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

This is ACCA F1 (BT/FBT) Business and Technology multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

These multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are designed to help ACCA F1 students to better understand the exam format. We aim to instill in students the habit of practicing online for their CBE exams. By doing so, students can reduce exam stress and prepare more effectively.

Please note:

  • Students should not attempt these MCQs until they have finished the entire chapter.
  • All questions are compulsory, so please do not skip any.

We hope that these MCQs will be a valuable resource for students preparing for the ACCA F1 (BT/FBT) exam.


Course: ACCA
Fundamental Level: Knowledge, FIA
Subject: Business And Technology
Paper: F1 – BT/FBT
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

There are 18 Questions in this Online F1 MCQ Test that cover Chapter 16, Recruitment and selection of ACCA F1 (BT/FBT) Business and Technology Module.


These MCQs are not time-bound. Take your time and solve them without stress. Pay proper attention and focus. Do not rush or hesitate.


Students will get their F1 CBE MCQs Test results after they finish the entire test. They will also be able to see the correct and incorrect answers, as well as explanations for the incorrect questions.

Types of Questions

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

1 / 18

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

2 / 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?

3 / 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?

4 / 18

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

Which word correctly completes this sentence?

5 / 18

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

6 / 18

What is the current trend in human resource management?

7 / 18

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

8 / 18

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

9 / 18

Which of the following statements about reference checking is true?

10 / 18

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

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

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?

13 / 18

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

14 / 18

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

15 / 18

The first stage in the recruitment process is:

16 / 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?

17 / 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?

18 / 18

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

Which word correctly completes this sentence?

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