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SPHR Practice Exam Questions with Answers Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification

Question # 6

Which of the following collects data from employers throughout the United States in order to put this information on its website?

A.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

B.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

C.

National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

D.

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

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Question # 7

You are a HR Professional for your organization and you're educating your staff on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Which one of the following statements about the Pregnancy Discrimination Act is not true?

A.

If an employer provides any benefits to workers on leave, the employer must provide the same benefits for those on leave for pregnancy-related conditions.

B.

An employer is allowed to refuse to hire a pregnant woman because of the imminent time frame of the needed leave to deliver and care for the child.

C.

Employers must provide the same level of health benefits for spouses of male employees as they do for spouses of female employees.

D.

Pregnancy related benefits cannot be limited to married employees.

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Question # 8

Which of the following focuses on the person in the job?

A.

SWOT analysis

B.

Performance management

C.

Policies

D.

Risk assessment

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Question # 9

Which of the following would be the best choice of a profit-sharing plan if the employer wishes to improve organizational productivity through shared management and employee efforts?

A.

nuses

B.

Gainsharing

C.

Improshare

D.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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Question # 10

The best quality tool to use for gathering information about a specific problem is which of the following?

A.

A stratification chart

B.

An Ishikawa diagram

C.

A Pareto chart

D.

A histogram

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Question # 11

Mark the step that does NOT come under risk management.

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Question # 12

What term is used to describe the values, worth, work ethics, attitude, and collective sense of an identity in an organization?

A.

Organizational persona

B.

Organizational politics

C.

Organizational branding

D.

Organizational culture

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Question # 13

As an HR Professional, you must sometimes terminate employees from your organization. When an employee is terminated, there must be a just cause or a good cause for the termination. Which one of the following is not a valid just cause for the employee's termination?

A.

Whether reasonable "proof" of the violation existed, or was obtained through investigation

B.

Whether the employee was warned in advance

C.

Whether the rule has been applied consistently

D.

Whether the employee is a member of a protected class

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Question # 14

Safety in the workplace is directly linked to security of the workplace. When completing a risk assessment of the workplace and its security, there are four general categories of organizational assets that are measured for impact of identified risks. Which of the following is not one of the four asset categories that are analyzed for impact in the workplace security?

Physical

Financial

Media

Human

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Question # 15

When designing new seminars and learning programs with ADDIE, you should often use SMART for learning objectives. What does SMART mean?

A.

Scalable, Measurable, Activities, Realistic, Tested

B.

Scalable, Measurable, Action-oriented, Reviewed, Time-bound

C.

Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, Tested

D.

Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, Time-bound

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Question # 16

Certain organizations are required by OSHA to complete and file the OSHA Form 300 to report a log of work-related injuries and illnesses. How many employees must an organization have to be required to complete the OSHA Form 300?

A.

33

B.

44

C.

11

D.

22

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Question # 17

Employee Weingarten rights established which of the following?

A.

Employers may not deny a nonunion worker's request for representation during an investigatory hearing.

B.

Union employees have the right to have a union representative present at an investigatory interview.

C.

Employees have the right to consult with an attorney post-discipline.

D.

Employers have the right to deny the presence of a co-worker in an investigatory interview.

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Question # 18

Match the Common law doctrine of employment with their descriptions.

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Question # 19

Which of the following areas ensures that individuals with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities are available when needed to accomplish organization goals?

A.

Employee and Labor Relations

B.

Human Resource Development

C.

Total Rewards

D.

Risk Management

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Question # 20

Which of the following is the process used traditionally to determine the value of jobs relative to each other within the organization?

A.

Ranking method

B.

Job evaluation

C.

Classification method

D.

Job sharing

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Question # 21

Which of the following is conducted to determine what is required to solve a problem?

A.

Needs assessment

B.

Making succession plan

C.

SWOT analysis

D.

Talent management program

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Question # 22

Which of the following is not a benefit of hiring a multigenerational workforce?

A.

Recruiting for a multigenerational workforce increase the applicant pool from which to choose employees.

B.

A multigenerational workforce is a reflection of the population, considering the large number of baby boomers who are reaching retirement age.

C.

A multigenerational workforce increases an organization's productivity.

D.

A multigenerational workforce increases the availability of different perspectives for use in management decision-making.

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Question # 23

The court case that identified adverse impact as an unlawful employment practice was which of the following?

A.

