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INSTANT DOWNLOAD COMPLETE TEST BANK WITH ANSWERS

 

ISBN-13: 978-0073375205

ISBN-10: 0073375209

 

POWER Learning And Your Life 1st Edition by Feldman Robert – Test Bank

 

Sample  Questions

 

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Student: ___________________________________________________________________________

  1. Your striving style affects your reading and remembering. If you are a Leader, you should
    A. Set up memorizing challenges to stay engaged
    B. Use visual tools and acronyms
    C. Read, then review, and talk with others about the subject
    D. Try reading while walking on a treadmill

 

  1. Your striving style affects your reading and remembering. If you are a Socializer, you should
    A. Set up memorizing challenges to stay engaged
    B. Use visual tools and acronyms
    C. Read, then review, and talk with others about the subject
    D. Try reading while walking on a treadmill

 

  1. Your striving style affects your reading and remembering. If you are a Performer, you should
    A. Set up memorizing challenges to stay engaged
    B. Use visual tools and acronyms
    C. Read, then review, and talk with others about the subject
    D. Try reading while walking on a treadmill

 

  1. Your striving style affects your reading and remembering. If you are an Adventurer, you should
    A. Set up memorizing challenges to stay engaged
    B. Use visual tools and acronyms
    C. Read, then review, and talk with others about the subject
    D. Try reading while walking on a treadmill

 

  1. Your striving style affects your reading and remembering. If you are an Artist, you should
    A. Connect reading to something personal
    B. Make lots of notes and use a timer to keep track of time
    C. Make plenty of notes and use visual aids to reduce anxiety
    D. Have others help with theory and complex subjects

 

  1. Your striving style affects your reading and remembering. If you are an Intellectual, you should
    A. Connect reading to something personal
    B. Make lots of notes and use a timer to keep track of time
    C. Make plenty of notes and use visual aids to reduce anxiety
    D. Have others help with theory and complex subjects

 

  1. Your striving style affects your reading and remembering. If you are a Visionary, you should
    A. Connect reading to something personal
    B. Make lots of notes and use a timer to keep track of time
    C. Make plenty of notes and use visual aids to reduce anxiety
    D. Have others help with theory and complex subjects

 

  1. Your striving style affects your reading and remembering. If you are a Stabilizer, you should
    A. Connect reading to something personal
    B. Make lots of notes and use a timer to keep track of time
    C. Make plenty of notes and use visual aids to reduce anxiety
    D. Have others help with theory and complex subjects

 

  1. The vocabulary of an average college or university students contains _________ words.
    A. 500
    B. 2,000
    C. 5,000
    D. 50,000

 

  1. The SQ3R approach is useful
    A. Only for soldiers who need to memorize vast quantities of material
    B. Only for lengthy technical manuals
    C. For reading and understanding all types of material
    D. For reading, but not necessarily understanding, all types of material

 

  1. SQ3R stands for
    A. Survey, question, read, recite, review
    B. Survey, question, read, reread, recite
    C. Survey, question, rote, read, review
    D. Survey, quantify, read, read, recite

 

  1. An advance organizer includes
    A. Prefaces, outlines, and endnotes
    B. Prefaces, chapter previews, and learning outcomes
    C. Prefaces, indexes, and glossaries
    D. Prefaces, bibliographies, and Further Reading sections

 

  1. The frontmatter of a text includes
    A. The preface, introduction, and glossary
    B. The preface, introduction, and bibliography
    C. The preface, introduction, and table of contents
    D. The preface, index, and table of contents

 

  1. The average textbook chapter has something like ________ words.
    A. 1,000
    B. 5,000
    C. 10,000
    D. 20,000

 

  1. The Q in SQ3R involves
    A. Questioning the purpose of the material you are about to read, and your goal in reading it
    B. Questioning the point of view of the material you are reading and the credibility of the writer
    C. Questioning the purpose and the point of view of the material, and the credibility of the writer
    D. Querying the length of time it takes to read the material

 

  1. The S in SQ3R is for
    A. Scanning, or familiarizing yourself with the materials that surround the core text
    B. Surveying, or familiarizing yourself with the materials that surround the core text
    C. Skimming, or reading deeply to determine every nuance of the material
    D. Scanning, or reading while looking for key words in the material

 

  1. Which of the following statement is false?
    A. You don’t need to survey the materials surrounding the core text before reading the core text.
    B. You need to survey before your question the point of view of the material you are reading.
    C. You don’t need to read every word of the material at the Review stage.
    D. You should check out the advance organizers, or to create your own, to pave the way for subsequent learning.

 

  1. You can create your own advance organizers by
    A. Skimming material to be read and sketching out a general outline
    B. Checking out end-of-chapter review material
    C. Skimming, sketching a general outline, and checking end-of-chapter review material.
    D. Forecasting the questions that might be asked on the test on this material.

 

  1. Which of the following statements is false in regards to advance organizers?
    A. They allow you to approach each new reading task as something entirely new and unrelated.
    B. They allow you to tie old information to new information.
    C. They allow you to build memories.
    D. They are comprised of broad, general ideas.

 

  1. Why should you follow the Q step in SQ3R?
    A. If you question the purpose of the material and your goal in reading it, you can determine which reading strategy to adopt.
    B. If you question the point of view of the material and the credibility of the author, you can put the material in context.
    C. If you question the purpose of the material, your reading goal, the point of view of the material, and the credibility of the author, you can determine a reading strategy and put the material in context.
    D. Developing your own sample test questions will ensure you know the material.

 

  1. What is most true about the frontmatter of a text?
    A. Instructors often don’t formally assign frontmatter as reading.
    B. Frontmatter will not provide you with an idea of what the author considers important.
    C. Frontmatter will not give you a sense of what to expect as you read.
    D. Frontmatter fits into the Review step of SQ3R.

 

  1. What is the most important tool you’ll need to complete a reading assignment?
    A. Enough time
    B. Copy of the assignment
    C. Highlighter
    D. Dictionary

 

  1. How many pages do you need to read to determine how long a reading assignment is going to take?
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4

 

  1. Which of these statements is false?
    A. Reading on the job is different from reading in a college library.
    B. Reading on the job is different from reading during a test.
    C. Reading on the job is affected by your per-page reading speed.
    D. Reading on the job is the same as reading at home.

 

  1. Estimating the amount of time you will need for a reading assignment requires you to know
    A. Your highlighter colour
    B. Your attention span
    C. Your textbook’s weight
    D. When your assignment is due.

 

  1. People with a long attention span
    A. Don’t need to prepare for a reading assignment
    B. Don’t need to read to prepare for class
    C. Can sustain attention for relatively lengthy periods without getting jumpy
    D. Don’t get jumpy when reading.

 

  1. If your employer asks you to read a set of customer feedback forms, you should
    A. Factor in your per-page reading speed
    B. Remember that reading on the job is the same as reading at home
    C. Read every other form and extrapolate from that information
    D. Play classical music when reading the forms

 

  1. To help stay focused on your reading, you should
    A. Read the entire assignment in one time period
    B. Keep distracting thoughts at bay by listening to music
    C. Deal with distractions immediately and as they come up
    D. Plan to take several short breaks to reward yourself while you’re reading

 

  1. One suggestion for dealing with mental distractions is
    A. To ignore them
    B. To welcome them
    C. To write a proposed solution to the problem on a piece of paper
    D. To consider them essential

 

  1. Reading in small bites means
    A. Reading while eating small snacks
    B. Reading as quickly as possible
    C. Reading one sentence at a time
    D. Break up the assignment into several smaller chunks

 

  1. If you own your textbook, you should treat it
    A. As a document recording your active learning and engagement
    B. As a resource that you need to keep spotless so you can sell it later
    C. As you would a library book
    D. As a coaster for your beverage

 

  1. If you are an auditory/verbal learner, then you should take the SQ3R approach to mean
    A. Read the material while listening to music
    B. Recite the material aloud while reading it
    C. Run on a treadmill while reading
    D. Re-engage with the material

