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BBPP1103 – Principles of Management
Multiple-Choice Questions Samples
Set 1
1. Someone who works with and through other people by coordinating their work activities in order to accomplish organizational goals is ___________. a) a very intelligent individual
b) a supervisor of production work
c) a manager
d) an operations supervisor

2. Managers who are responsible for making organization-wide decisions and establishing the plans and goals that affect the entire organization are _____________. a) first-line managers
b) top managers
c) production managers
d) research managers

3. All levels of management between the supervisory level and the top level of the organization are termed _____________. a) middle managers
b) first-line managers
c) supervisors
d) foremen

4. Executive vice president, president, managing director, chief operating officer, chief executive officer, or chairman of the board are positions associated with which of the following levels of management?

a) team leaders
b) middle managers
c) first-line managers
d) top managers

5. Agency head or plant manager is most likely associated with which of the following? a) team leaders
b) middle managers
c) first-line managers
d) top managers

6. The lowest level of management is ______________.
a) a non-managerial employee
b) a department of research manager
c) a vice president
d) a first-line manager

7. Supervisor is another name for whom?
a) team leaders
b) middle managers
c) first-line managers
d) top managers

8. Managers with titles such as department head, project leader, plant manager, or division manager are _______________. a) first-line managers
b) top managers
c) production managers
d) middle managers

9. All levels of management between the supervisory level and the top level of the organization are termed _____________. a) middle managers
b) first-line managers
c) supervisors
d) foremen

10. Division manager is associated with which of the following levels of management? a) team leaders
b) middle managers
c) first-line managers
d) top managers

11. _____________ is the process of getting activities completed efficiently and effectively with and through other people.
a) Leading
b) Management
c) Supervision
d) Controlling

12. The distinction between a managerial position and a non-managerial position is _______________. a) planning the work of others
b) coordinating the work of others
c) controlling the work of others
d) organizing the work of others

13. _____________ distinguishes a managerial position from a non-managerial one. a) Manipulating others
b) Concern for the law
c) Increasing efficiency
d) Coordinating and integrating others’ work

14. An automobile manufacturer that increased the total number of cars produced at the same cost, but with many defects, would be _____________.
a) efficient and effective
b) increasing efficiency
c) increasing effectiveness
d) concerned with inputs

15. Effectiveness is synonymous with _____________.
a) cost minimization
b) resource control
c) goal attainment
d) efficiency

16. Efficiency refers to _____________.
a) the relationship between inputs and outputs
b) the additive relationship between costs and benefits
c) the exponential nature of costs and outputs
d) increasing outputs regardless of cost

17. Whereas _____________ is concerned with the means of getting things done, _____________ is concerned with the ends, or attainment of organizational goals. a) effectiveness; efficiency
b) efficiency; effectiveness
c) effectiveness; goal attainment
d) goal attainment; efficiency

18. An organization is ______________.
a) the physical location where people work
b) a collection of individuals...
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