Quizzes to test your knowledge and prepare for your exams with multiple choice questions.

1. Which of the following is not a state in Kolb’s (1984) experiential learning cycle

a. observation and reflection

b. abstract conceptualisation

c. experimentation

d. manipulation

Ans: D

2. Which approach to employee development is associated with learner participation and interaction

a. facilitation

b. instruction

c. rote learning

d. off-the-job training

Ans: A

3. Where the focus is on teaching learners standard operating procedures, for example, in using basic machinery, what approach to training is most commonly used

a. instruction

b. facilitation

c. coaching

d. work shadowing

Ans: A

4. Which of the following is not a stage in the systematic training cycle

a. identify training needs

b. design training interventions

c. pre-empt competitors’ training

d. evaluate training outcomes

Ans: C

5. Which of the following is not one of the three levels at which training needs can be identified, as suggested by Boydell (1976)

a. organisational

b. job or occupational

c. departmental

d. individual

Ans: C