Trivia Quiz On Principles Of Management

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Principles Of Management Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of planning?
    • A. 

      Setting goals

    • B. 

      Setting objectives

    • C. 

      Identifying ways to complete objectives

    • D. 

      Conducting meetings

    • E. 

      Creating departmental goals

  • 2. 
    PERT is an acronym for what?
    • A. 

      Personal effort retention training

    • B. 

      Practical employment risk training

    • C. 

      Program evaluation and review technique

    • D. 

      Personnel employment round table

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of a PERT chart?
    • A. 

      Optimistic time

    • B. 

      Pessimistic time

    • C. 

      Time expected

    • D. 

      Most probable time

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What theory states " organizational change is inevitable and that organizations and peopl within the organizations have no other choice except following natural law?
    • A. 

      The Mechanistic Theory

    • B. 

      Hierarchy of needs theory

    • C. 

      The Systems Theory

    • D. 

      Hawthorne Effect Theory

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the folowing theories argues that the effect of studying something/someone changes the effects of the study?
    • A. 

      The Mechanistic Theory

    • B. 

      Hierarchy of Needs Theory

    • C. 

      The Systems Theory

    • D. 

      Hawthorne Effect Theory

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following theories determines interdependence of variables?
    • A. 

      The Mechanistic Theory

    • B. 

      Hieracrhy of Needs Theory

    • C. 

      The Systems Theory

    • D. 

      Hawthorne Effect Theory

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which is the second stage of Maslow's Hieracrchy of Needs?
    • A. 

      Self-actualization

    • B. 

      Esteem needs

    • C. 

      Belonging and love

    • D. 

      Safety

    • E. 

      Physical needs

  • 8. 
    When something is measurable in number it is
    • A. 

      Naturalistic observation

    • B. 

      Qualitative

    • C. 

      Cross sectional studies

    • D. 

      Quantitaitve

    • E. 

      Extinction

  • 9. 
    Who is considered to be the father of modern management?
    • A. 

      Abraham Maslow

    • B. 

      Max Weber

    • C. 

      Chester Barnard

    • D. 

      Frederick Herzberg

    • E. 

      Peter Drucker

  • 10. 
    Who completed a study on the fastest and most efficirent way to do a job?
    • A. 

      Frank Gilbreth

    • B. 

      Peter Drucker

    • C. 

      Max Weber

    • D. 

      Henry Gantt

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    _______________ is a way to show the time needed to complete a long or complicated project.
    • A. 

      PERT

    • B. 

      Critical path Method

    • C. 

      Bar Chart

    • D. 

      Gantt Chart

    • E. 

      Pie Chart

  • 12. 
    Which person created the five management functions?
    • A. 

      Frank Gilbreth

    • B. 

      Peter Drucker

    • C. 

      Henry Fayol

    • D. 

      Max Weber

    • E. 

      Henry Gantt

  • 13. 
    LPC stands for
    • A. 

      Least personnel count

    • B. 

      Leverage people credentials

    • C. 

      Late potential credit

    • D. 

      Least preferred coworker

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are the levels of management?
    • A. 

      Technical, interpersonal and conceptual

    • B. 

      Technical, interpersonal and line staff

    • C. 

      Training, managing, staffing

    • D. 

      Controling, planning, retraining

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Your company participates in an Affirmative Action program. As a manager you interview two equally individuaals for a new position. One canidate is white and one canitdate is a pacific islander. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Hire the white canidate

    • B. 

      Hire the pacific islander

    • C. 

      Hire neither and conduct more interviews

    • D. 

      Hire torwards the quota determined by your HR department

    • E. 

      Consult with in house counsel and let them make the decision

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is considered a pioneer in management theory?
    • A. 

      Peter Drucker

    • B. 

      Mary Parker Follet

    • C. 

      Frank Gilbreth

    • D. 

      Henry Fayol

    • E. 

      Frederick Herzberg

  • 17. 
    Which of the following terms illustrates the order of authority in an organization?
    • A. 

      Flow chart

    • B. 

      PERT chart

    • C. 

      Chain of command

    • D. 

      Town hall

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    In Herzberg's Motivation-Hygiene theory, the Hygiene refers to what?
    • A. 

      Clealiness

    • B. 

      Work envrionment

    • C. 

      Satisfiers

    • D. 

      Motivators

    • E. 

      Dissatisfiers

  • 19. 
    When you find the answer to your problem but settle for something else is an example of the
    • A. 

      Implicit favorite model

    • B. 

      Bounded rationality model

    • C. 

      Econological model

    • D. 

      Morality model

    • E. 

      Ethical model

  • 20. 
    When you choose the solution that has the greatest  for you
    • A. 

      Implicit favorite model

    • B. 

      Bounded rationality model

    • C. 

      Econoligical model

    • D. 

      Morality model

    • E. 

      Ethical model

  • 21. 
    Which of the following people was associated with the Hawthorne Effect study?
    • A. 

      Peter Drucker

    • B. 

      Mary Parker Follet

    • C. 

      Elton Mayo

    • D. 

      Frank Gilbreth

    • E. 

      James Smith

  • 22. 
    If you are an authoritarian, you ascribe to
    • A. 

      Theory x

    • B. 

      Theory y

    • C. 

      Theory xy

    • D. 

      Management theory

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Which of the follwoing is considered the father of strtegic planning?
    • A. 

      Peter Drucker

    • B. 

      Chester Barnard

    • C. 

      Elton Mayo

    • D. 

      Frank Gilbreth

    • E. 

      James Smith

  • 24. 
    Which of the following developed the Acceptance theory?
    • A. 

      Peter Drucker

    • B. 

      Chester Barnard

    • C. 

      Elton Mayo

    • D. 

      Frank Gilbreth

    • E. 

      James Smith

  • 25. 
    A manager who beleives that all people are valuable and want to contribute to their best ability you ascribe to
    • A. 

      Theory x

    • B. 

      Theory y

    • C. 

      Theory xy

    • D. 

      Management theory

    • E. 

      None of the above