How to Determine if a Passion is a Hobby or a Potential Career


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What is a hobby?

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1. Why is a business plan important?

2. What are some ways to try out your hobby as a career before committing to it?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several ways to consider if your hobby can be a career, and this quiz/worksheet duo will help test your understanding of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Way to test out your career as a hobby before committing to it
  • Percentage of new businesses that fail
  • Reasons to find another hobby if you make a career out of your current one
  • Importance of a business plan
  • Definition of a hobby

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related career as a hobby lesson
  • Making connections- use understanding of the concept of a business plan in determining whether a hobby could become a career
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as hobby and business plan
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as career and hobby

Additional Learning

To learn more about the ways to consider whether your hobby can be a career, review the corresponding lesson called How to Determine if a Passion is a Hobby or Potential Career. The lesson achieves the following objectives:

  • Defines hobby and career
  • Describes and provides examples of how a business plan can be used to determine the marketability of a hobby
  • Includes statistics of business downfalls
  • Explains how running a business can be risky
  • Provides reasons to find another hobby if you make a career out of your current one