Professional Knowledge Questions for IBPS SO HR Mains 2017

Dear Aspirants,

Test your Professional Knowledge of HR with this questionnaire to prepare for IBPS HR Officer Examination. To score in IBPS SO (HR) Mains candidate must have adequate knowledge of Industrial Relations, Job Evaluation, Human Resource Planning, Labour Laws, Training and Development and more. This quiz covers important chapters of HR to help you prepare for the exam.

Q1. What is the other name for Whitley Council?
(a) Tripartite employee relations
(b) Trade unions
(c) Adjudication
(d) Employer associations
(e) Joint Industrial Council

Q2. Which of the following reiterated the faith of the parties in voluntary arbitration? 
(a) The Code of Discipline 1958
(b) The Industrial Disputes Act, 1948
(c) Factories Act, 1948
(d) Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923
(e) Payment of Bonus Act, 1965

Q3. Which of the following is not a main purpose of picketing?
(a) To stop workers to go to work
(b) To stop workers to take sick leaves
(c) To tell the public about the strike
(d) To persuade workers to take their union’s side
(e) To stop workers to cross the picket line

Q4. Identify the correct sequence of the following with regard to delegation of authority:
1. Creation of obligation
2. Authorization of actions
3. Determination of expected results
4. Assignment of duties
(a) 3-2-4-1
(b) 1-2-4-3
(c) 1-4-2-3
(d) 3-4-2-1
(e) 3-1-2-4

Q5. Which of the following is not a stimulation technique of development?
(a) In-Basket
(b) T Group
(c) Seminars
(d) Management games
(e) Vestibule training

Q6. Narrow span of control results into
(a) Tall structure
(b) Flat structure
(c) Mechanistic structure
(d) Centralized structure
(e) Geographical structure

Q7. The sequence of human resource development activities according to Leonard Nadler are
(a) Education, training and development
(b) Development, training and education
(c) Training, education and development
(d) Training, development and education
(e) Education, development, training

Q8. Which of the following is the outcome of job satisfaction?
(a) High employee turnover
(b) High productivity
(c) Absenteeism
(d) Picketing
(e) Employment generation

Q9. Which of the following is not an OD technique ?
(a) Sensitivity Training
(b) Delphi Technique
(c) Survey Feedback
(d) Grid Training
(e) Team building

Q10. ‘First come last go and last come first go’ is the principle of
(a) Lay-off
(b) Closure
(c) Retrenchment
(d) Dismissal
(e) Termination