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UNIT B-4. 1. What is the main purpose of studying the sixteen career clusters? A. You can explore the wide range of jobs within a career area B. You can.

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1 UNIT B-4

2 1. What is the main purpose of studying the sixteen career clusters? A. You can explore the wide range of jobs within a career area B. You can keep a narrow career focus C. You can separate job descriptions by worksite D. You will be required to know the information to meet graduation requirements

3 2. Plagiarism is: A. Paraphrasing ideas from a book and citing the source B. Speaking and using the ideas or writings of another as ones own C. Citing sources of information in the bibliography D. Quoting an author directly as part of a research paper

4 3.What might help students choose a non-traditional class? A. Being taught by a non-traditional teacher B. Being the only student of that gender in class C. Having no interest in the instructional content D. Earning more money as a result of taking the class

5 4. When researching careers, it is best to start by: A. Using O*Net and the OOH B. Asking the librarian C. Looking only at encyclopedias D. Using the Readers Guide to Periodical Literature

6 5. How has the global economy affected employees in the United States? A. Has little effect on todays workers in the United States B. Consists of only overseas manufacturing C. Has only positive effects for the United States D. Has eliminated some jobs in the United States and created others

7 6. A school counselor or Career Development Coordinator (CDC) can assist students in their career planning by: A. Helping them explore their career interests B. Getting them jobs C. Telling them which career and colleges to choose D. Insisting upon a four year college

8 7. Which factor(s) might positively influence the success of an entrepreneur? A. Conducting no research about the business B. Collecting as much information as possible about business opportunity C. Offering services and products similar to those of other businesses in the area D. A business homepage

9 8. A television announcer is a job in which career cluster? A. Human services B. Transportation, distribution, and logistics C. Government and public administration D. Arts, audiovisual technology and communications

10 9. Careers in which career cluster are highly technical and require firm backgrounds in math and science? A. Writers, Artists, and Entertainers B. Scientific research/engineering C. Hospitality and tourism D. Law and public safety

11 10. A book that describes various careers and the future for those careers: A. Dictionary of Occupational Titles B. Occupational Outlook Handbook C. Guide for Occupational Exploration D. Exploring Career Decisions Curriculum Guide

12 11. A book that describes various careers and the future for those careers: A. Dictionary of Occupational Titles B. Occupational Outlook Handbook C. Guide for Occupational Exploration D. Exploring Career Decisions Curriculum Guide

13 12. The book that lists twelve main interest and careers that suit people with those interests is: A. Readers Guide to Periodic Literature B. Guide to Occupational Education C. Occupational Outlook Quarterly D. Dictionary of Occupational Titles

14 13. Which North Carolina resource will help you match your interests with possible occupations? A. Americas Job Bank B. NC Careers C. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction D. State Employees Credit Union

15 14. One way to research careers informally is to: A. Search the computer resources B. Talk to friends and family about their job C. Consult the Dictionary of Occupational Titles D. Start your own business

16 15. Researching a career to find out whether jobs will be available in that field in the future can help determine: A. The work environment B. A career lookout C. The fringe benefits D. The education and training

17 16. When a student is identifying people and resources to assist with career plans, the following should be considered: A. Only internet resources B. Only the wishes of ones family C. Reliable resources D. Printed material only

18 17. Which of the following should be included as part of the career information on a career profile? A. Education B. Values C. Ethics D. Standards

19 18. Of the jobs in the 21st century, what percent will require technical skills acquired at the bachelors level or above? A. More than 50% B. About 20% C. At least 40% D. Cannot be predicted

20 19. Government resources are used to develop statistics reflecting state and regional occupational data also known as: A. Internet job services B. Labor market information C. Job tasks and standards D. Workers compensation

21 20. Labor market trends for the 21st century predict that the greatest number of workers will need to have which level of education? A. High school diploma B. Community college C. Bachelors degree D. Masters degree

22 21. Lifelong learning is: A. A continuation of learning as skills needed on a job change B. Required educational development C. No longer necessary in todays workplace D. Applicable only to formal education in the workplace

23 22. The Occupational Outlook Handbook is an excellent career resource because it : A. Lists every know occupation B. Lists the same information about every job C. Is updated every ten years D. Is required to be in every school library

24 23. Which career is in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Technologies career cluster? A. Forester B. Banker C. Chef D. Plumber

25 24. A person with a lawn-mowing business has an outdoor: A. Retail business B. Work environment C. Career Center D. Interest Inventory

26 25. The US Department of Education Career Clusters includes: A. Health Sciences B. Religious workers C. Handlers D. Goods Producing Industries

27 26. The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System includes: A. Production Occupations B. Allied Health Services C. Law and Public Safety D. Hospitals

28 27. Making a career choice to work out-of-doors will mean: A. Not having to use a computer B. More freedom on the job C. Learning to adapt to the environment D. Making less money than jobs done indoors

29 28. A sedentary job is one in which an employee might: A. Work at home or telecommute B. Spend much of the day sitting C. Do repetitive functions or tasks D. Work primarily out of doors

30 29. Which US Department of Education Career Cluster provides basic human needs? A. Health Sciences B. Scientific/Research/Engineering C. Information Technology D. Agriculture and Natural Resources

31 30. Two internet resources with specific North Carolina career information include: A. and B. and C. and D. and

32 31. Which of the following is NOT a career information guide? A. Dictionary of Occupational Titles B. Occupational Outlook Handbook/0*Net C. Guide to Occupational Exploration D. Readers Guide to Periodic Literature

33 32. College information specific to North Carolina can be accessed at which internet site? A. B. C. D.

