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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.
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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. As the prices decreases producers purchase more






2. A group of employees






3. A course that is required before another course can be taken






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






5. Natural method or way one thinks or learns






6. A special skill - knowledge - or ability that enables a person to perform a particular job






7. Cluster that involves coordinating the movement of people - goods - and services; career cluster - jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills






8. Worldwide financial management system






9. Any education or training following high school






10. Extras provided by employers (other than wages)






11. Money earned above the cost of doing business






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






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






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






15. Cluster that involves the systematic use of observations and experiments to gain knowledge about the world; the practical use of scientific knowledge; solving practical problems by combining science and mathematics with technology; the study of numbe






16. Hearing - learning - and retaining verbal information






17. The environment of the workplace






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






19. A person who owns stock in a company






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






21. A certificate of completion awarded to a person after they successfully complete a required set of college courses in both general and specific areas - usually lasting 4 years






22. A long term work plan including education - training - and experience






23. Cluster that involves the systematic use of observations and experiments to gain knowledge about the world; the practical use of scientific knowledge; solving practical problems by combining science and mathematics with technology; the study of numbe






24. The work done over a period of years in one area of interest






25. The surrounding physical conditions of a workplace






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






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






28. Economic rules which influence consumer buying decisions






29. Focusing or concentrating in a particular skill






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






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






32. Acquaint or become familiar with a new situation






33. The tool that employers use to find out basic information about job applicants






34. Jobs or occupations grouped together because of similar knowledge or skills






35. A person applying for a job






36. Typical way of life






37. Work that a person does for pay






38. The use of goods or service to make life easier creating new jobs while eliminating others






39. A productive activity resulting in something useful






40. A person applying for a job






41. The prospect for the future of a job or career






42. Rules of behavior in the workplace






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






44. To look at closely and judge






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






46. Agreement to complete a job for an amount of money






47. Someone who sells goods or services






48. Part of the paycheck that shows earnings and deductions






49. The choice between two or more possibilities






50. Pay that is based upon the percentage of sales