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Ace the HRCI PHR Exam: Ultimate Preparation Guide

Questions 11

Amy is a sales person for your company and she earns her pay based on commission. Amy's pay is known as variable pay or what other term?

Options:

A.

Fixed pay

B.

Commission only

C.

Base pay

D.

At risk pay

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Questions 12

Martha is the HR Professional for her organization and she's working with her team to complete non-quantitative job evaluations. Martha wants to stress the available types of non-quantitative job evaluation techniques that are appropriate for her team to be communicated to managers. Which one of the following is not a non-quantitative job evaluation technique that Martha should share?

Options:

A.

Whole job ranking

B.

Job slotting

C.

Factor comparison

D.

Job classification

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Questions 13

Jennifer is the HR Professional for her organization. Her supervisor, Dan, has asked Jennifer to find the Compa-ratio for Sam. Sam earns $40,000 as a mechanic, but the midpoint for a mechanic is actually $50,000. What is the Compa-ratio for Sam?

Options:

A.

-$10,000

B.

80 percent

C.

125 percent

D.

$10,000

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Questions 14

As an HR Professional you must be familiar with the project management processes and the stakeholders of projects. All projects can map to the project management lifecycle. Which one of the following best describes the project management lifecycle?

Options:

A.

It is the aggregation of the nine knowledge areas of project management: integration management, scope, schedule, costs, quality, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement.

B.

It is the life of the management of the project -from initiation, planning, execution, controlling, through closing.

C.

It is the life of a project to interact with all areas including scope, schedule, costs, quality, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement.

D.

It is a unique life of each project -from its initiation through its closing.

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Questions 15

Your organization has 80 full-time employees. Management has recently informed you that they have sold their business and they'll be releasing all employees in the organization. Based on the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988, how many days must management give in writing to the employees of this organization before the mass layoff?

Options:

A.

60 days

B.

120 days

C.

Zero days

D.

30 days

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Questions 16

As an HR Professional, you must be familiar with certain theories and insights about organizational culture, organizational development, and management. Who addressed organizational culture as "that's the way we do things around here"?

Options:

A.

Frederick Herzberg

B.

Allen A. Kennedy

C.

Edgard Schein

D.

W. Edwards Deming

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Questions 17

As an HR Professional you must be familiar with several laws and pieces of legislation that affects your practices. What act makes it illegal to discriminate against older workers with respect to benefits or to target older workers for layoffs?

Options:

A.

OWBPA

B.

OASDI

C.

HIPAA

D.

MHPA

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Questions 18

If a union wants to organize, it typically moves through five steps to the organizing process. Which one of the following is not one of the five stages of unionization of work force?

Options:

A.

The financing

B.

The campaign

C.

Obtaining recognition

D.

The election

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Questions 19

Holly and Gary are HR Professionals in their organization and they're working to develop the strategic plan for their organization. Holly and Gary are using SWOT analysis to help understand the needs of human, financial, technological, capital, and other aspects of their organization. What is SWOT?

Options:

A.

SWOT is an analysis to define the schedule, weaknesses, opportunities, and timetable of a project endeavor.

B.

SWOT is an analysis to define the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats an organization may face.

C.

SWOT is an analysis to define the strengths, weaknesses, openness, and timeliness of an organization.

D.

SWOT is an analysis to define the seriousness, weaknesses, openness, and timetable of organizationdevelopment.

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Questions 20

The Federal Labor Standards Act is something that all HR Professionals should be familiar with. This act clearly defines four areas that affect all employees. Which one of the following is not one of the four areas of employment covered by this act?

Options:

A.

Commissions, royalties, and tips

B.

Overtime

C.

Record keeping

D.

Minimum wage

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Exam Code: PHR
Exam Name: Professional in Human Resources
Last Update: Jun 25, 2024
Questions: 165

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