FCAT - Florida Department Of Education Quiz

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FCAT - Florida Department Of Education Quiz

In which state are you taking your education in or rather went through education in? In Florida, the department of education has among other things implemented laws to increase the efficiency of education. Find out more below!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which word BEST describes Jim Reid’s approach to business? 
    • A. 

      Foolhardy

    • B. 

      Optimistic

    • C. 

      Skeptical

    • D. 

      Solitary

  • 2. 
    Which experience influenced Jim Reid to change his career? 
    • A. 

      Finding 2,500 golf balls a week

    • B. 

      Collecting 652,000 golf balls in 1993

    • C. 

      Retrieving 2,000 golf balls in one day

    • D. 

      Earning eight cents a golf ball for retrieval

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an example of an obstacle Jim Reid turned into a business advantage? 
    • A. 

      Painting dirty golf balls that pro shops will not sell

    • B. 

      Storing damaged golf balls that cruise ships will not use

    • C. 

      Hiring his neighbors when they complained about the noise

    • D. 

      Employing other divers when they complained about the competition

  • 4. 
    What is the MAIN drawback to Jim Reid’s business? 
    • A. 

      Diving is hazardous work.

    • B. 

      Employees are hard to find

    • C. 

      Golf balls are difficult to clean

    • D. 

      Competition is steadily growing

  • 5. 
    What was the author’s purpose in writing this article? 
    • A. 

      To entertain the reader with a story of one man’s ingenuity

    • B. 

      To teach new golfers the importance of avoiding water hazards

    • C. 

      To provide entrepreneurs with a plan for starting new businesses

    • D. 

      To demonstrate the necessity of accommodating troublesome neighbors

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