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1 .       Which of the following is NOT a valid statement about the motivation of people in organisations? [Hint]



2 .       Which of the following statements about Maslow’s theory is correct? [Hint]



3 .       Which of these is a cognitive theory of motivation? [Hint]



4 .       Which one of the following management actions would support the motivation component of Herzberg’s two factor theory? [Hint]



5 .       Which one of the following needs was identified by McClelland as a foundation for motivation? [Hint]



6 .       Which of the following statements is true for expectancy theory? [Hint]



7 .       How are people motivated according to equity theory? [Hint]



8 .       What does reinforcement theory suggest? [Hint]



9 .       Which of the following is NOT associated with social learning theory? [Hint]



10 .       Which of the following attributes does NOT fit in with a Theory ‘X’ perspective? [Hint]



11 .       Which of the following offers the best definition of motivation?  



12 .       Which of the following correctly lists (from the lowest to the highest level) the categories of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?  



13 .       Which of the following is an example of Maslow’s physiological needs?  



14 .       Why are human needs important to motivation theories?  



15 .       Alderfer’s ERG theory refers to which of the following?  



16 .       In Herzberg’s two-factor theory of motivation, hygiene factors are associated with which of the following? 



17 .       McClelland’s three-need theory identifies which of the following as the three basic needs?  



18 .       How is acquired needs theory relevant to motivation?  



19 .       Motivation theories generally fall into which of the following three categories?  



20 .       Which of the following is suggested by the behaviourial approach to motivation?  



21 .       According to behavioural and reinforcement theory, negative reinforcement may curb which of the following?  



22 .       Which of the following best describes a chief assertion of social learning theory?  



23 .       Which of the following are theories of cognitive processes of motivation?  



24 .       How does social learning theory build on needs and behaviourism principles of motivation?  



25 .       In a social learning model, interaction occurs among which of the following?  



26 .       According to Theory X, which of the following is true?  



27 .       According to Theory Y, which of the following is true?  



28 .       Which of the following best completes the sentence: ‘In addition to wanting their human needs met, individuals …’?  



29 .       Which of the following offers the best definition of self-efficacy



30 .       According to scientific management, which of the following is the most important motivator?  



31 .       According to expectancy theory, receiving a good grade for an assignment is an example of which of the following?  



32 .       Which of the following is NOT part of McLelland’s three-need theory?  



33 .       According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, what are the most powerful motivators?  



34 .       Which of the following combine to equal individual performance?  



35 .       Which of the following are components of the motivation process that shapes behaviour?  



36 .       According to Herzberg’s two-factor theory, which of the following is an example of a hygiene factor?  



37 .       According to Herzberg’s two-factor theory, which of the following is an example of a motivator?  



38 .       Which of the following is NOT part of social learning theory?  



39 .       Symbolic processes are part of which of the following behavioural approaches to motivation theory?  



40 .       Theory X suggests which of the following?  



41 .       Theory Y suggests which of the following?  



42 .       Equity theory places an emphasis on which of the following?  



43 .       Theory X and Theory Y are best described as which of the following?  



44 .       Which of the following statements is consistent with goal-setting theory



45 .       Which of the following is an accurate statement about individual motivation?  



46 .       Vicarious learning falls under which of the following theories?  



47 .       Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between motivation and money



48 .       Which of the following make up the cognitive processes of motivation?  



49 .       Which of the following offers the best definition of valence?  



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