Employee Benefits And Services! HRM Trivia Questions Quiz

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Welcome to the HRM trivia quiz on Employee Benefits and Services! There are some things that people who hold a certain position get to enjoy such as allowances, benefits and services. As an HRM, it is your duty to ensure that only those at the level get to enjoy the benefits and they are awarded appropriately. Do take up the quiz, and get to refresh your understanding!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The indirect financial and nonfinancial payments employees receive for continuing their employment with a company are called ________.
    • A. 

      Compensation

    • B. 

      Salary

    • C. 

      Benefits

    • D. 

      Remuneration

  • 2. 
    Nonfinancial payments like health and life insurance, pensions, time off with pay, and childcare facilities are examples of ________.
    • A. 

      Competency-based incentives

    • B. 

      Variable pay

    • C. 

      Benefits

    • D. 

      Bonuses

  • 3. 
    Which of the following benefits is required by federal or state law?
    • A. 

      Unemployment insurance

    • B. 

      Disability insurance

    • C. 

      Health insurance

    • D. 

      Pensions

  • 4. 
    All of the following benefits are required by federal or state law EXCEPT ________.
    • A. 

      Workers' compensation

    • B. 

      Unemployment insurance

    • C. 

      Disability insurance

    • D. 

      Maternity leave

  • 5. 
    Which of the following terms refers to benefits for time not worked, such as unemployment insurance, vacation and holiday pay, and sick pay?
    • A. 

      Supplemental pay benefits

    • B. 

      Employee assistance

    • C. 

      Financial incentives

    • D. 

      Premium benefits

  • 6. 
    Keith works as a construction foreman, and he is viewed as a reliable, competent employee. Keith was recently injured in a car accident while on vacation, and his injuries are so severe that he will not be able to return to work. Which of the following would most likely provide Keith with benefits?
    • A. 

      Group life insurance

    • B. 

      Unemployment insurance

    • C. 

      Workers' compensation insurance

    • D. 

      Supplemental unemployment benefits

  • 7. 
    Which of the following provides pay to an employee when he or she is temporarily out of work because of illness?
    • A. 

      Sick leave

    • B. 

      Severance pay

    • C. 

      Supplemental pay

    • D. 

      Workers' compensation

  • 8. 
    What is the maximum number of weeks of unpaid leave that an employee may take under the Family and Medical Leave Act?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Ten

    • C. 

      Twelve

    • D. 

      Sixteen

  • 9. 
    All of the following are true statements regarding the application of the Family and Medical Leave Act EXCEPT ________.
    • A. 

      Employers must receive advance notice and medical certification from the employee

    • B. 

      Eligible employees must have worked for the employer for at least one year

    • C. 

      Employees must be employed at job sites with at least 50 employees

    • D. 

      Up to 12 weeks must be granted in a 12-month period

  • 10. 
    To be eligible for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, an employee must have worked ________ hours during the past twelve consecutive months.
    • A. 

      850

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      1250

    • D. 

      1600

  • 11. 
    Eric has worked full-time for a large manufacturing company for over three years. Eric and his wife have recently adopted a baby, and Eric wants to take time off from work to care for the child. Which of the following laws most likely applies to Eric's situation?
    • A. 

      Pregnancy Discrimination Act

    • B. 

      Family and Medical Leave Act

    • C. 

      Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

    • D. 

      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • 12. 
    The Family and Medical Leave Act ________.
    • A. 

      Provides guidelines regarding what rates of return employers should use in computing their pension plan values

    • B. 

      Ensures that an employer must grant an employee up to 12 weeks of leave in a 12-month period for the birth or care of a newborn child, placement of a child for adoption, to care for a spouse, child, or parent with a serious health condition, or to care for the employee's own serious health condition

    • C. 

      Prohibits an employer's health plan from using incentives to encourage employees to leave the hospital after childbirth after less than the legislatively-determined minimum stay

    • D. 

      Sets minimum requirements for protecting individuals' health-care data accessibility and confidentiality

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is NOT an employer cost associated with granting leave to employees under the Family and Medical Leave Act?
    • A. 

      Paying temporary workers

    • B. 

      Recruiting replacement workers

    • C. 

      Paying employee for time not worked

    • D. 

      Compensating for lower productivity of new workers

  • 14. 
    Rita was terminated from her position as an accounts manager with Carson Financial, Inc. On her last day at work, Rita received a check for $3,500. Which of the following did Rita most likely receive from Carson Financial?
    • A. 

      Merit pay

    • B. 

      Annual bonus

    • C. 

      Severance pay

    • D. 

      Performance pay

  • 15. 
    All of the following are typical reasons that employers provide severance pay when downsizing EXCEPT ________.
    • A. 

      Reducing litigation chances

    • B. 

      Ensuring good public relations

    • C. 

      Reassuring remaining employees

    • D. 

      Adhering to government requirements

  • 16. 
    Elizabeth works at an auto manufacturing firm that recently shut down for five weeks to change machinery. However, during the shutdown, Elizabeth was able to maintain her standard of living because of the firm's ________.
    • A. 

      Supplemental unemployment benefits

    • B. 

      Workers' compensation insurance

    • C. 

      Disability insurance

    • D. 

      Severance pay

  • 17. 
    Which of the following requires employers to treat women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions the same as any employee not able to work, with respect to all benefits?
    • A. 

      Family and Medical Leave Act

    • B. 

      Pregnancy Discrimination Act

    • C. 

      Comprehensive Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

    • D. 

      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • 18. 
    Who contributes funds for workers' compensation benefits?
    • A. 

      State governments

    • B. 

      Federal government

    • C. 

      Insurance providers

    • D. 

      Employers

  • 19. 
    Which of the following provides income and medical benefits to employment-related accident victims or their dependents?
    • A. 

      Severance pay

    • B. 

      Family and medical leave

    • C. 

      Workers' compensation

    • D. 

      Health insurance benefits

  • 20. 
    Employers must provide employees who have work-related injuries with all of the following EXCEPT ________.
    • A. 

      Cash benefits

    • B. 

      Medical services

    • C. 

      Hospital services

    • D. 

      Time off with full pay

  • 21. 
    Which of the following conditions must be met for an injured employee to earn workers' compensation from the employer?
    • A. 

      The employee was injured while on the job.

    • B. 

      The employee suffered the injury through no fault of his or her own

    • C. 

      The employee worked full-time for the employer for a minimum of 12 months.

    • D. 

      The employee received adequate job training to understand the position's requirements.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is a popular workers' compensation cost-control measure that involves coordinating the medical care and health insurance coverage for each injured employee?
    • A. 

      Nurse management

    • B. 

      Case management

    • C. 

      Health maintenance

    • D. 

      Medical rehabilitation

  • 23. 
    Which health benefit is offered by almost all employers?
    • A. 

      Vision insurance

    • B. 

      Chiropractic insurance

    • C. 

      Prescription drug coverage

    • D. 

      Health maintenance organization

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a prepaid health care system that provides medical services for employees who pay a nominal fee?
    • A. 

      PPO

    • B. 

      HMO

    • C. 

      DMO

    • D. 

      ESOP

  • 25. 
    _______ are groups of health care providers that contract with employers, insurance companies, or third-party payers to provide medical care services at a reduced fee.
    • A. 

      PPOs

    • B. 

      HMOs

    • C. 

      DMOs

    • D. 

      ADDs

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