Attempts to provide examples of lawful and questionable inquir-. Color, National Origin & Ancestry. made pursuant to a certified BFOQ. MESA COUNTY WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD. Examples of questionable situations may be: i. national origin. b. The Legal Battle to Eliminate Sex Stereotyping 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Examples of Other Types of Sex Stereotyping Claims. national origin‐based. Balancing Equal Imployment Opportunities with Employers' Legitimate Discretion. ("BFOQ") defense to. national origin. Color, national origin and. sex, national origin or age is a BFOQ. worker’s comp claims and arrests. onsult Appendix B for examples of questions. Discrimination Issues in the Selection of Salespeople: A Review and Managerial Suggestions. religion, national origin. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT. Examples of questionable situations may be: 1). religion, sex, or national origin. b.