Free CLEP Management Exam Practice Questions

  1. Which of the following lists names three types of strategies companies might employ to distinguish themselves from their competition?
    1. Differentiation, cost leadership, focus
    2. Product modeling, benchmarking, contingency planning
    3. Product modeling, focus, benchmarking
    4. Differentiation, cost leadership, contingency planning
    5. Product modeling, focus, differentiation
  2. Through which of the following did Adam Smith argue productivity could be improved?
    1. Chain of command
    2. Use of organizational charts
    3. Specialization
    4. Assessing performance
    5. Motivating employees
  3. Which of the following terms refers to the number of subordinates reporting to one manager?
    1. Staff
    2. Flat structure
    3. Functional structure
    4. Span of management
    5. Line employees
  4. Which of the following is NOT a contingency for organizing?
    1. Size
    2. Strategy
    3. Technology
    4. Environment
    5. Leadership
  5. Which of the following represents the general benchmark for HR (Human Resource) efficiency?
    1. 10:1 (1 HR staff member for every 10 employees)
    2. 100:1 (1 HR staff member for every 100 employees)
    3. 1000:1 (1 HR staff member for every 1000 employees)
    4. 10,000:1 (1 HR staff member for every 10,000 employees)
    5. 100,000:1 (1 HR staff member for every 100,000 employees)
  6. Which of the following pieces of legislation guarantees equal pay for men and women doing equal work?
    1. Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
    2. Equal Pay Act of 1963
    3. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    4. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
    5. Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
  7. Which of the following is NOT an example of a responsibility center?
    1. Expense Center
    2. Revenue Center
    3. Profit Center
    4. Loss Center
    5. Investment Center
  8. Which of the following is the name for the just-in-time inventory management system developed by Toyota?
    1. JIT
    2. Kanban
    3. IMS
    4. EOQ
    5. Supply chain management
  9. Which of the following theories of motivation is based on the premise that inequity is motivating?
    1. Expectancy theory
    2. Acquired Need theory
    3. Reinforcement theory
    4. Goal-setting theory
    5. Equity theory
  10. Which of the following is the correct order of stages through which all groups typically go?
    1. Form, norm, storm, perform, adjourn
    2. Form, storm, perform, norm, adjourn
    3. Form, norm, perform, storm, adjourn
    4. Form, storm, norm, perform, adjourn
    5. Form, norm, storm, adjourn, perform


CLEP Management Exam Answer Key


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