Chapter 8 Review - Human Resources Question Preview (ID: 21470)


Prohibits job discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender and national origin.
a) Equal Pay Act of 1963
b) Civil Rights Act of 1964
c) Age Discrimination and Employment Act of 1967
d) The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

An employee hired for a specific time or to complete a specific assignment is a ________ worker.
a) part-time
b) wage
c) temporary
d) permanent

A _______ worker is paid based on the number of hours worked; whereas a _________ worked is paid a set sum.
a) wage; salaried
b) wage; commissioned
c) commissioned; salaried
d) commissioned; incentive plus base

1. Computers and technology are drastically changing white-collar jobs, but they have not yet had an impact on blue-collar jobs to any degree.
a) True
b) False

Grant was paralyzed as a young man and requires the use of a wheel chair. Which law requires his employer to make reasonable accommodations for him in the workplace?
a) There are no laws stating this.
b) Civil Rights Act of 1964
c) The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
d) Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that in the next 10 years the majority of jobs will be in the ____.
a) goods producing sector
b) service providing sector
c) financial sector
d) construction sector

Full-time is considered
a) anything over 40 hours a week
b) 30-40 hours a week
c) 20-30 hours a week
d) a permanent employee

What is the advancement of an employee to a position of greater responsibility?
a) transfer
b) promotion
c) benefits
d) compensation

Shantel is 60 and is interviewing for a job as the creative director for a clothing line. Jack is 35 and is interviewing for the same position. Which law protects Shantel against the company not hiring her because they think she may be 'too old'?
a) Civil Rights Act of 1964
b) Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
c) Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
d) Equal Pay Act of 1963

A(n) ________ employee is one to whom a company makes a long-term commitment.
a) seasonal
b) permanent
c) part-time
d) full-time

Which incentive system pays an employee a percentage of sales for which he or she is responsible?
a) base plus incentive
b) profit sharing
c) commission
d) straight salary

Examples of jobs in the service sector include all of the following EXCEPT:
a) construction
b) professional and business services
c) leisure and hospitality
d) education

Over time, jobs change. Which of the following is NOT a reason why this is so?
a) Because government officials change
b) Because companies must downsize at times
c) Because different cycles in a business occur
d) Because new technologies arise

All of the following are roles of a human resources department EXCEPT
a) providing training and development
b) maintaining a satisfying work environment
c) maintaining an adequate supply of people
d) providing health insurance to all workers

Disallows pay discrimination based on gender for jobs requiring equal skill, effort, and responsibility.
a) Age Discrimination and Employment Act of 1967
b) Equal Pay Act of 1963
c) Civil Rights Act of 1964
d) Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

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