What Do You Know About Employability Skills? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Employability Skills? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about employability skills? Would you like to try this quiz? This quiz asks pertinent questions such as what is the term for someone who applies for a job, what are the natural talents or skills that a person has, someone that can provide information to the person’s potential employer, and what is a payment or service provided from a place of employment. Don’t forget to claim your certificate when you have completed this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Someone who applies for a job.
    • A. 

      Employee

    • B. 

      Candidate

    • C. 

      Job seeker

    • D. 

      Applicant

  • 2. 
    The natural talents or capacities to do something.
    • A. 

      Aptitudes

    • B. 

      Intelligence

    • C. 

      Skills

    • D. 

      Knowledge

  • 3. 
    Money earned on a fixed basis.
    • A. 

      Allowance

    • B. 

      Fringe Benefits

    • C. 

      Tips

    • D. 

      Salary

  • 4. 
    A summary of your qualifications for a job.
    • A. 

      Work Experience

    • B. 

      Resume'

    • C. 

      Qualifications

    • D. 

      Work Portfolio

  • 5. 
    People who know an applicant well and can provide information about that person.
    • A. 

      Resource person

    • B. 

      Past employer

    • C. 

      References

    • D. 

      Teachers

  • 6. 
    Amount of money authorized to be automatically subtracted from your income every pay period.
    • A. 

      FICA deductions

    • B. 

      Payroll deductions

    • C. 

      Insurance

    • D. 

      Retirement Account

    • E. 

      401-K

  • 7. 
    Fundamental abilities. Skills that an employee must acquire in order to perform in a particular job.
    • A. 

      Basic skills

    • B. 

      Talents

  • 8. 
    Employees teach, show, demonstrate a skill that employees will practice.
    • A. 

      On the job performance

    • B. 

      On the job training

    • C. 

      Aptitude

  • 9. 
    Payment or service provided from a place of employment such as an annuity or pension plan.
    • A. 

      Benefits

    • B. 

      Tips and wages

    • C. 

      Raise

  • 10. 
    Making use of all your personal connections to achieve your career goals.
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Team work

    • C. 

      Collobration

  • 11. 
    An occupation to which you have made a long-term commitment.
    • A. 

      Resume'

    • B. 

      Career

    • C. 

      College degree

  • 12. 
    The amount of income left after taxes and other deductions are taken out.
    • A. 

      Gross income

    • B. 

      Net income

    • C. 

      Take-home pay

    • D. 

      Savings plan

  • 13. 
    The keeping private of sensitive personal information involving other people.
    • A. 

      Job hotline

    • B. 

      On-the-Job Trust

    • C. 

      Confidentiality

  • 14. 
    A letter requesting an interview for a job.
    • A. 

      Cover letter

    • B. 

      Resume' request

    • C. 

      Letter of Application

  • 15. 
    An agency that matches job hunter with available jobs.
    • A. 

      Head Hunter Inc.

    • B. 

      Employment Agency

    • C. 

      Department of Workforce Services

  • 16. 
    The expectations and duties of a specific occupation.
    • A. 

      Job descriptions

    • B. 

      Job skills

    • C. 

      Aptitude

  • 17. 
    Someone who hires another person or maintains personnel in a business.
    • A. 

      Human Resource

    • B. 

      Job personnel

    • C. 

      Job Coach

    • D. 

      Employer

  • 18. 
    A person working for someone else and receives wages or salary.
    • A. 

      Employee

    • B. 

      Employer

    • C. 

      Self-employed

  • 19. 
    A form in which you supply information about yourself that will help an employee make a hiring decision.
    • A. 

      Job application

    • B. 

      References

    • C. 

      Job Experience

  • 20. 
    A form of reward for employment beyond salary.
    • A. 

      Raise

    • B. 

      Tips and Wages

    • C. 

      Fringe Benefits

    • D. 

      Tax Allowances

  • 21. 
    A get acquainted meeting between an employer and a job applicant.
    • A. 

      Interview

    • B. 

      On the job training

    • C. 

      Business luncheon

    • D. 

      Board Meeting

  • 22. 
    Abilities relating to dealing with persons on the job.
    • A. 

      Interpersonal skills

    • B. 

      Teamwork skills

    • C. 

      Networking

  • 23. 
    The total amount of money a person earns
    • A. 

      Taxable income

    • B. 

      Net income

    • C. 

      Gross Income

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