Competitive Exams: Commerce MCQs (Practice-Test 96 of 99)

  1. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

      • Henry Fayol
      • Administration Industrial at General.
      • F W Taylor
      • The functions, of the Executive.
      • Douglas McGregor
      • The Human Side of Enterprise.
      • Peter Drucker
      • Management Tasks, Responsibilities and Practices

    Which are correct

    1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 4

    4. l and 3

  2. According to the Peter Principle, managers tend to

    1. work late as they go higher up the hierarchy

    2. work even beyond their retirement age

    3. get promoted to the level of their incompetence

    4. lose their competence with successive promotions

  3. Which of the following constitute man power planning?

    1. Determining human resource requirements both quantitatively and qualitatively.

    2. Finding the sources of talented individuals.

    3. Planning for the human resource needs of an organisation

    4. Reaching out to the right source for procuring the right people.

      1. 1, 2 and 4

      2. 2 and 3

      3. 1 and 3

      4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  4. Which one of the following may NOT necessarily be advantage of co-ordination?

    1. Effective supervision

    2. Unity of distribution

    3. Creative force

    4. Summarization of all management functions

  5. Understanding control does NOT signify understanding

    1. how one controls

    2. what is meant by control.

    3. who controls

    4. what is controlled

  6. Consider the following statements: Strategic management process comprises.

    1. goal setting, strategy formulation, administration and strategic control

    2. setting courses of action attaining objective, process of seeking key areas and strategy formulation.

    3. integrating the organisation with culture.

    4. strategic planning and acting on these plans.

    Of these statements

    1. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

    2. 2, 3 and 4 are correct

    3. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

    4. 1, 3 and 4 are correct

  7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Line authority

    2. Staff authority

    3. Functional

    4. Forma authority

    1. Some people in an organisation are vested with primary source of authority.

    2. Some people in an organisation have legitimate right to exert influence on others

    3. Some people in an organisation authority lack independent formal authority.

    4. Some people right to control activities of other departments as they relate to specific staff.

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  8. Consider the given structure of an Organisation: Which one of the following is represented by the same?

    1. Druckers effective structure

    2. Spane of festive control

    3. Functional form of organisation

    4. General Manager's view of the organisation

  9. According to Graicuna's theory total number of relations among superior and subordinates can found by the formula

  10. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Span of control

    2. MBO

    3. MBE

    4. Delegation

    1. Tile superior helps, through continuous guidance the subordinate to reach his goals

    2. Numerical limit of subordinates to be supervised by an executive

    3. Subordinate remains accountable to his superior and the superior has authority to demand accountability from his subordinate.

    4. The management will concern itself and of confirms its activities of authority to those areas and operations where the actual performance is short of the target.

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
  11. Consider the following statements:

    1. MBO is a control technique in which managers devote time only on the areas of deviation.

    2. MBO integrates the individual with the organization and the organization with the environment.

    3. In MBO the control over people is shifted to control over operations

    4. The MHO principle must be accompanied in practice by the principle of critical-point control Of these statements:

      1. 1 and 2 are correct

      2. 2 and 3 are correct

      3. 3 and 4 are correct

      4. 1 and 4 are correct

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Name) List-II (Model)
    1. Kurt Levin

    2. H J Leavitt

    3. Larry Greener

    4. Floyd C Mann

    1. Action Research process model

    2. Sequential process model

    3. System model

    4. Three-step model

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  13. In the process of controlling office management, certain steps are normally taken. These include

    1. Analyzing the actual performance.

    2. Finding out the reasons for discrepancies.

    3. Evaluating the performance.

    4. Establishing the standards of work performance.

    The correct sequence in which these steps are usually taken is

    1. 4, 1, 2, 3

    2. 1, 4, 2, 3

    3. 1, 4, 3, 2

    4. 4, 1, 3, 2

  14. Steps to be taken in a selling system include:

    1. Receipt of order.

    2. Processing order

    3. Shipment of merchandise.

    4. Accounting for sale.

    The correct chronological sequence of these steps is

    1. 1, 4, 3, 2

    2. 1, 4, 2, 2, 3

    3. 1, 2, 4, 3

    4. 1, 2, 3, 4

  15. Which of the following advantages accrue from vertical filing?

    1. The system has universal application, as all types of papers and documents can be filed.

    2. It products ample scope for the expansion of the filing facility

    3. It is comparatively a cheap method.

    4. The papers are kept in a chronological order

      1. 1 and 3

      2. 1 and 2

      3. 2, 3 and 4

      4. 1, 2, 3 and 4