Ch02MCQs - Chapter 2 Foundations of Individual Behavior...

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Chapter 2 Foundations of Individual Behavior MULTIPLE CHOICE Ability 1. Which of the following statements is true about the term “ability”, as it is used in the field of organizational behavior? a. It refers to an individual’s willingness to perform various tasks b. It is a current assessment of what an individual can do c.It refers exclusively to intellectual skills d. It refers exclusively to physical skills e. It is a prediction of future aptitude based on current attitudes Moderate; p. 44) 2. Which one of the following words is the best synonym for “ability”, as the term is used in organizational behavior? a. motivation b. capacity c.experience d. intellect e. wisdom (Challenging; p. 44) 3. Which of the following is not a dimension of intellectual ability? a. number aptitude b. perceptual speed c.spatial visualization 28
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d. dynamic flexibility e. social aptitude (Moderate; p. 45) 4. Research has found that tests that measure specific dimensions of intelligence are strong predictors of which of the following? a. job satisfaction b. turnover c.job performance d. ability to work with others e. absenteeism (Challenging; p. 48) 5. Recent evidence suggests that intelligence can be better understood by breaking it down into four sub-parts. Which one of the following is not one of those sub-parts? a. cognitive b. social c.emotional d. cultural e. physical (Moderate; p. 47) 6. Which type of intelligence encompasses the aptitudes that have long been tapped by traditional intelligence tests? a. Cognitive intelligence b. Social intelligence c.Emotional intelligence d. Cultural intelligence e. Spiritual intelligence 29
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(Easy; p. 47) 7. Although he scores well on traditional intelligence tests, James does not perform well in the workplace due to an inability to relate effectively with his colleagues. James would likely score below the median on a test that measures what subpart of intelligence? a. Cognitive b. Social c.Emotional d. Cultural e. Spiritual (Moderate; p. 47) 8. A company is looking for a manager to liaise between its home office in the United States, its manufacturing plants in Poland and Germany, and its suppliers in the Middle East and South Asia. A good candidate would be likely to score highly in what subpart of intelligence? a. Cognitive b. Social c.Emotional d. Cultural e. Spiritual (Easy; p. 47) 9. Which subpart of intelligence is the ability to identify, understand, and manage affect? a. Cognitive b. Social c.Emotional d. Cultural 30
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e. Spiritual (Easy; p. 47) 10. What is the correlation between intelligence and job satisfaction? a. strongly negative b. slightly negative c.about zero d. slightly positive e. strongly positive (Moderate; p. 47) 11. Which of the following is not one of the nine basic abilities involved in the performance of physical tasks? a.
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Ch02MCQs - Chapter 2 Foundations of Individual Behavior...

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