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A practice quiz for CII- Inquizzite The business quiz with a HR perspective By Ashwin Murali

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A practice HR Quiz conducted by Ashwin Murali at IIM Kashipur on 18-08-2014.

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  • 1. A practice quiz forCII- InquizziteThe business quiz with a HRperspectiveByAshwin Murali

2. Rounds Basic Business tHRive HR books 3. 1. The full-service airline by the Tata Group andSingapore International Airlines (SIA) is likelyto be launched by October. What has it beenbranded as? 4. 2. For the first time in its history, TataConsultancy Services is shutting down its unitand exiting a country as it could not getenough outsourcing volumes. Which country? 5. 3. This well-known effect in organizationalbehaviour is named after a popular Englishplay in which a flower girl learns how tobehave like a princess. Name this effect. 6. 4. A communication policy whichencourage openness and transparencywith the employees of that company.Identify 7. 5. Which company is set to launch what it claimsas the worlds cheapest smartphone in Indiawith a price tag of about Rs 2,000? 8. 6. Author? 9. 7. Whats missing? 10. 8. Who introduced the modern concept of 360Degree Appraisal? 11. 9. Expand MBGO and who proposed it? 12. 10. Which brand has topped the latest edition ofThe Economic Times and Interbrand BestIndian Brands study? 13. 11. What is being talked about? Behind the ShockMachine: The Untold Story of the Notorious ------- Psychology Experiments. This ----- waspublished in Journal of Abnormal Psychologyand in the below book. 14. 12. This company, headquartered at Cincinnati,Ohio, USA was one of the first to offer thisradical incentive to retain employees. It has 26major brads and over 50 minor brands underits wing. A.G.Lafley is its present CEO. Identifythe company and the incentive they offered. 15. 13. X is a collection of instruments and exerciseswhich helps in diagnosing an individualdevelopment needs. The instruments andexercises may include work exercises,interview, written test, individual and groupexercises. Organizational leadership uses X fordeveloping and selecting managers. Examplefor an organization which uses X is the policedepartment. Identify X. 16. 14. Fill in the blank. In Expectancy theory,Force = ________ x Expectancy 17. 15. Where did Elton Mayo and F.J.Roethlisbergerconduct their famous studies which dealt theinfluence of work groups on performance? 18. 16. Which MNC is setting up the worlds largestscooter plant in Gujarat? 19. 17. Who is known as 'The father of SocialSystems Approach' to organization andmanagement? 20. 18. Identify the model. 21. 19. _____________was an Act of Parliamentpassed in the United Kingdom by the Labourgovernment of Clement Attlee. It was passedwith the intention of safeguarding the healthof workers. It extended the age limits for themedical examination of persons enteringfactory employment, while also including maleworkers in the regulations for providing seatsand issuing extensive new building regulations. 22. 20. This term is derived from the typographer'sword for a painting plate made from thepreviously composed type. Walter Lippmanapplied this word to perception in 1922. Sincethen it has became a term frequently used forperceptual errors. What is it? 23. 21. This book outlines the deepest insights ofhuman behavior and the relevance of it to theorganization environment. It helps one steerthrough team dynamics, stakeholdermanagement, building strong interpersonalrelationship at work and understandingoneself through the lenses of othersexpectation at work place and beyond. Thisbook is often referred to as a must-read bookfor HR managers. Which book? 24. 22. Actors Dhanush and Adah Sharma will soonbe seen in a new television commercial forwhich confectionary brand? 25. 23. In Organizational Behaviour, who proposedTheory X and Theory Y? 26. 24. The theory describes how the uncontrollablefactors affect the manner of behaviour andmanner of taking decisions for oneself andgroup. Name the theory. 27. 25. X is a test that helps to improveunderstanding and trust between theemployees which requires employee todetermine ones qualities and othersdetermining his qualities. This brings up thehidden qualities of the employee recognizedby others. Identify X. 28. Answers 29. 