Engineering Management - MCQs Part IV

Compiled MCQs in Engineering Management Part 4 of the series as one topic in General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS) in the ECE Board Exam.

MCQs in Engineering Management Part 4

This is the Multiples Choice Questions Part 4 of the Series in Engineering Management as one of the General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS) topic. In Preparation for the ECE Board Exam make sure to expose yourself and familiarize in each and every questions compiled here taken from various sources including past Board Questions in General Engineering and Applied Sciences (GEAS) field.

Online Questions and Answers in Engineering Management Series

Following is the list of multiple choice questions in this brand new series:

Engineering Management MCQs
PART 1: MCQs from Number 1 – 50                        Answer key: PART I
PART 2: MCQs from Number 51 – 100                   Answer key: PART II
PART 3: MCQs from Number 101 – 150                 Answer key: PART III
PART 4: MCQs from Number 151 – 200                 Answer key: PART IV

Continue Practice Exam Test Questions Part IV of the Series

151. A permanent committee that deals with issues on an ongoing basis.

  • A. Ad hoc committee
  • B. Standing committee
  • C. Sinking committee
  • D. Midget committee

152. Defined as the management function that determines human resource needs, recruits, selects, trains, and develops human resources for jobs created by an organization.

  • A. Resourcing
  • B. Recruitment
  • C. Hiring
  • D. Staffing

153. An assessment of future human resource needs in relation to the current capabilities of the organization.

  • A. Forecasting
  • B. Control
  • C. Programming
  • D. Recruitment

154. Refers to translation of the forecasted human resource needs to personnel objectives and goals.

  • A. Forecasting
  • B. Control
  • C. Programming
  • D. Recruitment

155. This refers to monitoring human resource action plans and evaluating their success.

  • A. Forecasting
  • B. Evaluation and Control
  • C. Programming
  • D. Recruitment

156. Refers to attracting qualified persons to apply for vacant positions in the company so that those who are best suited to serve the company may be selected.

  • A. Forecasting
  • B. Evaluation and Control
  • C. Programming
  • D. Recruitment

157. Refers to the act of choosing from those that are available than individuals most likely to succeed on the job.

  • A. Forecasting
  • B. Evaluation and Control
  • C. Selection
  • D. Training

158. In this staffing procedure, the new employee is provided with the necessary information about the company and will be introduced to the immediate working environment and co-workers.

  • A. Performance Appraisal
  • B. Induction and Orientation
  • C. Training and Development
  • D. Monetary Rewards

159. Refers to the learning that is provided in order to improve performance on the present job.

  • A. Performance Appraisal
  • B. Induction and Orientation
  • C. Training and Development
  • D. Monetary Rewards

160. Refers to a movement by a person into a position of higher pay and greater responsibilities and which is given as a reward for competence and ambition.

  • A. Monetary reward
  • B. Promotion
  • C. Demotion
  • D. Transfer

161. The movement of a person to a different job at the same or similar level of responsibility in the organization.

  • A. Monetary reward
  • B. Promotion
  • C. Demotion
  • D. Transfer

162. The movement from one position to another which has less pay or responsibility attached to it. It is used as a form of punishment or as a temporary measure to keep an employee until he is offered a higher position.

  • A. Separation
  • B. Promotion
  • C. Demotion
  • D. Transfer

163. Either a voluntary or involuntary termination of an employee.

  • A. Separation
  • B. Transfer
  • C. Termination
  • D. Demotion

164. A process of sharing information through symbols, including words and message.

  • A. Counseling
  • B. Communication
  • C. Hypnotism
  • D. Language

165. Function of communication that can be used for decision-making at various work levels in the organization.

  • A. Information Function
  • B. Emotive Function
  • C. Motivation Function
  • D. Control Function

166. A function of communication used as a means to motivate employees to commit themselves to the organizations objectives.

  • A. Information Function
  • B. Emotive Function
  • C. Motivation Function
  • D. Control Function

167. Function of communication that deals when feelings are repressed in the organization, employees are affected by anxiety, which, in turn, affects performance.

  • A. Information Function
  • B. Emotive Function
  • C. Motivation Function
  • D. Control Function

168. A form of communication transmitted through hearing or sight.

  • A. Verbal
  • B. Oral
  • C. Written
  • D. Nonverbal

169. A means of conveying message through body language, as well as the use of time, space, touch, clothing, appearance and aesthetic elements.

  • A. Verbal
  • B. Oral
  • C. Written
  • D. Nonverbal

170. Refers to the process of activating behavior, sustaining it, and directing it toward a particular goal.

  • A. Suppression
  • B. Motivation
  • C. Praising
  • D. Unification

171. The following are considered as factors contributing to motivation except:

  • A. Willingness to do a job
  • B. Self-confidence in carrying out a task
  • C. Needs satisfaction
  • D. Inferiority complex

172. The following are considered theories of Motivation except:

  • A. Maslow’s Needs Hierarchy Theory
  • B. Expectancy Theory
  • C. Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory
  • D. Gagarin’s Theory

173. It is a management function which involves influencing others to engage in the work behaviors necessary to reach organizational goals.

