Quiz: General Management Questions! Triva Test!

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Do you understand what it takes to be a general manager? Do you think you could pass this quiz? A general manager is sometimes called a GM. He or she has a clear responsibility for a business or a business entity within a larger organization. They are in charge of personnel and assist with the hiring, coaching, scheduling, and designating tasks. Take this quiz and see if you come up with what it takes to be a general manager.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following does not fall under the "decisional" category of Mintzberg's managerial roles?
    • A. 

      Entrepreneur

    • B. 

      Figurehead

    • C. 

      Resource Allocator

    • D. 

      Negotiator

  • 2. 
    The Contingency theory, which says that managers should adapt their approach to changing situations, was developed by ___
    • A. 

      Luther Gullick

    • B. 

      Robert House

    • C. 

      Fred Fiedler

    • D. 

      Henry Fayol

  • 3. 
    Moonshots for Management does not include:
    • A. 

      Work for business specific purpose only

    • B. 

      Eliminate formal hierarchy

    • C. 

      Redefine leadership

    • D. 

      Exploit Diversity

  • 4. 
    The term "gangplank", which means making direct contact in an emergency, comes under which principle of Fayol?
    • A. 

      Unity of direction

    • B. 

      Scalar Chain

    • C. 

      Equity

    • D. 

      Espirt de corps

  • 5. 
    Classical theorists were of the view that workers have only economic needs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Planning function is _______
    • A. 

      Forward looking

    • B. 

      Backward looking

    • C. 

      Neither forward looking nor backward looking

    • D. 

      Both forward looking and backward looking

  • 7. 
    CPM is ______
    • A. 

      Critical Path Method

    • B. 

      Critical Project Management

    • C. 

      Critical Path Management

    • D. 

      Crash Project Management

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      PERT deals with uncertain activities.

    • B. 

      CPM deals with uncertain activities.

    • C. 

      CPM and PERT use similar terminology but develped independently

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Who developed Management By Objectives (MBO)?
    • A. 

      Sydney Webb

    • B. 

      T V Rao

    • C. 

      Peter Drucker

    • D. 

      Mary Parker Follet

  • 10. 
    According to theory of Bounded Rationality, rationality of people is limited by _____
    • A. 

      Unavailability of information

    • B. 

      Cognitive limitations of mind

    • C. 

      Finite amount of time

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What determines the number of levels and managers an organization will have?
    • A. 

      Chain of Command

    • B. 

      Span of control

    • C. 

      Centralization

    • D. 

      Formalization

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a type of organizational structure?
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Matrix

    • C. 

      Conditional

    • D. 

      Bureaucracy

  • 13. 
    __________ refers to the degree to which jobs are standardized and the extent to which employee behavior is guided by rules and procedures.
    • A. 

      Formalisation

    • B. 

      Standardization

    • C. 

      Work Specialisation

    • D. 

      Departmentalisation

  • 14. 
    In a matrix organization, an employee is directed by ____ superiors.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Zero

  • 15. 
    The highest level need in the need hierarchy given by Abraham Maslow is:
    • A. 

      Safety Need

    • B. 

      Belongingness Need

    • C. 

      Self actualisation Need

    • D. 

      Prestige Need

  • 16. 
    According to Herzberg's two factor theory, "salary" comes under :
    • A. 

      Hygiene factors

    • B. 

      Motivating factors

  • 17. 
    As per Leadership Grid, leaders with high concern for people and low concern for production fall under:
    • A. 

      Middle-of-the-road style

    • B. 

      Team Management style

    • C. 

      Impoverished style

    • D. 

      Country Club style

  • 18. 
    7 C's of effective communication does not include:
    • A. 

      Completeness

    • B. 

      Concise

    • C. 

      Conceptual

    • D. 

      Courtesy

  • 19. 
    The study of ways in which space is interpreted in a communication is called:
    • A. 

      Interspace

    • B. 

      Proxemics

    • C. 

      Semantics

    • D. 

      Astronomy

  • 20. 
    Which country's management system has long-term orientation?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      None of the above

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