HR Quiz - Feb 2011 — Ceridian Connection Home / Connection / HR Quiz - Feb 2011 Test your knowledge Welcome to the February 2011 edition of the Ceridian HR News Quiz. Take our HR quiz and find out how much you know… No excuses! 60% of people knew the answer 1 According to recent findings by the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA), what percentage of smaller firms currently do not offer their employees a pension? 15% 25% 35% Too easy? 60% of people got this right! 2 What is the average discrimination payout for age discrimination? £6,931 £10,931 £13,931 Pressure's on: 60% of people got this right 3 What day is considered as 'Blue Monday' - the most depressing day of the year? The fourth Monday in January The fourth Wednesday in January The fourth Friday in January It's a tricky one: 40% of geniuses were correct! 4 What is the biggest cause of work related deaths in the UK? Asbestos Fall from height Faulty machinery Just 20% of people got this right! 5 According to research from salary comparison site MySalaryChecker.com, what percentage of female workers feel they are underpaid? 40% 60% 80% Too easy? 60% of people got this right! 6 From what date will the default retirement age of 65 years be phased out? April 6th 2011 April 6th 2012 April 6th 2013 Just 20% of people got this right! 7 The parental leave regulations, outlined by the deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg last month, will give new fathers the opportunity to take... ... up to 8 months' paid paternity leave ... up to 9 months' paid paternity leave ... up to 10 months' paid paternity leave Can you equal the 40% of gurus who got this right? 8 According to research by online therapy service Mentaline, most employers do not view depression as a viable reason to have time off work - what percentage of the survey population do you think this accounts for? 32% 42% 52% Crikey! only 20% of responses were correct! 9 The new tax year will see changes to tax bandings, where the Basic Rate band will be reduced from the current £37,400 to a new lower value of... £35,000 £34,500 £33,500 It's a tricky one: 20% of geniuses were correct! 10 According to a recent poll by recruitment consultants Badenoch and Clark, what proportion of UK office workers stated that they wouldn't recommend their employer? More than a quarter More than a third More than a half What's my score?