  • A. Sales talk
  • B. Motivation
  • C. Leading
  • D. Commanding

174. A person who occupies a higher position has power over persons in lower positions within the organization. This describes:

  • A. Legitimate power
  • B. Referent power
  • C. Coercive power
  • D. Reward power

175. When a person has the ability to give rewards to anybody who follows orders or requests, it termed as:

  • A. Legitimate power
  • B. Referent power
  • C. Coercive power
  • D. Reward power

176. When a person compels with orders through treats or punishment.

  • A. Legitimate power
  • B. Referent power
  • C. Coercive power
  • D. Reward power

177. When a person can get compliance from another because the latter would want to be identified with the former.

  • A. Legitimate power
  • B. Referent power
  • C. Coercive power
  • D. Reward power

178. Which of the following is not a trait of an effective leader:

  • A. A high level of personal drive
  • B. Knowledge of the company, industry or technology
  • C. Charisma
  • D. Greedy

179. Refers to the process of ascertaining whether organizational objectives have been achieved and determining what activities should then be taken to achieve objectives better in the future.

  • A. Planning
  • B. Controlling
  • C. Evaluation
  • D. Inspection

180. A type of controlling when the management anticipates problems and prevents their occurrence.

  • A. Feed forward control
  • B. Preventive control
  • C. Concurrent control
  • D. Feedback control

181. A type of controlling when the operations are already ongoing and activities to detect variances are made.

  • A. Feed forward control
  • B. Preventive control
  • C. Concurrent control
  • D. Feedback control

182. A type of controlling when information is gathered about a completed activity, and in order that evaluation and steps for improvement are derived.

  • A. Feed forward control
  • B. Preventive control
  • C. Concurrent control
  • D. Feedback control

183. Refers to any process that accepts inputs and uses resources to change those inputs in useful ways.

  • A. Operation
  • B. Production
  • C. Construction
  • D. Creation

184. The process of planning, organizing, and controlling operations to reach objectives efficiently and effectively.

  • A. Planning
  • B. Operations management
  • C. Evaluation management
  • D. Backboning

185. A process of creating a set of product specifications appropriate to the demands of the situation.

  • A. Product Design
  • B. Blueprinting
  • C. Product planning
  • D. Conceptualizing

186. Refers to forecasting the future sales of a given product, translating this forecast into the demand it generates for various production facilities, and arranging for the procurement of these facilities.

  • A. Product Design
  • B. Blueprinting
  • C. Product planning
  • D. Conceptualizing

187. The phase of production control involved in developing timetables that specify how long each operation in the production process takes.

  • A. Plotting
  • B. Scheduling
  • C. Timetable
  • D. Anticipating

188. Refers to the approach that seeks efficiency of operation through integration of all material acquisition, movement, and storage activities in the firm.

  • A. Work
  • B. Quality Control
  • C. Inventory Control
  • D. Purchasing and Materials Management

189. The process of establishing and maintaining appropriate levels of reserve stocks of goods.

  • A. Work-Flow Layout
  • B. Quality Control
  • C. Inventory Control
  • D. Purchasing and Materials Management

190. The process of determining the physical arrangement of the production system.

  • A. Work-Flow Layout
  • B. Quality Control
  • C. Inventory Control
  • D. Purchasing and Materials Management

191. Refers to the measurement of products or services against standards set by the company.

  • A. Work-Flow Layout
  • B. Quality Control
  • C. Inventory Control
  • D. Purchasing and Materials Management

192. A group of activities designed to facilitate and expedite the selling of goods and services.

  • A. Advertisement
  • B. Commercial
  • C. Marketing
  • D. Sales

193. The four P’s of marketing are the following except:

  • A. Product
  • B. Price
  • C. Promotion
  • D. Publicity

194. It includes the tangible (or intangible) item and its capacity to satisfy a specified need.

  • A. Product
  • B. Price
  • C. Promotion
  • D. Place

195. Refers to the money or other considerations exchanged for the purchase or use of the product, idea, or service.

  • A. Product
  • B. Price
  • C. Promotion
  • D. Place

196. An important factor for a company to locate in places where they can be easily reached by their customers.

  • A. Product
  • B. Price
  • C. Promotion
  • D. Place

197. Defined as communicating information between seller and potential buyer to influence attitudes and behavior.

  • A. Product
  • B. Price
  • C. Promotion
  • D. Place

198. A type of promotion where a paid message appears in mass media for the purpose of informing or persuading people about particular products, services, beliefs, or action.

  • A. Advertising
  • B. Publicity
  • C. Sales promotion
  • D. Personal selling

199. The promotional tool that publishes news or information about a product, service, or idea on behalf of a sponsor but is not paid for by the sponsor.

  • A. Advertising
  • B. Publicity
  • C. Sales promotion
  • D. Personal selling

200. A more aggressive means of promoting the sales of a product or service.

  • A. Advertising
  • B. Publicity
  • C. Sales promotion
  • D. Personal selling

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