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Career Orientation Basics

Subjects : literacy, soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • 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 document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing - social studies - science - reading - and math






2. Worldwide financial management system






3. An introductory letter written to a prospective employer






4. Relating to races or groups of people with common customs






5. A skill that has been developed






6. Something one wants to obtain in the near future generally less than 5 years






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






8. Commoney known as Social Security






9. Help-wanted section of the newspaper that lists job openings






10. To buy in bulk form wi the intent to resell by the case






11. An amount of money charged by others for services






12. Arrange things in order from the most important to the least important






13. Salary of wages given to an employee on a regular basis






14. One who puts off doing things or making decisions






15. A computerized career information delivery system






16. Temporary work during the summer






17. Any information about possible job openings






18. The ability to perform a certain activity well






19. A person who will give a favorable report of a job applicant to the employer






20. Intangible work done for others as an occupation






21. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






22. The steps one takes to make the best decision






23. The ability or potential for learning new skills






24. An assessment that helps people identify their interest areas






25. A course or program that teaches job skills






26. Following a person on the job to learn job duties and responsibilities






27. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions






28. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






29. Any education or training following high school






30. Something a person wants to acheive later in life requiring much planning






31. Treating someone unfairly because of his or her race - religion - or sex






32. A productive activity resulting in something useful






33. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






34. Learning on the job






35. Business owned by many people but treated by the law as though it were one person






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






37. Buying a finished good or service with the intent to resell it by the unit






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






39. When two or more companies rival for consumer dollars






40. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)






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






42. Occupational Information Network compiled by the United States Department of Labor






43. The course of action one decides to take at the end of the decision-making process






44. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






45. Notices that employers put in the classified section of the paper describing their job openings






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






47. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area - usually lasting 2 years






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






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






50. 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