Jag Post Assessment

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Jag Post Assessment

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jeremiah is unsure of his career goal and is asked to take an interest inventory. This test can help Jeremiah:
    • A. 

      Get accepted into college.

    • B. 

      Improve his test taking skills.

    • C. 

      Determine the type of jobs he might enjoy.

    • D. 

      Figure out if he has the skills to succeed in a specific job.

  • 2. 
    When is the BEST time to refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook?
    • A. 

      A. The of your job interview.

    • B. 

      B. Second semester of your senior year in high school.

    • C. 

      C. When you are considering your career choices.

    • D. 

      D. After a job interview but before accepting the job.

  • 3. 
    Marjorie has twelve credit cards and is $26,000 in debt. She works as a dental assistant and makes $18,000 per year. Since Marjorie does not have enough money to keep up with her life style, what solution would have the most immediate effect on her money problems?
    • A. 

      The most immediately effect on her money problems? A. Spend less

    • B. 

      B. Go back to college

    • C. 

      C. Work for a different dentist

    • D. 

      D. Buy lottery tickets

  • 4. 
    Jackie has interests in nature, chemistry and computers. What career cluster should he/she research?
    • A. 

      A. Human development, management and service careers

    • B. 

      B. Health science technology

    • C. 

      C. Industrial and engineering technology

    • D. 

      D. Agriculture, science and technology

  • 5. 
    Which of the following factors should a person take into consideration when looking for a job?
    • A. 

      A. Dreams and bonuses

    • B. 

      B. Wants and friends

    • C. 

      C. Goals and skills

    • D. 

      D. Parking and bonuses

  • 6. 
    Juan is looking for a job as a life guard. There are openings at a water park, hotel, and beach resort. In deciding where to work, Juan should keep in mind that:
    • A. 

      A. Hotel jobs always pay more money.

    • B. 

      B. All three jobs will pay the standard salary for life guards in that community.

    • C. 

      C. All life guard jobs are pretty much the same.

    • D. 

      D. The tasks and responsibilities for each job may be somewhat different.

  • 7. 
    Karen wants to get a job selling clothes at a department store. How should she list her objective on her resume?
    • A. 

      A. This girl wants a challenging position in retail sales, working for the best store in town.

    • B. 

      B. To make my dreams come true in clothing sales.

    • C. 

      C. Sales girl

    • D. 

      D. Sales representative in clothing at a major department store.

  • 8. 
    What should you expect when signing up with a private employment agency to help you find a job?
    • A. 

      A. This type of agency only works with college graduates.

    • B. 

      B. They will charge you a fee for finding you a job.

    • C. 

      C. They will always find you a job the day you apply.

    • D. 

      D. They primarily offer civil service jobs.

  • 9. 
    Britt is writing to insurance companies to see if they have any job openings. What sentence should she use in the first paragraph of her letter?
    • A. 

      A. I am interested in being a field representative in the insurance industry.

    • B. 

      B. My name is Britt and your company needs me.

    • C. 

      C. I like people, insurance, and would be willing to work for minimum wage.

    • D. 

      D. I have been out of work for three months and need the money.

  • 10. 
    10. You call a company about a job posting and the person who answers the phone asks, "What would you like to know?" How should you respond?
    • A. 

      A. "How much does it pay?"

    • B. 

      B. "When can I start?"

    • C. 

      C. "What are the job responsibilities?"

    • D. 

      D. "Why did the last person leave?"

  • 11. 
    An individual who can tell an employer about your character and how well you might work is known as a/an:   
    • A. 

      A. Next of kin.

    • B. 

      B. Dependent.

    • C. 

      C. Reference.

    • D. 

      D. Spouse.

  • 12. 
    What usually happens if a job candidate refuses to take a drug test and/or alcohol test prior to employment?
    • A. 

      A. The new employee must take the test when he/she starts the job.

    • B. 

      B. The police are notified of the candidate’s refusal.

    • C. 

      C. The candidate is not hired for the job.

    • D. 

      D. Nothing happens because the candidate has the right to refuse.

  • 13. 
    What should you do after participating in a job interview?
    • A. 

      A. Call the interviewer and ask for feedback

    • B. 

      B. Ask the interviewer out for coffee

    • C. 

      C. Wait three days and then request another interview

    • D. 

      D. Send a follow-up letter

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is the BEST business outfit for a female?
    • A. 

      A. Above the knee skirt with a shirt and high heels

    • B. 

      B. Khaki pants with a blouse and tennis shoes

    • C. 

      C. A dress or blouse and skirt with low heel shoes

    • D. 

      D. Jeans, t-shirt and sandals

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is included in the definition of “an honest day’s work”?    
    • A. 

      A. Come to work on time and work until quitting time.

    • B. 

      B. Stay an extra two hours every day to get overtime pay.

    • C. 

      C. Work hard only when the supervisor is watching.

    • D. 

      D. Offer to pay for the supervisor’s lunch.

  • 16. 
    If you are unsure about how to complete an assigned task, the BEST thing to do is:    
    • A. 

      A. Attempt to do it without asking for help.

    • B. 

      B. Ask a co-worker to show you how.

    • C. 

      C. Ask the person who assigned the task to explain.

    • D. 

      D. Attempt to avoid completing the task.

  • 17. 
    When is the best time to review your “to do” list?    
    • A. 

      A. After lunch

    • B. 

      B. Every morning

    • C. 

      C. After school

    • D. 

      D. Before bed

  • 18. 
    If you are given a set of instructions that you don’t understand, you should:
    • A. 

      A. Make your best guess.

    • B. 

      B. Not worry about it.

    • C. 

      C. Ask questions for clarification.

    • D. 

      D. Answer what you remember.

  • 19. 
    Through human relations training in the workplace people learn:
    • A. 

      A. What is acceptable or unacceptable.

    • B. 

      B. To change their value system.

    • C. 

      C. To change their lifestyle.

    • D. 

      D. What is the socially correct way to think.

  • 20. 
    You are unhappy with your job and decide to resign. What should you do if you are presented with a counter-offer for more money?
    • A. 

      A. Quit on the spot

    • B. 

      B. Do not change your mind about your resignation

    • C. 

      C. Take the money and withdraw your resignation

    • D. 

      D. Counter the counter-offer

  • 21. 
    21. The final step in the communication cycle is called the:
    • A. 

      A. Message.

    • B. 

      B. Sender.

    • C. 

      C. Feedback.

    • D. 

      D. Receiver.

  • 22. 
    Read the following: “The first car I had broke down after four years. The second car I had broke down after four years. The third car I had broke down after four years.” Which of the following would be a generalization?
    • A. 

      A. I’d better trade in my car before it breaks down.

    • B. 

      B. All cars break down after four years.

    • C. 

      C. I must not take care of my cars.

    • D. 

      D. I’m a really bad judge of cars.

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is a run-on sentence?
    • A. 

      A. I do not get upset about the small things.

    • B. 

      B. I got the message two days ago.

    • C. 

      C. I enjoy music I also like movies.

    • D. 

      D. Life is too short not to be enjoyed.

  • 24. 
    George yells loudly at a friend “Are you going to town?” but it sounds like George said “Are ya goon to tan?” This is an example of poor:
    • A. 

      A. Inflection

    • B. 

      B. Enunciation.

    • C. 

      C. Pitch.

    • D. 

      D. Volume.

  • 25. 
    25. This is an example of a:   
    • A. 

      A. Bar graph.

    • B. 

      B. Pie graph.

    • C. 

      C. Venn graph.

    • D. 

      D. Line graph.