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Disability discrimination quiz

Use this quiz in conjunction with the line manager briefing on disability discrimination.

  1. Which of the following questions will not be relevant in determining whether or not an employee is protected by the prohibition on disability discrimination?
    1. Is the employee registered as disabled?
    2. Does the employee have either a physical or a mental impairment?
    3. Does the impairment affect the employee's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities?
    4. Is the adverse effect long term?
  2. A line manager does not shortlist a blind job applicant for a position involving computer use because they assume that blind people are unable to use computers. Which of the following statements applies?
    1. This amounts to direct disability discrimination, but the line manager may be able to justify it.