Chapter Two -- Godís Will,
Calling, and the Career Journey (p 25-47)
1. During Biblical times, vocational decisions were
a. made primarily by intuition.
b. predetermined by family and environment.
c. discerned through special revelation.
d. based on many available choices.
2. Godís will is BEST determined through
c. counsel from others.
d. careful planning.
Chapter Three -- The Power of Family in Career Development
3. According to psychologist Richard Bradley, siblings tend to
select ______ careers.
c. the same
4. Which of the following persons requires the LEAST help from a
a. free agent-decided
b. free agent-undecided
c. family agent-decided
d. family agent-undecided
Chapter Four -- Applying Biblical Insights to Career Counseling
5. In the Bible, the story of ______ shows that God uses the desires
of our hearts to advance His plans and promises in the world.
6. Mother Clara Hale was a "_______".
d. late bloomer
Chapter Five -- Teenagers and Career Exploration
7. Parents have the greatest influence when it comes to their teenagersí
a. personal identity.
b. immediate decisions.
c. long-range plans.
d. choice of friends.
Chapter Six -- Young Adults and Career Decision
Making (p 112-131)
8. According to developmental experts, the two major impulses that
need to be managed are
a. anger and sex.
b. anger and greed.
c. greed and sex.
d. eating and sex.
Chapter Seven -- Midcareer Changes (p 132-149)
9. In a study of mid-life career changers, the most frequent reason for changing jobs was
a. increased salary.
b. more time with family.
c. more recreation time.
d. more meaningful work.
10. Researcher Lydia Bronte found that ____ of
people over 65 years
old in the United States are active in vocational or avocational
Chapter Eight -- Postretirement Adjustment (p
11. After studying the development of mental processes for over 30
years in adult
residents of Seattle, Washington, Dr. K. Warner Schaie found that by age 80, two-thirds of
the group members experienced
a. an improvement in their cognitive abilities.
b. no change in their cognitive abilities.
c. a decrease in their cognitive abilities.
Chapter Nine -- Surviving A Career Crisis (p
12. Maurers and Glassners interviews with people suffering job loss
show that the
most debilitating impact of career crisis is
a. income reduction.
d. loss of friends.
13. A study conducted by Southern Methodist
University of recently
fired, middle-aged, professional men found that ______ was an
effective intervention for coping with job loss.
a. exercising three times each week
b. taking a long vacation
c. writing in a journal about the job loss
d. taking up a new hobby
Chapter Ten -- Women and Career Development (p
14. The best way for a woman to respond to any level of sexual harassment in the workplace
a. to pay no attention to it when it does happen.
b. to treat it as harmless office banter.
c. to give the offender the benefit of the doubt.
d. to set firm boundaries right away.
Chapter Eleven -- Special Populations and
15. An indirect counseling approach in the form of storytelling,
anecdotes and humor is
d. Native Americans.
Chapter Twelve -- Assessing Personality,
and Abilities (p 227-246)
16. The General Aptitude Test Battery measures all of the following EXCEPT
b. motor coordination.
d. manual dexterity.
Chapter Thirteen -- Equipping for the Job
Search (p 247-263)
17. The best source for job leads is
a. close friends.
d. the newspaper.
18. A survey of employers in large American
which to be the number one problem with the content of resumes?
a. too long
b. poor grammar
c. too boring
d. spelling errors
Chapter Fourteen -- Developing a Career
19. A Career Resource Center (CRC)
a. requires a lot of space.
b. costs a lot of money.
c. should be located directly in the counseling office.
d. is often supported by an advisory committee.
Chapter Fifteen -- Keys to a Successful Career
20. The Institute for Socio-Economic Studies found that ____ of over
one thousand people
who had won one million dollars or more in a
lottery retired from work altogether.