General Management Quiz: Trivia!

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 89

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Management Quizzes & Trivia

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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 objective

    • D. 

      Planning function is not performed by the top management

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    Which is the second level need as per the Maslow's Need Hierarchy ?
    • A. 

      Self-Actualization need

    • B. 

      Belongingness need

    • C. 

      Physiological need

    • D. 

      Safety/security need

  • 4. 
    A person who encourages staff participation in decision-making process is which type of leader?
    • A. 

      Participative

    • B. 

      Situational

    • C. 

      Charismatic

    • D. 

      Bureaucratic

  • 5. 
    The extent to which power and authority are retained at the top management is called:
    • A. 

      Centralization

    • B. 

      Decentralization

    • C. 

      Responsibilty

    • D. 

      Accountability

  • 6. 
    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, directing and controlling

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Men, money, material, and machines are included in:
    • A. 

      Factors of production

    • B. 

      Resources

    • C. 

      Budget preparation

    • D. 

      Cost analysis

  • 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 morale

  • 9. 
    Who is regarded as the father of Scientific Management?
    • A. 

      Henri Fayol

    • B. 

      Peter Drucker

    • C. 

      F.W.Taylor

    • D. 

      Harold Koontz

  • 10. 
    Which of Fayol's principles states that workers should be encouraged to develop and carry out plans for improvement?
    • A. 

      Initiative

    • B. 

      Unity of direction

    • C. 

      Discipline

    • D. 

      Co-ordination

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

      PODSCORB

    • B. 

      POSCORD

    • C. 

      DOBSCORD

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    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. 

      Decentralization of responsibility

  • 13. 
    According to management 2.0, leaders will no longer be seen as _______, instead they will need to become ______. Choose the correct option.
    • A. 

      Grand visionaries, social architects

    • B. 

      Constitution writers, all-wise decision makers

    • C. 

      Entrepreneurs of meaning, iron-fisted disciplinaries 

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Managers male rational decisions but withing 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 the Above

  • 15. 
    Recruitment can be described as:
    • A. 

      Invitation of potential employees to an organization

    • B. 

      Selection of potential employees to an organization

    • C. 

      Scrutiny of potential employees to an organization

    • D. 

      Attraction of potential employees to an organization

  • 16. 
    In Line and staff organization authority lies in:
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Staff

    • C. 

      Both line and staff

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    "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

  • 18. 
    Administration is a higher level of activity while management is a lower level function.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which one of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Controlling is substitute of planning

    • B. 

      Controlling is the part of the planning process

    • C. 

      Controlling is meaningless without preset goals

    • D. 

      Planning and controlling are essentially the same

  • 20. 
    Which one of the following is not a role under "interpersonal" category of Mintzberg's Managerial roles?
    • A. 

      Figurehead

    • B. 

      Negotiator

    • C. 

      Leader

    • D. 

      Liaison