Wfd - Keeping A Job Pre/Post Test

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Job Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One expectation that all employers have of their employees is that employees will _____.
    • A. 

      Call off family plans to work overtime

    • B. 

      Come to work on one of their days off

    • C. 

      Complete their tasks well and on time

    • D. 

      Refuse the offer of a raise in their pay

  • 2. 
    An employee who has a strong work ethic does all of the following EXCEPT ______.
    • A. 

      Attend work regularly and on time

    • B. 

      Be honest with fellow coworkers

    • C. 

      Do the minimum work required

    • D. 

      Show a positive attitude to others

  • 3. 
    The main purpose of training or probationary period is for the employer to find out ____.
    • A. 

      How the employee gets back and fourth to work

    • B. 

      How the employee spends time outside of work

    • C. 

      The skills and work ethic that the employee has

    • D. 

      Who the employee's friends and relatives are

  • 4. 
    Jerome's employer sees Jerome's job commitment every day. Jerome's job commitment show that he _____.
    • A. 

      Cares about his work

    • B. 

      Deserves to get a raise

    • C. 

      Has no personal life

    • D. 

      Works best under stress

  • 5. 
    If you are an employee who attends work regulary, you do all of the following EXCEPT _____.
    • A. 

      Be responsible about missing work

    • B. 

      Show a commitment to your work

    • C. 

      Spend most of your free time at work

    • D. 

      Value your relationship with coworkers

  • 6. 
    It is most important that your plan and backup plan for attending work regularly be ______.
    • A. 

      Balanced

    • B. 

      Easy

    • C. 

      Quick

    • D. 

      Workable

  • 7. 
    Supervisors are responsible for handling attendance problems. One of the first steps supervisors usually take is to  _______ employees with poor attendance records.
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Praise

    • C. 

      Promote

    • D. 

      Warn

  • 8. 
    You officially ask to be absent from work by ________.
    • A. 

      Getting your coworkers approval to miss work

    • B. 

      Handing in a leave request to your supervisor

    • C. 

      Posting a list of the days that you will be absent

    • D. 

      Telling your employer that you will miss work

  • 9. 
    If an employee is consistently punctual, she ________.
    • A. 

      Arrives on time every day that weather permits

    • B. 

      Establishes an overall pattern of being on time

    • C. 

      Is late only on days that she has a good reason

    • D. 

      Keeps track of work meetings on her calendar

  • 10. 
    To maintain consistent punctuality at work, you should first be ________.
    • A. 

      Organized

    • B. 

      Perfect

    • C. 

      Prepared

    • D. 

      Rested

  • 11. 
    Mary Beth is often late to work. Her supervisor is concerned. The first effect of Mary Beth's being late to work is likely to be ________.
    • A. 

      A formal warning about being late

    • B. 

      A transfer to a differenct department

    • C. 

      The delay of a performance evaluation

    • D. 

      The immediate loss of employment

  • 12. 
    Serifina woke up late this morning. She will be late to work. Serifina should ________.
    • A. 

      Call a coworker to ask if he will start her work for her

    • B. 

      Call her supervisor to say when she will arrive at work

    • C. 

      Hurry to work. her supervisor may not notice she is late

    • D. 

      Stay at home since she will be behind in her work today

  • 13. 
    The evaluation of an employee's work performance is mainly based on ________.
    • A. 

      How much overtime he gets and the favors he does others

    • B. 

      How well he likes and gets along with his fellow employees

    • C. 

      The amount of pay and the length of his employment

    • D. 

      The quality of his work and the time he takes to complete it

  • 14. 
    Most employers post operating procedures for machines and equipment in the workplace. These operating procedures are mainly for _______.
    • A. 

      Cost

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Safety

    • D. 

      Service

  • 15. 
    Sometimes, employees are not able to complete tasks on time. When this happens, an employee should _______.
    • A. 

      Go to his supervisor immediately

    • B. 

      Hope that no one notices he is late

    • C. 

      Leave out steps to finish the task

    • D. 

      Tale the task to another employee

  • 16. 
    Doris's supervisor gives her directions for completing a complicated task. Doris should ______.
    • A. 

      Ask her supervisor to give the task to another employee

    • B. 

      Ignore the directions and complete the task her own way

    • C. 

      Make a list of the directions broken down into small steps

    • D. 

      Skip the parts of the directiosn that she cannot understand

  • 17. 
    John must speak with Marcia about the task they will complete together. In his communications, John should NOT use _________.
    • A. 

      A respectful tone

    • B. 

      Offensive language

    • C. 

      Polite words

    • D. 

      Standard English

  • 18. 
    To show a speaker that you are listening to what he says, you should ________.
    • A. 

      Block out noises that distract

    • B. 

      Make eye contact with him

    • C. 

      Pay attention to his words

    • D. 

      Think about what he says

  • 19. 
    One of Jordi's tasks at his new job is to take telephone calls for employees. He must leave written messages in employee mailboxes. The most important part of a message that Jordi writes should be _______.
    • A. 

      His suggestions for returning the call

    • B. 

      Necessary information from the call

    • C. 

      Personal comments about the caller

    • D. 

      The exact words spoken by the caller

  • 20. 
    Nonverbal communications includes all of the following EXCEPT _________.
    • A. 

      Gestures

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Posture

    • D. 

      Slang

  • 21. 
    You should communicate appropriately when handling a conflict with a coworker. You should ______.
    • A. 

      Accuse your coworker of causing the conflict

    • B. 

      Defend any mistake you made and walk away

    • C. 

      Say nothing and hope the conflict goes away

    • D. 

      Try to resolve the conflict with your coworker

  • 22. 
    When you demonstrate a positive attitude toward your job, you show that ________.
    • A. 

      A positive attitude makes tasks easier to do

    • B. 

      Other employees do not focus on their work

    • C. 

      You are more important than your coworkers

    • D. 

      You work is worth you time and attention

  • 23. 
    All of the following are characteristics of a positive attitude EXCEPT being _________.
    • A. 

      Curious

    • B. 

      Cooperative

    • C. 

      Dependable

    • D. 

      Respectful

  • 24. 
    Julius finishes his task for the day. He gets permission from his supervisor to help Penelope sort the mail. Julius demonstrates take initiative by _________.
    • A. 

      Doing more than his coworkers

    • B. 

      Finishing his tasks ahead of time

    • C. 

      Seeking out other work to be done

    • D. 

      Trying to get Penelope to like him

  • 25. 
    All of the following behaviors show a negative attitude EXCEPT _________.
    • A. 

      Acting in a friendly way

    • B. 

      Avoiding doing certain tasks

    • C. 

      Being a self starter

    • D. 

      Complaining about coworkers

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