What is Discrimination at the Workplace? - Forms, Policies & Practices - Quiz & Worksheet


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How is employment discrimination best explained?

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Mary is the human resources manager at Bawin Company Ltd. In an interview, she dismissed James, a male candidate, on the basis that he is using hearing aids.

This is an example of which type of discrimination?

2. James is a registered nurse at a children's hospital; recently a new supervisor by the name of Kate was assigned to his department. Since Kate's arrival, she has been making jokes and inappropriate comments about James' sexual orientation. This type of rude and disrespectful behavior is known as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Employment discrimination can occur in many different ways. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of workplace discrimination. You'll be tested on areas that include the definition and categories of employment discrimination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following aspects of workplace discrimination:

  • Types of discrimination
  • Discrimination policies
  • What constitutes discrimination

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of employment discrimination
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding discrimination prevention
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of workplace discrimination

Additional Learning

To learn more about workplace discrimination, review the accompanying lesson, What is Discrimination at the Workplace? - Forms, Policies, and Practices. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Forms of employment discrimination
  • Examples of discrimination including those based on pregnancy, age and race
  • The importance of discrimination policies and the federal agency that protects individuals against employment discrimination