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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. Tangible merchandise that you can see and touch






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






3. A course or program that teaches job skills






4. A document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing - social studies - science - reading - and math






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






6. The computer network system through which information can be shared on the World Wide Web






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






8. A personal evaluation to help you make decisions






9. A person's outlook on life - usually positive or negative






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






11. Using People in Mexico to assemble parts; utilizing external resources






12. As the price increases producers produce more






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






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






15. Jobs with similiar work actvities






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






17. Earnings below the cost of doing business






18. Jobs or careers belonging to the same group on the basis of similar knowledge and skills






19. Business which two or more people own and operate






20. A plan of action for education - training - and experience to reach a career goal






21. One who puts off doing things or making decisions






22. A course or program that teaches job skills






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






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






25. Undertaking or venture to make more with risk






26. To eliminate unwanted applicants






27. A specialized scientific work in manufacturing and industry






28. The total amount of an employee's earnings before deductions are taken out






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






30. To eliminate unwanted applicants






31. Clash of ideas or values






32. A temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field






33. Learning on the job






34. Cluster that involves services that improve people's quality of life and promote safe - healthy communities






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






36. A description of the goals of a business and how it will operate






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






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






39. The type of job in which a person is employed






40. Collection of information about oneself






41. A decision or plan that can be changed






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






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






44. The thing a person enjoys doing or thinking about






45. Receiving a paycheck every other Friday






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






47. Cluster that involves computer and Web-based services; telecommunications services






48. A program where a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker






49. A computerized career information delivery system






50. Cluster that involves growing and processing crops for human use; raising and processing animals for human use; using raw materials that occur naturally in the earth