Saint Leo PSY 338 Module 2 Quiz 1 fall 2015 Correct Answers

Module 2 Quiz 1Grade Details – All QuestionsQuestion 1. Question : The Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973:Student Answer: is no longer in useis another name for the ADAcovers the federal governmentwas declared illegal by the Supreme CourtQuestion 2. Question : Which of the following is NOT part of the GRE?Student Answer: analyticscientificquantitativeverbalQuestion 3. Question : A test asking questions about sexual orientation or belief in God might be illegal due to:Student Answer: invasion of privacyadverse impacttort lawlow reliabilityQuestion 4. Question : A supervisor offering a promotion in exchange for sex would fall under the ____ form of sexual harassment.Student Answer: BFOQquid pro quosine quo nonhostile environmentQuestion 5. Question : Which of the following will increase the response rates to mailed surveys?Student Answer: Include a monetary incentiveKeep the survey under 4 pagesHave a university sponsor the surveyAll will increase response ratesPoints Received: 1 of 1 Comments: Question 6. Question : To ensure that subjects are participating in a study of their own free will, researchers must obtain:Student Answer: permission from the APAa writ of mandamus from the participantinformed consent from the participanta valid control groupQuestion 7. Question : If you used an email survey, your results would be representative of the population in terms of:Student Answer: sexraceboth sex and raceneither sex nor raceQuestion 8. Question : Which of the following would be considered sexual harassment? ____ asking a(n) ____ coworker for a date.Student Answer: Once / interestedRepeatedly / interestedOnce / disinterestedRepeatedly / disinterestedQuestion 9. Question : If ____ White applicants and ____ Black applicants were hired, adverse impact would occur?Student Answer: 35 of 50 / 12 of 2015 of 50 / 2 of 2512 of 24 / 11 of 2512 of 20 / 35 of 50Question 10. Question : The ____ Amendment is most concerned with privacy issues.Student Answer: 4th5th14th2ndQuestion 11. Question : For adverse impact to occur, the minority selection ratio must be less than ____ percent of the majority selection ratio.Student Answer: 50308075Question 12. Question : The courts have clearly ruled that a customer’s satisfaction and/or preference ____ used to determine if a job requirement is a BFOQ.Student Answer: should bemust becannot bethe courts haven’t ruled on this issueQuestion 13. Question : In which of the following ADR methods does a neutral third-party make a decision that both sides must abide by?Student Answer: Binding arbitrationNonbinding arbitrationMediationNegotiationQuestion 14. Question : Which of the following survey methods has the lowest response rate?Student Answer: InterviewEmailMailThe three have equal response ratesQuestion 15. Question : I/O psychologists who are involved in ____ study and practice in such areas as employee selection, job analysis, and job evaluation.Student Answer: personnel psychologyorganizational psychologytraining and developmenthuman factorsQuestion 16. Question : Organizations have affirmative action plans for one of four reasons. Which of the following is NOT one of the four reasons?Student Answer: Labor union agreementDesire to be a good citizenCourt orderConsent decreeQuestion 17. Question : Which of the affirmative action strategies would involve an employer changing the company policy or the way an organization is decorated?Student Answer: Identification of discriminatory practicesPreferential hiring and promotion of minoritiesRecruitment of minority applicantsRecruiting through employee referralsQuestion 18. Question : If I went through my employee files to determine what type of person makes the best employee, I would probably be conducting:Student Answer: archival researcha meta-analysisa field studyan experimentQuestion 19. Question : In order for a case of discrimination to be heard by the courts, the complaint must be filed within ____ days of the discriminatory act.Student Answer: 120140160180Question 20. Question : In the past few years, about ____ discrimination complaints were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.Student Answer: 75,000180,00095010,000Question 21. Question : AT&G does not have any female employees. Ann Smith applied for a job as a machine operator. Though she did not obtain the minimum score of 40 on the machine operator test, AT&G plans to hire her as part of their new affirmative action plan. There are 10 men who passed the test who did not get hired. Is this legal?Student Answer: No, an applicant must be qualified to be given preference based on gender or race No, preference is never allowedYes, because AT&G has no women employees, they can do thisYes, because they are only changing their rules for one person, this would be a reasonable planQuestion 22. Question : There are several affirmative action strategies an employer could use. If an employer advertised in magazines and newspapers with a minority readership, it would be using which of the following strategies?Student Answer: Identification of discriminatory practicesPreferential hiring and promotion of minoritiesRecruitment of minority applicantsRecruiting through employee referralsQuestion 23. Question : “English only” requirements at work are:Student Answer: always illegalalways legalare legal if they are job relatedlegal if most of employees only speak EnglishQuestion 24. Question : Based on the Civil Rights Acts of 1866, 1964, and 1991 as well as the 14th Amendment, it is illegal to discriminate against a person based on race. According to Congress, all of the following are protected races except:Student Answer: African AmericansAsian AmericansNative American Indiansall three of these are protected racesQuestion 25. Question : Unlike the Fourteenth Amendment, for an employment practice to be potentially illegal under the Civil Rights Act, the discrimination does not have to:Student Answer: be continuousbe intentionaleffect large groupsshow past discriminationQuestion 26. Question : Nagy Industries is considering reserving the best parking spots for employees who are 7 months pregnant. Is this legal?Student Answer: No, giving preference would violate the Pregnancy Discrimination Act No, pregnancy can not be treated better than other short term disabilities Yes, pregnancy can be treated better than other short term disabilities Yes, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act requires companies to provide accommodationsQuestion 27. Question : The EEOC usually handles alleged violations of:Student Answer: state lawsfederal lawscounty lawsnone of theseQuestion 28. Question : Asking a coworker out on a date is sexual harassment if:Student Answer: he/she is not interestedthe request is made several timesboth options must occureither of the two options occursQuestion 29. Question : Which of the following is not an important factor in filing a complaint of age discrimination?Student Answer: you are at least 40a younger person was hired to replace youyou were a good employeeall three are important factorsQuestion 30. Question : Hypotheses are based on:Student Answer: previous researchlogictheoriesall three of these

