Office Skills - Chapter 21 Quiz

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Selecet T if the statement is true or F if the statement is false. You will have one minute per question to complete this quiz. Print your certificate and turn it in to your teacher. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     If you dress like the top management in your office, others may think you are trying to get special treatment, and you will probably suffer for it.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    Dressing like the top management in your office may not necessarily result in others thinking you are trying to get special treatment. It is possible that dressing similarly could be seen as a sign of respect or admiration for the top management. Additionally, there is no guarantee that you will suffer negative consequences for dressing like the top management.

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  • 2. 

    Most executives prefer that their secretaries have long fingernails and makeup that is noticeably glamoruus.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    The statement is false. Most executives do not have a preference for their secretaries to have long fingernails and noticeably glamorous makeup. This is a subjective statement and preferences can vary among different executives.

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  • 3. 

    You can learn many new skills and even earn certificates that will help you advance in your career by taking weekend seminars.

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    Correct Answer
    A. T
    Explanation
    Taking weekend seminars can provide individuals with the opportunity to learn new skills and earn certificates that can be beneficial for career advancement. These seminars are typically designed to provide focused and intensive training on specific topics, allowing participants to gain valuable knowledge and expertise. By investing time and effort into attending these seminars, individuals can enhance their skill set and increase their chances of professional growth and success.

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  • 4. 

    Most people need between eight and ten hours of sleep a night in order to perform at their best.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    The statement is false. Most people do not need between eight and ten hours of sleep a night in order to perform at their best. The amount of sleep needed varies from person to person and can range anywhere from 7-9 hours. Some individuals may function well on less than 8 hours of sleep, while others may require more than 10 hours. It is important to prioritize and maintain a consistent sleep schedule that allows for adequate rest and rejuvenation.

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  • 5. 

    Eating a candy bar at your afternoon coffee break can give you the boost you need to finish the day.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that eating a candy bar at your afternoon coffee break can give you the boost you need to finish the day. However, this is not necessarily true as the sugar rush from the candy bar may provide a temporary burst of energy, but it can also lead to a crash later on. Additionally, relying on sugary snacks for energy is not a sustainable or healthy long-term solution.

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  • 6. 

    Getting plenty of aerobic exercise will influence the way you look on the job.

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    Correct Answer
    A. T
    Explanation
    Aerobic exercise has various physical benefits such as improving cardiovascular health, increasing stamina, and promoting weight loss. These benefits can positively influence the way a person looks, including their physique, energy levels, and overall appearance. Therefore, getting plenty of aerobic exercise can indeed have an impact on how someone looks on the job.

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  • 7. 

    If your style of hair and dress stands out form the rest of the office, they are likely to be inappropriate.

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    Correct Answer
    A. T
    Explanation
    If your style of hair and dress stands out from the rest of the office, it is likely to be inappropriate. This is because dressing and grooming in a way that is significantly different from the norm in an office setting can be seen as unprofessional and may not align with the company's dress code or cultural expectations. It is generally advisable to dress and groom in a way that is appropriate and in line with the office environment to maintain a professional image.

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  • 8. 

    Men in office work do not have to be clean-shaven in order to fit into the office enviroment.

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    Correct Answer
    A. T
    Explanation
    Men in office work do not have to be clean-shaven in order to fit into the office environment. This means that having facial hair does not necessarily make someone unfit for the office environment. Different workplaces have different dress codes and grooming standards, and some offices may allow men to have facial hair as long as it is well-groomed and maintained. Therefore, it is true that men in office work do not have to be clean-shaven to fit into the office environment.

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  • 9. 

    Being clean and smelling fresh is only important if you will be continually meeting the public- as a receptionist, for example.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that being clean and smelling fresh is only important if you have a job that requires continuous interaction with the public, such as a receptionist. However, this is not true. Personal hygiene and cleanliness are important for everyone, regardless of their profession or whether they interact with the public or not. Maintaining good personal hygiene not only promotes physical health but also contributes to overall well-being and self-confidence.

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  • 10. 

    The most appropriate office wear for women is a skirted suit in a neutral color with a contrasting blouse.

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    Correct Answer
    A. T
    Explanation
    Skirted suits in neutral colors with contrasting blouses are considered the most appropriate office wear for women because they portray professionalism and sophistication. The neutral color of the suit gives a formal and professional look, while the contrasting blouse adds a touch of style and individuality. This combination is versatile and can be worn in various professional settings, making it a suitable choice for women in the workplace.

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  • 11. 

    The most important status symbol of male clothing is wearing well-made shoes.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the most important status symbol of male clothing is wearing well-made shoes. However, this is not necessarily true as there are various other factors that can be considered important status symbols in male clothing, such as tailored suits, luxury watches, or designer accessories. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 12. 

    Employees are not normally given job evaluations unless something is seriously wrong with their performance.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    This statement is false. Employees are typically given job evaluations as a regular part of performance management and feedback processes, regardless of whether there are any serious issues with their performance. Job evaluations are conducted to assess an employee's overall performance, provide constructive feedback, set goals, and identify areas for improvement or development.

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  • 13. 

    A pay raise is the most concrete way an employer can let you know that your work is appreciated.

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    Correct Answer
    A. T
    Explanation
    A pay raise is a tangible and measurable form of recognition and appreciation from an employer. It signifies that the employer values the employee's work and wants to reward their efforts. It also serves as an incentive for the employee to continue performing well and motivates them to strive for even better results. Therefore, the statement is true as a pay raise is indeed a concrete way for an employer to show appreciation for an employee's work.

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  • 14. 

    Taking initiative and being eager to get ahead is likely to make your supervisor uncomfortable and not likely to lead to a promotion.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    Taking initiative and being eager to get ahead is likely to make your supervisor comfortable and likely to lead to a promotion.

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  • 15. 

    You should certainly ask for a raise if you have been on the job for six months and have not yet received one.

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    Correct Answer
    B. F
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the fact that someone has been on the job for six months and has not received a raise does not necessarily mean they should ask for one. There could be various reasons why a raise has not been given, such as company policies, performance evaluations, or financial constraints. It is important to consider other factors before deciding to ask for a raise.

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