HRM 324 WEEK 1 Week 1 Quiz

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HRM 324 WEEK 1 Week 1 Quiz

HRM 324 WEEK 1 Week 1 Quiz

  1. Passage of this Act requires compensation professionals to demonstrate that alleged discriminatory pay practices are a business necessity.
    1. Civil Rights Act of 1991
    2. Equal Pay Act of 1938
    3. Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
    4. Davis-Bacon Act of 1931

 

  1. Which of the following laws set prevailing wage rates for companies that provide services to the U.S. Government?
    1. Civil Rights Act of 1991
    2. Equal Pay Act of 1938
    3. Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
    4. Davis-Bacon Act of 1931

 

  1. Compensation professionals use compensable factors to determine whether jobs are the same, in order to comply with which federal legislation?
    1. Davis – Bacon Act of 1931
    2. Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
    3. Equal Pay Act of 1963
    4. Civil Rights Act of 1964

 

  1. The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 addresses which three issues?
    1. minimum wage, overtime pay, & child-labor
    2. minimum wage, overtime pay, pay discrimination
    3. minimum wage, child-labor, pay discrimination
    4. overtime pay, child-labor, pay discrimination

 

 

  1. Construction contractors, working on government contracts, must pay their laborers and mechanics what type of wage?
    1. minimum wage
    2. prevailing wage
    3. prevalent wage
    4. discretionary wage

 

  1. Which of the following are covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act?
    1. fringe benefits, minimum wage, child labor provisions
    2. minimum wage, overtime wage rates, child labor provisions
    3. overtime wage rates, fringe benefits, minimum wage
    4. child labor provisions, fringe benefits, overtime wage rates

 

  1. Discrimination based on which of the following is protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
    1. race, sexual preference, national origin
    2. sexual preference, color, national origin
    3. color, race, sexual preference
    4. national origin, race, color

 

  1. Which part of the U.S. Constitution granted Congress the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations?
    1. The Fourteenth Amendment
    2. The Fifth Amendment
    3. The First Amendment
    4. Article I, Section 8

 

  1. Compensation differentials between men and women performing substantially similar work fall under the purview of which piece of legislation?
    1. Equal Pay Act of 1963
    2. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
    3. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
    4. Civil Rights Act of 1964

 

  1. Which legislation removed barriers to free commerce and restored equality of bargaining power?
    1. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    2. Equal Pay Act of 1963
    3. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
    4. National Labor Relations Act of 1935

 

  1. According to the Equal Pay Act, which of the following are acceptable defenses for unequal work?
    1. a system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of production, a differential based on any factor other that race, a seniority system, a system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of production
    2. a differential based on any factor other that race, a merit system
    3. a seniority system, a merit system, a system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of production
    4. a differential based on any factor other that race, a seniority system, merit system

 

  1. Which Act extends coverage to all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors with federal contracts?
    1. Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act of 1936
    2. Davis-Bacon Act of 1931
    3. McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965
    4. Work Hours and Safety Standards Act of 1962

 

  1. According to the Civil Rights Act of 1991, when are employees required to file challenges to the seniority system?
    1. within 180 days
    2. within a year
    3. within 6 months
    4. when the system is implemented or when it negatively affects them

 

  1. Which Act established guidelines prohibiting age-related discrimination?
    1. The Equal Pay Act of 1991
    2. The Civil Rights Act of 1964
    3. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
    4. The Equal Pay Act of 1963

 

  1. The equal protection clause is found in which part of the U.S. Constitution?
    1. The First Amendment
    2. The Fourteenth Amendment
    3. The Fifth Amendment
    4. Article I, Section 8

 

  1. The increasing acceptance of “paternity leave” is found with the passage this Act.
    1. Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
    2. Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
    3. Civil Rights Act of 1991
    4. Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

 

  1. What kind of accommodation involves modifying work schedules, job restructuring, and making existing facilities readily accessible for those covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act?
    1. disability accommodations
    2. reasonable accommodations
    3. regulated accommodations
    4. mandatory accommodations

 

  1. This type of job is subject to the FLSA overtime provisions?
    1. exempt
    2. nonexempt
    3. equal
    4. nonequal

 

  1. Discriminatory seniority systems were addressed with passage of which Act?
    1. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    2. Civil Rights Act of 1991
    3. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
    4. Equal Pay Act of 1963

 

  1. Which Act is an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938?
    1. Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947
    2. Family and Medical Leave Act of 1991
    3. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    4. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

 

 

 

  1. This occurs whenever an employer applies an employment practice to all employees, but the practice leads to unequal treatment of protected employee groups.
    1. disparate impact
    2. disparate treatment
    3. discriminatory impact
    4. discriminatory treatment

 

  1. Treating pregnancy like any other disability falls under the realm of which piece of legislation?
    1. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
    2. Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
    3. Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
    4. Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

 

  1. What are the revised guidelines for determining whether jobs are exempt from FLSA overtime pay provisions called?
    1. Glass Ceiling Act
    2. Overtime Nonexempt Rules
    3. Bennett Amendment
    4. FairPay Rules

 

  1. ADA applies to companies that employ at least how many workers?
    1. 50
    2. 25
    3. 15
    4. 100

 

  1. The Davis-Bacon Act of 1931 pertains to companies with federal contracts of at least what value?
    1. $20,000
    2. $2,000
    3. $10,000
    4. $5,000

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HRM 324 WEEK 1 Week 1 Quiz

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