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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 one’s own C. Citing sources of information in the bibliography D. Quoting an author directly as part of a research paper

  4. 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 Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature

  6. 5. How has the global economy affected employees in the United States? A. Has little effect on today’s 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. Reader’s 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. America’s 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 one’s 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 bachelor’s 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. Bachelor’s degree D. Master’s 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 today’s 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. Friend’s 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