Organisational Behaviour (3141909) MCQ

MCQs of Leadership and Power

MCQ No - 1

Leadership is best defined as ________.

(A) the ability to merely project one's abilities in the lack of actual accomplishments
(B) the ability to reduce the dependence of team members on each other
(C) the ability to induce the team members to focus on individual goals rather than collective goals
(D) the ability to influence a group toward the achievement of a vision or set of goals

MCQ No - 2

Which of the following statements regarding leadership is true?

(A) All managers are leaders.
(B) Formal rights ensure good leadership.
(C) A formal appointment is essential in creating leaders.
(D) Nonsanctioned leadership is as important as a formal influence.

MCQ No - 3

Which of the following is a desirable feature of leadership?

(A) One-directional influence from the leader to the follower
(B) Coercive power and authority
(C) Lack of freedom
(D) Coexistence of leaders and managers

MCQ No - 4

Trait theories of leadership focus on ________.

(A) the special relationship that leaders establish with a small group of their followers
(B) the personal qualities and characteristics that differentiate leaders from non-leaders
(C) the way the leader makes decisions
(D) the extent to which followers are willing and able to accomplish a specific task

MCQ No - 5

Trait theories most accurately predict ________.

(A) distinguishing features of an effective leader
(B) differences between an effective and an ineffective leader
(C) the success of a leader
(D) the emergence of a leader