SHRM CERTIFICATION: HR PRACTICE TEST QUESTIONS
Choose the SHRM CERTIFICATION PATH you’d like to pursue:
IF YOU HAVE A PRIMARILY OPERATIONAL ROLE:
You implement policies
You perform day-to-day HR functions
You are a point of contact for staff/stakeholders
IF YOU HAVE A STRATEGIC ROLE:
You develop policies and oversee HR operations
You align HR strategy to organizational goals
You analyze performance metrics
The SHRM CERTIFICATION EXAM has two types of questions:
Tests your knowledge around HR Competencies, People,
Organization and Strategy topic areas
associated with the SHRM Body of Competency
and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK).
Situational Judgment Questions
Assesses your judgment and decision-making
skills associated with scenarios calling for the
application of behavioral competencies.
The following SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP knowledge and situational judgment practice questions will provide you with experience answering the types of questions that may be found in SHRM Certification exams. The questions are not scored, as they are intended to provide a preview but not determine readiness for the SHRM Certification exams. Performance on these items is not indicative of performance on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.
Review the “answer explanation” on each question to confirm the correct answer and see explanations for why the other options were incorrect.
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Why earn your SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP?
Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential:
- Demonstrates that you are a recognized expert and leader in the HR field
- Makes you a valuable asset to your organization
- Sets you apart from your colleagues
- Helps you more effectively navigate challenging HR situations you face everyday
“The SHRM Certification program is a must-have for HR professionals… it’s about applying concepts and demonstrating an understanding of the HR practice. The SHRM Certification program is built around the competencies and knowledge and, more importantly, the practices that make HR work—which is what employers demand from HR professionals in today’s fast-paced workplace.”
John Acardo, MBA, SHRM-SCP
Director Human Resources, Kishwaukee College Malta, IL