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Saint Leo PSY 338 Module 2 Quiz 1 fall 2015 Correct Answers

Module 2 Quiz 1Grade

Details – All Questions
Question 1. Question : The Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973:
Student Answer: is no longer in use
is another name for the ADA
covers the federal government
was declared illegal by the Supreme Court

Question 2. Question : Which of the following is NOT part of the GRE?
Student Answer: analytic
scientific
quantitative
verbal

Question 3. Question : A test asking questions about sexual orientation or belief in God might be illegal due to:
Student Answer: invasion of privacy
adverse impact
tort law
low reliability

Question 4. Question : A supervisor offering a promotion in exchange for sex would fall under the ____ form of sexual harassment.
Student Answer: BFOQ
quid pro quo
sine quo non
hostile environment

Question 5. Question : Which of the following will increase the response rates to mailed surveys?
Student Answer: Include a monetary incentive
Keep the survey under 4 pages
Have a university sponsor the survey
All will increase response rates

Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments:

Question 6. Question : To ensure that subjects are participating in a study of their own free will, researchers must obtain:
Student Answer: permission from the APA
a writ of mandamus from the participant
informed consent from the participant
a valid control group
Question 7. Question : If you used an email survey, your results would be representative of the population in terms of:
Student Answer: sex
race
both sex and race
neither sex nor race

Question 8. Question : Which of the following would be considered sexual harassment? ____ asking a(n) ____ coworker for a date.
Student Answer: Once / interested
Repeatedly / interested
Once / disinterested
Repeatedly / disinterested

Question 9. Question : If ____ White applicants and ____ Black applicants were hired, adverse impact would occur?
Student Answer: 35 of 50 / 12 of 20
15 of 50 / 2 of 25
12 of 24 / 11 of 25
12 of 20 / 35 of 50

Question 10. Question : The ____ Amendment is most concerned with privacy issues.
Student Answer: 4th
5th
14th
2nd
Question 11. Question : For adverse impact to occur, the minority selection ratio must be less than ____ percent of the majority selection ratio.
Student Answer: 50
30
80
75