Washington v. Davis

B.

Taxman v. School Board of Piscataway

C.

Griggs v. Duke Power Co.

D.

Albemarle Paper v. Moody

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Question # 24

Which of the following processes is taken to reduce the risk?

A.

Risk acceptance

B.

Risk transfer

C.

Risk avoidance

D.

Risk mitigation

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Question # 25

As a HR Professional you must understand the laws and regulations, which affect employee compensation. Which of the following was the first to address sanitary working conditions?

A.

Portal-to-Portal Act

B.

Davis-Bacon Act

C.

Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act

D.

Fair Labor Standards Act

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Question # 26

When does double breasting occur?

A.

A neutral employer performs work that is normally done by striking employees.

B.

An employer has two companies that are substantially identical.

C.

Two businesses perform operations that are part of the same product.

D.

An employer has two businesses, one union and one nonunion, that do substantially the same work but have different management, equipment, and customers.

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Question # 27

Which of the following is comprised of any employee payments not associated with wages and salaries?

A.

Non-monetary compensation

B.

Direct compensation

C.

Indirect compensation

D.

Monetary compensation

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Question # 28

Which of the following Acts applies to children in the workforce?

A.

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

B.

Drug-Free Workplace Act

C.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

D.

Mine Safety and Health Act (MSHA)

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Question # 29

Which of the following serves to motivate employees to work safely, reduce workers compensation costs, and encourage improvements to safety programs?

A.

Health and Safety Program

B.

Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)

C.

Strategic Protection Program

D.

Strategic Partnership Program

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Question # 30

Which of the following decisions result in a workforce reduction or transfer of employees to other jobs?

A.

Offshoring

B.

Workforce expansion

C.

Corporate restructuring

D.

Workforce reduction

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Question # 31

Please refer to the following table for this question. A company advertised for 100 sales representative positions. They received 650 applications and hired the 100 employees as follows:

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In which groups has adverse impact occurred?

A.

Caucasian and Black

B.

Hispanic and Caucasian

C.

Native American and Black

D.

Hispanic and Native American

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Question # 32

Which of the following prohibits health insurance providers from discriminating on the basis of health status and limited restrictions for preexisting conditions?

A.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

B.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

C.

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

D.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

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Question # 33

Which of the following keeps data current by dropping the oldest data when new data is added?

A.

Moving average

B.

Median

C.

Mean

D.

Mode

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Question # 34

Which of the following tests is also known as honesty test?

A.

Personality test

B.

Integrity test

C.

Aptitude test

D.

Cognitive Ability Test

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Question # 35

The 16-year-old son of one of your friends is looking for a summer job and has been offered a job at a coal mine. Which of the following makes this illegal?

A.

Fair Labor Standards Acts

B.

Occupational Safety and Health Act

C.

Mine Safety and Health Act

D.

Hazard Communication

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Question # 36

Which of the following requires employees to act within the authority granted by the employer?

A.

Duty of diligence

B.

Due process

C.

Duty of loyalty

D.

Duty of obedience

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Question # 37

How can an employer determine whether a job creates an ergonomic hazard for an employee?

A.

Review the MSDS.

B.

Observe the incumbent performing the job duties.

C.

Review and analyze the OSHA logs.

D.

Review and analyze the workers' compensation records.

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Question # 38

Robert is the HR Professional for his organization. June, Robert's supervisor, assigns Robert for completing and filing the EEO-1 Report for the organization. What is the EEO-1 Report?

A.

It is a report that all employers with at least 100 employees must submit to the Department of Labor. It defines the total number of employees by job category, ethnicity, race, and gender the organization employs.

B.

It is a report that all employers with at least 100 employees must submit to the Department of Labor. It defines the total number of employees the organization employs.

C.

It is a report that all employers must submit to the Department of Labor defining the race and income of all employees in the organization.

D.

It is a report that all employers must submit to the Department of Labor defining the race, social security identification number, and income of all employees in the organization.

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Question # 39

Which of the following describes salting?

A.

The union hires an individual to picket the employer's business.

B.

The union hires an individual to apply for a job with an employer and begin to organize the company.

C.

The union hires an individual to publicize its reasons for targeting an employer for unionization.

D.

The union hires an individual to distribute leaflets to employees as they are leaving work at the end of the day.

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Question # 40

All of the following statements about employment at-will are true except which one?

A.

The employee may resign at any time, with or without notice.

