General Management MCQ Exam Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The process involved in recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating, compensating, and laying off people is called:
    • A. 

      Selection

    • B. 

      S

    • C. 

      Leader

    • D. 

      Liaison

  • 2. 
    Managers make rational decisions but within the limits of their mental capabilities and information available to them. This theory is known as 
    • A. 

      Limited Rationality

    • B. 

      Bounded Rationality

    • C. 

      Pragmatic Rationality

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    Who is regarded as the father of Scientific Management?
    • A. 

      Henri Fayol

    • B. 

      Peter Drucker

    • C. 

      F.W. Taylor

    • D. 

      Harold Koontz

  • 4. 
    The administration is a higher level activity while Management is a lower level function. The administration is a higher level activity while Management is a lower level function.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which is the second level need as per Maslow's Need Hierarchy Theory?
    • A. 

      Self Actualisation need

    • B. 

      Belongingness need

    • C. 

      Physiological need

    • D. 

      Safety/security need

  • 6. 
    According to Management 2.0, leaders will no longer be seen as ( ), instead, they will need to become ( )Which one is the correct option?
    • A. 

      Grand visionaries, social architects

    • B. 

      Constitution writers, all-wise decision makers

    • C. 

      Entrepreneurs of meaning, ironfisted disciplinaries

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of Fayol's principle states that workers should be encouraged to develop and carry out plans for improvement?
    • A. 

      Initiative

    • B. 

      Unity of direction

    • C. 

      Discipline

    • D. 

      Coordination

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is not a disadvantage of planning?
    • A. 

      Time Consuming

    • B. 

      Rigidity

    • C. 

      False sense of Security

    • D. 

      Reduces Employee’s Morale

  • 9. 
    A person who encourages staff participation in decision-making process is which type of leader?
    • A. 

      Participative

    • B. 

      Situational

    • C. 

      Charismatic

    • D. 

      Bureaucratic

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is correct definition of management?
    • A. 

      Management is an art or technique of getting things done

    • B. 

      Management is a process of planning, organizing,staffing, directing and controlling.

    • C. 

      Management is set of activities directed and effective utilization of resources in the pursuit of one or more goals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Luther Gullick coined the word ________ to describe the functions of management.
    • A. 

      PODSCORB

    • B. 

      POSCORD

    • C. 

      DOBSCORD

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    ”To manage is to forecast and plan, to organize, to compound, to co-ordinate and to control” This definition was given by:
    • A. 

      Peter Drucker

    • B. 

      Henri Fayol

    • C. 

      Louis Allan

    • D. 

      Terry

  • 13. 
    If a general manager asks the sales manager to recruit some salesmen on his behalf, it is an instance of:
    • A. 

      Division of authority

    • B. 

      Delegation of authority

    • C. 

      Delegation of responsibility

    • D. 

      Decentralisation of responsibility

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Controlling is a substitute for planning

    • B. 

      Controlling is a part of the planning process

    • C. 

      A control process is meaningless without pre-set goals

    • D. 

      Planning and controlling are essentially one and the same

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not true in respect of planning?
    • A. 

      Planning is forward-looking

    • B. 

      Planning is an intellectual activity

    • C. 

      Planning is related to objectives

    • D. 

      Planning function is not performed by the top management

  • 16. 
    Men, Money, Material and Machines are included in:
    • A. 

      Factors of production

    • B. 

      Resources

    • C. 

      Budget Preparation

    • D. 

      Cost analysis

  • 17. 
    In Line and Staff organisation, the authority lies in:
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Staff

    • C. 

      Both Line and Staff

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    The extent to which power and authority are retained at the top management is called as:
    • A. 

      Centralization

    • B. 

      Decentralization

    • C. 

      Responsibility

    • D. 

      Accountability

  • 19. 
    Recruitment can be best described as:
    • A. 

      Invitation of potential employees to an organisation

    • B. 

      Selection of potential employees to an organisation

    • C. 

      Scrutiny of potential employees to an organisation

    • D. 

      Attraction of potential employees to an organisation

  • 20. 
    According to the principle of "Span of control" there is:
    • A. 

      A limit to delegation of authority to the subordinate.

    • B. 

      A tendency of overload supervisors with too much of work

    • C. 

      No limit to the number of subordinates a supervisor can supervise.

    • D. 

      A limit to the number of subordinates a supervisor can effectively supervise.