F1 (BT) – Chapter 16 MCQ’s (Recruitment and selection) – ACCA


These are ACCA F1 (BT/FBT) Business and Technology MCQs for Chapter; Recruitment and selection.

These MCQs are designed in a way that students could better understand the exam format and get used to practice online. This approach will reduce exam stress and enable students to prepare better.

We request the students, Not to solve the MCQs until they have finished the entire chapter “Recruitment and selection”.

All the questions are compulsory, so do not skip any.


Course: ACCA
Fundamental Level: Knowledge, FIA
Subject: Business And Technology
Paper: F1 – BT
Chapter: Recruitment and selection
Chapter Number: 16 of the Practice and Exam Kit; and 21 of the Study Text
Syllabus Area: D – Leading and managing individuals and teams
Questions Type: MCQs
Exam Section: Section A

Number of the Questions

These MCQs Test consist of 18 Questions that covers the Chapter; Recruitment and selection of ACCA F1 (BT) Business and Technology Module.


These MCQs have a deadline. Students have to finish the Test within the given time period so Students can get used to finishing the Exam in time.

As in ACCA Exam, there are 1.8 minutes per mark. So each 2 marks question have 3.6 minutes to complete.

This Test includes some MCQs that worth 2 marks and some worth 1 Mark. We therefore giving an average time to complete the Test.

This Test has 18 questions, so Students have total 36 minutes to complete the Test.


Students can see their result at the end of the test. Further, the correct and wrong questions. Moreover, the explanation of wrong questions.

Types of Questions

MCQs: Choose one from the given options.
Multiple choice: Choose all those answers which seems to you correct/ or incorrect, as per the requirement of the question. Keep your eye on the wording “(select all those which are correct/ or incorrect)“.
Drop down: Select from the list provided.
Type numbers: Type your answer in numbers as per the requirement of the question.

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F1 - Chapter 16 - Part D Test - MCQs and MTQs

1 / 18

A policy of internal promotion, as opposed to external recruitment, can have positive and negative effects.

Which of the following would be negatively effected by such a policy?

2 / 18

In the context of selection interviews, which of the following describes the 'halo effect'?

3 / 18

Selection tests such as IQ tests and personality tests may not be effective in getting the right person for the job for several reasons. Which of the following criticisms of the tests is NOT justified, however?

4 / 18

Selection tests which focus on aptitude, intelligence and personality factors are called ........................ tests.

Which word correctly completes this sentence?

5 / 18

The first stage in the recruitment process is:

6 / 18

Which of the following is NOT a primary aim of a job selection interview?

7 / 18

What is the current trend in human resource management?

8 / 18

..................... are capacities that lead to behaviours that meet job demands within the parameters of the organisational environment.

Which word correctly completes this sentence?

9 / 18

In the context of personnel specifications, the Seven Point Plan (Rodger) does NOT explicitly include which of the following headings?

10 / 18

In a selection interview, the interviewer asks: 'Surely you'd agree that objectivity is a key requirement for an auditor?'

What sort of question is this?

11 / 18

In which of the following circumstances would an organisation be better off carrying out its own recruitment, rather than using recruitment consultants?

12 / 18

All of the following, except one, are areas of human resource management that benefit from job descriptions. Which is the exception?

13 / 18

Which of the following statements about reference checking is true?

14 / 18

Which of the following is a disadvantage of a large panel or selection board interview compared to individual or one-to-one interviews?

15 / 18

A financial consultancy firm has a job vacancy for a junior office assistant at one of its offices.

Which of the following would be the most suitable external medium for the job advertisement?

16 / 18

Which of the following would be classed as a 'selection' rather than a 'recruitment' activity?

17 / 18

In the context of selection, what is an assessment centre?

18 / 18

A recruitment manager has prepared a statement of the key duties, tasks and reporting responsibilities involved in a particular job, as the basis for job interviewing.

What name would be given to such a statement?


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