Practice Test: IB Business And Management- Human Resources #2.1

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  • 1. 
    Induction training is intended for new employees to make acquaintance with the organization and key personnel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    One benefit of training and development is lower levels of staff retention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Grievance can occur when there is conflict in the workplace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Employees can be instantly dismissed for breaking company policy, such as turning up to work in the wrong uniform.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The main method of selection is via interview.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Dismissal is fair if an employee is asked to leave due to incompetence or major misconduct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The document that gives the profile of the ideal candidate for a job is called the job description.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A zero rate of staff turnover is desirable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If a woman was offered less pay than a man for for doing the same job, assuming they were of equal rank, then that would be illegal under equal opportunity laws.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Theft or deliberate damage to company property can lead to instant dismissal on the grounds of gross misconduct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Employers who own their own business have the right to hire and fire people without giving a reason.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It is legal for an employer to dishonour the period of notice given to an employee as stated on their employment contract if the employee reveals trade secrets to rival firms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which option below cannot be used to fairly dismiss a worker?
    • A. 

      Discriminatory behaviour

    • B. 

      Harrassment

    • C. 

      Sleeping on the job

    • D. 

      Grievance

  • 14. 
    If a worker decides to leave their current employer for another organisation, then this is classified as
    • A. 

      Retrenchment

    • B. 

      Retirement

    • C. 

      Resignation

    • D. 

      Fair dismissal

  • 15. 
    Gross misconduct in the workplace does not include
    • A. 

      Embezzlement

    • B. 

      Incompetence

    • C. 

      Drunk and disorderly behaviour

    • D. 

      Violent behaviour

  • 16. 
    Changing an employee's terms and conditions of employment such as their working hours or their location of work so that she leaves the organisation is considered as
    • A. 

      Discrimination

    • B. 

      Retrenchment

    • C. 

      Constructive dismissal

    • D. 

      Ad hoc dismissal

  • 17. 
    The difference between retrenchment and dismissal is that
    • A. 

      Dismissals are voluntary

    • B. 

      Retrenchments are volunbtary

    • C. 

      Retrenchments occur due to no fault of the employee

    • D. 

      Dismissals come with compensation packages

  • 18. 
    Absenteeism should ideally be low
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Staff turnover should ideally be low
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Productivity should ideally be low
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Wastage should ideally be low
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Staff retention should ideally be low
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not a task of human resource planning?
    • A. 

      Recruitment

    • B. 

      Retention

    • C. 

      Discipline and dismaissal

    • D. 

      Payment of wages and salaries

  • 24. 
    The ability of a business to keep its employees working for the firm, rather than to seek employment elsewhere is known as
    • A. 

      Internal recruitment

    • B. 

      Retention

    • C. 

      Selection

    • D. 

      Presenteeism

  • 25. 
    Whcih option below will not necessarily reduce the supply of labour within an organisation?
    • A. 

      Redeplotyment

    • B. 

      Retirement

    • C. 

      Competition

    • D. 

      Government legislation

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