Student worker rights quiz

Question 1 of 12

What are the maximum amount of hours the university recommends you work per week whilst you study?

A 25
B 15
C 12
D 10

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Question 2 of 12

How much do you need to earn whilst studying before you are required to pay tax?

A £10,850
B £11,850
C £12,850
D £13,850

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Question 3 of 12

In a single shift, after how many hours work are you entitled to a 20 minute break?

A 8 hours
B 6 hours
C 10 hours
D You are not entitled to a break during your shift

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Question 4 of 12

How many hours rest should you have between working days?

A 6 hours
B 11 hours
C There is no fixed time limit
D 8 hours

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Question 5 of 12

What do International Students need to work in the UK?

A A visa permitting you to work
B They can’t work in the UK

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Question 6 of 12

Under the Equality Act (2010), employees are legally protected from discrimination at work in relation to nine ‘protected characteristics’. Seven of these are: age, disability, race, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

 

Which of these are ‘protected characteristics’?

A Previous experience and qualifications
B Cultural background and social class
C Previous salary
D Gender reassignment and religion or belief

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Question 7 of 12

How many weeks of paid holiday are you entitled to a year?

A 5.0 weeks
B 5.2 weeks
C 5.6 weeks
D 6.2 weeks

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Question 8 of 12

How many consecutive days can you be off sick before you are required to produce a sick note?

A 7 days
B 1 day
C 3 days
D 5 days

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Question 9 of 12

Why can being part of a trade union be useful?

A To maintain and improve employment conditions on behalf of their members
B To access training and development opportunities
C Being part of a network of young members with the opportunity to get involved with campaigns and social events.
D All of the above

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Question 10 of 12

How much does a National Insurance (NI) number cost?

A £10
B £25
C £50
D None of the above, it is free to get a National Insurance number.

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Question 11 of 12

What should be included in the Terms and Conditions when you start a new job?

A Rate of pay
B Hours of work
C Notice period
D All of the above

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Question 12 of 12

If you are asked to work in unsafe conditions after you have brought the conditions to the attention of your manager, what do you have the right to do?

A Do nothing
B Run away
C Lead a revolt
D Refuse to work

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Question 13 of 13

What is the difference in cost, between the Minimum Wage and the Living Wage?

A £0.62
B £0.87
C £1.62
D £1.87

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