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UNIT C-5. 1. Why is a career pathway an important component of an individual career plan? A. Individuals can explore career clusters of interests to them.

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1 UNIT C-5

2 1. Why is a career pathway an important component of an individual career plan? A. Individuals can explore career clusters of interests to them B. Skills have to be learned for only one occupation C. A career pathway ensures meeting labor market demands D. Others can participate in the decision making process

3 2. Why is it important to consider entry- level work experiences as part of the individual career plan? A. Work experiences help connect classroom knowledge with workplace skills B. Work experiences help earn money toward purchasing a computer C. Work experiences ensure job satisfaction D. Work experiences qualify an individual for a management position

4 3. What effect does a family’s history of jobs/careers have on a student’s career choices? A. There will be no effects B. The student might follow in a family member’s footsteps C. The student will choose a career that no one in the family has chosen D. The student might choose the career with the highest pay

5 4. In the decision-making process, a trade-off is: A. An impulse decision B. Giving up one thing in return for another C. A three step process D. A group of alternatives

6 5. Formal assessments are a critical component of the individual career plan because they: A. Are required for graduation and postsecondary entrance B. Are better than informal assessments C. Can be taken at any time during your high school career D. Are more important than classroom performances

7 6. A tentative goal for post-secondary career/education plans ensures that: A. Will prepare the student for postsecondary choice B. Scholarship money will be available C. The student will be successful throughout the life D. There will be plenty of jobs

8 7. The best way to approach your career choice is to: A. Choose the same career as someone you admire B. Follow a logical decision-making process C. Wait and see what develops after high school D. Determine how to earn the most money

9 8. When faced with many possible career choices, a student should: A. Randomly choose one B. Choose the one in which you make the most money C. Relate the choice to your personal characteristics/information D. Ask your parents to decide

10 9. Having a written career plan can help assure that: A. Students will be unable to change their mind B. Parents will be happy with the student’s decisions C. Students will have better career direction D. Students will never have to use their plan

11 10. In the decision-making process, what should be done when having trouble thinking of possible alternatives? A. Avoid making a decision B. Do some research C. Let someone else make the decision D. Make an impulse decision

12 11. A person can judge the success of a decision by asking: A. Did the decision help me meet my goal? B. Am I making any money? C. Did I follow all the steps? D. Am I using all my skills and training?

13 12. In which step of the decision-making process does a person commit to making the decision work? A. Gather information B. Determine needs and wants C. Evaluate options D. Make a decision

14 13. Using a hunch to make a decision is an example of: A. Major style B. Mystic style C. Fatalistic style D. Planner style

15 14. All are important reasons to consider extracurricular/CTSO activities as part of the individual career plan EXCEPT: A. Developing valuable transferable skills B. Developing interpersonal skills C. Participating in volunteer activities D. Participating in social activities

16 15. In career planning, which course of study prepares students for the LEAST number of post-secondary opportunities? A. College Tech Prep (CTP) B. College Prep/College Tech Prep (CPCT C. College Prep (CP) D. Career Prep (CRP)

17 16. A student who is pursuing a career goal to work in communications should plan for a number of courses in: A. Speech and English B. Art and computer skills C. Health and P.E. D. Science and agriculture

18 17. Having a written career plan: A. Prevents individuals from changing their minds B. Ensures parental approval C. Guarantees college acceptance D. Increases chances of being satisfied with career decisions

19 18. Prior to completing a high school four-year plan, students would do all EXCEPT: A. Take several self-assessments B. Decide on a career focus C. Discuss career interests with parents and teachers D. Apply to a college

20 19. If your ultimate goal is to become a lawyer, then your career plan should include: A. Completing an apprenticeship B. Continuing education beyond a bachelor’s degree C. Going to a community college D. Going into the military

21 20. If an ultimate goal is to become an English teacher, a career plan should include a number of courses in: A. Writing and literature B. Science and math C. Social Studies D. Marketing

22 21. A career plan for high school ensures that: A. A student will take appropriate courses in high school B. Scholarship money will be available C. The student will be successful throughout life D. There will be plenty of jobs in that field

23 22. A step-by-step plan of action including career information influenced by an individual’s ultimate career goal is known as: A. Career objective B. Career plan C. Transcript D. Thesis

24 23. After identifying interests, skills, and abilities, it is necessary to: A. Match them with friends’ results B. Share them with an employer C. Match them with possible careers D. Do nothing

25 24. In decision-making, determine needs, analyze personal resources, then: A. Consider choices B. Gather information C. Make a decision D. Act on the decision

26 25. One’s environment includes all EXCEPT: A. Home B. Goals C. School D. Community

27 26. Deciding what to wear, what to eat, and what time to leave for school are examples of: A. Routine decisions B. Career decisions C. Major decisions D. Minor decisions

28 27. Deciding whether or not to confront a friend who shoplifts is a: A. Social decision B. Career decision C. Lifestyle decision D. Personal decision

