Test your basic knowledge |

Career Orientation Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. A formal meeting between an employer and job applicant about a job opening






2. Business owned by one person






3. Way in which one uses or utilitizes the brain best






4. The way in which a person views their own self-worth






5. Jobs with similiar work actvities






6. Focusing or concentrating in a particular skill






7. (Occupational Outlook Handbook) A book used for researching the most common careers in the United States






8. A free flowing economy based upon the laws of supply and demand to allow individuals or companies to buy and sell goods and/or services at a profit






9. A group of characteristics that collective form a general group of people with similiar interests - values - and behaviors






10. A group of employees






11. Personal standards by which one lives






12. Cluster that involves services involving lodging - entertainment - recreation - and travel; food and beverage management






13. To look at closely and judge






14. To find out more by reading and talking to people






15. A plan which includes the education and training requirements to reach a career goal






16. Doing a job without pay to gain experience






17. The need for workers in a particular occupation or field






18. Being on time for work






19. A course that is not required but can be chosen by a student according to their interests






20. Cumulative time given to employees for personal or family illness with pay






21. The jobs that beginners start with to train them for higher-level jobs






22. A person applying for a job






23. The future prospects for employment in a particular job or field






24. A short written description of an applicant's personal data - education - and experience - related to a job






25. A wide variety of workers with different backgrounds - experiences - ideas - and skills in the workplace






26. Worldwide financial management system






27. A person who organizes - manages - and assumes the risk of a business






28. The instructional background and skills needed to qualify for employment






29. To give up something to resolve a conflict






30. The personality or activity by which a person is known






31. When a person has to give up part of something they value to resolve a conflict






32. A decision or plan that can be changed






33. To eliminate unwanted applicants






34. Jobs that last for a limited period of time






35. As the price increases producers produce more






36. Earnings below the cost of doing business






37. The choice between two or more possibilities






38. Continuing for a long period of time to accomplish a task






39. To make a plan or arrange things that must be done






40. Cluster that involves designing - building - and repairing structures






41. Determining the best way for an individual to study - remember - or learn






42. A computerized career information delivery system






43. Cluster that involves visual and performing arts; multimedia communications; journalism






44. Intangible work done for others as an occupation






45. Units of measurement which schools use to determine whether or not students are progressing toward graduation






46. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






47. Any education or training following high school






48. Earnings paid twice a month on designated dates






49. Employment during special seasons






50. Jobs requiring less than 35-40 hours a week - depending on the employer