General English Test 79

General English Questions and Answers

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1. The rates for overtime in the USA are generally known as ________ .

 
 
 
 

2. An ________ check is one that you have written and deducted from your checkbook balance but has not yet cleared the bank.

 
 
 
 

3. An employee who is paid on ________ receives the same pay each pay period no matter how many hours they work.

 
 
 
 

4. In order to cash a check you must ________ it, or in other words sign the back.

 
 
 
 

5. Federal taxes and Social Security are both examples of standard ________ from your paycheck.

 
 
 
 

6. In the USA working over 40 hours per week is considered overtime. For each hour of overtime in the USA you receive your hourly ________ multiplied time 1 1/2.

 
 
 
 

7. ________ pay is what an employee actually receives after deductions.

 
 
 
 

8. ________ pay is what an employee earns before deductions.

 
 
 
 

9. Books are all closed at the end of an accounting period. A more common term for an accounting period is a ________ period.

 
 
 
 

10. You record how much each of your employees should be paid in the ________ account.

 
 
 
 

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