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Business Resumes & Job Applications Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. One common mistake that people make in sending out resumes and cover letters is to:

Question 2 2. What is the first step a job seeker should take prior to applying for a position of interest?

Question 3 3. If you are applying for different positions with varying qualifications, how many resumes should you write?

Question 4 4. What should an experienced worker do when writing a resume?

Question 5 5. Which one of these should be included in the third paragraph of the cover letter?

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Question 6 6. What is the average review time for a cover letter by a potential employer?

Question 7 7. Why should selling points be included in a cover letter?

Question 8 8. Which of the following would be the most important selling point for a candidate to emphasize if they are applying for a position as the manager of a chain of coffee shops?

Question 9 9. Which of the following strategies is NOT suggested for resume layouts?

Question 10 10. How should you write a cover letter?

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Question 11 11. Why should a job seeker limit the number of font types utilized within a resume?

Question 12 12. Dr. Resume warns that this type of resume distribution does not keep software specific formats. Which type of distribution is he referring to?

Question 13 13. What is it called when the applicant's achievements and accomplishments can be used to inform the potential employer about how they could be a valuable asset to the company?

Question 14 14. A person should not apply for a job that they:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the best course of action if a job candidate has not completed a college degree?

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Question 16 16. What is a resume?

Question 17 17. What is a cover letter?

Question 18 18. All of the following are considered to be integral parts of a professional resume EXCEPT _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a common mistake that people make at interviews?

Question 20 20. All of the following are good practices when writing an effective resume EXCEPT _____.

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Question 21 21. What is the safest resume distribution type?

Question 22 22. The way the text and information is arranged and organized in a resume is referred to as a _____.

Question 23 23. If they are not told otherwise, what should a person wear to a job interview?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a step in the job application process?

Question 25 25. Which of the following would NOT likely be considered appropriate to include in the Personal Accomplishment section of a resume?

Business Resumes & Job Applications Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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