|Topic||Appropriate Questions||INAPPROPRIATE QUESTIONS|
|Name||Do you have any professional information under a different name?||What is your maiden name?|
Do you go by Miss, Mrs., or Ms.?
|Family Status||Do you have any responsibilities that conflict with job attendance or travel requirements? (Must be asked of all applicants.)||Are you married?|
What is your spouse’s name?
What is your maiden name?
Do you have any children?
Are you pregnant?
What are your childcare arrangements?
|Race||None||What is your race?|
(You may inquire about availability for weekend work.)
|What is your religion?|
Which [place of worship] do you attend?
What are your religious holidays?
|Residence||What is your address?||Do you own or rent your home?|
Who resides with you?
|Are you male or female?|
|Age||If hired, can you offer proof that you are at least 18 years of age?||How old are you?|
What is your birthdate?
How close to retirement are you?
|Arrests or Convictions of a Crime||Have you ever been convicted of a crime? (You must state that a conviction will be considered only as it relates to fitness to perform the job being sought.)||Have you ever been arrested?|
|Citizenship or Nationality||Can you show proof of your eligibility to work in the U.S.?|
Are you fluent in any languages other than English?
(You may ask the second question only as it relates to the job being sought.)
|Are you a U.S. citizen?|
Where were you born?
|Disability||Are you able to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation?||Are you disabled?|
What is the nature or severity of your disability?