APSCA - PART I PRACTICE EXAM

QUESTION
CATEGORY
ANSWERS
1
If a factory is mainly employing men. Which actions should be taken to validate whether there is discrimination in hiring female workers?
Select all that apply. (2)
Discrimination
2
During worker interviews, the following statements were shared. Which statements may be considered discriminatory practices and require additional investigation?
Select all that apply. (3)
Discrimination
3
Two workers are employed in the same position. However, they are not paid the same amount. In which scenario would the discrepancy in pay be considered discrimination?
Discrimination
4
Which of the following is NOT protected from discrimination?
Discrimination
5
During worker interviews which questions would you ask if there was a trade union within the facility?
Select all that apply. (2)
Interview Skills
6
You are interviewing a worker who looks very young. Age documentation in her personnel file shows that she is 18 years old. What question would you ask to determine her real age?
Interview Skills
7
Which of the following methods is NOT an effective way to select workers for interviews?
Interview Skills
8
You are planning your schedule for the audit, when should the facility tour take place?
Overall Audit Questions
9
Which of the following does NOT need to be assessed during the factory tour?
Overall Audit Questions
10
Before arriving at the facility, which of the following should be reviewed to understand the conditions, challenges and issues affecting the facility?
Select all that apply. (2)
Overall Audit Questions
11
If juvenile workers (age 16 to 18) are allowed by law to work, which of the following would be part of the document review process to determine compliance of juvenile workers conditions for work?
Select all that apply. (2)
Underage Labor
12
Which statement is correct regarding what you may discover during payroll record review?
Wages Benefits
13
A group of workers report that their wage payments can be delayed, however management informs you that they pay workers on time. What should you do next?
Select all that apply. (2)
Wages Benefits
14
Employees tell the auditor that management purposely makes their schedules too busy for them to attend to their monthly union meeting. What would you do next to investigate?
Select all that apply. (2)
FOA
15
Which confirms that the facility’s grievance mechanism is effectively (well) implemented?
Harassment & Abuse
16
Which of the following situations may be considered forced labor?
Select all that apply. (2)
Forced Labour
17
Which location in the factory must have a safety shower?
OHS
18
Which step should be taken to maintain confidentiality when presenting audit findings?
Communication, Relationship Management and Conflict Resolution
19
When inconsistencies are found during payroll review, what should you do?
Business Legitimacy and Integrity of Records
20
During an audit, you identify differences between time records and what employees report their working hours to be. What additional records would you review to validate whether this is a finding?
Business Legitimacy and Integrity of Records
21
Worker interviews shall be conducted towards the end of the onsite audit, so the auditor can gather all the information and documents before the interview.
Observation & Investigation
22
When conducting an audit, you should provide your opinion and recommendation for the purpose of continuous improvement.
Professional & Ethical Behaviour
23
Which of the following is an indication that the factory, may be using homeworkers? Select all that apply. (2)
Subcontracting
24
Which of the following is NOT one of the three pillars of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights by the United Nations?
Standards, Laws & Regulations
25
The facility receives an audit report with one major and six minor findings. Once they make immediate corrective actions, which of the following are the most effective actions to ensure the solutions are sustainable?
Select all that apply. (2)
Management Systems
26
Which of the following may be an indicator (warning sign) of forced labor? Select all that apply. (2)
Forced Labor
27
What does PDCA stand for?
Management Systems
28
You are reviewing employee files and identify that 50% of the workers have a record of both verbal and written warnings for rule violations.
Your analysis is:
Project, Demonstrate, Communicate and Assess
29
How would a Registered Level Auditor whose number is 21712345, write their APSCA Membership Number on a social compliance audit report?
Use of APSCA Number
30
If you are asked to include your APSCA Membership Number on an audit report which is NOT a social compliance audit, what would you do next?
Use of APSCA Number

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