1. The full-service airline by the Tata Group andSingapore International Airlines (SIA) is likelyto be launched by October. What has it beenbranded as? 30. 2. For the first time in its history, TataConsultancy Services is shutting down its unitand exiting a country as it could not getenough outsourcing volumes. Which country? 31. Morocco 32. 3. This well-known effect in organizationalbehaviour is named after a popular Englishplay in which a flower girl learns how tobehave like a princess. Name this effect. 33. Pygmalion Effect 34. 4. A communication policy whichencourage openness and transparencywith the employees of that company.Identify 35. Open Door Policy 36. 5. Which company is set to launch what it claimsas the worlds cheapest smartphone in Indiawith a price tag of about Rs 2,000? 37. Intex 38. 6. Author? 39. Dave Ulrich 40. 7. Whats missing? 41. 5P Model of Strategic HRMHR Programs, HR Processes 42. 8. Who introduced the modern concept of 360Degree Appraisal? 43. 9. Expand MBGO and who proposed it? 44. Management By Group Objectives by Likert &Fisher 45. 10. Which brand has topped the latest edition ofThe Economic Times and Interbrand BestIndian Brands study? 46. 11. What is being talked about? Behind the ShockMachine: The Untold Story of the Notorious ------- Psychology Experiments. This ----- waspublished in Journal of Abnormal Psychologyand in the below book. 47. Stanley Milligram Experiment 48. 12. This company, headquartered at Cincinnati,Ohio, USA was one of the first to offer thisradical incentive to retain employees. It has 26major brads and over 50 minor brands underits wing. A.G.Lafley is its present CEO. Identifythe company and the incentive they offered. 49. P & GESOPs 50. 13. X is a collection of instruments and exerciseswhich helps in diagnosing an individualdevelopment needs. The instruments andexercises may include work exercises,interview, written test, individual and groupexercises. Organizational leadership uses X fordeveloping and selecting managers. Examplefor an organization which uses X is the policedepartment. Identify X. 51. Assessment Centre 52. 14. Fill in the blank. In Expectancy theory,Force = ________ x Expectancy 53. Valence 54. 15. Where did Elton Mayo and F.J.Roethlisbergerconduct their famous studies which dealt theinfluence of work groups on performance? 55. Hawthorne Plant at Western Electric Company 56. 16. Which MNC is setting up the worlds largestscooter plant in Gujarat? 57. Honda 58. 17. Who is known as 'The father of SocialSystems Approach' to organization andmanagement? 59. Vilfredo Pareto 60. 18. Identify the model. 61. Hackman & Oldham's JobCharacteristics Model 62. 19. _____________was an Act of Parliamentpassed in the United Kingdom by the Labourgovernment of Clement Attlee. It was passedwith the intention of safeguarding the healthof workers. It extended the age limits for themedical examination of persons enteringfactory employment, while also including maleworkers in the regulations for providing seatsand issuing extensive new building regulations. 63. Factories Act 1948 64. 20. This term is derived from the typographer'sword for a painting plate made from thepreviously composed type. Walter Lippmanapplied this word to perception in 1922. Sincethen it has became a term frequently used forperceptual errors. What is it? 65. Stereotype 66. 21. This book outlines the deepest insights ofhuman behavior and the relevance of it to theorganization environment. It helps one steerthrough team dynamics, stakeholdermanagement, building strong interpersonalrelationship at work and understandingoneself through the lenses of othersexpectation at work place and beyond. Thisbook is often referred to as a must-read bookfor HR managers. Which book? 67. 22. Actors Dhanush and Adah Sharma will soonbe seen in a new television commercial forwhich confectionary brand? 68. Center Fresh 69. 23. In Organizational Behaviour, who proposedTheory X and Theory Y? 70. Douglas McGregor 71. 24. The theory describes how the uncontrollablefactors affect the manner of behaviour andmanner of taking decisions for oneself andgroup. Name the theory. 72. Contingency Theory of Leadership 73. 25. X is a test that helps to improveunderstanding and trust between theemployees which requires employee todetermine ones qualities and othersdetermining his qualities. This brings up thehidden qualities of the employee recognizedby others. Identify X. 74. Johari Window 75. Thank You!!