Employability Skills I- Resumes

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Employability Skills I- Resumes - Quiz

This quiz is to test your knowledge of -Parts of a Resume -Styles of Resumes -Formating a Resume


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Resume is
    • A. 

      A one page summary of your work experience, job skills, etc. that helps advertise your abilities and knowledge to potential employers.

    • B. 

      A one page summary of what you did last summer.

    • C. 

      A one page summary of your knowledge and skills as it relates to the job.

  • 2. 
    Looking at this resume, what are the 6 sections that were included?
    • A. 

      Education, Objectives, Extracurricular Activities, Computer Skills, and Work Experience

    • B. 

      Education, Related Experience, Computer Competencies, Work Experience, Extracurricular Activities, and References

    • C. 

      Education, Work History, Technology Skills, Extracurricular, Foreign Languages, References

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are types of resumes?
    • A. 

      Chronological Format, Synchronized Format and Functional Format

    • B. 

      Chronological Format and Synchronized Format

    • C. 

      Chronological Format and Functional Format

    • D. 

      Synchronized Format and Functional

  • 4. 
    The main purpose of a resume is to:
    • A. 

      To interest an employer enough for them to contact me for an interview .

    • B. 

      A resume isn't really needed in today's job market. It is all about who you know.

    • C. 

      To document every job I have ever had and ever job duty I have ever had.

  • 5. 
    Lynn, who had held a Health Insurance Claims Management position making $42,000 per year has now retrained for the accounting field. She has not gained any "direct accounting experience" although she had prepared monthly accounting reports as a Department Manager.Lynn is about to apply for a junior management accounting position with "The Bottom Line Accounting Firm."What would be the best objective to put on her resume?
    • A. 

      To secure the position of Senior Account Executive with The Bottom Line Accounting Firm that will utilize acquired experience and commitment to excellence.

    • B. 

      Seeking a junior level position in the accounting field.

    • C. 

      Seeking a position as Junior Account Executive with The Bottom Line Accounting Firm where I can effectively utilize my strong management skills and further develop my accounting skills.

  • 6. 
    As a high school student you do not have much information to place on a resume, so it is best to put elementary and middle school information on it to make it long.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of these statement would you follow when you develop your resume?
    • A. 

      Use many different fonts and incorporate colored fonts

    • B. 

      Write in paragraph form to explain my background in detail

    • C. 

      When describing job duties, use bullets to make my resume easier to read.

    • D. 

      Start my resume with the first position I've held and work backward to my most current position.

  • 8. 
    Which of these would you not include in your resume?
    • A. 

      Personal information like my marital status, age, and weight

    • B. 

      A list of my references

    • C. 

      Jobs I held 30 years ago that don't support my objective.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    How should you write your resume bullets?
    • A. 

      Use 'I' statements like 'I prepared a sales report.

    • B. 

      Start each of my resume bullets with action words like prepared, developed, monitored, and presented

    • C. 

      Incorporate acronyms and terms that are only used internally by my company.

    • D. 

      Take credit for work done by a team I was on that was actually done by other team members

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