Resume Building Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Resume Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge of the components of a resume and resume building in general. To study, refer to RA Will's bulletin board near the study room about Resume Building.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What purpose is served by including a professional objective in a resume?
  • 2. 
    Of the options listed below, which levels of education should be included in your Education section? (Multiple Answers)
    • A. 

      Elementary/Grade School

    • B. 

      Junior High/Middle School

    • C. 

      High School

    • D. 

      College/Graduate School

  • 3. 
    When listing details from a school in your Education section, which of the following should you include? (Multiple Answers)
    • A. 

      Number of Years Attended

    • B. 

      City & State

    • C. 

      Favorite Teacher

    • D. 

      GPA

    • E. 

      Field of Study

    • F. 

      Year of Graduation

  • 4. 
    When listing your employment on a resume, what order should you place your work experience in? (ONE Answer)
    • A. 

      The order does not make a difference

    • B. 

      Starting with your first ever job and in order from first to most recent

    • C. 

      Starting with current/most recent employment and in order from most recent to least recent

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Pay/Salary Received

    • B. 

      Position(s) worked/held

    • C. 

      Job duties/responsibilities

    • D. 

      Number of hours worked per week

    • E. 

      Dates of employment

    • F. 

      Supervisor's name

    • G. 

      Location of employment site

    • H. 

      Reason(s) for leaving

  • 6. 
    What is the point of including special skills, abilities, and honors received on a resume?
  • 7. 
    How should a resume be formatted/ what is important to keep in mind about the layout of the resume?
  • 8. 
    How many pages should a resume be for a college-level student/young adult?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    How often should you update your resume? (Multiple Answers)
    • A. 

      Whenever any employment/education/other information changes

    • B. 

      Before a serious job-hunt

    • C. 

      Whenever there is an upcoming career fair

    • D. 

      Anytime you think it can be improved

  • 10. 
    What are 2 (or more) things that can be done to make an employer impressed with a resume?