B.

The employer may terminate the employee for cooperating with an SEC investigation.

C.

The employer may withdraw an offer of employment after the employee has accepted the position and resigned another job.

D.

The employer may terminate the employee at any time for any reason.

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Question # 41

As an HR Professional for your company, you have been asked to participate in strategic planning. During the strategic planning conversation, Frank is discussing the Four P's of Marketing. What are the Four P's of Marketing?

A.

Product, Price, Placement, and Promotion

B.

People, Product, Payment, and Promotion

C.

People, Price, Placement, and Promotion

D.

People, Payment, Placement, and Projections

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Question # 42

Arbitrators chosen by all parties to resolve any disputes arising between them in the future are known as what?

A.

Compulsory arbitrators

B.

Tripartite arbitrators

C.

Permanent arbitrators

D.

Ad hoc arbitrators

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Question # 43

“Thanks for such a great presentation! You'll always have a job with us.” This is an example of what?

A.

The duty of good faith and fair dealing

B.

Fraudulent misrepresentation

C.

An implied contract

D.

An express contract

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Question # 44

Your organization is comprised of various functional units, such as sales, marketing, IT, and manufacturing. When projects are created in this structure, the project team members often come from all functional areas of the organization and may work on several projects at a time. What type of organization structure are you likely operating within?

A.

Blended

B.

Projectized

C.

Functional

D.

Matrix

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Question # 45

What is an Excelsior list?

A.

A list of all employees in the bargaining unit provided by the union to the employer within 7 days of the scheduling of an election by the NLRB

B.

A list of all employees in the bargaining unit provided by the employer to the union within 7 days of the scheduling of an election by the NLRB

C.

A list of the employees who do not want the union to represent them

D.

A list of the employees who have signed authorization cards for the union

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Question # 46

Fred is creating a user manual for his organization. On the cover of the manual he has added a picture of a flower that he found on a website. You ask Fred if he has permission to use the flower and what rights are retained for the flower picture. Fred informs you that the photo came from a website so it's in the public domain. Are photos and images from web sites considered to be in the public domain?

A.

No, photos and images from web sites are still protected by copyright laws.

B.

Yes, all images, not words or text, are copyright free online.

C.

Yes, the Internet is owned by the government so anything online is in the public domain.

D.

No, photos and images from web sites are protected by International Electronic Copying Laws.

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Question # 47

As an HR Professional you should be familiar with the terminology, practices, and rules governing unions and management in the bargaining process. There are three primary types of bargaining that management and unions participate in. Which one of the following bargaining types aims to generate a variety of options before settling on one?

A.

Good faith bargaining

B.

Interest-based bargaining

C.

Distributive bargaining

D.

Integrative bargaining

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Question # 48

You have been asked to complete an HR audit of your organization. Which of the following is NOT a tool or technique that's appropriate for an HR audit?

A.

Checklists

B.

Questionnaires of employees and management

C.

Classroom training

D.

Surveys

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Question # 49

You are leading a brief presentation for your company about the ERISA program your company participates in. What is ERISA used for?

A.

It allows private organizations to create investments for workers in profit-sharing plans

B.

It protects the interests of those who participate in employee benefit plans

C.

It protects private organizations that have profit sharing plans for employee compensation

D.

It protects the workers of employee compensation plans

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Question # 50

Which of the following organizational structures is characterized by networks instead of traditional hierarchies?

A.

Seamless organization

B.

Geographic organization

C.

Flat organization

D.

Matrix organization

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Question # 51

Jennifer wants to form a corporation that will develop software. As she studies the pros and cons of a corporation entity, she learns that there are four distinct characteristics of a corporation. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a corporation?

A.

Liability is limited to the assets of the corporation.

B.

Life of the corporation can extend beyond the life of the founder.

C.

There is not a central management structure.

D.

Ownership of the corporation can be transferred by selling stock.

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Question # 52

Don reports to his manager Marsha in the NJHG Company. Marsha informs Don that her supervisor Nate will be interviewing Don for insight into Don's performance, goals, and career. What term best describes this scenario?

A.

Skip-level interview

B.

Open-door policy

C.

360-degree review

D.

Performance review

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Question # 53

Which of the following plans has similarities to both a defined benefit plan and a money purchase plan?

A.

Profit sharing plan

B.

Succession plan

C.

Target benefit plan

D.

