MCQ on Delegation, Authority and Power

Objective Questions on Delegation, Authority and Power. Multiple Choice Questions on Delegation of Authority. MCQ on Delegation and Authority. 

1- ___ are the ‘currency’ of organisations.

(A) Power

(B) Authority

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of the above

 

2- ___ is the managerial process through with authority flows down the scalar chain.

(A) Delegation

(B) Power

(C) Supervision

(D) None of the above

 

3- ___ is a process whereby a superior passes to a subordinate part of his or her own authority to make decisions.

(A) Authority

(B) Delegation

(C) Power

(D) None of the above

 

4- Delegation is necessary because

(A) Managers need to be free for higher-level tasks

(B) Managers have limited workload capacity

(C) Delegation can enhance employee satisfaction, flexibility, responsiveness to customers

(D) All of the above

 

5- Delegation of Authority means division of ___ downwards to the subordinate.

(A) authority

(B) powers

(C) authority and powers

(D) none of the above

 

6- The important feature(s) of delegation may be

(A) A co-operative relationship

(B) Act of mutual reliance

(C) Freedom of thought and action

(D) All of the above

 

7- The principle(s) of delegation is (are)

(A) Principle of parity of authority and responsibility

(B) Principle of absolute responsibility

(C) Principle of result excepted

(D) All of the above

 

8- ___ is the right to take action, utilize organisational resources and exact obedience from subordinates.

(A) Authority

(B) Delegation

(C) Power

(D) None of the above

 

9- Following is (are) type(s) of authority.

(A) Traditional authority

(B) Charismatic authority

(C) Legal-rational authority

(D) All of the above

 

10- In which of the following, the ability and right to rule is passed down, often through heredity.

(A) Traditional authority

(B) Charismatic authority

(C) Legal-rational authority

(D) Technical Authority

 

ANSWERS:

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