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  • 1. 
    Entrepreneurs often work long hours, but they enjoy great job satisfaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Once a franchise is paid for, all profits go to the entrepreneur.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Entrepreneurs who plan to work out of their homes should consider whether they can handle the isolation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In partnership, the owners can never lose their personal property if the business fails.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A financial plan shows how much a business has earned or lost.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    You can use a personal career profile form to match what you know about yourself with what you know about different careers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Once you establish an individual career plan, you should not change it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Vocational-technical centers are more expensive than trade schools.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An individual career plan should include short-, medium-, and long-term goals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Many high schools, colleges, and universities offer continuing education.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Getting a job lead is the first step in
    • A. 

      Building a network

    • B. 

      Finding a job

    • C. 

      Locating a school-to-work program

  • 12. 
    You build your network by asking for
    • A. 

      Contact list

    • B. 

      Job leads

    • C. 

      Referrals

  • 13. 
    A fee may be charged by a
    • A. 

      Private employment agency

    • B. 

      Public employment agency

    • C. 

      School placement center

  • 14. 
    When completing a job application, you should
    • A. 

      Make it scannable

    • B. 

      Make your statements positive

    • C. 

      Ask for referrals

  • 15. 
    A form of writing and speaking you have learned in United States' schools
    • A. 

      Standard English

    • B. 

      Formal English

    • C. 

      Broken English

  • 16. 
    Researching a company before an interview enables you to
    • A. 

      Ask intelligent questions

    • B. 

      Impress your friends

    • C. 

      Dress for success

  • 17. 
    Preparing a 30 second "commercial" about yourself is a good way to
    • A. 

      Research a company

    • B. 

      Negotiate a salary

    • C. 

      Rehearse for an interview

  • 18. 
    Which of the following topics is illegal for an employer to ask about?
    • A. 

      Your skills

    • B. 

      Your goals

    • C. 

      Your citizenship

  • 19. 
    Interviewers look for applicants
    • A. 

      Wearing fashionable clothers

    • B. 

      Demonstrating a positive attitude

    • C. 

      With a sense of humor

  • 20. 
    In a follow-up letter, you should
    • A. 

      Restate your continued interest

    • B. 

      Invent additional reference

    • C. 

      Apologize for being nervous

  • 21. 
    What is one trait most entrepreneurs possess?
    • A. 

      Shyness

    • B. 

      Aggression

    • C. 

      Rudeness

    • D. 

      Self-motivation

  • 22. 
    The expenses involved in going into business are called
    • A. 

      Revenue

    • B. 

      Interest

    • C. 

      Start-up costs

    • D. 

      Profit

  • 23. 
    Which term refers to a business that is completely owned by one person?
    • A. 

      Corporation

    • B. 

      Sole proprietorship

    • C. 

      Partnership

    • D. 

      Franchise

  • 24. 
    Entrepreneurs tend to
    • A. 

      Work long hours.

    • B. 

      Face less competition because they work alone.

    • C. 

      Be dissatisfied with their businesses.

    • D. 

      Delegate responsibility to their employees.

  • 25. 
    The expenses involved in going into business, such as buying equipment and renting space, are examples of
    • A. 

      Market expenses.

    • B. 

      Operating expenses

    • C. 

      Financial liability.

    • D. 

      Start-up costs.

  • 26. 
    Buying an existing business
    • A. 

      Usually involves saving money on start-up costs.

    • B. 

      Provides more security than starting a new business.

    • C. 

      Requires analyzing the location, competition, and market outlook.

    • D. 

      Is a high risk because successful businesses are usually not sold.

  • 27. 
    One disadvantage of entering a family business is
    • A. 

      Financing is especially difficult.

    • B. 

      There is less job satisfaction.

    • C. 

      The start-up costs are higher.

    • D. 

      Family relationships can be affected by work.

  • 28. 
    One advantage of a sole proprietorship is that
    • A. 

      The owner has total control.