 

  1. Rephrasing key points while reading means
    A. Reading in small bites
    B. Dealing with mental distractions
    C. Making notes to yourself in your own words
    D. Highlighting or underlining key points

 

  1. When using visuals to help you understand and recall what you are reading
    A. If there are three examples given for a point, number them
    B. If a sequence of steps is presented, number each step
    C. Number examples given for a point and steps in a sequence
    D. Number the illustrations that may appear on the test

 

  1. One guidelines for highlighting or underlining material on a page states that
    A. No more than 10 words should be highlighted per page
    B. No more than 10% of the material should be highlighted
    C. No more than 20% of the material should be highlighted
    D. More is better

 

  1. When you annotate your textbook, you add
    A. Your own personal notes, numbering, and paraphrasing of key points
    B. Your own underlining and highlighting
    C. Everything that personalizes the reading for you: notes, numbering, paraphrasing of key points, underlining, highlighting
    D. Nothing to distract you from the text on the page

 

  1. Among the most common mnemonics are
    A. Rehearsal.
    B. SQ3R
    C. Crosswords.
    D. Acronyms.

 

  1. A sentence in which the first letters of the words correspond to material that is to be remembered is known as
    A. Rehearsal
    B. An acronym
    C. An acrostic
    D. A mnemonic

 

  1. A memory technique by which images are formed to help recall material is known as
    A. An acronym.
    B. Overlearning.
    C. An acrostric.
    D. Visualization.

 

  1. The third R in SQ3R stands for
    A. Read
    B. Review
    C. Recite
    D. Repeat

 

  1. Reading is all about recognizing words quickly.
    True    False

 

  1. The S in SQ3R depends on the use of advance organizers.
    True    False

 

  1. The true test of understanding a concept is explaining it to someone else in your own words.
    True    False

 

  1. A mnemonic is a sentence in which the first letters of the words correspond to material that is to be remembered.
    True    False

 

  1. An acrostic is a word or phrase formed by the first letters of a series of terms.
    True    False

 

  1. An acronym is a word or phrase formed by the first letters of a series of items.
    True    False

 

  1. Memory requires three steps: recording, storage, and overlearning.
    True    False

 

  1. Overlearning happens at the point of initial mastery.
    True    False

 

  1. Visualization is a memory technique which depends on you explaining the material to someone else.
    True    False

 

  1. There is no better way to know if you understand the material than by trying to explain it to someone else.
    True    False

 

  1. Describe your striving style and how it might affect how you read and remember material. Make suggestions for reading and remembering based on your style.

 

 

 

 

  1. Outline the five steps in the SQ3R approach, and describe the goal of the approach.

 

 

 

 

  1. Discuss ways to identify what you need to remember while you are reading a textbook.

 

 

 

 

  1. Explain how to estimate how long it may take you to complete a reading assignment of 12 pages.

 

 

 

 

  1. List three things you should be writing while you are reading to assist in the retention of the material.

 

 

 

 

  1. Describe three techniques for memorizing key material.

 

 

 

 

  1. Define mnemonics, and give an example as well as the benefits.

 

 

 

 

  1. Define overlearning, and give an example as well as the benefits.

 

 

 

 

  1. Describe how you might involve multiple senses to memorize key material.

 

 

 

 

  1. Discuss steps to evaluate what you have read to enhance your ability to retain the material.

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Student: ___________________________________________________________________________

  1. Which statement best describes tests?
    A. They are direct and imperfect measures of what you know.
    B. They are indirect and perfect measures of what you know.
    C. They are direct and perfect measures of what you know.
    D. They are indirect and imperfect measures of what you know.

 

  1. Which of the following course work counts as test preparation?
    A. Completing only the assignments that count heavily toward the course
    B. Completing all assignments and reviewing feedback
    C. Reading assigned chapters the night before the test
    D. Attending the class before the test

 

  1. To study for essay questions on a test, you should prepare by
    A. Cramming the night before
    B. Remembering small details from the textbook
    C. Listing facts and the connections between them
    D. Reviewing a list of the facts

 

  1. To study for short-answer and fill-in questions, you should prepare by
    A. Cramming the night before
    B. Listing the connections between facts
    C. Answering potential questions aloud
    D. Recalling specific, detailed information

 

  1. Which of the following statements is false in relation to test anxiety?
    A. You should completely eliminate test anxiety to get your best results.
    B. Text anxiety is a temporary condition.
    C. Test anxiety can be alleviated through thorough preparation.
    D. Test anxiety can be alleviated by taking a realistic view of the test.

 

  1. Which of the following statements is most true about study groups?
    A. They don’t always work well for students with learning styles that favour working dependently.
    B. They don’t always work well for students with learning styles that favour working independently.
    C. They make it more likely that students will overlook information.
    D. They don’t allow students to share different perspectives about the material.

 

  1. Hurried, last-minute studying is known as
    A. Inevitable
    B. Long-term
    C. Cramming
    D. Cramping

 

  1. The textbook recommends learning relaxation techniques such as
    A. Visualizing completion
    B. Visualizing success
    C. Breathing deeply and loudly
    D. Breathing evenly and focusing your mind

 

  1. The textbook recommends visualization techniques such as
    A. Imagining you are somewhere other than the test
    B. Imagining the test is done
    C. Imagining your instructor handing back your test
    D. Imagining your instructor handing back your test marked with an A

 

  1. Cramming can be done if necessary, provided that you
    A. Skim the entire textbook quickly
    B. Make as many study notes as time permits
    C. Concentrate on the main focus of the course
    D. Start making index cards

 

  1. Research shows that when men do badly on a math test, they’re most likely to think that
    A. They haven’t put in enough effort
    B. They put in enough effort
    C. They don’t have enough ability to be successful
    D. The instructor set a test that was too hard

 

  1. Research shows that when women do badly on a math test, they’re most likely to think that
    A. They haven’t put in enough effort
    B. They put in enough effort
    C. They don’t have enough ability to be successful
    D. The instructor set a test that was too hard

 

  1. If you’ve crammed for a midterm, you can assume that the information
    A. Will stay in your mind longer than the time it took to enter
    B. May leave your mind as quickly as it entered
    C. Will still be there when you study for the final
    D. May result in better marks than studying with appropriate techniques

 

  1. Which of the following should you bring to a test?
    A. Your study notes and your textbook.
    B. Your cell phone, your iPod, and some gum.
    C. A watch, a cell phone, and two pens.
    D. A watch, two pens, and your study notes.

 

  1. If your striving style is that of a Leader, when it comes to taking tests, you are likely to
    A. Enjoy recognition for achieving top marks
    B. Try to do well to please teachers
    C. Enjoy being tested
    D. Dislike studying and exams

 

  1. If your striving style is that of a Socializer, when it comes to taking tests, you are likely to
    A. Enjoy recognition for achieving top marks
    B. Try to do well to please teachers
    C. Enjoy being tested
    D. Dislike studying and exams

 

  1. If your striving style is that of a Performer, when it comes to taking tests, you are likely to
    A. Enjoy recognition for achieving top marks
    B. Try to do well to please teachers
    C. Enjoy being tested
    D. Dislike studying and exams

 

  1. If your striving style is that of an Adventurer, when it comes to taking tests, you are likely to
    A. Enjoy recognition for achieving top marks
    B. Try to do well to please teachers
    C. Enjoy being tested
    D. Dislike studying and exams

 

  1. If your striving style is that of an Artist, when it comes to taking tests, you are likely to
    A. Structure and prepare in advance
    B. Do best on theoretical or interpretive tests
    C. Enjoy studying subjects you like, but ‘wing it’ on subjects you don’t
    D. Be diligent around studying because of fear of failure

 

