Course Human Resource Management
Test Quiz 7
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  • Question 1

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A form of management incentive that rewards short-term rather than long-term results to the detriment of the company is
Selected Answer: 1. the commission.
  • Question 2

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Which of these is the most widely used formal job evaluation method?
Selected Answer: 5. The ranking method
  • Question 3

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Social security is a federal- and state-mandated benefit.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 4

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Which of the following is NOT a feature of the Family and Medical Leave Act?
Selected Answer: 2. Employers are required to guarantee that employees can return to the same or comparable position.
  • Question 5

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The human resources department is heavily involved in planning incentive systems because
Selected Answer: 2. it is heavily involved in administering the compensation system.
  • Question 6

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Merit pay is an incentive plan that ties pay increases to performance.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 7

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Salary refers to a weekly, monthly, or yearly pay rate.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 8

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Job evaluation determines the relative worth of jobs in an organization.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 9

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Most profit-sharing plans are of the deferred -distribution type.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 10

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Bonuses inflate the salary structure as they are added into the base pay.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 11

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The plant Jessica worked in was closed when the company went through a major downsizing. She is eligible for
Selected Answer: 1. unemployment compensation.
  • Question 12

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A wage and salary program should be designed with which of the following goal(s) in mind?
Selected Answer: 1. All of these
  • Question 13

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Jill is the sales manager for a computer company in Virginia. According to the overtime provisions of the Walsh-Haley Act, she is
Selected Answer: 5. supposed to earn overtime pay for work beyond eight hours per day.
  • Question 14

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Productivity gainsharing plans are
Selected Answer: 2. incentives based on the productivity of the whole organization.
  • Question 15

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Workers’ compensation provides payments to workers or dependents in the event of job-incurred injuries, illnesses, or death.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 16

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Strictly speaking, wage and salary are considered synonymous.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 17

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Sales reps like straight commissions because they offer security.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 18

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The principles of behavior modification are
Selected Answer: 3. used in positive reinforcement programs.
  • Question 19

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Flexible benefit plans are called “cafeteria” plans because
Selected Answer: 3. they offer a selection of benefits from which employers may choose.
  • Question 20

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Family leave is likely going to decline in importance since the number of elderly people is shrinking so rapidly.
Selected Answer: [None Given]