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Human Resource Management, 12e (Dessler)
Chapter 2 Equal Opportunity and the Law

1) Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states that "no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of the law"?
A) First Amendment
B) Fifth Amendment
C) Tenth Amendment
D) Thirteenth Amendment
E) Fourteenth Amendment
Answer: B
Explanation: The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (ratified in 1791) states that "no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of the law." The Thirteenth Amendment (1865) outlawed slavery, and courts have held that it bars racial discrimination.
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2) The ________ Amendment to
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laws. The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (ratified in 1791) states that "no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of the law." The Thirteenth Amendment (1865) outlawed slavery, and courts have held that it bars racial discrimination. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act states that employers cannot discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
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5) Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act explicitly prohibits employers from discrimination based on all of the following characteristics EXCEPT ________.
A) race
B) religion
C) color
D) sexual orientation
E) national origin
Answer: D
Explanation: Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act states that an employer cannot discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Title VII bars discrimination on the part of most employers both public and private with 15 or more employees. Sexual orientation is not directly addressed under the law.
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6) According to Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which of the following employers would be legally allowed to refuse employment to an individual based on race, religion, or sex?
A) a state agency

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