How To Make Resume Quiz

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Do you know how to make resume? If yes, then take this quiz. A resume is a very big determining factor of how your interview is going to be or whether you are going to get a particular job or not. In this quiz, we will see how well you understand how a resume should be. The quiz will also increase your knowledge of the same. Best of luck to you!


Questions and Answers
  • 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 them to apply to almost any job.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    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.

  • 5. 
    One should always list the "education" category before "experience."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Prospective employers will respond more positively when applicants put their work experience in paragraph form on their resumes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A person's resume should mention the specific job/jobs to which he/she is applying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Studies have shown that the average recruiter/hiring manager spends approximately 8 seconds looking at a person's resume. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    What information should be left off of a resume?
    • A. 

      Hobbies

    • B. 

      Awards

    • C. 

      Experiences

    • D. 

      Accomplishments

  • 12. 
    Mustafa graduated from college in May of 2019. He should list his education  and degree earned towards the top of his resume as opposed to the bottom (he really did not have much work experience). 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    One should never, ever use the word "I" in his/her resume. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    A resume should fit on one page. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    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 the Cullman County Championship

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