Organizational Behavior Quiz#2, MCQs

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  1. 1)

    In the following steps in decision making, which would come first?

    • A) Generate alternatives
    • B) Rating of alternative
    • C) Make a choice
    • D) Implement the decision

  2. 2)

    In Maslow's Hierarchy of needs, the individual's sense of belonging and love is classified in which of the following needs?

    • A) Self-Actualization Needs
    • B) Esteem Needs
    • C) Safety Needs
    • D) Social Needs

  3. 3)

    Values like working hard, being creative and honest are the means which lead towards achieving organizational goals. Which of the following term best describes these values?

    • A) Terminal values
    • B) Instrumental values
    • C) Theoretical values
    • D) Social values

  4. 4)

    Sana is an honest and straightforward person. She believes her employees are all similarly honest and straightforward, ignoring signs that they may be manipulating her. What perceptual shortcut is Sana most likely using?

    • A) Contrast effect
    • B) Halo effect
    • C) Stereotyping
    • D) Projection

  5. 5)

    Group behavior, power, and conflict are central areas of study for___________.

    • A) Sociologists
    • B) Anthropologists
    • C) Social psychologists
    • D) Operations analysts

  6. 6)

    Maslow's Need theory was widely recognized by practicing managers during:

    • A) 1950s and 1960s
    • B) 1960s and 1970s
    • C) 1970s and 1980s
    • D) 1980s and 1990s

  7. 7)

    Which of the following is an environmental force that shapes personality?

    • A) Gender
    • B) Height
    • C) Brain size
    • D) Experience

  8. 8)

    Which of the following theories is proposed by Clayton Alderfer?

    • A) Theory X and Theory Y
    • B) Hierarchy of Needs
    • C) ERG Theory
    • D) Theory Z

  9. 9)

    Suspending an employee for dishonest behavior is an example of which method of shaping behavior?

    • A) Extinction
    • B) Negative reinforcement
    • C) Punishment
    • D) Positvie reinforcement

  10. 10)

    If personality characteristics were completely dictated by ______, they would be fixed at birth and no amount of experience could alter them.

    • A) Job satisfaction
    • B) Heredity
    • C) Environment
    • D) Situations