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SkillsUSA - Knowledge



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The official SkillsUSA colors are red, white, _______ and gold.
a.
Silver
c.
Bronze
b.
Yellow
d.
Blue
 

 2. 

The color gold in the SkillsUSA emblem represents the_______
a.
Individual states and chapters
c.
Treasurer
b.
Common union of states and chapters
d.
Individual
 

 3. 

Which of the SkillsUSA colors represents the common union of the states and chapters?
a.
White
c.
Gold
b.
Red
d.
Blue
 

 4. 

A _____ is a statement of principles that represent the beliefs of an organization.
a.
Pledge
c.
Motto
b.
Creed
d.
Purpose
 

 5. 

There are ______ points to the SkillsUSA creed.
a.
Six
c.
Seven
b.
Five
d.
Four
 

 6. 

Which of the following statements is part of the SkillsUSA creed?
a.
I believe in God.
c.
I believe in high moral and spiritual standards.
b.
I believe good work should be rewarded.
d.
I believe in good work.
 

 7. 

Official SkillsUSA dress always includes:
a.
A SkillsUSA blazer
c.
A SkillsUSA windbreaker
b.
A SkillsUSA sweater
d.
Any one of the above
 

 8. 

Male SkillsUSA members must always wear which of the following when wearing official dress:
a.
Black shoes
c.
White shoes
b.
Blue tie
d.
White socks
 

 9. 

SkillsUSA is  the only national organization designed exclusively for trade, technical, industrial and _____ students.
a.
Home economics
c.
Health occupations
b.
Agriculture
d.
Marketing
 

 10. 

To start a new SkillsUSA chapter, interested students form an organizing committee. The person in charge of the committee is the ____.
a.
Leader
c.
Organizer
b.
Chairperson
d.
Teacher
 

 11. 

Training in the opening and closing ceremonies develops ______.
a.
Poise
c.
Voice control
b.
Teamwork
d.
All of the above
 

 12. 

To participate in the SkillsUSA member initiation ceremony, each prospective member must:
a.
Be enrolled in a trade, industrial, technical or health occupations program
c.
Be in good standing in the training program
b.
Know the SkillsUSA motto and pledge
d.
All of the above
 

 13. 

The officer installation ceremony is used to install:
a.
Local SkillsUSA officers
c.
District or regional SkillsUSA officers
b.
State SkillsUSA officers
d.
All of the above
 

 14. 

The SkillsUSA Creed states, "I believe in:"
a.
The American way of life
c.
Education
b.
Fair play
d.
All of the above
 

 15. 

The SkillsUSA Creed states, "I believe in:"
a.
A good attitude at work
c.
The dignity of work
b.
Honesty at work
d.
All of the above
 

 16. 

The official SkillsUSA dress for women includes:
a.
Black skirt or black dress slacks
c.
Clear seamless nylons
b.
White collarless blouse
d.
All of the above
 

 17. 

The official SkillsUSA dress for men includes:
a.
Red SkillsUSA blazer, sweater, or windbreaker
c.
Black belt
b.
Black socks
d.
All of the above
 

 18. 

The purposes of SkillsUSA are symbolized by its:
a.
Membership
c.
Emblem
b.
Advisors
d.
Future
 

 19. 

The gear represents the:
a.
Patriots
c.
Knowledge
b.
Youth
d.
Industrial society
 

 20. 

When reciting the SkillsUSA pledge, you are making a promise to ____to fully prepare as a productive worker and citizen.
a.
Your instructors
c.
Your chapter president
b.
Yourself
d.
Your local chapter
 

 21. 

In completing the PDP program,  you can process through ____ levels of professional development.
a.
2
c.
5
b.
4
d.
6
 

 22. 

In the SkillsUSA professional development program, the highest possible degree one may earn is the:
a.
International SkillsUSA degree
c.
Leader degree
b.
Master degree
d.
American SkillsUSA degree
 

 23. 

Which of the following statements is a part of the SkillsUSA creed?
a.
"I believe in me."
c.
"I believe reward is the most important element."
b.
"I believe in high moral and spiritual standards."
d.
"I believe in God."
 

 24. 

