Management Quiz, MCQs

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  1. 1)

    When a young child emulates a professional sports star’s behavior, the star has what kind of power over the child?

    • A) Legitimate
    • B) Expert
    • C) Coercive
    • D) Referent

  2. 2)

    Which factor has been the most rapidly changing component in an organization’s general environment in the past quarter-century?

    • A) Global
    • B) Economic
    • C) Social
    • D) Technological

  3. 3)

    What is the basic assumption of situational approaches to leadership?

    • A) increasing worker job satisfaction through consideration behavior will get leaders the best results
    • B) Initiating structure for employees by telling them what to do and how to do
    • C) the appropriate leadership style varies from one set of circumstances to another
    • D) Effective leaders possess certain traits that are situation specific

  4. 4)

    Which of the following statement is NOT true for productivity?

    • A) Productivity is a major goal in virtually every organization
    • B) for individual companies, increased productivity means a more competitive cost structure
    • C) Productivity is a composite of people and operations variables
    • D) Productivity can be improved by dealing with large number of suppliers

  5. 5)

    Henry Fayol described principles of management in the form of:

    • A) 11 points
    • B) 12 points
    • C) 14 points
    • D) 15 points

  6. 6)

    All of the following are primary management functions EXCEPT

    • A) Setting goals
    • B) Hiring employees
    • C) Monitoring activities
    • D) Motivating employees

  7. 7)

    Which one of the following is explaining the Entrepreneur in the best way?

    • A) Goals Setter
    • B) Decision Maker
    • C) Communicator
    • D) Initiator

  8. 8)

    LG and Sony electronics agreed to cooperate on developing new technologies. Representatives from each firm meet regularly to coordinate this new venture. Which of the following roles these mangers are playing?

    • A) Liaison
    • B) Leader
    • C) Disseminator
    • D) Spokesperson

  9. 9)

    Determining the tasks to be accomplished, how the tasks are to be grouped and who is responsible for the various tasks is known as which of the following processes of management?

    • A) Planning
    • B) Organizing
    • C) Leading
    • D) Controlling

  10. 10)

    Which level of management is responsible for making organization wide decisions and establishing the plans and goals that affect the entire organization?

    • A) Non managerial staff
    • B) Top management
    • C) Middle management
    • D) First-line management