Sexual Harassment Awareness Test: Quiz

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Sexual Harassment Awareness Test: Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Simply said, what is a definition of sexual harassment?
    • A. 

      A sexual advance or conduct that is unwelcome and unacceptable to a man or woman

    • B. 

      Expressing sexual desires towards a fellow employee.

    • C. 

      Badgering a fellow employee of the opposite sex.

    • D. 

      Coercing a subordinate to provide sexual favors as a condition of continued employment.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not an example of verbal sexual harassment?
    • A. 

      Unwanted requests for dates.

    • B. 

      Use of language which one considers offensive.

    • C. 

      When one member of the opposite sex complements the other on their appearance.

    • D. 

      Use of sexual innuendo

    • E. 

      The telling of "dirty" Jokes.

    • F. 

      Threats or requests of a sexual nature.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not an example of physical sexual harassment?
    • A. 

      A. Unwelcomed touching of a fellow employee.

    • B. 

      Sexual assault and or rape.

    • C. 

      Deliberately brushing up against someone.

    • D. 

      Accidentally brushing up against someone.

    • E. 

      Pinching someone.

  • 4. 
    When is asking a fellow team member for a date considered sexual harassment?
    • A. 

      Always.

    • B. 

      Only if the employee is a subordinate.

    • C. 

      Only if the person has expressed no interest and requested not to be asked again.

    • D. 

      Asking someone for a date is part of everyday life and is never considered to be sexual harassment.

  • 5. 
    Why is sexual harassment an issue for concern of an employer?
    • A. 

      Because the employer can be held liable for sexual harassment claims made by one employee involving another employee.

    • B. 

      It deteriorates morale and reduces job performance.

    • C. 

      It could cost the company money in legal claims.

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    What is "harassment through communications"?
    • A. 

      The use of the mail to send sexually explicit materials to another employee.

    • B. 

      The use of the telephone to communicate sexually offensive requests or statements.

    • C. 

      A federal offense where one employee uses the telephone or mall to communicate something of a sexual nature to another employee who considers it offensive and unwelcome.

    • D. 

      All of above.

  • 7. 
    In general, how should one team member treat another team member of the opposite gender?
    • A. 

      Men should treat all women with the same respect they would want to be shown to their mother, daughter, or wife.

    • B. 

      Women should treat all women with the same respect they would want to be shown to their father, son, or husband.

    • C. 

      Everyone should treat everyone else with the same respect they expect others to show for themselves.

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    What is wrong with staying silent or ignoring sexual harassment when does it occur?
    • A. 

      Nothing, sometimes this is all that is necessary to correct a situation.

    • B. 

      The issue will probably not go away and should be "nipped in the bud" at the first opportunity one has to express themselves to the perpetrator.

    • C. 

      This lack of attention to the situation can encourage the perpetrator to continue their behavior with other employees.

    • D. 

      B and c.

  • 9. 
    Under what conditions is it not necessary for a man or woman to establish one's "critical point" when they have been a victim of sexual harassment?
    • A. 

      It is always necessary to establish a critical point whereby the "victim" states their feeling about unwelcome advances or conduct.

    • B. 

      It is always necessary to establish a critical point involving sexual harassment with the exception of circumstances where the perpetrator is a superior officer.

    • C. 

      When the harassment is of a minor nature.

    • D. 

      When the harassment experience has happened before.

  • 10. 
    What is the proper role for management to take on sexual harassment issues in a correctional facility?
    • A. 

      Management needs to be supportive of anyone who has legitimately been a victim of sexual harassment.

    • B. 

      Management should take sexual harassment seriously and set proper examples evidenced by conduct in their direct work environment.

    • C. 

      Management can make sure the official policy on sexual harassment is evenly enforced, treating all employees fairly and equally.

    • D. 

      All the above

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