Quiz Chapter 16

  • Question 1

    4 out of 4 points

    One argument in favor of affirmative action is:
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    Correct

    It levels the playing field to correct past discriminatory hiring practices.
    Correct Answer:
    Correct

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    Correct
  • Question 2

    4 out of 4 points

    When women and minorities are highly competent but are unable to attain executive positions, this is typically called:
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    Correct

    Glass ceiling.
    Correct Answer:
    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Correct
  • Question 3

    4 out of 4 points

    Many executives believe that a diverse workforce boosts innovation because:
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    Correct

    Many unique perspectives contribute to a better solution.
    Correct Answer:
    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Correct
  • Question 4

    4 out of 4 points

    One action a company can take to effectively manage diversity and inclusion is:
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    Correct

    Set up a diversity council to monitor the company’s goals.
    Correct Answer:
    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Correct
  • Question 5

    4 out of 4 points

    Racial harassment is illegal under:
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    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
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    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Correct
  • Question 6

    0 out of 4 points

    An argument against affirmative action is:
    Selected Answer:
    Incorrect

    It costs American businesses too much money.
    Correct Answer:
    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Incorrect
  • Question 7

    4 out of 4 points

    Government rules on equal treatment of employees include:
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    Correct

    Government contractors must have written positive affirmative action plans to overcome the past and present effects of discrimination in their work force.
    Correct Answer:
    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Correct
  • Question 8

    4 out of 4 points

    Which law eliminated certain time restrictions for filing pay discrimination lawsuits?
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    Correct

    Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.
    Correct Answer:
    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Correct
  • Question 9

    4 out of 4 points

    Variation in the important human characteristics that distinguish people from one another is called:
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    Correct

    Diversity.
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    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Correct
  • Question 10

    4 out of 4 points

    In 2015, more than 50 percent of minority-owned businesses were owned by:
    Selected Answer:
    Correct

    Asian Americans.
    Correct Answer:
    Correct

    Response Feedback:
    Correct

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