Pariksha Vol 4 (Management Minis)

MCQs on Basic Principles of Management

Q. 1     Which is not a characteristic of Management?

  •             a. Integrative Force
  •             b. Goal Oriented
  •             c. Result through the Manager
  •             d.  a and b

Q.2      Which model of management believes the relationship between manager and employees is one of parent-child?

  •             a. E. Mayo’s Hawthorne Studies
  •             b. Classical Theory
  •             c. Marx’s Division of Labour
  •             d. Scientific Management Theory

Q.3      Who coined the term ‘Horizontal Loading’?

  •             a. Louis Allen
  •             b. F. Herzberg
  •             c. M. Parker
  •             d. None of them

Q.4      Which combination is incorrect?

  •             a. Classical Theory-Bureaucracy
  •             b. Classical Theory-Scientific Management Theory
  •             c. Neo Classical Theory-Operational Approach
  •             d. Neo Classical Theory-Administrative Management Approach

Q.5      Scientific Management advocates:

  •             a. Reduce cost
  •             b. Improve working conditions of labour
  •             c. Raise labour efficiency
  •             d. Preference of machinery over manpower

Q.6      Taylor propounded the ‘Mental Revolution’, based on five principles. Which among these is not the part of his theory?

  •             a. Working for maximum output rather than the restricted output
  •             b. Obtaining harmony in the group action
  •             c. Replacing rules of thumb with science
  •             d. Achieving individualism over co-operation

Q.7      Fayol identifies the six major activities of any business organization. Which among these is wrong pair?

  •             a. Financial-optimum use of capital
  •             b. Technical-safeguarding property
  •             c. Commercial-buying and selling
  •             d. Managerial-planning and command

Q.8      Which statement relates with the theory of ‘Division of Labour’?

  •             a. This is the right to give orders
  •             b. This improves the efficiency of labour through specialisation
  •             c. The subordinate should receive orders from one superior only
  •             d. Employees should be treated equitably in order to elicit loyalty

Q.9      Which is not the part of Henry Fayol’s Principles of Management?

  •             a. Unity of Command
  •             b. Authority
  •             c. Remuneration
  •             d. All above

Q.10    As opposed to Taylor, Fayol endeavors to deal with?

  •             a. Productive efforts
  •             b. Neo-Classical Theory
  •             c. Classical Theory
  •             d. Psychological Theory

Q.11    What tool is not used in Scientific Management Theory?

  •             a. Time and Motion Studies
  •             b. Job Analysis
  •             c. Scientific and Engineering Principle
  •             d. Workplace Satisfaction Surveys

Q.12    The period of Classical Management Theory is-

  •             a. 1880-1920
  •             b. 1920-1950
  •             c. 1950-till
  •             d. None of the above

Q.13    Classical Management Theory is:

  •             a. Organization Centered
  •             b. Human Oriented
  •             c. Machinery Centered
  •             d. Complete Employee Centered

Q.14    The observation of people at work that would reveal the one best way to do a task is known as?

  •             a. Bureaucracy
  •             b. Classical Theory
  •             c. Scientific Management Theory
  •             d. Human Relation management

Q.15    A hierarchy of command based on a rational-legal authority structure is known as :

  •             a. Organisation
  •             b. Bureaucracy
  •             c. Division of Labour
  •             d. Behavioral Observation

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