Which part of the SkillsUSA emblem represents a search for knowledge and the desire to acquire a skill?
a.
Gear
c.
Torch
b.
Hands
d.
"SkillsUSA"
 

 25. 

SkillsUSA meetings can be held:
a.
Mornings
c.
Evenings
b.
During school
d.
Anytime
 

 26. 

Community service projects are designed to:
a.
Help people
c.
Promote the SkillsUSA goals
b.
Improve the community
d.
All of the above
 

 27. 

Visiting nursing home residents and collecting and delivering goods to a needy family are examples of:
a.
Fund-raising projects
c.
Social activities
b.
Community service projects
d.
Leadership projects
 

 28. 

How many professional development program degrees may a SkillsUSA member earn during a one-year or two-year training program?
a.
4
c.
6
b.
5
d.
7
 

 29. 

The highest level of skill competition for SkillsUSA competitors is:
a.
SkillsUSA U.S. Skill Olympics
c.
International Youth Skill Olympics
b.
Postsecondary SkillsUSA U.S. Skill Olympics
d.
World Cup Skill Olympics
 

 30. 

_____ is a national SkillsUSA program designed to bring together employers and SkillsUSA chapters.
a.
SkillsUSA PDP
c.
SkillsUSA Employment Network
b.
SkillsUSA Work Fair
d.
SkillsUSA Leadership Conference
 

 31. 

The basic unit of the SkillsUSA organization is the:
a.
Chapter
c.
School
b.
State
d.
Section
 

 32. 

Students enrolled in industrial technical and health occupations are eligible to be:
a.
Associate members of SkillsUSA
c.
Professional members of SkillsUSA
b.
Active members of SkillsUSA
d.
Direct members of SkillsUSA
 

 33. 

Official membership in SkillsUSA runs from:
a.
January 1 through December 31
c.
September 1 through August 31
b.
July 1 through June 30
d.
October 1 through September 30
 

 34. 

This SkillsUSA employment skills program is designed to help students make the transition from school to work:
a.
SkillsUSA Leadership Training
c.
SkillsUSA American Spirit Award
b.
United States Skill Olympics
d.
Professional Development Program
 

 35. 

Competitive events organized and run through a partnership of industry, labor, education and SkillsUSA are the:
a.
SkillsUSA U.S. Skill Olympics
c.
SkillsUSA National Olympics
b.
SkillsUSA Competitive Events
d.
SkillsUSA National Competitive Events
 

 36. 

The SkillsUSA leadership development publication published quarterly for SkillsUSA students is the:
a.
SkillsUSA Journal
c.
SkillsUSA Leadership Handbook
b.
VP: SkillsUSA Professional
d.
The SkillsUSA Magazine
 

 37. 

The SkillsUSA American Spirit Award is sponsored annually by the:
a.
U.S. Army
c.
U.S. Navy
b.
U.S. Air Force
d.
U.S. Marines
 

 38. 

Training programs that enroll every student in SkillsUSA are:
a.
Recognized as American Spirit Chapters
c.
Recognized as SkillsUSA Network Chapters
b.
Recognized as SkillsUSA Gold Pennant Chapters
d.
Recognized as 100 Percent Chapters
 

 39. 

SkillsUSA is a national organization for students training in:
a.
Trade and Industrial Education
c.
Health and Occupations Education
b.
Technical Education
d.
All of the above
 

 40. 

SkillsUSA, Inc., policies and procedures are established by:
a.
An executive director
c.
A house of delegates
b.
A board of directors
d.
None of the above
 

 41. 

SkillsUSA active membership status is included in the:
a.
Secondary and Postsecondary divisions
c.
Honorary life and alumni divisions
b.
High school and collegiate divisions
d.
Professional and associate divisions
 

 42. 

A training program with an advisor, officers, and a program of activities is called:
a.
A chapter
c.
A section
b.
An association
d.
A council
 

 43. 

Section advisors, teacher educators, and supervisors should be ____ SkillsUSA members.
a.
Active
c.
Professional
b.
Associate
d.
Alumni
 

 44. 

Former active SkillsUSA members no longer enrolled in vocational technical programs may be ____ SkillsUSA members.
a.
Associate
c.
Alumni
b.
Professional
d.
All of the above
 

 45. 

