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The HR I.Q. Test, October ’14

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1. How many members of the current U.S. Congress have a background in human resources?

a. 1  

b. 6  

c. 14


2. Large employers must annually file their EEO-1 survey (classifying employees by race and gender) with the EEOC by:

a. Jan. 1

b. April 1

c. Sept. 30

3. In what age group do employees most often take FMLA leave?

a. 18–33 years old

b. 34-49 years old

c. 50-82 years old


4. What percentage of employees say they’ve never asked for a pay raise?

a. 22%

b. 39%

c. 56%


5. Before organizations are considered for federal contracts, they must now reveal whether or not they ____________.

a. Have at least 8% of employees considered “disabled”

b. Have been charged with violating safety or discrimination laws

c. Pay employees at least 150% of the federal minimum wage


Sources: 1. Society for Human Resource Management; 2. EEOC; 3. DOL FMLA report; 4. survey; 5.


Answers: 1. a (Sen. Mike Enzi) 2. c  3. c  4. c  5. b

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