Leadership MCQs Multiple Choice Questions

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Leadership MCQs Multiple Choice Questions

1. ___________ is increasing Leadership rapidly:
A. Strategy
B. Command
C. Control
D. Getting others to follow

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D

2. Regarding leadership, which statement is false?
A. Leadership does not necessarily take place within a hierarchical structure of an organisation
B. When people operate as leaders their role is always clearly established and defined
C. Not every leader is a manager
D. All of the above

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B

3. __________ are the approaches to the study of leadership which emphasise the personality of the leader:
A. Contingency theories
B. Group theories
C. Trait theories
D. Inspirational theories

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C

4. The effectiveness of a leader is dependent upon meeting _______ areas of need within the workgroup:
A. One
B. Three
C. Five
D. None of the above

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B

5. Needs, setting standards and maintaining discipline, and appointing sub-leaders according to Adair’s approach, called as:
A. Work functions
B. Task functions
C. Individual functions
D. Team functions

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D

6. The Ohio State Leadership Studies revealed _____________ and initiating structure as two major dimensions of leadership behaviour:
A. Control
B. Communication
C. Collaboration
D. Consideration

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D

7. _________ used the terms “employee-centred” and “production-centred” to describe leader behaviour:
A. Blake and McCanse
B. Fiedler
C. McGregor
D. Likert

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D

8. Identify the four main styles of leadership displayed by the manager which identified in Tannenbaum and Schmidt’s continuum of possible leadership behaviour:
A. Tells, help, joins and leads
B. Commands, sells, consults and resists
C. Tells, sells, consults and joins
D. Commands, help, joins and leads

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C

9. Contingency theories of leadership based upon:
A. That there is no single style of leadership appropriate to all situations
B. That there is a single style of leadership appropriate to all managers
C. That there is a single style of leadership appropriate to all situations
D. None of the above

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A

10. Leaders with a low LPC score gain satisfaction from _______________ according to Fiedler’s LPC scale:
A. Developing team relationships
B. Achieving objectives
C. Both of these
D. None of the above

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B

11. Model of leadership based on which aspects of a leader’s decision is Vroom and Yetton’s contingency?
A. Decision acceptance
B. Decision quality
C. Both of these
D. None of the above

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C

12. An individual’s motivation is dependent on:
A. Whether path-goal relationships are clarified
B. Expectations that increased effort to achieve an improved level of performance will be successful
C. Their effective performance
D. The necessary direction, guidance, training and support is provided

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B

A firm that chooses a cost-leadership business strategy focuses on gaining advantages by reducing its costs to a level equal to all of its competitors.

True/ False

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False

A cost-leadership competitive strategy helps reduce the threat of entry by creating cost-based barriers to entry.

True/False

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True

Cost leadership and product differentiation are so widely recognized that they are often called generic business strategies.

True/False

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True

Firms implementing cost-leadership strategies will generally adopt what is known as a functional organizational structure.

True/False

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True

In general, economies of scale and diseconomies of scale are relatively easy-to-duplicate bases of cost leadership.

True/False

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True

The best example of a firm following a cost-leadership business strategy is
(A) Wal-Mart
(B) Rolls Royce
(C) Mercedes Benz.
(D) .Macy’s

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A) Wal-Mart

Cost-leadership and product-differentiation strategies are so widely recognized that they are often called
(A) common business strategies.
(B) generic business strategies.
(C) generic corporate strategies
(D) common corporate strategies.

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B) generic business strategies.

Compensation at cost-leadership firms is usually tied directly to product innovation and customer service efforts.

True/ False

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False

Cost leadership as a strategy requires a firm to __.

(A). aim at a cost advantage in a niche market

(B). be unique in its product offering

(C). aggressively search out efficiencies to maintain the lowest cost structure

(D). aim to be similar to its competition in most operations

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Answer: (C). aggressively search out efficiencies to maintain the lowest cost structure

Firms implementing cost-leadership strategies will generally adopt a
(A) multidivisional structure.
(B) functional organizational structure.
(C) product divisional structure.
(D) matrix structure.

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(B) functional organizational structure.

Firms implementing cost-leadership strategies will have ________ layers in their reporting structure.
(A) relatively complex

(B) relatively simple
(C) relatively few
(D) many

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(D) many

One aspect of using a cost leadership strategy is that experience effects may lead to lower costs. 

True/False

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True

The typical risks of a cost leadership strategy includes:

(A). production and distribution processes  becoming obsolete

(B). the inability to balance high differentiation and low price.

(C). excessive differentiation to

(D). loss of customer loyalty.

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(A). production and distribution processes  becoming obsolete

One aspect of using a cost leadership strategy is that experience effects may lead to lower costs.
True/False

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True

The typical risks of a cost leadership strategy includes:
(A). production and distribution processes becoming obsolete
(B). the inability to balance high differentiation and low price.
(C). excessive differentiation to
(D). loss of customer loyalty.

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(A). production and distribution processes becoming obsolete

Under which condition would a cost leadership strategy be especially effective?

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Cost leadership strategy is more effective under the following two conditions;
1. When price competition among competitive sellers is too much.
2 When the products of competitive sellers is identical to your product and supplies are readily available.

One aspect of using a cost leadership strategy is that experience effects may lead to lower costs. Experience effects are achieved by……?

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repeating a process until a task becomes easier.

Firms pursuing a cost-leadership strategy are typically characterized by?
(A) loose cost control systems.
(B) close supervision of labor, raw materials, inventory, and other costs.
(C) Both A and B

(D) a de -emphasis on quantitative cost goals and costs.

(E). None of these

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B) close supervision of labor, raw materials, inventory, and other costs.

What must a cost-leadership strategy accomplish to be successful?
(A). It must increase the firm’s cost above that of its competitors while offering adequate value.
(B. It must reduce the firm’s cost below that of its competitors while offering superior value.
(C). Both A and B

(D). It must reduce the firm’s cost below that of its competitors while offering adequate value.

(E). None of these

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(D). It must reduce the firm's cost below that of its competitors while offering adequate value.

Leadership Interview Questions

  1. Can you tell me your experience when you demonstrated leadership skills?
  2. How do you appreciate your team members?
  3. How do you motivate your team members?
  4. What are the weakness in you as a leader?
  5. What values are most important to you as a leader?
  6. Are you able to collaborate with other team members.
  7. Are you appreciate and accept new ideas?
  8. How do you handle disagreements with co-workers?
  9. What is your attitude with your team members?
  10. How do you monitor the performance of the your team members, when you lead a team.
  11. How would you describe your leadership style?
  12. Why you think that you are a good leader?
  13. How you force your team members to never leave honesty?
  14. Who is your favorite leader and Why?
  15. According to you criticism is necessary or not?
  16. Tell me any past experience, when you solved a problem for your team members?

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