Competitive Exams: Commerce MCQs (Practice-Test 32 of 99)

  1. When the output of one depart nit becomes the input for the other department, the relationship between the two departments is called

    1. Pooled interdependence

    2. Reciprocal interdependence

    3. Sequential interdependence

    4. Mutual interdependence

  2. Scalar principle in management is also known as

    1. Unity. Of command

    2. Chain of command

    3. Management by exception

    4. Esprit de corps

  3. Which one of the following defines coordination?

    1. Actuating force which inspires a person to put his best for the fulfillment of a task

    2. Orderly arrangement of group effort to provide unity of action in the pursuit of a common goal

    3. Process of transmitting information from one person to another or from one unit to another

    4. Process of determining what is to be accomplished and what has been accomplished

  4. The formal procedure for obtaining consensus of a number of expert through a series of questionnaires is

    1. Delphi technique

    2. Brainstorming

    3. Nominal group technique

    4. Synectics

  5. In Vroom's theory, motivation results from

    1. Valence x Expectancy

    2. Valence + Expectancy

    3. Valence-Expectancy

    4. Valence/Expectancy

  6. Which of the following motivational theories states. That the average human being avoids responsibility and needs to be controlled and directed by his superiors?

    1. Maslow's Theory

    2. Theory X

    3. Theory Y

    4. Herzberg's Theory

  7. Communication between departments of an organization that generally follows the work flow rather, than the chain of command is termed as.

    1. Informal communication

    2. Grapevine chains

    3. Lateral communication

    4. Vertical communication

  8. Which one of the following is not related to the trait theory of leadership?

    1. Physical factors such as height

    2. Intelligence and extroversion

    3. Self confidence and ambition

    4. Training and experience of employees

  9. Match List I (Likert's Management System) with List II (Managerial Grid) and select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    List-I List-II
    1. High consideration and low structure

    2. Low structure and low consideration

    3. High structure and high consideration

    4. High structure and low consideration

    1. Team

    2. Task

    3. Impoverished

    4. Country club

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
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      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  10. Leaders who guide their followers in the direction of established goals by clarifying role and task requirements are known as

    1. Transactional. Leaders

    2. Transformational leaders

    3. Charismatic leaders

    4. Autocratic leaders

  11. In Taylor's functional organization, what does the gangboss perform?

    1. He inspects the quality of work done

    2. He issues instructions to workers

    3. He sets up tools and machines for the workers

    4. He compiles cost of production

  12. Broad organizational goals, based on planning premises, which justifies an organization's existence, is called

    1. Vision statement

    2. Strategic plan

    3. Operational Plan

    4. Mission statement

  13. The plans that establish a required method of handling future activities are called

    1. Programs

    2. Procedures

    3. Objectives

    4. Mission

  14. Insurance to cover risks arising out of professional negligence is known as

    1. Business insurance

    2. Professional insurance

    3. Liability insurance

    4. Risk insurance

  15. Risk of loss against strikes and riots is covered in which of the following fire insurance policies?

    1. Comprehensive

    2. Floating

    3. Average

    4. Denary