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The HR I.Q. Test: November ’17

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Patrick DiDomenico

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in HR Management,Human Resources

1. What is the most popular pay frequency for U.S. employees—and the least popular?

a. Most: biweekly; Least: monthly

b. Most: biweekly; Least: weekly

c. Most: semimonthly; Least: monthly

2. Do the majority of U.S. workers say their work-life balance has improved or worsened from three years ago?

a. Improved

b. Worsened

3. The Trump administration has reversed an Obama-era rule, saying it won’t collect employee compensation data broken down by gender and race on ______.

a. I-9 forms

b. EEO-1 forms

c. W-2 forms

4. What is the number one reason employees say they stay in lousy jobs?

a. Need health insurance

b. Commute is good

c. Need to pay the bills

5. The IRS recently clarified how it could hand down this penalty for Americans who are seriously delinquent on their taxes:

a. Tap into their 401(k) accounts

b. Garnish their wages

c. Revoke their passports

6. In what country do male and female employees have separate entrances to the workplace?

a. Taiwan

b. Turkey

c. Saudi Arabia


Sources: 1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics   2. Robert Half survey   3. TheHRSpecialist.com   4. CareerBuilder survey   5. TheHRSpecialist.com   6. DLA Piper report


Answers: 1. a   2. a   3. b   4. c   5. c   6. c

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