Performance Appraisal Methods: Quiz!

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Performance Appraisal Methods: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Objectives of performance appraisal?
    • A. 

      Increment

    • B. 

      Training

    • C. 

      Promotion

    • D. 

      All

  • 2. 
    This method is used in government organizations?
    • A. 

      MBO

    • B. 

      BARS

    • C. 

      Confidential report

    • D. 

      Assessment center

  • 3. 
    Modern appraisal methods.
    • A. 

      MBO

    • B. 

      HRA

    • C. 

      Assessment center

    • D. 

      360-Degree Feedback

    • E. 

      BARS&BOS

    • F. 

      All

  • 4. 
    360-degree feedback is a multidimensional performance appraisal method.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Self-appraisals offer employees a chance to look back at their performance and understand their strengths and weaknesses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The concept of assessment center was introduced way back in
    • A. 

      1930 by the German Army

    • B. 

      GE

    • C. 

      Netflix

  • 7. 
    This method is most suitable for startups and small businesses where the performance of one employee can make or break the organization’s success.
    • A. 

      Human resource accounting

    • B. 

      BARS

    • C. 

      MBO

  • 8. 
    BARS compare employee performance with specific behavioral examples that are anchored to numerical ratings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Trait-based behavior.
    • A. 

      Loyalty

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Leadership

    • D. 

      Ability to make decisions

    • E. 

      Level of initiative

  • 10. 
    Performance Appraisals is the assessment of an individual’s performance in a systematic way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Traditional methods are also called as Past oriented methods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In this method, the rater is forced to make a choice.
    • A. 

      MBO

    • B. 

      BARS

    • C. 

      BOS

    • D. 

      Forced Choice Method

  • 13. 
    The rater is compelled to distribute the employees on all points on the scale. It is assumed that the performance is conformed to normal distribution.
    • A. 

      BARS

    • B. 

      Assessment center

    • C. 

      Forced Distribution Method

    • D. 

      MBO

  • 14. 
    Under this method, a checklist of statements of traits of employee in the form of Yes or No based questions is prepared.
    • A. 

      MBO

    • B. 

      Check list

    • C. 

      Free essay

    • D. 

      Confidential report

  • 15. 
    Statements of effective and ineffective behaviors determine the points. They are said to be behaviorally anchored. The rater is supposed to say, which behavior describes the employee performance.
    • A. 

      BARS

    • B. 

      MBO

    • C. 

      Graphic rating scale

    • D. 

      None

  • 16. 
    This is an appraisal done by someone outside the employees’ own department usually from corporate or HR department.
    • A. 

      Assessment center

    • B. 

      Field review method

    • C. 

      MBO

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    This technique was first developed in USA and UK in 1943. It is a central location where managers may come together to have their participation in job related exercises evaluated by trained observers.
    • A. 

      Paired comparison method

    • B. 

      BARS

    • C. 

      Assessment center

    • D. 

      Ranking method

  • 18. 
    Here the report is given in the form of an Annual Confidentiality Report (ACR) and may record ratings with respect to the following items; attendance, self-expression, teamwork, leadership, initiative, technical ability, reasoning ability, originality, and resourcefulness, etc. The system is highly secretive and confidential.
    • A. 

      MBO

    • B. 

      Field review method

    • C. 

      Assessment center

    • D. 

      Confidential report

  • 19. 
    Essay Method: In this method the rater writes down the employee description in detail within a number of broad categories like overall impression of performance, strengths, and weaknesses, and training needs of the employee. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In this method, each employee is rated with another employee in the form of pairs. The number of comparisons may be calculated with the help of a formula as under. N x (N-1) / 2
    • A. 

      BOS

    • B. 

      Paired comparison method

    • C. 

      BARS

    • D. 

      None

  • 21. 
    The essay method, sometimes known as the “free-form method.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    This method evaluates an employee’s performance from the monetary benefits the employee yields to his/her organisation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False