Here are the answers to sample SAP HR questions for certification.
1. a, b, d
The grouping by the personnel calculation rule is done using an employee subgroup, not an employee group.
2. b, c, d
The employees of a company are assigned to positions.
3. a, b, c
Features can either deliver default values directly or they can deliver key entries as return codes. The return codes are then used by the system to read one or more tables.
4. b, d
The statement in answer ‘a’ is correct by itself but is not related to the question asked. The working hours per period in the Basic Pay infotype are populated by default with the average number of working hours from the Planned Working Time infotype.
5. a, b, c, d, e
All of the listed customizing steps are required for defining a wage type in the IMG.
Wage type, pay scale type, and valuation attribute are not used in the determination of default wage types.
7. a, b, d, e
Authorization checks are not an element of a screen for maintaining infotype records.
The structure of the screen header is defined with the header modifier.
This is a correct statement.
The date field can also be used for defining the end date of old records.
11. b, c, d, e
The global employment module does not allow you to select employees who are particularly suitable for a global assignement.
12. a, b, c, e, f
There is no such an element in SAP Time Management as holiday schedules. All other elements mentioned in the answer are prerequisites for the generation of work schedules.
A period work schedule can even cover only a part of a week.
14. a, c
An increased allocation of holidays or a joint assignment of employees to a single work schedule cannot enable establishing part-time working provisions.
15. a, b, c
There are no statistical handlers in a counting rule for attendances/absences.
16. c, d
Absence quota types can be grouped based on the personnel subarea and employee subgroup.
The selection of absence quota type (20 days of leave or 19 days of leave) can be done based on employees’ organizational assignments (different employee subgroups).
18. a, c, d
The base entitlements and the accrual entitlements can be identical.
19. a, b, c
There is no multiple screens option for maintaining time data.
Day dominants are available in a number of views of the Time Manager’s Workplace including the Multi-Person view.
Time data IDs do not need to be defined in the same way across the enterprise.
22. a, b, c, d, e
All of the screen areas mentioned in the answers can be customized.
23. a, c, d, e
You do not need to define employee statuses for setting up new personnel actions.
Personnel numbers cannot be deleted when employees leave the company.
25. b, c
Wage types must be assigned to a wage group because only in this case they can be maintained in the Implementation Guide (IMG).
26. a, b, c, e
The basic infotype is not one of the possible characteristics of wage types.
It is possible to set permissibility of subtypes for an infotype using a country dependent indicator.
The SAP system does not check whether the number of children in both infotypes is the same because it is not required to enter the employee’s family members into the system.
29. a, b, d
Pay scale types do not represent a geographical region to which collective agreements apply but pay scale areas do.
30. b, c, d
The Planned Working Time (0007) infotype does not support indirect valuation.
31. a, c
The second level of data recording is not mandatory for all applicants and maintained only for those applicants who are of continued interest to the company. The answer d is not correct because answers a and c are true.
There are two types of an applicant status. The overall applicant status refers to the global selection process of the applicant. The applicant status related to a vacancy refers to the actual status of the applicant for this particular vacancy.
An SAP system stores the information about working schedules of employees in the Planned Working Time infotype (0007).
The profile matchups are primarily used for comparing qualifications and requirements of persons, positions, and jobs.
35. a, b, d, e
Evaluations and certifications are not one of the four main processes in Training and Event Management.
There is no such an element as business event classes in the business events catalog.
The results of the appraisal process can be changed if the relevant control parameters have been maintained in the customizing.
38. a, b, c, d
Public holidays in an SAP system can have any of the types mentioned in the answers to this question.
39. a, b, c
There is no yearly level in specifications of work schedules.
40. a, c, d, e
Optional breaks are not one of the types of breaks available in SAP Time Management.
41. a, b, c
Day of the week of the following day and public holiday type of the current day are not used in the determination of daily work schedule variants.
Individual working time substitution is recommended for changes to planned working time that cannot be represented in daily work schedules or work schedules. The clock times are entered to indicate the start and the end of working time and the original planned working time is overwritten.
43. a, b, d
An SAP system cannot respond to a collision by shifting the new record.
44. a, b, c, d, f
The duration of attendances or absences is not calculated using working days.
This is a correct statement.
46. a, b, c, d, e
BW includes Business Content for all the HCM areas mentioned in the answers.
47. a, d
The first step of calculating remuneration is to calculate its elements (gross amount). The second step is to apply various deductions such as taxes or voluntary deductions.
48. b, c, d
Personnel Cost Planning can be based on the current payroll results but it cannot perform transfer of these results to Financial Accounting and Controlling.
49. a, b, d
Grouping of the personnel numbers to be accounted in the same period is performed by a payroll area.
50. a, c, d
There is no hierarchy called company structure in SAP HCM.
51. a, b, c, d
SAP offers a variety of methods for entering working time of employees. All the options mentioned in the answers are valid.
52. a, b, c, d
Working relationship of an employee in the enterprise is defined with an employee group.
The correct order is the following: (1) personnel management, (2) personnel time management, (3) payroll, (4) training and event management.
54. a, b, d, e, f
The department (object type L) is not a basic object type in an organizational plan.
One position can be filled by several people at the same time. For example, there may be two part-time employees who hold 30% and 70% of the same position.
56. a, b, d
Only one plan version can be integrated (or activated) at a given moment of time.
57. a, b, c, d, f
There is no ‘In progress’ plan status available.
58. b, d
You can customize how an SAP system responds when users try to assign a person to a position marked with the Obsolete infotype. The Obsolete infotype is used to flag positions that are no longer used but are still occupied.
59. b, c
The headcount planning can be based either on a previous plan or the current number of positions in an organizational unit.
60. a, c, d, e
You do not need to assign a department to each sub-step of an action.
61. a, b, d
The relationships between the standard object types are defined in the standard configuration of SAP and should not be changed.
62. b, c
A position may only be described by one job and a job may describe several positions.
63. a, b, c
A relationship type cannot be used for displaying structures on the General Structures interface.
An organizational plan of a company is a mandatory prerequisite of using the Manager’s Desktop.
65. a, c, d, e
Personnel actions are used to simplify entering an employee’s data into the SAP system but they are not a mandatory prerequisite for payroll.
66. a, b, d
The payroll control area only locks changes in the payroll past and the payroll present. The changes that affect future payroll runs can still be made.
When a payroll is released it prevents changes to the past and present data.
68. b, c, d
A valuation of wage types is not a step of the procedure of calculating averages.
The staff assignments structure represents assignments of positions to organizational units and the relationships between positions and persons.
70. b, c
The Character infotype is only relevant for tasks and the Vacancy infotype is only relevant for positions.
71. a, c, d, e
Description does not need to be maintained when creating a new object.
72. a, b, c
Bonus is not one of the attributes belonging to the Planned Compensation infotype.
73. c, d
In SAP HCM there are two types of reporting: sequential and structural.
Status vector determines which of the selected objects will be read according to the status of their relationships.
Structure Navigation Instrument enables you to list all existing objects according to their type and ID.
76. a, b, c, d
All of the mentioned grouping can be used to define groups of employees who will be involved into the integration between the Organizational Management and the Personnel Administration.
77. a, b, d, e
SAP query does not define the hierarchy of business events.
78. a, b, d
The Business Information Engine is not a component of the Business Information Warehouse.
79. b, c, d
Logical databases are not meant for query composition.
80. b, d
Programming skills are not required for using SAP Ad Hoc Query. Ad Hoc Query can select data directly from the database, and as a consequence, has very good performance comparing to the standard reports.