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McDonalds Minimum Wage Lesson Plan Quiz (Free Demo)

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  • 1. 
    Lesson Plan Outline
  • 2. 
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  • 3. 
    McDonald's announced that it is raising its minimum wage. What is their new minimum wage?
    • A. 

      $9.00

    • B. 

      $15.00

    • C. 

      $7.25

    • D. 

      $10.00

  • 4. 
    The minimum wage increase will cover all McDonald locations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What percentage of the McDonald's workforce will be covered by the wage increase?
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 6. 
    Which of the following represent the reason(s) that McDonald's is raising the minimum wage?
    • A. 

      Competitive wage pressure from a tight labor market.

    • B. 

      Labor campaigns drawing attention to their labor policies.

    • C. 

      To retain good talent in the company.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    The lowest pay an employer can pay set by law or union contract is called
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 8. 
    The lowest wage an employer can pay set by law  is called the _____________.
  • 9. 
    The current federal minimum wage is ___________ per hour.
  • 10. 
    The president of the United Sates has proposed that the federal minimum wage be raised to _______ per hour.
  • 11. 
    Who determines the national minimum wage?
    • A. 

      County governments

    • B. 

      State governments

    • C. 

      Federal Government

    • D. 

      City Government

  • 12. 
    The state minimum wage can be lower than the federal minimum wage?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Businesses can pay employees less than the minimum wage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Each state can set their own minimum wage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There are many who think a $10.10 minimum wage is not enough. What do they think the minimum wage should be per hour?
    • A. 

      $21.00

    • B. 

      $15.00

    • C. 

      $31.50

    • D. 

      $19.00

  • 16. 
    Workers who are not satisfied with their low wage status have organized to try and change it. What activity are they using to bring attention to this issue April 15 2015?
    • A. 

      Breaking windows at places where they work

    • B. 

      Quit their jobs

    • C. 

      Economic boycott

    • D. 

      Strike

  • 17. 
    Low wage workers are workers who earn below the federal poverty level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Based on the current minimum wage people who earn the minimum wage are also low wage workers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Is [your statement here] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Another term for low wage workers is ___ ______ ______.
  • 21. 
    Low wage workers get low pay because they perform jobs that don't require any skills.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which group makes up the majority of low wage workers in the United States?
    • A. 

      Black Males

    • B. 

      White Females

    • C. 

      White Males

    • D. 

      Black Females

  • 23. 
    Teenagers make up the majority of low wage workers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Minorities and women are disproportionately found in low-wage jobs and occupy the lower rungs of the ladder within this workforce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Match the race with their percentage of the working poor by population.
    • A. White
    • A.
    • B. Black
    • B.
    • C. Hispanic
    • C.
  • 26. 
    What industry group is responsible for most low wage jobs?
    • A. 

      Accounting

    • B. 

      Service

    • C. 

      Manufacturing

    • D. 

      Fishing

  • 27. 
    Match each education group with their percentage of the working poor work force.
    • A. College degree
    • A.
    • B. High school education
    • B.
    • C. Less than a high school education
    • C.
  • 28. 
    The less education you have the more likely you will be part of the working poor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    What is a good source of information on the minimum wage and the working poor.
    • A. 

      CNBC

    • B. 

      Fox News

    • C. 

      The newspaper

    • D. 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • 30. 
    In 2011 what was the estimated number of people who are part of the working poor?
    • A. 

      73 million

    • B. 

      40 million

    • C. 

      10.4 million

    • D. 

      8.9 million

  • 31. 
    In 2012 what is the estimated number of people earning the minimum wage?
    • A. 

      3.6 million

    • B. 

      10.4 million

    • C. 

      8.5 million

    • D. 

      5 million

  • 32. 
    The percentage (5%) of Black, White, and Hispanic workers that earn the minimum wage is the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    According to Pew Research what percentage of those surveyed agree the minimum wage should be raised?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      73%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 34. 
    For those who support a raise in the minimum wage which of these is not a reason to support the increase in the minimum wage.
    • A. 

      It will cause companies to stop hiring people.

    • B. 

      It will help lift millions out of poverty.

    • C. 

      It would provide a boost to the economy.

    • D. 

      It would help close the gender wage gap.

  • 35. 
    Which is a reason why the minimum wage should be raised to $15.00 an hour? 
    • A. 

      A higher wage will make people complacent and not want to explore better opportunities.

    • B. 

      $10.10 an hour is not enough to lift people out of poverty.

    • C. 

      If the minimum wage had been tied to inflation it would be higher than $10.10 today.

    • D. 

      B and c

  • 36. 
    One reason to not raise the minimum wage is that it would boost the economy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Which of the following is a reason not to support the minimum wage?
    • A. 

      The prices of products and services will increase.

    • B. 

      Small companies cannot afford the increase and will go out of business.

    • C. 

      It should be left up to the states to decide.

    • D. 

      A and c.

    • E. 

      A,b, and c.

  • 38. 
    According to this video:
    • A. 

      McDonald's had raised the minimum wage and that is why they were in trouble.

    • B. 

      The thought of raising the minimum wage is hurting McDonald's.

    • C. 

      McDonald's is automating some duties because of employees wanting minimum wage increases.

    • D. 

      B and c

  • 39. 
    If you were looking for someone to explain to you about the affects a minimum wage increase would have in the United States which one would you choose?
    • A. 

      Accountants

    • B. 

      Economist

    • C. 

      Insurance specialist

    • D. 

      Human resource manager

  • 40. 
    In the debate video the person who did not support the minimum wage does not use and research to back up her position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False