29 28. A good example of impulse decision- making is purchasing a car: A. Without thinking about the purchase B. After thinking for one year C. Based on a friends opinion D. Based on consumer ideas

30 29. When a person acts on a decision, there are always: A. Evaluations B. Schedules C. Consequences D. Products

31 30. All of the things people have or can use to help make decisions are: A. Resources B. Abilities C. Values D. Habits

32 31. Which is NOT a major factor to consider in setting career goals? A. Values B. Interests C. Family income D. Aptitude and ability

33 32. Which is a long-tern stepping-stone goal? A. Complete high school B. Obtain an associate’s degree C. Obtain a bachelor’s degree D. Work as a CEO for a manufacturing business

34 33. “I want to be a lawyer” is a goal in which domain? A. Career B. Educational C. Lifestyle D. Personal

35 34. When a student says, “I plan to make an A on Friday’s math test,” This is an example of a: A. Human resource B. Long term goal C. Standard D. Short term goal

36 35. Stating a goal on concrete terms is making sure that it is: A. Specific B. Measurable C. Realistic D. Understandable

37 36. Wanting to live near the ocean someday is an example of which type of goal? A. Family B. Career C. Education D. Lifestyle

38 37. Which is NOT a major factor in setting career goals? A. Values B. Interests C. Friends D. Aptitude

39 38. The final result that needs to be arrived at in the process of career planning is called the: A. Short-term goal B. Medium-term goal C. Long-term goal D. Ultimate goal

40 39. In planning coursework, it is important to: A. Follow the recommendation of friends B. Select only courses that are liked C. Select courses based on career and education goals D. Select courses that are easy to pass

41 40. A course of action toward achieving career and educational goals is a: A. Resume B. Career plan C. Transcript D. Learning plan

42 41. Recording your career plan helps you do all of the following EXCEPT: A. Revise as needed B. Keep track of progress C. Focus on goals D. Take formal assessments

43 42. Workers at one level who master that level and then move up to the next level of a job are: A. In a dead-end job B. On a career ladder C. An apprentice D. Journeymen

44 43. A chart used to rank possible career choices for a career plan is a personal: A. Career plan B. Career profile form C. Choice chart D. Evaluation chart

45 44. Planning to work as a salesperson before becoming a retail store manager is a: A. Lifestyle B. Long-term goal C. Medium-term goal D. Short-term goal

46 45. Jane wants to become a pilot. What should she include as part of her career plan? A. Go to an apprentice school B. Obtain a bachelor’s degree C. Obtain a pilot’s license D. Work at a gas station

47 46. If an ultimate goal is to become a physical therapist, a career plan should include: A. Completing an apprenticeship B. Getting a bachelor’s degree C. Going into the military D. Going to a community college

48 47. Having advanced education and training ensures: A. Paid vacations B. Management level position C. More career opportunities D. Regular salary increases

49 48. A career plan for an interior designer should include course in the area of: A. Art B. Manufacturing C. Engineering D. Education

50 49. Which experiences can help develop career skills? A. Attending a basketball game B. Extracurricular/volunteer activities C. Going to church D. Having a relationship

51 50. Which of the following should NOT be included as activities on a career plan? A. Education and training B. Extracurricular/voluntary activities C. Job research D. Work experience

52 51. Which of the following may help to develop a career plan? A. Co-workers B. Family C. Skills and aptitudes D. Work experience

53 52. Once a student’s ultimate career goal is achieved, it is likely that he/she will: A. Have the same job for life B. Change jobs and/or career several times C. Never need another career plan D. Let someone else manage the plan

54 53. Which will a student need to do in order to reach a career goal? A. Know friends’ goals B. Follow an action plan C. Have a job offer D. Apply to a college

55 54. An outline of what a person wants to achieve in their work life is called a: A. Career pathway B. Career plan C. Career decision D. Career cluster

56 55. One way to polish decision-making skill is to: A. Ignore most decisions B. Practice the decision-making process C. Consult with a friend D. Rely on luck

57 56. An example of a human resource is: A. Money B. Clothes C. Tools D. Experience

58 57. Which is a medium-term stepping-stone goal? A. Completing junior high school B. Completing high school C. Obtain an associate’s degree D. Work as a store manager

59 58. Which is usually the immediate goal? A. Ultimate goal B. Medium-term goal C. Long-term goal D. Short-term goal

60 59. An individual career plan should: A. Never be updated B. Updated annually C. Updated weekly D. Updated graduation

61 60. The first step in reviewing a career plan is to: A. Complete a job application B. Be successful in your present career C. Explore career trends and job market data D. Attend a job training workshop

62 61. A written career plan is LEAST needed: A. In elementary grades B. In middle school C. In high school D. In college

63 62. Career plans need to be: A. Electronically illustrated B. Recorded in writing C. Kept in a student’s permanent record D. A part of the student’s transcript

64 63. A planned action toward a goal is a/an: A. Rebuttal B. Strategy C. Hypothesis D. Objective


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