WRS 2019: Skills 18-22

89) You are the supervisor of a twenty-member team. Your goal is to increase collaboration with the use of technology. To accomplish this goal, you would most likely use which type of program to create and edit content?

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18. JOB-SPECIFIC TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES: Knows how to select and safely use industry-specific technologies, tools, and machines to complete job tasks effectively

90) Different devices don't always "talk" or interact with each other, and this is also known as _____ issues.

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18. JOB-SPECIFIC TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES: Knows how to select and safely use industry-specific technologies, tools, and machines to complete job tasks effectively

91) Companies can benefit many ways from allowing employees to telecommute. Which item below is a common DISADVANTAGE of such a practice?

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18. JOB-SPECIFIC TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES: Knows how to select and safely use industry-specific technologies, tools, and machines to complete job tasks effectively

92) A salesperson receives 10% commission on his/her total sales. They sell $1,500.00 worth of merchandise. How much commission did he/she receive?

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

93) The hourly employees in your department worked a total of 7,350 hours this week. The wage for each person is $10.75 per hour. What is the total payroll for your department this week?

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

94) Maya worked 41 hours this week at a local hospital. She makes $12.00 per hour. Anytime over 40 hours is paid at time and half or 1.5 times her hourly wage. How much will Maya earn for her 41 hours of work this week?

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

95) Greg has decided to join the union. Union dues are $439.00 a year. Greg is paid every two weeks. Calculate the amount of dues that will be deducted from each paycheck if they are spread evenly over his paychecks. Round to the nearest penny.

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

96) A standard work week consists of 40 hours. You make $12/hour. When you work over 40 hours, your pay rate increases to 1.5 times your normal wage/hour. If you work 50 hours in a week, what is your gross pay?

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

97) You are building a fence around a rectangular piece of land. The land is 100 ft. by 50 ft. What minimum LENGTH of fencing do you need to purchase to fully enclose the land?

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

98) Sara works at the local mall. She makes $9.25 an hour and works 32 hours a week. Her deductions are 25%, to be subtracted from gross earnings. Calculate her net pay for two weeks.

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

99) Your employer asks you to run some errands. The reimbursement rate is $0.54 per mile. You drive 6.5 miles. How much will the reimbursement be?

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

100) Roberto is analyzing the expenses for his masonry company. Using the pie chart above, approximate the percentage of expenditures on bricks?

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19. MATHEMATICS: Applies mathematical skills to complete tasks as necessary

101) You must attend an important luncheon for work and dress appropriately. You should wear

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20. PROFESSIONALISM: Meets organizational expectations regarding work schedule, behavior, appearance, and communication

102) How we communicate is often just as important as what we are trying to say. Avoiding using slang in the workplace is an example of understanding the skill of:

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20. PROFESSIONALISM: Meets organizational expectations regarding work schedule, behavior, appearance, and communication

103) Jose is interviewing for a full-time job at a landscaping company in which the employees sometimes wear jeans and T-shirts to work. What should Jose wear to the interview?

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20. PROFESSIONALISM: Meets organizational expectations regarding work schedule, behavior, appearance, and communication

104) Demonstrating communication etiquette, using positive body language, and wearing workplace-appropriate clothing reflect a value of:

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20. PROFESSIONALISM: Meets organizational expectations regarding work schedule, behavior, appearance, and communication

105) Working with elementary school-aged children in the afternoons, Jamie is very conscious of what she wears and how she presents herself, knowing that her appearance makes an impact on the children. Jamie is demonstrating:

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20. PROFESSIONALISM: Meets organizational expectations regarding work schedule, behavior, appearance, and communication

106) Carol often lets her personal problems and her home life negatively affect her attitude and work relationships. What workplace readiness skill does she need to address?

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20. PROFESSIONALISM: Meets organizational expectations regarding work schedule, behavior, appearance, and communication

107) Nicole always wears short skirts and boots. Management has told her that her outfits are inappropriate for work, but she does not agree. She needs help with:

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20. PROFESSIONALISM: Meets organizational expectations regarding work schedule, behavior, appearance, and communication

108) Dalia has recently been hired at the local veterinary clinic. She goes to work dressed in scrubs and closed-toed shoes. Being dressed appropriately for her job is an example of:

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20. PROFESSIONALISM: Meets organizational expectations regarding work schedule, behavior, appearance, and communication

109) Which sentence is grammatically correct?

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21. READING AND WRITING: Reads and interprets workplace documents and writes effectively

110) You are writing an email to Sally Smith who is a potential customer. What is the BEST way to begin your email to Sally Smith?

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21. READING AND WRITING: Reads and interprets workplace documents and writes effectively

111) When following the rules of email etiquette, typing the email in ALL CAPITALS is not recommended because it indicates what?

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21. READING AND WRITING: Reads and interprets workplace documents and writes effectively

112) What would be the preferred way to start a personal/professional email to a new potential customer?

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21. READING AND WRITING: Reads and interprets workplace documents and writes effectively

113) Your plumbing crew is working on a new building project. You are assigned to cut pipe for the job. You notice that a peer employee is having great difficulty carrying a long section of pipe. What is the most appropriate action?

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22. WORKPLACE SAFETY: Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to safety guidelines and identifying risks to self and others

114) Bryce is a welder. Due to budget costs, his company does not supply all of the required personal protective equipment (PPE). Bryce should

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22. WORKPLACE SAFETY: Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to safety guidelines and identifying risks to self and others

115) Safety glasses are required to be worn by all employees on the shop floor. One employee has just walked out onto the shop floor with safety glasses in his pocket, but has not begun to work at his machine.

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22. WORKPLACE SAFETY: Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to safety guidelines and identifying risks to self and others

116) Theo is using an electric drill on the shop floor among many co-workers who share tools. He notices that the drill has a damaged cord with exposed wires. What is Theo's MOST responsible action?

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22. WORKPLACE SAFETY: Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to safety guidelines and identifying risks to self and others

WRS 2019: Skills 18-22
Congratulations are in order. Good job!
18. JOB-SPECIFIC TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES: 3/3 19. MATHEMATICS: 9/9 20. PROFESSIONALISM: 8/8 21. READING AND WRITING: 4/4 22. WORKPLACE SAFETY: 4/4
More study is needed.
Study the module(s) on which you guessed wrong.

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