IBPS SO MAINS EXAM : HR/Personnel Officer Questions

Dear Banking Aspirants,

The Mains Exam of the IBPS SO 2017 will happen in this week and as you all know the exam pattern of the IBPS SO has changed and for the mains exam , only professional knowledge is there. We know you have been preparing for the exam in a different way and as you wished , we want to test the preparations of yours through this short quiz which will go till Saturday.

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) Which of the following can be considered as HRD functions?

a) identifying and imparting training needs

b) identifying and selecting the best candidate

c) mapping the competency and encouraging the employee

d) all the above

e) none of these

Q.2) In which of the following kinds of interview, the questions are predetermined?

a) panel

b) stress

c) group

d) structured

e) none of these

Q.3) In equity theory, the employees are not motivated when

a) the reward is proportionate to the work

b) the reward is not proportionate to the work

c) reward is more than the expectation

d) anyone of the above

e) none of these

Q.4) A situation where management is unable to provide employment due to non-availability of work is called _________.

a) lock out

b) lay off

c) termination

d) attrition

e) none of these

Q.5) What should be the minimu number of person required to register a trade union?

a) six

b) seven

c) eight

d) nine

e) none of these

Q.6) Two-factor theory is related to

a) leadership

b) motivation

c) communication

d) all of these

e) none of these

Q.7) Who among the following are entitled to be paid bonus according to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965?

a) An employee who is drawing a salary or wages upto 10000 per month

b) An employee who has worked for a minimum period of 30 days in a year

c) Both (a) and (b)

d) all of these

e) none of these

Q.8) In arbitration only

a) present differences are referred

b) future differences are referred

c) both may be referred

d) all of these

e) none of these

Q.9) Apprenticeship training is a type of

a) on-the-job training

b) off-the-job training

c) both (a) and (b)

d) anyone of these

e) none of these

Q.10) Decision Making Technique may be seen related to which of the following category?

a) in-basket exercise

b) transactional analysis

c) role-playing

d) all of these

e) none of these

Check the answers for the above questions from the list given below, if you have obtained more than 7 , then your preparations are in the correct direction. Also share your score in the comments section and enlighten the world about your proficiency in the subject.


  1. (D)
  2. (D)
  3. (B)
  4. (B)
  5. (B)
  6. (B)
  7. (C)
  8. (A)
  9. (A)
  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.