Test: Human Resources - 1

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Q. Name the ultimate resource on the earth.


Because human being change the gift of nature into valuable resource as education and health help in making people that valuable resource


A few important statements with respect to the Human Resources are given below. Pick out the one that is not TRUE


The first is incorrect because number and characteristics may change with growth in population and training.


In an organisation initiating career planning, the career path model would essentially form the basis for


Career paths have historically focused on upward mobility within a particular occupation. One of four types of career paths may be used: traditional, network, lateral, and dual.

a. Traditional Career Path—An employee progresses vertically upward in the organization from one specific job to the next.

b. Network Career Path—A method of career pathing that contains both a vertical sequence of jobs and a series of horizontal opportunities.

c. Lateral Skill Path—Traditionally, a career path was viewed as moving upward to higher levels of management in the organization. The availability of the previous two options has diminished considerably in recent years. But this does not mean that an individual has to remain in the same job for life. There are often lateral moves within the firm that can be taken to allow an employee to become revitalized and find new challenges.


d. Dual-Career Path— A career-path method, that recognizes that technical specialists can and should be allowed to continue to contribute their expertise to a company without having to become managers.

e. Adding Value To Retain Present Job—Regardless of the career path pursued, today’s workers need to develop a plan whereby they are viewed as continually adding value to the organization. If employees cannot add value, the company does not need them, and much of the evolving work environments cannot use them either. Workers must anticipate what tools will be needed for success in the future and obtain these skills. These workers must look across company lines to other organizations to determine what skills are transferable, and then go and get them. Essentially, today’s workers must manage their own careers as never before.


A few factors on which the productivity of a nation's human resources depends are given below. Pick out the one that is not a factor.

Solution: A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses. The United Nations defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years. United Nations recommendations also cover census topics to be collected, official definitions, classifications and other useful information to co-ordinate international practice.

Which one from the following refers to Census?


A census aims to count the entire population of a country, and at the location where each person usually lives.


In India, in how many years once is Census is taken?


The decennial Census of India has been conducted 15 times, As of 2011. While it has been conducted every 10 years, beginning in 1872, the first complete census was taken in the year 1881.


Pick out the apt definition for population distribution .

Solution: Yes,D is correct because people are moving in many places according to their needs.for jobs they are moving from one place to another.geographical and social and economic factors are responsible for uneven distribution on earth.suppose,for example-100 are working in USA and their transfer goes to Russia so it makes the population of USA less and Russia high.So by this example only we can understand that this is major cause of uneven distribution of population on earth.

From the following list , pick out the percent of total population that lives in Asia alone.


Asia is the most populous continent, with its 4.54 billion inhabitants accounting for 60% of the world population. The world's two most populated countries, China and India, together constitute about 36% of the world's population.


Areas that usually enjoy an equable climate , where there is adequate rainfall to allow the practice of agriculture and where the land is flat and soil is fertile are referred to as


Areas that usually enjoy an equable climate , where there is adequate rainfall to allow the practice of agriculture and where the land is flat and soil is fertile are referred to as Thickly populated regions as it provides the habitants the best living conditions .The climate is apt for the settlements to flourish and offer best living conditions to the residents.


Which of the following statements are FALSE with respect to thinly populated areas?


A place is thinly populated if it does not have the right living conditions like availability of resources or perfect living conditions. Equable climate makes is a characteristic of thickly populated areas.

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