, transporting, and positioning an item

    • A.

      Micromotion

    • B.

      Tasks

    • C.

      Position

    • D.

      Elements

    • E.

      Duties

    Correct Answer
    D. Elements
    Explanation
    The term "elements" refers to the individual components or parts that make up a complete entity. In this context, it could be referring to the various tasks or duties involved in the process of picking up, transporting, and positioning an item. Each task or duty can be considered as an element that contributes to the overall completion of the entity.

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  • 2. 

    Is comprised of the duties of a job.

    • A.

      Tasks

    • B.

      Responsibilities

    • C.

      Elements

    • D.

      Job

    Correct Answer
    A. Tasks
    Explanation
    The term "comprised of" suggests that the duties of a job are made up of or consist of something. In this case, the duties are made up of tasks, responsibilities, and elements. Therefore, the correct answer is tasks.

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  • 3. 

    Obligations to be performed

    • A.

      Job

    • B.

      Responsibilities

    • C.

      Duties

    • D.

      Position

    Correct Answer
    B. Responsibilities
    Explanation
    The answer "responsibilities" is the most appropriate choice because it encompasses the various terms mentioned in the question such as job obligations, duties, and position. Responsibilities refer to the tasks and obligations that one has to fulfill in their job or position. Therefore, it is the best fit for the given options.

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  • 4. 

    Duties when combined with responsibilities, defines what?

    • A.

      Position

    • B.

      Occupation

    • C.

      Job

    • D.

      Task

    Correct Answer
    A. Position
    Explanation
    When duties are combined with responsibilities, they define a person's position. A position refers to a specific role or job within an organization or company. It encompasses the tasks, duties, and responsibilities that are assigned to an individual in order to fulfill their role effectively. Therefore, the correct answer is "position."

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  • 5. 

    Grouping of elements makes up a __________________

    • A.

      Duty

    • B.

      Job

    • C.

      Task

    • D.

      Occupation

    Correct Answer
    C. Task
    Explanation
    In this context, a task refers to a specific activity or assignment that needs to be completed. Grouping of elements, such as different components or steps, forms a task. A task is typically a smaller part of a larger job or occupation, which involves multiple tasks. Therefore, the correct answer is "task."

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  • 6. 

    The difference between a job and a position is

    • A.

      A position may be held by more than one person, whereas a job cannot

    • B.

      A Job may be held by more than one person, wereas a position cannot

    • C.

      There is no difference

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. A Job may be held by more than one person, wereas a position cannot
    Explanation
    A company can have two switchboard operators performing the same task, but they hold two separate positions

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  • 7. 

    A group of positions that have identical major tasks, and responsibilities form a ____________.

    • A.

      Occupation

    • B.

      Job

    • C.

      Tasks

    • D.

      Position

    Correct Answer
    B. Job
    Explanation
    A group of positions that have identical major tasks and responsibilities form a "job". This term refers to a collection of related positions within an organization that share similar duties and responsibilities. It is a broader category that encompasses various positions with similar job descriptions and requirements.

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  • 8. 

    A group of similar jobs form a/an _____________

    • A.

      Position

    • B.

      Occupation

    • C.

      Job analysis

    • D.

      Job description

    Correct Answer
    B. Occupation
    Explanation
    A group of similar jobs form an occupation. This refers to a category or field of work that includes various related job positions. An occupation typically involves similar skills, knowledge, and responsibilities, and individuals within an occupation often share similar educational or training requirements. The term "occupation" is used to describe a broader classification of jobs that are related to each other in terms of the nature of work they involve.

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  • 9. 

    What does HRM stand for?

    • A.

      Human Resourceful Management

    • B.

      Human Resources Management

    • C.

      Humanistic Relationship Management

    • D.

      Human Relation Management

    Correct Answer
    B. Human Resources Management
    Explanation
    HRM stands for Human Resources Management. This term refers to the strategic and comprehensive approach to managing an organization's workforce. It involves activities such as recruitment, training, performance management, and employee relations. Human Resources Management focuses on maximizing the potential of employees to achieve the organization's goals and objectives.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following elements is changed to support the human resource function's strategies?

    • A.

      Rewards

    • B.

      Job Allotment

    • C.

      Incentives

    • D.

      Punishments

    Correct Answer
    A. Rewards
    Explanation
    Rewards are changed to support the human resource function's strategies because they are used as a tool to motivate and incentivize employees. By aligning rewards with the organization's strategic goals, HR can encourage desired behaviors and performance from employees. Rewards can include monetary bonuses, promotions, recognition, and other forms of positive reinforcement. By adjusting the rewards system, HR can effectively support and drive the implementation of HR strategies.

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