34 33. Which of the following is an occupational cluster in the North Carolina Career Pathways? A. Religious Workers B. Journey Workers C. Government D. Health Sciences

35 34. A North Carolina Resource for career information is: A. B. C. D.

36 35. Major classification systems for occupations include all of the following EXCEPT: A. Standard Occupational Classifications B. US Office of Education Career clusters C. Standard Industrial Classification D. Computerized Career Information System

37 36. Which of the following would NOT be considered a valuable library research source? A. Books B. Periodicals C. Television D. Newspapers

38 37. An example of a job from the Public Services career cluster is a/an: A. Accountant B. Firefighter C. Electrician D. Carpenter

39 38. You can locate magazine articles about specific careers in the: A. Dictionary of Occupational Titles B. Occupational Outlook Handbook C. Readers Guide to Periodic Literature D. Guide for Occupational Exploration

40 39. Which internet resource is replacing the DOT (Dictionary of Occupational Titles)? A. SOC B. O*Net C. OOH D. GOE

41 40. Which is not a factor to consider in evaluating career options? A. Educational requirements B. Work conditions C. Salary D. Friends choice of career

42 41. What is a characteristic of an entrepreneur? A. Most are retirees B. Most individuals have the personality to be an entrepreneur C. Follows the leadership of others D. Avoids risks

43 42. Women make up more than half of the Workforce in which industry? A. Computer repair B. Construction technology C. Retail sales D. Civil engineering

44 43. Occupations in which either gender comprises 25 percent or less the workforce are: A. Traditional occupations B. Difficult occupations C. Nontraditional occupations D. Undesirable occupations

45 44. Careers consider non- traditional for men include careers in: A. Science B. Nursing C. Construction D. Agriculture

46 45. A primary source of information for would-be-entrepreneurs is the: A. Small business administration B. Employment Security Commission C. Internal Revenue Service D. Cooperative Education Administration

47 46. Which of the following is NOT a form of legal business ownership? A. Franchise B. Partnership C. Proprietorship D. Entrepreneurship

48 47. Any money or equipment invested in running a business as referred to as: A. Franchise B. Profit C. Capital D. Risk

49 48. A person who runs a business and is self-employed is called a/an: A. Candidate B. Journeyman C. Entrepreneur D. Visionary

50 49. An increase in the number of dual income families has created an increase in the area of: A. Health occupations B. Law occupations C. Service occupations D. Farm occupations

51 50. A factor that workers should consider as they make geographic moves is: A. Federal income tax B. The number of employees C. The kind of industry D. The cost of living

52 51. Jobs in the future will increasingly involve more: A. Employee telecommuting B. Manual labor C. Rigid work schedules D. Face-to-face meetings

53 52. Which of the following would NOT have been a concern for workers in the 1950s? A. Labor Unions B. Assembly lines C. Internet D. Mass production concepts

54 53. Private ownership, profit motive, competition, and freedom of choice are characteristics of a: A. Socialists B. Free enterprise system C. Mixed economy D. Central economy

55 54. The latest trends in a trade or profession can be found in: A. Daily newspaper B. Trade and professional journals C. Reports to stockholders D. Newspaper classifieds

56 55. Employment forecasters predict greater than average job growth in: A. Agriculture B. Sewing C. Retail D. Textile occupations

57 56. To prepare for changes in the workplace, it is BEST to: A. Have a four-year degree B. Be a lifelong learner C. Join the union D. Buy disability insurance

58 57. A factor which may lead to success in the workplace is: A. Literacy B. Limited experience C. Willingness to learn D. Absenteeism

59 58. Work habits and attitudes required in all jobs are: A. Apprenticeships B. Career plans C. Transferable skills D. Work-based learning

60 59. When the skills learned and used to do one job are used on another job, they are known as: A. Soft skills B. Transferable skills C. Writing skills D. Educational skills

61 60. A career consultation is: A. A discussion foe seeking career advice B. A job-site visitation C. The same as job-shadowing D. Only useful if conducted at the work-site

62 61. A trusted advisor might be called a/an: A. Mentor B. Apprentice C. Volunteer D. Teacher

63 62. Which job requires physical strength? A. Brick masonry B. Bus driving C. Network administration D. Web development

64 63. Which is a component of a research paper? A. Salutation B. Reference C. Closure D. Subject line

65 64. When evaluating a specific career, consider: A. Working conditions B. Extra curricular activities C. Gender of the supervisor D. If friends work there

66 65. A key quality of success for an entrepreneur is: A. Letting someone else manage the project B. Using only personal resources C. Not taking risks D. Being innovative

67 66. Unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature is: A. Stereotyping B. Sexual harassment C. Gender grouping D. Gender bias

68 67. The workplace of today must be dedicated to: A. Excellence in skills and personal qualities B. Maintain workers at the present level C. Continue to work as usual D. Use management control of workers

69 68. Relocating for a new job requires: A. Loss of benefits B. Flexibility and compromise C. Additional college work D. New licensure requirements

70 69. In todays workplace, workers typically: A. Stay at one job for their career B. Continue to learn new skills C. Work fewer hours D. Work nights and weekends

71 70. Which is true of the current workplace? A. Less competition for jobs B. Fewer female workers C. Increased use of technology D. Simpler, lower-level jobs

72 71. Transferable skills in todays workplace are: A. Advantages to workers B. Taking place in college C. Replacing teamwork D. Limiting job choices

73 72. A career cluster is: A. A group of jobs that are similar to one another B. A group of occupations that are in different pathways C. A job grouping used in the DOT/O*Net D. Are classified by type of work environment

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