Scanlon Plan

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Question # 54

Health and wellness programs are beneficial for employers because they do what?

A.

Provide on-site opportunities for physical fitness

B.

Require employees to lose weight, stop smoking, and avoid substance abuse

C.

Provide nutrition counseling, exercise programs, and health education programs

D.

Increase productivity, reduce medical costs, and attract top-quality job candidates

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Question # 55

Which of the following ensures that employees in different locations are paid at rates competitive in the labor market for specific jobs and locations?

A.

Geographic pay

B.

Reporting pay

C.

Gross pay

D.

Call-back pay

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Question # 56

OSHA has identified six standards that apply to almost all general industry employers. All of the following are standards as defined by OSHA that apply to employers except for which one?

A.

Emergency action plan standard

B.

Exit routes standard

C.

Equity pay standard

D.

Fire safety standard

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Question # 57

John has made unwanted sexual advances to a female employee that he manages. The female employee has rejected the advances. John then gives a very negative review of the female's work even though she has worked well, met her objectives, and received positive reviews in the past. This is likely a case of what?

A.

Hostile work environment

B.

Jealousy

C.

Constructive discharge

D.

Quid pro quo

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Question # 58

Project management is a core activity in many organizations today. Which of the following statements best describes the process groups that comprise the project management lifecycle?

A.

The project management lifecycle is comprised of organizing, commanding, coordinating, and controlling.

B.

The project management lifecycle is comprised of launching, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.

C.

The project management lifecycle is comprised of forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning.

D.

The project management lifecycle is comprised of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.

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Question # 59

Holly is a senior worker in her organization and she is a member of the union. Her position will be eliminated in sixty days and she will be released from the company. Rather than being unemployed, Holly asks the union to move her to a less senior position and release a junior employee. If the union agrees to this, what will this term be known as?

A.

Displacement

B.

Releasing

C.

Bumping

D.

Re-organization

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Question # 60

Ken is an employee in your organization. When it comes to training and learning new skills, Ken says that he learns best by listening to lectures, audio recordings, and podcasts. What type of a learner is Ken?

A.

Tactile learner

B.

Audible learner

C.

Auditory learner

D.

Visual learner

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Question # 61

Which of the following is used to determine current market trends and competition for different skills and knowledge and to assist the employer in setting pay levels?

A.

Base pay

B.

Gross pay

C.

Salary survey

D.

Job evaluation

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Question # 62

Which EEO Report must an employer file by September 30 of each year if the employer has 100 or more employees to identify a count of employees by job category, ethnicity, race, and gender?

A.

EEO-3 Report

B.

EEO-1 Report

C.

EEO-5 Report

D.

EEO-4 Report

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Question # 63

n the concept of the glass ceiling there are three types of barriers that may prevent women and minorities from reaching senior levels of an organization. Which barrier is related to limited educational opportunities?

A.

Cognizant barriers

B.

Societal barrier

C.

Internal structure barriers

D.

Governmental barriers

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Question # 64

Which performance appraisal approach starts by identifying the most critical responsibilities and correlates it to a particular type of behavior - where each identified responsibility and behavior are assessed for performance?

A.

BARS

B.

Results-based

C.

Comparative method

D.

Narrative method

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Question # 65

When an individual files a charge of discrimination with the EEOC against an employer, what will the EEOC do?

A.

The EEOC will investigate the claim by inspecting the employer's place of business.

B.

The EEOC will create a hearing with the complainant and the employer to investigate the charge.

C.

The EEOC will send the employer a letter informing them of the charge.

D.

The EEOC will visit the employer to inform them of the charge.

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Question # 66

What type of analysis in an Affirmative Action Plan would create an organizational chart that includes information about incumbents' race, gender, and wages?

A.

Job Group Analysis

B.

Availability Analysis

C.

Utilization Analysis

D.

Workforce Analysis

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Question # 67

As a Senior HR Professional, you should be familiar with intrinsic rewards and extrinsic rewards that your company provides for its employees. Which of the following is an example of an extrinsic reward?

A.

Satisfaction from challenging and exciting assignments

B.

Cash compensation

C.

Esteem from working with other talented people

D.

On-site cafeteria

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Question # 68

As a HR Professional you must understand the laws and regulations, which affect employee compensation. Which of the following was the first to address a minimum wage for employees?

A.

Davis-Bacon Act

B.

Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act

C.

Fair Labor Standards Act

D.

