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HRM MCQ Solved
1. A bill passed by both houses of Parliament or the State Legislature becomes an Act when it is signed by ___ or ___.
Ans. The President of India, the Governor of a state
2. An Act comes into force when it is notified in the ___.
Ans. Official Gazette
3. An ___ to existing law is also termed as law.
4. According to ___, the term ‘Law’ includes ordinances, orders, by-laws, rules, regulations, notifications as well as custom and usage having the force of law.
Ans. Clause 3 of the Indian Constitution
5. The ___ creates the law, the ___ issues a regulation for implementing it and the ___ decides on the constitutionality and jurisdictional issues.
Ans. Legislature, Executive, Judiciary
6. ___ is a Latin expression meaning ‘law merchant’.
Ans. Lex mercatoria
7. ___ is a written law enacted by the legislature or other authorized governing body.
Ans. Statutory law
8. The past judicial decisions are known as ___.
9. A formal source of law is usually a ___ process by which a legal rule comes into existence.
10. Till the early 1900s most of the British law was not a ___ law.
11. Corporate laws govern business and trade relationships and transactions.
12. It is the responsibility of the Ministry of Home Affairs to enact laws to protect and safeguard the interests of workers.
13. Commercial laws lay down how corporate companies are to be run and also discuss issues such as the role of shareholders, directors, employees.
14. The Constitution of India bestows the authority to levy taxes on the Central and State Governments.
15. Financial laws deal with savings and investments products as well as the services related to these products.
16. Contracts can be made only by legal persons.
17. A contract is enforceable by law.
18. A valid contract must be in writing.
19. Indian Contract Act is applicable all over India.
20. Every ___ and every ___ forming the ___ for each other is an agreement.
Ans. Promise, set of promises, consideration
21. A ‘proposal’ can be to do a ___ act or to abstain from doing an act (i.e., ___ act).
Ans. Positive, negative
22. The person making the proposal is called the___ and the person accepting the proposal is called the ___.
Ans. Proposer, propose
23. Acceptance is not considered valid unless it has been ___ to the concerned party.
24. A valid contract is enforceable by law.
25. A void contract has legal validity.
26. Substitution of the original contract by a new one.
27. Agreement of the promisee to accept lesser fulfilment of the promise.
28. Impossibility of fulfilment of contract subsequent to its formation.
Ans. Supervening impossibility
29. Rescission means the decision of the aggrieved party not to take any action.
30. Ordinary damages arise indirectly due to breach of contract.
31. Vindictive damages are awarded a view to punish.
32. ‘Quantum Meruit’ means ‘as much as is earned’.
33. A person of ___ mind is incompetent to contract.
34. Alien ___ can contract but an alien ___ cannot.
Ans. Friend, enemy
35. ___ are in a privileged position and considered incompetent to contract.
Ans. Foreign sovereigns and ambassadors
36. Contracts can be classified only according to the mode of creation.
37. A contract made by a minor is considered ___.
Ans. Void ab-initio
38. A factor is a mercantile agent who is not given a general right of lien on the goods entrusted to him for selling.
39. An Agency by express authority is created when the Principal confers express authority on the agent in ___.
Ans. Spoken or written words
40. Implied Agency is inferred from the ___ of the concerned parties or circumstances of the case.
Ans. Conduct and behaviour
41. Post facto ___ grants the hitherto unauthorised act the legal status of an Agency.
42. An Agency by operation of law arises when the ___ grants a person the status of another person’s Agent.
43. The Agent has the right to receive remuneration.
44. The Agent does not have the right to be indemnified against consequences of lawful acts.
45. The Agent need not disclose all material circumstances nor obtain the Principal’s consent for personal dealings.
46. An Agent cannot employ a sub-agent or a substitute agent except in special circumstances.
47. Insolvency of the Principal
Ans. By operation of law
48. Revocation of authority by the Principal
Ans. By acts of parties
49. By agreement or mutual consent
Ans. By acts of parties
50. On the Principal becoming an alien enemy
Ans. By operation of law
51. A job position is a collection of tasks and responsibilities regularly assigned to one person.
52. The records contain details about each employee’s name of the job, code of the position, educational qualification, number of years of experience, etc.
53. Job analysis cannot be used for performance appraisal.
54. Match the following
|i. Job title||a) Brief description of the purpose of the job.|
|ii. Span of control||b) Amount of supervision required.|
|iii. Job summary||c) Indicate job role and function.|
|iv. Degree of supervision||d) Number of people directly reporting.|
|i. Job title||c) Indicate job role and function.|
|ii. Span of control||d) Number of people directly reporting.|
|iii. Job summary||a) Brief description of the purpose of the job.|
|iv. Degree of supervision||b) Amount of supervision required.|
55. General agents hold more authority than universal agents.
56. Special agents are authorised to do some particular act or carry out a particular transaction on behalf of the Principal.
57. A mercantile agent represents his principal in commercial transactions.
58. ___ is developed from job analysis and also from a detailed job description.
Ans. Job specification
59. ___ defines the duties and requirements of an employee’s job in detail.
Ans. Job description
60. ___ includes the ability to perform mathematical calculations, interpret data, reading abilities, decision-making and planning abilities, etc.
Ans. Cognitive specification
61. ___ determines the tasks to be done, the methods to carry out the tasks and also the tasks to be combined for a job.
Ans. Task analysis
62. When a job is simplified or specialized and is divided into small subparts, it is known as___.
Ans. Job simplification
63. The definition of Agent is given in ___ of the Indian Contract Act, 1872.
Ans. Section 182
64. No ___ is necessary to create an Agency.
65. The person who ___ to someone to act on his behalf is called the Principal.
Ans. Delegates the authority
66. The person to whom the power is delegated and who willingly acts on behalf of another is called the ___.
67. Recruitment is a process of stimulating and encouraging prospective employees to apply for jobs in the organization.
68. Process of recruitment and selection is the same.
69. Recruitment needs are planned, anticipated and unexpected.
70. If the unemployment rate is ___ then a simple recruitment plan can also work.
71. If the majority of the workforce is aged, then the organisation would prefer to hire a younger workforce from ___ the organisation.
72. If the organisation is planning to downsize, the number of people required will be ___.
Ans. Restricted/ less
73. Process of recruitment is carried out after the process of selection.
74. Selection can be done by anybody in the organisation.
75. Selection makes the hiring process more open and fair.
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