How Well Do You Know About Effective Interviewing Techniques? Trivia Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Effective Interviewing Techniques? Trivia Quiz

How Well Do You Know About Effective Interviewing Techniques? Passing your interview and getting the job you desire is dependent on the way you act in your interview, and the quiz below is perfect for helping you answer the most asked questions asked by interviewers. Do give it a shot and all the best in your upcoming interview, and remember to keep calm.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another word or phrase that you can use when describing your weaknesses in an interview?
    • A. 

      Downfalls

    • B. 

      Opportunities for improvement

    • C. 

      Shortcomings or pitfalls

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes the items that you should research about a company prior to your interview? 
    • A. 

      Job salary and company culture

    • B. 

      The company's stock price and employee rewards program

    • C. 

      The interviewer and the industry the organization operates in

  • 3. 
    It is acceptable for a man to wear a beard to an interview as long as it is trimmed and well-groomed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What color shirt or blouse is best to wear during an interview?
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Pastel blue

    • C. 

      Brown

  • 5. 
    Instead of a purse, what should women carry to an interview?
    • A. 

      Briefcase

    • B. 

      Portfolio

    • C. 

      Small wallet

  • 6. 
    When an interviewer asks you about your methods for keeping informed about your job, what is their concern?
    • A. 

      Whether or not you are easily trained

    • B. 

      Your research abilities

    • C. 

      Your ability to continually grow and challenge yourself

  • 7. 
    What is the purpose of a selection interview?
    • A. 

      Used by the hiring manager to make a hiring decision

    • B. 

      To help the interviewee determine if the organization is a good fit for them

    • C. 

      To determine the interviewee's competency in certain areas

  • 8. 
    When an interviewer asks about your salary requirements, they are often attempting to determine if they can get your services for less than they originally budgeted, or if they can even afford you at all. What are some good ways to answer this question that will benefit both you and the company? 
    • A. 

      Stating that you need more information about the position and responsibilities

    • B. 

      Let the interviewer know what your most recent salary was and that you would like an increase from that

    • C. 

      Asking for a budgeted range for the position

    • D. 

      Stating that you would be willing to consider their best offer

  • 9. 
    How soon after the interview should you send a thank-you email?
    • A. 

      The same day as the interview

    • B. 

      The day after the interview

    • C. 

      Five days after the interview

  • 10. 
    How often should you contact the interviewer after the interview?
    • A. 

      Everyday

    • B. 

      Once a week

    • C. 

      Once a month