Dear Bankersdaily Aspirant,

The IBPS SO Prelims exam 2017 is over and we had the results of the exams in the previous week and to add more, the marks of the prelims exam has been released and we are happy that many of the aspirants have cleared the prelims exam. IBPS has also changed the pattern of the exams and had kept the Professional knowledge section in the Phase – II of the exam which determines the fate of the candidates . The first phase had exams like that of other exams and they had different sections for different posts.

Since many of you are asking questions related to the professional knowledge of HR/Personnel Officer, we thought of providing it at the last minute, as this will test your preparation level. So we are providing 10 questions which are asked in the previous exams , so that , this  will be add value to your preparations. Only 2 more days for the IBPS SO Mains exam 2017. So gear up guys.

The Exam Pattern of the IBPS SO Mains Exam of HR / Personnel Officer is given below.

The Professional Knowledge Mains exam for the HR/Personnel Officer will take place for 45 minutes and the candidate  has to attend a total of 60 Questions which accounts for 60 marks. Since the number of minutes to attend the questions is lesser, you have to attempt the exam faster , so that you can attend all the Questions. Here we are providing 10 Questions which will test your knowledge on the Preparations. This is the first time , the pattern of the IBPS SO is changed , so the difficulty level of the exam cannot be specified as of now. Attend these questions now and test your preparations.

Q.1) According to Neo-classical theory, an organization is

a) a structure with well-defined functions

b) a structure with well-defined objectives

c) a group of people with a common objective

d) a structure with order and objective rationality

e) all of these

Q.2) ‘Grapevine’ is a term used in relation to

a) formal communication

b) informal communication

c) both formal and informal communication

d) this term is not used in relation to communication

e) all of these

Q.3) A manager multiplies himself through

a) delegation

b) co-ordination

c) co-operation

d) influence

e) communication

Q.4)  The difference between job enrichment and job enlargement is that

a) enlarged jobs include some of the planning and control systems whereas enrichment means getting more money for the same job

b) enlarged jobs contain a large number of similar tasks while enriched jobs include some of the planning and control in the hands of job holder

c) enriched jobs include performing number of boring jobs as well as along with one he is performing

d) all the above

e) none of these

Q.5) Job enrichment

a) includes job enlargement

b) includes salary hike

c) socialize the new employee

d) all the above

e) none of these

Q.6) Too much reliance on internal recruitment can result in

a) restricted talent pool

b) poor teamwork

c) internal conflict

d) more burdened on HR Department

e) none of these

Q.7) Why is it important to ensure that HR plans are flexible?

a) To adapt the fast changing enviromnet in which most organization operate

b) to accommodate the changes arising because of high attrition rate

c) to ensure the availability of labour force at all times

d) to adapt the changing skills and qualifications of all the professions

e) none of these

Q.8) Induction refers to

a) giving training to the employee

b) giving incentive to the employee

c) introducing employees to the culture and situation of the organisation

d) increasing the morale of the employees

e) none of these

Q.9) The process of establishing the value of jobs in a job hierarchy is known as

a) job analysis

b) job description

c) job specification

d) job enlargement

e) job evaluation

Q.10) Which of the following methods cannot be used t measure the performance of an employee?

a) 360⁰ performance appraisal

b) Balanced score card

c) Rank method

d) Interview method

e) none of these

Check the answer for the above given questions from the link provided below. Also do share your marks, you got in the quiz in the comments section below.

1. (c)

2. (b)

3. (A)

4. (E)

5. (D)

6. (A)

7. (A)

8. (E)

9. (E)

10. (B)

Check the other IBPS SO MAINS questions from the LINKS provided below. Also we are providing Daily Quiz for the IBPS SO MAINS Exam – IT Officer and Agricultural in a Daily Basis , attend these questions.