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Discrimination & Diversity in the Workplace Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is NOT a gray area of religion in the workplace?

Question 2 2. Which one is NOT a restriction of the White House Guidelines on Religious Exercise and Expression in the Federal Workplace?

Question 3 3. Which one is NOT true about the White House Guidelines on Religious Exercise and Expression in the Federal Workplace?

Question 4 4.

Sondra is an African American with 10 years experience as a pastry chef. She recently applied for a position with Cara's Cupcakes. Cara advertised for a pastry chef with a minimum of 5 years experience. Sondra interviewed for the job and was rejected. She was informed that the position had been filled with a more qualified candidate. Imagine her surprise when she saw that Cara continued to advertise the position for another 10 days before hiring a white pastry chef.

Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 5 5. Which of the following would NOT be considered offensive conduct that can lead to a racially hostile work environment:

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Question 6 6.

The owner of Al's Auto Repair will only hire mechanics who have a high school diploma.

Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 7 7. What is known as a prejudgment and consists of thoughts and feelings regarding a specific group?

Question 8 8. What is when an individual assigns generalizations to a group of people based on an incorrect belief?

Question 9 9. What term is where a company or individual believes that their group is superior to another group?

Question 10 10. Which piece of legislation provides protection against employment discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic background, gender, or religious practices?

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Question 11 11. What happens as a result of members of a protected group being treated unfairly by an employer's personnel action?

Question 12 12. In order to create a diverse workforce, which principles should guide an employer's actions?

Question 13 13. Theresa owns her own company. One of her workers uses a wheelchair and has asked to have his office moved to the first floor of the company. Theresa doesn't want to move him because the rest of his team works upstairs. Should Theresa refuse his request?

Question 14 14. Harry is considering two different applicants for a position in his company. Applicant A is similar to the other employees in the office, but Applicant B is different. Harry thinks that he'd be better off hiring Applicant A, because his employees will be happier and more productive if they are alike. Is Harry right?

Question 15 15. Hector has noticed that some of his employees are making derogatory comments about a worker's disability. What should Hector implement to address this issue?

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Question 16 16. A colleague of an individual with a mental illness can be supportive in all of the following ways EXCEPT which?

Question 17 17. What is the best way for an employee with a mental illness to advocate for him or herself in the workplace?

Question 18 18. Why is lack of communication in the workplace a concern regarding workers with mental illness?

Question 19 19. When a person looks at individuals or people and generalizes them without thinking about any individual differences, this is an example of which of the following?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is true regarding ageism?

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Question 21 21. How might ageism differ between the US and Japan?

Question 22 22. How many states include sexual orientation in their definition of a protected class?

Question 23 23. What should be the primary goal of any diversity training, regardless of sexual orientation or other protected classes?

Question 24 24. What is the best strategy for businesses when dealing with issues related to sexual orientation diversity?

Question 25 25. Which president enacted the White House Guidelines on Religious Exercise and Expression in the Federal Workplace?

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Question 26 26. If you believe you are the victim of illegal racial discrimination, you can file a complaint with this government agency.

Question 27 27. One advantage of ethnocentric type companies is

Question 28 28. If Deema has been identified as a previous target for employment discrimination, how would her situation be classified?

Question 29 29. James has low vision. What is this an example of?

Question 30 30. How might stigmas attached to mental illness impact individuals in the workplace?

Discrimination & Diversity in the Workplace Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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