Portal-to-Portal Act

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Question # 69

As a Senior HR Professional, you should be familiar with the Balanced Scorecard. Which perspective of the Balanced Scorecard describes the criticality of customer focus and customer satisfaction?

A.

Learning and growth

B.

Business process

C.

Customer

D.

Financial

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Question # 70

What plan captures and projects how human resources will contribute to achieving the organization's strategic plan?

A.

Human capital management plan

B.

HR Staffing Plan

C.

Resource Development Plan

D.

Change management plan

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Question # 71

All of the following reasons for termination of an employee are examples of wrongful termination except for which one?

A.

Violation of company policy

B.

Being a member of a protected class

C.

Whistleblower

D.

Filing a worker's compensation claim

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Question # 72

You are an HR Professional for your organization. Your organization employs 120 people in the United States. You are required to file the EEO-1 report for your organization by what date?

A.

January 1 of each year

B.

September 30 of each year

C.

April 15 of each year

D.

The anniversary date of your organization reaching 100 employees

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Question # 73

The Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) requires which of the following?

A.

All contractors must list all job openings with state employment agencies.

B.

All employers must list all job openings with state employment agencies.

C.

State employment agencies must give preference to Vietnam veterans for senior-level management position referrals.

D.

State employment agencies must give preference to Vietnam veterans for positions lasting 3 days or longer.

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Question # 74

Which of the following is an example of an involuntary deduction an employer may be required to retain from an employee's pay?

A.

Tax levy

B.

Medicare

C.

State income tax

D.

Federal income tax

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Question # 75

Mark is a contractor for the CleanSweep Chimney Company. When the CleanSweep Chimney Company has work that they can't manage they'll send Mark to the customer site to quote on the work based on their standardized fees and complete the work on their behalf. The company will pay Mark for his time. Mark, however, often tells the home owners what the CleanSweep Chimney Company will charge, but he can personally do the job for less than the CleanSweep Chimney Company. What is this an example of?

A.

Bait and switch

B.

Breach of duty of loyalty

C.

Breach of duty of diligence

D.

Breach of duty of obedience

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Question # 76

Which of the following types of training evolution measures whether the training had a positive impact on the bottom line?

A.

Reaction

B.

Learning

C.

Behavior

D.

Result

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Question # 77

Beth is a nonexempt employee and she earns $17.45 per hour in her job. She has worked 40 hours this week, but management has requested that Beth work seven more hours this weekend. What is the total payment, before taxes, that Beth will be due for her work this week?

A.

$820.15

B.

$698

C.

$1,230.22

D.

$881.22

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Question # 78

One type of risk, HR Professionals must be aware of and combat is job stress. Which of the following is the best definition of job stress?

A.

Stress is the degree of physical, emotional, and mental strain upon a worker from the demands and constraints of employment.

B.

Stress is the lack of exercise, sleep, and good diet combined with work demands that are beyond the scope of a person's capabilities.

C.

Stress is a harmful physical and emotional response that occurs when the requirements of the job don't match the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker.

D.

Stress is pressure from requirements in a workplace that are beyond the scope of job satisfaction.

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Question # 79

You work as a Project Manager for ProTech Inc. Your new project involves designing a new software program for constructing a building. To complete the assigned project you need to follow the process of project management. Drag and drop the process of project management concepts according to the given description.

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Question # 80

Which of the following creates a variety of affirmative action obligations for employers with federal government contracts?

A.

Department of Labor (DOL)

B.

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

C.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

D.

Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)

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Question # 81

Which of the following is not required by IRCA?

A.

That an I-9 form be completed for all new hires within 3 days of hire

B.

That employer comply with IRCA in good faith

C.

That I-9 forms be maintained for all employees

D.

That copies of documents presented for employment eligibility be maintained

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Question # 82

A department manager advises you that the productivity of his data-entry operators is unsatisfactory and asks you to develop a training program to improve their data-entry skills. What is your first step?

A.

Develop a lesson plan.

B.

Conduct a needs assessment.

C.

Select a training method.

D.

Talk to other managers to validate the situation.

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Question # 83

Ethics, offshoring, data security, and philanthropy are all examples of HR's role in which of the following functions?

A.

Workforce planning

B.

Technology development

C.

Corporate responsibility

D.

Strategic planning

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Question # 84

Which of the following methods of quantitative analysis would be most effective for an organization with data that is out of date?