  1. If your striving style is that of an Intellectual, when it comes to taking tests, you are likely to
    A. Structure and prepare in advance
    B. Do best on theoretical or interpretive tests
    C. Enjoy studying subjects you like, but ‘wing it’ on subjects you don’t
    D. Be diligent around studying because of fear of failure

 

  1. If your striving style is that of a Visionary, when it comes to taking tests, you are likely to
    A. Structure and prepare in advance
    B. Do best on theoretical or interpretive tests
    C. Enjoy studying subjects you like, but ‘wing it’ on subjects you don’t
    D. Be diligent around studying because of fear of failure

 

  1. If your striving style is that of a Stabilizer, when it comes to taking tests, you are likely to
    A. Structure and prepare in advance
    B. Do best on theoretical or interpretive tests
    C. Enjoy studying subjects you like, but ‘wing it’ on subjects you don’t
    D. Be diligent around studying because of fear of failure

 

  1. If you are a Leader, one weakness in regards to taking tests of which you should be aware is
    A. That you are prone to being unprepared, leading to all-nighters
    B. That you have difficulty with theoretical or interpretive material
    C. That you are prone to overstudying
    D. That you have to review excessively to retain facts

 

  1. If you are a Socializer, one weakness in regards to taking tests of which you should be aware is
    A. That you are prone to being unprepared, leading to all-nighters
    B. That you have difficulty with theoretical or interpretive material
    C. That you are prone to overstudying
    D. That you have to review excessively to retain facts

 

  1. If you are a Visionary, one weakness in regards to taking tests of which you should be aware is
    A. That you are prone to being unprepared, leading to all-nighters
    B. That you have difficulty with theoretical or interpretive material
    C. That you are prone to overstudying
    D. That you have to review excessively to retain facts

 

  1. If you are a Stabilizer, one weakness in regards to taking tests of which you should be aware is
    A. That you are prone to being unprepared, leading to all-nighters
    B. That you have difficulty with theoretical or interpretive material
    C. That you are prone to overstudying
    D. That you have to review excessively to retain facts

 

  1. If you are a Performer, one weakness in regards to taking tests of which you should be aware is
    A. That you have difficulty disciplining yourself to study
    B. That you would rather show what you know than write about it
    C. That your perfectionism may cause you to underachieve due to anxiety and pressure
    D. That you can over-focus on one subject and have to cram for others

 

  1. If you are an Artist, one weakness in regards to taking tests of which you should be aware is
    A. That you have difficulty disciplining yourself to study
    B. That you would rather show what you know than write about it
    C. That your perfectionism may cause you to underachieve due to anxiety and pressure
    D. That you can over-focus on one subject and have to cram for others

 

  1. If you are an Adventurer, one weakness in regards to taking tests of which you should be aware is
    A. That you have difficulty disciplining yourself to study
    B. That you would rather show what you know than write about it
    C. That your perfectionism may cause you to underachieve due to anxiety and pressure
    D. That you can over-focus on one subject and have to cram for others

 

  1. If you are an Intellectual, one weakness in regards to taking tests of which you should be aware is
    A. That you have difficulty disciplining yourself to study
    B. That you would rather show what you know than write about it
    C. That your perfectionism may cause you to underachieve due to anxiety and pressure
    D. That you can over-focus on one subject and have to cram for others

 

  1. The first thing you should do to start work on a test is
    A. Take several deep breaths
    B. Read the test instructions carefully
    C. Listen carefully to what the instructor says
    D. Learn the weighting of the marks

 

  1. One of the biggest benefits of skimming the entire test before you begin is
    A. You can figure out which questions to skip
    B. You can gain intratest knowledge
    C. You can gain intertest knowledge
    D. You can figure out how long the test will take

 

  1. Why is it important to know the weighting of the marks for test questions?
    A. It will help to increase your anxiety
    B. It will help you to master the answers
    C. It will help you allocate your time
    D. It will help you to write legibly

 

  1. If you have lists, formulas, or key facts on your mind when you start taking the test
    A. Jot them down immediately on a piece of scrap paper
    B. Look for the questions that need this information
    C. Keep them in the back of your mind for later on in the test
    D. Answer the easiest questions first

 

  1. In regards to computerized test-scoring, which statement is false?
    A. Such testing is used for multiple-choice tests
    B. Such testing is widespread, because it is less expensive to grade
    C. Such testing is imperfect, because stray marks or smudges can cause your answer to be misread
    D. Such testing is perfect, because the human element is removed

 

  1. If you are taking a machine-scored test, you should ensure that you do the following:
    A. Leave the answer blank if you are unsure
    B. Write your test answers as quickly as possible
    C. Bring a good eraser in addition to a pencil
    D. Write your test answers only on the test sheet

 

  1. Action words for essay questions are very important. Which of the following defines “compare”?
    A. Describe and explain differences
    B. Describe and explain similarities
    C. Describe and explain evidence
    D. Describe and explain an overarching framework or explanation

 

  1. Action words for essay questions are very important. Which of the following defines “contrast”?
    A. Describe and explain differences
    B. Describe and explain similarities
    C. Describe and explain evidence
    D. Describe and explain an overarching framework or explanation

 

  1. The strategy of educated guessing involves
    A. Eliminating answers in which there are unfamiliar words
    B. Selecting choice ‘c’ when no other answer seems correct
    C. Eliminating obviously false answers.
    D. Eliminating obviously false answers and selecting the most likely answer that remains.

 

  1. If you don’t have a clue about whether a statement is true or false, one last-resort principle is to
    A. Choose ‘false’
    B. Choose ‘true’
    C. Leave the question unanswered
    D. Leave the question until the very end to answer

 

  1. It helps to play instructor to prepare for essay questions on a test.
    True    False

 

  1. It helps to think of the big picture, rather than memorizing details and facts, to prepare for multiple-choice questions on a test.
    True    False

 

  1. Test anxiety is a temporary condition characterized by fears and concerns about test-taking.
    True    False

 

  1. Study groups don’t work well for students with learning styles that favour working independently.
    True    False

 

  1. When the exam is over, material that you have crammed into your head is destined to leave your mind as quickly as it is entered.
    True    False

 

  1. Intratest-knowledge can help you allocate your time.
    True    False

 

  1. You should plan on panicking for a short while during a test.
    True    False

 

  1. An initial read-through of an exam may provide you with intratest knowledge.
    True    False

 

  1. Educated guessing is the same as random guessing.
    True    False

 

  1. A fill-in question requires a lengthy response in the student’s own words.
    True    False

 

  1. Many of the things you do during a course will help you to prepare for a test. List five of these steps.

 

 

 

 

  1. Determining as much as you can about the test before you begin studying for it will make your studying more efficient. List five questions that you may wish to ask your instructor to find out about an upcoming test.

 

 

 

 

  1. Instructors use a variety of tools to assess students’ learning. List three tools that instructors use, and briefly describe them.

 

 

 

 

  1. Test questions come in different types and each require a somewhat different style of preparation. List three types, their definitions, and the style of preparation appropriate to each type.

 

 

 

 

  1. Study groups can be extremely powerful tools because they help accomplish several things. List some advantages of working in a study group.

 

 

 

 

  1. List three ways to deal with test anxiety.

 

 

 

 

  1. Occasionally, there may be times when you can’t study properly for a test. How should you approach such a situation?

 

 

 

 

  1. List three ways to reduce anxiety on the day of the test.

 

 

 

 

  1. Outline some test-taking strategies.

 

 

 

 

  1. In the Rethinking phase of test taking is the post-test analysis. Outline how you should work through such an analysis when you get a test back.

