( Best 500+ ) Behavioural and Allied Sciences MCQ

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Behavioural and Allied Sciences MCQ

Behavioural and Allied Sciences MCQ

Behavioural and Allied Sciences MCQ

291. The theory that individuals act depending upon their evaluation of whether their effort will lead to good performance, whether good performance will be followed by a reward, and whether that reward is attractive to them, is called:

  1. Expectancy Theory.
  2. Motivational Theory.
  3. Equity Theory.
  4. Empirical Theory.


Correct answer: (A) Expectancy Theory.

292. Douglas McGregor’s view that suggests that employees will exercise self-direction and self-control when they are committed to the objectives of the work is called:

  1. Theory A.
  2. Theory Y.
  3. Theory B.
  4. Theory Z.


Correct answer: (B) Theory Y.

293. Alfie Kohn suggests that for people to be motivated it is only necessary to provide the right :

  1. Incentives.
  2. Rewards.
  3. Compensation.
  4. Environment.


Correct answer: (D) Environment.

294. According to Mitchell, the purpose of motivational theories is to:

  1. Control behavior.
  2. Organize behavior.
  3. Predict behavior.
  4. Change behavior.


Correct answer: (C) Predict behavior.

295. An individual’s belief that he or she is capable of performing a task is called:

  1. Self-importance.
  2. Self-efficacy.
  3. Self-actualization.
  4. Self-worth.


Correct answer: (B) Self-efficacy.

296. An individual’s perception of whether performing at a particular level will lead to attainment of a desired outcome is termed:

  1. Expectation.
  2. Goal-setting.
  3. Relevance.
  4. Instrumentality.


Correct answer: (D) Instrumentality.

297. What three words define motivation?

  1. Desire, persistence, fairness.
  2. Ambition, direction, intensity.
  3. Persistence, fairness, ambition.
  4. Intensity, direction, persistence.


Correct answer: (D) Intensity, direction, persistence.

298. Which of the following would be classified by Herzberg as a hygiene factor?

  1. Personal growth.
  2. Responsibility.
  3. Promotion.
  4. Company policy.


Correct answer: (D) Company policy.

299. Expectancy theory is an example of a:

  1. Process Theory.
  2. Hierarchical Theory.
  3. Needs Theory.
  4. Cognitive Evaluation Theory.


Correct answer: (A) Process Theory.

300. Reinforcement learning is different from supervised learning, the kind of learning studied in most current research in

  1. machine learning.
  2. statistical pattern recognition.
  3. artificial neural networks.
  4. All of these.


Correct answer: (D) All of these.

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