Human Resource Chapter: Legal Environment Questions!

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Human Resource Chapter: Legal Environment Questions!

There are different laws that govern human resource management, and it is important for everyone who is looking for a future career in this field to understand them and their repercussions. The quiz below is designed to test your understanding of the legal environment of human resource. Give it a try and get to refresh your memory. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is a circumstance in which an organization can legitimately treat members of different groups differently:
    • A. 

      Disparate treatment

    • B. 

      Business necessity

    • C. 

      Bona fide occupational qualification

    • D. 

      Four-fifths rule

  • 2. 
    This is a test that is the basis for establishing for prima facie case, named for a Supreme Court ruling.
    • A. 

      Pattern or Practice Test

    • B. 

      Employer defense test

    • C. 

      McDonald-Douglas Test

    • D. 

      Geographical comparison test

  • 3. 
    This question deals with Sexual Harassment at Work. This is sexual harassment in which the harasser offers to exchange something of value for sexual favors. We discussed this in class, Hint: Silence of the Lambs.
    • A. 

      Hostile work environment

    • B. 

      Sexual harassment

    • C. 

      Harris harassment case

    • D. 

      Quid pro quo harassment

  • 4. 
    The ___________________________was first passed in 1967 and later amended in 1986. This prohibits discrimination against employees forty years old or older.
  • 5. 
    Prohibits discrimination based on disability and all aspects of the employment relationship such as job application procedures, hiring, firing, promotion and compensation.
    • A. 

      Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1979

    • B. 

      Civil Rights Act of 1991

    • C. 

      Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

    • D. 

      Equal Pay Act.

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