Please answer the following questions.

    1. What is a labor union?
    A. An organization recognized as the official representative of a specific group of workers with respect to their wages, hours and conditions of work.
    B. A building at a college or university used by students for recreation and other nonacademic activities
    C. A political unit consisting of a number of states or provinces with the same central government.
    D. A pipe coupling.
    E. None of these
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    2. What is the correct order of these construction careers following apprenticeship:
    A. Apprentice, journey worker, foremen, direct supervisor, general supervisor, subcontractor, project manager
    B. Apprentice, general supervisor, direct supervisor, foremen, subcontractor, project manager
    C. Apprentice, journey worker, subcontractor, project manager, foremen, general supervisor, direct supervisor
    D. Apprentice, teamster, engineer, laborer, constructor, journey worker, worker
    E. None of these
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    3. What is the significance of the Fitzgerald Act??
    A. The act recognized unions as the official organization designated to represent construction workers
    B. The act confirms a workers’ status as a journeyman in the trades.
    C. The act created the registered apprenticeship system and protects apprentices as they move through apprenticeship
    D. The act requires journeymen to work for several years or pay back the cost of apprenticeship if they are unable to journey out
    E. None of these
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    4. What is a "code of conduct"?
    A. A management tool for setting out an organization's values, responsibilities and ethical obligations.
    B. An object or a person's ambition; an aim or desired result.
    C. An important assignment carried out for political, religious, or commercial purposes.
    D. A system of words, letters, figures, or other symbols substituted for other words, letters, etc.
    E. None of these
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    5. To resolve disagreements fairly you should_____
    A. Convince others your position is correct
    B. Focus on the issue, not the person
    C. Avoid working with the other person
    D. Gossip
    E. None of these
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    6. Collective Bargaining is the right to have a union negotiate wages and working conditions for its members.
    A. True
    B. False
    AB

    7. Union dues will help fund ___________
    A. Local union salaries
    B. Union buildings and expenses
    C. Keeping the union in force and active on local, national and international levels
    D. All of the above
    E. None of these
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    8. Because of the union negotiations with your employer, you will be paid union scale, not just what your employer might be willing to pay you.
    A. False
    B. True
    AB

    9. Which of the following are unions involved in the construction industry?
    A. American Federation of Woodcrafters
    B. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
    C. International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers
    D. American Postal Workers Union
    E. None of these
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    10. The "Construction Apprenticeship" is also referred to as the "Other Four-Year Degree."
    A. True
    B. False
    AB

    11. Which of the following is a goal of the Building Trades Apprenticeship Readiness Program?
    A. To increase the number of qualified candidates for apprenticeships across all crafts
    B. To increase the diversity of apprenticeship candidates by recruiting women, communities of color, veterans and out of school youth
    C. To increase the retention rate among apprentices by providing them with a deeper understanding of both the industry and the role of craft unions in construction
    D. All of the above
    E. None of these
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    12. The Wounded Warrior program serves to connect veterans with employment opportunities in the construction industry and careers that support construction.
    A. False
    B. True
    AB

    13. The acronym PPE stands for ________
    A. Personal Protective Equipment
    B. Plastic Process Equipment
    C. Permissible Processing Equipment
    D. Personal Protective Ergonomics
    E. None of these
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    14. One size fits all is a safety concern because:
    A. Poor fit may mean no fit and unworn PPE
    B. Poor fit compromises protection, productivity and long-term health
    C. Bad fit is a safety hazard
    D. All of the above
    E. None of these
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    15. Ergonomic hazards are the most frequently occurring health hazards in construction and the cause of most injuries.
    A. True
    B. False
    AB

    16. The goal of ergonomics is _____
    A. Increasing the number of women on the jobsite
    B. Providing clean toilets at most jobsites
    C. Worker safety, comfort, and productivity
    D. Finding the best price on tools in the industry
    E. None of these
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    17. Sexual harassment leads to: stress, distraction, assault, inability to concentrate, fear, and lack of trust and collaboration.
    A. False
    B. True
    AB

    18. Female construction workers face some unique health and safety issues that do not affect males.
    A. True
    B. False
    AB

    19. Who is responsible for ensuring safe working conditions exist on a job site?
    A. Foreman
    B. Contractor
    C. Apprentice
    D. Journey worker
    E. All of the above
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    20. Why was OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) created?
    A. To give the government a bureau specific to the construction industry
    B. To fine employers who violate the law
    C. To stop death and injury in the workplace
    D. To support the expansion of the construction industry
    E. None of these
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    21. If you were to contact OSHA to file a workplace safety complaint, OSHA would be required to tell your employer who filed the complaint.
    A. False
    B. True
    AB

