Sexual Harassment Mastery Test

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Whether it’s an unwanted sexual advance or an inappropriate joke, sexual harassment can be a serious problem for everyone involved if it happens in the workplace – or even elsewhere. What can you tell us about the topic?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most sexual harassment is based on sexual advances
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The College will not be liable for sexual harassment committed by superviors as long as it is not aware of the conduct
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Quid pro quo sexual harassment (e.g., promising more favorable working conditions in return for sex) can be committed by supervisors, coworkers and even customers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It takes several incidents over a period of time to fully establish a hostile office environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A manager's threats to retaliate against a subordinate if he or she refuses sexual advances may constitute sexual harassment even if the threats are never carried out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Terry and Jamie went out on a date, which Terry thought went well. Jamie, however, did not. Terry called Jamie back the next day to set up another date and Jamie said they will talk later. Terry called back after two days, and Jamie still said "later." After three more calls, Jamie told Terry to stop calling, but Terry continues to call. Is this sexual harassment?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Pinching, patting or verbally teasing a co-worker is harmless.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    To qualify as sexual harassment, the parties have to be of the opposite sex.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Making sexual comments and allowing sexual jokes to be passed around on campus is called ...
    • A. 

      Quid Pro Quo harassment

    • B. 

      Hostile environment harassment

    • C. 

      An open environment to everyone

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 10. 
    If an employee does not immediately complain about offensive behavior, the behavior is probably welcome and not harassment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False