Introduction To Business: HR And Culture Quiz

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Human Resource, Culture, and Diversity


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Human resources are the people who work for a business.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Computers and technology are drastically changing white collar jobs, but they have not yet impacted blue collar jobs to any great degree.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Most jobs today require at least a high school education.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A full time employee regularly works a schedule of a t least 30 hours or more per week.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Employers are required by law to provide some benefits to employees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits job discrimination based on disabilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Managers and employees do not always have the same immediate goals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Employment growth is expected to be SLOWEST over the next ten years in which of the following occupational categories?
    • A. 

      Professional

    • B. 

      Management

    • C. 

      Sales and marketing

    • D. 

      Production

  • 9. 
    If your job involves a great deal of manual work, you are a
    • A. 

      White collar worker

    • B. 

      Blue collar worker

    • C. 

      Pink collar worker

    • D. 

      Yellow collar worker

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a major goal of a human resources department?
    • A. 

      Set prices on products and services

    • B. 

      Match employees abilities with specific goals

    • C. 

      Maintain a satisfying work environment

    • D. 

      Protect employees health and well-being

  • 11. 
    A specific study of a job to identify in detail the job duties and skill requirements is called a
    • A. 

      Job description

    • B. 

      Job classification

    • C. 

      Job review

    • D. 

      Job analysis

  • 12. 
    The final step in the hiring process is
    • A. 

      Employee orientation

    • B. 

      Deciding whether the employee will be permanent

    • C. 

      Determining the employees duties

    • D. 

      Conducting a job interview

  • 13. 
    A compensation plan that combines wages or salary with an additional amount based on employee's performance
    • A. 

      Piece rate

    • B. 

      Commission

    • C. 

      Base plus incentive

    • D. 

      Time wage

  • 14. 
    The advancement of an employee to a position with greater responsibility is called a
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Promotion

    • C. 

      Discharge

    • D. 

      Termination

  • 15. 
    The physical conditions and psychological atmosphere in which employees work is the
    • A. 

      Work environment

    • B. 

      Organizational culture

    • C. 

      Corporate climate

    • D. 

      Ergonomic climate

  • 16. 
    This allows employees some choice in how their work days and work hours are arranged
    • A. 

      Personal time

    • B. 

      Family leave

    • C. 

      Flextime

    • D. 

      Flexspace

  • 17. 
    An organized group of employees who negotiate with employers about issues such as wages and working conditions is a
    • A. 

      Cooperative

    • B. 

      Credit union

    • C. 

      Joint venture

    • D. 

      Labor union

  • 18. 
    Examples are construction companies, engine manufacturers and coal mines
    • A. 

      Service producing businesses

    • B. 

      Goods producing businesses

    • C. 

      Quasi producing businesses

    • D. 

      Outsourcng

  • 19. 
    Human resource activity involving job analysis and job recruitment
    • A. 

      Planning and staffing

    • B. 

      Employee relations

    • C. 

      Compensation and benefits

    • D. 

      Performance management

  • 20. 
    A planned reduction in the number of employees needed
    • A. 

      Downsizing

    • B. 

      Outsourcing

    • C. 

      Employee relations

    • D. 

      Deflation

  • 21. 
    Human resource activity involving enforcement of company policy
    • A. 

      Employee relations

    • B. 

      Planning and staffing

    • C. 

      Compensation and benefits

    • D. 

      Performance management

  • 22. 
    Examples include insurance companies, retail stores and dentists
    • A. 

      Service producing businesses

    • B. 

      Goods producing businesses

    • C. 

      Quasi producing businesses

    • D. 

      Outsourcing

  • 23. 
    Human resource activity involving managing promotions and terminations
    • A. 

      Performance management

    • B. 

      Compensation and benefits

    • C. 

      Planning and staffing

    • D. 

      Employee relationos

  • 24. 
    An employee to whom a company has made a long term committment
    • A. 

      Permanent employee

    • B. 

      Temporary employee

    • C. 

      Part time employee

    • D. 

      Outsourced personnel

  • 25. 
    Involves removing work from one company and sending it to another company to be completed at a lower cost
    • A. 

      Outsourcing

    • B. 

      Downsizing

    • C. 

      Upsizing

    • D. 

      Insourcing

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