    22.Which of the following hazard control measures is NOT PPE?
    A. A portable fan
    B. A respirator
    C. A pair of gloves
    D. A face shield
    E. None of these
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    23. Acceptable hearing protection is:
    A. Noise-canceling headphones
    B. Ear plugs
    C. Phone earbuds that fit tightly
    D. Hard hat
    E. None of these
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    24. Which of the following is the leading cause of on-the-job deaths in the construction industry?
    A. Electrocution
    B. Choking
    C. Falls
    D. Lacerations
    E. None of these
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    25. Workers on suspension scaffolds must wear personal fall protection:
    A. Above water
    B. At 6 feet or above
    C. At all times
    D. Only when guardrails are not in place
    E. None of these
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    26. What is the biggest danger of stairs and ladders?
    A. Falling Objects
    B. Instability
    C. Falling
    D. Back injury
    E. None of these
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    27. Running an extension cord through windows or doors meets OSHA safety requirements.
    A. True
    B. False
    AB

    28. During World War I, the Building Trades were vital partners in the nations war effort building military camps, air fields, and other structures in exchange for a no strike pledge.
    A. False
    B. True
    AB

    29. The dispute between unions over who does what work on a construction site is defined as ____________________________.
    A. Jurisdictional issues
    B. Delegation issues
    C. Boundaries issues
    D. Independent Issues
    E. None of these
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    30. What event caused Registered Apprenticeship to expand?
    A. World War I
    B. U.S. entry into World War II
    C. Taft-Hartley Act
    D. The New Deal
    E. None of these
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    31. What is the purpose of the Fitzgerald Act?
    A. Ensure fair competition by encouraging open-shop construction
    B. Increase the Building Trades' level of political engagement through lobbying and close contacts with elected officials
    C. Establish a federal government responsibility to protect the working conditions and labor standards for apprentices
    D. Limit the power of organized labor
    E. None of these
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    32. What role did the Building Trades play in World War II?
    A. Unofficially recognized as having exclusive jurisdiction of war defense projects - constructed military housing and training facilities, roads, airports, munitions factories and even recreation centers
    B. Members were enlisting in the armed forces and signing up for shipyard jobs
    C. Members were joining the "Seabees" - cleared and paved airstrips, constructed warehouses, hospitals, gasoline storage tanks and housing, and repaired ships in harbor and at sea
    D. All of the above
    E. None of these
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    33. During the Great Depression, the US economy and building construction ground to a halt. How did the federal government plan to generate economic demand?
    A. By putting thousands of Americans to work on "public works" projects like the Hoover Dam
    B. Guaranteeing loans for people starting small businesses
    C. Sending a government stipend to all Americans
    D. By providing Americans in need with food stamps
    E. None of these
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    34. Why did owners and contractors push for the open shop in the 1970s and 1980s?
    A. To reverse prevailing wage laws and eliminate traditional trade jurisdiction
    B. Fear of rising building-trades rates would trigger a rise in manufacturing wages
    C. A & B
    D. Limited the power of organized labor
    E. None of these
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    35. In the post-war economic boom, the Building Trades thrived as the country and economy grew, focusing as they had earlier in their history on skilled labor and training.
    A. True
    B. False
    AB

    36. Beginning in the 1960s, civil rights women's organizations praised the Building Trades for the abundance of diversity among its members.
    A. False
    B. True
    AB

    37. How did the Building Trades respond to the open shop movement?
    A. By developing COMET - Construction Organizing Membership Education Training
    B. Strengthen barriers like high initiation fees, restrictive membership polices, and referral systems that benefitted long time members over new recruits
    C. Taking over less well-paying residential jobs and commercial work
    D. By forming separate unions to represent each trade instead of one union for all construction trades
    E. None of these
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    38. What program(s) have the Building Trades used to increase diversity among Building Trades members?
    A. Multi-Craft Core Curriculum
    B. The Center for Construction Research and Training
    C. National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Pension Plans
    D. All of the above
    E. None of these
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    39. What is the difference between a journey level worker and an apprentice?
    A. The apprentice is the learner. The journeyperson has completed the apprenticeship and takes responsibility for training apprentices
    B. The journeyperson is the learner. The apprentice has completed the apprenticeship and takes responsibility for training journeypersons.
    C. The apprentice learns in a classroom and not on the jobsite. The journeyperson learns on the jobsite and not in the classroom.
    D. All of the above
    E. None of these
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    40. A "Guild" is an organized group of master craftsman
    A. False
    B. True
    AB

    41. The first building trades union to establish the closed union shop, collective bargaining, and the 9-hour day was the _____________
    A. Painters
    B. Glaziers
    C. Bricklayers
    D. Carpenters
    E. None of these
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    42. The election of which of the following presidents raised working class spirits with his inaugural promise to Put People to Work?
    A. Herbert Hoover
    B. Franklin Roosevelt
    C. Barack Obama
    D. Harry Truman
    E. None of these
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    43. Following President Lyndon B. Johnson's Executive Order 11246, the Department of Labor had established the Office of Federal Contract Compliance which required all the contractors and subcontractors on federally-financed construction projects to demonstrate that they had taken affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities including opportunities for training.
    A. True
    B. False
    AB

    44. What are the biggest challenges the Building Trades are facing today?
    A. Fair wages
    B. Safe working conditions
    C. Middle-class living standards
    D. All of the above
    E. None of these
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