Question 12. Question : The courts have clearly ruled that a customer’s satisfaction and/or preference ____ used to determine if a job requirement is a BFOQ.
Student Answer: should be
must be
cannot be
the courts haven’t ruled on this issue

Question 13. Question : In which of the following ADR methods does a neutral third-party make a decision that both sides must abide by?
Student Answer: Binding arbitration
Nonbinding arbitration
Mediation
Negotiation

Question 14. Question : Which of the following survey methods has the lowest response rate?
Student Answer: Interview
Email
Mail
The three have equal response rates

Question 15. Question : I/O psychologists who are involved in ____ study and practice in such areas as employee selection, job analysis, and job evaluation.
Student Answer: personnel psychology
organizational psychology
training and development
human factors

Question 16. Question : Organizations have affirmative action plans for one of four reasons. Which of the following is NOT one of the four reasons?
Student Answer: Labor union agreement
Desire to be a good citizen
Court order
Consent decree

Question 17. Question : Which of the affirmative action strategies would involve an employer changing the company policy or the way an organization is decorated?
Student Answer: Identification of discriminatory practices
Preferential hiring and promotion of minorities
Recruitment of minority applicants
Recruiting through employee referrals

Question 18. Question : If I went through my employee files to determine what type of person makes the best employee, I would probably be conducting:
Student Answer: archival research
a meta-analysis
a field study
an experiment

Question 19. Question : In order for a case of discrimination to be heard by the courts, the complaint must be filed within ____ days of the discriminatory act.
Student Answer: 120
140
160
180

Question 20. Question : In the past few years, about ____ discrimination complaints were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Student Answer: 75,000
180,000
950
10,000

Question 21. Question : AT&G does not have any female employees. Ann Smith applied for a job as a machine operator. Though she did not obtain the minimum score of 40 on the machine operator test, AT&G plans to hire her as part of their new affirmative action plan. There are 10 men who passed the test who did not get hired. Is this legal?
Student Answer: No, an applicant must be qualified to be given preference based on gender or race No, preference is never allowed
Yes, because AT&G has no women employees, they can do this
Yes, because they are only changing their rules for one person, this would be a reasonable plan

Question 22. Question : There are several affirmative action strategies an employer could use. If an employer advertised in magazines and newspapers with a minority readership, it would be using which of the following strategies?
Student Answer: Identification of discriminatory practices
Preferential hiring and promotion of minorities
Recruitment of minority applicants
Recruiting through employee referrals

Question 23. Question : “English only” requirements at work are:
Student Answer: always illegal
always legal
are legal if they are job related
legal if most of employees only speak English

Question 24. Question : Based on the Civil Rights Acts of 1866, 1964, and 1991 as well as the 14th Amendment, it is illegal to discriminate against a person based on race. According to Congress, all of the following are protected races except:
Student Answer: African Americans
Asian Americans
Native American Indians
all three of these are protected races

Question 25. Question : Unlike the Fourteenth Amendment, for an employment practice to be potentially illegal under the Civil Rights Act, the discrimination does not have to:
Student Answer: be continuous
be intentional
effect large groups
show past discrimination

Question 26. Question : Nagy Industries is considering reserving the best parking spots for employees who are 7 months pregnant. Is this legal?
Student Answer: No, giving preference would violate the Pregnancy Discrimination Act No, pregnancy can not be treated better than other short term disabilities Yes, pregnancy can be treated better than other short term disabilities Yes, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act requires companies to provide accommodations

Question 27. Question : The EEOC usually handles alleged violations of:
Student Answer: state laws
federal laws
county laws
none of these

Question 28. Question : Asking a coworker out on a date is sexual harassment if:
Student Answer: he/she is not interested
the request is made several times
both options must occur
either of the two options occurs

Question 29. Question : Which of the following is not an important factor in filing a complaint of age discrimination?
Student Answer: you are at least 40
a younger person was hired to replace you
you were a good employee
all three are important factors

Question 30. Question : Hypotheses are based on:
Student Answer: previous research
logic
theories
all three of these