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You may take this quiz to test your awareness about OD concepts, history and other related things. There are 20 questions. You have to select the right answer from five options.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Long term

    • B. 

      Planned

    • C. 

      Any Change

    • D. 

      Aimed at increasing Organization effectiveness

    • E. 

      Application of Behavioral science

  • 2. 
    Who coined the terms "Espoused Values" and "Values in Action"?
    • A. 

      Eric Berne

    • B. 

      Edgar Schein

    • C. 

      Chrys Argyris

    • D. 

      Peter Senge

    • E. 

      Eric Trist

  • 3. 
    Which one of these contributions is not credited to Kurt Lewin?
    • A. 

      Force Field Analysis

    • B. 

      Action Research

    • C. 

      Unfreeze-Move-Freeze model

    • D. 

      Transactional Analysis

    • E. 

      T-Group

  • 4. 
    Which one of these does not belong to the model of culture proposed by Edgar Schein?
    • A. 

      Artefacts

    • B. 

      Shared Responsibility

    • C. 

      Espoused Values

    • D. 

      Shared Assumptions

  • 5. 
    Who pioneered the work on "Tavistock Method"?
    • A. 

      Wilfred Bion

    • B. 

      Rensis Likert

    • C. 

      Lippit

    • D. 

      Warren Bennis

    • E. 

      Henry Mintzberg

  • 6. 
    Lynton and Pareek have shown that T-Groups are effective in changing peoples beliefs as a result of "Cognitive Dissonance". What is Cognitive Dissonance?
    • A. 

      Stress due to cognitive overload

    • B. 

      Stress due to overwhelming discussions

    • C. 

      Anxiety due to arguments

    • D. 

      Stress due to perceived difference between what is and what a key belief about what should be happening

    • E. 

      Problem associated with cognition

  • 7. 
    Sociotechnical Systems approach is based on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Impact of technology on society

    • B. 

      Impact of society on technology

    • C. 

      Impact of organizational and technical changes on social systems

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is one of the factors for motivation in McLelland's theory?
    • A. 

      Affiliation

    • B. 

      Achievement

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Adult Learning Theory is also called
    • A. 

      Pedagogy

    • B. 

      Andragogy

    • C. 

      Gynogogy

    • D. 

      Dynogogy

    • E. 

      Pleatogogy

  • 10. 
    How many roles are defined in "Belbin Team Roles"?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      9