 

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Student: ___________________________________________________________________________

  1. One organization in which participants learn to confidently make presentations is
    A. Mensa
    B. CSIS
    C. Dale Carnegie
    D. Toastmasters

 

  1. A closely related set of ideas that suggest a way of approaching a topic is
    A. An outline
    B. A thesis
    C. A defence
    D. An argument

 

  1. A set of facts, research findings, or other evidence used to support a thesis is
    A. An outline
    B. A defence
    C. An argument
    D. An action

 

  1. One way to uncover an angle for your essay is to use
    A. An argument
    B. A thesis
    C. An outline
    D. A mind map

 

  1. Mind mapping allows you to
    A. Explore your topic
    B. Generate your topic
    C. Write without an outline
    D. Write in one step

 

  1. Which of the following steps should you take first when writing an essay?
    A. Outline
    B. Mind map
    C. Organize research
    D. Write

 

  1. Which of the following steps should you take last when writing an essay?
    A. Outline
    B. Mind map
    C. Organize research
    D. Write

 

  1. Writer’s block may be overcome through the practice of
    A. Writing the whole essay at once
    B. Writing before outlining
    C. Writing immediately after eating
    D. Writing immediately upon waking

 

  1. The next step after filling in the gaps on a research report is to
    A. Get a friend to read it
    B. Print out your report
    C. Accept all recommended changes on a spell check
    D. Create headings and run a spell check

 

  1. When you run a spell check and a grammar check on your report, you should
    A. Review the recommended changes
    B. Accept all the recommended changes
    C. Select only the recommendations that are contemporary
    D. Select the recommendations that are for Canadian English

 

  1. Depending on your area of study and your instructor’s preference, you may be asked to cite using a method such as
    A. Citation software
    B. APA, MLA, or CSG
    C. Wikipedia or Google
    D. Wikis, blogs, and webpages

 

  1. What types of publications and reports is APA citation primarily used for?
    A. Those in the field of literature
    B. Those in the field of the paranormal
    C. Those in the social sciences
    D. Those in the engineering field

 

  1. What types of publications and reports is MLA citation primarily used for?
    A. Those in the field of literature
    B. Those in the engineering field
    C. Those in the telecommunications field
    D. Those in the social sciences

 

  1. What are the elements normally listed on a title page of a report?
    A. Title of the assignment only
    B. Title of the assignment, title of the professor, and the date the assignment was handed in
    C. Title of the assignment, the date the assignment is due, and the date the assignment was handed in
    D. Title of the assignment, your name and student number, and the course code

 

  1. Editing may result in a version that is
    A. More precise but not necessarily more concise
    B. Less precise but more concise
    C. More precise and more concise
    D. Less precise and less concise

 

  1. What does the executive summary of a report normally contain?
    A. A few paragraphs outlining the scope and the main topics
    B. Highlights and recommendations
    C. Main topics and subtopics
    D. A list of topics and subtopics

 

  1. What does the table of contents of a report normally contain?
    A. A few paragraphs outlining the scope and the main topics
    B. Highlights and recommendations
    C. Main topics and subtopics
    D. A list of topics and subtopics

 

  1. What does the introduction of a report normally contain?
    A. A few paragraphs outlining the scope and the main topics
    B. Highlights and recommendations
    C. Main topics and subtopics
    D. A list of topics and subtopics

 

  1. What does the body of a report normally contain?
    A. A few paragraphs outlining the scope and the main topics
    B. Highlights and recommendations
    C. Main topics and subtopics
    D. A list of topics and subtopics

 

  1. What does the bibliography of a report normally contain?
    A. A list of topics and subtopics
    B. A list of conclusions
    C. A list of works cited
    D. A list of graphs, diagrams, and supporting articles

 

  1. What do the appendices of a report normally contain?
    A. Major topics and subtopics
    B. Graphs, diagrams, and supporting articles
    C. Works cited
    D. Conclusions and recommendations

 

  1. What are the social, economic, ecological, technological, and political trends affecting the industry considered in a business case analysis?
    A. External environment
    B. Internal environment
    C. Strengths
    D. Weaknesses

 

  1. What are the marketing, finance, and human resources within an organization considered in a business case analysis?
    A. External environment
    B. Internal environment
    C. Opportunities
    D. Threats

 

  1. From the analysis of external environment in a business case analysis comes the identification of
    A. Opportunities and threats
    B. Strengths and weaknesses
    C. Courses of action
    D. Criteria

 

  1. From the analysis of internal environment in a business case analysis comes the identification of
    A. Opportunities and threats
    B. Strengths and weaknesses
    C. Courses of action
    D. Criteria

 

  1. A SWOT analysis integrates information on
    A. Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and tangibles
    B. Strengths, weaknesses, options, and tangibles
    C. Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats
    D. Strategies, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats

 

  1. To recommend a course of action in a business case analysis, you need to
    A. Evaluate alternatives against criteria
    B. Evaluate strengths against weaknesses
    C. Assess external environment against internal environment
    D. Assess the company’s competitive advantage

 

  1. Which of these statements is false in regards to presentation anxiety?
    A. Such anxiety is caused because you cannot control the audience’s reaction.
    B. Such anxiety is normal.
    C. Practised presenters feel no anxiety.
    D. Practised presenters usually feel a bit anxious.

 

  1. For a presentation, you can determine which topics to cover and in how much depth on the basis of
    A. Your grade
    B. Your audience
    C. Your subtopics
    D. Your table of contents

 

  1. The key question to keep in mind when planning a presentation is
    A. What will minimize my work?
    B. What do I want to say?
    C. What does my audience care about?
    D. What does my audience already know?

 

  1. Which of these statements is false regarding presentations?
    A. You should not repeat your main messages.
    B. You should repeat your main messages.
    C. You should have more than one main message.
    D. You should not have a main message.

 

  1. What is the term for a rehearsal for a presentation in its entirety?
    A. Practice
    B. Dry run
    C. Dress rehearsal
    D. Sound check

 

  1. As a general guideline, how many minutes of talking should you allot per slide?
    A. Fewer than one
    B. One or two
    C. Three or four
    D. Five or more

 

  1. What is the minimum font size to use on slides, according to Guy Kawasaki?
    A. 12-point
    B. 20-point
    C. 30-point
    D. 40-point

 

  1. What is the best font style to use on slides, according to Garr Reynolds?
    A. Century Schoolbook
    B. Time Roman
    C. Serif
    D. Sans serif

 

  1. What is one suggestion for those with the striving style of Leader to keep in mind when presenting?
    A. Remember to make your points instead of entertaining your audience.
    B. Don’t worry about feeling out of control. You are a natural, so learn to relax and enjoy.
    C. Try not to get exhausted by over-delivering. Keep focus by using PowerPoint and tip sheets.
    D. Don’t worry about being judged by others when you present.

 

  1. What is one suggestion for those with the striving style of Socializer to keep in mind when presenting?
    A. Remember to make your points instead of entertaining your audience.
    B. Don’t worry about feeling out of control. You are a natural, so learn to relax and enjoy.
    C. Try not to get exhausted by over-delivering. Keep focus by using PowerPoint and tip sheets.
    D. Don’t worry about being judged by others when you present.

 

  1. What is one suggestion for those with the striving style of Adventurer to keep in mind when presenting?
    A. Remember to make your points instead of entertaining your audience.
    B. Don’t worry about feeling out of control. You are a natural, so learn to relax and enjoy.
    C. Try not to get exhausted by over-delivering. Keep focus by using PowerPoint and tip sheets.
    D. Don’t worry about being judged by others when you present.

 

  1. What is one suggestion for those with the striving style of Artist to keep in mind when presenting?
    A. Separate what you are presenting from who you are.
    B. Keep your excitement about your content in your voice when you present.
    C. You can excel as a presenter when you are not afraid of engaging your audience.
    D. Let your personality come through rather than just factually recounting information.

 

  1. What is one suggestion for those with the striving style of Stabilizer to keep in mind when presenting?
    A. Separate what you are presenting from who you are.
    B. Keep your excitement about your content in your voice when you present.
    C. You can excel as a presenter when you are not afraid of engaging your audience.
    D. Let your personality come through rather than just factually recounting information.