SkillsUSA began in the United States in:
a.
1960
c.
1970
b.
1965
d.
1975
 

 46. 

SkillsUSA prepares students to be leaders in their occupations by helping them develop:
a.
Technical knowledge
c.
Positive work attitudes
b.
Technical skill
d.
All of the above
 

 47. 

SkillsUSA is the student organization for students enrolled in ________ and health related occupations.
a.
Agriculture
c.
Business
b.
Trade, industrial, and technical
d.
Marketing
 

 48. 

There are 11 purposes of SkillsUSA. One states that SkillsUSA's purpose is to foster a deep respect for:
a.
A purposeful life
c.
The dignity of work
b.
Realistic vocational goals
d.
Enthusiasm of learning
 

 49. 

Which color of SkillsUSA represents the individual states and chapters?
a.
Red
c.
White
b.
Gold
d.
Both a & c
 

 50. 

Only one Statesman's Award and one PDP pin should be worn on a blazer at one time. Where should they be placed?
a.
Just below the SkillsUSA emblem
c.
Side by side 1/4" above SkillsUSA emblem & pocket
b.
Center of left lapel
d.
On right lapel
 

 51. 

Your SkillsUSA membership as a student in trade, industrial, technical and health occupations at either the secondary or postsecondary level would be __________ membership.
a.
A professional
c.
A direct
b.
An active
d.
None of the above
 

 52. 

When setting up a meeting room, the SkillsUSA emblem is placed on its easel facing the audience:
a.
To the right of the rostrum
c.
To the left of the rostrum
b.
In front of the rostrum
d.
None of the above
 

 53. 

Which ceremony reinforces basic SkillsUSA beliefs and provides for orderly and effective business meetings?
a.
Opening and Closing Ceremony
c.
Officer Installation Ceremony
b.
Member Initiation Ceremony
d.
All of the above
 

 54. 

Level One of the Professional Development Program is the ___________ degree.
a.
Professional
c.
Leader
b.
Trainee
d.
None of the above
 

 55. 

Serving on a SkillsUSA committee, making a five-minute presentation, and completing a job application are part of which PDP program?
a.
Master
c.
Trainee
b.
Leader
d.
Professional
 

 56. 

There are ________ levels, teaching 59 separate skills and leadership assignments, in the Professional Development Program.
a.
6
c.
5
b.
7
d.
9
 

 57. 

To earn an International SkillsUSA degree, you must have graduated from your vocational training program, have worked at least six months and have verified ________ hours of employment.
a.
480
c.
960
b.
1,152
d.
None of the above
 

 58. 

A state is not eligible to provide a candidate for National SkillsUSA President for ________ consecutive years.
a.
One
c.
Three
b.
Two
d.
Four
 

 59. 

Voting on national officers and honorary positions shall be done by:
a.
Show of hands
c.
Secret ballot
b.
Open ballot
d.
As decided by the president
 

 60. 

The orbital circles of the SkillsUSA emblem represent:
a.
Youth
c.
The industrial society
b.
Knowledge
d.
Technology
 

 61. 

The official red garment worn by SkillsUSA members is:
a.
SkillsUSA blazer
c.
SkillsUSA sweater
b.
SkillsUSA windbreaker
d.
All of the above
 

 62. 

The official SkillsUSA dress includes:
a.
Brown shoes
c.
Seamed nylon stockings
b.
Black shoes
d.
Both b and c
 

 63. 

A statement of principles that represents the belief of an organization is known as its:
a.
Pledge
c.
Purposes
b.
Creed
d.
Constitution
 

 64. 

Unity and a common bond among members is visibly seen by:
a.
The official SkillsUSA dress
c.
The membership drive
b.
The creed
d.
The pledge
 

 65. 

After officers have been elected, the following ceremony is used to officially begin their terms of office:
a.
Initiation
c.
Both a and b
b.
Installation
d.
None of the above
 

 66. 

A special committee chosen to consider a single topic or event is called a(an):
a.
Ad hoc committee
c.
Standing committee
b.
Program committee
d.
Ways and Means committee
 

 67. 

The seven committees which reflect SkillsUSA's program of work are called:
a.
Ad hoc committees
c.
Professional development committees
b.
Standing committees
d.
Ways and Means committees
 

 68. 

