maggubhai test series

Pariksha Vol 6 (Management minis)

Q.1 The prime managerial function is-

  1. Planning
  2. Organising
  3. Staffing
  4. Controlling

Q.2 Effectiveness of a plan relates to-

  1. Enhancing productivity
  2. The extent to which it accomplish the objectives
  3. The size of the enterprise
  4. Profitability of the enterprise

Q.3 What does not define the nature of planning?

  1. It is goal oriented
  2. It is flexible
  3. It is an intellectual process
  4. It does not precedes all other management functions

Q.4 Which among them is not the purpose of planning?

  1. To offset uncertainty
  2. To manage by objectives
  3. To secure economy in operation
  4. All Above

Q.5 Statement 1- Tactics plans considered long term goals.

       Statement 2- Tactics plans is considered with the lower level units.

       Which statement is correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. None of them

Q.6 Which plan is suitable with the goals of the entire organization as a whole?

  1. Tactic
  2. Contingency
  3. Strategic
  4. Operational

Q.7 Which is not a disadvantage of the Planning?

  1. No scope of individual freedom
  2. It has tendency to make administration inflexible
  3. Planning revolves around organizational goals
  4. It is based on forecasts.

Q.8 Strategic plans are intended to design tactics in order to-

  1. Achieve long term objectives
  2. High productivity
  3. Ensure maximum production
  4. Serve the interests of both owners and the managers.

Q.9 Planning is a deliberate and conscious act by mean of which manger?

  1. Can earn profit
  2. Achieve their personal goals
  3. Can enhance production
  4. Determine a course of action for planning a specific goal

Q.10 Since policies are general in nature, they provide guidelines as to how-

  1. The managers will act efficiently
  2. The enterprise will achieve its goal
  3. Profits can be maximized
  4. The employees will carry out their jobs

Q.11 Which one among these is a correct example of Standing Plan?

  1. Rules
  2. Procedures
  3. Policies
  4. All above

Q.12 Choose the correct statement

  1. Procedures set the chronological order of steps
  2. Policies allow managers certain flexibility
  3. Rules allow discretion
  4. Only a and b

Q.13 A programme expressed in measurable units of money, weight, time is –

  1. Project
  2. Budget
  3. Contingency Planning
  4. Only a and b

Q.14 What is not true about the ‘Rules’?

  1. Rules are the part of Hierarchical Planning
  2. Rules do not permit exercise of individual discretion
  3. Rules specify what action will be taken
  4. All Above

Q. 15 The planning done at the level of middle management is-

  1. Operational Planning
  2. Administrative Planning
  3. Contingency Planning
  4. Strategic Planning

Q.16 What is required for an intelligent planning?

  1. Purpose
  2. Profit
  3. Objectives
  4. Forecast

Q.17 Choose the false statement about objectives?

  1. Objectives must be long range always.
  2. Objectives must be measurable.
  3. Objectives must be realistic.
  4. Objectives must be inter connected.

Q.18 A process whereby the superior and the managers of an organization jointly identify its common goals and major areas of responsibility is known as-

  1. Management by Operation
  2. Management by Objectives
  3. Management by Organisation
  4. Management by Co-operation

Q.19 What is true about the programmed decisions?

  1. They are routine
  2. They have short run impact
  3. They are generally taken at the lower level of management
  4. All of the above

Q.20 What are the basic needs to made Non-programmed decisions?

  1. No alternatives in the advance
  2. No availability of the readymade solution
  3. Only a
  4. Both a and b

Q.21 The correct order of Decision making process is-

  1. Analysing the problem – Developing alternate solution – Selecting the best solution -Taking the actions
  2. Identifying the Problem – Developing alternate solution – Selecting the best solution – Follow up of action taken
  3. Identifying the Problem – Analysing the problem – Developing alternate solution – Selecting the best solution – Taking action
  4. Identifying the Problem – Analysing the problem – Developing alternate solution – Selecting the best solution – Follow up of action taken

Q.22 Three conditions of Decision making are-

  1. Certainity
  2. Risk
  3. Assurity
  4. Uncertainity

Q.23 Strategy concerns the direction in which human and material resources will be applied with a view to-

  1. Ensure maximum profit
  2. Enhance productivity
  3. Increasing the chance of achieving selected objectives
  4. Improve labour management relations

Q.24 MBO was first suggested by-

  1. Harold Koontz
  2. F.W. Taylor
  3. Henry Fayol
  4. P.F. Drucker

Q.25 MBO is a management technique for increasing-

  1. Productivity and profitability
  2. Workers’ involvement in the work
  3. Employee involvement in the planning and controlling activities
  4. Efficiency of management

Q.26 Rationality in decision making shows how the decisions:

  1. Should be made and not how decisions are actually made
  2. Are actually made, not how decisions should be made
  3. Can ensure expected results
  4. Help earn a lot

Q.27 Satisfying indicates a course of action that:

  1. Ensures motivation
  2. Is satisfactory or good enough under the circumstances
  3. Involves the lowest possible costs
  4. Ensures the best possible profits

Q.28 An objective may be defined as specific commitment to:

  1. Achieve efficiency of management
  2. Earn more profit for the enterprise
  3. Ensure its attainment
  4. Achieve a measurable result within a given time period

Q.29 Strategic planning is specially the job of:

  1. The mid-level executives of the organization
  2. Those line managers who sit at the top of the organization
  3. The chief executive
  4. The managing directors

Q.30 An organizational mission is a statement specifying the:

  1. Amount of profit it wants to earn
  2. Kinds of business it wants to undertake
  3. Quantity of sales it wants to ensure
  4. Quantity of goods it wants to produce

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