Career Exploration And Assessment

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This quiz will review the information that was included in the "When I grow up. . ." webquest.
Answer each question to the best of your ability.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Oscar, career assessment computer aided research is based on information from what federal government agency?

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) and O*Net. The Oscar career assessment computer aided research relies on information from the federal government agency, BLS, which provides data on employment, wages, and other labor-related information. O*Net, on the other hand, is a comprehensive database that provides detailed information about various occupations, including job duties, skills required, and educational requirements. Both BLS and O*Net are reliable sources of information for career assessments and research.

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  • 2. 

    Realistic is a Career Interest Profie.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Realistic is indeed a career interest profile. It is one of the six main interest profiles identified by John Holland's theory of career choice. Realistic individuals are practical, hands-on, and enjoy working with tools, machinery, and physical materials. They are often drawn to careers in skilled trades, engineering, construction, and other fields that involve practical problem-solving and physical work.

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  • 3. 

    How many career clusters are there identified in the video that was viewed?

    • A.

      24

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 16
    Explanation
    The video that was viewed identified a total of 16 career clusters.

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  • 4. 

    Understanding your personal interests will help you make a better career decision.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Understanding your personal interests is important when making a career decision because it allows you to align your career choices with your passions and preferences. When you have a clear understanding of what you enjoy and what motivates you, you are more likely to find job satisfaction and fulfillment. By considering your personal interests, you can choose a career path that not only matches your skills and abilities but also brings you joy and a sense of purpose. This can lead to increased job performance, higher levels of engagement, and overall career success.

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  • 5. 

    All careers can easily fit into one of the Interest Profiles.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because not all careers can easily fit into one of the Interest Profiles. Interest Profiles are based on individual preferences and interests, and careers can vary greatly in terms of skills, qualifications, and job requirements. While some careers may align well with certain interest profiles, there are many careers that may not fit neatly into any specific profile. Therefore, it is incorrect to claim that all careers can easily fit into one of the Interest Profiles.

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  • 6. 

    Check each item that has some affect on your career success.

    • A.

      Education

    • B.

      Parents

    • C.

      Personality traits

    • D.

      Talents

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Education
    C. Personality traits
    D. Talents
    Explanation
    Education, personality traits, and talents are all factors that can have an impact on an individual's career success. Education provides the necessary knowledge and skills required for a specific career path. Personality traits such as determination, resilience, and adaptability can greatly influence how individuals navigate their careers and handle challenges. Talents, which refer to natural abilities or skills, can also play a significant role in career success by allowing individuals to excel in certain areas or industries. Therefore, considering and developing these aspects can contribute to a successful career.

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  • 7. 

    Career clusters are for students who are not going to college.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Career clusters are not exclusively for students who are not going to college. In fact, career clusters are designed to provide students with a framework to explore various career options and make informed decisions about their future. They can be beneficial for all students, whether they plan on attending college or not. By exploring different career clusters, students can gain valuable insights into different industries, job roles, and skills required, which can help them in choosing a college major or career path that aligns with their interests and goals.

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  • 8. 

    The study of building hospitals would be included in which career cluster?

    • A.

      Business, management and marketing

    • B.

      Government and public administration

    • C.

      Architecture and Construction

    Correct Answer
    C. Architecture and Construction
    Explanation
    The study of building hospitals would fall under the career cluster of Architecture and Construction. This is because the construction of hospitals involves architectural design and construction techniques, which are key components of this career cluster.

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  • 9. 

    Every Interest profile has are variety of activities that can be linked directly to different career clusters.  Characteristics of a Social career interest would be: (check all boxes that would relate)

    • A.

      Work heavily with data

    • B.

      Communication is very important

    • C.

      Most likely works outdoors

    • D.

      Involve helping other people

    • E.

      Are great careers for people who like to be alone.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Communication is very important
    D. Involve helping other people
    Explanation
    The correct answer is based on the characteristics mentioned in the question. It states that a social career interest involves communication being very important and involves helping other people. These two characteristics align with the description of a social career interest.

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  • 10. 

    The Interest Profile of Investigative  would include careers and occupations that involve working with ideas; with extensive amount of thinking.  A career that would fall into this category would be:

    • A.

      Forensic Scientist

    • B.

      Stock broker and investor

    • C.

      Nurse

    • D.

      National Park Ranger

    Correct Answer
    A. Forensic Scientist
    Explanation
    The interest profile of Investigative individuals involves working with ideas and requires extensive thinking. Forensic scientists fit this profile as they use scientific methods and critical thinking skills to analyze evidence and solve crimes. They work with complex data and use their analytical skills to draw conclusions and make deductions. This career requires a strong ability to think critically and apply scientific principles, making it a suitable choice for individuals with an investigative interest profile.

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