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.

Q.1. Which of the following refer to a 'tight' labour market?
a) High turnover of staff
b) More creative recruitment
c) Firms offer additional incentives and benefits
d) Firms have difficulty finding staff
e) Firms find it easy finding staff

S1. Ans. (c)

Q.2. What is the correct sequence of holding a disciplinary action proceedings?
(i) Consideration of the explanation
(ii) Issue of the charge sheet
(iii) Suspension pending enquiry
(iv) Notice for holding the enquiry
(v) Enquiry
(vi) Final decision
(a) ii-iii-i-iv-v-vi
(b) ii-i-iii-vi-v-iv
(c) iii-i-ii-iv-v-vi
(d) iv-vi-v-iii-i-ii
(e) iii-i-ii-iv-vi-v

S2. Ans. (a)

Q.3. When workers unite and take 2 to 3 times as long to do the job is a form of strike known as:
(a) picketing’
(b) go-slow
(c) check off
(d) boycott
(e) protest

S3. Ans. (b)

Q.4.The quality circles are relatively autonomous circles comprising generally __________ workers. 
(a) 20-30 
(b) 15-20
(c) 10-12
(d) 30-40
(e) 40-50

S4. Ans. (c)

Q.5. A process for identifying and developing new leaders who can replace old leaders when they leave, retire or die is known as:
(a) succession planning
(b) training planning
(c) career plateau
(d) career program
(e) job growth

S5. Ans. (a)

Q.6. What is the most common criteria used in the award of variable pay?
(a)  Fixed pay
(b) Other measures of output
(c) Acquisition of skills/core competencies
(d) Assessment by supervisor
(e) Position of the employee

S6. Ans. (d)

Q.7. HRIS stands for:
(a) Human resource information system
(b) Human regulation interface system
(c) Human resource interface service
(d) Human rights information system
(e) Human resource intelligence service

S7. Ans. (a)

Q.8. Which of the following acts is known as the first step towards the evolution of wage policy in India?
a) Payment of Wages Act, 1936
b) Industrial Dispute Act, 1947
c) Minimum Wages Act, 1948
d) Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
e) Workmen Compensation Act, 1923

S8. Ans. (a)

Q.9. Which of the following role a manager performs as a Resource allocator?
a) Interpersonal Role
b) Decisional Role
c) Informational Role
d) Supportive Role
e) technical role

S9. Ans. (a)

Q.10. Which sociologist focused on the rationalization of Western society?
a) Durkheim
b) Marx
c) Comte
d) Weber
e) Other than those given as options

S10. Ans. (d)