Section 9

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Section 9 - Quiz

The following quiz is based on material found in Section 9 of the Career EDGE Workbook. Take this quiz before and after the section to see how much you have learned and retained from this section.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What qualities should the job seeker communicate to the interviewer?
    • A. 

      Possess desperation and desire for the available job

    • B. 

      A hard worker who likes to start early and looks to do more than just the minimum required

    • C. 

      The presentation of an overly confident ego-centric personality

  • 2. 
    What is a frequently asked interview question?
    • A. 

      Tell me about yourself?

    • B. 

      How old are you?

    • C. 

      Would you date a co-worker?

  • 3. 
    It is important for a jobseeker to articulate their strengths in the following areas:
    • A. 

      Personal background and employment history

    • B. 

      Achievements and accomplishments

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The question "why should we hire you?" is a direct opportunity for you to present:
    • A. 

      Your personal background

    • B. 

      Your credentials, qualities, experiences and educational background

    • C. 

      Political views and opinions

  • 5. 
    Scenario:  The interviewer asks the question, "What are your short-term and long-term goals?" Choose the best interviewee response.
    • A. 

      My short-term goal is to make it through this interview. Long-term, I hope to quit my job within a year or two.

    • B. 

      Short-term, I'd like to find a position where I can become an expert in my chosen field. Long-term, I can see myself applying for a more senior position.

    • C. 

      Short-term, I'd like to stop missing deadlines. Long-term, I'd like to become an entrepreneur and start my own business.

  • 6. 
    Scenario:  The interviewer asks the question, "Why should I hire you?" Choose the best interviewee response.
    • A. 

      I need money to pay off my mortgage and support my family.

    • B. 

      I hate my current job because the customers are very difficult and do not appreciate my services.

    • C. 

      When I read your ad, I couldn't have imagined a better match for my skills and experience.

  • 7. 
    Scenario:  The interviewer asks the question, "What are your strengths?" Choose the best scenario.
    • A. 

      I have a good eye for detail and able to catch critical mistakes.

    • B. 

      I have anger management issues.

    • C. 

      I am very persistent but often miss deadlines.

  • 8. 
    You should always ask for a copy of the interviewer's business card so you can properly address your thank you reply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An excellent question to ask any interviewer is:
    • A. 

      How are employees evaluated and promoted?

    • B. 

      How did you get started within this organization?

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    In the early stage of any interview, it is a great idea to ask the interviewer what 3 traits they are seeking in the ideal candidate, and then demonstrate you have those traits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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