 

  1. A thesis is also known as an ‘angle’.
    True    False

 

  1. Mind mapping allows you to explore your associations with a main idea or theme.
    True    False

 

  1. It is better to write your initial draft before you come up with your outline.
    True    False

 

  1. You cannot cite your sources without using the citation management software.
    True    False

 

  1. An executive summary consists of a few paragraphs that outline the scope of the report.
    True    False

 

  1. The external environment of a SWOT analysis allows you to identify the company’s strengths and weaknesses.
    True    False

 

  1. In the evaluation section of a business case, you evaluate the courses of action against criteria that you have drawn up.
    True    False

 

  1. As a general guideline, you should allot one or two minutes of talking time per slide.
    True    False

 

  1. Presentation guru Garr Reynolds recommends using a serif cont for presentation slides.
    True    False

 

  1. A dry run is a rehearsal of the entire presentation.
    True    False

 

  1. Briefly describe how you might get organized to write on a topic.

 

 

 

 

  1. Describe one way to overcome writer’s block.

 

 

 

 

  1. List the common sections found in a business report.

 

 

 

 

  1. Define the elements of the external environment that you need to analyze for a business or marketing case.

 

 

 

 

  1. Define the elements of the internal environment that you need to analyze for a business or marketing case.

 

 

 

 

  1. What information do you include in a SWOT analysis?

 

 

 

 

  1. Describe some steps you might take to plan a presentation.

 

 

 

 

  1. List some guidelines to keep in mind when considering visuals for a presentation.

 

 

 

 

  1. List some things to do before your presentation actually begins.

 

 

 

 

  1. List 5 of the 10 dos and don’ts of making effective presentations.

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  1. When choosing group members, it is most important to consider
    A. Pre-existing friendships
    B. Compatible schedules
    C. IQ
    D. EQ

 

  1. Emotional intelligence, according to Daniel Goleman, means possessing abilities such as
    A. Being able to instantly gratify oneself
    B. Being able to motivate oneself and persist in the face of frustrations
    C. Being able to motivate others
    D. Being able to sympathize with others

 

  1. Brainstorming is a process whereby ideas are generated
    A. By each member of a group with no rules in place
    B. By each member of a group and critiqued by others
    C. By a group following a specific set of rules
    D. By a group, but are censored as they are generated

 

  1. A set of written guidelines that outline the rules, roles, and responsibilities of team members is known as a
    A. Code of ethics
    B. Code of conduct
    C. Brainstorming session
    D. Team charter

 

  1. In which stage of a group’s evolution do group members try to determine how the group will work and which role each person will play?
    A. Adjourning
    B. Performing
    C. Norming
    D. Forming

 

  1. In which stage of a group’s evolution do groups tend to disintegrate?
    A. Performing
    B. Norming
    C. Storming
    D. Adjourning

 

  1. In which stage of a group’s evolution do groups start to gel?
    A. Forming
    B. Storming
    C. Norming
    D. Performing

 

  1. In which stage of a group’s evolution do groups focus on working together to get the task done?
    A. Forming
    B. Performing
    C. Storming
    D. Norming

 

  1. In terms of striving styles and collaborating with others, Leaders tend to
    A. Enjoy working on teams, but want to be recognized for own contribution
    B. Take over when others don’t contribute
    C. Will make the team process fun, but won’t always meet commitments
    D. Do best cooperating and working on teams

 

  1. In terms of striving styles and collaborating with others, Socializers tend to
    A. Enjoy working on teams, but want to be recognized for own contribution
    B. Take over when others don’t contribute
    C. Will make the team process fun, but won’t always meet commitments
    D. Do best cooperating and working on teams

 

  1. In terms of striving styles and collaborating with others, Adventurers tend to
    A. Enjoy working on teams, but want to be recognized for own contribution
    B. Take over when others don’t contribute
    C. Will make the team process fun, but won’t always meet commitments
    D. Do best cooperating and working on teams

 

  1. In terms of striving styles and collaborating with others, Performers tend to
    A. Enjoy working on teams, but want to be recognized for own contribution
    B. Take over when others don’t contribute
    C. Make the team process fun, but won’t always meet commitments
    D. Do best cooperating and working on teams

 

  1. In terms of striving styles and collaborating with others, Intellectuals tend to
    A. Need clear roles and rules on the team
    B. Need their ideas and insights to be used
    C. Take a low key role on teams and contribute what is expected
    D. Procrastinate and fail to deliver

 

  1. In terms of striving styles and collaborating with others, Visionaries tend to
    A. Need clear roles and rules on the team
    B. Need their ideas and insights to be used
    C. Take a low key role on teams and contribute what is expected
    D. Procrastinate and fail to deliver

 

  1. In terms of striving styles and collaborating with others, Stabilizers tend to
    A. Need clear roles and rules on the team
    B. Need their ideas and insights to be used
    C. Take a low key role on teams and contribute what is expected
    D. Procrastinate and fail to deliver

 

  1. In terms of striving styles and collaborating with others, Artists tend to
    A. Need clear roles and rules on the team
    B. Need their ideas and insights to be used
    C. Take a low key role on teams and contribute what is expected
    D. Procrastinate and fail to deliver

 

  1. To show someone that you are listening, you should
    A. Use conversational markers
    B. Refrain from using conversational markers
    C. Avoid nodding your head
    D. Refrain from making eye contact

 

  1. To engage in reflective feedback, you should
    A. Rephrase what the speaker has said
    B. Reframe what the speaker has said
    C. Ask questions
    D. Deal with distractions

 

  1. What term refers to shared national origins or cultural patterns?
    A. Sociology
    B. Diversity
    C. Ethnicity
    D. Culture

 

  1. What term comprises the learned behaviours, beliefs, and attitudes that are characteristic of an individual society?
    A. Sociology
    B. Diversity
    C. Ethnicity
    D. Culture

 

  1. How do Veterans (1922-1945) view work?
    A. An exciting adventure
    B. An obligation
    C. A difficult challenge; a contract
    D. A means to an end; fulfillment

 

  1. How do Baby Boomers (1946-1964) view work?
    A. An exciting adventure
    B. An obligation
    C. A difficult challenge; a contract
    D. A means to an end; fulfillment

 

  1. How does Generation X (1965-1980) view work?
    A. An exciting adventure
    B. An obligation
    C. A difficult challenge; a contract
    D. A means to an end; fulfillment

 

  1. How does Generation Y (1981-2000) view work?
    A. An exciting adventure
    B. An obligation
    C. A difficult challenge; a contract
    D. A means to an end; fulfillment

 

  1. What message motivates Veterans (1922-1945) when it comes to work?
    A. You will work with other bright, creative people
    B. Do it your way; forget the rules
    C. Your experience is respected
    D. You are valued and needed

 

  1. What message motivates Baby Boomers (1946-1964) when it comes to work?
    A. You will work with other bright, creative people
    B. Do it your way; forget the rules
    C. Your experience is respected
    D. You are valued and needed

 

  1. What message motivates Generation X (1965-1980) when it comes to work?
    A. You will work with other bright, creative people
    B. Do it your way; forget the rules
    C. Your experience is respected
    D. You are valued and needed

 

  1. What message motivates Generation Y (1981-2000) when it comes to work?
    A. You will work with other bright, creative people
    B. Do it your way; forget the rules
    C. Your experience is respected
    D. You are valued and needed

 

  1. What term is defined as knowledge and understanding about other ethnic groups, cultures, and minority groups?
    A. Cultural competence
    B. IQ
    C. Emotional intelligence
    D. Diversity training

 

  1. What term is defined as evaluation or judgements of members of a group that are based primarily on membership in the group?
    A. Culture
    B. Prejudice
    C. Ethnicity
    D. Discrimination

 

  1. What term is defined as behaviour directed towards individuals on the basis of their membership in a particular group?
    A. Culture
    B. Prejudice
    C. Ethnicity
    D. Discrimination

 

  1. What term is defined as beliefs and expectations about members of a group that are held simply because of that membership in the group?
    A. Stereotypes
    B. Prejudice
    C. Ethnicity
    D. Discrimination