    • B. 

      There is little financial risk.

    • C. 

      Start-up costs are lower.

    • D. 

      Goodwill is already established.

  • 29. 
    One characteristic of a corporation is that
    • A. 

      All owners are legally responsible for any debts incurred.

    • B. 

      The founder has total control.

    • C. 

      Start-up costs are lower.

    • D. 

      Legally it operates apart from the owner(s).

  • 30. 
    Carter plans to borrow money from a bank to start his corporation. His bank is requiring that he submit a business plan and a(n)
    • A. 

      Income statement.

    • B. 

      Partnership agreement.

    • C. 

      Financial plan.

    • D. 

      Guarantee of success.

  • 31. 
    If you are just starting your career, becoming the president of a company is an example of a
    • A. 

      Medium-term goal

    • B. 

      Long-term goal

    • C. 

      Skills goal

    • D. 

      Short-term goal

  • 32. 
    To compare what you have learned about yourself and what you have learned about a particular career possibility, you should create a
    • A. 

      Business plan

    • B. 

      Personal career profile

    • C. 

      Self-evaluation

    • D. 

      Short-term goal

  • 33. 
    Which types of goals typically take from one to five years to accomplish?
    • A. 

      Short-term goals

    • B. 

      Medium-term goals

    • C. 

      Long-term goals

    • D. 

      Skills goals

  • 34. 
    Formal courses of study for adult students that allow them to improve their skills are called
    • A. 

      Work seminars.

    • B. 

      On-the-job training.

    • C. 

      Continuing education.

    • D. 

      Individual career plans.

  • 35. 
    You would need additional years of education beyond a bachelor's degree to become a(n)
    • A. 

      Accountant.

    • B. 

      Computer repairer.

    • C. 

      Lawyer.

    • D. 

      Bookstore manager.

  • 36. 
    An apprenticeship involves
    • A. 

      Hands-on experience in a skill.

    • B. 

      Extensive library research.

    • C. 

      Classes at a trade school.

    • D. 

      A two-year degree.

  • 37. 
    One way to help you make a career decision is to
    • A. 

      Avoid confusing your personality with your career plans.

    • B. 

      Visualize how the career choice will affect your lifestyle.

    • C. 

      Choose something your friend suggests so you can attend classes together.

    • D. 

      Avoid confusing your values with your career plans.

  • 38. 
    The fifth step in the decision-making process involves evaluating your career choices by comparing the career information you have gathered with
    • A. 

      The Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

    • B. 

      The information you found in the career center at school.

    • C. 

      Your personal values and beliefs.

    • D. 

      The information your friends have gathered.

  • 39. 
    If you set a medium-term goal, you might be able to
    • A. 

      Develop ideas and skills particular to an industry that interests you.

    • B. 

      Learn a skill that can transfer to any profession.

    • C. 

      Open your own business in the industry that interests you.

    • D. 

      Conduct research in a career cluster that interests you.

  • 40. 
    If you are interested in a career in the health care field after you graduate from high school, it would be helpful if you took several courses in
    • A. 

      Creative writing and journalism.

    • B. 

      History and government.

    • C. 

      Anatomy and biology.

    • D. 

      Literature and music.

  • 41. 
    Talking with people you know to share information and advice about jobs is called:
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Interviewing

    • C. 

      Collaborating

    • D. 

      Temping

  • 42. 
    A recommendation from a contact who is part of your network is called a
    • A. 

      Job lead

    • B. 

      Referral

    • C. 

      Job advertisement

    • D. 

      Cold call

  • 43. 
    Information about a job that is available is called a
    • A. 

      Resume

    • B. 

      Referral

    • C. 

      Job lead

    • D. 

      Work permit

  • 44. 
    When applying for a job, always use
    • A. 

      A public or private employment agency.

    • B. 

      Job referrals.

    • C. 

      Standard English.

    • D. 

      A chronological résumé.

