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MGT503 Principal of Management
Mid Term Examination Spring 2006
Time Allowed: 90 Minutes
VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (MGT 503)
MID TERM EXAM (1) (SPRING 2006)
TIME ALLOWED: 90 M!"#$%
TOTAL MAR&S: '0
INSTRUCTIONS:
All questions are compulsory.
This exam consists of 10 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), 5 fill in the blanks, 5 short
questions an 1 escripti!e question.
"ach MCQ carries 1 Mark each, each fill in the blank carries 1 mark each, each short Question
carry 3 Marks each an escripti!e questions carry 10 marks each.
#ou shoul try to complete MCQs in $% & $' minutes in orer to (i!e yourself )' & *% minutes
for escripti!e questions.
+or each MCQ question, rea the choices a!ailable an select the choice ,hich you consier is
the correct ans,er, by clickin( on the appropriate check box.

a(ain. Click it at the en of your paper. That
means you ha!e submitte your complete paper.
(i!en in the exam soft,are. -oft,are ,ill automatically be close at the en of .%
minutes.
-a!e your ans,er before proceein( to the next question.
/o not click the 0+inish button1 ,hile sol!in( your paper. 2nce you clicke the 0+inish1
button, you ,ill not be able to access your paper
A clock is
3emember not to spen too much time on any one MCQ. -ince all MCQs carry equal marks, it
is important to mana(e your time an responses to test questions effecti!ely.
+ailure to comply ,ith the -uper!isors irections ,ill result in your test bein( cancelle.
4lease comply ,ith super!isors irections to a!oi any unpleasant e!ent.
Question No. 1 Marks : 1
_____________ is considered as father of industrial psychology.
Question No. 2 Marks : 1
------------------- roles involve people and other duties that are ceremonial and symbolic in
nature.
Informational.
Interpersonal.
Decisional.
All of the given options.
uestion No. 3 Marks : 3 Q
Explain three possible programmed decisions.
uestion No. 4 Marks : 1 Q
------------------ is the use of scientific method to define the one best way for a !ob to be
done.
"cientific management
#ureaucratic management
Administrative management
$anagement
Question No. 5 Marks : 1
he ____________ transmits information about the organi%ation to outsiders.
uestion No. 6 Marks : 1
ess can be used to promote _______________ in organi%ation
s
Advancement
uestion No. 7 Marks : 3
xplain "tated vs. &eal goals'
uestion No. 8 Marks : 1
their fellow human beings is ___________
All of the given options
uestion No. 9 Marks : 1
__________ went into effect on (anuary )* )++,
uestion No. 10 Marks : 1
with a minimum of effort* expense or waste is the definition of _________
nt.
Effectiveness.
uestion No. 11 Marks : 3
efine management sciences'
- Q
-he planning proc
-echnologie
Innovation
Discoveries
Q E Q
-he study of people in relation to
.sychology
"ociology
Anthropology

Q _ Q
/etting wor0 done
$anageme
.lanning.
Efficiency.
Q D
Question No. 12 Mar
_____________ are
ks : 1
ematical models that describe the operating characteristics of
All of the given options
Marks : 10
_--------------- is a serious difficulty re1uiring immediate action.
Marks : 1
build "ydney opera hall is to provide ___________
t
Information
Marks : 3
hat were the main purposes of china wall'
rks : 1
d are at the lowest level in the hierarchy of the
----------
rs
2one of the given options
Marks : 1
eeting goals can increase______________.
Marks : 3
math
1ueuing situations.
waiting line models
simulation models
decision trees

Question No. 13
A
Question No. 14
$ain purpose to
3nowledge.
Education.
Entertainmen

Question No. 15
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Question No. 16 Ma
$anagers having the least authority an
organi%ation are called ----- -
$iddle level manage
-op level managers
5irst-line managers

Question No. 17
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Question No. 18
Define system. 6ist down its types.
uestion No. 19 Marks : 1
_ reduces uncertainty
g
2egotiating
uestion No. 20 Marks : 10
duct
ace wash7. 8ow would you conduct "49- analysis of that product internally'
uestion No. 21 Marks : 1
on ma0ers face ________ types of problems.
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Q
___________
.lanning
9rgani%in
6eading
Q
If you are a manager in the 6ever #rothers and your company is launching new pro
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Q
Decisi
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