Quiz: What Do You Know About Human Resources?

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Human resource is a function of management that deals with the people in a firm. Are you a beginner when it comes to this course and needs some help refreshing your memory on some of the things we have covered? Worry no more as the quiz below is designed to ensure that you do just that. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Human Resources?
    • A. 

      A term used to describe the individuals who comprise the workforce of an organization

    • B. 

      A term applied in labor economics

    • C. 

      The name of the function within an organization charged with the overall responsibility for implementing strategies and policies relating to the management of individuals

  • 2. 
    A successful Human Resources Development program...
    • A. 

      Will prepare the individual to undertake a higher level of work

    • B. 

      Organized learning over a given period of time, to provide the possibility of performance change

    • C. 

      Is not the framework that focuses on the organizations competencies at the first stage, training, and then developing the employee, through education, to satisfy the organizations long-term needs and the individuals’ career goals and employee value to their present and future employers

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The key functions of the Human Resources are:
    • A. 

      Recruitment and Selection (Resourcing)

    • B. 

      Organizational design and development.

    • C. 

      Performance, conduct and behaviour management

    • D. 

      Human resources (or workforce) analysis and the management of workforce personal data

    • E. 

      All of the above and more

  • 4. 
    The objective of an organization's human resource management strategy is...
    • A. 

      To maximize the return on investment from the organization's human capital

    • B. 

      Minimize financial risk

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Did the employment of women in factories in the United Kingdom during the First World War lead to the introduction of "Welfare Officers"?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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