The Ultimate Quiz On Diversity And Equality!

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The Ultimate Quiz On Diversity And Equality!

Equality and diversity are essential in all aspects of our lives and work which includes gender, race and ethnicity, disability, religion, sexuality, class, and age. A successful organization believes in the implementation of equality and diversity. This quiz has been developed to test your knowledge about different practices related to equality and diversity. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a benefit of diversity?
    • A. 

      Keeps and increases market share

    • B. 

      Increases productivity

    • C. 

      Improves quality of management

    • D. 

      Lowers wages

  • 2. 
    Discriminating against someone because of a hearing impairment is illegal under which act of legislation?
    • A. 

      Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

    • B. 

      Immigration and Reform and Control Act

    • C. 

      Americans with Disabilities Act

    • D. 

      Family and Medical Leave Act

  • 3. 
    Francine took a three-week unpaid absence from her job as a dining room manager to care for her elderly mother who was severely injured in a car accident. When she came back, her supervisor told her she was being demoted to maitre’d because she obviously didn’t care enough about her job. What law was violated?
    • A. 

      Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

    • B. 

      Immigration and Reform and Control Act

    • C. 

      Americans with Disabilities Act

    • D. 

      Family and Medical Leave Act

  • 4. 
    Marlene decided not to post an ad for a steward opening in the local newspaper’s general employment section because in the past the ad resulted in a number of Hispanic people applying for the job. What act is Marlene in danger of violating?
    • A. 

      Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

    • B. 

      Immigration and Reform and Control Act

    • C. 

      Americans with Disabilities Act

    • D. 

      Family and Medical Leave Act

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is considered an essential function of a server?
    • A. 

      Ability to hear orders

    • B. 

      Ability to read menus

    • C. 

      Ability to carry up to five pounds

    • D. 

      Ability to walk unassisted

  • 6. 
    What is positive discrimination?
    • A. 

      Being friendlier with certain employees over others

    • B. 

      Favouring a job candidate from an under-represented group over another candidate

    • C. 

      Selecting someone from a minority group for special privileges

    • D. 

      Discriminating against a person with their permission

  • 7. 
    Which of these would be a potential barrier that could accidentally discriminate against certain employees
    • A. 

      Having fruit as a snack in a business meeting

    • B. 

      Holding an event on a Monday morning

    • C. 

      Using a different office across the corridor

    • D. 

      Attending a business lunch with alcoholic drinks

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an example of a stereotype?
    • A. 

      Not hiring people with a certain skin colour because you've heard that they're careless

    • B. 

      Harassing someone so much that they can't perform their job properly

    • C. 

      Assuming that anyone with non-white skin is an immigrant

    • D. 

      Treating someone unfairly because of their religion

  • 9. 
    What is not a protected characteristic of equality and diversity?
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Obesity

    • C. 

      Religious Beliefs

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    You're keen to have a diverse workplace and know that people from minority ethnic groups are under-represented in your organisation. A post has become vacant. Do you ______________ ?
    • A. 

      Advertise the post for minority groups only

    • B. 

      Promote the position through a range of media, emphasising your commitment to diversity

    • C. 

      Don't change anything. They will find you through the same routes as everyone else

    • D. 

      None