 

  1. In Toronto, what percentage of the city’s residents was born outside of Canada?
    A. 15
    B. 25
    C. 40
    D. 50

 

  1. Which is North America’s most multicultural city?
    A. Montreal
    B. Vancouver
    C. Toronto
    D. Ottawa

 

  1. In Toronto, what approximate percentage of the city’s residents speaks a language other than English or French at home?
    A. 40
    B. 30
    C. 20
    D. 10

 

  1. Which of the following statements is false in regards to developing cultural competence?
    A. Ignore people’s backgrounds
    B. Participate in community service
    C. Accept differences
    D. Don’t make assumptions about who people are

 

  1. Which of the following statements is false in regards to dealing with classroom challenges involved in diversity?
    A. Present your opinions in a respectful manner
    B. Assume you can understand what it’s like to be a member of another ethnicity
    C. Don’t treat people as representatives of the groups to which they belong
    D. Seek out students who are different from you

 

  1. The difference between “you statements” and “I statements” is that
    A. One states a reaction in terms of accusation, the other states a reaction in terms of perception
    B. One is optimistic, the other is idealistic
    C. One talks about the past, the other about the future
    D. One is spoken by the accuser, the other by the accused

 

  1. If you are angry with another group member, it is best to
    A. Hide it
    B. Acknowledge it
    C. Leave the group
    D. Start an argument

 

  1. What is the definition of a zero-sum game?
    A. A situation in which loser takes all
    B. A situation in which there can be two winners, or two losers
    C. A situation in which when one person wins, the other person automatically loses
    D. A situation in which both parties walk away with something they want

 

  1. IQ is a better predictor of success in life than EQ.
    True    False

 

  1. Storming is a stage in a group’s evolution according to psychologist Bruce Tucker.
    True    False

 

  1. A team charter is a set of oral guidelines that outline the rules, roles, and responsibilities of team members.
    True    False

 

  1. Those with the striving style of Leader need to be given clear roles and rules on the team.
    True    False

 

  1. Conversational markers are non-verbal indications that we are listening to what someone else is saying.
    True    False

 

  1. According to Carl Rogers, a respected therapist, reflective feedback is a technique of active listening.
    True    False

 

  1. For Veterans born between 1922 and 1945, work is seen as an exciting adventure.
    True    False

 

  1. Cultural competence allows us to be more comfortable when interacting with others who share our ethnicity and culture.
    True    False

 

  1. To develop cultural competence, it is best to ignore people’s backgrounds.
    True    False

 

  1. A zero-sum game is a situation in which when one person wins, the other person automatically loses.
    True    False

 

  1. Describe how to choose group members thoughtfully.

 

 

 

 

  1. List and describe the five common stages in a group’s formation according to psychologist Bruce Tuckman.

 

 

 

 

  1. Briefly describe the forming stage of a group’s evolution.

 

 

 

 

  1. Briefly define the timing and need for a post-mortem meeting.

 

 

 

 

  1. List several ways that you can improve your ability to listen for better communication with others.

 

 

 

 

  1. One example of cultural differences is related to the decade of your adolescence. As a result, different generations view work differently. Discuss the differences between Generation X and Generation Y in terms of work ethic, values, and perception of work.

 

 

 

 

  1. List several strategies to develop cultural competence.

 

 

 

 

  1. List some ways that you can become better equipped to deal with the classroom challenges involved in diversity.

 

 

 

 

  1. When managing and resolving conflicts, sometimes it helps to use “I” statements to defuse anger. Compare “I” statements to “you” statements.

 

 

 

 

  1. List some fundamental principles of conflict resolution to use in academic, professional, and personal relationships.

 

 

 

 

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  1. Avalanches, tornadoes, and plane crashes are examples of
    A. Pre-existing conditions
    B. Cataclysmic events
    C. Personal stressors
    D. Daily hassles

 

  1. Failing a course, losing a job, and ending a relationship are examples of
    A. Pre-existing conditions
    B. Cataclysmic events
    C. Personal stressors
    D. Daily hassles

 

  1. Receiving a cell phone bill full of errors, being interrupted by noise when trying to study, and getting stuck in a traffic jam are examples of
    A. Pre-existing conditions
    B. Cataclysmic events
    C. Personal stressors
    D. Daily hassles

 

  1. Getting married, starting a new job, or having a baby are examples of
    A. Pre-existing conditions
    B. Cataclysmic events
    C. Personal stressors
    D. Daily hassles

 

  1. According to the CMHA, good mental health is related to
    A. Your degree of self-actualization and your work-life balance
    B. Your ability to totally relax
    C. Your support system
    D. Your workload

 

  1. Someone who is resistant to change and driven by emotion is likely to be
    A. Emotionally intelligent
    B. Emotionally reactive
    C. Resilient and self-confident
    D. A female member of the Baby Boomer generation

 

  1. Someone who is assertive in their communication and optimistic and positive in their focus is likely to be
    A. Emotionally intelligent
    B. Emotionally reactive
    C. Resilient and self-confident
    D. A female member of the Baby Boomer generation

 

  1. Someone who is emotionally intelligent is likely to
    A. Be driven by emotion
    B. Act on their intuition
    C. Do things with reflection and intention
    D. Overwhelmed often

 

  1. Someone who is emotionally reactive is likely to be
    A. Optimistic, positive, and hopeful in focus
    B. An assertive communicator
    C. Better at coping with stress
    D. Pessimistic and sarcastic

 

  1. You can reduce your stress by
    A. Drinking less coffee
    B. Drinking more coffee
    C. Drinking better coffee
    D. Getting your caffeine in other forms

 

  1. You can reduce your stress by
    A. Decreasing your sodium intake
    B. Increasing your sodium intake
    C. Eliminating your sodium intake
    D. Getting your sodium in other forms

 

  1. Assistance and comfort supplied by others in times of stress is known as
    A. Social assistance
    B. Social support
    C. Close friends
    D. Meditation

 

  1. A technique for refocusing attention and producing bodily relaxation is known as
    A. Social support
    B. Religion
    C. Meditation
    D. Yoga

 

  1. If you promise a friend that you’ll help him move, but now you are facing a variety of other demands and commitments, you should cope by
    A. Wimping out
    B. Pretending that you’re sick
    C. Relaxing in front of the TV instead
    D. Keeping your promise while avoiding overcommitments in the future

 

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson believed that the first wealth is
    A. Health
    B. Money
    C. Love
    D. Wisdom

 

  1. If you have to juggle your responsibilities, the first thing you should do is
    A. Update your status
    B. Clean out your closet
    C. Identify your priorities
    D. Finish gaming

 

  1. If you have to juggle your responsibilities, you should
    A. Keep your problems to yourself
    B. Communicate with others about your obligations
    C. Put your own needs last
    D. Fill every spare minute with work

 

  1. “Whole” foods are those food which are
    A. In a state as close as possible to their natural state
    B. Not cut into pieces
    C. Raw
    D. Sold in natural or organic food stores

 

  1. Which of the following is false in regards to exercise and stress?
    A. Vary your routine.
    B. Choose a type of exercise that you like.
    C. Do the same kind of exercise daily to reduce stress.
    D. Make exercise a group activity.

 

  1. Which of the following is most true in regards to sleep and stress?
    A. Drink caffeine no later than 5 pm to avoid affecting your sleep.
    B. Use your bed as an all-purpose area for studying, reading, eating, and watching TV.
    C. Consuming fewer dairy products will help you sleep more soundly.
    D. Exercising more will help you sleep more soundly.