  • 45. 
    Networking, employment agencies, and classified ads can all be sources of
    • A. 

      Job leads.

    • B. 

      School-to-work programs.

    • C. 

      Résumés.

    • D. 

      Work permits.

  • 46. 
    Performance, polygraph, or drug tests are
    • A. 

      Illegal and cannot be given.

    • B. 

      Sometimes used by employers in various fields to test job applicants.

    • C. 

      Always written in standard English.

    • D. 

      Required for job seekers without Social Security numbers.

  • 47. 
    Classified ads in newspapers
    • A. 

      Lead to jobs for only a small percentage of job seekers.

    • B. 

      Are a good source of referrals.

    • C. 

      Should be your main source of job leads.

    • D. 

      Are more effective for finding a job than networking.

  • 48. 
    The first step in creating a network is to build a(n)
    • A. 

      Job lead.

    • B. 

      Introductory script.

    • C. 

      Referral.

    • D. 

      Contact list.

  • 49. 
    To use the Internet, you need
    • A. 

      A Social Security number or a work permit.

    • B. 

      Experience in networking.

    • C. 

      Access through a computer, modem, telephone line, and an account with a service provider.

    • D. 

      A lengthy contact list.

  • 50. 
    School counselors and placement centers can help you
    • A. 

      Identify job leads and set up interviews.

    • B. 

      Place a classified advertisement.

    • C. 

      Learn standard English.

    • D. 

      Screen job applicants.

  • 51. 
    Mental or physical tension that is the body's natural response to conflict is called
    • A. 

      Retention

    • B. 

      Enthusiasm

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Role-playing

  • 52. 
    What is an example of positive body language?
    • A. 

      The noises your body makes

    • B. 

      Wearing conservative clothing

    • C. 

      Avoiding eye contact

    • D. 

      Good posture

  • 53. 
    During the interview process, when should you send a thank-you note?
    • A. 

      Before the interview

    • B. 

      When you send in your résumé

    • C. 

      At the interview

    • D. 

      Immediately following the interview

  • 54. 
    One of the first things to do to prepare for a job interview is to
    • A. 

      Plan how to spend your first paycheck.

    • B. 

      Ask for a formal offer letter.

    • C. 

      Send a follow-up letter.

    • D. 

      Research the company.

  • 55. 
    It is a good idea at an interview to
    • A. 

      Bring a tape recorder.

    • B. 

      Wear your most expensive jewelry.

    • C. 

      Dress conservatively.

    • D. 

      Take along a snack in case you get hungry.

  • 56. 
    If you don't understand a question an interviewer asks,
    • A. 

      Pretend you did not hear it.

    • B. 

      Ask him or her to clarify it.

    • C. 

      Give details that show you think clearly.

    • D. 

      Explain why you would be right for the company.

  • 57. 
    An example of an appropriate interview question is
    • A. 

      "What are your greatest strengths?"

    • B. 

      "Do you have any disabilities?"

    • C. 

      "How old are you?"

    • D. 

      "Do you have any children?"

  • 58. 
    If you have to reject a job offer because it isn't what you wanted,
    • A. 

      Say no at the interview to save the employer time.

    • B. 

      Do not call the interviewer back.

    • C. 

      Call back, thank the interviewer, and give a reason for your answer.

    • D. 

      Call the interviewer and let him know you would never work for him.

  • 59. 
    If you are offered a job at the interview, you
    • A. 

      Can ask for a day to think it over.

    • B. 

      Should negotiate for a higher salary.

    • C. 

      Should say yes immediately so the employer won't offer the job to someone else.

    • D. 

      Should ask for the company's press kit or annual report.

  • 60. 
    One way to prepare for questions the interviewer might ask you is to
    • A. 

      Ask your friend to suggest possible questions.

    • B. 

      Anticipate questions you might be asked and write down answers.

    • C. 

      Call and ask for a copy of the questions you will be asked.

    • D. 

      Contact the human resources department and request assistance.