Which is not considered one of SkillsUSA's standing committees:
a.
Community service
c.
Professional development
b.
Employment
d.
Recruitment
 

 69. 

Which is not considered one of SkillsUSA's standing committees:
a.
Parliamentary
c.
Skill Olympics
b.
Public relations
d.
Ways and Means
 

 70. 

The Opening Ceremony may not necessarily be used to begin:
a.
Chapter meetings
c.
Conferences
b.
Committee meetings
d.
School-wide meetings
 

 71. 

Standard chapter equipment that should be in place for a SkillsUSA meeting includes all but the
a.
Charter (framed)
c.
Professional Development Program
b.
Gavel
d.
SkillsUSA Leadership Handbook
 

 72. 

Standard chapter equipment that should be in place for a SkillsUSA meeting includes all but the
a.
Meetings kit
c.
Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised
b.
Nation's flag
d.
SkillsUSA banner
 

 73. 

Candidates for secondary national office shall have:
a.
Active membership status and the endorsement of their state association
c.
Active membership status and at least two full secondary school years remaining
b.
Active membership status
d.
Active membership status, endorsement of the state association and at least one full secondary school year remaining
 

 74. 

Advisory council members, cooperative education employers and individuals contributing to the improvement of vocational education may hold the following SkillsUSA membership:
a.
Associate
c.
Active
b.
Honorary
d.
Both a and c
 

 75. 

Policies of the SkillsUSA organization are determined by:
a.
The State SkillsUSA Directors
c.
The National Executive Council
b.
The Board of Directors of SkillsUSA, Inc.
d.
Both b and c
 

 76. 

The purposes of SkillsUSA include:
a.
Creating enthusiasm for learning
c.
Helping students attain a purposeful life
b.
Fostering a deep respect for the dignity of work
d.
Both B and C
 

 77. 

Which of the following is a program offered by SkillsUSA in which every SkillsUSA member is eligible to participate?
a.
Annual National Leadership Conference
c.
Professional Development Program
b.
Washington Leadership Training Institute
d.
SkillsUSA U.S. Skill Olympics
 

 78. 

SkillsUSA's leadership competitions include:
a.
Public speaking
c.
Etiquette and table manners
b.
Good grooming
d.
Essays
 

 79. 

SkillsUSA is the only organization whose purpose is to serve students in:
a.
Trade & industrial occupations
c.
Health occupations
b.
Technical occupations
d.
All of the above
 

 80. 

The following membership allows students to serve as national voting delegates, hold national office and compete in contests:
a.
Active membership
c.
Direct membership
b.
Professional membership
d.
Associate membership
 

 81. 

Alumni members:
a.
Are former active members who are no longer enrolled in vocational technical education
c.
Support various important projects for active SkillsUSA members
b.
May participate at the national level through the Youth Development Foundation of SkillsUSA, Inc.
d.
All of the above
 

 82. 

Individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of SkillsUSA and areas of vocational education SkillsUSA serves may be eligible for what type of SkillsUSA membership?
a.
Professional membership
c.
Honorary life membership
b.
Associate membership
d.
All of the above
 

 83. 

Which membership does not require dues?
a.
Honorary Life
c.
Alumni
b.
Collegiate
d.
Associate
 

 84. 

Members should submit their dues:
a.
Annually, at the beginning of the school year
c.
Twice a year, at the beginning of each semester
b.
Annually, in the spring before the contest
d.
Monthly, depending on chapter activities
 

 85. 

A chapter section is one occupational program or cooperative class in which:
a.
A teacher serves as an advisor
c.
A SkillsUSA calendar of activities takes place as an integral part of the instructional program
b.
A set of officers are elected
d.
All of the above
 

 86. 

Schools with many sections are referred to as:
a.
Chapter advisor councils
c.
State associations
b.
Employment network
d.
Multiple section chapters
 

 87. 

Red and white in the SkillsUSA emblem:
a.
Represent the individual states and chapters
c.
Represent the individual
b.
Represent patriotism
d.
Represent the parliamentarian
 

 88. 

The SkillsUSA creed is:
a.
A list of occupational goals
c.
A description of the SkillsUSA emblem
b.
A statement of six principles that represents the beliefs of SkillsUSA
d.
A statement of officer duties
 

 89. 