 

  1. Following consumption, the stimulant effects of caffeine may last as long as
    A. 1-2 hours
    B. 3-4 hours
    C. 6-8 hours
    D. 8-12 hours

 

  1. If you have difficulty sleeping, the textbook recommends that you
    A. Drink a glass of milk at bedtime
    B. Take a sleeping pill to reset your internal clock
    C. Stay in bed, even if you can’t sleep
    D. Exercise less

 

  1. If you’re having difficulty staying awake in class, short of getting more sleep, the textbook recommends that you
    A. Take off one sock
    B. Take off one shoe
    C. Take off a sweatshirt
    D. Put on a sweater

 

  1. If you’re having difficulty staying awake in class, short of getting more sleep, the textbook recommends that you
    A. Sit near the back
    B. Eat or drink something hot
    C. Hit yourself
    D. Pinch yourself

 

  1. What counts as disposable income once you are living on your own?
    A. Your parents’ money
    B. Money for clothing, electronics, and partying
    C. Money left over after paying taxes and contributions to social insurance plans
    D. Money left over after paying car loans and credit card payments

 

  1. How does the textbook recommend that you stop yourself from spending excessively on wants?
    A. Postpone the purchase
    B. Purchase the item on sale
    C. Purchase the item on layaway or credit
    D. Buy the item, and return it if necessary

 

  1. How does the textbook recommend that you stop yourself from spending excessively on wants?
    A. Shop online
    B. Replace the want with a less expensive substitute
    C. Purchase the item on sale
    D. Go to another mall to check out the selection

 

  1. What is a budget?
    A. A formal plan that accounts and plans for income and expenditures
    B. An informal plan that tracks income and expenditures
    C. An ideal strategy for where your money will go
    D. A list of expenditures, itemized and prioritized

 

  1. The best part about a budget is that it provides
    A. Transparency
    B. Security
    C. Free money
    D. Justification for wants

 

  1. To get an overview of your expenditures for the coming year, the first thing you should do is
    A. Plan for all your needs
    B. Go through any records you’ve kept to identify where you’ve spent money over the last year
    C. Plan for all your wants
    D. Find out when you are likely to get your income tax refund

 

  1. To track all the items for which you normally pay with cash, the best thing to do is
    A. Set aside $50 a week for cover all those items
    B. Don’t worry about expenditures under $2
    C. Record everything for which you have a receipt
    D. Jot down everything you spend for one week in a notebook that you carry with you all the time

 

  1. Which item is not considered to be part of your estimated income when budgeting?
    A. Take-home pay
    B. Bursaries
    C. Lottery winnings
    D. Family support, e.g. RESPs

 

  1. Which item is not considered to be part of your estimated expenditures when budgeting?
    A. School supplies
    B. Relationships
    C. Entertainment
    D. Scholarships

 

  1. What is one way to control impulse buying when grocery shopping?
    A. Read your flyer ahead of time and plan menus around items on sale
    B. Shop when you’re hungry
    C. Always buy the same items
    D. Shop when you’ve got a limited amount of time

 

  1. How can you make credit cards work for you?
    A. Pay the interest on your balance every month
    B. Use the “grace period” as an interest-free loan
    C. Use only department store credit cards
    D. Only use credit cards for cash advances

 

  1. Why get a credit card in the first place?
    A. It’s a great way to finance your lifestyle
    B. It’s a quick way to get new merchandise from a department store
    C. It is one of the most accepted forms of payment worldwide
    D. It’s a good form of cash advance

 

  1. What is a credit rating?
    A. A judgment by an employment agency about your credit worthiness
    B. A judgment by a credit reporting agency about your credit worthiness
    C. A judgment by a credit reporting agency about your employment worthiness
    D. A judgment by a government agency about your loan worthiness

 

  1. What is the name of a major credit reporting agency currently operating in Canada?
    A. MBNA
    B. State Farm Insurance
    C. Confederation Life
    D. Equifax

 

  1. TransUnion is a Canadian agency that
    A. Determines the best credit card for you
    B. Judges your credit worthiness
    C. Defends you if you cannot make your minimum credit card payments
    D. Provides insurance against credit card theft

 

  1. When should you see a credit counsellor?
    A. If you want more credit than you have
    B. If you want a prestigious credit card
    C. If you cannot work out a repayment plan on your own
    D. If you want to increase your student loan

 

  1. Being interrupted by noise by roommates constitutes a cataclysmic event.
    True    False

 

  1. Coping is the effort to control, reduce, or tolerate the threats that lead to stress.
    True    False

 

  1. If you are emotionally reactive, your performance may improve under stress.
    True    False

 

  1. Meditation is among the best relaxation techniques.
    True    False

 

  1. It’s a good idea to back out of commitments if you’re feeling stressed.
    True    False

 

  1. Drinking a glass of milk at bedtime will lead to an interrupted night of sleep.
    True    False

 

  1. Disposable income is the amount left over after payment of taxes and contributions to social insurance plans.
    True    False

 

  1. A budget is an informal record of your income and expenditures.
    True    False

 

  1. Approximately one third of all Canadian households carry debt relating to student loans.
    True    False

 

  1. Credit reporting agencies monitor and record every aspect of your credit history, including whether you’ve been paying your bills on time.
    True    False

 

  1. Identify and define the three main types of stressors, and give an example of each.

 

 

 

 

  1. List and define factors that are related to good mental health according to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA).

 

 

 

 

  1. Contrast characteristics of emotionally reactive students with those of emotionally intelligent students.

 

 

 

 

  1. List some ways to cope with stress.

 

 

 

 

  1. List some ways that you can juggle your responsibilities to deal with stress.

 

 

 

 

  1. Dealing with stress is easier if you eat right. List some ways to eat better.

 

 

 

 

  1. Dealing with stress is easier if you get a good night’s sleep. List some changes you can make in your behaviour that will help you to sleep better.

 

 

 

 

  1. How should you go about preparing a budget?

 

 

 

 

  1. What kinds of things can you do to save money?

 

 

 

 

  1. What steps should you take if you find yourself in financial difficulty?

 

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  1. The Government of Canada’s integrated job website can be found at
    A. Workingincanada.on.ca
    B. Workingincanada.gc.ca
    C. Monster.ca
    D. Ca.hotjobs.yahoo.com

 

  1. Which of the following is not one of the nine essential skills needed for work, according to the Government of Canada’s integrated job website?
    A. Reading text
    B. Document use
    C. Ability to deal with stress
    D. Numeracy

 

  1. Which of the following is one of the nine essential skills needed for work, according to the Government of Canada’s integrated job website?
    A. Intelligence
    B. Emotional intelligence
    C. Cellphone use
    D. Computer use

 

  1. Which of the following is not considered a strong action word phrase suitable for use on a professional resume?
    A. Instituted procedures to increase safe conditions
    B. Performed other duties as assigned
    C. Did other duties as assigned
    D. Enabled safe work procedures

 

  1. Which of the following is considered a strong action word phrase suitable for use on a professional resume?
    A. Devised new ways to make customer returns more efficient
    B. Did other duties as assigned
    C. Was responsible for safe work procedures
    D. Is enthusiastic and punctual

 

  1. Which of the following statements might appear in the Job Objective section of your resume?
    A. To be the best I can be
    B. To obtain a position as a marketing rep for a major brewing company
    C. Looking for full-time work related to drinking
    D. Looking for work where I can be of value to my employer

 

  1. Which of the following statements would be best to include in the Awards and Honours section of your resume?
    A. Youth pastor for Elmvale Pentecostal Church
    B. Organizer of high school prom
    C. Young entrepreneur award from local Chamber of Commerce
    D. Prize for best calf in show, 4-H

 

  1. A good question to ask during an information interview of someone who works in a profession in which you are interested might be
    A. What makes you good at your job?
    B. Can you help me land work once I graduate?
    C. How much do you make?
    D. How did you find your job?

