Resume' Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following represents the correct two digit state abbreviation for Alabama? 
    • A. 

      Ala.

    • B. 

      AL.

    • C. 

      Al.

    • D. 

      AL

  • 2. 
    Which of these should not be included on one's resume?
    • A. 

      Personal information such as marital status

    • B. 

      Family references

    • C. 

      Jobs held 30 years ago that are not relevant to the current position to which you are applying

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Resumes should be designed to be "one for all" meaning once it is done, you should be able to use it to apply to most any job.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Should one decide to include an objective on a resume, it should include three parts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    One's name should stand out on the resume. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    One should almost always include GPA on a resume. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A resume is a tool for marketing one's self. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the purpose of a resume?
    • A. 

      To highlight accomplishments

    • B. 

      To get a job

    • C. 

      To get an interview

    • D. 

      There really is no purpose

  • 9. 
    It is generally best to start one's resume sentences or phrases with... 
    • A. 

      Nouns

    • B. 

      Pronouns

    • C. 

      Verbs

  • 10. 
    One should always list the "education" category before "experience"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Prospective employers will respond more positively when applicants put their work experience in paragraph form on their resume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A person's resume should mention the specific job/jobs to which he/she are applying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Studies have shown that the average recruiter/hiring manager spends approximately 6 seconds looking at a person's resume. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    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 a little longer. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Embellishing is the same things as being untruthful. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What is a very important tip one should do before submitting his/her resume?
    • A. 

      Spell check

    • B. 

      Have someone else read it

    • C. 

      Print it out

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    What information should be left off of a resume?
    • A. 

      Hobbies

    • B. 

      Awards

    • C. 

      Experiences

    • D. 

      Accomplishments

  • 18. 
    Mustafa graduated college in May of 2012. He should list his education towards the top of his resume as opposed to the bottom. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the three things an employer needs on a resume?
    • A. 

      Relevant Experiences

    • B. 

      What you have to offer the company

    • C. 

      List of job duties

    • D. 

      Quantifiable results

  • 20. 
    One should never, ever use the word "I" in his/her resume. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which example avoids faulty parallelism?
    • A. 

      You come to understand what to expect when you tease a cat, or toss a pebble in a pool, or touching a hot stove. 

    • B. 

      You come to understand what to expect when you are teasing a cat, or tossing a pebble in a pool, or you  touch a hot stove. 

    • C. 

      You come to understand what to expect when you tease a cat, toss a pebble in a pool, or touch a hot stove.

    • D. 

      You come to understand what to expect when you tease a cat, or tossing a pebble in a pool, or touch a hot stove. 

  • 22. 
    A Win-Win situation in business is similar to a mutualistic relationship in Biology/Science. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Whether it is categories or the individual bullets under the categories, one should put what he/she believes to be the most significant information first. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A resume' should fit on one page. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which of the following would be an example of a good  quantifiable result?
    • A. 

      Managed cash drawer at school events

    • B. 

      Earned academic 5th place class ranking among 150 students

    • C. 

      Chaired promotional committee

    • D. 

      Finished first place out of 2 golfers in Cullman County Championship