Financial Literacy Test #1, Chapters 2 And 3

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 127

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  • 1. 
    Most jobs require the same personality traits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You should send a cover letter to a potential employer along with your resume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It is best to provide one single "generic" resume to use for all job applications, tailoring your resume for particular jobs is costly and time consuming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    "Any type of work" would be a great career objective to place on your resume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You should always take a trusted friend, or your parents, to an interview along with you.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    You should never leave without any questions after the job interview.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following personality traits would probably be helpful for someone who worked as a salesperson?
    • A. 

      Quiet and shy

    • B. 

      More of a follower than a leader

    • C. 

      Outgoing and Friendly

    • D. 

      Prefers low stress environments

  • 8. 
    Which of the following will not make a good reference?
    • A. 

      A former teacher

    • B. 

      Your old basketball coach

    • C. 

      Your brother

    • D. 

      Your current employer

  • 9. 
    A "Thank You" letter should be sent on which of the following occasions?
    • A. 

      Before an Interview

    • B. 

      Before applying to the job

    • C. 

      After an Interview

    • D. 

      You should never send a "Thank You" letter

  • 10. 
    When completing an employment application,
    • A. 

      Use a red pen to make your answers stand out

    • B. 

      Write as quickly as you can

    • C. 

      Avoid the use of abbreviations

    • D. 

      Answer only the questions that put you in a favorable light

  • 11. 
    In the first paragraph of your "Thank You" letter, you should,
    • A. 

      Explain your qualifications for the job one more time

    • B. 

      Provide your contact information

    • C. 

      Apologize for any mistakes you made during the interview

    • D. 

      Express genuine appreciation to the interviewer for seeing you

  • 12. 
    Which letter helps you introduce yourself to the employer?
    • A. 

      Thank You Letter

    • B. 

      Cover Letter

    • C. 

      Interview Letter

    • D. 

      Employment Letter

  • 13. 
    A mission statement can be found in most company websites and should be reviewed  by the job applicant before an interview. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    An interviewer's business card should be asked for, 
    • A. 

      Before the interview

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      Right after the interview

    • D. 

      Ten days after the interview

  • 15. 
    An interviewer's name on a "Thank You" letter can include the words, "Hiring Manager"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    An interview answer that should be remembered by the interviewer as a positive instead of as a negative is,
    • A. 

      "What's your greatest weakness"?

    • B. 

      "Describe yourself".

    • C. 

      "What does our company do"?

    • D. 

      "Can I see your Resume"?

  • 17. 
    One of the interview questions we discussed, "Tell me about yourself" is an opportunity for  the interviewee to "sell" one's major skills and attributes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    All of the following resources/materials are pivotal for the success of "landing" the job.Check all those that apply. 
    • A. 

      Thank You Letter

    • B. 

      Cover Letter

    • C. 

      Resume

    • D. 

      Expensive Clothes

    • E. 

      An interesting name

  • 19. 
    The interviewee should always talk wrongly about the previous employer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Company stocks are not searchable by symbols.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    More than one person can interview the interviewee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    After an interview has gone quite bad, there is still hope for the interviewee to make a last impression. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Reviewing the company website before an interview is not necessary. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The interviewee must never ask any questions after the interview.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    If the job applicant does not know the name of the hiring manager, he/she can refer to the person as "Dear Sir/Madam". 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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