A.

Trend analysis

B.

Weighted average

C.

Simple linear regression

D.

Mode

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Question # 85

Which of the following organizational structures would be most effective for a company with three distinct commodities for sale?

A.

Functional structure

B.

Flat-line structure

C.

Divisional structure

D.

Product-based structure

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Question # 86

Which of the following collects data from employers throughout the United States in order to put this information on its website?

A.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

B.

National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

C.

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

D.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

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Question # 87

A company that wants to reduce the cost of its unemployment insurance should do which of the following?

Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.

A.

Terminate employees who violate company policy

B.

Establish an effective performance-management program

C.

Aggressively fight unjustified claims for unemployment

D.

Enhance national productivity and competitive ability

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Question # 88

Which of the following Acts requires employers to pay nonexempt employees who perform regular duties before or after their regular hours or for working during their lunch period?

A.

Davis Bacon Act

B.

Portal to Portal Act

C.

Equal Pay Act (EPA)

D.

Service Contract Act

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Question # 89

Which of the following tests is designed to measure an individual's knowledge and ability to apply skills in various areas, such as mathematics, typing, etc?

A.

Integrity test

B.

Personality test

C.

Aptitude test

D.

Cognitive Ability Test

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Question # 90

Which of the following interview questions is unlawful?

A.

Tell me about a time you disagreed with your boss about a course of action.

B.

Are you a U.S. citizen?

C.

If you were an animal, what kind of animal would you be?

D.

Any job offer made will be contingent on a medical exam. Are you willing to undergo one if we offer you the job?

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Question # 91

Which of the following alternative staffing methods would be most appropriate for a company with ongoing yet sporadic needs for a specific job to be done?

A.

Temp worker

B.

Intern program

C.

On-call worker

D.

Seasonal worker

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Question # 92

According to the Copyright Act of 1976, which of the following is most likely to be considered a fair use of copyrighted material?

A.

Copying a book for 10 staff members of a nonprofit organization

B.

Distributing 30 copies of a paragraph in a book to a study group

C.

None of the above

D.

Distributing 30 copies of a chapter in a book to a study group

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Question # 93

An effective progressive disciplinary process begins with which of the following?

A.

A written warning

B.

A verbal warning

C.

A suspension

D.

Coaching or counseling

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Question # 94

You are the Senior HR Professional for your organization and you're leading a workshop on HR practices for your department. Your first topic is the Davis Bacon Act. What did the Davis Bacon Act accomplish?

A.

It established the minimum retirement age of 65.

B.

It established the minimum working age to be 15.

C.

It was the first legislation to regulate minimum wages.

D.

It abolished the requirements for workers to be forced to retire.

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Question # 95

Match the ways of managing risks with their examples.

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Question # 96

Deal and Kennedy defined the four dimensions of organizational culture that you should be familiar with, as an HR Professional. What dimension of organizational culture is best defined by the hidden hierarchy of power?

A.

Heroes

B.

Culture network

C.

Values

D.

Joy

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Question # 97

As an HR Professional, you must be familiar with certain theories and insights about organizational culture, organizational development, and management. Who addressed organizational culture as "that's the way we do things around here"?

A.

Edgard Schein

B.

Frederick Herzberg

C.

W. Edwards Deming

D.

Allen A. Kennedy

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Question # 98

There are four factors that contribute to an engaged workforce. Which of the following is NOT one of the four factors that will contribute to an engaged workforce?

A.

Look for key performance metrics when hiring new talent.

B.

Identify the best fit for the employee.

C.

Concentrate on individual employee strengths.

D.

Clearly establish desired results.

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Question # 99

Which of the following defines a list of jobs not suitable for children between the ages of 16 and 18?

A.

OSHA

B.

FECA

C.

IRCA

D.

FLSA

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Question # 100

A training class is being held on how to install a new light fixture for a project. There are 2,433 light fixtures to install in the project, so all project team members will need to learn how to install the light fixture. The project manager wants to ensure that all fixtures are installed identically. In the training, participants learn how to install the fixture by following a step-by-step direction. All of the participants can now install the light fixture relatively easily and quickly. There's not much more to learn in the installation, so their learning tapers off in regard to the light fixture installation. This is an example of what type of learning curve?

A.

Positively accelerating learning curve

B.

Negatively accelerating learning curve

C.

S-shaped learning curve

D.

Plateau learning curve

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