 

  1. Which is most true of a career portfolio?
    A. It’s a dynamic record that documents your skills, capabilities, achievements, and goals
    B. It’s for the use of potential employers
    C. It’s only something that you need to do once
    D. It’s best kept only in hard copy

 

  1. A career guide is primarily someone who
    A. Is pursuing or has pursued a career that interests you
    B. Has been successful in his/her career
    C. Has held a variety of careers
    D. Helps you land a career

 

  1. Your Career Portfolio will consist of two main parts:
    A. Basic personal data and career research notes
    B. Your resume and your cover letter
    C. A background information section, and a section containing your resume and cover letter
    D. One section for past employers, and one for future employers

 

  1. If you are a renter, your record of basic personal data should include
    A. Your debts and your income
    B. Your landlord’s name, address, and contact information
    C. Your career research notes
    D. Your next of kin

 

  1. The Background Information section of your Career Portfolio should contain
    A. Attendance records for all the courses you have taken
    B. Announcements from all the courses you have taken
    C. Course outlines from all the courses you have taken
    D. Course notes from all the courses you have taken

 

  1. What should not appear in the Background Information section of your Career Portfolio?
    A. Credentials
    B. Long-term career goals
    C. Your transcripts
    D. Your resume

 

  1. What analogy is most effective in terms of your career portfolio?
    A. Part I is the backstage of the play, Part II is the play the audience sees
    B. Part I is from past employers, Part II is for future employers
    C. Part I is the steak, Part II is the sizzle
    D. Part I is the backseat, Part II is the front seat

 

  1. When you are listing your work experience, list your jobs in
    A. Order of importance
    B. Order of seniority
    C. Reverse chronological order
    D. Chronological order

 

  1. If you are targeting a specific job with your resume, list an objective such as
    A. To obtain a position as an editor for a major publishing house
    B. To obtain an entry-level position
    C. To find a rewarding position in Toronto
    D. To work for an up-and-coming company such as yours

 

  1. If you are looking for a job in computer programming, the skills section of your resume should include
    A. Your lifeguarding certifications
    B. Your food handling certifications
    C. Your bartending skills
    D. Your skills in Linux

 

  1. Which of the following is false in regards to resumes?
    A. Don’t write in full sentences.
    B. Simply say “references available upon request” rather than listing specific names.
    C. Be sure to include all jobs that you have held to avoid being dishonest.
    D. Use one-inch margins on every side.

 

  1. Which of the following is most true in regards to your cover letter?
    A. It should be oriented towards highlighting your accomplishments.
    B. It should be oriented towards getting a job.
    C. It should be oriented toward how the job will help you.
    D. It should be oriented toward helping employers solve their problems.

 

  1. Every cover letter typically contains the following elements:
    A. Catching the interest of the reader, drawing in the reader, and a call to action
    B. Catching the interest of the reader, asking some questions, and stating your salary expectations
    C. Expression of interest and request for interview
    D. Introducing yourself, listing your qualifications, and asking for an interview

 

  1. The introduction section of a cover letter typically serves to
    A. Draw in the reader
    B. Catch the interest of the reader
    C. Act as a call to action
    D. Match your resume

 

  1. The body of a cover letter typically serves to
    A. Draw in the reader
    B. Catch the interest of the reader
    C. Act as a call to action
    D. Match your resume

 

  1. The conclusion of a cover letter typically serves to
    A. Draw in the reader
    B. Catch the interest of the reader
    C. Act as a call to action
    D. Match your resume

 

  1. What might be considered a good item to list on your resume in the Particular Skills section?
    A. Professional memberships
    B. Jobs that you have held
    C. Ability to speak another language
    D. Education

 

  1. What might be a good item to list on your resume in the Professional Memberships section if you are applying for a job as a technical writer?
    A. Student membership in the Editors’ Association of Canada
    B. Membership in the Liberal Party
    C. Membership at Costco
    D. Student membership at the National Art Gallery

 

  1. What might be a good item to list on your resume in the Work Experience section if you are applying for a job as a retail associate?
    A. Sandwich artist
    B. Salesperson
    C. Barista
    D. Hockey player

 

  1. What is foreclosure, in terms of thinking about career choices?
    A. Running out of time to apply for the job you wanted
    B. Running out of money to pay for the education you need
    C. Making a timely decision and sticking with it
    D. Making a premature decision and sticking with it

 

  1. To avoid foreclosure in terms of career choice, you should consider
    A. Taking a year off
    B. Getting experiential learning
    C. Taking courses in different areas
    D. Narrowing things down further

 

  1. The most effective references come from people
    A. Who are well-known in the community
    B. Who are related to you
    C. Who know you well and can speak to your skills, abilities, and accomplishments
    D. Who know you through a friend

 

  1. The least effective references come from people
    A. Who are well-known in the community
    B. Who are related to you
    C. Who know you well and can speak to your skills, abilities, and accomplishments
    D. Who know you through a friend

 

  1. When choosing someone to be a reference, you should always
    A. List the information on a separate page
    B. Provide his/her email address
    C. Ask permission
    D. List his/her full job title

 

  1. When choosing someone to be a reference, you should avoid
    A. Clergy
    B. Class instructors
    C. Former job supervisors
    D. Asking him/her if he/she can provide a positive reference

 

  1. Should you use a professor from several years ago as a reference?
    A. Yes, if you have updated him/her on what you’ve been doing, and why you are job seeking
    B. Yes, if he/she is well known in the field
    C. No, since he/she will not remember you
    D. No, since academic references are worthless

 

  1. What is LinkedIn primarily used for?
    A. Posting pictures
    B. Social networking with business contacts
    C. Generating sales leads
    D. Keeping a career portfolio

 

  1. Why do you need to be very precise in the words you employ on your resume?
    A. Your resume is going to be widely distributed
    B. It takes less time to use precise language
    C. Your resume will quite likely be read by a computer
    D. Human resources people assess your language

 

  1. What type style should you use on your resume?
    A. Comic Sans
    B. Arial
    C. One of the simpler script fonts
    D. Bauhaus

 

  1. What type treatments should you avoid on your resume?
    A. Sans serif
    B. Serif
    C. Bold
    D. Italics

 

  1. If an interviewer asks you to tell him/her about yourself, you should
    A. Have a response shorter than three minutes already prepared
    B. Avoid talking about yourself
    C. Answer in one sentence
    D. Ask the interviewer exactly what he/she would like to know

 

  1. Effective social skills during an interview include
    A. Shaking hands firmly
    B. Shaking hands gently
    C. Avoiding direct eye contact
    D. Answering every question asked at length

 

  1. Emotional intelligence is one of the nine essential skills listed on the Government of Canada’s integrated job website.
    True    False

 

  1. A career portfolio is a static record that documents your skills, capabilities, achievements, and goals.
    True    False

 

  1. If the appropriate skills are not listed on your resume, computers forward your resume to an individual for re-screening.
    True    False

 

  1. You should include every job you’ve ever held on your resume.
    True    False

 

  1. Your cover letter should conclude with a call for action.
    True    False

 

  1. Foreclosure in career terms means making a premature decision and sticking with it persistently.
    True    False

 

  1. When asking someone to serve as a reference, ask him or her if he/she has any reservations.
    True    False

 

  1. It’s a bad idea to ask the interviewer questions.
    True    False

 

  1. Writing a thank-you note to someone who interviews you is considered too aggressive.
    True    False

 

  1. If you haven’t heard from the employer who interviewed you within a few weeks, you should not contact him or her.
    True    False

 

  1. How should you identify your career goals?

 

 

 

 

  1. Identify two main strategies for finding career opportunities.

 

 

 

 

  1. List three questions that you may wish to ask someone in an information-gathering interview with someone who works in a profession in which you’re interested.

 

 

 

 

  1. Discuss the value and contents of the Background Information in your Career Portfolio.

 

 

 

 

  1. List the key elements of a resume.

 

 

 

 

  1. How do you go about gathering references?

 

 

 

 

  1. How do you go about preparing for an interview?

 

 

 

 

  1. List five behaviours that you should exhibit during an interview.

 

 

 

 

  1. List three behaviours you should engage in after an interview.

 

 

 

 

  1. Why should you consider your Striving Style in relation to your education and career?