The color blue in the SkillsUSA emblem represents:
a.
Technology
c.
Common union of the states and chapters
b.
Service
d.
Patriotism in the SkillsUSA chapter
 

 90. 

The most important element of the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America is represented by the color:
a.
Red
c.
Gold
b.
White
d.
Blue
 

 91. 

The SkillsUSA Creed includes:
a.
Preparing for leadership
c.
The Professional Development Program
b.
High moral and spiritual standards
d.
A member's right to express ideas
 

 92. 

The shield represents:
a.
Knowledge
c.
Blue
b.
Patriotism
d.
A belief in fair play
 

 93. 

The parts of the emblem are:
a.
Shield, gear, flaming torch, orbital circles, hands, and the letters SkillsUSA
c.
Gear, flaming torch, orbital circles, hands, and letters SkillsUSA
b.
Shield, gear, square, flaming torch, orbital circles, hands, and the letters SkillsUSA
d.
Shield, compass, flaming torch, orbital circles, hands, and letters SkillsUSA
 

 94. 

Knowledge is represented in the SkillsUSA emblem by the symbol:
a.
Hands
c.
Torch
b.
Book
d.
Shield
 

 95. 

When you are reciting the SkillsUSA pledge, you are:
a.
Becoming a trained worker
c.
Making  your advisor proud
b.
Promising to prepare yourself as a productive worker and citizen
d.
Helping the future of America
 

 96. 

SkillsUSA brings together students with common interests so they can:
a.
Exchange ideas
c.
Share common goals
b.
Discuss problems
d.
All of the above
 

 97. 

When seeking to form a new SkillsUSA chapter, what should occur first?
a.
Information is secured from the State SkillsUSA Director
c.
A petition for charter is completed
b.
A constitution is drafted
d.
School administration approval is received
 

 98. 

In the Opening and Closing Ceremony the president signals for the officers to be seated with:
a.
One rap of the gavel
c.
Three raps of the gavel
b.
Two raps of the gavel
d.
A verbal command
 

 99. 

In the Opening and Closing Ceremony the president presents:
a.
The gavel
c.
The hands
b.
The letters SkillsUSA
d.
The torch
 

 100. 

What part of the SkillsUSA emblem denotes the interdependence and cooperation of the individual working together with labor and management?
a.
Hands
c.
Gear
b.
SkillsUSA
d.
Torch
 

 101. 

How many parts are there to the SkillsUSA creed?
a.
7
c.
6
b.
5
d.
None of the above
 

 102. 

What color represents the individual?
a.
Red
c.
Gold
b.
Blue
d.
White
 

 103. 

New technology and research are represented in the emblem by:
a.
Flaming torch
c.
Orbital circles
b.
Gear
d.
Eagle
 

 104. 

Service projects are carried out by SkillsUSA chapters to help improve the:
a.
Community
c.
Chapter
b.
School
d.
All of the above
 

 105. 

The constitution establishing the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, now called SkillsUSA was adopted in:
a.
1960
c.
1965
b.
1962
d.
1968
 

 106. 

National SkillsUSA Programs include:
a.
Leadership training and PDP
c.
National SkillsUSA Week and 100 Percent Chapters
b.
U.S. Skill Championships
d.
All of the Above
 

 107. 

SkillsUSA prepares students to be leaders in their occupations by helping them develop:
a.
Technical knowledge
c.
positive work attitudes
b.
technical skill
d.
all of the above
 

 108. 

The common union between the chapters and states are represented by the color:
a.
gold
c.
red
b.
blue
d.
white
 

 109. 

The SkillsUSA creed states:
a.
common bond of members
c.
dignity and work
b.
education
d.
B and C
 

 110. 

The purpose of SkillsUSA’s National Program of Work is to:
a.
set the pace for SkillsUSA nationwide
c.
establish expectations for SkillsUSA chapters
b.
provide seven goals for each SkillsUSA chapter to follow
d.
All of the above
 

 111. 

The SkillsUSA Creed includes:
a.
Preparing for leadership
c.
The Professional development Program
b.
High moral and spiritual standards
d.
A members right to express ideas
 



 
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