Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on Recruitment and Selection

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on Recruitment and Selection


1-The Recruitment and Selection process aimed at right kind of people

(A) At right place

(B) At right time

(C) To do right things

(D) all of the above


2-Recruitment or manpower selection process is the first step in the employment of _______.

(A) Labour

(B) Management

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of the above


3-Match the following

a. The size of the 1. legal factors
b. Cultural, economic and 2. organization’s ability to locate and keep good performing people
c. The level of seasonality of operations and 3. organization
d. the effects of past recruiting efforts which show the 4. future expansion and production programmes


(A) a-1, b-3, c-4, d-2

(B) a-2, b-1, c-4, d-3

(C) a-3, b-1, c-4, d-2

(D) a-1, b-3, c-4, d-2


4-The firm must go to external sources for

(A) Lower entry jobs

(B) For expansion

(C) For positions whose specifications cannot be met by present personnel.

(D) All of the above


5-The ______ unit acts as a clearing house in screening applications that are unrealistic.

(A) Personnel

(B) Selection

(C) Production

(D) all of the above


6-________ are firms that are looked upon as ‘head hunters’, ‘raiders’ and ‘pirates’ by organizations which lose personnel through their efforts.

(A) Professional institutions

(B) Labour unions

(C) Recruiting firms

(D) Employment agencies


7-To adjust to _____ fluctuations in personnel needs, the possibility of leasing personnel by the hour or day should be considered.

(A) Short-term

(B) Mid-term

(C) Long-term

(D) Any of the above


8-________is the hiring of relatives which will be an inevitable component of recruitment programmes in family owned firms.

(A) Leasing

(B) Nepotism

(C) Loyalty

(D) None of the above


9-The ______ and the job applicant are interrelated at each step in the selection procedure.

(A) Job specification

(B) Job evaluation

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of the above


10-The standard of Personnel is represented by the job specification, as developed through

(A) Job evaluation

(B) Job analysis

(C) Job satisfaction

(D) all of the above



1-(D), 2-(A), 3-(C), 4-(D), 5-(A), 6-(C), 7-(A), 8-(B), 9-(A), 10-(B)